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  • 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 […]

  • Idaho toddler dies after being ‘viciously attacked’ by mom’s boyfriend: court documents

    BLACKFOOT, Idaho – Court documents unsealed Tuesday detailed the horrific events investigators say happened when an 18-month-old boy in Blackfoot, Idaho, was “viciously attacked,” receiving injuries that ultimately led to his untimely death. Jesus Adan Castillo, 22, is charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of Zachary Tendoy, the son of Castillo’s girlfriend, reported. On March 23, around 4 a.m., the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that a child was not breathing at a […]

  • Can you see the venomous snake in this photo?

    The latest confounding image being shared on social media also teaches an important lesson – when hiking in areas with venomous snakes, don’t assume you’ll be able to see it before it’s too late. Still not convinced? Join the people who have been trying to find the snake lurking in this Twitter photo posted Sunday by snake biologist Helen Plylar, according to Mashable. “Received this from a fellow HERper this morning. No caption needed, the task was implied: “can you spot the […]

  • Bodies of Virginia students, 14 and 16, found in submerged car

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Va. — Two Virginia teens died on their way to school Wednesday morning when their vehicle plunged off a bridge and into a river, according to WTVR. Cumberland County Public Schools officials identified the girls killed in the wreck as Michaela and Tyauna Woodson. The girls, ages 16 and 14, were found inside the vehicle when it was removed from the Willis River in Cumberland County Wednesday afternoon, hours after the wreck. “These two beautiful young ladies were a big part of the […]

  • Couple married nearly 70 years pass away just minutes apart

    SKOKIE, Ill. – Issac and Teresa Vatkin were holding hands when they passed away this weekend. Their daughter Clara, who immigrated to the United States with her parents in the 1960s from Argentina, shared the story of their enduring 69-year marriage. “They were wonderful people. They were in love,” Clara says. “Never let a fight divide you, separate you. Never go to bed angry. Make sure you kiss each other when you go to bed. Those are the things that […]

  • Couple who carried baby without brain to term to help save others says goodbye to their newborn

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma couple who carried their baby without a brain to term to help save others has said goodbye to their newborn. Two months ago, Royce Young posted a photo of his wife, Keri Young, on Facebook. Along with the picture, Young, who is a writer for ESPN, described the heartbreaking moment the couple found out that their daughter didn’t have a brain and his wife’s immediate selfless reaction. “There I was, crestfallen and heartbroken, but I momentarily […]

  • Jimmy John’s is bringing back $1 sub day

    In just a week, a Jimmy John’s sub sandwich can be yours for one just one dollar. The sandwich chain announced the news on social media Tuesday, to the delight of many. DOLLAR SUB DAY AT PARTICIPATING JIMMY JOHN’S LOCATIONS! MAY 2ND 4PM-8PM #REALNEWS — Jimmy John's (@jimmyjohns) April 25, 2017 But what sandwiches are included? Subs #1 – #6 for a buck, they say. @BennyBean75 #1-#6! — Jimmy John's (@jimmyjohns) April 25, 2017 You can find out if your […]

  • High school’s epic new lip dub video incorporates ‘Stranger Things,’ 11 songs

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – One Oklahoma high school has created yet another epic lip dub video. Over the past few years, Broken Arrow High School’s lip dub videos have received widespread attention. This year, the students did not disappoint. The nearly 19-minute video was filmed over a three-week period. Students, teachers and staff all came together to shoot the video. The video features 80s music, including the theme from “Stranger Things,” The Clash’s “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” […]

  • Dramatic body cam video shows officer save man from jumping off roof

    HAMDEN, Conn. — Video captured by a Connecticut police officer’s body cam shows the officer saving a man who was attempting to jump off a six-story building last week. Police said they were called to the Whitney Center retirement community in Hamden for a report of a resident fighting with people the afternoon of April 21. Officer Justin Martin was meeting with staff members and an elderly male resident on the third floor, when the resident ran upstairs away from staff […]

  • Son with autism heartbroken by closure of Blockbuster Video gets own ‘store’ from dad

    MISSION, Texas — One dad came up with the perfect Hollywood ending when his son with autism was heartbroken by the closure of his favorite video store. “My autistic brother was sad that Blockbuster was closing down,” @Javiii_Zuniga wrote on Twitter. “So my parents made a mini one at home for him!” The parents topped the display rack with a Blockbuster Video sign and stocked the shelves with their 20-year-old son’s favorite movies — including various Veggie Tales, Rugrats, Barney and […]

  • LuLaRoe to refund customers for leggings that ‘rip like wet toilet paper’

    LuLaRoe is refunding customers after numerous complaints that its leggings “rip like wet toilet paper” and get holes within hours of the first wear, Business Insider reports. The 4-year-old company announced Tuesday that it will issue full refunds for any defective items bought between Jan. 1, 2016, and April 24, 2017.  Customers can get their refunds through retailers or online from LuLaRoe. The multilevel marketing company’s sold $1.8 billion worth of clothing in the last year, according to Business Insider. LuLaRoe relies on tens […]

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire from NASCAR Cup Series after 2017

    CONCORD, N.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire from the NASCAR Cup Series following the 2017 season, he shared with Hendrick Motorsports. Earnhardt has raced for 18 seasons and driven in more than 600 races with members of his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team. The fan favorite and two-time Daytona 500 champion will discuss his decision in a press conference Tuesday afternoon. He will be joined by Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick, for whom Earnhardt has driven since 2008. Earnhardt, who will […]