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Clark County group to start food coalition, co-op

A group of local organizations is creating a grassroots food coalition and co-operative to solve food security issues in Springfield and Clark County. The third annual Clark County Focus on Local Food Summit was held on Nov. 12. Each year, attendees have wanted to start a longstanding coalition to fight hunger, Community Health Foundation Program Coordinator Joan Elder said. “We&rsquo...
Snow moves in, Winter Weather Advisory for some

Snow moves in, Winter Weather Advisory for some

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST Snow moves in and will lead to accumulations by daybreak Sunday with temperatures in the lower 20s, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Accumulations of a dusting up to 1 inch is likely south of Interstate 70, with up to 2 inches possible in spots. North of I-70, 1 to 3 inches is anticipated, with some spots receiving up to 4 inches of snow. A Winter Weather Advisory...
Champaign County mom seeks new bullying definition after girl’s suicide

Champaign County mom seeks new bullying definition after girl’s suicide

The mother of a Champaign County 11-year-old who killed herself believes the definition of bullying should be expanded. Bethany Thompson, a Triad Middle School student who survived cancer, committed suicide in October after what her parents described as constant bullying. Bullying is defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged...
Fire marshal requested to scene of German Twp. house fire

Fire marshal requested to scene of German Twp. house fire

A fire marshal has been requested to the scene of a house fire in German Twp. Saturday morning, according to dispatchers. Dispatchers said the fire is nearly out and fire crews are working a few remaining hot spots in the structure. It is unknown how much damage was done to the house, but initial reports indicate the red cross has been requested to the scene. Dispatchers said a cause...

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Pedestrian, hit by vehicle in Clark County, is seriously injured

Pedestrian, hit by vehicle in Clark County, is seriously injured

UPDATE @ 10:05 p.m.: Thomas Taylor, 35, of Springfield, the pedestrian hit by a vehicle while he was trying to cross state Route 41 in German Twp., is listed in critical condition, OHP Sgt. Merrill Thompson said in a prepared statement.  Carol Wheeler, 75 and also of Springfield, was driving the Toyota RAV 4 that hit Taylor. She was not injured. FIRST REPORT A male pedestrian is said to have...

Family of dead inmate sues Clark County

The mother of the woman who died from a drug overdose at the Clark County Jail has sued Clark County and its Sheriff’s office for $500,000. Kristy Parker, 32, died earlier this year while in custody. An autopsy report states she died of a drug overdoes. It is believed she took the drugs while confined at the jail and Marcia S. Galvan is accused of smuggling those drugs into the institution and...
Region could get hit with accumulating snow late this weekend

Region could get hit with accumulating snow late this weekend

 Here is our Storm Center 7 snowfall forecast for Sunday into Sunday night, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.  Look for light snow to develop across the northern half of the Miami Valley late Saturday night and spread south early Sunday. The snow will linger into the afternoon and then taper.  More precipitation is expected to arrive Sunday night but by that point...
Springfield City Schools won’t address overcrowding for 2017

Springfield City Schools won’t address overcrowding for 2017

The Springfield City School District will not be making changes to address overcrowding for the 2017 school year. Superintendent Bob Hill said in a press release issued Friday that because no clear solution is available at this time, the district has decided to postpone any changes. “I cannot recommend rushing to spend millions of dollars for a solution that will not be optimal and might jeopardize...
Veterans boards raise pay; services for vets varies widely by county

Veterans boards raise pay; services for vets varies widely by county

The recent decision to nearly double the pay of Greene County veterans service commissioners highlights a long-standing disparity among county veterans agencies, how they operate and how much they aid veterans. Greene County commissioners recently approved the raises, which will boost pay for all five veterans service commissioners to $650 a month when they start their next terms. Commissioners are...
Christmas gifts, other items stolen from cars in in Clark County

Christmas gifts, other items stolen from cars in in Clark County

Thieves in Clark County got away with about $1000 worth of items from cars in Moorefield Twp., including a woman’s Christmas presents for her family. Surveillance video from the Northridge Apartments complex captured two suspects going through vehicles and taking things from six unlocked cars early Sunday morning, Clark County Sheriff’s Office Detective Brian Melchi said. “They&rsquo...
High turnover, burnout puts local child welfare systems in crisis

High turnover, burnout puts local child welfare systems in crisis

Up to a quarter of Ohio’s child welfare caseworkers leave the job each year, a turnover rate that lengthens the time it takes to reunify kids with parents, stretches county budgets and leads to more chaos in the lives of Ohio’s most vulnerable children. A yet-to-be-published study by the Public Children Services Association of Ohio found that 450 of Ohio’s good-performing, non-retirement...
Springfield church to host live nativity

Springfield church to host live nativity

Northside Church of God, 3705 Middle Urbana Road will host “Live at the Manger,” on Dec. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. It will be a live nativity where children can come and have their picture taken at the manger. Refreshments will be served inside along with an opportunity for the kids to make a frame for their photo. This event is free. For more information, call the church office at 937-390-7700...
EF Hutton hires new CFO as business looks to grow

EF Hutton hires new CFO as business looks to grow

EF Hutton America announced it has hired a new CFO to help move the company forward in 2017 as it markets new products and plans to hire more employees. Steve Zofkie, a veteran executive with experience at other Miami Valley businesses like NCR, has been tapped as the company’s new chief of finance. “The opportunity to be on the ground floor of what is an old name, but kind of a new start...
Clark County Heritage Center to ‘Elf up the museum’

Clark County Heritage Center to ‘Elf up the museum’

Visit the Heritage Center of Clark County, 117 S. Fountain Ave., through Dec. 23 to search for the center’s Elf of a Shelf, Clark the Elf, throughout the museum. Each day of the week from Tuesday to Saturday he will be hiding in a different place. Visitors can pick up a passport at the front desk and earn stickers for spotting him. Find him on five different days, fill the passport and earn...
Government shutdown looms: Wright-Patterson on standby

Government shutdown looms: Wright-Patterson on standby

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base leaders had not received guidance on how to handle a partial government shutdown if congressional leaders weren’t able to reach a funding deal by midnight Friday, a base spokesman said. The last time a partial federal government struck in 2013, about 13,000 employees were on temporarily furlough, said Wright-Patterson spokesman Daryl Mayer. Troy Tingey, president...
Auditor: Credit card company delays mean traps remain at gas pumps

Auditor: Credit card company delays mean traps remain at gas pumps

Two more credit card skimmers found in Ohio this week show the problem is not going away, and one Butler County official says residents are still vulnerable to these thieves because credit card companies are delaying converting gas pumps to chip card technology. During the past 16 months, more than 35 skimmers have been pulled out of fuel pumps in Ohio, including eight in Butler County. Two more credit...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

16-CV-0779 - Nations Lending Corporation, an Ohio Corporation, v. Monica P. Beavers, 2453 Red Coach Dr., Apt. 11, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 153 S. Kensington Pl., for $112,301. 16-CV-0780 - Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, dba Christiana Trust, as Trustee, v. Lori L. Mitchell, 2155 Green Knoll Dr., et al., complaint in foreclosure for...
Christmas gifts stolen by thieves in Clark County

Christmas gifts stolen by thieves in Clark County

Six vehicles had items stolen out of them at Northridge Apartments earlier this week, including one vehicle that was full of Christmas gifts for a Clark County family. Deputies investigated the incidents in the 1500 block of Westmont Drive Sunday night into Monday morning. Amber Lattimore, of Springfield, was one of the victims and said all of her children’s Christmas gifts that she had been...
Clark County jail moms record stories for kids

Clark County jail moms record stories for kids

A nonprofit group is working in the Clark County Jail for the first time with incarcerated women to make sure children are not without their mother’s voices. The number of women in prisons in the United States has been increasing at a rate 50 percent higher than men since 1980, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Justice. “When the mother is incarcerated, family units are literally...

Springfield Christian closes Friday

Springfield Christian School is closed today because of an issue with a side-door at the school. An official at the school said it was realized late Thursday night and the school was unable to fix it until Friday morning, and for security purposes decided to cancel classes for the day. No mischief is suspected in connection with the door’s malfunction. The school, located at 311 W. High St....
Studio owners share their enthusiasm for Springfield’s arts community

Studio owners share their enthusiasm for Springfield’s arts community

When Tom Heaphy and Vicki Rulli decided to leave their economic development jobs in Columbus to pursue their passion for art, they wanted to join a community with a strong arts emphasis - they chose Springfield. Now with their Itinerant Studio, 149 W. Jefferson St., thriving with an international client base, Heaphy and Rulli know the choice was right. The couple, celebrating 10 years since moving...
Wright-Patt gate jumper didn’t know actions wrong report says

Wright-Patt gate jumper didn’t know actions wrong report says

A Beavercreek man accused of trespassing at a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base entry point that caused the evacuation of two buildings and a shelter-in-place order at a child care center “did not know the wrongfulness of his actions,” a court-ordered evaluation has determined. Edward J. Novak, 32, faces a February trial date in connection with eight misdemeanor charges of driving away from...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

Codey A. Brust, 27, of 524 S. Belmont Ave., wildlife violation, guilty, fined $100; hunt/fish without permission, guilty, property listed on entry to be forfeited, two year suspension on hunting license, fined $100; two counts wildlife violation, hunt without special permit, dismissed. Timothy J. Eberhart, 50, address unknown, criminal trespass, dismissed - prosecutor request. Kendra...
Dayton, Cincinnati Kroger locations hiring for 600 people

Dayton, Cincinnati Kroger locations hiring for 600 people

Kroger is hiring for 600 open positions during a hiring fair on Saturday. Cincinnati-headquartered Kroger is hiring in Cincinnati and Dayton. The company is looking to hire for 600 employees during a job fair at all local locations on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The company is hiring in several departments, including: produce, meat/seafood, deli/bakery, Starbucks, the bistro, apparel...
Champaign County girl beat cancer, couldn’t overcome bullying

Champaign County girl beat cancer, couldn’t overcome bullying

The parents of an 11-year-old Champaign County girl who killed herself say she was a vibrant youngster who would do anything to make a friend laugh. Her father called Bethany a great kid who loved God, her family, animals, super heroes and swimming. “She was full of life, fun loving,” said Paul Thompson, father of Bethany Thompson. Bethany, a cancer survior, was found dead from a self-inflicted...
Storm to bring snow, rain to region this weekend

Storm to bring snow, rain to region this weekend

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST Tonight:  Saturday: Sunday:  Monday:  Tuesday:  Wednesday:
From life support to truancy, lawmakers cram in session’s final day

From life support to truancy, lawmakers cram in session’s final day

In what is expected to be the last day of the two-year legislative session, state lawmakers passed bills to require insurance companies to cover autism, protect bicyclists peddling in traffic and limit the circumstances when police can seize private property. Here is a guide to some of the measures flying through the House and Senate that may have otherwise gone unnoticed. House Bill...
Clark, Champaign road crews gear up for winter weather

Clark, Champaign road crews gear up for winter weather

Traffic crews in Clark and Champaign counties have prepared salt trucks as winter weather is expected to approach the area over the next few days and weeks. Salt truck haven’t really had to respond yet to any weather events as of Thursday, but they’re expecting that will change soon. “We’re ready to go for the weekend in case we’re called in,” Champaign County Engineer...
Relay for Life gets center stage at Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill

Relay for Life gets center stage at Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill

The Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill became the platform for the Relay for Life on Thursday night, with some proceeds from the night going to the group that organizes the dedicated walk/race to bring awareness to cancer.  Anthony Satariano, owner/operator of Clifton Mill, said the experiences he and his wife have had prompted them to decide to see what they could do to help the cause.  He...
Norovirus outbreak in Clark County: 5 things you should know

Norovirus outbreak in Clark County: 5 things you should know

Norovirus is one of the most common viruses in America and the average American will fall ill to it five times in their lifetime. South Vienna Elementary and Middle schools have been affected by the virus, as school officials said more than 100 students were out sick Wednesday with the highly contagious virus, which led them to close the school Thursday and again Friday. Here are 5 things...
New $6.5M lodge at Mad River Mountain almost complete after fire

New $6.5M lodge at Mad River Mountain almost complete after fire

Workers are nearly finished with a new $6.5 million lodge at Mad River Mountain and employees have begun making snow in hopes of opening for business next weekend. A fire last year destroyed its well-known, historic lodge. Mad River Mountain is the largest ski resort in the state. More than 150,000 people normally visit the resort during the ski season, management has previously told the Springfield...
$7.5M Love’s Travel Stop set to open in Clark County in January

$7.5M Love’s Travel Stop set to open in Clark County in January

A new, $7.5 million Love’s Travel Stop will likely open in Clark County next month after several delays. The 20-acre project located at the Interstate 70 and Ohio 42 interchange Love’s, a national truck stop and country store chain, purchased the former Prime Fuel truck stop at 4725 South Charleston Pike for $566,000. “This has been an ongoing process and there have...
Ryan Stevenson to perform at John Legend Theater in Springfield

Ryan Stevenson to perform at John Legend Theater in Springfield

Ryan Stevenson is making his presence known in the world of contemporary Christian music and will be back in Springfield on Tuesday, Dec. 13. He has written and co-written several hit songs. Stevenson is currently on tour with the Newsboys and will be touring with TobyMac beginning in January. In between the tours, he’s making a stop here to do a benefit concert on behalf of the Nehemiah Foundation...
$100K cut to Springfield police, fire OT may mean slower responses

$100K cut to Springfield police, fire OT may mean slower responses

Springfield city leaders have recommended cutting $100,000 in overtime pay for police officers, firefighters and medics next year, which could mean fewer first responders on the streets. The proposed cuts come after voters rejected an income tax increase on the ballot last month. Staff members have recommended about $1.5 million in cuts to several departments next year to avoid a projected deficit...
Clark County schools to close again as virus confirmed in sick kids

Clark County schools to close again as virus confirmed in sick kids

South Vienna Elementary and Middle schools will be closed again Friday as the illness going around has been confirmed to be Norovirus. Clark County Health Commissioner Charles Patterson said reports from the Ohio Department of Health labs confirmed what officials believed from the beginning. “Luckily, if (patients) don’t have other issues, it usually resolves in a day to...
I-90 east remains closed following 75-vehicle pileup near Ohio, Penn. border 

I-90 east remains closed following 75-vehicle pileup near Ohio, Penn. border 

Bethany’s story: Why did 11-year-old Champaign Co. girl kill herself?

Bethany’s story: Why did 11-year-old Champaign Co. girl kill herself?

Bethany Thompson was caring, loving, funny — and a victim of bullying, her parents believe. The 11-year-old girl took her own life in October, the second Triad Middle School student the same age to commit suicide in the past five years. The Springfield News-Sun spoke extensively with her parents about her life, as well as experts on bullying and other parents whose children have killed themselves...
Census: Clark and Champaign cities losing population

Census: Clark and Champaign cities losing population

New Carlisle and Urbana are losing residents, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. New Carlisle’s population declined by 1.5 percent, losing about 90 people, from the 2006-2010 5-year estimate to the 2011-2015 estimate released this week. Urbana’s population decline over the same period was 1 percent, a loss of about 120 people. The new estimates put the village...
3 dead in 40 car pileup in Michigan

3 dead in 40 car pileup in Michigan

Three people died Thursday in a crash involving more than 40 vehicles on an icy highway in Michigan, according to multiple reports. Officials with the Livingston County Sheriff Department told WJBK that at least three people were killed in the accident on Interstate 96 in Livingston County. More than an hour after the wreck was first reported, fire officials were still working to free victims from...
Botched Ohio Edison smokestack demo: 6 things to know 6 years later

Botched Ohio Edison smokestack demo: 6 things to know 6 years later

Last month marked the six-year anniversary of the botched Ohio Edison smokestack demolition in Springfield. Here’s six things to know six years later: 1. The 275-foot tower fell the wrong way, smashing a building that housed back-up generators and knocking down two, 12,500-volt power lines. A gathered crowd of media members and contractors had to run to avoid live power lines that flew around...
Welcome to the new SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Welcome to the new SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Dear Readers, Today we are proud to launch the biggest redesign to  You will find extra rewards and content that’s exclusive to our customers, including unlimited access to everything we produce and bonus content from USA TODAY and others. The new site features a link to the ePaper on every page, which will take you to the replica of the printed newspaper and works on any device you own...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

Andrew P. Bahun, 28, of 5101 Outerview Dr., OVI, guilty, three days jail with three days suspended, six months driver’s license suspension, fined $375. Amber N. Brewer, 38, address unknown, unauthorized use of vehicle, guilty, 20 days jail, credit for time served. Timothy W. Bryant, 20, of New Carlisle, under age OVI, guilty, 30 days jail with 30 days suspended, 24 months driver&rsquo...
Competitive eater first to conquer 'Anaconda burrito'

Competitive eater first to conquer 'Anaconda burrito'

A competitive eater is the first to conquer the latest food challenge by devouring a massive 5 1/2-pound burrito.
American pandas experience culture shock on return to China

American pandas experience culture shock on return to China

Twin giant pandas who returned to China are experiencing a language barrier working with their new trainers.  
Bill would allow guns in Washington sports stadiums

Bill would allow guns in Washington sports stadiums

In addition to foam fingers, Washington sports fans may one day be allowed to bring concealed weapons into sports stadiums.
Inmates record 'Mannequin Challenge' video inside California prison

Inmates record 'Mannequin Challenge' video inside California prison

Inmates used a smuggled cellphone to create their own “Mannequin Challenge” video inside a California state prison.
Single mother goes to dialysis, comes home to find Christmas gifts stolen

Single mother goes to dialysis, comes home to find Christmas gifts stolen

Authorities are investigating after a single mother left her apartment in Pittsburgh to go to dialysis and returned home to find that all of her son’s Christmas gifts had been stolen.
Therapy dog in festive van delivers holiday cheer to hospital

Therapy dog in festive van delivers holiday cheer to hospital

He even has his own transportation, though Santo rides in a festive van, not a sleigh. This month, Santo is delivering holiday cheer to patients and staff at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center in California. 
Mystery Christmas tree reappears in Arizona

Mystery Christmas tree reappears in Arizona

The juniper tree along I-17, north of the Sunset Point rest stop, is anonymously decorated each year during the Christmas season. The
Teachers save choking girl's life with Heimlich maneuver

Teachers save choking girl's life with Heimlich maneuver

Teachers at a Pennsylvania school are being credited with saving a girl’s life. A 7-year old girl named Aubrey was eating breakfast Wednesday morning at Lockley Early Learning Center when she started to choke.
Samsung to disable Galaxy Note 7 devices on Dec. 19

Samsung to disable Galaxy Note 7 devices on Dec. 19

In an effort to get U.S. customers to turn off their devices, Samsung will be issuing a software update next week that will make the Galaxy Note 7 inoperable. On Friday, According to the company, 93 percent of the Note 7 devices have been turned in after they were recalled three months ago following reports of phones bursting into flames. The phone’s battery was determined to be the issue,...
Former MLB pitcher graduates from police academy

Former MLB pitcher graduates from police academy

Former major-league relief pitcher Anthony Varvaro is switching jerseys. He won’t be pitching to batters, though. The right-hander will be catching criminals, the Varvaro, 32, who pitched for three teams between 2010 and 2015, graduated from the Varvaro pitched for the Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves and Seattle Mariners. He went 7-9 in 166 relief appearances before an arm injury sidelined...
Deputies: Florida man claims he downed 18 beers, Xanax before setting house fire

Deputies: Florida man claims he downed 18 beers, Xanax before setting house fire

A Florida man was arrested Wednesday after police said he vandalized a vacant house during the summer while high on Xanax and drunk on 18 beers. Michael Lee, 31, faces charges of residential unoccupied burglary and arson to a home. He remained in the Palm Beach County Jail on Saturday morning with his bail set at $16,000. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said Lee set multiple fires inside...
Now there will be 24 Fields of Dreams at iconic Iowa site

Now there will be 24 Fields of Dreams at iconic Iowa site

The
Pit bull pup honored after preventing rape in NYC

Pit bull pup honored after preventing rape in NYC

Apollo saved 18-year-old Maya Fairweather from a man who forced her to the ground in a Brooklyn park on Nov. 28, the News reported.
Broncos’ Brandon Marshall receives racist, threatening letter

Broncos’ Brandon Marshall receives racist, threatening letter

Marshall told
Nora the polar bear cub enjoys first snow in Oregon

Nora the polar bear cub enjoys first snow in Oregon

Call her Nora the explorer. The young polar bear that arrived at the Oregon Zoo a few months ago, enjoyed a day frolicking in the snow during a winter storm in Portland.
Flash mob surprises woman with $13K to treat her cancer

Flash mob surprises woman with $13K to treat her cancer

Amanda and Clint Kofoed were filming a The couple got an even bigger boost as they made their video at the Flying M Coffee Garage, the “I saw people I hadn't seen in years,” Amanda told the Statesman. “They were crying and we were crying.” The flash mob was the work of the “It's a picture of what a great person Amanda is that so many people showed up, and it's a testament...
Fla. hospital staff leaves veteran’s body unattended for 9 hours, report says

Fla. hospital staff leaves veteran’s body unattended for 9 hours, report says

Staff members at a Florida hospital left the body of a veteran unattended in a shower room for more than nine hours, then tried to cover up the mistake, according to a hospital investigation. The No information was provided about the veteran, who died in February. Hospital spokesman Jason Dangel told the Times that “appropriate personnel action was taken,” although he did not elaborate...

Godspeed, John Glenn

“Godspeed, John Glenn.” With those words by fellow astronaut Scott Carpenter, John Glenn was launched into space on Feb. 20, 1962, and became the first American to orbit the earth. Last Thursday, our country said “Godspeed, John Glenn” again as we said goodbye to him as he died at the age of 95. A true American hero, John Glenn embodied our country’s dreams, flying as...

Friendly Glenn had lots of local ties — especially in 2003

I first met John Glenn when I was a Dayton Daily News reporter in the early 1970s. John lost to Howard Metzenbaum in the 1970 Democratic primary then returned and beat Metzenbaum in the 1974 primary and went on to beat Cleveland Mayor Ralph Perk in the general election. I think it’s fair to say John was not a natural politician, but he was very competitive. At some...
Photos: Florida driver nearly impaled by boat oar

Photos: Florida driver nearly impaled by boat oar

A driver in Broward County, Florida, was nearly impaled by a boat oar that fell off the back of a motor home, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said. >> Read more trending stories Troopers said Christina Theisen, 33, was driving west on Interstate 75 when an aluminum boat oar fell from a motor home in front of her Chevy Suburban. Theisen ran over the oar, which then flipped up and went through...
Will Donald Trump be ‘restrained’ as tweeter in chief?

Will Donald Trump be ‘restrained’ as tweeter in chief?

Donald Trump  >> Read more trending stories But the  “Every president in the modern era has sought to use technology to bring their message to more Americans. So there’s nothing new about that,” says presidential historian Timothy Naftali of New York University, a former director of the Nixon Library and Museum. “What’s different is that Trump explicitly...
Fisher-Price 'happy hour' playset is fake, company says

Fisher-Price 'happy hour' playset is fake, company says

It's another reminder not to believe everything you see on the internet. A photo of an alcohol-themed Fisher-Price playset has been circulating online and drawing attention. It shows a toddler-size bar, with play bar stools, beer bottles and a pretend bar,  Today.com reported CNet reported Fisher-Price issued the following in a statement:
Bill Murray serenades 94-year-old grandmother for her birthday

Bill Murray serenades 94-year-old grandmother for her birthday

If comedian Bill Murray sings to you for your birthday, you must be doing something right. Maryellen Hook Wible was celebrating her 94th birthday at the Xavier vs. Baylor college basketball game when Murray, who was also at the game, sang to her. Her grandson Noah Wible uploaded video of the moment with a lengthy caption, explaining why she went to the game, which read: Wible then went on to...
Facebook glitch leads to old photos being posted without user permission

Facebook glitch leads to old photos being posted without user permission

Facebook's annual "Year In Review" feature recaps moments that users shared on the social media site during the past year, but The glitch resurfaces months-old photos on friend's news feeds. PC Magazine writer Stephanie Mlot first saw the issue on her own Facebook feed and noted that The Wall Street Journal reported The reported glitch posts older photos to friends' news feed...
Rose Bowl tickets make longtime Penn State fan cry with joy

Rose Bowl tickets make longtime Penn State fan cry with joy

He’s going to the Rose Bowl to watch his beloved Nittany Lions on Jan. 2, and his emotions spilled over when he saw the tickets.
Obamas send last White House Christmas card

Obamas send last White House Christmas card

As Barack Obama's presidency comes to a close, the first family has sent out its last Christmas card from the White House. The president, along with first lady Michelle Obama and first daughters Malia and Sasha Obama, appear on the card in a photo originally taken in March at a state dinner honoring Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, The card was signed by the entire family, including their...
Victoria's Secret fires employee after customer says she was racially profiled

Victoria's Secret fires employee after customer says she was racially profiled

Victoria's Secret has fired an Alabama employee after a customer went viral in a Facebook Live video in which she said she was racially profiled. AL.com reported Houzah said another black woman was caught shoplifting when the manager of the store, whom Houzah identified as "Faith," asked her and another black woman to leave the store. "I never, never thought in a million years that...
Princess Kate stuns in Diana’s beautiful jewels

Princess Kate stuns in Diana’s beautiful jewels

Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, stunned Thursday evening at a diplomatic reception at Buckingham Palace. Kate wore a red Jenny Packham gown along with a regal tiara that once belonged to her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana. The Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara was made in 1913 at the request of Queen Mary, according to the  According to the 
John Glenn: Everything you need to know

John Glenn: Everything you need to know

On Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, John Glenn, 95, died at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.  According to the news reports, Glenn had been admitted to the medical center earlier in the week.  John Glenn: A storybook life, an American hero The Associated Press reports the public viewing will be at the Ohio Statehouse; and a memorial service at the Ohio State University's Mershon Auditorium...
‘Days of Our Lives’ actor Joseph Mascolo dead at 87

‘Days of Our Lives’ actor Joseph Mascolo dead at 87

Joseph Mascolo, the actor who famously played "Days of Our Lives" villain Stefano DiMera since 1982, died at 87, "It is with great sorrow that we share the news of the passing of our dear friend and beloved member of the 'Days of our Lives' family, Joseph Mascolo," "Days of Our Lives" executive producer Ken Corday Mascolo was Mascolo's portrayal as the iconic "...
Texas cheerleaders support rival school after deadly crash

Texas cheerleaders support rival school after deadly crash

Last week, cheerleaders from Iraan High School riding on a school bus were involved in a “When my coach told me about it, I was really heartbroken,” Sam Houston High School cheerleader Victoria Limon told KXAS. “We’re just a big cheer family. Even though we don’t always cheer for the same team, we’re still together,” Martin High School cheerleader Katherine...
Girls killed were broadcasting live on Facebook at moment of crash

Girls killed were broadcasting live on Facebook at moment of crash

Two teens killed in a wreck with a tractor-trailer were broadcasting on Facebook Live when the crash happened. According to  >> Read more trending stories The  “Are you going live?” Chaniya, in the passenger seat, asked Brooke as she held up her phone. According to the  The video was viewed more than 7,000 times before Facebook took it down, according to  According...
Voluptuous squirrel rescued from German manhole

Voluptuous squirrel rescued from German manhole

A red squirrel is recovering after his voluptuous figure got him trapped last week in a manhole cover in Munich, according to multiple reports. The squirrel was spotted last Friday by a passerby, who alerted animal-rescue services, The Local reported. Rescuers tried to grease the animal with olive oil in hopes they could ease him free, but his plump posterior made any movement impossible. A veterinarian...
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