Monday April 22, 2019

Archive for the ‘Shocking’ Category

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…

Man gets 50 years for raping neighbor in Florida

A 20-year-old convicted of raping his neighbor and then offering to do work around her house to make it up to her is being sent to prison for 50 years.  More…

DoubleTree hotel apologizes for sign refusing service to military members during post-deployment ceremony: ‘Very offensive’

A DoubleTree hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., is apologizing for a sign placed at the hotel’s bar refusing service to members of the military. A group of 600 members of the military and their guests attended a post-deployment ceremony held at there and, in the middle of the event, a sign was placed in the hotel’s bar denying further service to attendees.  More…

Driver miraculously survives terrifying freeway crash

An Ohio fire department posted photos online of a car that was pinned between a highway barrier and a semi-truck. The driver of a vehicle that was pinned between a highway barrier and a semi-truck on an Ohio highway miraculously survived.  More…

All charges against Jussie Smollett have been dropped

Chicago prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett during a surprise court hearing. “Today, all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped and his record has been wiped clean of the filing of this tragic complaint against him,” his attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement.  More…

Parents Outraged After Man Who Identifies As Woman Assaults 10-Year-Old Daughter In Women’s Bathroom, Gets Slap On The Wrist

In Scotland, an 18-year-old male who identifies as a woman was given a slap on the wrist by authorities earlier this month after assaulting a 10-year-old girl in the restroom. The suspect, who goes by the name Katie Dolatowski, sexually assaulted the unidentified little girl in a supermarket restroom. Rather than being sent to jail, Dolatowski has been banned from having contact with children and given community service and monitored with an electronic bracelet.  More…

Church video captures woman toppling 15-foot crucifix on altar

A woman has been arrested by Northern California cops, who say she knocked over a 15-foot crucifix in an act of vandalism caught on video. Watsonville Police said surveillance footage shows 23-year-old Jackeline Chavira walking into St. Patrick’s Church Wednesday, heading to the altar and pushing over the crucifix after checking to see that no was watching.  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…

Wag killed our dog — and tried to buy our silence

Wag, the beleaguered dog-walking service that’s accused of losing or killing eight Big Apple pooches, has stepped in it once again. The celebrity-endorsed “Uber for dog walking,” recently valued at $650 million, tried to buy the silence of a grieving couple whose beloved pet was killed while in the care of a novice walker.  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…

Heathen eats soup directly from supermarket hot bar

A grocery store shopper has gone viral for his less than appetizing — and unhygienic — way of eating soup. The man was recorded by a fellow shopper at an unnamed grocery store taking a sample of soup from the hot bar straight from the ladle.  More…

Skydiving coach loosened harness to commit suicide during tandem jump: cops

An experienced skydiver who fell to his death during a tandem jump in Maine intentionally loosened his harness in midair to commit suicide, state police said. Brett Bickford, 41, of Rochester, New Hampshire, died on Sept. 27 after detaching himself about a mile above the ground during a two-man jump at Skydive New England in Lebanon.  More…

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

‘Halloween’ star Jamie Lee Curtis battled opioid addiction

Jamie Lee Curtis struggled with an opioid addiction she kept secret from the world since the late ’80s. “I was ahead of the curve of the opiate epidemic,” Curtis, 59, told People. “I had a 10-year run, stealing, conniving. No one knew. No one.”  More…