Tamara Owsley-Savard, 32, of Topeka, Kansas, was playing hide-and-seek when she ran into a spider web and was bitten. Now the mom is fighting necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating bacteria. She has had 15 surgeries.
Mercedes Vanesa Guevara, 31, faces vehicular manslaughter charges after her arrest Monday in the hit-and-run death July 11 of a pregnant mother of eight who was crossing the street, San Bernardino police say.
Researchers have identified the 95 bodies found buried where Fort Bend ISD, near Houston, planned to build expanded facilities, as newly freed slaves likely forced to work in a Texas prison camp dating back to 1878.
Police in Houston say two home invaders tried to force a woman inside her home in southeast Houston at gunpoint. Her husband exchanged fire with them and shot one in the head, who had a gun to his wife’s head.
Virginia teen Cohen Naulty started a fundraiser to pay for others’ meals after he was shamed by restaurant Beer 88 for paying part of his restaurant bill in quarters. The restaurant deleted its Facebook page amid backlash.
A McClatchy review of declassified transcripts of Guantánamo’s national security hearings found that, after the public and death-penalty defendants are sent away, what goes on at the war court often involves the CIA.
A large amount of plutonium over the years has gone quietly missing from stockpiles owned by the US military, often without any public notice. Energy Department has been less willing to punish contractors.
Two Muncie, Indiana, parents were arrested after their two toddlers were found wandering near train tracks wearing only dirty diapers. The mother said she had taken medicine and fallen asleep, allowing the children to get out, police said.
A woman has been accused of faking a terminal illness and convincing a New Jersey family to take her in and care for her for more than a month. Kiley White is charged with theft by deception and harassment.
Police in Cape May, New Jersey, found a pug wandering through yards Sunday and had a little fun: They posed it for a “pug shot” and posted the photo on Facebook in an attempt to find the missing dog’s owners.
New Jersey authorities say the parents of a 4-month-old child who suffocated at a motel have been charged with murder in his death. Police say the couple put their son in “time out” because he wouldn’t stop crying.
At least 22 people were injured when a debris from a lava explosion hit a tour boat off the coast of Kapoho, Hawaii, on July 16, 2018. This video was recorded by tourist Will Bryan, who reported being hospitalized after the lava struck the boat.