Senior Citizen

'She belongs in jail': Mother whose pregnant daughter stabbed her elderly housemate to death slams the mental health system and admits the woman is better off behind bars

The mother of a woman jailed for murdering her elderly housemate has spoken out, saying she's glad her daughter is behind bars.<p>Mary K Pershall made …

Mental Health

Elderly man, 98, walks 10km to visit paralysed wife in hospital

Luther Younger, a 98-year-old Korean War veteran, walks about 10 kilometres each way, rain or shine, to visit his paralysed wife in the hospital, …

Korean War

The man who keeps suing Hong Kong

Pensioner Kwok Cheuk-kin has taken the Hong Kong government to court more than 30 times over the last decade and has won just one case.<p>BBC News spoke to the man known as Hong Kong's King of Judicial Review.

Hong Kong

Koreans to meet after decades apart

More than 500 South Koreans who have been separated from family members since the end of the civil war in 1953 will reunite this week for a brief …

North Korea

Popular ‘Devil’s Pool’ Temporary Closure Begins Saturday

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> <b>Facebook</b> <b> |</b> <b>Twitter</b><i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —</i> Starting Saturday, Philadelphia officials are closing one of the city’s most popular, illegal …

Old Age

Elderly woman dead, another rushed to hospital in connected stabbing

An elderly woman is dead and another woman was sent to hospital in critical condition after an Etobicoke stabbing Saturday night, Toronto police …

Crime

Heartbroken elderly mum who lost three children in Stardust tragedy wants closure before she dies

A woman who lost three siblings in the Stardust tragedy has said her 82-year-old mother and other victims’ parents deserve justice “before they pass …

Siblings

Woman Found Dead In Silver Lake Apartment Fire

<b>SILVER LAKE (CBSLA)</b> – Firefighters found an elderly woman dead Friday night in a fire in a cluttered Silver Lake apartment.<p>The blaze in the 2800 …

Apartments

Elderly man stabbed inside mosque during Friday prayers 'was saved by heroic worshippers'

An elderly man who was stabbed during Friday prayers at a mosque was saved by a brave group of worshippers, an eyewitness has claimed.<p>The 80-year-old …

Extremism

Benidorm Holiday Pensioner Explains Her 'Too Many Spanish' Comments

Remember the grandmother who complained about her holiday in Benidorm because there was "too many Spanish" holidaymakers in the resort?<p>Yes, Freda …

Thomas Cook

Starved by the price of food

Poor families have been cutting down on buying proper nutritious food by as much as 26%, and need another R1 062.38 a month to be able to afford …

Business (South Africa)

Elderly man found dead near front door of engulfed Baytown home

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>An elderly man was found dead near the front door of a Baytown home that became engulfed in flames Saturday morning.<p>Baytown …

San Francisco Bay Area

Elderly man in custody after shooting nephew during family dispute

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - San Francisco police are investigating after an elderly man allegedly shot his nephew during a family dispute …

San Francisco

Elderly Woman Accidentally Drives Off Driveway into Hillside

An elderly woman escaped major injuries when she accidentally drove off her driveway into a hillside in La Mesa on Saturday, a fire official said.<p>The …

Old Age

Pensioner robbed in Croydon which leaves him with horrific injuries

A pensioner has been left with horrific injuries to his face after being mugged by robbers in a daylight attack in Norbury.<p>Albert Wright, 88, had …

Crime

Elderly Man Crashes Into Wine, Spirits Store; Injures 2 Children

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook Twitter<p>HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — An elderly man crashed into a Fine Wine & Good Spirits store on Harleysville Pike and …

Old Age

The problem of pedestrian deaths on our roads

A spike in pedestrian deaths is troubling road safety campaigners who would otherwise be encouraged by the slow decrease in the overall number of …

Road Safety

This government is leaving rural voters prey to violent criminals

Last weekend, in a village not far from ours in north Essex, an elderly couple were watching television just after dark when four men (two of whom the police describe as having “eastern European accents”) broke in. One threatened the 87 and 82 year-old with a screwdriver. They locked them in their …

Eastern Europe

Elderly man brings gun to Thatcher school dance because he was angry about loud music

THATCHER, AZ - An elderly man is accused of bringing a gun to a Thatcher, Arizona school because he was upset with the "loud music."<p>Around 11:34 p.m. …

Old Age

Police searching for missing pensioner from Eccles who has dementia

Police are asking for help in finding a pensioner who has dementia and went missing on Friday.<p>Anthony Lee, 77, was last seen at about 6pm at …

Manchester

Woman found dead after Los Angeles apartment fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman was found dead in her Los Angeles apartment after it was consumed by fire.<p>The Los Angeles Fire Department says it took …

Los Angeles

Air quality rated "unhealthy" in Great Falls due to wildfire smoke

Wildfires burning in Montana and other Western states has resulted in widespread hazy skies, and is affecting the air quality.<p>Saturday's air quality …

Montana

Brockton firefighters save 4 elderly residents from burning home

With flames raging through their home, four elderly residents in Brockton were rescued over manual and aerial ladders by firefighters Friday morning, …

Boston

Woman stalks elderly victim before stealing her wallet

Surveillance video from an Aldi grocery store in Cooper City shows an elderly woman shopping while her purse sits just inches away from her in a …

Old Age

For Greece's austerity-hit elderly, bailout will never end | Reuters.com

With Greece poised to exit the last of its three bailouts next week, it hopes to be able to borrow again in international markets after a nearly 9-year debt crisis. But as Ivor Bennett reports, there are some in Greece who feel the bailout will never end.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>With …

Old Age

Hunt for 'violent and cowardly' muggers who brutally beat 93-year-old woman who refused to give them her handbag

A 93-year-old woman was badly injured as she fought back against 'violent and cowardly' muggers as they tried to steal her handbag.<p>The elderly woman …

Crime

Program combats ageism by having students live with seniors

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Victoria Kozar, like many students, met one of her best friends while in college.<p>The now 23-year-old, who attended Quinnipiac …

Chicago

Senior citizen accuses nephew of duping her, files suit in HC

An 86-year-old wheelchair-bound Parsi widow has moved the Bombay High Court alleging that her nephew duped her and added his name to her husband’s …

India

The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

A time-travel murder mystery from a brilliantly original new voice.<p>1967: Four female scientists invent a time-travel machine. They are on the cusp of …

Time Travel

Traffic accidents involving motorcyclists rise slightly: Police

SINGAPORE: There was an increase in traffic accidents involving motorcyclists in the first half of this year, even as the overall road traffic …

Road Safety