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Hawaiian teen gets 45 days in jail for senseless bird slaughter

Print this story The Laysan albatross is culturally significant to Native Hawaiians who consider them aumakua, or “revered ancestors and guardian spirits,” prosecutors said in a sentencing memorandum, which called them “peaceful and trusting birds who do not recognize predators.” Change text size for the story Gutierrez and a group …

Fight in Mexican prison between rival gangs leaves 28 dead

State police said the prison population is more than 2,000. The National Human Rights Commission said it surveyed conditions at over 190 state, local and federal jails. It found that inmates often controlled some areas of prisons or had contraband inside. In June, Mexico’s governmental rights agency issued a report …

92-year-old flower girl headlines Minnesota wedding

Print this story — While Abby Arlt and Dustin Mershon, of Mankato, Minnesota, got their dream wedding, it was the flower girl who stole the show. MANKATO, Minn. Report an error Change text size for the story But her grandfather passed away a year ago. However, he gave the groom …

Baby elephant ready for visitors at Pittsburgh zoo

Its mother is Seeni, a 21-year-old elephant that’s among three the zoo rescued from Botswana in 2011. The calf was born at the zoo’s International Conservation Center in May, about a month prematurely. Tweet Print this story Officials at the zoo are waiting to see how the calf adjusts and …

Iraqi male model stabbed to death due to good looks

According to the Iraqi News, model and fine arts student Karar Nushi was found dead in Baghdad after he had received death threats over his fine features. Print this story Change text size for the story Report an error Nushi’s body also showed signs of torture. His body was found …

Brother, sister cupcake fight turns violent

His bail is set at $10,000. Yaddow, who admits he was aware of his sister’s pregnancy when kicking her, is still being detained for aggravated battery for exceeding ‘a reasonable response in self-defense.’ Print this story Tweet A sweet treat turned sour between these siblings. As reported by the New …

New subatomic particle found with double dose of charm

The two heavy quarks are in a dance that’s just like the interaction of a star system with two suns and the third lighter quark circles the dancing pair, Wilkinson said. Print this story Tweet Protons and neutrons are the most common baryons. Quarks are even smaller particles that come …