Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Daily Misfortune April 30, 2014

Daily Misfortune April 30, 2014

Tuesday April 29, 2014 [Boston Globe] People, animals uninjured in blaze at Suffolk Downs In Revere, MA (near Boston) a three alarm fire broke out at the Suffolk Downs horse racetrack in the kitchen area. Horses in barns as close as 25 feet from the fire were moved away to safety. There was no evidence that the cause was suspicious.

Police: Tomball High School evacuated after bomb threat

KPRC Houston - ‎11 hours ago‎
Tomball High School was evacuated earlier Wednesday as a safety precaution after a reported bomb threat, police say. According to Tomball police, the threat was made Wednesday morning and the school was evacuated as a safety precaution.

Pig farm fire: Thousands of pigs killed in County Armagh blaze
BBC News-Apr 29, 2014Share
The Fire Service initially said the blaze near Bessbrook on Saturday was thought to be arson, but later said it was probably accidental.

Farm blaze that killed thousands of pigs 'accidental'

FarmersWeekly-by Philip Case-19 hours ago
A farm blaze that killed thousands of pigs in Northern Ireland is being treated as accidental, say fire investigators. Up to 4,300 pigs perished in ..

37000 Chickens Killed in Pennsylvania Barn Fire

ABC News-Apr 29, 2014Share
A central Pennsylvania barn fire has killed 37,000 chickens. The fire ... The chickens were owned by high-end poultry producer Bell & Evans.
37000 Chickens killed in fire
WGAL Lancaster-Apr 29, 2014

1 Injured After Shooting Outside Hennepin County Medical Center

CBS Local  - ‎6 hours ago‎
(shooting at car) MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Police are investigating a shooting outside Hennepin County Medical Center that left one person shot. Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened around 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, on the corner of 8th Street and Park Avenue.
shooting happened around 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, on the corner of 8th Street and Park Avenue. The shooter allegedly shot at a vehicle before fleeing the scene. A woman inside the car was struck.

Boy charged with murder over Leeds teacher stabbing

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
Boy charged with murder over Leeds teacher stabbing. 15-year-old accused of killing Spanish teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death in front of pupils.

2 Hurt In Explosion Near San Leandro Railroad Tracks

CBS Local - ‎13 hours ago‎
SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) - Authorities have been called to the scene of an explosion near railroad tracks in San Leandro late Tuesday night.

Unarmed man killed after 'reaching for his waistband,' police say

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
The fatal shooting of a man by police officers in Long Beach this weekend was captured on video by a witness. The 4-minute 27-second video, uploaded to a YouTube account identified as belonging to Danielle Guera, shows a white SUV parked in the ...

WPD: Child found loaded gun in nightstand; shot and killed brother

KWCH - ‎13 hours ago‎
Police tell us the shooting was accidental. It happened around 2:00 pm at the boy's home in the 1300 block of North Pennsylvania Avenue.

Major fire, explosion after train carrying crude oil derails in Lynchburg ...

New York Daily News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Major fire, explosion after train carrying crude oil derails in Lynchburg, Virginia. City officials say no injuries have been reported from the 2 p.m.

Explosion at CSU chemistry building injures 2

The Coloradoan
6 hours ago
Written by
Madeline Novey
Several people stopped in the hallways and in labs on various floors throughout the building said they hadn't heard an explosionand didn't know anything about the incident. The university is looking into the incident and its cause, but preliminary ...

Prosecutors: Paralyzed uncle took bus to deliver gun to girl who shot friend

Chicago Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
Prosecutors revealed that a witness to the shooting had captured the entire incident on video with a cell phone and that the evidence was now in the hands of authorities.

Police identify Artesia man killed in oilfield explosion

Carlsbad Current Argus - ‎5 hours ago‎
Orla, Texas -- Two men are dead after a pressure explosion at a drill site in Orla, Texas early Wednesday morning. The Loving County Sheriff's Department identified Amos Ortega, 46 of Artesia, as one of the victims.

25 children killed in elementary school bombing, Syrian activists say

CNN - ‎11 hours ago‎
As rescuers rushed to the scene, "the second car bomb detonated, blasting their hideouts to be the knockout punch that finished off whoever survived the first explosion since the two cars were parked in a manner aimed to cause the highest casualty ...

The latest on FedEx shooting: Security guard recovering

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎3 hours ago‎
The man accused of shooting six of his co-workers before killing himself left a note behind, Cobb County police said Wednesday.

New York City Police Officer Is Arrested in Westchester Shooting

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
PELHAM, N.Y. - An off-duty New York City police officer shot a motorist six times at a stoplight in Westchester County this week, in what an official called a “completely random” attack.

Deaths in Chinese train station bomb attack - ‎10 hours ago‎
Three people have been killed and 79 others were injured in an explosion that rocked a railway station in China's restive far-western region of Xinjiang as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a four-day visit to the area, state media reported.

A surge in the number of aggressive al-Qaida affiliates and like-minded groups the Middle East and North Africa poses a serious threat to U.S. interests and allies, the State Department said Wednesday in reporting a more than 40 percent increase in terrorist attacks worldwide between 2012 and 2013.

"Oil Train Derails and Catches Fire in Lynchburg, Virginia" 

Explosion rocks Urumqi train station in far-western Chinese region of Xinjiang

Student brings 3 guns to San Antonio high school

by Trench Reynolds

May or may not have been in student's possession
17-year-old Brendan Tarwater was arrested earlier today for allegedly bringing 3 guns and ammunition to James Madison High School in San Antonio, Texas. The media are saying that one of the guns was an AK-47, but the media doesn't have a great track record in identifying guns and sometimes have called just about any type of rifle an AK-47. You'll notice that they haven't identified the other two guns, but I digress.