Cashier helps save woman from group she says kidnapped, sexually assaulted her

WATERFORD, Calif. – Quick and decisive action from a Stanislaus County gas station cashier is being credited with helping a woman get away from suspected kidnappers who she says sexually assaulted her, according to KCRA. Savannah Pritchett was working at the Triple R Gas and Mart in Waterford around 3 p.m. on Wednesday when a young woman came in asking for help. The woman said she told her captors she needed to use the restroom and convinced them to pull over […]

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Mom warns other parents after 3-year-old locked in washing machine

CONIFER, Colo. — A Colorado mom posted a warning to parents after her 3-year-old daughter got locked inside a front-loading washing machine. Lindsey McIver of Conifer posted the warning on Facebook last week and it has since gone viral with over 270,000 shares. McIver said she was hesitant at first because she feared the “inevitable online mom-shaming” and was having a hard time reliving the traumatic experience. Ultimately, she decided it was more important for others to learn from the […]

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Target offers 15 percent off classroom supplies for teachers

MINNEAPOLIS – Target is offering teachers a 15 percent discount on select classroom supplies this summer – and the savings start Sunday. The department store announced the move in a post on their blog “A Bullseye View”: “Pssst… teachers. New this year, we’re making life a little easier for you, too, with a special 15-percent discount … For the first time, Target’s offering teachers nationwide 15 percent off select classroom supplies, from pens, pencils, crayons and markers to classroom storage and […]

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Cameras capture dog being thrown from car, abandoned at illegal dumping ‘hot spot’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police are looking for the person seen in surveillance video dumping a dog Friday morning in Kansas City. The area where it happened is a hot spot for illegal dumping – one of the worst in the city, investigators told WDAF. The dog did not appear to be injured, but it needed a lot of water due to the heat, according to those who responded to the scene said. They don’t know how old she is […]

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Alligator caught on video eating shark off South Carolina coast

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – An alligator has been caught on video eating a small shark off the coast of South Carolina. The Island Packet reported that Kristen Poillon captured the video, which shows a 7-foot alligator chomping on the bonnethead shark at Skull Creek. The alligator was out of its normal habitat and swimming in the saltwater of Skull Creek, a part of the Intracoastal Waterway, according to the paper. Locals have reportedly given the alligator the name “Charlie.” “He […]

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‘My heart is full’: Fixer Upper star Chip Gaines shares photo of 3-week-old baby boy

“Fixer Upper” star Chip Gaines shared an adorable photo Friday of baby boy Crew, with the caption “My heart is full.” Wife Joanna Gaines gave birth to Crew three weeks ago. He’s now the youngest of five siblings, joining 8-year-old Emmie Kay, 9-year-old Duke, 11-year-old Ella and 13-year-old Drake. On June 23, mother Joanna Gaines posted on Instagram: Our baby boy, Crew Gaines, is here and we couldn’t be more in love. He made an unexpected (and speedy) entrance into […]

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Jackpot winner who put nephew’s name on ticket ‘for good luck’ now says she’ll sue him

MARGAREE FORKS, Nova Scotia – It appeared to be a joyous photo op: a 57-year-old Nova Scotia woman and her 19-year-old nephew holding up a check for $1.2 million Canadian ($900,000) they’d won in a fundraising event that helped fire departments around Margaree Forks. But per the CBC, the presser Thursday went downhill soon after the shutter clicked as Barbara Reddick said she’d be taking Tyrone MacInnis to court for his half of the money. “Tyrone is getting nothing,” says Reddick, […]

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They thought a squirrel was eating their tomatoes. But it was the mailman

When their tomatoes began disappearing, a family in Montreal assumed it was the work of a squirrel. But when they checked their security camera, they saw the tomato thief was none other than their mailman. Now, they want an apology. Rob Morin told CNN that he and his wife regularly grow fruit in hanging baskets outside their home in the Mount Royal neighborhood and said he expected the culprit to be a squirrel. “Each year we hang out tomatoes and […]

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‘Miracle’ baby born at just 24 weeks celebrates his first birthday

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Kaio Doxey has come a long way over the past year. Born at 24 weeks at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, the micro-premie, who weighed a little more than a can of soda, turned one on July 7, according to East Idaho News. For the first few days of life, Kaio lived second-by-second and fought to live. He gained weight, became stronger and was called a “miracle” baby. Four months after his birth, went home. He […]

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Women accused of punching, stabbing Applebee’s waitress, then stealing her tips

McDONOUGH, Ga. – Police are looking for four women they say brutally attacked a waitress at a Georgia Applebee’s. The server was working at the restaurant, located at 815 Industrial Blvd. in McDonough, when she was assaulted Tuesday evening. The group punched the waitress repeatedly, and one of the women stabbed her before they stole the victim’s tip money, according to McDonough Police Department officials.  The women are also accused of damaging property, but police didn’t specify what was damaged. […]

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