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  • Firefighters make a dream come true for Walmart greeter

    EUREKA, Mo. – Christopher Echele has had a lifelong dream of being a firefighter.  The Eureka Fire Protection District in Missouri helped turn that dream into a reality Tuesday night. Echele uses a wheelchair and has been a greeter at Walmart for 25 years. Firefighters say he’s expressed a great deal of interest in firefighting.  That prompted several of the firefighters to coordinate a surprise with the store’s managers.  They arrived at the Eureka Walmart and made Echele an honorary […]

  • Everything coming and going on Netflix in April

    Everything from Schindler’s List to A Nightmare on Elm Street to Gremlins arrives on Netflix in April. It’s also the last month you can catch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Princess Bride. ARRIVING April 1 A Weekend with the Family (2016) A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Across the Universe (2007) An American Tail (1986) An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999) Boy Bye (2016) Born To Be Free (2016) […]

  • Smiling mugshot of teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with student goes viral

    LOCKHART, TX – A mugshot showing a smiling teacher charged with having an improper relationship with a 17-year-old student is going viral. The school district suspended 26-year-old married anatomy teacher Sarah Madden Fowlkes, who had been with Lockhart High School since 2014. A tip from a school administrator led authorities to the 17-year-old boy who had allegedly been in contact with Fowlkes through messaging and in person. Lockhart schools superintendent Susan Bohn emailed parents on Monday, notifying them of Fowlkes’ […]

  • Mother shares heartbreaking photo of 4-year-old daughter’s last car ride home

    SPANAWAY, Wash. — A mother posted a heartbreaking photo on Facebook of her 4-year-old daughter on one last car ride home after picking her ashes up from a funeral parlor last week. Sarah Walton’s daughter, Ellie, died in January from a rare brain tumor, ABC News reports. On her way home, she snapped a photo of the urn and posted it on the Prayers for Ellie Walton Facebook page. “Driving you home the other day, I was scared, but buckling […]

  • Firefighter from iconic Oklahoma City bombing photo retires; ‘It’s still tough to talk about’

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Memories come in all shapes and sizes. Chris Fields has a trunkfull, packed away from a 31-year career as an Oklahoma City firefighter. From fighting infernos to rescuing pets, Fields has done it all. “You roll up and prepare yourself for what you’re going to see,” Fields says. But nothing could have prepared Chris for April 19, 1995. “I was at Fire Station Number 5 at N.W. 22nd and Broadway. I felt it. We were standing in […]

  • Trump says House Republicans may lose seats if they don’t repeal Obamacare

    By Meg Wagner ‘Trumpcare’ up for a vote this week President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned House Republicans that they could lose their jobs if they don’t pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, one day after party leaders unveiled 43 pages worth of revisions to the health care bill in a bid to get it more votes. Republicans’ American Health Care Act — dubbed “Trumpcare” because it is intended to replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare […]

  • Family of teen believed to have been kidnapped by teacher speaks out

    MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. — It has now been eight days since 15-year-old Mary Catherine Elizabeth Thomas disappeared after she was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher. For family members of the missing girl, who goes by Elizabeth, her absence has been excruciating.  The last time anyone in her family saw Elizabeth Thomas, it was early Monday morning when she left with a somber warning. “She woke up her older sister and said ‘Hey I’m leaving, but if I’m not back by six […]

  • Boy with skin disorder befriends dog with same condition

    CANBY, Ore. – An 8-year-old Arkansas boy with a rare skin disorder met a dog in Oregon with the same condition and it’s something the boy and his mom say they will never forget. Carter Blanchard and Rowdy, a black Lab, are connected through the white spots caused by vitiligo, a disorder without a known cause that destroys pigment-producing cells. UPDATE ON ROWDY . Rowdy saw a neurologist in the ER today. They are not sure if it was a […]

  • Man to pay $20K fine after ‘unconscionably stupid’ stunt

    CALGARY, Alberta – In July 2015, a young man in Canada decided it was time to promote his cleaning company and hatched a plan: Tie $10,000 worth of industrial-sized balloons (around 100 in all) to a lawn chair with an advertising banner hanging from it, take off, and then leap from the chair with a parachute strapped to his back, landing in the Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races. That’s not exactly how it went. Daniel Boria was forced to bail early […]