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  • Hero science teacher who tackled school shooter identified

    The teacher who tackled a shooter at Noblesville West Middle School and swatted the gun away was identified by numerous parents and students as  seventh grade science teacher and middle school football coach Jason Seaman, according to WXIN.

  • Astonishing video shows truck almost hit woman trying to save turtle

    GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va – A heart-pounding dash cam video shows a woman on a Virginia roadway chasing after her dog as a forestry truck narrowly avoids hitting her. The person who sent WTVR video said the woman appeared to be trying to help a turtle cross the road. The video was recorded on the dash cam of a local forestry truck last week, according to the tipster who owns the trucking company.  Forestry trucks haul heavy machinery to sites, and […]

  • 9 years later, son finds letter with heartwarming revelation

    A kind gesture has struck a chord on the internet. Nearly a decade ago, Jacques Ruffin was given the gift of music, but didn’t know it at the time, reports MNN. Recently Ruffin, now 21, was cleaning out a hallway closet and found a letter from James Jones, owner of Allegro Music Centre in Florida, to Ruffin’s mother. Dated Dec. 17, 2009, the letter said that the store owner was forgiving the mother’s debt on the trumpet she had been renting […]

  • Once-homeless teen who was bullied, called ‘Harvard’ for being a bookworm makes it into Harvard on a full ride

    PHILADELPHIA – A teen who was picked on for being a bookworm and called “Harvard” by the bullies is going to Harvard University on a full ride, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Richard “Tre” Jenkins, an 18-year-old who attends the Girard College boarding school, found out he made it into the prestigious university during a school trip to Paris. Jenkins told WHYY he decided to focus on his education in sixth grade after he lied to a friend about living in […]

  • Crematorium malfunction sends smoke, human ashes into air

    SAN DIEGO – Smoke containing human remains billowed out of a California crematorium Thursday when an oven door was stuck open while the furnace was in use. National City Fire Captain Brian Krepps confirmed that crews were called to Cortez Cremations and Funeral Services shortly after noon to help close the oven door. The facility had an issue with an oven door that failed to close. Firefighters were able to shut the door and then helped the crematorium ventilate the […]

  • Veteran says farewell to K-9 who saved his life in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON TERRACE, Utah – It’s a story so touching it could be the basis of a Hollywood true story. “It was probably one of the greatest moments of my life seeing him again,” says retired Army Staff Sergeant John Logie of his dog, Balto. In addition to unconditional love, Logie says Balto saved his life. “There’s no doubt in my mind,” he insisted to KSTU. “Between him and God, they saved me that day.” Logie and Balto first met in […]

  • The 15 best dog breeds for families

    In the United States, almost 50% of households own dogs, making them the most popular pet in the country. The American Kennel Club recognizes hundreds of different breeds, all with their own unique characteristics and appearances. In fact, due to their range of sizes, temperaments, and furs, dogs are often specially bred or used for different purposes, such as hunting, guarding, or assisting humans as guide dogs or therapy dogs. With so many diverse dog breeds, researchers at NomNomNow, a fresh […]

  • ‘NOPE!’: Snake wraps itself around door handles of NASCAR team headquarters

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Employees at North Carolina’s Joe Gibbs Racing headquarters recorded their close encounter with a snake Tuesday. The black reptile wrapped itself around the door handles at the Huntersville headquarters, according to the Charlotte Observer. The team posted the video to Facebook on Thursday with the caption, “NOPE! We need a new race shop. Tear it down, we’re out.” The video already has more than 600,000 views. “I think the staff reaction was one of amazement and amusement,” Bryan […]

  • Man opens fire in Oklahoma City restaurant, wounding 2, before bystander shoots him: police

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A bystander shot and killed an armed man who walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant and began shooting Thursday evening, according to police. The incident happened at Louie’s Grill & Bar, located along the shore of Lake Hefner, police said. Two people were shot and one was injured while running from the scene, according to KFOR. The two who suffered gunshot wounds have been taken to the hospital with “serious injuries” but are expected to survive, police […]

  • Pediatric surgeon adopts little girl after saving her life

    HARTFORD, Conn. – She always told coworkers at the hospital that it just wasn’t the right time to think about motherhood, but everything changed for a Connecticut pediatric surgeon when she met a little girl who needed a lot of help. Images of her three children adorn Dr. Christine Finck’s office at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, where she is now surgeon-in-chief.  But it’s her oldest, Isabelle, who she met in 2006 at the beginning of her career. “It was actually […]