Politic > News

There has been, on average, 1 school shooting every week this year

5 monthes ago   |   By

We're only 20 weeks into 2018, and there have already been 22 school shootings where someone was hurt or killed. That averages out to more than 1 shooting a week.
Including today's shooting incident at a Texas high school, this year there have already been 22 school shootings where someone was hurt or killed. That averages out to more than 1 shooting a week. pic.twitter.com/Qsw0WlLlJv
- CNN May 18, 2018
The parameters CNN followed in this count are:
A shooting that involved at least one person being shot
A shooting that occurred on school grounds
We included grades K through...
Read more ...

 

Authorities ID Man Killed In ‘Wood Chipper Mishap'

Authorities ID Man Killed In ‘Wood Chipper Mishap'

5 monthes ago   |   By

MINNEAPOLIS - Authorities have identified the man killed in a landscaping accident earlier this week.
According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, 52-year-old William Charles Pipes died of blunt force head and neck injuries sustained in a “wood chipper mishap.”

Police responded to the 7000 block of James Avenue South just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, where they found a man dead lying next to a wood chipper. Witnesses said there was an accident involving a tree trimmer.
Police are investigating Pipes' death.
Read more ...

 

Syrian man, 19, charged in anti-Semitic assault in Berlin

5 monthes ago   |   By

A 19-year-old Syrian man has been charged over an assault in Berlin last month on an Israeli wearing a skullcap
Read more ...

 

Man found guilty of kidnapping young mom from her job, killing her in 'torture sanctuary'

Man found guilty of kidnapping young mom from her job, killing her in 'torture sanctuary'

5 monthes ago   |   By

25-year-old Jessica Heeringa, a mother of a 3-year-old son, disappeared in 2013 while working late at a gas station.
Read more ...

 

20-year-old Haverhill man slain in drive-by shooting

5 monthes ago   |   By

HAVERHILL - Police in Haverhill are investigating the drive-by shooting death of a 20-year-old man. A spokeswoman for the Essex district attorney says Nike Colon was a front-seat passenger in a pickup truck who was shot by someone in a passing vehicle at about 5 p.m. Thursday. Colon was driven to City Hall where firefighters administered first aid before he was taken to a local hospital. The Haverhill man was flown to a Boston hospital where he was pronounced dead. There was no word on suspects or arrests as of Friday morning.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   News      Local      Syndicated Local      Local TV      Richfield      International      Local Coverage  


Saudi Arabia describes Khashoggi's death as a 'murder' for the first time

Saudi Arabia describes Khashoggi's death as a 'murder' for the first time

A Saudi government official on Sunday described Jamal Khashoggi's death as a "murder" for the first time. "We are determined to uncover every stone. We are determined to find... Read more ...

U.S. To End Cold War-Era Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia, Trump Says

U.S. To End Cold War-Era Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia, Trump Says

The 1987 INF treaty banned ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with an intermediate range. For years, U.S. officials have accused Russia of violating the treaty... Read more ...

GOP State Lawmakers Pal Around With White Supremacists. Party Group Backs...

GOP State Lawmakers Pal Around With White Supremacists. Party Group Backs Them Anyway

The Republican State Leadership Committee, which helps GOP candidates win in state legislatures, has been silent. Read more ...

Saudi agents reportedly stripped Khashoggi's body and walked out of the...

Saudi agents reportedly stripped Khashoggi's body and walked out of the consulate wearing his clothes after killing him

Surveillance footage CNN published Monday appears to show a man dressed in Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's clothes leaving the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and walking around... Read more ...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Slams Brett Kavanaugh In Mark Twain Prize Speech

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Slams Brett Kavanaugh In Mark Twain Prize Speech

The actress went to school with Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Read more ...

Democrats See Strong Enthusiasm As Nevada Early Voting Begins

Democrats See Strong Enthusiasm As Nevada Early Voting Begins

If the momentum continues, it bodes well for Democratic chances of flipping a Senate seat. Read more ...

The Saudi crown prince reportedly couldn't understand why everyone is...

The Saudi crown prince reportedly couldn't understand why everyone is outraged at Khashoggi's murder

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is suspected of being behind the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . The kingdom has denied this, and its latest account of Khashoggi's... Read more ...

Germany is taking a step to punish Saudi Arabia that Trump has repeatedly...

Germany is taking a step to punish Saudi Arabia that Trump has repeatedly said he won't go near

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she supports the suspension of arms exports to Saudi Arabia following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It is a step that... Read more ...

Twitter fired an engineer after intelligence officials said he might be...

Twitter fired an engineer after intelligence officials said he might be spying on the accounts of Saudi dissidents

Twitter fired an engineer in 2015 after intelligence officials alerted the company to the fact that he might be a mole working for Saudi Arabia, The New York Times reports... Read more ...

GOLDMAN SACHS: Staying away from these 20 stocks could help you avoid the...

GOLDMAN SACHS: Staying away from these 20 stocks could help you avoid the pain of Trump's trade war with China and interest-rate hike

Fears over escalating trade tensions with China and rising US interest rates helped trigger a brutal stock-market sell-off that caused the S&P 500 to lose as much as 7% in... Read more ...