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Kathy Karadza is a contributing writer for WebProNews. Follow Kathy on Twitter @KathyKaradza and/or StumbleUpon at Kathy_K.
Borgata Casino Lawsuit Claims Gambler Cheated, Won $9.6 Million

The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., is filed a suit Tuesday against a big-time gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million while cheating at baccarat card games. The casino filed the federal suit on Tuesday against Phillip …

Van Houten Sextuplets Father Dies at 39

The father of the first surviving Michigan sextuplets who made headlines ten years ago suffered a heart attack and died Wednesday after setting up a trampoline for his children, a relative said Thursday. He was 39. Ben Van Houten, who lived …

Randy Quaid Sues Indiana Bail Bond Company

Actor Randy Quaid sued a Carmel, Ind.-based bail bond company on Thursday for bailing Quaid and his wife out of jail after they were arrested on squatting charges in 2010 without the couple’s consent. The 63-year-old Independence Day actor sued the …

Pulaski Skyway Northbound Lanes Closed for Two Years

Commuters are being urged to use alternate routes while the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway are closed beginning on Saturday and will remain closed for the next two years. Repairs to the Manhattan-bound side of the three-and-a-half mile bridge …

Squirrel $300K Damage Caused in New Community Center

A squirrel caused about $300,000 in damage to the new McMillen Community Center in Fort Wayne, In., set to open in June, according to officials on Friday. Parks Department officials told board members Thursday that the squirrel got into the electrical …

Dwayne Johnson Stars in New ‘Hercules’ Clip

New scenes from the upcoming summer blockbuster film Hercules aired Wednesday night on MTV, featuring Dwayne Johnson in the title role. The Brett Ratner film sees Johnson as the Greek demigod Hercules who, having endured his legendary twelve labors, has his life tested …

Nicaragua Earthquake Leaves 23 Injured

An earthquake with a 6.1 magnitude hit western Nicaragua on Thursday evening, leaving at least 23 people injured in one town, and an aftershock 20 miles to the south followed. The earthquake shook houses and at least 23 people were …

Kate Mara Confirms Casting in ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot

Kate Mara confirmed in interviews this week that she has been cast in the role of the Invisible Woman in the new Fantastic Four reboot, and that she is gearing up for the role. The 31-year-old House of Cards actress said she was working …

Hillary Clinton Has Shoe Thrown at Her During Las Vegas Speech

A woman threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton while she stood onstage delivering a speech in Las Vegas on Thursday. The former Secretary of State dodged the shoe, and continued with her remarks, U.S. Secret Service spokesman George Ogilvie said. …

Kathleen Sebelius Resigns as Secretary of Health

Kathleen Sebelius will resign from her post as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, President Obama will announce today, the White House said. Sebelius, 65, will step down just after enrollment in President’s Obama healthcare program …

Artrell Hawkins Found Not Guilty in Domestic Violence Dispute

Former professional football player Artrell Hawkins was found not guilty of domestic violence by a Cincinnati Court judge on Thursday. The ruling at a Hamilton County Municipal Court on Thursday came a little less than two months after Hawkins, a …

Brandeis University Withdraws Plans to Honor Anti-Muslim Feminist Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Brandeis University cancelled plans to award an honorary degree during May commencement ceremonies to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a feminist and prominent critic of Islam, because she made statements that were at odds with the school’s “core values,” the university said …

Stephen Hawking Biopic ‘Theory of Everything’ Set for Nov. 7 Release

The Stephen Hawking biopic Theory of Everything is set for a Nov. 7 release, and will be distributed in the U.S. by Focus Features, it was announced Thursday. The Working Title film focuses on Hawking’s younger years and the relationship between the …

Oscar Pistorius Faces Day Two of Cross-Examination

Oscar Pistorius faced a second day of cross-examination in his murder trial on Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa. The prosecution accused Pistorius of caring more about himself than the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The 27-year-old was brought to …

Joan Jett May Front Nirvana at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A photograph of three guitars posted by Foo Fighters on Instagram on Tuesday sparked rumors that Joan Jett may perform with the remaining members of Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame gala in New York City Thursday …

Kate Mulgrew Duped into Narrating Documentary

Actress Kate Mulgrew said on Tuesday in a statement on her Facebook page that she does not stand behind her latest project, a geocentric documentary called The Principle, and that she was “misinformed” about it when she agreed to narrate the …

Katherine Heigl Sues Duane Reade for $6 Million Over Use of Photo

Actress Katherine Heigl filed a $6 million civil suit in a New York federal court on Wednesday against Duane Reade for using her name and a paparazzi photo in promotional material without her permission. In the complaint, Heigl said she …

LAPD Shooting: Gunman Rejected from Police Academy

The suspected 29-year-old gunman who opened fire at a Los Angeles Police Department station on Monday night, injuring an officer, aspired to be a police officer, the gunman’s father said Tuesday. Danny Yealu, 58, said his son, suspected gunman Daniel …

Yosemite Rockfall Leads to Hiking Trail Closure

A hiking trail has been closed at Yosemite National Park after 16,000 tons of rock fell 500 feet near Hetch Hetchy Reservoir on March 31, the National Park Service said Monday. According to Yosemite National Park officials, nobody was hurt …

Jim Reif Dies After Bicycle Accident at Age 61

Meteorologist Jim Reif died late Monday night in a hospital in Fort Myers, Fl., after he was involved in a bicycle accident on Sunday afternoon. He was 61. Reif, who was the Director of Meteorology at NBC2, hit a crosswalk …

Ian Thorpe Fighting Infection After Surgery

Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe is in a Sydney hospital fighting a serious infection and “in good spirits,” his manager James Erskine said on Wednesday. Erskine also refuted reports that Thorpe might lose the use of his left arm. “That’s just people …

Bacon Prices Rise After Virus Kills Millions of Baby Pigs

A virus not seen before in the United States killed millions of baby pigs since last May, and it is threatening pork production and pushing up pork prices. Estimates on how many pigs have died from porcine epidemic diarrhea in …

Farrah Fawcett Foundation to Fund HPV-Related Cancer Research Team

The Farrah Fawcett Foundation has joined Stand Up to Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) to form a research team dedicated to researching HPV-related cancers, the organizations announced at a press event in San Diego on Monday. …

Miranda Lambert Triumphs at ACM Awards

Country music star Miranda Lambert took home three trophies on Sunday at the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, and made history by taking the award for Best Female Vocalist for the fifth consecutive year. “I …