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  • Mom finds pictures of her kids on stranger’s Facebook profile

    ARCHDALE, N.C. (WGHP) – A simple scroll on Facebook took a concerning turn for a mother from North Carolina. Becky Smith said she was not expecting to see a portrait of her three kids used on someone’s profile, according to WGHP. She said a man who lives nearly 300 miles away used a picture of her kids as his own profile picture. She didn’t know him at all and found it very creepy. “My mouth dropped and I’m like am I […]

  • Woman charged after extremely malnourished teen found weighing only 26 pounds

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. (WPMT) – A Pennsylvania woman is in custody after a 16-year-old in her care was found to be severely malnourished to the point where the teen weighed only 26 pounds. Elisabet Estrada, 41, is facing aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children charges for her role in the incident. On October 24, 2019, police received an investigation request from Franklin County Children and Youth Services regarding a 16-year-old that had been admitted to Hershey Medical Center […]

  • Late firefighter husband leaves Christmas Day message of love for wife

    DENVER — A firefighter who recently passed away after battling cancer left a  gift of a lifetime to his wife and family. That gift was given to Chief Troy Jackson’s widow on Christmas Day. It brought her and her children to tears. It was made possible through an ethical will, which contains recordings and letters to loved ones. Troy and Lori Jackson’s story begins in the 1980s, when they were high school sweethearts. She swore he looked like Superman. That young man […]

  • Man dies after being attacked by his rooster on their way to a cockfight

    An Indian man has died after a tussle with his rooster — on their way to a cockfight. Saripalli Chanavenkateshwaram Rao, 50, was hit in the neck with a blade tied to the rooster’s claw on January 15. A police spokesman told CNN the father of three was taken to hospital, where he later died from a stroke. Rao, who lived in Pragadavaram village in southern India’s Andhra Pradesh state, was a regular at local cockfights, and was on his […]

  • Finance classes to be required for students to graduate from NC high schools

    HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP)— Finance classes will be required for students to graduate from North Carolina high schools starting in the next school year, according to North Carolina’s Education Board, WLOS reports. The classes will reportedly start with the freshman class. “Writing a check, getting a mortgage, absolutely. And credit — good credit, bad credit,” Pisgah High School teacher Tiffany Turner said. Turner is going to be teaching an economics and personal finance class. “This is a great way for them, […]

  • Texting scam disguises itself as delivery notification from Amazon, FedEx

    There’s a new scam to watch out for. This time it’s a texting scam that disguises itself as a delivery notification from companies like Amazon and FedEx, according to How to Geek. Within the text, there will be a link that takes you to a fake Amazon page that offers you to take a “free survey.” The survey will then ask for your credit card information to pay for shipping, and it will automatically sign you up to receive a […]

  • A 3-year-old boy just became the youngest member of high IQ society Mensa UK

    (CNN) – A 3-year-old Malaysian boy living in the UK has become the youngest member to join Mensa UK, the largest and oldest international high IQ society in the world, Mensa officials said. Muhammad Haryz Nadzim was invited to join Mensa after meeting with a psychologist and scoring 142 on the Stanford-Binet IQ test, placing him in the 99.7th percentile, his mother, Nur Anira Asyikin, told CNN. “Well done to Haryz on his invitation to join Mensa,” John Stevenage, the chief executive […]

  • Husband serenades his wife in moving video as she battles brain cancer

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – You don’t have to listen too long to notice there’s something special happening. Newlyweds Ray and Roslyn Singleton are on a journey they never expected but found a way to embrace. “To me, cancer is a blessing because it’s my way of telling people that no matter what it is, it’s going to be OK,” Roslyn told WSOC. Roslyn noticed changes with her health while she was serving in the Navy in 2008. By 2013, before she’d […]

  • Theme park faces uproar after forcing pig to bungee jump

    Editor’s Note: The details of this story are disturbing. CHONGQING, China (WTVO) — A Chinese theme park has sparked outrage after workers pushed a pig off a 223-foot platform and forced it to bungee jump. The incident was part of a publicity stunt to promote a new attraction. Video, taken at the Meixin Red Wine Town theme park, shows the pig wearing a cape and being pushed off the tower screaming. It’s legs are tied during the event. Local media […]

  • Shifting tarp exposes dead body months after New Orleans Hard Rock collapse

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Grisly photos surfaced on social media appearing to show the legs of a New Orleans Hard Rock collapse victim whose body was uncovered when a tarp shifted. The graphic photos were posted to Twitter on Tuesday. Several floors of the partially-built French Quarter hotel crashed down on each other Oct. 12, sending a large portion of the building toppling down onto Canal Street. Three people died and dozens were hurt. WGNO reached out to Mayor LaToya […]

  • It’s going to be so cold in South Florida there’s a chance of falling iguanas

    MIAMI (Tribune Media Wire) – Chilly with a chance of … falling iguanas? With temperatures in South Florida set to take a rare drop into the 40s in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach, and into the 30s near the gulf coast, the National Weather Service is warning that the cold air may cause the reptiles to stiffen and fall. “This isn’t something we usually forecast, but don’t be surprised if you see iguanas falling from the trees tonight as […]

  • Texas family sued over playscape for terminally-ill son

    GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A Georgetown family faces a lawsuit over a playscape they built on their property. Their next-door neighbors filed the suit, claiming the structure was not built with the proper approval. When three-year-old Colton Costa learned he could pick which playscape his parents would buy, he went for the largest one — with the most slides. “We’re trying to live in the now because the future is very scary with this kind of diagnosis,” said Colton’s mother, […]

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