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Child missing, 32-year-old Earl Kimrey charged

December 10, 2017 7:54pm | Kayleigh Rhodes

A three- year- old from Jacksonville, North Carolina named Mariah Woods was reported missing on November 27 causing hundreds of people to begin searching for her. Her body was found on Saturday in a creek almost 25 miles from her home. The last two people […]

California teen pulled off life support

December 8, 2017 7:51pm | Kayleigh Rhodes

A family in California pulled their 13- year- old daughter, Rosalie Avila, off of life support after she attempted to commit suicide and ended up in the hospital. Avila was being bullied online with memes and other mean comments. The student wrote a letter to […]

Actress Meghan Markle and Prince Harry engaged

December 6, 2017 7:41pm | Kayleigh Rhodes

Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle are officially engaged. The two dated for over a year and, after many questions coming from the public, made it official. Their engagement marks a shift in how the world views the royal family. Due to this engagement, people […]

Cards For Humanity holiday campaign launched

November 29, 2017 11:12am | Stefani Trejo

The popular card game, Cards Against Humanity, launched its 2017 holiday mail campaign with the title: “Cards Against Humanity Saves America” targeting President Trump. “Donald Trump is a preposterous golem who is afraid of Mexicans,” Cards Against Humanity wrote on its website, “He is so […]

Local Arrested for Sexual Assault

November 25, 2017 11:14am | Stefani Trejo

Donald Ray Long, 19, has been arrested and charged with Sexual Assault Family Violence following an investigation about an incident on October 26. Around 9:30 p.m., Teague Police Department and Teague EMS where a female was having trouble breathing and the became unresponsive. She was […]

Electronic devices contributes to depression

November 19, 2017 4:41pm | Kaline Martinez

Electronic devices might have contributed to an uptick in symptoms of depression and suicidal thoughts over the last several years among teens, especially among girls. Jean Twenge, psychologist, who led the study agree this sort of research can only establish a correlation between long hours […]

New shark discovered

November 18, 2017 4:39pm | Kaline Martinez

A little-known frilled shark has been found off the Algarve coast in Portugal by scientists, who were conducting research on minimising unwanted catches in European fisheries. The shark was caught at a depth of 700 meters and its remains have been unchanged for 80 million […]

Disney creates illness

November 17, 2017 4:39pm | Kaline Martinez

A handful of visitors at the famous Disney park have come down with a deadly respiratory infection called  Legionnaires’ disease. It turns out that the source may be the two cooling towers in the theme park. Cooling towers are a major source of the disease […]

Atlanta Concert Shooting

November 14, 2017 11:15am | Stefani Trejo

A shooting broke out at a rap concert on Sunday night in downtown Atlanta. The shooting killed two people and wounded two others. The shooters climbed onstage between performances according to police. The two who climbed onstage at The Masquerade at Underground Atlanta was shot […]

Puerto Rico faces another disaster

November 10, 2017 8:52pm | Nicole Rice

As of October 16, while recovering from hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico had another natural disaster attack. A river outside San Juan has turned into a mudslide and began to pick up remains from Hurricane Maria. A normal mudslide would be no problem, but this one […]