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  • Twin Boys Found In ‘Cages’ Bolted To The Wall Inside California Home

    MODOC, Calif. — The parents of two small children who were found trapped inside makeshift cages bolted to the wall of a Northern California home have been arrested, authorities said Monday. The grim discovery was made while deputies served a search warrant at a residence in the 3000 block of C/R 101, according to a news release from the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office. The warrant was obtained after shell casings were found on the property when a CHP officer visited to […]

  • ‘I Just Try My Hardest’: Girl Born Without Hands Wins National Handwriting Contest

    FREDERICK, Md. – A 10-year-old Maryland girl born without hands has won a national handwriting contest. “I just try my hardest and put my mind to it and this is what happens!” said Sara Hinesley, who was recently awarded the Nicholas Maxim Award in the 2019 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest. Sara learned to read and write in her kindergarten class at St. Clare/St. Paul School in Scranton, Pennsylvania. This year’s kindergarten class is currently learning about disabilities. “Especially in a […]

  • Sports Gambler Extends Jeopardy! Streak, Surpasses $1M In Winnings

    James Holzhauer is making “Jeopardy!” look easy. The professional sports gambler wowed the game show’s audience again after he won for the 14th time Tuesday (April 23). Holzhauer won $118,816 in the game that aired Tuesday. That brought his total earnings on the Alex Trebek-hosted show to $1,061,554. He’s the second person in the show’s history to earn more than $1 million in the regular season. “Despite what ‘The Social Network’ says, $1 million felt really cool,” Holzhauer said in a statement. The […]

  • Couple Furious After Dealership ‘Gave Away’ The Car They Left For Servicing

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A couple is furious at a Sacramento County car dealership after they say their vehicle was stolen right off the lot. “We dropped off our vehicle for service for the A/C because it’s starting to get warm in Sacramento,” Steve Russell said. Last Friday, Steve and his wife Trish left their 2017 Ford Fusion at the Future Ford dealership on Madison Avenue near Interstate 80 and saw something that made them feel uneasy. “The employee left the […]

  • At Least 156 People In 10 States Sickened By E. Coli Linked To Ground Beef, CDC Says

    ATLANTA – Investigators believe ground beef may be to blame after 156 people in 10 states contracted E. coli since March 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. The CDC is trying to trace the cases, which include people eating beef at home and in restaurants, to their source. No supplier, distributor or brand of beef has been identified. No deaths have been reported, but 20 people have been hospitalized for treatment. The majority of the cases […]

  • K-9’s Face Covered With 200 Quills After Encountering Porcupine During Search

    COOS BAY, Ore. – An Oregon sheriff’s K-9 is recovering after an encounter with a porcupine during a suspect search left him with more than 200 quills covering his face, authorities said Monday. K-9 Odin was tracking a 29-year-old man being sought on felony warrants around 6 p.m. Saturday in the Barview area when he crossed paths with a porcupine, according to a news release from the Coos County Sheriff’s Office. Odin was struck with more than 200 quills, some […]

  • Worker Dies After Falling Into Meat Grinder At Pennsylvania Plant

    MUNCY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A worker at a Pennsylvania processing plant is dead after falling into a meat grinder Monday, according to WNEP. “This was a horrible accident,” Lycoming County Coroner Charles E. Kiessling Jr. told the Williamsport Sun-Gazette. It happened at Economy Locker Storage Company in Muncy Township. The coroner says the 35-year-old female fell into the machinery around 11:30 a.m. It’s not clear yet what may have caused her to fall, but Kiessling told the paper that she was […]

  • Starting In July, Amazon Returns Can Be Made At All Kohl’s Stores

    All Kohl’s stores will begin accepting Amazon returns in July. Customers can bring their eligible Amazon items, without a box or label, to more than 1,000 Kohl’s locations. The service is free. The two companies paired up for the pilot program in 100 stores in 2017. “We are thrilled to bring Amazon Returns at Kohl’s to all of our stores across the country,” said Michelle Gass, Kohl’s chief executive officer, in a news release on Tuesday. “Amazon and Kohl’s have […]

  • ‘Truly A Miracle’: Pastor Says Child Thrown From 3rd Floor Mall Balcony Has No Brain Damage

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The 5-year-old boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America is showing “real signs of recovery,” according to a post on behalf of the family. According to KARE, Mac Hammond, the pastor at the family’s church, said the boy, who he identified as Landen, had gone through an MRI that lasted five hours and referred to the results as “truly a miracle.” “Doctors said they found no brain damage — not even any swelling,” […]

  • Winner Of $768.4 Million Powerball Jackpot Is 24-Year-Old Wisconsin Man

    MADISON, Wis. – The winner of a Powerball lottery ticket worth $768.4 million is 24-year-old Manuel Franco of Wisconsin. Franco spoke at length with reporters on Tuesday afternoon, describing in detail the day he had purchased the tickets that led to this big win. Franco said he left work around 2 p.m. on March 27th and went to the Speedway in New Berlin a few minutes later. He bought $10 worth of individual Powerball tickets, according to WITI. “I pretty […]

  • Tennessee Man Hits $2 Million Lottery, Says ‘I’m Still A Redneck’

    DYERSBURG, Tenn. — Timothy Seratt has lived paycheck to paycheck his whole life.  Born and raised in Dyersburg, the 32-year-old father of two has never flown on a plane or been north of Kentucky. But now, after winning the lottery, he’s a millionaire. Seratt won $2 million dollars playing a Mega Millionaire Jumbo Bucks scratch-off this week, taking home $1.3 million after taxes. “It’s still crazy,” he told WREG. “Well, I mean I’ve never owned a house. So, I mean that’s […]

  • Man Loses $15,000 Prosthetic Leg While Skydiving, Deputies Return It

    CLOVERDALE, Calif. — Sonoma County deputies were able to return a man’s prosthetic leg after he lost it while skydiving. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office says they got a call Monday that someone had found a prosthetic leg in a Cloverdale lumber yard. After speaking to some people at the nearby airport, deputies figured out an amputee lost his leg while skydiving the day before. The sheriff’s office was able to find out the $15,000 leg belonged to a man […]

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