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  • Woman arrested for repeatedly slapping 1-year-old at day care

    NEW YORK – A teacher was arrested Thursday for allegedly slapping a 1-year-old girl on multiple occasions at a Long Island, New York day care. Jeanine Sammis, 36, was caught on camera slapping a 1-year-old toddler on the back of her head on different occasions in late September, according to Nassau County police. Police said a worker at the day care recorded Sammis after witnessing the alleged abuse. Grace Pok’s daughter attends KinderCare and she found the allegations upsetting. “I […]

  • Mom, 1-year-old son’s limbs severed after attempting to crawl under train

    CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A woman and her 1-year-old son both lost limbs after they tried to crawl under a train in Georgia Thursday afternoon, WXIA reports. The incident happened around 3 p.m. in Clayton County as the woman, identified as 28-year-old Kate Brown, walked home with her children. While attempting to cross train tracks, she tried to crawl underneath a stopped Norfolk Southern freight train. Police say two of her children were able to safely crawl across the railroad tracks […]

  • Missing California hiker killed girlfriend, then himself, detectives believe

    LOS ANGELES – A Southern California man whose body was found alongside his girlfriend’s after a nearly three-month search is believed to have killed her and then himself in Joshua Tree National Park, authorities said Friday. Joseph Orbeso fatally shot 20-year-old Rachel Nguyen then shot himself during a hike in the national park in July, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department detectives. After announcing those findings Friday morning, the Sheriff’s Department, later in the day, offered further information that […]

  • KFC only follows 11 people on Twitter for this brilliant reason

    We’re not sure if the guy who goes by the Twitter handle @edgette22 does any detective work on the side, but he may want to look into it. Mashable reports the online sleuth made a startling find during what must have been a day filled with downtime, and it involves KFC’s Twitter account. “@KFC follows 11 people,” he tweeted Thursday, before going on to detail exactly who those 11 are: “5 Spice Girls and 6 guys named Herb.” .@KFC follows […]

  • 93-year-old takes late wife’s photo to restaurant so he can still have lunch dates with her

    GLENNVILLE, Ga.– True love does exist. Just look at Clarence Purvis and you’ll know it’s true. Clarence, 93, was with the love of his life, Carolyn, for more than six decades. They had three children together.  She passed away four years ago. But, her memory still lives on every single day. “Ain’t nobody loved one another more than me and my wife loved one another,” Clarence told WTOC. Clarence takes photos of Carolyn with him to his favorite Georgia restaurant […]

  • New father accused of selling heroin from baby daughter’s maternity ward

    GREENSBURG, Pa. – Police arrested a 25-year-old man for selling heroin from a room in the same hospital where his newborn child was staying, according to WPMT. Cody Hulse, of Latrobe, was visiting his baby at Excela Westmoreland Hospital Thursday when he was arrested, police say. Hulse was allegedly dealing the narcotic inside the maternity ward where his baby daughter was being cared for, according to WPVI. He allegedly admitted to selling heroin and was found to be in possession of […]

  • Baby safe after being left in Target shopping cart

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A baby is safe after being left in a Target shopping cart, according to KFSM. Emergency officials responded to the store on Thursday after an employee found the child in a shopping cart near the store’s entrance. Sgt. Anthony Murphy told KHBS it appears the mother was “preoccupied” when she left the baby alone in the cart and described the incident as an “honest mistake.” Police are mandatory reporters, which means the incident will be reported to […]

  • 10-year-old piano prodigy spends his recess playing music for first-graders

    FOLSOM, Calif. –  — Tchaikovsky at Carnegie Hall, Chopin at Manchester’s Concert Hall – and Nathan Zhang at Theodore Judah Elementary school in California. You won’t find the audience dressed in ball gowns and tuxedos at Theodore Judah, but the classical music pouring into the Folsom lunchroom is competition for even the greatest performers. “I realized I really enjoyed playing for them,” said Nathan Zhang, a piano prodigy. At his own request, a couple of times a week, 10-year-old Nathan skips […]

  • Times Square hotel selling bagel for $1,000

    MANHATTAN — Forget bagels with schmear and lox, a Times Square hotel is serving up a $1,000 bagel. The Westin New York hotel’s extravagant bagel will feature Alba white truffle cream cheese, goji berry-infused Riesling jelly, and gold leaf flakes. This is not your humble New York City breakfast. Westin first debuted the pricey breakfast in 2007, but the bagel only stayed on their menu for a few months. The bagel’s return a decade later will be limited. It will […]

  • 11-year-old kicked out of Cub Scouts over gun control question to state senator

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A Colorado Cub Scout who said he was kicked out of his den for asking a lawmaker too tough of a question is getting some big name support. Ames Mayfield said he was told he could no longer participate in Scouts with his current group after a Scout activity involving a question-and-answer session with Colorado State Sen. Vicki Marble. “He was supposed to research and ask a question that impacts our community,” his mother Lori Mayfield told […]

  • Black man hugs Nazi outside Richard Spencer event, asks him ‘Why do you hate me?’

    GAINSVILLE, Fla. — A video shows the moment a black man hugged a Nazi outside white supremacist leader Richard Spencer’s speech Thursday afternoon at the University of Florida in Gainesville. In the video, which was posted on Twitter by user Politics for Dummies, 31-year-old Aaron Alex Courtney is seen hugging the man and asking, “Why don’t you like me, dog?” Warning: Video contains harsh language A nazi and a black man…..America 2017 #SpencerAtUF pic.twitter.com/sSaG36EuOr — Politics for Dummies (@Politics4dum) October 19, […]

  • Teen carries injured teammate across finish line at cross country state championship

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah high school senior disqualified himself during a cross country state championship meet on Wednesday so he could carry his injured teammate across the finish line. It’s the race Sean Rausch and Blake Lewis had been waiting for all season. “Our training plan, everything was geared toward state, so we wanted to win state for sure,” Rausch told KSTU. Blake, a junior, was 400 meters from the finish line when he felt a sharp pain […]