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  • Colorado girl, mother suing doctor for allegedly not treating infections properly

    AURORA, Colo. – A 13-year-old girl and her mother claim the girl’s urologist stopped seeing the girl when her care became too complicated. Now, Abaigeal Holbrook and her mother Carrie are suing Children’s Hospital Colorado and Dr. Duncan Wilcox. In 2014, Dr. Wilcox implanted a device in Abaigeal’s lower back to help her with bladder control issues caused by a disease called transverse myelitis. The medical device is a miracle when it works, but it became a nightmare when it caused multiple […]

  • ‘Can you bring me McDonald’s?’: 5-year-old calls 911 for help with fast food craving

    WYOMING, Mich. – A 5-year-old from Michigan made a memorable call to police after craving some fast food recently. According to WZZM, Iziah Hall really wanted McDonad’s, but his grandma was still sleeping. So, the boy decided to call 911 to see if they could help. Here’s how the conversation went: Dispatcher: “Kent County 911 what’s your emergency?” Iziah: “Can you bring me McDonald’s?” Dispatcher: “I’m sorry what?” Iziah: “Can you bring me McDonald’s?” Dispatcher: “No I can’t bring you […]

  • Recall of blood pressure drug losartan expanded

    If you take blood pressure medicine, you’ll want to double-check your bottle. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has expanded its recall of losartan potassium and losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets. Tests found trace amounts of a potentially cancer-causing impurity called N-methylnitrosobutyric acid in some of these drugs. The company is recalling 36 additional lots, it said Thursday. A full list of recalled drugs is available on the US Food and Drug Administration website. The company hasn’t had any reports of users getting sick, but the impurity level in these […]

  • DISH Network subcontractor facing charges for allegedly bear hugging customer

    ELBERT COUNTY, Colo. — A subcontractor for DISH Network is facing felony charges for his conduct with an elderly woman in Elbert County. That woman, Karen Loest, says she was assaulted. In early April, DISH Network sent Smart Tech employee David Novinski to Loest’s home for repair work. Loest says everything was fine with Novinski’s visit until it was time for him to leave. “I walked over to see him out, and he proceeded to turn and put me in a […]

  • A mother listens to her son’s heart, this time from inside the woman whose life it saved.

    SAN DIEGO – The family of an organ donor had the opportunity to meet the woman who received his heart. When David Rivera died at age 30 from a brain bleed caused by a rare clotting disorder in 2017, his heart was used to save the life of a San Diego mother of two named Sandra. Sandra had struggled with heart disease for many years and was near death when she received Rivera’s heart, which she calls “a miraculous gift […]

  • Man wins $250K, plans to take 92-year-old grandmother on dream vacation

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Pack your bags, grandma! An Asheville man has big plans after winning $250,000 on a scratch-off ticket, according to a news release. Daniel Roberts stopped to pick up gas for his lawn mower at the George’s Mini Market in Asheville, where he works. It was his day off and a life-changing decision. While he was there, he took a chance and bought a Hit $500 ticket for $5. “I took it back to my truck to scratch […]

  • Officer drives man to job interview after pulling him over

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – An Illinois officer came through for a man working hard to get a job. A police officer pulled over a man with expired plates Wednesday. The man told Officer Roger Gemoules  he also did not have a valid driver’s license, but had to risk the ride because he was on his way to a job interview. The officer would not let him drive away. Instead, Officer Gemoules took him to the interview. A post to Cahokia’s community […]

  • Video captures firefighters pushing man home after electric wheelchair stops working

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — Firefighters with the Raytown Fire Protection District in Missouri are winning hearts all over for a recent kind deed. A video posted to their Facebook page shows three firefighters pushing a fisherman home after his electric wheelchair stopped working, according to The Kansas City Star. “What happens when a firetruck comes upon a citizen whose electric wheelchair has stopped working,” the fire protection district captioned the video. “You get out and help them home.” The fisherman, who the […]

  • Grandmother accused of killing 3-year-old grandson

    MILPITAS, Calif. – A California woman is charged with killing her 3-year-old grandson, police announced Thursday. On Wednesday, officers obtained a warrant and arrested Foos Abdi Hashi in San Jose; she now faces charges of homicide, felony child abuse and misdemeanor child abuse. On Monday, first responders found the boy unresponsive at a Milpitas home and performed CPR, but he later died at the hospital. The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office found the cause of death to be “manual strangulation,” […]

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