POSTS WITH TAG: latest news

Ferry carrying hundreds of HS students sinks, 4 dead & almost 300 missing

At least four people are dead and around 300 others are still missing after a ferry carrying hundreds of students sank while traveling from South Korea to a nearby resort island.

The ship was carrying a total of 459 people at the time—the vast majority of whom were high schoolers--on the organized field trip. According to reports, 164 passengers were rescued after many of them jumped into the freezing cold sea to avoid sinking on the ship. 55 reportedly sustained injuries. This is just too awful for words…

Continue Reading >

Latino dad tries to help teens in car crash when the unthinkable happens

When 45-year-old Eduardo Hernandez pulled over to help teens Caroline Agreda and Anapaula Saldana after the 17-year-olds got into a car accident in Florida yesterday, he had no way of knowing his good deed would cost him his life.   

According to reports, the tragedy occurred when Hernandez pulled over to help the teens after seeing their Toyota Corolla collide with a Chevy Equinox at around 3 a.m. The trio was standing on the side of the road, when a fourth vehicle slammed into them and the SUV, killing all three of them on impact. What an unbelievably heartbreaking story.

Continue Reading >

Brazilian coach bans World Cup players from having sex

Bad news for Brazilian soccer players (and their partners)! According to Fox Soccer, Brazil's head coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari, has just banned his team from participating in any "acrobatic sex during the World Cup."

Yup, that's right. At a press conference in Portugal, Scolari took to the microphone to public declare that players can have "normal" sex and normal sex only. Seriously, is this guy for real?!

Continue Reading >

Dad of sextuplets dies while doing something we all do with our kids

A Michigan father of sextuplets tragically died of a heart attack on Wednesday while setting up a trampoline for his children, a relative said.

According to reports, Ber Van Houten, who welcomed his now 10-year-old sextuplets back in 2004, had set up the toy in his yard and was playing with the kids when the heart attack occurred. He was only 39 years old. So unbelievably sad…

Continue Reading >

Fiery California bus crash leaves 10 dead, including 5 students

A fiery crash that took place between a FedEx Truck and a bus full of Los Angeles-Area high school students on Friday left 10 people dead and dozens of people injured, officials confirmed this morning.

According to local highway patrol, the victims included five students, three adult chaperones, and the drivers of both the truck and the bus. Such a horrible, devastating tragedy.

Continue Reading >

Alex Hribal, HS stabbing suspect, was "misunderstood" say classmates

As more details about the stabbing spree that took place at a Pennsylvania High School yesterday come to light, classmates of Alex Hribal, the 16-year-old suspect, are coming forward to depict him as "misunderstood."

According to ABC News, classmate Morgan Ritchey described the teen as "nice" but also maintained that he had "this disturbing twist" about him. Meanwhile other students told CNN that he was kind of withdrawn, didn't have many friends, and "kept to himself." But all of them said that they never would've expected him to prompt this kind of vicious attack and now, authorities are still trying to figure out why it happened.

Continue Reading >

BREAKING NEWS: 20 students injured in stabbing spree at Pennsylvania high school

As many as 20 people were injured in a scary stabbing spree that took place on Wednesday morning at a Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.

According to authorities, the suspect (who has not been publicly identified yet) began randomly stabbing people throughout multiple classrooms in the science wing of the building, this morning before classes had started for the day. The suspect is now in custody and police say they are "in the process of interviewing him" to try and find out what could've spurred the vicious attack.

Continue Reading >

Mom leaves 5-month-old baby girl with stranger & vanishes

If a stranger walked up to you and asked you to watch her baby, it would probably raise a red flag for most people. But when one Houston woman, identified only as Alysha, recently agreed to take care of a 5-month-old baby girl, she never thought the mother would take off and leave her with the little girl. Sadly, that's exactly what happened. Baby Lily was left behind and now authorities are trying to figure out who her mom is and where she went.

Continue Reading >

Brave 6-year-old fends off kidnappers while her mom watched helplessly

A quick-thinking 6-year-old Washington girl managed to fend off two men after they tried to kidnap her in broad daylight--all as her mother watched helplessly from her home's window!

It all went down last Wednesday when Savanna Norman was returning home from playing with her best friend across the street. Her mom, Amy, was watching from the window as the little girl looked both ways before starting to cross the street. To her utter horror, that's when two men suddenly appeared and tried to grab the young girl. It's the stuff of every parent's nightmare!

Continue Reading >

Navy rescues sick 1-year-old stranded in middle of ocean

In a scene that sounds like it came straight out of a movie, a 1-year-old girl recently became extremely ill while sailing around the world with her parents and had to be rescued by the Navy after their boat experienced problems, leaving them stranded in the middle of the ocean!

Apparently, Lyra Kaufman's parents, Eric and Charlotte, made the decision to bring both of their young daughters when they started across the Pacific in March. But things started to go terribly wrong when Lyra developed a fever and a rash covering most of her body and wasn't responding to medications. Now, both her mom and dad are facing public backlash for their choice.

Continue Reading >