US couple lose child custody over chemo refusal

Image copyright Taylor Bland-Ball Image caption Taylor Bland-Ball and Joshua McAdams’ son was diagnosed with cancer in April A cancer-stricken four-year-old boy in Florida has been ordered to live with his grandmother after his parents prevented him from having chemotherapy. The custody ruling on Monday against parents Taylor Bland and Joshua McAdams came after their…

Theft charges for couple who spent $100k from bank transfer mistake

Image copyright Getty Images A Pennsylvania couple has been charged with theft after spending thousands of dollars their bank mistakenly deposited in their account. Robert and Tiffany Williams received $120,000 (£97,000) in error and then spent nearly all of it, according to an affidavit. The couple also faces over $100,000 in overdraft fees, having purchased…

Couple Wanted To Euthanize Their 10-Year-Old Dog To Make Room For A New Puppy

Couple Wanted To Euthanize Their 10-Year-Old Dog To Make Room For A New Puppy Chris Winters By Chris Winters Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle Munchkin, a 10-year-old Corgi, was almost euthanized because his owners wanted a new puppy. The local vet office asked owners to surrender the dog rather than put him down. Unfortunately, stories like this happen…

This Couple Has Been Eating a Bite of Their Wedding Cake for 49 Years

When Anne and David Cowburn celebrated their first anniversary, they followed the wedding tradition of pulling a slice of their wedding cake out of the freezer to feed to each other. But instead of just doing it that once, they kept up the tradition for the entirety of their marriage: this year, they marked the…

Australia couple injured in ‘freak’ goanna attack on their dog

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Goannas can grow up to two metres (6.5ft) in length An elderly couple has been attacked in Australia by a goanna (a large lizard), as they tried to stop it from savaging their dog, emergency officials say. The man, in his 70s, was said to have sustained significant injuries…

Pastner, couple agree to drop lawsuits in ’16 case

Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner has reached an agreement to dismiss a defamation case against a former friend, whose girlfriend accused Pastner of sexually assaulting her in a hotel room in February 2016. In January 2018, Pastner filed a civil suit against Ron Bell and his girlfriend, Jennifer Pendley, in Superior Court in Pima…

Russia protests: Opposition couple face losing custody of son

Image copyright Reuters Image caption More than 1,000 people were detained at the 27 July rally Prosecutors in Russia are seeking to strip a couple of parental rights after they took their one-year-old son to an unsanctioned opposition protest. They said in a statement that the couple had put the baby’s life in danger by…

Dog Runs Up To Congratulate Engaged Couple

“I think he was quite familiar with the area and he possibly went through a few backyards to get to us, but it honestly topped off the engagement for me,” Limmanee told The Dodo. “I even joked [about] whether Michael had organized this, but it was even more perfect that it had happened on its…

Tourist couple murder: Teenage boys named as suspects

Image copyright RCMP Two Canadian teenagers thought to be on the run are now the main suspects in the double murder of a young couple. Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, have been missing since Friday, when their burnt-out camper van was discovered along the highway in northern British Columbia. Days before, two tourists…

Couple Kissing Over The Corpse Of Lion They Just Shot And Killed Has People Outraged

Couple Kissing Over The Corpse Of Lion They Just Shot And Killed Has People Outraged Andrea Powell By Andrea Powell Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle A Canadian couple caused widespread public outrage after a picture was posted of them kissing over the corpse of a majestic lion they shot and killed during a canned hunt. Darren and Carolyn…