Snow in the Northeast caused such unsafe driving conditions that students in New Jersey were forced to stay overnight at their school. Pictures posted by Liberty Middle School show a play-by-play of the night's events after the district canceled bus routes. The storm was originally expected to bring just one to three inches of snow to the area but when almost eight inches arrived, everyone's plans radically changed. InsideEdition.com's Keleigh Nealon () has more.
The tale of a homeless veteran giving Katie McClure his last $20 after she ran out of gas last year, prompting thousands to donate more than $400,000, is a lie. Allegedly it was made up by McClure, Mark D'Amico, and the veteran himself, Johnny Bobbitt. McClure's attorney said her client was not aware of the scheme, pointing to D'Amico and Bobbitt as the real culprits. McClure's own mother suspected the story was fake, according to an alleged text exchange between McClure and a friend.
Thursday was the commute from hell for people in the Northeast, as thousands of passengers tried getting home during a snowstorm. Traffic was halted on the George Washington Bridge as commuters tried getting from New York City to New Jersey. Many were stranded inside New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, and students in New Jersey had to spend the night at their school. They kept their spirits up with a singalong to "Frozen."
Emotions ran high as members of the Baraboo, Wisconsin, community met over the controversial photo showing high school students appearing to give a Nazi salute. "There is a level of ignorance that's going on here," said Sherry Lentz. Inside Edition attended Thursday's forum, where residents spoke their minds. Some said the photo symbolizes an ongoing problem in the city. The photographer defended the photo, saying he didn’t tell the boys to salute anything.
The mistress of Chris Watts said she had no idea what he was capable of until it was too late. “He’s a liar,” Nicole Kessinger told the Denver Post. “He lied about everything.” Kessinger came forward after much speculation about her identity. An arrest affidavit revealed Watts was having an affair with an unnamed woman around the time that his wife, who was 15 months pregnant, and two daughters went missing. Kessinger says they began a physical relationship a few weeks after they met at work.
Inside Edition found stories of men busted for exposing themselves at shopping centers across the country. Security guard Eddie Puga jumped into action when a man walked up behind a mother and daughter with his pants down. Puga detained the suspect until police got there and took him into custody for indecent exposure. In other cases, children have been the victims of kidnapping at the mall. So what can you do to keep your children safe?
Mysterious music in New Jersey is driving people nuts. Late at night, when most residents are fast asleep, a song fills the air and no one has a clue where it's coming from. Police have been inundated with 911 calls. Authorities say they believe it's coming from across the river in Delaware. The police chief, Allen Cummings, has spent months trying to track down the culprit or culprits responsible for keeping people up at night.
Snoring in young children may seem harmless and even cute, but one mother is out to warn other parents that it could be a sign your child isn't getting enough sleep. Samantha Ebner of Wisconsin says her toddler daughter Aubrey was constantly snoring loudly. She also had trouble focusing during the day and with potty training at night. Her pediatrician suggested having Aubrey's tonsils removed. InsideEdition.com's Mara Montalbano () has more.
A little lion cub was found in a Lamborghini in France. Authorities say it's a disturbing new trend to buy or rent cubs to take selfies with in a fancy car. Reha Hutin, president of the animal protection agency 30 Million Friends, says her organization was contacted by police when they found a man on the Champs-Elysees with a lion in his car. Officials say the cub would have likely died had police not intervened. InsideEdition.com's Keleigh Nealon () has more.
President Trump recently appointed Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. Now Whitaker’s link to a controversial company is under the spotlight. Whitaker served on the advisory board of World Patent Marketing. Authorities say the company bilked inventors out of millions of dollars. Whitaker was not named in a Federal Trade Commission complaint about World Patent Marketing. A Justice Department spokesman says Whitaker “was not aware of any fraudulent activity.”