Log into your Newser account
Joined Newser on:
Find what you're looking for
More about Newser:
Want to contribute?
Suggest a Story
Get our apps:
Install our app:
Stories 1 - 20 |
Took Off to Turkey
Mar 29, 2023 8:17 AM CDT
Cops: Missing Boy's Family Took Off to Turkey Without Him
Texas authorities are now looking for 6-year-old Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez, not seen since November
- Family members say they haven't seen Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez since November, but an Amber Alert wasn't issued in Texas until last weekend—and now, authorities say the 6-year-old boy's family traveled overseas two days before that red flag was sent up. Cops from the town of Everman on...
Police: 6-Year-Old Accused
of Shooting His Teacher
Jan 7, 2023 10:00 AM CST
Police: 6-Year-Old Accused of Shooting His Teacher
Teacher in Virginia's Newport News in critical condition; shooting wasn't accidental, cops say
- A teacher at a Virginia elementary school was shot at work on Friday, and police say it wasn't an accident. They've also nabbed a suspect. "The individual is a 6-year-old student," Newport News Police Chief Steve Drew said at a presser later Friday, per CNN . "...
Boy Stuck in
10-Inch-Wide Shaft Dies
Jan 5, 2023 1:19 AM CST
Boy Stuck in 10-Inch-Wide Shaft Dies
A rescue effort tried to free him in Vietnam tragedy
- The 10-year-old boy who fell into a narrow open shaft at a Vietnam construction site on New Year's Eve has died. After nearly 100 hours of attempting to save Ly Hao Nam, rescuers are now trying to recover his body, the
reports. He had earlier been heard crying...
Boy Thrown From
Tate Modern Goes
in the Pool Again
May 30, 2022 2:00 AM CDT
Boy Thrown From Tate Modern Goes in the Pool Again
9-year-old continues to improve
The boy who was hurled from a viewing platform at London's Tate Modern museum in 2019 is doing better than doctors had predicted, his family says in a new update posted to a GoFundMe campaign set up to help with his recovery. "We were able to celebrate...
'I Didn't Want My
Sister to Die'
Dec 19, 2020 5:00 PM CST
7-Year-Old Hero: 'I Didn't Want My Sister to Die'
Eli Davidson says he was 'brave inside' as he entered the house
- Meet Eli Davidson, a 7-year-old boy who saved his sister this week from a house fire. "I was scared but I didn't want my sister to die," he tells WVLT . His mother, Nicole Davidson, says she woke up Tuesday night to find their house on fire in...
Heart-Stopping Rescue After
Boy Plunges Into 44-Foot Well
Dec 10, 2020 11:00 AM CST
Heart-Stopping Rescue After Boy Plunges Into 44-Foot Well
4-year-old was on walk with parents in Garceno, Texas, when he fell in the hole
- It took a few seconds for a 4-year-old boy to fall into a well in Texas on Tuesday, and at least six hours to get him back out again. The boy had slipped into the 44-foot water well while walking with his parents at a ranch property in Garceno around...
Boy Was Forced
Trump. Now, 'It's
All Behind Me'
Nov 23, 2020 10:40 AM CST
Boy Was Forced to Threaten Trump. Now, 'It's All Behind Me'
Matthew, now 13, was just 10 when stepfather made him appear in ISIS propaganda video
- In April 2015, an 8-year-old American boy named Matthew was dragged into Syria by his mother, Samantha Sally, and stepfather, Moussa Elhassani, with Elhassani determined to become a sniper for the Islamic State. Five years later, Matthew is 13 and back in the US, and he's now telling the...
Shark Grabs 10-Year-Old Off
Boat During Fishing Trip
Jul 18, 2020 8:15 AM CDT
Shark Grabs 10-Year-Old Off Boat During Fishing Trip
Boy in stable condition after incident in waters off Tasmania
- A 10-year-old boy is lucky to be alive after a shark yanked him from a boat off the Australian coast. Authorities say the boy was on a 20-foot vessel fishing with his dad and two other people Friday about 3 miles from the shores of Tasmania when the shark emerged...
Dad Fights Off Shark
Attacking Teen Son
Jun 20, 2020 7:30 AM CDT
Dad Fights Off Shark Attacking Teen Son
16-year-old Nick Arthur, bitten off Outer Banks, NC, is going to be OK
- A family getaway to the Outer Banks of North Carolina took a scary turn this week when a teen boy was attacked by a shark. Nick Arthur, 16, and his family, from Oak Ridge, were visiting Cape Hatteras National Seashore Thursday, and Nick decided to take a dip in the...
May 9, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
3-Year-Old's 'Keen Observation' Saves Elderly Neighbor
Boy noticed papers piling up on porch of NH woman who was trapped in her basement
- An elderly New Hampshire woman who was trapped in her basement is doing well after being saved by the most unlikely of rescuers. Per KWTX , police were called to a home in Hampton on Wednesday after a boy noticed something unusual on a neighbor's doorstep. CBS Boston identifies the...
Mayor on Mexico School
Shooting: 'So, So Sad'
Jan 11, 2020 9:00 AM CST
Mayor on Mexico School Shooting: 'So, So Sad'
6th-grader dies after shooting teacher to death, injuring 6 others in private school in Mexico
- A shooting at a private school in Mexico has left two dead (including the shooter) and six injured, officials say—and the shooter is said to have been an 11-year-old 6th grader who came to school with two guns. CNN reports the attack took place at the Cervantes de Torreon...
Plan to Free Boy's
a Wine Hack
Nov 1, 2019 8:50 AM CDT
Doctor's Clever Plan to Free Boy's Stuck Tongue: a Wine Hack
Anesthesiologist recalled long-ago method to free 7-year-old's tongue from grape juice bottle
- A 7-year-old boy too eager to suck down all of his grape juice is lucky Dr. Christoph Eich drinks wine—or at least knows how to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew. NBC News reports on this odd injury out of Germany, a case documented this week in the...
Boy Charged With Arson, Murder
Has Charges Explained to Him
Oct 22, 2019 10:30 AM CDT
Boy Charged With Arson, Murder Has Charges Explained to Him
At 9-year-old's court appearance, judge explained many words, concepts
- The Illinois 9-year-old charged with five counts of murder in an April mobile home fire appeared in court Monday, where the judge repeatedly had to explain concepts and words the child didn't understand. The boy is accused of setting the Goodfield fire that ultimately killed his two young half-siblings,...
Murder Charge Against
9-Year-Old Triggers Debate
Oct 11, 2019 1:36 PM CDT
Murder Charge Against 9-Year-Old Triggers Debate
Mom says boy accused of setting fatal fire 'not a monster'; critics say murder charge is too severe
- The mother of a 9-year-old accused of setting an Illinois mobile home fire in April that killed five family members is speaking out—and she wants people to know her son is "not a monster," per the AP . The 28-year-old mom, IDed by the
Disturbing Development in
Case of Boy Found on Porch
Sep 20, 2019 9:53 AM CDT
Disturbing Development in Case of Boy Found on Porch
Burned-out vehicle with human remains was rental car driven by little Noelvin's parents
- A 3-year-old boy was found on a stranger's porch in Buffalo on Monday morning, more than 1,000 miles from his home in Florida, and the three adults he'd been traveling with, including his parents, are "potentially ... still alive," say Buffalo police—but it doesn't...
A Teen Was Dozing on His
Camping Trip. Enter the Bear
Aug 10, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
A Teen Was Dozing on His Camping Trip. Enter the Bear
Sleeping 13-year-old bitten on face during attack by small bear
- A camping trip near Moab turned into a frightening experience for a young teen Friday when a bear went after him while he was sleeping and bit his face. CNN reports the attack took place at the Dewey Bridge Campground, located on the banks of the Colorado River, around dawn....
In Boy's Mouth: 526 Teeth,
Like 'Pearls in an Oyster'
Aug 1, 2019 10:40 AM CDT
In Boy's Mouth: 526 Teeth, Like 'Pearls in an Oyster'
The 7-year-old in India now has a regular amount
- A 7-year-old boy in India currently has 21 teeth. He used to have a whole lot more—another 526. The odd case began when the boy sought treatment for pain and swelling in his lower right jaw. An X-ray showed a teeth-filled sac, which one surgeon likened to a "...
His Grandma Went
Out for Groceries.
He Went Over
Jul 31, 2019 10:40 AM CDT
His Grandma Went Out for Groceries. He Went Over the Ledge
Chinese preschooler falls from 6th-story balcony, caught safely by onlookers
- A 3-year-old boy clings to the edge of a sixth-floor balcony. Then his hands give out and, over one agonizing second, he plummets toward the ground. Yet it was a happy ending thanks to onlookers in Chongqing, China, who spotted the boy dangling from an apartment building Monday and rushed...
Dive Team Was on the Way;
Officer Decided Not to Wait
Dec 26, 2017 9:50 AM CST
Dive Team Was on the Way; Officer Decided Not to Wait
Sergeant without gear pulls boy from frozen pond
- It was nearly a Christmas Day tragedy, but the first responding officer had other ideas. The drama began when an 8-year-old boy chased a dog onto a frozen pond in New Harmony, Utah, and fell through the ice about 5pm, reports KUTV . Other kids saw what happened and ran to...
Cops: Boy, 12, Killed Driver
in Overpass Suicide Attempt
Oct 30, 2017 1:08 AM CDT
Cops: Boy, 12, Killed Driver in Overpass Suicide Attempt
Victim worked with troubled children
- In a grimly ironic death in Virginia Saturday, a 22-year-old woman who worked with children with severe behavioral problems was killed when a 12-year-old boy jumped from a highway overpass and landed on her vehicle. Police believe the boy was trying to kill himself when he jumped from the Cedar...
Stories 1 - 20 |
Popular on Newser
9-Year-Old's Parents Got Ransom Note After She Vanished
Pope's Comments on Same-Sex Unions Make Waves
House Votes 216-210 to Oust McCarthy
9-Year-Old Who Vanished While Camping Is Found Safe
Break in Kidnapping Case: Suspect Dropped Off a Note
On This Day:
10 Years of Headlines
We're glad you're here.
As an ad-supported site,
Newser can't exist without ads.
To read our stories, you'll
need to tweak one thing.
OK, tell me what to do
If you're using:
An ad-blocker, please whitelist Newser
by clicking the ad-blocker icon in your browser.
(Examples: Adblock Plus
, and Ghostery
A DuckDuckGo extension in your browser, please access Newser without it: Either by removing it, whitelisting us, or using another browser.
Thanks so much.