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If it weren't for a game-winning desperation heave from Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum to wide receiver Stefon Diggs on Sunday, Jan. 14, the following Monday would have sent most Vikings fans into a downward, depression-inducing spiral of gloom. But, despite the victory, chances are you were depressed anyway. No, it wasn't because of the bone-chilling, subzero temperatures outside or the fact that you ate half your bodyweight in chicken wings and now, as a result, have moved a notch in the wrong direction on your belt.
NEW ORLEANS - Saints fans took to Twitter Sunday night, Jan. 14 to express frustration after the Vikings pulled off a stunning victory on the last play of the game.
CERES, Calif.—A California man was so angry after his gaming headset broke following an argument with his mother that he grabbed a gun and shot her in the head, according to police. Matthew Nicholson, 28, of Ceres, is being held in a California jail without bail. About 9:48 p.m. Thursday night, Jan. 11, Ceres officers were dispatched on a report of a woman shot inside a home, according to police. Police arrived to find a 68-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to the head.
What started out as a joke on the internet has now become a major health concern among teenagers and young adults in the United States. Primarily seen on social media sites like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, the "Tide Pod Challenge" has rapidly grown as the latest fad among teens and young adults looking for an easy way to get views. The challenge consists of an individual putting one or more detergent pods in their mouth.
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The new year has only just begun, but is already off to an astronomically spectacular start. A Minnesota police officer's dash-cam footage is proof. In a video posted Thursday afternoon, Jan. 4, to the Bemidji Police Department's Facebook page, a meteor can be seen on the officer's dash-cam video plummeting towards the Earth's surface before quickly fizzling out. The video was taken the night of Jan. 3.
FARGO - Gander Outdoors CEO Marcus Lemonis has confirmed that the former Gander Mountain store in Fargo has not made the final list of stores that will be reopening, although five in Minnesota will open by spring. In a Periscope video posted on his Twitter page Wednesday, Jan. 3, Lemonis went through the final list of stores he said will eventually be reopening as Gander Outdoors, formerly Gander Mountain.
RIVER RIDGE, La. - A Louisiana veterinarian faces multiple felonies after she was accused of shooting and killing her neighbor's family dog in the back of its head, according to a FOX 8 report. Dr. Kelly Folse, 35, faces aggravated cruelty to animals and illegal discharge of a weapon near a school as well as unrelated drug charges. She was arrested without incident Tuesday, Dec. 19, at her home.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Complaints from longtime residents of a historically African-American neighborhood near a Palm Springs golf course have led to the removal of a line of trees they claim were planted for racists reasons in the 1960s, a ccording to The Desert Sun.
MOORHEAD, Minn.—Olaf Carlson-Wee is a 28-year-old, San Francisco-based cryptocurrency hedge fund founder and CEO. He's also the Head of Risk and Product Manager of Coinbase, one of the most well-known digital currency exchanges in the world. For all intents and purposes, Carlson-Wee is the Wolf of Crypto Street. Carlson-Wee, a Moorhead, Minn. native, was recently named to Forbes' 2018 "30 under 30" list in the category of "finance." This marks the sixth time that Carlson-Wee has been featured in Forbes Magazine.
MINNEAPOLIS—Disgruntled motorists in Minnesota and North Dakota now have statistical evidence to their claims that their state has some of the worst drivers in the country. According to a newly released study by insurance company QuoteWizard, Minnesota is the second-ranked state in the country when it comes to having the worst drivers. That is up nine spots from the same study released in 2016 that had Minnesota ranked as the 11th-worst state for bad drivers. North Dakota was ranked 10th.