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  • Science and KFC have blessed us with a firelog that smells like fried chicken

    Who needs a yule log for the holidays when you can get one that smells like fried chicken? It sounds a little out there, but it’s a real thing. KFC is selling a limited-edition firelog that gives off the aroma of fried chicken. Introducing the 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog from Enviro-Log®, the best way to make a fire smell less like fire and more like fried chicken. Get yours today at — KFC (@kfc) December 13, 2018 […]

  • Admitted Walmart shoplifter says customer ‘should be punished’ for tackling him

    GREENFIELD, Wis. – A customer at a Wisconsin Walmart  tackled Christopher Simpson as he was trying to walk out of the store with stolen video games and held him down until police arrived. Simpson says he’s sorry for what he did but he wants to know: did he need to be tackled over it – or was that a job better left to police? Security footage obtained by WITI shows the Simpson getting tackled as he tried to leave the Walmart. […]

  • Radio station returns controversial ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ song to airwaves after listeners weigh in

    SAN FRANCISCO – A radio station in California has returned the song ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ to the airwaves. The station 96.5 KOIT pulled the song from rotation shortly after WDOK Christmas 102.1 in Cleveland did after complaints it is inappropriate in 2018. The call-and-response song written in the 1940’s includes a woman singing that she has to leave a man’s house as he tries to lure her to stay. In the song, the female sings “I really can’t stay,” […]

  • Thieves pose as volunteers to steal thousands of toys from Toys for Tots

    AKRON, Ohio — Police in Akron, Ohio say thieves signed up as volunteers for Toys for Tots, but ended up stealing thousands of gifts meant for kids, according to WJW. “Right now, we have over 15,000 children in Summit County and the surrounding areas. It means a lot, for some of the kids, this is all they have,” said Traci Higgenbottom-Williams, director. Williams has run the program in Akron for 20 years but what happened late Monday night is a […]

  • Vitaminwater will pay you $100,000 to ditch your smartphone for a year

    ST. LOUIS – Do you think you could without your smartphone for a whole day? How about a whole year? Vitamin Water is willing to bet you can’t do it.  The company unveiled a challenge for 2019 with an award of $100,000 to a person who can go without their smartphone for 365 days. You can enter the contest by sharing on Instagram or Twitter why you feel you’re up for the challenge, including the hashtags #nophoneforayear and #contest. Vitamin […]

  • Bacon cheese fries may be coming to McDonald’s next year

    A cheesy, bacon-y addition may be coming to the McDonald’s menu next year. Business Insider reports cheesy bacon fries are coming to McDonald’s across the nation in 2019. Business Insider said it got the tip from an “employee with knowledge of the situation.” “I’m afraid I’ll have to provide a cheesy no comment,” a McDonald’s representative told Business Insider in an email on Friday. “At this moment, our kitchens are bacon-ing something together. But we’re not yet ready to share […]

  • ‘Christmas pothole’ to get a fix after fed-up residents ‘plant’ tree in gaping hole

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – A notorious pothole may be fixed as early as Tuesday after residents of one Pennsylvania neighborhood decided to decorate it with a Christmas tree last weekend. Neighbors were fed up that the sinkhole in the middle of Sturdevant Street in Wilkes-Barre was getting bigger over the past few weeks without a fix. Now it seems their festive way of calling attention to the problem may have crews out to fix the problem soon, according to WNEP. There’s a metal […]

  • Police officer scales burning building to rescue family stranded on balcony

    NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Body cameras captured the moment a North Brunswick police officer climbed up a burning building to rescue a family. “That fire was just getting larger and larger,” explained Officer Joseph Grasso. “You don’t think, you just act, we had to get them out, time was of the essence.” The fire started Saturday around 10:20 P.M. at the Governor’s Pointe Condominiums. When Officer Grasso arrived, two grandparents and their grandchildren were trapped on the balcony of their apartment. Grasso climbed […]

  • Missouri woman has more than 400 Christmas trees in her home

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. – Most families who celebrate Christmas have a tree in their house, or maybe two. But one Missouri woman has almost everyone beat with more than 400, according to WDAF. Shelly Botcher loves the spirit of Christmas, especially the trees. “The great room has like 72 in it, and I ran out of trees because I have a lot more places to put trees,” she said. Botcher has so many that she doesn’t have an exact count. “This […]

  • Ho, ho, whoa! Some ceramic Christmas trees selling for a lot of green

    They’re the perfect decoration (no clean-up) and are making a big comeback. And now those vintage ceramic Christmas trees are reportedly selling for some big bucks. The value of the beautiful decoration, which was popular in the 1960s and 1970s, goes up around the holidays, according to TODAY Home. TODAY reports some of the trees are selling for hundreds of dollars, including this one on eBay which says it sold for $649. Vintage lifestyle expert Bob Richter gave TODAY these tips: Sell […]