Tuesday July 16, 2019

Archive for the ‘Hero’ Category

Texas father wrestles gun away, shoots intruder outside 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom

A Texas father wrested a gun from an intruder outside his 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom early Sunday and shot him multiple times, police said. The suspect, who police said was in his early 30s, broke into the family’s Houston home through the ground floor window sometime after midnight.  More…

Billionaire vows to pay student loans at graduation ceremony

Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an estimated $40 million.  More…

Colorado high school wrestler forfeits state tournament match rather than wrestle girl

A Colorado high school student forfeited the state tournament match rather than wrestle a girl during the match. Brendan Johnston, 18, a senior at the Classical Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., forfeited his match against Jaslynn Gallegos.  More…

Reba McEntire explains why she turned down iconic ‘Titanic’ role

Reba McEntire admitted she turned down the role of a lifetime. On Thursday’s “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen,” the 63-year-old revealed she was initially cast as the “unsinkable” Molly Brown in the 1995 blockbuster “Titanic” starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. However, the country crooner had to turn down the epic romantic drama due to scheduling conflicts.  More…

Frozen cat found buried in snow thawed by animal clinic

This feline may have just wasted one of her nine lives. A Montana cat named Fluffy was found frozen and buried in snow by her owners this week — and brought back to life by a team of veterinarians. “Amazing success and survival story from this week,” wrote Montana’s Animal Clinic of Kalispell.  More…

How to anonymously collect lottery winnings in New York

The winners of the largest-ever New York Lottery jackpot have pulled off the even more historic feat of collecting their checks anonymously — by following the advice of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The group of 23 Long Island coworkers scored the Mega Millions’ eye-watering New Year’s Day jackpot of $437 million, lottery officials revealed.  More…

Nick Sandmann’s Lawyers File Massive Lawsuit Against The Washington Post

Lawyers representing Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann filed a massive $250 million lawsuit against The Washington Post on Tuesday and warned, "this is only the beginning."  More…

Nick Sandmann’s Lawyer Plans To Sue Nathan Phillips For Defamation

An attorney representing Nick Sandmann, the 16-year-old Covington Catholic High School student who was smeared as a bigot when he was, in fact, the victim, will be suing Nathan Phillips, the Native American activist who lied about his encounter with the teen.  More…

Travis Kauffman explains how he killed a mountain lion with his bare hands

The Colorado man who survived a mountain lion attack while out for a run in the woods recalled thinking “this would be a crappy way to die” during his fight for survival with the animal.  More…

Colorado man fights off, kills mountain lion during trail run, suffers serious injuries

A Colorado runner was attacked Monday by a mountain lion during a trail run in the northern part of the state that resulted in puncture wounds to his face, arms, legs and back and the death of the animal. The runner fought off the cougar – killing it in the process – and hiked out of the area and drove himself to a hospital.   More…

6 customers surround, pull guns on men trying to steal tools

Authorities say two men were surrounded by customers with guns while attempting to steal tools from a Washington store. The men, ages 22 and 23, allegedly took four nail guns, each worth more than $400, from the Coastal Farm & Ranch store Saturday in Marysville.  More…

Kansas City Royals Prospect Brady Singer Pays Off Parents’ Debt for Xmas

Brady Singer who surprised his parents with a VERY expensive gift that’ll earn him an award for Son of the Year.  More…

Two-year-old who loves garbage trucks gets surprise swag from trashman

Two-year-old Evan Brenneman is enamored with the orange trash truck that stops at his Plainfield, Ind., home each week to the point that he’s befriended the driver. While waiting to greet Ray’s Trash Service driver James Bullock from his home Thursday, Evan was surprised with a backpack full of swag from the trash hauler that included a T-shirt, beanie, stickers and a miniature orange trash truck.  More…

Massachusetts beer writer pens last column to give himself ‘chance to live’

A local Massachusets beer writer who has penned the "Beer Nut" column for more than 12 years decided to end it in order to give himself a "chance to live." Norman Miller said he is finishing the column because of the toll it has taken on his body.  More…

Eric Clapton was determined to stay sober after his son’s tragic death, book claims

An unspeakable tragedy tore Eric Clapton’s life to pieces when his 4-year-old son Conor fell from the window of a 53rd-floor apartment in New York City in March 1991. The boy, who was dressed in his red pajamas and slippers, landed on the roof of a four-story neighboring building.  More…