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Set of quintuplets mark milestone first birthday

Set of quintuplets mark milestone first birthday

A set of quintuplets just celebrated turning one this past weekend, a milestone birthday their parents feared they would never reach when they were born three months early in the East Bay last year. “We’re looking at these little two pound, six ounce babies who don’t look healthy and – to us – it didn’t…MORE

Man rescued from water after going for a swim in Chicago River

Man rescued from water after going for a swim in Chicago River

A security guard and several police officers rescued a man from the Chicago River early Tuesday, after he tried to go for a swim in below-freezing temperatures. The guard was working near Wacker and Dearborn, when he heard a man in the Chicago River screaming for help around 1:05 a.m.. He called police, and even…MORE

Catholics are losing faith in their church. D.C.’s Cardinal Wuerl isn’t helping

Catholics are losing faith in their church. D.C.’s Cardinal Wuerl isn’t helping

Last summer, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington twice denied hearing any accusations about sexual misconduct by his predecessor, ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. We learned last week that both denials were misleading at best. Wuerl’s denials also demonstrate why so many American Catholics, according to a recent Gallup survey, have lost faith in their church and clergy.…MORE

Teen’s service dog shot and killed outside home

Teen’s service dog shot and killed outside home

The Hunt County Sheriff’s Department is investigating what appears to be a disturbing case of animal cruelty. A teenager’s heart is broken after what happened outside her home in Quinlan Sunday morning. Journey was a 4-year-old golden retriever specially trained to detect the smell when Hannah Westmoreland’s blood sugar was low. The town of Quinlan…MORE

Toddler OK after car seat falls out of moving vehicle

Toddler OK after car seat falls out of moving vehicle

Police in Mankato say a toddler is OK after falling out of a car while strapped into a car seat. Dashcam video of the incident was recorded Monday morning by Chad Mock, who was driving behind the vehicle. Mock’s video shows the 2-year-old girl falling from the vehicle near Hy-Vee on Riverfront Drive. Mock is…MORE

Baby giraffe euthanized after being gored at zoo

Baby giraffe euthanized after being gored at zoo

A baby giraffe at the Safari Park had to be euthanized after suffering a gore wound to its stomach, and San Diego Zoo officials believe the injury was likely caused by an antelope. Over the weekend, the zoo announced that five-month-old Kumi was euthanized on Dec. 29, 2018, due to a gore wound that park…MORE

Letter: Parents yelling at referees to blame for Ohio’s ref shortage

Letter: Parents yelling at referees to blame for Ohio’s ref shortage

Rowdy parents are to blame, in part, for Ohio’s “alarming shortage” of high school referees, according to a letter from the National Federation of State High School Associations and the Ohio High School Athletic Association. Officials released a letter to parents of high school athletes Monday, saying parents need to stop yelling at referees during…MORE

Mother filing suit against police department after son detained

Mother filing suit against police department after son detained

Monday night the group Community Actively Seeking Transparency or C.A.S.T called for reform in the Annapolis Police Department. Ga’Juanah Holland said in October of 2016 an Annapolis City Police Department Officer deliberately turned off his body camera while detaining her then 12 year-old-son. According to a lawsuit, police dispatch issued a be on the lookout…MORE

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New phone, who dis?

New phone, who dis?

When Mariah Carey was asked during an interview about Jennifer Lopez, Carey said “I don’t know her.” Carey is now claiming she didn’t mean to throw any shade.

RIP Queen Of Soul

RIP Queen Of Soul

Aretha Franklin, whose gospel-rooted singing and bluesy yet expansive delivery earned her the title “the Queen of Soul,” has died, a family statement said Thursday. She was 76.