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Disabled Teen Falls 46 Stories in Trash Chute to His Death

Disabled Teen Falls 46 Stories in Trash Chute to His DeathComstock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- A 17-year-old boy with Down syndrome and autism fell to his death down a garbage chute Monday night in a high-rise Chicago apartment building. Police discovered the body of Charlie Manley inside the building’s tras...

Grief: Normal, Not A Mental Illness

Grief: Normal, Not A Mental IllnessHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Grief following the death of a loved one isn't a mental illness that requires psychiatrists and antidepressants, according to editors of The Lancet, who oppose "medicalizing" an often-healing response to overwhelming loss...

Experts: Substance Abuse May Have Played Role in Whitney Houston’s Death

Experts: Substance Abuse May Have Played Role in Whitney Houston’s DeathJason Merritt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Although full details surrounding Whitney Houston's death are not yet known, forensic experts not involved with the case speculate that the singer may have died from an accidental overdose.According to TMZ, offic...

Fallen Seattle Marine Leaves Behind Inspirational Letter

Fallen Seattle Marine Leaves Behind Inspirational LetterCreatas/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) -- The family of a 23-year-old Marine killed in Afghanistan late last month has discovered an inspirational letter the young Seattle-area man left behind in case he perished in the line of duty.Sgt. William C. Stacey died Ja...

Brittany Murphy’s Dad Suing over Autopsy Report

Brittany Murphy’s Dad Suing over Autopsy ReportBrian To/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- The man claiming to be the biological father of late actress Brittany Murphy is challenging the results of her autopsy in a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.According to Entertainment Toni...

CDC Report Explores What Killed 2.5M Americans in 2010

CDC Report Explores What Killed 2.5M Americans in 2010Pixland/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly 2.5 million Americans died in 2010, and heart disease and cancer killed nearly half of them, according to a report out Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.For the first time in 46 yea...

Son of Packers Coach Called Pal Before Falling in River

Son of Packers Coach Called Pal Before Falling in RiverJoseph Devenney/Getty Images(OSHKOSH, Wis.) -- The son of Green Bay Packers coach Joe Philbin made a "non-distress" phone call to a friend shortly before he was heard shouting for help as he apparently tumbled into the icy Fox River, officials said Tue...

No Evidence of Foul Play in Natalie Wood Case, Says Sheriff’s Dept.

No Evidence of Foul Play in Natalie Wood Case, Says Sheriff’s Dept.Ron Galella/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- The drowning death of actress Natalie Wood is still considered an accident, two months after her 30-year-old case was re-opened.William McSweeney of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the renewed inve...

Following Horrific Loss, Stories of Recovery

Following Horrific Loss, Stories of RecoveryBananaStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Have you ever wondered how you might cope with what seems an unbearable loss? The tragedies striking two Connecticut families have many of us confronting a question we hope to never personally experience.At St. Thoma...

Assisted Suicide Debate Revived in the U.K.

Assisted Suicide Debate Revived in the U.K.AbleStock/Hemera(LONDON) -- A new report from the U.K.’s Commission on Assisted Dying has reignited the debate over assisted suicide in Great Britain. The 400-page report, written by doctors, lawyers and a former police commissioner, called for l...

Sleepwalking to Your Death: Is It Possible?

Sleepwalking to Your Death: Is It Possible?PhotoObjects.net/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It's not unusual for people to walk or talk in their sleep.  But drown while you're sleeping?  It's possible: a New Jersey woman found on Monday may have sleepwalked to her death.The body of Charlene F...

NJ Cops Probe Suspected Sleepwalk Drowning Death

NJ Cops Probe Suspected Sleepwalk Drowning DeathComstock/Thinkstock(OAKLYN, N.J.) -- Police in south New Jersey believe a local woman might have drowned due to a sleepwalking incident.The body of 55-year-old Oaklyn resident Charlene Ferraro was found in the Newton Lake Monday morning and authorities...

Are Musicians More Likely to Die at 27?

Are Musicians More Likely to Die at 27?Creatas Images/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- With her untimely death in July, singer Amy Winehouse unwittingly became a member of the so-called “27 Club” -- a group of musicians who all died at the age of 27 -- alongside Kurt Cobain, Jim Morrison, ...

Is North Korean Mourning Over Kim Jong Il’s Death Real?

Is North Korean Mourning Over Kim Jong Il’s Death Real?Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korean television has been showing stunning footage of public grieving following the death of leader Kim Jong Il, featuring groups of men and women shaking and sobbing violently, ...

Elevator Death Can Trigger Fear in Phobics

Elevator Death Can Trigger Fear in PhobicsHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Brian Davidson, a school administrator from New Jersey, knows what it's like to be trapped in an elevator that suddenly jerks and stops, as riders begin to sweat, and an unspoken panic rises. He was riding shoulder-to-sho...

Body Identified as Missing Salmon Woman

Body Identified as Missing Salmon WomanAda County officials have identified the body of a woman pulled from the Salmon River earlier this week. 21-year-old Lela Knox of Salmon, who went missing May 25 after falling into the river has been positively identified. Lemhi County Sheriff Lynn Bowerman estimated her body floated 80 to 100 miles. Police say Knox had initially […]

Local Officer’s Life Saved by Bullet-Proof Vest, Suspect Dead After Early Morning Shooting

Local Officer’s Life Saved by Bullet-Proof Vest, Suspect Dead After Early Morning Shooting3rd UPDATE: KPVI News 6 reports that the man who shot an officer this morning and was then killed by police was a registered sex offender in Bonneville County. According to the sex offender registry, 50-year-old Douglas Jay Walters was convicted of sexual abuse of a minor more than a decade ago.  According to the […]

Police Remind Drivers To Be Aware Of Pedestrians, Or It Will Cost Them

Police Remind Drivers To Be Aware Of Pedestrians, Or It Will Cost ThemMany locals were happy to get out doors yesterday in the warm weather, but the Idaho Falls Police Department is warning both drivers and pedestrians to watch out for one another. The Idaho Falls Police Department is currently stationing officers at selected crosswalks throughout the next few weeks, looking for drivers not yielding to pedestrians.Police said that […]
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