Young Couple of Expectant Parents Killed En Route to Hospital, Baby…

A pair of extremely young expectant parents were killed on Saturday night when the car they were taking to the hospital to deliver their child was struck at intersection in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood. That, unfortunately, is only the first half of the tragic set-up to a modern-day Dickens serial — their baby… » 3/03/13 1:30pm 3/03/13 1:30pm

Turkish Divers Accidentally Save an Inflatable Sex Doll from Drowning

A beautiful day at the beach briefly turned horrific before it turned hilarious — seaside residents in Turkey's northern Samsun province panicked and called police when they noticed what seemed like a body floating in the Black Sea. Alarums were raised. Boats were commandeered. Somewhere, trembling along in his house,… » 9/23/12 8:45pm 9/23/12 8:45pm

Woman Flees the Scene of a Car Accident So Her Ice Cream Won't Melt

Well, if it isn't a new entry for the Terrible Excuses Hall of Fame. A woman in Arkansas gave this bold explanation for why she fled the scene of a car accident she was involved in: "I left because I didn't want my ice cream to melt." Flora Burkhart rear-ended someone who was in a turn lane, but she failed to stop after… » 7/05/12 9:30am 7/05/12 9:30am

Secret Service Agent Runs Down a Grandmother in Brooklyn

It seems like just yesterday the Secret Service was pretty much unanimously associated with saving the day, but now the agency is finding that when it rains bad news, it pours. First came the prostitution scandal in Colombia, perhaps the first-ever challenge to our general idea that Secret Service members are totally… » 5/04/12 12:05pm 5/04/12 12:05pm

Your Morning Cry: Single Mom Found Dead With A List Of Dreams In Her…

We all have dreams, but few of us are committed enough to write down a list of them and carry it around as a constant reminder of what we're aiming for in life. But Donna Fountain, a 38-year-old from Brooklyn, did just that. Sadly, police found Donna's list with her when she was killed by a hit-and-run driver on… » 12/28/11 11:45am 12/28/11 11:45am