On This Day: May 18

10 years of headlines that grabbed us.
May 18, 2023
NYC Hospital 'Karen' Put on Leave After Weird Bike Incident
A Bellevue Hospital employee is on leave after an odd bike incident was captured on video.  Keep reading >>
May 18, 2022
Verizon Just Got Pricier
If you're a Verizon customer, get ready to see a (slightly) higher number on your bill.  Keep reading >>
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May 18, 2021
As Judge Reads Verdict, Convict Kills Himself
Upon learning that he would face a minimum of seven years in prison, a convicted man stood in federal court and slit his throat from ear to ear with a letter opener while the judge looked on, according to reports.  Keep reading >>
May 18, 2020
Matrix Creator Has Message for Elon Musk, Ivanka Trump
You may want to take the blue pill and forget this ever happened.  Keep reading >>
May 18, 2019
Arnold Schwarzenegger Attacked in South Africa
New video shows actor Arnold Schwarzenegger being assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa, the AP reports.  Keep reading >>
May 18, 2018
School Shooter Identified as 17-Year-Old Student
Ten people are dead and 10 more wounded after Friday morning's shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, says Gov. Greg Abbott.  Keep reading >>
May 18, 2017
Trump on Special Prosecutor: Biggest 'Witch Hunt' Ever in US
"This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" That was President Trump's Thursday morning tweet following news that a special prosecutor had been appointed to investigate whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russian tampering with the presidential election.  Keep reading >>
May 18, 2016
Zimmerman Insults Trayvon Martin Parents
George Zimmerman appears to have decided he hasn't caused enough pain yet to the parents of the teenager he killed four years ago.  Keep reading >>
May 18, 2015
Waco Cops: 192 Detained in Biker Bloodbath
Nearly 200 people have been detained after a biker-gang shootout left nine people dead yesterday in Waco, Texas—but police spokesman Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton tells the Waco Tribune-Herald there's still "plenty of room in our jail" for gang members who travel to the city seeking payback.  Keep reading >>
May 18, 2014
Holder: Forget 'Hateful Rants,' Real Racism Lurks Quietly
Eric Holder dismissed the likes of Donald Sterling and Cliven Bundy and their very public brouhahas, and focused on "policies that disenfranchise specific groups" as "more pernicious than hateful rants."  Keep reading >>