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  • 4-year-old Indiana boy shot while wrestling with his father dies

    MONROE COUNTY, Ind. (WXIN) – Police say a 4-year-old Indiana boy died Thursday after an apparent accidental shooting earlier this week. The incident occurred on Jan. 19 in the 1200 block of East Zinnia Drive in Bloomington. A preliminary investigation by detectives found that a 36-year-old man with a concealed handgun on the small of his back was play-wrestling on a bed with his 4-year-old son. While the two were playing, the gun fell and a shot was fired, striking both […]

  • Video shows brawl outside middle school that left two stabbed

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – Two people were hospitalized with stab wounds, and one of them was in custody after a brawl outside a middle school in Lake Balboa Thursday afternoon, authorities said. The fight broke out in front of Mulholland Middle School after classes were done for the day, officials said. Cellphone video shows a person holding a sharp object and yelling at a crowd of students, with the campus visible in the background. Then a struggle breaks out between […]

  • Chiefs fan plans to open special whiskey from Super Bowl IV victory if team wins in Miami

    CAMERON, Mo. (WDAF) – A Missouri man is hoping the Chiefs become Super Bowl champions so he can finally open a rare bottle of whiskey from the last time they won. Mike Loyd hasn’t always been a Chiefs fan. It was his wife’s father, Milton, who first introduced him to football and the team. “It started late ‘80s after I married my wife,” he told WDAF. Watching the Chiefs on Sundays became somewhat of a ritual for Mike and Milton, […]

  • Man burned in crash says he’s oldest and 1st African American to receive facial transplant

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – A Los Angeles man who suffered extensive burns in a crash successfully underwent a facial transplant procedure that made him the oldest person and the first African American to get a face transplant. Robert Chelsea, 68, said he is recovering from a successful and extensive 16-hour surgery he underwent in a Boston hospital in July, according to KTLA. “After enduring more than 30 surgeries, three years of tests, physical and psychological evaluations, and a longer than […]

  • ‘God was watching over him’: Boy finds live grenade while magnetic fishing

    VASS, N.C. (WNCN) — A little boy’s fishing trip with his dad could have turned deadly in an instant. “If God wasn’t watching me, I probably would have blown up,” Kolton Decker said. The 9-year-old received a magnetic fishing pole for Christmas. “I thought it would be a fun, safe thing that him and his dad could do together,” his mother, Renee Decker, told WNCN. They were trying it out for the first time Monday at the Little River in […]

  • Man diagnosed with Wuhan coronavirus near Seattle is being treated largely by a robot

    The first person diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus in the United States is being treated by a few medical workers and a robot. The robot, equipped with a stethoscope, is helping doctors take the man’s vitals and communicate with him through a large screen, said Dr. George Diaz, chief of the infectious disease division at the Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington. The man, who is in his 30s, was diagnosed with the virus on Monday. He initially went […]

  • CDC says Chicago woman is second coronavirus case in US

    CHICAGO — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday the first confirmed case of the coronavirus in Chicago. Authorities believe case is travel-related and the Chicago woman, in her 60s, came in through O’Hare International Airport on Jan. 13. The woman is hospitalized in isolation. She is reported to be well and in stable condition. Health officials are currently monitoring 63 patients across 22 states. The only confirmed cases are in Washington and Illinois. The disease, which originated […]

  • Mom finds pictures of her kids on stranger’s Facebook profile

    ARCHDALE, N.C. (WGHP) – A simple scroll on Facebook took a concerning turn for a mother from North Carolina. Becky Smith said she was not expecting to see a portrait of her three kids used on someone’s profile, according to WGHP. She said a man who lives nearly 300 miles away used a picture of her kids as his own profile picture. She didn’t know him at all and found it very creepy. “My mouth dropped and I’m like am I […]

  • Obese bear rescued from Pennsylvania sportsmen’s club recovering in Colorado

    KEENESBURG, Colo. (KDVR) — An overweight Asiatic Black Bear with a troubled past is getting the help and care he needs on Colorado’s eastern Plains. The bear, whose name is Dillan, was living inside a small enclosure at the Union County Sportsmen’s Club in Pennsylvania. “He’s been there for possibly decades,” said Kent Drotar with the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg. Dillan was subjected to the continuous sound of gunfire – his cage was situated about 200 feet away from […]

  • A routine physical at school may have saved a Memphis boy’s life

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — An 8-year-old boy’s routine physical at a Shelby County school may have saved his life. Eight-year-old Shaheem Young Jr.’s heart murmur was discovered by a “Well Child” staff member during a routine exam at Egypt Elementary School back in October. His mother Shantell took him to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, where a CAT scan revealed more than just a heart murmur. “Then we went to the doctor, and they said something was wrong with my breathing,” […]

  • Fiery building explosion rocks Houston

    Houston police say they’re responding to a fiery explosion at a building in northwest Houston early Friday — a blast that CNN affiliates report shook other buildings in the area. The explosion happened around 4:15 a.m. local time (5:15 a.m. ET) in the 4500 block of Gessner Road, about an 18-mile drive northwest of downtown, authorities said. #BREAKING Massive explosion caught on CCTV at 4am in Houston, Texas. #Explosion #Houston pic.twitter.com/flfnm4iThn — Breaking News (@NewsAlertUK_) January 24, 2020 Details about […]

  • Almost 9 pounds of matted hair removed from Shih Tzu

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WTKR) – A Virginia animal shelter removed pounds of matted fur from a Shih Tzu that looked more like a mop than an actual animal. The newest resident at Hope for Life Rescue in Virginia Beach is Master Roshi, who is believed to be a 17-year-old Shih Tzu mix who was surrendered. Founder and Director of Hope for Life, Paulina Cushman, said a woman dropped off the dog in a box but refused to provide any information. Cushman said the […]

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