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  • Fans save referee suffering from cardiac arrest during basketball game

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A seventh-grade boys basketball game in Iowa turned into a life-or-death situation when a referee collapsed on the court. But thanks to parents in the stands, he is alive and talking. “I like the comradery. Hopefully being a mentor to the younger players,” Bernie Rangel told WHO. Rangel is a longtime Iowa referee, officiating six different sports for 30-plus years. But on Thursday night, for the first time, he didn’t make it to the end of […]

  • Creator of infamous suspect sketch discusses going viral a year later

    LANCASTER, Pa. — At the end of January 2018, Jocelyn Park went to Central Market in pursuit of her favorite eggs, according to WPMT. When she arrived at the stand, she said the usual faces she recognized weren’t there. But someone else was, who she says was grabbing money from a cash box. Asking if he was “stealing,” Park says she began to question the man, even putting him to a test. “They always give you the exact change, like […]

  • Couple visiting San Diego killed when tree falls on rental home

    SAN DIEGO – A couple visiting San Diego from North Dakota died when a huge tree collapsed onto a house they were renting in Point Loma Heights Monday morning, according to KSWB. The tree crushed the upper floor of a two-story house the couple were staying. The National Weather Service recorded wind gusts of 40 mph during the time the tree fell. “It was horrendous. I’ve never heard anything like it. It was crashing and people yelling,” a neighbor told KSWB. […]

  • Eye doctors offering free eye exams for NFL referees after New Orleans Saints loss

    NEW ORLEANS — Eye doctors are offering free eye exams for NFL referees after the New Orleans Saints loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night. An eye care business in Covington, La. is offering free exams for the officials: “We will GLADLY provide no cost eye exams to all NFL officials prior to next season to prevent the atrocity that occurred tonight,” Louisiana Family Eyecare posted on Facebook. “We would hate for someone else to feel our pain.” […]

  • Cat survives long slide down frozen dam spillway

    HUNTINGTON COUNTY, Ind. – Two members of the Army Corps of Engineers rescued a cat that found itself stranded on an Indiana spillway on Wednesday. The Huntington County Sheriff’s Office says it’s unknown how the feline got there, because there’s no way to access the area, but it’s possible it had fallen off of State Road 5 or was thrown off. “The cat was clearly in distress and retreated to the very top of the spillway area and lodged itself […]

  • Bangladesh’s ‘tree man’ is back in the hospital and needs more surgery

    A Bangladeshi man who suffers from an extremely rare genetic disease known as “tree man” syndrome is back in hospital and faces more surgery after the condition returned after multiple operations in 2016. Abul Bajandar, a 28-year-old father from a small town in southern Bangladesh, made headlines three years ago when he underwent a series of complex operations to remove lesions which resemble tree branches from his hands and feet. Bajandar has been living with the disease, epidermodysplasia verruciformis, for more […]

  • Puppy wakes up after being euthanized, earns a second chance at life

    DAVENPORT, Iowa – An overcrowded Oklahoma shelter chose a puppy to be put down, but in a strange turn of events the medicine didn’t take.  When the veterinarians walked in the pup was still awake and now the dog is getting a second chance to find a new home. “He’s a miracle dog, absolutely,” Kylie Jo Mitchell, a worker at Kings Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter, told WQAD.  “I’ve never heard of anything like this ever, this is a […]

  • Horse lifted to safety after getting trapped in dumpster

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Rescuers hoisted a horse to safety after it became stuck in a dumpster in Huntington Beach on Friday afternoon. The mishap unfolded shortly before 3:30 p.m. at a private stable near Ellis Avenue and Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach Fire Department officials said. The horse, named Rodeo, slipped out of his enclosure and ended up stepping off of a raised platform lined with dumpsters, witness Kara Brundage told KTLA. Brundage said Rodeo then stepped on top of […]

  • 27-year-old arrested after threatening to kill women because he’s a virgin, police say

    PROVO, Utah – A 27-year-old man was arrested in Provo, Utah, Saturday after police say he made threats of violence towards women because he did not have a girlfriend and was still a virgin. According to court documents released by the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, in the early morning hours of Saturday, dispatch officials with the Provo Police Department were contacted by police in Colorado about 27-year-old Christopher Wayne Cleary. Police in Colorado said that Cleary had been posting threats […]