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  • Spontaneously Combusting Tortilla Chips Blamed for Two Fires in Texas

    TEXAS  —  Normally, tortilla chips need a healthy topping of spicy salsa to be described as fiery. Not, as it turns out, in Austin, Texas. In a Wednesday Facebook post, fire officials described arriving at a July 12 factory fire caused by the “spontaneous combustion of tortilla chips. Yes, you read that right.” The factory had apparently been testing a new way to handle food waste from the making of the chips that “didn’t work out so well.” According to officials, boxes […]

  • Baby Born in Texas Chick-Fil-A Bathroom Gets Free Meals for Life, Job Offer

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A couple in Texas delivered their baby in a Chick-Fil-A bathroom and now the baby will get free meals for life. KSAT reported that Falon Griffin was having contractions Tuesday night, so she and husband Robert drove to meet a family friend at a Chick-Fil-A to drop off their two children before going to the hospital. When they got to the restaurant parking lot, however, Falon knew she couldn’t wait, so she headed to the bathroom. […]

  • 9 Members of One Indiana Family Among 17 Killed in Missouri Duck Boat Accident

    BRANSON, Mo. – A  duck boat capsized in Missouri Thursday night, killing 17 people, including nine people from the same Indiana family. The Missouri governor’s office confirmed to WXIN that eleven members of the family, including several children, were aboard the boat and nine of them passed away in the incident at Table Rock Lake in Branson. The pastor of Zion Tabernacle Apostolic Church said the family was close to his church, but weren’t members. A family member shared a photo […]

  • Video Shows Veteran Reunited with Service Dog Missing After Thieves Stole SUV

    INDIANAPOLIS – A Marine veteran’s missing service dog was safely found on Wednesday, according to WXIN. Indianapolis police asked the public to help find 2-year-old Wrigley on Tuesday after the Toyota 4Runner that he was in was stolen from a Flying J truck stop on the south side of Indianapolis. “He’s trained to sense oncoming seizures and migraine headaches,” Lana Whitner told WXIN. “He’s my lifeline right now.” The vehicle was later recovered on the east side, but police say Wrigley, […]

  • Toddlers Wearing Only Diapers Found Along Indiana Train Tracks in ‘pouring rain’; Parents Arrested

    MUNCIE, Ind. – The parents of two Indiana toddlers were arrested Monday after authorities say the children were found alone near train tracks in only diapers. A man called police at about 5:41 p.m. when he spotted the children running around in “the pouring rain” near the intersection of Lincoln and Adams, according to a probable cause affidavit. “He stated he had witnessed trains just go by and he knew there were some coming soon,” the affidavit says. The Muncie […]

  • Model walks the runway while breastfeeding

    "I asked Mara if she would want to walk and continue to nurse. She said 'Oh my gosh, yes!'"

  • Arkansas Mother of 3 Has Leg Amputated After Bite From Brown Recluse Spider

    WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — A West Memphis woman says a trip to a hospital for a spider bite turned into a nightmare, according to WREG. Every day Kiara Boulton puts her foot to the floor she prays for better days. She has three kids and now, after multiple surgeries, just one leg. “I don’t want to be on pain meds for the rest of my life,” Boulton said. “I’m now on dialysis because of a spider bite.” Boulton says she’s been […]

  • Heartwarming Surprise Greets Alabama Man Who Walked for Hours to Get to Work

    ALABAMA  —  Car trouble didn’t stop Walter Carr from getting to his first day of work with a moving company Sunday, even if he did have to walk nearly 20 miles in the dark. No longer: Carr was rewarded with his boss’ car after making a lasting impression on his first clients. After his 2003 Nissan Altima broke down Saturday and “backup rides fell through,” Carr set out from Homewood, Ala., at midnight en route to a home in Pelham, […]

  • Woman Who Survived 7 Days After SUV Tumbled Down 200-foot Cliff Shares Story

    BIG SUR, Calif. – An Oregon woman who disappeared a week earlier was found alive at the bottom of an oceanside cliff in Big Sur, California, where she survived in the wreckage of her SUV by using her radiator hose to siphon water from a nearby creek, authorities said Saturday. Angela Hernandez, 22, of Portland, lost control of her vehicle and plunged 200-250 feet down a cliff, leaving the Jeep partially submerged in the ocean, said John Thornburg, public information […]

  • Michigan Girl Struck and Killed on Interstate After Surviving Father’s Alleged Drunken Crash

    ROMULUS, Mich. – State police are investigating the death of a girl who was struck and killed on a Michigan interstate while trying to get help for her dad, who had been involved in an accident. Police said 7-year-old DeSandra Thomas was riding in a car with her father, who was drunk at the time, when he hit an abandoned vehicle and drove off the roadway. Emergency crews were called to the scene along I-94 in Romulus, Michigan around 3 […]

  • Colorado Mom Warns Other Parents After 3-Year-Old Locked in Washing Machine

    CONIFER, Colo. — A Colorado mom posted a warning to parents after her 3-year-old daughter got locked inside a front-loading washing machine. Lindsey McIver of Conifer posted the warning on Facebook last week and it has since gone viral with over 270,000 shares. McIver said she was hesitant at first because she feared the “inevitable online mom-shaming” and was having a hard time reliving the traumatic experience. Ultimately, she decided it was more important for others to learn from the […]

  • Multiple People Injured After Lava Bomb Hits Hawaii Tour Boat

    HONOLULU – A lava bomb hit a tour boat on Monday morning in Hawaii, injuring at least a dozen people, the Hawaii County Fire Department said. The lava punctured the boat’s roof and it returned to Wailoa Harbor, the fire department said. Three of the injured were taken to Hilo Medical Center; two were reported in stable condition, the other in serious condition. Lava still flowing creates new island One of the passengers in stable condition is a woman in her […]