More tragic news coming from Oklahoma as we learn of two more heartbreaking deaths: 7-month-old Sydnee Vargyas and her sister, 4-year-old Karrina, were identified as two of the 10 children who died during the strong tornado that hit on Monday. So far the medical examiner says that that Sydnee is the youngest victim of the 24 people killed by the natural disaster and says that she suffered a blunt force of trauma to the head.
Her sister Karrina was also said to have died from the same type of wounds. They leave behind heartbroken parents and two older siblings. How sad!Continue Reading >
As the tragic stories from the Oklahoma tornado unfold, the names of the victims killed or still missing have been revealed. Among the dead are 65-year-old Hermant Bhonde, 9-year-old Janae Hornsby, 8-year-old Kyle Davis and a mom, Megan Futrell, along with her 5-month-old baby. These are the first names released of the deceased after the deadly twister that touched down in Moore, Oklahoma Monday afternoon.
As investigators continue searching for missing people and identifying them, the fire chief claims that 24 people died in the natural disaster and that all the dead bodies were already found in the rubble. But those who did survive have a long journey ahead of them as they mourn the loss of their loved ones, and rebuilding their lives.Continue Reading >
UPDATE at 8:30 p.m. EST: The Associated Press is reporting that the State medical examiner has confirmed 37 people dead. The number is expected to rise. Area hospitals are treating more than 60 injured people, including children. Meanwhile, the recovery effort continues at Plaza Towers Elementary School where the number of victims has not been confirmed.
A massive tornado slammed a densely populated Oklahoma City suburb earlier this afternoon destroying homes and leveling buildings--including at least one elementary school.
A 21-year-old Hofstra University student was killed after an intruder broke into the off-campus Long Island home she shared with friends.
According to police, a male and three females were inside the home when a man with a ski mask forced his way in at 2:30 a.m. on Friday morning. The suspect reportedly ordered one of the women to visit a nearby ATM and make a cash withdrawal while he held her friends hostage inside. She called 911 and when police arrived shortly after, shots were fire, leaving both the suspect and junior Andrea Rebello dead.
So unbelievably scary and sad ... this is truly the kind of nightmarish story that keeps parents awake at night.Continue Reading >
A mother in South Carolina is under arrest after she allegedly opened fire on her family, murdering her two kids in cold blood and seriously injuring her husband. Pickens County deputies responded to an early morning crash on Tuesday in the small community of Dacusville; Suzanna Simpson was behind the wheel. Using the vehicle registration officers went to her home, which was just down the road and found a horrifying scene.Continue Reading >
Police have arrested two Mexican waiters accused of beating civil rights activist Malcolm Shabazz to death in Mexico City last week; Shabazz was Malcolm X's grandson. The 29-year-old had reportedly been drinking with friends at The Palace Club, pictured here, when he got into a dispute over a $1,200 bill.
A death over a bill, how heartbreaking...Continue Reading >
Mother's Day was ruined for spectators at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans after a gunman opened fire leaving 19 people injured--including two 10-year-old children. Police have released an image of the man who started firing shots into the crowd through surveillance footage, but the biggest issue they face is that the footage is grainy and makes him unidentifiable.
Authorities are hoping the public can recognize who the gunman is according to the video released.Continue Reading >
Puerto Rican abducted teen Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry were sent home safely yesterday, as more alarming details emerge from the Cleveland kidnapper case. The latest details about the sick treatment the women received from Castro reveal that he even replaced their birthdays with the anniversary of their abduction. On those particular days the 52-year-old pervert would give the girls a cake celebrating the day they were kidnapped. How twisted and horrible is that?
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The Jodi Arias case has come to a close after the jury reached a verdict finding her guilty of first-degree murder for the killing of her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander. Arias was charged with first-degree murder and could face the death penalty for the brutal 2008 slaying. The trial that took place in the Maricopa Country Courthouse in Arizona, captivated the nation and had spectators and jurors questioning whether Arias had premeditated killing her ex-boyfriend or if it was in self-defense.
A recreational soccer game took a tragic turn when a teenage player punched a referee in the face after the ref issued the teen a yellow warning card ... and the referee tragically died. The incident occurred in Salt Lake City, Utah where 46-year-old Ricardo Portillo was refereeing a game in Taylorsville and had cited a player with a yellow card for a game violation.
This caused the 17-year-old to punch Portillo in the face which left him in critical condition after he suffered serious internal head injuries. Unfortunately, the referee didn't survive and passed away Saturday night.Continue Reading >