Sunday August 18, 2019

Archive for the ‘Sad’ Category

Retail Apocalypse: These big retailers closing stores, filing for bankruptcy

Some of the United States’ most prominent retailers are shuttering stores or declaring bankruptcy in recent months amid sagging sales in the troubled sector.  More…

New Jersey man who allegedly urinated on cancer victim’s memorial is fired by dad from family business

The New Jersey man allegedly seen in a viral video urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old boy who died of cancer has been fired from his job in his family’s business. Bryan Bellace, 23, was arrested Sunday after a video circulating online seemingly showed him using the memorial at a playground in Mays Landing as a bathroom stall.  More…

Woman charged in fatal bus push of elderly man released on bail

The woman charged with murder after police said she was caught on video pushing a 74-year-old man face-first off a bus in Las Vegas has been released on bail.  More…

Teen believed to have jumped to death after Instagram poll

Police are investigating the case of a teenager believed to have jumped to her death after asking her social media followers to vote on whether she should kill herself. The 16-year-old girl had run a poll on photo-sharing app Instagram with the question “Really Important, Help Me Choose D/L”, hours before jumping off the roof on Monday. The ‘D/L’ meant ‘Death/Life’, and the poll had showed 69% of the girl’s followers chose ‘D’, he said.  More…

Legendary singer actress Doris Day dead at 97

Doris Day, the perennial girl-next-door whose career as a singer and actress spanned almost 50 years and made her one of the biggest Hollywood stars and most popular entertainers in the United States, has died.  More…

Woman falls from Midtown roof while trying to take photos

A young woman was severely injured when she fell from a Manhattan rooftop while taking photos — just weeks after a Fordham University coed died tumbling from a campus bell tower as she shot a selfie. The latest victim — identified by police sources as 22-year-old Reilly Hamilton — plummeted five stories from her apartment.  More…

Teen dies of allergic reaction after classmate throws cheese at him

A 13-year-old boy with severe allergies died after a classmate flung a piece of cheese at him — and said at an inquest that he did not know an allergy could be fatal.  More…

Man fatally shot Waffle House customer who paid for others’ meals: cops

A big-hearted man was fatally shot in the head at a Florida Waffle House over the weekend after he picked up the tabs of other customers and handed out cash, police said.  More…

Texas man drowns while mowing lawn near river

A Texas man drowned last week while mowing the grass on a property along a river, according to officials. Adam Gonzales, 58, was using a lawn mower to cut the grass on a property when he made “a pass too close to the river’s edge” and the lawnmower turned over, investigators said.  More…

Couple dies trying to protect classic car in a giant plastic bag

A classic car-collecting British couple died from carbon monoxide poisoning when they backed their Mercedes-Benz into a giant plastic bag, an inquest found.  More…

Before and after photos show Notre Dame’s devastation

Heartbreaking before and after photos show the extent of Notre Dame’s devastation. An image taken on July 15, 2018, shows the 850-year-old Paris cathedral in all of its former glory.  More…

New video reveals Chyna’s dying WWE regret

It’s been revealed that troubled wrestling legend Chyna wanted to make up with the WWE before her shocking death in 2016. The former women’s and intercontinental champion passed away at 46 due to a drug overdose.  More…

Arizona man fatally shot after testing bulletproof vest

An Arizona man was fatally shot Monday after he donned a bulletproof vest and asked a friend to shoot him. Parker Lynch, 25, put on the vest and asked his friend Steven Watson to shoot at him. Watson fired one round at Lynch’s abdomen. It was unclear if the bullet pierced the vest or missed it. Lynch was taken to a hospital and died during surgery.  More…

Colorado patient dies after she says both kidneys mistakenly removed

A 73-year-old Colorado woman who claimed her healthy kidneys were removed by doctors died eight months following the surgery.  More…

NJ Girl Scout leader canned after cookie theft story crumbles

The claims of a Girl Scouts leader that a New Jersey mall crook swiped her troop’s cookie-sale cash crumbled under scrutiny, cops said. Jessica Medina pointed the finger at a handicapped man and an elderly woman as the thieves — while bringing her 5-year-old daughter out to be photographed tearfully clutching a box of shortbreads.  More…