News

May, 2016

  • 30 May

    FBI Capture Most Wanted Fugitive Accused of Killing Girlfriend, Unborn Child

    FBI Capture Most Wanted Fugitive Accused of Killing Girlfriend, Unborn Child

    A convicted felon who was added to the FBI’s most wanted list two weeks agowas nabbed Sunday at the U.S.-Mexico border, federal officials said. Philip Patrick Policarpio, 39, allegedly killed his pregnant girlfriend during an argument at a party on April 12 — first beating her with his hands, then shooting …

  • 30 May

    The Aftermath of the Flint Water Crisis: 3 Years Later

    The Aftermath of the Flint Water Crisis: 3 Years Later

    For many families in Flint Michigan, their stream of water as well as their stream of happiness has been polluted with seemingly constant toxins and negativity. Will I ever be able to rely on my tap water again? Will I every be able to drink out of something other than bottles without …

  • 29 May

    Mexican Pro Soccer Player Alan Pulido Kidnapped

    Mexican Pro Soccer Player Alan Pulido Kidnapped

    CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — Federal and state forces mounted an operation Sunday to find kidnapped Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, who was abducted in the crime-plagued northern border state of Tamaulipas. The 25-year-old Pulido is a forward for Olympiacosof Greece and was part of Mexico’s 2014 World Cup team, though he wasn’t called …

  • 29 May

    Man Arrested After Damaging Memorial Day Cross Display in Henderson, Kentucky

    Man Arrested After Damaging Memorial Day Cross Display in Henderson, Kentucky

    Residents of a Kentucky county are rallying and working frantically to repair and replace a Memorial Day cross display that was damaged by a driver accused of plowing through the crosses. The cross display in Central Park in Henderson, which is about 130 miles west of Louisville, honors the names …

  • 29 May

    Harris County, Georgia: Suspect Arrested After Deputy Shot in Face During Traffic Stop

    Man Found Dead After Woman Witnesses ‘Body Transfer’ Near Sterling Heights Intersection

    Authorities in Georgia say a suspect has been arrested after a sheriff’s deputy was shot in the face during a traffic stop south of Atlanta. Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor tells WTVM-TV that 24-year-old Joe Lee Garrett was arrested just hours after the shooting happened about 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say Garrett …

  • 29 May

    Venice, Los Angeles: Vietnam War Memorial Vandalized With Graffiti

    Venice, Los Angeles: Vietnam War Memorial Vandalized With Graffiti

    A mural honoring 2,273 Vietnam Veterans was destroyed ahead of Memorial Day in Venice, California. Vandals painted over most of the 2,273 names. Each one is a missing Vietnam Veteran. A significant cleanup was planned after extensive graffiti, with a thick sheen of silver paint, covered the mural that stood …

  • 28 May

    Vet Intern Discovers Dog’s Paralysis Caused By Tick Before Euthanization

    Vet Intern Discovers Dog's Paralysis Caused By Tick Before Euthanization

    A 10-year-old dog named Ollie is alive today thanks to a Portland, Oregon-based DoveLewis Animal Hospital intern who found a tick hidden in his ear, moments before the veterinarian was to euthanise the sick dog. Ollie’s owners, Al and Joelle, decided to put the dog to sleep after noticing his rapidly failing …

  • 28 May

    Cincinnati Zoo: Gorilla Shot and Killed After 3-Year-Old Boy Falls Into Enclosure

    Cincinnati Zoo: Gorilla Shot and Killed After 3-Year-Old Boy Falls Into Enclosure

    A 17-year-old gorilla was shot dead Saturday by a Cincinnati Zoo employee who feared the animal would harm a child who had climbed into its enclosure, according to officials. The 4-year-old boy climbed under a railing and through wires and fell about 10 feet into the enclosure at about 4 …

  • 28 May

    Doctors Urge Officials to Delay or Relocate Rio Olympics Over Zika Virus

    More than 100 prominent doctors and professors said Friday in an open letter to the World Health Organization that the 2016 Summer Olympics, set to take place in Rio de Janeiro, should be delayed or relocated due to the Zika virus outbreak. “We make this call despite the widespread fatalism …

  • 27 May

    Jennifer Esposito Blasts Fox News, Says She Didn’t Skip Town

    Jennifer Esposito Blasts Fox News, Says She Didn't Skip Town

    A Fox News article, which cited a source that spoke with Page Six, said former “Blue Bloods” star Jennifer Esposito was reportedly skipping town to Denmark after her gluten-free bakery, Jennifer’s Way, was hit with a $43 million lawsuit. Just one problem: Esposito is calling shenanigans on the whole skipping town …