March 30, 2014 |
OSO, Wash. - One of the first 911 calls after the mudslide in this small town about an hour north of Seattle came from Marla Jupp. Jupp, 63, is a retired teacher's assistant, scion of a large local family that has lived in the Oso Valley along the Stillaguamish River for generations. They're the Skaglunds, and she still lives at the bottom of Skaglund Hill on State Route 530. She was at home a week ago Saturday when she heard what sounded like a big truck rumbling by shortly before 11 a.m., "like the wind was blowing real hard, like we had big gusts.
March 22, 2014 |
Zack Greinke appeared to be rounding into shape Saturday, and that wasn't even the big news from Camelback Ranch. Carl Crawford, 32, who had remained back in Phoenix on paternity leave when the team went to Australia, became the father of a new baby boy at 3:55 a.m. Saturday. The 8-pound boy was named after him, Carl Leo Crawford. Meanwhile, Greinke went back on the mound in a camp game in Glendale, Ariz., and appeared to be getting past his sore calf injury . The right-hander was pitching against the Cleveland Indians' Class-A team, but he went five innings, allowing one run on a solo home run. He gave up three hits, did not walk a batter and struck out eight.
March 3, 2014 |
Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale welcomed their third child together on Friday and did not disappoint when it came to giving their newest addition a unique name. "@gwenstefani welcome APOLLO BOWIE FLYNN ROSSDALE 2/28/14," the proud papa tweeted on Saturday, adding clarification about the boy's name. "(bowie and Flynn =mothers' maiden names )" The No Doubt singer, 44, and the Bush frontman, 48, who married in 2002, are already parents to sons Kingston James McGregor, 7, and Zuma Nesta Rock, 5. Something tells us little Apollo Bowie Flynn will fit right in . PHOTOS: Oddly fantastic celebrity baby names Rossdale is also father to model Daisy Lowe, 24, whom he had during a previous relationship.
March 3, 2014 |
Scarlett Johansson might have a new "Her" or "Him" to prepare for! The actress is reportedly pregnant with her first child. The baby news came Monday via People , E! News and Us Weekly , reporting that the "Her" voice actress was expecting the baby with her fiance, Romain Dauriac. No word yet on how far along she is, and Johansson's reps did not immediately respond to The Times' requests for comment. Johansson and the French journalist took their romance public in November 2012 and, last September, the 29-year-old beauty's rep confirmed the couple's engagement . PHOTOS: Hollywood baby boom The actress said their nuptials were "far off" (and maybe even further now, given the recent news)
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February 21, 2014 |
A father convicted of fatally beating his 2-month-old daughter and leaving her remains in an Arkansas storage unit was sentenced Friday to the death penalty , adding to the prison time he's already serving in Vermont for the earlier killing of another of his children, an infant boy. A Riverside County judge affirmed the death-penalty recommendation of the jury that found Jason Michael Hann, 40, guilty in December of first-degree murder and...
February 21, 2014 |
A 5-month-old baby was saved from suffocation on a Miami highway thanks to the quick thinking of a group of highway Good Samaritans. Traffic halted when a woman jumped out of her car calling for help for a baby boy who had turned blue. That's when humanity kicked into action, according to the Miami Herald. [Updated at 9:53 a.m. PST Feb. 21: "Baby Sebastian remains in critical but stable condition," a Florida hospital spokeswoman told the Los Angeles Times on Friday morning.