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Police: Online Gaming Addict Neglected Her 6 Children - News Story - WPXI Pittsburgh. UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Six children were removed from their Uniontown home after investigators found them living in filth and animal waste.

Police: Online Gaming Addict Neglected Her 6 Children - News Story - WPXI Pittsburgh

Police said their mother was addicted to online computer games, so she neglected her children and didn’t clean the house for years. The children's stepfather, James Boord, spoke with Channel 11 outside the Mifflin Avenue home on Tuesday. One-Year-Old Boy Drowns in Bathtub As Mother Plays Games on Facebook. Salmonella Warning Over Fresh Greens - Local News. 17-yo Girl Must Process Brain Fluid Inside Her Belly to Survive. Holiday Train rolls into town Tuesday.

Teens rough up disabled boy, steal iPhone. A disabled Pickering boy had to have dental surgery after being violently robbed by two teens for his iPhone. Durham Police are still on the hunt for one of the two teens who allegedly attacked the 10-year-old as he walked home Monday. Sgt. Nancy van Rooy described the case as "creepy". "He was walking along the street, his mother was not far behind, and these two males accosted him, very quickly physically assaulted him to the ground, took his iPhone," she said. Cops said the victim, who has an unidentified physical disability, was walking near Senator St. and Waterford Gate when the two youths confronted him, slammed him to the ground face first and stole his iPhone. The boy's mother was a short distance away and saw the attack. She called 911 and then chased the thieves, police said. The boy was taken to hospital where he was treated for injuries to his face and hand. My son is gay « Nerdy Apple Bottom.

In junior high school and elementary school, one of the worst things somebody can tell you is that you’re a nerd.

My son is gay « Nerdy Apple Bottom

In many cases, being labeled a nerd is the kiss of death. Students to take 22-minute CPR course. TORONTO - Some GTA high school students will be given innovative training this month to help a person who stops breathing during a medical emergency.

Students to take 22-minute CPR course

Students across six high schools in Toronto, Oakville and Burlington will be taught acourse on how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation using a kit containing inflatable mannequins and a 22-minute instructional DVD, as part of a pilot project. St. Michael's Hospital researcher Dr. Laurie Morrison received a $50,000 teaching grant to conduct the project. Morrison purchased 250 CPR kits at $35 per kit from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. The kit was developed by the American Heart Association and is manufactured by the Laerdal Foundation for Acute Medicine - the same group who provided Morrison with the $50,000 grant.

San Francisco Bans Happy Meals. Councillor, two women save would-be suicide. City Councillor Mark Grimes and two Etobicoke women saved a woman about to leap off the Islington Ave. bridge and into traffic on the Gardiner Expressway during Friday night rush hour.

Councillor, two women save would-be suicide

Grimes was on his way to an Argos game with friend Jim Surphlis when they saw two women trying to pull back a young woman dangling over the eastbound lanes of the busy highway. 12-yo Girl Prevents Kidnapping By Pretending iPod Touch Is a Phone. Toronto Humane Society warns pets vulnerable at Halloween. TORONTO - Ghosts, goblins, ghouls and gore - regardless of being fake - could lead to growls from pets at Halloween, the Toronto Humane Society warned Tuesday.

Toronto Humane Society warns pets vulnerable at Halloween

While humans can spot the difference between dressed-up candy-callers, THS executive director Garth Jerome said pets do not revel in the costumes, decorations, loud noises and a constant flow of people at front doors. Indeed, he said, frequent visitors can cause anxiety in pets, even cause them to bolt outside in a bid to escape. Worse, some can be targeted. Get tougher on smoking. Anti-tobacco activists are calling for dramatic new measures, including smoking bans on bar and restaurant patios, licensing and limiting tobacco retailers, anti-smoking apartment leases, to butt out the dangerous habit.

Get tougher on smoking

Ontario Health Promotion Minister Margarett Best says the province won't outlaw smoking in private apartment or condo units, but is prepared to look at the other recommendations made by the Tobacco Strategy Advisory Group in its report, Building On Our Gains, Taking Action Now: Ontario's Tobacco Control Strategy for 2011-2016. "We banned smoking in the common areas of all multi-unit housing. Elderly driver causes $120K in damage. TORONTO - An elderly driver went on a 120-metre path of destruction in a Scarborough parking lot Thursday afternoon, causing $120,000 in damage to eight vehicles but miraculously harming no one.

Elderly driver causes $120K in damage

The 83-year-old woman was in the Cliffcrest Plaza strip mall lot, on Kingston Rd. east of McCowan Rd., when she "somehow lost control of her vehicle, hit the accelerator and went speeding through the parking lot" around 3:20 p.m., Toronto Police Const. Wayne Thompson said. Before stopping, the out-of-control gold, four-door Mazda 3 hit seven parked vehicles - totaling three of them, plus her own.

"Hundreds of shoppers were nearby, and we're extremely fortunate there were no injuries," Thompson said. "One woman was just a couple of feet from her car when it was struck. " Black widow spider in Mississauga. First Woodbridge, then Newmarket, and now, a black widow spider was spotted in Mississauga.

Black widow spider in Mississauga

Antonio Nicoletti was in his Cleavedon Dr. garage Wednesday evening when he saw the eight-legged arachnid crawl across the floor, right near the crate of grapes his father had crushed to make wine. "The spider stood out and noticed the red on its bottom because I read the (Sun) article from last week," said Nicoletti, 42, a winemaker himself. Alleged Bedbug Infestation Leads To Eviction Notice - Local News. Contraband common in Barton Street jail. Hamilton Spectator Tobacco.

Contraband common in Barton Street jail

Marijuana. Four balloons of what appeared to be drugs. Savage Love by Dan Savage - Columns - Savage Love - Dan Savage. September 30, 2010 By Dan Savage I'm a straight college guy, age 21, and I share a house with some buddies and a couple.

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Summer of the black widow. Fighting back against bed bugs. TORONTO - Mike Colle is itching for a fight. With a bed bug infestation spreading across in North America, especially in urban centres, the Toronto MPP is hosting a summit Wednesday in a bid to battle the bitsy blood-suckers.