Thursday, November 8th, 2018

 

Officials order evacuations as Camp Fire threatens 20,000 acres in Northern California

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KRCR-TV(SACRAMENTO) — Mandatory evacuations are underway in Northern California as the Camp Fire continues to blaze through at least 20,000 acres. The blaze is concentrated in the Feather River Canyon off Highway 70 in Pugla, a town about 50 miles east of Chico, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced on Twitter. The entire town of Paradise was under evacuation as several homes in the area became engulfed in the fire, Cal Fire Public Information Officer Scott McClean said at a press conference Thursday. The blaze surrounded theRead More


Officials order evacuations as Camp Fire threatens 20,000 acres in Northern California

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KRCR-TV(SACRAMENTO) — Mandatory evacuations are underway in Northern California as the Camp Fire continues to blaze through at least 20,000 acres. The blaze is concentrated in the Feather River Canyon off Highway 70 in Pugla, a town about 50 miles east of Chico, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced on Twitter. The entire town of Paradise was under evacuation as several homes in the area became engulfed in the fire, Cal Fire Public Information Officer Scott McClean said at a press conference Thursday. The blaze surrounded theRead More


Survivor of 2 mass shootings in just over a year: 'Only thing I can attribute it to is God'

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KABC-TV(LOS ANGELES) — A former U.S. Marine who survived both last night’s Thousand Oaks massacre and last fall’s mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert said he feels stunned to be alive. “Only thing I can attribute it to is God,” Brendan Kelly told Los Angeles ABC station KABC-TV. “His protective hand over me that night, on Oct. 1, and last night.” Brendan Kelly is a regular customer at Borderline Bar and Grill where at least 12 people died in a mass shooting on Wednesday. He recalled hearingRead More


Survivor of 2 mass shootings in just over a year: 'Only thing I can attribute it to is God'

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KABC-TV(LOS ANGELES) — A former U.S. Marine who survived both last night’s Thousand Oaks massacre and last fall’s mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert said he feels stunned to be alive. “Only thing I can attribute it to is God,” Brendan Kelly told Los Angeles ABC station KABC-TV. “His protective hand over me that night, on Oct. 1, and last night.” Brendan Kelly is a regular customer at Borderline Bar and Grill where at least 12 people died in a mass shooting on Wednesday. He recalled hearingRead More


Comic Katherine Ryan scores new Netflix series & stand-up special

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Carla Guler/Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — If you’re a fan of Katherine Ryan’s 2017 Netflix comedy special, In Trouble, you’ll be thrilled to know there are more laughs in store. The London-based Canadian comedian’s just scored her own scripted comedy series. Titled The Duchess, the six-episode series will follow Ryan’s character, a “fashionably disruptive” single mom of a young daughter living in London who’s debating whether to have a second child with her ex. We can’t vouch for whether that last part’s true but the rest of it sounds pretty much autobiographical.Read More


M-A-R-R-Y in the U.S.A. : Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp are engaged

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James Devaney/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Congratulations to rocker John Mellencamp and his longtime girlfriend, actress Meg Ryan, who are engaged to be married. Ryan shared the news via her Instagram, posting a goofy line drawing of herself and Mellencamp, along with a caption that reads, “ENGAGED!” A rep for Mellencamp confirmed the engagement to ABC Radio. The 67-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and the 56-year-old When Harry Met Sally star have had an on-again off-again romance. After initially dating from 2011 through 2014, the couple rekindled their relationshipRead More


Listen now: Jason Mraz debuts new holiday tune, “The Givingest Time of the Year,” for Amazon’s "Pete the Cat"

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ABC/Randy HolmesJason Mraz is a giving us a gift this holiday season: a new Christmas tune. Entertainment Tonight reports the song, “The Givingest Time of Year,” will be featured on the soundtrack for a new Christmas special for Amazon Prime Video’s popular animated kids show, Pete the Cat. The special is called Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas. In the sweet holiday ditty, Jason reminds everyone that the true spirit of the season is in acts of selflessness. “When you give from your heart/You get so much more/Giving isRead More


Santanic Panic: The Satanic Temple sues Netflix over "Sabrina" statue

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Netflix (NEW YORK) — The Satanic Temple — yes, that’s a thing — has made good on its earlier threat to sue Netflix and Warner Brothers, Variety reports. At issue is the new Netflix series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, which the Temple claims has ripped off their statue of the goat-headed deity, Baphomet. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New York, claims that a statue of Baphomet that can be seen in the show looks exactly like the Temple’s statue, which was unveiled in Detroit inRead More


Thousand Oaks mass shooting survivors recount horror at Borderline nightclub: ‘I’m terrified’

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KABC-TV(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.) — A college night at a popular music bar in a Southern California suburb ended in bloodshed when at least 12 people were shot dead. Witnesses recounted how they hid under tables, jumped through windows and ran for their lives. A gunman burst into the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks late Wednesday night, firing multiple rounds at patrons and throwing what appeared to be smoke bombs. Teylor Whittler, 19, was celebrating her friend’s 21st birthday inside the packed Western-style bar, which hosts a “college night”Read More


Stolen SUV recovered but search for 13-year-old abducted girl continues: Police

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Lumberton Police(LUMBERTON, N.C.) — The stolen SUV in which a 13-year-old was kidnapped has been recovered — but the desperate search for the girl continues. Eighth-grader Hania Noleia Aguilar was kidnapped just before 7 a.m. Monday outside her home at the Rosewood Mobile Home Park in Lumberton, North Carolina, according to Lumberton Police. Hania had grabbed her aunt’s keys that morning so she could go turn on the car before school when a witness saw a man — dressed in all black with a yellow bandanna over his face —Read More