Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."Full Story >
A truck hauling a too-tall load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major interstate between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River. All three...Full Story >
A powerful earthquake has hit Russia's Far East with slight tremors spreading westwards as far as Moscow.Full Story >
A powerful earthquake on Friday hit Russia's Far East with tremors felt as far away as Moscow, about 7,000 kilometers (4,400 miles) west of the epicenter, but no casualties or damage were reported.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:37:58 GMT
Police in Salisbury are investigating after they say a man confessed to fatally stabbing his girlfriend and using her blood to draw a heart on a building. According to police, the unidentified man toldFull Story >
Police in Salisbury are investigating after they say a man confessed to fatally stabbing his girlfriend and using her blood to draw a heart on a building.Full Story >
Britain's Ministry of Defense says a Typhoon jet has been launched to investigate an incident involving a civilian aircraft.Full Story >
Two men were arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft Friday after a U.K. fighter jet was scrambled to divert their plane as it traveled from Pakistan to Britain, officials said. The incident further rattled the U.K....Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 10:46 AM EDT2013-05-24 14:46:44 GMT
(RNN) - A deadly tornado ripped through Moore, OK, killing 24 people. The EF-5 tornado had wind speeds of at least 200 mph and was roughly two miles wide. Among the dead were children who took shelterFull Story >
A deadly EF-5 tornado, a murder suspect with links to the Boston bombing suspects and a British soldier brutally killed by alleged terrorists dominated headlines this week.Full Story >
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -
A Prairie Village couple says the secret to a good night's sleep is right in the produce aisle, and it could be the breakthrough so many have been praying for.
The secret is in the pink capsules containing a blend of three fruits, scientifically proven to make people sleep better and feel more refreshed when they wake up.
Adrienne and Gregory Doring are the brains behind the pills.
"It wasn't really inspiration it was desperation for us. We had just had our second child and as with a lot of new parents, sleep deprivation is a reality for us. We were still struggling to get to sleep at night," Gregory Doring said.
According to The National Sleep Foundation, about 70 percent of Americans suffer from insomnia on occasion or every night.
The couple wanted a natural sleep aid. Research led them to combine gogi berries, passion fruit and tart cherry. Supplement users can turn the bottle over see those are the only three ingredients.
According to the sleep-aid developers, the passion fruit helps calm and relax people. Tart cherries help regulate sleep problems and gogi berries help people to wake refreshed.
"It was really surprising to me that all these studies were out there showing that these fruits can help you sleep, and nobody had put them together yet," Gregory Doring said.
So the couple worked with pharmacists and nutritionists to develop a safe and effective combination.
"We had to have capsules made. We tried a few different versions. We had friends and friends of friends trying this and giving us feedback. We had a lot to learn about how you manufacture a dietary supplement. This isn't the business we were in before," Adrienne Doring said.
Their determination led them to BerrySleepy.com where people can buy the pills that were introduced to the world of dietary supplement just two weeks ago.
"It seemed like a really good opportunity, yet we were creating something that would help people and would make people's lives better," Gregory Doring said.
Right now, the product is only available on their website, but if sales are good, they want to sell their product in stores like Whole Foods.
Keep in mind that the Food and Drug Administration does not approve dietary supplements.
Doctors were reluctant to comment about this product because they had no studies to consult. However, health officials warn it is best to talk to a medical professional before taking any new product.
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Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 9:13 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:13:57 GMT
A man was found shot to death in Over-the-Rhine overnight. It was just before 3A-M when Cincinnati dispatch received a call about a man bleeding from the head near the intersection of Goose Alley andFull Story >
Cincinnati police have released the name of a man who was shot and killed early Friday morning in OTR. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.Full Story >
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 6:32 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:32:47 GMT
Cincinnati police are looking for a pickup that hit a police cruiser in Avondale. It happened just before 4:00 Friday morning. Police say the truck hit the cruiser, an unmarked SUV, at Reading and Victory. ThereFull Story >
Cincinnati police are looking for a pickup that hit a police cruiser in Avondale.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 9:20 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:20:42 GMT
An Ohio police officer and his wife face aggravated child neglect charges after their young children were left unsupervised in a truck outside a Panama City Beach bar. Bay County Jail officials say 35-year-oldFull Story >
An Ohio police officer and his wife face aggravated child neglect charges after their young children were left unsupervised in a truck outside a Panama City Beach bar.Full Story >