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  • Queen of England honors Alabama man whose free lawn care became a mission

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – For the last three years, one man has made it his mission to help others. Now he’s being recognized for his good deeds by the Queen of England. Rodney Smith Jr. has mowed over 2,000 lawns for free in the three years since he decided to devote himself to helping the elderly, disabled, veterans, and single mothers. What started with a goal of cutting 40 lawns, turned into the Raising Men Lawn Care Service, an organization with eight chapters around […]

  • Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem

    ST. LOUIS — Some doctors say sugar may be the number one killer in America right now. That may sound like a stretch, but you can see why they make that claim. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and obesity can all be partially attributed to too much sugar. Mike Norton, 51, had been an athlete most of his life. He thought he was doing everything right with diet and exercise, but then he suffered a heart attack just over five years […]

  • Japanese rail company sincerely apologizes after train leaves 20 seconds early

    TOKYO – The Tsukuba Express was scheduled to depart Tokyo for Tsukuba at 9:44:40. Instead, it left at 9:44:20. If you’re thinking, “the horror!” then you’ll be glad to hear that management for the Japanese rail company has formally apologized for the train’s 20-seconds-early departure. “The crew did not sufficiently check the departure time and performed the departure operation,” it said in an official statement and “sincere” apology that led to bemusement on the internet. “I once had an Israeli […]

  • Special education teacher arrested for selling heroin at Maryland school, officials say

    SALISBURY, Md. – A Maryland special education teacher was arrested Tuesday, accused of dealing drugs at the same high school where she worked for 17 years. Monica Snee, 51, faces multiple heroin-related charges, including possession and distribution on school property, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office. While officials believe she used the Parkside High School grounds to sell drugs, Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis said there isn’t evidence she dealt to students or teachers. During a press conference Wednesday, […]

  • Father finds man in teen girl’s closet with her underwear and pictures, police say

    PHOENIX – A Phoenix father came home to find a man inside his daughter’s closet with the girl’s underwear and pictures, according to KTVK. Police arrested Michael Zabalza Ruelas, of Glendale, who is facing one count of second-degree burglary. Police said on Thursday, Nov. 9, the family arrived home when they noticed their dog was barking at the closet. The father went to investigate and found Ruelas inside with photos of his 16-year-old daughter, her underwear and lotion, police said. […]

  • Virginia mother-daughter ‘murder-suicide’ may have been staged, police say

    FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. – Police in Fairfax County, Virginia say a mother and daughter may be the victims of a double murder and not a murder-suicide. A newly unsealed search warrant reveals that the crime scene may have been altered or staged by the suspect, WUSA9 reports. Police initially thought that 23-year-old Helen Hargan shot and killed her mother, 63-year-old Pamela Hargan, then turned the gun on herself. The unsealed search warrant reveal that there was an attempted “fraudulent” wire […]

  • Pennsylvania man buried with two cheesesteaks as part of dying wish

    PLAINS, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man with a sense of humor and fondness for cheesesteaks got his dying wish. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Richard Lussi, from Plains Township, was a fan of Philadelphia sports teams and Pat’s King of Steaks cheesesteaks.  Lussi apparently told family members he wanted to be buried with two cheesesteaks just in case he got hungry in the afterlife. Richard’s son Dominic Lussi told the Inquirer that when asked what he wanted to take with him […]

  • Man gets $3.9 million bill, realizes it’s actually his social security number

    SHEBOYGAN, Wisc. — Is this my bill or my phone number?! Neither. It’s your social security number. A Wisconsin man recently received a student loan bill that indicated he owed nearly $4 million. “I almost had a heart attack,” Robert Theis told WITI. “I was like, ‘Whoa, what’s going on?'” Theis owed $3,000 to Federal Perkins Loan. Like most colleges, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee outsources collections to a third-party. In this case, Heartland ECSI was handling the debt collection. Theis recently checked […]

  • Pringles recreates Thanksgiving dinner with eight new chip flavors

    It’s the greatest, most filling meal of the year — and junk food wants in on the action. Pringles has created eight new chip flavors in a combination that’s “deliciously close to the real thing.” “While the dinner is not available for retail sale this season, who knows what the future of Pringles stacking and snacking will bring,” the company said in a press release. The tray includes the following flavors: turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, creamed corn, green […]

  • CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week: Parker D’Anna

    Parker D’Anna, a senior at O’Dea High School, is the week ten winner of the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week program. He was selected based on his leadership through athletics, academics, and community action. ATHLETICS: Parker has played varsity football at O’Dea High School since his freshman year. This year, he was selected to be one of the team captain and leads by example in team meetings, at practice, and on the field. ACADEMICS: Parker challenges himself by […]