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    Teen mom charged after taping toddler to wall in Facebook Live video: police

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio – An Ohio mother who apparently felt she’d come up with an ingenious alternative to “whooping” her busy toddler while she tried to clean has now been charged with a felony, reports ABC 6, and her Facebook Live video is causing outrage among viewers. Shayla Rudolph, who is 18, allegedly took a nearly 20-minute video of her whimpering 2-year-old taped to the wall by his head and arms, during which she told him, “You got the best […]

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    2-year-old covered in feces found alone at playground; grandmother arrested

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – A 51-year-old grandmother has been charged after Indiana officers found her 2-year-old grandson wandering around an indoor playground by himself, his hands covered in feces, police said. Columbus police officers were called to the Commons Mall playground in Columbus, Indiana, around 4:40 p.m. Sunday, according to WXIN. A woman told them she’d seen the child playing on the playground unsupervised. The woman told police she picked him up and tried to find a parent or guardian. When she and others […]

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    Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump after social media bullying

    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton defended President Donald Trump’s youngest son, Barron Trump, after apparent social media jokes about him following the inauguration. Following Friday’s festivities including the swearing-in and the inauguration parade, many took to social media with comments and memes about the 10-year-old. Fox News reports that “Saturday Night Live” writer Katie Rich was one of those who took to social media, tweeting: “Barron will be this country’s first homeschool shooter.” The tweet has since been deleted, and […]

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    Siblings collect 1 million pop tabs for brother, 4, with leukemia

    CHICAGO — You wouldn’t know it watching him run around a room or dominate the foosball table, but Jacob Matthaei has had a pretty tough couple of years. The 4-year-old goes in for treatment every month at the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, and, when he does, the family stays at the Ronald McDonald House. It’s become their home away from home. “As a family it was pretty hard,” Jacob’s mother, Jennifer Matthaei, told WGN. “It was pretty hard on his siblings […]

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    Man finds solace in return of beloved dog after crash that killed his wife

    LEHI, Utah — After a car crash took the life of his young wife, a devastated Utah man who thought he also lost his beloved canine pal in the accident received some happy news. On the night of January 12, Chris Olsen and his wife went to the store and brought their dog Monte along. But everything for the Lehi couple changed in an instant when they lost control of the truck after hitting a patch of black ice. “It spun around […]

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    Traffic camera captures avalanche roaring across road

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — A Utah Department of Transportation traffic camera captured footage of an avalanche spilling down the mountainside and onto the roadway in Little Cottonwood Canyon Monday morning. The avalanche happened at 9:15 on SR-210 near mile post 8. John Gleason, spokesman for UDOT, said crews conducting avalanche control triggered 40 avalanches Monday morning, and seven of them covered the road in Little Cottonwood Canyon. The canyon was already closed for avalanche control, and it was originally […]

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    For conservative millennials, Trump’s inauguration signals new beginning

    Ese Olumhense from Washington, D.C. As Donald Trump took the oath of office in Washington, D.C. on Friday, much of the crowd assembled on the National Mall watched in silence. The air, swollen with excitement and anxiety, was relatively still, aside from sparse drops of rain cutting through. Towards the end of his oath, a group of twentysomethings, donning the iconic bright red “Make America Great Again” caps and beanies, started to chatter. One, frustrated, had tried to make a […]

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    Sweet moment: Barron Trump plays peek-a-boo with nephew as dad signs executive orders

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A sweet moment played out on Inauguration Day, after Donald Trump was sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. Cameras caught Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son, Barron, playing peek-a-boo with his nephew, Theodore, who is the son of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. It happened as President Trump sat down at Capitol Hill to take his first official actions as President: Signing a waiver allowing former Gen. James Mattis to become secretary of defense; a proclamation of a national […]

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    VIDEO: Protesters set limo on fire blocks from President Trump’s inaugural parade

    WASHINGTON — Protesters vandalized and set a limo on fire just blocks from President Donald Trump’s inaugural parade route Friday afternoon. Several cars in the area of 12th and K streets had their windows blown out by protesters around 4:30 p.m. A limo along the road was then set on fire, sending black smoke billowing into the sky. DC — Alex Cuadros (@alexcuadros) January 20, 2017 By 3:45 p.m. CST, firefighters had contained the blaze. Dozens of police officers […]

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    Woman who battled cancer in viral dance video dies

    DALLAS, Tex. — A Texas mother who danced her way into the hearts of millions as she battled cancer has died. Ana-Alecia Ayala passed away Wednesday after fighting uterine sarcoma for more than a year, according to KDFW. Back in October, Ayala posted a video to Facebook and Instagram of her and her “chemo buddy” Danielle Andrus dancing to the song “Juju On That Beat” by Zay Hilfigerrr and Zayion McCall. Since the video was posted, it has been viewed over 9 million times. “We want […]

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    Thousands of Skittles intended for cattle feed spill on Wisconsin highway

    DODGE COUNTY, Wis. – This story starts out about Skittles — but ends up being about cows! The well-known candy was spilled all over County Highway S near Blackbird Road. They were discovered shortly before 9:00 p.m. No one knew where the candy came from or where it was going, but county road crews said the Skittles spill was actually helpful, as the roads in the area have been icy and the thousands of little candies improved traction. So that’s one […]

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    Dog found brutally disfigured with nose, ears ripped off in Detroit

    DETROIT — The Michigan Humane Society is offering a $2,500 reward after a brown and tan Rottweiler was found with its ears and nose cut off in southwest Detroit on Tuesday. The dog was found after the humane society was contacted by someone who saw that it was injured. The dog also had injuries wounds on its tail and back legs, according to Fox 2 Detroit. The Rottweiler was taken to an animal care center in Detroit to be treated for […]