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Ferry Sinks in South Korea Leaving Hundreds Missing Ferry Sinks in South Korea Leaving Hundreds Missing

A passenger ferry sank off the coast of South Korea on Wednesday morning, leaving hundreds missing and at least six people dead. The ship flipped flipped while sinking, possibly trapping hundreds of passengers inside. According to a report from The …

Cops Allegedly Mistake Wii Remote for Gun, Kill Teen in His Own Doorway Cops Allegedly Mistake Wii Remote for Gun, Kill Teen in His Own Doorway

Police shot and killed a 17-year-old ROTC student this past Friday, and his family is saying that the official account doesn’t match reality. The Police Department in Euharlee, a small town in northern Georgia, claims that Christopher Roupe pointed a …

Avonte Oquendo: Teen Mourned After Tragic Loss Avonte Oquendo: Teen Mourned After Tragic Loss

On Saturday, Avonte Oquendo’s funeral was held, an end to a tragedy where many questions remain unanswered. The story began over three months ago, when on October 4th, the 14-year-old walked away from the Riverview School in Queens, NY and …

Family Of Man Who Kidnapped Teen Demands Test Family Of Man Who Kidnapped Teen Demands Test
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Tragedy has gone from bad to worse for the Anderson family. After suffering the high-profile double murder and kidnapping case that gripped the nation, the same family is now in the midst of a potential paternity investigation. It seems that …

Florida Deck Collapses, Sends 100 People Into The Water Florida Deck Collapses, Sends 100 People Into The Water
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The NBA finals sent basketball fans out in search of a good place to watch the game on Thursday night, and unfortunately so many people were crowded onto the deck of a bar and grill in Florida that it collapsed …

Patton Oswalt Tweets, Facebooks Thoughts On Boston Marathon Explosions Patton Oswalt Tweets, Facebooks Thoughts On Boston Marathon Explosions
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Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt, a frequent Twitter user on a day-to-day basis, took to the medium following Monday’s tragedy in Boston to offer some brief thoughts, as many other celebrities and ordinary people did. “Look for the helpers. You’ll …

6 Teens Kiled In Crash in Northeast Ohio 6 Teens Kiled In Crash in Northeast Ohio

The Associated Press is reporting that six Ohio teens, five boys and one girl, died when the SUV they were riding in careened over a guardrail just south of Warren, Ohio. The report states that eight teens had taken the …

Student Dies In Sand Pit After It Collapsed On Him Student Dies In Sand Pit After It Collapsed On Him
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“Student dies in sand pit” is not something you want to wake up to in the morning. There’s enough problems in the world today that we don’t need stories of young people with a future ahead of them dying due …

Twitter: Sarah Burke’s Legacy Lives On Twitter: Sarah Burke’s Legacy Lives On

Sarah Burke, famed skier and six-time X Games gold medalist, passed away Thursday due to injuries sustained during a skiing accident. Her obituary states that she was the first female freeskier and that she successfully lobbied the Winter X Games …

Welfare Office Murder-Suicide Receives Live Facebook Updates From Young Victim Welfare Office Murder-Suicide Receives Live Facebook Updates From Young Victim

A little girl’s Facebook posts serve as the last dispatches from a stomach-turning tragedy that took place earlier this week in a Laredo, Texas welfare office. Monday night, 38-year old Rachelle Grimmer pulled a gun on a supervisor at the …

FIRED: Gilbert Gotfried No Longer Voice of Aflac Duck
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Comedian Gilbert Gotfried is known for his censor-less humor when it comes to delicate subject matters, we all remember his infamous 9/11 joke, right? Now his crass sense of humor, this time via Twitter, has gotten him fired from Aflac, …