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Teresa and Giuseppe Guidice, stars of the Bravo show “Real Housewives of New Jersey”, were hit with 39 counts of fraud on Monday by federal prosecutors. Authorities say that the pair amassed approximately $5 million in loans using falsified...

A Massachusetts boy’s parents are trying to raise awareness for their son’s debilitating disorder after he was recently diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder called Kleine-Levin Syndrome. The disorder  causes him to sleep 16 –...

The world’s newest little bundle of joy has arrived! The Royal baby has finally arrived! After hours of labor, Kate Middleton gave birth to an 8 pound and 6 ounce little boy! A new little prince! Sources say that Prince William was present...

George Zimmerman, 29, who was acquitted of manslaughter charges on July 13, after a jury found him not guilty of malicious intent after he shot and killed a 17-year-old African American teen, Trayvon Martin, in the infamous shooting incident on February...

It’s official, everyone! The Royal Baby is on the way! A palace representative confirmed the joyous news that The Duchess of Cambridge, along with her husband, Prince William have checked into The Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital in...

Christina Werner, a Florida resident, claims she attended the garage sale of the formally accused child killer Casey Anthony. Casey was acquitted of killing her toddler daughter, Caylee Anthony, in 2011. Casey was arrested after police became suspicious...

Parents were furious over the actions of a principal of an elite Chicago magnet elementary school on Monday after they allege the principal used public humiliation to scold young girls who were wearing extremely short shorts. Parents gathered at...

Jessica Simpson gave birth to her second child on Sunday, during a planned cesarean section in Los Angeles, the fashion mogul and singer announced. This is the second child for Simpson and her fiance, Eric Johnson, a former NFL 49ers and Saints football...

A 9-year-old boy found a loaded Glock 26  9-mm handgun inside a bathroom stall on Sunday, prompting the boy to tell his dad and alert authorities. Zane Noland was at a theater in Tampa, Florida, to see a movie with his dad on Father’s Day...

It was only a few weeks ago when Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announced the gender of their much anticipated bundle of joy! Today, she’s made her grand entrance into the world! Kardashian and West are officially mommy and daddy now!  According...

A 13-year-old Ohio boy has confessed to shooting and killing his mother three years ago, when he was just 10-years-old. The boy entered the equivalent of a guilty plea on Monday after appearing in juvenile court. According to WLWT, the boy claims...

A Highland Park, Illinois, teen was charged with five counts of misdemeanor battery after a student suffered a reaction from pasta he consumed from the high school school cafeteria. The 17-year-old prankster’s name has been withheld because...

Sarah Michelle Gellar, former “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actress and mom to two young children says she wants to educate parents on the importance of vaccines, particularly the pertussis vaccine, which protects children against whooping...

A non profit pro-gun advocacy group is aiming to arm single mothers in one of the most crime-ridden areas of Texas, in effort to help moms protect themselves and further study the effects the program has on crime. According to an MSNBC report on...

A 5-year-old Oklahoma boy who has been staying with friends of his parents in Arkansas after he lost his home from a tornado, was mauled to death on Monday by a Bullmastiff dog. The boy’s parents where in Oklahoma when the attack happened,...

A 19-year-old Virginia man almost died after drinking 3/4 of a bottle of soy sauce, on a dare. Doctors submitted the case for publication in early June, as a way to inform medical staff around the world that excess salt consumption can be lethal,...

Taliban militants in Afghanistan reportedly beheaded two children on Monday, ages 10 and 16, as punishment for stealing food. The Taliban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement based in Afghanistan. They have warned of increasing attacks...

A video of a 3-year-old toddler, who is apparently mature-beyond-his-years, has a heart to heart discussion with his mother about animal cruelty and his preference to not eat animals in a viral video his mother posted about two weeks ago. The Portuguese...

Two women are banned from a central Florida elementary school on Wednesday after they got into a brawl on school property while attending their children’s end of year talent show on Friday. Latisha James and Jessica Tyler reportedly got into...

A source close to actress Jennifer Love Hewitt, 34, announced on Wednesday that Hewitt is expecting a baby. The baby’s daddy, Brian Hallisay, 34, a native to Washington D.C., has been dating Hewitt for 15-months, according to an NBC report. Hallisay...

Jennifer Lopez’ manager, Benny Medina, reportedly revealed on Tuesday that he’s in talks with Fox Broadcasting to reinstate JLo as an “American Idol” judge. The current season reportedly took a nosedive after new judges Mariah...

A New York high school couple have been named “cutest couple” by their classmates, which have left the pair feeling overwhelmed according to a Tuesday report via the Houston Chronicle. Brad Taylor, 17, and Dylan Meehan, 18, called the...

A 19-year-old swimmer is believed to be dead after he was swept over a waterfall at Yosemite National Park in California on Saturday. Aleh Kalman was swimming near the waterfall with his church group and was caught in a current which took him over...

The family of reality TV show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” are facing some tough times as the patriarch of the family, Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson continues to experience a decline in his health at the same time the family loses...

James Harbeck, a Linguist and Grammar expert, gives parents a useful tool in a new video which breaks down the dramatic expressions of teens, their origins and meaning. One such sound that we hear coming from the animal we call “teen”...