Recent Articles
  • Tennessee mother questions ‘one-sided’ family life education, claims it shames girls

    GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — The school year is ending but that’s not keeping a group of Germantown parents from speaking up over their kids’ middle school family life curriculum. Two moms have now contacted the superintendent and school board, asking them to change the curriculum. “I think it’s negligent to completely leave boys out of a conversation about teenage pregnancy,” Jessica Schepman said. “They’re teaching abstinence only by shaming girls into abstinence, and they shouldn’t be using shame to teach anything.” […]

  • When their mailman retired, the neighbors along his route gave him a special send-off

    ATLANTA – Floyd Martin’s last day on the job was anything but typical. The Atlanta man retired Wednesday after working nearly 35 years as a postal carrier. People in a suburban Atlanta neighborhood where he’s delivered the mail all these years wanted to send him out in style as he worked his route for the last time. As his mail truck moved through the area, the neighbors gave him hugs and gifts. They decorated their mailboxes in his honor and […]

  • Two men die trying to jump Louisiana drawbridge with car, police say

    CALCASIEU PARISH, La. – Two Texas men died in a failed attempt to clear a gap in a Louisiana drawbridge with their car Friday morning, according to state police. Officials have identified the men as Alejandro Cazares, 23, of McAllen, and Roberto Alejandro Moreno, 32, of Edinburg. A witness told investigators that the drawbridge was raised to let a boat pass below the Black Bayou Bridge around 2:00 a.m. when a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze pulled up to the gate arm […]

  • Ohio cemetery asks community to attend funeral for veteran with no local family

    CINCINNATI, Ohio — An Ohio cemetery is asking citizens to help them lay a war veteran to rest. According to Spring Grove Cemetery, a 90-year-old Korean War veteran, Hezekiah Perkins, has no immediate family members attending his funeral. Perkins reportedly prearranged and prepaid for his burial over 20 years ago, however all of his family is out of town. He will be laid to rest Saturday at 3 p.m. in Section 137, Lot 318, Space 1 at the Cincinnati-area cemetery. […]

  • Utah woman faces murder charge after police say she admitted to smothering 3-year-old stepdaughter

    VERNAL, Utah — A woman has been booked into jail and faces charges of aggravated murder and child abuse after police said she admitted to smothering her 3-year-old stepdaughter. McKenley Jordan Yadon was arrested this month after the girl arrived at a Utah hospital with fatal injuries March 14. According to a statement of probable cause, the child had severe bruising that medical experts said did not match the woman’s account of what happened to the young girl. An autopsy determined […]

  • Woman sells her family home – but she didn’t know about the secret safe

    ASBURY PARK, N.J. – A story out of New Jersey has both legal experts and Reddit threads buzzing, and has spurred both a civil lawsuit and a criminal trial. It involves a secret safe hidden under the basement stairs of an Asbury Park home once owned by Elaine Palmer, who died in 2004, and what was found inside that safe by two workers in May 2013: 13 Civil War-gold certificates, now worth millions. Based on court records and interviews, Asbury Park Pressreports the […]

  • Police: Man drives drunk to police headquarters to pick up woman charged with DWI

    NEW JERSEY – A man was arrested Friday after police said he drove – while intoxicated – to pick up a woman from police headquarters after she was charged with DWI, according to WFMZ. Police said an officer smelled alcohol during a traffic stop for a moving violation, which led to the arrest of 21-year-old Morgan Doran. Doran was charged with driving while intoxicated. At the police station, Doran called 24-year-old Sebastian Rehm to pick her up. When he arrived, police said […]

  • Fake ‘Drunk Pelosi’ videos spread on social media

    A manipulated video being shared by some social media users to spread a false claim that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurred her words after meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday has been removed by YouTube, the company told CNN on Thursday. The crudely edited video comes amid warnings from the U.S. intelligence community that more sophisticated video manipulation may be part of future disinformation campaigns targeting the American electorate. The video, which shows Pelosi’s onstage comments at the Center for […]

  • Rescue dog named Meatball is cruising in his very own sidecar, celebrating life

    NEW ORLEANS – If you only had one year to live, what would you do? Meatball, a 5-year old American bulldog with DCM, is living his best life with his new owner. “DCM is Dilated Cardiomyopathy, and what that means is he has an enlarged heart that will keep enlarging, and eventually it will fail on him,” Meatball’s owner, Steve Grad said. “He takes 5 pills every 12 hours. He’s on prescription dog food. So far so good. It’s helping extend his […]

  • Mount Everest traffic jam creates lethal conditions for climbers

    Two mountaineers have died on Mount Everest after crowds of people became stuck in a queue leading to the summit of the world’s highest mountain. Indian climber Anjali Kulkarni, 55, died on her way back from climbing to the summit of Mount Everest on Wednesday, her son Shantanu Kulkarni told CNN. She had become stuck in the “traffic jam” above camp four, which, at 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), is the final camp before the summit. American mountaineer Donald Lynn Cash, […]

  • ‘He’s not dead, he’s just sleeping’: Napping Iowa dog causes some concern for locals

    MUSCATINE, Iowa – Hudson the husky may not know a lot of tricks, but he does do a pretty convincing “play dead.” The dog is frequently worrying customers at Rick’s Automotive because of where he chooses to nap. A pile of fur, looking lifeless on the driveway, makes people passing by worry Hudson is dead. “I had second thoughts like well, maybe I better make sure he’s OK,” one customer told WQAD. But maybe the customer isn’t always right. We […]

  • Human composting is now legal in Washington, and this company will help you do it

    SEATTLE  – The composting of human remains just became legal in Washington, and Katrina Spade’s company is helping people making their final resting places green. “You just get to return to nature. We want our last gesture on earth to align with the way we tried to live our lives,” Spade said. In 2014, Spade launched a non-profit called “The Urban Death Project.”  Her goal is to give people a natural alternative from cremation and burial: human composting. On Wednesday, Washington […]

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.