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Carl Ruiz, celebrity chef, dies at 44

Carl Ruiz, celebrity chef, dies at 44

Celebrity chef Carl Ruiz, the owner of La Cubana restaurant who made frequent appearances on The Food Network, has died, the New York restaurant said. He was 44. “On behalf of the La Cubana family, with heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to share the passing of our beloved Executive Chef Carl Ruiz,” La Cubana…MORE

Utah authorities identify 4 Chinese tourists killed in bus crash

Utah authorities identify 4 Chinese tourists killed in bus crash

The four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah have been identified, the Utah Highway Patrol said on Twitter. Ling Geng, 68; Xiuyun Chen, 67; Zhang Caiyu, 62; and ZhongLiang Qiu, 65, all of Shanghai, died when the bus wrecked Friday on Utah Highway 12 near Bryce Canyon National Park, the UHP…MORE

This WWII veteran wants 100 birthday cards for his 100th birthday

This WWII veteran wants 100 birthday cards for his 100th birthday

James South is about to hit a big milestone in his life and he’s hoping others can help him celebrate by mailing him a birthday card. South turns 100 on October 7 and his birthday wish is to receive 100 cards. It’s a wish his assisted living home is trying to make come true. Brookdale…MORE

An alligator was pulled from a pond behind a Michigan junior high school

An alligator was pulled from a pond behind a Michigan junior high school

The teams at Bedford Junior High School in Temperance, Michigan, call themselves the Broncos. They may need to change their name to the Gators after one was found living in a pond behind the school. Zoologists wrangled an American alligator from school property Friday after a teacher had spotted it the day before, according to…MORE

Antonio Brown says he won’t be playing in the NFL anymore

Antonio Brown says he won’t be playing in the NFL anymore

Star wide receiver Antonio Brown is saying on Twitter that he “will not be playing in the NFL anymore.” Brown’s statement, part of a series of tweets Sunday morning, comes just days after he was released by the New England Patriots, the third NFL team to give up on the volatile player in the last…MORE

Tropical Storm Karen forms east of the Windward Islands

Tropical Storm Karen forms east of the Windward Islands

Tropical Storm Karen formed just east of the Windward Islands and has sustained winds of 40 mph. A tropical storm warning has been issued for Trinidad and Tobago, along with Grenada and its dependencies. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within the…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

Jon Gosselin keeps spilling the secrets.  He says that he was offered $1 million to stay with his ex-wife, Kate, for the sake of their show. Be very aware.  Pictures of Hulk Hogan wearing a neon green Speedo have been posted online. So Nick Carter might have a pretty good reason for his restraining order. …

Thursday’s Dirt

Jon Gosselin is making some pretty nasty accusations against ex-wife, Kate.  Jon says he’s speaking now because a decade long gag order has expired.  He says that Kate was a ‘militant’ mother who abused their children to keep up a good image on TV. Meghan Fox wants you to know that it’s hard being perfect. …