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  • Airline to pay 2 people to move to Iceland, travel for ‘world’s best summer job’

    A budget airline based in Iceland is on the hunt for its first ever air-“travel guide.” If hired, you’ll live in Iceland for three months, travel across North America and Europe, and document your adventures for WOW Air — all to the tune of $4,500 per month. You’ll be able to bring a friend, the airline says, and he or she will be paid, as well. The job consists of creating vlogs and Instagram stories while exploring all that the […]

  • Family says Delta employees tied woman with MS to wheelchair

    ATLANTA – Family of a woman with multiple sclerosis are speaking out after they say Delta employees bound her to a wheelchair with a blanket hard enough that it left bruises. Maria Saliagas needs special straps to help her sit up straight during flights, so her son, Nathan Saliagas, got in touch with the airline to make arrangements before Saliagas’ annual trip from Atlanta to Europe, according to WSB-TV. When she got to the gate Apr. 1 before the flight […]

  • ‘Double Dare’ is coming back to Nickelodeon

    After a brief flirtation with resurrection, Nickelodeon’s “Double Dare” is back – for real, this time. The game show favorite will return to the network this summer to give “a new generation of kids the chance to compete in the messiest and most physically challenging competition of their lives,” Nickelodeon announced Wednesday. The decision to bring the series back comes about a year and a half after Nickelodeon paid tribute to the game show with a 30th Anniversary special.  “Double Dare” […]

  • Package thief realizes he’s on video, tries to take doorbell camera

    TRACY, Calif. – A porch pirate in Tracy, California tried unsuccessfully to steal a doorbell camera after taking the homeowners’ package. The video shows the thief helping himself to the homeowner’s delivery before noticing there was a camera. He tries unsuccessfully to pry the camera off the wall before making his way to a waiting car. “It’s kind of pointless to a certain extent because a lot of these devices store to the cloud,” Tracy Police Captain Alex Neicu told […]

  • Woman who claimed God told her to kidnap child gets punched in face by child’s father

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is facing kidnapping charges after she claims God told her to grab a child. “You would never think it would happen to you until it really does,” the boy’s father, Jerome Robinson, told WREG. Robinson told police a woman grabbed his 5-year-old son on Monday while he was walking him to Treadwell Elementary School in Memphis around 8 a.m. “This woman pulled up and grabbed my son. She asked him, ‘Are you safe? This is […]

  • Bow-legged rescue puppy gets new lease on life with special family

    SAN DIEGO – A German Shepherd-mix puppy who was so badly bow-legged that he couldn’t walk has come a long way since veterinarians began treating him at a California animal shelter, and now he has a permanent home. Antilles the rescue dog has definitely had his share of trials, but his luck changed when he was brought to the Helen Woodward Animal Center on March 1, according to KSWB.  A birth defect and possible overfeeding left his furry little legs extremely […]

  • Deaf Publix worker says shopper punched her when she didn’t respond

    MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – An employee at a Publix supermarket in Virginia said she was stunned when a shopper punched her while apparently trying to get her attention Saturday. Liberty Gratz, who is deaf and has some vision loss, told WRIC, “All of a sudden, I felt some woman hit me in my back.” With her mother, Jeanette Gratz, translating, Liberty said she was trying to straighten some items on a shelf near the ground when she felt the blow. “She […]

  • Children escape through second-story window after father opens fire

    HAWLEY, Pa. — A father of three is behind bars after troopers say he started shooting inside his home in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, sending family members scrambling for safety. State police say Shawn Birtel, 47, pulled a gun and started firing in the early morning hours on Tuesday while his three children were inside. Birtel’s kids and their friends, who were home at the time, escaped through a second-floor window around 2 a.m., according to WNEP. An emergency ladder could […]

  • Ohio officer apologizes to firefighter with ‘Sorry I tased you’ cake

    MAINEVILLE, Ohio – A police officer in Ohio who accidentally shocked a firefighter with a Taser has made amends with cake. The Hamilton Township Police Department in Maineville, Ohio, outside Cincinnati, posted the story on its Facebook page on Saturday. “Ofc. Workman was assisting our FD on an EMS call. When they arrived at the hospital an altercation ensued with the patient in the life squad,” the post read. The police department said Workman used her Taser to subdue the person […]

  • Police find gun, tarp, duct tape in car of man who left notes seeking to buy girls’ underwear

    TUKWILA, Wash.  —  A man who had left notes at Washington State bus stops seeking to buy underage girls’ underwear showed up for a meeting with an undercover detective with a gun, machete, hatchet, tarp, duct tape and camera, the King County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Darren Frederick Jones, a  42-year-old man identified as a Boeing employee, was arrested last Wednesday and charged with child sex-related crimes. He has been released on $50,000 bail, according to KCPQ. The investigation began when high school […]

  • Walmart customer goes viral after using intercom to ask for help

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. — A video of a Kentucky man using Walmart’s intercom system to ask for help has gone viral. Forrest Hunter posted the video to Facebook on Friday and it already has 39,000 shares and 1.9 million views as of Tuesday afternoon. The video, captioned “When you get sick of waiting on somebody at Walmart,” shows Hunter in the sporting goods section of the store. He picks up the store telephone and uses the intercom. “Customer needs assistance in […]

  • Florida police try using dead man’s finger to unlock cellphone

    CLEARWATER, Fla. – Florida police have raised eyebrows by showing up at a funeral home and trying to use a dead man’s finger to access his phone, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Victoria Armstrong was at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home in Clearwater when two detectives showed up and held the hands of her fiance, Linus Phillip, to the fingerprint sensor on his phone. “I just felt so disrespected and violated,” Armstrong says. The unlocking attempt failed, but police—who shot and killed Phillip […]