Apr 1, 2014 3:14pm

Teams Learn to Handle Hoarders With Care as They Clean, Get Them Help

There’s a dirty secret in neighborhoods all across the United States, giving Inspector Darren Johnson an unusual beat. He’s part of a special hoarding team at California’s Orange County Fire Department. “There was some flies in the window,” he said during a ride-along with ABC… Read More »

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Mar 18, 2014 12:41pm

Hanging Toilets Cause a Stink in Colorado Neighborhood

A Colorado homeowner took the plunge when it came to the toilets hanging in her neighbor’s tree, calling the local code enforcement department to have them removed. El Paso County, Colo., resident Angela Johnson reported her neighbors to code enforcement officers last week when the… Read More »

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Mar 3, 2014 6:29pm

Could Your Home, Car or Bike Be Making You Extra Dough?

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis reports: In Chicago, families are making a few hundred dollars a month by renting everything, from their unused bikes to their backyards. Kelsey Risher said she paid her rent with the money she made from turning her home into a doggy… Read More »

Feb 4, 2014 8:26am

Cancer Patient, 6, Gets Bedroom Makeover of His Dreams

Little Connor Armstrong went from being a kid excited about first grade to suddenly being stuck in bed since October. “Connor was starting first grade and doing very nice,” Melanie Armstrong, of Stamford, Conn., said of her 6-year-old little boy. “But then we noticed he… Read More »

Jan 30, 2014 2:43pm

Stranger Discovers Long-Lost Love Letters in Attic, But Story Doesn’t End There

A long-lost box of treasures found in one man’s attic has unlocked a decades-old love story, ending in an unexpected surprise for a family that for the past roughly 70 years hadn’t even realized anything was missing. Joshua McKinney, of Casnovia, Mich., was removing old… Read More »

Jan 24, 2014 4:08pm

Dad Builds 12-Foot-Tall Homemade Ice Luge in Front Yard for His Kids

Who needs to watch the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics when you can actually play them yourself (kind of) in your very own front yard? Tim Smith, of Crystal, Minn., is absolutely winning the coolest dad on the block award by creating a homemade, 12-foot-tall, fully… Read More »

By ABC News

Dec 30, 2013 7:07am

Tips for Organizing Your Space in 2014

The New Year is almost here and if you’re like most people, you’re thinking about how to be better organized to meet it. While many might be thinking about getting their financial house in order, others just want to organize their house. If you’re among that… Read More »

Dec 16, 2013 4:32pm

20-Foot Flames Heat Up Jersey Shore Christmas Light Show

It’s usually the bright sun and bustling boardwalk that keep the Jersey Shore hot, but one crazy Christmas light show has a found a way to heat things up even during the holiday season. Dan Brateris, an engineering professor, has built an elaborate flame-shooting feature… Read More »

Dec 13, 2013 12:23pm

Friends Pull Festive Prank On Roommate Who Hates Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, all these roommates were stirring, giving their friend’s bedroom a nice holiday douse. The wrapping paper was hung from floor to ceiling with care, in hopes that Scott Dowd, who had been out of town… Read More »

Dec 11, 2013 5:02pm

Indiana Man Stuffs House With 86 Christmas Trees

A bright idea? Or maybe not. A lot of people debate every year whether to get a Christmas tree, but there’s absolutely no question for Brandon Smith of Greenwood, Ind. Smith has 86 artificial trees jammed into his 1,400-square-foot home. RELATED: Tulsa Homeowner Sets Christmas… Read More »