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  • Oscar Mayer Wienermobile pulled over in Wisconsin

    WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (WDJT) — Following the rules of the road is important — even if you’re the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department pulled over the Wienermobile for not following the Move Over Law. The driver of the Weinermobile was given a verbal warning. The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department would like to remind motorists that when a vehicle is on the side of the road with its emergency lights flashing, the motorist is required to move out […]

  • Man and child die after family camping accident in Australia

    (CNN) – A camping accident in Australia left a man and child dead and a woman in serious condition during a family trip, according to authorities. The family of three — a man, woman, and child — had been camping at Wedge Island, a beachside suburb in Western Australia state, said police in a statement. Police were notified on Monday morning that a child was not breathing on the beach. When they arrived, they located the boy and a man, […]

  • Bar Louie files for bankruptcy and closes one-third of its restaurants, including Huntsville location

    (CNN) — Bar Louie, a restaurant chain known for its cocktails and burgers, has filed for bankruptcy and closed dozens of locations. The company announced Monday that it filed for Chapter 11. It came to an agreement with its lenders to purchase the chain through a bankruptcy sale. Bar Louie said that restaurants will operate in the “normal course of business” and expects to emerge from bankruptcy within 90 days. Bar Louie has more than 90 locations across the United […]

  • Louisiana 9-year-old breaking weightlifting records

    MINDEN, La. (CNN) — A 9-year-old in Louisiana can lift 230 pounds, and he’s setting records! Tate Fegley decided to start working out and lifting weights about 18 months ago. Since then, he’s broken seven records in his weight class, three in a single day. Now he’s one of the strongest third graders in the U.S. Tate can bench press 92-pounds, squat 190-pounds, and deadlift 230-pounds. He says he never set out with a goal of breaking records. “I just […]

  • Frank Sinatra’s golden toilets fetch thousands at auction

    (CNN) — The opportunity to sit on the same toilet as Frank Sinatra doesn’t come around often. That’s why eager fans paid thousands to snag his gold-seated commodes at auction. Furnishings from his executive suite at the former Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, were auctioned off Sunday by SS Auction, Inc. Casino mogul Steve Wynn selected décor from all over the world to furnish the gigantic suite, which totaled over 6,000 square feet, for Sinatra. Wynn opened […]

  • What we know about the coronavirus cases in the US

    (CNN) — There are at least five confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US, a number the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts will continue to climb. The novel coronavirus, which has sickened thousands and killed at least 80 people in China, belongs to a large family of viruses that mostly sicken animals. But this coronavirus, like SARS and MERS, “jumped the species barrier” to infect people on a large scale, the CDC said. Despite its impact in China, […]

  • Police scold TMZ after outlet was first to report death of Kobe Bryant

    (CNN) — At 2:24 pm ET, TMZ posted the story that stunned the world on Sunday: Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, at the age of 41, had died in a California helicopter crash. The tectonic news, which the celebrity-gossip website was first to report, swept the nation as other news organizations quickly confirmed the story. It also upset police who suggested the speed in which TMZ had reported the news — a little more than an hour after police said they received reports of […]

  • Newborn left in baby drop-off box that teen raised money to install

    An Indiana teenager is being honored after a distressed parent left a newborn child in a baby drop-off box he raised money to install. Hunter Wart, 19, spent more than a year mowing lawns and scrapping metal to raise the $10,000 needed to purchase a Safe Haven Baby Box for the Seymour Fire Department. Wart was a junior at Columbus North High School when he decided to raise the funds as part of his senior project. “It was a lot […]

  • A Florida man was arrested for pointing lasers at planes landing at an airport

    (CNN) — A Florida man was arrested on Wednesday night for pointing lasers at planes trying to land at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. Charlie James Chapman Jr., 41, also is accused of pointing a laser at a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office helicopter responding to the incident, according to a news release from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. CNN could not determine if Chapman has a lawyer. According to the release, the helicopter spotted Chapman on a forklift and requested authorities to surround the […]

  • China goes into emergency mode as number of confirmed Wuhan coronavirus cases reaches 2,700

    (CNN) — The death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus now stands at 80, with almost 2,800 cases confirmed across China, as the country initiates emergency procedures to try and rein in the pathogen’s global spread. Making that task more difficult is the fact that the virus can be spread before any symptoms appear, Chinese health authorities said Sunday, meaning carriers may not realize they are infected before they transmit the virus to others. Across China, 15 cities with a combined population of over […]

  • US singer-songwriter Billie Eilish accepts the award for Song Of The Year for "Bad Guy" during the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 26, 2020, in Los Angeles.

    Billie Eilish has a history-making night at the Grammys

    (CNN) — It appears the party is just getting started for 18-year-old Billie Eilish. The singer on Sunday swept the four biggest prizes at the Grammy Awards — best new artist, record of the year, album of the year and song of the year. She also took home best pop vocal album, for a total of five Grammys. The wins are history-making. Eilish is the youngest solo performer to ever win album of the year. The record holder had been […]

  • Alicia Keys and Boys II Men open Grammys with powerful musical tribute to Kobe Bryant

    Grammys host Alicia Keys — with some help from Boys II Men — kicked off Sunday’s ceremony at the Staples Center with a musical tribute to Kobe Bryant. “We’re all feeling crazy sadness right now,” Keys said. “Earlier today, Los Angeles, America and the whole wide world lost a hero. We’re literally standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built.” Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on […]

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