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'It Was a Good Catch:' Paramedic Delivers Own Kid

Mary Margaret Lynch born on the side of the road

(Newser) - Dan Lynch is a paramedic who had been through the births of his four kids, so when wife Elizabeth woke up early Friday with serious contractions "skeptical" that Baby No. 5 would hold out for the ride to the hospital, "we gave it a shot" anyway, says Dan.... More »

High School Baseball Team Forfeits Over Sexting

Illinois team out of state playoffs after players shared girls' photos

(Newser) - The Evanston Township High School baseball team was supposed to be suiting up for a state playoff game tonight, but a sexting controversy brought the season to an early end. It seems girls at the Illinois school sent "inappropriate" photos to their boyfriends on the team, and school officials... More »

Decapitated Body Found at Suburban Chicago School

Man walking dog finds body, explosive this morning

(Newser) - The leafy Chicago suburb of Evanston is in turmoil this morning following the discovery of a decapitated body with an explosive device near a middle school's tennis courts. A witness tells the Chicago Tribune that he stumbled upon the shirtless, headless body about 5:15am while walking his dog; neighbors... More »

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