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  • Midair battle between fox and eagle over rabbit caught on video

    Video above used with permission from Photographer Zachary Hartje SAN JUAN ISLAND, Wash. – Nature can be incredible – and the Pacific Northwest certainly doesn’t disappoint. Photographer Kevin Ebi with caught a rare moment last weekend at Washington state’s San Juan Island National Historical Park: “Here is something you don’t see every day: a bald eagle and a young fox fighting over a rabbit — more than 20 feet in the air!” Ebi said he was photographing a group of fox kits […]

  • Judge orders 30-year-old to move out of parents’ home in ‘surreal’ court hearing

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mark and Christina Rotondo wanted their 30-year-old son, Michael, to move out of their Camillus, NY, home. He wouldn’t, and after a legal battle that made its way to New York’s highest court, State Supreme Court Justice Donald Greenwood sided with the parents Tuesday and told Michael he would have to leave. The story went viral after first reported on it last week; its article features a series of letters the Rotondos gave their son, starting with one […]

  • Senior ‘prank’ at Alabama high school catches teachers off guard – in the best way

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – A senior prank at an Alabama high school surprised teachers in a way they say they’ll always remember, according to WHNT. Educators have staged walkouts in several states to fight for higher pay and recognition of the work they do for the country’s children. At Guntersville High School though, some members of the Class of 2018 decided to let their teachers know just how much they are valued. “The kids had left a nice little going away […]

  • ‘I am not a racist’: Attorney in rant video issues apology

    NEW YORK — A lawyer whose rant against workers speaking Spanish at a New York City restaurant issued an apology on Tuesday. In a tweet from his law firm’s twitter account, Aaron Schlossberg said: “To the people I insulted, I apologize. Seeing myself online opened my eyes — the manner in which I expressed myself is unacceptable and is not the person I am. I see my words and actions hurt people, and for that I am deeply sorry. While people […]

  • Two men arrested after $90M worth of liquid meth found in semi-truck

    LINDEN, N.C. — Two men were arrested after more than $90 million worth of liquid methamphetamine was found in a semi-truck in North Carolina. WTVD reported that the truck was being driven by 49-year-old Raul Topete Arreola and 48-year-old Aquileo Perez Pineda. Each has been charged with three counts of trafficking meth. There was a total of 120 gallons of liquid meth in the tank, which would be converted into 454 kilograms of crystal meth with an estimated street value of $91 […]

  • States with the largest teacher pay gap

    In recent months, teachers in multiple states, including West Virginia, Kentucky, Arizona, and Colorado, have gone on strike to protest low wages and insufficient resources in public schools. With many states cutting school funding, teachers are experiencing economic pressure inside and outside of the classroom and are voicing their need for change. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the average annual salary of teachers in U.S. public elementary and secondary schools is $58,950. Although teachers’ salaries have risen nominally […]

  • South Carolina man bitten by rattlesnake that fell from tree while he was kayaking

    COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. – A South Carolina man is in critical condition after he was bitten three times by a rattlesnake that fell onto him while he was kayaking, according to WHNS. Michael Adams was kayaking on the Edisto River with his family on Saturday when the snake dropped from the tree above him and bit him three times on the hand. Adams’ family captured the snake and traveled to a nearby landing where they called 911, WCSC reports. “Medic […]

  • Woman hires trappers to save coyote with neck trapped in tube

    SAN DIEGO – A San Diego woman and her neighbors have been trying to rescue a coyote with tubing stuck around its neck for nearly a month, according to KSWB. Katie Ryan lives in Rancho Bernardo near the border with Poway. She has been watching a pack of coyotes who live in the green belt behind her home for years. In mid-April, she saw that a female coyote in the pack had a length of landscaper’s tube stuck around its […]

  • Parents take 30-year-old son to court after he refuses to move out

    CAMILLUS, N.Y. – A couple in New York is seeking help from the law to get their 30-year-old son out of the house. Christina and Mark Rotondo say they’ve been trying to get their 30-year-old son, Michael Rotondo, to leave their home for several months. In fact, they say they have even given him several written notices to leave the property. According to WSTM, the couple gave Michael a note on Feb. 2, telling him to leave the home within […]

  • New Jersey officer delivers baby deer by emergency C-section

    WARREN COUNTY, New Jersey — A New Jersey police officer saved a fawn by performing an emergency cesarean section on the baby deer’s mother after she was hit by a car. Robert Lagonera, a Washington Township animal control officer, says he got a call early Friday morning that a deer had been struck and killed. The doe was pregnant with twins, and though one of the fawns died in the accident, another was still moving inside of the mother. “When […]