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A shooting has taken place at Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California.

The suspected gunman is in custody, and reports currently place the injured count at four, with one reported dead.

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The injured are currently being treated at UCLA Medical Center, with two victims in critical condition.

Officials have apparently placed the school under lockdown, with a possible second gunman being sought.

Calls came in around noon PT, reporting a man wielding several weapons firing at vehicles outside the college.

Two bodies have also been found inside a Santa Monica house with one woman suffering from a bullet wound, found outside the house in a car. It is not yet clear if these incidents are related.

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Man. Why can't all local news broadcasts be this entertaining?

A montage of clips featuring Philadelphia news anchor Nicole Brewer (a former Miss Pennsylvania) and meteorologist Carol Erickson has gone viral and for very good reason:

It certainly looks as if these two totally hate each other!

A network spokesperson claims the two are friends and the footage is edited out of context, but when one side is continually rolling her eyes at the other... we're not sure how else to take it.

Watch now and judge for yourself:

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Orlando Shaw has fathered 22 kids by 14 different women.

No, those are not misprints.

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But the Tennessee native doesn't really see the problem, even though he may soon face jail time for unpaid child support payments and even though the state currently doles out $7,000/month in assistance for his children.

"I was young and ambitious and I love women. You can't knock no man for loving women," Shaw told the local news this week.

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A man in New Zealand would rather spend time behind bars than in front of his television.

Senior Constable Paul Nicholas confirms that a Whangarei resident told police on Tuesday that he's "run out of Xbox games to play" and would therefore prefer to spend the final month of his 11-month detention sentence in jail.

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The unidentified individual is 19 years old and made it clear that he would violate the terms of his house arrest if authorities did not take him in.

They abided and he is now an inmate at Ngawha prison.

For some, it's clear Xbox One cannot arrive quickly enough.

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Cheerios is refusing the let the bigots win.

The brand found itself at the center of an unexpected controversy last week after an advertisement that featured a mixed race family was hit with racial epithets on YouTube.

But Camille Gibson - vice president of marketing for Cheerios - says the message of the spot fits in with the cereal's Heart Healthy campaign and:

"We felt like we were reflecting an American family."

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Anyone who has been through or seen someone go through cancer treatment knows what a difficult experience it is.

The way the treatment is conceptualized, understood, and dealt with plays a huge part in the patient's recovery.

With children, it can be even harder to explain what cancer is, how it is treated, and why it is happening to them.

That is why this news story out of Brazil so awesome.

Brazilian hospital A.C.Camargo Cancer Center has "rebranded" their cancer treatment as Superformula, teaming up with Warner Bros. to use real superheroes from the DC universe in order to help inspire the patients in their Children's Ward.

Watch the video below to find out more about it:

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An unidentified man pulled out a knife and sliced himself open this morning in Rockefeller Center.

The incident took place around 7:50 during Today's live broadcast, though NBC did not catch it on camera. A few minutes later, Matt Lauer updated viewers on what took place.

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"There was an incident a short time ago," he said. "A man attempted to harm himself with a knife. He did manage to cut himself. He was controlled by our security team out there. However, he did harm himself, and he is being attended to by medical personnel. So, we're keeping the area clear for law enforcement."

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It took a couple weeks, but we finally have a Powerball winner.

Gloria Mackenzie, an 84-year old Florida resident, stepped forward yesterday and claimed the second largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.

It was announced on May 18 as $570.5 million, though Mackenzie has reportedly chosen a smaller one-time payout of $370.9 million before taxes.

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Mackenzie did not appear at a press conference yesterday, but she did release a statement through Lottery Secretary Cynthia O'Connell. It read:

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Elmo is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons.

Dan Sandler, who dons an Elmo costume on the streets of cities around the country, was arrested yesterday for trying to extort $2 million from The Girl Scouts of America.

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According to The Associated Press, Sandler is accused of sending harassing emails and voicemails to an organization supervisor in which he threatens to spread rumors of sex abuse within the Girl Scouts until he's properly compensated.

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