Forty-three kids from Rolph Literacy Academy, a school for kids with dyslexia in Wichita, Kansas, rap the popular children's book. The beat and video were produced by 17-year-old Caleb Hope, who also happens to be dyslexic. (Video by Caleb Hope and the Fundamental Learning Center)
Ken and Tena Stoppel give a tour of their home at 205 N. Roosevelt, originally built as “the largest, the finest and the most expensive private dwelling in Kansas.” Supplemental footage by Jaime Green. (Matt Riedl/The Wichita Eagle)
Santina Espinosa, who lives in foster care, was surprised with a new bass at her home in west Wichita on Wednesday. She used to play a bass at school to relieve anxiety; then she had to change schools and did not have as much access to the instrument. CASA of Sedgwick County, along with numerous groups, pitched in to find and purchase a bass for her. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
The Massachusetts family business called Russo's plays live holiday tunes for shoppers at the end of the year each year. This year, an employee named Gilly asked to help with sound check for the hired group, and his musical talent blew everyone away.
Comedian and entertainer Sam Beman portrayed The Grinch in Seussical The Musical years ago, and has since played the character outside of the theater. Beman shares a few insider tips on how to make a good "Grinch Face."
Los Angeles police are searching for a man who was caught on camera breaking into homes in Studio City between Nov. 28 and Dec. 3, wearing a Santa hat and scarf.
The LAPD news release said the suspect knocked on doors and rang door bells to assess if anyone was home. “When no one answered the door, the suspect would gain entry to the backyards of the homes, smash a rear patio sliding door or back window, then enter the homes,” the release said. “Once inside, the suspect removed cash, jewelry, safes, and firearms before leaving. A get-a-way driver has been seen in a dark sedan.”