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Texas eight year old shot and killed

Texas eight year old shot and killed

Jessica Maguire, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

On December 30th, 2018, 7 year old Jazmine Barnes was shot and killed in a drive by shooting in Texas. Barnes was described by her father, Christopher Cevilla, as a “loving, caring, very passionate with people, very sweet, just an innocent young girl, very smart in school.” While leaving Wal...

Nairobi hotel target of terrorist attack

Nairobi hotel target of terrorist attack

Justin Dinis, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, a group of armed men, supposed Islamist extremists, burst into a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya with gunfire and explosions. At least twenty-one people in this terrorist attack--that lasted nineteen hours and ended Wednesday morning--have died, according to Kenyan Presi...

Kidnapped victim saves herself

Kidnapped victim saves herself

Emily Dyer, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019

Jayme Closs, a missing 13 year old girl from Wisconsin, escaped on Friday, January 11th, 2019. Closs had been missing since October of last year when her parents were found murdered in their home in cold blood by her kidnapper, Jake Thomas Patterson (21). Patterson held Closs captive for a total of ...

Domestic violence app ready for downloading

Domestic violence app ready for downloading

Kaitlyn Roberts, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019

Robin McGraw, Dr. Phil’s wife, has been working since 2013 with her organization “When Georgia Smiled: The Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation” to create an app regarding the safety of a victim in a domestic violence relationship that’s disguised as an everyday news app. “When Georgia S...

Three Florida children die in a freezer

Three Florida children die in a freezer

Kevin Day, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

Three young Florida children, 1, 4  and 6, were playing outside their mobile home in rural Florida when a unplugged freezer outside caught their attention. The mother of one of the children,was, reportedly, in the bathroom. The trio climbed inside and the lid shut them inside; the children suffoca...

Sarah Hyland receives a new kidney

Sarah Hyland receives a new kidney

Jessica Maguire, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

In a recent interview with Self Magazine, twenty eight year old actress Sarah Hyland revealed that she had a second kidney transplant. Hyland, who has been Haley Dunphy on the sitcom “Modern Family” for ten years, was born with kidney dysplasia, which is when one or two kidneys do not fully de...

The Gary Sinise Foundation sends Gold Star Families to Disney

The Gary Sinise Foundation sends Gold Star Families to Disney

Sydney Lauer, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Last week more than 1,750 Gold Star family members boarded 15 planes and traveled to the most magical place on earth - Disney World -  for the holidays. The entire trip was paid for by the Snowball Express, part of the Gary Sinise Foundation. These family members are the children and spouses of veterans wh...

A Warren, Michigan boy honors his deceased friend

A Warren, Michigan boy honors his deceased friend

Faith Arcuri, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Kaleb Klakulak and Kenneth “K.J.” Gross were best friends since the second grade before K.J. died on May 1 from congestive heart failure in Warren, Michigan after battling leukemia for several years. After his friend has passed, Kaleb, a 12 year old from Detroit Michigan began working odd jobs to r...

Siberian husky saves her human three times

Siberian husky saves her human three times

Mia Normand, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Sierra, a Siberian husky, sniffed out her owner Stephanie Herfel’s cancer three times in three years. Stephanie Herfel was experiencing pain in her lower stomach when her new Siberian husky smelled her abdomen and ran and hid in a closet. When she went to the doctor’s, they said it was an ovar...

Oklahoma woman acts as a stand-in mom at same-sex weddings

Oklahoma woman acts as a stand-in mom at same-sex weddings

LeeAna Cruz, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

“If you need a mom to attend your same sex wedding because your biological mom wont, call me. I'm there,” she had posted. A mother from Oklahoma, Sarah Cunningham, advertised her services as a stand-in mom at same-sex weddings.. Not thinking that the post would be taken as far as it did, she is now...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade airs its first LGBT kiss

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade airs its first LGBT kiss

JIllian Potter, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

On Thanksgiving Day, the traditional “Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade” aired with a new musical: The Prom, though this time, they decided to include a lesbian kiss, which ignited fires with many conservatives. The parade delivered justice and progression for the LGBTQ+ community when in the finale...

Tyler Perry brings a very Merry Christmas to many in Atlanta

Tyler Perry brings a very Merry Christmas to many in Atlanta

Carly Grohs, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Last week, filmmaker Tyler Perry made headlines for paying off strangers’ layaway accounts at a Walmart in the Atlanta area. Layaway allows shoppers who can’t pay for their merchandise all at once to reserve the products as they pay the balance over time. Perry cleared the accounts of about 1,...

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