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  • ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant loses nearly everything, wins with just $1

    A “Jeopardy!” contestant eked out an unlikely victory Tuesday after losing nearly all of his money on the last question. Manny Abell, a naval officer from Lacey, Washington was the first to answer Alex Trebek’s question: “What country bordered the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf?” 2017 keeps delivering. pic.twitter.com/8avr0zCZl9 — Jason Sparks (@sparksjls) October 17, 2017 Abell, the returning champion, lost $999 of his $1,000 with the incorrect guess “Iraq.” With just a dollar left, things looked grim for […]

  • The 10 highest paying industries in the U.S.

    Despite record low unemployment rates, American wage growth has remained fairly stagnant. Across all industries, real earnings have increased just 2.5% this year, only slightly outpacing inflation. This is not good news for the average American worker who has been coping with stagnant wages for nearly 40 years. However, employees in certain industries are faring far better than average. To figure out which industries are dishing out the largest paychecks, ConsumersAdvocate.org analyzed the latest BLS employment and wage report. It’s […]

  • Gordon Hayward suffers gruesome ankle fracture in 1st game as Celtic

    CLEVELAND – Less than six minutes into the first game of the season, NBA player Gordon Hayward fractured his left ankle in a gruesome-looking fall, the Boston Celtics confirmed. Hayward, in his debut with the Celtics, appeared to have jumped and landed on his leg at an angle. After falling, Hayward remained on the ground, and can be seen grimacing in pain, his foot pointing at an awkward angle. The Celtics were playing in Cleveland, and the fall happened in […]

  • ‘Fearless’ goat-herding dog Odin refuses to leave flock amid California wildfires

    SANTA ROSA, California — A goat-herding dog is receiving attention after it stayed by a flock of goats amid the California wildfires last week. The dog’s owner Roland Tembo Hendel detailed his courageous dog’s act in a lengthy Facebook post. “By 11:10 we could see the first of the flames across the valley. By 11:15 they were growing larger and the winds went mad. We had loaded up the dogs and cats, but Odin, our stubborn and fearless Great Pyrenees would […]

  • Man admits to drowning 6-year-old boy with autism, leaving body in dumpster

    LYNNWOOD, Washington — A 19-year-old man admitted to drowning a 6-year-old Washington state boy with autism and leaving his body in a dumpster, officials said Tuesday. The suspect, from Kerville, Texas, but believed to be a family member, was booked into the Snohomish County Jail for first-degree murder. He is not being identified because he has not been formally charged with a crime. The body of Dayvid Pakko was found early Tuesday at the apartment complex where the boy’s family […]

  • Boy falls into deep sleep for 11 days, baffling doctors

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A 7-year-old Kentucky boy fell into a deep, 11-day sleep and doctors can’t explain why, WDRB reports. Amy Shaw said she and her son Wyatt were at a wedding and Wyatt was the life of the party. After the wedding, she expected the 7-year-old to be tired, but couldn’t have expected what happened next. Wyatt fell asleep and wouldn’t wake up for 11 days. He has been a patient at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville since the […]

  • House fire may have saved man’s life after discovery at hospital

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio – A couple driving home helped save an elderly man from his burning home. But, in an unexpected twist, it appears losing his home might have actually saved the man’s life. Around 7:30 Thursday evening, Lloyd and Tina Pfahler encountered a North Ridgeville house engulfed in flames. “On the way home, we saw this big ball of smoke, and as we came around the corner, you could see the flames shooting out of the garage,” explained Tina Pfahler. […]

  • ‘I was shaking’: Woman says driver followed her home in confrontation caught on video

    LOS ANGELES – A Southern California woman says a man she had encountered at the grocery store followed her home and behaved aggressively, causing her to fear for the safety of her family. Tiana Neiviller told KTLA the frightening encounter happened after she left a West Hills shopping center. Neiviller, who is part of a neighborhood watch group on Facebook, says a man became angry because she snapped a photo of his car. She said she recognized the vehicle from prior […]

  • Student brings loaded gun on elementary school field trip

    COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Virginia – Police have arrested a man after a child brought a loaded gun to school Tuesday, according to WTVR. The Lakeview Elementary students were on the bus, headed to a scheduled field trip when “a school employee observed a firearm in a child’s pants pocket,” a Colonial Heights Police spokesperson said. Police said the gun was immediately taken away and the employee brought the child back to school. The gun was loaded, but there was no bullet […]

  • Chip and Joanna Gaines of ‘Fixer Upper’ want you to know they’re good

    You can stop worrying about whether Chip and Joanna Gaines are splitting up. The HGTV stars made their first TV appearance Tuesday on “Today” since announcing that they would end their show “Fixer Upper” after season 5. Chip Gaines said the decision was a precautionary step to preserving their 14-year marriage. “For us the most important thing in the world is Jo and I’s relationship followed very quickly by these four beautiful kids,” he said. “We didn’t want to push […]

  • Florida man killed girlfriend’s son, then pawned her stuff, police say

    MIAMI — A 31-year-old man is accused of fatally beating his girlfriend’s 17-month-old son—then stealing her belongings and pawning them off while she was at the hospital with the dying toddler. David Earl Vickers called 911 on Aug. 21st to report the boy, Luca Sholey, was unresponsive and not breathing, the Miami Herald reports. After two days in the hospital, Luca was declared brain-dead from “injuries … consistent with child abuse,” per a police statement cited by People; he died Aug. 25th as […]

  • Florida man kills family friend for ‘trying to pick up’ his imaginary girlfriend

    PORT RICHEY, Fla. — A Florida man fired shots at police after he killed a family friend who he believed was flirting with his imaginary girlfriend, according to WTVT. Brian Disario, 30, shot and killed his mother’s friend because he said the man was flirting with his girlfriend. “The suspect, Brian Desario, believed that the mom’s friend — who is the victim in this case — was trying to pick up Brian’s girlfriend and hit on Brian’s girlfriend,” Sheriff Chris Nocco said during […]