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  • What will the weather be like for the eclipse?

    It’s probably the most anticipated weather forecast in recent memory. Millions of people across the United States are eagerly tuning in to their local meteorologists or refreshing their favorite apps, all hoping for the same thing: clear skies overhead Monday for the total solar eclipse. By now you have probably heard about the Eclipse of the Century, the first total eclipse to occur in the United States since 1979 and the first to cross from coast to coast in 99 […]

  • Dad stuck on rising drawbridge says he was forced to clear gap in family SUV

    CAPE MAY COUNTY, N.J. – A man says he and his family are lucky to be alive after he had to slam on the accelerator, sending their car flying off the edge of a rising New Jersey drawbridge, over the gap and to the other side. Terrence Naphys said it happened Aug. 1 as they drove to Wildwood and Cape May, two popular resort destinations, to go shopping and eat. When they got to the Middle Thorofare Bridge they paid […]

  • Connecticut mom arrested after children found eating dog food off floor, living in filth

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Police arrested a woman Thursday after they found five children living in deplorable conditions in a third floor Connecticut apartment, according to WTIC. Police and fire crews were called to the apartment in downtown Middletown around 2 p.m. after a report of an air conditioner fire caused by a cigarette thrown from the third floor window. The rear exit of the apartment was blocked by trash, fire officials learned. The health department was also on scene because of […]

  • Teacher who cartwheeled without underwear accused of squatting in couple’s home

    TULSA, Okla. – A former Oklahoma teacher who pleaded guilty to assault is back in the spotlight after allegedly taking up residence in a Tulsa couple’s home, according to KFOR. Earlier this year, the Pawhuska Police Department took 34-year-old Lacey Sponsler into custody following an incident during choir class. Investigators alleged that the substitute teacher performed a cartwheel in class without underwear on, exposing herself to the students. The teacher reportedly told police she was just dancing and asked the students […]

  • Man accused of trying to carjack three New Mexico football players

    ALBUQUERQUE – Police arrested a suspected carjacker who apparently made a poor choice of potential victims. Albuquerque officers booked 20-year-old Angelo Martinez after the attempted robbery last week, according to KRQE. The players said they saw Martinez hanging around the Loma Linda Community Center football field, but had no idea who he was, according to KOAT. When they walked to their car, one of the players told KOAT Martinez was “acting sketchy as if he was trying to get in.” […]

  • Alabama parents of 3 now expecting sextuplets after ‘trying again for another one’

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. — An Alabama couple and their three children are preparing for the family to more than double after finding out mom is pregnant with sextuplets, according to WHNT. Eric and Courtney Waldrop have been together since the eighth grade. They got married in 2004 and they always wanted a family. “I knew I wanted a houseful,” Courtney said. A few years later, the couple welcomed their first boy. “Then we had our twins in 2012,” Courtney added.  Now […]

  • Ohio teen saved by heart transplant passes away on the first day of school

    GOSHEN, Ohio — As he prepared for his first day back to school — even posing for a photo on his front porch — there was no sign anything was wrong with 13-year-old Peyton West. But less than an hour later,  the 13-year-old passed away after being rushed to the hospital. WCPO reports that Peyton was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and needed three open-heart surgeries before his fifth birthday. His health took another turn in March, and he […]

  • Look for ‘shadow bands’ before and after the total eclipse

    A total solar eclipse will be seen across the United States on August 21st, but the entire show won’t be up in the sky. Mysterious shadow bands will streak across the landscape seconds before and after totality. NASA says that scientists don’t fully understand what they are. Shadow bands are described as thin wavy lines that move in parallel over plain-colored surfaces. NASA reports that there have been many attempts to explain the phenomenon over the years: “Because shadow bands […]

  • Teens rally for love and peace at Robert E. Lee monument in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. — A group of teens gathered to spread hope with a love-filled, peace rally near the Robert E. Lee monument on Monument Avenue in Richmond Thursday, according to WTVR. The rally was planned before the weekend events in Charlottesville and the wave of nationwide Confederate monument talk that followed. “It was a perfect time to showcase love and peace,” said Amiri Richardson-Keys, owner of the Arts Community Center. “We are getting an enormous amount of love, it’s unbelievable […]