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  • California restaurant caught serving Popeyes chicken as its own

    LONG BEACH, Calif. — One California restaurant took the slogan “Love that chicken from Popeyes” quite literally after a Yelp reviewer accused the establishment of using the popular Louisiana kitchen’s chicken in several of its dishes. Tyler H. called out Sweet Dixie Kitchen, a “southern inspired” restaurant in California, in a scathing Yelp review on Oct. 9. Here’s the review: “Before my friends and I got seated we saw them quickly bring in two large boxes of Popeyes to the kitchen. I wanted […]

  • Parents create awesome ‘Wheel of Fortune’ costume for son in wheelchair

    MELROSE PARK, Illinois — The Alfano family in Illinois has created some pretty awesome Halloween costumes for their 8-year-old son Anthony, who has cerebral palsy. This year, they have turned their son’s wheelchair into the popular game show, “Wheel of Fortune.” Deanna Alfano told Inside Edition the game show is one of Anthony’s favorites and they watch it every night. “He loves hearing the alphabet, but he has a love for most game shows,” she said. Alfano explained to Inside Edition […]

  • 15-year-old girl fighting for her life after brother accidentally shoots her in face

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A teenage girl is in the hospital after her brother accidentally fired a gun, shooting her in the mouth, according to WREG. Police say around 1 a.m. Wednesday, a teen was playing with a gun outside of a home in Parkway Village when it went off. A bullet went through the house’s front door, hitting the teen’s 15-year-old sister in the mouth. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Her brother, whose age was not […]

  • Teen says group of boys attacked her because she’s gay

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – A 16-year-old girl and her mother believe a group of boys beat her up for being gay, according to WDAF. Nylea VanHoutan and her mom call the attack on the young girl a hate crime. VanHoutan says minutes after she and her three female friends left a pumpkin festival at a park, a large group of teenagers began to antagonize them. “It was like 20 to 30 of them. They were high school kids because one […]

  • Transgender woman barred from Busch Gardens for ‘wearing a costume’

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — A transgender woman was denied access to Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg because a park security guard deemed her skirt a costume, according to WTVR. Bria Gibson’s girlfriend was born a male, but identifies as female. The couple went to the park on Saturday to enjoy the Halloween season’s Howl-o-Scream event. But their day took a turn as soon as they reached the park’s security gate. There, a security guard looked at her girlfriend, who was wearing […]

  • These are 25 of the happiest cities in the U.S., study says

    Regular dental checkups and vacation time may not seem related, but according to a survey measuring happiness in U.S. cities, they are both good indicators of overall well-being. A study compiled by National Geographic, author Dan Buettner and Gallup used 15 factors that also include quality of diet, financial security, and daily learning, among others. The findings are based on 250,000 interviews done across the country from 2014 to 2015 as part of the National Geographic Gallup Special/Blue Zones Index. […]

  • Video shows thieves hugging in celebration after finding woman’s rent money

    HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Surveillance video captured three men breaking into cars in Henrico County, Virginia, then embracing after realizing what was inside them. A woman living on Kinloch Lane said her daughter-in-law forgot to lock her car doors. Thieves broke in and stole the rent money out of her pocketbook early Tuesday morning. They were obviously happy with their heist, which was all caught on camera. As he watched video of the thieves rifling through cars in the early […]

  • Teenager fatally stabs 2 siblings, ages 5 and 7, police say

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Two children were killed after their older brother stabbed them in an early-morning attack Tuesday, the Colorado Springs Police Department said. Police responding to a Colorado Springs home around 1 a.m. found three victims with apparent stab wounds. The suspect’s siblings, 5-year-old Sophia Murphy and 7-year-old Noah Murphy, suffered stab wounds to their necks and were later pronounced dead. A 19-year-old suspect, identified as Malik Vincent Murphy, was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree […]

  • The 10 highest-paying industries in the U.S.

    Despite record low unemployment rates, American wage growth has remained fairly stagnant. Across all industries, real earnings have increased just 2.5% this year, only slightly outpacing inflation. This is not good news for the average American worker who has been coping with stagnant wages for nearly 40 years. However, employees in certain industries are faring far better than average. To figure out which industries are dishing out the largest paychecks, ConsumersAdvocate.org analyzed the latest BLS employment and wage report. It’s […]

  • Security guard shot minutes before Las Vegas massacre breaks silence

    The security guard who approached Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock’s hotel suite before the massacre said he heard “drilling sounds” before he was shot through the door. In an episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” set to air Wednesday, Jesus Campos recounts for the first time on TV the night of the shooting. Campos was wounded by Paddock on October 1, minutes before the gunman sprayed gunfire on concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival from a hotel room in […]