Minnesota truck driver was watching porn on his cell phone just 90 seconds before causing crash that killed man
Minnesota truck driver was watching porn on his cell phone just 90 seconds before causing crash that killed man

47-year-old Tate Doom of St. Paul Park was speeding through a construction zone on Interstate 94 in southeast Minnesota on October 2, 2018 when his semi-truck slammed into a pickup truck with a trailer

Texas boy, 15, seen spitting into bottle of tea and putting it back on supermarket shelf arrested following outrage
Texas boy, 15, seen spitting into bottle of tea and putting it back on supermarket shelf arrested following outrage

The teen faces the charge of tampering with a consumer product, the latest in a fad-wave being reported across the US. In the past week, another teenager was held and let off for licking from an icecream tub

'America: Love or Leave it': Controversial sign outside Virginia church in wake of Trump's 'racist' tweets sparks outrage
'America: Love or Leave it': Controversial sign outside Virginia church in wake of Trump's 'racist' tweets sparks outrage

The sign posted outside the Friendship Baptist Church in Appomattox has courted severe backlash from social media users while pastor Lucas affirms he has no second thoughts on it

10-year-old girl drowns in house pool after being electrocuted from light fixture as dad's girlfriend steps out of water briefly
10-year-old girl drowns in house pool after being electrocuted from light fixture as dad's girlfriend steps out of water briefly

McKenzie Kinley was in the pool with four other children, including her sister, and grabbed the cord of a light fixture which her father said 'was not connected to any power source'. The other children are safe.

3 jihadists who beheaded 2 Scandinavian tourists and circulated video online sentenced to death by Moroccan court
3 jihadists who beheaded 2 Scandinavian tourists and circulated video online sentenced to death by Moroccan court

Abdessamad Ejjoud, Younes Ouaziyad, and Rachid Afatti are set to become the first men to be executed in Morocco since 1993

Daughter disowns father after picture of him proudly kissing wife next to slaughtered lion goes viral: 'You are a horrible person'
Daughter disowns father after picture of him proudly kissing wife next to slaughtered lion goes viral: 'You are a horrible person'

The Canadian couple, Darren and Carolyn Carter, has faced intense backlash from social media after the pictures went viral

Tennessee student who wore gorilla mask, dangled bananas at Black Lives Matter rally cleared of most charges
Tennessee student who wore gorilla mask, dangled bananas at Black Lives Matter rally cleared of most charges

Tristan Rettke, 21, was cleared of the more serious charges but still convicted of one misdemeanor count of disrupting a meeting

'Manpower' to become 'human effort' as Berkeley plans to remove all gendered language from city code
'Manpower' to become 'human effort' as Berkeley plans to remove all gendered language from city code

On Tuesday, the city council passed an ordinance that will soon eliminate all gender preference language and replace it with gender-neutral language

First transgender man who gave birth to baby is now fighting to be registered as father and not mother on birth certificate
First transgender man who gave birth to baby is now fighting to be registered as father and not mother on birth certificate

Freddy McConnell, a Guardian multimedia journalist, became pregnant in 2017 through artificial insemination using sperm from a donor

NJ cop, wife held on murder charge after three-month-old daughter's autopsy finds skull fractures, hemorrhage; ongoing abuse suspected
NJ cop, wife held on murder charge after three-month-old daughter's autopsy finds skull fractures, hemorrhage; ongoing abuse suspected

Daniel Bannister, 31, and his wife Catherine Bannister, 29, will face trial in the December 2018 death of their daughter Hailey.

California father drowns severely autistic sons, 13 and 8, by driving car into ocean, collects $260,000 in insurance payouts
California father drowns severely autistic sons, 13 and 8, by driving car into ocean, collects $260,000 in insurance payouts

Ali Elzayen, 44, is facing death penalty or a life in prison without the possibility of parole over the deaths

Retired New York City firefighter who worked on Ground Zero after 9/11 dies of cancer related to the terror attacks
Retired New York City firefighter who worked on Ground Zero after 9/11 dies of cancer related to the terror attacks

Kevin Nolan, 58, passed away this week and he is the 199th member of the force to die of an illness induced by work at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks

Scarlett Keeling death: Man convicted of British teenager’s 2008 rape and murder in India’s Goa
Scarlett Keeling death: Man convicted of British teenager’s 2008 rape and murder in India’s Goa

Samson D'Souza, who was previously acquitted by a lower court, was found guilty on multiple counts by the Bombay High Court

Florida beachgoers form human chain to rescue swimmers trapped in deadly current caused by tropical storm Barry
Florida beachgoers form human chain to rescue swimmers trapped in deadly current caused by tropical storm Barry

50-100 people lined up at the Palm Beach in Florida to assist in the rescue of at least one swimmer swept away by the strong currents.

A Ponzi scheme, a billionaire CEO, a spy: Where does Jeffrey Epstein get all his wealth from?
A Ponzi scheme, a billionaire CEO, a spy: Where does Jeffrey Epstein get all his wealth from?

The income sources of Jeffrey Epstein stay murky but one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in the US can be traced back to Epstein wherein over two million people were defrauded in the 1980s.

Alabama mom charged for beating daughters, 11 and 13, with a baseball bat, starving them and locking them in a closet
Alabama mom charged for beating daughters, 11 and 13, with a baseball bat, starving them and locking them in a closet

35-year-old Belinda Ann McCormick has been charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse in connection to the incidents

North Carolina parents charged in death of one-year-old daughter who was found in 'unspeakable' condition
North Carolina parents charged in death of one-year-old daughter who was found in 'unspeakable' condition

Jonathan Blake Barton, 17, and Sarah Hardin, 25, have both been charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury.

Inseparable Georgia couple, who were married for 71 years, pass away just 12 hours apart from one another
Inseparable Georgia couple, who were married for 71 years, pass away just 12 hours apart from one another

Herbert DeLaigle, 94, and Marilyn Frances DeLaigle, 88, passed away on July 12 after more than seven decades together

Emotional funeral held for Indiana toddler who died after falling 150ft from cruise ship; Pete Buttigieg attends
Emotional funeral held for Indiana toddler who died after falling 150ft from cruise ship; Pete Buttigieg attends

Chloe Rae Wiegand died after falling from the 11th deck of Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas ship on July 7

Here's why Jeffrey Epstein is likely to be denied bail in sex trafficking case and may spend duration of trial in jail
Here's why Jeffrey Epstein is likely to be denied bail in sex trafficking case and may spend duration of trial in jail

The lawyers for the multi-millionaire financier, who is being held at Brooklyn's Metropolitan Correctional Center, are trying to get him a house arrest

Ohio daycare operator charged with sexually abusing children as young as 5 sentenced to just 30 days in jail
Ohio daycare operator charged with sexually abusing children as young as 5 sentenced to just 30 days in jail

As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, Kimberly Hignite escaped what would have otherwise been a significant prison sentence.

Ex-footballer Marc Batchelor, whose legs Oscar Pistorius once threatened to break, shot dead by 2 hitmen outside home
Ex-footballer Marc Batchelor, whose legs Oscar Pistorius once threatened to break, shot dead by 2 hitmen outside home

Mark Batchelor, who represented the 'Big Three' clubs in South Africa over the course of his career, was shot dead in the driveway of his home

17-year-old Instagram star Bianca Devins brutally killed by obsessed boyfriend who then posted bloody murder photos online
17-year-old Instagram star Bianca Devins brutally killed by obsessed boyfriend who then posted bloody murder photos online

Brandon Andrew Clark attempted to take his own life by slitting the throat. He also posted a 'dying' photo of his neck gushing blood on his account and snapped himself lying on the victim's body

LA County sheriff's sex crimes detective admits assaulting 15-year-old victim whose case he investigated
LA County sheriff's sex crimes detective admits assaulting 15-year-old victim whose case he investigated

Neil David Kimball, 46, pleaded guilty to felony lewd act on a child and felony unlawful sexual intercourse and is expected to be sentenced to three years in jail

Dominican Republic deaths: Georgia man is 11th American tourist to have mysteriously died since June 2018
Dominican Republic deaths: Georgia man is 11th American tourist to have mysteriously died since June 2018

Tracy Jerome Jester Jr., of Forsyth, died in the Caribbean nation this past March while vacationing with his sister

Outrage after photo shows 'conservationist' couple kissing to celebrate killing 'monster' lion in South Africa
Outrage after photo shows 'conservationist' couple kissing to celebrate killing 'monster' lion in South Africa

Darren and Carolyn Carter, of Edmonton, Alberta, made the kill while they were taking part in a trip run by South African company Legelela Safaris

Centuries-old Pamplona bull run remains as bloody and violent as ever: 'Tradition is no excuse for cruelty'
Centuries-old Pamplona bull run remains as bloody and violent as ever: 'Tradition is no excuse for cruelty'

While the event still attracts tourists in the millions, its popularity has been waning since the turn of the decade

Megan Rapinoe says Trump is excluding people that 'look like her' and is 'trying to divide so he can conquer'
Megan Rapinoe says Trump is excluding people that 'look like her' and is 'trying to divide so he can conquer'

Rapinoe's 'Meet the Press' interview: 'I’m going to fight for equal pay every day for myself, for my team, and for every single person out there'

Former cheerleader accused of killing newborn child and burying body in parents' backyard is suffering from 'eating disorder'
Former cheerleader accused of killing newborn child and burying body in parents' backyard is suffering from 'eating disorder'

20-year-old Skylar Richardson is facing charges of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter, and faces life in prison if convicted

Chernobyl liquidator kills himself days after watching HBO show because it brought back memories of how authorities neglected him
Chernobyl liquidator kills himself days after watching HBO show because it brought back memories of how authorities neglected him

61-year-old Nagashibay Zhusupov took his own life after years of neglect by the government that left him to live in a cramped apartment with his wife and five children and no hope of adequate compensation for his sacrifice

Grandpa did not dangle toddler from ship window, says family lawyer who blames cruise line for the girl falling to her death
Grandpa did not dangle toddler from ship window, says family lawyer who blames cruise line for the girl falling to her death

The family of Chloe Wiegand is seeking answers from Royal Caribbean International on how such an incident could have been allowed to happen

Upcoming Bond 25 movie will see Lashana Lynch take over from Daniel Craig as the new 007 agent
Upcoming Bond 25 movie will see Lashana Lynch take over from Daniel Craig as the new 007 agent

Lynch, who recently starred in 'Captain Marvel' will be taking over the iconic agent's number in what is set to be Daniel Craig's last film as James Bond

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez being sued by 'conservative' journalist for blocking him on Twitter along with other critics
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez being sued by 'conservative' journalist for blocking him on Twitter along with other critics

Harry Cherry, a former reporter for The Jewish Voice, filed the lawsuit in the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Jeffrey Epstein's prep-school students recall how their 'flamboyant' teacher was 'smarmy, icky and flirting' with young girls
Jeffrey Epstein's prep-school students recall how their 'flamboyant' teacher was 'smarmy, icky and flirting' with young girls

Students at the Dalton School during Jeffrey Epstein's tenure are now recalling what he was like long before he became a convicted sex offender

Former Arizona cop fired for gunning down unarmed father-of-two briefly reinstated so he could claim medical pension
Former Arizona cop fired for gunning down unarmed father-of-two briefly reinstated so he could claim medical pension

Philip Brailsford was rehired by the Mesa Police Department for 42 days so he could claim a taxpayer-funded, $2,500-a-month pension

Marine officials on the hunt for culprit who fatally speared Florida dolphin in the head, $38,000 reward offered
Marine officials on the hunt for culprit who fatally speared Florida dolphin in the head, $38,000 reward offered

The Gulf of Mexico, where the dolphin was found, has regularly witnessed such violence against animals since the turn of the 21st Century

Illinois man who blackmailed nearly 100 girls and women for nude photos, including a 10-year-old, sentenced to 35 years in jail
Illinois man who blackmailed nearly 100 girls and women for nude photos, including a 10-year-old, sentenced to 35 years in jail

Breckel admitted to using online messaging applications and blackmail to obtain sexually explicit images and videos from both adult women and underage girls throughout the US, as well as from those in other countries, from early 2016 until his arrest in July 2018

Drunk good samaritan saves baby bird's life by calling an Uber to transport it to animal hospital
Drunk good samaritan saves baby bird's life by calling an Uber to transport it to animal hospital

Married father-of-two Tim Crowley's actions ensured that the two-week-old lesser goldfinch, nicknamed 'Peter Uber' lived to see another day

Photographer who sold JonBenét Ramsey's photos for $7,500 indicted on multiple child porn charges
Photographer who sold JonBenét Ramsey's photos for $7,500 indicted on multiple child porn charges

A Lane County secret grand jury indicted 66-year-old Randall DeWitt Simons on 15 counts of second-degree encouraging child sex abuse

Jeffrey Epstein locked up in 'Guantanomo of New York' just three doors away from drug lord El Chapo
Jeffrey Epstein locked up in 'Guantanomo of New York' just three doors away from drug lord El Chapo

The list of individuals held at the facility include the likes of Gambino crime family bosses John Gotti and Jackie D'Amico, drug kingpin Frank Lucas, Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernard Madoff, and terrorists Omar Abdel Rahman and Ramzi Yousef

Arizona teacher who had sex with 13-year-old student breaks down as she gets maximum sentence of 20 years in jail
Arizona teacher who had sex with 13-year-old student breaks down as she gets maximum sentence of 20 years in jail

Brittany Zamora will spend the next two decades in prison after a judge handed down the maximum possible sentence

Homophobic woman hurls abuses at lesbian couple because they 'kissed in front of her' on the subway
Homophobic woman hurls abuses at lesbian couple because they 'kissed in front of her' on the subway

The video of the incident, which was filmed in a packed subway car, has gone viral and clocked over 200,000 views

'Patriotic' Michigan couple throws MAGA-themed wedding on Fourth of July in tribute to Trump
'Patriotic' Michigan couple throws MAGA-themed wedding on Fourth of July in tribute to Trump

Audra Johnson and Jeff Johnson of Kalamazoo who tied the knot on the Fourth of July said they wanted to make a political statement on their special day

Florida mother arrested after video of daughter licking tongue depressor at clinic and then putting it back goes viral
Florida mother arrested after video of daughter licking tongue depressor at clinic and then putting it back goes viral

Cori Ward is facing a felony charge of tampering with a consumer product without regard for possible death or bodily injury over the incident.

Fears of Oregon's undocumented immigrants being registered as voters after getting driver’s licenses are unfounded: Expert
Fears of Oregon's undocumented immigrants being registered as voters after getting driver’s licenses are unfounded: Expert

On June 18, Oregon passed the Equal Access to Roads Act which removed the requirement that potential drivers prove US citizenship or legal residency to receive a state license

84-year-old Texas woman charged in 1984 murder of husband who was shot five times in the chest: 'Pure evil in disguise'
84-year-old Texas woman charged in 1984 murder of husband who was shot five times in the chest: 'Pure evil in disguise'

Norma Allbritton, 84, was arrested earlier this month for the unsolved 1984 homicide of her husband, Johnnie Allbritton

Meth-addicted mother and boyfriend charged after missing three-year-old is found dead in Virginia river
Meth-addicted mother and boyfriend charged after missing three-year-old is found dead in Virginia river

Authorities found the body of Josie Burleson from the river after 100 searchers looked in the fields, trails, and in the water for over five hours.

Missing 18-month-old Texas toddler found dead in landfill a day after being abducted from home in middle of night
Missing 18-month-old Texas toddler found dead in landfill a day after being abducted from home in middle of night

Dallas police said they had arrested Sendrick Johnson, 27, on Thursday and charged him with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury

Devastated couple sue IVF clinic for implanting their embryo in wrong woman who ended up giving birth to their son
Devastated couple sue IVF clinic for implanting their embryo in wrong woman who ended up giving birth to their son

Anni and Ashot Manukyan, an Armenian-American couple, are suing the CHA Fertility Center in Los Angeles for "unspecified compensatory and punitive damages."

3-year-old Indiana boy dies inside hot car after professor father forgets to take child out and drop him at daycare
3-year-old Indiana boy dies inside hot car after professor father forgets to take child out and drop him at daycare

The University of Southern Indiana is mourning the death of the toddler and the police urged parents to 'double-check their vehicles' before getting off

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