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    A South Florida chef who starred in a cable TV reality cooking show suffered third-degree burns Thursday after a gas explosion at his new restaurant in the Bahamas, Local 10 News in Miami reports. Ralph Pagano was airlifted to a Miami hospital after the blast at Resorts World Bimini. He was turning on the kitchen's gas burners when the oven blew up. 'My hands were on fire, my shirt was on fire, my pants were on fire,' Pagano told Local 10 News from Jackson Memorial Hospital. >> Read more trending news The chef, who starred in the Lifetime show “All Mixed Up,” suffered burns on his face, legs and hands. 'I thought I was going to die,' he said. 'Luckily, I stopped, dropped and rolled.' 'I'm going to need skin grafts and about a month in the hospital, but I'm alive,' Pagano said. Pagano has made other TV appearances, including competing on “Hell's Kitchen” and “Iron Chef.” He owns several South Florida restaurants: Naked Taco in Miami Beach, Naked Lunch in Miami and Naked Crab in Fort Lauderdale. He was opening a new Naked Taco location when the accident occurred
  • Odessa police Cpl. Roland Heyne first met Anthony Ramsey about a month ago at a convenience store he goes to while on duty.  Ramsey, who’s homeless, left an indelible mark on Heyne.  “A lot of people have had interactions (with Ramsey), where he’s given them a lot, and given them labor and assistance in things,” Heyne told KOSA. “I think to myself, Anthony, everything he owns is pretty much what you see on him right now. It’s what he’s wearing, it’s what he’s carrying with him and at the end of the night he has to sleep on the ground.” >> Read more trending news So, with help from his wife, Heyne assembled a cake, decorations and gifts, to give Ramsey a birthday to remember on Saturday.  “I can’t believe it, everybody that’s done this for me, surprised me, and you know, I never had this done before,” Ramsey, who turned 37, told KOSA. “I appreciate the people who did this for me and really care about me.” Ramsey rode his bicycle to the area looking for work about five months ago. He has gotten the occasional odd job but is hopeful for something more permanent.   The Heyne family set up a PayPal account to help Ramsey as he searches for a job. Heyne is thankful for the support the community gave Ramsey for his birthday party. “I think good people came together and saw a person that needed a good birthday and that’s what they did,” Heyne said. “Gave him a good birthday, I’m grateful for that.”
  • The 2017 BET Awards was star studded and filled with appearances from the biggest names in R&B, pop, hip hop and rap. Bruno Mars, Remy Ma, Cardi B, Fat Joe, Migos and more artists hit the stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.  >> Read more trending news Here is the full list of winners from the show.
  • Family and friends are mourning the loss of a beloved daughter who was found dead in her home on Friday night. Egypt Covington, 27, is believed to have been murdered, police said. Covington was found dead by a friend, according to MLive.com. Covington’s father, Chuck Covington, broke down during an interview with WJBK describing his daughter, who had a “smile that lightens up the room” and “lift(ed) people up.” The grieving father urged the murderer to come forward and surrender to police. “People wanted to be around her because she lifted us up, and that’s gone now,” he said tearfully. “They’ll never able to walk, think, talk, hold their head up because of what they know they did.” So far, police have not said how Egypt Covington was killed and have approached the investigation in a “low-key” way, according to Chuck Covington, given the small-town setting. Egypt Covington was known locally for her singing and won a “Country Idol” competition.  Palmer House Bar & Grill, an employer of Egypt Covington, posted condolences on social media: So stunned and saddened with the news that our Rave sales rep, Egypt Covington, was murdered in her home last night. Thoughts and prayers for her and her family and friends. She was a beautiful and bright human being and touched many lives.
  • Stars arrive at the red carpet for the 2017 BET Awards in Los Angeles.
  • A St. Louis police officer is recovering from a gunshot wound to the arm after being fired upon by a fellow officer while responding to a crime scene while off duty. A lawyer for the injured officer says it was the victim’s race that caused him to be the target of the bullet. Last week, the unnamed officer saw and heard the end of a car chase in his neighborhood, according to KTVI. The officer, who was off-duty at the time, is black. A stolen car with three suspects in it had crashed in his neighborhood, leading to a short exchange of gunfire between the suspects and the police. Two of those suspects have been arrested; one remains at large. >> Read more trending news When the off-duty officer heard the exchange, he equipped his service weapon and left his home to help the officers at the scene. When he approached the officers, he identified himself to two of them, who called him closer after recognizing him. But a third officer, only identified as a white man who is an eight-year member of the department, fired on him. The unnamed officer has told police investigators that he “feared for his safety” and “did not recognize” the black off-duty officer. The officers involved are on routine administrative leave while the incident is investigated. The wounded officer is not giving interviews. His attorney, Rufus J. Tate, made the following statement: In the police report you have so far, there is absolutely no description of any type of threat he perceived. So we have a real problem with that. But it also presents a bigger problem that has been a national discussion for the past two years — that’s this perception that a black man is automatically feared.
  • After Bill Cosby announced that he will be traveling the country to teach young men how to avoid being accused of sexual assault, one of his accusers appeared on CNN to give her reaction. On Saturday morning, accuser Linda Kirkpatrick shared exactly what she thinks about the idea. >> Read more trending news “Him having a town hall meeting on educating people about sexual assault is the same as Jeffrey Dahmer hosting a town hall meeting on the joy of cooking, neither of which I will be attending,” Kirkpatrick said, referring to the serial killer known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, who was killed while in prison. Cosby’s sexual assault trial was declared a mistrial last week after the jury was unable to reach a decision on whether or not the actor had drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand in the early 2000s. Following the ruling, his spokespeople announced that he will host a series of town halls to educate people, particularly athletes and married men, on how to avoid sexual assault charges. Related: Bill Cosby plans town meetings on sexual assault following mistrial According to one of his spokespeople, such classes are necessary because “anything at this point can be considered sexual assault, and it’s a good thing to be educated about the laws.” Prosecutors in the Constand case, in which Cosby skirted three aggravated sexual assault charges, have already announced that they will retry him. He also faces similar allegations from at least 60 other women.
  • Activist Ybia Anderson confronted the unnamed owner of a replica General Lee muscle car at a heritage festival last Saturday and the resulting video has gone viral. Anderson, who is black, began videoing the car, a 1969 Dodge Charger similar to the one featured on the television show 'The Dukes of Hazzard' as it was “front and center, the first thing people see when they walk in” at the Highland Creek Heritage Festival in Toronto. >> Read more trending news Narrating, she also says on-camera that an unnamed man — possibly the owner of the vehicle — is attempting to “educate (her) on the Civil War.” Anderson lays into the man for the Confederate flag proudly displayed on the car. “People who look exactly like me and my son died, were murdered, because of that flag,” she told him. “They hung our people from trees until their eyes bugged out.” She tells him that he, a white man, cannot understand why the Confederate flag is offensive. The increasingly emotional exchange gets the attention of two festival officials, both of whom attempt to handle it calmly. One of them is black. Festival officials did apologize for the incident. 'We recognize that symbology can be profoundly evocative,' Paul Maguire, chairman of the festival organization committee, wrote on social media. 'We did not, and would not, choose to present any element that brings to mind one of the ugliest periods of human history. The committee uniformly decries all actions of hate, past and present.
  • A missing North Carolina teenager, who vanished last year, has turned up at a home in Georgia. Hailey Burns, now 17, has been reunited with her family at an undisclosed location in Georgia, according to law enforcement sources. >> Read more trending news A FBI special agent in Charlotte learned of information that led investigators to a home in Duluth, Georgia, where they found Burns. A man found at the home, Michael Ren Wysolovski, was taken into custody and is now facing a number of state charges, the FBI said. The FBI in Charlotte and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department will continue their investigation into Burns' disappearance and will work closely with the FBI Atlanta and the Gwinnett County Police Department.  Burns  was last been seen at her Charlotte-area home on May 23, 2016. Police said at the time they had information that she may have left of her own accord and they weren’t sure if she had help. “You have to let go of the hope that she will just walk through the door, the teen’s mother, Shaunna Burns, said in a later interview. “We are past that point. She is not just going to come home in the middle of the night. You have to hope that they still find her, wherever she is.” >> Related: Body, likely missing Arkansas boy, found after 3 relatives discovered dead “You have to distract yourself because you will drive yourself crazy wondering what you could have done, or could be doing,” her father, Anthony Burns, said after his daughter disappeared.
  • On the eighth anniversary of the death of pop icon Michael Jackson, some of his family members are remembering him in different ways. ABC News reported that members of the Jackson family have made social media posts and tribute performances. The late singer’s brothers -- Jermaine, Jackie, Tito and Marlon -- performed as The Jacksons at England’s Glastonbury Festival Friday. Dressed in military-style jackets similar to those worn by their brother, they performed “Can You Feel It,” the group’s 1981 single.  The brothers also sang The Jackson 5’s “I'll Be There” and Michael Jackson’s “Gone Too Soon,” dedicating both to Michael Jackson. Related: Janet Jackson loving motherhood as she gets back into her music, producer says Jermaine Jackson wrote a message about his brother on Twitter before the performance, saying, “We'll be 4 brothers on stage joined by Michael in spirit. Through the music we made together, we find comfort in memories, esp (sic) this weekend.” “We all love and miss you,” LaToya Jackson, Michael Jackson’s older sister, wrote on Twitter. Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris Jackson, also shared thoughts on Twitter.  According to E! News, she also got a new tattoo on her foot that reads, “Applehead.” The website reported that the word was a term of endearment Michael Jackson was known to use for his loved ones. The tattoo is now one of several she has to honor her father. “With every step i take, you lift my foot and guide me forward. Love you,” she captioned the photo of her new tattoo on Instagram. Michael Jackson died June 25, 2009, at age 50. The cause of death was cardiac arrest as the result of a mixture of medications in his system.

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  • Andy Szasz was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2012 and beat the initial cancer after receiving treatment, but after falling ill with pneumonia in December, he was rushed to the hospital and placed into an induced coma the next day when he stopped breathing. >> Read more trending news Doctors at Southampton General Hospital in England estimated he would be in a coma for a week, but they were surprised when he woke up after just four days with the help of his dog, Teddy, a 4-year-old schnauzer-poodle mix. While waiting for him to come out of a coma, Andy’s wife, Estelle, received special permission to bring Teddy into the hospital. Pet visits usually take place outside the hospital, but hospital staff made an exception for Teddy. Inside Edition reported that Andy woke up from his coma as soon as Teddy entered the hospital room and started barking. “Ted is such a remarkable little dog in many ways,” Andy said. “He’s clever, loving, loyal, funny and a right little character.” >> Related: Mastiff named Martha crowned world’s ugliest dog Fiona Hall, senior sister for the general intensive care unit, told the Daily Mail that having pets around during recovery can be incredibly beneficial for patients, their friends and families, and hospital staff. “It can be motivational, aiding recovery, and can provide a pleasant and familiar experience in what can otherwise prove to be a long, uncomfortable journey in hospital,” she said. For helping his owner wake up, Teddy was recognized by the U.K.’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), the same organization Andy adopted him from, under a special animal category. He was the only animal to win an award under the newly-created category.  >> Related: Dog saves family with nine children from house fire
  • An overweight passenger on a Spirit Airlines flights from Las Vegas to Denver said he was embarrassed and humiliated by the airline when it took away one of two seats he had booked in order to fly more comfortably. >> Read more trending news Jose Cordova told Denver 7 that he bought two seats on both his original flight to Vegas and for the return trip because of his size. 'I am a big person and I know one seat wouldn't fit for me, and to be comfortable, I wanted to have two seats,' Cordova said.  'You don't want to overhang on someone else's lap, so you want to make sure you have that extra seat without bothering anybody.'  Cordova said his flight to Vegas was fine, but Spirit overbooked his return flight and took one of his seats without asking. >> Related: United Airlines changes policy after man dragged from flight “They stole one of his seats. They sold it out from under him,” Denver 7 quoted one of Cordova’s friend Scott Tenorio as saying. Spirit apologized to Cordova and said it was refunding the cost of his flights. It also said it was investigating what happened.
  • A 14-year-old girl fell 25 feet from a gondola ride at Six Flags Amusement Park in Queensbury, New York, Saturday night as a group of park guests gathered under her to help break her fall. >> Read more trending news The “Sky Ride” was stopped at the park about 55 miles north of Albany when the accident happened, according to CBS News. The teenager was on the ride with a child relative when she fell from the two-person car, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.  The ride was stopped after the operator was told of a rider in distress, CBS reported. The video shows the girl somehow slipped through the safety bar, which briefly held her aloft while she dangled in the air. The teen from Delaware struck a tree before landing in the crowd, which had gathered to catch her. She was treated at the park, then taken to an area hospital. >> Related: Girl, 11, dies after falling out of ride at water park Park officials said the ride was working properly. “There does not appear to be any malfunction of the ride, but we have closed the attraction until the a thorough review can be completed,” USA Today reported park officials said in a statement. Another person was injured as he was trying to help catch the girl.
  • A missing North Carolina teenager, who vanished last year, has turned up at a home in Georgia. Hailey Burns, now 17, has been reunited with her family at an undisclosed location in Georgia, according to law enforcement sources. >> Read more trending news A FBI special agent in Charlotte learned of information that led investigators to a home in Duluth, Georgia, where they found Burns. A man found at the home, Michael Ren Wysolovski, was taken into custody and is now facing a number of state charges, the FBI said. The FBI in Charlotte and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department will continue their investigation into Burns' disappearance and will work closely with the FBI Atlanta and the Gwinnett County Police Department.  Burns  was last been seen at her Charlotte-area home on May 23, 2016. Police said at the time they had information that she may have left of her own accord and they weren’t sure if she had help. “You have to let go of the hope that she will just walk through the door, the teen’s mother, Shaunna Burns, said in a later interview. “We are past that point. She is not just going to come home in the middle of the night. You have to hope that they still find her, wherever she is.” >> Related: Body, likely missing Arkansas boy, found after 3 relatives discovered dead “You have to distract yourself because you will drive yourself crazy wondering what you could have done, or could be doing,” her father, Anthony Burns, said after his daughter disappeared.
  • Like other first year students corralled in Wesleyan College’s auditorium in Macon, Georgia, Dana Amihere didn’t know what to make of the spectacle unfolding on stage. >> Read more trending news It was fall 2006 and the freshman had been awakened in the dead of night. A group of sophomores stood on stage yelling, screaming and cheering as part of a hazing ritual that seemed part pep rally, part seance, she said. But one feature struck Amihere, an African American, about the young women on stage tormenting the first year students: They wore purple, hooded robes. “They looked just like Klan robes,” she said. “It was kind of like bells and whistles going off.” Amihere had no idea at the time how close she was to the truth. For more than a century, the nation’s oldest college chartered for women has had historical links to the Ku Klux Klan that have never been formally acknowledged. Its class names in 1909, 1913 and 1917 were the Ku Klux Klan. The 1913 yearbook is named the “Ku Klux.” A sketch of a masked night rider on horseback galloping under crescent moon graces the title page. The 1910 yearbook contains a prominent sketch of a female figure in white hood and robe holding a burning cross. Read more here.

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