Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that took the lives of 20 children and six adults. Although the massacre committed by Adam Lanza happened half a year ago, the wounds remain fresh as parents and residents of the little Newtown, Connecticut town remember the most tragic day they've ever experienced.
Many of these parents will relive one of the saddest days our nation has seen today, but the reminder hits hardest with the fathers of the victims. With Father's Day cming up this weekend, these dads who have lost children will inevitably be struck once again by their absence.Continue Reading >
Christine Padilla ran a red light in San Diego and ran over 41-year-old Monserrat Mendez and a 14-month-old-boy. Horrifying! Mendez was thrown about 30 feet when she was struck by Padilla's Toyota 4Runner and the child inside the stroller was dragged through the intersection. Mendez died while the child survived with serious multiple injuries.Continue Reading >
A 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his father after finding a gun while visiting a friend's home in Prescott Valley, Arizona. His father, 35-year-old Justin Standfield Thomas, had taken his son with him to visit his former roommate who, sadly, hadn't stored the weapon properly before they arrived.
Police are calling the incident an accident and no charges have been filed.This is so sad…Continue Reading >
A new mother in Richmond, Virginia has been arrested for giving birth inside an office building and then dumping her newborn as if it were trash. Shavaughn Robinson, a 27-year-old massage therapist, is being charged with felony concealment of a dead body after a janitor found the asphyxiated baby girl in a trash bag in a dumpster behind the building.
This is heartbreaking and SO disturbing!Continue Reading >
Brandon Holt was only 6 years old when he was accidentally shot and killed by someone even younger: his 4-year-old neighbor. The kids were just playing around that fateful April 8, but then the youngest one brought a loaded .22-caliber rifle from his home in New Jersey and shot Brandon in the head. Now Brandon's parents are suing their neighbors for all the pain and suffering their son's death has caused them. Although the amount has not been disclosed, the family could end up seeking more than a million dollars in the civil suit, according to their attorney.Continue Reading >
Grammy winning pop-star Bruno Mars is suffering the loss of his mother. His mother, Bernadette Hernandez, who was only 55-years-old died on Saturday night in Hawaii.
She was being treated at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu. It was initially reported that she was admitted for a suspected heart attack. She is said to have died of an aneurysm.Continue Reading >
In what is probably one of the most disturbing stories you'll read today, a man beat his sick mother, dismembered her, and then dumped her remains in the woods. Francis Riccio is being charged with first-degree murder after he was convicted of killing his 70-year-old mother, Maureen Riccio in March at their Brevard, Florida home.
The 49-year-old man is said to have lived with his ailing mother, his girlfriend, and their three children. Police were able to catch him during a joint investigation they had on him involving his mother's death, plus his alleged selling of stolen goods on Craigslist. The reason why Riccio killed his mother is both unfathomable and coldhearted…Continue Reading >
Oh this story is just sad. A French court has convicted has sentenced a vegan couple to five years in prison after ruling that they had caused the death of their baby through their unbalanced diet and for not seeking medical treatment when the baby got sick.Continue Reading >
A new study has revealed that sleeping in bed with your baby raises the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) significantly. Though in America pediatricians have long recommended that babies sleep on their backs in an empty crib, many parents still choose to co-sleep, especially in the early days when night wakings are frequent and everyone is exhausted. But the study suggests that even parents who co-sleep and take measures to lower the risk of SIDS such as breastfeeding and not smoking or drinking, are making an unsafe choice.Continue Reading >
Mourners at a funeral recently got the shock of a lifetime when the man they were about to bury suddenly came back to life!
Yup, you read that right. Friends and family thought 34-year-old Zimbabwe man Brighton Dama Zanthe had died after a long illness ... until he started moving in his coffin last Monday.Continue Reading >