Category: News

Hundreds filed lawsuits under Child Victims Act in New York

Jeffrey Eskridge has spent 42 years dreaming of the moment he’d be able to strike back at the Roman Catholic priest who he says raped him repeatedly as a teenager. He finally got his chance Wednesday with a Child Victims Act lawsuit filed in Kings County Supreme Court in Brooklyn. Hundreds of child sex abuse […]

‘Guardian angel’ camper saves family of 4 from vicious wolf attack

A family’s summer vacation went terribly wrong in the middle of the night when, they say, they were attacked by a wolf. Elise Rispoli took to social media to share the harrowing experience her family of four went through on their trip to Banff National Park, a popular wilderness destination outside of Calgary, Canada. “It […]

Children of TPS holders fight for their parents’ protection in court

A group of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and their U.S. citizen children spoke out in court in support of a ruling that blocked the Trump administration from ending their families’ protected immigration status. At a hearing on Wednesday at the Ninth Circuit Court in Pasadena, California, the families asserted that the administration’s intent to […]

Jeffrey Epstein’s body claimed by unidentified ‘associate’

Jeffrey Epstein’s body has been claimed from the New York City medical examiner’s office, a source close to the investigation told on Wednesday. Epstein, 66, was found dead by apparent suicide Saturday morning in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan. The center’s warden has been temporarily reassigned, and the two guards assigned […]

Suspect in custody after 6 officers hurt in hours-long Philadelphia standoff

An armed suspect accused of opening fire and wounding six officers in north Philadelphia during a nearly eight-hour standoff surrendered early Thursday, officials said. The gunfire began Wednesday afternoon as police attempted to serve a narcotics warrants, police said. Shortly after midnight, police spokesman Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted that a suspect was in custody and […]

Classic TV mystery: Who left old television sets on front porches in Virginia?

More than 50 people in Virginia received free TVs this week from an anonymous donor, but they weren’t the giant, flat-screened models many would covet. Instead, residents of Henrico County, Virginia, woke up Sunday to find old-model TV sets on their porches and lawns and learned later the clunky electronics were left by someone wearing […]