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Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison

(NEW YORK) -- Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced to life in prison, a federal judge in Brooklyn decided Wednesday.Guzman, 62, was convicted in February of charges that mandate life in prison, proving he was "a ruthless and bloodthirsty leader of the Sinaloa Cartel," federal prosecutors in Brooklyn said in…... Read More

Instagram faces criticism after leaving gruesome images of teen's corpse on platform for hours

(NEW YORK) -- A man suspected of murdering 17-year-old Bianca Devins alerted police to the killing by posting photographs of her dead body on multiple social media platforms, police said.Now, Instagram is facing criticism from social media users for allegedly failing to swiftly remove the gruesome images."I have seen the…... Read More

Police: Man arrested in murder of Louisiana African-American museum founder Sadie Roberts-Joseph

(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- A Louisiana man has been arrested in the murder of a beloved 75-year-old community activist whose body was discovered asphyxiated in the trunk of her car, police said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.The death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African American museum in Baton…... Read More

Police: Dad dies trying to save kids swept away by wave at North Carolina beach

(WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C.) -- A North Carolina father died while trying to rescue his children from rough waters at the state's Wrightsville Beach, according to police.Two of Johnny Lee Vann Jr.'s kids were walking on a jetty wall on Sunday afternoon when they were swept off by a wave, Capt.…... Read More

Cyberbullying is on the rise among middle and high school students, report finds

(NEW YORK) -- While overall rates of bullying in schools across the country have not changed, a new federal report released Tuesday revealed that online bullying has increased among middle and high school students.Among the 20 percent of students who said they were bullied between the ages of 12 and…... Read More

Lawyer: Financier Jeffrey Epstein allegedly had 'improper sexual conduct' with young women while in 'jail'

(NEW YORK) -- Wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein continued to have visits from young women that allegedly resulted in sexual liaisons while he was in 'jail' in Florida, a lawyer for one of his accusers said Tuesday.Attorney Brad Edwards, who represents Epstein accuser Courtney Wild and several…... Read More

Couple married 71 years die on same day, just 12 hours apart

(WAYNESBORO, Ga.) -- Georgia couple who were married for 71 years have died just hours apart.Marilyn DeLaigle, 88, and her husband, Herbert DeLaigle, 94, both died on Friday, July 12, according to an online obituary."Mrs. DeLaigle was married to Mr. Herbert DeLaigle for 71 years who entered into rest 12…... Read More

Spontaneous combustion of tempura flakes blamed for sushi restaurant fires

(MADISON, Wis.) -- A popular sushi ingredient is believed to be the cause of seven restaurant fires across the country, after officials discovered the product could self-heat and spontaneously combust.The fires, five of which happened in Wisconsin, were the "result of a preparation technique" used to make deep-fried tempura flakes,…... Read More

2-year-old Gabriella Vitale found alive and healthy after she was missing overnight in northern Michigan woods

(MONROE, Mich.) -- A missing 2-year-old girl was found alive and healthy Tuesday morning after she spent the night lost in the woods while on a family camping trip in northern Michigan, authorities said.Gabriella Roselynn Vitale was reunited with her mother and taken to a hospital to be evaluated, but…... Read More

DOJ will not file charges against officer involved in Eric Garner’s death

(NEW YORK) -- The Justice Department on Monday has declined to file federal civil rights charges against the New York Police Department officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, whose dying words “I can’t breathe” became a national rallying cry for demonstrations about police treatment of minorities, according…... Read More

15-year-old boy dies after falling on camp outing in Pennsylvania

(NEW YORK) -- A 15-year-old boy fell to his death while rock climbing in Pennsylvania on an outing with his camp, authorities said. The fall happened Monday near the YMCA Deer Valley Camp in Fort Hill in Somerset County, Stephen Limani, a spokesman for state police, told ABC News. The…... Read More