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  • Man who crashed car into hospital and set himself on fire recorded the incident on Facebook Live

    MIDDLETOWN, C.T. – A Connecticut man who crashed his car into a hospital emergency room and then set himself on fire on Thursday recorded the entire incident on Facebook Live. 27-year-old Steven Ellam drove into the emergency room entrance around 10 a.m., Middletown Mayor Dan Drew said. The Facebook video shows Ellam recording himself behind the wheel and making a disturbing declaration: “Donald Trump, where are you? My name’s Jesus Christ. I’m in Middletown, Connecticut and I am going to attack one of […]

  • Severed foot in running shoe found in Canada belonged to missing Washington man

    SEATTLE  — Authorities say a severed foot in a running shoe found on a Vancouver Island beach belonged to a Washington man. The Seattle Times reports 79-year-old Stanley Okumoto had been missing since Sept. 19. His partial remains were found in November along a beach near Neah Bay, about a mile from where his car was found by authorities. It was the 13th severed foot to mysteriously wash up in British Columbia since 2007, according to the New York Times. Missing 79 […]

  • Hospital prepped for first-ever sextuplets delivery with choreographed drills

    HUNTSVILLE Ala. — An Alabama mother gave birth to six precious little bundles of joy at Huntsville Hospital, the first ever sextuplets to be delivered there. “It was amazing getting to see them, and see what they look like, how little they are,” mother Courtney Waldrop told WHNT. “I mean they’re perfect though in every way, even though they’re so tiny, they’re just perfect.” The Waldrop sextuplets are the first to be born in Alabama since 2011.  Doctors said the babies are doing […]

  • Snapchat stock loses $1.3 billion after Kylie Jenner tweet

    Kylie Jenner is not happy about Snapchat’s new redesign. Snap stock closed down 6% on Thursday after the reality TV star said she is no longer using the app. The plunge wiped about $1.3 billion off the company’s market value. Jenner has been one of Snapchat’s most influential users. “Sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is it just me… ugh this is so sad,” Jenner tweeted on Wednesday. sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is […]

  • Instant Pot company warns of potential melting, overheating problems

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Instant Pot is warning owners of their popular line of multicookers that they should stop using one of the models after reports of overheating and melting damage. The Canadian company has received “a small number of reports” that the Gem 65 8-in-1 cooker overheated and caused melting damage, according to a post on their Facebook page. The problem is limited to five batch codes: 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734 and 1746. To verify the batch code, consumers should […]

  • Resource officer stayed outside as Florida school shooting unfolded, ‘never went in,’ sheriff says

    PARKLAND, Fla. – The school resource deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School waited outside the school building as the shooting unfolded last Wednesday. Scot Peterson, the deputy, never went in after taking a position on the west side of the building, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said in a news conference. Peterson resigned on Thursday after he was suspended without pay by Israel pending an internal investigation into his actions during the Portland, Florida, school shooting that left 17 people dead, Israel […]

  • Husband of online exhibitionist arrested for her murder, police say

    CALERA, Ala. – The partially nude body of 42-year-old Kat West was found face down in the street outside her home in a small Alabama town last month; now her husband has been arrested in connection with her murder, AL.com reports. William “Jeff” West, 44, was arrested Thursday morning—nearly six weeks after his wife’s death—at his home in Calera. According to WBMA, the Calera Police Department waited on the results of forensic testing to make the arrest, but chief Sean […]

  • Buying a home? Here’s how many hours you need to work

    Since the turn of the century, home prices in the U.S. have almost doubled, while median household income has barely budged. This, combined with a limited supply of entry-level homes, contributed to declining homeownership rates over the past 10 years. However, data from the latest U.S. Census Current Population Survey suggest that trend could be turning around. With homeownership rates ticking upward, researchers at Branch Publishing wanted to see how many hours the typical person would need to work to […]

  • Sixth-grader offers ice cream money to help teacher pay for his father-in-law’s funeral

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama sixth-grader who lost her own father offered to give what money she had to her teacher after finding out his father-in-law had died, according to WHNT. Price Lawrence, a teacher at Highlands Elementary in Huntsville shared a post on Facebook Tuesday showing his student’s kindness. The first-year teacher wrote that his students could tell he was a little off that morning, and when they asked why, he explained that his father-in-law had passed away over the weekend. […]

  • ‘Hero’ pretends to be girl’s mother to stop attempted kidnapping

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – A California woman was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl who was on her way to school, and another woman is being hailed a hero for thwarting the attack, police said. Amy Martinez was on her way to Lathrop Intermediate School in Santa Ana when she was confronted by a woman who was described as homeless, KTLA reports. “She just came up to me and went like this,” Amy said, simulating a […]