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  • Video Shows Pendulum Ride Breaking at Amusement Park, Killing 2 and Injuring Dozens More

    AHMEDABAD, India – A broken ride at an amusement park in India killed two people and injured more than two dozen, according to the Times of India. The incident occurred Sunday evening at Ahmedabad’s Kankaria lakefront. (WARNING: Graphic video below. Viewer discretion advised.) #Ahmedabad video two dead more than fifteen injured as pendulum ride broke down at Kankaria Lakefront @MumbaiMirror pic.twitter.com/rLl3xYcu6Q — Vinay Dalvi (@VinayMIRROR) July 15, 2019 Police are investigating how the ride was operated, maintained and inspected, the Times […]

  • The Next 007? ‘Captain Marvel’ Star to Take Over Role after Daniel Craig’s Departure, Reports Say

    With the James Bond movie franchise approaching the age of 60, there have long been rumors that producers will try to refresh the formula with a black Bond or a female Bond. It now appears that the next 007 will be both, TMZ reports. According to the Daily Mail and other UK outlets, British actress Lashana Lynch, most recently seen as a fighter pilot in Captain Marvel, will play an agent named Nomi who inherits Bond’s old code name. “There is a pivotal scene at the […]

  • Boxing Legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dies after Being Hit by Vehicle in Virginia Beach

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Norfolk native and boxing legend Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker, 55, died Sunday evening after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach. A family member confirmed to WTKR that the Olympic gold medal winner and four-weight world champion was killed in the 10 p.m., crash. Police said the driver of the vehicle that allegedly struck Whitaker stayed at the scene and is cooperating with officers. Whittaker graduated from Booker T. Washington high school before excelling globally […]

  • A Sorority Canceled Its Convention Because of Tropical Storm Barry. Members Donated 17,000 Meals to Storm Victims

    NEW ORLEANS – As Tropical Storm Barry approached Louisiana, Delta Sigma Theta sorority scrambled Friday to wrap up its national convention early to escape the storm’s impacts in New Orleans. But the service organization and its caterer, Centerplate, weren’t about to let the meals that had been prepared for members go to waste. The group donated 17,000 meals to the Second Harvest Food Bank of South Louisiana, which will store them in a cooler through the storm, and then give them to residents […]

  • ‘Mr. Olympia’ Charged with Raping Female Bodybuilder in Utah Hotel Room

    SANDY, Utah — The current “Mr. Olympia” has been charged with raping a fellow bodybuilder who considered him a mentor. Shawn “Flexatron” Rhoden, 44, was charged Thursday with rape, object rape and forcible sexual abuse. According to court documents, Rhoden was visiting Utah from Southern California in October 2018 when a fellow competitive bodybuilder came to visit him at the hotel he was staying at in Sandy. She went to his room while the photographer she was with waited in […]

  • She Didn’t Have an Uber Account, but Charges to the Ride Share Company Maxed Out Her Credit Card

    DENVER — Brenda Fields is a single mom working hard to support her family, which is why the last thing she needed was for someone to use her credit card to pay for trips using Uber. “They maxed out my credit card once and my credit went down 30, 40 points, very frustrating,” Fields said. She told KDVR she has never used ride sharing apps, which makes the charges even more mysterious. She got a new credit card number since […]

  • Instagram Introduces New Feature to Discourage Bullying Comments

    Instagram is fighting back against instant bullying by making people think twice before they post a comment. A new feature on the social media platform asks people if they are sure they want to make a comment containing flagged words like “fat” and “ugly.” Jeannine Luby teaches a social media course at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre. She has mixed emotions about the update. “I don’t believe that software can teach them values. I think right now we’re getting into this […]

  • Century-Old Oats Discovered in Ceiling during Alabama Restaurant Renovation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It was a curious find for workers renovating the former Sam and Greg’s Pizzeria: some century-old grain hidden away in the building’s ceiling. “We knew this was going to be unusual,” ACW Electric foreman Werner Greene said. Lee Builders and ACW Electric were tasked with renovating the more than 100-year-old store on North Side Square. “When we tore up the floor, we found about an inch worth of oats,” Greene said. Hidden in the joists in the first-floor […]

  • ‘Age Gaps are Hot!’ Music Teacher Allegedly Sent Nude Photo to Undercover Cop Minutes before Arrest

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – A Tulsa-area music teacher faces multiple charges after chatting on social media with a person he believed to be a young girl. On Wednesday morning, authorities arrested 35-year-old Dr. Carl Spaeth on two counts of indecent exposure, engaging in sexual communication with a minor, soliciting a minor to perform lewd acts, lewd proposal to a minor, and attempting to damage/destroy per the Computer Crimes Act. Investigators allege that Spaeth used social media to talk with a person […]

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