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About Toni Matthews-El

Toni Matthews-El hails from the land of chunked pumpkins and people who come to a complete stop before making any and every turn. When she isn't contributing articles to WebProNews, she spends her time freelance writing, cheering Liverpool FC, and enjoying life as a hair flower connoisseur. Disclaimer: Written opinions do not necessarily reflect that of WebProNews or its affiliates
$1,000-A-Pill Sovaldi: Salvation Or Rip-Off?

Whoever said there is no money to be made in curing the sick has never heard of Sovaldi. The drug boasts the ability to cure Hepatitis-C in 9 out of every 10 patients who use it. But it’s a cure …

Hackers Blackmail Domino’s Pizza

Domino’s Pizza recently found itself threatened with the release of hundreds of thousands of stolen accounts to the internet. According to ITNews, a hacker group known as Rex Mundi had attempted to blackmail the Domino’s Pizza operations in France and …

Brittny Gastineau Dodges Concern About Her Black Eye

What’s the story behind Brittny Gastineau’s black eye? No one is quite sure, but signs point to a violent attack by her boyfriend. Gastineau’s injuries first came to the attention of the public when she was spotted out at a …

East Peoria Shooting: Mass Killing Averted?

A gunman walked into a bar in East Peoria, Illinois on Saturday and opened fire on a couple. The shooting was at point blank range and the wounds the pair received were fatal. It could have been the beginning of …

U.S. vs Ghana: Third Time The Charm?

I confess that I watched with a certain amount of glee when Ghana saw their World Cup hopes dashed to pieces by Uruguay in 2010. It was the bitterness of an American football fan who saw the United States advance …

Lionel Messi Is An International Flop

No one in their right mind lowers the bar for elite athletes, and yet this is exactly what is done for Argentinian international Lionel Messi. Quite frankly it’s both disappointing and disturbing. Three World Cups and only two goals. This …

Cristiano Ronaldo: Is Starting Him A Big Risk?

People can say whatever negative things they want to about Cristiano Ronaldo, but one thing no one should doubt at this stage of his career is his dedication to football. Ronaldo has grown into a professional and immensely talented football …

Teresa Giudice Wants You To Buy Her Wine Before She Goes To Jail

Poor Teresa Giudice! It seems like the future jailbird just can’t catch a break. The fraud scandal has had quite an impact on her household’s income. Her books aren’t selling so well, either. So she’s trying to bring in the …

Whooping Cough Epidemic Hits California: Thousands At Risk?

The state of California is faced with a serious epidemic. In just the past two weeks, there were 800 new cases of pertussis, also known as “whooping cough”. According to California’s public health department. the total number of confirmed cases …

San Antonio Spurs On Top: Can Miami Heat Come Back?

The Miami Heat are on the verge of being blown away by a dominant San Antonio Spurs. With only one win from four, the NBA Finals have thus far been a shocking blow to the defending NBA champions. This is …

Iker Casillas: Not The Goalkeeper He Once Was?

5-1. It’s a scoreline that stunned World Cup watchers across the globe. But then, who wouldn’t be stunned? Spain has become practically synonymous with outstanding football over the past decade. This view was largely aided by their ability to collect …

FIFA World Cup Set To Begin As Controversy Looms

Well, we’re on the threshold of a fresh FIFA World Cup. What should simply be a tournament about the best of the best from each country competing for the 2014 title is often overshadowed by a series of controversies and …

Chaining 6-Year-Old Son To Bed Gets Utah Dad Jailed

Babysitters are expensive. Daycare services get expensive. EVERYTHING is more expensive in a post-recession America. That I understand. However, none of that explains this bizarre solution that one Utah father used to keep his young son “secure” while he worked. …

Delaware Shark Bite: Locals Startled By Rare Attack

Shark attack. If there were ever two words that could terrify a person into living a landlocked existence, it would be those. The level of fear that sharks create in people who’ve never even seen a shark in real life …

Mob Wives: Man Murdered At Frequently Featured Bar

Even though the show is called Mob Wives, the reality television angle of the popular series sometimes causes American viewers to forget that these women are in fact connected with a world of violence. After all, the Italia mafia is …

Kim Dotcom’s $5 Million “Bounty” On US Government

Do you have proof that the United States government acted in a corrupt or illegal manner during the shutdown of Megaupload? If so, that information could make you a millionaire. Kim Dotcom (born Kim Schmitz) said on Monday that he …

Anna Politkovskaya: Justice Not Served?

For the family of slain investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya, the sentencing of five men deemed responsible for her death did not leave them with any sense of closure. Instead, the trial and sentencing has left one very important question unanswered: …

Charles Manson Hoax Reveals A Need To Fact Check

In today’s social media-driven world, it’s far too easy to take some “fact” found on the internet and run with it. Just look at Twitter. Celebrities are regularly murdered off by persons who feel that spreading fake death rumors is …

Courthouse Shooting: Georgia Authorities Kill Gunman

A Georgia man’s plans to engage in a mass shooting on Friday ended with one injury and his own death. Authorities were forced to gun down Dennis Ronald Marx outside the Forsyth County Courthouse in Cumming, Ga. The 48-year-old reportedly …

Tracy Morgan Fighting For Life After Car Wreck

Tracy Morgan is reportedly in intensive care on Saturday following his limo’s involvement in a fatal car pileup. According to police, the actor/comedian was riding in a limousine when the vehicle became one of six vehicles involved in a multi-vehicle …

Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas To Split?

Those of you who said that the marriage between Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas wouldn’t last have been vindicated. I hope the 18 year wait was worth it! Griffith and Banderas will be parting ways, but with none of the …

Virginia Stabbing: What Happened?

A stabbing incident occurred Friday morning at a Virginia naval base, resulting in the temporary lock-down of a naval medical facility. The violent confrontation took place at the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, just outside the Navy Exchange. The exchange is …

Prom Day Stabbing: Will Insanity Defense Work?

When it was announced that Christopher Plaskon’s attornies requested a mental health evaluation for their client, it sent a strong signal as to what his likely defense would be. Plaskon was charged with the fatal stabbing of schoolmate Maren Sanchez …

Flight MH370: New Witness Comes Forward

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 remains unaccounted for since it vanished on March 8th. Though recovery efforts are ongoing, hope is fading that the plane—along with the 239 people aboard—will ever be seen again. In the time since the plane’s disappearance, …