December 7, 2018

Charlottesville car rammer found guilty of first-degree murder

AndreyPopov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The man who rammed his car into a crowd at the Charlottesville rally in 2017 where one counter-protester was killed and others injured has been found guilty of first-degree murder. Suspect James Alex Fields was on trial for the death and injuries he is accused of caus..
December 7, 2018

USGS: Kilauea eruption, considered ‘continuing’ since 1983, could be considered over

Frizi/iStock(NEW YORK) -- After three months without surface lava activity, the U.S. Geological Survey says the eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea can be considered over. The USGS notes that Kilauea remains an active volcano, and eruptions are likely in the future. Kilauea erupted in May, throwing a..
December 7, 2018

13-year-old student with autism dies after being physically restrained at school

DONGSEON_KIM/iStock(EL DORADO HILLS, Calif.) -- A 13-year-old boy with autism died in a Northern California school last week after becoming unresponsive while staff physically restrained him, authorities said. The boy became violent and needed to be restrained by staff at Guiding Hands School in El ..
December 7, 2018

Parents charged in 10-month-old daughter’s overdose death

PeopleImages/iStock(UPPER DARBY, Pa.) -- A Pennsylvania couple have been charged with murder following the death of their 10-month-old daughter. Joseph Milano, 32, and Lauren Semanyk, 34, failed to seek medical treatment for their infant daughter even after she displayed signs of a drug overdose, ac..