Rescue crews have been out looking for survivors all weekend after Hurricane Ian tore through Florida last week and the search is far from over. At this point the death toll has risen to 76 and officials do expect that number to rise. More than 600,000 homes and businesses still without power many are without clean tap water, with well over 100 boil-water advisories in places around the state. READ MORE.
Last week reports came out that Bruce Willis had sold the rights to his digital likeness to a deep fake company called Deepcake - according to his rep, that’s not true. He announced earlier this year that he would be retiring from acting due to health issues, but the deepfake deal seemingly made it possible for his likeness to continue appearing in projects. Sounds like they have one made, but can’t use it unless they get permission from Bruce Willis. READ MORE.
There is certainly some renewed interest in the Jeffrey Dahmer case, since the release of the "Monster" Netflix series with Evan Peters and now the reading glasses he wore in prison are for sale for $150,000. They're being sold by Cult Collectibles which is a site where you can buy items from serial killers, cult leaders, and other high-profile criminals. Other items on the site include his prison Bible, urn and family photos. READ MORE.
There's some big money up for grabs this week. And there’s still time left to grab a ticket for tonight's Powerball drawing. With no grand prize winner on Saturday, the estimated jackpot will be worth at least 336-million dollars. The Mega Millions drawing also rolled over, pushing Tuesday's potential winnings up to a 380-million dollars. READ MORE.
Be prepared to pay a lot more for your holiday feasts. The price of turkeys is soaring ahead of Thanksgiving. The American Farm Bureau Federation says due to both inflation and the bird flu, "families can expect to pay record high prices at the grocery store for turkey" this year. The retail price of fresh boneless, skinless, turkey breast is a shocking $6.70 a pound, a 112-percent increase since last year. READ MORE.
The Multnomah County Fire Defense Board has lifted the outdoor burn ban, citing cooler temperatures and rain. Recreational campfires, fire pits, and agricultural burning are now allowed. Clackamas County fire officials are delaying the start of burn season, which normally begins October 1st, because more rain is needed and will lift the ban when conditions allow.