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  • This 94-year-old hands out chocolate bars to strangers. And people love it

    Every Saturday, Bob Williams walks into a Dollar General store in Long Grove, Iowa, and buys a box of Hershey’s milk chocolate bars. Williams hands two to the cashiers, a third to the person behind him in line and then sets off around town handing the rest out to anyone he sees. The World War II vet, retired teacher and high school football coach, 94, has been melting hearts this way around Long Grove, Iowa, for more than 10 years […]

  • Police: Man killed his parents and shot at ex-wife after getting divorce papers

    EAST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania — A Pennsylvania man shot at his ex-wife after their divorce was finalized, then drove to a retirement community and killed his parents, authorities said. After hours on the run, he was found dead early Thursday. Bruce Rogal, 59, fled the scene after killing his parents Wednesday night and was considered armed and dangerous, said District Attorney Tom Hogan of Chester County. The bullets missed his wife but hit nearby houses. No injuries were reported. He […]

  • Museum Day: Free admission to these Cleveland-area museums

    CLEVELAND — Learning something new seems like the perfect way to usher in autumn. The fall equinox takes place on Saturday, September 22. It’s also Museum Day in the United States. Nearly 1,500 US museums are participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day, when institutions in all 50 states and the District of Columbia offer free admission to anyone with a Museum Day ticket. The following museums in Northeast Ohio are participating: Cleveland History Center, Cleveland Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland David Warther […]

  • Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area

    WILMINGTON, N.C. — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff’s van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina’s governor pleaded with thousands of evacuees not to return home just yet. President Donald Trump, meanwhile, arrived in storm-ravaged North Carolina on Wednesday and helped volunteers at a church in the hard-hit coastal town of New Bern. “How’s the house?” Trump was […]

  • Police: Lone suspect in Wisconsin workplace shooting dead; 3 people hurt

      MIDDLETON, Wis.- The lone suspect in a southeast Wisconsin workplace shooting Wednesday morning has died after being shot by responding officers, according to police. Middleton Police Chief Chuck Foulkes said officers were alerted to an active shooter situation at software company WTS Paradigm around 10:25 a.m. Foulkes said the suspect was fatally shot by officers. Foulke didn’t release details about the suspect or how the attack unfolded. He said officers were still interviewing witnesses, many of whom fled the […]

  • Sony joins retro console craze, will release PlayStation Classic in time for Christmas

    It’s game on again for the original PlayStation. Sony plans to release a revamped model of the iconic gaming console, called PlayStation Classic on December 3, Sony announced Wednesday. The company said the game system will retail for $99.99. The new version is 45% smaller than the original and ditches CDs in favor of 20 pre-loaded games, including “Final Fantasy VII,” “Tekken 3” and “Wild Arms.” A complete roster of games will be announced soon, including more “fan favorites,” according to the […]

  • Trump arrives in North Carolina to survey Florence damage

    HAVELOCK, N.C.  — President Donald Trump has arrived in storm-ravaged North Carolina to take in the devastation left by Florence. Trump traveled south Wednesday as the state was still grappling with massive recovery efforts. He was heading to a briefing at a Marine Corps air station where Air Force One landed in the coastal town of Havelock, one of many communities hit by the torrential rains. Trump told reporters as he departed the White House that he will also visit […]

  • Mom facing heat after making 5th grade son wear ‘I am a bully’ shirt to school

    SPLENDORA, Texas — A mother in Texas wanted to make it clear to her young son that he was turning into a bully. According to KTRK, the woman, named only as Star, said her son was calling other kids at his school names and putting them down. So, she made the fifth-grader a T-shirt that read: “I’m a bully.” She had him wear it to school. “I’m a very old-school parent,” Star told KTRK. “I don’t coddle my children. I […]

  • Man who lost hands, feet, and part of nose to dog-related infection: ‘I’ll always love dogs’

    WEST BEND, Wisconsin — By the time Greg Manteufel, 48, reached the hospital in late June, “my face was all red and blue, and it started going down the rest of my body,” he said. “My arms, my chest, everything was changing colors,” said Manteufel, of West Bend, Wisconsin. Manteufel initially thought he had a bad case of the flu, but in his blood, doctors discovered a type of bacteria normally found in the mouths of dogs and cats. These […]

  • Details emerge in ‘extremely troubling’ slaying of Iowa State golf star

    AMES, Iowa– A homeless man charged with killing an Iowa State University golfer appeared in court Tuesday morning, and a judge set a $5 million cash-only bond. The body of Celia Barquín Arozamena, 22, was found Monday in a pond “some distance” from an unattended golf bag at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, police said. Court documents said she had been stabbed several times in the upper torso, head and neck. Ames police said she had been “assaulted.” Police have […]

  • Four people get cancer from donated organ in ‘extraordinary rare’ case

    Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains. The patients developed breast cancer years after their transplants, with three of them dying of the disease. Dr. Frederike Bemelman, professor of nephrology at the University of Amsterdam and author of the report, stressed that this is an “extremely rare” case, the first she has encountered in 20 years in the field of transplantation immunology. “There is always a small risk” of something going wrong […]

  • Michael Jordan donates $2 million for Florence relief and recovery aid

    Michael Jordan, who grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina, close to where Florence came ashore as a Category 1 hurricane, has donated $2 million to relief and recovery agencies. “It’s truly devastating for me to see the damage that Hurricane Florence is doing to my beloved home state of North Carolina and to the surrounding areas,” Jordan, who is the owner of the Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA, said last week in a statement posted on the team’s website announcing […]