Arizona Woman Charged With Attempted Murder

Randy Esklelson is a lucky man.  In August of 2017 his wife called authorities after finding him unconscious.  He had no brain activity when he reached the hospital. Family members told the Maricopa County Sheriff  they believed Randy had been poisoned.  Subsequent...

Is “Raw Water” Safe?

What is “Raw Water”? The latest “healthy” craze is drinking untreated, unfiltered water (and paying a premium for the privilege).   The main idea is that treated water has been stripped of beneficial bacteria and minerals.  Proponents also claim treatment chemicals,...

Secrecy Rules for Fracking on Federal Land

Thanks to a Colorado federal appeals court, rules that required drilling companies to reveal the chemicals they use when fracking is now in limbo.  In 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) passed regulations that said frackers had to disclose the chemicals they...

Chicago’s Strangest Unsolved Murder

One of Chicago’s strangest murder is still unsolved – 5 years later.  In 2012, Urooj Kahn scratched off a lottery ticket from a local 7-11 and became a millionaire.  He was thrilled when he posed with his family with the over-sized check for $1 million dollars.  Khan...

Autism Linked to Heavy Metal Exposure

One of every 68 children has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to the CDC.  While the specific cause of autism is unknown, researchers believe environment plays a part.  A Swedish study breaks new ground in autism research:  heavy metal exposure.  Exposure to...