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    Lightning strike shocks couple in video selfie

    MEXICO – A couple enjoying the sights in Mexico stopped to take a video selfie and got quite the surprise! While the camera was rolling, a lightning strike lit up the sky behind them. A lightning strike recently killed one person and injured 13 others in California. Click here to read more about that story.  

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    ESPN announcer apologizes for suggesting women ‘provoke’ domestic violence

    ESPN sports announcer Stephen A. Smith is trying to do some damage control after controversial remarks he made on the air recently. On Friday’s edition of ESPN’s First Take, Stephen A. Smith  talked about the NFL’s decision to suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for two games following charges of assaulting his then fiancée, now wife, a few months ago.

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    ‘Spider-Man’ accused of punching a police officer

    NEW YORK, NY –   The latest incident involving a costumed character in Times Square is strengthening calls for the city to regulate Spider-Man, Elmo and and other characters. CBS New York reports on Saturday night, a man dressed as Spider-Man wound up in cuffs after he allegedly assaulted a police officer following a dispute with a woman. Police say an officer was at his post on West 42nd Street and Broadway when he saw a man dressed as Spider-Man take […]

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    Meet the man behind the obituary that went viral

    PITTSTON, Penn.  —  People all over the world are just getting to know a Pennsylvania man known as the ‘life of the party’. According to WNEP,  Kevin McGroarty died at his home in West Pittston, Penn. last Tuesday. His death has people talking mostly because McGroarty wrote his own obituary. McGroarty peppered his obituary with witty words and advice, and his last remarks are going viral. WNEP reports McGroarty ended his obituary with some smart advice: “It costs nothing to […]

  • Venice Beach, California After Lightning Strike

    Lightning strikes 14 people in Los Angeles; 1 dead

    VENICE BEACH, Calif. — A sunny day at California’s famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike. A man in his mid-20′s died at at the hospital after being transported from Venice Beach, said John Kades of the Los Angeles Coroner’s office. It’s too early to determine whether he died as a result of “a lightning strike, drowning, or being trampled by the crowd,” according […]

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    Sarah Palin to launch her own online news channel

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Sarah Palin is again going rogue — this time to the digital world, with the creation of her own online news channel. The former vice presidential candidate plans to offer viewers an alternative to the “politically correct filter” of mainstream media. “Are you tired of the media filters? Well, I am,” she says in a promotional video. “I want to talk directly to you on our channel on my terms, and no need to please the powers […]

  • Benji Kurtz Weekly Weigh-In

    Light bulb goes on: A man loses 100 pounds with plant-based diet

    Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz’s biggest life humiliations. He also couldn’t shop at popular clothing stores — the clothing wasn’t large enough. When he found clothing that fit, he often didn’t have a choice in styles or colors, able only to purchase pants available in size 50. At his heaviest, in 2005, Kurtz weighed 278 pounds. Only 5 feet 5 inches tall, he was considered severely obese. For several […]

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    Toddler takes the keys and crashes a car into a house

    MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. – A diaper-clad toddler crashed a Jeep into a neighbor’s house in Oregon — then scampered home, sat on the couch and watched cartoons, authorities said. The 3-year-old boy was under his mother’s watch in Myrtle Creek when the incident happened last week, Police Officer Kevin Taggart said. She was not paying attention to him and he found the keys, got inside the car and knocked it out of gear, according to Taggart. A witness called 911 […]

  • Small Plane Crashes Near Venice, Florida

    Plane crashes onto a beach killing a father and injuring his daughter

    VENICE, Fla. — A father was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach. Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Wendy Rose said Venice Municipal Airport officials reported a plane in distress Sunday afternoon. The pilot of a 1972 Piper Cherokee radioed that he would be unable to make it back to the airport and that he was instead going to attempt a landing on Caspersen Beach, located just to […]

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    Police search for suspect after robbery and gunfire at an apartment complex

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  A man is robbed at gunpoint while sitting in his car. It happened at the Forest Oak Apartment Complex near Northwest 23rd and Purdue around 2:30 a.m. Monday. Police say the unknown suspect robbed the man, then fired two shots hitting the victim’s car. That’s when the suspect took off running, but not without the victim chasing after him! The suspect eventually was able to get away somewhere around the OK Corral near Northwest 23rd and MacArthur. […]

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    Scattered storms early; Highs in the 80s

      A few early scattered showers and storms will be found over western and southern Oklahoma this morning, otherwise look for mostly cloudy skies to give way to afternoon sunshine. Highs today will be pleasant in the upper 80s. More showers and storms will be possible in scattered form Tuesday afternoon, especially west of I-35. Highs will remain below normal in the upper 80s. A big soaker is scheduled Wednesday and Thursday in all of Oklahoma with the possibility of 1-2″ […]