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Stephen Dwyer: ‘AZ Student’ With Leukemia Not Allowed to Graduate

Stephen Dwyer: AZ Student With Leukemia Not Allowed to Graduate

Stephen Dwyer’s family was devastated when he was diagnosed with leukemia during his junior year at Dobson High School. Stephen Dwyer is a senior at Dobson High in Mesa who withdrew from classes his junior year to receive a lifesaving bone-marrow transplant to treat leukemia, according to a post he penned on Facebook Wednesday night that has been shared more ... Read More »

Whole Foods Selling Lionfish in Florida stores, sans venom

Whole Foods Selling Lionfish in Florida stores, sans venom

Whole Foods is now selling fresh lionfish in seafood departments, hoping to take a bite out of the non-native, invasive species hurting Florida’s offshore reefs. Whole Foods workers will remove the venomous spines before consumers purchase the fish. It will retail for $8.99 per pound through May 31, according to WWSB-TV, before moving to its regular price of $9.99 per ... Read More »

Kevin Vickers: Canadian ambassador tackles man at ceremony in Dublin

Kevin Vickers: Canadian ambassador tackles man at ceremony in Dublin

Kevin Vickers has been celebrated for a second time after tackling a protestor who started chanting “insult” at a service to commemorate British soldiers killed a century ago. Kevin Vickers, who previously served as a Mountie and Parliament’s sergeant-at-arms, has now apparently added freelance tackler to his résumé. Kevin Vickers was attending a ceremony held in a graveyard in Dublin ... Read More »

Lonely Thai elephant, Hanako dies at age 69

Lonely Thai elephant, Hanako dies at age 69

Hanako, the world’s loneliest elephant, has died. For more than 60 years, Hanako had lived in a tiny concrete enclosure at Inokashira Park Zoo in Tokyo, Japan. Her enclosure had no grass or trees, and she hadn’t seen another elephant in decades. Born in 1947 in Thailand, the female elephant was sent as a gift to Ueno Zoological Gardens in ... Read More »

Arno River Embankment Collapses In Florence, Italy (Video)

Arno River Embankment Collapses In Florence, Italy (Video)

A 200-metre-long hole opened up along the Arno river bank in Florence, near the famous Ponte Vecchio. In the early hours of Wednesday, a stretch of the nearby embankment along the Arno River collapsed, leaving roughly 20 vehicles in a ditch. Officials have determined the sinkhole, which measures about 650 feet long and nearly 25 feet wide, was caused by ... Read More »

Alligator caught lurking outside Dallas school (Video)

Alligator caught lurking outside Dallas school (Video)

A 7-foot alligator was captured Wednesday morning outside a Dallas, Texas, middle school. A sheriff’s deputy on routine patrol spotted the gator at about 2 a.m, in a field next to D. A. Hulcy Steam Middle School. That’s at South Polk Street, near East Danieldale Road and Interstate 20, in the Redbird area of Dallas. Dallas police and the Texas ... Read More »

Casey Anthony allegedly paid her lawyer with sex, Detective Claims

Casey Anthony allegedly paid her lawyer with sex, Detective Claims

A deposition given by a private investigator alleges Casey Anthony, who was acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter in 2011, paid for her defense with sex. According to RadarOnline, a private investigator hired by Baez during the case found out Anthony was trading sexual favors for legal representation. Apparently, the sleazy truth came to light after Baez got Anthony out ... Read More »