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  • If you bought a ‘phat’ PS3, you could be owed $65, but you have to claim it soon

    If you owned a Playstation 3 after it was unveiled nearly 12 years ago, you could be owed $65. reports that the original PS3 console – or the “phat” PS3 – was heavy and bulky and had the ability to install an alternative operating system. When a smaller model was released, that operating system functionality was removed due to security concerns. A class action lawsuit was then filed until a settlement was reached in 2016. That settlement allows owners […]

  • You can celebrate the first day of spring Tuesday with free ice cream cones from Dairy Queen

    You can celebrate the first day of spring with free ice cream! Dairy Queen is giving out small vanilla cones Tuesday. The promotion applies only to participating non-mall Dairy Queens and DQ Grill & Chill locations all over the country. The offer is valid all day. I am #FreeConeDay. Coming to your DQ this Tuesday, March 20th. Come catch some summer sun on the first day of spring with one free small vanilla cone. — Dairy Queen (@DairyQueen) March […]

  • Man killed after boulder ‘intentionally’ thrown from overpass strikes car

    PASADENA, Calif. – A 23-year-old man who had just learned his wife was pregnant died Tuesday after a boulder “intentionally” thrown from a freeway overpass in California slammed into his family’s car, according to KTLA. The incident occurred shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday, as the family was in their 2017 Toyota Corolla headed westbound on the 134 under the Orange Grove Boulevard overpass, according to the California Highway Patrol. The victim’s 21-year-old wife was behind the wheel when a 30- […]

  • College graduate decides to sing resume, gets worldwide attention

    DENVER – Launching a career can be tough, but a University of Denver graduate’s job search is getting some serious attention. Page Kemna is looking for a way to kick-start her career in sales and marketing and has found a way to stand out from the crowd of applicants, by singing her resume. “I  wanted them to know who I was outside of just paper so I decided to sing them a little song to show them I could go […]

  • Woman spends $19K on kidney transplant for beloved 17-year-old cat

    BALTIMORE, M.D. – What would you do with $19,000? Buy a car or a new house? Pay off overdue bills? A University of Baltimore professor used the money to save the life of her senior cat, and she says every penny was worth it. If cats come with nine lives, Stanley is now living off of nine more. “He’s seen me through the worst moments of my life,” Stanley’s owner, Betsy Boyd, said. “He’s an old cat. He doesn’t run […]

  • 911 call reveals what Ohio couple charged in 4-year-old’s death told dispatcher

    EUCLID, Ohio — A 911 call reveals new details as authorities investigate the death of a 4-year-old Ohio girl. The little girl’s mother, Sierra Day, and the mother’s boyfriend, Deonte Lewis, who are both charged in her death, called 911 on Sunday, according to WJW. Lewis tells the dispatcher the little girl,  Aniya Day, is barely breathing, and not speaking or responding to them. Sierra Day then gets on the phone and tells the dispatcher: “She’s been acting a little sick. We […]

  • Custodian stole South Carolina students’ money during walkout, sheriff says

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – After students walked out of a South Carolina high school to protest gun violence Wednesday, a custodian stayed inside and allegedly helped herself to their belongings, according to WLTX. Aisha Evans, 32, faces three counts of petit larceny after stealing money from several Richland Northeast High School Students, according to authorities. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Evans rifled through three book bags left in a classroom and took $180 in cash. Lott said deputies arrested Evans after […]

  • Man trashes police station lobby during rampage captured on video

    GRAFTON, Wis. – A man went on a rampage and trashed the inside of a Wisconsin police department, and the strange outburst was all caught on camera. The man walked into the Grafton Police Department just before 1 p.m. on Sunday, according to WITI. Surveillance video shows him kick a hole in the wall right as he walks inside. He is seen throwing his bag across the lobby and then heads straight for the brochures. He’s seen tearing down shelves […]

  • Arkansas students punished with paddle for walkout over gun violence, parent says

    GREENBRIER, Ark. – Three students were punished for walking out of their Arkansas school Wednesday during the national protest against gun violence, and their punishment is now in the spotlight. Per, the Greenbrier Public Schools superintendent says the students never gave a heads-up so their school could prep for their demonstration, adding they were disciplined not for exercising their First Amendment rights, but for leaving class. Their choice of punishment, per the super: suspension or getting a parent-OK’d paddling. […]

  • New video shows deadly Florida bridge collapse; engineer warned of cracking 2 days earlier

    MIAMI – An engineer for the company that designed a pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday, killing at least six people, left a voice mail two days earlier for a Florida Department of Transportation employee advising there was “some cracking that’s been observed on the north end of the span.” The state employee was out on assignment Tuesday and didn’t hear the voice mail from W. Denney Pate of FIGG Bridge Engineers until he returned to the office Friday, the DOT […]