Woman with measles attends 'Avengers: Endgame' screener, puts hundreds at risk of contracting the virus
Woman with measles attends 'Avengers: Endgame' screener, puts hundreds at risk of contracting the virus

The woman, who hasn't been identified yet, is in her 20s and had recently returned from a vacation in Vietnam, where there is a measles outbreak.

From a viral sensation to a convicted murderer: The story of 'Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker'
From a viral sensation to a convicted murderer: The story of 'Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker'

30-year-old Caleb McGillvary was convicted of first-degree murder at the Union County Courthouse this past week.

Boy Scouts of America stares at bankruptcy, as more individuals are expected to come forward with sex abuse claims against leaders
Boy Scouts of America stares at bankruptcy, as more individuals are expected to come forward with sex abuse claims against leaders

In New York and elsewhere, lawyers are hard at work recruiting clients to sue the Boy Scouts, alleging they were molested as youths by scoutmasters or other volunteers.

Teen sues tech giant Apple for $1billion after facial recognition software leads to false arrest
Teen sues tech giant Apple for $1billion after facial recognition software leads to false arrest

The young man had been falsely connected to a series of thefts in Apple Stores located in Boston, New Jersey, Delaware, and Manhattan.

Where is Special Counsel Robert Mueller? America's 'most wanted' man's silence is deafening
Where is Special Counsel Robert Mueller? America's 'most wanted' man's silence is deafening

Considering Mueller has not made any public statement on his investigation yet, Congress is keen to hear it all from the Special Counsel himself.

Man tries to enter New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral with gas cans and lighter fluid two days after Notre Dame fire
Man tries to enter New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral with gas cans and lighter fluid two days after Notre Dame fire

The man, walked into the iconic St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying over four gallons of gasoline, two bottles of lighter fluid and lighters

World's 100 Most Influential People: Nancy Pelosi beats Donald Trump to cover of Time magazine, gets praised by Hillary Clinton
World's 100 Most Influential People: Nancy Pelosi beats Donald Trump to cover of Time magazine, gets praised by Hillary Clinton

The speaker of the House of Representatives stood out on the cover of Time's issue honoring the '100 Most Influential People in the World'

Democratic contenders running against Trump in 2020 including Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke, and more
Democratic contenders running against Trump in 2020 including Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke, and more

The field of Democratic candidates appears distinctly diverse this year with the most number of women running for president in United States history

Pete Buttigieg officially joins 2020 presidential race as the millennial generation looks to take charge
Pete Buttigieg officially joins 2020 presidential race as the millennial generation looks to take charge

The South Bend mayor, who has been exploring a White House run since January, has now joined a field of a dozen-plus rivals vying to take on President Donald Trump.

Homeless 'good Samaritan' in GoFundMe scam that raised more than $400,000 given 5 years' probation
Homeless 'good Samaritan' in GoFundMe scam that raised more than $400,000 given 5 years' probation

The man pleaded guilty last month in state court to conspiracy to commit theft by deception; GoFundMe has said it refunded the donations

New Jersey high school teacher who sent student nudes banned from classrooms, ordered to register as sex offender
New Jersey high school teacher who sent student nudes banned from classrooms, ordered to register as sex offender

30-year-old Michelina Aichele pleaded guilty to third-degree child endangerment for sending sexually explicit messages and photos to one of her teen students

School principal who donated his bone marrow to save 14-year-old boy's life dies following complications during surgery
School principal who donated his bone marrow to save 14-year-old boy's life dies following complications during surgery

Dr. Derrick Nelson, 44, an army veteran, died unexpectedly on Sunday after being in coma for a month following complications from his selfless bone marrow donation to a 14-year-old

University to award posthumous degree to student, 21, who was murdered after she mistook her killer's car for an Uber
University to award posthumous degree to student, 21, who was murdered after she mistook her killer's car for an Uber

21-year-old Samantha Josephson was just weeks away from completing her political science degree at the university before she was murdered.

With measles outbreak declared a health emergency in two states, should we brace for far worse infections?
With measles outbreak declared a health emergency in two states, should we brace for far worse infections?

A total of 16 US states have reported cases of measles outbreak with Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts and Nevada witnessing their first cases of the year.

Mysterious drug-resistant fungus can cause death within 90 days, here's what you need to know
Mysterious drug-resistant fungus can cause death within 90 days, here's what you need to know

Little is still known about the potentially fatal fungus Candida auris and experts fear the outbreak could get significantly worse if preventative measures are not taken immediately

New Jersey judge who told rape victim she should have 'closed your legs' may be suspended
New Jersey judge who told rape victim she should have 'closed your legs' may be suspended

An ethics committee's recommendation to the state Supreme Court in the case of Superior Court Judge John Russo was released on Wednesday.

Funeral held for USC student, 21, who was murdered after she got into car thinking it was her Uber
Funeral held for USC student, 21, who was murdered after she got into car thinking it was her Uber

Samantha Josephson got separated from the group, so she called an Uber to take her home around 1:30 a.m. Friday.

USC student, 21, murdered after she got into a car thinking it was her Uber
USC student, 21, murdered after she got into a car thinking it was her Uber

Security footage that was obtained shows that Samantha got into the black Chevy Impala at around 2 am on Friday when she was leaving after a night out with a group of friends

Teacher says fifth-graders made 'thrusting motions' behind her, touched themselves during her class
Teacher says fifth-graders made 'thrusting motions' behind her, touched themselves during her class

Denise Kruse, on Monday, alleged that students from Community Charter School of Paterson used to sexually harass her and that the management did nothing to protect her

Francesco Cali killing: Suspect Anthony Comello could face lethal Mafia justice for murder of Gambino boss
Francesco Cali killing: Suspect Anthony Comello could face lethal Mafia justice for murder of Gambino boss

Comello, 24, has been behind bars in New Jersey since his arrest there last week on charges he gunned down Cali outside the mobster's Staten Island home.

Fathers of two Michael Jackson accusers killed themselves over abuse suffered by their sons
Fathers of two Michael Jackson accusers killed themselves over abuse suffered by their sons

Wade Robson and Jordy Chandler's fathers committed suicide while they were all alone and estranged from their families

Trump's name could be struck off election ballot papers in Washington unless he releases his tax returns
Trump's name could be struck off election ballot papers in Washington unless he releases his tax returns

The bill passed by the state senate has been sent to the House of Representatives for approval, and if passed "will definitely be challenged in court"

Disgraced New Jersey priest, 70, found shot to death in Nevada after he moved states to flee accusations of sexual abuse
Disgraced New Jersey priest, 70, found shot to death in Nevada after he moved states to flee accusations of sexual abuse

John Capparelli, 70, was found shot dead in his home in Henderson, Nevada, by police, who were called to conduct a welfare check on him at 9.30am on Saturday.

Woman saws off her hand with the help of her family to claim $430,000 in insurance scam
Woman saws off her hand with the help of her family to claim $430,000 in insurance scam

After the young woman's hand had been cut off above the wrist, her family rushed her to the hospital and left the severed hand at home so that the disability would be permanent

Five high school seniors wake up at dawn to shovel neighbor's driveway during snowstorm so she could attend life-saving dialysis
Five high school seniors wake up at dawn to shovel neighbor's driveway during snowstorm so she could attend life-saving dialysis

Patrick Lanigan's father put up a picture of the good deed on Twitter, and people were all praises for the high schooler and his friends

Homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt and Kate McClure plead guilty to their role in GoFundMe scam
Homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt and Kate McClure plead guilty to their role in GoFundMe scam

Bobbitt pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiracy to commit money laundering, while McClure pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to commit wire fraud

Melania Trump reveals she has already warned son Barron, 12, about drugs: 'Nothing positive comes of it'
Melania Trump reveals she has already warned son Barron, 12, about drugs: 'Nothing positive comes of it'

The town hall was hosted by Eric Bolling, a former Fox News star whose son died of an opioid overdose in 2017 at the age of 19 years

New Jersey man, 20, admits to raping and stabbing 11-year-old Abbie Smith to death
New Jersey man, 20, admits to raping and stabbing 11-year-old Abbie Smith to death

Andreas Erazo, 20, could be sentenced to life in prison for the rape and murder of Abbiegail 'Abbie' Smith in July 2017

New Jersey school bus driver overdosed on heroin and crashed into a tree with 12 special needs children on board
New Jersey school bus driver overdosed on heroin and crashed into a tree with 12 special needs children on board

57-year-old Lisa Byrd is facing charges of 12 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Impaired, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in connection to the incident.

Home of Bridgeton mother charged with the murder of her toddler son gave off a 'burnt smell', prosecutors revealed
Home of Bridgeton mother charged with the murder of her toddler son gave off a 'burnt smell', prosecutors revealed

The testimony from the authorities came during a detention hearing for 24-year-old Nakira Griner who did not attend due to what her attorney said were 'mental health' issues

Bernie Sanders 2020: Senator declares he's running for president in upcoming elections
Bernie Sanders 2020: Senator declares he's running for president in upcoming elections

One of the biggest questions surrounding Sanders' candidacy is how he'll compete against someone like Elizabeth Warren, who shares many of his policy goals.

 The rise and fall of an 'American Idol': Antonella Barba could face 110 years in prison after being indicted for drug running
The rise and fall of an 'American Idol': Antonella Barba could face 110 years in prison after being indicted for drug running

32-year-old Antonella Barba faces the possibility of being sentenced to prison for 10 years for each individual charge if convicted.

Great Whites may have killed off Megalodon mega shark in savage battle for the oceans, says new research
Great Whites may have killed off Megalodon mega shark in savage battle for the oceans, says new research

The new discovery also suggests that the megalodon went extinct long before a suite of strange seals, walruses, sea cows, porpoises, dolphins and whales all disappeared.

New Jersey mother charged after she killed toddler son, cut his body up, and then hid his burned remains in garbage bags
New Jersey mother charged after she killed toddler son, cut his body up, and then hid his burned remains in garbage bags

24-year-old Nakira M. Griner was arrested and is facing multiple charges, including first-degree murder and second-degree desecration of human remains.

New Jersey residents set to pay more as Governor Phil Murphy prepares to sign new 'rain tax'
New Jersey residents set to pay more as Governor Phil Murphy prepares to sign new 'rain tax'

The new bill calls for the creation of local or regional stormwater utilities, giving counties and municipalities the power to collect tax from properties with large paved surfaces

Man caught on video describing how he strangled classmate and threw her body off bridge: 'It took me a half hour to kill her'
Man caught on video describing how he strangled classmate and threw her body off bridge: 'It took me a half hour to kill her'

Liam McAtasney was secretly recorded telling a friend of his, who was working with detectives at the time, about how he murdered 19-year-old Sarah Stern for her inheritance money

New Jersey man, 22, allegedly slits mother's throat during argument over money and then dumps her body in a garbage bag
New Jersey man, 22, allegedly slits mother's throat during argument over money and then dumps her body in a garbage bag

The body of Paula Chin, 65, was found on Tuesday in a garbage bag at her Morristown, New Jersey house.She was found by authorities only when her other son reported she was missing.

Pennsylvania police officer arrested and charged after uploading videos of him having sex with minor on adult website
Pennsylvania police officer arrested and charged after uploading videos of him having sex with minor on adult website

33-year-old Joshua Padilla of Middlesex County Sheriff's Office has been suspended without pay following his arrest

Children devastated as mother is found dead inside home hours before father's body is discovered floating in river
Children devastated as mother is found dead inside home hours before father's body is discovered floating in river

48-year-old Denise Bartone was murdered at her Koster Drive home on Monday hours before her husband Kenneth Bartone was found dead in the Raritan River, New Jersey

Bernie Sanders slams pharmaceutical company charging $375K for a drug which was free for years
Bernie Sanders slams pharmaceutical company charging $375K for a drug which was free for years

Sanders asked Catalyst Pharmaceuticals explain both the financial and non-financial factors the company considered when it set the list price for Firdapse in December.

Cory Booker announces 2020 presidency bid with common purpose to make sure "no one is forgotten, no one is left behind"
Cory Booker announces 2020 presidency bid with common purpose to make sure "no one is forgotten, no one is left behind"

The 49-year-old reportedly chose the first day of Black History Month to launch his campaign, highlighting his own heritage.

Rude woman kicked off flight after she fat-shamed her co-passengers and ranted about being seated between 'two big pigs'
Rude woman kicked off flight after she fat-shamed her co-passengers and ranted about being seated between 'two big pigs'

Her rude rant was posted on Facebook by Norma Rodgers, who had been sitting right next to the woman and was one of the subjects of the verbal abuse.

Struggling New Jersey artist robbed and murdered his childhood friend for $10,000
Struggling New Jersey artist robbed and murdered his childhood friend for $10,000

Liam McAtasney planned the murder with Preston Taylor, who had gone to junior prom with the victim and later turned cooperating witness

If Ivanka had dated Tom Brady as Donald Trump wanted, he'd be cheering for his son-in-law at Super Bowl
If Ivanka had dated Tom Brady as Donald Trump wanted, he'd be cheering for his son-in-law at Super Bowl

Speculation has been rife that Donald Trump wanted Ivanka to marry Patriots quarterback Tom Brady instead of Jared Kushner

Teacher admits to performing oral sex on 15-yr-old female student and sending her explicit messages
Teacher admits to performing oral sex on 15-yr-old female student and sending her explicit messages

Lauren Coyle-Mitchell, 36, can no longer seek public employment, will have to register as a sex offender, and give up her teaching license

New Jersey bill proposes to give abused animals legal representation in court
New Jersey bill proposes to give abused animals legal representation in court

If the bill proposed New Jersey State Assemblywoman Annette Quijano gets passed, attorneys and law students will be able to represent the animals in court through pro bono work

Trump won't be removed, but he will resign in 2019 to avoid criminal prosecution, former Bush adviser predicts
Trump won't be removed, but he will resign in 2019 to avoid criminal prosecution, former Bush adviser predicts

Alan J Steinberg, who served as an Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator under George W Bush, predicted that Trump will send in his resignation by the end of 2019

New Yorkers who do not identify as male or female can now select third option 'X' on birth certificates
New Yorkers who do not identify as male or female can now select third option 'X' on birth certificates

The change, that came into effect on New Year's Day, has been hailed as the right move in being more inclusive of transgender and non-conforming citizens

Mitt Romney blasts Trump, says he has failed to conduct himself with honesty and integrity
Mitt Romney blasts Trump, says he has failed to conduct himself with honesty and integrity

Utah Senator-elect Mitt Romney also praised President Donald Trump for spearheading tax cuts, ending excessive regulations and appointing conservative judges

New evidence shows Trump's golf club committed immigration crimes, gave fake green cards to undocumented workers
New evidence shows Trump's golf club committed immigration crimes, gave fake green cards to undocumented workers

Multiple undocumented immigrants who used to work at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster have said that they were given fraudulent green cards and social security numbers

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