Single bite can kill 100 men within 45 minutes
Venom causes severe haemorrhaging and paralysis
Investigations continue into how the snake was so far from its natural home
An Australian teenage boy is fighting for his life after being bitten by a taipan snake – the venom of which can kill 100 men in a single drop.
The 17-year-old took himself to hospital north of Sydney after being bitten on his left hand by the snake, the [...]
The parents of Shafilea Ahmed have been jailed for life after being convicted of her murder.
The 17-year-old went missing from her home in Warrington, Cheshire, in 2003 and her body was found in the River Kent in Cumbria six months later.
Iftikhar, 52, and Farzana Ahmed, 49, had denied her murder but the jury at Chester Crown Court returned guilty verdicts against them both.
Mr Justice Roderick Evans said they would [...]
A 74-year-old Detroit grandmother is in custody for allegedly shooting and killing her teenage grandson.
West Bloomfield police are investigating the circumstances that led to the killing of 17-year-old Jonathan Hoffman, which took place on Friday night in a posh, gated condo complex.
The boy called 911 to report that his grandmother had shot him multiple times and he later died in Botsford Hospital according to police.
‘All we know for sure is a [...]
A controversial senior analyst with the liberal activist group Media Matters is leaving the organization to start his own blog, saying he doesn’t want his criticism of Israel to “harm” Media Matters.
MJ Rosenberg, who also got into hot water for mistakenly accusing the Drudge Report website of racism in coverage of the Trayvon Martin case, announced Friday on the Media Matters website that he was “striking out on my own with a brand new [...]
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There have been six mob attacks, in all, since February. Now, police are now wondering if an 8 o’clock curfew keeping anyone 17 and under from two downtown streets will stop the violence.
Nicollet Mall is a destination for many. Outdoor patios where drinks and food are served are a draw not only to people who live here, but also tourist.
Since February, when the sun goes down, later in [...]
Washington (CNN) – “Reprehensible.” “Irresponsible.” “Hard to stomach.”
White House senior adviser David Plouffe did not mince words Sunday when talking about the reaction by Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich to President Barack Obama’s comments on the Trayvon Martin shooting.
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“Those two comments are really irresponsible. I would consider them reprehensible,” Plouffe said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “I think those comments were really [...]
I still say Trayvon should have called 911 if someone was stalking him.
No matter that the police have no duty to protect anyone. Teaching children to not use the police is just wrong. It makes them victims. Sometimes n more ways than one.
A young man is dead.
That is still a tragedy.
His family is still deeply effected.
They will be deeply pained for a long time.
When Christina Lopez found her 17-year-old daughter working at a strip club, she claimed to be so outraged that she called the police and demanded the club’s owners be brought to justice.
However, police now claim that Lopez knew about the unorthodox and illegal career of her daughter Nicole Madril, and even went to watch her dance naked.
They arrested the mother after surveillance camera footage showed her watching her daughter and [...]
A Santa Clarita teenager applying for a job at a hobby shop dropped off his resume then grabbed a $129 Airsoft gun and strolled out the door, police said Tuesday.
The 17-year-old, whose name was not released because he’s underage, explained his thinking this way:
“Honestly, I wasn’t planning on stealing anything,” he told KTLA-TV. “I was actually trying to get a job. And… what can I say? I’m a teenager, that’s [...]