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16-Year-Old Cornelius Fredericks Died At Lakeside Academy. He’s Not Their First Resident To Face Abuse.

16-Year-Old Cornelius Fredericks Died At Lakeside Academy. He’s Not Their First Resident To Face...

On May 1, Fredericks went into cardiac arrest and died from “restraint asphyxia,” according to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Kalamazoo. Two days prior to his death, he had thrown a piece of a sandwich at another resident and was restrained by two staff members — Michael Mosley and Zachary Solis. They have…
18-Year-Old Althea Bernstein Was Allegedly Set On Fire By Four White Men In Wisconsin

18-Year-Old Althea Bernstein Was Allegedly Set On Fire By Four White Men In Wisconsin

“I was listening to some music at a stoplight and then all of a sudden I heard someone yell the N-word really loud,” she told Madison365, a local non-profit media group. “I turned my head to look and somebody’s throwing lighter fluid on me. And then they threw a lighter at me, and my neck…
The Traumatized 17-Year-Old Who Filmed George Floyd’s Killing Is Already Being Harassed

The Traumatized 17-Year-Old Who Filmed George Floyd’s Killing Is Already Being Harassed

“I posted the video last night and it just went viral,” she said through sobs, adding, “Everybody’s asking me how do I feel? I don’t know how to feel, ‘cause it’s so sad, bro. This man was literally right here at 8:00 pm yesterday. I was walking my cousin to the store, and I just…
A 13-year-old’s death highlights Puerto Rico’s post-Maria health care crisis

A 13-year-old’s death highlights Puerto Rico’s post-Maria health care crisis

VIEQUES, Puerto Rico — Weeds and horse dung surround the Family Health Center Susana Centeno. Across the entrance of the emergency room, respirator masks and blue latex gloves are scattered from a fallen trash can. Inside, medical supplies, like cots and wheelchairs, remain abandoned in the hallways. Since Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico in 2017,…
A 4-Year-Old Died Of The Flu After Facebook Anti-Vaxxers Pushed His Mom To Avoid Medical Treatment

A 4-Year-Old Died Of The Flu After Facebook Anti-Vaxxers Pushed His Mom To Avoid...

Among other comments in the Facebook group, the natural “cures” the group members consulted her on ranged from Vitamin C and lavender, to breastmilk, thyme, elderberry, and peppermint oil. According to NBC News, the group members who commented on the mother’s post mentioned all kinds of resources and solutions like these and none of which…
14-Year-Old Jenna Hospedales Has Been Missing For Almost A Week

14-Year-Old Jenna Hospedales Has Been Missing For Almost A Week

The day she went missing, NYPD’s 77th precinct shared a photo of Jenna on Twitter asking anyone who might have information about her or her whereabouts to contact them. Jenna is described as being approximately 5’8” tall, weighing 118 pounds, with a thin build, brown eyes, dark complexion, and black hair, according to the NYPD.…
A Missing 29-Year-Old Woman’s Body Was Just Found In A U-Haul Truck

A Missing 29-Year-Old Woman’s Body Was Just Found In A U-Haul Truck

The vehicle was rented from a facility in Anaheim, CA, police spokesperson Sgt. Shane Carringer told CNN. When the vehicle was not returned, the company tracked it down where it was found with an expired lease before it was towed back to the U-Haul facility to be inventoried and emptied. Carringer added that detectives have…
Billie Eilish, the neo-goth, chart-topping 17-year-old pop star, explained

Billie Eilish, the neo-goth, chart-topping 17-year-old pop star, explained

In 2016, 14-year-old Billie Eilish, a Los Angeles-based dancer and musician, uploaded her first song, “Ocean Eyes,” to SoundCloud late one night. She had only intended for one person to listen to it: her dance teacher. When she woke up the next day, the song had gone viral on the streaming platform. It inspired myriad,…
Vox Sentences: 4 suspects in a 5-year-old tragedy

Vox Sentences: 4 suspects in a 5-year-old tragedy

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Trump’s EPA rolls back Obama-era regulations on coal; four men are charged in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines…
Bus Driver Convicted Of Raping A 14-Year-Old Girl Gets No Jail Time

Bus Driver Convicted Of Raping A 14-Year-Old Girl Gets No Jail Time

In February, Piche pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of third-degree rape. The prosecution asked Jefferson County Judge James McClusky to designate Piche as a Level 2 sex offender, which would require for his residential information to be posted on the state's sex offender registry. Instead, McClusky assigned Piche to Level 1, arguing that he…

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