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  • Toddlers wearing only diapers found along Indiana train tracks in ‘pouring rain’; parents arrested

    MUNCIE, Ind. – The parents of two Indiana toddlers were arrested Monday after authorities say the children were found alone near train tracks in only diapers. A man called police at about 5:41 p.m. when he spotted the children running around in “the pouring rain” near the intersection of Lincoln and Adams, according to a probable cause affidavit. “He stated he had witnessed trains just go by and he knew there were some coming soon,” the affidavit says. The Muncie […]

  • Tearful surprise greets Alabama man who walked for hours to get to work

    HOMEWOOD, Ala. – Car trouble didn’t stop Walter Carr from getting to his first day of work with a moving company Sunday, even if he did have to walk nearly 20 miles in the dark. No longer: Carr was rewarded with his boss’ car after making a lasting impression on his first clients. After his 2003 Nissan Altima broke down Saturday and “backup rides fell through,” Carr set out from Homewood, Ala., at midnight en route to a home in […]

  • Dust devil spins its way onto Missouri baseball field

    OAK GROVE, Mo. – A Missouri baseball team may have to change its name after a dust devil spun its way onto their field. Heather Bunting’s 10-year-old son, Adin, had just finished playing in the championship game of a tournament at Webb Park in Oak Grove Sunday afternoon when the dust devil spun up. “We had just gotten done taking pictures of the boys with their parents and trophies, and all of a sudden, my son said, ‘coach, look over […]

  • Twin Michigan sisters run for office, but belong to different parties

    KENTWOOD, Mich. – Twin sisters Monica Sparks and Jessica Ann Tyson seem identical in almost every way – that is, until they start talking politics. Jessica, a Republican, decided to run for Kent County Commissioner for the 13th district, which later inspired Monica to run for herself in the 12th district but as a Democrat. “The reason that I’m standing as a Democrat is funny because she said the same thing but we just see through two different lenses,” Monica […]

  • Model walks the runway while breastfeeding

    A model taking part in a Sports Illustrated swimwear fashion show stole the spotlight with one of the most unusual runway walks ever. Mara Martin strutted during Miami Swim Week while breastfeeding her 5-month-old daughter, reports People. In a video clip, you can hear the audience cheering when they realize what’s happening. (The baby is wearing protective ear muffs.) “I can’t believe I am waking up to headlines with me and my daughter in them for doing something I do every day,” wrote Martin […]

  • California woman critically injured after being stung ‘hundreds of times’ by swarm of bees

    ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. – A California woman was critically injured after being stung “hundreds of times” by a swarm of bees in Lake Forest Monday morning, and three others – including two firefighters – were also injured, officials said. The incident occurred about 10:25 a.m. when firefighters responded to a report of a bee sting in the 23000 block of Buckland Lane, the Orange County Fire Authority tweeted. “Units arrived on scene and they found her basically completely covered with […]

  • Oregon woman describes surviving 7 days after SUV tumbles down 200-foot cliff

    BIG SUR, Calif. – An Oregon woman who disappeared a week earlier was found alive at the bottom of an oceanside cliff in Big Sur, California, where she survived in the wreckage of her SUV by using her radiator hose to siphon water from a nearby creek, authorities said Saturday. Angela Hernandez, 22, of Portland, lost control of her vehicle and plunged 200-250 feet down a cliff, leaving the Jeep partially submerged in the ocean, said John Thornburg, public information […]

  • Colorado mom warns other parents after 3-year-old locked in washing machine

    CONIFER, Colo. — A Colorado mom posted a warning to parents after her 3-year-old daughter got locked inside a front-loading washing machine. Lindsey McIver of Conifer posted the warning on Facebook last week and it has since gone viral with over 270,000 shares. McIver said she was hesitant at first because she feared the “inevitable online mom-shaming” and was having a hard time reliving the traumatic experience. Ultimately, she decided it was more important for others to learn from the […]

  • California gas station cashier helps save woman from group she says kidnapped, sexually assaulted her

    WATERFORD, Calif. – Quick and decisive action from a Stanislaus County gas station cashier is being credited with helping a woman get away from suspected kidnappers who she says sexually assaulted her, according to KCRA. Savannah Pritchett was working at the Triple R Gas and Mart in Waterford around 3 p.m. on Wednesday when a young woman came in asking for help. The woman said she told her captors she needed to use the restroom and convinced them to pull over […]

  • Multiple people injured after lava bomb hits Hawaii tour boat

    HONOLULU – A lava bomb hit a tour boat on Monday morning in Hawaii, injuring at least a dozen people, the Hawaii County Fire Department said. The lava punctured the boat’s roof and it returned to Wailoa Harbor, the fire department said. Three of the injured were taken to Hilo Medical Center; two were reported in stable condition, the other in serious condition. One of the passengers in stable condition is a woman in her 20s with a fractured femur, authorities […]

  • Jaguar escapes enclosure, kills 8 animals at New Orleans zoo

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – A New Orleans zoo was closed over the weekend after a jaguar escaped its habitat and killed eight other animals. Audubon Zoo said the 3-year-old male jaguar, named Valerio, was spotted outside his enclosure by a zoo employee around 7 a.m. Valerio attacked and killed five alpacas, two foxes and one emu. Another fox was also attacked, but survived. Kyle Burks, vice president and managing director for the zoo, said at a news conference that Valerio […]

  • CVS apologizes after Chicago manager calls cops on black customer over coupon

    It’s another story with a familiar theme: CVS has apologized after a manager in Chicago called the police over a black woman’s coupon. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Camilla Hudson was trying to use a manufacturer’s coupon at checkout, and the manager on duty apparently concluded that she was trying to scam the store with a fake coupon. Hudson, who posted video of the incident, says she asked the workers to call corporate CVS to straighten things out, but instead one of them called 911, reports WLS-TV. […]