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Police searching for man who allegedly chopped off wife’s arm

Police searching for man who allegedly chopped off wife’s arm

NYPD(NEW YORK) —  The New York Police Department is searching for a man who allegedly attacked his wife and chopped off her arm with a knife. Police said the man, 35-year-old Yong Lu, attacked his 35-year-old wife on June 21 in the vicinity of 55th Street and 5th Avenue in […]

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Online fundraiser for separated migrant families has brought in over $18.5M, breaking records

Online fundraiser for separated migrant families has brought in over $18.5M, breaking records

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Hundreds of thousands of people upset about the separation of immigrant families at the border are putting their money into the fight, and making history in the process. A Facebook fundraiser called “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child” has now raised more than $18.5 million in […]

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Unarmed black teen killed by cop wrote in 2016 poem: ‘I want my mom to never feel that pain’

Unarmed black teen killed by cop wrote in 2016 poem: ‘I want my mom to never feel that pain’

Justin Merriman/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) — An unarmed African-American teenager killed by police while fleeing a traffic stop this week wrote a poem two years ago saying he never wants his mother to feel the pain of burying her son. Antwon Rose, 17, was shot dead by an East Pittsburgh police officer […]

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Man with gun tattoo on face arrested for gun possession

Man with gun tattoo on face arrested for gun possession

Greenville Police Department(GREENVILLE, S.C.) — A man in South Carolina with gun tattoo on his face has been arrested for illegally possessing a gun. Michael Vines, who is federally prohibited from possessing a firearm, allegedly tried tossing away a loaded .38-caliber revolver after a recent car accident and was spotted […]

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75 percent of Americans say immigration is a good thing: Gallup poll

75 percent of Americans say immigration is a good thing: Gallup poll

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Three-quarters of Americans say immigration is a good thing, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday. The number — 75 percent — is a “record-high” and includes majorities from all party groups, according to Gallup. The findings are based on a poll conduced between June 1 and […]

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Koko the gorilla dies: ‘She taught me so much,’ trainer says

Koko the gorilla dies: ‘She taught me so much,’ trainer says

The Gorilla Foundation/Koko.org(NEW YORK) — Koko, the western lowland gorilla who learned sign language and became a pop-culture phenomenon, has died at the age of 46, the group that cared for her announced Thursday. The Gorilla Foundation, headed by Dr. Francine “Penny” Patterson, the animal psychologist who taught Koko sign […]

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‘I acted to protect my family and others’: Pastor who shot Walmart gunman dead

‘I acted to protect my family and others’: Pastor who shot Walmart gunman dead

KOMO-TV(OAKVILLE, Wash.) — The pistol-packing pastor who gunned down a man allegedly on a carjacking rampage that left three people shot in Tumwater, Washington, on Father’s Day, says he acted to “protect my family and others.” David George, a pastor at an Assembly of God Church in Oakville, Washington, and […]

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Trump administration may house up to 20K migrant children at US military bases

Trump administration may house up to 20K migrant children at US military bases

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is considering housing up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on U.S. military bases, according to a U.S. official. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) made the request to the Department of Defense (DOD), and Congress has been notified, the official said. The story […]

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Family of unarmed teen shot dead doesn’t ‘want him to have died in vain’

Family of unarmed teen shot dead doesn’t ‘want him to have died in vain’

Antwon Rose/Facebook(PITTSBURGH) — The family of an unarmed teenager shot and killed by police while he was fleeing a traffic stop doesn’t “want him to have died in vain,” a family attorney said. Antwon Rose, 17, who was African-American, was shot dead by an East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, police officer Tuesday […]

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First day of summer brings flooding, extreme heat in some parts of US

First day of summer brings flooding, extreme heat in some parts of US

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Thursday marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year across much of the Northern Hemisphere. New York City will experience 15 hours and 6 minutes of daylight, while Los Angeles will see 14 hours and 26 minutes of daylight. In Fairbanks, Alaska, […]

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