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Author: Chris Preovolos

60 years ago: Ed Sullivan introduces America to rock and roll from Stratford

60 years ago, on August 7, 1955, Bill Haley introduced American to rock and roll from an unlikely venue, the American Shakespeare Festival Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut. Haley, and his band, the

Police: Suspect dead after report of gunshots at theater

AP — Police say a suspect is dead after officers responded to reports of shots fired at a movie theater southeast of Nashville, Tennessee. Metro Nashville police said in a tweet Wednesday afternoon that there was an active shooter situation at the Carmike Hickory 8 theater, but that the suspect was dead. Nashville Fire Department […]

Guardian: Ala. cop kept job after talking about killing black man, faking evidence

A British newspaper is reporting that an Alabama police officer was recorded talking about how he could kill a black man that had allegedly threatened his life, then doctor evidence to make the killing appear to be self defense. Reporter Jon Swaine, an American reporter for the London-based Guardian newspaper, wrote today that Officer Troy […]

Video: Government tells man delicious barbecue smell must be contained to his property

    In what some may consider an assault on all things holy, a county official in Florida appears on a viral video telling a resident he must contain the smell and smoke from his barbecue to within his property lines. Chris Matt posted the video to YouTube after being confronted by a Pinellas County […]

Video: Car drives backwards down busy L.A. road

Warning: Graphic language  Kevin Zanazanian was cruising down Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles last week when he saw something weird going on a few cars ahead. In a video recorded by Zanazanian and posted to YouTube, a car can clearly be seen driving for a least two miles down twisting L.A. roads… in reverse. According […]

Cheerleader sinks half-court shot — third year in a row

Ashlee Arnau, a cheerleader and soccer player as William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi has a streak going.
At every home basketball  game, Arnau attempts a running, gymnastic half-court shot, and  in her senior year, she has done it a…

Woman slaps around teen for participating in Baltimore riots

A woman is being roundly praised on social media for her actions in a viral video from the riots following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore Monday. Baltimore TV station WMAR reports that a mother saw her son on television taking part in protests and went to confront him. And by confront we mean […]

Video: Fla. cops Tase student tripping on LSD

A police body camera captured a chaotic scene on the campus of the University of Central Florida Sunday. According to the Orlando Sentinel, John Kane, a 21-year-old student at the university in Orlando, was shot with a Taser stun gun after resisting arrest. In the video, the shirtless Kane can be seen complying with the […]

New ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah is in Twitter trouble

South African comedian Trevor Noah was named Jon Stewart’s successor for Comedy Central’s wildly popular Daily Show on Monday, naturally the Internet collectively asked “who in the hell is Trevor Noah?” That’s when it all broke loose. Yes, Twitter users dug up some of Noah’s old tweets on things like, Israel: Almost bumped a Jewish […]

American flag baby photos sparks online controversy

When Virginia-based professional photographer Vanessa Hicks was hired to make a series of patriotic-themed photos of a naval officer’s new son, she had no idea what she was getting herself into. That’s because the folks behind the Facebook page “You Call Yourself a Photographer?,” a group that apparently takes it upon itself to shame photographers […]