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  • ‘You made our night 😀’ – Officers write ticket for car made of snow

    MONTREAL – Officers appeared to be confused by one Canadian man’s snow sculpture. Viral images posted to Simon Laprise’s Facebook page show a full-size sculpture of a DeLorean. The 33-year old machinist and artist was hoping to pull a prank on snow removal crews in his neighborhood, KMSP-TV reports. Police discovered the “Back to the Future” car in the middle of the street. A hilarious photo posted to Facebook shows the police officer staring the car in a snow removal zone. […]

  • ‘Nobody ever thinks it will happen to them’: 27-year-old California woman dies after catching flu

    TUSTIN, Calif. – The parents of Katharine Gallagher said she was a healthy, vibrant 27-year-old woman when she suddenly died after contracting the flu and then developing pneumonia last month. The Southern California woman went to urgent care on a Sunday, and by 6 p.m. the following Tuesday, she was dead. “Walking down the aisle behind her casket was probably the worst thing that’s ever happened to us,” her mother, Liz Gallagher, told KTLA in a tearful interview in Lake Forest […]

  • Company looking to hire chicken nugget taste tester

    MERSEYSIDE, England – An English company is looking for a chicken nugget taste tester. B&M is launching a new selection of fresh and frozen food in stores – and they’re offering one lucky person a temporary position to taste test the new products. This is a selection from the job posting: Do you think you have relevant experience? – experience can include, but is not limited to: Getting the 20 share box of nuggets from McDonald’s and keeping them all […]

  • ‘New California’ movement hopes to create 51st state from rural counties

    SAN DIEGO – A group has launched a campaign to divide California into two states. It isn’t the first attempt to split California, but unlike a failed campaign in 2016 to divide California into six states, the campaign to create New California would split the state into one made up of rural counties and another made up of coastal counties. The movement was founded by Robert Paul Preston and Tom Reed. Their website claims that the current state government has […]

  • Mother praised for making 5-year-old ‘pay rent’

    ATLANTA – A mother’s method of teaching her young daughter the importance of money is earning high praise on social media. “I make my 5 year old pay rent,” the post on Essence Evans’ Facebook page reads. Evans says she gives her daughter $7 as allowance, but, just like in the real world, only a portion will go to the things her daughter really wants. “I make her give me $5 dollars back,” wrote Evans, a mother of one from […]

  • WATCH: Puerto Rico school erupts with joy when power returns after 112 days

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Staff and students at a school in San Juan erupted with joy in early January when they regained electricity. The entire island of Puerto Rico lost power after Hurricane Maria tore through in September of 2017. Academia Bautista Puerto Nuevo, a school that serves around 1,100 students, waited 112 days for its power to return. The video was posted to the school’s Facebook page last week with a message in Spanish calling the moment one of “indisputable […]

  • Former classmate charged in stabbing death of Ivy League student found buried in park

    ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. – A former classmate has been charged with murder in the killing of 19-year-old Blaze Bernstein, whose body was found in a shallow grave in a park a week after he was reported missing by his parents. DNA evidence found at the crime scene and in the suspect’s parked vehicle led police to arrest Samuel Lincoln Woodward on suspicion of murder on Jan. 12th in connection with Bernstein’s death, according to KTLA. The murder charge, as well […]

  • High school wrestler with Down syndrome in Ohio completes ‘undefeated’ season

    NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio – For many high school athletes, the end of their senior season is bittersweet. Some will be remembered for their records, but few will have inspired teammates more than Ohio teen Cedric Lehky. Starting in the 8th grade, Lehky was invited to be a part of the North Royalton wrestling team. Although he has Down syndrome, he has never been viewed as having limitations. “If we sprint he sprints. If we do push-ups, he does push-ups. If we do […]

  • Daughter charged after father’s body found encased in concrete inside crawl space

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — The daughter of a man whose body was found inside a Colorado home has been charged with first-degree murder, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday. Dayna Jennings, 44, was arrested Wednesday in the death of her father, 69-year-old William Mussack, whose remains were found inside a home in the 10000 block of Eliot Circle in Federal Heights. Court documents say his body was found in the crawl space encased in concrete and Jennings admitted to pouring that concrete. Although […]

  • Girl lying next to grieving grandfather in heartbreaking photo dies of cancer

    PENSACOLA, Fla. – A young girl, whose battle with cancer was shared widely after a photo with her weeping grandfather was posted on Facebook, has died, according to a statement on the family’s tribute page. “Our sweet Braylynn, our warrior princess, earned her sparkly pink angel wings this evening,” the statement read. “Her nickname was Princess Bel and she could light up any room. She loved Hello Kitty and her birthday was December 10. She was a princess with the […]