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  • Two injured, one missing after chemical fire and explosion in Cresson

    CRESSON, Texas — Emergency crews battled a fire southwest of the metroplex in Cresson for hours after workers say a spark caused a chemical fire at a Tri-Industries Plant. “We sent crews out, and as soon as they got out there, they called for help,” said Mayor Bob Cornett. Inside the plant water or solids are blended with highly concentrated chemicals. 12 people were in the area when the explosion happened and two were sent to the hospital with injuries. One man […]

  • New video shows deadly Florida bridge collapse; engineer warned of cracking 2 days earlier

    MIAMI – An engineer for the company that designed a pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday, killing at least six people, left a voice mail two days earlier for a Florida Department of Transportation employee advising there was “some cracking that’s been observed on the north end of the span.” The state employee was out on assignment Tuesday and didn’t hear the voice mail from W. Denney Pate of FIGG Bridge Engineers until he returned to the office Friday, the DOT […]

  • After 600 days at the shelter, workers hope dog gets lucky on St. Patrick’s Day

    PALMETTO, Fla. – One unlucky dog is hoping to win big at Manatee County Animals Services “Lucky Pet Promotion” this St. Patrick’s Day, according to WFTS. Ember, 6, has been at the pet shelter for over 600 days! That’s nearly two years of living in kennels. It’s very uncommon for a dog this playful and pretty to be overlooked for this long. Ember was taken in to the shelter as a stray on July 5, 2016, found roaming as a […]

  • Woman’s simple mistake while battling illness leads to liver failure

    CLEVELAND – Stephanie Soriano took over-the-counter medication while fighting the flu in January. The busy mom wanted to knock out the illness so she could keep going. “I was taking Tylenol during the day (and) towards the evening as well. At nighttime, so I could sleep, I took NyQuil,” Soriano told WJW. “Then, I would wake up around 2 to 3 in the morning and take Theraflu as well.” Although everything she took would work on cold symptoms, they all […]

  • Suspected ‘one pot’ meth lab found in White Castle restaurant in Indiana, police say

    HOBART, Ind. — Police found what they believe was a methamphetamine lab inside a White Castle restaurant in northwest Indiana Friday, according to WGN. Officers were called to the White Castle at 7996 W. Ridge Rd. in Hobart, Ind., about 10:50 a.m. Friday for a report of a suspicious person, according to the Hobart Police Department. Police found a man with a “suspected one pot” meth lab, the department said in a statement. A one-pot meth lab is a bottle filled with […]

  • Arkansas students punished with paddle for walkout over gun violence, parent says

    GREENBRIER, Ark. – Three students were punished for walking out of their Arkansas school Wednesday during the national protest against gun violence, and their punishment is now in the spotlight. Per, the Greenbrier Public Schools superintendent says the students never gave a heads-up so their school could prep for their demonstration, adding they were disciplined not for exercising their First Amendment rights, but for leaving class. Their choice of punishment, per the super: suspension or getting a parent-OK’d paddling. […]

  • Sonic’s summer slush flavor? Pickle juice

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Nothing says summer like a tall, bright green glass of semi-frozen pickle juice. At least that’s what Sonic Drive-In is hoping when they roll out their tangy new slush flavor nationwide in June, according to Food and Wine. While pickle juice has enjoyed renewed popularity as a chaser for whiskey, how customers will react seeing it next to blue raspberry, cherry, orange and the other standby flavors is anyone’s guess. “We tasted the drink at Sonic’s headquarters in […]

  • Man, woman and 2 young children found dead inside van parked at California CVS store

    GARDEN GROVE, Calif. – Two adults and two young children were found dead inside a van parked in a CVS Pharmacy parking lot in Southern California Thursday evening, according to KTLA. Officers in Garden Grove, a city roughly 30 miles south of Los Angeles, responded about 8:30 p.m. after a woman walking near the 12000 block of Brookhurst Street noticed a strong odor coming from a white Honda van, police said in a news release. The van was backed into a […]

  • Daniels’ lawyer says some alleged incidents took place during Trump presidency

    (CNN) — The lawyer representing the adult film star Stormy Daniels alleges that some of the accusations she’s making against President Donald Trump occurred while Trump was in office, her lawyer said Friday. “Is there anything in the litany of accusations — you would call them facts — that surround this case that happened while Donald Trump was President?” CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Michael Avenatti, Daniels’ lawyer, during an interview Friday. “Yes,” Avenatti replied. When asked by Tapper if he […]