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  • Possible ‘golf ball materials’ in frozen hash browns prompts recall

    LISLE, Ill. — An Illinois food company is recalling frozen hash browns that may have pieces of golf balls in them, according to the FDA. McCain Foods USA announced on Friday it is voluntarily recalling Harris Teeter Brand, 2 lb. Bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (UPC 007203649020) and Roundy’s Brand, 2 lb. Bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (UPC 001115055019) due to contamination issues. The company said the frozen hash brown products “may be contaminated with extraneous […]

  • Student says she was banned from class over her hair color

    CHICAGO — A student at a Chicago charter high school says she was banned from class because of her hair color, WGN reports. Daisy Chavero has been out of class for five days. The freshman at Chicago Bulls College Prep on the city’s West Side says she colored her hair last Thursday and when she came to school she was immediately sent to detention. Daisy’s mother Angie did try to return her daughter’s hair to a more natural color by using […]

  • Video shows flight attendant telling passenger ‘hit me’ following stroller incident; American Airlines investigating

    DALLAS — Video of an altercation on an American Airlines flight Friday shows an airline employee challenging a passenger to hit him after a flight attendant violently grabbed a woman’s stroller, according to eyewitnesses. It’s unclear what happened before passengers on flight 591 from San Francisco to Dallas/Ft. Worth started recording, but video shared on Facebook shows a sobbing mother clutching a young child toward the front of the plane, asking employees to give back her stroller. According to multiple witnesses, the […]

  • ‘I was being chewed on’: Graphic video shows man attacked while saving terrier from 2 dogs

    LOS ANGELES – A caught-on-video attack by two dogs on Catalina Island in California this week left a man in the hospital and his Jack Russell terrier seriously injured. Two dogs attacked a smaller dog and the animal’s owner when he tried to intervene, a dispatcher with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Avalon station told KTLA. The dispatcher described the larger dogs as pit bulls. The incident occurred Tuesday on the Avalon Pier. The adult male victim was airlifted […]

  • Attorney in rape trial: Women are ‘especially’ good liars because ‘they’re the weaker sex’

    MEMPHIS — An attorney is under fire for comments he made about women during a rape trial in which a wealthy Tennessee businessman was found not guilty Friday, according to WREG. Steve Farese, a well-known Memphis-area litigator, made the remarks while representing 51-year-old Mark Giannini, who had been accused of raping a 25-year-old woman.  Giannini also faces separate charges for two other alleged rapes dating back to 2002, involving two different women. During closing statements Wednesday, Farese said, “There’s always a reason […]

  • ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ chef Paulie Giganti found dead at his Philadelphia home

    PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia chef who competed on the reality TV cooking show “Hell’s Kitchen” was found dead in his home on Thursday, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Paulie Giganti died of an accidental drug overdose, according to the paper. He was 36. The Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s office did not say what type of drug was involved. Giganti competed on the Fox reality show’s 16th season last year. He had worked as a chef for five years at a South Philadelphia […]

  • Woman says viral video showing her overdosing saved her life

    WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. – Video of a Wisconsin woman sitting unresponsive, mouth agape, as she overdosed in the driver’s seat of her car later went viral – and she credits the video with giving her a second chance at life. “I’ve always been a ‘good kid,'” Katrina Henry told WITI. “I don’t drink. I like to paint. I like to draw. I work out. I was a cheerleader throughout high school. I had an internship. I did research with my professor, and always had at least […]

  • 10 names topping list for April the giraffe’s calf

    HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — April the giraffe’s baby boy still needs a name. Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York turned the naming process into a fundraising effort. Votes are $1. Proceeds go to the park, giraffe conservation efforts and a fund named for the park owners’ daughter that helps local families with medical expenses. The now-famous giraffe gave birth to her fourth calf on Saturday as people around the world were glued to their computers watching the live feed. The […]

  • Angry driver rams parking enforcement officer after getting a ticket

    LA JOLLA, Calif. – A California driver may face serious charges after a parking ticket sent him into a violent rage Wednesday, according to police. The motorist is accused of ramming his car into a parking enforcement officer’s vehicle during the altercation in San Diego’s tony seaside community of La Jolla, according to KSWB. The motorist was given a parking ticket at Prospect Street, near Eads Avenue, around noon, according to San Diego police. He then allegedly used his red […]

  • Large asteroid to pass ‘very close’ to earth – here’s how to see it

    A large asteroid is hurtling toward Earth — but there’s no need to duck and cover. The space rock, known by the very dull name of 2014 JO25 will safely fly by Earth on April 19, according to NASA. The chances of it pounding our planet and leaving us for the dead? Zero, experts say. “Although there is no possibility for the asteroid to collide with our planet, this will be a very close approach for an asteroid of this […]

  • Nintendo possibly planning a mini SNES for the holidays

    It’s April and Nintendo might be working on the hottest toy of the 2017 holiday season. According to Eurogamer, sources have confirmed Nintendo is currently working on a mini version of the Super Nintendo. The gaming system is expected to launch around the holidays. Nintendo announced last week the NES Classic Edition will be discontinued despite its popularity. The company told IGN they never planned for the NES Classic to be “an ongoing, long-term product.” According to the Eurogamer report, the development of the mini […]

  • Gunman shot, killed 3 white men ‘solely based on race’: Fresno police chief

    FRESNO, Calif. – Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said he believes three fatal shootings that occurred Tuesday in Fresno, California, are a hate crime. A man who authorities said fatally shot three men, apparently chosen at random, had posted on social media a dislike for white people and government officials, Fresno, California, police Chief Jerry Dyer said. “We believe this is solely based on race,” he said. All three men killed in Tuesday’s shootings are white. The suspect, Kori Ali […]