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  • Video captures firefighters pushing man home after electric wheelchair stops working

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — Firefighters with the Raytown Fire Protection District in Missouri are winning hearts all over for a recent kind deed. A video posted to their Facebook page shows three firefighters pushing a fisherman home after his electric wheelchair stopped working, according to The Kansas City Star. “What happens when a firetruck comes upon a citizen whose electric wheelchair has stopped working,” the fire protection district captioned the video. “You get out and help them home.” The fisherman, who the […]

  • Colorado neighborhood ‘Swastika Acres’ to get new name after unanimous vote

    CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — A neighborhood in the Denver suburb of Cherry Hills Village will no longer be called Swastika Acres. The Cherry Hills Village City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a name change, hoping to prevent future controversy. The subdivision was named Swastika Acres decades before the symbol was adopted by the Nazis, according to KDVR. The subdivision’s name can’t be found on roadway welcome signs, but it can be seen on real estate closing documents. “Some […]

  • Illinois officer drives man to job interview after pulling him over

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – An Illinois officer came through for a man working hard to get a job. A police officer pulled over a man with expired plates Wednesday. The man told Officer Roger Gemoules  he also did not have a valid driver’s license, but had to risk the ride because he was on his way to a job interview. The officer would not let him drive away. Instead, Officer Gemoules took him to the interview. A post to Cahokia’s community […]

  • Indiana man killed in WWII laid to rest 76 years later

    MARION, Ind. – Family came together Thursday to honor a man who fought for his country in World War II, but his remains were left undiscovered for 76 years. Fred Evert Freet, who was a private in the United States Marine Corps, was only 18 years old when he was killed on November 20, 1943. It happened during a battle on Betio Island as U.S. Naval ships approached Tarawa Atoll. Thousands of lives were lost over a 76-hour span in […]

  • Pennsylvania college inaugurates an African king as its president

    MILLERSVILLE, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — It was a celebration fit for a king at one Pennsylvania college. Not only is Dr. Daniel Wubah a king in Ghana, he has now been named the president of Millersville University, according to WPMT. “In Ghana, I’m still a king, so my name there is Ana Ofosu Peko III,” said Dr. Daniel Wubah, the Marauders’ new president. Not what you’d typically see at a university inauguration, but this isn’t your typical university president. “It […]

  • North Carolina man wins $250K, plans to take 92-year-old grandmother on dream vacation

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Pack your bags, grandma! An Asheville man has big plans after winning $250,000 on a scratch-off ticket, according to a news release. Daniel Roberts stopped to pick up gas for his lawn mower at the George’s Mini Market in Asheville, where he works. It was his day off and a life-changing decision. While he was there, he took a chance and bought a Hit $500 ticket for $5. “I took it back to my truck to scratch […]

  • Jason Momoa shaves his beard while promoting transition from plastic to aluminum

    A man whose beard has become almost iconic has gone under the razor, shaving it all off while talking about an important cause. Jason Momoa, more commonly known as Khal Drogo or Aquaman, recently shaved his beautiful beard, one he said he hasn’t shaved since 2012. Momoa recorded the buzz, all while discussing what kind of changes need to be made in order to preserve the environment for the next generation. His focus: trading out plastic for aluminum. In the […]

  • Photos show car owners’ creative hail covers as North Texas braces for storm

    DALLAS – With North Texas under a severe thunderstorm watch through early Thursday, residents are doing everything they can to protect their property from potentially devastating hail. Social media photos show car owners taping, tying and stacking everything from inflatable mattresses to rows of pool noodles onto their vehicles. According to WFAA, the storm could pound the western part of North Texas with “very large hail, baseball size or larger” Wednesday evening. Tornadoes are also possible before the storm moves out […]

  • Man with gas cans, lighter fluid caught entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York

    NEW YORK – A man was taken into custody after he tried to enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan with several gallons of gasoline on Wednesday night. He tried to bring the gasoline, two bottles of lighter fluid and extended butane lighters controlled by a trigger into St. Patrick’s Cathedral, police said. A security officer confronted the man and told him he could not bring all of that in. Some gasoline appears to have spilled on the floor. The man […]

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