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July 4, 2017

Casket containing human remains found on Philly sidewalk

Change text size for the story Report an error Print this story PHILADELPHIA — Police are investigating the discovery of a small casket found on a north Philadelphia sidewalk that contained some embalmed remains believed to be those of an infant or child. file(Getty Images) Tweet The casket was taken …

Man hid wife’s body in freezer to collect benefits

Change text size for the story (Getty Images) Report an error Print this story He then collected her Social Security benefits until he died in 2010. Prosecutors say Margaret Dunn died at home in 2002 and Allan Dunn hid her body in the freezer. The heirs, who didn’t know Dunn …

Man pees in lagoon, gets arm bitten off by crocodile

Most recently in 2015, a drunken man died after being dragged to the bottom of the waters by a crocodile. The Nichupte Lagoon is infamous for its crocodile attacks. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images) Saltwater Crocodile is pictured at the Australian Reptile Park January 23, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. Report …

Contestants prepare for July 4 hot-dog-eating contest

(AP Photo/Richard Drew) Suto weighed-in at 126 pounds, while Ms. Lesco tipped the scales at 104.5 pounds. Current women’s champion Miki Sudo, left, of Las Vegas, and challenger Michelle Lesco, of Tuscon, Ariz., feed each other a hot dog Monday, July 3, 2017, during the weigh-in for the 2017 Nathan’s …

Trump takes Twitter shot at Kim Jong Un over missile launch

The missile launch comes as the Trump administration has displayed increasing frustration with China’s reluctance to put more pressure on North Korea. blacklisted a small Chinese bank over its business ties with North Korea. Last week, the U.S. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air …

Fireworks and hot dogs: U.S. marks Independence Day

Print this story 11 Memorial in New York. In a sombre observance of the toll of terror, small American flags will be placed by all the nearly 3,000 names on the National Sept. Report an error In Washington, President Donald Trump is observing his first Independence Day in office by …

Texas girl found dead kidnapped over drug theft

Two men are charged with aggravated kidnapping in the case. A City of Lancaster spokeswoman says the investigation continues. Tweet Report an error Devontae Owens, charged with aggravated kidnapping, was jailed on $500,000 bond. Laquon Wilkerson, charged with aggravated kidnapping for ransom/reward, was jailed Monday on $1 million bond. (Dallas …

Scientists baffled by strange sea creatures near Alaska

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said pyrosomes spotted near Alaska this year marked the first documented presence of the animals that far north, and their appearance is cause for concern. Jim Murphy, a biologist with the U.S. Angler Don Jeske was fishing for king salmon in February when he said …