Car club goes ‘above and beyond’ for local law enforcement

For a year, members of Small Town Cruizers car club worked countless hours in hopes of helping Tulare Police Department buy a new police dog.  On Saturday, their efforts paid off — two-fold.  Denise Day, coordinator for Cruize Nights, handed Police Chief Wes Hensley a check for $20,000.  “We love …

Guy with one arm who played sports’ now helping others with disabilities

As soon as Allison Campbell delivered her second son on July 26, 1997, she looked at her doctor’s face. “Something wasn’t quite right,” she said of the physician’s reaction. Campbell, a former labor and delivery nurse, noticed the doctor was holding her son low and out of her sight. “What’s …

Actress Drew Barrymore to host daytime talk show

Actress Drew Barrymore is joining the likes of Ellen DeGeneres and Whoopi Goldberg on daytime television. Beginning in the fall of 2020, Barrymore, 44, will headline the show for CBS, according to a network announcement released Thursday morning and obtained by Entertainment Tonight. “Drew is a huge star and a breath of fresh air — her show will energize any …

Ashley Benson flaunts new hair color, fit physique in two-piece: ‘Love this little number’

Ashley Benson is showing off her new look. The former “Pretty Little Liars” star shared several photos of herself flaunting her new darker hairstyle on Instagram Thursday, along with a burnt orange bra and underwear set which showed off her fit physique. “Love this little number and you @sweetbabyjamie @thekitundergarments,” Benson, 29, captioned the series of …

One billion people, many in poor countries, have major vision problems that could be fixed

At least 1 billion people live with moderate to severe vision impairment, such as glaucoma or age-related far-sightedness, that could have been prevented or could be corrected with glasses, cataract surgery, or other means, says a report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). The burden is disproportionately high in women …

Drug tailored to one girl with brain disease paves way for similar customized treatments

After their apparent success treating a young girl with a drug tailored to counteract a genetic mutation that had given her a usually fatal brain disease, the researchers behind the innovative strategy have this week laid out criteria for similarly helping more sick children. But the U.S. Food and Drug …

Student videographer saw colors for the first time on live TV. Now, he’s getting national cred

Jake Loburak usually sits in the control room. It’s where the Neumann University sophomore prefers to be while his fellow students are on camera once a week for the Delaware County school’s live television news update. But one Friday in December, Loburak’s peers at Neumann Media asked him to work …

This record-breaking pumpkin is heavier than a small car and big enough to fit inside

If you think you picked the biggest pumpkin at the patch, think again. A Connecticut man just set a local record for the heaviest pumpkin at the Topsfield Fair in New England. The winner of the All New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off is 2,294.5 pounds. To put that in perspective, …