• Little League Champ Mo'ne Davis Stars in New Chevrolet Commercial

    Little League Champ Mo'ne Davis Stars in New Chevrolet Commercial

    (NEW YORK) –  Little League star Mo’ne Davis is back in the spotlight, starring in a new Chevrolet ad that aired during Game 1 of the World Series. And the pint-sized pitcher is still out to prove that throwing like a girl is a good thing. Davis said she had “the best summer of my young life” as the star of Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons. She led the team to the Little League World Series and made history as one of the few girls to play in the series, and the first Little Leaguer ever to appear on the cover of… Read more

  • Wife Discovers Trove of Letters From Husband After His Death

    Wife Discovers Trove of Letters From Husband After His Death

    (LONGVIEW, Texas) — Even after his death, Mitchell Whisenhunt has found a way to surprise and bring comfort to his wife and young daughter, with a trove of letters he designated to be opened on certain dates. Whisenhunt, who would have turned 27 next week, lost his battle with Marfan syndrome last Saturday. The rare genetic disorder affects the body’s connective tissue, which is used to hold together organs, cells and tissue. Ashley Whisenhunt, 22, cared for her husband until his death, but said she was astonished when she discovered the 30 letters he left for her and their 18-month-old… Read more

  • What Supreme Court Did (and Did Not) Reveal About Three Hot Button Issues

    What Supreme Court Did (and Did Not) Reveal About Three Hot Button Issues

    (WASHINGTON) — Without uttering a word from the bench, the Supreme Court acted on major hot button issues in the last month concerning voting rights, abortion and gay marriage. The cases weren’t on the Court’s argument calendar. Parties were either asking the Court to act on an emergency basis to freeze a lower court decision, or requesting that the Court step in and take a case for later in the term. The Court responded by issuing orders that were usually only a few sentences long. We never got the majority’s reasoning, but in some cases a few of the Justices… Read more

  • Indiana Serial Killer Suspect Refuses to Speak in Court

    Indiana Serial Killer Suspect Refuses to Speak in Court

    (CROWN POINT, Ind.) — The accused serial killer who police say confessed to murdering at least seven women in Indiana refused to speak to a judge in court Wednesday, forcing her to cancel the arraignment. Suspect Darren Vann was silent as Judge Kathleen Sullivan asked him to swear to tell the truth at the Lake County Jail in Crown Point. Instead of speaking, Vann stared straight ahead. Sullivan postponed the hearing until next week. Vann’s silence comes after he cooperated with police, confessing to seven murders and showing police where to find the bodies. Vann, 43, was arrested in the… Read more

  • Passenger Arriving at Newark Evaluated for Possible Ebola

    Passenger Arriving at Newark Evaluated for Possible Ebola

    (NEWARK, N.J.) — A passenger who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from Brussels on United flight 998 Tuesday was being evaluated for possible symptoms of Ebola, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The passenger was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in Newark, N.J., which was designated as the facility for any passengers flagged by health screeners at the airport, the CDC said. “During the enhanced screening process for individuals arriving to the United States from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, an individual was identified as reporting symptoms or having a potential exposure to Ebola,” the… Read more

  • Samantha Greenlee, Pregnant 22-Year-Old, Found Dead in Ohio

    Samantha Greenlee, Pregnant 22-Year-Old, Found Dead in Ohio

    (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The body of a missing pregnant 22-year-old Ohio woman was found and her boyfriend is under arrest, charged with her murder, authorities told ABC News. Samantha Greenlee had been missing since Oct. 8. Her boyfriend, Jacob Ferrero, 22, who’s also the father of her unborn child, was arrested by the Columbus Police Department Wednesday morning. He’s charged with murder and aggravated arson, and he is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, according to the arrest report. Ferrero gave a full confession to a fire investigator before leading police to the location of Greenlee’s body, authorities told ABC News…. Read more

  • Coach Suspensions Continued in NJ High School Football Hazing Scandal

    Coach Suspensions Continued in NJ High School Football Hazing Scandal

    (SAYREVILLE, N.J.) — The Board of Education at the New Jersey high school embroiled in a football hazing scandal continued the suspension of the team’s coaches with pay during an emotional meeting Tuesday night. Among the teachers suspended at Sayreville War Memorial High School were five with tenure, including head football coach George Najjar. The board said it would continue its investigation of the incidents, which allegedly involved older members of the team brutalizing freshmen players. Seven football players at the school accused in the hazing scandal face a variety of criminal charges as investigators try to determine the depths… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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