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  • 90 days duck crossing: 2 people killed with woman helping ducks cross road, sentence
    90 days duck crossing: Woman charged with two deaths, stopped car to save ducks
    A total of 90 days behind bars for a duck crossing crime is making news this afternoon. A woman is being indirectly charged with two car accident deaths this week when she abruptly stopped her vehicle to save some young ducklings waddling through...
  • Phil Stern
    Photographer Phil Stern dead at 95
    Photographer Phil Stern, who was among World War II’s most famous chroniclers before turning his attention to Hollywood and the music industry, died over the weekend at age 95.Phil Stern, an award-winning photographer who lugged his camera...
  • Rat poison found in pills linked to deaths at India’s sterilization camp
    Rat poison found in pills linked to deaths at India’s sterilization camp
    Tablets linked to the deaths of at least fifteen women at a government-run sterilization camp in Chhattisgarh, India, were likely contaminated with a chemical compound commonly used in rat poison, two senior state officials said on Saturday. On...
  • Sonny, one of the Gilbert 23 Dogs
    Justice for the Gilbert 23: MCSO report released; the Hugheses plead not guilty
    "Sonny just died."Three simple words. But loaded with meaning. Those three words were sent via text from Logan Flake to Jesse Todd Hughes at 10:17 a.m. on June 20, 2014.The significance behind this text? 10:17 a.m. is approximately five...
  • New survey: only 6% of US hospitals are prepared to receive Ebola patients
    New survey: only 6% of US hospitals are prepared to receive Ebola patients
    Although less than a dozen Ebola cases have occurred in the United States, more could occur in any area visited by a recent traveler from West Africa. In total, there have been nine Ebola patients treated in the US. The most recent victim, 33-year...
  • Facts about the Ebola virus
    Ebola: Learn the facts
    The Ebola virus disease used to be known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever. It is a severe virus that is often fatal in humans. All of the deaths related to Ebola have occurred in Africa except for three cases that were the result of laboratory...
  • Kurt Sutter of 'Sons of Anarchy'
    ‘Sons of Anarchy’ season 7: Kurt Sutter reveals how many club members will die
    We’ve been hearing for some time now that Season 7 of “Sons of Anarchy” will have a high body count. In the premiere, Jax (Charlie Hunnam), who is on a mission of revenge, tells his club, “For me to move forward with all...
  • Aleppo
    190,000 + deaths in Syria
    Soldier-Scholar Professor Bernard Fall once reported that the sum of deaths of 48 small wars before WWI and WWII equalled the number of deaths in the two big ones. It should not be surprising the hundreds of thousands of people are being killed in...
  • Sandy
    Green Acre victims' families still waiting for answers, arrests
    Almost two months after nearly two dozen dogs (known as the "Gilbert 23") perished on or about June 20, 2014, at the pet boarding facility known as Green Acre, in Gilbert, Arizona, grieving dog owners are left with not much more than...
  • O'Neal blames GM for deaths due to faulty switch, but who's really to blame?
    O'Neal blames GM for deaths due to faulty switch, but who's really to blame?
    Members of the U.S. Senate subcommittee questioned the CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra, at a time when the automobile maker is being investigated due to the slow withdrawal of 2.6 million small cars due to a faulty ignition switch. Barra was...
  • Prescription painkiller abuse rampant in the US
    Prescription painkiller abuse rampant in the US
    According to a new report released on July 1 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prescription drug abuse is widespread through the United States. In addition, the prescription rates vary widely from state to state. Individuals...
  • Mom and dad leave child in car, hot death results for son
    Mom hot car death: Child left in car one day and killed by heat, online research
    A hot car death case has resulted in one mom being questioned by police after it was discovered she had only recently researched deaths of children in extreme heat online. CNN reports this Sunday, June 29, 2014, that a mom and dad from Alabama are...
  • Green Acres Dog Boarding Tragedy
    Editorial: Green Acres Kennel Owners Should Be Ashamed
    By now, I would imagine nearly anyone with media access has heard about our local tragedy in Gilbert, Arizona - where 21 dogs perished while under the responsibility and care of Green Acre Boarding Facility. That number of confirmed dead is taken...
  • Memorial Day Tribute to veterans
    Memorial Day tribute to Veterans
    Flags are flying at full staff at the start of Memorial Day weekend, to be dropped to half-staff on Monday in remembrance and honor of those who gave their lives in military service to our country. Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day...
  • Bernie Sanders
    Slap in the face to veterans: Senate Dems block bill to hold VA accountable
    On Thursday, Senate Democrats led by socialist Bernie Sanders of Vermont, blocked a bill that would make it possible for the scandal-plagued VA to fire employees based on poor performance, the Washington Free Beacon said. The move, Twitchy added,...