Mortgage rates hit highest level in 16 years!!

Prospective homebuyers face a new chill after the average interest rate on the most popular home loan rose to its highest level since 2006, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed on Wednesday. The average contract rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose by 6 basis points to 6.81% for the week that ended Oct. 7, marking a 16-year high for the cost of a … Continue reading Mortgage rates hit highest level in 16 years!!

3 SWAT team officers shot in Philadelphia

Three SWAT team officers were shot Wednesday morning in Philadelphia. The officers were hit by gunfire during a barricade situation in the city’s West Poplar neighborhood around 6 a.m., according to KYW-TV. A civilian was also shot in the head during the incident and was being treated at the hospital. It was unknown if he was a suspect, the report said. All three of the officers were … Continue reading 3 SWAT team officers shot in Philadelphia

‘American Idol’ runner-up Willie Spence dead at 23

“American Idol” runner-up Willie Spence died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a car accident, according to a report. He was 23. The talented crooner was in Tennessee at the time of the accident, according to local news outlet Douglas Now. Singer Katharine McPhee, who performed a duet with Spence during his Season 19 appearance, seemingly confirmed the news on her Instagram Story and posted videos mourning … Continue reading ‘American Idol’ runner-up Willie Spence dead at 23

Girl has two fingertips ‘severed’ at playground in horrific accident

A young girl has had two of her fingertips severed after she became stuck in some playground equipment in Australia. The five-year-old girl was playing on a carousel-like piece of play equipment when her hand became stuck and she suffered a serious injury. Paramedics were called to Strathfield Park’s playground at around 12:30 p.m., however her hand was so seriously stuck, more help had to be … Continue reading Girl has two fingertips ‘severed’ at playground in horrific accident