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Jennifer Deutschmann



Bass Lake Fire: Hundreds Forced To Evacuate, Ten Homes Destroyed

California Fire

The Bass Lake fire forced hundreds of residents out of their homes. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection confirmed the fire has destroyed 21 structures, including at least 10 homes. Although the fire is approximately 20 percent contained, it has spread to more than 320 acres. Officials said the fire threatened to destroy… Read more »

Darrien Hunt: Mom Believes He Was Shot ‘Because He Was Black’

Racial Profiling

Darrien Hunt’s mother believes he was shot and killed “because he was black.” On September 10, the 22-year-old man was shot and killed during a confrontation with the Saratoga Springs, Utah, Police Department. Although Darrien reportedly threatened the deputies with a sword, his mother believes the shooting was racially motivated. On the morning in question,… Read more »

E. Coli Death: Oregon Girl Dies After Eating A Turkey Sandwich

E. coli Death Oregon

E. coli is being blamed in the death of a 4-year-old Oregon girl. On August 30, Serena Profitt shared a turkey sandwich with a 5-year-old friend. Within hours, both children experienced intense gastrointestinal distress. Nine days later, Serena was dead. Five-year-old Brad Sutton remains in critical condition. As reported by The News Guard, the families… Read more »

Alzheimer’s: Anxiety And Sleep Medications May Increase Risk


Alzheimer’s has been linked to anxiety and sleep medications containing a popular sedative. According to a new study, which was published on Tuesday, long-term use of benzodiazepines could increase the risk of developing the debilitating disease. To conduct the study, scientists examined medical records provided by the Quebec, Canada, health insurance database. The researchers identified… Read more »

Solar Flares Impact Communications, Could Produce Brilliant Aurora Borealis


A strong solar flare impacted high frequency radio communication for over an hour on Wednesday afternoon. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the X1 solar flare is likely to cause a coronal mass ejection. However, it is unclear whether a geomagnetic storm will impact Earth. On Tuesday, an M4 (medium-sized) solar flare also… Read more »

Madeleine McCann: New Book Suggests 3-Year-Old Was Stalked

Missing Child

Madeleine McCann has been missing for more than seven years. Although there is much speculation about her mysterious disappearance, her current location remains unknown. A new book, titled Looking for Madeleine, suggests the little girl may have been stalked prior to her abduction. In May 2007, Madeleine and her family were on holiday in the… Read more »

Adam Matos: Quadruple Homicide Suspect Claims Innocence

Quadruple Homicide

Adam Matos remains the lone suspect in a quadruple homicide that gripped the nation. Matos is accused of killing his former girlfriend, her parents and her boyfriend, in late August. The suspect is further accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old boy and holding him captive in a Florida hotel room. On August 28, the Pasco County… Read more »

Saiqa Akhter: Mom Who Admitted Killing Her Children Found Not Guilty

Mom Found Not Guilty

A Texas mom, who admitted killing her children, was found not guilty by reason of insanity. In 2010, Saiqa Akhter choked and killed her 5-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter with a wire. Although she was arrested and charged with murder, she will not spend any time in prison. Instead, Akhter will remain in a mental… Read more »

Climate Change: Hundreds Of Bird Species At Risk

Global Warning

Climate change is threatening bird species throughout North America, according to newly released data. Studies conducted by the National Audubon Society suggest as many as 314 species are being be forced out of their current geographical range. The data was collected over a period of 30 years by the Audubon Society and the U.S. Geological… Read more »

Mom Admits Smothering Her Children, Charged With Murder

Sonya Spoon

A Maryland mother has admitted smothering her two young children to death. Authorities said Sonya Katrina Spoon, 24, confessed to killing her 3-year-old daughter and 1-year-old son. However, she had not disclosed a motive. Spoon is currently being held without bond. Early Sunday morning, authorities received reports of “two unresponsive toddlers” at a Cheverly home…. Read more »

Slender Man Fan Set Fire To Her Family’s Home While They Slept

Slender Man Fire

A teen, who is obsessed with Slender Man, set fire to her family’s home on Thursday morning. Authorities confirmed the teen’s mother and 9-year-old brother were sleeping when the fire was set. Lily Marie Hartwell, 14, is now facing charges of arson and attempted murder. During a police interview, Lily admitted that the blaze was… Read more »

Fisherman Catches Giant Shrimp In Florida

Mantis Shrimp

A fisherman caught a giant shrimp in Fort Pierce, Florida. The unidentified man was fishing off a dock when he hooked the unusual creature. Steve Bargeron witnessed the incident and took several stunning photos. A representative with The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed the shrimp was approximately 18 inches long. Although the species… Read more »

New Dinosaur Species: Massive Skeleton Unearthed In Argentina

Dreadnoughtus schrani

Scientists have identified a new dinosaur species. The massive Dreadnoughtus schrani skeleton is one of the largest, and most complete, ever found. It is estimated that the new dinosaur was close to 90 feet long and weighed nearly 65 tons. The skeleton was discovered by Professor Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, with Drexel University’s College of Arts… Read more »

Beekeepers Sue Pesticide Companies For Causing Mass Die-Offs

Bee Population

Canadian beekeepers are suing pesticide manufacturers Bayer CropScience and Syngenta Canada. According to the lawsuit, the companies willfully used dangerous chemicals to compose neonicotinoid pesticides. Although the chemicals were designed to eliminate pests from crops, they are also blamed for destroying honey bee colonies. The Ontario Beekeepers Association announced that the class action lawsuit was… Read more »

Teen Sues DMV After Being Forced To Remove His Makeup

Chase Culpepper

A South Carolina teen is suing the DMV — because he was forced to remove his makeup. In March, 16-year-old Chase Culpepper reported to the Department of Motor Vehicles in Anderson. He had just passed his driving exam and was excited to get his license. However, before he could pose for his photo, Chase was… Read more »

Lark Voorhies Makes A Rare Appearance, Tweets About SBTB Movie

Lark Voorhies

Lark Voorhies made two rare public appearances — just in time for Lifetime’s Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story. Although the former teen starlet has avoided the spotlight for years, she was spotted shopping at a farmer’s market in Los Angeles, California, Sunday. She was also seen walking on the beach Monday afternoon. Voorhies will… Read more »

Atheists Want World War II Veterans Memorial Removed From Park

Whitewater Memorial State Park

A group of atheists has demanded the removal of a World War II veterans memorial — because it contains a cross. An attorney with The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a complaint with the Department of Natural Resources, claiming the statue “promotes Christianity.” In addition to the cross, the 8-foot-tall statue features two soldiers, an… Read more »

Katelyn Beard: Missing Teen Found Dead, Suspect In Custody

Missing Teen Found Dead

Katelyn Beard, 17, was found dead in Madison County, Mississippi. Authorities confirmed the teen was shot by her abductor. Following the grim discovery, DeWayne Thompson, 19, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, auto theft and kidnapping. He is also facing charges of murder. Beard was last seen driving through east Jackson Sunday morning between… Read more »

Survivor Singer Jimi Jamison Dies At Age 63

Survivor Singer Dies

Survivor singer Jimi Jamison has died at the age of 63. Although he was most well-known as the voice of Survivor, Jamison also fronted Cobra in the late 1970s and Target in the early 1980s. A representative confirmed the singer died in his Memphis home Sunday evening. Jimi Jamison will be remembered as “One of… Read more »

Justice For AvaLynn: School Said Child Fell, Mom Claims She Was Beaten

Child Beaten At School

The Justice for AvaLynn campaign has gone viral. On Tuesday, August 26, the 5-year-old Mississippi girl was severely injured on her school’s playground. Although school officials claim the little girl fell, her mother is certain AvaLynn was beaten. Lacey S. Harris said she was called to Arlington Elementary School, as her daughter was injured during… Read more »

Christian Parents Caught On Tape Beating Their Gay Son [Video]

Christian Parents Caught On Tape Beating Their Son

A Christian couple was caught on film beating their gay son — because they do not agree with his lifestyle. The disturbing footage was posted on Reddit, with the title “how not to react when your child tells you that he is gay.” Although the family members are not named, the man being beaten is… Read more »

Brain-Eating Amoeba Detected In Louisiana Water Supply

Louisiana Water Supply

Brain-eating amoeba were discovered in a Louisiana drinking water system. Officials in St. John the Baptist Parish confirmed the organisms were detected in Water District number 1, which serves more than 12,000 residents. Although the water is potable, residents in Garyville, Mt. Airy, and Reserve, are urged to use caution. As discussed by the United… Read more »

WHO: Ebola Outbreak ‘Continues To Accelerate’

West Africa Ebola

According to the WHO, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to escalate. In their latest report, the World Health Organization revealed more than 3,000 people were diagnosed with the deadly virus. Officials estimate more than 1,500 people have died. Although the outbreak is the deadliest in history, a majority of the cases are concentrated… Read more »

Hello Kitty Is Not A Cat — Contrary To Popular Belief

What Exactly Is Hello Kitty?

Apparently, Hello Kitty is not a cat, contrary to popular belief. University of Hawaii anthropologist Christine R. Yano was preparing an exhibit for the Japanese American National Museum when she hit an unexpected snafu. In her written plans, which were submitted to Sanrio, she referred to the beloved character as a cat. Although her plans… Read more »

Hagg Lake Drowning: Family Of Four Found Dead

Family Found Dead In Hagg Lake

The Henry Hagg Lake drowning has stunned a Washington County, Oregon, community. On Monday evening, the body of a 3-year-old boy was found floating in the water near the Sain Creek picnic area. The following day, authorities found the bodies of his mother, grandmother, and uncle. According to reports, the boy was discovered by two… Read more »

VA In Phoenix: Patient Deaths Not Caused By Appointment Delays

Veterans Waiting List

A VA in Phoenix is accused of forcing more than 1,000 veterans to wait for necessary medical care. Even worse, numerous sources claim up to 40 veterans died while waiting for treatment. Although the accusations are disturbing, an investigation by the Office of Inspector General determined the deaths were not caused by the delays. An… Read more »

Ferguson Cop Justin Cosma Reportedly Hog-Tied A 12-Year-Old Boy

Ferguson Police Officer

Another Ferguson cop reportedly used excessive force against a teen suspect. Officer Justin Cosma is accused of binding the hands and feet of a 12-year-old boy — in his own driveway. A federal lawsuit, filed in 2012, claims the teen was retrieving the mail when he was accosted by Cosma and a former colleague. The… Read more »

Burger King To Acquire Tim Hortons

Fast Food Merger

Burger King has announced plans to acquire Tim Hortons Inc. Following the merger, the fast-food company will become the third-largest in the world, with an estimated market cap value of $18 billion. On Sunday, company executives announced plans for the merger. Burger King will movie their headquarters out of the United States, as Tim Hortons… Read more »

Who Is Jihadi John? Chilling Details About James Foley’s Killer

James Foley

“Jihadi John” is the name being used to identify the man who beheaded American journalist James Foley. Although his specific identity remains unknown, the ISIS Militant is thought to be a former resident of London. Several British news organizations have reported that Jihadi John is the ringleader of a small, but brutal, group of formerly… Read more »

Giant Rubber Duck Arrives At LA Port

Rubber Duck LA

A giant rubber duck has arrived at The Port of Los Angeles — just in time for the Tall Ships Festival LA. Although the inflatable bird is certainly not a tall ship, it’s a welcome addition to the celebration. Organizers confirmed the beloved duck will remain on display through Sunday, August 24. In addition to… Read more »

Nation’s Leading Lethal Injection Expert Resigns

Mark Dershwitz

The nation’s leading lethal injection expert has resigned his role as an authoritative consultant. Mark Dershwitz, an anesthesiologist and pharmacologist, has testified in favor of lethal injection before the federal government and 22 states. Derschwitz announced his resignation amid numerous “botched” executions, which have led to continued controversy. On January 16, 2014, Ohio inmate Dennis… Read more »

Willie Nelson And Neil Young Join Forces To Protest Keystone XL Pipeline

Harvest Of Hope

Willie Nelson and Neil Young have joined forces to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Nelson and Young will headline a benefit concert, titled “Harvest of Hope,” on September 27 near Neligh, Nebraska. Although the tickets are $50 each, all proceeds will be donated to environmental groups — who are dedicated to halting construction of… Read more »

Peanut Butter Recalled Amid Salmonella Fears

Salmonella Peanut Butter

A peanut butter recall was announced by nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. on August 19. The voluntary recall was issued after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration identified a potential risk of Salmonella contamination. Officials have confirmed four illnesses, which “may be associated” with nSpired Natural Foods peanut and almond butters. In many patients, a Salmonella… Read more »

Albuquerque Robber Forces Victim To Watch Him Shave And Shower

Dumb Criminal

An Albuquerque robber is accused of forcing his victim to watch him shave and shower. Rudy Chavez, age 43, was eventually arrested on charges of kidnapping and armed robbery. However, authorities are still perplexed by the man’s bizarre behavior. On the evening of August 13, Chavez broke into the home of 94-year-old Glen Miller. According… Read more »

Malaysia Flight 370: Police Name Suspect In Passenger Bank Account Thefts


Many questions remain in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Most recently, authorities discovered nearly $35,000 was stolen from the bank accounts of three passengers and one crew member. Authorities have determined the theft was facilitated by an HSBC bank employee, who transferred the funds out of the victims’ accounts. Authorities identified the victims… Read more »

Tucker Blandford: Groom Fakes His Own Death To Avoid Wedding

Groom Fakes Death

Tucker Blandford is accused of faking his own death to avoid getting married. Alex Lanchester, a native of the United Kingdom, said she met her groom-to-be while attending a Connecticut college. Although the couple dated for nearly two years, and planned a romantic wedding, their relationship came to a tragic end. Alex said she and… Read more »

Fukushima: Radiation Is Reportedly Affecting Plants And Animals

Genetic Mutation Radiation

Scientists believe Fukushima radiation levels have affected numerous plants and animals throughout the region. In a recent study, researchers noted genetic mutations in monkeys, birds, insects, and several plants, in and near Fukushima, Japan. U.S. and Japanese scientists agree the mutations were likely caused by radiation — which was released in the March 2011 disaster…. Read more »

Community Health Systems Hacked: 4.5 Million Patient Files Breached

Healthcare Data Breach

Community Health Systems was the target of a massive cyber attack, which reportedly originated in China. Officials confirmed 4.5 million patient files were compromised in the data breach. Forensic analysts with Mandiant said the attack was consistent with a known group of Chinese hackers. However, the analysts did not reveal the group’s identity. Community Health… Read more »

NY Subway Stabbing: Suspect Claims Self-Defense

Ivan DeLeon

More details are emerging in the NY subway stabbing that left three people seriously injured. Ivan DeLeon, age 38, is accused of stabbing three men in New York’s Grand Central Station. Although witnesses said DeLeon was clearly in a drunken rage, his attorney claims he was acting in self-defense. At approximately 12:00 am on Saturday… Read more »

Arkansas Train Crash Kills Two, NTSB Investigates Head-On Collision

head-on train crash

An Arkansas train crash left two dead and two injured. Authorities confirmed two Union Pacific freight trains collided head-on at approximately 2:30 am Sunday morning. As the trains burst into flames, nearly 500 Lawrence County families were forced to evacuate their homes. Authorities confirmed the fire burned for approximately seven hours. Several roads including Highway… Read more »

Austin Hospital In Australia Accidentally Declares 200 Patients Dead

Hospital Accidentally Declares Patients Dead

Austin Hospital in Australia mistakenly declared 200 patients dead. On July 30, the Melbourne hospital faxed death notices to numerous general practitioners throughout the region. The notices were meant to inform doctors that their patients were discharged from the hospital. Instead, each notice stated that the patient was deceased. As reported by Herald Sun, the… Read more »

Endangered Rhinos Airlifted Out Of South Africa [Photos]

Endangered Species

More than 100 endangered rhinos will be airlifted out of South Africa — in an effort to protect them from poachers. Although they are nearing extinction, rhinos are often killed for their valuable horns. Conservationists are specifically concerned, as the rhino population continues to decline. According to the Republic of South Africa Environmental Affairs, 333… Read more »

14-Year-Old Boy Hid In Walmart Store For Days, Undetected

Teen Hides Inside Walmart Store

A 14-year-old boy hid out inside a Walmart store for several days — undetected. Corsicana, Texas, authorities said the teen built two “hidden compounds,” where he stored his personal items and slept. Although he remained inside the store the entire time, he avoided detection for up to four days. Child Protective Services confirmed the teen… Read more »

Teen’s Science Project Aims To Halt Cyberbullying


A Chicago teen has received international acclaim for her science project, which was designed to reduce cyberbullying. The project, titled Rethink, is a finalist in the 2014 Google Science Fair competition. Trisha Prabhu, age 13, said Rethink will encourage teens to reconsider posting hurtful comments online. Trisha hypothesized that adolescents and teens often post derogatory… Read more »

Five Mont Blanc Climbers Found Dead

Six Die On Europe's Highest Mountain

Five Mont Blanc climbers were found dead on Wednesday morning. Authorities said their guide is also assumed dead, as his “lifeless” body was discovered inside a deep crevasse. The climbers were reportedly ascending Flèche Rousse ridge when they encountered severe weather conditions. Authorities confirmed the expedition was organized by the National Association for Outdoor Sports…. Read more »

Rare Panda Triplets Born At Chinese Zoo

Giant Panda Cubs

A rare set of giant panda triplets was born at a Guangzhou, China, zoo. Although the cubs were born on July 29, zoo officials waited nearly two weeks to announce the birth. A zoo representative confirmed all three cubs are currently healthy and thriving. As giant pandas remain critically endangered, the cubs were conceived through… Read more »

Colgate Continues To Use Triclosan Despite Health Concerns

Total Toothpaste Hidden Danger

Colgate continues to use triclosan in their Total toothpaste — despite numerous health concerns. In 1997, the chemical was approved for over-the-counter use by the Food and Drug Administration. However, its safety is now being questioned. Triclosan is an antibacterial agent, which was originally developed for use in hospitals. Following its approval for consumer use,… Read more »