(POLK COUNTY, Fla.)A young girl who was "tortured" and shot multiple times when a former Marine sharpshooter allegedly invaded her home and killed four members of her family, including her baby brother, told investigators she survived by playing dead, authorities said on Thursday. The 11-year-old... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- At least eight children were shot in Chicago over Labor Day weekend, including a 4-year-old boy who was killed when bullets fired outside his home flew through a window and hit him in the head while he was getting a haircut, police said on... Read More.
(COLO.) -- An investigation is underway after a 6-year-old girl was fatally injured on a ride at an amusement park in Colorado, officials said. The incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. local time Sunday at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, located atop Iron Mountain in Glenwood... Read More.
The death of Matthew Mindler, a 19-year-old former child actor who appeared opposite Paul Rudd in the comedy My Idiot Brother, has been ruled a suicide by authorities in Pennsylvania, according to TMZ. Mindler was found dead on August 28, three days after the Millersville University freshman was... Read More.
(BETHEL, Penn.) -- A search is underway for a 3-year-old Pennsylvania boy who went missing from a camping area along the Allegheny River in Bethel Township Friday afternoon. Pennsylvania Police in Kittanning are searching for Dwight Dinsmore, who is described as 3-foot-5 blonde with blue... Read More.
(BENA, Minn.) -- A 3-year-old girl was fatally shot by a 5-year-old boy in a home in Bena, Minnesota, early Friday, officials said. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an accidental shooting around 3:50 a.m. When deputies responded they learned the little girl... Read More.
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- Lila Hartley, from Jacksonville, Florida, took matters into her own hands when she heard Duval County Public Schools wouldn't require masks for the upcoming school year: She wrote a letter to the school board and superintendent pushing for a mask mandate. "I... Read More.
Danny Sheehan, the eight-year-old boy who went viral over the holidays for his ecstatic reaction to receiving an Aquaman action figure, has died following a four-year battle with cancer. Jason Momoa says he will keep Danny's spirit alive by dedicating the upcoming Aquaman sequel to him. Danny's family... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 4,600-year-old intact wooden boat bearing the name of Fourth Dynasty Egyptian pharaoh, Khufu, was transported to a new museum about 7 kilometers away from Cairo's Great Pyramid in a 48-hour journey that Egypt's antiquities ministry described as a "unique archaeological and... Read More.
(TIVERTON, R.I.) -- A 7-year-old isn’t letting bullies get him down and says he wants to help others do the same. Rowyn Montgomery, from Tiverton, Rhode Island, was picked on at school for his appearance. After talking about it with his mom, he decided to... Read More.
(PORTSMOUTH, Va.) -- Police are on the hunt for several suspects after a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in Virginia earlier this week, authorities said. The Portsmouth Police Department released surveillance videos that capture the deadly shooting, which occurred Monday on Chowan Drive in Portsmouth,... Read More.
(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — A search is on for the unknown gunman or gunmen who ambushed and fatally shot a 26-year-old sheriff's deputy near Louisville, Kentucky, authorities said. Jefferson County sheriff's deputy Brandon Shirley was shot at about 2:30 a.m. local time Thursday while working an... Read More.