Driver rescued from car quickly sinking into icy pond

WINCHENDON, Mass. –  A driver whose car plunged into an icy Massachusetts pond has been rescued from the frigid water. The Winchendon Fire Department says a man was plowing a parking lot in the town on Sunday morning when he saw the car leave a roadway and enter Hunts Pond. The man called 911, telling [...]

2017-12-11T00:52:08+00:00 December 11th, 2017|

Scholarships to replace loans at Brown

Scholarships to replace loans at Brown When Brown University students open their financial aid packages for next year, they will find scholarships in place of student loans, Quartz reports. The Ivy League school’s decision to rub out student debt led to the first fundraising campaign of its kind, raising $30 million in three months. The [...]

2017-12-11T00:36:53+00:00 December 11th, 2017|

South Carolina serial killer Todd Kohlhepp claims he has more

Todd Kohlhepp pleaded guilty to killing seven people between 2003 and 2016.  (Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office via AP, File) A South Carolina man who admitted to killing seven people earlier this year has claimed to have more victims whose remains have not been discovered. In an eight-page letter to the Herald-Journal of Spartanburg, Todd Kohlhepp wrote [...]

2017-12-10T14:02:15+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

Pennsylvania Dem linked to gambling ring awaits sentencing

July 14, 2015: Then-Pennsylvania state Rep. Marc Gergely discussing education funding with other legislators.  (Twitter) Former Pennsylvania state Rep. Marc Gergely – who resigned last month – is awaiting sentencing on corruption charges in relation to an illegal gambling machine ring. Gergely, 48, a Democrat from Allegheny County who served in the state House for [...]

2017-12-10T13:54:46+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

Trump says CNN was ‘caught red handed’ with fake news on WikiLeaks email

CNN gets crucial detail wrong in Donald Trump Jr. story Reaction on 'The Ingraham Angle' to media's handling of the Russia story. President Trump on Saturday slammed CNN for a mistake in a recent report on Russia meddling, saying the cable TV network was “caught red handed” disseminating “fake news.” “CNN’S slogan is CNN, THE [...]

2017-12-10T13:46:03+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

Veterinarians remove 21 pacifiers from dog’s stomach

Dec. 8 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma veterinarian said an ailing dog brought in after eating a baby's "binkie" was found to have swallowed 21 pacifiers. Dr. Chris Rispoli of the Gentle Care Animal Hospital in Edmond said Dovey, a 4-year-old Shar-Pei he has been seeing since she was a puppy, was brought in by her family [...]

2017-12-10T01:22:43+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

West Point cadet who said star quarterback raped her drops out

A former West Point cadet said she dropped out after claiming she'd been raped by Ahmad Bradshaw (17).  (Reuters) A former West Point cadet said she dropped out following the academy's lackluster response to rape claims she made against its star quarterback. Madeline Lewis told The Daily Beast she was destined to attend West Point and follow [...]

2017-12-09T17:06:12+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

U.S. State Department announces new travel advisory system

A Delta Airlines plane takes off from LaGuardia Airport in New York City on August 8, 2016 in New York City. Delta began to resume flights but still expect massive cancelations and delays after after a computer glitch shut down the airline completely this morning. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Dec. 8 (UPI) -- State [...]

2017-12-09T16:16:54+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Jerry Sandusky’s son sentenced to prison on sex abuse charges

 Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania judge sentenced the son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky to prison Friday. Jeffrey Sandusky, 42, pleaded guilty in September to 14 sex abuse counts relating to his February arrest on charges he requesting nude photos of underage girls. Centre County President Judge Pamela Ruest sentenced Sandusky, the adopted son [...]

2017-12-09T16:11:14+00:00 December 9th, 2017|