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  • Lost trekker survived on ledge for 47 days

    KATHMANDU – A Taiwanese couple who disappeared while trekking in Nepal were found after 47 days—but it was three days too late for one of them. Liang Sheng-yueh, 21, is being treated in a Kathmandu hospital after being found on a ledge under a waterfall in the remote Dhading region, AFP reports. He told rescuers he had been trapped there for more than a month with 19-year-old girlfriend Liu Chen-chun, who died 44 days into their ordeal. Rescuers say the […]

  • ‘My son was not an addict’: Woman’s photo of son who died of one-time drug overdose goes viral

    CALGARY, Alberta — A mother in Canada shared a very private photo on Facebook in an effort to warn others. Sherri Kent’s son Michael died of a fentanyl overdose. “My son was not an addict,” she said in her Facebook post. “He made a mistake that cost him his life.” The photo shows Sherri in an emotional state while laying next to her son in his hospital bed. The post continues: “I just want to make everyone aware of the epidemic that’s goin […]

  • Parents concerned after nearly 100 vultures roost near school

    PETERSBURG, Va. — Residents who live near Robert E. Lee Elementary in Petersburg, Virginia, say vultures have become such a problem that they avoid the school when they can. The birds have been an on and off again issue for two years but recently became worse. “They’re getting bigger, seems like,” Nikita Williams said. “Getting worse and worser all the time,” Charlie Moody said. Williams won’t let her daughter go back to the school after hours. “I’m scared that one of […]

  • Arkansas dad posts ‘child molester’ sign over daughter’s relationship with neighbor

    HETH, Ark. – An Arkansas dad is using a handmade sign on his rural property to defend and protect his 16-year-old daughter. Shelton Kitchens said he learned recently that his daughter was in a sexual relationship with a 21-year-old man. “I find my daughter like she’s almost eaten alive. It’s sickening when you raise her shirt and look at it. Hickeys all over,” he told WREG. Kitchens said the man lives near his tire shop. “She got lured in by […]

  • Babysitter accused of molesting kids may have victims in several counties: police

    CARLSBAD, Calif. – A 23-year-old California woman who – along with her boyfriend – is accused of molesting children she was babysitting, may have had victims in several different counties, according to police. Carlsbad authorities believe Brittney Lyon possibly victimized other kids outside the San Diego area, including Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties, authorities said Thursday. Lyon, who also went by the alias Lauren Allen, was arrested last July on suspicion of eight counts lewd and lascivious acts on children, […]

  • ‘Stealthing’ trend: Men encourage other men to take off condoms during sex

    DENVER — A study is exploring evidence suggesting more men are practicing a dangerous sex trend called ‘stealthing’. The disturbing practice increases the risk of pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Lawmakers and criminal justice experts across the country say more needs to be done to protect men and women from the practice of gay and straight men removing condoms during sex without consent. “Absolutely, it is assault — it is rape,” Colorado State Sen. Rhonda Fields said. […]

  • Boys caught on video doing ‘the right thing to do’

    LAYTON, Utah – If you found money on the ground, would you keep it or turn it in? Fox 13 viewer Becky Squire shared this video of her boys, Eli and Bronx, doing the right thing. Squire said her boys found cash outside a neighbor’s house. Jennifer Arismendi captured their adorable discussion about what to do with their recent windfall. Eli: “Do you want to do the right thing to do or keep it?” Bronx: “Do the right thing to do.” […]

  • Boy saves mom by stabbing intruder

    NEW YORK CITY — An 11-year-old boy came to his mom’s rescue Tuesday evening when an intruder attacked them inside their Bronx home. Police say the boy answered the door to a man who asked to use the bathroom. That’s when the attacker forced his way in and began to beat the mother, police say. The woman grabbed a knife but was unable to fight him off. Her son sprang into action, found another knife and stabbed the intruder, forcing him to stop […]

  • Museum’s catfish catches pacifier dropped in tank

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A catfish at a Virginia museum got the catch of the day! A young guest dropped a pacifier in the Virginia Living Museum’s Cypress Swamp exhibit and an albino catfish started sucking on the pacifier. Luckily, Virginia Living Museum staff rescued the pacifier and returned it to the guest…but not before capturing a priceless picture!

  • McDonald’s to phase out Hi-C Orange from menu, replace with new drink

    Say goodbye to Hi-C Orange at McDonald’s. The fast-food chain will begin phasing out the beverage on May 1, according to a memo posted this week on Reddit. A representative for McDonald’s told Eat This, Not That that all locations will stop carrying the drink after July. According to the memo, the chain is introducing a new “proprietary” beverage called Sprite TropicBerry that will be served exclusively at McDonald’s locations. It’s part of the company’s partnership with Coca-Cola. McDonald’s website […]

  • ‘Stealthing’ trend: Men encourage other men to take off condoms during sex

    DENVER — A study is exploring evidence suggesting more men are practicing a dangerous sex trend called ‘stealthing’. The disturbing practice increases the risk of pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Lawmakers and criminal justice experts across the country say more needs to be done to protect men and women from the practice of gay and straight men removing condoms during sex without consent. “Absolutely, it is assault — it is rape,” Colorado State Sen. Rhonda Fields said. […]

  • Captive Ohio woman rescued from pit in neighbor’s yard

    BLANCHESTER, Ohio — Police found a woman trapped in a pit behind her neighbor’s home in the Cincinnati area overnight. After a resident reported hearing someone crying early Wednesday morning, officers rescued 30-year-old Jennifer Elliott from a hole in the ground hidden inside a shed, according to WCPO.  A wooden board was covering the pit behind 113 Central Ave., and heavy objects were placed on the board to hold it down, police said. Elliott, who appeared to be suffering a seizure and […]