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  • Texas 6-month-old dies after babysitter couldn’t reach 911

    DALLAS, Tex. — The on-going ghost call issue that T-Mobile users are having in Dallas went from being a nuisance to being deadly last weekend after a six-month-old boy died because his babysitter couldn’t get a hold of any 911 operators. Brandon Alex’s babysitter was reportedly on hold for over 30-minutes while Brandon’s life hung in the balance. City officials did confirm that the sitter called 911, hung up, and called again multiple times. The “ghost call” issue has been […]

  • The Latest: Armed student arrested in France school shooting

    (CNN) — A 17-year-old student has been arrested after a shooting at a high school in Grasse, in southeastern France, authorities said Thursday. The principal and three students were physically injured in the shooting, according to Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem. Several others were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries and counseling, she said. The student, armed with a rifle, a handgun, a revolver and two grenades, entered the Alexis de Tocqueville school at about lunchtime and opened […]

  • POLICE: 3-year-old girl lived with dead mother for days

    EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut — An East Hartford mother was found dead in her own home and police believe her three-year-old daughter was living alone in the same apartment for “quite some time.” The East Hartford Police Department told Eyewitness News the little girl didn’t show up to daycare and that’s when police were called to the home on Silver Lane on Monday. When they arrived, investigators found the three-year-old daughter in the home with her mother, who had been dead […]

  • Trump proposes $54 billion defense spending hike

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump proposed a $54 billion increase in defense spending Thursday as promised, a plan that the White House says will provide the necessary funding to ramp up the fight against ISIS, improve troop readiness and build new ships and planes. Released as part of Trump’s $1.1 trillion budget outline for 2018, the 10% boost to the military comes at the expense of deep cuts to non-defense spending at the State Department, the Department of Housing and […]

  • Man tied up during home invasion frees himself, shoots 2 suspects

    LAS VEGAS – A suspect was killed and another injured after a home invasion in northwest Las Vegas, according to Las Vegas Metro police. Investigators said they believe a third suspect could be on the run. Officers responded to the incident Monday at 10:26 p.m. in the 8000 block of Hesperides Avenue, near Cimarron Road and Elkhorn Road. A neighbor said he called police after hearing gunshots and screams. “I definitely heard him yelling something so I called 911 again, […]

  • NCAA Basketball Tournament to impact WHNT News 19 programming

    Due to CBS Sports coverage of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, WHNT News 19’s programming schedule will be adjusted for Thursday & Friday. You can expect the following changes to our newscasts: No noon newscast There will be an extended version of WHNT News 19 at 5:00 The CBS Evening News will air on WHNT2 WHNT News 19 at 10:00 will go on late, at the conclusion of For those wondering about other CBS Programming impacted by the tournament, don’t worry, […]

  • President Trump speaks at rally in Nashville

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – President Donald J. Trump made a speech at a rally in Nashville Wednesday night. President Trump spent the day celebrating his predecessor Andrew Jackson, hailing the former president as an inspiration and drawing comparisons between them. Trump said on the 250th anniversary of Jackson’s birth that Jackson was “one of our great presidents.” He said Jackson opposed the “arrogant elite” and asked the audience: “Does that sound familiar to you?” President Trump spoke in front of the Hermitage, Jackson’s home in […]

  • Cheerios giving away free wildflower seeds to help save the bees

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Here’s a freebie that’ll have you buzzing. Cheerios is hoping to boost global bee populations by giving away wildflower seeds. You’ll get your wildflower seeds in four to six weeks. Bee populations have been declining in recent years. That’s why Honey-Nut Cheerios mascot “Buzz” has been missing from cereal boxes. The Cheerios website says: “Buzz is missing because there’s something serious going on with the world’s bees. Bee populations everywhere have been declining at an alarming […]

  • Wildfires in Oklahoma and Texas burn nearly 1 million acres, killing 7

    CNN – Wildfires across the country had consumed more than 1 million acres by Tuesday night, taking at least 7 lives. The Oklahoma Forestry Service told CNN the fires burned 400,000 acres, and prompted Gov. Mary Fallin to declare a state of emergency for 22 counties. Officials in four other states said that 400,000 acres were destroyed in Kansas, 325,000 in the Texas Panhandle and 30,000 in Colorado — not to mention the 6,000 acres burning in the Florida swamps […]

  • Roomba will now tell you what part of your home is dirtiest

    WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) — For the parent who’s always suspected their kid’s bedroom is the dirtiest part of the house — Roomba is now ready to weigh in. iRobot, maker of the popular robot vacuum cleaner, has updated its app to provide detailed cleaning maps, plus integration with Amazon’s Alexa. Owners of top-of-the-line Roombas will begin receiving maps showing exactly where in the home was cleaned and what was messiest. Areas with lots of dirt and debris will be marked with […]

  • Internet can’t handle Clear Knee Mom Jeans

    Serious question here! Have you ever wanted to wear a pair of jeans that show off your kneecaps? If so, Nordstrom has the pants for you. These are what nordstrom.com calls “Clear Knee Mom Jeans.” These $95 jeans made by Topshop feature sewn-in, clear plastic kneecap covers. The jeans also cropped below the knee and fit high on the waist, making them so-called “mom jeans.” Nordstrom.com claims the jeans have a “futuristic feel.” It’s unclear how many people have actually bought these jeans, but […]

  • CBS orders ‘Big Bang Theory’ spinoff about young Sheldon

    (CNN) — CBS has some huge news for fans of “Big Bang Theory.” The network on Monday announced it has officially picked up a new spinoff series about young Sheldon Cooper. The show, titled “Young Sheldon,” will follow a 9-year-old version of the genius character as he attends high school in east Texas. The half-hour, single camera comedy will air in the fall. Chuck Lorre created the series with “BBT” executive producer Steven Molaro. Jon Favreau will find some time […]