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Teenager stole a man’s only means of communication from his wheelchair »

A teenager stole the only means of communication for a man off his wheelchair. William Washington of St. George, New York used an app on his iPhone 3g as a way of communicating. Washington has cerebral palsy and is a quadriplegic and cannot speak, according to Staten Island Advance. Washington would use the phone to ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on December 13, 2012
Filed under: General News,Local News,US News

Massachussetts man faces more than 100 counts of child sex offenses »

A Massachusetts man was indicted Thursday by a grand jury for the rape and sexual abuse of more than a dozen children. John Burbine, 49, and his wife Marian Burbine were indicted by a Middlesex County grand jury for their crimes against the children. Marian was indicted on charges of reckless endangerment and operating and ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on December 8, 2012
Filed under: Legal Briefs,News,US News

Man arrested Wednesday for a recent murder and two dating back to 1993 »

A man was arraigned Wednesday after he had killed three women. CNN reports that two of the three women were killed about 20 years ago and the most recent killing happened this week. Lucius Crawford of Mount Vernon, New York was arrested for the murders. He stabbed 41-year-old Tanya Simmons in the chest nine times ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on
Filed under: General News,Legal Briefs,News,US News

Three more dolphins have washed up on Mississippi shore »

More dolphins have washed ashore after multiple dolphins were found shot, stabbed, and mutilated last month. Last month’s deaths were in Jackson and Harrison Counties in Mississippi. It is unsure whether these dolphins died in the same way. There was a head of a dolphin found on Horn Island on Friday and a whole dolphin ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on December 6, 2012
Filed under: Environmental,News

Marley’s Mellow Mood drink sickens students in NJ school »

A new relaxation drink has sickened students in a New Jersey School. Deemed Marley’s Mellow Mood, the cans feature the likeness of reggae star Bob Marley and come in both soda and tea forms. Soda flavors include citrus and berry, while teas range from green tea with honey, to black tea with raspberry, passion fruit, ...
Posted by: Krista Hornyak on
Filed under: Health,US News

Merriam-Webster declares ‘socialism’ and ‘capitalism’ as words of the year »

Merriam-Webster dictionary has declared the words “socialism” and “capitalism” as the most frequently searched words of the year. The words “trended together [showing] that when one was looked up, so was the other,” Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster’s editor-at-large, told CBS This Morning. Sokolowski added that the words’ search numbers were particularly high during the debates any ...
Posted by: Krista Hornyak on
Filed under: Technology,US News

Increased development has African lions facing extinction »

A study performed by Duke University has shown that increasing human populations in West Africa are putting the future of lions at risk. Researchers compared current satellite images of the savannah to a combination of early savannah maps and lion population records to see which land was still suitable for their habitation. The findings were ...
Posted by: Krista Hornyak on
Filed under: African News,Environmental,US News,World News

Hofstra University Basketball Players: Lucky Number Four »

Four Hofstra men basketball players were arrested and arraigned last week  on second degree burglary charges.  The four players Shaquille Stokes 20, Kentrell Washington 18, Jimmy Hall  18, and Dallas Anglin 18, went on a stealing spree for a month from October 4th, until November 5, 2012, in the dorm halls of Hofstra University. It ...
Posted by: Nicole Allen on December 5, 2012
Filed under: Local News,News,North America News,Opinions,US News

The flu season is starting a little early this year »

The south and southeast have been hit particularly hard and early with the flu. This is the earliest the flu has hit since the 2003-2004 flu season at about 2.2 percent. The season does not usually peak until about January or later, according to NBC News. Dr. Thomas Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on December 4, 2012
Filed under: General News,Health,US News

Research shows that lying causes nose temperature to rise »

A recent psychological study at the University of Granada in Spain has found that when people are lying, the temperature of their nose increases. Researchers used a thermographic camera to track the temperature of participants’ faces as they lied and felt the emotions that came along with it. In a thermographic picture, colors toward the ...
Posted by: Krista Hornyak on
Filed under: Odd News,Strange News,Technology
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