Monday, July 21, 2014

Widow wins $23B in smoking lawsuit

Widow wins $23B in smoking lawsuit

Widow wins $23B in smoking lawsuit

Posted: 20 Jul 2014 04:34 AM PDT

A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.

New York man dies after chokehold by police

Posted: 19 Jul 2014 11:03 PM PDT

Staten Island man Eric Garner was being detained by police when he was forced to the ground by an officer in a chokehold. Garner, a 350-lb asthmatic, soon after died from a heart attack en route to the hospital.

Huge sinkhole opens in neighborhood

Posted: 20 Jul 2014 07:22 PM PDT

A massive sinkhole in Spring Hill, Florida led to the evacuation of several nearby residents. CNN affiliate WTSP reports.

See Humpback whales entertain boaters

Posted: 20 Jul 2014 09:36 AM PDT

Several humpback whales play and feed in Monterrey Bay giving boaters a show. CNN affiliate KSBW reports.

Dad to 911: Send an ambulance

Posted: 20 Jul 2014 12:05 PM PDT

A dad says he caught someone sexually abusing his 11-year-old son, he beat the assailant and then called 911.

Police: 25-pound boy nearly starved, beaten by family

Posted: 19 Jul 2014 09:45 PM PDT

A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and sometimes resorted to eating insects he caught on the back porch, authorities said.

19 injured when Texas prison roof collapses

Posted: 19 Jul 2014 12:59 PM PDT

Nineteen people were injured when a roof of a private prison collapsed Saturday near Lufkin, Texas, fire officials said.


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