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Texting turns 20 this week »

One more year until texting can go out and drink! Text messaging, the addictive and exciting pastime that has surpassed the popularity of phone calls by millions worldwide, turned 20 years old on Monday. According to the Chicago Tribune, the first version of the text message was sent on December 3, 1992. An engineer named Neil ...
Posted by: Krista Hornyak on December 4, 2012
Filed under: Technology

Arizona woman’s supposed allergies turn out to be leaking brain fluid »

Arizona resident Aundrea Aragon had the scare of her life when doctors discovered that she had brain fluid pouring out of her nose. She had been suffering for almost four months from a steady flow of fluid every time she tilted her head down.  Doctors had originally attributed the nasty symptom to allergies and given Aragon ...
Posted by: Krista Hornyak on
Filed under: Health,Odd News,Strange News

The ocean near Antarctica is becoming more acidic, affecting the sea butterflies »

Scientists say that oceans are becoming more acidic because of the burning of fossil fuels making the sea butterflies threatened. The shells of the sea butterflies are becoming eaten away due to the rising levels of acid in the ocean near Antarctica, according to CNN. This is the first kind of evidence of the changing ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on December 2, 2012
Filed under: Environmental,General News,Health,World News

19 bodies were found in Chihuahua, Mexico »

Nineteen bodies have been found in Chihuahua, a northern state in Mexico. The Associated Press reports that 11 men had been buried in a mass grave and had been dead for a while and there were eight more recently found who were tortured. The bodies were found about 25 miles from the U.S. border in Ejido ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on November 27, 2012
Filed under: News,North America News

5-year-old shot by stray bullets »

An 18-year-old in the Bronx was arrested and charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Hailey Dominguez, 5, was hit by a stray bullet fired from a gun owned by Angel Morales. Dominguez and her family were returning home from a baby shower when the bullet hit her and pierced her lung, ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on
Filed under: Legal Briefs,Local News,News,US News

Search for missing 13-year-old Colorado boy continues »

A 13-year-old boy is still missing in southwest Colorado. Dylan Redwine was last seen Monday in La Plata County while visiting his father. Redwine is originally from Colorado Springs, according to 9 News. Dan Bender, the La Plata County Sherriff’s Office spokesperson said Mark Bender last saw his son at 7:30 a.m. on Monday and ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on November 26, 2012
Filed under: Local News,News,US News

Florida woman arrested for riding a manatee »

A Pinellas County woman was arrested Saturday for riding a manatee near St. Petersburg in September. Sun Sentinel reports that Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez, 53, was arrested at her work Saturday on a warrant issued by the States Attorney’s office. “Gutierrez admitted to the offense claiming she is new to the area and did not ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on November 25, 2012
Filed under: Environmental,General News,News,US News

Uganda to try to pass bill to make maximum sentence for homosexuality life in prison »

Ugandan lawmakers are voting on an anti-homosexual bill that will propose a maximum sentence of life inprison for same sex behavior. CNN reports that homosexuality is illegal in Uganda.  Gays and lesbians are being physically attacked and outcast already but the new bill will be harsher. Amnesty International said, “The bill would have lasting, harmful ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on
Filed under: African News,News

FBI fugitive caught in Mexico »

A man on the FBI’s 10 most wanted list was arrested in Mexico on Friday. Joe Luis Saenz faces charges of murder, kidnapping, and rape. He has been returned to Los Angeles after being arrested in Guadalajara, according to The Associated Press. Saenz had shot and killed two rival gang members in July 1998 as ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on
Filed under: Legal Briefs,North America News

One deputy was killed and another injured during a home call »

Two sheriff’s deputies were shot resulting in one fatality and one being critically injured on Friday after being confronted by a man at his home in Fairhope, Alabama. CNN reports that Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office was called to the house to help settle a family dispute. The dispute was at the 11800 block of Mallard ...
Posted by: Miranda Bridgeford on
Filed under: General News,Legal Briefs,Local News,News,US News
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