Mark and Charlie's Blog

A suspected burglar tried to enter a house in California through its chimney, getting trapped inside it for a day. He died when the homeowner returned and lit fire, unaware that there had been a person inside. Fresno County Sheriff deputies received a call at around 3:00pm on...
President Barack Obama was unable to stop himself from telling several “dad jokes” during the traditional Presidential Turkey Pardon at the White House. Per usual, the president peppered the speech with a few jokes about how ridiculous the tradition was. However, since his...
The state Department of Health and Human Services is once again seeking to ban food stamp recipients from using their benefits to purchase candy and soda. The department announced that it will seek a federal waiver to prohibit so-called junk food purchases within the...
It was just a few weeks ago that Donald Trump started to have some company at the top of Republican presidential polling, as Ben Carson’s support surged. But as MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki noted this morning, the retired neurosurgeon has struggled to maintain his frontrunner status...
Who benefits when a dad takes two months paid leave? First, there's the baby, of course. Research shows that men who take paid paternity leave are more likely to be involved with their children in the years to follow. There's some evidence that the leave helps cognitive...
An Orange County man said he is outraged by the way he was treated on an American Airlines flight because he is overweight. Chris Shelley claimed he was kicked off the plane because he weighs a few more pounds. “The worst part was being treated as if I was some sort of criminal...
In case you slept in Saturday morning and missed Mayor Mike Rawlings discussing Syrian refugees live on MSNBC, here you go . Rawlings previously told The Dallas Morning News that he would welcome Syrian refugees to the city . He said becoming xenophobic about refugees would “...
Bellmead police were trying to identify a woman seen on video Friday shooting at a fleeing man suspected of trying to snatch an elderly woman’s purse. The man was subdued just afterward by a group of residents and arrested by Bellmead police. Read More
Five girls wearing makeshift scout uniforms stood before top Boy Scout brass this month and made an announcement: We want in. “I want to be a Boy Scout ,” Allie Westover, 13, told a panel of men in khaki uniforms weighted by pins and patches. She dropped a scout application in...