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 |
Manhunt Begins in Kenya After
Woman Is Found Dead in US
Nov 3, 2023 4:27 PM CDT
Manhunt Begins in Kenya After Woman Is Found Dead in US
Suspect in slaying took flight from Boston, Massachusetts investigators say
- The body of a missing Massachusetts woman was found Wednesday in a parking garage at Boston's Logan International Airport, and state police said the suspect in her killing has taken a flight to Kenya. The search for the man has begun there, ABC News reports. Margaret Mbitu, 31, was...
These Are the
Spookiest Cities in America
Oct 28, 2023 1:30 PM CDT
These Are the Spookiest Cities in America
New York ascends to the top of WalletHub's rankings for where Halloween is king
- Ready to get your ghoul on? Halloween is on Tuesday, and people across the nation are prepping their costumes, breaking out the candy bowls, and cueing up "Monster Mash" for when trick-or-treaters arrive. If you're wondering which places really know how to get into the spooky spirit, WalletHub...
This Is the Most
Dangerous City to Drive In
Oct 24, 2023 5:43 PM CDT
This Is the Most Dangerous City to Drive In
Detroit is the most risky, while New York is safest, per SellMax
- There's a risk anytime you get behind the wheel, but driving in some places is more dangerous than others. Using stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, SellMax looked at cities across the US, grouping fatality data based on speeding, DUIs, and other variables. The car-selling site found...
Chunk of Ice From Sky Slams
Into House Without Waking Kids
Aug 17, 2023 4:40 PM CDT
Chunk of Ice From Sky Slams Into House Without Waking Kids
Massachusetts couple suspects it fell from a plane en route to Boston
- A large ice chunk fell from the sky and hit a house in Massachusetts, damaging the roof of the home, the homeowner said. Jeff Ilg said he and his wife, Amelia Rainville, suspect the ice fell off an airplane traveling to Boston Logan International Airport. Neither the couple nor their...
Cop Hurt After
Bombing Down a Slide
Aug 2, 2023 8:56 AM CDT
Cop Hurt After Bombing Down a Slide
Video of Boston police officer has gone viral
- No one knows how or why it happened, but we at least know the what, where, and a little bit of the who. A Boston cop was recorded tumbling down a children's slide in front of City Hall, and the video has now gone viral. In the footage , someone...
She Told Classmates
She Was 16. Police
Say She Was 32
Jun 30, 2023 8:10 AM CDT
She Told Classmates She Was 16. Police Say She Was 32
Former social worker accused of posing as a student at 3 Boston high schools
- Students at Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Boston say the classmate they knew as Daniella chose the jersey number 32 when she joined the girls' basketball team. They didn't realize that was also her age. Investigators say former social worker Shelby Hewitt posed as a student at three...
Arrest Made in Murder of
Couple Marking 50 Years
Jun 27, 2023 2:08 PM CDT
Arrest Made in Murder of Couple Marking 50 Years
Woman's mother, 97, also was killed in attack in Newton
- Police near Boston have made an arrest and identified the three victims beaten and stabbed to death in a triple homicide. Those killed in Newton were 73-year-old Gilda "Jill" D'Amore; D'Amore's 74-year-old husband, Bruno; and D'Amore's 97-year-old mother, Lucia Arpino, reports WCVB . The D'...
Couple Celebrating 50th
Anniversary Killed at Home
Jun 26, 2023 11:43 AM CDT
Couple Celebrating 50th Anniversary Killed at Home
Police near Boston say a third person also was fatally stabbed in same attack
- Police near Boston are investigating a brutal triple homicide: Three elderly people were stabbed to death in the same Newton home, including a married couple who were celebrating their 50th anniversary, reports Boston.com . Police found signs of forced entry and say it appears they were the victims of a...
This Is America's
Friendliest LGBTQ+ City
Jun 13, 2023 4:16 PM CDT
This Is America's Friendliest LGBTQ+ City
San Francisco takes the top spot in LawnStarter's rankings, while Florida's Hialeah falls to the bottom
- It's almost the midway point in Pride Month, the celebration and commemoration of LGBTQ+ pride, with events taking place nationwide—including at the White House . LawnStarter decided to scout out what parts of the country are most pride-friendly, looking at 20 metrics for 200 of the America's largest...
These US Cities Are
a Runner's Paradise
Jun 3, 2023 8:00 AM CDT
These US Cities Are a Runner's Paradise
Relative to the other cities in Lawn Love's latest fitness ranking; San Francisco tops the list
- Next Wednesday is Global Running Day, and some cities are more amenable than others if you're in training to be the next Jackie Joyner-Kersee or Usain Bolt—or even if you just like hitting the pavement to burn off some stress and stay fit. Lawn Love scouted the 200...
Feds Say Attorney
Was Boston Serial Rapist
May 31, 2023 3:06 PM CDT
Feds Say Attorney Was Boston Serial Rapist
Matthew Nilo allegedly attacked four women in 2007, 2008
- A 35-year-old New Jersey-based attorney's alleged past caught up with him on Tuesday afternoon when he was arrested in connection with a series of sex attacks in Boston in 2007 and 2008, the FBI's Boston office says. Matthew J. Nilo, a former Boston resident, has been charged with...
This Buzzer-Beater Puts
Celtics on Brink of History
May 28, 2023 6:00 AM CDT
This Buzzer-Beater Puts Celtics on Brink of History
Derrick White's basket forces Game 7 in series Boston once trailed 3-0
- No NBA team has won a playoff series after trailing 3-0. The Boston Celtics now have a chance to be the first, thanks to a dramatic basket with all of 0.1 seconds left in Saturday night's Game 6, reports
. Derrick White grabbed the rebound of a...
Surprise Gift to Grads
May 27, 2023 7:45 AM CDT
Billionaire Offers Surprise Gift to Grads at Commencement
Robert Hale gifts $1K to each UMass Boston student during ceremony, with a heartwarming catch
- Students being honored at Thursday's graduation ceremony at UMass Boston not only received their diplomas—there was also an extra-special gift waiting for them, courtesy of commencement speaker Robert Hale, the billionaire CEO of Granite Telecommunications and part owner of the Boston Celtics. CNN reports that as the university'...
This Heart's Record Trip May Be
Game-Changer for Transplants
May 24, 2023 9:15 AM CDT
This Heart's Record Trip May Be Game-Changer for Transplants
Organ was transported 2.5K miles for transplant from Alaska to Boston, thanks to a special cooler
- When it comes to heart transplants, doctors don't want to see more than four to six hours pass from the time the organ is taken out of one body and moved into another. But one heart recently spent more than seven hours in transit, and traveled more than 2,...
Her Fetus Needed
She Agreed to
In Utero Surgery
May 5, 2023 2:08 PM CDT
Her Fetus Needed Care ASAP. She Agreed to In Utero Surgery
Little Denver is doing great after rare vein of Galen malformation was picked up on 30-week ultrasound
- When Louisiana's Kenyatta Coleman went for a 30-week ultrasound while pregnant with daughter Denver, she was hoping for a routine checkup, as the previous ones had been. What doctors noticed at that visit, however, led to what looks to be the United States' first brain surgery on a baby...
Daughter of No. 2
May 4, 2023 1:40 PM CDT
Daughter of No. 2 House Dem Must Apologize to Officer
Adult child of Rep. Katherine Clark gets probation after alleged assault in Boston
- The daughter of a top Democrat will avoid jail and instead get a year's probation after allegedly assaulting a police officer in Boston. Riley Dowell, whose mother is House Whip Katherine Clark, must complete 30 hours of community service, pay for the cost of removing spray-painted graffiti, and write...
Leave Your 'Vampire' Straws
at Home Next Time You Fly
Apr 29, 2023 11:30 AM CDT
Leave Your 'Vampire' Straws at Home Next Time You Fly
Man arrested at Logan Airport for trying to bring titanium smoothie-sipper/tire deflator in carry-on
- On the Szabo Inc. website , a "Vampire" straw is sold for $85, promoted as a "unique" item made of titanium that "allows the user to drink effortlessly any thick shake or smoothie." It's also "long enough to drink from any long beverage can,"...
Accused of Running
Apr 24, 2023 2:30 AM CDT
Boston Restaurateur Accused of Running Toxic Workplace
Barbara Lynch is accused of verbal abuse, unwanted touching, and more
- In recent days, allegations of a toxic workplace culture, and more, have been lobbed against a well-known Boston restaurateur in separate investigations in the
New York Times
(both are behind paywalls). Barbara Lynch, who has been an acclaimed chef in the city for 25 years, is...
This Is the Most
Apr 23, 2023 1:50 PM CDT
This Is the Most Sustainable City in America
San Francisco tops LawnStarter's list
- Saturday is Earth Day, so LawnStarter compared the 200 biggest cities in America to find the most (and least) sustainable ones. The site looked at more than two dozen metrics in five main categories:
, including incentives and policies that center on energy efficiency and renewables;
FBI Training Lesson:
Go to Right Room
Apr 5, 2023 7:00 PM CDT
FBI Training Lesson: Go to Right Room Before Interrogation
Agents wake up, handcuff baffled airline pilot
- Agents from the FBI and the Defense Department followed instructions during a training exercise Tuesday night a little too well. They banged on the door of a Boston hotel room around 10pm, waking up the guest inside—who was sincere when he told them he had no idea what was...
Stories 1 - 20 |
Popular on Newser
She Ditched Broadway Dreams, Became Flo From Progressive
America's Avocado Habit Is Wreaking Havoc in Mexico
Pentagon: US Ships Were Attacked in Red Sea
Your Walking Speed Affects Health Benefits
Appeals Court Delivers Its Decision to Jussie Smollett
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.