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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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Deputies accidentally shoot, kill 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 […]

  • Woman finds frog in restaurant salad, says she still feels sick a week later

    SAN DIMAS, Calif. — A California woman says she still feels sick after finding a frog in her salad while eating at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in West Covina earlier this month. Shawna Cepeda was dining with her family and was about four bites into a salad when she noticed the food tasted a little bitter and started to stir it around, according to her June 13 review on Yelp. “I see something kind of rolled up. I was like, […]

  • Man ‘proposes’ to little girl after popping the question to her mom

    FISHERS, Ind. — A 5-year-old girl is stealing the spotlight from her just-engaged mother and it’s all thanks to her stepfather-to-be’s sweet, thoughtful proposal. When Grant Tribbett, of Westfield, Indiana and Cassandra Reschar started dating, she was already a single mom. Once Grant decided that it was time to propose, he asked one of Cassandra’s girlfriends to book a nail appointment for the mother and daughter. The Saturday after they got their nails done, Grant took them to Cracker Barrel for breakfast. […]

  • 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 says 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 in Anaheim on Jan. 1, 2012, according to a Disney news release. He has gone every day ever since. The Disneyland Annual Passholder says the theme parks give him something to look forward to every day, […]

  • Boys wear skirts in heat wave to protest school’s ‘no shorts’ policy

    LONDON – As a record-breaking heat wave grips Britain, some teenage boys are protesting their school’s “no shorts” policy by donning skirts instead. Students at the Isca Academy in Exeter, England, turned up at school Thursday wearing skirts after their head teacher wouldn’t relax the dress code, which bans shorts. The teenagers argued it was just too hot to wear trousers as temperatures soared to 80 degrees Fahrenheit (nearly 27 C). Local news site Devon Live captured the scene outside […]

  • Teacher accused of sex with teen: ‘You’re not going to be happy with what you find on my phone’

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. –A high school special education teacher has allegedly admitted to having sex with one of her students, according to WFSB. The Bridgeport teacher, identified as Laura Ramos, has been charged with second-degree sexual assault. According to court paperwork, a student brought all of this to light, and Ramos denied having a relationship with a student at first, but then later changed her story. The arrest warrant states that two weeks ago a student witness went to school officials […]

  • 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 on the 14 Freeway near Los Angeles, according to KTLA. The crash was reported about 5:49 a.m. Wednesday on the southbound side of the 14 Freeway near Newhall Avenue in Santa Clarita, California Highway Patrol Officer Bond said. Tim Morrison and Chris Traber, who shot the video, were on their way to work when they say the driver […]