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  • Millennials impacted by Ground Zero toxins confront 9/11 illnesses

    NEW YORK CITY — Thousands of students returned to class in the area around Ground Zero within a month after the terror attack on 9/11. Stuyvesant High School is just a few short blocks from Ground Zero. Some former students are experiencing the deadly and debilitating effects of the toxic dust they were exposed to. Lila Nordstorm, 35, was a senior at Stuyvesant on 9/11. She’s suffered from severe asthma and digestive issues. A classmate recently passed away from gastric […]

  • Treasure hunter finds GoPro containing final moments of man who drowned in 2017

    A recent find in the waters near a Tennessee waterfall won’t bring back Richard Ragland, who drowned there two years ago, but it may answer a few questions and bring his family some closure. YouTuber Rich Aloha, who hunts for treasure as a hobby, tells WSB that he was recently diving near Foster Falls in South Cumberland State Park, where Ragland had died right before his 23rd birthday in 2017 while swimming with friends, when he spotted “the end tip of [a] […]

  • El Paso widower gifted new car after he says someone stole, damaged SUV

    EL PASO, Texas – After Antonio Basco lost his wife in the El Paso Walmart shooting, hundreds of strangers showed up to lend their support. After he said his wife’s SUV was stolen and then badly damaged just hours after her funeral, a local car dealer stepped up to give him a new vehicle Monday, according to KVIA. Basco said the blue SUV vanished shortly after 63-year-old Margie Reckard’s funeral, but police said he never reported it. KVIA reports that […]

  • Boss calls 911 after employee under attack sends text for help

    POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Okla. – A woman allegedly attacked and strangled by a bathrobe belt was able to escape the situation by getting a text out to her boss. It happened after deputies said a man she was previously in a relationship with, Jacob Manwarin, violated the victim protective order meant to keep him away from her. The two got into an argument, and that’s when things allegedly became violent. “He was not leaving when she was telling him to,” said […]

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. releases statement after plane crash

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has released a statement after he and his family survived a plane crash last week. The plane crashed at Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Elizabethton, Tennessee, on Thursday. On Monday, Earnhardt wrote: “Amy and I want to thank everyone who has lifted us up with phone calls, messages and prayer since last Thursday. We are truly blessed that all on board escaped with no serious injuries, including our daughter, our two pilots and our dog Gus. With respect […]

  • Woman scared by Pennywise doll in her yard says she burned it, slept with a knife

    HARRINGTON PARK, N.J. — A New Jersey woman said she was so frightened by a creepy clown doll after it inexplicably flew into her backyard that she slept with a knife by her bed this weekend, just in case. The doll, which is sold in stores, is Pennywise from Stephen King’s books and the movie “IT.” It had blood around its mouth and strange black marks on its forehead. “I happened to be looking up and we just saw this object come out […]

  • Mother: It was ‘mesmerizing’ to watch 4-year-old spot model in wheelchair

    LEESBURG, Va. – A Virginia mother’s photo of her daughter stopped “in her tracks” by an Ulta Beauty store poster of a model in a wheelchair has been shared by tens of thousands of people. Carolyn Anderson, of Leesburg, said her 4-year-old daughter Maren had been practicing “driving” her new wheelchair for about 12 weeks and had only recently become comfortable being out in public. Maren lives with a rare disease stemming from a gene mutation that resulted in early […]

  • Mummified human remains, altar found in child sex assault suspect’s New Jersey home

    NEWARK, NJ — A 53-year-old man arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old child repeatedly had mummified remains in a closet in his home, police said. Police also found an altar to an unknown deity in Robert Frank Williams’ bedroom, officials said. They found the remains and altar when they executed a search warrant Thursday in connection to the sexual assaults. Williams allegedly sexually assaulted a minor over a period of several months, beginning in 2018. He’s charged with first-degree aggravated […]

  • Alligators caught climbing fences and swimming across roads in Florida

    Most people know alligators get just about everywhere in Florida, but now they’ve really leveled up. Videos from last week show a massive 463-pound gator swimming in the middle of a busy road — and another climbing a fence. One of the intrusive reptiles was filmed on Thursday swimming in a giant puddle in the middle of an intersection during a downpour in St. Petersburg. Facebook user Roger Light Jr. caught it on video. Another gator in Jacksonville took a cue from a viral […]

  • 7th-grader brings home $15,000 from county fair, donates it all to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

    HURON COUNTY, Ohio — An Ohio boy’s massive act of kindness has his school calling him a hero. Diesel Pippert, a seventh-grader in Western Reserve Schools, drew in $15,000 in livestock premiums at the Huron County Fair large animal sale. Instead of pocketing the cash, Pippert decided to donate it all to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The money will help find cures for childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases that children face. “A young man lives amongst us who […]

  • Woman accused of beating parents with mother’s cane, oxygen tanks

    MIDVALE, Utah — A Utah woman was arrested Saturday for abusing and assaulting her parents, police say. Anne Cockrell, 42, was arrested on two accounts of aggravated abuse of an elder and two accounts of aggravated assault, according to the probable cause statement. A Salt Lake County Sheriff’s officer responded to a domestic call at a hotel in Midvale. Cockrell was away from the scene when the officer arrived. According to the statement, Cockrell “went crazy on her mother and […]

  • Congressman Steve King says he’s owed an apology after his comments on rape and incest

    BUENA VISTA COUNTY, Iowa — Iowa Congressman Steve King has spent the last week fending off social media backlash after comments he made about rape and incest went viral and sparked outrage. Now, the congressman says he is owed an apology. King made the controversial comments while speaking to the Westside Conservative Club in Urbandale Wednesday. “What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled out anyone who was a product of rape or incest? Would there be […]

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