Woman found holding her eyeball outside a church

ANDERSON, S.C. — Authorities say a woman was found holding her eyeball outside a South Carolina church. Anderson County Sheriff Chad McBride tells news outlets that it took two or three deputies and two emergency medical workers to subdue the woman to start rendering aid. A retired minister who helped

Woman found holding her eyeball outside a church

ANDERSON, S.C. — Authorities say a woman was found holding her eyeball outside a South Carolina church. Anderson County Sheriff Chad McBride tells news outlets that it took two or three deputies and two emergency medical workers to subdue the woman to start rendering aid. A retired minister who helped

Dozens injured as fire rips through Brooklyn apartment

Almost three dozen people were injured – two of them children – when a fire broke out on the first floor of a Brooklyn apartment building Sunday night, police and fire department officials said. A total of 32 people were injured, transported to local hospitals, 3 with serious but

High school wrestler paralyzed from neck down during match

A high school wrestler in California was paralyzed from the neck down during a competition last week, The San Francisco Chronicle reported. Ryan Joseph, 16, a sophomore at College Park High School in Pleasant Hill, has been unable to breathe on his own since the accident on Wednesday and

Floor collapses inside Indonesia stock exchange, injuring 50

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, injuring more than 50 people and forcing a chaotic evacuation. TV footage showed the lobby strewn with debris and people being helped out of the building while others lay on the grass or steps

NYPD training with military first-aid tool

Every NYPD cop will be trained in the use of lifesaving tourniquet technology used by American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan — to deal with potential mass casualties from terror attacks. Uniformed officers will be receiving kits of QuikClot, a sponge-like gauze pressure dressing relied on in combat, and

Ex-model crushed by scaffolding sues building owner for $50M

A former model who was crushed under collapsed scaffolding in Soho last month is suing for $50 million over her injuries. Katy Beal-Lefavre, 33, was walking by 568 Broadway on Nov. 19 when she was hit by long beams and metal sheets torn lose from the building structure by

Gun-toting suspect hits five officers with car: cops

Five cops were hurt when a gun-toting goon sideswiped them with his car in Brooklyn on Sunday morning, authorities said. The officers were responding to reports of a man and woman fighting over a shared driveway on Avenue L near East 53rd Street in Flatlands just after 11 a.m.,

Construction worker seriously injured on bridge

A construction worker was seriously injured on the Bayonne Bridge on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The 49-year-old man suffered severe leg trauma while working on the lower level of the bridge just after 1 p.m., Port Authority spokesman Joseph Pentangelo said. The injured man was in shock but remained conscious,

Students seriously hurt in botched science experiment

A science experiment gone awry injured four students at an all girls’ Catholic school in the Bronx on Wednesday, police and fire officials said. The accident occurred at St. Catherine Academy on Williamsbridge Rd. in Allerton around 8:30 a.m. Officials said the students spilled an unknown chemical substance while conducting