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  • Recovering addict uses Decade Challenge to inspire others

    NITRO, W.Va (WOWK) — For one West Virginia man and his family, a social media trend has become much bigger than likes and shares. People participating in the Decade Challenge post comparison photos – a current picture and one from ten years ago. Many use it to show awkwardness, growth, weight loss or other superficial changes. For Jason Wickline, who has been struggling with addiction for years, his comparison photos document a personal change that may have saved his life. “Just because […]

  • 7 die from flesh-eating bacteria linked to black tar heroin

    SAN DIEGO (KSWB) – Seven San Diegans have recently died from a bacterial infection associated with black tar heroin use, county health officials announced Wednesday. Between Oct. 2 and Nov. 24, nine people who injected the variety of heroin were admitted to hospitals with severe cases of flesh-eating bacteria myonecrosis, a severe soft tissue infection that destroys muscle, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. Seven of them died. The patients ranged in age from 19 […]

  • Justin Timberlake issues apology after being photographed holding co-star’s hand

    (WJW) – Justin Timberlake issued a public apology to his wife, Jessica Biel, for what he called “a strong lapse in judgement.” Late last month, the singer and actor was photographed holding the hand of his co-star Alisha Wainwright. The two play lovers in an upcoming movie called “Palmer.” Timberlake posted an emotional apology on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Justin Timberlake (@justintimberlake) on Dec 4, 2019 at 5:05pm PST “I stay away from […]

  • LAPD officer allegedly caught on body camera fondling corpse

    An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department is under investigation after his body camera allegedly caught him fondling the body of a dead woman. The officer and his partner were responding to a call about a possible dead body in a residential unit, sources told the Los Angeles Times, which first reported the incident. The officers determined the woman was dead, and while one officer went to get something from the patrol car, the accused officer turned off his […]

  • Texas father dies in ‘freak accident’ while hanging up Christmas lights

    RHOME, Texas — A Texas father died after falling from a rooftop while stringing Christmas lights. Felipe Gallegos, 39, operated a window cleaning business with his wife, Alisha Flick. During the holidays, he hangs Christmas lights for his clients, which is what he was doing on Saturday when he fell, according to CNN affiliate KTVT. Flick told KTVT that her husband had years of experience and called the fall a “freak accident.” She didn’t see what happened when he fell. She […]

  • California man drowns trying to save dogs from partially frozen lake

    MEYERS, Calif. (KTXL) – A missing 39-year-old man was found dead in El Dorado County after deputies believe he tried to rescue his dogs from an icy lake. In the peak of winter, Lake Baron is a place where people ice skate and ice fish. But in early December it is still too warm for that. David Schmidt, from South Lake Tahoe, walked his three dogs along the water Thanksgiving morning when most of the lake had frozen over. But […]

  • Woman dies after cigarette ignites oxygen tank, causing explosion in North Carolina home

    ZEBULON, N.C. — A woman died when her oxygen tank exploded inside her North Carolina home, WRAL reports. Firefighters responded before 8 a.m. Tuesday to the home on Crowned Court in Nash County. The 61-year-old woman, identified by WNCN as Belinda Coble, was using the oxygen tank while she smoked a cigarette, according to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office. The sound of the explosion and smoke alarm woke her husband, who was sleeping in a different room. The husband reportedly extinguished the […]

  • Beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen in Peoria postponed

    PEORIA, Ill. — Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s beatification ceremony has been postponed, WMBD reports. The Catholic Diocese of Peoria and Bishop Daniel Jenky on Tuesday announced the Holy See, the Catholic Church’s government, postponed the beatification that was initially set for Dec. 21 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria. A few members of the Bishop’s Conference asked for further consideration of Sheen’s beatification. While the Diocese did not note why, they said there are not any allegations against Sheen involving the […]

  • That smart TV you just bought may be spying on you, FBI warns

    Those Black Friday and Cyber Monday super sales are not only a boon for your bank account, but may also reap serious rewards for cyber criminals intent on causing harm, according to the FBI. In a pre-holiday message to consumers, an FBI field office is warning that “smart TVs” — televisions equipped with internet streaming and facial recognition capabilities — may be vulnerable to intrusion. In addition to outlining how new advanced technological features risk allowing television manufacturers and app developers to snoop on […]

  • Rapper in critical condition after Chuck E. Cheese shooting

    CORDOVA, Tenn. —  A Memphis rapper who goes by Casino Jizzle was the victim in Saturday’s shooting outside a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Cordova, according to his manager. Police identified the victim as Robert Tunstall. The 23-year-old man was rushed to the Regional Medical Center in critical condition. According to authorities, Tunstall and his girlfriend were inside the Chuck E. Cheese on North Germantown Parkway redeeming tickets when he told her he was going out to his vehicle. Several minutes […]

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