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  • Chicago ‘beer spa’ lets customers soak in a warm tub of suds

    CHICAGO — Beer: it’s not just for drinking anymore. Beer spas have been hugely popular overseas for years, but the first of its kind just opened in Chicago on the Northwest Side. Piva Beer Spa’s co-owner Dino Sarancic says soaking in a tub of warm beer has proven to be good for your skin and soothing for the body. “It’s a thermal soak, so the water’s about 98 degrees, there’s about 20 percent beer in here,” Sarancic said. “The beer […]

  • ‘My God is awesome!’: Grandmother’s prayer closet withstands E4 tornado in Alabama

    LEE COUNTY, Ala. – Recovery efforts continue in Alabama where an E4 tornado touched down earlier this month, destroying everything in its path. But, there was one thing that managed to withstand the powerful storm: a grandmother’s prayer closet. Chaplain Jason Smith was out with Billy Graham’s Rapid Response Team when he made the discovery, according to 11 Alive. He wrote about it on Facebook saying the whole family survived. “Are you kidding me? My God is awesome! Shout somebody!” he […]

  • Father of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide at Newtown Town Hall

    NEWTOWN, Conn. – The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook shooting died in an apparent suicide early Monday, according to police. Jeremy Richman, 49, of Newtown,  was found dead at the Edmond Town Hall by ambulance crews who were called to the scene. Richman was the founder of the Avielle Foundation, which was named after his daughter Avielle who died in the Sandy Hook shooting in December, 2012. The foundation works to reduce violence in society. Jennifer Hensel, Avielle’s […]

  • Dr. Dre deletes post bragging about daughter’s acceptance into USC after $70M donation backlash

    Hip-hop luminary Dr. Dre took to Instagram on Sunday to celebrate his daughter’s acceptance to the University of Southern California and throw shade at other rich families caught up in a national admissions scandal. The rapper, whose real name is Andre Young, posted a picture with his daughter, Truly Young, and her acceptance letter to the school. “My daughter got accepted into USC all on her own,” the rapper wrote in the caption. “No jail time!!!!” Dre’s comment was a […]

  • Half-naked man with a knife shot by police after setting car on fire at NYPD precinct

    NEW YORK CITY — A half-naked man with a knife was shot by police in Queens on Sunday afternoon, NYPD officials said. He crashed his vehicle into a marked police car at the 111th NYPD Precinct house around 3 p.m., NYPD Chief of Patrol Rodney Harrison said. The man, identified as 33-year-old Jarrell Davis, got out of his vehicle and poured accelerant onto it and the police vehicle. Then he set his vehicle on fire. He was naked from the waist […]

  • ‘It was like she was speaking to me’: Mom gets message from daughter killed in accident

    NEENAH, Wis. – While mourning the loss of her teen daughter after a fatal car accident, a Wisconsin mother got an unexpected text that left her stunned. Alyson Peters told WBAY she got the message as she visited the site where her daughter, 17-year-old MacKenzie Leeman, died Feb. 26 when her car slid off a highway overpass during a snowstorm. The high school senior, known as Kenzie to her loved ones, was driving home from a part-time job as a nursing […]

  • Michigan couple married for 56 years die hours apart while holding hands

    MELVINDALE, Mich. – A Michigan couple passed away on the same day after 56 years of marriage in a true tale of everlasting love. Judy and Will Webb, both 77 years old, died just hours apart while holding hands on March 6, 2019. Judy’s health had begun to suffer after a medical procedure, and, without explanation, so then did Will’s, according to WXYZ. They spent their final hours together in hospice care after both battling a series of health complications. […]

  • ‘The Scream’ may not actually be screaming, museum says

    Edvard Munch’s The Scream may be one of the most recognizable images in art history, but the British Museum thinks most people have got it all wrong. The figure isn’t screaming—he’s hearing a scream, the curator of a new exhibit tells the Telegraph. Have we made a howler with the Scream? https://t.co/R5xPRPhNLa — The Telegraph (@Telegraph) March 21, 2019 This debate has actually been going on for years, but the museum says Munch’s own words make things clear. As Quartz explains, the museum is featuring […]

  • Woman who was smallest baby born in Texas now works at NICU that saved her life

    TEMPLE, Texas – When Tammy Lewis was born, she was 3½ months early and weighed in at only 1 pound 4 ounces. Her family faced the harsh reality their newborn’s survival rate was 5-10%. But Lewis beat the odds and now, 34 years later, she works in the same NICU that saved her life. “I was the smallest surviving baby in the state of Texas, at the time,” Lewis said. “I was born at 24 weeks. Normal gestation is 40 […]

  • Job pays $1K for watching all 20 Marvel movies back-to-back

    Do you have the strength to binge more than 40 hours of superhero movies? CableTV.com will pay someone $1,000 to watch all 20 previously-released movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) back-to-back before the highly-anticipated “Avengers: Endgame” hits theaters on April 26. The ideal candidate is a Marvel superfan who is also an active, outgoing social media personality who’d be thrilled to live-tweet their marathon experience while tagging CableTV.com (@CableTV, #CableTV). Once you’re done, the site will ask for your […]

  • Arkansas city offers bounty to anyone who cuts down Bradford pear trees

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas — The City of Fayetteville is offering a bounty on Bradford pear trees this spring. Bradford pear trees are considered an invasive species in Northwest Arkansas. They spread quickly and choke out the area’s native trees, shrubs, and flowers. The city says native tree species are more beneficial to the environment and wildlife. To spread awareness and discourage the spread of invasive trees, the city will give one native tree to each person who cuts down a Bradford […]

  • Police looking for man who kicked 78-year-old woman in the face on New York City subway

    NEW YORK — Authorities are searching for a man seen in cellphone video kicking a woman’s face and body several times on a New York City subway train, police said Friday. On Sunday, March 10, at about 3:10 a.m inside of the Nereid Avenue/ White Plains Road subway station in the Bronx, a man approached a 78-year-old woman  who was seated, and began to punch and kick her numerous times in her face and her body, police said. The horrendous […]

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