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"Her vision was 100 grandmothers standing on a track in front of a coal train to make it stop," Christensen said. ... But, the grannies aren't just in Johnson County, they're across the country. ... "You do not need to be a grandmother biologically, you only need to be of a vintage age and care about the future.".
Investigators are seeking to extradite to Florida the Minnesota grandmother accused of killing her husband and then a Florida woman whose identity she tried to assume, police said Saturday. Police in the South Texas resort town in which Lois Ann Riess was captured late Thursday said she was arraigned ...

In a now-viral tweet, she explains that her grandma was taken to a care home intended specifically for patients for dementia. It was here that she met a woman with the same name, who quickly held her hand as they watched television together. The entire time, she repeated: "Don't worry, you've got me now ...
CHICAGO — A 63-year-old woman is recovering after her van was stolen while she loaded it Friday. The attack happened just before 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 2700 block of West Cermak Road. The woman and her husband run a fish fry stand. They were loading equipment into their Chevrolet Astro van ...
COLLEGE STATION — Rain caused the lettering on some homemade posters to bleed. But it couldn't dampen the pride of thousands of Texans on Saturday as they unfurled flags and umbrellas beside roadways, saluting and applauding as former first lady Barbara Bush's remains traveled from Houston to ...
Asked whether she enjoyed being a grandmother-of-five, taking on the name of “Gan Gan”, she said: “Wonderful. Yes, I'd recommend it to everybody. “It's very nice because you haven't got the full responsibility. You can give them a wonderful time, spoil them, give them all the things their parents won't ...

Fashion designer Lauren Bush Lauren and her husband, David Lauren, welcomed their son Max on Thursday, two days after her grandmother Barbara Bush died. David Lauren, the son of fashion designer Ralph Lauren and an executive vice president of global advertising at Ralph Lauren, announced on ...
Gloria Casanova, a grandmother, nursing assistant and native of Cuba, was sitting quietly inside her tiny Miami efficiency, studying an English book to learn about irregular verbs. Suddenly, the door burst open. Two burglars rushed in. Surprised she was home, the pair took her hostage and marched her ...
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Filled with a sense of relief, sisters Tarus Woelk and Daniele Jeffreys, who live in the Glen Allen/Short Pump area, describe the mugshot belonging to the woman who police said murdered their cousin, Pamela Hutchinson, in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida. "Just flippin' her hair back, ...
A Pittsburg, Kan., man accused of killing his missing grandmother and uncle in 2016 has pleaded no contest to the charges and was found guilty by a judge Wednesday, the state attorney general announced. David P. McNabb, 32, was charged with two counts of first-degree premeditated murder, felony ...
"And that's a very, very, very big narrative," Chad confirmed. When it comes down to this family mystery, there's only two people who truly know what happened: his grandpa and his grandma, who have both passed on. "For some reason, they're having me talk about grandma. They're having me talk about a ...
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah – A grandmother and grandson are behind bars after a drunk driving crash in Cottonwood Heights. Officers said 65-year-old Vickie Lynn Robinson and her grandson, 20-year-old Alexander Chase Robinson, got into an argument while driving near 2900 E. Fort Union Blvd.
April 3 was National Volunteer Day, and Benton Grade School recognized five volunteer "Grandmas" who work with K-4 students through the One Hope United Foster Grandparent Program. The ladies work at the school from two to as many as five days per week, assisting students with letters, sounds and ...
My grandma, one of the millions of Syrians who have been internally displaced by war, just turned 90 amid the news of the chemical attack last week in the city of Douma, on the outskirts of Damascus. A mother of six children, she once lived in what has become a scene of utter destruction in the region ...
My grandmother flipped through a handmade scrapbook of photographs, effortlessly recalling the first and last names of grade-school classmates, one of whom is my 92-year-old grandfather. Today, it's far rarer to see her smile, much less get a glimpse of her past or quirky personality. A shield of advanced ...
Q. Gramma's toys: My husband, toddler, and I visited my mother and stepfather recently. My child is potty-trained and wanted to use “Grandma's potty.” Grandma said this was a-OK. After finishing on the toilet, my child opened the top drawer of a dresser before I could catch up to her. Why? I have no idea.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was all smiles and off to church just three days before her death. A collage of photos shared by her granddaughter Zoleka (37) on 30 March show the late struggle veteran at a Good Friday service in Johannesburg. Winnie (81), dressed in a black skirt and red and white blouse, ...

Police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old Queens girl who was found unconscious in an apartment building Monday night with signs of abuse, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation. Bella Edwards died after her mother and grandmother arrived at their home on Beach ...
Kellie Johnson says her family has a lot of memories inside her grandmother's Woodland Park home. "This is where we've spent every holiday, every birthday," she said. "To sell it would be devastating." According to Kellie, her grandmother left the family with about $30,000 in unpaid bills. As executor of ...
MAHOPAC, N.Y.-On Monday, March 12, sometime around five in the afternoon, Mahopac Middle School sixth-grader Francesca Bellanco was in her home reading. Her grandmother, Mary Ann Kiernan, was downstairs watching TV. “Then she started calling me,” Francesca recalled. “She didn't sound like ...
Jordan Spence. News Staff Writer. jspence@thealpenanews.com. News Photo by Jordan Spence. Carli Koski, 6, plays with her grandma Jeanne Koski at Kiwanis Kiddie Park Monday in Alpena. Jeanne was there with a few of her grandkids because it was spring break.
Billie Lourd honored her late grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, on what would have been her 86th birthday. The American Horror Story: Cult actress took to Instagram Sunday (April 1) to post a throwback photo of herself smiling alongside her grandma. Lourd's mother, Carrie Fisher, is also in the photo, ...
Schumilas said when her grandmother-in-law passed away years ago, Schumilas asked the family if she could hang onto her apron, and that's when she realized the power behind the simple item. "The room just broke out in tears," Schumilas said. That moment brought a flood of memories, she said, of the ...
Do you find yourself using more simple words or describing things in more than one way when speaking to your father or grandmother? That often indicates that there has been some loss of comprehension—a loss of what some words mean—and so you have learned to compensate when you are ...
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A South L.A. community is devastated after a grandmother was found murdered in her home. Family members said 78-year-old Freddie Brandon lived in the 5900 block of West Blvd. for more than 20 years. “Whatever person did that, all I gotta say is please come forward. Please ...
It's Easter and for me, that means one thing. Eggs. Egg everything. Essentially it is an excuse for me to use a hard-boiled egg. I am a true fan of eggs, I believe they are a very versatile food item. Eggs can easily be transformed into something that doesn't resemble anything close to an egg and they also ...
"It was just what my mother wanted, my parents wanted for us. She wanted us to go on and go to school and go to college and have a regular life." James is a grandmother who has lived in Memphis her whole life. She was 8 years old in 1968 when the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Memphis ...
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP - A Waynesboro woman waived her preliminary hearing Tuesday on allegations that she stole more than $23,000 from her grandmother. Megan Taylor Bauerline, 22, was charged with more than 100 counts of access device fraud and one count of theft by unlawful taking, ...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- The family of a murdered toddler tells CBS4 News there were more than 40 bullets fired into their home Thursday morning. One of those shots killed 1-year-old Malaysia Robson. “I did not even get to say goodbye to her,” said Malaysia's grandmother Robin Robson. Robson was on ...
Sports, man. Yes, it's crazy to explain that a random man would be compelled to show up at his grandma's old house, not knowing the current owner, because in his head, it's overtime and he needs to help his Kansas Jayhawks over the top against Duke. And yet it's even crazier when you read that the ...
INDIANAPOLIS -- The grandmother of a one-year-old little girl who was shot and killed when someone opened fire on her home Thursday is pleading for justice and change. Malaysia Robeson was killed when a hail of gunfire struck her home on the 3500 block of Wittfield Avenue Thursday morning.
Will the battle of the Final Four's oldest fans require boxing gloves? "We'll see what happens," Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt told a room full of reporters Friday. The 98-year-old nun said she saw the 100-year-old grandma of former University of Michigan alum Jalen Rose challenging her on social media.
A week after Sacramento, Calif. police officers fired 20 shots at 22-year-old Stephon Clark in his backyard, his grandmother is demanding answers. "They didn't have to kill him like that," said Clark's grandmother, Sequita Thompson at a news conference on Monday. "They didn't have to shoot him that many ...
MARYSVILLE, Calif. (KOVR/CNN) – A California grandmother is back home after she was stranded in the snow for 10 days. Sheryl Donovan, 54, was on her way to work when she made the wrong turn in snow-covered mountains. She ran out of gas and had no cell service to call for help. Now, her family is ...
A grandmother from Northern California is safe and sound after she was reportedly trapped in the snow in her vehicle for 10 days. Sheryl Donovan, 56, made a wrong turn when she was driving through the snowy mountains of Nevada County, California, and ran out of gas, KOVR-TV reported. Donovan did ...
The first three gifts are Out for Christmas Trees (1946), Grandma Moses Goes to the Big City (1946)—both of which are currently on view at the museum—and Turkeys (1958). All ten paintings will figure in a traveling Grandma Moses exhibition slated for fall 2023, of which Jane Kallir is a consultant.
The sister and her boyfriend ran to their grandma's trailer close by. When the grandmother came out to talk to Edwards, he punched her in the face, breaking her glasses and cutting her nose and face, police say. Edwards is charged with assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor, and assault ...
A Jewish grandmother found murdered in her Paris apartment was a "gentle and kind woman" who had escaped the Nazi round-up of Jews in the city more than 70 years ago. The stabbed and charred body of Mireille Knoll, 85, was found on Friday by firefighters called to extinguish a blaze. Knoll, who ...
But them in an octagon and I'm going with Grandma Rose, but in a street fight I have to think Sister Jean would fashion a weapon out of a common object. But Sister Jean is also a nun, so there are moral quandaries that would prevent her from fighting dirty. Or this is all just about a basketball game and I'm ...
PEORIA — It wasn't the special day a Peoria grandmother had in mind when a fight broke out during her birthday dinner Sunday, March 18. Instead of leaving Golden Corral in Peoria full of smiles and gratitude for an enjoyable time, the unnamed woman dodged flying chairs and took cover from the ...
The internet is quickly embracing “Unboxing Grandma,” a new internet personality who casually reviews her stuff and gives it thumbs up or down on Facebook. The Bangkok granny, who's in her 90s, has generated over 100,000 views with her first video posted Wednesday, in which she reviewed different ...
Grandma was never surprised when it snowed after the spring equinox. She was always quick to remind us there would be three more snows after the first day of spring. Lo and behold, after I moved here I learned that, according to Maritime folklore, the Annapolis Valley always receives three snowfalls after ...
LA BONNE VIE: Easter bread a favorite of 'grandma's'. PHOTO CONTRIBUTEDThe top of the kulich is marked with the traditional "XB," which means "Christ is risen." LA BONNE VIE: Easter bread a favorite of 'grandma's'. PHOTO CONTRIBUTEDThe top of the kulich is marked with the traditional "XB," which ...
I am trying to reach out to other silent grandmothers. I am asking them to join me in supporting our grandkid's efforts to limit assault weapons to military and law enforcement uses. Please contact your legislators and ask them to take these kinds of weapons off our streets. If you agree with this effort please ...
Makeda Smith: 57-Year-Old Publicist and Grandmother Inspires with Release of Pole Dance Performance Video ... Up Video Shoot” series and produced by Flying Curves Dance Studio, the dancing diva performs pole acrobatics in nine inch heels, defying mainstream notions about grannies and aging!
The group, which calls themselves Grandmothers against Violence, carried a banner that read, "We Have Your Backs." Larry Lutz of Arlington, ... It wasn't clear Saturday whether the women were affiliated with Grandmothers against Gun Violence, a Seattle-based gun control group. The March for Our Lives ...
SYDNEY grandma Ana Reyes has revealed how she lost 31.6 kilograms in just three months, without any form of exercise. ... Before and after ... the Sydney grandmother has undergone an incredible transformation. ... The grandmother of five says she has not only transformed her body, but also her life.
As far as surreal opening gambits go, “I pave the backstreet with the mist of my brain” is extremely effective. The lyric is specific, yet elusive. It's vaguely sinister, bringing to mind spritzed blood and dark alleys. The words are made even more intriguing once you consider what's backing them: cheeseball ...
Marilyn Freeman loves playing the organ, but it's the Mesa grandmother's other hobby that's making a big difference in her community. "It makes me feel great," said Freeman. "It warms a place in my heart." Just about every room in Freeman's Mesa home has some type of fabric or box of yarn that she uses ...
Another granddaughter, Marybelle Conkey Calhoun, remembers Grandma Smitty as “one tough cookie,” she recalls her living right at the station and running it all by herself in the 1930s. She also remembers Smitty liking to have a good time, playing cards, fishing and bear hunting. She also remembers her ...


 

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