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  • Muscle Shoals PD makes it to finals of Lip Sync to the Rescue special on CBS; Vote now to help them win!!

    The Muscle Shoals Police Department has made it to the finals of the #LipSyncChallenge competition for their viral lip sync and they need your help to win! Inspired by the recent viral video phenomenon #LipSyncChallenge, CBS announced a new one-hour entertainment special, Lip Sync to the Rescue, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, star of CBS’ hit comedy The Neighborhood, to be broadcast later this year on the CBS Television Network. Lip Sync to the Rescue is an interactive countdown special where viewers vote […]

  • U.S. safety agency to probe thousands of Hyundai and Kia fires

    DETROIT,  – The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has decided to open two new investigations into fires involving Hyundai and Kia vehicles after getting complaints of more than 3,100 fires and 103 injuries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday it granted a petition filed last June seeking the investigations by the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety, a consumer advocacy group. The investigations, one for Hyundai and the other for Kia, cover almost 3 million vehicles from the affiliated […]

  • Mueller did not find Trump campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia

    The Justice Department sent Congress the principal conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation Sunday afternoon. Mueller submitted his report on Friday, bringing an end to a nearly two-year-old investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. Attorney General William Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spent the weekend going through Mueller’s report at Justice Department headquarters to determine what information could be made public. The White House […]

  • Police chase cow toward Indianapolis Chick-Fil-A

    Noblesville, IN (WRTV) — No, it wasn’t a Chick-fil-A commercial, but it sure did look like it when a loose cow was caught on camera Saturday crossing Campus Parkway in Noblesville. The cow temporarily stopped traffic before running from police in the direction of the ‘Eat More Chikin’ fast food chain located in the Hamilton Town Center. Athena Hopkins caught the cow’s crossing on camera and posted it to her Facebook page, where it quickly went viral and garnished hundreds […]

  • Minimally invasive colon cancer test is effective, says medical experts

    Colon cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States, affecting both men and women. But many people who should be getting screened for cancer are not. The American Cancer Society estimates that colon cancer will be responsible for more than 50,000 deaths this year. A new review, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine shows at home tests are effective for colorectal cancer screening in average risk people. CBS reports that the research looked at […]

  • Internet experts call Momo “challenge” a hoax

    (CNN) — There are plenty of reasons for parents to be leery about what their kids can find on social media. TikTok, a popular music video app, was just fined millions for collecting data on kids under 13. YouTube has been trying to pull down suicide videos aimed at teens while dealing with advertiser backlash after allegations that pedophiles were using the platform to trade information and draw attention to clips of young girls. But the Momo Challenge, the experts will tell you, is probably not something […]

  • Illinois police kill gunman in workplace shooting that left five others dead, including Alabama native

    Five victims of the mass shooting at an Illinois manufacturing business have died, Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday evening. Holly Pond native Josh Pinkard was one of the people that was shot during the incident. Family members confirmed that Josh Pinkard died from his injuries. The shooter also was killed. He died in a gun battle with officers, the chief said. Five officers who were wounded by gunfire, Ziman said, and a sixth officer suffered a […]

  • Louisiana siblings lose $3,000 to new PayPal scam

    PayPal is used by millions to make payments, but now scam artists are using the trusted name to rip people off. When Indica Mosley and her brother Charles needed extra cash, the two college siblings decided to sell some of their pricey sneakers. “We pay a lot of tuition,” Indica explained. “So we figured we would give our parents a break and kind of try and help out with groceries and gas and stuff.” They listed 23 sneakers on an […]

  • Virginia pursuit of stolen vehicle reaches speeds over 130 mph

    CULPEPER COUNTY, Va. — A Richmond man was charged with a variety of crimes following a police chase that reached speeds of 132 miles per hour, according to the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office. The situation began when a sheriff’s deputy pulled over a speeding driver on Germanna Highway, near Carrico Mills Road, on January 5 at about 9 p.m. The driver, according to investigators, was clocked at 78 mph in a 55 mph zone. “The driver of the vehicle could […]

  • Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus was set to retire soon. He was killed in the California bar mass shooting

    At least 12 victims are dead, including a responding sergeant, in a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Police say the suspect was also found dead. Ventura County authorities identified the sergeant as Ron Helus. Helus died at a hospital early Thursday morning. A Ventura County sheriff said Sgt. Ron Helus "died a hero" after a gunman fatally shot 12 people inside a crowded Southern California bar — CBS News (@CBSNews) November 8, 2018 “Ron was […]

  • Unique pants offer mobility options for people in wheelchairs

    A unique pair of pants could offer mobility to the elderly and people in wheelchairs around the world. A group of engineers in England has created technology inside clothing to strengthen leg muscles. For Cheryl Chilcott, walking on her own has been a challenge since birth. ”I can walk a bit, but I’m always holding on to furniture, or always looking for the next place to sit down or take a rest.” She thought a wheelchair would be her only option. […]

  • Officials say a child is first to die in Florida flu season

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida health officials say a child is the first to die during this year’s flu season. The Florida Department of Health’s Bureau of Epidemiology said in a report the unidentified child tested positive for influenza B and died between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6. The report did not say where the child died but did say the child was otherwise healthy. The child had not been vaccinated. In the first week of the flu season, the state […]

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