A D.C. police spokesman says a man who set himself on fire Friday afternoon on the Mall has died of his injuries at a Washington hospital.
A homeless woman in her 60s was set on fire as she slept on a street bench outside of a Walgreens Drug Store in Van Nuys, California early Thursday morning. Witnesses reported seeing a man pour something on the woman, then lighting a match before he fled the scene.
Two teenage lesbians were shot in the head in a Portland, Texas park on Saturday, with one of them dying from the bullet wound and the other in critical condition. Police are still investigating the shootings of 19-year-old Mollie Olgin,
In late November, Caroline Richmond was rushed to the hospital after collapsing on the way home from school. Doctors quickly determined she'd had a stroke and required immediate surgery. The bad news just kept coming. The stroke had been caused by leukemia.