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  • ‘My child is not required to share with yours’: Mom explains why she doesn’t teach son to always share

    SPRINGFIELD, Missouri — A Missouri mother is dividing the internet for teaching her son that he doesn’t always have to share with others. It started when Alanya Kolberg posted a photo and story on Facebook last week. She said her son, Carson, took toys to the park to share with a friend he was meeting. But, at least six boys approached him demanding he share his toys with them. He said ‘no,’ and the boys ran over to Kolberg attempting to […]

  • That $50 Lowe’s Mother’s Day coupon on Facebook is a scam

    A Facebook scam that has do with Lowe’s Home Improvement is making the rounds … again. The post being circulated claims that Lowe’s is offering $50 off coupons for Mother’s Day. After clicking on the post to claim your coupon, you are taken to what appears to be an official Lowe’s survey site (pay close attention to the URL in your browser’s address bar). In reality, this page is a fake and the survey is designed to steal your information. Here’s what […]

  • Teacher fired after telling employer she needed brain surgery

    INDIANAPOLIS  — A pre-K teacher in Indiana was fired after telling her employer she needed surgery to remove a brain tumor. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor after going to the doctor for severe headaches. Three days later doctors went in to remove the tumor. The 32-year-old teacher alerted her employer, Child Adult Resource Services, to let them know she would be off from work. Amanda Anderson had worked for the school for less than a year. “My supervisor told […]

  • Ex-teacher accused of having sex with 4 students, 2 at the same time

    LUFKIN, Texas — A former Texas kindergarten teacher is accused of having sex with four high school students, two of them at the same time, according to an arrest warrant released Monday. Heather Lee Robertson, 38, was arrested Saturday on four counts of an improper relationship, KTRE reports. On April 20, police began investigating after receiving information about Robertson and several teenage students. One student told police that he and Robertson started talking and “sexting” on Snapchat. Sometime after spring break, she […]

  • Student’s viral tweet is the perfect response to stepdad who said he’d fail

    YPSILANTI, Mich. – In a moment of reflection on the eve of graduating from Eastern Michigan University, student Daivon Reeder struck a chord on social media with a tweet that has since gone viral. Alongside a photo in his cap and gown, Reeder wrote Thursday: “My step dad told me it was pointless to go to orientation, I wasn’t going to graduate…..4 years later he in jail & I’m well….,” followed by a line of laughing emojis. Hours later, the […]

  • Twin girls born with different skin colors celebrate 1st birthday

    QUINCY, Ill. – Happy first birthday to two unique sisters! Twin girls from Illinois — Kalani and Jarani Dean — turned 1 on Sunday, a year after their birth received widespread attention. Kalani has light skin and blue eyes, and Jarani has dark skin and brown eyes. The girls’ parents are Whitney Meyer and Tomas Dean, from Quincy, Illinois. Meyer has been posting pictures of the unique pair since they were born last April. While too young to handle their own accounts, […]

  • Man keeping wife company during cancer battle becomes viral photo

    A touching photo of a husband taking care of his wife during her cancer battle is going viral online. The photo was tweeted by California teen Mackenna Newman, according to BuzzFeed. Her mom Marci was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in October and had to be isolated during her radiation treatment last week. But that didn’t stop Mackenna’s dad Jon from trying to get as close to her as possible. “My mom has to stay in her room in isolation for her cancer radiation so […]

  • Utah girl shot in the head during robbery: ‘I am tougher than a bullet’

    SALT LAKE CITY — Nine weeks after she was found in a dry canal with a gunshot wound to the head, Deserae Turner and her family spoke to media as the 14-year-old fighter was released from Primary Children’s Hospital Thursday. “What a great day,” Matt Turner, Deserae’s father, said. “Because of the love and care of so many, we are taking our beautiful and courageous daughter home today. Nine weeks ago we did not know if this was possible, words […]

  • Woman says viral video showing her overdosing saved her life

    WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. – Video of a Wisconsin woman sitting unresponsive, mouth agape, as she overdosed in the driver’s seat of her car later went viral – and she credits the video with giving her a second chance at life. “I’ve always been a ‘good kid,'” Katrina Henry told WITI. “I don’t drink. I like to paint. I like to draw. I work out. I was a cheerleader throughout high school. I had an internship. I did research with my professor, and always had at least […]

  • 10 names topping list for April the giraffe’s calf

    HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — April the giraffe’s baby boy still needs a name. Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York turned the naming process into a fundraising effort. Votes are $1. Proceeds go to the park, giraffe conservation efforts and a fund named for the park owners’ daughter that helps local families with medical expenses. The now-famous giraffe gave birth to her fourth calf on Saturday as people around the world were glued to their computers watching the live feed. The […]