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  • Congress looks to halt plan cutting 40+ minor league teams from MLB

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Congress is throwing heat at Major League Baseball to strike out a plan to cut more than 40 minor league teams from the MLB farm system. Without support from MLB, the teams are likely to fold, leaving smaller cities and towns around the country with empty ballparks. Congressman Anthony Brindisi, D-New York, is ramping up efforts to save those teams, like the Binghamton Rumble Ponies in his home district, which is in danger of losing its affiliation […]

  • House Judiciary Committee holds hearing on impeachment evidence

     WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — Both sides of the aisle stuck to their talking points Monday as impeachment hearings continued. The House Judiciary committee unpacked a report from the Intelligence Committee that could serve as the basis for articles of impeachment. “The Trump Ukraine report lays out powerful, clear, uncontradicted evidence that the President used his office to ask a foreign power to cheat an election,” said Rep. Swalwell. California Congressman Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., serves on both committees. “Yes, this relates […]

  • Virginia newlyweds on honeymoon burned in volcanic eruption

    RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Newlyweds Matthew and Lauren Urey were seriously hurt Monday when a volcano erupted on White Island in New Zealand, relatives confirmed to WTVR. The Richmond, Virginia couple were on a Royal Caribbean cruise for their honeymoon.  Matthew left his family a voicemail informing them he and Lauren were both badly burned, relatives said, but their family only confirmed their whereabouts Monday afternoon local time.  Family members received a call from Royal Caribbean shortly after the voicemail asking […]

  • Teen accused of carving his name into girlfriend’s forehead

    SAN ANTONIO (WGHP) — A Texas 19-year-old is accused of carving his name into his girlfriend’s forehead during an alleged assault at an apartment complex Friday night, KSAT reports. Catalina Mireles, 22, says she thought Jackub Jackson Hildreth was going to kill her. Hildreth was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, an arrest affidavit states. Mireles told police that a fight broke out between her and Hildreth and he held her by the neck and “carved his […]

  • Walmart employee who uses wheelchair offered new position after claim of discrimination

    STREETSBORO, OHIO (WJW) – An Ohio man who uses a wheelchair says he was placed on 12 weeks unpaid leave from his job greeting customers at Walmart. Robert Caetta, 67, told WJW he worked as a greeter and later, a customer host, for more than four years at the Streetsboro store. Caetta said a change in duties for customer hosts now requires they be able to stand and lift 25-pound packages. “Are those requirements really necessary or are they put in […]

  • Affordable Care Act open enrollment ends Sunday

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Open enrollment for federal Affordable Care Act plans ends Sunday, and federal officials are urging people to sign up before it’s too late. “Please go to the website, please study what your options are,” Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., said. Randy Pate of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said premium prices are down across the country. “Some states we’re seeing go down by double digits,” he noted, putting that down to cuts on things like […]

  • ‘We avoided disaster’: Video shows store manager catching baby above concrete floor

    HURRICANE, Utah (KSTU) — Surveillance video from inside a Utah pawn shop shows a store employee saving a child from what could have been a dangerous tumble. Saturday afternoon, two adult women were shopping for a firearm inside Family Pawn in Hurricane. As they were looking over a gun, one of the women placed a young child on the store’s counter. The child then lost balance and started to fall toward the floor. Luckily, store manager Bill Reel was standing […]

  • 1 seriously injured in 50+ vehicle crash in Iowa

    POLK COUNTY, Iowa – The Iowa State Patrol is working to clear some of the more than 50 vehicles involved in a crash on I-80 westbound near Altoona Monday morning, in hopes of getting at least one lane of traffic opened up. Sgt. Alex Dinkla says one person was seriously injured in the crash, which happened around 11:00 a.m. No other reports of injuries have come into the Iowa State Patrol. According to Dinkla, crews are working to clear vehicles […]

  • 4-year-old twin girls free themselves from car, climb up embankment after crash kills father

    WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wa. (WJW) – Two 4-year-old girls freed themselves from a vehicle after their father crashed and was killed Friday night in Washington. KOMO reports the vehicle crashed into a wooded area about 200 feet away from the road. The father, Corey Simmons, 47, wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and probably died on impact. The girls freed themselves from their booster seats, crawled out of the vehicle and went up an embankment. A woman happened to see the girls along […]

  • The next full moon occurs on 12/12 at 12:12 a.m.

    CLEVELAND (WJW) – Make sure to keep an eye on the sky before bed on Thursday. According to the Farmers’ Almanac, the next full moon will occur on Dec. 12 at 12:12 a.m. (EST) It’s often referred to as the “Cold Moon” or “Long Nights Moon.” “This full moon is distinctive for its high trajectory across the sky, causing it to sit above the horizon for a longer period of time,” experts explained. The article went on to note the […]

  • Family fights back against porch pirates with dirty diapers

    TAMPA – A 9-month-old Tampa baby is teaching porch pirates a lesson they probably didn’t expect to get. It all started when the Saleep family say they noticed packages missing, including food and one of the baby’s gifts. “I wanted them to get like a taste of their own medicine,” said Sharly Saleep. So, the family took matters into their own hands. First, they installed a surveillance camera to see if the packages were actually delivered. “It was really disgusting, […]

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