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  • Hot Dogs Recalled Nationwide Over Reports of Metal Inside

    CINCINNATI — An Ohio company is recalling more than 200, 000 pounds of hot dogs after customers found “metal objects” in the meat. John Morell and Co. is recalling the 14 oz. package of “Nathan’s Skinless 8 Beef Franks” with a Use By Date of Aug. 19, 2017, and the 16 oz. package of “Curtis Beef Master Beef Franks” with a Use By Date of June 15, 2017. The products will have an “EST. 296” on the side of the package. […]

  • Police Find Toddler Locked in Cage, 1-Day-Old Baby Left Alone at Pennsylvania Home

    NORTH MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania  —  A Pennsylvania man is locked up after authorities say he left his three young children home alone – one locked in a homemade cage, according to WNEP. Cecil Kutz, 37, who is also known as Gene, was taken into custody Wednesday after state police were called to his home on Chestnut Street near Cressona. Troopers found a 22-month-old child locked in a cage so small that the toddler couldn’t stand up inside.  They also found a […]

  • Meet Ohio’s First Certified Drug Detection Pit Bull

    CLAY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A pit bull who faced death in a shelter is now Ohio’s first official pit bull police dog, according to WSYX. The Union County Humane Society says the pup named Leonard was brought to them about seven months ago, but couldn’t be adopted out. “He exhibited very high hunt, ball, and possessiveness drives; none of which make adoption likely for a family,” the humane society wrote on Facebook. But, the humane society’s director detected something very […]

  • Potentially Record-Setting Cat Has a Taste for Kangaroo

    14kg of fluff! #mainecoon #catstagram #instacats #mainecoonsofaustralia #mainecoonsofinstagram #mainecoonsofinsta #instacoon #giantcat #catsofinsta #catoftheday #catsofinstagram #catsofmelbourne #catsofaustralia #gingercatbigkitty #Mainecoon_Feature #mainecoonhouse #cats_of_world A post shared by Omar the Maine Coon (@omar_mainecoon) on Apr 30, 2017 at 2:46am PDT MELBOURNE, Australia – What’s it take for a cat to grow so long it’s in contention for a Guinness World Record? Good genes, a good home, and lots of raw kangaroo meat, apparently. “It’s the only meat we could find that he actually wants […]

  • Three Teenagers Arrested in Kidnapping and Killing of 6-Year-Old Boy

    Three Mississippi teenagers are accused of killing a 6-year-old boy after stealing the car he was left in. The child, Kingston Frazier, was left alone in a Toyota Camry in a Kroger parking lot around 1:15 a.m. Thursday, authorities said. The three suspects pulled into the parking lot in a separate car, the Hind’s County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. One of them allegedly got into the Camry before both vehicles pulled away. It’s not clear whether the driver […]

  • Family Reunited With Cat Found 1,500 Miles Away

    SACRAMENTO, California  —  After several tearful weeks, a Sacramento family was reunited with their beloved cat Penny, who went missing during a cross-country trip earlier this year. “It’s just been a roller coaster. I mean, ups and downs, and you know, it’s just been crazy,” Cherrell Bishop told KTXL. It’s been a roller coaster, to say the least, for the 5-year-old feline, her owner, and her caretaker these last few weeks. “It’s been a long road, but I’m happy to see the way it ended,” said […]

  • Boy Calls Police on Dad After Finding Drugs in his Suitcase

    LAWRENCE, Mass. — An 11-year-old boy is being called courageous after he found illegal drugs in his dad’s suitcase and called 911, WCVB reports. Police went to the home on Wednesday and confiscated more than 200-grams of heroin mixed with fentanyl. The drugs were packaged in five sandwich bags hidden inside the luggage. The child told them he saw his father selling drugs earlier in the day. “I commend this young man for being brave enough to come forward and […]

  • Newborn Found with About 100 Rodent Bites; Arkansas Parents Arrested

    Warning: Story contains disturbing content MAGNOLIA, Ark. — Two Arkansas parents are behind bars after their newborn baby underwent facial reconstruction surgery Monday after being bitten by rodents around 100 times, police said. Parents Charles Elliott, 18, and Erica Shyrock, 19, each face a charge of endangering the welfare of a minor after the child was rushed to the hospital Sunday. KARK reports that an emergency room nurse told investigators that the 15-day-old baby girl suffered bite wounds on her arms, fingers, hands and face. Police […]

  • Little Girl Mistakes Prom-Bound Teen for a Princess

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina teen who was taking pictures before prom received quite the surprise when an adorable little girl mistook her for a real-life princess. Seventeen-year-old Kwani Taylor was taking photos with her prom date when the 4-year-old stopped in her tracks. “She saw Kwani and said, ‘There’s a princess over there,'” the girl’s mother told WCNC. “We didn’t want to interrupt so we waited until a good moment and she just ran up and was enamored.” […]

  • High School Student Dies After Drinking Too Much Caffeine

    RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. – Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina who collapsed during class last month, according to the county coroner. Davis Allen Cripe died from a caffeine-induced cardiac event causing a probable arrhythmia, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts announced in a news conference Monday. During an arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythm, the heart may not be able to pump enough blood to the body, and lack of blood flow affects […]

  • Police Officer Accidentally Overdoses After Making Drug Arrest in Ohio

    EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — An Ohio police officer accidentally overdosed after responding to a drug-related call Friday night, WKBN reports. Officer Chris Green responded to a traffic stop just before 9 p.m., a police report said. Officers said they witnessed Justin Buckle, 25, perform a drug transaction in the car, and officers blocked the car to keep Buckle and passenger Cortez Collins, 24, from attempting a getaway. “Once they got blocked in, they tried to dispose of the evidence in the […]

  • Homeless Veteran Looks for Way to Live Near Wife’s Nursing Home

    MORRISON, Colorado  —  A recently-homeless man wants nothing more than to be near his beloved wife who is living in a nursing home in Morrison, Colorado. After losing his job and becoming homeless, Steve Morrow’s future is uncertain. After 34 years of marriage, the love between Morrow and his wife is as strong as ever. “I love you so much,” Morrow told his wife Janet outside the nursing home Thursday afternoon. “I love you so much, too,” Janet Morrow replied. The […]