Concert collapse: fans injured at Backstreet Boys concert

THACKERVILLE, OK– Backstreet Boys were back and then just like that, they were gone. The 90’s hit boy band was set to perform in at the WinStar Casino Oklahoma on Saturday but a strong storm swept the area causing a structure to collapse right before they hit the stage. Officials say the storms came through fast. “They notified patrons in the area who were standing outside the concert venue waiting in line for it to open. That they need to seek […]

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Teen who pushed ‘friend’ off bridge is now facing jail time

PORTLAND, OR– She says she thought it was a harmless joke. “She had asked me to give her a push and I didn’t think about the consequences I thought she’d be fine,” Taylor Smith told Good Morning America. But now 18-year-old Taylor Smith is being charged with reckless endangerment after she pushed her friend 16-year-old Jordan Holgerson off a bridge in Washington State. “I have five broken ribs. There’s air bubbles in my chest. I could have died easily.” said […]

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Adorable, high maintenance fat cat Bruno seeks a permanent home

MORTON GROVE, Ill. — A fat cat in the Chicago suburbs is getting a lot of attention after a shelter posted an adoption ad describing the unique feline. Bruno came to Wright-Way Rescue in Morton Grove in April and has been stealing hearts ever since, according to the shelter at 5915 N. Lincoln Ave. The 7-year-old polydactyl cat tips the scale at 25 pounds. He likes to walk on his hind legs and is described as “a chatty kitty” who meows often and likes […]

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Houston family says funeral home cremated woman by mistake, gave ashes to wrong family

HOUSTON — A Texas family is suing a funeral home accused of cremating a woman who was supposed to be buried, then giving her ashes to another family. Roberta Salazar’s relatives say the 79-year-old helped plan her own funeral, down to the dress she would wear. Instead of embalming Salazar’s body, however, they say Grace Funeral Home in Victoria not only cremated her — but gave the remains to the wrong family who then buried the ashes, thinking they were burying […]

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Doctor caught watching child porn at work will get his license back

SAN DIEGO – A former San Diego Kaiser doctor who was caught watching child porn at work will have his license reinstated, according to KGTV. The news of the reinstatement became available this week, in documents provided by the California Medical Board. Former psychiatrist Mark Zweifach went in front of the board three weeks ago for a hearing on reinstating his license. A video of the hearing recently became available to the public. For the first time on-camera, Zweifach describes […]

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Cards Against Humanity is hiring! Get paid to write new cards from home

CHICAGO – Calling all fans of Cards Against Humanity – the makers of the “party game for horrible people” are looking for writers. The job pays $40 an hour and the lucky new contributor will be able to work remotely, according to the Cards Against Humanity post. For those who haven’t played, the game consists of white cards that players use to fill in the same blank created by one of the black cards. The combination can be silly, vile, shocking […]

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105-year-old veteran of three wars finally receives college diploma

SAN DIEGO – Centenarian Bill Vogt celebrated a date 83 years in the making Thursday, finally receiving his diploma from San Diego State University. Vogt is the last remaining SDSU student to have attended classes at the school’s old campus in University Heights, and though he graduated in 1935, he never received his printed diploma. That changed Thursday, when the 105-year-old was presented with a diploma at SDSU’s alumni center. The certificate, retro-dated to Feb. 1, 1935, lists his area […]

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Man battling aggressive cancer gets final wish of one last motorcycle ride

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – At 57 years old, Craig Brunner says many of his favorite memories took place on his bike. “I just miss being on the motorcycle, miss our trips, miss that open air,” his wife, Diane Brunner, told WDAF. After being diagnosed with an aggressive cancer, he was forced to stay off his motorcycle. But he wanted one last ride. On Thursday night, Crossroads Hospice and Worth Harley Davidson helped grant his wish. Brunner joined his wife back […]

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Vets use fish skin to treat bear cub burned in California wildfire

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Veterinarians at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife used tilapia skins to help heal a black bear’s paws that were burned in the Carr Fire. “She was lying in a tiny little patch of ground that was the only piece that wasn’t burned. Everything around her was burned,” CDFW veterinarian Deana Clifford told KTXL. The bear’s paw pads were burnt raw. If she were a dog or a cat, veterinarians would put new bandages on […]

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Firefighters rescue 14-year-old dog from sinkhole in Pennsylvania

OLD FORGE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania fire department came to the rescue of a dog that fell into a sinkhole. A firefighter from Old Forge was lowered down and pulled Damon, a 14-year-old Husky, out of that hole Thursday afternoon. Tom Borthwick of Old Forge told WNEP he was surprised to see the hole that had opened up on his family’s property, and even more surprised when he got close to the edge and saw his son’s dog at the […]

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