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  • That $50 Lowe’s Mother’s Day coupon on Facebook is a scam

    A Facebook scam that has do with Lowe’s Home Improvement is making the rounds … again. The post being circulated claims that Lowe’s is offering $50 off coupons for Mother’s Day. After clicking on the post to claim your coupon, you are taken to what appears to be an official Lowe’s survey site (pay close attention to the URL in your browser’s address bar). In reality, this page is a fake and the survey is designed to steal your information. Here’s what […]

  • Twin girls who gained national attention for their different skin colors celebrate 1st birthday

    Happy first birthday to two unique sisters! Twin girls from Illinois — Kalani and Jarani Dean — turned 1 on Sunday, a year after their birth received widespread attention. Kalani has light skin and blue eyes, and Jarani has dark skin and brown eyes. The girls’ parents are Whitney Meyer and Tomas Dean, from Quincy, Illinois. Since the girls were born, Meyer has been posting pictures of the sisters and their family gained national attention. Meyer is white and Dean is black, which […]

  • Doritos sends teens to prom in style after hearing about ‘cheesy’ promposal

    NEWTON, Kan. — Four Kansas teens rode to prom in style after a popular chip company heard how one of the boys creatively used their product to ask a friend to prom. In March Shaedon Wedel asked his best friend’s little sister, who has down syndrome to prom. During the promposal he was wearing a Doritos T-shirt that said, “I know I’m NACHO typical Dorito but…I’m going to be cheesy and ask: will you go to prom with me?” Doritos are […]

  • Man keeping wife company during cancer battle becomes viral photo

    A touching photo of a husband taking care of his wife during her cancer battle is going viral online. The photo was tweeted by California teen Mackenna Newman, according to BuzzFeed. Her mom Marci was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in October and had to be isolated during her radiation treatment last week. But that didn’t stop Mackenna’s dad Jon from trying to get as close to her as possible. “My mom has to stay in her room in isolation for her cancer radiation so […]

  • Recall: Possible ‘golf ball materials’ in frozen hash browns; recall includes Roundy’s Brand in Wisconsin

    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 […]

  • Video shows flight attendant telling passenger ‘hit me’ following stroller incident; American Airlines 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 […]

  • 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 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 using […]

  • NFL schedule 2017: These are the must-watch games for each week

    Oh glorious day! Ring the bells! Release the doves! Pop the champagne! The 2017 NFL schedule is here! No other fan base celebrates the release of is schedule quite like NFL fans, who were glued to TVs, websites and social media Thursday night when the “who, when and where” was bestowed upon the masses by the National Football League. The season officially kicks off on Thursday, September 7 when the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots host the Kansas […]

  • ‘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 […]

  • Man who snapped viral ‘This is my America’ photo receiving death threats

    BROOKLYN — A viral photo captured aboard a New York City train features a Hasidic couple who scooted over to give a Muslim woman enough room to nurse her child. Brooklyn resident Jackie Summers called his photo “my America.” “With the climate that we’re living in – politically right now – there are elements that are trying to divide us,” he told PIX11 News. “This should be how every day should be – we shouldn’t have to think whether or not someone worships […]