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  • Walmart shopper made $1.3 million worth of fake returns, police say

    YUMA, Ariz. – A 23-year-old Walmart shopper is accused of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 of the chain’s stores across the country. Thomas Frudaker was arrested Wednesday. Officials said he made $1.3 million worth of fraudulent returns at Walmart stores. Suspicion arose when Frudaker attempted to return a computer at a Walmart in Yuma, Arizona, officials said. The store reported it appeared he had taken parts out of the machine before making the return. According to CNN affiliate KSWT, […]

  • Disney issues seizure warning for Incredibles 2

    Moviegoers seeing Disney’s “Incredibles 2” might notice some health-related warning signs posted regarding the film, which had the biggest box office opening for an animated movie ever. The Pixar movie hit theaters in the United States on Friday. Over the weekend, several fans who saw the flick posted on Twitter that there were some scenes containing flashing lights that could be concerning for people with photosensitive epilepsy or other photosensitivities. CNN has reached out to Disney for comment. Just a day after those posts […]

  • Teen catches 400-pound marlin at North Carolina fishing competition

    MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – A teenager reeled in a 400-pound blue marlin at a North Carolina fishing competition Wednesday. WNCT reported that 16-year-old E.J. Nettles caught the massive fish at the 60th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin tournament in Morehead City. The marlin barely made the cut because the minimum eligibility for a big blue is 400 pounds, according to WNCT. “I was expecting a crazy lot going into this tournament,” Nettles said. “Being able to bring fish back especially […]

  • Did World Cup goal celebration trigger an ‘artificial earthquake’ in Mexico?

    A tweet describing an artificial earthquake in Mexico City, after Mexico scored what would be the game-winning goal in the World Cup upset against Germany, went viral Sunday. But neither the US Geological Survey nor Mexico’s National Seismological Service reported an earthquake in Mexico City that day. So what’s the deal? Did Mexico party so hard that it caused a man-made earthquake? The event wasn’t big enough to be measured in magnitudes and wouldn’t have been perceptible to the general population, according […]

  • Big Apple Circus

    Weekend Philler checks out some insane acrobats at The Big Apple Circus! If you want to check them out too, use code BAC50 to get 50% off your tickets!

  • Weekend Philler Episode 225

    On this week’s episode of Weekend Philler, we see some insane acrobats at The Big Apple Circus, look at & learn how to create awesome works of art with Daydreamer Mosaics, pick out some amazing artwork at HOMETOWN GO, follow the elaborate renovation of the “Pegasus” statue at Memorial Hall (Philadelphia), step up our Halloween game with The Pumpkin Geek, and have some family-friendly fun at Clementon Park & Splash World! Wow, that’s an action packed half hour. Thanks for tuning it to PHL17 at 6:30pm […]

  • Mid-Atlantic Air Museum

    Weekend Philler flies some historic aircraft at the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum!

  • Toddler wandering dangerously close to highway rescued by quick-thinking cop

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Naperville Police Sergeant Anthony Mannino has seen a lot in his 20-plus years on the job, but nothing quite like what saw while patrolling a busy highway several weeks ago. From a distance, he thought the figure moving near Route 59 was some kind of animal. Then as he drew closer, Mannino realized it was actually a toddler wandering dangerously close to traffic. He responded quickly, parking his squad car to block traffic and pulling the little boy […]

  • This dog got overheated. Now millions are watching him cool off

    KINSTON, N.C. – Video posted to Facebook shows what can happen when you own a cold-weather dog on a spring day in North Carolina. The News & Observer reported that video from Kinston, N.C. shows a Siberian husky named Mako cooling off inside an ice machine. “I guess he smelled the ice or felt the cold air and flipped it open with his nose and got in, knowing it would feel good,” said Alice Rouse, who had just taken Mako […]

  • Baseball player consoles friend after striking him out to advance to state championship

    In a heartwarming display of sportsmanship, a Minnesota high school baseball player skipped celebrating with his teammates to console the batter he had just struck out to move on to the state championship. The batter, Jack Kocon, just happens to be an old friend of the pitcher, Ty Koehn, according to Jim Moberg, who shared a video of the sweet moment. Koehn told Bring Me The News that he and Kocon have known each other since they were 13 and […]