Kristin Lam USA TODAY Published 5:27 PM EDT Apr 21, 2019 A 5-year-old boy in Michigan tried to satisfy his fast-food craving by dialing the only number he could on a deactivated cell phone: 911. When the dispatcher answered Iziah Hall's call early last Sunday morning, local station WZZM-TV reported, he explained his emergency. "Can you bring me McDonald's?" he asked. Dispatcher Sara Kuberski said she couldn't, but contacted police officer Dan Patterson. "I was laughing to myself ... 5-year-old calls dispatch and orders McDonald's," Patterson told WZZM. The officer drove to Iziah's home in the city of Wyoming for a welfare check, deciding to stop at a McDonald's along the way to order food for the boy. Emergency: Boy with autism calls 911 for teddy bear 'rescue' Police apologize: Michigan mom said 911 refused to send help for infant locked in hot car No one answered when Patterson knocked on the front door, so he knocked … [Read more...] about McDonald’s emergency? Michigan boy calls 911 for fast-food delivery
A 19-year-old homeless woman claims she was soaked with water by a member of staff at a city centre McDonald's restaurant without warning this morning. Georgia Kenney was asleep outside the Market Street fast food restaurant when she woke to feel water seeping into her sleeping bag and clothing. The teenager, who has been living on the streets since her relationship with her partner broke down a year ago, regularly sleeps in the spot outside the 24-hour restaurant because she feels safe. She said: “I woke up and could feel wet on the back of my leg. This [worker] was pouring a large bucket of water under me, wetting my sleeping bag and all my clothes. “I told him he could have woken me up first and get me to move instead of doing it while I was sleeping. “It was very cold this morning and now I have to stay in wet things all day and hope my sleeping bag and blanket dries out before tonight. “My shoes were also stolen in the night, my socks were soaking wet and … [Read more...] about Homeless teen says McDonald’s worker soaked her while asleep
A young rapper was shot dead by six police officers after he fell asleep inside his car in a Taco Bell drive-through, his family has said. Willie McCoy, who was known as Willie Bo and performed with the group FBG, was killed at a branch of the fast-food restaurant in Vallejo, California, on Saturday night. A restaurant employee called 911 and reported seeing a person slumped over in the seat of a silver Mercedes, Vallejo Police Department said. When officers arrived they “noticed the driver was unresponsive and had a handgun on his lap”. The force added in a statement that when officers approached the vehicle the “driver began to suddenly move and looked at the uniformed patrol officers. “Officers gave the driver several commands to put his hands up. The driver did not comply and instead he quickly moved his hands downward for the firearm.” “Fearing for their safety, six officers fired their duty weapons at the driver.” McCoy, who was 21 years … [Read more...] about California police shoot dead rapper who fell asleep in his car
THIS week Celebrity Chef from Ready Steady Cook & Fellow Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala cooks a beautiful winter dish of slow cooked Oxtail with truffled potato.In Spain this fantastic dish is called Rabo de toro (tail of the bull, or cow nowadays). Over the years it has become one of the most popular cuts of meat, very much on trend with chefs like me that like using the souvide machine or slow cooking unusual cuts of meat. It is one of those dishes that is widely appreciated all over the world, but it hailed from Cordoba on our doorstep! Its tradition began around the 16th century when most women had to reinvent their cooking skills in order to cook for large numbers of people. Since they were allowed to take the tails from the bulls killed in the bull fights, this type of food became extremely popular. Soon rabo de toro turned from the poor food into an elegant and aristocratic dish, like most poor food! Although found all over the … [Read more...] about The perfect dish to fall asleep over!
HOW to sleep in winter during the dark days and long nights is often a worry. Here we reveal eight tricks to help you fall asleep and feel rested. By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz/Published 24th January 2019 January is a month of new opportunities and optimism, but completing your New Year’s resolutions becomes that much harder when you haven’t slept properly.This is no coincidence, as research has found the dark days, long nights and centrally heated homes all contribute to poorer sleep.If you are struggling to sleep during the winter, you may struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression.This is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern, and can leave you feeling lethargic and sleepy during the day. How to sleep: Eight simple tricks to help you fall asleep and feel rested (Pic: GETTY) “We simply cannot function without sleep - it allows our brains to sort and store information and our bodies to repair … [Read more...] about How to sleep: Eight simple tricks to help you fall asleep and feel rested