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  • FDNY Loses 200th Member To 9/11-Related Illnesses

    NEW YORK — As Sen. Rand Paul halted the bill this week that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never run out of money, the FDNY lost its 199th and 200th members due to illnesses related to the attacks. Retired firefighters Richard Driscoll and Kevin Nolan succumbed to 9/11-related illnesses. “They didn’t hesitate to run into danger. They stayed until the work was done,” Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted. Rest in peace, firefighters Richard Driscoll and […]

  • Restaurant Uses Pizza Boxes To Help Find Missing Pets

    MATAWAN, N.J. — A New Jersey pizzeria that has been in business for 45 years has found a new way to pay it forward: putting the faces of missing pets on the top of every pizza box. “I thought to myself, ‘how can I help?'” John Sanfratello, owner of Angelo’s on Broad Street in Matawan, told WPIX. Sanfratello was on Facebook when he saw a missing cat posted that looked just like his own. “I turned around and I see […]

  • Non-Profit Serving Meat From Geese Removed From Denver City Parks

    DENVER – The decision to remove geese from Denver parks and process the meat continues to spark controversy, according to KDVR. From the beginning, city leaders have said it was the best way to mitigate excessive waste left behind by the geese. The city then said it would donate the meat to charitable organizations. In the weeks since, the USDA has removed the geese from city parks and processed the meat, which is now on the shelves at Metro Caring, a Denver […]

  • Cat Has To Have Leg Amputated After Someone Tied Firecrackers To Her Front Paw

    ***Warning: The images and details in this story may be upsetting for some readers.*** PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A cat named Pickles is recovering after someone tied firecrackers to her left paw with rubber bands. According to Humane Animal Rescue, she was brought in by good Samaritans over the weekend. Her leg was severely infected and infested with maggots. “There wasn’t really any paw left. What was still there was barely hanging on by the rubber bands,” said Jamie Wilson, Director […]

  • Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back’ As Trump Escalates Attacks On Ilhan Omar, ‘The Squad’

    GREENVILLE, N.C. – President Donald Trump on Wednesday intensified his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen, painting them as the face of the Democratic Party — as a fevered crowd chanted “Send her back!” about an American congresswoman of color. Trump spent a significant portion of the rally railing against the group, known as “The Squad” on Capitol Hill, individually by name. That line of attack has become a strategy he and aides believe will cast the Democratic Party as a far […]

  • 9-Year-Old California Girl Electrocuted While Swimming In Pool, Police Believe

    CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. – Police say a 9-year-old Northern California girl died Sunday afternoon after she was apparently electrocuted when a swimming pool light malfunctioned. The girl  died at a local hospital after efforts to revive her by adults and a Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District crew failed. Fire officials identified her as McKenzie Kinley, according to The Sacramento Bee. “I just fell to my knees,” family friend Janie Perduta, whose daughter had a sleepover with McKenzie days earlier, told KCRA. “It […]

  • ‘ICE Will Come’: Illinois Gas Station Clerk Suspended After Video Shared On Facebook

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. — A suburban Illinois gas station clerk has been suspended after a video posted to Facebook shows him in a confrontation with customers as he tells them, “ICE will come,” and makes other anti-immigrant comments. The clerk, who worked at the Bucky’s Mobil gas station at 1576 Washington in Naperville, was recorded on video arguing with customers. The woman who posted the video on Facebook on Tuesday wrote, “Look at this guy who didn’t want to sell us […]

  • Tupac Fan Fired From Government Job After Emailing Inspirational Quote To 4,300 Employees

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – The former director of Iowa’s Department of Human Services is keeping his head up after the diehard Tupac fan was fired abruptly last month. Jerry Foxhoven told the New York Times he still thinks his firing may be coincidental – he was forced out one day after sending an email praising the rapper to all 4,300 agency employees. The 66-year-old routinely sent Tupac lyrics to other workers as inspiration, hundreds of emails obtained by the Associated […]

  • Virginia Mother Denies Leaving Baby In Hot Car, Calls Death ‘Accident’

    RICHMOND, Va. — The mother of a 10-month-old girl who died Tuesday after being left in a hot car said what happened was an accident. The mother identified the victim as Luciana Kaye Diaz, the youngest of her four children. WTVR sources said Diaz suffered cardiac arrest Tuesday and died on the way to the hospital after she had been left in a hot car by her mother, who WTVR is not identifying at this time. The mother said she was shopping […]

  • Dad Accused Of Throwing 5-Year-Old Son Into Atlantic Ocean, Telling Him To Swim

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A Florida father faces multiple charges after police say he repeatedly tossed his 5-year-old son into the ocean along Daytona Beach and yelled at him to swim. Court records show police arrested 37-year-old John Bloodsworth for disorderly intoxication, jumping off the pier and child abuse. Former Georgia State Trooper Mitch Brown told WESH he was on vacation with his family when he saw the child alone, struggling to swim in deep water next to the Main […]

  • Little Boy Selling ‘ICE COLD BEER’ Prompts Several Calls To Cops – But It’s All Paying Off

    BRIGHAM CITY, Utah – A young boy in Utah found a good way to get some business, even after neighbors called the police on him. The Brigham City Police Department posted a photo of the boy and his drink stand on Facebook. The post states: “This young man, in the area of 600 South 200 East, has a twist on a lemonade stand. Yep, he’s selling beer … ROOT BEER, that is. His marketing strategy has resulted in several calls […]

  • Apple Unveils Disability-Themed Emojis In Push For Greater Diversity

    Apple will introduce disability-themed emojis in a move designed to “bring even more diversity to the keyboard.” The emojis, which were unveiled to coincide with World Emoji Day, will include a guide dog, an ear with a hearing aid, wheelchairs, a prosthetic arm and a prosthetic leg. They will be available to use later this year. “Celebrating diversity in all its many forms is integral to Apple’s values and these new options help fill a significant gap in the emoji keyboard,” an Apple spokesperson […]

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