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  • Sushi ingredient is spontaneously combusting, causing restaurant fires

    The same phenomenon that causes overheated compost piles to spontaneously combust has been causing fires in sushi restaurants.

  • Woman infected with flesh-eating bacteria at Virginia beach

    NORFOLK, Va. – Amanda Edwards can laugh today thinking back on her potentially fatal health scare after spending just ten minutes in the water at a Virginia beach. “I was just like, ‘Oh my goodness… my leg is gonna fall off,'” Edwards chuckled. “That’s the only thing I could keep thinking.” She told WTKR she contracted a flesh-eating staph infection during a day of fun at Norfolk’s Ocean View Beach. She said the infection spread quickly. “The way that it […]

  • ‘Meth gators?’ Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down toilet

    LORETTO, Tenn. – Police in Tennessee are cautioning against flushing drugs down the toilet out of concern for the animals in local waterways. The warning comes from a Loretto Police Department Facebook post where officers say they found a suspect trying to flush meth and several items of paraphernalia. Police arrested the man. “On a more or less serious note: Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay,” police wrote. They said flushed drugs end up in retention ponds for processing before […]

  • Four kids steal parent’s car and run away on 600-mile road trip

    Four adventurous children aged between 10 and 14 packed a stolen family car with fishing rods and took off on an epic 600-mile road trip along the Australian coast, authorities have said. One of the children left a goodbye note for their parents before leaving for the mammoth journey, which ended several hours later when police tracked down the parked car along a highway in New South Wales, authorities told CNN. The kids likely shared driving responsibilities during the 930-kilometer […]

  • The next Bond? Captain Marvel star to take over role after Daniel Craig’s departure, reports say

    With the James Bond movie franchise approaching the age of 60, there have long been rumors that producers will try to refresh the formula with a black Bond or a female Bond. It now appears that the next 007 will be both, TMZ reports.

  • Video shows pendulum ride breaking at amusement park, killing 2 and injuring dozens more

    A broken ride at an amusement park in India killed two people and injured more than two dozen, according to the Times of India.

  • Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker dies after being hit by vehicle in Virginia Beach

    Norfolk native and boxing legend Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, 55, died Sunday evening after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach.

  • Investigators looking for man accused of burying puppy in sand, leaving it to die in Hawaii

    Police are looking for the man responsible for burying a puppy in the sand and leaving it to die.

  • WWE superstar arrested by Myrtle Beach police

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Myrtle Beach police arrested a wrestling superstar Saturday morning at a downtown hotel, the Myrtle Beach Sun News reports. Jeffrey Hardy, 41, was charged with public intoxication by Myrtle Beach police. Officers received a call at 11:30 a.m. and responded to the Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations to a report about an intoxicated man, Cpl. Thomas Vest said. Hardy was arrested without incident and booked into Myrtle Beach jail, Vest said. Public intoxication can result in a fine […]

  • Police: Husband mistakes wife for intruder, fatally shoots her

    YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an overnight fatal shooting in Ypsilanti Township. Investigators told WXYZ a 30-year-old man mistook his 31-year-old wife for an intruder and shot her. It happened Thursday morning around 2:30 inside the couple’s shared home. The couple’s two young children, ages two and four, were inside the home at the time according to police. According to investigators, the couple suspected an attempted home invasion earlier in the day. “So […]

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