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  • Lottery winner claims jackpot wearing ‘Scream’ mask to hide identity

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Some lottery winners want to remain anonymous but one person is going viral for taking that to a whole new level. The winner of the $158.4 million prize (around $1.2 million in U.S. currency) Super Lotto jackpot wore a mask from the 1996 horror movie “Scream” to pick up his grand prize last week, Loop reports. The winner was only identified as A. Campbell and waited 54 days to claim the ticket. A lottery winner wore a Scream […]

  • Illinois firefighter with Down syndrome quits department over bullying

    SANDOVAL, Illinois – An Illinois volunteer firefighter with Down syndrome says he quit the department because he was bullied. Jason Eagan, 33, became a volunteer firefighter in Sandoval in 2016. There was debate when he first applied, but he passed the physical test and completed all the paperwork so the fire department could not refuse him. Eagan’s sister Kristin Sian wrote on her Facebook account Thursday that Eagan quit due to harassment. She says that several firefighters allegedly made fun of Eagan, […]

  • Video shows mountain lion chase deer into backyard pool of California home

    GLENDALE, California – A Glendale family’s surveillance camera captured a wild encounter between a mountain lion and deer in their backyard pool, according to KTLA. Rachel Wong and her husband knew something strange had happened at their backyard pool in the Whiting Woods area of Glendale overnight when they saw things were amiss the next morning. They checked their surveillance footage Thursday morning and saw that there had in fact been a prowler – but not the kind you’d expect. […]

  • Bingo brawl at nursing home prompts police response

    RIDEAU LAKES, Ontario – A bingo game at a long-term care facility in Canada devolved into a brawl Tuesday afternoon, forcing police to respond, according to CBC News. The scrum at the senior home started with a disagreement between two women – a 79-year-old and the other 86 – over a chair, according to Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police Const. Sandra Barr. The two women, residents at an unidentified facility in Rideau Lakes, Ontario, had reportedly claimed the same chair […]

  • Man arrested after dead mother’s burned body found in closet of New York home

    **Warning: This story has graphic details that may be disturbing to some** NEW YORK — A man has been arrested after police found the burned body of his mother in the closet of a New York City home. When officers entered the home, they found the man’s 67-year-old mother dead inside the closet, hanging upside down with multiple stab wounds to the chest, sources told WPIX. Police say her body had been lit on fire. Police went to an apartment on […]

  • Man who spent six weeks in coma returns home to celebrate Christmas in February

    SAN DIEGO – A California man who spent six weeks in a coma returned home Wednesday to celebrate Christmas in February with all of his neighbors, according to KSWB. Ryan Caine went to the hospital with flu-like symptoms on December 10. Soon after, he was diagnosed with pneumonia that went septic, his family said. Caine was placed in the intensive care unit where he stayed for nearly six weeks. “His whole body was in a paralytic state and was completely […]

  • Image on back of truck showing bound and gagged woman sparks outrage

    FENTON, Mo. – An image on the back of a truck in Missouri has a lot of people talking. It shows a woman restrained and scantily dressed. While some are offended by the image, the man who bought it and put the tailgate wrap on his truck says people are overreacting. In the picture, a woman has her hands and feet bound and her mouth gagged. Susan Cunningham saw it as she was driving on Highway 141. “It was offensive. […]

  • Hooters: Shred your ex’s photo and get 10 free wings when you buy 10

    Hooters has brought back it’s “Shred Your Ex” promotion for Valentine’s Day. “Hooters is inviting both heartbreakers and the heartbroken to enjoy some comfort food this Valentine’s Day by burning, burying, ripping or shredding a picture of their ex to earn 10 free boneless wings with the purchase of 10 wings,” the company said in a statement. Those who wish to participate can use shredders provided at participating restaurants or virtually at The deal is only valid on Valentine’s Day […]

  • ‘Anti-natalist’ suing parents for having him without his consent

    MUMBAI, India —  A 27-year-old from India who’s suing his parents based on the philosophy of anti-natalism. According to the New Yorker, anti-natalists believe that life is so bad or painful, that human beings should stop having children for reasons of compassion, claiming its better to have not been born than experience the harm of coming into existence. Raphael Samuel, of Mumbai, India is suing his parents under this pretense.  He reportedly doesn’t think they had the right to force him […]

  • Iowa mom gets life sentence in death of baby found in maggot-infested diaper

    Warning: This story contains graphic and disturbing details LE MARS, Iowa — A northeast Iowa mother will spend the rest of her life behind bars after being found guilty Wednesday in the death of her baby son. A Plymouth County jury found 21-year-old Cheyanne Harris guilty of first-degree murder and child endangerment resulting in death. Her son, Sterling, was found dead in a child swing in August of 2017 in his parents’ Alta Vista apartment. He was wearing a maggot-infested […]

  • Veterinarian sentenced in NYC to 6 years in prison for smuggling liquid heroin in puppies

    NEW YORK – A Colombian veterinarian who surgically implanted heroin in the bodies of live puppies to smuggle the drug in the United States received his sentence in a New York City courtroom Wednesday. Judge Sterling Johnson Jr. sentenced 39-year-old Andres Lopez Elorez to 72 months in prison, after which he will be deported, according to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office. “Every dog has its day, and with today’s sentence, Elorez has been held responsible for […]

  • Woman who helped find shelter for homeless during polar vortex gets $50,000 on ‘Ellen’ show

    LOS ANGELES — A Chicago woman who led an effort to get hotel rooms for homeless people during the polar vortex was recognized on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show.” With the help of social media, real estate developer Candace Payne was able to book 72 rooms for five nights. She helped more than 120 people. Ellen DeGeneres surprised her with two checks from Walmart, totaling $50,000. Payne says she will use the money for her new non-profit to provide homeless people […]

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