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  • The SkyDeck Ledge of the Willis Tower Cracks Under Visitors’ Feet

    CHICAGO – Visitors to the Willis Tower’s SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction’s protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands of pieces. The Willis Tower told CNN affiliate WBBM no one was in any danger, as the protective layer did what it was supposed to do. Chicago-area resident Jesus Pintado captured the harrowing moment on video. “There was a woman with two kids and they looked really pale and scared because the floor just cracked,” Pintado told WBBM. […]

  • Utah Man Arrested for Reckless Driving After Police Use His YouTube Videos as Evidence

    WOODS CROSS, Utah — A Utah man was booked into jail Friday and faces multiple driving-related charges after Utah Highway Patrol officials used videos from his Youtube account as evidence, according to court documents. On May 9th, Utah Highway Patrol received an email complaining about a reckless driver on Interstate 15 in the Davis County area who then uploaded the dashcam video to YouTube. Court documents said the video, timestamped from April 12, 2019, around 10:30 a.m. shows Matthew Mitchell […]

  • Ladybug ‘bloom’ Shows Up on National Weather Service Radar

    SAN DIEGO – A large blotch that could have been mistaken for rain moving into Southern California Tuesday was actually a massive swarm of ladybugs, the National Weather Service said in a tweet. “The large echo showing up on SoCal radar this evening is not precipitation, but actually a cloud of lady bugs termed a ‘bloom,'” NWS San Diego tweeted. Joe Dandrea, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, estimated the bloom to be about 80 miles by 80 miles, according […]

  • Video Shows Calves Being Brutally Abused, Tortured at Indiana Farm

    **Warning: Video below contains graphic content of animal abuse that may be disturbing to most viewers FAIR OAKS, Ind. – The owner of a farm in Northwest Indiana is apologizing after an undercover video shows farm employees abusing dairy cows. The graphic video began circulating Tuesday and outrage has been spreading since. There was an immediate response from the founder of Fair Oaks Farms, who made clear that the abusive employees seen in the footage have all been fired. The […]

  • Father Dies After Saving 5-Year-Old Daughter from Dog Attack in Fort Madison

    FORT MADISON, Iowa — A father has died after saving his daughter from a dog that attacked three people in front of an Iowa home Friday, police said. Robert Joseph Quick, 33, of Dallas City, Illinois was found lying in the doorway of a Fort Madison residence after saving his daughter from the animal, according to a police news release. Officers received a call about a dog attack Friday morning. When they arrived, they discovered the dog attacking a man […]

  • School Bus Driver Pushes Through Dangerous Floodwater with Children on Board

    MONMOUTH, Illinois – Parents and families in the Monmouth-Roseville School District are upset after a bus driver was caught on camera driving through dangerous floodwater with children onboard. Trista Ross took the video Wednesday morning outside her home on 11th Avenue on the outskirts of Monmouth. It shows the bus pushing through the flooded intersection. “I was like, ‘Oh my god, it’s going! It’s going through!” Ross told WQAD. She was taking a quick video of the flooding outside her […]

  • Cornhole Champion Turns Hobby Into a ‘dream’ Career

    GARRETTSVILLE, Ohio – When it comes to cornhole, it is harder to find anyone better than Christine Papcke. “I was just a social player for the first three or four years and then I got more competitive and started playing a lot and practicing,” Papcke told WJW. The Seven Hills resident is a former long-distance runner. Ten years ago she gave that up and started playing cornhole as a hobby. “Playing in the backyard like everyone else, somebody had it […]

  • Blind Singer with Autism Blows Away ‘America’s Got Talent’ Judges with Golden Buzzer Performance

    A 22-year-old singer, assisted by his mother and a cane as he walked on stage, may have given one of the most memorable performances yet on “America’s Got Talent.” Kodi Lee is blind and has autism. His mother, Tina, told the show’s judges that he loved music “really early on.” “He listened, and his eyes just went huge, and he started singing,” she said. “I realized he’s an entertainer. Through music and performing, he was able to withstand living in […]

  • Two Runaway Barges Sink After Smashing Into Oklahoma Dam

    WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. – Two barges that broke free along the Arkansas River have struck the dam near Webbers Falls, Oklahoma. On Wednesday afternoon, emergency management officials in eastern Oklahoma asked residents to completely evacuate the town due to dangers associated with flooding, according to KFOR. “Residents in the Town of Webbers Falls need to evacuate immediately. This is a life threatening situation. If you choose to stay you are doing so at your own risk,” officials wrote on Facebook. […]

  • Man Agrees to Turn Himself in if Wanted Poster Facebook Post Gets 15,000 Likes

    TORRINGTON — Connecticut police say a fugitive has agreed to surrender if enough people respond to his wanted poster on social media. Police say there are seven arrest warrants for 29-year-old fugitive Jose Simms, who is believed to be somewhere in New York after failing to appear in court. Lt. Brett Johnson posted on the department’s Facebook page on Wednesday that Sims had contacted him through Facebook and agreed to turn himself in if the post containing his poster gets 15,000 “likes.” Johnson […]

  • Mother Duck Returns to This Hospital’s Hallways Every Spring

    CANANDAIGUA, New York — Staffers and patients at an upstate New York hospital are treated annually to an adorable parade of ducklings, whose mother escorts them down the hallways. “Every year, without fail, a mama duck chooses one of the enclosed courtyards at our M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center to lay her eggs and take care of her babies,” The University of Rochester Thompson Health wrote on Facebook last week. “She lets us know when she’s ready to go by […]

  • Dressbarn to Close all of its 650 Stores

    Dressbarn will be closing all 650 of its stores, Ascena Retail Group announced on Monday. The women’s clothing retailer has locations across the country. “For more than 50 years, Dressbarn has served women’s fashion needs, and we thank all of our dedicated associates for their commitment to Dressbarn and our valued customers. This decision was difficult, but necessary, as the Dressbarn chain has not been operating at an acceptable level of profitability in today’s retail environment,” said Steven Taylor, Dressbarn […]

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