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  • Meet the 97-year-old heartbeat of modern dance

    RICHMOND, Va. — When it comes to modern dance, Richmond’s Frances Wessells stands – or dances – apart. She’s been teaching it for 80 years. She’s still at it as her 98th birthday approaches. “I think I’ve spent my life explaining what modern dance was to people,” she said prior to an improvisational workout with her longtime dance partner and former student, Robbie Kinter. Wessells’ gift, Kinter said, is not just in explaining it. “Frances wasn’t trying to get everyone […]

  • Army recruiter pulls couple from smoking car seconds before truck crashes into It

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa.  —  Army Staff Sergeant Estevan Azocar said he always joked with his co-workers that he would be the first person to rescue someone in a situation like this. On Monday evening, it actually happened. Azocar, his wife, and young children went to Ohio for a concert. On Monday night around dusk, they were headed home to West Pittston. They were on I-80 eastbound in Clearfield County when a car just ahead of them hit a deer. The […]

  • Former Playboy playmate sentenced to graffiti removal in body shaming case

    LOS ANGELES – A former Playboy playmate pleaded no contest on Wednesday to misdemeanor invasion of privacy for secretly taking a photo of a naked woman in a gym locker room and posting it to Snapchat. Dani Mathers, 30, was sentenced to three years’ probation and ordered to complete 30 hours of graffiti removal service. If the case had gone to trial, the model could have faced up to six months in jail. The 2015 Playmate of the Year was […]

  • Creepy clown holding ‘bloody’ machete scares drivers on highway

    AROMAS, Calif. — Drivers received quite the scare on Wednesday when a clown holding a “bloody” machete was seen on a California highway. The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office posted about the sighting on Facebook Wednesday. The post read, in part, “It can be fun to dress up as a clown, right? However, if you do, please don’t stand in the side of Highway 101 at San Juan Rd holding a machete. Larry Tovey, from Gilroy, did this today and startled a […]

  • School yearbook photo of student’s service dog goes viral

    STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. – Students at a Virginia high school got a big surprise when they opened their yearbooks this year. “Seeing a picture of a dog caught my eye pretty quickly,” Diana Bloom told Buzzfeed News after her tweet with a photo of the yearbook page went viral. “I thought it was so cute.” The photo shows student Andrew Schalk and his service dog Alpha. The 16-year-old junior has Type 1 diabetes and Alpha helps alert him when his blood sugar is getting […]

  • Graco recalls 25,000 car seats that may not restrain child in a crash

    Graco Children’s Products Inc. (Graco) has issued a recall of more than 25,000 car seats. The model impacted is the Graco My Ride 65 convertible child restraint. The company says the seat webbing may not restrain the child in the event of a crash. The model numbers impacted are:  1871689, 1908152, 1813074, 1872691, 1853478, 1877535, 1813015, and 1794334. Graco says it will notify owners who are registered owners of the car seats. Dealers will provide consumers with a replacement harness, […]

  • Teachers caught on camera throwing punches in front of class

    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – Middle school students screamed in class as a teacher and a staff member got into a fist fight right in front of their desks. The brawl happened on May 19th at Stone Mountain Middle School, which is northeast of downtown Atlanta. DeKalb County Schools Public Information Officer Andre Riley says the teacher and paraprofessional were arrested and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges. Their identities have not been released. A student recorded most of the fight on her […]

  • Toddler died after mother’s boyfriend allegedly performed ‘wrestling moves’

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – A couple face charges after a 2-year-old Missouri girl died days after authorities say her mother’s boyfriend performed “wrestling moves” on the toddler. Police accuse the girl’s mother, 19-year-old Cheyenne Cook, and 24-year-old Richard Gamache Jr., of torturing the child, identified only as “AC.” On May 16th, police and EMS responded to the 3800 block of Dorchester Court in House Springs, located about 30 miles southwest of St. Louis.  A child having seizures at the residence was taken […]

  • Dodge Curious by Bryan Dougherty on Weekend Philler

    Every once in a while we see a local video that we like so much that we run it on Weekend Philler. Dodge Curious by Bryan Dougherty was one of those times.  Take a bow Bryan this was awesome.  

  • Mom who attended every class with quadriplegic son earns honorary MBA alongside him

    ORANGE, Calif. – A mother helped realize her son’s goal of earning an MBA despite a debilitating accident that left him a quadriplegic. Over the weekend, they both earned degrees. Judy O’Connor attended every class with 29-year-old Marty O’Connor, taking notes for him as he worked toward his master’s of business administration degree at Chapman University in Orange, California, according to KTLA. Shortly after pushing Marty in his wheelchair across the stage, Judy was called out as a “special individual.” The […]