‘Crack pipe’ vending machines found in Long Island

Mystery Surrounds Vending Machines Selling Crack Pipes On Long Island CBS New York Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Police in the Long Island town of Coram, N.Y. are looking for the people responsible for putting up vending machines that appear to be crack pipes. Two of the small blue machines were found over the weekend and angry [...]

2018-09-13T12:49:43+00:00September 13th, 2018|

Missouri couple warn of escaped kangaroo in the area

Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A Missouri couple are asking neighbors to be on the lookout for their unusual escaped pet -- a kangaroo. The Shutes of Simpson County said they bought the 10-month-old marsupial, named Ricky, at an auction and he was only at their Harrisville home for about an hour before he escaped. The Shutes said there [...]

2018-09-13T12:45:13+00:00September 13th, 2018|

CBS’ Les Moonves steps down after sexual misconduct allegations

By Ray Downs  (1) Les Moonves stepped down as CEO of CBS following numerous allegations of sexual misconduct published in the New Yorker. File Photo by Ron Sachs/UPI | License Photo Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Les Moonves, the longtime CEO and Chairman of CBS, has stepped down amid numerous sexual assault and harassment allegations, the company announced [...]

2018-09-11T12:36:07+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Sonogram appears to show baby rooting for parents’ rival team

By Ben Hooper  (0) Sept. 10 (UPI) -- A pair of Texas A&M graduates said they were surprised when a sonogram image showed their expected child signaling support for rival University of Texas. Samantha Perkins said she and her husband are both graduates and devoted fans of Texas A&M University, but during their recent sonogram appointment the tech asked if [...]

2018-09-10T19:17:03+00:00September 10th, 2018|

Burt Reynolds, film icon dead at 82

By Wade Sheridan  (0) Dinah Shore (R) welcomes Burt Reynolds on her show during a taping session on January 18, 1978. The show aired on February 3. UPI File Photo | License Photo Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds, known for starring in hit films such as Smokey and the Bandit and Deliverance, has died at the age of 82. [...]

2018-09-06T19:48:28+00:00September 6th, 2018|

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ No. 1 in North America for 3rd weekend

By Karen Butler  (0) Cast members Henry Golding (L) and Constance Wu attend the premiere of "Crazy Rich Asians" in Los Angeles on July 7. Their movie is No. 1 at the North American box office for a third weekend. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians is [...]

2018-09-03T12:56:54+00:00September 3rd, 2018|

Police officer chased by tiny pig on Florida street

By Ben Hooper  (0) Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A Florida police officer responding to a loose-animal complaint posted a video of the animal in question -- a tiny pig -- chasing him down the street. The Cape Coral Police Department said Officer Ray Schilke III responded to the animal complaint in a residential neighborhood this week [...]

2018-09-01T13:18:02+00:00September 1st, 2018|

Reindeer escapes Russian zoo, runs loose through city

Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A witness in Russia captured video of a reindeer that escaped from a zoo being chased down the street by a man on horseback. The deer escaped Thursday from a zoo in Chelyabinsk and went running loose through the streets, witnesses said. The video shows the deer being pursued by a zoo employee riding [...]

2018-09-01T13:13:57+00:00September 1st, 2018|

Mark David Chapman, killer of John Lennon, denied parole again

Mark David Chapman, the man who killed singer John Lennon in 1980, was denied parole for the 10th time on Thursday. Photo courtesy New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Mark David Chapman, the man who shot legendary singer John Lennon outside his Manhattan apartment nearly 40 years ago, has been denied [...]

2018-08-24T14:45:08+00:00August 24th, 2018|