Friday, May 9, 2014

Misfortune Timeline April 2014

Timeline April 2014 ---

Timeline of Security Incidents --- Timeline 2014

Daily Misfortune Wednesday April 30, 2014 ---
  1. Al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen: At least 30 people have been killed in clashes between Al-Qaeda and the Yemen Army(Daily Star)
  2. Syrian Civil War The Local Coordination Committees of Syria announces that 25 children were killed on Wednesday when Syrian army forces dropped barrel bombs on an elementary school. (BBC)
  3. Apr 30, 2014 Urumqi Train Station Attack 82 casualties, 3 killed including 2 suicide bombers, 79 wounded, 4 seriously:
  4. A ground stop is issued by the Federal Aviation Administration for multiple airports in Southern California due to a computer issue. (NBC Los Angeles)
  5. A gas explosion in a prison in the US town of Pensacola, Florida reportedly kills at least two people, injures 100 and forces an evacuation. (BBC)
  6. Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams is arrested by police for the murder of Jean McConville, a 37-year-old widowed mother of ten, who was abducted from her home in 1972. (BBC)
  7. The Sultan of Brunei has announced a controversial new penal code that will eventually include stoning, amputation and flogging as punishments, as 'Phase one' of Islamic law(Al Jazeera)
  8. A shooting occurs at a sawmill in Nanaimo, British ColumbiaCanada, killing two people and injuring two others. A former employee is arrested. (
  9. April 30, 2014 2 Alaska State Troopers Killed In Confrontation Over Sofa Sale

Daily Misfortune Tuesday April 29, 2014 ---
  1. 37 killed 85 injured April 29, 2014  Explosions in the Syrian city ofHoms. (BBC)
  2. 6 injured suspect suicide  April 29, 2014 Kennesaw Georgia FedEx Shooting 
  3. 1 killed (assassinated?) April 29, 2014 Former chief of the Bolivarian Intelligence Service, Eliecer Otaiza, was shot and killed on Saturday April 26. (BBC)
  4. American prisoner Clayton Lockett botched execution by lethal injection(Al Jazeera)
  5. May 9, 2011 murder, April 29 arrest Portsmouth, OH man arrested in connection with burning car murder 
  6. 4 casualties: 3 dead including suspect, 1 officer hit, home set afire Murder Suspect Dion Julius Brown Killed After Burning House, Shooting Officer April 27-29, 2014 
  7. 1 fire April 29, 2014  Boston at the Suffolk Downs horse track fire
  8. April 29, 2014  In La Habra in Los Angeles metal polishing shop exploded and burned
  9. 37,000 animals killed April 29, 2014 37,000 chickens are killed in in a Pennsylvania barn fire.
  10. 1 student shot outside campus housing April 29, 2014 Jermane Darnell Clark student athlete at black college shot dead
  11. April 29, 2014  UK students poison teacher's coffee 

Daily Misfortune Monday April 28, 2014 ---

  1. 17 killed April 28, 2014 Seventeen people are killed by tornadoes after a huge storm system sweeps across the centraland southern United States. (BBC)
  2. 2014 April 28, 2014 pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine: Two thousand people holding a peaceful demonstration in Donetsk for a united Ukraine are attacked with bats and teargas by pro-Russians.  (NBC)
  3. 1 killed April 28, 2014 The [Jewish] mayor of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes, is shot in the back by an unknown assailant. (BBC)
  4. 57 killed Attacks in Iraq killed 57 people on Monday as soldiers and police went to the polls two days before nationwide elections. In the deadliest attack, a suicide bomber killed 30 people and injured scores of others at a political gathering in a mostly Kurdish town northeast of Baghdad (Reuters via ABC News Australia) democracynow 

  5. 1 injured 1 arrrested April 28, 2014 Arrest made in random stabbing caught on video at Dothan Dollar General store  DOTHAN, Alabama -- Dothan police arrested a woman accused of jumping and stabbing a woman inside a Dothan Dollar General store for no apparent reason. Police received a tip through Crime Stoppers that led to the arrest of Phyllis Bennett, 49, of Dothan, Dothan police stated in a release. Bennett (black suspect) is accused of jumping a woman she didn’t know and stabbing her with an edged weapon in an aisle in the 2505 Montgomery Highway store on April 28. The attack, which was captured on surveillance cameras, appears to be a random act with no motive.
  6. 1 killed April 28, 2014 Teacher Anne Maguire Stabbed To Death At Corpus Christi Catholic College In Leeds, England at Corpus Christi Catholic College, teacher Anne Maguire is stabbed to death in front of a class full of students.
  7. 1 killed April 28, 2014 Chicago police: 14-year-old killed girl over boy tags: facebook, romantic, Girl killed: CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old Chicago girl accused of killing another girl 14-year-old Endia Martin in a dispute over a boy tried unsuccessfully to fire a gun before someone fixed it for her and handed it back to her so she could open fire, prosecutors said Tuesday. The suspect went to a residence in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the city's South Side at about 4:30 Monday afternoon to continue a fight that began on Facebook.

Armed conflicts and attacks
    • Disasters and accidents
Politics and elections
April 27, 2014 German Turkish Exchange Student Shot and Killed in Montana Garage  In Missoula, Montana, Markus Kaarma is accused of setting a trap when he shot 17 year old intruder Diren Dede. Dede was a German exchange student of Muslim Turkish heritage. Kaarma appears to be of Asian ancestry, and some believe he may be a US citizen of Russian origin. Kaarma is a common name in Estonia.

  1. Armed conflicts and attacks

    Armed conflicts and attacks
    Disasters and accidents
  2. No injuries, storefront and car damaged April 25, 2014 Maxima Plows Into Mall Dialysis Center In White Plains New York, a Nissan Maxima crashed into the White Plans Dialysis Center storefront at the White Plains Mall. No one was injured as the cause was thought to be a confused gas pedal, not an intentional attack 
  3. Friday April 25, 2014 Elderly Man Rams Farrell's Restaurant, At a California Farrell's ice cream restaurant, a man leaving the restaurant drove his SUV directly into customers waiting at the front of the store. One woman was killed, and 5 others were sent to the hospital. Police speculated that he may have confused the gas for the brake. 
  4. April 25, 2014 North Bend WA Multiple Building Explosion In North Bend, Washington an explosion rocked a gas station and flattened or damaged 3 other buildings. The cause under investigation might have been gas. 
  5. Fire destroys medical office near Lewes, Delaware The News Journal Fire destroyed the Mid-Atlantic Family Practice building 
  6. Anaheim school bus crash - driver suddenly speeds up to 70, swerves at car driving next to it and runs off road crashing into a tree as if the driver were trying to crash it. Anaheim Hills school bus crash: Driver, 2 students seriously injured
  7. 2 Suffern homes in New York state damaged after car fire spreads The Journal News | the car fire spread to a detached garage between two houses 
  9. Head-On Crash On Highway 55 In Eagan Kills 1, Injures Another CBS Local crash just before 6 a.m. in the area of Highway 55 and Northland Drive in Eagan. Camry crossed over into oncoming traffic and hit and killed driver in Ford Focus in one of several head-on accidents including FedEx truck which steered into a charter bus with high school children in California. 
  10. Fulton prosecutor shot; estranged husband found dead Atlanta Journal Constitution A double shooting this morning after a divorce filing on Monday ... AFulton County assistant district attorney was shot late this morning by her husband who was found dead of self-inflicted gunshot in what was classified as a domestic incident. Two Texas district attorneys were assassinated in 2013 by gang members. 
  11. Teen girl stabbed to death at school after rejecting prom invite New York PostTeen girl stabbed to death at school after rejecting prom invite ... she'd posted expectantly under a recent
  12. April 25, 2014 No casualties, 1 arrested Virgin Australia Drunk Passenger Hijack Scare Drunk passenger causes hijack scare in Indonesia's resort island of Bali. as Virgin Airlines plane forced to make emergency landing. (nydailynews
  13. Superwoman set her own explosion and fire in Washington state

Armed conflicts and attacks

Date: April 24, 2014 Thursday

  1. 1 killed in hit and run. April 24, 2014 Hit and Run Victim Found in San Carlos Driveway  In San Carlos near San Diego, California motorcyclist Jack Jackson was found in his driveway dead after he was apparently hit by a car and he tried to crawl back on his elbows back home. Crime is still unsolved.
  2. 4 injured April 24, 2014 I-684 Pickup Jumps Guardrail Wrong Way Lands on Subaru On I-684 in Katonah, New York State, a pickup truck jumps a guardrail for no reason and hits 5 vehicles in lanes in the opposing direction and landing on the roof of a Subaru. Driver looks like he was trying to kill himself and others. LOHUD
  3. Gas explosion in Wyoming

Fire at a salvage yard near the airport

Stockton robbery suspects run a red light killing two men in an Acura which collides with another 2 cars

Baldwinsville mother and teacher killed after bouncing tire on I-690 lands on top ...

The Post-Standard-by Jeff Stein-16 hours agoShare
Crews haul away the vehicle of Jennifer L. Miles Thursday evening. Miles was killed on Interstate 690 after a tire came off a boat trailer 

casualties: 4 total 3 killed 1 wounded April 24, 2014 Afghan Guard Shoots Kills 3 American Doctors in Kabul Three American doctors were shot and killed by an Afghan security guard who opened fire on five doctors. An American nurse was also wounded. It was unclear if the Taliban was responsible, and it was the second insider attack after April 4th shooting of AP photojournalists by an Afghan policeman.

April 24, 2014 Puyallup Superwoman Explosion Hoax A Puyallup woman Melinda Kay Sayers firefighters called “Superwoman” for rescuing her son before an explosion destroyed their home on April 1 has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree arson. She had said that she and her 2-year-old son, Eli, became trapped in her bedroom after she saw smoke.

affected: 20,000 customers affected for 1 day
April 24, 2014 WA Comcast Fiber Communications Cable Cut Thieves or sabotage agents stole or just destroyed 200 feet of fiber optic cable from power poles in Snohomish County, Washington north of Seattle, leaving more than 20,000 Comcast customers without service. Homes and business customers lost television, internet and phone service. Company spokesman Steve Kipp thinks thieves might have thought it was copper wire. Nobody suspects it could be like the attack on the substation in San Jose where 2 or more men went down a manhole to sever optic communication lines while they shot holes in a nearby substation.

April 24, 2014 Teen girl stabbed to death at school after rejecting prom 16-year-old Maren Sanchez, a female junior at Jonathan Law High School in Milford Connecticut high school died Friday after she was attacked and stabbed inside the school's stairwell. The attacker asked her to the prom in the stairwell, and then killed her when she turned him down.

Music teacher beaten for bad grades

Disasters and accidents
U Massachusetts student is arrested for 2 hoax bomb threats after his calls are traced to subway station phones and he is identified on video. But he's not a terrorist.

Teen playing on xbox claims video game sore loser gave his address to SWAT police, but nobody asks if he might have been the one hoaxing the police

Yale shooting hoax suspect is arrested. He is also suspect in vandalizing police cars.

casualties: 0 injured, 1 attacked, 1 arrested April 23, 2014 Raymond Iwase Shoots at Daly City Doctor In Daly City near San Franscisco California,  Raymond Iwase, 84 was arrested after he was spotted by witnesses as the man who entered the medical center and shot at Dr. Kevin Wong he had seen 2 years before yelling “’You gave me a shot in the past and you made me sick!" The doctor ran away unhurt, and told others to get out. 

April 23, 2014 (reported May 2) 1 killed,  2 arrested, charged with murder Men charged in killing of retired Birmingham firefighter, Vietnam vet over 'trinkets' are criminal predators, police say  HUEYTOWN, Alabama - The slaying of a retired Birmingham firefighter and two-tour Vietnam veteran gunned down during a break-in at his Hueytown home earlier this month was tragic and senseless, said those charged with solving the crime. "This case is not just an outrage for Mr. McKee's neighbors, or just for the citizens of Hueytown or even those in the Birmingham metro area,'' said Hueytown Police Chief Chuck Hagler. "It's the kind of offense that should evoke a reaction from all decent, hardworking people everywhere." Authorities on Friday announced capital murder charges against two men in the April 23 slaying of 66-year-old Howard Arthur McKee. Kamal Potts, 23, was taken into custody into custody Wednesday by Hueytown police and the Birmingham Police Department's Crime Reduction Team. Romel Cunningham, 28, turned himself into authorities in Bessemer midday Friday after he became aware of an all-night search by U.S. Marshals to find him. Both are being held in the Jefferson County Jail without bond. (He wasn't killed for trinkets)

Pregnant woman shot in the stomach by a friend after Facebook argument loses her baby
Virginia WycheThe pregnant Florida woman who was shot in the stomach on April 23 over a Facebook argument has lost her baby. Markeisha Brooks, 23, is in critical condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the abdomen at the hands of a former friend, 35-year old Virginia Wyche. According to Jacksonville police, the women were arguing on Facebook on the evening of April 22, and Brooks went to Wyche's home on the 9100 block of Castle Boulevard the next day. It is unknown whether Brooks was invited to the home.

April 22, 2014

  1. April 17, 22 2014 Dean Beckford UMass Bomb Threat Dean Beckford, a 29-year-old senior at University of Massachusetts Boston was charged April 22 with two counts of making a bomb threat.  In both incidents, a call was received at about 12:45 p.m. at a dean's office in Wheatley Hall, the target of the threats, claiming an imminent danger of an explosion in the building. Both times, police evacuated the building and performed a search with bomb squads. Police tracked calls from pay phones outside two train stations and then used surveillance video to identify the suspect

Armed conflicts and attacks

Armed conflicts and attacks
Law and crime
2 dead, suspect suicide

Monday April 21, 2014 Danny Wray Brown Guns Down Friend at GA Cumberland Mall GA Cumberland Mall shooting. Gunman Danny Wray Brown had been a friend of the victim  Violet Lambert family. Gunman shot victim outside of the Macy's and at a bystander who came to help. Suspedt fled in a white truck and was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot

April 21, 2014 China Police To Carry Guns On Patrols After Attacks China announces that police will be issued 9mm revolvers for patrols to meet the threat of armed criminals and terrorists in some cities, in contrast to the general policy that police generally do not carry firearms

April 21, 2014 Florida After School Facebook Post Stabbing In Poinciana Florida A 16-year-old boy stabbed a 14-year-old several times during an argument that started over a Facebook post at 6:45 p.m. Monday for reports of the two boys fighting. Discovery Intermediate School classmates saw the 14-year-old had been talking about wanting to fight the 16-year-old, identified as Kevin Concepcion, during the school day. Concepcion pulled a pocket knife and stabbed the younger teen seven times, witnesses said.

Daily Misfortune April 20, 2014  (Easter Sunday)

Sunday April 20, 2014 (Easter) Two Unconnected Stabbing Attacks on in Los Angeles Hospital Nurses In two unconnected incidents in the Los Angeles, California region, two nurses were stabbed in attacks by intruders. At the Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar just after 2 a.m. Romiro Carnalla, 26, of Los Angeles, rushed past security and stabbed a nurse stabbed several times. The suspect was arrested, and a knife was recovered at the scene. Hours later at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, Thomas Robert Fredette, 38 was arrested after he allegedly approached a group of nurses, grabbed one from behind and stabbed her in the ear with a pencil.

April 20, 2014 Skydiver Arkady Shenker 49 was killed falling into a family's yard during an Easter egg hunt after his wingsuit parachute failed. Daily Mail

Chicago shootings weekend total: 9 killed, 35 injured April 19-20, 2014
5 wounded, suspects sought April 20, 2014 Chicago Park Manor Gang Question Easter Shooting Injures 5 Children At Park Manor neighborhood Near Chicago, Illinois, 5 children were wounded walking from apark when a car drove by, asked if they had gang ties, and started shooting. Two girls 11 and 15 were hospitalized. A grandmother said they had just got out of Easter service at church and let the children play in the park. Community activist Father Michael Pfleger called for a peace vigil as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wasexpected to attend. It was a particularly bad weekend when nine people were shot to death and 35 were injured in shootings over the weekend according to Chicago police

1 wounded 4 children shot Sunday night in violent Chicago weekend a About 9:40 p.m., a 15-year-old girl passenger was shot inside a vehicle stopped at a traffic light in the 1700 block of North Pulaski Road in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Three people crossing the street flashed gang signs and at least one of them opened fire at the vehicle, police said. The girl was struck in the back and taken to a hospital

casualties: 4 total, 1 dead, 3 shot, 3 arrested Sunday April 20, 2014 MN State University Ballroom Sudan Student Event Shooting  One killed at Kato Ballroom in Mankato Minnesota at event for South Sudanese group sponsored by Minnesota State University. The victim was 22-year-old Poth Accouth of Nebraska whodied from a gunshot wound to the neck. He was shot outside the Kato Ballroom after an event for a Sudanese student group from Minnesota State University. Accouth was to participate in a weekend basketball tournament held at the school.

casaualties 4 total, 2 killed, 2 injured  April 20, 2014 Tampa Park Easter Gunfight  On Easter Sunday, four were shot and two killed after an argument turned into a gunfight at Alfred Barnes Jr. Park in Tampa Florida. 17 year old Nico Crawford and Zedmon Culpepper were shot and killed in front of about 100 people in broad daylight among families and children that were there celebrating Easter. One police officer told WTSP "Don't bring a gun to the park on Easter Sunday."

6 injured  Sunday April 20, 2014 6 Shot During Chicago Suburb Easter Party 4 women and two men were shot but no children were injured at an Easter party in a garage. It was just after midnight when someone started shooting. The home had no previous gang or shooting incidents.

1 injured April 20, 2014 Airliner Wheel Well Stowaway Wanted To Return To Somalia A Somali teenager jumped the fence at San Jose, California and stowed away in the wheel well of an airliner that flew to Hawaii, where he was discovered by authorities. The teen is recovering in a hospital, and will not be charged as he stated he was only trying to return to his native Somalia though some suspected a trial run for an airliner bombing or joining Al Shabab.

April 20, 2014 Casualties: 21 injured Car Slams Into Packed Fort Myers Church At Easter In Fort Myers Florida, a car plowed into the predominantly black Second Haitian Baptist Church filled with 200 people just before the Easter concert on Sunday night, injuring 21. The driver claimed when her brakes failed, her car just headed straight for the church and she could not stop.

More Than 40 People Killed in Bus Accident in Pakistan

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dozens killed in Pakistani bus crash
Dozens dead in Pakistan bus crash

**right side of the bus is ripped off. Article blames deadly traffic conditions**
Pakistan has one of the world's worst records for fatal traffic accidents due to poor roads, badly maintained vehicles and reckless driving.
bus travelling to Pakistan's southern city of Karachi has collided with a tractor-trailer, killing at least 42 people and injuring 17 others. 

Among those killed in Sunday's accident were 14 children and 13 women, the AFP news agency quoted the police as saying. The accident happened in the town of Sukkur, 425km north of Karachi in the southern province of Sindh. 

Crews battle two-alarm fire at Henrico church - ‎19 minutes ago‎

Saturday April 19, 2014

  1. April 19, 2014 Fire causes brief evacuation at Macy's in the Apache Mall  someone or something started a large fire which originated between the trash compactor and a dumpster which could have spread to the natural-gas-fueled space heaters located above. Damage was estimated to be up to $25,000. Building Fires 
  2. Saturday April 19, 2014 Casualties: 1 arrested, Mehrzad Malekzadeh Walmart Hoax Bomb Lockdown At Kemah Texax, a Walmart is locked down and customers trapped inside for 5 hours for a bomb threat. 35 year old Mehrzad Malekzadeh (a common Iranian / Persian name) appears with what appears to be bombs strapped to his body. He is arrested for making misdemeanor terroristic threats
  3. Man arrested after young girls report threatening encounters, statements

Vandarren WalkerNewport News, Va. – A 56-year-old man has been arrested for stalking and assault after two elementary school girls reported being approached at the bus stop. Newport News Police say the two girls, ages 9 and 10, told school personnel that a man had approached them while they were at their bus stop. The girls said this wasn’t the first time that the man had approached them. They said they saw him on the Saturday before Easter. The man was allegedly staring at the girls and told them he was going to shoot them with a gun. In Thursday’s incident, the girls said the man again approached them and said he was going to shoot them and have sex with them. The man, identified as Vandarren Walker was arrested and charged with three counts of stalking and two counts of assault.

Friday April 18, 2014

  1. April 18, 2014 Uighur Detainees and Vietnam Border Guards Killed in Border Clash  7 dead: 5 civilians and 2 border guards killed 16 detainees from China believed to be Uighurs were being deported from Vietnam when the men grabbed Ak-47 rifles from their Vietnamese guards and began firing at their captors. The group was made up of ten men, four women, and two children. Hundreds of Vietnamese border guards and police officers responded to the incident and surrounded the building. After the Chinese were urged to surrender their weapons, including knives carried by the women, some chose to commit suicide, by jumping off the roof of the building, while others were killed during the Vietnamese forces operation to retake the building. (uyghuramerican)
  2. April 18, 2014 casualties: 4 total, 1 dead from injuries, 3 injured 1 suspect charged with murder Benjamin Kevin Newman Murder Charge Runs Down 4 at Plano Bar Parking Lot  April 18 Plano Texas Benjamin Kevin Newman age 23 (white male) is accused of running over four bar employees in the parking lot of the Hangout Bar and Grille, and fleeing the scene. Investigators believe it was intentional murder, and he was charged with murder after one of his victims died.
  3. April 18, 2014 Gun Threat Locks Down Los Angeles Times Building The Los Angeles Times building was locked down as police arrested a man who said he was depressed, didn't mind killing some people and showed off a bag of bullets. He worked in an office leased from the newspaper across the street from the LAPD, bu no gun was found. (Man arrested after LAT shooting threat)
  4. PressTV: Racist websites linked to US hate crimes Fri Apr 18, 2014 PressTV Users of US online hate forums are becoming “disproportionately responsible” for racist murders, a new study says. Nearly 100 people in the last five years have been murdered by frequent users of one white supremacist website, Stormfront, according to a report released on Thursday by the Southern Poverty Law Center.. Other users of the racist website include Wade Michael Page, an Army veteran who opened fire at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin in 2012 killing six people before taking his own life. Another user was Anders Behring Breivik, a Norwegian extremist who massacred 77 people in a bombing and shooting spree in Oslo, Norway, and at a nearby youth summer camp in 2011.
  5. April 18, 2014 In Belgium, a banker, his wife and nephew were assassinated outside their home with no known motive, but it could have been linked to his job. As reported by conspiracy-oriented Zero Hedge, bankers have been plagued with mysterious suicides and more recently attacks by disgruntled customers. It is speculated that revulsion against bankers may have led to vigilante justice. 

Thursday April 17, 2014

  1. April 17, 2014 Karpal Singh Malaysian Opposition Leader Killed In Car Crash  Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's veteran ethnic-Indian lawyer and lawmaker Karpal Singh, who defended opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trial, was killed today in a road accident. Singh, 73, and one of his longtime associates were killed early this morning when the car they were traveling in rammed into a lorry/truck, shearing off the left side of the MPV/minivan. His assistant Michael Cornandez was also killed while two others, his son Ram Singh and an Indonesian maid, were seriously injured. Singh's driver claimed the slow moving truck suddenly changed lanes and swerved into their path before he could brake. The truck driver who was with family members tested positive for marijuana use, but police discouraged "conspiracy theories" that Singh had been targeted for opposing extreme Islamic hudud laws, and the slow moving truck driver was somehow at fault. Singh's driver had dozens of speeding violations on his record himself. Singh was previously crippled in a 2005 accident when his taxi was rammed from behind from another car.
  2. April 17, 2014 Texas Seizes Jeffs Polygamist YFZ Ranch In Eldorado Texas, Texas authorities seized the Yearning for Zion Ranch of imprisoned Warren Jeff's FLDS church. The state alleged that FLDS leaders financed a $1.1 million purchase of the land in 2003 through money laundering and committed sexual assaults on the property. On the basis of a hoax phone call, FBI and police stormed the compound with assault rifles and an armored carrier. Evidence uncovered led to authorities believing underage girls were at risk of child abuse and being forced into bigamist marriages. Authorities took all 439 children of the community into protective custody in preparation to remove them from their families and put them up for adoption. They were later released after it was not established that every child was in immediate risk of abuse, but evidence uncovered in the raid led to further prosecutions of the sect.
  3. April 17, 2014  Kansas City Gunman Shooting At Dozen Cars Arrested Suspect Mohammed Pedro Whitaker, apparently a Mexican immigrant Islam convert has been arrested in the Kansas City Highway shootings case. Authorities have not released any motive, but counterjihadists speculate his religion may point to some possibilities.
  4. April 17, 2014 South Sudan conflict: Attack on UN base 'kills dozens' - BBC Dozens of civilians sheltering in a UN base in the South Sudan city of Bor have been killed in an attack by armed youths, the UN says. a group of about 350 youths had left the centre of Bor, in Jonglei state, and approached the base on Thursday morning, allegedly wanting to present a petition. "They managed to force the gate open, they came in and started shooting indiscriminately," he told the BBC. "It is the bravery of the peacekeepers that managed to repel the attack"
  5. 20 killed in Nigeria rampage
  6. Taliban kill 4 Afghan policemen south of Kabul
  7. April 17, 22 2014 Dean Beckford UMass Bomb Threat Dean Beckford, a 29-year-old senior at University of Massachusetts Boston was charged April 22 with two counts of making a bomb threat.  In both incidents, a call was received at about 12:45 p.m. at a dean's office in Wheatley Hall, the target of the threats, claiming an imminent danger of an explosion in the building. Both times, police evacuated the building and performed a search with bomb squads. Police tracked calls from pay phones outside two train stations and then used surveillance video to identify the suspect

Wednesday April 16, 2014

Attacks and conflicts

  1. 2000 students locked down April 16, 2014 Shae Quam Najee Watson Arrested for Liberty High School Burner Phone Threat  In Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, there is a lockdown at Liberty High School after a called in bomb threat. He is charge three counts of threats and two on false  alarms. On May 7, 2014 Shae Quam Najee Watson is arrested for buying burner phone to call in threats to Liberty High School in Pennsylvania. Officials were unsure of his motive, but another man used a disguise when he bought the "burner" untraceable cellphone an hour before the call was placed at a Walmart. Watson had been arrested in April 2013 charged with drunken driving without a licence, and sentenced to a program for first-time offenders and community service. Reports of shots fired and a gunman were called called in. Over 2,000 people were affected, not counting police and parents who responded.
  2. Casualties: 1 arrest Tuesday April 15 2014: Kayvon Edson Boston Marathon Hoax Backpack Bomb In Boston, performance artist Kevin "Kayvon" Edson was seen walking down the street covered in a hood shouting "Boston strong" as he dropped off a suspicious backpack which contained a rice cooker which was evidently meant to be a fake bomb. He was arrested and faced several charges including threatening battery and possession of a hoax device. Bail was set at $100,000 and a judge ordered that Edson be evaluated at a state psychiatric hospital.
  3. April 15, 2014 South Korean Ferry Sewol Sinks The South Korean ferry Sewol which was filled mostly with high school students on a field trip to an island for some unknown reason listed as ships assisted in a rescue effort. At least four are dead and hundreds are missing of the 470 aboard as the ship overturned and sank. This was soon after a mass stabbing at a high school and a truck hit a bus in the United States

Daily Misfortune Monday April 14, 2014 ---
Timeline April 2014 ---

  1. 1 toddler killed, elderly driver not arrested or charged April 14, 2014 Buckley Pickup Accidentally Drives on Trail Kills Red Wagon Toddler 
  2. Monday April 14, 2014 Gaza Prime Minister Praises Shooting of Car Near Hebron
  3. 1 killed 1 injured April 14, 2014 abc news One person was killed and another injured on Monday after a shooting on a Kansas City highway
  4. 1 killed suspect pleads not guilty due to drug use April 14, 2014 murder March 18, 2015 update A Colorado Man Is Claiming He Killed His Wife Because He Went Crazy on Weed Edibles  
  5. 2 killed Two Abu Sayyaf militants are killed and several captured in a raid in the Philippines city of Zamboanga(AP via ABC News)
  6. Islamist insurgency in Nigeria
  7. 71 killed 120 injured Twin bomb blasts hit a crowded bus station at the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja, killing at least 71 and injuring more than 120 others. (BBC) (Al Jazeera)
  8. Radical British Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri goes on trial in the American state of New York for 11 alleged terrorism offenses. (BBC)
  9. United States court overturns the conviction of Andrew Auernheimer (known as weev), who was sentenced to 41-months in prison in 2010 for hacking the AT&T website, stealing millions of iPad user e-mails. (PC World)Politics and elections
  10. Vietnam frees pro-democracy activists Nguyen Tien Trung and Vi Duc Hoi(BBC)
Daily Misfortune Sunday April 13, 2014 ---
  1. April 13, 2014 Aldon Smith won't face charges for LAX bomb threat 
  2. April 13, 2014 Gaza Prime Minister Praises Shooting of Car Near Hebron  
  3. April 13, 2014 Unruly Man Tackled On Southwest Airlines Flight 
  4. 7 killed April 13, 2014 Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found 
  5. April 13, 2014 Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed  
  6. April 13, 2014 Bus hits truck on Mexico highway; 36 reported dead 
  7. April 13, 2014 Frazier Glenn Miller Kansas City Jewish Center Shooting 
  8. April 13, 2014 3 churches damaged by fire during Holy Week 

Saturday April 12, 2014

  1. 3 churches damaged by fire is on for the person who has set fires at three churches in three days in Brooklyn during Holy Week.Police say the first fire was started at 2:45 a.m. Saturday at The Greater New Beginnings Church in East Flatbush newspapers were lit inside the doorway of the church. On Palm Sunday, the suspect set fire to an object and tossed it through a closed window of Iglesia Cristiana Church in the Brownsville section. Suspect also was caught on a security camera walking up to a door of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Crown Heights and igniting newspapers before fleeing. (less serious but similar to attacks on Seattle gay nightclub and SF China embassy those were with gasoline)
  2. Casualties: 1 injured April 12, 2014 Kayak Man Shot Near Baltimore A man paddling his kayak at night while stargazing. He noticed a sudden campfire, and then red dot on his stomach before he saw a flash and he was shot. The suspect is still being sought.

Friday April 11, 2014
Bomb explodes on runway of Libya's main airport in Tripoli European carriers such as Lufthansa and British Airways fly to Tripoli apart from Arab carriers. Ahmed said authorities would improve airport security but analysts say the nascent police and army, still in training, are no match for battle-hardened …

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Thursday April 10, 2014 2 incidents that look like but are not terrorist attacks.
  1. 1 injured April 10, 2014 Man High On Paint Fumes Trashes Arapahoe Kia Dealership In Denver area Arapahoe, Joshua Jerrod Lopez, 22 was hospitalized after sideswiping a a police car and then ran down a power pole, rolling several times and landing on cars in a Kia dealership lot, and damaging 20 other vehicles with flying debris. Lopez stopped in the middle of the road, and when a policeman approached, the tried to assault the officer and took off. He was believed to be high on paint fumes.
  2. casualties: 47 total, 10 killed, 37 injured April 10, 2014 California FedEx Truck Hits School Charter Bus  In Orland, north of Sacramento California, FedEx delivery truck on Interstate 5 crossed the grassy median and rammed into a charter bus carrying high school students visiting a Humboldt State College preview from Los Angeles. Both vehicles burst into flames, and both drivers were killed. 9 were killed. No cause or motive for the crash was revealed.
  3. April 10, 2014 Car smashes into Dunkin' Donuts storefront in Watertown MassThe Boston Globe  A car smashed into a Dunkin' Donuts storefront this morning after being rear-ended on Mount Auburn Street in Watertown..  a woman was backing out of a parking space and struck a car, and that car ended up in the front window of Dunkin’ Donuts,

Armed conflicts and attacks

Two car bombings, Two stabbing sprees on same day, one workplace, one at school by student, one workplace shooting on military base, one admitted drug trafficker "accidentally" bashes another car into a day care center for no apparent reason.
  1. A bomb blast in a market kills 26 people in the outskirts of the Pakistani capital Islamabad.
  2. Syrian Civil War: 25 people are killed in car bombings in the central Syrian city of Homs(Reuters)
  3. Oso, Washington mudslide: The death toll reaches 36 as rescuers struggle to find 10 who are still missing. (CNN)
  4. April 9, 2014 Hit and Run Florida Day Care Center Crash. 1 child was killed, 14 hurt
  5. April 9, 2014 Marine shoots, kills fellow Marine at Camp Lejeune Guard Shack 1 killed 1 arrested 
  6. April 9, 2014 19 injured 1 arrested Pittsburgh High School Stabbing Spree  Not connected to UC Merced stabbing spree or Toronto stabbing same day
  7. April 9, 2014 Toronto Workplace Stabbing Spree 
Tuesday April 8, 2014

Monday April 7, 2014 3 incidents

  1. casualties: 3 injured April 7, 2014 Kansas City Gunman Shooting At Dozen Cars  Investigators in Kansas City are searching for one or more gunmen who shot at least 13 vehicles and injuring three people. Federal authorities are investigating, and several of the shootings have been linked but no motive or links to terrorist groups has been established, suspect later arrested
  2. casualties: 2 injured April 7, 2014 Gunman Shoots LA Cop 7 times in Police Station A man walked into a Los Angeles police station and night. He discussed a complaint and the fired at officers, hitting one seven times before officers returned fire and wounded the man. The officer that was hit survived because his vest took most of the hits. Similar to 2012 Insider Assassination of Joseph Griffin In Kabul
  3. 1 injured April 7, 2014 Driver in Custody After Boy Hit by Unattended School Bus WRC‑TV Child Hit By Drifting School Bus WJZ Apr 7, 2014 Police say the driver got off the bus, left it running in the parking lot, when for unknown reasons, the bus drifted across four lanes of busy traffic, hitting a 7-year-old.

Sunday April 6, 2014

Two Officers Critically Injured When Elevator Opens To Smoke Floor While Responding to Brooklyn Blaze New York TimesTwo veteran police officers, partners out on patrol around lunchtime on Sunday, rushed to the 13th floor of a high-rise housing development in Coney Island, Brooklyn, but  took the elevator to the smoke-filled floor. The officers, who were identified as Rosa Rodriguez, 36, and Dennis Guerra, 38, were found unconscious near the elevator soon after the blaze erupted around 12:30 p.m

Daily Misfortune Saturday April 5, 2014 ---
  1. 1 killed April 5, 2014 Woman indicted on murder charge in rear end cocaine influenced crash into motorcycle that killed LAPD officer 
  2. 23 killed. Gunfight between feuding tribes near the Egyptian city of Aswan
  3. Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun have been kidnapped by gunmen in Cameroon.
  4. 3 are killed and 7 injured. Mud after storm derails passenger train Indonesia's West Java Island 
  5. 1 killed 1 arrrested 1 injured Wrong way driver jailed, one dead, one injured after Cleveland I-480W crash 
Police find 1 dead, 1 shot injured on porch at Denton NC home  victims were found at a home after shooting call around 12:10 a.m.  male was found on the front porch with a gunshot wound and a female was found inside the home. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Wednesday April 2, 2014

casualties: 4 dead 14 injured
April 2, 2014 2014 Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Ivan Lopez Four dead, 14 injured at Fort Hood after suspect Ivan Lopez attacked other soldiers at the Army base. The motive was unclear, but the initial assessment is the incident is not terror-related according to officials and an analyst at Stratfor. The suspect was married with a wife and children, and was being evaluated for post-traumatic stress disorder. Around 4:30 p.m. at a medical support building, Specialist Lopez walked in then drove a vehicle and fired shots from the vehicle with a .45-caliber Smith Wesson semiautomatic pistol. He got out of the vehicle, walked into another building and opened fire again, and then confronted a female military police officer. He put his hands up, then reached under his jacket. As the female officer drew her weapon Lopez put his weapon to his head and fired.

Tuesday April 1, 2014

April 1, 2014 Rockville MD three-alarm fire burns massive unfinished apartment complex In ROCKVILLE, Md WJLA reports 150 nearly completed apartments were destroyed just before they were finished after a raging fire ripped through a massive three-acre complex just after 4 o'clock in the morning. It was weeks away from being finished and was having appliances installed Tuesday. It may be a total loss, reaching upwards of $20 million.

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