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FBI investigates nearly a dozen “suspicious” deaths in a VA hospital

(ABC News) —- Nearly a dozen “suspicious” deaths in a V.A. Hospital have led to an FBI investigation.  The sudden death of 82-year-old Felix Mcdermott, a Vietnam veteran here at the Clarksburg V.A. Hospital, is now at the center of a horrifying mystery. Last year, authorities say someone at the hospital injected Mcdermott with insulin, even though he was not…

Chief Meteorologist John Farley’s latest thoughts on Dorian

(ABC News) The forecast track for Hurricane Dorian, Sept. 2, 2019. COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)–  Chief Meteorologist John Farley is continuing to track the path of Hurricane Dorian. John is looking at the potential impact of the storm on the Midlands. Here is his latest thinking on Hurricane Dorian: Best estimate: Storm will stay off the coast with its closest pass…

Comedian Kevin Hart injured in crash

Image:ABC News (ABC NEWS)— Comedian Kevin Hart was injured in a car crash in Malibu Hills over the weekend when his driver lost control of their vehicle while transporting Hart and one person. Hart and his driver were taken to a hospital with “major back injuries” early Sunday when the comedian’s Plymouth Barracuda veered off the Mulholland Highway in Malibu and…

Local author launches children’s book “Herbie’s New Home” for children who stutter

Columbia SC (WOLO)-  Non profit organization “Every 1 Voice Matters” is launching its first book “Herbie’s New Home”. This book aims to bring awareness to bullying, low self-confidence and low self-esteem endured by children who struggle with speech impediments. Author Sherrikka Myers is the author of the children’s book For more information on the Lil’ Herbie Animated Series click here …

Creator of anti-bullying plush doll debuts sophomore album

Columbia SC (WOLO)-   TiffanyJ, Creator of “Super Beauty, (a fictional character that aims to combat bullying and boost self esteem) is releasing sophomore album. The album “Epiphany 3:25” releases Friday, September 13th with an album release party Thursday, September 12th at The Weekend Lounge in Columbia. The event is free and open to the public. TiffanyJ also teases new character…

Google says they have found evidence of mass iPhone hack

Image: CNN (CNN) –Google has uncovered evidence of a sustained effort to hack large numbers of iPhones over a period of at least two years, its researchers said. Earlier this year, Google cybersecurity experts “discovered a small collection of hacked websites” that exploited vulnerabilities in Apple’s (AAPL) smartphone software, Ian Beer, a researcher with Google’s Project Zero, said in a blog post published Thursday. He did…

Emmy winning actress Valerie Harper, 80 dies

Image: ABC/file (ABC News)—Valerie Harper, the Emmy-winning actress who became famous for playing shoot-from-the-hip, loud-mouthed New Yorker Rhoda Morgenstern on the ’70s hit “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” and her own spinoff, “Rhoda,” died on Aug. 30 at age 80, her daughter Cristina confirmed to ABC News. The cause of death is not yet known. In January 2013, Harper was…