Kristin Knight Pace Flies for Her Family
So he fires up the engine and starts taxiing out on the lake, and I feel something kind of welling up within me. And it was like, just my heart coming back to life, like in time with the engine. And I felt so alive for the first time since I had had that baby. So he fires up the engine and starts taxiing out on the lake, and I feel something kind of welling up within me. And it was like, just my heart coming back to life, like in time with the engine. And I felt so alive for the first time since I had had that baby.We took off the surface of the water, and I just had tears streaming down my face. And I thought, with every fiber of my being, I want to do this.outsideonline.com
Group aiding kin of slain CIA officers comes out of shadows
Calista Anderson was at a sleepover when the email from a friend arrived. It linked to a news article revealing that, contrary to what she had been told, her mother hadn’t worked for the State Department. The CIA Officers Memorial Foundation provides college tuition and other expenses to children and spouses of fallen officers.news.yahoo.com
2-year-old Chinese girl washes her father's laptop with soap after hearing him say it's full of 'trash'
A 2-year-old girl in China washed her father’s MacBook with soap after hearing him say it was full of “trash” during breakfast. The incident happened inside the family's home in China’s Shandong province on Oct. 20 when the girl's mother, surnamed Zhang, heard the water running inside their bathroom. Zhang was shocked to find her husband’s MacBook submerged in soapy water and their daughter preparing to wash the laptop with more soap.news.yahoo.com
‘I felt him leave’: Mom of boy, 14, fatally shot after football scrimmage recalls hearing gunshots, finding son wounded
The heartbroken mother of the 14-year-old boy fatally shot after a high school football scrimmage in Philadelphia recalled the moment she heard gunfire ring out and she held her only child close as he lay dying.
Video shows missing mother of 3 outside sister-in-law’s house night before disappearance
Ring video shows a missing mother of three’s last moments the night before her disappearance. Now, a $1,000 reward has been donated in hopes of getting new information on her whereabouts and what happened the night she was last seen.
5 things for Houstonians to know for Tuesday, Dec. 22
Here are things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 22:1. Two weeks ago, a panel of medical experts in Austin determined these facilities should take priority after frontline health care workers are vaccinated. Trust Index: Did a Tennessee nurse really die after getting the coronavirus vaccine? Several anti-vaccine social media posts are circulating around the internet claiming the new COVID-19 vaccine made a Tennessee critical care nurse faint shortly after getting the shot. According to WRCB-TV, six nurses at CHI Memorial Hospital in the Chattanooga area were vaccinated, including critical care nurse Tiffany Dover, who experienced a fainting spell a few minutes after the vaccination.
Have you seen her? Galveston police searching for missing 14-year-old
While the family is still searching for the 14-year-old teen, she is considered a runaway, not missing. ORIGINAL: Galveston police are searching for a teenager reported missing. Helpenstill, 14, was last seen Saturday in Galveston, according to Texas EquuSearch. Helpenstill was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, a black and white Adidas jacket, pajama bottoms with a unicorn and rainbows pattern, and red, white & blue Nike slides. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to contact the Galveston Police Department at (409) 765-3702 or Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.
The crushing isolation of nursing homes during the pandemic
As the pandemic reached the U.S. and began ravaging nursing homes soon after most states with coronavirus outbreaks closed visitation at long-term care facilities. After the governor allowed businesses to gradually reopen in May and June, infections in nursing homes and assisted living facilities soared. At the end of July, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services started sending devices to nursing homes that can perform antigen tests on-the-spot within minutes; 372 have been allocated so far at Texas more than 1,200 nursing homes. But the new requirement to test all staff weekly could be a Catch-22 for nursing homes: those with no active case arent prioritized to receive those testing devices. Werner and Margie Stalbaum in May 2020, about two months after Texas nursing homes were locked down because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sumatran tiger cub learns to hunt from mother at Poland zoo
In this undated handout photo provided by the Wroclaw zoo, a little tiger is pictured at the zoo in Wroclaw, Poland. The 2-month-old Sumatran tiger cub is getting to know the world and learning to hunt from her mother at a zoo in southwestern Poland, the first such cub born there in 20 years. The as-yet-unnamed cub was born May 23 as her mother Nuris first offspring and the authorities at the Wroclaw Zoo are overjoyed that the mother is taking very good care of her. (Wroclaw Zoo via AP)WARSAW A 2-month-old Sumatran tiger cub is getting to know the world and learning to hunt from her mother at a zoo in southwestern Poland, the first such cub born there in 20 years. The as-yet-unnamed female cub was born May 23 as her mother Nuris first offspring and the authorities at the Wroclaw Zoo are overjoyed that the mother is taking very good care of her.
Channel 2 Investigates: How deceased people received over $1 billion in stimulus checks
Not only did she get one, Meyers bank account had two stimulus payments, totaling $2,400. The report shows an estimated 1.1 million dead people received nearly $1.4 billion dollars in stimulus money. Texas State Sen. John Cornyn said the Governments goal was to get the stimulus money to people who needed it as quickly as possible. Still, some say it may discourage Republicans from supporting another round of stimulus payments. While Tara's mom waits for details on how to return the check, she's keeping it in a savings account.
Many are still struggling to get unemployment assistance during COVID-19 pandemic
For more than a month, Kay has made this trip hoping to find her unemployment check in the mail. The numbers of people calling the TWC and applying for unemployment benefits are staggering. On Tuesday, the latest figures show over 2.2 million Texans have now applied for unemployment through the agency. Just Monday, in one day, the TWC received 43,963 claims for unemployment through its online portal. As for Kay, she is just going to continue to call and monitor her online TWC account and hope she will see her unemployment claim approved soon.
Richmond mother pleads for better testing for essential workers after son tests for COVID-19
RICHMOND, Texas – A Richmond mother, who has been in a 14-day quarantine with her 22-year-old son says she is adamant that all essential workers should be tested for COVID-19. “Was very concerned about that and I said let’s get you tested before go you back to work,” Cotton said. Cotton’s son worked at a fast food drive-thru window just four days before his COVID-19 test came back positive. As a nurse practitioner, Cotton knew that as soon as he showed symptoms, he should not be at work and she took action. Cotton said that she went to three different healthcare providers attempting to get her son tested.
Mother upset with school’s handling of alleged inappropriate messages to 11-year-old daughter
HOUSTON – An upset mother said she is worried every day her daughter attends YES Prep North Central campus. She said she is frustrated with how the school handled the situation when a 19-year-old YES Prep male student contacted her 11-year-old daughter with inappropriate Instagram messages last week. In other messages, the male student asked if her daughter could send naked photos, the mother said. In a written statement Yes Prep said: “No parent should need to worry about the safety and wellness of their child. “When you tell me you’re going to take action and you’re going do something about it, I’m thinking he’s going be expelled from the school," she said.
Woman with Alzheimer's goes missing for nearly a week after being admitted to hospital
HOUSTON – A man says for nearly week he’s been distraught trying to find his mother, Bertha, who suffers from Alzheimer's. The hospital staff said that she had left the emergency room with an unknown woman on Sept. 5th. He said he’s been in contact with the hospital to try to get surveillance video, but he's worried about her safety. "It's a crazy violent world and people get hurt, but she doesn't know what's going on really because she has Alzheimer's. The hospital released the following statement:"We are required to maintain patient privacy but after the initial investigation.
KPRC2 wants to give your supermom the perfect Mother's Day gift
HOUSTON – Mother's Day is right around the corner, and KPRC2 wants to help give your mom the perfect gift. Does she deserve a makeover, pampering or have a specific need that would make her day? Be as detailed as you can and tell us what makes your mom extra special and how we can help. You have until April 20 to nominate your supermom! A panel at KPRC2 will select the supermoms to be surprised from the nominees submitted.
Brandi Monteverde of KTF Fitness
Check out Brandi's 2-Minute Warrior Workout videos on Click2Houston.com/workout. This led to me teaching a women's ninja class at Iron Sports, to starting a fitness ministry at my church (MDUMC), onto American Ninja Warrior and beyond. And what did I name my fitness business -- KTF Fitness of course. I have been on American Ninja Warrior Season 9, and I am awaiting season 10. I was recently on Ninja vs Ninja (formerly Team Ninja Warrior) and it will air in spring.