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FREDERICK, Colo.—Just hours before confessing to killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters, husband Chris Watts, in a 7-minute interview with a local TV station Tuesday, Aug.
FARGO – A Fargo man has been upgraded to fair condition after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a downtown Fargo street early Sunday morning, Aug. 12, a Sanford Health spokesperson tells Forum News Service. Joe Swegarden, unknown age, was in “very serious condition” after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Fargo on Sunday morning, his mother, Barb Swegarden, said in a Facebook post Monday morning, Aug. 13. At approximately 2:04 a.m. Sunday, Fargo police officers responded to a hit-and-run injury accident at 6 Ave. N. and Roberts St. N., police said. Upon arrival, an officer observed a male lying on their back in the middle of the road unconscious but breathing. The driver of the vehicle left the scene of the accident, but later called dispatch stating they were the responsible party, according to police.
DETROIT — Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, better known as the "Queen of Soul," is "gravely ill" in a Detroit hospital, her family told Detroit news station WDIV-TV Monday, Aug. 13. Evrod Cassimy, a news anchor for WDIV-TV, shared the news in a tweet Monday morning. "I am so saddened to report that the Queen of Soul and my good friend, Aretha Franklin is gravely ill. I spoke with her family members this morning. She is asking for your prayers at this time. I'll have more details as I'm allowed to release," the tweet read.
FARGO—Tis' the season for yellow pencils, pink erasers and glittery-red plastic folders. With the calendar officially flipping to August, it's time for parents to start thinking about purchasing back-to-school supplies for their children. Except for parents at one Fargo elementary school. Of the 14 elementary schools in Fargo, Longfellow Elementary School, 20 29th Ave. NE, is the only school that doesn't have a school supply list for its students. No spiral notebooks. No colored pencils. No glue sticks. Nothing.
STUDIO CITY, Calif. — As of Tuesday morning, Aug. 7, the iconic home located at 11222 Dilling St. in North Hollywood, Calif. is officially off the market. But not without a bit of controversy. The home, more commonly known as “The Brady Bunch house,” was thought to be purchased on Aug. 3 by Lance Bass, a current TV host and former musician with the hit boy band ‘N Sync, according to a post on his Twitter account. “Super excited to announced they accepted my offer on the #BradyBunch house last night!!!
WEST GLACIER, Mont. — A 55-year-old Oregon man, caught on video taunting a bison inside Yellowstone National Park, faces charges following a string of similar incidents in other national parks during that same week, the National Parks Service said in a Aug. 3, news release. Raymond Reinke, of Pendleton, Ore., was apprehended Thursday, Aug. 2, by Glacier National Park rangers and transferred to the Yellowstone Jail in Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyo. following separate but similar incidents in Grand Teton National Park and Glacier National Park.
BOISE, Idaho—Residents of a Boise neighborhood had their front lawns turned into a goat farm briefly Friday morning, Aug. 3, after dozens of goats seemingly showed up out of nowhere and began eating everything in sight. According to a KTVB-TV report, neighbors said the herd of goats showed up near the neighborhood around 7 a.m. Animal control was called and responded to the scene in a single truck, but quickly realized they were going to need much more than that to haul them away.
HP Hood, a Massachusetts-based dairy company, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of half-gallon cartons of refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label, the Food and Drug Administration said in a Thursday, August 2, news release.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Shocking video showing a man taunting a bison in Yellowstone National Park is leaving many who watch asking the question: Why? The video, taken by Lindsey Jones, shows a man walking towards the bison while traffic is stopped on a busy road inside the park.
LETHBRIDGE, Alberta — A Canadian woman who was 32 weeks pregnant was given a cleaning agent instead of a latte while visiting a local McDonald's Sunday, July 29, according to a report in The Lethbridge News. Sarah Douglas, of Lethbridge, Alberta, says she was taking her son to a baseball tournament when she decided to stop at a nearby McDonald's drive-through to order a latte coffee drink. After ordering the latte, Douglas and her son began driving down the highway when she decided to take a sip of the coffee drink she thought she ordered.