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  • Big Game Bound Week 17: Former Lions QB talks mental health and the NFL

    (NEXSTAR) — It’s Week 17 of “Big Game Bound,” and this week we’re talking to former Detroit Lions quarterback Eric Hipple. Hipple jumped out of a speeding car in an attempt to commit suicide after his career ended. He also lost a son to suicide. He’s become one of the leaders in the fight to help NFL players deal with mental illness and he also travels the country to speak about mental health. Also this week, Ty Hallock will join us to […]

  • Four Dead In Maryland Due To The Flu!

    Four people have died in Maryland so far this flu season. This flu season is on track to be as grave as 2017-2018, which was the deadliest in four decades. The CDC recommends every person older than six months, to get a flu shot. Click the link to find out where you can get a flu shot near you. https://www.cdc.gov/flu/freeresources/flu-finder-widget.html  

  • Check out Photos from Hot 99.5’s Jingle Ball

    DCW50 was at Hot 99.5’s Jingle Ball last night and brought a slice of ‘Friends’ with us so we could get some fun photos with fans!

  • Baby born at 12:12 on 12-12 during last full moon of the decade

    O’FALLON, Ill. (KTVI) – Two amazing things happened just after midnight Thursday morning – the last full moon of the decade, and the birth of Illinois baby Denarius at 12:12 a.m. on December 12, 2019, KTVI reports. Denarrika Fisher and Charles Bell, of Belleville, welcomed their baby boy into the world at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in the Women and Infants Center. A statement from the hospital says, “He was originally due on December 30 but decided to come early […]

  • Man in $400,000 GoFundMe scam case pleads guilty and agrees to 5-year sentence

    NEW JERSEY (CNN) – A man who was the instigator behind a false feel-good story that raised more than $400,000 as part of a GoFundMe scam plead guilty Friday in New Jersey court, according to prosecutors. Mark D’Amico, 29, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree misapplication of entrusted property in Burlington County. “We are pleased that this defendant accepted responsibility for his role in this scam,” Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina said in a statement. “He will be required to make […]

  • ‘Active shooting situation’ under way in Jersey City, NJ, sheriff’s office says

    Law enforcement agencies are responding to an “active shooting situation” in Jersey City, New Jersey, according to Jean Jadezaia, a spokeswoman for the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office. The ATF office in Newark tweeted Tuesday that agents responded to “reports of an active shooter.” The New York Police Department’s Emergency Service Unit is also responding to the situation in Jersey City, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the incident. No one is in custody in connection with the shooting, […]

  • 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 […]

  • They matched on a dating site and got married. He needed a kidney, and they matched again

    AUBURN, Calif. (KTXL) – A husband and wife in Auburn can now say with certainty they are the perfect match – in more ways than one. Lisa and Dan Summers of Auburn first met through Eharmony. “They actually reached out to me and they’re like, ‘You need to go on this date,’” Lisa told KTXL. “And I hadn’t gotten that with anybody else and they’re like, ‘Your compatibility is extremely high.'” Little did they know how deep that compatibility went. […]

  • McDonald’s is testing out a fried chicken sandwich in two cities

    McDonald’s is finally entering the fried chicken sandwich wars. The chain is testing out a crispy chicken sandwich, made with a fried chicken filet topped with butter and crinkle-cut pickles on a potato roll. McDonald’s is also testing a deluxe version, which has tomatoes, lettuce and mayo, in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Houston, Texas. The tests are taking place now through January 26. McDonald’s already serves the McChicken and has tested out a number of different chicken sandwiches, but its offerings […]

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