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Transgender inmate found dead in Rikers Island cell

A transgender inmate was found dead in a jail cell on Rikers Island on Friday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell at the Rose M. S...

Transgender inmate found dead in Rikers Island cell

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Transgender Rikers inmate found dead allegedly ignored by guards A silent and unresponsive Layleen Polanco — the transgender inmate found dead in her Rikers Island cell last week — was ignored by guards for nearly two hours before they tried to help, a jailhouse eyewitness is claiming. Polanco, 27, was declared de...
2019-06-16 00:15

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Polanco, a Black Trans Woman Found Dead in a Rikers Island Jail Cell A 27-year-old black trans woman, Layleen Polanco, also known as Layleen Xtravaganza, was found dead in her jail cell on Rikers Island last week, and the LGBTQ community and her family plan to rally today to demand justice in her name....
2019-06-11 05:45

Arizona inmate found dead in Tucson prison by suicide TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died at a state prison in Tucson by suicide. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Dirk Vandeveer was found Friday hanging from a sheet in a dormitory shower area. Staff attempt...
2019-05-21 15:45

A Transgender Woman Who Was Attacked in Dallas Last Month Has Been Found Dead When Muhlaysia Booker was attacked in April, it made headlines. One month later, she was shot and killed. The police have not linked the two episodes....
2019-05-21 17:30

Ex-Rikers inmate who says she was raped by guards gets $1.2M A former Rikers Island inmate who says three jail guards raped her over the course of several hours has reached a $1.2 million settlement with the city. The plaintiff, identified in court papers as Jane Doe due to the nature of the allegations, says ...
2019-07-02 07:15

Transgender woman recently assaulted on camera found shot dead in Dallas Body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street on Saturday and no suspect has been identified, police saidA 23-year-old transgender woman who was seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people has been found shot dead in...
2019-05-21 15:00

Ex-Rikers inmate files suit against DOC chief Cynthia Brann A recently released Rikers inmate who twice used a jailhouse phone to chat with Mayor Bill de Blasio about prison conditions filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Department of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann — and then unsuccessfully tried to serve ...
2019-07-09 22:30

Dead gray whale found on island is Alaska’s third this year ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A third gray whale has been found dead in Alaska. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a gray whale was spotted Tuesday on Kodiak Island. Carcasses also were found this spring near Cordova and south of Anc...
2019-05-23 02:15

Woman and 2 Children Are Found Dead on Staten Island, Police Say All three victims were found in the same room, officials said. The police said officers had been called to the house for a domestic incident once before....
2019-06-22 23:30

Woman, two toddlers found dead inside Staten Island home A woman and her two sons were found dead Saturday morning inside a Staten Island home, and her husband — the children’s father — is in custody as a person of interest, law enforcement sources said. The 37-year-old woman and her boys, ages 2 and...
2019-06-22 19:45

Paul Manafort Won't Be Going to Rikers Island After All Former Trump campaign manager and convicted criminal Paul Manafort was supposed to be held in the Rikers Island jail in New York this month—a notorious hellhole that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has promised to close—while he faced new state charges. Now, it se...
2019-06-18 06:30

Bagged lunch sparks inmate fight in courthouse holding cell INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A dispute over a banana and a cookie apparently sparked a fight between two inmates in a holding cell at a Pennsylvania courthouse. Authorities say 18-year-old Ryshawn Crawford and a 35-year-old man were at the Indiana County cour...
2019-06-11 14:30

N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women’s prison RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to a women’s prison. The state’s Department of Public Safety on Friday told lawyers for the ACLU of North Carolin...
2019-05-25 03:30

Family of inmate who died of dehydration in jail cell paid $6.75 million settlement Terrill Thomas was discovered dead in his jail cell in 2016 seven days after the water was turned off.        ...
2019-05-29 22:45

Manafort to be moved to Rikers Island for new state charges Paul Manafort, the former head of President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, will be moved from federal prison to the infamous Rikers Island jail complex in New York City in connection to new state charges....
2019-06-04 22:15

Paul Manafort will reportedly be moved from federal lockup to Rikers Island President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort will be moved from a federal prison lockup in Pennsylvania to Rikers Island later this week, a report said Monday. Manhattan District Attorney requested the transfer after a New York grand...
2019-06-04 06:45

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on T...
2019-06-04 21:45

Rikers Island inmates are increasingly missing doctor visits: report Missed doctor visits among sick Rikers Island inmates are on the rise as city jails face a spate of medically-related deaths behind bars, according to a new report. And correction officers are to blame for failing to escort inmates to their scheduled...
2019-06-30 01:15

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the h...
2019-05-24 00:00

Paul Manafort not going to Rikers Island, will remain in federal custody after DOJ rejects move, source says The Justice Department has rejected New York County District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.'s attempt to have former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort transferred to the notorious Rikers Island prison complex ahead of his pending state court trial, amid q...
2019-06-18 08:15

Someone Get Kim Kardashian on the Phone: Trump's Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Headed to Rikers Island I am sure that Kim Kardashian is already on top of this but Paul Manafort, the president’s one-time campaign chairman who’s serving a federal prison sentence, is heading to the notorious Rikers Island jail in New York City where he’s expected to spen...
2019-06-04 22:45

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
2019-06-08 03:45

Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort to be sent to New York's notorious Rikers Island jail: Reports Paul Manafort, the former chief of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, is reportedly set to be sent from federal prison to New York City's notorious Rikers Island jail as a local prosecutor pursues state charges against the convicted fe...
2019-06-04 16:15

Mobile Phone Found In Om Prakash Chautala's Prison Cell In Tihar A mobile phone was found from the prison cell of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala during a surprise inspection by Tihar jail authorities, officials said Friday....
2019-06-14 16:01

Man arrested in death of transgender woman found in lake DALLAS (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a murder charge in the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake. Dallas police said in a statement Thursday night that the investigation into the death of 26-year-old Chyn...
2019-06-21 06:45

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescuers spotted Mina’s body Wednesday morning about 300 feet below a fall line in the summit regio...
2019-05-30 11:15

More body parts found off Coney Island NYPD scuba divers recovered partial bones and a black belt from the water off Coney Island, police sources said Sunday. The remains were found at Riegalman Board Walk West and West 5th Street around 6:30 p.m. Saturday — two days after divers di...
2019-07-15 00:00

Three dead after SUV veers off road on Long Island Three people were killed when their car veered off a Long Island road on Monday night, police said. The SUV was traveling on Mount Sinai-Coram Road in Mount Sinai at about 11 p.m. when it swerved off the road and slammed into a utility pole, accordin...
2019-07-09 12:30

Man found stabbed to death in Long Island home A 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed at a Long Island home, cops said Sunday. The man, Evan Grablesky, had multiple defensive stab wounds to the arms and hands and there were signs of a struggle in multiple areas of the house on Elliott Street in Me...
2019-06-02 22:30

Giant trilobite fossil found on Australia's Kangaroo Island Paleontologists have discovered a giant new trilobite species on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The discovery promises insights into the success of arthropods during the Cambrian Explosion....
2019-06-14 06:15

Human leg, other body parts found in Coney Island: cops A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to police sources. “We think there may be more,” a source told The Post. “They can se...
2019-07-12 01:30

Police say body found on Long Island is MS-13 gang victim MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say they have recovered the body of a MS-13 gang victim who was buried in a shallow grave over two years ago. Newsday reports that detectives unearthed the body in the heavily wooded Massapequa Preserve o...
2019-05-26 00:30

Remains of missing Long Island woman found in Florida Florida detectives are probing the death of a missing Long Island woman, whose remains were found last week in the Sunshine State, as a homicide. Jenna Jacobsen, 20, of East Islip, NY, was last seen on April 25 after she traveled to Broward County, F...
2019-06-05 18:45

Missing Game Dead Island 2 Is Still In Development, Publisher Says In the zombie apocalypse, no corpse is ever truly lifeless, and the same is apparently true of zombie video games. Dead Island 2, the long-missing sequel to Polish studio Techland’s 2011 zombie survival game, has seemingly stumbled back to its decaye...
2019-05-25 08:15

Origin of Greek Civilization Believed Found On Monumental Pyramid Island A new discovery has possibly revealed the origin of Ancient Greek culture. In a remote and uninhabited pyramid-shaped islet, archaeologists have found evidence of a rich cultural ...
2019-07-10 17:45

1 dead, 6 injured in massive crash on Long Island Expressway A 67-year-old man is dead and six others are injured after a five-car collision brought traffic to a standstill on the Long Island Expressway in Queens, police said Friday. A black Honda SUV, driven by the 67-year-old, was headed east around 1:30 p.m...
2019-06-28 23:30

9-year-old Brooklyn girl found dead in her bed A 9-year-old girl was found dead in her bed in Borough Park on Friday morning, according to cops. One of Besa Lufo’s parents called 911 at 10:30 a.m., and officers found the schoolgirl “unconscious and unresponsive” in bed at the ho...
2019-07-06 00:30

Marathoner found dead after cheating allegations A 70-year-old runner has been found dead in the Los Angeles River, days after he was disqualified from the L.A. Marathon following allegations of cheating....
2019-07-06 00:30

Third gray whale found dead in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A third gray whale has been found dead in Alaska. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a gray whale was spotted Tuesday on Kodiak Island. Carcasses also were found this spring near Cordova and south of Anchorag...
2019-05-23 23:15

Seven whales found dead in Alaska over one weekend Seven dead gray whales were discovered on Alaska shores over the Fourth of July weekend — and experts say the climate crisis is to blame, according to a new report. Four of the whales were discovered near Kodiak Island, two in the city of Egegi...
2019-07-13 00:30

Bicyclist found dead on southwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatality after a bicyclist was found dead on the southwest side Wednesday morning. According to PCSD, the man was found next to a bicycle near Bilby and Palomino roads. The caus...
2019-06-19 23:30

Bronx man found dead after being choked in stairwell A 37-year-old man was found dead in the stairwell of his Bronx apartment building after being choked during a fight with his girlfriend, police said Monday. The victim, Lawrence Leathers, was arguing with his girlfriend, Lisa Harris, inside the secon...
2019-06-03 22:30

Police: 4 found dead in waterway near US-Mexico border Four men were found dead Monday in an irrigation canal that diverts water from the Rio Grande to farmers in southern New Mexico and west Texas, according to El Paso police....
2019-06-11 11:45

Dead body found in Union Square Park A dead body was discovered lying in the grass at Union Square Park on Thursday afternoon, police said. Authorities were called shortly after noon to the park near East 15th Street and Union Square West, where they found the unidentified man unrespons...
2019-06-06 23:15

Missing 2-year-old boy found dead inside neighbor’s SUV A missing Texas 2-year-old has been found dead inside a neighbor’s car near his family’s apartment, a day after he disappeared, police said. Denton Police Chief Frank Dixon said the body of Sarbesh Gurung was discovered inside a neighbor’s SUV early ...
2019-07-04 16:15

More than 260 dead dolphins found on Gulf Coast since February Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating why bottlenose dolphins are stranding themselves at an unusually high rate in the Northern Gulf of Mexico this year...
2019-06-15 23:45

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of one dog and 18 cats were found Wednesday in carriers...
2019-06-15 02:45

Police Investigate After Puppy Found Dead In Bag, 2 Others Abandoned McCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in far western Kentucky were investigating after one puppy was found dead in a bag and two others were abandoned. Officials said someone recently made the sad discovery at Metropolis Ferry Landing in Padu...
2019-06-10 13:15

Florida man found dead with 100 dog bites after he took a shortcut home Authorities say a man in Florida was killed by a pack of dogs who bit him more than 100 times as he took a shortcut to gt home.        ...
2019-07-07 23:00

Another whale found dead with a stomach full of plastic It’s a sad but familiar story: A young whale has been found dead, washed ashore with a belly full of plastic. Greenpeace in Italy shared graphic pictures of a beached sperm whale carcass found on the coast of Sicilia on social media over the weekend....
2019-05-22 22:45

Two men found dead with gunshot trauma at midtown residence TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a potential double homicide after two men were found deceased Monday evening at a midtown residence. According to officials, TPD received a report of a possible homicide at a home at around 7:3...
2019-06-18 22:30

The day I found my partner dead: ‘I touch your neck. It’s cold’ You were meant to be starting your paternity leave. But when the baby and I came to wake you, you weren’t movingI wake up next to Ivan at 6.30am. We got a good night’s sleep. Well, everything is relative, but it was good by our standards. Ivan – near...
2019-06-15 10:15

American scientist who vanished in Greece found dead A scientist from California who disappeared a week ago while attending a conference in Greece has been found dead, authorities and her employer said Tuesday. Greek authorities said they recovered a body inside a World War II bunker in the town of Cha...
2019-07-10 04:30

Tyler Skaggs, Angels Pitcher, Found Dead at 27 Skaggs was found dead Monday in a hotel room, according to the authorities in Texas, where the Angels were scheduled to play the Rangers. The game was quickly canceled....
2019-07-02 00:45

Missing homicide detective Joe Calabrese found dead The veteran NYPD homicide detective who went missing on Thursday, sparking a massive manhunt, was found dead of an apparent suicide, police sources said. The body of Joe Calabrese, 58, was found near bushes in Plumb Beach in Brooklyn Thursday afterno...
2019-06-07 00:45

5 Dead Endangered Right Whales Found In Canadian Waters Five critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence this month, Canadian officials said Thursday....
2019-06-28 07:30

TPD identifies homicide victim found dead in vehicle TUCSON – A homicide investigation has been launched in reference to the man who was found dead in a vehicle on Tucson’s south side Thursday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, an adult male, later identified as 36-year-old A...
2019-07-06 06:30

A family vanished, then found dead in desert. Now, a verdict SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A jury’s verdict will be revealed in the case of a Southern California man charged with killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the desert. It will be read Monday in court in San Bernardino in the murd...
2019-06-10 08:30

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been strangled to death....
2019-05-28 06:45

David Johnson, automotive journalist, found dead at 43 Johnson's body was discovered in the Mokelumne River in California on Thursday by searchers from the Calaveras County Sheriff's Department. He went missing on June 5....
2019-06-22 00:45

2 found dead after migrant boat capsizes off Libyan coast: UN The International Organization for Migration said the boat was carrying over 95 migrants and floundered off the coast of the western town of Garaboli, 60 kilometres east of the capital, Tripoli....
2019-06-02 19:15

Georgia grocery store employee found dead in freezer The body of a Georgia grocery store worker was found in the supermarket’s freezer, police said Monday. The Muscogee County coroner confirmed 51-year-old Larry Alvin Long II’s body was discovered Saturday inside the Piggly Wiggly store in ...
2019-06-04 00:30

70-Year-Old Disqualified Marathon Runner Found Dead In The L.A. River Frank Meza, the 70-year-old distance runner who had his age group–record time at the L.A. Marathon disqualified on Monday after officials deemed that he had cheated, was found dead in the Los Angeles River on Thursday morning, according to local TV s...
2019-07-05 23:15

Plane Stowaway Found Dead After Plunge Into a London Garden A man’s body fell to earth on a Heathrow Airport flight path. The police say he had probably hidden in a wheel well of an inbound Kenya Airways flight....
2019-07-02 22:30

Authorities ID Nevada man found dead under vehicle after California quakes Authorities in Nevada have identified a man who was found dead this week under a vehicle that may have collapsed on him during strong earthquakes in Southern California....
2019-07-12 08:15

German district president found dead with gunshot wound Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound to his head. Police said there was no indication of suicide and that they were looking for a perpetrator....
2019-06-03 23:45

Child, pregnant mom found dead in car amid floods in Pennsylvania A Pennsylvania police chief says a pregnant woman and her 8-year-old son have been found dead in a car swept away by floodwaters. Douglass Township Police Chief John Dzurek told news outlets the car was swept down the Manatawny Creek for about a half...
2019-07-12 10:45

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days Miranda Schaup-Werner had just checked into her Bahia Grand Principe hotel, in the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macoris, and was taking pictures from her room balcony last Saturday when she......
2019-06-06 04:30

Charles Levin, Actor Seen in ‘Seinfeld,’ Is Found Dead in Oregon Mr. Levin, whose body was discovered in a remote area, played a mohel in the series and became that profession’s “team mascot,” his son said. “Every mohel compares himself to him.”...
2019-07-15 21:00

20 dogs found dead in freezer, nearly 200 rescued from NJ hoarding situation NEW JERSEY (WNBC) – Nearly 200 dogs were rescued from a nightmare hoarding situation in New Jersey on Tuesday — some pregnant, many sick and most having had only limited human contact. Law enforcement sources said the dogs were rescued from the...
2019-06-15 07:15

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up w...
2019-07-15 03:30

Austria: 3 women found dead in Vienna apparently starved Austrian police say that a woman and her two daughters who were found dead at their Vienna apartment earlier this week appear to have starved to death....
2019-05-23 16:30

Glastonbury festival security guard found dead in tent Police say man in his 60s had been working for G4S on site and his death is not suspiciousA security guard has been found dead in his tent at Glastonbury festival, police say.The man in his 60s was discovered at 5pm on Sunday. He had been working on ...
2019-07-01 20:45

Missing British hiker found dead in New Zealand: police The body of a 49-year-old British hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago on a mountain range in New Zealand was found on Wednesday, police said....
2019-06-12 11:30

2 adults, teen found dead in home in ‘suspicious’ incident Two adults and one teenager were found dead in a Virginia home Wednesday morning and investigators are now calling the mysterious incident “suspicious.” The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office said it first received a call just before 9 a.m. from so...
2019-05-31 08:45

New Jersey woman found dead at her home during lunch break A 26-year-old New Jersey woman was found dead in her apartment — after neighbors recalled hearing faint screams and furniture moving, according to reports. Carolyn Byington had left work to go home for lunch on Monday but never returned, prompting co...
2019-06-14 18:30

American Biologist Found Dead in Greece Nearly a Week After Her Disappearance An American molecular biologist has been found dead in Greece nearly a week after she was reported missing. According to the Associated Press, police recovered a body believed to be that of Dr. Suzanne Eaton from a cave near the port of Chania, in n...
2019-07-09 22:15

Dead body found on train tracks near Hudson Yards Police discovered a dead body with a shovel lying nearby on some Manhattan train tracks close to Hudson Yards on Monday, according to law enforcement sources. The unidentified corpse was found in a pool of blood on a rail right-of-way that runs below...
2019-07-09 03:00

Officials: Missing Nicholas County Canoer Found Dead NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search for a missing Nicholas County canoer is over after his body was found Thursday afternoon. According to officials, 62-year-old James Jolly had been camping near the Licking River since Friday and went mi...
2019-06-07 13:45

Body parts found in gator after Florida man discovered dead FORT MEADE, Fla. (AP) — Officials are investigating the death of a man discovered floating in a Florida canal with some of his remains found inside an alligator. The Ledger reports that a person found the body floating west of Fort Me...
2019-06-29 23:30

Border Patrol: Guatemalan woman found dead in Arizona desert YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Guatemalan woman has been found dead in the southwestern Arizona desert after she became ill and was left behind by the group she was traveling with. Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working with a helicopter crew...
2019-06-06 03:45

Person of Interest sought after man found dead in Green Valley home TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a residence in Green Valley after a man was found dead inside a bedroom Wednesday afternoon. According to PCSD, the body of the man in his 60s was found in a home near the 600 blo...
2019-07-11 11:30

Couple vacationing in Dominican Republic found dead in hotel room Months after a Delaware mom said she survived a savage beating while on vacation in the Dominican Republic, an engaged Maryland couple was found dead inside their hotel room in that country, according to new reports. Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia...
2019-06-02 01:30

Noted jazz drummer Lawrence Leathers found dead in the Bronx NEW YORK (AP) — Noted jazz drummer Lawrence Leathers has been found dead outside a Bronx apartment. Police say the 37-year-old Leathers was found Sunday in a stairwell outside the apartment he shared with 41-year-old Lisa Harris. Police say Leathers ...
2019-06-04 06:30

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
2019-07-16 06:30

Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Dante Austin was found dead inside the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 27....
2019-06-12 01:30

Aunt’s boyfriend arrested after missing Dallas 18-month-old found dead DALLAS (KXAS) – Dallas police say they have arrested a 27-year-old man and charged him with felony injury to a child in connection with the death of Cedrick Jackson, an 18-month-old boy reported missing Wednesday morning. Dallas police said Thu...
2019-07-12 01:15

Bodies of Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic returned to US The bodies of a Maryland couple who died in the Dominican Republic while on vacation on May 30 have been brought back to the United States, according to their family lawyer, Steven Bullock....
2019-06-12 01:45

Marathoner Frank Meza found dead in river after being disqualified for cheating A 70-year-old retired physician who was accused of cheating in the Los Angeles Marathon was found dead in a river, police and relatives said. The body of Frank Meza, who was disqualified Monday after video showed he left the course in March during hi...
2019-07-05 14:45

Marathoner Frank Meza, 70, found dead in river after his disqualification for cheating A 70-year-old man found dead in the Los Angeles River on Thursday had been disqualified last week after appearing to set a new record for his age group in the city’s March marathon....
2019-07-05 18:30

Woman Who Went On Racist, Abusive Rant Against Air India Crew Found Dead The Irish woman who launched an expletive-ridden rant at Air India staffduring a Mumbai-London flight in November was found dead at her home in East Sussex in England on June 1, after having......
2019-07-04 17:15

3 Americans found dead in Dominican Republic ‘sister’ resorts within 5 days The three died suddenly and under mysterious circumstances at two resorts in the Caribbean island nation, according to local authorities and the U.S. State Department....
2019-06-06 10:15

Bianca Devins found dead after grisly photo posted on Instagram An upstate man allegedly slit the throat of a teenage Instagram star he was dating — then posted a grisly photo of her lifeless body to social media along with a message that said “sorry,” according to police and reports Monday. Brandon A...
2019-07-15 21:30

Guatemalan woman found dead in Arizona desert: U.S. border patrol Authorities say a Guatemalan woman has been found dead in the southwestern Arizona desert after she became ill and was left behind by the group she was travelling with....
2019-06-06 07:00

70-year-old marathoner accused of cheating found dead in Los Angeles River Frank Meza, a 70-year-old runner who was recently disqualified from Los Angeles Marathon for alleged cheating, was found dead in Los Angeles River.       ...
2019-07-05 21:15

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scen...
2019-06-03 20:45

Father of Celtics rookie Tremont Waters found dead in motel Police in Connecticut say the father of Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters was found dead in a motel room; death ruled a suicide.       ...
2019-07-13 20:00

German hiker found dead near Blanc glacier in French Alps The 63-year-old tourist had set off for an early morning hike toward a glacier in the Alps in southern France. Search teams went to look for him when he failed to return....
2019-05-28 06:45

Maryland couple found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found unresponsive in their hotel room after missing their scheduled checkout time on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-03 08:30

German district president found dead with gunshot wound — report Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound in his head, according to a local media report. Police reportedly found no weapon at the scene....
2019-06-03 06:45

Former Arkansas state senator found dead from gunshot wound: report Authorities in Arkansas have reportedly opened a homicide investigation into the death of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead in her home from a gunshot wound on Tuesday evening.  ...
2019-06-05 09:15

Rescue group: Missing SC pony named ‘Pikachu’ found dead FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A group dedicated to finding missing horses says a South Carolina pony named Pikachu has been found dead. Stolen Horse International got involved after Hidden Pasture Farm owner Kate Nichols said last week th...
2019-06-14 15:45

Missing Missouri teen found dead in back of tractor-trailer The body of a Missouri teen who vanished while headed to do some odd jobs was found in the back of a tractor-trailer, authorities said. Jasmine Mills, 17, had been missing for two days when she was found dead Saturday morning in a Kansas City industr...
2019-07-01 21:30

Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room A Maryland couple has been found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic, which the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory about in April....
2019-06-02 18:15

American scientist Suzanne Eaton found dead in Greece after going missing Suzanne Eaton was found dead on the Greek island of Crete where she went missing during a work conference.        ...
2019-07-09 17:15

Activist Who Spotlighted Black History Found Dead In Trunk Of Car: Police Sadie Roberts-Joseph's sister remembers her as a woman who made things better - who led neighborhood trash cleanups and house repairs, who launched a local group to fight drugs and violence, who......
2019-07-15 06:30

Brother of New Jersey man who was found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room: 'Something is off there' The brother of a New Jersey man who was found dead last week in his resort hotel room in the Dominican Republic spoke out Wednesday on "Fox & Friends," cautioning Americans to reconsider their vacation plans in the Caribbean nation. ...
2019-06-19 19:30

Baby found alive with dead parents in Michigan motel room WHITEHALL, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police say a trooper found a dehydrated 6-month-old baby at a motel in the western part of the state in the same room with her dead parents. WOOD-TV reported that a cause of death wasn’t im...
2019-05-26 22:45

‘Zombie snake’ found in North Carolina can 'play dead,' officials say A snake that plays opossum? The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Recreation said....
2019-06-10 21:30

Missing 9-year-old girl, whose disappearance gripped China, found dead A 9-year-old Chinese girl's mysterious weeklong disappearance came to a tragic end Sunday after authorities confirmed her lifeless body had been found in the East China Sea....
2019-07-15 07:45

Woman found guilty on 21 charges in DUI crash that left a 21-year-old dead TUCSON – The woman who was arrested in connection to the 2017 DUI crash that killed a 21-year-old was found guilty on charges including possession of a dangerous drug and endangerment. Back on July 27, 2017, 32-year-old Erin Elizabeth Eman was ...
2019-05-21 15:45

Maryland couple found dead in their Dominican republic hotel room Edward Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day, 49, were found dead in their hotel room by hotel staff in the Dominican Republic.        ...
2019-06-03 16:45

Abducted grandson of Camden city official found dead in garage with bag over head The grandson of a high-ranking Camden, NJ, city official was found dead in a garage late Tuesday, two days after he was abducted during a BBQ run. Police ruled that Curtis Jenkins III, 20, died of homicide by asphyxiation and said that he was the vic...
2019-07-04 09:45

Colombian Soccer Player Found Dead Days After Family Reported Her Missing Leidy Asprilla, a 22-year-old soccer player who had represented Colombia in youth international tournaments, was found dead off the side of a road yesterday. Her family reported her missing on Sunday after Asprilla left home to pick up a teammate for...
2019-05-24 07:30

Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck found dead, suspect busted Missing University of Utah sorority sister Mackenzie Lueck has been confirmed as dead — and authorities busted a former U.S. Army information technology specialist Friday for allegedly killing her and burning her body, officials said. Ayoola Ajayi, 3...
2019-06-29 01:30

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
2019-07-14 10:30

El Salvador woman faces retrial in case of dead baby found in toilet SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador faces a second trial for murder Monday in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly restrictive abortion laws. Evelyn Beatri...
2019-07-16 03:15

Mom, boyfriend charged after missing 3-year-old girl found dead in Virginia river A southwestern Virginia mother and her boyfriend were arrested Wednesday after authorities found the body of a missing 3-year-old girl in a local river....
2019-07-11 05:30

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
2019-05-24 18:00

Official: Soldiers found dead at Mexico-Arizona border died by suicide Two U.S. Army soldiers who were found dead this month while deployed to the Mexican border in Arizona died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds, a medical examiner said Thursday....
2019-06-28 07:45

Toddler found dead inside dryer at Georgia trailer park: deputies A 2-year-old Georgia girl was found dead after climbing inside a dryer, authorities said. Officials from the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office told WTLV that the unidentified toddler was discovered Sunday at a trailer park in Waycross, a town of about...
2019-06-07 23:15

Dem donor Ed Buck accused of human trafficking by family of man found dead in his LA home The family of a man found dead in Ed Buck’s home two years ago are accusing the prominent Democratic donor of revenge porn and human trafficking in a new court filing, local outlets reported. Relatives of 26-year-old Gemmel Moore — who wa...
2019-07-10 04:30

Baby girl found in Michigan motel room with her dead parents, investigators say Michigan State Police said a trooper found a dehydrated 6-month-old baby in the same motel room as her dead parents on Friday, along with drug paraphernalia....
2019-05-27 04:45

Ropeless fishing gear in development as second right whale found dead in Gulf of St. Lawrence In 2017, twelve North Atlantic right whales were found dead in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, prompting Ottawa to create measures to help protect the species....
2019-06-22 14:30

Texas woman and ex-boyfriend who abducted her found dead on remote property: police The bodies of a missing woman and her ex-boyfriend who police believe kidnapped her at gunpoint last month were found Tuesday on a private piece of farmland in Texas, police said.  ...
2019-07-10 08:45

Dolphin impaled in the head found dead, wildlife officials seek clues Investigators are looking for who or what made a gash in the head of a bottlenose dolphin found dead in May.        ...
2019-07-12 09:00

U.S. military service member and her 2 toddler children found dead in New York City home A 36-year-old mother who is in the military and her two toddlers, ages 2 and 3, were found dead in a home in New York City’s Staten Island borough Saturday morning, police said. “EMS [Emergency Medical Services] responded and pronounced a...
2019-06-23 04:30

Arkansas authorities confirm dead body found earlier this week is former GOP state lawmaker Authorities in Arkansas confirmed on Thursday that a woman found dead outside her home this week is former Republican state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith. ...
2019-06-07 02:15

Four people found dead inside Iowa home suffered gunshot wounds, police say Authorities are investigating the deaths of four individuals found Saturday in a West Des Moines home. All four suffered gunshot wounds, police said.        ...
2019-06-16 21:30

Dad of Celtics draft pick Tremont Waters found dead in Connecticut hotel room The father of a recently drafted Boston Celtics player was mysteriously found dead in a Connecticut hotel room, according to a report Friday. Edwin Waters Jr. — the father of 21-year-old point guard Tremont Waters — was pronounced dead Thursday at a ...
2019-07-13 00:30

2 more dead gray whales have been found in Alaska, bringing the year's toll to 75 along the US West Coast Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the US West Coast, CNN affiliate KTUU reports....
2019-06-09 11:00

Air National Guard member, 2 toddlers found dead in NYC home; husband in custody: reports An Air National Guard member and her two young children were reportedly found murdered in their New York City home on Saturday — seven years after the mother was sworn in as a U.S. citizen, embarking on her American dream....
2019-06-23 13:15

Man attacks immigrant detention center in Washington state, found dead after police shooting TUCSON– A day before the Trump administration was set to conduct mass roundups of undocumented immigrants around the U.S., a man threw incendiary devices at an immigrant detention center in Washington state and was later found dead at the scene...
2019-07-14 01:45

CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. (Corrects APNewsAlert to reflect she was a former state senator). The post CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arres...
2019-06-15 02:45

Police hunting Oklahoma couple after 1 child found dead, 1 missing and 3 others left in 'critical condition' Police in Missouri and Oklahoma are hunting two parents after they say one of their children was found dead, one was reported missing and three others were located in “critical condition.”...
2019-07-03 20:30

Florida Fish & Wildlife officials say someone has been shooting alligators after several were found dead in a Collier County canal (WBBH/NBC News) The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working with law enforcement to find out who shot several alligators found dead in a Collier County canal. “It’s ridiculous. Why kill an animal that’s not bothering you and is w...
2019-06-22 15:45

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel days before Maryland couple found dead Just days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania collapsed and died in the same hotel.        ...
2019-06-05 16:15

Barstool Sports fires writer for mocking Utah student Mackenzie Lueck before she was found dead The popular sports website Barstool Sports fired one of its writers for mocking Mackenzie Lueck, the missing 23-year-old college student who was found dead Friday. ...
2019-07-01 20:00

Stromboli volcano eruption: one dead 'from falling stones' as volcano erupts on Italian island A tourist has died after a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion that enveloped the popular tourist destination in ash....
2019-07-03 20:45

Brother of 'Shark Tank' star Barbara Corcoran found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room Jonathan Corcoran, a retired New Jersey businessman and brother of ABC-TV "Shark Tank" judge Barbara Corcoran, was found dead in April in a Dominican Republic hotel room....
2019-06-13 01:15

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, founder of African American history museum found dead in trunk, set for autopsy Louisiana cops hunting the killer of an African American history museum founder — who was discovered last week in a car trunk — planned an autopsy Monday in the "heinous" murder, as friends and lawmakers eulogized the civil rights activist as "a moth...
2019-07-16 00:15

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel chain days before Maryland couple found dead Days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania died at a hotel in the same area.        ...
2019-06-06 10:45

'He was just the sweetest baby': Texas toddler found dead in landfill following statewide Amber Alert The remains of 18-month-old Cedrick Jackson were found in a Rowlett landfill shortly after he was the subject of a statewide Amber Alert.        ...
2019-07-12 09:00

No happy ending: Missing Hawaiian hiker Noah 'Kekai' Mina found dead Less than a week after the rescue of a hiker lost in a Hawaiian forest for 17 days, the search for another missing Hawaiian hiker ended in tragedy.        ...
2019-05-30 20:45

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
2019-05-21 16:30

Ray Kelly rails against Rikers closure, city’s homeless problem Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly raged against plans to open neighborhood jails, decriminalize fare-beating and a ballooning homelessness crisis during a radio appearance Sunday. Kelly painted a picture of a city slipping backwards during a Fourt...
2019-07-08 09:15

Rikers guard claims she was sexually assaulted by male boss A Rikers Island guard claims she was sexually assaulted by a male boss, then faced retaliation when a supervisor friend of his did nothing as an ­inmate menaced her. Correction officer Joanne Vega claims in a lawsuit that Capt. Edwich Jasmin ordered ...
2019-06-02 04:00

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the...
2019-06-12 05:15

Rikers inmates stop fellow prisoner who attacked female guard A Rikers correctional officer was locked in a pantry and attacked by an inmate Wednesday morning — but other prisoners rushed to the woman’s aid, law enforcement sources told The Post on Wednesday. Raphael Davlos allegedly lured the woman...
2019-06-20 03:45

Ocasio-Cortez: Manafort shouldn't be forced into Rikers solitary confinement Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York said Wednesday it was wrong for the government to hold people in solitary confinement as she called for better treatment of Paul Manafort....
2019-06-06 04:15

Rikers officer so badly beaten he may never be able to hold his child, wife claims A city corrections officer brutally beaten by Rikers Island inmates was so badly hurt, he may never be able to carry his own child, his wife claims in a lawsuit. Jean Souffrant suffered a broken neck and spinal injuries in the February 2018 beating b...
2019-06-09 06:15

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King says Manafort doesn't deserve Rikers Rikers Island is so bad, that not even Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort should be doing time there, says Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King....
2019-06-05 06:45

Inmate swipes cop’s Taser from behind bars A prisoner on Staten Island snatched a Taser from an NYPD cop by reaching right through the bars of his holding cell and pulling it from the officer’s belt, video shows. Andrew Lawrence, 22, could be seen in the holding cell at the 120 Precinct...
2019-06-02 22:30

KSP Search For Inmate Who Escaped Transport Van LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate they say escaped from a transport van in Lee County. It happened Thursday afternoon. Troopers say 39-year-old Jamie Vires, of Jackson, was able to get out of the van on H...
2019-06-07 13:45

Inmate Walks Away From Blackburn Correctional Complex LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that an inmate at Blackburn Correction Complex walked away from the minimum-security prison Tuesday. Officials at Blackburn say that 35-year-old Jonathan Hensley walked away around 4:50 p.m. He was serving...
2019-06-05 01:45

Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving inmate $11 BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — A north Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving her incarcerated boyfriend $11 to use a vending machine. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Virginia Riggs was convicted of promoting contraband in the 2017 meeting, given a suspen...
2019-06-21 09:45

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Medication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided. (June 18) &...
2019-06-18 09:45

Man sentenced to 16 years in fatal stabbing of Tucson inmate TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused in the 2017 death of another inmate at the state prison in Tucson has been given a 16-year sentence. Ryan Wayne Bohannon was one of four men who allegedly stabbed 46-year-old Joseph Zawacki 50 times in the prison...
2019-06-28 05:30

Alabama inmate dies from apparent medical incident BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate has died after an apparent medical incident. Jefferson County sheriff’s Capt. David Agee says the inmate died at the county jail Friday night. AL.com reports it happened about 8:10 p.m. in a cell block....
2019-06-29 21:00

New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal A 79-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die may get a chance to again argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and granted him a new trial....
2019-06-13 21:30

State investigating after inmate dies in knife attack TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – The Arizona Department of Corrections says it’s investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate after he was stabbed in an attack by another inmate. The department says Richard Curley, 53, died Saturday at Banner U...
2019-06-16 13:15

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd...
2019-05-27 03:45

Thomas Silverstein, Killer and Most Isolated Inmate, Dies at 67 Convicted of murdering a guard and two fellow prisoners, he had been in solitary confinement since 1983, personifying, to some, cruel and unusual punishment....
2019-05-22 11:15

Nevada judge asked for sentencing do-over for Saudi inmate A Nevada judge is being asked for a sentencing do-over for a 30-year-old former Saudi Arabian air force sergeant serving 35 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Year's Eve 2012....
2019-06-07 02:15

Georgia executes inmate for 1996 shotgun slaying Georgia has executed an inmate convicted of the 1996 killing of a man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart. Authorities say 42-year-old Marion Wilson Jr. was pronounced dead Thursday evening following an injection of the sedative pentobarb...
2019-06-21 10:30

AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Suicide, long the leading cause of death in U.S. jails, hit a high of 50 deaths for every 100,000 inmates in 2014, the last year for government data. That’s 2½ times the rate of suicides in state prisons and about 3½ times that of the general p...
2019-06-18 06:45

Tennessee inmate escapes jail for 7 hours — then comes back He got a taste of freedom — and gave it back. An inmate escaped from a Tennessee prison on Thursday night, then simply returned to the jail hours later, officials said. Steven Ray Hamm, 45, fled from the Humphreys County Jail at about 8 p.m. on the F...
2019-07-06 04:30

Northern California inmate killed; 2 prisoners suspected SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has been killed at a Northern California state prison and two other prisoners are suspects in his death. Officials say the 63-year-old man was stabbed with a homemade weapon in an exercise yard Thur...
2019-05-31 06:30

The Latest: Alabama inmate asks Supreme Court for stay BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 7:45 a.m. An Alabama inmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his execution set for Thursday night. Attorneys for Christopher Lee Price are ...
2019-05-30 15:30

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
2019-06-19 10:15

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convict...
2019-07-06 00:30

Brooklyn inmate claims he was wrongfully convicted because of crooked detective A Brooklyn man claims he’s been behind bars for more than two decades on a murder conviction because of a crooked detective. Kevin Daniels says Detective Bob Schulman relied on Daniels’ own false confession, a drugged-up witness, and misleading testi...
2019-06-02 04:00

Maryland officials: Inmate killed in prison-yard altercation CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland inmate is dead after violence involving a cluster of criminals on a prison exercise yard. Maryland State Police said Sunday that 33-year-old inmate Herbert Mayes was dead where he fell inside the West...
2019-06-09 22:30

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
2019-05-23 23:45

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white prosecutor unconstitutionally kept African Americans ...
2019-06-21 22:00

Man who killed Arizona federal prison inmate gets life term TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Kentucky man who recently pleaded guilty to killing a federal inmate in Arizona six years ago has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old Dana Louis Mattingly of Louisville was sentenced Monday. Ma...
2019-06-21 06:45

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
2019-05-21 14:31

Cops grill inmate suspected of planning David Ortiz shooting A current prison inmate in the Dominican Republic may have helped plan the assassination attempt on baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a new report. Authorities are questioning inmate José Eduardo Ciprian Lebrón about Sunday’s attack on ...
2019-06-13 23:15

Inmate asks court to reconsider salvage yard deaths ruling LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas inmate is asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision upholding his capital murder convictions for the deaths of two men whose bodies were found inside a crushed vehicle at a salvage yard. Attorneys ...
2019-05-29 19:45

How to make salad dressing in prison: the hit survival guide written by an inmate Is tinned fish currency? How do you make ‘jail velcro’? And will bedwetting get you a single cell? Meet Carl Cattermole, whose banged-up bible is making him a hero to prisoners When Carl Cattermole was released from prison, after serving a year of a ...
2019-06-19 09:45

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that a judge ...
2019-06-12 22:15

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
2019-06-02 02:30

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under l...
2019-06-22 15:45

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison Special police forces were deployed to the Conde-sur-Sarthe prison where an inmate used an improvised weapon to take a guard and a trainee hostage. The prisoner reportedly has a history of holding up guards....
2019-06-12 04:30

Inmate smiles for photographer after being convicted of breaking into Wayne Newton's mansion A Nevada prison inmate was found guilty Friday of breaking into entertainer Wayne Newton's home twice last year.        ...
2019-06-22 16:30

Kim Kardashian visits death row inmate Kevin Cooper in San Quentin Prison: report Kim Kardashian reportedly spent two hours at California’s San Quentin State Prison Thursday as a part of her efforts to exonerate death row inmate Kevin Cooper....
2019-06-01 00:15

Georgia inmate convicted of murdering man who gave him ride outside Walmart in 1996 is executed A last-ditch attempt by Georgia lawyers pleading to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent a man from being put to death for a 1996 murder failed and he was executed on Thursday night. ...
2019-06-21 07:30

A 79-year-old inmate has been linked to more than 60 deaths, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history Mark Rogers/Odessa American via AP, File Authorities announced that a 79-year-old inmate in California has been linked to more than 60 killings in at least 14 states, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history. Samuel Little was indic...
2019-06-09 21:30

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell 2019 review Intriguing variant of plush SUV is powered by both a hydrogen fuel cell and a conventional rechargeable battery Like the rest of the GLC range, the intriguing and rather effective plug-in hydrogen fuel cell version has received modest exterior styl...
2019-06-08 01:00

Jeffrey Epstein’s cell is 3 doors down from El Chapo Accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is being kept this close to El Chapo at a Manhattan jail, sources told The Post. Epstein — who was arrested on sex-crime charges last week — landed in cell No. 4, three doors down from Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “E...
2019-07-13 01:30

'Phantom Covert Ops' is VR Splinter Cell in a kayak One of the biggest shortcomings with today's VR games is the fact that there's nothing to do with your legs. Virtually no titles enable players to walk around freely, instead opting for teleportation gimmicks or handheld movement controls. ...
2019-06-14 16:45

How to speed up the discovery of new solar cell materials A broad class of materials called perovskites is considered one of the most promising avenues for developing new, more efficient solar cells. But the virtually limitless number of possible combinations of these materials’ constituent elements makes t...
2019-06-06 15:45

Could this unusual immune cell be the cause of type 1 diabetes? Scientists have found a hybrid of B and T immune cells that could be a prime driver of the autoimmunity that many people believe causes type 1 diabetes....
2019-06-03 22:45

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T cell therapy, is now used to combat some types of leukemia, but so far it has not worked well agains...
2019-07-12 02:45

F.D.A. Can Act Against Stem Cell Clinic, Judge Rules A Florida judge says the agency is entitled to an injunction against a stem cell clinic that has blinded patients and challenged the government’s authority to regulate it....
2019-06-04 06:30

Confining cell-killing treatments to tumors Cytokines, small proteins released by immune cells to communicate with each other, have for some time been investigated as a potential cancer treatment. However, despite their known potency and potential for use alongside other immunotherapies, cyto...
2019-06-27 20:30

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis Stem cell therapy may help reduce inflammation and build up healthy cells in the body. Scientists are now investigating whether it may benefit autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more here....
2019-06-28 00:45

Cell tower causes some concern for Catalina residents CATALINA — Controversy brewed in Catalina Wednesday, centering around a cell tower on the property of the Golder Ranch Fire District. Heidi Miller is a mother to two toddlers. They live about 100 feet from the tower. “The only thing I thi...
2019-06-06 22:30

Stem cell treatment gaining popularity (WBIR) For her 71st birthday, Nan Scott threw herself a party and got some new knees. “And we all drank a margarita to stem cells,” Scott says. Instead of a traditional knee replacement surgery, she chose to try stem cell injections. R...
2019-06-18 22:30

Canada’s stem cell registry isn’t diverse enough to help those who need it The search for a matching stem cell donor becomes exponentially more difficult if you are a member of an ethnic minority — and especially if you're mixed race....
2019-05-29 21:30

U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi inmate's murder conviction in racial case The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawf...
2019-06-21 17:15

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them. In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat....
2019-06-10 20:45

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel Over the last week and a half, it seems a lot of folks have been talking about Splinter Cell. This is because of a cruel joke Tweet from Ubisoft developers. But if Ubisoft won’t make a new Splinter Cell game, well then screw it, we will....
2019-05-26 20:15

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i has unveiled Skai, a flying taxi that will run on hydrogen fuel cells (the first of its kind, the co...
2019-05-30 10:15

VW, BMW invest in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt Volkswagen and BMW are among investors in Europe's biggest lithium-ion battery plant, Sweden's Northvolt said. Separately, VW said it was buying a 20 percent stake in Northvolt, which will also build a battery factory with VW in Germany....
2019-06-12 18:30

Alzheimer's: Cell mechanism removes defective protein Buildup of defective tau protein is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. Now, scientists have identified a molecule that helps clear it from brain cells....
2019-07-10 20:30

How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to sleep. When he woke up, his Gmail account had been stolen and by Wednesday evening he was out $100,000....
2019-06-29 00:30

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
2019-06-09 20:15

12 Dead In Shooting At Government Building In Virginia; Gunman Shot Dead A longtime municipal employee in Virginia Beach shot and killed 11 people Friday afternoon and injured several others inside a public works building before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with......
2019-06-01 15:45

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
2019-06-15 23:15

FDA scores victory in lawsuit to regulate stem cell treatments A federal judge in Florida has handed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a victory in a case seeking to prevent unproven stem cell treatments from being used on patients....
2019-06-05 09:30

Stem cell patches could help mend hearts after heart attack Human trials will begin within two years after treatment shows promise in animalsScientists have developed heart patches that could benefit hundreds of thousands of people who have a heart attack.The British Heart Foundation (BHF) said the patches, w...
2019-06-04 10:30

Genome-editing record smashed with 13,000 edits made in one cell A team led by George Church has used CRISPR to make a record number of DNA changes in one cell, taking us a step closer to thoroughly rewriting our genomes...
2019-05-22 07:01

Germany to support three battery cell alliances: economy minister Germany will support three company alliances with earmarked funds of 1 billion euros for the domestic production of battery cells in an effort to reduce carmakers' dependence on Asian suppliers, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told Reuters....
2019-06-18 15:15

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel, Winners! Last week I asked you, fine folks of Kotaku, to pitch some Splinter Cell sequel ideas, but only crossovers. That’s how we make this series big again. I got some wonderful entries this week and hopefully, Ubisoft is watching. I think we got some reall...
2019-06-02 02:15

The Morning After: SIM-swap cell phone hacking horror stories Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend. If you don't know what SIM swapping is and whether or not it could be used to attack your email or bank account, then we know which article you should read next. Beyond that, we...
2019-06-29 21:30

Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is an absolute limit on overall efficiency, based partly on the fact that each photon of light can only knock loose a single electron, even if that photon carried twice the energy needed to do so. B...
2019-07-03 20:15

Mice Regain Their Sense of Smell After New Stem Cell Therapy Smells, like the tangy scent of the ocean or the acrid odor of smoke, are powerful cues that shape our memories and warn us of imminent threats. But for approximately 12 percent of Americans over the age of 40, this crucial sense is significantly red...
2019-05-30 19:30

Horrified researchers want out of “infomercial” for shady stem-cell clinics Enlarge / Cheesy graphic from stem-cell documentary "The Healthcare Revolution." (credit: Healthcare Revolution) Around a dozen prominent stem-cell experts said this week that they have been duped into appearing in a documentary series some describ...
2019-06-19 01:00

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, they first must visit a stem cell provider. Hy-Vee ...
2019-06-19 19:15

Splinter Cell and Assassin's Creed games could be coming to Oculus VR Fancy doing some virtual reality assassinations? If a new report is to be believed, you'll soon be able to play some of the finest stealthy-murder simulators (gulp) on an Oculus VR headset.According to The Information, Oculus parent company Face...
2019-07-11 11:15

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
2019-05-28 18:00

Toyota to supply hydrogen fuel-cell tech to China's FAW, Higer Bus Toyota Motor Corp will supply key hydrogen fuel-cell parts to Chinese automakers FAW and Higer Bus, as the Japanese automaker tries to promote the technology it continues to view as superior to rapidly spreading battery-powered vehicles....
2019-07-05 13:00

Elections Results 2019: "Every Cell Of My Body Dedicated To Nation," Says PM Modi After Big Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the people over the BJP's landslide win today, and said it was a victory of "democracy". The BJP has won a hugely decisive victory today, crossing the......
2019-05-23 20:30

Hydrogen Station Explosion Halts Fuel Cell Sales in Norway A hydrogen refueling station in Sandvika, Norway exploded Monday, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries, closing down two highways and causing both Toyota and Hyundai to halt sales of fuel cell vehicles in the country....
2019-06-13 00:15

Huawei's ban will disrupt rural America's cell coverage, and the new T-Mobile can't save it What's the Chinese international TV station CGTN doing in rural Montana or Kentucky these days? Why, taking interviews from farmers and businesses that are directly affected by the US trade war with China - explicable - and with the general counsel o...
2019-05-27 19:30

America's wackiest cell phone towers may be key to solve the 'ugly' 5G revolution Whether you are cruising down the Florida Panhandle, or taking the uninterrupted highways of Montana, there is nothing more American than... camouflaged cell phone towers. That's right, full incognito mode for the venerable equipment that delivers yo...
2019-06-10 20:30

Lee Westwood has great response after fan's cell phone rings during swing Maybe Westwood should be asking golf fans why they can't turn up at tournaments with their phones already on silent. After all, it isn't rocket science.        ...
2019-06-21 22:15

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
2019-06-14 17:45

Ericsson updates 5G cell tower software to improve speed and coverage Ericsson's 5G hardware is already being used in cell towers around the world, and is getting a major software upgrade to increase speeds and coverage.Read More...
2019-06-17 17:45

How cell phones ruined turf drug dealers and cut the murder rate The increased use of cell phones reduced US homicide rates in the 1990s, according to new research distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The popularity of cell phones undermined the turf-based business model for illegal drug dealin...
2019-05-29 21:30

Hackers stealing cell records from global telcos to ‘spy on high-profile targets’ An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a US cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday....
2019-06-27 19:30

Trump’s ban on Chinese telecom giant Huawei could cut off rural Americans’ cell service The Trump administration’s ban on goods produced by a Chinese tech giant would seem to have little to do with rural America. But rural cell service providers across the U.S. are almost entirely dependent on the company, Huawei, which produces i...
2019-05-28 03:15

Amazon cell service? Company reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile The Amazon Fire Phone! (credit: Andrew Cunningham) You buy everything else from Amazon, so why not cellular service? A report from Reuters claims the retail juggernaut is "considering" buying Sprint MVNO Boost Mobile. Sprint and T-Mobile are curren...
2019-05-31 20:45

Congress RTI Cell Head Quits, Wants To Give Rahul Gandhi "A Free Hand" Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Vivek Tankha on Thursday resigned as chairman of the party's legal and human rights cell and urged others to resign from party positions to allow Rahul Gandhi "a......
2019-06-28 11:30

Financier Epstein goes from luxury life to confined jail cell after sex trafficking charges Wealthy American financier Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking in underage girls, is now confined to a cell in a fortress-like concrete tower jail that has been criticized by inmates and lawyers for harsh conditions....
2019-07-10 16:15

Calling All Germophobes! The Bacteria on Your Cell Doesn't Stand a Chance Against This Discounted PhoneSoap Haven’t you heard? Your cell phone is disgusting. I mean, it’s absolutely covered in germs — in fact, it’s home to 18 times more bacteria than a public restroom, if you believe the makers of PhoneSoap (I do). Luckily, the PhoneSoap 3 exists to zap 99...
2019-05-23 22:15

Leader of jihadist cell admits to beheading backpacker in ISIS-inspired slayings The suspected leader of a jihadist cell accused of butchering two Scandinavian backpackers in Morocco confessed to beheading one of the women. Abdessamad Ejjoud, 25, told a Moroccan court Thursday that he carried out the murder to pledge allegiance t...
2019-05-31 18:15

Splinter Cell Release Date News Updates from E3: Will Sam Fisher return for Ubisoft at E3? Ubisoft's stealth franchise has been hiding in the shadows for years now, but with the next-generation of consoles on the horizon could we see Sam Fisher on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett?...
2019-06-10 17:45

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure to develop fuel cell vehicles China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, a high-ranking government industrial policy advisor told a conference on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 06:30

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first transgender mayor....
2019-05-28 18:30

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
2019-05-30 08:30

Nirav Modi's Custody Extended, UK Court Seeks Info Of India's Prison Cell Fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi's custody had been extended till June 27 by a UK court. In the case's first pretrial hearing, the judge also directed Indian authorities to confirm within 14 days which......
2019-05-30 20:30

Ricoh, Elixirgen Scientific form biomedical venture, meld bioprinting with cell differentiation As part of the deal, Ricoh has acquired a 34.5 percent stake in Elixirgen Scientific and plans to help launch a biomedical business in North America....
2019-06-19 16:30

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service....
2019-06-19 09:45

Transgender teen crowned prom king A transgender teen got the royal treatment when he was crowned prom king of his Cape Cod high school. Nicholas Bulman, who attends Barnstable High School in Hyannis, was showered with love and support from pals at the “Great Gatsby”-themed dance Frid...
2019-05-27 12:30

Gillette ad features transgender boy's first shave In its latest advertisement featuring a social message, Procter & Gamble's Gillette brand features transgender boy learning to shave from his father.        ...
2019-05-28 19:30

Detroit man charged in deaths of gay men, transgender woman Authorities say a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were part of the LGBTQ community....
2019-06-08 03:45

Complaint targets transgender HS track athletes A federal discrimination complaint has been filed by three Connecticut girls who ran high school track over a state policy on transgender athletes, saying it cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships....
2019-06-20 16:30

Man arrested in deaths of Dallas transgender woman, 2 others DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a 33-year-old man in the slayings of three women, including a transgender woman. Kendrell Lavar Lyles has been charged with three counts of murder. Dallas police homicide Maj. Max Geron says he was arrested J...
2019-06-13 04:15

Gillette ad shows man teaching transgender son how to shave A new Gillette ad released last week Thursday features a transgender man shaving for the first time. Samson Bonkeabantu Brown, a Toronto-based artist, shares the personal on-camera experience with his father, who coaches him through the significant l...
2019-05-27 19:30

US considers more options for detaining transgender migrants About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015....
2019-06-13 21:30

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of the population....
2019-05-24 21:45

Gillette ad features transgender man's first shave In its latest advertisement featuring a social message, Procter & Gamble's Gillette brand features a father teaching his transgender son how to shave.        ...
2019-05-29 10:30

Transgender love story shines in Cannes Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said "Port Authority", about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman, chimed with her personal experience, helping her dive into the role....
2019-05-22 02:15

Police look at whether transgender women’s deaths connected DALLAS (AP) — Police in Dallas say they are investigating whether the killings of two transgender women and an assault on a third are connected. Maj. Vincent Weddington said Tuesday during a news conference that there are similarities in the three ca...
2019-05-22 01:15

E3 2019 Ubisoft: Watch Dogs Legion confirmed, Rainbow Six, Splinter Cell, Orpheus UPDATES UBISOFT should be kicking off its live stream with some incredible games - both ones we know about and some big surprises - here's what we know so far....
2019-06-11 00:45

Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their “true name.”...
2019-06-19 03:30

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination......
2019-07-10 18:30

Forsaken transgender pioneers recognized 50 years after Stonewall According to LGBTQ legend it was Marsha P. Johnson, a black transgender woman, who threw the first brick at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago, sparking the modern gay liberation movement....
2019-06-12 19:45

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
2019-05-22 13:45

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fencing....
2019-06-13 18:45

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt...
2019-06-19 09:45

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
2019-06-19 13:00

"Not Here For Decoration": Thai Transgender Parliamentarians Make History Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by......
2019-06-06 11:15

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gia...
2019-06-03 10:30

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
2019-07-12 04:30

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
2019-05-24 16:30

New Gillette ad shows father helping transgender son to shave Samson Bonkeabantu Brown says he was honored to star in ad‘My father encouraged me to live authentically as my best self’A transgender man learning to shave is featured in a new ad by razor company Gillette. The ad, posted to Gillette’s Facebook page...
2019-05-29 02:15

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
2019-05-24 19:15

Mastercard Will Allow Transgender and Non-Binary Customers to Use Their Chosen Name on Cards (Bloomberg) — Mastercard Inc. will allow transgender customers to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards. The company is working with its banking partners to introduce True Name cards that will let customers use the name they want wit...
2019-06-17 20:30

Bigot pepper-sprayed transgender woman: cops A man made hateful comments to a transgender woman before shooting her in the face with pepper spray in what police are investigating as a hate crime attack in Queens, police said Tuesday. David Gonzalez, 34, approached the 29-year-old in the area of...
2019-07-09 19:30

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman’s 2016 death BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender. The Birmingham News reports that Denzell Thomas, whos...
2019-06-18 03:30

Ex of Fiat heir says he was sexually assaulted at transgender orgy Lapo Elkann's ex-boyfriend claims he was sexually assaulted and left with “severe emotional distress” following a cocaine-fueled transgender orgy....
2019-06-02 04:00

Report: Cell data points to Russian military intelligence officer as commander of British poisoning plot An examination of cellphone data points to a high-ranking Russian military intelligence officer as commander of a team that carried out a poisoning.        ...
2019-06-30 03:15

Detroit man charged with killing gay men, transgender woman in mass shooting DETROIT — A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were gay or transgender, prosecutors said Friday. Devon Robinson, 18, of Detroit, was arraigned Friday on three counts...
2019-06-08 06:30

Transgender asylum seeker Johana Leon dies after ICE release A transgender asylum seeker who was held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement died four days after she was released from custody, U.S. authorities said on Monday....
2019-06-04 02:45

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender students....
2019-07-01 15:30

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny s...
2019-05-24 16:45

High school athletes file complaint over transgender policy HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut girls who ran high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint, saying a statewide policy that forced them to compete against transgender athletes cost them top finishes and possibly college sch...
2019-06-18 23:45

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
2019-05-24 23:30

Trump Administration Wants Homeless Shelters to Deny Transgender People Trump’s invalid administration is considering a rule change that would allow discrimination against homeless transgender people seeking shelter....
2019-05-23 01:15

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
2019-06-14 22:45

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a significant development for transgender patients considering such surgery. Dr. Avi Khafif Hefetz, a speci...
2019-06-11 12:00

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimin...
2019-05-25 02:30

HHS moves to roll back Obama-era transgender health policy The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied needed medical treatment....
2019-05-24 22:45

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
2019-06-12 00:00

Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women, Trump rollbacks Protesters chanting "black trans lives matter" and "we will not be erased" on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United States and decried the Trump administration's proposals to reverse transgender rights....
2019-05-25 09:00

Poll finds 71 percent back transgender people in military ​An overwhelming majority of Americans believe transgender men and women should be able to serve in the US military, a survey released Thursday found. ​Seventy-one percent said they favored allowing transgender people to serve, while only 26 percent ...
2019-06-21 04:15

U.S. appeals court orders new review of Trump transgender military ban A federal appeals court on Friday ordered a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against U.S. President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender people from serving in the military, a policy that has already been allowed to go into effect by ...
2019-06-14 17:45

Colorado School Shooting: Accused Transgender Sought Revenge For Bullying A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court......
2019-06-21 22:00

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinois’ place as a leader in equality and hope.”...
2019-07-01 08:45

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
2019-06-11 23:15

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
2019-06-15 01:30

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.       ...
2019-06-17 22:30

Man Charged With Murdering 3 in Dallas, Including Muhlaysia Booker, a Transgender Woman Kendrell Lavar Lyles is also a “person of interest” in the killing of Chynal Lindsey, a transgender woman who was pulled from White Rock Lake on June 1, the police said....
2019-06-13 05:00

Wisconsin parents outraged after teacher gives transgender lesson to K-5th grade without permission Parents at an elementary school in Madison, Wisconsin are upset officials allowed a science teacher to give a presentation on transgenderism without parents' permission....
2019-06-04 21:30

A transgender activist made waves when she spoke at the DNC. Now she’s running for state Senate. If Sarah McBride wins the 2020 race to replace Delaware Sen. Harris McDowell, who is retiring at the end of his term, McBride will be the state’s first elected transgender senator....
2019-07-10 01:30

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
2019-05-21 16:15

President Trump Blamed the Transgender Military Ban on an Inaccurate Cost for Surgery President Donald Trump blamed the cost of gender-transition surgeries for his Administration’s policy barring transgender people from serving in the military, citing a figure experts said was inaccurate. In an interview with British commentator...
2019-06-06 05:45

A star of Nickelodeon's 'Henry Danger' opens up about his transgender experience: 'I transitioned' Michael D. Cohen, star of Nickelodeon's longest-running live-action show "Henry Danger," revealed in an interview with Time that he transitioned from female to male nearly 20 years ago. Cohen doesn't identify as transgender, saying that he has alway...
2019-05-24 01:30

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender patients....
2019-05-24 19:15

Transgender asylum seeker from El Salvador held by ICE dies at El Paso hospital The death of a transgender woman from El Salvador at an El Paso hospital reignites concerns about the treatment of transgender migrants held by ICE        ...
2019-06-04 07:30

N4T Investigators: UA spends tens of thousands defending transgender healthcare lawsuit TUCSON – The University of Arizona has spent $52,386.10 defending a lawsuit because the state does not include transgender surgeries in its insurance plan. Russell Toomey is a UA professor and a transgender man who wants a hysterectomy. Molly Brizgys...
2019-06-14 09:45

Israel Folau targets support for transgender children in church sermon ‘God has called us,’ ex-Wallaby says in video as he renews attack on homosexualityIsrael Folau has used a sermon at his Sydney church to describe homosexuality as a sin and criticise young people being allowed to “change their gender”.In a video post...
2019-06-17 02:00

World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender as mental disorder The World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender people as having a mental disorder, according to reports. “Gender Identity Disorder” was removed from the organization’s classification of diseases as of last weekend and will now be...
2019-05-31 02:30

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and em...
2019-06-13 15:45

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules letting them use bathrooms matching their gender i...
2019-05-28 20:30

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
2019-05-24 17:30

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes a...
2019-06-18 07:01

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
2019-05-23 11:15

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
2019-05-29 03:45

Texas has repeatedly chosen to not protect transgender people, so they're taking matters into their own hands Texas Rep. Garnet F. Coleman has tried to change the state's hate crime law every legislative session since 2007 to add protections for transgender people....
2019-06-07 14:30

Transgender woman's body pulled from Texas lake is latest in string of deaths Dallas police now have four open homicide investigations involving black transgender women dating back to 2015A transgender woman’s body was pulled from a Dallas lake over the weekend, marking the latest death of a transgender person being investigat...
2019-06-04 04:15

Inclusivity comes to credit cards: Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their "true name."...
2019-06-19 03:30

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held more than six weeks, sparking outrage from LGBT activists....
2019-06-03 23:45

Kendrell Lavar Lyles arrested in connection with killings of transgender women in Dallas A man was arrested in connection with the slayings of two transgender women in Dallas — including one who was seen being attacked in an online video weeks before her death, cops said. Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 34, was charged with three counts of murder ...
2019-06-13 09:15

Transgender teen accused in deadly Colorado school shooting wanted revenge A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court documents released on Thursday showed....
2019-06-21 14:30

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend its health guidelines was approved May 25. The United Nations’ health agency approved a resolu...
2019-05-28 23:30

Supreme Court leaves in place Pennsylvania policy supporting transgender students The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities....
2019-05-29 01:15

Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death DALLAS (AP) — Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death. The post Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death ...
2019-06-13 04:15

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
2019-06-20 10:30

Supreme Court hands down varying decisions in hot-button abortion, transgender and border cases A spate of decisions handed down by the nation's high court on Tuesday left room for cheers -- and jeers -- from both the right and the left, continuing a trend of judicial independence that flies in the face of expectations that Justice Brett Kavana...
2019-05-28 20:15

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
2019-05-21 19:45

Bosch’s Battery in the Cloud aims to reduce battery cell aging with AI Bosch's Battery in the Cloud optimizes electric vehicle power cells with a solution that combines connectivity with machine learning algorithms.Read More...
2019-07-09 13:30

ISIS militant from cell dubbed 'The Beatles' apologizes for terror role Two notorious Islamic State militants imprisoned in Syria have admitted to roles in ransom negotiations for Western hostages but denied torturing or killing anyone.        ...
2019-06-10 21:45

‘Pumping’ stem cell heart patch could repair damage caused by heart attacks A revolutionary "pumping" patch made of living stem cells from the patients' own tissue could help repair the damage caused by a heart attack, according to scientists -- and it could be used on human patients in as little as two years....
2019-06-05 00:15

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
2019-06-11 18:30

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
2019-05-31 01:01

‘Pose’ star Mj Rodriguez on living with her parents, leading NYC’s Pride March and fighting for transgender rights On a picture-perfect Saturday morning — just days after the red-carpet premiere of the second season of “Pose” and a few weeks following her Met Gala debut — actress Mj Rodriguez is sitting across from Lincoln Center eating her first-ever burekas. It...
2019-06-21 16:45

Major Continuity Error: HBO Is Apologizing In Advance For A Scene In The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Where Jon Snow’s Cell Phone Goes Off And His Ringtone Is A 16-Bit Version Of The Show’s Theme Song The people who make Game of Thrones are human like everyone else and that means a mistake from time to time, but this one is likely to go down in entertainment history as one of the worst. HBO is apologizing in advance for a scene in the Game of Thro...
2019-05-21 15:00

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
2019-05-31 00:45

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
2019-06-12 23:15

Major Storytelling Error: David Benioff Is Apologizing In Advance For A Scene In The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Where Jon Snow’s Cell Phone Goes Off And His Ringtone Is A 16-Bit Version Of The Show’s Theme Song The final season of Game Of Thrones has received a lot of criticism for what many fans consider to be glaring creative mistakes on the part of lead writers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Unfortunately, it seems like those fans are going to have to bra...
2019-05-21 15:00

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bron...
2019-06-11 17:15

What Will the American Love Island Look Like? Get ready for more reality dating than you might even be able to handle. CBS is preparing to debut its version of the hit British dating show Love Island, which will air semi-live five......
2019-06-19 12:15

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are...
2019-07-06 08:15

Love Island USA Is Here and We're Already Obsessed Well so far, our fears were unfounded. CBS just debuted its version of the popular UK dating reality show Love Island, and we almost didn't even miss the British accents, but we......
2019-07-10 13:30

Asia's next big island destination Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular -- Phu Quoc -- is well on its way to contending with beach giants such as Phuket or Bali....
2019-07-08 08:15

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
2019-06-11 02:30

Love Island has a gaslighting problem – yet again Toxic masculinity is under the microscope in the villa, with the behaviour of Michael and Curtis displaying wider societal issuesMasculinity takes many tattooed forms in Love Island and the behaviour of two housemates this week shone, once again, a T...
2019-07-08 16:15

The Sims 4’s next expansion is Island Living The Sims 4 Island Living is introducing a number of major new features when it launches later this month. These include entering the water from land.Read More...
2019-06-08 22:45

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
2019-06-20 04:15

Meet CBS's First Love Island US Contestants Do you have room in your life for another reality show full of attractive singles looking for love? CBS sure hopes so, because they're introducing the US version of the hit UK series Love......
2019-07-01 16:15

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and behavioural disorders....
2019-05-29 22:45

Love Island The Experience is coming to the UK – How to become an Islander for the day LOVE Island The Experience is the next best thing to actually going on the reality TV show. And it’s coming to the UK, so you can be an Islander for the day....
2019-05-30 21:45

The Messenger’s New Island DLC Is A Perfect Substitute For A Day At The Beach It’s already mid-July, and I still haven’t made it to the beach. Maybe you haven’t either. The Messenger’s free Picnic Panic expansion can fix that....
2019-07-12 04:15

NYC island-hopping will crank up the heat on your summer fun When you’re a New Yorker, there’s no need to fly to the Caribbean to to go island hopping. Along with the city’s two big islands — Manhattan and Staten — there are plenty of smaller ones, each with its own personality, activities and ways to get ther...
2019-06-01 02:15

Japan's Lesson for the Fed: No Central Bank Is an Island In the rally currently roaring through the global bond market, Japan is being left behind, exposing the key flaws in its unique monetary policy platform....
2019-06-19 11:15

The perfect island where horses play in the surf Mozambique's coastline stretches about 2,470 kilometers along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and most of its beaches remain in pristine condition without hordes of tourists or tacky boardwalks....
2019-06-08 06:15

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli Fire crews tackle fires started on west coast of Sicilian island enveloped by smokeA volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has erupted, throwing ash high into the sky and enveloping the popular tourist destination in smoke, the National Institut...
2019-07-03 20:45

Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior A spate of bad behavior by travelers on Easter Island, famed for its enormous statues known as moai, has spurred new conversations about overtourism and how visitors to the island should behave....
2019-06-21 07:30

Grand Cayman island: 9 great things to see and do In Grand Cayman, walk along Seven Mile Beach, snorkel or dive with vibrant marine life, go bioluminescent kayaking or explore underground caves       ...
2019-07-09 20:45

The search for a matriarchy on a remote Greek island White and pastel-washed buildings set atop rugged hills overlook clear, blue water. The sun sets in breathtaking fashion. The Karpathos moon is so full and bright that intrepid traveler Katie Sehl figured it for a lamp or a giant spotlight the first ...
2019-05-21 17:15

Norweigan island proposes getting rid of time zone If you’re a stickler for keeping the time, you might not want to go to this island in Norway because they might get rid of time! Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
2019-06-21 05:15

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community....
2019-06-14 15:15

Love Island launches its own make-up range – here's where to get it LOVE Island fans can now get their hands on make-up products dedicated to the ITV2 show. Highlighter, bronzer and lipstick are among the merch available....
2019-06-05 19:30

How ‘Love Island’ became the craziest, raunchiest show on TV Isle hell is breaking loose. “Love Island,” Britain’s most controversial reality TV show, makes its stateside debut on CBS at 8 p.m. Tuesday. How controversial is the British version? Controversial enough to routinely air footage of contestants in va...
2019-07-09 06:45

New feline dubbed the ‘fox-cat’ discovered on French island That’s one foxy cat! A new species of feline — known locally as the fox-cat — may have been discovered on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, according to the French National Office of Hunting and Wildlife (ONCFS). The gray-...
2019-06-13 20:45

Inside Love Island's competitive paradise Premiering earlier this week, the American version of Love Island is a faithful, if tame import of the massively popular British reality show. Earlier this month, we sat down with set designer Richard Jenkins to tell us how he designed the show’s Fij...
2019-07-13 00:15

From Big Little Lies to Love Island: are memes shaping TV? Screengrabs of certain shows are digital joke gold – but increasingly it looks as though memes are influencing how telly is madeIt was a scream that expressed so much: primal grief, explosive rage, maternal power, Lady Gaga’s vocal range and – most s...
2019-07-08 16:15

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connectivity as a draw for remote workers. Just a ferry-ride away from the village of Burtonport in northwe...
2019-06-15 04:45

Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone The locals on Sommaroy, an island in northern Norway, make the most of their precious summer sun with no regard to conventional timekeeping. Now they want to be world's first time-free zone officially....
2019-06-18 08:15

Black bear tried to climb into woman’s car in Rhode Island Don’t pick up hitchhikers. Even furry ones. A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said. The curious b...
2019-05-30 02:45

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, where a 12-by-100 foot staircase was painted ...
2019-06-16 00:15

Volcano Eruption On Italian Island Of Stromboli Kills 1 A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash,......
2019-07-04 03:15

Ireland is soliciting New Yorkers to live on this stunning island A small island off the northwest coast of Ireland has launched an unusual campaign to lure new residents there to bolster its population and make its community “sustainable.” Arranmore Island — an eight-square-mile landmass with a population of some ...
2019-06-15 05:30

Law enforcement split on number of MS-13 members on Long Island How big a problem is the MS-13 gang on Long Island? Law enforcement has released conflicting numbers for how many members the gang has in Nassau and Suffolk counties since a crackdown began two years ago, ranging from a few hundred to thousands. The ...
2019-06-15 22:45

Driver charged in hit-and-run death of Long Island jogger A driver has been arrested in the alleged hit-and-run death of a jogger on Long Island, police said. Michael McDermott, 37, was running along the shoulder on Lake Avenue in St. James when a 2014 Nissan sedan struck him around 12:20 p.m. Sunday, accor...
2019-07-15 21:30

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
2019-06-14 23:15

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local media said....
2019-07-12 11:30

The island that was used to promote the Fyre Festival is on sale for $11.8 million Private island Saddle Back Cay was used in the promotional video for the festival, which featured supermodels including Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner and was widely distributed on social media....
2019-07-03 14:30

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want at all"...
2019-06-28 00:45

11 stunning photos of Arranmore, the Irish island that is looking for new residents from the US AdamWebster89/Getty Images Arranmore is a tiny island off the northwestern coast of Ireland. People in Arranmore have written an open letter to citizens of the US to sell their homeland as a great place to live. The island is known for scuba diving,...
2019-06-14 04:00

Staten Island’s $4.1M deer vasectomy scheme is working After three years of snipping, $4.1 million worth of deer vasectomies have trimmed Staten Island’s randy herd down – by a grand total of 316 animals. The city Parks Department trumpeted a “downward trend in overall population” Friday, after White Buf...
2019-06-02 04:00

Love Island USA: are Americans ready to crack on with the remake? The sun-and-sex ratings hit has made its way across the Atlantic with a fancier villa, a cast of toned singletons and a less-than-compelled audienceThere’s something oddly poetic and strangely redundant about a stateside spin on ITV2’s feverishly com...
2019-07-12 07:45

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
2019-05-21 18:45

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free....
2019-05-21 17:15

Cops link two shootings in Long Island village Police are investigating two shootings in a Long Island village in which a person was injured and a car was found riddled with bullet holes. The two Amityville shootings — one Oldfield Avenue and Orchard Place and another at 45 Merrick Road — were re...
2019-06-05 03:45

NYPD cop apparently kills himself behind Staten Island precinct An NYPD cop apparently killed himself behind a Staten Island precinct on Friday — the third member of the department to commit suicide this month, sources told The Post. The officer was found behind the 121st Precinct with an apparent self-inflicted ...
2019-06-14 23:30

Gangs of wild chickens are terrorizing residents of an island in the UK If you’re worried about running into angry wildlife while on a nice jog, chances are you’re afraid of stumbling across a bear or mountain lion on a scenic forest trail, or even a feral dog in the city. On the island of Jersey, which sits ...
2019-06-30 22:15

Kids critically injured in Staten Island car crash Two children were critically injured when the car they were riding in was sideswiped by another driver on Staten Island on Wednesday night, police said. The girls were riding in a Honda Accord with a relative heading northbound on Hylan Boulevard nea...
2019-06-06 09:30

Cops looking for suspect in Staten Island attempted rape Cops are hunting for a tattooed man who tried to rape a woman in Staten Island — then fled when she fought him off. The creep followed the 30-year-old victim around 11 p.m. on Jan. 19 into a building near Cary Avenue and Clove Road, where he tried to...
2019-06-08 01:45

Seabirds treble on Lundy after island is declared rat-free RSPB study shows rats culling favoured nesting of puffins and shearwatersFor years, they were the scourge of seabirds seeking to nest on Lundy.But since rats were expunged from the island off the coast of Devon 15 years ago, the seabird population ha...
2019-05-28 07:30

Cop on patrol seriously injured in motorcycle crash on Long Island An on-duty Long Island cop riding his motorcycle was seriously injured in an early Saturday morning crash, authorities said. The Nassau County Police Department officer was on routine patrol when he was involved in an accident with another vehicle ab...
2019-07-07 00:15

Man fatally shot in residential area of Staten Island A man was shot dead early Thursday morning in a quiet residential area of Staten Island, authorities said. Investigators are working to piece together what happened to the 20-to-30-year-old man, who police believed called 911 himself around 4:15 a.m....
2019-06-20 17:30

Rare lava lake discovered on remote island is one of only eight Lava lakes are rare -- before this week, only seven were known. Now, scientists have discovered lava lake No. 8 on the Mount Michael, an active volcano on remote Saunders Island in the South Sandwich Islands....
2019-07-06 04:45

Hiker Dies During Volcanic Eruption on Stromboli Island (MILAN) — A pair of hikers found themselves trapped by flames after a volcano erupted on the Sicilian island of Stromboli and thought they had escaped to safety but only one of the men survived. Thiago Takeuti, 35, told Italian news agency ANSA...
2019-07-04 21:15

The Island Kitchen: four-spice pork kebabs recipe When making these at home on the barbecue for friends, I marinate the pork overnight to get that punchy flavour. Once cooked they are great to grab and eat straight off the barbecue or skewered into a mound of rice....
2019-07-04 21:15

How to watch Love Island USA online: stream from the US or abroad Following in the drama-fuelled footsteps of the UK, tonight marks the launch of the much-anticipated Love Island USA, and your new TV obsession as you watch Love Island USA online for the next month or so.  Now, that news will either fill you wi...
2019-07-10 03:30