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VERSAILLES, Ky.—I know what you're thinking. I can hear the voices, see the comments and envision the eye-rolling and head shaking already. "Another Carson Wentz story, seriously? About his personal life, nonetheless?" The answer is yes, and yes. But please, bear with me here. This story has less to do with Wentz and everything to do with the historic, medieval-themed Kentucky venue in which he recently proposed to his now-fiancee, Madison Oberg, a Kentucky native.
SAUK CENTRE, Minn. - A semitruck driver is lucky to be alive after the big rig he was driving crashed through a guardrail and into a nearby lake. The incident occurred at approximately 9:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, on Highway 71 just north of Sauk Centre, Minn., according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Sauk Centre is located approximately 25 miles southeast of Alexandria, Minn.
SOUTH AFRICA - A recent incident in South Africa resulted in the hunter being the hunted. A suspected poacher was mauled to death and eaten by a pride of lions near Kruger National Park in South Africa, according to police, adding that little was left of the victim's body.
Dawning a greenish-blue button down and a polka-dot bow tie, 1-year-old Lucas Warren of Georgia lets out a smile for the camera that could light up the world. It would be that infectious smile that would catch the eye of Bill Partyka, CEO of Gerber, the baby food giant.
STANFORD, Calif. - Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine in California have developed a breakthrough cancer treatment that eliminates tumors in mice, a newly released study found. The cancer vaccine, which was tested on laboratory mice injected with various forms of cancer throughout their bodies, is currently in a clinical trial for patients receiving treatment for lymphoma. One of the two agents that make up the vaccine is currently approved for use in humans, according to researchers.
FARGO—There's an unsettling and unwelcoming trend settling into the region and it's not expected to go away anytime soon, according to petroleum industry experts. As of Thursday, Feb. 1, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States is $2.60, according to GasBuddy. That number is 18 cents higher than the original forecasted average for February of $2.42 per gallon. Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota all rank near the middle of the pack as far as average price per gallon of gas among all 50 states.
SIDNEY, N.Y. - Donald Savastano didn't even make it back to his car after leaving the convenience store where he purchased a $1 million-winning scratch-off lottery ticket. "I couldn't believe it," Savastano said in a newsday.com report . "I brought it back in and scanned it under the ticket checker and knew it was a winner."
Over the course of history, many of the world’s most infamous tales have remained a mystery. Were the pyramids of Egypt built by aliens? Does Bigfoot really exist? And most importantly, why were there never fries on Taco Bell’s menu? That last tale is no longer a mystery after Mexican fast-food giant Taco Bell rolled out its latest menu item nationwide on Thursday, Jan. 25: nacho fries.
FARGO—This just in: Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz can move "merch," as the kids call it, just as well as he can move the chains. Wentz finished the 2017 season as the No. 1 mover of merchandise sold through NFLShop.com, according a report from SportsBusiness Daily.
WILLOW GROVE, Pa. - Shortly after calling police in a panic, the pregnant mother of four-year-old Tahjir Smith began to carry her unresponsive, battered son outside, laying him on the ground as they waited for paramedics to arrive. Shortly after 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, Tahjir Smith was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.