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  • Pit bull attacks, kills 77-year-old suburban Illinois woman

    ALSIP, Ill. – Police shot and killed a pit bull that mauled a 77-year-old woman to death in the yard of a suburban Illinois home Monday afternoon, according to WGN. Officers responded to Komensky Ave and 116th St in Alsip after a young man walking his dog saw the attack and called police. When they arrived, police say the dog was still aggressive and they were forced to shoot it. Officers tried to give the woman first aid but it […]

  • New developments in search for missing Alabama brothers

    ARAB, Ala. – The FBI has joined the search for four missing brothers who were last seen at their grandmother’s home in Arab, Alabama on Friday, police said. Felony warrants have been issued for the parents, 39-year-old Marcus Eugene Simmons and 29-year-old Karissa Renee Cummings. A state missing child alert is in effect as authorities look for 1-year-old Corbin Simmons, 4-year-old Alexander Simmons, 5-year-old Nicholas Simmons and 11-year-old Ian Simmons. Authorities said they may be traveling in a 2003 white Ford […]

  • This 6-year-old is making millions reviewing toys on YouTube

    Meet Ryan. He’s 6 years old, likes to play with toys, and has just been listed as one of Forbes’ highest-earning YouTube celebrities. Per Business Insider, the young entrepreneur, who hosts his family’s Ryan ToysReview channel on the video-sharing site, helped his household bring in about $11 million in pretax income this year, simply by opening toys and other products and reviewing them online. This monetized mastery of the “unboxing” phenomenon—what the Verge has described as “a blend of innocent […]

  • Heartbreaking video shows emaciated polar bear struggling to survive

    A heartbreaking video of an emaciated polar bear is going viral online. The video, shot by National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen, was taken in Canada inside the Arctic Circle. It shows the starving bear struggling to walk, scavenging for anything to eat. Nicklen said he didn’t want the bear to die in vain. In the days since he posted the footage, Nicklen said he’s been asked why he didn’t intervene. “Of course, that crossed my mind,” Nicklen told National Geographic. […]

  • Veterinarian removes 21 pacifiers from dog’s stomach

    EDMOND, Okla. – A veterinarian in Oklahoma has quite a tale to tell after removing 21 pacifiers from a dog’s stomach. The veterinarian at Gentle Care Animal Hospital said he had to share the story because “this was the most fascinating and exciting surgery I have ever done…” A local couple recently had a baby and were wondering what was happening to all of their child’s pacifiers. One day, the child’s grandmother saw the dog, Dovey, jump up on the counter and […]

  • Young boy’s emotional Facebook video about bullying goes viral

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A young boy’s emotional video about another round of bullying he endured is going viral. Keaton Jones, a middle school student, tearfully explained how he was bullied to his mother and asks why people bully others. She caught the moment on video: This is Keaton Jones. He is amazing. I hope those who bullied him get what’s coming to them. And soon. pic.twitter.com/qgRObI0rto — Jamie O'Grady (@JamieOGrady) December 9, 2017 One of the first to respond to […]

  • Jury sides with San Diego Comic-Con in lawsuit against Salt Lake Comic Con

    SAN DIEGO — A federal jury has ruled Salt Lake Comic Con organizers violated copyright law when they improperly used the words “comic con,” according to KSTU. In a verdict handed down Friday afternoon, the jury sided with San Diego Comic-Con, which sued the Salt Lake event and its organizers, Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg. The jury found San Diego Comic-Con’s trademark is valid, and Salt Lake Comic Con used it without permission. San Diego Comic-Con sought as much as […]

  • 7-year-old’s Elf on the Shelf gets emergency ‘surgery’ after dog attack

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Staff members at a Florida hospital raced to save a tiny patient – and a little girl’s Christmas – after the family dog attacked her Elf on the Shelf. Orlando mother Jenn Thelen said she woke up to the screams of her 7-year-old daughter Aubrie after the family’s German shepherd got ahold of the doll, whose name is Sam, according to a Facebook post Wednesday from the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Despite the rosy cheeks and […]

  • Sailor staged racial vandalism of bunk on aircraft carrier, Navy investigation finds

    NORFOLK, Va. – An investigation into claims of racially-motivated vandalism on the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush has revealed that the alleged victim, a Sailor on board the ship, staged the incident himself, according to the Navy. The Sailor, who is not being identified, made a post on his Facebook account in November with several pictures of the alleged vandalism. The pictures show the Sailor’s bunk on board the ship ripped apart, trash thrown around and racist words written […]

  • Man celebrated for rescuing rabbit from fire now faces backlash

    LOS ANGELES – A man caught on video rescuing a small rabbit from a blazing wildfire in California was hailed as a hero Thursday — but not by everybody, including experts who say it’s debatable whether the rabbit even needed saving in the first place. Torie Bosch at Slate says risking the flames to grab the bunny was “a stupid thing to do” and sharing the man’s story, possibly inspiring others to similar acts of animal rescue, is “irresponsible.” Tosch […]

  • Man guilty in deadly crash asks judge if he can join Marines instead of going to prison

    CLAREMORE, Okla. – One of two brothers convicted in a deadly hit-and-run crash asked a judge if he could join the Marines Corps instead of serving jail time. Gage Shriver, now 21, Dakota Shriver, now 23, were convicted in September for the deadly crash. In 2015, Noelle New and Maranda Talley were struck by a vehicle while walking to QuikTrip, according to the Tulsa World. New died from her injuries and Talley was critically injured, but did survive. Gage Shriver […]

  • Woman allegedly held down 2-year-old toddler while cousin recorded himself sexually abusing child

    Warning: Details in this story could be disturbing to some. CINCINNATI, Ohio — A sex offender and his cousin in Ohio are facing federal charges after being accused of making child pornography with a  2-year-old toddler with plans to sell the video, federal authorities said Thursday. Cousins Ciera Richter, 25, and Jason Fletcher, 40, were both arrested. According to WXIX, Fletcher’s probation officer found child porn on his phone back in May. A further search of the phone revealed an […]