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  • Caught on Camera: Amazing rescue of teen falling from amusement park ride

    QUEENSBURY, N.Y. — A 14-year-old suffered minor injuries after she fell from a theme park attraction at Six Flags Great Escape on Saturday, according to WTEN. The girl fell approximately 25 feet from the “Sky Ride” gondola attraction into a crowd of people gathered to catch her, according to multiple eyewitness reports. She struck a tree branch on her way down, according to police. The teen was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries, according to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. Witnesses […]

  • Man claiming to be ‘Mad Max’ arrested for ‘numerous illegal weapons’

    BARSTOW, Calif. – An armed man who claimed to be “Mad Max” was arrested while driving an all-terrain vehicle in Barstow, California shortly before midnight, authorities announced Friday. Jack Lee Ernest, 49, told the arresting deputy that he “fashioned himself as ‘Mad Max,’ a reference to a violent movie involving deadly assaults from vehicles,” stated a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Ernest was driving a quad on Old Highway 58, which runs north of town and […]

  • Woman finds frog in restaurant salad, says she still feels sick a week later

    SAN DIMAS, Calif. – A California woman says she still feels sick after finding a frog in her salad while eating at California restaurant called BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, earlier this month. Shawna Cepeda was dining with her family and was about four bites into a salad when she noticed the food tasted a little bitter and started to stir it around, according to her June 13 review on Yelp. “I see something kind of rolled up. I was like, […]

  • 13-year-old plans suicide after ‘absolutely heartbreaking’ yearbook bullying

    BUCKLEY, Wash. – A Washington state mother said she was heartbroken after her 13-year-old son told her he wanted to kill himself after relentless bullying at school. His mom also told KCPQ that the boy’s classmates wrote hateful messages in his school yearbook, telling him he should commit suicide. The 7th-grader said he would usually try to arrive late to class to avoid his bullies – but last week’s incident was too much for him to handle, and he planned to take […]

  • Woman learns she has cancer while planning husband’s funeral: ‘I’m not ready to give in’

    MINNEAPOLIS – A Minnesota mother says she’s not about to give up, despite losing her husband and then learning that she has cancer while she planned his funeral. Tessie Sylvester’s husband, John, 44, died a week ago following a battle with ALS. “I was literally on the phone with the funeral director, and the other line beeped and it was my doctor, and so I clicked over and answered it. That’s when she said, ‘It’s cancer and it doesn’t look good,'” Sylvester told WCCO. The […]

  • Texas mom arrested after 2 children die in hot car during ‘lesson’

    WEATHERFORD, Texas – Police have arrested a Texas mother after she allegedly left her two young children in a hot car as a form of punishment in late May. Cynthia Marie Randolph, 25, faces charges of first-degree felony counts of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury, according to the Park County Sheriff’s Office. The two young children — a 2-year-old girl and a 16-month-old boy — were found dead in Parker County, Texas on May 26. The Tarrant County […]

  • Canadian sniper shatters longest confirmed kill record with two-mile shot

    WASHINGTON – A Canadian special operations sniper successfully hit an ISIS fighter from a record-breaking distance of more than two miles away while assisting Iraqi forces in the push to retake Mosul, according to Canadian Special Operations Command. The unnamed marksman was part of Canada’s elite Joint Task Force 2 special operations unit that is currently deployed in an “advise and assist” capacity to help Iraqi security forces battle ISIS from behind the front line in Mosul. “The Canadian Special […]

  • Dancing gorilla shows off ‘Splashdance’ routine at Dallas Zoo

    DALLAS – A splashing gorilla’s sweet dance moves – captured on video at the Dallas Zoo – are prompting comparisons to “Flashdance.” He’s not a “Maniac,” though his dancing is being likened to that of Jennifer Beals’ character in the 1983 movie. He’s Zola, a 14-year-old Western lowland gorilla. The video shows him just playing in a plastic pool, but his moves piqued the interest of zookeepers. The Dallas Zoo posted a 30-second clip of Zola splashing and spinning around wildly on […]

  • Stuffed cow saves 2-year-old after he tumbles out window

    BOSTON – A 2-year-old boy dodged serious injury with the help of a fuzzy friend, the stuffed cow that broke his fall after he tumbled through a second-story window  on Wednesday. Luis Eduardo Gomez was jumping on a bed inside the Chelsea, Massachusetts home when an unfortunate bounce sent him flying out the window, according to The Boston Globe. He fell roughly 16 feet, landing on a concrete slab in the family’s yard. The boy’s great-uncle, Luis Estrada, was in […]

  • Teacher accused of sex with teen: ‘You’re not going to be happy with what you find on my phone’

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. –A high school special education teacher has allegedly admitted to having sex with one of her students, according to WFSB. The Bridgeport teacher, identified as Laura Ramos, has been charged with second-degree sexual assault. According to court paperwork, a student brought all of this to light, and Ramos denied having a relationship with a student at first, but then later changed her story. The arrest warrant states that two weeks ago a student witness went to school officials […]

  • Fashion blogger, model dies after freak whipped cream accident

    PARIS, France – French authorities are probing the death of a popular fashion blogger who was killed after a whipped cream dispenser exploded. Rebecca Burger was a fitness, travel and fashion enthusiast with more than 162,000 followers on Instagram. She was known for posting photos on social media and sharing tips on food and fitness. Burger also competed in beauty competitions across the globe. The  BBC, citing French media, reported that Burger died over the weekend after a whipped cream dispenser […]

  • Man visits Disneyland for 2,000th consecutive day

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – A man “marked a milestone of Super Hero proportions” on Thursday when he visited Disneyland for the 2,000th consecutive day, the resort announced. Jeff Reitz, an Air Force veteran from Huntington Beach, California, began his daily visits to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on Jan. 1, 2012, according to a Disney news release. He has gone every day ever since. The Disneyland Annual Passholder says the theme parks give him something to look forward to every day, […]