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  • Possible ‘golf ball materials’ in frozen hash browns prompts recall

    LISLE, Ill. — An Illinois food company is recalling frozen hash browns that may have pieces of golf balls in them, according to the FDA. McCain Foods USA announced on Friday it is voluntarily recalling Harris Teeter Brand, 2 lb. Bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (UPC 007203649020) and Roundy’s Brand, 2 lb. Bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (UPC 001115055019) due to contamination issues. The company said the frozen hash brown products “may be contaminated with extraneous […]

  • Student says she was banned from class over her hair color

    CHICAGO — A student at a Chicago charter high school says she was banned from class because of her hair color, WGN reports. Daisy Chavero has been out of class for five days. The freshman at Chicago Bulls College Prep on the city’s West Side says she colored her hair red last Thursday and when she came to school she was immediately sent to detention. Daisy’s mother Angie did try to return her daughter’s hair to a more natural color by […]

  • Video: Flight attendant tells passenger ‘hit me’ following stroller incident; airline investigating

    DALLAS — Video of an altercation on an American Airlines flight Friday shows an airline employee challenging a passenger to hit him after a flight attendant violently grabbed a woman’s stroller, according to eyewitnesses. It’s unclear what happened before passengers on flight 591 from San Francisco to Dallas/Ft. Worth started recording, but video shared on Facebook shows a sobbing mother clutching a young child toward the front of the plane, asking employees to give back her stroller. According to multiple witnesses, the […]

  • ‘I was being chewed on’: Graphic video shows man attacked while saving terrier from 2 dogs

    LOS ANGELES – A caught-on-video attack by two dogs on Catalina Island in California this week left a man in the hospital and his Jack Russell terrier seriously injured. Two dogs attacked a smaller dog and the animal’s owner when he tried to intervene, a dispatcher with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Avalon station told KTLA. The dispatcher described the larger dogs as pit bulls. The incident occurred Tuesday on the Avalon Pier. The adult male victim was airlifted […]

  • Attorney in rape trial: Women are ‘especially’ good liars because ‘they’re the weaker sex’

    MEMPHIS — An attorney is under fire for comments he made about women during a rape trial in which a wealthy Tennessee businessman was found not guilty Friday, according to WREG. Steve Farese, a well-known Memphis-area litigator, made the remarks while representing 51-year-old Mark Giannini, who had been accused of raping a 25-year-old woman. Giannini also faces separate charges for two other alleged rapes dating back to 2002, involving two different women. During closing statements Wednesday, Farese said, “There’s always a reason […]

  • ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ chef Paulie Giganti found dead at his Philadelphia home

    PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia chef who competed on the reality TV cooking show “Hell’s Kitchen” was found dead in his home on Thursday, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Paulie Giganti died of an accidental drug overdose, according to the paper. He was 36. The Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s office did not say what type of drug was involved. Giganti competed on the Fox reality show’s 16th season last year. He had worked as a chef for five years at a South Philadelphia […]

  • Woman says viral video showing her overdosing saved her life

    WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. – Video of a Wisconsin woman sitting unresponsive, mouth agape, as she overdosed in the driver’s seat of her car later went viral – and she credits the video with giving her a second chance at life. “I’ve always been a ‘good kid,'” Katrina Henry told WITI. “I don’t drink. I like to paint. I like to draw. I work out. I was a cheerleader throughout high school. I had an internship. I did research with my professor, and always had at least […]

  • Utah girl shot in the head during robbery: ‘I am tougher than a bullet’

    SALT LAKE CITY — Nine weeks after she was found in a dry canal with a gunshot wound to the head, Deserae Turner and her family spoke to media as the 14-year-old fighter was released from Primary Children’s Hospital Thursday. “What a great day,” said Matt Turner, Deserae’s father. “Because of the love and care of so many, we are taking our beautiful and courageous daughter home today. Nine weeks ago we did not know if this was possible, words […]

  • Woman’s English Mastiff puppy shot dozens of times with BBs and pellets

    SEYMOUR, Ind. — An Indiana woman is trying to find out who left her puppy’s skin riddled with holes from BBs and pellets – with one of the tiny projectiles even lodged underneath the dog’s eyelid. Hayden Howard says her 100-pound English Mastiff pup, named Jackson, was in her fenced-in back yard in Seymour when the attack happened sometime over the weekend. She told WXIN that Jackson, who is less than a year old, seemed to be acting like nothing was wrong Saturday. But […]

  • Utah principal accused of forcing student to sit naked in chair as punishment

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah principal is at the center of an investigation after she allegedly ordered a first grader to take off his pants as part of a punishment. The Salt Lake City School District placed Edison Elementary Principal Laurie Lacy on leave, and Salt Lake City Police have launched an investigation, following an incident that police said ended with DCFS getting involved. Police and the school district would not give exact details of the incident, but a source close […]

  • Large asteroid to pass ‘very close’ to earth – here’s how to see it

    A large asteroid is hurtling toward Earth — but there’s no need to duck and cover. The space rock, known by the very dull name of 2014 JO25 will safely fly by Earth on April 19, according to NASA. The chances of it pounding our planet and leaving us for the dead? Zero, experts say. “Although there is no possibility for the asteroid to collide with our planet, this will be a very close approach for an asteroid of this […]

  • Nintendo possibly planning a mini SNES for the holidays

    It’s April and Nintendo might be working on the hottest toy of the 2017 holiday season. According to Eurogamer, sources have confirmed Nintendo is currently working on a mini version of the Super Nintendo. The gaming system is expected to launch around the holidays. Nintendo announced last week the NES Classic Edition will be discontinued despite its popularity. The company told IGN they never planned for the NES Classic to be “an ongoing, long-term product.” According to the Eurogamer report, the development of the mini […]