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  • Canada is Reportedly Set to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

    Recreational marijuana will soon be legal nationwide in Canada, a recent report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) stated.

  • ‘Hell on earth’: Man Who Taped Dog’s Mouth Shut Sentenced to Jail

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina man who wrapped electrical tape around a dog’s muzzle has been sentenced to five years in jail. William Leonard Dodson, 43, was given the five-year sentence on Friday, one day after he received a 15-year order on a federal gun charge, according to the Post and Courier. He will serve both sentences simultaneously. “I’m not trying to be mean,” Circuit Judge Markley Dennis said, “but I wish I could give you more.”  The dog, named […]

  • Girl Badly Burned by Homemade Slime (graphic photos)

    ROCKLAND, Mass. — A mother in Massachusetts is warning other parents after her young daughter was badly burned while making a popular DIY project for kids, according to WCVB. Siobhan Quinn was excited when her daughter Kathleen became interested in making and playing with homemade “slime.” “I thought it was great. I encouraged it and bought all the stuff. And then when it was gone, I bought more. She was being a little scientist,” Quinn told WCVB. But last weekend while […]

  • 86-Year-Old Raises $400,000 From Recycling, Then Gives it Away to Those Less Fortunate

    Thirty-two years’ worth of recycled newspapers and magazines — more than nine million pounds of it — netted 86-year-old Johnny Jennings $400,000, all of which he gave away to those in need. Recycling started off as a lesson to his son, Brent Jennings, about healthy money habits. Back in 1985, the Georgia native began collecting and selling paper with his only child, then put their profits into a savings account. “The first memory I have of my Dad is of […]

  • Police Officer Calls Back IRS Scammer in Viral Facebook Video

    EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin  —  After a man pretending to be an IRS agent left a threatening voicemail for a Wisconsin police officer, the department decided to call back. In the Facebook video of the exchange, officer Kyle Roder calls the number and asks, “Hello, is this the IRS? It said to call this number, you said I had committed a fraud or something?” The scammer, unaware he’s about to be scammed, asks for a case number. When Roder says he […]

  • Double Amputee Marine Becomes Suffolk County Cop, But is No Stranger to Being a Hero

    NEW YORK (PIX11)  —  Six years and two months after he lost both legs in combat in Afghanistan, Matias Ferreira has not only become one of the world’s first double amputee police officers, he’s done so in a major way. He was elected president of his police academy class that graduated Friday afternoon, after having been selected to be a platoon leader for the Suffolk County Police Academy class, one of the largest ever, and that’s just a small part […]

  • ‘A Sweet Day:’ Gummy Bear Giant Haribo to Open First U.S. Factory

    MADISON, Wisconsin  —  Move over, cheese curds. Gummy bears are coming to Wisconsin. German gummy maker Haribo announced on Thursday that it will open its first U.S. factory in the Badger State. The Kenosha County plant will create 400 jobs, according to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, and is scheduled to open in 2020. The project marks one of the largest investments from a foreign company in the state’s history, the governor’s office said. Walker thanked Haribo for choosing his state. […]

  • ‘Sometimes, It’s Ok to Throw Rocks at Girls:’ Jewelry Store Criticized for Controversial Billboard

    ASHEVILLE, North Carolina  —  Owners of a North Carolina jewelry store are apologizing for a controversial billboard that some people believe encourages domestic violence, WLOS reports. The billboard reads, “Sometimes, it’s ok to throw rocks at girls…” .@SpicerGreene is this supposed to be humorous because you think violence against women is funny? do better. be better. #notbuyingit pic.twitter.com/gtc5HpIqp2 — kim kelley (@mskimkelley) March 23, 2017 The owners of Spicer Green Jewelers in Asheville took to Facebook Thursday afternoon to issue […]

  • Mother, 8-Year-Old Daughter Killed in Separate Accidents Minutes Apart

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A mother and her daughter died in separate car accidents along an Alabama highway Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities. Investigators say the woman, identified as 39-year-old Julia Yates Patterson, died when the Ford Explorer she was driving collided head-on with a Dodge Ram truck. The fatal crash happened on Highway 117 around 3:00 p.m., according to WHNT. Two people riding in the truck were hurt in the incident and taken to the hospital. HEARTBREAKING: Mother, young daughter […]

  • Everything Coming and Going on Netflix in April

    Everything from Schindler’s List to A Nightmare on Elm Street to Gremlins arrives on Netflix in April. It’s also the last month you can catch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Princess Bride. ARRIVING April 1 A Weekend with the Family (2016) A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Across the Universe (2007) An American Tail (1986) An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999) Boy Bye (2016) Born To Be Free (2016) […]

  • Firefighter from Iconic Oklahoma City Bombing Photo Retires; ‘It’s still tough to talk about’

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Memories come in all shapes and sizes. Chris Fields has a trunkfull, packed away from a 31-year career as an Oklahoma City firefighter. From fighting infernos to rescuing pets, Fields has done it all. “You roll up and prepare yourself for what you’re going to see,” Fields says. But nothing could have prepared Chris for April 19, 1995. “I was at Fire Station Number 5 at N.W. 22nd and Broadway. I felt it. We were standing in […]

  • That Big Chicken Video Isn’t a Fake, But It Is Terrifying

    Am I the only person wondering why this chicken is so damn big 🤔🤔🤔 pic.twitter.com/ZIWmEL2h2w — LifesBook_Ceo (@LifesBook_Ceo) March 19, 2017 If you haven’t seen “The big chicken video,” find a comfortable place to sit, because nothing can prepare you for the moment this behemoth rolls out of his coop looking like the final boss in a video game. That is a huge chicken! Planet Earth needs a whole episode dedicated to this dude. His big chicken-ness did not go […]