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Past articles by Elton:

WWE star Roman Reigns reveals he’s battling leukemia

Reigns, whose real name is Joe Anoa'i, made the announcement on Monday's edition of the WWE flagship show Raw. → Read More

Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov face off ahead of highly-anticipated title fight

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov come face to face at Radio City Music Hall in New York Thursday afternoon ahead of their highly-anticipated UFC title fight. → Read More

‘I’ve seen too many of these cases’: Sobbing judge hands down 10-year sentence to drunk driver

A Wisconsin judge broke down into tears Tuesday during the sentencing of a man convicted of killing a woman and her daughter in a drunk driving accident. → Read More

Police investigating after man climbs fence, spanks hippo at Los Angeles Zoo

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating after video surfaced showing a man jumping an enclosure at the L.A. Zoo and spanking one of the hippos. → Read More

Passenger aboard Aeromexico flight records terrifying moment plane crashes after takeoff

A passenger aboard a commercial flight in Mexico recorded the terrifying moment the plane slammed into the ground just moments after takeoff. → Read More

Mystery man makes incredible catch after baby tossed from burning building

A bystander in South Carolina is shrugging off fame or recognition after video emerged of him catching a baby tossed from the window of a burning building. → Read More

A Washington park ranger set out to find a hidden cabin. He ended up starting a child porn investigation

A park ranger’s determination to find a cabin hidden in the Cascade Mountains took a shocking turn after it was discovered to be filled with child pornography. → Read More

‘Congratulations … That’s a federal offence!’ Police arrest man for impersonating a U.S. Marshall

A Florida man was arrested after he was captured on police body cameras claiming to be a U.S. Marshal – complete with a fake badge and gun. → Read More

Horrific chairlift accident at Georgia resort sends skiers flying

A horrifying accident at a ski resort in Georgia injured at least eight people after a chairlift suffered a serious malfunction. → Read More

Philadelphia Eagles fans collapse hotel awning after Super Bowl win

An awning outside the Ritz Carlton hotel in Philadelphia proved no match for the weight of partying Eagles fans Sunday night. → Read More

Passengers evacuated after phone charger catches fire aboard Russian plane

Passengers were evacuated from a plane in Russia Wednesday after a phone charger caught fire in the cabin. → Read More

Year in Review: The best news bloopers of 2017

Live news can be a hectic business, where sometimes things don’t do entirely to plan – as these hilarious moments from the past year demonstrate. → Read More

Year in Review: The Dumbest Criminals of 2017

From the men who robbed a bar hosting a cop’s retirement party to the inmates who broke back into prison – these are the dumbest criminals of 2017. → Read More

Would-be robber thwarted after his pants fall down mid-robbery

Police in Pueblo, Colo., announced they’ve arrested the 26-year-old man whose violent robbery attempt on a woman was foiled after his pants kept falling down. → Read More

Florida cop desperately clings to fleeing suspect’s car for nearly a kilometre

A Florida cop’s body camera captured the terrifying scene as he clung to a fleeing suspect’s car, being dragged nearly a kilometre at high speed. → Read More

Sea turtle rescued after becoming tangled up in 26 bales of cocaine

A U.S. Coast Guard anti-drug smuggling ship made a surprise discovery: a sea turtle, tangled up in $53 million worth of cocaine bales. → Read More

Missing Florida teen may have fled to Canada with 27-year-old soccer coach: police

The search is on for Florida teen Caitlyn Frisina, believed to be in the company of a soccer coach from her high school and possibly headed north to Canada. → Read More

Powerful video warns of the danger of autonomous ‘slaughterbot’ drone swarms

A UC Berkeley professor is raising the alarm about the dangers of autonomous drone “swarms” in a powerful and disturbing video played before the UN. → Read More

Blind man waits at Colorado train station, hoping to find stranger who saved his life

After being pulled from in front of a moving train last week, a blind Colorado man is waiting at that same train station, hoping to meet the man who saved his life. → Read More

Powerboat sent flying through the air following crash at Key West race

In just a few seconds, a powerboat race in Florida took a terrifying turn when a crash sent one of the fast-moving boats soaring through the air. → Read More