Three-year-old Trucker Dukes of Hawaii, who was made an honorary firefighter by the FDNY for his brave fight against neuroblastoma, is in hospice for pain management after 2 years of cancer treatments.
“We have officially enrolled him in hospice to help with the pain,” said Trucker’s mom Shauna Dukes. “Please know that we are not giving up. We are still consulting with integrative medicine doctors, treating him at home, enjoying all the sweet moments we have together.”
Convicted terrorist Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, 78, mastermind of the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993, has died in prison, reports Amy R. Connolly of UPI.
Rahman, commonly known as the “Blind Sheikh,” was serving life in prison for murdering six adults and an unborn child and injuring around 1,000 people in the terrorist attack. He was plotting other attacks that were foiled. He was believed to be involved in a variety of other terrorist attacks.
Shawn Daniel, a St. Louis paramedic who claimed he saved people during the Boston Marathon bombing, has been found to have been lying, report Eric Rasmussen and Erin Smith of WFXT FOX25.
Daniel’s story was that he rushed to the scene of the 2013 attacks to save victims. He showed a photo of someone helping the injured and claimed to be the hero in the photo.
The St. Louis Fire Department has given FOX25 Investigates a letter confirming that Daniel’s story was a hoax. He was not present at the Boston attack and helped no one there. The photo he tried to deceive people with was of a Boston firefighter.