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  • ‘A symbol of acceptance’: Kellogg joins anti-bullying campaign with All Together cereal

    Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and Frosted Mini Wheats in the same box? The new concoction isn’t just a kid’s breakfast dream — it’s an anti-bullying campaign. Kellogg’s is partnering with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to release a cereal called “All Together,” mixing cereals and their mascots to support anti-bullying and LGBTQ advocacy work. “We all belong together,” the company said in a statement. “So for the first time in history, […]

  • Hospitals scramble as they face shortage of a vital cancer drug for children

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) – The University of California, Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the many cancer treatment centers nationwide dealing with a shortage of the generic drug Vincristine. Vincristine is a standard treatment, primarily for children with leukemia, lymphoma, bone and brain cancers. Around two weeks ago, drugmaker Pfizer faced production problems. The other maker of Vincristine, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, had stopped production for business reasons. “It is an essential drug in almost all of our pediatric cancers,” […]

  • Coach lost both legs, his left hand and some fingers – but not his positive outlook

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) – A California high school football coach went in for a routine medical procedure and nearly died. Life is a lot different these days for 49-year-old Casey Cagle. “I’m vulnerable for the first time in my life,” the Bradshaw Christian assistant football coach told KTXL. “I walked into that hospital at 6-foot-5-and-a-half, you know, 261 pounds. I came out at 4-foot-6 and 191 pounds. You realize at that point how fast things can change.” That was this […]

  • Hard Rock Hotel construction site collapses in New Orleans; 2 dead, several injured

    NEW ORLEANS — Two people were killed and at least 18 were injured after a massive collapse at a Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans on Saturday, according to WGNO. The collapse dumped debris across the road and prompted evacuations at nearby buildings. Michael Dalle-Molle provided video to WWL that shows the moment of the collapse of the top section of the hotel. Buildings surrounding the collapse were evacuated, and shocked people spilled onto the road as New […]

  • Oklahoma girl, 9, mauled by dogs that escaped from shelter

    WANETTE, Okla. (KFOR) – A 9-year-old Oklahoma girl is recovering after she was viciously attacked by three dogs that got loose on her street. Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call Tuesday evening for a child who had been bitten by a dog. “Well, when (the deputy) gets out there, he realizes it’s much, much different than that,” said Sheriff Mike Booth. The 9-year-old was huddled in her mother’s arms, covered in a blanket when the deputy arrived. […]

  • Man found alive a week after car careened into wooded area near Missouri highway

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) – A Missouri man has been found alive after vanishing nearly a week ago. Ryan Linneman, of Lee’s Summit, was taken to the hospital in critical condition after an off-road dirt biker found his car crashed in a wooded area Wednesday near Interstate 470 and Raytown Road. “He originally thought it was just an abandoned vehicle,” Sgt. Bill Mahoney with KCPD said. “When he got up on it, he saw someone inside it. He initially thought […]

  • California woman claiming to be psychic scammed victims out of $100,000, police say

    SACRAMENTO – Police in Sacramento are looking for a woman suspected of scamming people out of thousands of dollars, allegedly telling them she was a psychic. Sacramento Police Officer Karl Chan said officers responded a home along Helmsman Way in South Natomas for reports of several people out front in late September. “When officers arrived on scene, they contacted the people and actually found out them all to be victims of fraud that had occurred at a residence on that […]

  • Five-year-old cancer survivor surprised with shopping spree donates most of the toys

    KENTWOOD, MICH.–A young boy from Michigan who battled cancer nearly his whole life not only got quite the surprise, but he is surprising others too. 5-year-old Zander Wiles’ leukemia is in remission. He was diagnosed at just 8 months old and underwent two years of chemotherapy. Wednesday afternoon, Zander got the surprise every kid dreams of: a shopping spree at Burlington Coat factory, with a cart full of as many toys as he could fit inside it. “It feels a […]

  • School district calls homework assignment about running from cops ‘unacceptable’

    PITTSBURGH, Penn. – When a woman in Pittsburgh posted a homework assignment for first graders that involved two people running from the police, it was shared more than a thousand times. The assignment involved two people named Tom and Rob running from a cop. “Tom will run. He will run from the cop. Tom will run with Rob. They will not stop,” the reading assignment said. In a statement on Facebook, the Pittsburgh Public Schools called the assignment “inappropriate.” They […]

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