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  • Stuffed cow saves 2-year-old after he tumbles out window

    BOSTON – A 2-year-old boy dodged serious injury with the help of a fuzzy friend, the stuffed cow that broke his fall after he tumbled through a second-story window around 4:40 p.m. Wednesday. Luis Eduardo Gomez was jumping on a bed inside the Chelsea, Massachusetts home when an unfortunate bounce sent him flying out the window, according to The Boston Globe. He fell roughly 16 feet, landing on a concrete slab in the family’s yard. The boy’s great-uncle, Luis Estrada, […]

  • Man claiming to be ‘Mad Max’ arrested for ‘numerous illegal weapons’

    BARSTOW, Calif. – An armed man who claimed to be “Mad Max” was arrested while driving an all-terrain vehicle in Barstow, California shortly before midnight, authorities announced Friday. Jack Lee Ernest, 49, told the arresting deputy that he “fashioned himself as ‘Mad Max,’ a reference to a violent movie involving deadly assaults from vehicles,” stated a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Ernest was driving a quad on Old Highway 58, which runs north of town and […]

  • 13-year-old plans suicide after ‘absolutely heartbreaking’ yearbook bullying

    BUCKLEY, Wash. – A Washington state mother said she was heartbroken after her 13-year-old son told her he wanted to kill himself after relentless bullying at school. His mom also told KCPQ that the boy’s classmates wrote hateful messages in his school yearbook, telling him he should commit suicide. The 7th-grader said he would usually try to arrive late to class to avoid his bullies – but last week’s incident was too much for him to handle, and he planned to take […]

  • Dancing gorilla shows off ‘Splashdance’ routine at Dallas Zoo

    DALLAS – A splashing gorilla’s sweet dance moves – captured on video at the Dallas Zoo – are prompting comparisons to “Flashdance.” He’s not a “Maniac,” though his dancing is being likened to that of Jennifer Beals’ character in the 1983 movie. He’s Zola, a 14-year-old Western lowland gorilla. The video shows him just playing in a plastic pool, but his moves piqued the interest of zookeepers. The Dallas Zoo posted a 30-second clip of Zola splashing and spinning around wildly on […]

  • Security camera appears to show cat being killed with bow and arrow

    BROOKLYN, Ohio — Bob Kocon treats his cats like part of the family. But his family was devastated back on May 8 when Kocon let his 7-year-old cat, Spooky, out at night. Spooky never returned. “We were crying and paranoid for weeks. Depressed,” Kocon told Fox 8. Kocon and his wife went door to door searching for Spooky, but were not prepared for what they say a neighbor’s security camera captured. “You can see Spooky went outside at night. Then somebody […]

  • Deputies fatally shoot California teen while trying to stop dog attack

    PALMDALE, Calif. — In what officials called an “extremely unfortunate incident,” California sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a teenage boy while trying to stop a charging dog. The deputies opened fire when a pit bull charged at them a second time early Thursday in the Southern California city of Palmdale, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies initially responded to a noise complaint around 3:45 a.m., according to sheriff’s Capt. Christopher Bergner. Authorities had been to the location, in a single-story apartment complex, four times […]

  • Missing boy who didn’t want to go to camp found on roof by TV news chopper

    HIALEAH, Fla. — The search for a missing 11-year-old Florida boy ended when a television news helicopter spotted him camped out on the roof of the family home Tuesday afternoon, according to WTVT. “My mom is embarrassed,” Angel Gort told the station. “I didn’t mean to cause any trouble, and I didn’t mean to waste any of the police officers’ time.” Angel, who said he has ADHD, told reporters he didn’t want to go to camp and got into a […]

  • Man visits Disneyland for 2,000th consecutive day

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — A man “marked a milestone of Super Hero proportions” on Thursday when he visited Disneyland for the 2,000th consecutive day, the resort announced. Jeff Reitz, an Air Force veteran from Huntington Beach, California, began his daily visits to the Disneyland Resort on Jan. 1, 2012, according to a Disney news release. He has gone every day since. The Disneyland annual passholder said the theme parks give him something to look forward to every day, the release stated. […]

  • Alarm clock stuck inside wall for 13 years goes off every day

    PITTSBURGH — Every day. The alarm clock stuck inside the wall continues to ring. Since September 2004, an alarm clock hidden inside the wall of a home near Pittsburgh goes off every evening. But why? Well, the homeowner has himself to blame. Jerry Lynn told KDKA he tied the clock to a string, set it to go off 10 minutes later and lowered it down an air vent to help him find the spot to drill for a television wire. Soon after he lowered the clock, the string broke […]

  • Motorcyclist kicks car in road-rage incident, triggers chain-reaction crash

    LOS ANGELES — An apparent road-rage crash involving a motorcyclist and the driver of a sedan was captured on cellphone video Wednesday morning near Los Angeles, according to KTLA. The crash was reported about 5:50 a.m. on the southbound side of the 14 Freeway, the California Highway Patrol said. Tim Morrison and Chris Traber, who shot the video, were on their way to work when they say the driver of the silver sedan cut in front of the motorcyclist. The […]

  • Mom shocked after breaking 50-year-old family history of baby girls

    COLUMBUS, Ga. — A mother-to-be in Georgia decided to keep the sex of her baby a surprise, but she had no idea just how shocked she’d be. For Dara Crouch, a 50-year family history of all girls made her certain that she, too, would be giving birth to a girl. “I just knew I was having a girl,” Crouch, 29, told “Today.” But when the day arrived, and out came a baby boy after four hours in labor, her mouth dropped and her […]

  • Chimpanzee dies after falling from branch during fight at Kansas City Zoo

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A violent exchange in a chimpanzee exhibit left an animal dead and the Kansas City Zoo staff mourning his loss, according to WDAF. Zoo regular Harold Miller said he’s spent many mornings walking the three-acre chimpanzee exhibit. He didn’t realize Wednesday morning he was about to watch Bahati, a chimpanzee, fall about 40 feet to his death. “I heard the chimps making a racket even before I got near to the enclosure,” Miller said. “It was […]