(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has vetoed a bill that would have overhauled the state's 175-year-old wrongful death statute, angering some families whose elderly loved ones were killed in a Buffalo supermarket mass shooting.The Grieving Families Act would have allowed courts... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A grieving mother’s fight to find answers about the death of her son has helped to shed light on a suspected rash of druggings and robberies affecting New York City’s gay nightlife scene.Linda Clary’s 33-year-old son, John Umberger, was found dead... Read More.
(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) -- A grieving family is pleading with parents to monitor their children's online activity after a former Virginia police officer "catfished" a 15-year-old girl online and then traveled to her Riverside, California, home, where he allegedly killed her mother and grandparents."Nobody could... Read More.
(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison by a Florida jury for carrying out the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that claimed 17 lives.Cruz pleaded guilty last year to... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrived in Uvalde, Texas, on Sunday to grieve with the community after 19 children and two teachers were killed in a school shooting there last week.The Bidens first paid their respects at the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Inclined sleepers for babies and crib bumper pads will be banned from being sold under legislation passed Wednesday by Congress.The bill, known as the Safe Sleep for Babies Act, will now go to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign.Among... Read More.
(PATERSON, N.J.) -- It has been over a year since Pamela Addison lost her husband, Martin, to COVID-19, but the grief is still as raw as ever.In late April 2020, the 36-year-old New Jersey teacher found herself a single mother to the couple's two... Read More.
(MIAMI) -- A Florida mayor is begging the public to help "get these killers off the streets" after a mass shooting outside a banquet hall in suburban Miami.Twenty-three people were shot, including two fatally, early Sunday morning at the El Mula Banquet Hall in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Actor and Oscar winner Walton Goggins has appeared in dozens and dozens of films and TV shows over his lengthy career, and in many, he plays the heavy. He's been seen as a corrupt cop in The Shield, the villain in Tomb Raider, and... Read More.
DuBois, PA - The Penn State DuBois Office of Student Engagement in partnership with the Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program coordinator Jessica Clontz is co-hosting a virtual community viewing of the WPSU documentary “Speaking Grief” in November. A panel discussion featuring three... Read More.