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  • Dog trapped under boulders adopted by rescuer’s parents

    SAN DIEGO — A German shepherd mix found trapped between two boulders in Valley Center has been adopted by the parents of a firefighter who helped rescued her. The dog, appropriately named “Rocksann” by her rescuers, has a new forever home with the family of firefighter Jeremy Randall, the county announced Wednesday. “The best fit out of nine applicants turned out to be the parents of the firefighter who carried the dog out of the ravine,” County Animal Services said. “We’re very careful […]

  • California family tries to get confused sheep out of their backyard

    LINCOLN, Calif.  – The family in this story kept their priorities in line: protect their children, try to get the unwelcome animals out of their backyard – and capture all of it on video. This time of year the city of Lincoln employs thousands of sheep and goats to cut down the vegetation before fire season. They are contained by temporary electric fencing as well as the fences already in place separating homes from grassland. Lincoln resident Scott Russo wanted […]

  • Texas 13-year-old dies after beating by girls outside middle school

    HOUSTON – A 13-year-old Texas girl who was on life support after she was attacked outside of her middle school died Wednesday morning, her mother told KTRK. Mamie Jackson said her daughter, Kashala Francis, came home bruised and said she was jumped Thursday after leaving Attucks Middle School in Houston. Francis said two girls attacked her and a third joined them, kicking her in the head. The beating was captured on cellphone video. “I can see these girls kicking her in […]

  • $5 million bond set for each parent in murder of Illinois boy

    WOODSTOCK, Ill. — Bond was set at $5 million each for the parents of AJ Freund Thursday morning. Andrew Freund Sr., 60, and Joann Cunningham, 36, appeared in McHenry County Court Thursday morning. They both opted for public defenders. WGN was in court and said the mother cried while listening to the charges. The parents will be arraigned April 29. Both face multiple charges including five counts of first-degree murder, aggravated battery and a count of failure to report a […]

  • Woman regains consciousness 27 years after car crash

    Until June 2018, Munira Abdulla had last been conscious when mobile phones were just starting to be widely sold. Had they then been readily available, someone might have been able to call for help. Instead, Abdulla waited for hours for help to arrive after the car she was in collided with a school bus in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, in 1991. Though the 4-year-old son she reportedly shielded from impact walked away with only a bruise, Abdulla, 32, suffered a […]

  • The internet is divided over Judge Judy’s new ‘do

    Judge Judy always speaks her mind. And so do her fans – especially when she shows up on TV with a new hairdo. The popular TV judge is now sporting a ponytail. While many fans took to social media to praise her new look, some say they don’t like the change. Matthew Rhodes tweeted, “Judge Judy came thru drippin’ with that ponytail and i’m not mad about it.” judge judy came thru drippin’ with that ponytail and i’m not mad […]

  • Kit Kat unveils first new permanent flavor in nearly 10 years

    It’s been nearly a decade since Kit Kat added a permanent new flavor to U.S. shelves, but the wait is almost over. The Hershey Company announced Wednesday that the popular bars of chocolate-covered wafer will be available nationwide in mint creme and dark chocolate, starting in December, 2019. “Kit Kat is known around the world for its inventive flavors,” said Christopher Kinnard, Kit Kat senior brand manager. “Our fans in the U.S. have been requesting new Kit Kat flavors and we’re excited to […]

  • Indiana State Police clarify why they released new sketch in Delphi murder investigation

    DELPHI, Ind. – Indiana State Police clarified Wednesday that the two different sketches released in the Delphi double murder investigation are of two people and the man depicted in the first sketch is no longer considered a person of interest in the case. Police said the sketch released Monday is representative of the face of the person captured in the video on one of the girl’s cell phones as he was walking on a bridge. He’s described as having a youthful appearance, but could […]

  • ‘Truly a miracle’: Pastor says child thrown from 3rd floor mall balcony has no brain damage

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The 5-year-old boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America is showing “real signs of recovery,” according to a post on behalf of the family. According to KARE, Mac Hammond, the pastor at the family’s church, said the boy, who he identified as Landen, had gone through an MRI that lasted five hours and referred to the results as “truly a miracle.” “Doctors said they found no brain damage — not even any swelling,” […]

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