This Houston couple took their wedding photos on a ROOFTOP downtown at the Astros Victory Parade!
The Houston Astros might have #LeveledUp, but one couple #LeveledUp their relationship by tying the knot yesterday! If you were at the 2022 Houston Astros World Series Victory Parade yesterday, there was a lot of fun and excitement going on, but for native Houstonians Kendall and Kyler Sommer, THEY GOT MARRIED AND TOOK THEIR WEDDING PHOTOS ON A ROOFTOP AT THE PARADE!
Runaway Prison Guard Shot Herself as Cops Closed in on Her and Inmate Lover
Lauderdale County SheriffLoved-up prison guard Vicky White and her jailhouse beau Casey White have been caught after an extraordinary 11 days on the run, officials in Indiana and Florida confirmed Monday evening.“We’ve captured them,” Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding told WAAY 31, adding that they were involved in a crash after a police pursuit.Vicky White, 56, was taken to a hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, while 38-year-old Casey White, no relation, surrendered and was takenews.yahoo.com
Bridal looks for wedding season
When the pandemic hit, the wedding season disappeared. But after a 2-year hiatus, it’s back and we’re celebrating! Maybe you, your daughter or granddaughter are getting married? We’ll have gowns on a budget. Even if you’re not getting married, it’s always fun to look at the dresses! That’s Friday at 3:00 p.m. on KPRC 2.
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Father walks daughter down the aisle after recovering from freak accident
HOUSTON – John Sanborn is a devoted father and veteran that has been working since 2018 to regain his strength after a freak accident that leads to traumatic brain injuries. On Sunday, Sanborn walked his oldest daughter, Janine Le, down the aisle at Houston’s Centennial Garden’s Park. During his road to recovery, Sanborn started walking and wrote messages on boards that God works well. His daughter said she is grateful that her dad was with her on a very special day. We had no idea he would even be able to walk let alone walk me down the aisle on my wedding day.
Bride puts together virtual wedding after husband hospitalized with COVID-19
CONROE – Nancy Maxwell calls it a true love story. But when they got home in late September John wasn’t feeling good. But Maxwell said she wasn’t going to let it derail their plans. “With this ring, I thee wed,” said John Maxwell, in the video. “It’s been a wonderful love story and it will continue, he will recover and we look forward to our next travel adventure,” Nancy Maxwell said.
Bride-to-be seeking refund after wedding venue closes
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Savannah Rodriguez said she went from planning her wedding to trying to track down her refund. Rodriguez said the venue has given her nothing but the runaround after they emailed her that the place had closed. Still, she said she’s reached out multiple times and hasn’t heard anything from the venue in over a week. KPRC 2 also called the venue and reached out to the email listed on its website multiples times with no response. “I’m trying to see, sorry, I’m trying to see how I’m going pay for everything now.
Keeping the party going: adapting to COVID-19
(NBC NEWS) – When COVID-19 restrictions forced weddings, parties and other events that had been planned for months to cancel, Jill Marcus’s catering business came to a halt. She turned things around by reimagining how events needed to look in order to be safe, offering boxed appetizers and buffets protected by a six-foot Plexiglas screen. Other businesses are also adapting in order to stay afloat. Craig Barbour, owner of Roots Catering and Little Fete, adjusted as well. “All you have to do is a little bit of warming, a little bit of stirring maybe,” he says of his new offerings.
Newlyweds Share Wedding Feast After Coronavirus Cancellation
(NBC NEWS) A Parma, Ohio couples wedding day didnt include the usual reception, DJ and first dance. Instead Tyler and Melanie Tapajnas said I Do, then headed to The City Missions Lauras Home Womens Crisis Center in Cleveland to serve women and children experiencing homelessness. Why not spread the love, said bride Melanie Tapajna. We paid for it already so were like we might as well donate it, Tapajna shared just before entering Lauras Home with her groom. Trickel said this is the first time to his knowledge someone has donated their reception food to the crisis center.
One Good Thing: TSA sends bride her dress left at airport in time for her wedding the next day
NEWARK, New Jersey For a bride, the most important thing on her wedding day, besides the groom, is her wedding dress. Narolin Cepeda nearly didnt have hers for her big day earlier this month after her mother accidentally forgot it while rushing to catch a plane at Newark Airport. Her younger brother, whos a physicians assistant, immediately emailed TSA but got an automatic reply that said responses take five days. Fortunately, a TSA administrative assistant saw the email, went looking for the luggage and sent it overnight express to Ohio. The TSA worker said she put herself in the brides shoes and could only imagine how stressful it would be to find out her dress got lost the day before the wedding.
Islamic State bride sold her wedding present: an AK47
(AP) – A German woman who joined the Islamic State group fell on such hard times that she had to sell her wedding present, an AK47 rifle, according to prosecutors in Germany. After marrying a Chechen fighter she ran his household and used social media to urge a friend in Germany to join IS. Following the first husband's death she married a fellow German IS member in October or November of 2015 and moved to the group's stronghold of Raqqa. German prosecutors say the couple occupied the home of someone who had fled from IS, which would amount to looting or pillaging under international law and is considered a war crime. She was detained in Turkey in February and arrested on her return to Germany in May, where she now faces trial.
Groom shot in chest on wedding day in northwest Harris County, deputies say
HOUSTON – A shooting that left a groom injured on his wedding day Thursday is under investigation, Harris County sheriff’s deputies said. Deputies said the shooting happened in the 16800 block of Anna Green Street around 11:26 p.m. Deputies said the victim had a gunshot wound to the chest and was transported via Life Flight in critical condition. It was reported to the investigator that a person who was invited to the wedding party got into some sort of altercation with the groom. “My daughter ran into my room and said, ‘Mom, there’s shots, there’s shots, there’s shots.’ So we came outside to see what was going on and we saw the bride come out and she started yelling, ‘Where is he?
‘I can’t even reschedule’: Couple hires attorney in dispute with wedding venue
HOUSTON – UPDATE: As of August 19, Ashton Gardens had refunded the couple their money for the wedding. Original storyEverything about the wedding planning seemed to be going smoothly until six months before the big day, when the father of the bride died suddenly. They chose Ashton Gardens in West Harris County. They added that many wedding VIPs suffered from underlying health conditions and would not be able to travel. He said he learned about the family’s underlying health conditions and other details on Monday.
A groom dies of coronavirus two days after getting married; 100 of his wedding guests test positive
BIHAR, India More than 100 people attending a wedding in India tested positive for COVID-19, including the groom who died two days after tying the knot, Indian newspaper The Times of India reported. The wedding took place in Bihar, located in northeastern India. The Times of India reported approximately 400 guests attended the wedding. According to Indian health officials, the bride was not among the 100 guests who tested positive. It took weeks to contact-trace all exposed guests and test them, The Indian Express reported.
This couple’s wedding first look happened in front of a Black Lives Matter protest
Newlyweds Dr. Kerry Anne and Michael Gordon shared their first look on their wedding day with dozens of people demonstrating during a Black Lives Matter protest in Center City, Philadelphia on Saturday. "It was the most overwhelming feeling that I had in my heart," Kerry Anne told CNN. Even though the hotel has closed its doors because of the pandemic, they offered up their courtyard for a small ceremony, Kerry Anne said. Linda McQueen, the couple's wedding photographer, told CNN protestors were chanting "Black Lives Matter" and "Black Love Matters" as they gathered around the couple with their bright colored, handmade signs. Kerry Anne wrote her vows for Michael five months prior to their wedding day and said she had not looked at them since.
Wedding video company denies refund after man’s fiancee dies, reportedly taunts him on wedding day on social media
Fiancé Justin Montney is now left to pick up the pieces and the financial fallout from their wedding plans that never happened. Wyatt signed a contract with a photography company called Copper Stallion Media to take their wedding video and gave them $1,800. Copper Stallion did not respond to KRDO. Copper Stallion did, however, respond to all those commends online, calling them a smear campaign and saying they don't have the money to refund him because of COVID-19. After what Justin pulled with the media stunt to try and shake us down for a refund we hope you sob and cry all day for what would have been your wedding day.
Wedding on hold? Here is how Alex Bregman’s wedding plans are going amid coronavirus pandemic
The couple planned to get married in December after the baseball season. However just a few months later, their plans – like many other couples’ – hit a snag thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. With baseball season delayed, many businesses closed and large gatherings prohibited, Bregman and Howard are not sure when their wedding will happen. “Our wedding plans, there has been a little fork in the road when it comes to our wedding plans,” Bregman told KPRC 2. While they aren’t sure how their wedding plans will pan out yet, Bregman said he has one very important job.
Former Rice University basketball player marries pro football quarterback Jameis Winston in private ceremony
The former quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tied the knot to former Rice University basketball guard Breion Allen at in an intimate ceremony at the couple’s home in Florida. Because of stay-home orders in Florida, Winston decided to bring the ceremony to their own backyard. Both Winston and Allen met while attending the same high school in Hoover, Alabama. Winston attended Florida State, who eventually went on to win the Heisman Trophy. Winston is currently a free agent after leaving Tampa Bay last month.
Texas couple ties the knot on Zoom during coronavirus pandemic
So, off to self-quarantine they went, however, not without tying the knot that coronavirus seemed destined to loosen. Jack and Mariah McElligott said they’ve already had been through a lot -- planning a wedding, only to be pummeled by a pandemic. “So, we found this out the day before the 28th when we were supposed to get married,” Mariah said. "Yeah, the day before we’re supposed to get married we found out we had to be quarantined for 14 days,” Jack said. “We probably had about a hundred, I’d say, two thirds of our wedding participants on Zoom, which was really cool, you know?” Mariah said.
A hospital organized a wedding for a terminally ill patient
A hospital in Delaware helped organize a wedding for one of its terminally ill patients and his fiancée. Doctors in August had found a small lump on Gus Jiménez's lung, his wife told CNN affiliate WABC this week. Then on January 31, the couple went to the emergency room at Wilmington Hospital, where Gus was admitted for dehydration. Just a week later, Gus and Rachel were at the altar -- in the Wilmington Hospital atrium. "The perfect definition is 'just bittersweet,'" Rachel told WABC.
Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt talks wedding plans with soccer player Kealia Ohai
HOUSTON – Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is making it official this off-season. During an interview on the Dan Patrick Show, Watt said tying the knot with former Houston Dash soccer player Kealia Ohai is one of the top things on his list while football is put on pause. “I’m good at speeches,” Patrick joked during the interview. I won’t even stay.”Watt popped the question at sunset by the sea in May 2019. He and Ohai have been dating for nearly three years.
He was mocked for proposing in KFC, but the internet found them and gave them their dream wedding
South African couple, Hector Mkansi and Nonhlanhla Soldaat had their dream wedding December 31, right in time for the new year, after a video of their proposal went viral in November. Mkansi, 37, proposed to Soldaat, 28, midway through their meal at a KFC restaurant in South Africa. Since the video was posted by a Twitter user in November, the video has been shared more than 25,000 times using the hashtag #KFCProposal. KFC South Africa provided a wedding planner and Uber and Audi offered to help the couple get around on their honeymoon. South Africans later jumped in with offers to help pay for the couple's wedding jewelry, spa treatment, and home furniture.
A woman got sentenced to 5 years for trying to scam a wedding website twice
Authorities say it was actually a scheme to commit fraud through the popular wedding website The Knot. Vermyttya Miller, 38, was sentenced to five years in county jail after she attempted to scam the wedding planning website twice in 2016, the California Department of Insurance said. Authorities said Miller filed an insurance claim using falsified medical reports and received a $10,000 check from Tokio Marine. "Insurance fraud is a felony with serious penalties and consequences. CNN has reached out to Tokio Marine and the Vallejo Police Department for comment.
Drone cameras take wedding photography to new heights
Drone cameras take wedding photography to new heights Wedding photographers are using drones to capture the bride and groom's special moment, but regulations say using a wedding drone without permission from the FAA is illegal. Adriana Diaz reports.cbsnews.com