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    Memorial for fallen officer damaged, authorities investigate cause

    AMERICAN FORK, Utah – Police are investigating after a memorial for a fallen officer was vandalized in Robinson Park in American Fork. Police said it appears someone smashed the granite face of the memorial for Sgt. Cory Wride, a member of the Utah County Sheriff’s Office who was killed in the line of duty on January 30th, 2014. Small footprints are meant to guide little ones to two photos on the memorial; one of him as a little boy, the other, as […]

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    Pressure cooker ‘bomb’ on I-80 turns out to be chicken stew

    ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – If you are missing your pressure cooker full of chicken stew, a Wyoming bomb squad has it. If they aren’t too happy when you go to pick it up, this could be why. A pressure cooker was called in as a possible bomb on the side of I-80 eastbound, about 35 miles east Rock Springs, Monday. But alas, it wasn’t a bomb, it was just someone’s dinner. A Wyoming trooper found the “suspicious device” with a […]

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    Young boy dies after hit by car in North Salt Lake

    NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah – A young boy died overnight after getting hit by a car in North Salt Lake Monday. Raymond Zalas, 5, went to the hospital in critical condition and later passed away. Rush hour traffic was brought to a slow trickle on Highway 89. Police taped off the area where Raymond was hit by an oncoming car. “It hurts, I just can’t imagine what the parents are feeling right now,” witness Anise Pribbanow said. Pribbanow just happened to drive by seconds […]

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    Video of Tom Hanks crashing couple’s wedding photo shoot in New York

    NEW YORK –- Tom Hanks made a couple’s wedding photo shoot even more special when he broke free from his jog through Central Park and took a moment to congratulate the lovebirds. The “Sully” actor shook their hands, kissed the bride before posing for pictures with them. The encounter was captured on video and photos, including on Hanks’ Instagram account. “Ryan you’re a lucky man,” Hanks told them. “Elizabeth you’re a lucky woman.” While the Academy Award winner respectfully declined an invite […]

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    Georgia deputy reportedly threatens to arrest mom over breastfeeding at Piggly Wiggly

    COLUMBUS, Ga. — A Georgia woman says a sheriff’s deputy threatened to arrest her because she was breastfeeding at a grocery store. Savvy Shukla took to Facebook after a trip to a Piggly Wiggly on Sunday where the deputy told her she needed to cover up because someone might find her breastfeeding offensive. Shukla said she told the deputy that Georgia law allows public breastfeeding, but the deputy got upset. She also wrote the deputy said he could see her areola and that […]

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    RECALL: Tyson Foods recalls chicken nuggets, may have plastic inside

    Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 132,520 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with hard plastic, the U.S.D.A.’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Tuesday. The fully cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets items were produced on July 18, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)] 5-lb. bags containing “Tyson FULLY COOKED PANKO CHICKEN NUGGETS” with a “Best If Used By” date of July 18, 2017 and case code 2006SDL03 and 2006SDL33. 20-lb. […]

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    Woman walks in home, finds burglars having sex on her couch

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman caught two burglars having sexual intercourse in her house, according to WREG. “It’s horrible in there,” Jamie Barnes told WREG. “It’s absolutely horrible in there. It’s like they just had a big old nasty party.” Barnes said she came home to find her front door open after being away for a few days. When she walked in her home, she found the burglars having sex on her couch. “I picked up my broom, I wanted […]

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    Couple killed in tragic crash during Disney World vacation

    ORLANDO, Fla. – A Missouri family’s trip to Disney World and the beach ended in tragedy Sunday when they were involved in a car crash that killed both parents and injured their two daughters, police said. Greg Moyers, 40, and his wife Sarah, 39, had saved up for months to be able to bring their daughters – 13-year-old Hailey and 8-year-old Sophia – to Orlando, according to the Orlando Sentinel. After a trip to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, […]

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    Who is Alicia Machado? Former Miss Universe said Trump called her ‘Miss Piggy’

    WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton was making a point about Donald Trump and women at the first presidential debate when she brought up Alicia Machado, the former Miss Universe who says Donald Trump insulted her. “This is a man who has calling women pigs, slobs and dogs and someone who has said pregnancy is an inconvenience to employers, who has said that women don’t deserve equal pay unless they do as good a job as men,” she said on the debate […]

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    101-year-old veteran gets one last ride on a Harley

    PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. – A big day for an Arizona veteran who is 101 years old. He was taken on a special ride in Prescott Valley. It was called “One Last Ride,” and for Ray Weser, it was a ride of a lifetime. “I’ll be 102 in December,” Weser said. Weser says he fell in love with Harley-Davidson motorcycles as a young teen when he was working on a Harley. “Harley dripping oil, smoke coming out of everywhere and I […]

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    Deli’s menu caters to hard-to-please kids

    Kids can be notoriously hard to please and one restaurant know just how to cater to them. A Reddit user posted this menu from his local deli. It features the “I don’t know,” the “I don’t care,” “I’m not hungry” and the “I don’t want that,” on the kids’ menu. Don’t worry, kids won’t be getting liver and onions, those titles stand for items like a grilled cheese, chicken tenders and hot dogs.

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    Six takeaways from the first presidential debate

    HEMPSTEAD, New York — Hillary Clinton stepped onto the debate stage Monday night determined to show that only one candidate is ready to be president. Clinton poked, prodded and quoted Trump’s own words, goading the famously thin-skinned Republican nominee. Trump took the bait, repeatedly interrupting angrily or dismissively throughout the night. He couldn’t resist attacks, even when it was obvious they would backfire — such as his criticism of Clinton for dropping off the campaign trail ahead of the debate […]