LA police looking for gunman in death of rapper Nipsey Hussle

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) April 1 (UPI) -- Ermias Ashgedom -- better known as rapper Nipsey Hussle -- was shot dead in Los Angeles late Sunday, a day before he was set to meet with police to discuss gang violence. The Grammy-nominated rapper was shot outside his clothing store, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said. The entertainer died of [...]

2019-04-01T14:37:51+00:00April 1st, 2019|

Contest winners get married at New York White Castle

By Ben Hooper  (0) March 22 (UPI) -- A couple held their wedding at a White Castle restaurant in New York after winning a radio contest to score the venue. Lifelong White Caste fan Anna Katsigiorgis of Amityville, Long Island, and fiance Harry Messler won the contest on Z100 radio to hold their wedding at the White [...]

2019-03-23T14:07:05+00:00March 23rd, 2019|

8 Wedding To-Dos You’re Dreading That Aren’t That Bad

ISTOCK When it comes to wedding planning, there's the fun stuff, and then there's the necessary stuff—aka those items on your checklist you might be putting off or simply dreading, dentist-style. These will differ for everyone, of course, but here are a few you might be stressing over—and why there's really no reason to. 1. Making Your Budget [...]

2019-03-21T02:10:32+00:00March 21st, 2019|

Tourist wins $1M in under 5 minutes at Las Vegas casino

By Ben Hooper  (0) March 19 (UPI) -- A Hawaii resident visiting Las Vegas won a jackpot worth more than $1 million in less than 5 minutes of gambling. The Plaza Hotel & Casino said the tourist had been inside the casino for less than 5 minutes when they struck the $1,029,529.13 jackpot on the Monopoly Millionaire [...]

2019-03-20T02:36:20+00:00March 20th, 2019|

‘Amazing Race’ alum Dr. Jim Raman dead at 42

March 15 (UPI) -- The Amazing Race alum Dr. Jim Raman has died at age 42. People reported Thursday the orthodontist was found dead Tuesday at his home in South Carolina. An obituary on Dignity Memorial said Raman died Monday. The Lexington County Sheriff's Department told WIS News 10 police were called to Raman's home around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. Officials have [...]

2019-03-18T14:34:08+00:00March 18th, 2019|

Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff first to unionize

By Allen Cone  (2) Sen. Bernie Sanders waves to supporters while standing next to wife Jane O'Meara Sanders after he speaks at his first event of his 2020 presidential campaign at Brooklyn College in New York City on March 2. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo March 16 (UPI) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign staff members have [...]

2019-03-17T14:07:21+00:00March 17th, 2019|

Suspect in custody in death of reputed Gambino family boss

By Allen Cone  (1) Reputed mob boss Frank Cali, shown in a 2008 photo released by the Italian Police Press Office, was shot outside his New York City home and later died. Photo courtesy Italian Police/EPA March 16 (UPI) -- A 24-year-old man was taken into custody Saturday morning in connection with the killing three days [...]

2019-03-17T14:01:33+00:00March 17th, 2019|

Parked car falls through garage floor in Missouri

By Ben Hooper  (0) March 15 (UPI) -- A Missouri man who heard a loud noise outside his home was shocked to discover his car had fallen through the floor of the garage.Willard Ralls said he was eating dinner before 4 p.m. Wednesday at his Kansas City home when he heard the crashing noise coming from his [...]

2019-03-16T14:27:39+00:00March 16th, 2019|

Tennessee firefighters rescue dog trapped inside wall

March 15 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Tennessee cut through a wall at a family's home to rescue a dog that took a fall while chasing a squirrel in the house's attic. The Chattanooga Fire Department said the Engine 11 crew responded to the Hixson home about 7:30 p.m. Thursday to conduct an unusual dog rescue. The [...]

2019-03-16T14:17:03+00:00March 16th, 2019|

Surrogate bonds with baby gorilla rejected by mother

  Surrogate bonds with baby gorilla rejected by mother yesterday In this Thursday, March 7, 2019 photo, Bulera grabs a half head of cabbage before heading back into the gorilla house with her adopted baby Gandai during the pair's first excursion into the gorilla yard of the Jacksonville Zoo in Jacksonville, Fla. The 30-year-old gorilla [...]

2019-03-09T15:41:19+00:00March 9th, 2019|