Takeru Kobayashi poses for a photo following his victory in a bunless hot dog eating competition in the Manhattan borough of New York

Top 10 Competitive Eaters in the World

We are never short of news of these astonishing eaters. But besides what they can eat, what we’re more interested, is who are the best of them. Here are the rankings of the top 10 eaters in the world. 10.  Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Joey Chestnut became the king of competitive eating in 2007, by beating […]


Los Angeles father allegedly killed son because he was gay

LOS ANGELES –  Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a man who shot and killed his son with premeditated murder, alleging that he committed the crime because his son was gay. Shehada Issa, 69, said he shot his son in self-defense after he discovered his wife’s dead body in their house. The district attorney’s office […]

Mother under influence of drugs charged in babys death

Mother under influence of drugs charged in baby’s death

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – Authorities say a mother who was under the influence of a mixture of drugs has been charged with causing her 6-month-old daughter’s death. Forty-one-year-old Danielle Lefay, of Endicott, New York, was arraigned Friday in Broome County Court on second-degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide charges. Read more: Knife found on OJ Simpson’s former […]

Russian tourist killed by a crocodile in Indonesia

Russian tourist killed by a crocodile in Indonesia

The 37-year-old’s body was found four days after he went snorkelling off the Raja Ampat islands of West Papua It is rare for foreign tourists to be killed by crocodiles in Indonesia.. Photograph: Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images A Russian tourist has been mauled to death by a crocodile in a popular diving site in eastern Indonesia. […]


Chicago’s murder rate soars 72{890ce14a6cf7fa6d58c4b477ea7090849a70754253c66c7875c6dc58556110e0} in 2016; shootings up more than 88{890ce14a6cf7fa6d58c4b477ea7090849a70754253c66c7875c6dc58556110e0}

CHICAGO — Murders in the nation’s third-largest city are up about 72{890ce14a6cf7fa6d58c4b477ea7090849a70754253c66c7875c6dc58556110e0}, while shootings have surged more than 88{890ce14a6cf7fa6d58c4b477ea7090849a70754253c66c7875c6dc58556110e0} in the first three months of 2016 compared with the same period last year, according to data released Friday by the Chicago Police Department. Police said the disturbing rise in violence is driven by gangs and  mostly contained to a […]