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  • At least 156 people in 10 states sickened by E. coli linked to ground beef, CDC says

    ATLANTA — Investigators believe ground beef may be to blame after 156 people in 10 states contracted E. coli since March 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. The CDC is trying to trace the cases, which include people eating beef at home and in restaurants, to their source. No supplier, distributor or brand of beef has been identified. No deaths have been reported, but 20 people have been hospitalized for treatment. The majority of the cases […]

  • Twin boys found in ‘cages’ bolted to the wall inside California home

    MODOC, Calif. – The parents of two small children who were found trapped inside makeshift cages bolted to the wall of a Northern California home have been arrested, authorities said Monday. The grim discovery was made while deputies served a search warrant at a residence in the 3000 block of C/R 101, according to a news release from the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office. The warrant was obtained after shell casings were found on the property when a CHP officer visited to […]

  • Worker dies after falling into meat grinder at Pennsylvania plant

    MUNCY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A worker at a Pennsylvania processing plant died after falling into a meat grinder Monday, according to WNEP. “This was a horrible accident,” Lycoming County Coroner Charles E. Kiessling Jr. told the Williamsport Sun-Gazette. The coroner said the 35-year-old female fell into the machinery around 11:30 a.m. at the Economy Locker Storage Company in Muncy Township It’s not clear what may have caused her to fall, but Kiessling told the paper that she was standing on a […]

  • Winner of $768.4 million Powerball jackpot is 24-year-old Wisconsin man

    MADISON, Wis. – The winner of a Powerball lottery ticket worth $768.4 million is 24-year-old Manuel Franco of Wisconsin. Franco spoke at length with reporters on Tuesday afternoon, describing in detail the day he had purchased the tickets that led to this big win. Franco said he left work around 2 p.m. March 27 and went to the Speedway in New Berlin a few minutes later. He bought $10 worth of individual Powerball tickets, according to WITI. “I pretty much […]

  • ‘Truly a miracle’: Pastor says child thrown from 3rd floor mall balcony has no brain damage

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The 5-year-old boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America is showing “real signs of recovery,” according to a post on behalf of the family. According to KARE, Mac Hammond, the pastor at the family’s church, said the boy, who he identified as Landen, had gone through an MRI that lasted five hours and referred to the results as “truly a miracle.” “Doctors said they found no brain damage — not even any swelling,” […]

  • Kohl’s to accept Amazon returns in all stores

    All Kohl’s stores will begin accepting Amazon returns in July. Customers can bring their eligible Amazon items, without a box or label, to more than 1,000 Kohl’s locations. The service is free. The two companies paired up for the pilot program in 100 stores in 2017. “We are thrilled to bring Amazon Returns at Kohl’s to all of our stores across the country,” said Michelle Gass, Kohl’s chief executive officer, in a news release on Tuesday. “Amazon and Kohl’s have […]

  • Tesla investigates after video allegedly shows Model S car exploding in China

    SHANGHAI – Tesla is investigating after one of its vehicles appeared to explode in China. A short video of surveillance footage posted on Chinese social media site Weibo showed white smoke emerging from what looks like a white Tesla car parked at a lot in Shanghai. After a few seconds, the electric vehicle bursts into flames and the clip ends soon afterward. The video, which was filmed just after 8:15 pm local time on April 21, appears to show a Tesla Model […]

  • Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr., dies at 65

    MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Brenda Jackson, the mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died after a battle with cancer. JR Motorsports announced Jackson’s passing on Monday afternoon. JRM mourns the passing of Brenda Jackson. Full Story ➡️ https://t.co/sG47xurzfO pic.twitter.com/vF7280ZRWP — JR Motorsports (@JRMotorsports) April 22, 2019 “Known for her wit, charisma and unparalleled ability to cut to the heart of any matter, Jackson became an instant favorite to her friends and colleagues at JR Motorsports when she […]

  • Men notice woman eating alone, invite her to join them in touching act of kindness

    OXFORD, Ala. — A beautiful gesture at an Alabama restaurant has gone viral. A man named Jamario Howard posted on Facebook that he and two of his friends went to eat at a restaurant in Oxford last week when he noticed a woman sitting alone. Jamario wrote, “My exact thoughts was ‘dang I’d hate to have to eat alone.’” That’s when he decided to do something about it. Jamario said he walked up to the woman and asked if he […]

  • Family’s missing puppy found hanging in woods behind their home

    MONTE NE, Ark. — An Arkansas family is calling for justice after finding their missing puppy hanging from a noose in the woods behind their home. The family said they searched everywhere they could think of, including local animal shelters, after their beagle mix Chevy went missing from their yard during the afternoon of April 16. Two days after Chevy went missing, Paula McNeil’s children decided to check the woods behind their home one last time – that’s when they […]

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