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Recent Articles by Ed
School snack creation of the year: Cheese in a lip balm tube
A 9-year-old girl from Missouri came up with an ingenious way to carry a bit of cheese with her to school – an empty tube of lip balm.
Published September 19, 2019 at 5:41 PM
Rare spotted zebra photographed in Africa
Photographer Frank Liu was shooting pictures in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve last week when his guide noticed a rare spotted zebra and took him to see it.
Published September 19, 2019 at 11:32 AM
Miami Beach cop pranks fellow officer and you should hear his scream
A video posted to the department’s Facebook page shows one officer sitting in his vehicle while another officer walks up to the driver’s side and tosses in the scaly accomplice.
Published September 17, 2019 at 5:29 PM
‘Night owl’ teens gain more weight than their ‘early bird’ counterparts, study says
A new Harvard Medical School study published in the JAMA Pediatrics shows a connection between when teens go to bed and the weight they gain.
Published September 17, 2019 at 12:41 PM
Oregon lottery winner survives cancer twice before claiming jackpot
Claudia McDonald forgot to tell her husband to get a lottery ticket, but he bought one anyway and won $4.6 million.
Published September 16, 2019 at 4:43 PM
Lizards are taking over where Hurricane Michael hit last year
Local folks are noticing more lizards than usual. The population is booming.
Brooke Richardson and
Published September 16, 2019 at 12:55 PM
Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70
The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney recently had learned that his cancer had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.
Published September 13, 2019 at 11:47 AM
Rare full Harvest micromoon is coming Friday the 13th
The last time a full moon and Friday the 13th happened at the same time was Oct. 13, 2000. It won't happen again until Aug. 13, 2049.
Published September 13, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Florida stabbing suspect calls pastor before attacks
The 41-year-old is facing five charges of attempted first-degree murder and one charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for the stabbing attack at Dyke Industries Wednesday morning.
WCTV staff and
Published September 12, 2019 at 11:27 AM
Animal shelter lets you ‘check out’ a dog for a couple of hours
Canines in the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando’s Hound Around Town program can be “checked out” for up to two hours a day, seven days a week.
Published September 10, 2019 at 4:17 PM
Measles cases grow to 1,241 in 31 states
From the beginning of the year through Thursday, 1,241 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 31 states, the CDC said.
Published September 9, 2019 at 12:59 PM
More salmonella infections from pig ear dog treats reported by CDC, FDA
Since July 31, 143 people have been infected in 35 states and 33 have been hospitalized with the multidrug-resistant salmonella strains.
Published September 6, 2019 at 5:07 PM
Kurt Cobain royalty check from 28 years ago found in record store
Record store owner Matt Vaughan said the check was tucked into a box of Nirvana tour itineraries he bought back in 1993.
Published September 6, 2019 at 11:47 AM
San Francisco declares NRA ‘domestic terrorist organization’
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution this week that says it “intends to declare the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist organization.”
Published September 5, 2019 at 6:20 PM
Royal Caribbean sends water, meals and generators to Bahamas
A Royal Caribbean ship will drop off pallets of water, thousands of meals and other supplies to a region that was devastated by the Category 5 storm.
Published September 5, 2019 at 12:59 PM
Maid of honor wears T. rex costume to sister’s wedding and she was OK with it
Her sister and maid of honor Christina Meador took an unconventional route wore an inflatable Tyrannosaurus rex costume.
Published September 3, 2019 at 4:24 PM
‘Fussy eater’ goes blind after diet of white bread, Pringles and French fries
To prevent similar cases, researchers are urging doctors to ask patients about their dietary history as part of routine examinations.
Published September 3, 2019 at 11:20 AM
Get your tickets now, the ‘Polar Coaster’ makes its debut this winter
The 2020 edition of the Farmers’ Almanac says” this winter will be filled with so many ups and downs on the thermometer, it may remind you of a ‘Polar Coaster.’”
Published August 27, 2019 at 5:56 PM
Popeye’s new chicken sandwich so popular, Ga. store manager may not sell it anymore
There have been more than a few ruffled feathers in recent days.
WRDW/WAGT staff and
Published August 26, 2019 at 5:37 PM
International traveler with measles visited Disneyland
A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, Hollywood tourist hot spots and the beach this month had measles and may have exposed others, public health agencies announced Friday.
Published August 23, 2019 at 8:34 PM
Want a healthy heart? Get a dog
People who have dogs are more likely to exercise regularly, eat a healthier diet and have better sugar levels in their blood, a study shows.
Published August 23, 2019 at 2:32 PM
Sign language interpreter steals show from rapper Twista
Amber Galloway Gallego has some lightning-fast moves to go along with the rapper’s high-speed lyrics.
Published August 21, 2019 at 11:31 AM
Nebraska doctor accused of inappropriately touching patient under anesthesia
The lawsuit claims an orthopedic surgeon touched a woman’s genitals with his ungloved hand during an operation two years ago at Nebraska Medical Center.
Mike Mcknight and
Published August 20, 2019 at 11:57 AM
Run! Alligators can climb fences
A Florida woman captured images of a gator scaling a fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville over the weekend.
Published August 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM
Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada
The service dogs were in training to help their handlers navigate a theater.
Published August 19, 2019 at 11:20 AM
Caught in the act: Raccoon gets trapped while raiding Florida high school vending machine
The raccoon got stuck inside the vending in its search for potato chips and fruit snacks.
Published August 16, 2019 at 1:35 PM
A teacher’s summer job: Selling water on the street
Warren Grannis can pocket $90 a day if he makes his goal of selling two cases of water.
Megan Vanselow and
Published August 14, 2019 at 5:30 PM
Sting operation: Angry wasps help German police nab fleeing fugitive
The suspect fled from police and jumped from a balcony straight into a wasps' nest.
Published August 12, 2019 at 5:04 PM
Firefighters return to apartment to save woman’s wedding dress from massive fire
With the couple’s wedding less than three months away, saving the dress was a priority.
Ashly Richardson and
Published August 9, 2019 at 4:04 PM
Firefighters stand in for fallen comrade on daughter’s first day of school
About 40 firefighters lined the sidewalk heading into Zuni Hills Elementary when Emery and her mom Sarah Beck arrived for class on Wednesday.
Published August 9, 2019 at 2:56 PM
Vestavia Hills, Mountain Brook going gold for childhood cancer
Half-pound of meth seized in Cullman Co, 1 man arrested
Gov. Ivey’s cancer treatment procedure ‘went well,’ her office says
Walmart will stop selling electronic cigarettes
Bessemer police to take part in Operation Clear Track