Former UCLA gynecologist James Heaps convicted of 5 counts of sexual abuse

A former UCLA gynecologist was convicted of 21 charges alleging various forms of sexual abuse, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in a statement. James Heaps, 65, was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault by fraud and two counts of sexual penetration of an unconscious person, according to the release. He […]

Some 12,000 suspected fentanyl pills in candy boxes seized at Los Angeles airport

About 12,000 suspected fentanyl pills packaged in popular candy boxes were seized at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday, authorities said. Someone tried to get through the TSA checkpoint with multiple bags of candy and snacks, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release. But there was no candy inside the boxes […]

Body of missing Princeton University student was found

The body of missing Princeton University student Misrach Ewunetie was found Thursday, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office announced in a news release. Her body was found around 1:00 p.m. on the campus grounds behind the tennis courts, according to a statement from Mercer County Attorney Angelo Onofri and Kenneth Strother Jr., the school’s vice president […]

The US is seeing an ‘unprecedented’ rise in respiratory viruses

A rise in respiratory illnesses among children is beginning to put pressure on hospitals. In particular, hospitals are seeing an increase in cases of respiratory syncytial virus, or a common cold virus that can be associated with severe illness in young children and older adults. Cases are rising in several regions of the US, with […]