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  • AirAsia staff accused of ‘screaming’ as flight plummets 20,000 feet

    PERTH, Australia – Passengers aboard an AirAsia flight from Perth to Bali Sunday have criticized the flight crew for allegedly screaming when the plane rapidly descended 20,000 feet, following an apparent pressurization issue in the cabin. “The panic was escalated because of the behavior of the staff, who were screaming and looked tearful and shocked,” passenger Clare Askew told CNN affiliate Seven News Australia after the plane turned around and landed safely back in Perth. “We look to them for reassurance and […]

  • Bill Murray helps fellow Cubs fans announce pregnancy

    CHICAGO — Singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” wasn’t the only thing actor Bill Murray did at Game 3 of the National League Division series. He also helped fellow Cubs fans Robbie Schloss and Kirsten Barrish Schloss announce their pregnancy in a video for the couple’s parents. #billmurray thank you for making my parents cry! #babybottles coming April2018 #mywifethesportsfan @kjbarrish @williammurraygolf @jschlo3535 you’re gonna be an uncle! #babyannouncement @cubs A post shared by Robbie Schloss (@schloss316) on Oct 14, […]

  • Family dog found alive and well at home destroyed by California wildfire

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. — After a lengthy search through the aftermath of a wildfire, a Northern California family found their parents’ missing dog alive and well. Beckyjean Widen’s parents were asleep when flames started to surround their home and as they escaped, their family dog, Izzy, ran away from them. They could not chase after Izzy without risking their own lives, and feared Izzy didn’t make it after the fire burned through their neighborhood. But when Widen’s brother, Jack Weaver, […]

  • Illinois Grandmother tells kidnapper ‘If you come near me, I’m going to shoot you’

    MOLINE- A pistol-packing grandmother says she kept her cool and waited for the right moment to pull her gun on a kidnapper with a knife. “The grace of God is what saved me, and the sense to have calm, and have my weapon, ” Diane McIntire told WQAD. McIntire says she pulled up in the parking lot of Southpark Mall in Moline last Sunday to buy vitamins, when a man who appeared to be waiting for a bus suddenly appeared […]

  • 3-year-old Auburn girl dies after falling in ice cream shop’s grease pit

    AUBURN, Ala. – At what is normally the happiest of family destinations, a horror: Police investigating a call of a missing child at Bruster’s Real Ice Cream in Auburn, Ala., before 1pm Saturday arrived to find the 3-year-old had been located but was unresponsive. Sadie Grace Andrews had been found in a 6-foot-deep in-ground grease trap and drowned, reports the Opelika-Auburn News. It’s believed to have been an accident, with surveillance footage showing her playing with two of her five […]

  • New mom becomes quadruple amputee days after giving birth, blames hospital

    When Lindsey Hubley visited a hospital complaining of a “sharp, distinct, abdominal pain” a few days after giving birth, she says doctors blamed constipation without examining her. The 33-year-old Canadian woman then headed home, only to return to IWK Health Center in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the next day, per the Canadian Press. This time, doctors did not blame constipation. Hubley, who went immediately into surgery, was experiencing secondary septic shock and multi-system organ failure, reports the Washington Post. Seven months […]

  • Celebrity chef Guy Fieri cooks up barbecue feast for Santa Rosa fire victims

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Celebrity chef Guy Fieri pitched in to make sure displaced Santa Rosa residents and emergency workers had enough to eat Thursday. Fieri, a Santa Rosa resident himself, teamed up with the Salvation Army and created a temporary kitchen in the parking lot of the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building. Fieri and others served up thousands of meals, according to KTVU, dishing out barbecue favorites like pulled pork, roasted chicken and mac and cheese. “This is the […]

  • Texas prisoners donate $53,000 to victims of Hurricane Harvey

    TEXAS – Thousands of inmates in Texas have been visiting their prison’s commissary — not for a can of Sprite or a roll of tissue paper, but to donate money to Hurricane Harvey victims. In one month, 6,663 inmates raised more than $53,000, Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark told CNN. At prison commissaries, inmates use funds from electronic accounts to buy food, personal hygiene products and miscellaneous items such as paper and pens. Family and friends can […]

  • Thieves steal dad’s truck from parking lot while he’s at hospital with sick son

    ST. LOUIS – “Not another thing,” Michael Trower said. “I have enough problems, I have enough stress. It’s just been really rough year.” For the past 10 months, Trower says his family’s been in and out of Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital while his 13-year-old son, Braden, battles Crohn’s and colitis disease. “All year since January, month here, six weeks there, lot of time here and a lot of missed worked,” he told KTVI. On Wednesday, Trower decided to take a moment […]

  • New Jersey teacher tells class ‘speak American,’ says troops aren’t fighting for ‘right to speak Spanish’

    CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. — A 25-second video clip recorded inside a classroom at New Jersey’s Cliffside Park High School has struck up a controversy on social media, according to WPIX. “…men and women are fighting. They are not fighting for your right to speak Spanish. They are fighting for your right to speak American,” a teacher can be heard saying to her class. Students in Cliffside Park, a diverse community with a large number of Spanish-speaking students, immediately reacted to […]

  • Woman survives Las Vegas shooting, loses home in California wildfire the next week

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. – After attending the Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas and surviving the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history, a woman returned to California only to have her Santa Rosa home destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire one week later. “Last Sunday, I was running from bullets,” 51-year-old Michella Flores told KTVU. “This Sunday, I was running from fire.” Flores, a flight attendant who has also worked as a firefighter and a paramedic, said she was driving to […]

  • Man who overdosed on heroin apologizes to Ohio first responders who saved his life

    BEREA, Ohio – A Berea man is asking emergency workers in Euclid to forgive him for how he treated them when he overdosed on heroin on Monday, according to WJW. Randy contacted WJW because he wanted first responders and Euclid hospital workers to know how much he appreciates them saving his life. “I had been clean for three or four months,” he said. “I got to work; I was in Euclid, and somebody walked up to me and said, ‘take a […]