A car crash just outside Los Angeles International Airport, incited chaos and panic inside the terminals on Friday evening, after a passengers mistakenly took the loud sound for gunshots.
According to authorities, the vehicle crashed right outside Terminal 5 late last night and caused flyers to report gunfire. Right around the same time, an anonymous caller called 911 with reports of an armed man in a terminal, triggering a large police response and causing thousands to self-evacuate. Talk about terrifying!Continue Reading >
Three women were rescued from a south London home where they were believed to have been held captive for more than 30 years, authorities revealed this morning.
Officers rescued a 69-year-old Malaysian woman, a 57-year-old Irish woman and a 30-year-old British woman after reportedly receiving a tip in October from a domestic abuse non-profit organization called Freedom Charity. Though all three women are now safe, police say they are all "highly traumatized" from the "barbaric" ordeal. Well, it only stands to reason that they would be! More than three decades in captivity?! That is awful beyond words.Continue Reading >
In a shocking twist, charges have been dropped against the two young suspects arrested for cyberbullying another girl, who later committed suicide.
Back in October, 14-year-old Guadalupe Shaw and 12-year-old Katelyn Roman were charged with aggravated stalking, following the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick (seen here). At the time, authorities said Shaw and Roman were relentlessly tormenting Sedwick in school and online, calling her "ugly," and "stupid," and turning friends against her. Now, to many people's utter dismay, they are no longer being held responsible for their actions.
We all know girls are equally as inventive as boys, but that isn't usually depicted in popular TV and print ads ... until now! GoldieBlox, the toy company founded by engineer Debbie Sterling, has just released the best and probably cutest commercial I've seen this year, encouraging girls to be "thinkers, builders and innovators."Continue Reading >
A new mom was found dead in a hospital maternity unit, just hours before she was supposed to set to go home with their baby and doctors can't agree on what caused her sudden death.
Nurses reportedly discovered 41-year-old British woman Jane Whiteside unconscious in a chair, while her newborn son Ben cried in his cot. Though medics tried desperately to revive, she was pronounced dead only 45 minutes later. Now, experts are trying to figure out what went wrong.Continue Reading >
A Colorado father took a photo with his daughter and uploaded it to Facebook on Monday, only moments before shooting her and himself in a horrifying murder-suicide attempt.
According to authorities, the mother of the baby, Kimphone "Kim" Phanthavongsa, called 911 from a neighbor's house on Monday morning after waking up to find her ex-boyfriend, 22-year-old Merrick McKoy (seen above with his 19-month-old daughter, Mia), standing over her with a gun. Phanthavongsa told police an altercation had occurred and that she had run out of the house, but that McKoy was still inside her apartment with their child. Sadly, by the time officers got there, it was too late.Continue Reading >
A Colombian baby, aptly named Milagros (Spanish for "miracles"), left her parents and hospital workers stunned after she came back to life more than 10 hours after being sent to the morgue!
Apparently, the infant was born prematurely last week when her mother, Jenny Hurtado, was just 27 weeks pregnant. She was rushed to the hospital for an emergency C-section, but medics were unable to find signs of life and declared the newborn dead just half an hour later. She was taken to the morgue--and that's where something unbelievable happened.Continue Reading >
An ordinary traffic violation turned into a violent high-speed chase after the driver fled and New Mexico state troopers unleashed a flurry of gunfire on the minivan, holding a family of six.
The incident, which was all captured in a shocking dashcam video recently released by authorities, occurred in late October when Tennessee woman Oriana Ferrell was pulled over for driving 16 miles over the speed limit. She had five kids, ages 6 to 18, in the car at the time. Ferrell and the cop eventually began arguing and that's when things quickly spiraled out of control.Continue Reading >
In an incident too horrible for words, a Florida woman who was eight months pregnant with twins was shot in the head earlier this week—by her very own husband.
Michael Boyce is in custody after killing his wife, Alexis, and one of their unborn sons inside the Orlando apartment that they shared with the woman's parents. The second baby boy miraculously survived and was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Now, police are trying to figure out what could've led Boyce to take such horrific actions against his own family.
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A suspect is in custody after shots were fired in the neonatal unit at a Children's Hospital of Wisconsin earlier this afternoon.
According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, e-mail and text alerts were sent to employees after officials detained the 22-year-old suspect, who was found HOLDING a baby on the seventh floor of the hospital. I don't think I can imagine a worse or more terrifying scenario.Continue Reading >