(NEW YORK) -- Sixteen-year-old Jonathan Lubin loves basketball, playing the drums and going to the gym.But until recently, his parents worried he wouldn't live to see the age of 40.Lubin was born with sickle cell disease, a genetic illness that causes abnormal 'C'-shaped red... Read More.
Jelly Roll was recently overwhelmed with emotion after stepping foot into his previous jail cell. "There was a time in my life where I truly thought this was it," a teary-eyed Jelly told CBS News Sunday Morning's Kelefa Sanneh inside Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility. "And then coming here after... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday announced that it has approved Casgevy, the first CRISPR gene-editing therapy for sickle cell disease, paving the way for thousands of patients in the U.S. to receive a treatment that has been... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- A sickle cell disease center is leading the way in treatment with a new, innovative approach to caring for those with the illness.Dr. Sharl Azar, Medical Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), hired a medical... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Florida mom is suing American Airlines after she claims the airline "misplaced" her two unaccompanied children and put them in a "cold room akin to a jail cell" for a night after the kids' connecting flight during a July 2022... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- "Margaritaville" singer Jimmy Buffett died on Sept. 1 after a four-year battle with a rare skin cancer.Buffet's website revealed he had been diagnosed with Merkel cell carcinoma, but had been able to perform until recently, when his health began to decline.Here's... Read More.
(OREGON)--An Oregon man is accused of holding a woman captive in a makeshift cinder block cell in his garage before she managed to break free, according to federal authorities, who said they believe there may be past sexual assault victims of the suspect.Negasi Zuberi,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ted Kaczynski, the convicted terrorist known as the Unabomber, was found dead in his prison cell Saturday morning, according to a Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesperson. He was 81.Kaczynski was previously in a maximum security facility in Colorado but was moved to... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- LaShawn Thompson, the man whose family claimed was “eaten alive by insects and bed bugs” in the Fulton County Jail, died of “complications due to severe neglect,” according to an independent autopsy.Thompson’s family spoke out in a press conference outside the Georgia... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Kavian Thomas, a man currently incarcerated at Rice Street jail in Fulton County, Georgia, dug a hole in a shower wall, granting him access to the adjacent cell block, where he allegedly launched an attack on Derondney Russell, on May 17,... Read More.