Wednesday, December 4 2013 11:37 AM EST2013-12-04 16:37:31 GMT
During a season in which the phrase "hustle and bustle" is perfectly descriptive and people are battling over the last game system/device/toy in the store, it is nice to stop the busy-ness for a few minutesMore >
During a season in which the phrase "hustle and bustle" is perfectly descriptive and people are battling over the last game system/device/toy in the store, it is nice to stop the busy-ness for a few minutes and reflect on the true beauty of the Christmas season.More >
Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:50 AM EST2013-12-04 05:50:10 GMT
(CNN) - The 2013 top baby names for boys and girls have been released and they show that celebs are out and tradition is in. Pregnancy website babycenter.com compiled the list from the more than 500,000More >
Does your child have one of the year's most popular names? More >
"Me and my wife separated due to -- for several reasons; um, one of which being the way she treated my children," Terry Steinfurth told Nancy Grace Monday night. More >
"Me and my wife separated due to -- for several reasons; um, one of which being the way she treated my children. That's why we separated, and we separated back in November," Terry Steinfurth told Nancy Grace Monday night.More >
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
A new puppy store is expected to open at the Westfield Franklin Park Mall in Toledo next month.
Many dog lovers don't want to see that happen.
They're concerned about where those dogs are being bred and what will happen to them after they are purchased.
Close to two thousand people have signed an online petition trying to stop the Family Puppy store from moving into Westfield Franklin Park Mall.
"I think the real issue is that we already have a surplus of dogs in our area and when you bring in a store like that, it's going to appeal to the impulse buyer," said Jean Keating, co-founder of the Ohio Coalition of Dog Advocates.
Ms. Keating started the petition.
She says because the dogs are likely to be impulse buys, they are more than likely to end up in a shelter.
John Stottele, owner of the Family Puppy, disagrees.
"So for them to say the dogs that we sell are found at shelters just can't be true because we would get a call from the shelter to know that," said Mr. Stottele.
Mr. Stottele says that is because a micro-chip is planted in all the pups.
Dog advocates also have great concern about where and how the dogs are bred.
"They're not bred for love of the breed, there's no real oversight like you would have with a reputable breeder," said Ms. Keating.
Stottele says the store has an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau and guarantees only family friendly breeds.
"Our goal is to have every single puppy to meet and greet a hundred different people or animals before they're adopted," said Mr. Stottele.
But dog advocates disagree.
"We're very strongly going to encourage people this Christmas to boycott that mall," said Ms. Keating.
Mall officials did say the store is moving in but they didn't comment further.
Thursday, December 5 2013 8:43 AM EST2013-12-05 13:43:23 GMT
SACRAMENTO, CA (CNN) - Hannah and Tom Hepner are the proud parents of triplets. But these aren't just any triplets, they're extremely rare babies. They were conceived naturally without the help of fertilityMore >
Hannah and Tom Hepner are the proud parents of triplets.More >
Thursday, December 5 2013 9:55 AM EST2013-12-05 14:55:20 GMT
The Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office considers the death of a man after a struggle in an Arrowhead Stadium parking lot a homicide.The Kansas City Police Department said the medical examiner hasMore >
The Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office considers the death of a man after a struggle in an Arrowhead Stadium parking lot a homicide. Court documents released late Wednesday afternoon say that the victim was repeatedly punched in the face after he was found in the wrong vehicle.More >
Thursday, December 5 2013 10:57 AM EST2013-12-05 15:57:20 GMT
Much of the metro is covered in white Thursday morning, and while it may not be much snow, it is making travel a mess. The Missouri Department of roads says even the lightest dusting of snow can causeMore >
What a difference a day makes: A day after much of Missouri basked in spring-like weather, the reality of the pending winter set in on Thursday with the arrival of bitter cold and a concerning mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain.More >
Thursday, December 5 2013 5:30 AM EST2013-12-05 10:30:10 GMT
Fast-food workers in 100 cities will walk off the job Thursday and Kansas City is one of them. Organizers say the strike is the largest effort yet to push for higher pay. The workers are expected to gatherMore >
Fast-food workers in 100 cities will walk off the job Thursday and Kansas City is one of them.More >
Tuesday, December 3 2013 12:12 PM EST2013-12-03 17:12:24 GMT
BRYAN, TX (KBTX/CBS) - Traditions Club, the home of Texas A&M University golf teams, partnered with the St. Joseph Health System to break the Guinness record for the world's largest gingerbread house. ConstructionMore >
The house Texas A&M University built for charity is large enough for a family to live in and good enough to eat.More >
Thursday, December 5 2013 10:54 AM EST2013-12-05 15:54:50 GMT
Multiple police cruisers are chasing a stolen FedEx truck on highways through east Kansas City.The vehicle was reported stolen about 4:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 2100 block of E. 89th St. The chase has beenMore >
A man who stole a FedEx truck is on custody after a police chase that went from east Kansas City across the state line into a Kansas suburb.More >