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  • She was Once the Smallest Baby Born in Texas. Now, She Works in the NICU of the Hospital That Saved Her Life

    When Tammy Lewis was born, she was three and a half months early and weighed in at only 1 pound 4 ounces. Her family faced the harsh reality their newborn’s survival rate was 5 to 10 percent. But Lewis beat the odds and now, 34 years later, she works in the same NICU that saved her life. “I was the smallest surviving baby in the state of Texas, at the time,” Lewis said. “I was born at 24 weeks. Normal […]

  • Unsolved Atlanta Child Murders Are Back Under the Microscope

    Authorities will take another look at the decades-old Atlanta child murders, re-examining evidence in the hopes that technological breakthroughs might point to a definite killer in the cases, most of which were never solved, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Thursday. The point is not to vindicate convicted murderer Wayne Williams, who was implicated as the prime suspect in the slayings, but to provide closure to the families of victims who have long sought answers about their children’s killers, said Bottoms. […]

  • Young People on Amphetamines for ADHD Have Twice the Psychosis Risk Compared to Other Stimulants, Study Says

    Teens and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, who receive amphetamines such as Adderall for treatment have a higher risk of developing psychosis, compared to those who receive methyphenidates stimulants, such as Ritalin, according to a large new study. Using two national insurance claim databases, the authors followed 221,486 teens and young adults ages 13 to 25 with ADHD who were prescribed a stimulant for the first time between the years 2004 and 2015. Half received amphetamines such as […]

  • Hundreds of Hotel Guests Were Secretly Filmed and Live-Streamed Online

    About 1,600 people have been secretly filmed in hotel rooms in South Korea, with the footage live-streamed online for paying customers to watch, police said Wednesday. Two men have been arrested and another pair investigated in connection with the scandal, which involved 42 rooms in 30 accommodations in 10 cities around the country. Police said there was no indication the businesses were complicit in the scheme. In South Korea, small hotels of the type involved in this case are generally […]

  • Mom on Popular Youtube Show Accused of Pepper-Spraying Her Kids When They Flubbed Their Lines

    The “Fantastic Adventures” YouTube channel has racked up more than 250 million views with its adorable cast of seven adopted children, silly topics and charmingly low-fi visual effects. Behind the scenes, though, the children told a different story. A welfare check last week found the home was a den of abuse in which their mother would withhold food and water for days at a time, pepper-spray them, force them to take ice baths and lock them in a barren closet, […]

  • Jurors Say Roundup Contributed to a 2nd Man’s Cancer. Now Thousands More Cases Against Monsanto Await

    A federal jury dealt a huge blow to Monsanto, saying its popular weedkiller Roundup was a substantial factor in causing a California man’s cancer. It’s the second time in eight months that a jury has reached such a decision. But Edwin Hardeman’s case against Monsanto is the first to be tried in federal court. And thousands of similar cases are still pending at the federal or state level. “We are very pleased that the jury unanimously held that the Roundup […]

  • Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Will Not Accept a Plea Deal Offered in the Florida Day Spa Case, a Source Says

    Robert Kraft will not accept a plea deal offered by Florida prosecutors in the case against the New England Patriots owner and other men accused of soliciting prostitution at a Jupiter, Florida, day spa, a source familiar with the case told CNN on Wednesday. Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft and 24 other men in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to trial, according to Mike […]

  • Lawsuit: Olive Garden Stuffed Mushrooms Severely Burned Woman, ‘Death was Imminent’

    FORT WORTH, Texas (KTVT) — A woman filed a lawsuit against Olive Garden claiming she was burned by a piece of a stuffed mushroom that became stuck in her throat. According to court records, Danny Howard filed the case March 8 in Tarrant County District Court. Howard said that the restaurant did not make her aware that the mushrooms were extremely hot. The court filing says Howard went to an Olive Garden in Tarrant County back on August 11, 2017, […]

  • All-Female Fire Crew Makes History, Inspires Girls Fire Camp

    SANTA CLARA (KPIX) — A viral photo of all-women firefighting crew is helping motivate a new generation of girls to believe they can also attain their dreams. The Mountain View Fire Department is making history by allowing three women to work together for the first time ever. A few weeks ago, Capt. Jenna Graham saw her name on the schedule with her long-time colleagues Alison Costello and Patty Juergens and thought it was too good to be true. “I thought, […]

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