On Martaevious Santiago’s 17th birthday, he shot his 13-year-old sister in the back of the head. She had just hugged him in the kitchen of the family’s Florida City home, police said. As they separated and Tedra King walked away, Martaevious pointed a loaded semiautomatic handgun at her. Then he pulled the trigger and killed her. Martaevious told police it was an accident. The shooting happened Tuesday night inside a modest Florida City subdivision called Washington Park. Outside the home on Wednesday, shocked family members - some on the way to identify the young girl’s body at the morgue - demanded privacy. “Everybody that knows a word of prayer, please pray for the Bess family,” close family
A giant 10-month-old continental rabbit named Simon, set to become the biggest in the world, was mysteriously found dead after a United Airlines flight from London to Chicago on Monday (24 April). Edwards said the giant rabbit was being delivered to its new owner - a celebrity whom she did not identify. The animal was found dead in the cargo hold where it was placed after the plane landed in Chicago.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that the crisis over North Korea’s nuclear program is deepening after the issue dominated talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Moscow.
If you ever worried about why your child was coming home with hours upon hours of homework each night, Bunmi Laditan - the mom behind The Honest Toddler blog - can not only relate, but she can also serve as a reminder that you have the power to put a stop to it. "My kid is done with homework," she wrote in a heated Facebook post. "I just sent an email to her school letting her know she's all done. I said 'drastically reduce' but I was trying to be polite because she's finished." She noted how her 10-year-old daughter, Maya - who is in school from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. and still has two to three hours of homework each evening - "loves learning" but has become more and more stressed by school. She's
A Southern Baptist seminary professor on Tuesday posted a jaw-dropping photo on Twitter that has resurfaced questions for white evangelicals and their attitudes about race. The picture, posted by Barry McCarty, a professor of preaching and rhetoric at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas, appears to show five white professors dressed in hoodies, gold chains, bandannas and caps. Several of them are pictured posing with fingers pointed like guns and McCarty appears to be holding a gun in his hand. The words “Notorious S.O.P.” (School Of Preaching) are scrawled across the top. McCarty posted later that the photo was part of a special send-off for one of their professors, Vern Charette,
The former 'America's Got Talent' host also reveals the "most diva thing" he's ever seen the singer do.