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  • Ford dropping all but 2 car models from its U.S. and Canadian dealerships

    NEW YORK – Car buyers these days love SUVs. They don’t, however, love actual cars like hatchbacks and sedans –as Ford has learned. Ford said on Wednesday the only passenger car models it plans to keep on the market in North America will be the Mustang and the upcoming Ford Focus Active, a crossover-like hatchback that’s slated to debut in 2019. That means the Fiesta, Taurus, Fusion and the regular Focus will disappear in the United States and Canada. Ford […]

  • Airline to pay 2 people to move to Iceland, travel for ‘world’s best summer job’

    A budget airline based in Iceland is on the hunt for its first ever air-“travel guide.” If hired, you’ll live in Iceland for three months, travel across North America and Europe, and document your adventures for WOW Air — all to the tune of $4,500 per month. You’ll be able to bring a friend, the airline says, and he or she will be paid, as well. The job consists of creating vlogs and Instagram stories while exploring all that the […]

  • After a more than 40-year search, authorities think they have the Golden State Killer in custody

    SACRAMENTO, Calif – Sources confirm to KTXL that the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department has made a significant break in the search for the East Area Rapist, also known as the Golden State Killer. A law enforcement source has named 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo as the suspect arrested in the decades-long case. The department said it hopes to release further information Wednesday. DeAngelo was arrested at his Citrus Heights home and was booked into jail on two counts of murder. Neighbors […]

  • Mississippi sorority grants World War II veteran’s final wish to dance with a beautiful woman

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – A sorority at the University of Southern Mississippi helped grant a 92-year-old World War II veteran’s dying wish of dancing with a beautiful woman. The women of Phi Mu Sorority held a dance in Navy veteran Paul Sonnier’s honor on Monday, WDAM-TV reports. Jessica Moreau first met Sonnier when she worked as a social work intern at SouthernCare Hospice Services in Hattiesburg. Southern Miss sorority saves the last dance for WWII veteran https://t.co/fEDOr8epri pic.twitter.com/98l67PPDrV — wdam (@wdam) April 24, […]

  • Tabasco celebrates 150th anniversary with high-end ‘champagne of pepper sauce’

    NEW IBERIA, La. – Tabasco is celebrating 150 years of pepper sauce with a limited edition Diamond Reserve Red Sauce that’s blended with sparkling wine vinegar, according to WGNO. According to Tabasco, the new sauce is made “from a selection of the finest tabasco peppers on Avery Island, chosen for their superior color, texture and robustness.” “These peppers are mashed with a small amount of salt, then aged – some for up to fifteen years – and blended with sparkling […]

  • Package thief realizes he’s on video, tries to take doorbell camera

    TRACY, Calif. – A porch pirate in Tracy, California tried unsuccessfully to steal a doorbell camera after taking the homeowners’ package. The video shows the thief helping himself to the homeowner’s delivery before noticing there was a camera. He tries unsuccessfully to pry the camera off the wall before making his way to a waiting car. “It’s kind of pointless to a certain extent because a lot of these devices store to the cloud,” Tracy Police Captain Alex Neicu told […]

  • Children escape through second-story window after father opens fire

    HAWLEY, Pa. — A father of three is behind bars after troopers say he started shooting inside his home in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, sending family members scrambling for safety. State police say Shawn Birtel, 47, pulled a gun and started firing in the early morning hours on Tuesday while his three children were inside. Birtel’s kids and their friends, who were home at the time, escaped through a second-floor window around 2 a.m., according to WNEP. An emergency ladder could […]

  • Deaf Publix worker says shopper punched her when she didn’t respond

    MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – An employee at a Publix supermarket in Virginia said she was stunned when a shopper punched her while apparently trying to get her attention Saturday. Liberty Gratz, who is deaf and has some vision loss, told WRIC, “All of a sudden, I felt some woman hit me in my back.” With her mother, Jeanette Gratz, translating, Liberty said she was trying to straighten some items on a shelf near the ground when she felt the blow. “She […]

  • More than 12 people kept silent after Oklahoma girls disappeared in 1999, prosecutors say

    CRAIG COUNTY, Okla. – After 18 years, authorities say they now know who is responsible for killing an Oklahoma couple and kidnapping two teen girls. More than a dozen people with information about the grisly crimes kept silent for almost two decades, some out of fear for their own lives, according to a court affidavit obtained by KFOR. Lauria Bible and her friend Ashley Freeman, both 16, disappeared on December 30, 1999 from Welch, Okla. Lauria was at Ashley’s home […]