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Mike is a writer and videographer based in Lexington, KY. Follow Mike on Twitter and Google+.
Corey Perry of the NHL Diagnosed with Mumps

Anaheim Ducks players Corey Perry and Francois Beauchemin have been diagnosed with mumps. National Hockey League winger Perry has been cleared of the disease and is set to resume workouts Thursday, while Beauchemin is still in the hospital receiving intravenous …

ADHD Linked to Air Pollution, Research Suggests

A new study conducted by Columbia University has linked Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with air pollution in densely populated areas of New York City. The research was gathered by the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health at the Mailman …

‘Slender Man’ Stabbing Suspect Fit to Stand Trial

One of two adolescents charged with stabbing a classmate to appease the fictional internet entity The Slender Man, has been deemed fit to stand trial, a Wisconsin judge ruled Wednesday. On May 31, the teen, now 13, along with a …

Leelee Sobieski Welcomes Second Child

Actress Leelee Sobieski welcomed a baby boy with fashion designer husband Adam Kimmel in July, and kept the birth a secret from the public for over four months. The baby was named Martin Kimmel, and is the couple’s second child. …

Actor Found on Fire Atop Train Dies of Injuries

After a commuter train travelling from Connecticut bound for New York City lost power early Sunday, transit authorities found a young actor and model on fire atop one of the cars. The 21-year-old later died from severe burns. In a …

Mark Wahlberg Annoys Michael Bay with Weight Loss

Actor Mark Wahlburg recently shed roughly 60 pounds for a role, and director Michael Bay wasn’t too happy about the new look when it came time for Transformers reshoots. Wahlburg shed the weight to play a down and out literature …

Ravens Cheerleader Leaves Hospital After Hard Fall

A Baltimore Ravens cheerleader was injured during a game Sunday, and was carted off the sideline in a stretcher after being stabilized by team medics. She was then transported to an area hospital. The unidentified woman hit the turf hard …

Lara Logan Under Ebola Quarantine

CBS News foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan has quarantined herself regarding the Ebola virus after visiting Liberia to produce a segment for 60 Minutes, which aired Sunday. Logan, a South Africa native, checked into a hotel for 21 days in …

Brooke Shields Talks Agassi’s Trophy Smashing Fit

In her soon to be released memoir There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me, actress Brooke Shields writes about her failed marriage to tennis icon Andre Agassi, and alleges he has a jealousy complex. …

Daisy Lowe Plans on College After Having Children

British fashion model Daisy Lowe has expressed a desire to attend college after she’s had children. Lowe, 25, told BANG Showbiz, “When I have kids, I’ll go back to university. The university of life has been good for me.” Lowe, …

Lone Survivor of Capsized Boat Expresses Guilt

Commercial fisherman Phillip Sanchez has expressed gratitude tinged with guilt, after becoming the lone survivor of a boating accident that killed four of his friends off the coast of Northern California Saturday. A sneaker wave capsized the 32-foot boat Sanchez …

Ebola Quarantine Acceptable to New Jersey Voters

A poll conducted in New Jersey revealed that most voters agreed with Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to quarantine a nurse from Maine who had recently spent time in West Africa. Doctors Without Borders member Kaci Hickox returned from Sierra Leone …

Olivia Munn Offers Relationship Advice

Former G4 Network Attack of the Show! co-host Olivia Munn revealed to E! News how she makes her relationship with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers work, during the final season premiere event of her hit HBO show The Newsroom. …

OJ Simpson Files Appeal in Nevada Court

Football hall of famer O.J. Simpson filed an appeal to be released from a Nevada prison Friday, where he has been serving a 33-year sentence, after being convicted of kidnapping and armed robbery stemming from an incident in a Las …

June Shannon Reportedly Dating Sex Offender

June Shannon, also known as “Mama June,” the matriarchal figure featured on the popular TLC network reality show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, is reportedly dating a convicted child molester – which may have halted any future production of the …

Faroe Islands Pilot Whale Activists Arrested

On Saturday, fourteen members of the animal rights activist group Sea Shepherd were arrested on the Faroe island of Sandoy in the North Atlantic, after attempting to stop the slaughter of 33 pilot whales. Locally, the culling of the whales …

Ex-Ravens OL Jensen Treated for Severe Sleep Apnea

Not long before being cut from the Baltimore Ravens roster on Saturday, offensive lineman Ryan Jensen was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea, a disorder which can be life-threatening, if left untreated. Jensen was picked up by the Ravens in the …

PETA Offering Reward for Squirrel Kicker Identity

In a video that went viral online, an unnamed Frenchman was shown kicking a squirrel into the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Now the UK branch of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is offering a $17,000 reward for …

Saudi Arabian Man Suspected of Having Ebola Dies

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health said that a citizen of that country who died Wednesday in Jeddah is suspected of having contracted Ebola while on a recent business trip to Sierra Leone. Saudi laboratories certified by the World Health …

Oklahoma Teen Missionary Accused of Rape in Kenya

A 19-year-old missionary from Oklahoma accused of raping and molesting children in Kenya was ordered by a judge to remain in custody on Tuesday. There had been a ruling on Monday allowing the teen to be bailed out for $10,000 …

Married Police Officers Murder Daughter’s Boyfriend

Two Tulsa, Oklahoma police officers who are married to one another have been charged in the shooting death of the 19-year-old boyfriend of their daughter. Jeremy Lake was found shot to death in the street near downtown Tulsa Tuesday evening, …

Ohio Walmart Shooting Bystander Collapses and Dies

An innocent bystander collapsed and later died while fleeing a shooting incident at a Walmart store in Beavercreek, Ohio Tuesday. Beavercreek police shot John Crawford, 22, of Fairfield, Ohio after he refused to stop waving a gun at shoppers. He …

Serial Stowaway Arrested at LAX Sans Ticket

A 62-year-old woman was arrested after the flight she was on touched down at Los Angeles International Airport, after bypassing a ticket check at Mineta San Jose International Airport, where the flight originated. The stowaway was not deemed a threat …

Manslaughter Charge in Arkansas Missing Persons Case

The bodies of an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son were discovered in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains on July 29, concluding a four-day search. Now the mother of the infant has been charged with manslaughter. Brian Floyd, …