Substitute teacher accused of strangling student

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WPRI) A substitute assistant teacher has been fired from the Fall River School Department after he allegedly choked a student during an altercation at Talbot Middle School. According more…

FBI: Campus attacker inspired by ISIS, propaganda on laptop

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_3073214" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Faisal Mohammad[/caption] The FBI confirmed Thursday that a Nov. 4, 2015, attack at the University of California, Merced was inspired by the Islamic State more…

What other fruit did Johnny Appleseed spread?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1805415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Johnny Appleseed[/caption] 70 years old, he visited his friend William Worth one evening, ate some milk and bread, read out loud from the Bible, more…

Fire-breathing mayhem at school pep rally

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL) A man performing fire-breathing tricks was burned at Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, officials said. Delray Beach Fire Rescue said in a tweet more…

The real story of St. Patrick

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1803775" align="aligncenter" width="600"] St. Patrick[/caption] March 17, around 461 A.D., St. Patrick died. As a teenager, the Roman Legions guarding his community in Britain had to be more…

Lightsaber mistaken for gun, college on lockdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWSDAY) — A college student with a “Star Wars” lightsaber in a campus parking lot sparked an alert Wednesday morning at Farmingdale State College, where staff and students more…

How a freak of nature saved our nation's capital

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3056824" align="aligncenter" width="600"] British burning White House during War of 1812[/caption] Called the "Chief Architect of the Constitution," he wrote many of the Federalist Papers which helped more…

Inflatable sumo suits 'traumatize' college kids

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_3063694" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A man wrestles in an inflatable sumo-wrestler suit for a charity event in Phoenix, Arizona, on Feb. 25, 2016 (Photo: KSAZ Fox 10 Phoenix more…