Saturday February 23, 2019

Archive for the ‘Scary’ Category

Is this 26-ingredient, $38 cocktail worth it?

It’s everything but the kitchen drink. The 90-proof A-Z Cocktail, now on offer at the Times Square W hotel’s Living Room Bar, is one powerful potion. It’s made of 26 different elements, each starting with a different letter of the alphabet (angostura bitters from Trinidad to start, Zoco pacharán liqueur from Spain to finish). Of the 26 ingredients, only three are nonalcoholic.  More…

Travis Kauffman explains how he killed a mountain lion with his bare hands

The Colorado man who survived a mountain lion attack while out for a run in the woods recalled thinking “this would be a crappy way to die” during his fight for survival with the animal.  More…

Colorado man fights off, kills mountain lion during trail run, suffers serious injuries

A Colorado runner was attacked Monday by a mountain lion during a trail run in the northern part of the state that resulted in puncture wounds to his face, arms, legs and back and the death of the animal. The runner fought off the cougar – killing it in the process – and hiked out of the area and drove himself to a hospital.   More…

Celine Dion comments on fans worried about her new super-slim frame

Celine Dion fans are concerned about the star after she’s appeared significantly skinnier in a handful of recent public events. However, the singer says she feels better than ever at age 50 and doesn’t have time for the critics anymore.  More…

Surgeon fined $3,000 after mistakenly removing patient’s kidney

A Florida surgeon has agreed to pay a $3,000 fine after removing a woman’s kidney that he thought was a tumor. West Palm Beach surgeon Ramon Vasquez cut Maureen Pacheco open in 2016 so two surgeons could perform a back operation at the Wellington Regional Medical Center.  More…

Jayme Closs, missing Wisconsin girl whose parents were shot dead, found safe

A girl who went missing three months ago after her parents were shot to death in their Wisconsin home was found safe Thursday, police said. Jayme Closs, 13, turned up in the town of Gordon, about 70 miles from where she was last seen.  More…

Hang glider at 4,000 feet after pilot forgets to attach him

Utah man is state’s first rabies death in 74 years

A Utah man who caught bats and let his wife play with them, died of rabies — the first death of its kind in the state in 74 years. Gary Giles, 55, first began having neck and back pain on Oct. 19 and doctors thought he’d just pulled a muscle.  More…

Tatum O’Neal says she was sexually assaulted ‘more than once’ as a child

Academy Award-winning actress Tatum O’Neal posted an emotional message on Instagram acknowledging that she’s been the victim of sexual assault “more than once.” “I am a woman and I have been sexually assaulted more than once,” O’Neal, 54, wrote in the posting. “It was not my fault when I was 5, 6, 12, 13, 15 – all by older men who I thought were safe.”  More…

Death limo was listed for sale on Craigslist two days before crash

The stretch limo involved in the upstate crash that killed 20 people was put up for sale by its owner just two days before the deadly wreck, according to a report Tuesday. Prestige Limousine tried to unload the customized 2001 Ford Excursion for $9,000 in an ad posted on Craigslist.  More…

Couple shocked to find they just bought infamous MS-13 Long Island house

A young couple with three kids say they bought their dream home on Long Island Friday — only to just now discover it’s in the heart of what President Trump calls the “blood-stained killing fields” of the MS-13 gang.  More…

Dairy-allergic teen died after classmate stuffed cheese down his shirt

A UK teen with a severe dairy allergy died after he was apparently “chased” with cheese by a classmate — who then hurled it down his shirt, a London coroner’s court heard this week.  More…

Elizabeth Smart kidnapper to be freed, Smart calls decision ‘incomprehensible’

One of Elizabeth Smart’s abductors is getting out of prison next week — a decision that the kidnapping victim says is “incomprehensible.” Wanda Barzee, now 72, admitted to aiding her self-proclaimed-prophet husband Brian David Mitchell kidnap a then-14-year-old Smart at knifepoint from her bedroom in Salt Lake City in 2002.  More…

Woman mauled to death by pit bull she just adopted

A Maryland woman was mauled to death by a pit bull she’d adopted only two weeks before. Robin Conway, 64, gave the pup a home and “was in love with dog,” her sister, Susan LeClair, told WMAR-TV. “She is in love with animals,” LeClair said. “The dog, apparently, went after her.”  More…

‘So much blood’ after angry golfer’s club flies into crowd

After hitting an errant tee shot on the 15th hole Friday at a Web.com Tour event, Kevin Stadler slammed his 7-iron on the ground in anger. The club head hit his foot, broke and flew into the crowd, striking a spectator in the head.  More…