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  • ‘Rage yoga’ class includes cursing and alcohol

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rage yoga is “yoga with an attitude, basically,” said Amanda Kauffman, an instructor in Kansas City. Kauffman strolled into the back room at Cinder Block Brewery Monday night, Oct. 14 with a beer in one hand and a yoga mat in the other. She was there to teach the inaugural rage yoga class in Kansas City. “It’s a little bit different than your traditional yoga,” she said. “You have dim lights. You have soft music. This […]

  • Oklahoma superintendent, ex-teacher arrested in prostitution ring bust

    RIPLEY, Okla. – The top official at a Ripley, Oklahoma school and a former school employee were caught up in a prostitution crime sting last week, authorities say. Ripley Public Schools Superintendent Kenneth Beams is accused of soliciting prostitution, and Kacey Williamson, a former teacher, faces charges of racketeering, procuring for prostitution, accessing the internet with unlawful intent, conspiracy to commit felony and proceeds from violation of a state statute. The two were arrested in “Operation Velvet Fury,” a joint effort […]

  • 10 years ago Tuesday, the ‘balloon boy hoax’ captivated America

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Only one family can claim “Balloon Boy” as their own. That’s the moniker given to Falcon Heene in October 2009 when he was just 6 years old. For nearly two hours, people around the world fixated on his fate — fearing he had floated as high as 7,000 feet in a massive helium balloon resembling a flying saucer. And nearly 10 years later, the day is still fresh on the minds of many in Colorado and […]

  • Barber gives boy with autism haircut outside to make him feel more comfortable

    MENTOR, Ohio– A potentially traumatizing haircut for a 7-year-old with autism turned into one to remember for his family thanks to a Mentor barbershop owner they say accommodated their unique request. “We try to make it an equal playing field for everybody and we try to adapt to that you know person and try to make it a personal experience for them,” said Marco Conti, the owner of Marky Fresh Barbershop. Conti said owning the largest barbershop in Mentor comes […]

  • Horse runs loose for miles on California highway before hitting Mercedes

    ENCINITAS, Calif. – A wild scene played out over the weekend when a horse got away from its owner and ran for miles down a Southern California highway. It happened Sunday morning around 11:30 a.m. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department received a call about a horse that escaped its owner near Del Mar North Beach, not far from the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The Arabian horse, named Bliss,  continued north along the road for about 30 minutes until it reached Vulcan Avenue […]

  • Family’s basement flooded with animal blood

    BAGLEY, Iowa – What sounds like a horror film scene is a disgusting reality for the Lestina family — their basement filled with nearly five inches of animal blood, fat and bones as a result of drainage from a meat locker next door. The Lestina family has lived in their home next to the Dahl’s Custom Meat Locker for 10 years but have never had major issues until recently. Nick Lestina said the ownership of the plant changed within the […]

  • Jeff Anderson sent FOX40 this photograph of a covered vehicle surrounded by crime scene tape parked near the Mount Shasta Police Department around 5 p.m. Monday.

    Police: Suspect showed up to police station with body in car, told officers he killed 3 more at his apartment

    ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Police in Northern California launched a homicide investigation Monday, Oct. 14 after a suspect told officers he had allegedly killed four people. At a news conference, Roseville Police Capt. Josh Simon said the sole suspect was in custody after showing up at the Mt. Shasta Police Department Monday in a vehicle with a body inside. The suspect also told Mt. Shasta police that he had allegedly killed people at his apartment in Roseville. The bodies of three […]

  • Firefighters calm frightened girl after crash by letting her paint their nails

    WEST POINT, Utah — A pair of firefighters have a colorful story to tell after lending a hand to a young girl at the scene of a crash, according to a Facebook post by the North Davis Fire District in West Point, Utah. On Saturday, Battalion Chief Hadley and Captain Lloyd responded to the crash. A young girl, who had been in the vehicle, was not injured but she was very scared. The two firefighters noticed she was holding fingernail […]

  • 3-legged therapy dog now needs surgery for himself

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A three-legged therapy dog who spends his free time helping others is now in need of some help of his own. Tripod Petey is a 2½-year-old, three-legged therapy dog. Possibly the only three-legged pit therapy dog in the nation. “He was run over by a car when he was somewhere between 4 and 6 months old,” Dena Newlun, Petey’s guardian, told KFOR. Petey was left to die on the side of a road in Chandler, Oklahoma. He […]

  • Allegiant Air welcomes newest flight attendant on Make-A-Wish trip to Disney World

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Make-A-Wish Michigan sent a little boy and his family to Disney World Monday. However, the moment the 5-year-old was most excited for came well before the plane touched down.  SJ Awwad said he wanted to help the flight attendants pass out snacks and drinks on his way to Orlando, so Make-A-Wish Michigan and Allegiant Airlines made it happen. The Awwad family received a surprise greeting at Gerald R. Ford International Airport complete with colorful signs, volunteers and […]

  • Patient dies after being left unattended for more than an hour in hospital’s ER waiting room

    YORK, Pa. – Officials have confirmed the death of an ER patient at WellSpan York Hospital in August after the person was left unattended in the waiting room for more than an hour. The hospital was found out of compliance with the requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Rules and Regulations for Hospitals, during an unannounced onsite monitoring visit by the Department of Health. According to the report by the Department of Health, the patient was brought into the […]

  • 3 women accused of encouraging, filming fights at North Carolina assisted living facility

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Three workers at an assisted living facility were arrested after police say they encouraged the residents to fight each other and allegedly abused two elderly women with cognitive disabilities. On June 21, police received a report of elder abuse at the Danby House assisted living facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, after workers allegedly let two residents fight each other. The police department’s Criminal Investigations Division began investigating with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. […]

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