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  • Zoo visitors kill kangaroo with rocks while trying to make it hop

    FUZHOU, China – One kangaroo is dead and another is injured after visitors at a Chinese zoo hurled rocks and other objects at them in two separate incidents. The Straits Timesreports the first pelting happened at the end of February (though China Daily says it happened in early April), when gawkers decided to throw bricks and pieces of concrete at kangaroos at the Fuzhou Zoo in Fujian province to get them to hop around. A 12-year-old female marsupial was struck on her left […]

  • Man ‘vomits’ 33 bindles of heroin after locking himself in bathroom, police say

    PROVO, Utah – A 30-year-old Utah man faces multiple charges after police say he “vomited” nearly three dozens bindles of heroin. According to an inmate booking sheet and a probable cause statement, police were dispatched to 930 south State Street in Provo just before 11 p.m. Saturday night on a complaint of a man smoking heroin. The suspect’s wife told officers she and her husband, Mitchell Dean Kuhni, had been arguing when he busted a door and a frame in the house, […]

  • Woman faces $500 fine over free apple from Delta flight

    ARVADA, Colo. — A Colorado woman said she’s facing a $500 fine from U.S. Customs and Border Protection after she stashed a free apple during her flight home from Paris, according to KDVR. Crystal Tadlock said that flight attendants were passing out apples in plastic bags, and she took one. She wasn’t hungry at the time so she threw the snack in her bag and planned to eat it during the second leg of her trip back to Denver. Tadlock […]

  • Man wearing ‘MAGA’ hat pushes victim onto New York City subway tracks: police

    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.  — A man was repeatedly punched and pushed onto the subway tracks in a hate crime assault at the Union Square/14 Street subway station in Manhattan on Friday, the NYPD said. Police said the victim, a 24-year-old Hispanic man, got into a verbal dispute with a man on a No. 4 train as it was approaching the station. The man, who police said was wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat and shirt, made several derogatory statements about […]

  • Shark attack victim also survived bites from bear and a rattlesnake

    HONOLULU – A Colorado man attacked by a shark in Hawaii last week also survived earlier encounters with a bear and a rattlesnake, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. Dylan McWilliams, 20 of Grand Junction, was bitten by a shark Thursday while swimming off the island of Kauai. He suffered several cuts to his leg that can be seen in one of his recent Facebook posts. McWilliams said he believes a tiger shark bit him. “That was the scariest part. I didn’t […]

  • Former NFL kicker apologizes after prom photo with daughter and handgun goes viral

    Prom season is officially in full swing, with photos of dresses and tuxes being posted all over social media. But one young man got to go to both a prom and a gun show over the weekend, and the photo of his experience has gone viral. Former NFL player Jay Feely took to his Twitter account to wish his daughter and her date a great time at prom. It looks like a simple enough photo until you look closely at […]

  • Boys halt basketball game to kneel as funeral procession passes; touching photo lights up social media

    FRANKLINGTON, La. – A photo of a group of teens playing basketball is going viral – not because of the game, but of what they did as a funeral procession passed by. It stopped sisters Johannah Stroud and Lynn Bickham Bienvenu in their tracks. It was a procession for their cousin, Velma Kay Crowe, WAFB reports. The group of kids put down their basketball and took a knee as the procession passed by. They hurried to take a photo. “It was […]

  • Couple arrested for hiding man’s body in closet of Utah home

    PROVO, Utah – Police have arrested two people after a man was found dead in the closet of a Provo, Utah home. Police found the man’s body while searching a CastleBrook Condos unit on April 13. Investigators said 20-year-old Dallas Joe Juggert and 20-year-old Mary Loueze Mace are believed to have stowed the dead man there. Utah County documents state Juggert called a relative and said the man had overdosed on April 7 and that he was scared to report […]

  • After baby hears for first time in viral video, mom works to empower other parents

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The emotional video shows Baby Charlotte, or Charly as she’s affectionately known, go from fussing, to a smile, to almost crying as she hears her mother’s voice for the first time. The moment, possible thanks to Charly’s cochlear implants, has been viewed more than 12 million times on YouTube. “I could see in her eyes and her face that she was really, really happy,” Christy Keane told WTKR. When Charly was born, she failed her first hearing test. Christy, […]

  • Record Store Day 2018: As vinyl sales surge, a look back at the celebration’s beginnings

    CHICAGO – The vinyl record, it’s not just for parents and grandparents anymore as record sales and the independent record store have had a resurgence in popularity in the last decade. Now there is even a day to celebrate! For one Saturday every April, people come together in countries across the globe to celebrate Record Store Day. Record Store Day falls on the 21st in 2018. It’s a day for record store staff, customers, and musicians to get together and […]

  • Teen raises over $10K to pay off other students’ debt, combat ‘lunch shaming’

    SUMMIT, N.J. — A New Jersey high school student has raised thousands of dollars to pay off the lunch debts of students at other schools after she says she was disturbed by the so-called “lunch shaming” she saw at her previous school, according to the Jersey Journal. “Students are put to work. So they have to clean tables and mop the floors to pay for their lunch,” 16-year-old Keertana Talla, who now attends Kent Place School in New Jersey, told […]

  • She blamed genes for mysterious weight gain – until doctors found a massive tumor

    CHICAGO – A woman who thought the extra weight around her stomach was due to bad genes, was stunned to learn what was actually behind it. Kim Turner lives Bloomington, Illinois and three years ago, she noticed she was gaining weight. But she couldn’t seem to lose it. She also didn’t have much of an appetite. Turner knew something was wrong. So she sought medical consultation at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. It was there that oncologist Dr. Ajay Maker […]