Baltimore woman shot dead in broad daylight was married to a convicted drug lord and an actor at the same time
Baltimore woman shot dead in broad daylight was married to a convicted drug lord and an actor at the same time

A gunman reportedly chased down 44-year-old Bettie Jenifer on May 10 and shot her several times, with the kill shot being to the head

Mother has newborn taken away as she tests positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bagel before delivery
Mother has newborn taken away as she tests positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bagel before delivery

29-year-old Elizabeth Dominguez from Tonawanda decided that she would treat herself to the savory dish only hours before she went into labor with her third child on May 1

Savannah police sergeant killed after gunman fired at him while he investigated a robbery at a barber shop
Savannah police sergeant killed after gunman fired at him while he investigated a robbery at a barber shop

50-year-old Sgt. Kelvin Ansari was gunned down on Saturday, May 11, by a gunman who died later when he was shot down by other responding officers.

6 dead and 10 injured after two floatplanes carrying cruise ship passengers collided in mid-air in Alaska
6 dead and 10 injured after two floatplanes carrying cruise ship passengers collided in mid-air in Alaska

The floatplanes were carrying 14 passengers and 2 pilots from the cruise ship Royal Princess and had been sightseeing when the accident occurred.

Trump's appointment of Patrick Shanahan as the Pentagon Chief could undermine national security
Trump's appointment of Patrick Shanahan as the Pentagon Chief could undermine national security

The White House announced that President Trump will nominate Shanahan, who has spent just over four months as the acting secretary of defense, for the permanent top defense position.

From being almost euthanized in Saudi Arabia to being a service dog for a veteran in Arizona, Newton has come a long way
From being almost euthanized in Saudi Arabia to being a service dog for a veteran in Arizona, Newton has come a long way

The 2-year-old Lurcher Labrador will start meeting veterans in the coming months, and hopefully, he'll find someone to take care of him and love him the way he deserves.

Clues pointing to Madeleine McCann being 'taken by pedophile' weren't properly investigated, says ex-cop
Clues pointing to Madeleine McCann being 'taken by pedophile' weren't properly investigated, says ex-cop

An international pedophile ring that may have had connections to people close to the McCann family without their knowledge could have been behind her disappearance

Alibaba's Jack Ma urges employees to have sex at least six times a week, says 'duration is the key'
Alibaba's Jack Ma urges employees to have sex at least six times a week, says 'duration is the key'

China's richest man was addressing employees at his company's mass wedding ceremony, which takes place annually on 'Ali Day', May 10, at Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, east China

All-girl soccer team finishes league undefeated and secures cup double, all against boys' teams
All-girl soccer team finishes league undefeated and secures cup double, all against boys' teams

The SB Frankfort Under-12 Girls' team has completed an unbeaten league and cup double, having played only boys' teams all season.

Uber driver allegedly locks two women in his car and tells them 'you're going nowhere'
Uber driver allegedly locks two women in his car and tells them 'you're going nowhere'

Richard Lomotey, who is also an assistant professor at the Pennsylvania State University's Beaver campus, is facing two counts each of kidnapping, false imprisonment and harassment

Multiple cases of disease that can be transmitted from dogs to humans confirmed by Iowa state department
Multiple cases of disease that can be transmitted from dogs to humans confirmed by Iowa state department

While infections of Canine Brucellosis are known to cause symptoms including fever, back pain, as well as joint pain, rare cases can involve the nervous system, eyes or heart

Yoga instructor, 35, disappears while hiking in Maui forest, cops seek public help to locate her
Yoga instructor, 35, disappears while hiking in Maui forest, cops seek public help to locate her

The 35-year-old Amanda Eller was reported missing on Thursday, May 9, after her friends and family did not hear from her since 7.03 am the day before

Alesha MacPhail's mother wants to meet her daughter's killer in jail, look him in the eye and 'ask why he did it'
Alesha MacPhail's mother wants to meet her daughter's killer in jail, look him in the eye and 'ask why he did it'

Alesha MacPhail's killer Aaron Campbell has been ordered to serve a minimum term of 27 years and is currently appealing his life sentence

Federal judge orders 32 Florida counties to provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020
Federal judge orders 32 Florida counties to provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020

The order by Chief Judge Mark Walker came after a preliminary injunction in a case brought forth by voters who were educated in Puerto Rico and lacked proficiency in English.

White supremacist who sent letter to Trump containing a white powder and threatened to kill him faces 140 years in prison
White supremacist who sent letter to Trump containing a white powder and threatened to kill him faces 140 years in prison

51-year-old Gary Gravelle was indicted on 16 counts including threats against the commander-in-chief and misleading authorities with false information regarding an explosive

15 months after Parkland shooting, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School principal resigns
15 months after Parkland shooting, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School principal resigns

Ty Thompson, who was the principal of the school at the time of the shooting, said though he has resigned he will still be around for the school and the students

Aircraft crashes onto A40 in Wales, third such incident on carriageway in three years
Aircraft crashes onto A40 in Wales, third such incident on carriageway in three years

Three people onboard the light aircraft were rescued from the wreckage, and were treated on the spot as their injuries were not life threatening

Ohio high school to eliminate valedictorian honor citing mental health concerns
Ohio high school to eliminate valedictorian honor citing mental health concerns

Officials of Mason High School said they took the decision to prevent unhealthy competitiveness among students

American Airlines pilot arrested in front of shocked passengers at Kentucky airport for 2015 triple homicide
American Airlines pilot arrested in front of shocked passengers at Kentucky airport for 2015 triple homicide

Christian Richard Martin was indicted for the murders of a Pembroke couple, Pamella and Calvin Phillips, and their neighbor Edward Dansereau

Six-year-old boy who called 911 because he was lonely finds a friend in Tallahassee police officer
Six-year-old boy who called 911 because he was lonely finds a friend in Tallahassee police officer

The six-year-old boy called 911 without the knowledge of his parents because he needed a friend and he found one in Officer Joe White.

Timmothy Pitzen's aunt hopeful 8 years after his disappearance: 'The family believes he's alive'
Timmothy Pitzen's aunt hopeful 8 years after his disappearance: 'The family believes he's alive'

Kara Jacobs spoke about coping with the disappearance of the child 8 years ago and dealing with the imposter who claimed to be the missing child a month ago

Maleah Davis' mother claims ex-fiance cleaned apartment with bleach on the day child went missing
Maleah Davis' mother claims ex-fiance cleaned apartment with bleach on the day child went missing

Brittany Bowens has accused her ex-fiance Darion Vence, who was last seen with the missing child, of abusing her and even her child.

Two men from Texas wrongfully convicted of stabbing a man to death declared innocent after 19 years
Two men from Texas wrongfully convicted of stabbing a man to death declared innocent after 19 years

Stanley Mozee and Dennis Lee Allen have been declared "actually innocent"  as of May 11, 2019 after being wrongfully convicted of murder in 2000.

American Airlines pilot arrested on board plane for triple homicide earlier faced a military court martial for battery and sexual assault
American Airlines pilot arrested on board plane for triple homicide earlier faced a military court martial for battery and sexual assault

Christian R. Martin, currently a commercial pilot for PSA Airlines, was arrested at the Muhammad Ali International Airport in Louisville last week after being indicted in the murders of three of his neighbors

Monsanto ordered to pay $2 billion to couple who claimed long-term exposure to Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer
Monsanto ordered to pay $2 billion to couple who claimed long-term exposure to Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer

The couple, in their 70s, argued that years of use of Monsanto's Roundup herbicide caused them each to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Washington becomes first state in the country to implement a publicly funded long-term care program
Washington becomes first state in the country to implement a publicly funded long-term care program

Under the new law, premiums of 0.58% of wages will start being collected from employees by 2022. Starting January  1, 2025, people who need assistance with "activities of daily living" such as bathing, dressing or taking medication could tap into the fund to pay for them.

World War II veteran and nation's oldest Medal of Honor recipient dies in Oregon at 98
World War II veteran and nation's oldest Medal of Honor recipient dies in Oregon at 98

World War II veteran Bob Maxwell died more than seven decades after grabbing a blanket and throwing himself on a German hand grenade in France to save his squad mates

Man nicknamed 'Sovereign' accused of hacking one Appalachian trail hiker to death and seriously injuring another
Man nicknamed 'Sovereign' accused of hacking one Appalachian trail hiker to death and seriously injuring another

James Jordan, 30, of West Yarmouth, Massachusetts, is charged with murder and assault with intent to commit murder. He had recently been released from prison after pleading guilty to possession of marijuana and other minor charges

Five victims of clergy abuse plan lawsuit against the Vatican, seek release of 3,400 names of accused priests
Five victims of clergy abuse plan lawsuit against the Vatican, seek release of 3,400 names of accused priests

The lawsuit comes less than a week after Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns worldwide to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities.

Former President Jimmy Carter, 94, breaks hip after falling at home, undergoes surgery
Former President Jimmy Carter, 94, breaks hip after falling at home, undergoes surgery

Jimmy Carter was treated in Americus, Georgia, near his home in Plains, and his wife, Rosalynn, was with him

Apple loses major Supreme Court battle over antitrust suit by iPhone users claiming unfair monopoly
Apple loses major Supreme Court battle over antitrust suit by iPhone users claiming unfair monopoly

The top court ruled on Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps.

Video shows K-9 German Shepherd latch onto and bite screaming domestic violence suspect wanted for choking girlfriend
Video shows K-9 German Shepherd latch onto and bite screaming domestic violence suspect wanted for choking girlfriend

27-year-old Dylan Ites has been charged with aggravated assault domestic, interference with emergency communications, resisting arrest and fleeing police in the case.

Champion powerlifter who broke world records stripped of titles because she was 'still a man' during competition
Champion powerlifter who broke world records stripped of titles because she was 'still a man' during competition

A ruling by the RAW Powerlifting Federation saw Mary Gregory lose her titles and records as she had not yet transitioned into a female completely.

Police raid California journalist's house, handcuff him for refusing to reveal his source
Police raid California journalist's house, handcuff him for refusing to reveal his source

Authorities said the raid came during an ongoing probe into who leaked a confidential police report about the Feb. 22 death of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi.

Former Tennessee pastor who repeatedly raped adopted daughter sentenced to 12 years in prison
Former Tennessee pastor who repeatedly raped adopted daughter sentenced to 12 years in prison

41-year-old David Lynn Richards Jr was not given 72 years as sought by the prosecutors as the judge considered his ministry and the suppport he was receiving as mitigating factors

Oregon man wanted for sexually assaulting multiple young girls turns himself in after 23 years on the run
Oregon man wanted for sexually assaulting multiple young girls turns himself in after 23 years on the run

62-year-old Wayne Arthur Silsbee is believed to be involved in multiple incidents of sexual assault involving several female victims who were between the ages of eight and 10 at the time of the offenses

Amazon to pay employees to quit and start package delivery businesses to meet one-day delivery targets
Amazon to pay employees to quit and start package delivery businesses to meet one-day delivery targets

Amazon says it will cover up to $10,000 in startup costs for employees who are accepted into the program and leave their jobs. The company says it will also pay them three months' worth of their salary

Felicity Huffman expected to plead guilty in college admissions scam
Felicity Huffman expected to plead guilty in college admissions scam

If Huffman pleads guilty, prosecutors have promised to recommend a sentence at the low end of that range, but the judge could also choose not to send her to prison

Missouri man who tortured, killed and mutilated cats and kittens charged with felony animal abuse
Missouri man who tortured, killed and mutilated cats and kittens charged with felony animal abuse

Kaine Louzader faces up to four years in prison if he is found guilty of the two counts of felony animal abuse he has been charged with in the case

Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks' Assange, extradition to be sought after his 50-week prison term in Britain
Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks' Assange, extradition to be sought after his 50-week prison term in Britain

The Swedish move would leave British authorities to decide whether to extradite Assange to Sweden or to the United States, where he is wanted separately for allegedly hacking into a Pentagon computer

Maleah Davis's blood found in stepdad's apartment, police dogs detect 'scent of decomposition' in car
Maleah Davis's blood found in stepdad's apartment, police dogs detect 'scent of decomposition' in car

Houston police said investigators have not found Maleah Davis and the investigation is continuing. Authorities have declined to say whether they believe the stepfather killed Maleah.

Uber and Lyft backseats are 35,000 times germier than the average toilet seat, reveals study
Uber and Lyft backseats are 35,000 times germier than the average toilet seat, reveals study

The insurance company Netquote conducted a study that found that the average rideshare vehicle has about 219 times as many germs as a regular average taxi.

Las Vegas woman arrested after 2-year-old daughter found drowned in bathtub
Las Vegas woman arrested after 2-year-old daughter found drowned in bathtub

Police said Linette Warrichaiet called 911 to report the incident but did not follow any of the instructions she was told in order to save her child

Stepdad who reported Maleah Davis, 4, missing arrested after police find 'blood evidence' in his apartment
Stepdad who reported Maleah Davis, 4, missing arrested after police find 'blood evidence' in his apartment

Vence, 26, told police last Saturday that men in a pickup truck abducted him, Maleah and his 2-year-old son before freeing him and the boy. But Sugar Land police, who initially interviewed him, said his story kept changing and didn't add up

Dennis Rodman accused of stealing 400-pound crystal and clothing from yoga studio in California
Dennis Rodman accused of stealing 400-pound crystal and clothing from yoga studio in California

Rodman and three of his accomplices allegedly worked together to distract an employee so they could steal clothes and a 400-pound amethyst crystal from the front desk

Measles scare: Germany mulls $2,790 fine for parents who haven't vaccinated their children
Measles scare: Germany mulls $2,790 fine for parents who haven't vaccinated their children

Children without measles vaccinations could also be banned from going to daycare facilities, to protect others who are too young or medically unable to receive a measles immunization

Peggy Lipton, star of 'Mod Squad' and 'Twin Peaks', dies of cancer at 72
Peggy Lipton, star of 'Mod Squad' and 'Twin Peaks', dies of cancer at 72

Lipton played one of a trio of Los Angeles undercover "hippie cops" on "The Mod Squad," which aired on ABC

28 to remain on quarantined Scientology ship in Curacao in measles scare
28 to remain on quarantined Scientology ship in Curacao in measles scare

The group is required to stay on the 440-feet Freewinds ship until May 13 because they are still at risk of contracting measles after a female crew member contracted the disease

Colorado school shooting suspect Devon Erickson had a past of bullying and violence, reveals former friend
Colorado school shooting suspect Devon Erickson had a past of bullying and violence, reveals former friend

One of the alleged shooters, 18-year-old Devon Erickson, joked about shootings and would even threaten fellow students at times.