Burglars returned stolen computers to a California-based nonprofit after absconding with the equipment just hours before. The thieves, apparently feeling the sobering sting of guilt, even left a note apologizing for taking the computers in the first place.
A burial site at a Crossrail dig in London turned up more than just dirt and clay. Construction crew members unearthed what appears to be the site of a burial ground at the 16th-century Bethlehem Mental Asylum, known more colloquially as “Bedlam.” The burial site at Crossrail could open a window into London’s enigmatic past.
Paul Marquez allegedly tried to sell a 2-year-old baby on Craigslist for $100. The Staten Island, N.Y., man allegedly put the baby on Craigslist to get back at his 19-year-old girlfriend for not paying enough attention to him.
A Ross Township shooting in Pennsylvania has investigators combing the property of resident Rockne Warren Newell after the 59-year-old went on a firing rampage at a town meeting Monday. Newell was targeting town officials after his property was condemned. The Ross Township shooting ended only after another resident overpowered the shooter and shot him in the leg with Newell’s own gun.
Owen Just, a 5-year-old boy, was sucked into a drainpipe in Florida which carried him into the Caloosahatchee River. Brian Just says his son is safe after the incident. The city of Fort Myers has blocked the drainpipe and is looking to see whether other drainpipes around the city need to be blocked.
At the Bakersfield imploision of a power plant on Saturday, a man lost his leg from flying shrapnel, while four others sustained minor injuries. The Pacific Gas and Electric Co., the company who own the Bakersfield plant, say the injured onlookers were not standing in the safety area set up for onlookers.
A boy finds a mummy inside a sarcophagus and hidden in his grandmother’s attic in Germany. Is the wrapped corpse just fool’s gold, or did 10-year-old Alexander Kettler chance upon a genuine, ancient Egyptian mummy?
Evvone Cashman was attacked by what doctors estimate was a 25-foot shark. The Hawaii shark attack occurred while Cashman was snorkeling 30 feet from the Maui shoreline, near a resort at Ulua Beach in Wailea.
In New Jersey, the Briad Group, the nation's largest franchisee of TGI Friday's, was fined $500,000 for passing off cheap booze as expensive stuff as part of a sting called Operation Swill. Eight of the TGI Fridays locations central New Jersey were guilty of the practice.
A dinosaur fossils auction is spurring controversy after it was decided the rare find, unearthed in Montana in 2006, will be sold at a private auction in New York City in November. Scientists say the fossilized remains should be studied, not hawked.