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Man Claims Penis Was Mistakenly Removed

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 11:02 AM

What to Know About the Immigration Crisis

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 9:59 PM

Israeli Missile Hits UN School in Gaza, Killing 15

At least 15 people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in Gaza were killed on Thursday when an Israeli missile struck a compound housing a United Nations-operated school, officials said. At least 150 people were injured at the school in Beit Hanoun. The latest strike is the fourth time a U.N. refugee agency has been hit in fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon condemned the shelling and said both sides must stop fighting and enter into dialogue. Read »
2 hours ago

22-Year-Old Murders Mother in Connecticut: Police

Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 1:37 AM
      

Husband Killed Rookie Cop, Burned Home in Cover-Up Attempt: Police

A California man is in custody, accused in the death of his wife, who was a young mother and rookie Escondido Police officer. According to Murrieta Police, Freddy Perez-Rodas told homicide investigators overnight that he killed Officer Laura Perez and burned their home in an attempt to cover up the crime. Read »

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 9:57 PM

7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

Although experts have long recommended eight hours of sleep a night for adults, several new studies show that seven hours may be the best amount. Those who sleep seven hours, not more or less, tend to do better on memory tests and live longer. But shaving just 20 minutes off of that can impair brain function. Teenagers, however, need about as much sleep as a toddler, while older adults require the least amount of sleep. Read »
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:53 PM

116 Feared Dead After Jet Wreckage Found in Mali

Wreckage from a commercial jetliner that disappeared over west Africa carrying 116 people, nearly half from France, has been found in Mali, in what is the third major international aviation disaster in a week, NBC News and the Associated Press reported. Algeria-bound Air Algerie Flight AH5017 vanished from radar about 50 minutes after it took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, according to the Algerian Press Service. Burnt human remains and wreckage from the plane were found by rescuers and locals about 31 miles from Mali's border with Burkina Faso. Separatist violence in the area may hamper an eventual investigation. Read »
39 minutes ago

Patient Kills Case Worker, Shoots Doctor Who Then Fires Back

34 minutes ago

SUV Slams Boy on Bike Through Bronx Storefront

2 hours ago

Boy, 3, Drowns in Staten Island Day Care Pool: Police

2 hours ago

Police Say Mom Brought Three Kids to Home Burglary

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Mother of Two Drowns Trying to Save Boy

Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 12:13 AM

Market Basket Employees to Hold "Grand Finale" Rally

Market Basket protestors in Massachusetts will rally Friday morning in a "grand finale" protest, as the employees' walkout grinds on and the chorus of calls for the company to reinstate its ousted CEO grows louder, New England Cable News reported. According to the Save Market Basket Facebook page, the rally will be held at 9 a.m. Friday at the Tewksbury Market Basket on Main Street. Employees are angry over the firing and replacement of former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas by his cousin after decades of bitter feuding. Read »
Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 2:33 AM

Arrest Made in 1992 Cold Case Murder of Illinois Teen

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Sick Suburban Chicago Boy Becomes a Cop For a Day