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Heartbroken dog owners mourn the loss of their pets from deadly algae

Dogs owners, particularly in the southern U.S., are being warned to keep their animals away from ponds and lakes where blooms of blue-green algae could be deadly to their fury loved ones. Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz said their four dogs — Abby, Harpo and Izzy — died within hours of frolicking in a pond […]

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A man’s missing dentures were found stuck in his throat 8 days after surgery

Here’s why it’s best to remove false teeth before surgery: You just might swallow them. A medical journal is reporting the case of a 72-year-old British man whose partial dentures apparently got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren’t discovered for eight days. The man went to the emergency room because he was having […]

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Drinking bleach will not cure cancer or autism, FDA warns

Federal regulators issued a warning Monday urging people not to drink a chlorine dioxide solution that is often promoted online as a remedy for autism, HIV/AIDS, cancer and other conditions. The products — known as Miracle Mineral Solution, MMS and Chlorine Dioxide Protocol among other monikers — have not been approved by the Food and […]

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FBI agents swarm Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island

FBI agents raided Jeffrey Epstein’s private island in the Caribbean on Monday in a vivid display that the probe into his alleged sex trafficking ring is continuing despite his death. A swarm of federal agents was seen fanning out across Little St. James in golf carts about 10:30 a.m. “We were just trying to look […]

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Parents of Ohio teen who suffocated in minivan sue city of Cincinnati

The family of an Ohio teen who suffocated to death in his minivan last year announced Monday they are suing the city of Cincinnati for wrongful death over their son’s 911 calls they allege were improperly handled. Kyle Plush, 16, died April 10, 2018, after he became pinned by a third-row seat in the back […]

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Lyft driver allegedly raped passenger after she passed out in the back seat

A Lyft driver in the San Francisco Bay Area was arrested over the weekend for allegedly taking an unconscious passenger to his home and sexually assaulting her, authorities said Sunday. Tonye Kolokolo, 46, faces charges of rape and false imprisonment, San Bruno Police Department Lt. Ryan Johansen said in a statement. Police accused Kolokolo of […]

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Erie day care fire that killed firefighter’s kids lacked thorough inspection, official says

One day after an early-morning blaze ripped through a home day care in this lakeside city, a fire official on Monday blamed a “loophole” in the inspection process for failing to prevent the tragedy, which claimed the lives of five young children, including three whose father was a firefighter. Luther Jones, a volunteer firefighter, had […]