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

Tiger Woods sued after bartender at his restaurant was allegedly overserved and later died in a drunk-driving accident
Tiger Woods sued after bartender at his restaurant was allegedly overserved and later died in a drunk-driving accident

According to the lawsuit, 24-year-old Nicholas Immesberger, who was an alcoholic, had decided to have a few drinks before driving home after his shift in December 2018. He was served alcohol to the point of 'severe intoxication' which later resulted in him meeting with an accident

'The planet's on f***ing fire': Bill Nye rants about climate change, warns 'this is an actual crisis'
'The planet's on f***ing fire': Bill Nye rants about climate change, warns 'this is an actual crisis'

63-year-old Bill Nye argued the case for Green New Deal, the environment and jobs proposal introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the severity of global warming using a lot of strong words.

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.

Thousands of emperor penguin chicks are drowning as sea ice disappears from the Antarctic, warns expert
Thousands of emperor penguin chicks are drowning as sea ice disappears from the Antarctic, warns expert

A major catastrophe took place in 2016 in Antarctica's Weddell Sea in which thousands of emperor penguin chicks died after they drowned when the sea ice was destroyed by severe weather

NYPD union slammed after 'accidentally' posting video of two men having oral sex on subway platform
NYPD union slammed after 'accidentally' posting video of two men having oral sex on subway platform

The SBA attached a video that showed a man performing oral sex on another man on the platform of a Harlem subway station as commuters were seen walking past

Suspects in Colorado school shooting appear in court for the first time since the incident
Suspects in Colorado school shooting appear in court for the first time since the incident

Neither of the suspects, 18-year-old Devon Erickson nor the other 16-year-old shooter was formally charged at the hearing. Prosecutors are yet to decide whether they will seek to try the juvenile as an adult.

Graffiti drawn in California High School bathroom threatened a shooting on campus on May 9
Graffiti drawn in California High School bathroom threatened a shooting on campus on May 9

Since the first message was found in the bathroom last week, there have been extra police patrols at the school

Community furious after Oklahoma officers shot three children in their head and face while firing at suspect in pizza shop robbery
Community furious after Oklahoma officers shot three children in their head and face while firing at suspect in pizza shop robbery

Hugo Police Department detectives Billy Jenkins and Chad Allen were identified as the officers who opened fire on a vehicle that was being driven by the suspect 21-year-old William Devaughn Smith, who has been apprehended.

Severe weather causes damage across Arkansas as atmospheric conditions generate powerful storms
Severe weather causes damage across Arkansas as atmospheric conditions generate powerful storms

Emergency responders in Pine Bluff are currently trying to rescue people from an apartment complex just off Idaho Street

Melting sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic may be an economic boon, but it spells doom for sea life, warn experts
Melting sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic may be an economic boon, but it spells doom for sea life, warn experts

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement that the rapidly declining levels of sea ice could provide economic opportunities

Man charged for Ghost Ship warehouse fire laughed when he was told it was a 'death trap', claims witness
Man charged for Ghost Ship warehouse fire laughed when he was told it was a 'death trap', claims witness

Rodney Griffin was one of the witnesses who was called on Tuesday in the Alameda County Superior Court trial against Derick Almena and 29-year-old Max Harris

As the clock ticks on Maleah Davis's abduction, former NYPD detective explains why time is critical when it comes to finding missing children
As the clock ticks on Maleah Davis's abduction, former NYPD detective explains why time is critical when it comes to finding missing children

Reports stated that four-year-old Maleah Davis recently had brain surgery to correct a wound and that she needs constant attention and medical care

Fire crews battle massive hay fire blaze at a dairy farm in Chino
Fire crews battle massive hay fire blaze at a dairy farm in Chino

It is still unclear if any structures have been threatened outside of the dairy farm. No injuries have been reported so far. 

Trump's pardoning of former US soldier slammed by critics as 'endorsement of murder', raises questions about other pending cases
Trump's pardoning of former US soldier slammed by critics as 'endorsement of murder', raises questions about other pending cases

The pardoned US soldier was ordered to transport prisoner Ali Mansur back to his village but, instead, he drove Mansur to a secluded location, stripped him naked and then shot him to death.

Amber Alert: 4-year-old Maleah Davis was removed from her home last year over abuse allegations
Amber Alert: 4-year-old Maleah Davis was removed from her home last year over abuse allegations

CPS said that she and her two brothers were placed with a relative after physical abuse allegations emerged linked to a head injury that Maleah had in August last year

Cellphone video captured by Sandra Bland of her own controversial 2015 traffic stop and arrest emerges
Cellphone video captured by Sandra Bland of her own controversial 2015 traffic stop and arrest emerges

The new video adds more suspicion that officials withheld evidence in her controversial arrest and subsequent death, which was ruled a suicide

Argentinian mastermind of 'witchcraft extortion scheme' sentenced to 2 years in federal prison
Argentinian mastermind of 'witchcraft extortion scheme' sentenced to 2 years in federal prison

31-year-old Ariel Boiteux had offered to help singles find love using 'magic spells' that he had advertised on Facebook and Instagram

Kim Kardashian West helps Miami man get early release from prison after he served 22 years for a nonviolent drug offense
Kim Kardashian West helps Miami man get early release from prison after he served 22 years for a nonviolent drug offense

47-year-old Jeffrey Stringer, who is an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution-Talladega, was arrested in the late 1990s in West Palm Beach and was sentenced to life in prison for being a nonviolent drug offender

Suspect who gunned down Mississippi officer at police headquarters parking lot arrested in 24 hours after shooting
Suspect who gunned down Mississippi officer at police headquarters parking lot arrested in 24 hours after shooting

Biloxi Police Chief John Miller said during a press conference Monday morning that Robert McKeithen was shot multiple times outside the Lopez Quave Public Safety Center at around 10 p.m.

Man caught in FBI sting for plotting to blow up a Chicago bar in 2012 is sentenced to 16 years in prison
Man caught in FBI sting for plotting to blow up a Chicago bar in 2012 is sentenced to 16 years in prison

A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man the sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a crowded Chicago bar.

Man shoots his child's mom a day after she got restraining order against him and then kills himself
Man shoots his child's mom a day after she got restraining order against him and then kills himself

A judge had granted the victim a domestic violence restraining order on May 3 but the man had violated the order the very next day and killed her

Man wanted for kidnapping and raping three women arrested after he tried to abduct two more women
Man wanted for kidnapping and raping three women arrested after he tried to abduct two more women

After a short car chase and thorough searches by deputies, 34-year-old Joseph McCann was found hiding on a tree in a rural lane close to the Congleton town center

Boeing knew about problems with 737 Max a year before Lion Air crash and did nothing about them
Boeing knew about problems with 737 Max a year before Lion Air crash and did nothing about them

The feature was designed to warn pilots when a key sensor might be providing incorrect information about the pitch of the plane's nose.

Michael Cohen set to begin three-year prison term in Trump hush-money scheme
Michael Cohen set to begin three-year prison term in Trump hush-money scheme

Cohen faces a 2 p.m. deadline to report to the Federal Correctional Institution, Otisville, a federal prison in the countryside 70 miles (113 kilometers) northwest of New York City

Stocks tumble right after Trump threatens to hike tariffs on $200B of Chinese imports
Stocks tumble right after Trump threatens to hike tariffs on $200B of Chinese imports

The president's comments, delivered on Twitter, came as a Chinese delegation was scheduled to resume talks in Washington. This prospect of higher tariffs and heightened tensions certainly alarmed investors when the markets opened on Monday.

Brunei says it will not enforce law to punish gay sex with death by stoning after facing immense backlash
Brunei says it will not enforce law to punish gay sex with death by stoning after facing immense backlash

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the monarch of the country, extended a moratorium on May 5 on the death penalty to cover the new legislationand even defended the new rules by saying that their 'merit' would become clear.

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signs "historic" bill to make marital rape illegal in state
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signs "historic" bill to make marital rape illegal in state

The marital rape exception statute had protected rapists against prosecution if they had lived or had ongoing sexual relationship with the victim

Madeleine McCann case investigators unearth new suspect and say they are 'near to knowing what happened'
Madeleine McCann case investigators unearth new suspect and say they are 'near to knowing what happened'

The release of the police statement coincided with the 12th anniversary of Madeleine's disappearance from the holiday apartment while her parents were eating at a tapas restaurant nearby with friends

Breast implants linked to rare cancer will stay in market, but with bolder warnings, announces FDA
Breast implants linked to rare cancer will stay in market, but with bolder warnings, announces FDA

Nine women have lost their lives so far after silicone breast implants triggered BIA-ALCL, a cancer of the immune system, which has also infected many more

End of AIDS a possibility after study finds HIV transmission can be suppressed through antiretroviral drugs
End of AIDS a possibility after study finds HIV transmission can be suppressed through antiretroviral drugs

The study's findings provide conclusive evidence for gay men that the risk of HIV transmission with suppressive ART [antiretroviral therapy] is zero.

Double murder at Anderson apartment complex, two suspects in custody following high-speed chase
Double murder at Anderson apartment complex, two suspects in custody following high-speed chase

The shooting reportedly took place early on May 3 morning at around 1:15 a.m. at the Fairview Gardens Apartments on Williamston Road

Girl dies from cardiac arrest triggered by 'excitement' while on Michigan water slide, family sues park management
Girl dies from cardiac arrest triggered by 'excitement' while on Michigan water slide, family sues park management

10-year-old London Eisenbeis suffered from a cardiac arrest as she was speeding down the Super Loop Speed Slide, which is the biggest slide at Zehnder's Splash Village in Frankenmuth, Michigan

UNC Charlotte shooting 'hero' was killed after he jumped on gunman Trystan Terrell to stop him
UNC Charlotte shooting 'hero' was killed after he jumped on gunman Trystan Terrell to stop him

Witnesses revealed that 21-year-old Riley Howell died on Tuesday when he jumped on college dropout Trystan Terrell to try and save others

Hazing, rape and racism: Swarthmore College fraternities disband after leaked documents reveal homophobic, misogynistic behavior
Hazing, rape and racism: Swarthmore College fraternities disband after leaked documents reveal homophobic, misogynistic behavior

Student protestors toom part in a sit-in at the Phi Psi fraternity in response to the racist, misogynistic and homophobic behavior against former members

Miss France hopeful Morgane Rolland dies after being run over by truck while cycling with friend
Miss France hopeful Morgane Rolland dies after being run over by truck while cycling with friend

On April 26, 22-year-old Morgane Rolland was cycling along with her friend on a small road in Loire, France

Donald Trump's approval rating is the highest in two years, says CNN poll conducted after Mueller Report
Donald Trump's approval rating is the highest in two years, says CNN poll conducted after Mueller Report

His approval rating of 43% has been the highest since a similar poll was conducted in April 2017 at around the 100-day mark of his presidency

Four decades after horrific 'Atlanta Child Murders', doubts remain over guilt of prime suspect Wayne Williams
Four decades after horrific 'Atlanta Child Murders', doubts remain over guilt of prime suspect Wayne Williams

A majority of the victims of the Atlanta Child Murders, as they are known, were boys and all of them were black

Video shows UNC Charlotte shooter Trystan Tyrrell smirking at camera as he is arrested after rampage
Video shows UNC Charlotte shooter Trystan Tyrrell smirking at camera as he is arrested after rampage

22-year-old Trystan Terrell is accused of killing two people and injuring four more after he opened fire in a classroom at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte on Tuesday

Texas woman murdered by ex-boyfriend days before she was due to compete in gruelling Ironman Triathlon
Texas woman murdered by ex-boyfriend days before she was due to compete in gruelling Ironman Triathlon

49-year-old Emily Law was murdered just days after she had filed an emergency protective order against 46-year-old James Freeman, who was shot dead by police

The Green Revolution: Electricity generation from coal dips below renewables for first time in US history
The Green Revolution: Electricity generation from coal dips below renewables for first time in US history

Coal, which has long been the go-to fuel source in the power sector, had already been demoted to second place by natural gas, and now wind and solar power are quickly catching up

Mother who died trying to shield rabbi during Poway synagogue shooting would've 'forgiven' her killer
Mother who died trying to shield rabbi during Poway synagogue shooting would've 'forgiven' her killer

Lori Kaye, 60, was killed in the Saturday shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue near San Diego after 19-year-old John T. Earnest opened fire at the congregation

How a cow helped the FBI capture the elusive thief Frank Sprenz, aka The Flying Robber, 60 years ago
How a cow helped the FBI capture the elusive thief Frank Sprenz, aka The Flying Robber, 60 years ago

Sprenz was a man who had been on the wrong side of the law from an early age and was in a federal prison in Ohio by the time he reached his late 20s. He broke out from the prison and from there began his cat-and-mouse game with the authorities

Teen who beheaded fellow classmate and chopped off his hands for talking to his girlfriend goes on trial
Teen who beheaded fellow classmate and chopped off his hands for talking to his girlfriend goes on trial

The girlfriend, 18-year-old Leilany Dejesus, testified on April 29 that Mathew Borges had been filled with rage and jealousy when he saw her talking to Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino

Brigham Young University valedictorian comes out as proud 'gay son of God' in speech
Brigham Young University valedictorian comes out as proud 'gay son of God' in speech

Matt Easton, who had interned in Utah Senator Mitt Romney's 2018 campaign, had reportedly told very close family and friends but had never publicly disclosed that he was gay

Adam Lambert would have never toured with Queen if he hadn't sung 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in his 2009 'American Idol' audition
Adam Lambert would have never toured with Queen if he hadn't sung 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in his 2009 'American Idol' audition

The judges weren't too thrilled with his performance of Michael Jackson's 'Rock With You' but then he pleaded with them for another chance and that's when he sang his already prepared Queen hit song 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Ramin Djawadi's fantastic soundtrack was the real winner in the epic 'Game of Thrones' battle and deserves a big shout-out
Ramin Djawadi's fantastic soundtrack was the real winner in the epic 'Game of Thrones' battle and deserves a big shout-out

The musical genius of composer Ramin Djawadi was apparent as his score brought the horrors of the battle right into our homes in Season 8 Episode 3

Indonesia to abandon 'sinking' capital Jakarta, search on for new city off mainland
Indonesia to abandon 'sinking' capital Jakarta, search on for new city off mainland

The low-lying capital is sinking up to 18cm per year due to over-extraction of groundwater and almost 40 percent of Jakarta is now reportedly below sea level

Women show off 'carrywear' at NRA's Concealed Carry fashion show with concealed weapon slots in bags and undergarments
Women show off 'carrywear' at NRA's Concealed Carry fashion show with concealed weapon slots in bags and undergarments

The National Rifle Association (NRA) was in Indianapolis on April 27 and some of the designers are now using the audience themselves to showcase how easy it is now to conceal a firearm

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