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  • Baby born in Maine on 9/19/19 at 9:19 a.m. measuring 19 inches long

    LEWISTON, Maine — A baby born in Maine on Sept. 19, 2019, came into the world at exactly 9:19 a.m., WMTW reports. Madison Smithgall was born at Lewiston’s Central Maine Medical Center. “The doctor asked one of the nurses, ‘Hey, what time is it?’ And they were like it’s 9:18 right now and then her head ended up popping out just before it was 9:20 so it was 9:19 in the morning right when she came out,” dad Andrew Smithgall told […]

  • Kentucky girl dies on 9th birthday in ‘freak’ accident while riding bike

    HODGENVILLE, Ky. – A girl died while riding her bike on her birthday Tuesday in what authorities called a “freak accident.” Charlene “Charlie” Sipes, 9, was cycling along a rural road not far from her southern Kentucky home when police say she fell, causing one of the handbrakes to sever an artery in her neck, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. Larue County Sheriff Russell McCoy told WDRB that Charlie’s mother found the girl roughly 200 feet from their house. She […]

  • Armed veteran confronts home invasion suspect, who fires back: ‘I’ve got a gun too, you SOB.'”

    ENID, Okla. – An Oklahoma homeowner and Army veteran says he wasn’t frightened, just aggravated when he grabbed his gun to confront a man who slipped into his residence around 5 a.m. Friday. Kenneth Fischaber said he woke up to what sounded like a “heard of cattle” upstairs in one of his bedrooms. “I’m looking, and there’s stuff just scattered everywhere. I hear this, he says something, and he cursed,” Fischaber told KFOR. “I look and he threw something at my […]

  • Video shows SUV plowing through Illinois mall as shoppers scatter; driver in custody

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Police took a driver into custody after an SUV smashed its way through a suburban Illinois mall Friday afternoon, sending panicked shoppers running for safety and leaving a gaping hole in the doors of a Sears store. Police rushed to the Woodfield Mall in Schaumberg around 2:30 p.m. after witnesses said a black SUV drove through Sears, striking several kiosks. The incident took place on the lower level of the mall. A video posted to Twitter shows a black SUV driving […]

  • ‘Iowa legend’: Man featured on Busch can after giving ‘beer money’ from viral fundraiser to hospital

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Carson King is getting what he originally wanted and something he didn’t expect — his face on a beer can — after his sign on ESPN’s College GameDay last Saturday sparked a fundraiser that has netted hundreds of thousands of dollars for a good cause. After King’s sign requesting money for Busch Light went viral he decided to donate the money to the University of Iowa Stead Children’s Hospital, which as of 10:15 a.m. Friday had […]

  • After a 140 mph chase, Indiana man tells police he didn’t think their cruisers could catch his 2002 Acura

    LAKE COUNTY, Ind. -– Police arrested an Indiana man after they say he led them on a 140-mile per hour chase. A trooper was sitting stationary on the shoulder of EB I-80/94 when he clocked a 2002 Acura traveling 116 miles per hour in a zone where the speed limit is 55 miles per hour. The driver increased his speed as the trooper pulled out to catch up with the Acura. The Acura sped up to 140 miles per hour, and […]

  • Man decorates shelter dog’s room and moves in to get her adopted

    MERRIAM, Kan. — A Kansas man determined to get a shelter dog a new home decided to decorate her room and move in with her. Queen is a 3-year-old terrier mix currently available for adoption at Great Plains SPCA in Merriam, Kansas. Although Queen is in good hands with shelter staff, she has been getting a bit lonely not having a home of her own. That’s where Scott Poore came in. Poore has dedicated his life to helping homeless animals through […]

  • One man is paying $34 million to wipe out a graduating class’ college debt

    ATLANTA — Billionaire Robert Smith has made good on his promise to pay off the student loan debt of the entire 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College by donating $34 million to the historically black men’s school in Atlanta. In May, Smith stunned students, their parents, and school officials when he announced his offer during commencement. His multi-million-dollar donation will be distributed through the school’s new Student Success Program. In addition to paying off the debt of the 2019 graduates, […]

  • Ohio woman arrested after reportedly admitting to striking child who later died, not calling 911

    TOLEDO, Ohio — An Ohio woman has been arrested after reportedly admitting to striking a 5-year-old who later died, WTVG reported. According to WTVG, the Toledo Fire Department responded to multiple calls of an unconscious child who had fallen off a bed. They administered life-saving measures before taking the child to the hospital where he later died. Court documents said medical professionals told law enforcement the child’s injuries were not consistent with a fall. Police said interviews with Yisenya Flores […]

  • 88-year-old widow violently robbed of thousands she saved for late husband’s gravestone

    NEW YORK CITY — Police are looking for a man accused of attacking and robbing a woman in her Manhattan apartment, stealing thousands she had saved up to buy a headstone for her late husband’s grave. Just before noon Saturday, Maximina Osorio was arriving home at her apartment, when the unidentified man grabbed her from behind after she unlocked her door, police said. Police identified Osorio as being 89 years old, but she later told WPIX she is 88. Authorities […]

  • Oklahoma doctor, employees charged with giving patients illegal opioid prescriptions

    TULSA, Okla. – A federal grand jury has indicted an Oklahoma doctor and two employees for conspiring to illegally distribute prescription opioids to patients. Officials said 66-year-old Dr. Christopher V. Moses, 49-year-old Melisa D. Million and 54-year-old Kay Speir were all charged with drug conspiracy and aiding and abetting each other to distribute Oxcodone, Fentanyl, Carisoprodol, Clonazepam, Morphine Sulfate, Hydrocodone and Tramadol. According to court documents, prosecutors allege three patients died as a result of opioids prescribed by Dr. Moses. […]

  • Mom furious after discovering school’s plan to put desk for son with autism in bathroom

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A woman is furious with the Bellingham School District because of how she says they treated her son. Danielle Goodwyn says her 11-year-old son Lucas has special needs and requires a quiet learning environment.  She says she received a shock this week when she went into her son’s classroom at Whatcom Middle School. “The teacher informed us that he would be studying in the bathroom,” she told KCPQ. In a photo that Goodwyn took, a desk is seen […]

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