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Misfortune Timeline August 2014

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Timeline 2014

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2014 mass shootings

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  • Military Killed in Afghanistan:  5
  • Officer Involved shootings: 107 deaths
  • Mass Shootings: 
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Killed in Afghanistan:  5
Date Country Name Rank Age Cause Province Place of Death Branch State/Region City Unit Stationed:

  • 8-22-2014 US Mulalley, Christopher W. Sergeant 26 Non-hostile - incident Paktia Gardez U. S. Army California Eureka 1st Battalion, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division Fort Hood, TX
  • 8-20-2014 US Leggett, Matthew I. Sergeant 1st Class 39 Hostile - hostile fire - stabbed Kabul Kabul U. S. Army Florida Ruskin Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps Fort Bragg, NC
  • 8-12-2014 US Hairston, Samuel C. Sergeant 1st Class 35 Hostile - hostile fire - small arms fire Ghanzi Ghazni U. S. Army Texas Houston 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Fort Bragg, NC
  • 8-05-2014 US Greene, Harold J. Major General 55 Hostile - hostile fire - small arms fire - Green on Blue Kabul Camp Qargha U. S. Army New York Schenectady Combined Security Transition Command Afghanistan
  • 8-03-2014 US Gass Jr., Girard D. Staff Sergeant 0 Non-Hostile - injury Nangarhar Jalalabad Air Field Hospital U. S. Army North Carolina Lumber Bridge 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group Fort Bragg, NC

Officer Involved shootings: 107 deaths
  1. Date Last Name, First Name (Age) State (City) Description
  2. 2014-08-31 Burch, Justin (21) Mississippi (Hattiesburg) Responding to a domestic violence call, the Marion County Sheriff's office says "a deputy gave Burch numerous commands to drop a firearm, but the situation escalated" and the deputy shot and killed Burch. [1]
  3. 2014-08-31 unidentified (??) Nevada (Reno) According to media reports, a chain of events, triggered by a pharmacy robbery and a vehicle chase, ended with Reno police fatally shooting a suspect. [2]
  4. 2014-08-31 Garza, José Walter (30) Texas (Laredo) The Laredo Police Department said they received a report of a man armed with a weapon at a truck stop. “The encounter resulted in an officer-involved shooting,” according to the release, which did not specify if more than one officer opened fire. Surveillance video from the truck stop a shows Garza after he was shot by several officers. [3][4]
  5. 2014-08-31 Turner, Eugene (28) Kansas (Kansas City) Kansas Highway Patrol responded to reports of a man wandering the streets with a gun. KHP found an armed individual a block south of initial reports. Eugene Turner fired several shots at KHP who returned fire, killing the suspect.[5][6][7]
  6. 2014-08-30 unidentified (??) Washington (Seattle) According to Seattle Police, a man had been firing a weapon outside of his home. When officers arrived, the man with a weapon in hand, retreated into the house but then came back out and fired on officers. Two officers with rifles returned fire. The wounded man crawled back into his house and died.[8]
  7. 2014-08-29 Lewis, Jeremy (33) Florida (Orlando) Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said Lewis pointed a gun at deputies who were serving a warrant at an Orlando apartment complex. At least two deputies shot Lewis several times outside the doorway, and he died from his injuries. He was identified to media at the scene.[9]
  8. 2014-08-29 Lebak, Erik Charles (32) California (Redding) When two Shasta County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call for help about a suicidal man they heard gunshots inside the home. A short time later a confrontation ensued between the man and two deputies, and the man was shot and killed. Lebak was the son of retired Redding police captain Chuck Lebak, officers said.[10][11]
  9. 2014-08-29 Withers, Jayson Matthew (26) Oregon (Pendleton) A corrections officer at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution shot and killed Withers after he and another prisoner wouldn't stop attacking a third inmate. The guard fired "to prevent imminent serious bodily injury to an inmate being assaulted." The guard's name was not yet released.[12]
  10. 2014-08-29 O'Connell, John (44) Arizona (Littlefield) Mohave County Sheriff's Office says deputies spotted a motorcycle traveling without a rear license plate. Deputies attempted to stop the rider, who then abandoned his vehicle and ran into the desert. Deputies found him in some brush and used a Taser twice after he allegedly became combative. The suspect stopped breathing while being led in handcuffs to a patrol car.[13][14]
  11. 2014-08-29 Garcia, Enebelio (45) Texas (Guadalupe County) Guadalupe County Sheriff Arnold Zwicke said Enebelio Garcia of New Braunfels was shot and killed by deputies after reportedly trying to attack them with a carpenter’s hatchet.[15]
  12. 2014-08-28 Villarreal, Raymond (43) Texas (Corpus Christi) San Patricio County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call a man had a gun and was going to kill himself. According to a media report, deputies found the man in a pickup in brush behind his house. The man seemed excited and agitated, and at some point he got out of his vehicle with a pistol in his hand, Sheriff Leroy Moody said. At some point, he said, the man fired a shot and deputies returned fire, killing him.[16]
  13. 2014-08-28 Sharpe, Mark Jeffery (54) California (Sutter County) Sutter County deputies responded to a request for help for an attempted suicide or assault. Police say they saw a woman and a man armed with a pistol inside the home. The man did not comply with orders to move away from the pistol, so deputies fired a stun gun at the suspect. The suspect then charged at deputies, who responded with gunfire.[17][18]
  14. 2014-08-28 Havenor, Chaz Michael (21) Minnesota (Ramsey) Police officers Jerad Dixon and Richard Webb shot and fatally wounded Havenor outside a day-care center after he pointed a gun at them, said Anoka County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Paul Sommer. Havenor was shot as he ran away from a “suspicious vehicle” parked outside a daycare center. Sommer said workers at the center called police about the vehicle, in which three men were sitting. When Dixon and Webb arrived, Havenor ran from the car, pointing a gun at them, Sommer said. They fired on Havenor, fatally wounding him.[19][20][21]
  15. 2014-08-28 Sellars, Terry (31) Florida (Manatee) Mother called for help after her son attacked her with a telephone book and then choked her. Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube described the scene, “Before the three deputies got out of the car, the son bolted out the front door with a very large samurai sword an charged at one of the deputies. [Sgt. Brady McCabe], in backing up, fired several shots at the son.”[22][23]
  16. 2014-08-28 unidentified (??) Minnesota (St. Paul) Police officer Joseph Sandquist shot and killed a man in a confrontation that one witness said involved the suspect throwing rocks, punching an officer and charging at the cops. Police Chief Tom Smith, explaining why the officer shot the man whose weapons were rocks, said, “You don’t have to always have a firearm or knife to hurt somebody.”[24][25]
  17. 2014-08-27 Rogers, John (61) New Mexico (Bloomfield) Police responded to a domestic dispute call and as they approached the house they say they heard shots fired. Police returned fire killing Rogers. His family says he was not armed, the shooting was unprovoked and there was no "dispute."[26][27]
  18. 2014-08-27 LeBlanc, Freddie (48) Louisiana (Albany) Deputies responded to a suicidal man with a gun. WAFB reports, "an incident ensued and the man was shot and killed by deputy rounds." [28]
  19. 2014-08-27 Ramos, Sergio (18) Texas (Dallas) Police say Sergio Ramos shot and killed 25-year-old Joseph Roling during a robbery and car chase. An accomplice and witnesses took the car and Ramos left on foot. Off-duty Dallas police officer Jose Gamez followed the car, stopped behind them "and began asking questions." Ramos got in the car. Seeing a gun in Ramos' pocket, Gamez told him not to touch it. Ramos went for the gun and Gamez shot and killed him.[29]
  20. 2014-08-26 Washington, Cortez (32) Nebraska (Omaha) Restaurant robbery suspect Cortez Washington and COPS television show audio technician Bryce Dion were killed by police.[30][31]
  21. 2014-08-26 Dion, Bryce (38) Nebraska (Omaha) Restaurant robbery suspect Cortez Washington and COPS television show audio technician Bryce Dion were killed by police.[32][33]
  22. 2014-08-26 Wesson, Kerry (45) California (Lynwood) Wesson allegedly shot and wounded an unnamed Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detective in Lynwood. Wesson was later shot and killed by SWAT deputies when he exited his residence while holding a semiautomatic pistol.[34][35]
  23. 2014-08-25 Esquivel, Guadalupe (51) Texas (Lubbock) Police say an officer responded to a report of Esquivel with a gun threatening to shoot a woman. The officer arrived and confronted him, who then turned and appeared to reach for his gun. The officer fired several rounds, striking and killing the man. The shots were fired within 15 seconds of the officer's first contact with Esquivel, police said.[36]
  24. 2014-08-25 Crawford, Joshua Matthew (29) Colorado (Grand Junction) Grand Junction Police Department received a call to remove Crawford from a home on Grand Avenue. Details on what led to the shooting have yet to be released. (8/27/2014),[37][38]
  25. 2014-08-25 Matheny, Randy (31) West Virginia (Dingess) Police say Randy Matheny was involved in an auto accident and fired a shot before police arrived, then went home with his baby. Troopers say when they approached Matheny he lifted his gun and pointed it at troopers giving them no choice but to shoot him.[39]
  26. 2014-08-25 Douglas, Steven (29) Texas (Dallas) Police responded to a domestic violence call on August 23. On the 25th, Douglas chased down and rammed the car of his children’s mother and then took two children in his truck, police say. Hours later, officers chased him down, and witnesses told investigators that he pointed a pistol at Officer Rogelio Moreno, who shot and killed him.[40]
  27. 2014-08-25 Salazar, Mark (22) Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) K-9 Sgt. Ryan Stark fatally shot a burglary suspect who stabbed a his dog after it was set to attack him. The dog later died.[41]
  28. 2014-08-24 Griffis, Timothy (35) Florida (Lake City) The police report said Griffis was acting strange and wouldn't come out of a shed, saying he would kill Deputy Bradley Carpenter. "After he failed to comply with the requests to come out he was eventually tased and taken into custody." Handcuffed, Griffis began having trouble breathing and then stopped altogether. Carpenter took the cuffs off and administered CPR, but Griffis died later at a hospital.[42]
  29. 2014-08-24 McMilon, Stephen Andrew (52) Oregon (Medford) Police responded twice to calls, second time contacting McMilon carrying a shotgun, two handguns, and a "substantial" amount of ammunition, according to an agency press release. Four officers responded; McMilon menaced officers with a shotgun. Two minutes later, he fired at least one round at an officer. Police shot back and killed him.[43]
  30. 2014-08-24 Jennings, Joseph (18) Kansas (Ottawa) Jennings had just been released from a psychiatric hospital three hours before two Ottawa police officers shot and killed him.[44][45]
  31. 2014-08-24 Herrera-Garcia, Mauricio (39) Arizona (Phoenix) Herrera-Garcia left the scene of an auto accident and then fired several shots into the air when the accident victim tried to contact him. According to police, Phoenix Police Department SWAT team members fatally shot him after he pointed a handgun at an officer as they tried to apprehend him.[46]
  32. 2014-08-24 McIntosh, Roshad (19) Illinois (Chicago) A man was fatally shot in a police-involved shooting on the near west side August 24. Police recovered a 9 mm handgun at the scene.[47]
  33. 2014-08-24 Pittman, Desean (17) Illinois (Chicago) Police on foot patrol say they saw Desean Pittman shoot and kill 22-year-old Amelio Johnson. A police officer fired and fatally struck Pittman, police said.[48][49][50]
  34. 2014-08-23 Ossorio, Hernan Milton (61) Maryland (Ellicott City) Authorities said suicidal man had threatened to kill occupants of his home in Ellicott City and then confronted Police officers Russell DiAngelo and Susannah Raff with a knife. They shot and killed him.,[51][52]
  35. 2014-08-23 Brown, Lamar Anthony (39) Florida (West Palm Beach) Responding to a complaint of a bike robbery, police say Brown tussled with West Palm Beach police officer Jason Rafael Barquin, deflected a Taser strike and opened fire at Barquin who shot and killed Brown.[53]
  36. 2014-08-22 Woodard, Vernicia (26) Georgia (Atlanta) Atlanta officer Tahreem Zeus Rana, 23, was arrested August 28 on the charges of murder, arson and kidnapping. He was arrested attempting to get on a flight to Mexico. Police said Woodard was shot multiple times and set on fire in an apparent attempt to destroy evidence.[54][55]
  37. 2014-08-22 Fowler, James Matthew (41) Georgia (Adairsville) Lt. Fowler committed suicide by gun in his police vehicle.[56]
  38. 2014-08-22 Alvarado, Alex (38) California (San Bernardino) Officer Gabriel Garcia shot in the head during a "protracted gun battle," trainee returned fire and killed shooter [57]
  39. 2014-08-20 Friedman, Darren (45) Maryland (Ellicott City) Officer Daniel Young and Officer Lara Bradshaw responded to a suicide in progress call shot and killed Friedman in his bedroom.[58]
  40. 2014-08-20 Williams, Arvel Douglas (30) Maryland (Perry Hall) Harford County sheriff's deputies used Tasers on 30-year-old Arvel Douglas Williams "in an effort to safely place [him] under arrest," Baltimore County Police said Thursday. Police did not say how many deputies used Tasers, or how many times Williams was stunned.[59]
  41. 2014-08-19 Ellis, David (29) Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) Man killed in police shoot out. Officer Steve Korpalski, a 14-year-veteran, grazed in the left side of his head by a bullet.[60]
  42. 2014-08-19 Guy, Miranda (28) Tennessee (Harriman) Harriman Police Lt. Dan Schneider and Roane County Deputy Chris White shot and killed Guy, saying later she was a burglary suspect. Ninth Judicial District Attorney General Russell Johnson called the shooting "justified" two days later.[61][62]
  43. 2014-08-19 Cole-Garrit, Darius (21) Illinois (Chicago) A man on a bike was fatally shot by police on the Far South Side after he aimed a gun at officers, authorities said.[63]
  44. 2014-08-19 Godinez, Maria Fernada (22) Florida (Orlando) A suspect (Kody Roach[64]) and officers engaged in a shootout outside a bar in downtown Orlando. The suspect and a police officer suffered injuries. An innocent bystander woman (Godinez) was struck by an officer's bullet and died.[65]
  45. 2014-08-19 Leichardt, Chad (40) Kansas (Haysville) A man was fatally shot by police after officers arrived at an apartment complex responding to a domestic disturbance. Reportedly, Leichardt was wielding a knife and refused police commands to drop it.[66]
  46. 2014-08-19 Powell, Kajieme (25) Missouri (St. Louis) A 25-year-old man with a knife was shot by two officers. The man was reported saying that he wanted to die; family report he was "mentally challenged". The shooting took place three miles away from the site of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, and occurred during Ferguson unrest.[67]
  47. 2014-08-18 Towe, Jeffrey (53) California (Woodland) Man lunged at officers with a knife and was shot. Family reported to media a long history of mental illness.[68]
  48. 2014-08-18 Bukowiecki, Richard (47) California (Norwalk) Bukowiecki committed suicide in a motel room. He had served on the Cerritos College campus police force for 26 years and was chief for the past eight. In 2012 he was awarded Outstanding Classified Manager.[69]
  49. 2014-08-18 Jones, Andre Maurice (37) California (Los Angeles) Jones was killed by the LAPD SWAT team after a "rolling gun battle." Police accuse driver Avel Jowan Turks of attempted murder; an officer was badly wounded.[70]
  50. 2014-08-18 Walker, Luther Lathron (38) California (Los Angeles) A SWAT team shot and killed an armed man who had been holding his girlfriend hostage for hours August 18 at an apartment complex in Bellflower. Negotiators were in contact with the unidentified man before the shooting occurred, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.[71][72]
  51. 2014-08-18 Paul, Joshua (31) Illinois (Carpentersville) Two Carpentersville police officers suspected Paul was operating the vehicle with a revoked driver's license and was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for previous traffic violations when they pulled him over. Officers describe a "brief struggle" and Paul was taken to Sherman Hospital for treatment of a chin laceration. Medical personnel then told officers that Paul required medical attention beyond treatment for the cut on his chin, police said. Paul's condition deteriorated at the hospital where he died several hours later. As of August 25, the officers are not identified and Kane County Coroner Rob Russell has completed an autopsy but has declined to release the results. [73][74]
  52. 2014-08-17 Piirainen, Steven (52) Maine (Mexico) State Trooper Paul Casey and Mexico Reserve Officer Dean Benson stopped Piirainen, who was suspected of stealing a truck. Piirainen was killed after an exchange of gunfire.[75]
  53. 2014-08-17 Love, Levon Leroy (44) Texas (San Antonio) Love was found passed out in his car and naked from the waist down, police said. Paramedics were called, but Love resisted efforts to load him into an ambulance and jumped back into his car instead, police said. He started to drive away with the gurney dragging behind him until he crashed into a pickup. Police said Love would not calm down as they tried to detain him after the crash, so they deployed Tasers.[76]
  54. 2014-08-16 Wegener, Travis (28) Tennessee (Knoxville) Police Cadet Michael William Little was shot and killed after he gunned down Travis Donald Wegener, 28, at the home of Little’s ex-girlfriend, police said. Little also shot his ex-girlfriend and her mother, seriously injuring her mother. Ex-girlfriend's brother, Joshua Womack shot and killed Little.[77]
  55. 2014-08-16 Miller, Fred (38) Maryland (Fort Washington) Prince George's County Police believe Miller shot and killed two adult family members and his 3-year-old daughter. Police found him driving in a Maryland suburb of Washington, DC; Miller shot at six officers who all returned fire, killing him. Officers involved are Alba De Jesus, corporal Clarence Black, Brett Fairbrother, corporal Paul Schweinsburg, Christopher Gehlhausen; also included was Williard Shelton of the Maryland State Police.[78][79]
  56. 2014-08-14 Jennings, Alvin Curtis (61) Iowa (Davenport) Jennings reportedly had a knife and charged police. According to his family, Jennings suffered from mental and physical disabilities.[80]
  57. 2014-08-14 Parker, Dante (36) California (Victorville) Sheriff's deputies found Parker riding a bicycle away from the residence and tried to stop him, but he appeared to be under the influence of unknown substances and became "uncooperative and combative," officials said. Parker allegedly fought with a female deputy and left bruises on her arms. The deputy used a Taser on Parker "multiple times" during a struggle, officials said. A second deputy helped handcuff Parker and place him in the backseat of a patrol unit, when they saw that he was sweating and breathing heavily, authorities said.[81]
  58. 2014-08-14 Wagner, Sonny (52) Kansas (Newton) A single officer responded to a domestic violence call, met Wagner at the front door of his home. The officer reported he told Wagner to put the knife down, but he refused. Wagner then raised the knife and walked toward the officer. The officer then fired his service weapon twice, hitting Wagner in the chest.[82]
  59. 2014-08-14 Showman, Diana (19) California (San Jose) A woman was fatally shot by police after she pointed a cordless drill designed to appear as an Uzi firearm. The officer who shot Showman, Wakana Okuma, was CIT trained. Showman had bipolar disorder.[83][84]
  60. 2014-08-13 Zavala, Jacinto (21) Colorado (Greeley) Zavala was shot by police. Family told the media Zavala was a veteran and had PTSD.[85]
  61. 2014-08-13 Cusseaux, Michelle (50) Arizona (Phoenix) Michelle Cusseaux, a woman with mental illness was shot and killed by Phoenix Sgt. Percy Dupra after her family and mental health workers called for police assistance.[86][87]
  62. 2014-08-13 unidentified male (??) Texas (Houston) When officers pulled over a driver suspected of driving a stolen pickup, the driver raised a gun at them. Officer Alton Baker then shot and killed the driver. Houston police officer John Calhoun was injured.[88][89]
  63. 2014-08-13 Jones, Reagan Alabama (Muscle Shoals) Reagan Jones barricaded himself in his apartment at Arbor Village Apartments after shooting and injuring his sister. Jones fired a high-powered military-style rifle at officers, and a Florence SWAT officer fired two rounds at Jones, killing him. According to media reports, Jones was angry about a mental health appointment.[90][91]
  64. 2014-08-12 Lopez-Gonzalez, Gabriel (22) California (San Fernando) Police shot and killed Lopez-Gonzalez who, according to media reports, had held his girlfriend hostage. Online cell phone footage shows police barrage.[92][93]
  65. 2014-08-12 Pifer, Ronald (54) Michigan (Fairfield Township) Pifer reportedly pointed a shotgun at police. According to media reports, Pifer suffered from mental illness.[94][95]
  66. 2014-08-11 Mroczek, Robert (46) New York (Palenville) Parole officer Mroczek killed his estranged wife and boyfriend (Pammi Mroczek (49), Daniel Brennan (51)), then suicided after a police chase.[96]
  67. 2014-08-11 Mroczek, Pammi (49) New York (Palenville) Parole officer Mroczek killed his estranged wife and boyfriend (Pammi Mroczek (49), Daniel Brennan (51)), then suicided after a police chase.[97]
  68. 2014-08-11 Brennan, Daniel (51) New York (Palenville) Parole officer Mroczek killed his estranged wife and boyfriend (Pammi Mroczek (49), Daniel Brennan (51)), then suicided after a police chase.[98]
  69. 2014-08-11 Ford, Ezell (24) California (Los Angeles) Ford was shot and killed by LAPD officers Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas. According to witnesses, Ford was unarmed and on the ground when killed. According to his family, Ford suffered from mental illness.[99][100]
  70. 2014-08-11 Gonzalez, Jose Manuel (18) Texas (Dallas) Neighbors told media Gonzalez attacked his mother, father and grandmother. Officers saw Gonzalez with two knives. The teen refused to drop the knives so Senior Cpl. Kevin Gladden shot and then Tased him. Police said he died at the hospital.[101]
  71. 2014-08-11 Davis, Eddie Texas (DeKalb) Officers responding to a disturbance call at residence were fired upon Eddie Davis who wounded one officer in the leg. Gun shots were returned and suspect suffered fatal injuries.[102]
  72. 2014-08-11 Harris, Torrez (52) Mississippi (Canton) Harris shot and killed his step-daughter and ran to a nearby laundry where officers shot and killed him. Friends and family were surprised.[103]
  73. 2014-08-10 Bandy, Tyrone “Ty” (45) Washington (Burien) Police responded to domestic violence call, got girlfriend out of the house and negotiated while SWAT teams lined up. After midnight the man started shooting with shotgun and handgun. Police returned fire, killing him.[104][105]
  74. 2014-08-11 Taylor, Dillon Utah (South Salt Lake) Taylor was unarmed and walking out of a convenience store. Police had been called to the scene due to an anonymous report and ended up shooting Taylor in the parking lot.[106]
  75. 2014-08-10 Gaynier, Andrew Scott (26) Texas (Dallas) Gaynier was an unarmed man who was shot multiple times and killed by an officer working off duty. Officer Antonio Hudson received a 911 call about a man who was walking the streets making lewd comments towards women. He identified Gaynier and shot him while he was trying to enter a family vehicle.[107]
  76. 2014-08-09 Cornelio Morales, Alberto (41) California (Walnut Park) A gunman shot and injured a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy at 4 am., and after a manhunt was found hiding in a dumpster. [108][109]
  77. 2014-08-09 Penderghest, Joseph (40) Pennsylvania (Springfield Township) Officials say troopers approached Penderghest after a car accident. They saw him cutting himself with a knife. Troopers attempted to stop him from harming himself using verbal commands, pepper spray and stun guns, but were unsuccessful. Police say Penderghest advanced toward them with the knife and troopers shot and killed him. Deputies were not identified.[110]
  78. 2014-08-09 Brown, Michael (18) Missouri (Ferguson) Shooting of Michael Brown. Brown was fatally shot by officer Darren Wilson at 2:15 pm, after being confronted for jaywalking. According to police, Brown, who was unarmed, shoved and hit a police officer, and reached for the officer's handgun. The officer then shot Brown. Some witnesses stated that Brown did not assault the officer or go for his gun, but that the patrol car door was opened so close and with such force that it bounced off Brown and closed on the officer. They go on to state Brown had his hands in the air when he was shot dead by the officer. The shooting sparked protests the following days after the shooting in downtown Ferguson, with protesters chanting "Hands up! Don't shoot!" and "no justice, no peace!" and some opportunistic individuals looting around Ferguson and nearby St. Louis.[111][112][113]
  79. 2014-08-09 Paulino, Jose, Jr. (38) Pennsylvania (Tamaqua) Paulino was "Running around, yelling obscenities, and the employee of the market and a bystander called 911." Paulino was unarmed, but he wouldn't comply with officers, so they stunned with several times with a taser gun, according to State Police.[114]
  80. 2014-08-08 Higgins, Justin Wayne (23) Arkansas, (Fort Smith) According to police reports in the media, Higgens was shot and killed by an off-duty deputy after briefly holding a friend at gunpoint [115]
  81. 2014-08-08 unidentified (??) Michigan (Detroit) Officer noticed drugs inside a car during traffic stop. Driver took off with officer hanging on to the car. Officer shot the driver in the chest, fell to the ground and was shaken but not injured.[116]
  82. 2014-08-08 Uncles, Austin David (26) Colorado (Denver) Uncles, described in the media as having a "long criminal record in Utah" was shot in the torso after he allegedly pulled a gun on troopers while they were trying to arrest him.[117]
  83. 2014-08-07 Reyes-Torres, Jose (20) California (Folsom) The first officer to arrive confronted a single suspect who was armed with a large knife. That officer shot the suspect who is believed to have stabbed a woman and an infant located at the scene.[118]
  84. 2014-08-07 Wagner, Regan (23) Texas (Longview) Wagner was reportedly driving on his way to work when he was shot to death by a police officer during a traffic stop.[119]
  85. 2014-08-06 Dozer, Michael (26) California (Bakersfield) Dozer allegedly poured gasoline on a woman and tried to set her on fire.[120]
  86. 2014-08-06 Pickard Jr., James (51) Hawaii (Pearl City) A man in a stolen car advanced towards a police car, and officers fired at him.[121]
  87. 2014-08-06 Lake, Jeremy (19) Oklahoma (Tulsa) Jeremy Lake was allegedly shot by his girlfriend's father, Tulsa police officer Shannon Kepler, in front of Lake's home. Kepler, who was off-duty at the time of the shooting, turned himself in to authorities afterwards. Kepler was booked on a charge of first-degree murder, and his wife was booked on a charge of accessory to murder. On August 19, the district's attorney formally charged Kepler with one count of first-degree murder and one count of shooting with intent to kill, for allegedly firing at his daughter. Wife Gina Kepler was arrested as accessory on about August 7.[122][123][124]
  88. 2014-08-06 Farias, Rudolph (51) Texas (Houston) Houston Police officer committed suicide in the parking garage behind the downtown Houston jail. He was one of four HPD officers dismissed and ordered to turn in their badges amid a ticket-rigging investigation.[125]
  89. 2014-08-05 Crawford, John (22) Ohio (Beavercreek) Man holding an air rifle shot by Beavercreek police officer Sean Williams and Sgt. David Darkow in a store. According to the family attorney, surveillance video from the Ohio Walmart shows Crawford had his back to officers and was talking on a cell phone to his mother. Sgt. David Darkow returned to work August 21.[126][127]
  90. 2014-08-05 Rowe, Donyale (37) Ohio (Cincinnati) Cincinnati officers Mark Bode and Thomas Weigard pulled over a blue BMW sport utility vehicle after the driver changed lanes without signaling. Police cameras shows passenger Rowe ran from the car. An officer can be heard shouting, "He's (expletive) got a gun! Shoot him!" Officers have not been [128][129]
  91. 2014-08-05 Hudson, Tommy (53) Virginia (Hudgins) Recently retired Virginia State Police Master Trooper Tommy Hudson committed suicide with a gunshot to his chest.[130]
  92. 2014-08-04 Flores, Manuel (28) New Mexico (Albuquerque) Man shot after attempting to ram car into Bernalillo County Sheriff's deputy Sam Rodriguez's vehicle.[131][132]
  93. 2014-08-04 Rodriguez, Maria (42) California (Bakersfield) Bustamante was shot by Kern County deputies after she pointed a realistic-looking BB handgun at them from on top a pile of stones, at a stones business. The Kern County coroner initially identified the deceased as Sarah Bustamante, age 32. Deputies were not identified.[133][134]
  94. 2014-08-03 unidentified (??) Texas (Houston) An armed bank robbery suspect was shot by Harris County Sheriff deputies. As of 8/29/14 this person has not been identified by media or authorities. Officers were not identified.[135]
  95. 2014-08-03 Armstrong, Justin (28) Arizona (Pinetop) Armstrong, an armed shooting suspect, shot in Hon-Dah casino parking lot. Officers were not identified.[136][137][138]
  96. 2014-08-03 Doll, Steve Matthew (40) California (Stockton) Doll was shot by California Highway Patrol officer Officer Ben Schiesser after chase by car and on foot.[139]
  97. 2014-08-03 Vang, Yee (20) Minnesota (St. Paul) A carjacking suspect shot at police officers, and officers returned fire, killing the suspect. Police identified the officers involved in the shooting as Laura Finnegan, Dan Gleason, Xiong Yang and Shawn Filiowich.[140][141]
  98. 2014-08-03 Swearingen, Ryan (27) Iowa (Fort Madison) Ryan Swearingen, who was armed with a knife, was shot by Officer Karl Judd during an incident in Swearingen's home.[142][143]
  99. 2014-08-03 Calhoun, JaCorey (23) California (Oakland) Alameda County sheriff's deputy Derek Thoms shot JaCorey Calhoun, 23, a possible suspect in a violent home-invasion robbery and pistol whipping early Sunday, hours after he fled from a car stop and hid in the yard of a home.[144][145]
  100. 2014-08-03 Lanza, Mark (23) Arizona (Phoenix) Lanza fired shot at police who arrived at a condominium complex responding to a call of a burglary, and officers returned fire, killing Lanza. Officers were not identified.[146]
  101. 2014-08-03 Abrego, Omar California (Los Angeles) Omar Abrego, 37 and a father of 3, was declared dead Aug. 3 about 12 hours after he was arrested by the two gang-unit sergeants, according to officials. The sergeants took Abrego into custody after they spotted him driving fast in South L.A. and nearly striking a pedestrian in a crosswalk, according to the LAPD. Family members and witnesses told media they saw officers beating Abrego. “They were beating him real bad, and he died of the wounds,” said Yair Abrego, the victim’s brother. Names of officers involved were not released.[147][148][149]
  102. 2014-08-02 Ramirez, Cedric Oscar (24) California (Los Angeles) Seeking to arrest Ramirez on parole violations, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy fought with him in a residential driveway where Ramirez shot at them. The unnamed deputy returned fire, killing bystander Frank Al Mendoza, 54. Ramirez held Mrs. Mendoza hostage for over seven hours before a tactical team shot and killed him. [150]
  103. 2014-08-02 Mendoza, Frank Al (54) California (Los Angeles) Mendoza was a bystander to the attempted arrest of Cedric Oscar Ramirez in front of his home when he was shot and killed by a unnamed Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy. Ramirez took Mrs. Mendoza hostage before being killed by and LAPD tactical team. [151]
  104. 2014-08-01 Calloway, Anthony (27) Georgia (Atlanta) A Fulton County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed Calloway in East Point after the man shot at officers and their dog. The deputy who killed Calloway was not identified in the media.[152]
  105. 2014-08-01 Pierre, Daniel (42) New Jersey (Winslow Township) Described by relatives having "struggled with drug addiction," Pierre was shot and killed by Winslow Township police, who declined to say why they’d been called there. The officers who killed Pierre were not identified in the media.[153]
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Daily Misfortune Sunday August 31, 2014 ---
  1. August 31, 2014 1 killed 1 injured Shooting at Burlington hotel people had gathered at the hotel to attend an unveiling of an album release. 
  2. 6 killed August 31, 2014 Paris building explosion: Six killed as apartment building 
  3. August 31, 2014 Police Officer and Gunman Wounded in Brooklyn Shooting  
  4. 1 injured August 31, 2014 Man stabbed at Park in Rochester MN 
  5. 1 killed 1 injured Sunday August 31, 2014 Fatal stabbing of man by woman in Bremerton WA home  A man died apparently stabbed by an injured woman that was also found in the home where at least one fire had been set.
  6. 1 killed 1 injured August 31, 2014 Man dead, wife injured in home invasion NYC stabbing 
  7. 1 injured 1 in custody August 31, 2014 Man charged after shooting in Oak Forest after soccer game 
  8. 3 killed At least three people have been killed in clashes between the Pakistani police and opponents of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif(New York Times)

Daily Misfortune Saturday August 30, 2014 ---
  1. The FBI’s most recent national threat assessment for domestic terrorism makes no reference to Islamist terror threats, despite last year’s Boston Marathon bombing and the 2009 Fort Hood shooting—both carried out by radical Muslim Americans. foxnews
  2. August 30, 2014 10:30 p.m. Police: Suspect in officer-involved shooting had AK-47 
  3. 1 building damaged August 30, 2014 Shots fired at NW Rochester MN apartment complex
  4. August 30, 2014 Florida:  Faisal Albagdadi and 30-year-old Ahmed Hindi arrested after bar fight, threatened to “kidnap an American and behead him”  
  5. 1 killed August 30, 2014 Woman dies in Saturday night shooting; suspect arrested 
  6. 9 shot: 1 killed 8 injured August 30, 2014-31 1 dead, 8 injured including a cop in wave of shooting incidents across NYC 
  7. 1 injured August 30, 2014  Israel man burned by molotov cocktail thrown at his home 

Daily Misfortune Friday August 29, 2014 ---
10 killed 15 injured: 1 attempted kidnapping college incident, 2 traffic incidents, 5 killed by police officers
  1. 15 injured, 4 seriously August 29, 2014 O'Hare Rental Shuttle Bus Shuttle Crash At O'Hare airport in Chicago, a rental car shuttle bus suddenly drifted right out of its land and rammed a concrete median.
  2. 1 attempted abduction August 29, 2014 Men tried to pull UNH woman student into trunk
  3. 1 killed August 29, 2014 Woman killed by NYC taxi that flipped on side despite bystanders who lifted cab off 
  4. May 9, 2013 attack, August 29, 2014 guilty California man guilty of murder after his pit bulls killed woman  Jackson owned four pit bulls that mauled 63-year-old Pamela Devitt during her morning walk in Littlerock on May 9, 2013.
  5. 4 killed August 29, 2014  Fla. man George Mason III shoots dead three relatives, tries to kill fourth when he is struck by car: police 
  6. August 29, 2014 London: Notting Hill stabbing murder: Victim stabbed at Mau Mau bar Tony Charlery, 59 went alone to the Mau Mau bar but the black man was stabbed in the neck as he tried to "run away from his attackers" who are believed to be two local men.
  7. 1 killed August 29, 2014 In downtown Seattle, attorney Sher Kung was killed by a box truck making a left turn. She and her wife were new mothers, and she was active in LGBT issues in the military.
Officer involved shootings - 5 killed
Date Last Name, First Name (Age) State (City) Description (wikipedia)
  1. 2014-08-29 Lewis, Jeremy (33) Florida (Orlando)
  2. 2014-08-29 Lebak, Erik Charles (32) California (Redding) Lebak was the son of retired Redding police captain Chuck Lebak
  3. 2014-08-29 Withers, Jayson Matthew (26) Oregon (Pendleton) A corrections officer at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution shot and killed Withers after he and another prisoner wouldn't stop attacking a third inmate.
  4. 2014-08-29 unidentified (??) Arizona (Littlefield) used a Taser twice after he allegedly became combative. The suspect stopped breathing while being led in handcuffs to a patrol car. 
  5. 2014-08-29 Garcia, Enebelio (45) Texas (Guadalupe County) trying to attack police with a carpenter’s hatchet.
Daily Misfortune Thursday August 28, 2014 ---

5 officer involved shootings
  1. August 28, 2014 ## Villarreal, Raymond (43) Texas (Corpus Christi) San Patricio County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call a man had a gun and was going to kill himself. According to a media report, deputies found the man in a pickup in brush behind his house. The man seemed excited and agitated, and at some point he got out of his vehicle with a pistol in his hand, Sheriff Leroy Moody said. At some point, he said, the man fired a shot and deputies returned fire, killing him.[7]
  2. August 28, 2014 ## Sharpe, Mark Jeffery (54) California (Sutter County) Sutter County deputies responded to a request for help for an attempted suicide or assault. Police say they saw a woman and a man armed with a pistol inside the home. The man did not comply with orders to move away from the pistol, so deputies fired a stun gun at the suspect. The suspect then charged at deputies, who responded with gunfire.[8][9]
  3. August 28, 2014 ## Sellars, Terry (31) Florida (Manatee) Mother called for help after her son attacked her with a telephone book and then choked her. Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube described the scene, “Before the three deputies got out of the car, the son bolted out the front door with a very large samurai sword an charged at one of the deputies. [Sgt. Brady McCabe], in backing up, fired several shots at the son.”[13][14]
  4. 2 killed same day in same metro area August 28, 2014 killed Police Kill Man Parked At Daycare, Man Attacking School Bus in St Paul MN.  In Ramsey, Minnesota 911 was called at 3 p.m. after a suspicious car with three men was seen in the parking lot at the Learning Lodge Day Care Center. Chaz Michael Havenor, age 21, fled as police approached aimed his gun and was shot and killed by police. The school was locked down and closed early for the day. (kstp) 
  5. In St. Paul at 6:45 a.m. officer responded to reports that a bloodied man was breaking their car windows with a pipe and attacking a school bus.  After a struggled failed to arrest him, the man raised a rock and charged at an officer when a second officer fired multiple shots, fatally wounding the unarmed suspect of undisclosed race. startribune wikipedia
  6. August 28, 2014  Russians Suspected in JPMorgan Data Breach 
  7. 56 injured 6 critical 15 serious August 28, 2014 Bus Rollover Injures All 56 Aboard in BC Canada Syrian tribe in Deir Ezzor province faces genocide from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and appeals for the world to help. (The Times) / wikip
  8. The United Nations says that 43 Fijiian peacekeepers have been captured on the Golan Heights with another 81 trapped. (Reuters)(AP)  / wikip
  9. The NATO officials state more than 1,000 Russian troops are operating in Ukraine as more air-defence systems, artillery, tanks and armoured personnel carriers are being delivered to pro-Russian insurgents. (Financial Times) wikip
  10. August 28, 2014 killing Man Arrested In Killing Of Woman Whose Charred Body Was Found Near Morgan Hill 
Daily Misfortune Wednesday August 27, 2014 ---
  1. August 27, 2014 1 injured Man Shot, Delaware Wesley College on Lockdown WGMD Dover Police are investigating a Wednesday morning shooting that happened in the area of Kirkwood and Division Streets at around 10:10 a.m..
  2. 1 killed August 27, 2014  Driver killed in head-on crash near Cincinnati in Ross Township WKRC TV  Concord went left of center and hit the pickup truck head-on. The driver of the Concord was killed
  3. 1 killed August 27, 2014  Man fatally shot in chest, head on West Side street KSAT San Antonio A man died after he was shot multiple times in the chest and once in the back of the head ... witness then saw two men going through the pockets of the victim who was lying on the ground who fled after they were yelled at.
  4. 3 killed August 27, 2014  Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons Yahoo News — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken
  5. August 27, 2014 War in Donbass: Russian journalists say they have been attacked at a cemetery in Pskov while investigating reports that Russian soldiers were secretly buried after being killed in Ukraine. (BBC) wikip
  6. August 27, 2014 The US government confirms that an American man believed to have been fighting alongside Islamist militants in Syria has been killed; the total number of Americans killed while taking part in the civil war rises to three. (BBC) wikip
  7. 1 injured 2 killed August 27, 2014 Man Survives Being Stabbed, Robbed, Bound, Dumped in River: Police  In Philadelphia PA
  8. August 27, 2014 War in Donbass: Russian journalists say they have been attacked at a cemetery in Pskov while investigating reports that Russian soldiers were secretly buried after being killed in Ukraine. (BBC) wikip
  9. August 27, 2014 The US government confirms that an American man believed to have been fighting alongside Islamist militants in Syria has been killed; the total number of Americans killed while taking part in the civil war rises to three. (BBC) wikip
  10. August 27, 2014 New Hampshire grandma shot by cops after reaching for infant during DEA raid 
Harm or Threat to Police 5 incidents
3 Officer Involved Shootings 3 wikipedia 
  1. 1 killed August 27, 2014 Rogers, John (61) New Mexico (Bloomfield) Police responded to a domestic dispute call and as they approached the house they say they heard shots fired. Police returned fire killing Rogers. His family says he was not armed, the shooting was unprovoked and there was no "dispute."
  2. 1 killed August 27, 2014 LeBlanc, Freddie (48) Louisiana (Albany) Deputies responded to a suicidal man with a gun. WAFB reports, "an incident ensued and the man was shot and killed by deputy rounds." 
  3. 1 killed  August 27, 2014 Ramos, Sergio (18) Texas (Dallas) Police say Sergio Ramos shot and killed 25-year-old Joseph Roling during a robbery and car chase. An accomplice and witnesses took the car and Ramos left on foot. Off-duty Dallas police officer Jose Gamez followed the car, stopped behind them "and began asking questions." Ramos got in the car. Seeing a gun in Ramos' pocket, Gamez told him not to touch it. Ramos went for the gun and Gamez shot and killed him.[2
  4. 1 terroristic threat, 1 arrest August 27, 2014  Motorist With ISIS Flag Makes Bomb Threat Against Police Emad Karakrah, 49, was charged with felony counts 
  5. 1 injured 1 arrested August 27, 2014  Serial parking violator crushes Seattle officer’s hand while trying to dodge the boot 
Daily Misfortune Tuesday August 26, 2014 ---
  1. August 26, 2014 (CNN) An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he'd gone to fight as a jihadi, his uncle told CNN's Jim Sciutto. Douglas McCain converted from Christianity to Islam several years ago
  2. August 26, 2014 ISIS Demands $6.6M Ransom for 26-Year-Old American Woman ABC News 
  3. A third American hostage held by ISIS has been identified as a 26-year-old American woman who was kidnapped a year ago while doing humanitarian relief work in Syria. The terror group is demanding $6.6 million and the release of U.S. prisoners for the life of the young woman, whom a representative for the family requested not be identified. She is the third of at least four Americans who were known to be held by ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
  4. Shots fired, no injuries August 26, 2014 Gunfire sprays Minneapolis HCMC Hospital Gunman opens fire at a downtown Minneapolis HCMC hospital in the 3rd gun incident n opened fire in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, spraying rounds toward an emergency room entrance at Hennepin County Medical Center
  5. 1 killed  August 26, 2014 Oakdale CA head-on crash while passing 1 killed when driver of the sedan was heading down Highway 108 when he or she crossed a double yellow line in an attempt to pass another car...
  6. 1 killed August 26, 2014 Police fired shot that killed 'Cops' crewmember USA TODAY The bullet that killed an employee of the long-running TV show Cops while filming a response to an armed robbery call at a Wendys was fired by a police officer, ...suspect had airsoft gun
  7. 6 injured  August 26, 2014 Six injured in head-on collision Richmond Register A firefighter spreads absorbent material on the roadway Tuesday afternoon after a taxi van and an SUV collided head-on 
  8. 1 killed  August 26, 2014 Teen Slain on Philly Basketball Court During Cookout A teenage boy Robert Reid was shot and killed on while he was playing basketball on a court next to a cookout with 100 people. An unidentified gunman fired ten shots.
  9. 20 injured Tuesday  August 26, 2014 Houston School Bus Hits Tree 20 Hurt In West Houston, several students were put on stretchers and 20 injured when a bus allegedly suffered a mechanical problem and crashed into a tree. 
  10. 2 killed 30 injured August 26, 2014 Hamas fires over 100 rockets into Israel,causing over 30 injured and 2 dead. The Israeli Air Force strikes over 50 targets on the Gaza Strip causing casualties. (Jerusalem Post) 
  11. 8 killed 20 injured August 26, 2014 Iraqi insurgency  A car bomb explodes in a mainly Shi'ite section of Baghdad, killing at least eight people and wounding 20. (Reuters) 
  12. 5 killed August 26, 2014 At least 5 people die in a prison riot in the Brazilian city of Cascavel(BBC)
Daily Misfortune Monday August 25, 2014 ---
  1. August 25, 2014 More White House officials at Michael Brown's funeral than Thatcher's 
  2. 1 killed in suicide August 25, 2014 Self-inflicted shooting at Fort Lee prompts lockdown WaPo A [woman] soldier at Fort Lee Army installation shot herself in the head Monday after barricading herself in an office and prompting an “active shooter” alert
  3. August 25, 2014 The Truth about Ukraine  This is indeed a phased Russian invasion of Ukraine, beginning with the invasion and annexation of Crimea and now including large portions of eastern Ukraine. 
  4. August 25, 2014 General says ISIS is not threat to the US 
  5. August 25, 2014 Iran 'will speed arming of Palestinians' after Israeli drone downed 
  6.  August 25, 2014 ISIS an 'Incredible' Fighting Force, Special Ops Sources Say 
  7.  August 25, 2014 Passengers stranded for 9 hours after Amtrak train hits truck
  8.  August 25, 2014 Concrete spills when truck overturns on I-5 in Everett 
  9. 1 killed August 25, 2014 Woman Found Dead in SUV Parked Outside New Jersey Was Trying to Rest
  10. 13 killed August 25, 2014 Iraqi insurgency  A suicide bomber detonates his vest inside of a Shiite mosque in Baghdad,Iraq, killing 13 people. (New York Times)
  11. August 25, 2014 Boko Haram declares an Islamic state in areas of Nigeria under its control.(BBC)
  12. August 25, 2014  2014 Libyan conflict: Twice in the last seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly teamed up to launch airstrikes against Islamist-allied militants battling for control of Tripoli according to senior American officials. (New York Times)
  13. 1 terroristic threat  August 25, 2014 Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister has been accused of threatening to bomb a New York City woman and has been arrested.
  14. 2 injured  August 25, 2014 Two Women Injured in Head-On Nenana Parks Highway Crash 
  15. 4 injured  August 25, 2014 4 injured Head-On Highway Crash In New Bern 
Daily Misfortune Sunday August 24, 2014 ---
international: 25 killed 30 injured
us: 4 killed including retired police chief 3 injured 1 police dog injured
  1. 3 killed including child August 24, 2014 3 killed in Kandahar Afghanistan prison break including child
  2. 18 killed August 24, 2014 18 bodies found in boat as Italy rescues 3500 migrants
  3. 1 killed August 24, 2014 17-year-old arrested in shooting death of teen in bed
  4. 2 killed August 24, 2014 Retired longtime Redmond police chief killed in crash
  5. 1 killed August 24, 2014 Man Dead at Washington State Fair killed himself (failed mass killer?)
  6. August 24, 2014 Fighters from the Islamic State seize Al-Thawrah airbase in Syria, the last remaining stronghold of Bashar al-Assad's government in Ar-Raqqah Governorate.(BBC) wkp
  7. August 24, 2014 Peter Theo Curtis, an American citizen, is released by an al-Qaida-linked group after two years in captivity in Syria (AP) wkp
  8. 4 injured August 24, 2014 Four Arab-Israeli taxi drivers are injured, two seriously, after they came under mortar and rocket attack at the Erez border crossing while waiting to transport critically injured Palestinians for treatment at Israeli hospitals. (Times of Israel) wkp
  9. 20 injured August 24, 2014 An Israeli airstrike levels a seven story apartment building in Gaza, injuring 20 people and displacing over 40 families. Due to warnings by the IDF to evacuate the building, there were no fatalities in the strike. (Fox News) wkp
  10. 4 injured August 24, 2014 The Palestinian Authority confirms earlier reports that Fatah activists were shot in the legs and arms after being placed under house arrest by Hamas. Hamas alleges the attacks were carried out by members acting on their own.(Jerusalem Post)  wkp
  11. 1 attack on fire station August 24, 2014  Resigned fireman crashes firetruck into Iowa fire station
  12. 1 killed, 1 dog killed  attack on police August 24, 2014  Police: OKC K-9 stabbed, suspect dead in officer involved shooting 
  13. 3 injured in shooting at party August 24, 2014  Suge Knight, 2 others shot at a Sunset Strip nightclub 
  14. 1 unresponsive college dorm evacuation August 24, 2014 University of Iowa Slater residence hall evacuated over unknown chemicals Suspicious chemicals found in dorm forced evacuation of Slater Hall. 
  15. 1 killed suspect fled August 24, 2014 Motorcyclist killed in Houston hit-and-run accident KPRC Houston 
    Daily Misfortune Saturday August 23, 2014 ---
    15 killed 35 missing 17 injured
    1. August 23, 2014 Shooting of unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson “Darren was adamant that he believed Michael Brown had some drugs in his system,”
    2. 8 killed August 23, 2014 China executes eight Uighrs on terrorism charges including the car which plowed through tourists in  Tinanmen Square
    3. 35 missing August 23, 2014 35 Police Officers Missing After Boko Haram Attack Thirty-five policemen have been reported missing after Boko Haram rebels raided a training facility in Nigeria's remote northeast. The group  ..
    4. August 23, 2014 Blacks but not most Americans are convinced Fergeson shooting was not justified Nearly 6 in 10 African Americans say Michael Brown shooting was ‘unjustified. 
    5. 1,200 without phones August 23, 2014 Vandals leave 1,200 Yelm families without phone service 
    6. August 23, 2014 4 arrested in Fridley stabbing of 2 who offered women a ride 
    7. 1 killed, 1 injured August 23, 2014 Man held without bail in Dorchester parade shooting
    8. 3 killed 4 injured August 23, 2014 dog shooting  Alexander Hernandez LA Dog Killer 7 Church goer Shooting Spree
    9. 2 killed 10 injured Saturday August 23, 2014 Two women dead after elderly driver turns and crashes into Michigan parade float
    10. 1 killed August 23, 2014 Small Town Texas Police Chief Killed at Traffic Stop .
    Daily Misfortune Friday August 22, 2014 ---
    1. August 22, 2014 On Fox News Geraldo calls for the US to declare war on ISIS
    2. 1 killed 1 wounded August 22, 2014 San Bernardino police officer shot twice; suspect killed by trainee 
    3. 2 killed, suspect sought August 22, 2014 'Well Known' Jewish Couple Found Stabbed to Death in Istanbul Turkey Apartment 
    4. 40 killed 30 wounded August 22, 2014 Forty Killed in Attack on Sunni Mosque in Iraq 
    5. August 22, 2014 4 killed in 4 days Newark shooting: Fourth homicide in as many days 
    6. 1 terroristic threat, 1 arrest August 19, 2014 threat, August 22, 2014 arrest Suspect arrested in Utah Saratoga Springs high school bomb threat 
    7. 1 killed  August 22, 2014  Man Killed in Shooting at Springfield, Mass. McDonald's 
    8. 1 wounded by shooting suspect at large August 22, 2014 Police investigating shooting of student near Virginia State University 
    9. August 22, 2014 4-Year-Old Israeli Boy, Daniel Tregerman, Killed by Mortar Fired From UNRWA School in Gaza  
    10. August 22, 2014 Qassam Brigades shake zionist regime Tel Aviv and Ben Gorion Airport with seven J80 missiles  Hamas home-made rockets no match for Israel Another locally produced rocket is the J-80 introduced July 12 when it launched a barrage of rockets at Tel Aviv that was largely neutralised by Iron Dome interceptors
    11. 1 killed August 22, 2014 Aaron Sofer Orthodox Jewish Student Missing in Israel 
    12. 1 killed 1 arrested August 22, 2014  murder August 28, 2014 arrest Atlanta police officer killed woman, lit her on fire after backpage ‘romantic encounter’: cops 
    13. 3 arrested for terrorizing August 22, 2014 3 Arrested For Sports Rage Terrorizing in North Dakota
    14. 1 killed August 22, 2014 Man shot, killed at Wiz Khalifa concert in California CNN t
    Daily Misfortune Thursday August 21, 2014 ---
    1. 3 killed August 21, 2014 Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza 
    2. 4 injured August 21, 2014 4 firefighters injured in Campbellsville U. accident ID'd 
    3. August 21, 2014 Paycheck for Terrorism: $5,300 for Suicide Attack  
    4. 1 killed August 21, 2014 Former Alabama D-lineman of 1990s shot, killed in Greenville 
    5. 1 injured August 21, 2014 Israeli Father Injured Saving 30 Kindergarten Children During Mortar Attack 
    6. 1 terroristic threat August 21, 2014 Walmart in Missouri City temporarily evacuated due to bomb threat KPRC Houston
    7. 1 killed 1 pled guilty August 21, 2014 Perdue University shooter pleads guilty will seek a verdict of guilty but mentally ill.
    8. 1 racial insult August 21, 2014 Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has apologized for making racially insensitive jokes at Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce Video: Harry Reid Cracked Two Jokes About Asians in Las Vegas
    9. August 21, 2014  3 Japanese Freshmen Killed in California Crash 

    Daily Misfortune Wednesday August 20, 2014 ---
    1. 34 residents 9 troops killed August 20, 2014 Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine: 43 Dead
    2. August 20, 2014 German minister accuses Qatar of funding Islamic State fighters 
    3. August 20, 2014 The Ferguson Feeding Frenzy Michelle Malkin August 20, 2014 
    4. August 20, 2014 Rubio: It's Clear ISIS Has Already Declared War on the U.S. 
    5. August 20, 2014  Fergeson Policeman was Severely Beaten Before He Shot to Kill 
    6. August 20, 2014  Hamas warns airlines of rocket attacks on Tel Aviv 
    7. August 20, 2014 Saudi Arabia Names ISIL Number One Threat 
    8. August 20, 2014  St. Louis Police Release Video Of Kajieme Powell Killing 
    9. August 20, 2014   Did America’s policy on ransom contribute to James Foley’s killing? 
    10. August 20, 2014  Jihadist Muhammad Ali Brown calls four slayings justified against US 
    11. August 20, 2014 SCHP: S. Carolina woman charged after head-on collision with special needs school bus 
    12. August 20, 2014 Charlotte NC head-on crash kills Volvo
    13. 2 killed 8 wounded (10 shot in one night, a collective mass shooting) August 20, 2014 Boy, 9, killed in Chicago South Side shooting 
    14. August 20, 2014  Little Canada MN man dies after being pushed in front of car 
    15. Pope calls for military intervention against ISIS August 20, 2014  Historic First Time: Catholic Pontiff Pope Francis Supports Figthing ISIS
    16. August 20, 2014 ConspTheory - government planting provacateur agents to justify military response to black protesters
    17. 2 killed, 1 arrested August 20, 2014 Kent gas station disrespect double murder gangster shooting 
    18. 1 killed, 4 arrested August 20, 2014 Police arrest 4th suspect in fatal shooting at Tacoma motel 
    19. 1 killed 2 arrested August 20, 2014 New York Violinist Mary Whitaker Murdered by Front Door Intruders 
    Daily Misfortune Tuesday August 19, 2014 ---

    1. August 19, 2014 Over A Dozen Witnesses Back Darren Wilson’s Story
    2. 1 killed August 19, 2014  Kajieme Powell Shot By Police After Shoplifting and Brandishing Knife  in St. Louis much like Brown
    3. August 19, 2014  3 pope relatives killed when car slams into truck 
    4. August 19, 2014 Hamas: 50 rockets fired toward Israel so far, including at Ben-Gurion Airport 
    5. August 19, 2014  Four injured after police pursuit ends in Sausalito crash into sidewalk 
    6. August 19, 2014 execution James Foley Kidnapped Photojournalist  
    7. August 19, 2014  Rochester MN shot at 14 times in car in St Paul 
    8. 1 killed August 19, 2014 Investigators still searching for clues in Cedar Mill stabbing death kgw.com  Near Portland, Oregon 29-year-old Nicole Laube was stabbed while working at a Cedar Mill apartment complex. Laube was hanging fliers at the complex's parking lot when she was stabbed. She had started work just a month before. No leads or motive why this woman was targeted.
    Daily Misfortune Monday August 18, 2014 ---
    1. 1 killed 1 wounded August 18, 2014 LAPD officer wounded, suspect killed in 110 Freeway shootout  The team used their armored BearCat vehicle to approach but the man opened fire, hitting the vehicle and wounding the officer; police returned fire.
    2. August 18, 2014 “Dozens” of civilians were killed in a shelling attack Monday on a convoy of refugees trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine
    3. August 18, 2014 CNN The Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who killed Michael Brown says the teenager rushed at him full speed in the moments before the shooting
    4. August 18, 2014 Unarmed Teen Had Marijuana In System .
    5. August 18, 2014 Two Southern California teens planned school massacre: police 
    6. August 18, 2014 WSJ’s Jason Riley Unloads On Obama, Black Leadership And The Media Over Ferguson 
    7. 1 man shot 1 dog killed August 18, 2014 Detroit robbery carjacking throws dog to ground 
    8. August 18, 2014 NYC Subway Fare-Beating Arrests on the Rise nbcnewyork from about 14,700 in 2008 to 24,750 last year. costs the agency up to $100 million a year.
    9. 1 killed August 18, 2014 Customer dies after forklift accident at Goodwill parking lot 
    10. August 18, 2014 Jesse Jackson Insists No Situation Could Exist Where Cop was justified in shooting unarmed man 
    11. 1 girl nearly hit, 2 cars damaged August 18, 2014  Girl nearly hit in West Seattle drive-by shooting 
    12. August 18, 2014 Bandits rob Saudi convoy and torch vehicles
    Daily Misfortune Sunday August 17, 2014 ---
    1. 2 killed August 17, 2014 Head-On Train Crash in Arkansas Kills 2 Wall Street Journal Two Union Pacific Corp. freight trains carrying toxic chemicals collided head-on before 3 a.m. Sunday in northeast Arkansas, killing two train crew members and injuring two others, authorities said. No toxic material is believed to have leaked as a result of the crash or a subsequent fire that burned for hours.
    2. 4 shot, injured August 17, 2014 Chinatown shootings put focus on a tiny street Boston Globe Four men were hospitalized with non-critical injuries after a shooting on Edinboro Street. Melvin Smith, 27, of Mattapan, was arrested after nearby police officers heard gunshots shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday and allegedly saw him flee the scene... They released no motive for the shootings of the four men... Gambling and violence have a long history in Chinatown, where five people were shot to death — a sixth survived — at a card game in 1991. Two men are serving life sentences in the slayings.
    3. 14 shot: 2 killed 14 injured August 17, 2014  Weekend Shootings Plague New York New York Times  Six of the victims were in northern Manhattan, including two young men who were killed in front of a deli just before 3 a.m. Sunday, shot by a gunman who fired several times before speeding off in a waiting car. Earlier in a crowded East Harlem park, a 17-year-old and two 18-year-old men were wounded as bullets flew. And at a Bronx apartment building on Sedgwick Avenue, uniformed police officers shot a man who they said was beating and stabbing his girlfriend with an eight-inch knife; both were expected to survive. All told, at least 14 people in New York were struck by bullets overnight, adding to a tally of shooting victims that is an increase of more than 10 percent over last year, to more than 822 citywide.
    4. 4 robbed August 17, 2014 Bank accounts of 4 missing MH370 people transferred to Pakistani mechanic account  Police are still searching for a Pakistani national Ali Farran, who last worked as a car mechanic over the alleged theft of money from bank accounts belonging to four people aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to Malaysian investigators. Authorities have arrested two people in relation to the alleged theft: an HSBC bank officer and her husband. The bank officer is accused of using Internet banking to transfer money from four passengers' bank accounts into another passenger's account. About $10,000 (35,000 Malaysian ringgit) was then allegedly transferred to a fifth account belonging to Farran, police said
    5. 1 killed August 17, 2014 Fatal stabbing at fast-food restaurant in Bellevue The Seattle Times  The stabbing occurred at the overlake Burger King on 24th Street. The victim staggered out of the restaurant and collapsed with multiple stab wounds
    6. 1 injured, 1 animal killed August 17, 2014 Massachusetts police shoot, kill bull after goring Boston Herald In Littleton, Massachusetts police shot and killed an out-of-control bull that gored a 74-year-old man at a livestock yard. Ronald Pollock was attempting to load the bull on a truck when it turned on him and tried to gore him with its horns. 
    7. August 17, 2014 Pennsylvania Church Doors Shot Up Troopers from Kane say officials at Faith Church in Liberty Township arrived to find someone had shot through both front doors of the church, no suspects identified. Two guns were used, one a .357 caliber, the other a 9mm — and that one of the shots resulted in a bullet found lying on a pulpit seat. 30 empty shell casings were found in the church parking lot.
    8. August 15, 2014 shooting, August 17, 2014 arrest 1 killed, 1 arrested TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press arrested boarding bus out of state was charged Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a man in South Minneapolis. Rico Patrick Howard, 59, of Minneapolis was arrested Sunday at a downtown bus station in the death of Kenneth Madison, 53, of Minneapolis, according to Minneapolis police. He had a one-way bus ticket to Los Angeles in someone else's name and was carrying a large amount of cash... was imprisoned in 2000 for  third-degree murder, released in 2011 and convictions for assault and illegally posessing firearm (thug-as-terrorist attack?)
    9. August 17, 2014 Bandits rob Saudi convoy in Paris and torch vehicles As many as eight robbers flashed handguns but fired no shots as they robbed the Mercedes of its valuables, then set the vehicle on fire. The car had about $334,000 in cash... assailants were well-informed about the car’s itinerary nydailynews
    1.  August 16, 2014 Ferguson Protesters Storm Robbed Store 
    2. Foxnews Timeline of the shooting of Michael Brown
    3. August 16, 2014 Friend of Missouri Cop who Shot Teen tells Officer's Side of Story » Eagle Rising p
    4. August 16, 2014 HIDDEN FERGUSON SHOOTING STORY: BROWN RUSHED AND BEAT OFFICER BEFORE HE WAS SHOT?
    5. August 16, 2014  Randy Short African Americans starting an ‘intifada’ against police brutalityPressTV
    6. 1 student athlete killed August 16, 2014  Chaffey College Football Player Killed in Shooting on 60 Freeway 
    7. 2 killed August 16, 2014 August 15-16 2014 Authorities ID Victims In Minneapolis Shooting, Stabbing  
    8. 1 injured by giraffe August 16, 2014  California woman kicked in face by giraffe at Vilas Zoo
    9. 3 killed August 16, 2014  (Samarrah, Iraq) - Militant bombers target an engineering team trying to repair a bridge, killing three. rop
    10. 2 killed August 16, 2014  (Beledweyne, Somalia) - A woman is among two people shot dead by al-Shabaab fundamentalists. rop
    11. 300 killed August 16, 2014  (Kucho, Iraq) Three-hundred religious minorities are slaughtered in cold blood by the Islamic State after refusing to convert. rop
    12. 1 injured August 16, 2014  Teenager shot near Spanaway McDonald’s 
    13. August 16, 2014  4 injured, 1 critical Two train stabbings in NY City  
    14. August 16, 2014 Girl, 3, killed in shootout between man, police I
    15. 1 killed 2 injured August 16, 2014 Salinas Korean owned market robbery  
        Daily Misfortune Friday August 15, 2014 ---
        1. August 15, 2014 Public Reacts With Skepticism to Ferguson Police Announcement 
        2. August 15, 2014 PressTV Missouri names "killer cop" but does not mention Brown was robbery suspect
        3. August 15, 2014 FBI: US police involved in 400 killings per year Press TV, usatoday, The numbers appear to show that the shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, last Saturday was not an isolated event in American policing. 
        4. August 15, 2014 CNN: Brown named as robbery suspect unrelated to shooting
        5. August 15, 2014 Disproportionate causualties absurd argument for US Allies against Japan
        6. August 15, 2014 Freedom From Religion: Bible worse than Mein Kampf  
        7. August 15, 2014 Witness confirms Brown robbed a store before he was shot 
        8. August 15, 2014, August 16, 2014 Police: 2 Lincoln Nebraska pizza delivery drivers robbed in 2 days 
        9. August 15, 2014 letter, August 19, 2014 apology Threat Dropped Againt Warroad Indian Head Logo 

        Daily Misfortune Thursday August 14, 2014 ---
        1. August 14, 2014 Lt. Col. Margaret Stock Tells Russians Immigrant Surge Strengthens America 
        2. A column of at least 23 Russian armoured vehicles and military trucks crosses the border from Russia into Ukraine, in the first confirmed sighting of such an incident by Western journalists. (Daily Telegraph)
        3. The Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front reach a consensus regarding the creation of Bangsamoro. (Bloomberg)
        4. August 14, 2014 Pregnant Woman Attacked "Knockout Game" Cited - The Last Resistance 
        5. 1 woman beaten August 14, 2014 Swedish Woman Viciously Beaten for Wearing Jewish Star
        6. 2 killed 12 injured 14 shot August 14, 2014  On one night people were shot in different parts of New York; two of them were killed. nytimes
        7. August 14, 2014 murder August 3 arrest  Jessica Smith Cannon Beach OR kills 2 yr old daughter
        Daily Misfortune Wednesday August 13, 2014 ---
        1. August 13, 2014 Man wanted for attempted murder shot, killed by fugitive task force in Flagler WJXT Jacksonville, Florida   24-year-old Corey Tanner (black) was shot as an arrest warrant was being served. Family members said Tanner had mental issues and was on medication, but he didn't deserve to die. Tanner's criminal history includes convictions for aggravated battery, resisting arrest with violence and cocaine possession, and manufacturing and possession of a controlled substance.
        2. August 13, 2014 PressTV quotes Ron Paul  that US is hiding truth on Malaysian plane "The US government has grown strangely quiet on the accusation that it was Russia or her allies that brought down the Malaysian airliner with a buck anti-aircraft missile," Paul wrote in an article published by his website Voices of Liberty 
        3. August 13, 2014 Gazans demonstrate in support of Hamas PressTV Thousands waved Hamas flags, and chanted slogans against the Tel Aviv regime and in support of the resistance movement. The demonstrators further said that they will only accept a long-term ceasefire if it helps efforts to end the Israeli siege of the Palestinian people
        4.  August 13, 2014  New York Amish Sister Kidnapping Two Amish sisters were abducted Wednesday from a farm stand in front of the family’s home in Oswegatchie, New York state, near the Canadian border. They were set free by their captors about 24 hours later and turned up at the door of a house 15 miles from where they were taken, though prosecutors say they were sexually abused. Stephen Howells, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, were charged with two counts each of first-degree kidnapping in the abductions
        Daily Misfortune Tuesday August 12, 2014 ---
        1. August 12, 2014 NEW YORK Two German artists have claimed responsibility for the mysterious white flags that appeared overnight on the Brooklyn Bridge 
        2.  nytimes German artists admit they put up white American flags ...flag project transpired 
        3. August 12, 2014 Malaysia teen gets immolation threat over ‘I love Israel’ Facebook page
        4. August 12, 2014 Longtime Lakeville family man arrested in 1980s Texas killing 
        5. 1 killed, 2 critically injured by shooting, suspect at large August 12, 2014 Santa Ana Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Critical; Gunman at Large KTLA 
        6. August 12, 2014 Son of assistant US attorney destroys Chattanooga TN classrooms 
        7. 1 killed 4 indicted August 12, 2014  4 indicted in carjack killing of Bronx cabbie  
        8. August 12, 2014 Yemen al-Jouf 15 0 At least fifteen are killed when radical Shiites clash with radical Sunnis. rop
        9. August 12, 2014 Afghanistan Bahrami Shahid 3 0 Three policemen are murdered by Taliban bombers. rop
        10. August 12, 2014 Pakistan Dera Ismail Khan 4 2 Three brothers are among four people gunned down by Taliban militants. rop
        11. August 12, 2014 Iraq Diyala 6 0 A religious radical shoots six members of his own family to death for trying to prevent him from joining ISIL. rop
        12. August 12, 2014 Pakistan Karachi 2 0 A Shia doctor is among two people killed in separate sectarian shooting attacks. rop
        13. August 12, 2014 Iraq Baghdad 13 27 Thirteen people lose their lives to a Mujahideen bombing outside a family home. rop
        14. August 12, 2014 Iraq Baghdad 2 5 Jihadi car bombers take out two Iraqis. rop
        15. August 12, 2014 Thailand Yala 2 1 Militant Muslims kill two police officers with a roadside bomb. rop
        16. August 12, 2014 Libya Tripoli 1 0 A police chief is shot to death by suspected Islamists. rop
        17. 4 killed 3 missing Disasters: A shallow 5.1 magnitude earthquake near Quito's capital region kills four with another three missing in a landslide. (AAP via News Limited)
        18. Health The death toll from the Ebola virus outbreak passes 1,000. (Reuters via Hindustan Times)
        19. 1 killed A Spanish priest dies of the virus in Spain despite being treated with ZMapp, an experimental treatment. (CNN)
        20. Artur Avila, Manjul Bhargava, Martin Hairer, and Maryam Mirzakhani are awarded Fields Medals. Mirzakhani became the first female and the first Iranian Fields medalist.  Fields Medals 2014 (IMU) Nature New Scientist
        21. Former Philippine Army general Jovito Palparan, known as "The Butcher" for his involvement in the disappearance of Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno, is arrested in Manila. (The New York Times) (The New York Times)
        22. 1 killed August 12, 2014 Lopez-Gonzalez, Gabriel had held his girlfriend hostage. Online cell phone footage shows police barrage.[94][95]
        23. 1 killed August 12, 2014 Pifer, Ronald (54) Michigan (Fairfield Township) Pifer reportedly pointed a shotgun at police. According to media reports, Pifer suffered from mental illness.96][97]
        24. August 12, 2014 The Mystery of Donald Ray Morgan, the 44-Year-Old American Who Loved ISIS 

        Daily Misfortune Monday August 11, 2014 ---
        1. August 11, 2014  In Fife, Washington a car with a man and woman passenger dragged an officer who was trying to arrest him at a traffic stop, then fired at pursuing officers on I5.  bellingham herald
        2. 1 killed 1 arrested August 11, 2014  PORT ORCHARD, WASH. 17-year-old boy arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old Washington state girl will be charged as an adult. bellingham the suspect was a close friend of the family and had visited their home many times.
        3. 1 killed 0 bystanders August 11, 2014  Motorhome Careens Down Steps at U Washington Tacoma Campus  
        4. 4 killed August 11, 2014  (Mayadin, Syria) - Four men are crucified by the Islamic State - two for blasphemy and two for 'dealing with apostates'.
        5. 4 killed 1 arrested August 11, 2014 Man Allegedly Stabs Parents, 2 Young Sons to Death to 'Fulfill His Destiny'
        6. 1 killed, 3 under fire unharmed August 11, 2014 Three arrested in Delray Beach shooting, police search for three more 
        7. 3 killed August 11, 2014  Three Israelis, Including Two Police Killed in Switzerland Train 
        8. 1 officer dragged, shootings, 2 suspects missing August 11, 2014 Woman Yolanda Lund suspect hit Fife police with car, shooting at cops (same as #1)
        9. 1 house damaged August 11, 2014 Pepsi truck crashes into house - WSLS.com 
        10. 1 killed 1 at large August 11, 2014 Gas Station Murder of Boston Scientific Executive Kelly Phillips 
        Daily Misfortune Sunday August 10, 2014 ---
        1. 44 killed 11 injured August 10, 2014 A tour bus on a highway in Tibet fell off a 30-foot cliff after crashing into an SUV and a pickup, killing 44 people and injuring 11 others, China's state media reported
        2. 6 killed August 10, 2014 Six killed after high-speed police chase ends in crash in League City In the Houston Texas area, a 15-year-old boy, his parents and his uncle were among six people killed Sunday night after a suspect wanted for drunk driving in a Dodge Durango leading police on a high speed chase slammed into a Honda Accord at nearly 100 mph. A couple, their son and an uncle died in the Honda, while both the driver and passenger in the Durango were killed.
        3. 2 killed August 10, 2014(Surjani, Pakistan) - A Shiite man and his daughter are exterminated by committed Sunnis.
        4. 10 killed August 10, 2014 (Jalawla, Iraq) - A Fedayeen suicide bomber kills ten Iraqis.
        5. 3 killed August 10, 2014 (Kabul, Afghanistan) - A woman and two children are sectionalized by a Shahid suicide bomber
        6. 2 killed, 5 wounded Monday, August 10, 2014 Lower 9th Ward shooting has left 4-year-old blind, 2-year-old brother with... The Times-Picayune In New Orleans LA, a drive-by shooting wounded four members of Romain's family. Kyle is permanently blind and Jamal has serious brain damage. The 2 and 4 year old brothers were outside playing with family Sunday night when they were hit by thought to be bullets meant for a convicted heroin possessor 33-year-old Terrence McBride, who has a previous conviction for heroin possession and pending drug and weapons charges. 16-year-old Jasmine Anderson, also died as a result of the shooting, while a 37-year-old woman was injured. bigstory.ap.org [Alternative theory - 6 hits but not "intended target" means the bystanders probably were the intended targets staged to look like shooting a drug dealer]
        7. August 10, 2014 Unknown, 0 dead 6 injured, Wrightsville, GA http://www.macon.com/2014/08/10/3242315/6-wounded-in-wrightsville-shooting.html
        8. August 10, 2014 Unknown, 0 dead 7 injured, Moreno Valley, CA http://abc7.com/news/moreno-valley-house-party-shooting-7-injured/251363/
        9. August 10, 2014 Unknown, 0 dead 6 injured, Washington DC http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/crime/six-injured-in-shooing-in-southwest-dc/2014/08/10/01dcb296-20a0-11e4-86ca-6f03cbd15c1a_story.html
        10. August 10, 2014 Woman drank sweet tea laced with an industrial cleaning chemical at a Utah restaurant says she is in critical condition. Harding cannot talk and has not improved since arriving to a Salt Lake City hospital's burn unit Sunday. ..walked into Dickey's Barbecue Pit in South Jordan when she took a sip of tea served there and told him she thought she drank acid.  He rushed her to a hospital with severe mouth and throat burns Decision on charges 
        11. ++August 10, 2014  SUV slams into Atlantic Beach FL storefront fleeing hit and run crashThe Florida Times‑Union Aug 10, 2014 - ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. -- A SUV driven by a DUI suspect fleeing from the scene of a crash slammed into the front of a women's boutique... Lareese Japell Fields was behind the wheel of a SUV speeding away from the scene of a hit-and-run crash in Jacksonville Beach, when it hit another bump, went airborne and barreled into the storefront of AshleGryre, police said... the SUV was going upwards of 75 mph when it crashed... he’s had 39 traffic citations in Duval County since 1992 (alternate theory - this was not an accident)
        12. ++August 10, 2014 SUV slams into DeKalb County GA house, pinning woman in closet WSB‑TV  A woman is in the hospital after being pinned by an SUV that drove through ... SUV slams into DeKalb County house, pinning woman in closet ...Stephen Smith said his wife, Sharon Smith, had just taken a shower when the SUV came through the wall, pinning her in the master bedroom walk-in closet.
        Daily Misfortune Saturday August 9, 2014 ---

        1. August 9, 2014  Teen arrested in Bremerton girl's death 
        2. 1 killed, jewish rabbi victim  August 9, 2014  Rabbi Joseph Raksin Shot in Florida Hate Crime Staged As Robbery 
        3. August 9, 2014 (Tenai Dara, Afghanistan) - Religious radicals storm a house in the middle of the night and slaughter four family members. rop
        4. August 9, 2014 (Huta, Yemen) - Religion of Peace proponents capture and behead fourteen soldiers. rop
        5. 9 shot, 2 seriously injured, no arrests. August 9, 2014 Minneapolis 400 Soundbar Club Shootings 
        6. 1 killed, 1 wounded, 1 Daniel Hsiao arrested August 9, 2014 San Jose: Police name college student suspect accused of fatally stabbing stepfather in Almaden Valley 
        7. Saturday August 9, 2014 Wisconsin man accused of threatening river tubers with gun 
        8. 1 killed by police, 1 officer injured August 9, 2014  Shooting of unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO 
        9. August 9, 2014 murder March 2, 2015 arrested  Capital case possible in terrorist style death of Hanover VA cab driver 
        10. up to 6 dead August 9, 2014 Connecticut plane crash: Former Microsoft exec, three to six others believed dead after small aircraft crash
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        Daily Misfortune Friday August 8, 2014 ---

        1. Hamas Executes One of Its Leaders - Then Blames Israel by Khaled Abu Toameh  •  August 8, 2014  Sources in the Gaza Strip said on Thursday that Taha was executed because Hamas feared he might implicate some of its leaders in many corruption scandals. "The man knew too much abut the senior leaders of Hamas."
        2. August 8, 2014 No Charges Filed In NY Crash That Killed Connecticut Soldier Hartford Courant One Connecticut National Guardsman is dead and a second was injured in a crash on I-95 involving a military vehicle, a spokesperson said.t Staff Sgt. Ronald Patterson Jr., of Bridgeport, was killed in the crash. Sgt. 1st class Kayla Anne Downey, of Shelton, was taken to a hospital for treatment. Wieczorek said the two soldiers were traveling in a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle, or LMTV, (cabover cargo truck) and were being followed by two other soldiers in a government van. They were transporting spent ammunition from a recent training exercise to Fort Dix, N.J
        3. August 8, 2014 (Tenai Dara, Afghanistan) - Religious radicals storm a house in the middle of the night and slaughter four family members.
        4. August 8, 2014  (Huta, Yemen) - Militants capture and behead fourteen soldiers.
        5. Number 178: 8/8/2014, Marcos Delgado, 1 dead 3 injured, Albuquerque, NM http://www.koat.com/news/four-shot-near-carlisle-candelaria/27378416?escaped_fragment=bzz1Te# http://www.koat.com/news/1-dead-3-wounded-in-albuquerque-shooting/27401650
        6. Number 179: 8/8/2014, Unknown, 0 dead 4 injured, Milwaukee, WI http://www.620wtmj.com/news/local/Quadruple-shooting-caps-off-violent-night-in-Milwaukee-270593521.html http://fox6now.com/2014/08/09/milwaukee-police-six-shot-injured-in-three-separate-shooting-incidents/
        7. Number 180: 8/8/2014, Unknown, 0 dead 4 injured, Washington DC http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/quadruple-shooting-in-northeast/2014/08/09/4f87a8fa-1fda-11e4-82f9-2cd6fa8da5c4_story.html 
        8. Number 181: 8/8/2014, Unknown, 0 dead 4 injured, Hauma, LA  ttp://www.wwltv.com/news/lafourche-terrebonne/Four-shot-at-Houma-birthday-party-Friday-night-270594151.html

        Daily Misfortune Thursday August 7, 2014 ---
        1. August 7, 2014 Militant takeover of Iraq’s largest Christian city, mountaintop siege of Qaraqoush fuel calls for aid. IS seized control Thursday of the country's largest Christian city -- reportedly telling its residents to leave, convert or die -- while members of another religious minority remained trapped on a mountain without enough food or water, circumstances that fueled calls for the U.S. and U.N. to get more involved. 2014 Northern Iraq offensive:The Islamic State captures a range of cities inhabited primarily by Assyrian/Chaldean Christians in Northern Iraq, notably Bakhdida, Bartella, Qaraqosh, Tel Keppe,Karamlish and Tel Isqof; thousands flee, while many Yazidis are caught in the newly-captured city of Sinjar. (BBC) (Al-Jazeera)
        2. August 7, 2014 Al-Qaeda insurgency in YemenYemeni forces kill at least seven al-Qaeda militants in the Wadi Hadramout region. (Reuters)
        3. August 7, 2014 2014 West Africa ebola outbreakEllen Johnson Sirleaf, the President of Liberia, declares a state of emergency over the outbreak which has claimed the lives of 282 Liberian people so far. (BBC)
        4. August 7, 2014 A United Nations backed war crimes tribunal sentences former Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea to life imprisonment for their roles in theCambodian genocide that claimed a quarter of the population between 1975 and 1979. (AP)
        5. August 7, 2014  Russians Testing Alaska Air Defences With Bear Bombers Newsmax The Russian military may be testing U.S. air defenses, with at least 16 incursions by foreign aircraft have been logged in American "air defense identification zones" in the past 10 days, the Washington Free Beacon reported.
        6. August 7, 2014 In Australia, youths yelled "kill the Jews," and threatened to cut throats of children, students say The school bus was carrying children aged 5 to 12 home from Jewish schools Terrified students on the bus called their parents, parents called police the youths fled before police arrived, but five arrests were made Thursday cnn
        7. August 7, 2014 Freedom From Religion threatens prayer discount restaurant A lawyer from the Freedom from Religion Foundation atheist organization sent a letter to Mary’s Gourmet Diner in Winston-Salem, calling the discount illegal under federal civil rights laws, the Winston-Salem Journal reported. “People who are atheists don’t pray,” Gaylor told the Journal, adding that it’s illegal to “charge an atheist more than a Christian.
        8. ++ 1 store destroyed, 1 car damaged August 7, 2014 Car crashes into salon in Queens, drives 25 feet before Daily News Aug 8, 2014 - A car careened through a storefront in Jamaica, Queens, late Thursday and continued 25 feet into the building before finally stopping, the driver claims he confused the gas for the brake pedal.
        9. August 7, 2014 Robin Tyrone Smith Jr. arrested in August killing of Rajinder Kumar, Exxon station clerk in Hanover, Md. Video Saturday, October 25 AP Police in Anne Arundel County have arrested Robin Tyrone Smith Jr. of Glen Burnie in the fatal shooting of a gas station clerk in August 7 robbery of an Exxon station in Hanover. During the robbery, 49 -year-old Rajinder Kumar of Glen Burnie was fatally shot.

        Daily Misfortune Wednesday August 6, 2014 ---
        1. August 6, 2014 Russian gang hacks 1.2B passwords; experts say expect more They are not believed to be connected to the Russian government. [which means they probably are]
        2. TEPCO Admits Fukushima Unit 3 Reactor Melted Down Completely August 6th, 2014 TEPCO has admitted that the fuel at unit 3 had a complete melt through. This is where 100% of the fuel melts and drops into the containment vessel. TEPCO previously estimated 60% of the fuel melted through. They now claim that the HPCI (cooling system) ceased working at 5:30 am March 13, 5 hours earlier than the previous estimate. This was 26 hours before the massive hydrogen and steam explosion at unit 3. nhk  most of the nuclear fuel in the No. 3 reactor melted through the reactor core and is now resting at the bottom of the containment vessel. Their latest assessment suggests decommissioning the No. 3 reactor could be more challenging than previously thought.
        3. 2 killed 4 arrested  August 6, 2014  British Medical Students Stabbed In Malaysia Borneo By Gang on Meth In Malaysia Borneo, a gang of 4 killed two British medical students serving on foreign exchange at hospital in Borneo was high on Crystal Meth. Neil Dalton, 23, and Aidan Brunger, 22 were in their fourth year studying medicine at Newcastle University in Britain and had completed a six-week stint at Sarawack General Hospital in Kuching. One suspect was a 23-year-old fishmonger, one was a 29-year-old mechanic, the others 19 and 35 and both unemployed. Two had previous convictions for drugs and armed robbery. It started with (or was staged as) an argument over the students making too much noise at a bar. They were followed by car after they left and stabbed them from behind.
        Daily Misfortune Tuesday August 5, 2014  ---
        1. 1 American general killed 15 wounded August 5, 2014 American General Shot On Afghanistan Base CNN  An American general was killed Tuesday after a shooter wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire at a training facility in Kabul. At least 15 coalition troops, including other Americans, were wounded in the attack at Camp Qargha. One of those wounded was a German brigadier general. The Afghan Defense Ministry described the shooter as a "terrorist" and said Afghan soldiers shot him dead. Two-Star General Killed in 'Insider Attack' at Afghan Base
        2. Sarah Palin Blasts Jesse Ventura Over Chris Kyle Suit "Jesse Ventura says Kyle damaged his reputation. "Well Jesse, I think shaking down the widow and orphans of an American hero is no way to repair you’re reputation. Really, you’re piling it on now?" So you turn around and sue, expecting $2 million from a military widow and her fatherless children? Yeah, like that is going to help your reputation, jackass." Ventura 'Overjoyed' By $1.8M Award in Kyle Defamation Case Ex-Gov. Ventura Says Income Fell 90 Percent after Kyle Claim
        3. CNN: The federal government has concluded there's a new leaker exposing national security documents as new leaks from national security documents emerged from investigative website The Intercept which also carries Snowden's leaks.
        4. DefendChristians.org: unconfirmed reports from Christians in Iraq that about 1,000 Iraqi Christians were beheaded in Baghdad this morning by Isis, the Suni resistance group.   Along with the many lives lost, Orthodox churches were severely damaged. The informant’s Christian brother has gone missing.  Cell phone towers were damaged and destroyed to prevent communication.
        5. 14 injured, 2 buses and light pole damaged August 5, 2014 Times Square Double Deck Bus Crash Under Influence Drugs The driver of a double-decker Gray Line tour bus William Dalambert was arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of drugs. His bus entered the theater district at high speed and struck another parked double-decker bus, downing a light pole and injuring 14 in Times Square in New York City. The driver was previously arrested in 2008 for issues with child support payment
        6. 1 killed, 1 arrested black victim, Somali suspect August 5, 2014  Ibrahim Abdullahi Murder of Jeffery Earl Willingham Sr. On Tuesday night, the 24-year-old St. Paul rapper Jeffery Earl Willingham Sr. was shot in the city's Lexington-Hamline neighborhood, and died the next day. That afternoon, police arrested Ibrahim Abdullahi, 26, on suspicion of murder in connection with the shooting, but has not been charged. He was with friends at Dunning Park when a man said something to them, pulled a gun and fired into the air. They tried to disarm him when he started firing into Jeffery, The victim had two CDs, and his third will be released this year (Pioneer Press)
        7. August 5, 2014 Italy expels imam for calling for Jews to be killed “one by one” Jihad Watch The imam was filmed during a Friday sermon in a mosque near Venice last month calling for Jews to be killed “one by one”  Italy is expelling a Moroccan imam caught on video inciting violence against Jews during Israel’s offensive against Hamas militants in Gaza.
        8. August 4, 2014; August 5, 2014 North Carolina grandmother and toddler shot in gang retaliatio In Eldon, N.C, the shooting of a toddler and her grandmother on Cedar Street as they slept early Aug. 5 was in retaliation for a shooting less than 12 hours earlier of 15-year-old Keyeon Garner. Police charged four men Thursday night in connection with the death of 2-year-old Dyana Anderson and the shooting that left her grandmother, Catherine Price, 54, hospitalized.
        9. August 4, 2014; August 5, 2014 North Carolina grandmother and toddler shot in gang retaliatio In Eldon, N.C, the shooting of a toddler and her grandmother on Cedar Street as they slept early Aug. 5 was in retaliation for a shooting less than 12 hours earlier of 15-year-old Keyeon Garner. Police charged four men Thursday night in connection with the death of 2-year-old Dyana Anderson and the shooting that left her grandmother, Catherine Price, 54, hospitalized.
        3 head-on crashes 1 killed 7 injured
        1. 2 injured August 5, 2014  2 injured in head-on collision in Shreveport KSLA-TV Two drivers are recovering in a Shreveport hospital after crashing into each other head on Tuesday. Police say the incident happened at the A white SUV was was traveling on the roadway when a gray Chevy Cavalier veered into the wrong lane and hit the car.
        2. 4 injured August 5, 2014  Four hospitalized after head-on collision on U.S. 35 Four people were hospitalized because of injuries suffered in a head-on collision involving a pick-up truck and a semi-truck. One of the vehicles pulled onto U.S. 35 from 500-E. U.S. 35 remained closed 90 minutes after the accident.
        3. 1 killed 1 injured August 5, 2014  Kansas man dies in Monday head-on crash A Kansas man Steven E. Farnsworth drove his 1994 Firebird into opposing traffic and died in a head on collision with a 2003 Dodge pickup
        1. August 5, 2014 Official: Liquid accelerant used to start fatal Port Washington house explosion WABC-TV  Twenty fire departments responded to the home on Prospect Avenue in Port Washington after reports of the ...Neighbors Wednesday pointed out their concern about a Facebook post from December 2013 from the man killed in the blast. It showed a photo of propane tanks in his car, saying "..if you're going to go out with a bang, might as well do it with 25 gallons of gas and 40 pounds of propane." [sounds like the house where father filled house with fireworks]
        2. August 5, 2014 accident 1 arrested suspected DUI NY Doubledeck bus driver says he was not DUI, brakes failed August 7 story Dalambert insisted he was not on any type of drugs or medication when the Gray Line double-decker tour bus he was driving crashed into a parked double-decker CitySights around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, jumping the curb and causing a lamp post and traffic signal to crash onto a crowd of people. Dalambert failed a field sobriety test, which he said included walking a straight line and touching his finger to his nose, and was handcuffed, booked, and spent the night in a jail cell. But he was released when tests showed there were no drugs or alcohol. The driver has no active points, but “20 administrative suspensions dating back to June, 1993 that began with problems with his vehicle insurance.” including driving while using a cell phone and driving without a license/registration/insurance Dalambert said the brakes failed, but the brakes were working at the time of the crash, CBS 2 reported earlier [similar case May 6, 2013 Kirkland Runaway Bus Kills Ford Escape Russian bus driver claimed his brakes failed, investigation concluded it was not an accident]
        3. Tuesday August 5, 2014, Wednesday August 6, 2014 Three insider attacks including US Army general wapo a man in his 20s to hide in a bathroom at a military training base near the capital Tuesday, then emerge and open fire on a delegation of visiting American and European military officers, before being shot dead himself. ..two other “insider attacks” this week: a firefight Tuesday between an Afghan police guard and NATO troops near the governor’s office in southern Paktia province, and an incident Wednesday in Uruzgan province in which an Afghan policeman poisoned his colleagues’ food, then shot at least seven of them before fleeing in a police truck
        4. August 5, 2014 Insider attack firefight Tuesday between an Afghan police guard and NATO troops near the governor’s office in southern Paktia province, wapo

        Daily Misfortune Monday August 4, 2014 ---
        1. 2 killed including 1 suspect  August 4, 2014  Jerusalem Excavator Killdozer Attacks Bus A man from the Arab part of Jerusalem rammed his construction excavator into an Israeli bus in apparent "terrorist attack" believed to linked to Palestinian involvement. A police officer opened fire and killed the attacker, and pedestrian also was killed. Palestinian attackers have been known go on deadly rampages with bulldozers in Jerusalem traffic.
        2. 2 killed, August 4, 2014  Skipper Jumps Off Bangladesh 200 Person Ferry Sinking  previous May 16, 2014 Bangladesh ferry disaster: dozens of bodies recovered as hundreds still missing 16  The ferry went out of control due to wind and current, tilting from one side to the other, then the captain jumped out because he probably understood it was sinking."
        3. 4 killed, 3 arrested  June 25, 2014 August 4, 2014 Ali Muhammad Brown Among Three Charged in College Student Murder  Three suspects have been charged in connection with the shooting and death of a college student 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin who was found apparently targeted and shot to death in a Jeep in West Orange.  Ali Muhammad Brown has been charged with a number of offenses, including first-degree murder, felony murder, second-degree conspiracy to commit robbery and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Jeremy Villagran and Eric Williams face felony murder, robbery and weapons charges
        4. 3 killed 11 injured Chad Ryan De Soto of Guam Guilty Of Vehicle, Stabbing Japanese Tourists On August 4, 2014, Guam man was Chad Ryan De Soto pled not guilty by insanity, but was found guilty of killing three Japanese tourists and injuring 11 more during a frenzied knife attack in the Pacific island nation last year. He potentially faces 14 life sentences without the prospect of parole. He never explained his motive for the night attack on February 12, 2013 when he drove into a crowd in the tourist district of Tumon and then attacked bystanders at random with a knife in each hand. see February 12, 2013 Guam Tumon stabbings and car rampage
        5. 86 militants killed in combat in Afghanistan August 4, 2014 86 Insurgents Killed in Afghanistan ANSF Operations Tolo News At least 86 Taliban militants were killed in the past 24 hours during a nationwide ... Seventy-one other insurgents were injured and 14 others arrested.
        6. 1 killed, 1 turned self in August 4, 2014 Michigan playground stabber turns self in In KENTWOOD, Mich.  A 9-year-old boy died after being stabbed by a 12-year-old  Jamario Lawhorn at a playground in western Michigan.  At a playground, the 12-year-old suspect pulled out a knife and repeatedly stabbed the victim who died at the hospital after running home. Then he went to a nearby house to use a phone and called 911 saying he had just stabbed someone, "come get me". Police are trying to establish a motive. wwmt
        7. 1 arrested August 4, 2014 Woman boards plane, flies to Los Angeles without ticket A San Francisco woman 62-year-old Marilyn Hartman  managed to board a plane at Mineta San Jose and fly to Los Angeles. Hartman has been arrested four times at San Francisco's airport for trying to board a flight to Hawaii without a valid boarding pass and violating a stay-away order.
        8. 3 injured August 4, 2014  Head-on collision in Winn Maine results in 3 victims LifeFlighted to Bangor hospital Red Chevy Blazer crossed the centerlines of Route 2 in Winn while heading southbound and struck the northbound Toyota SUV on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
        9. August 4, 2014  1 injured in head-on crash in West Paducah  KY (KFVS) -. A head-on crash in West Paducah on Monday, August 4 sent one person to the hospital.  21-year-old Christopher Ringstaff was trying to light a cigarette when his car drifted over the center line. (sketchy cover story) into the path of another car which pulled as far right as she could, trying to avoid the crash.

        Daily Misfortune Sunday August 3, 2014 ---
        1. 1 killed 1 injured 1 carjack  August 3, 2014  Yee Vang St Paul Gunfight Carjacker 
        2. 4 injured, 1 investigated for DUI and vehicular assault August 3, 2014  4 injured in head-on crash near Renton, DUI suspected
        3. 1 dead, SUV occupants in custody, illegal immigrants August 3, 2014  DUI Illegal Immigrants Kill Motorcyclist Head-On Hit and Run 
        4. Sunday August 3, 2014   Mai Yang E. Xiong St. Paul Bicycle Hit and Run 
        5. August 3, 2014 China Says Nearly 100 Are Killed in Week of Unrest in Xinjiang 
        6. Ukrainian government forces says the army has now recaptured three-quarters of the territory the pro-Russian rebels once controlled
        7. Four Azerbaijani soldiers are killed in fresh clashes with Armeniangroups
        8. The Islamic State loses control of three towns in the area around Al-Asharah to local tribesmen. (BBC)
        9. 2014 Northern Iraq offensive The Islamic State seizes the Yazidi-dominated town of Sinjar.(BBC) It also seized control of the Mosul Dam, which is Iraq's biggest dam, the Ain Zalah oil field, and two more towns. (Reuters)
        10. A magnitude 6.1 earthquake kills at least 367 people and injures more than 1,700 in YunnanChina(BBC)
        11. 4 killed 2 injured August 3, 2014 4 killed in head-on collision New Straits Times  In Malaysia FOUR people were killed and two others seriously injured in a crash involving two cars.
        12. August 3, 2014 7 Injured, 4 Critically, After Head-On Collision Near Beverly Hills 
        13. August 3, 2014  11 injured 5 rollovers in 6 hours across King County WA: 11 people hurt 
        Daily Misfortune Saturday August 2, 2014 ---

        1. 256 total 69 killed 187 injured in factory explosion August 2, 2014  China car parts plant blast kills 69, hurts 187 B Businessweek  A suspected dust explosion at an automotive parts factory in eastern China that supplies General Motors killed at least 69 people and injured more than 180 others (nearly half) in a factory that about 450 workers
        2. 13 injured August 2, 2014 A pickup truck with two people steered across the median for unknown reasons into the path of a Wisconsin Dells tourist Duck amphibious bus at 2:30 p.m. near Lake Felton, closing the road for 4 hours. 13 of 24 on the Duck were sent to the hospital with minor injuries Thirteen injured in Lake Delton when Ducks tour boat collides with pickup tags: tourist victim, wrong way crash
        3. 1 injured, suspect arrested August 2, 2014 Anthony Michael Nickson demands to be jailed, grabs officer's gun 49 and 300 lbs faces two counts each of terroristic threats and attempting to disarm an off-duty uniformed police officer after he approached officer James Gray and demanded that he be taken into jail or he would take the officer's gun. Nickson grabbed the gun, tearing the belt. It took two backup officers to wrestle Nickson to the ground, and they had to strike his head with a flashlight unconscious, but at the hospital he only had minor cuts and abrasions. It was one of 3 attacks on police in St Paul in a week. cbslocal tags: attack on police , take gun away
        4. 1 killed August 2, 2014 Gulfport Mississippi man dies in head-on collision police are investigating a head-on collision that left a Long Beach man dead. 
        5. 1 shooting at motorcycle August 2, 2014 Christopher Robert Showen Man in jail over shooting on Montana roadway   Christopher Robert Showen with a criminal history is in jail for alleged firing at a motorcycle in a road rage incident. Showen claims shots were fired into the air after the motorcycle harassed him. Showen was acquitted of shooting Carl C.J. Storkson, burning his car and burying his body. In 2004, Showen was arrested for firing in the air and towards people at a bonfire from a moving vehicle and was sentenced to a year in jail.
        6. ++August 2, 2014 Don Morgan, fired as North Carolina deputy sheriff working in the county prison after 18 months was arrested at JFK airport for trying to sell a rifle online. He had made posts on Facebook and twitter about his allegiance to ISIS, and planned to join ISIS in Syria but was turned back in Turkey. He had served two years for firing a gun into a crowded restaurant. nypost nbcnews  
        Daily Misfortune Friday August 1, 2014 ---

        1. August 1, 2014 Israeli Soldier Hadar Goldin, 23, Kidnapped by Hamas in Ceasefire Breach, IDF Launches Manhunt  The 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire announced yesterday was breached by Hamas in order to launch an attack on IDF.... Hill writer Rebecca Shabad reports on Twitter: “White House spokesman Josh Earnest just said on @CNN that if it’s true Hamas took advantage of truce it’s ‘a rather barbaric violation.’” Israel’s Ynet reports that the two IDF soldiers were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up near them. In the momentary confusion, the IDF officer was abducted. DF implemented the government directive, and commenced a 72-hour ceasefire as of today, August 1, at 08:00 IDT. At approximately 09:30 am, an attack was executed against IDF forces operating to decommission a tunnel.
        2. pakalertpress Zionist media blames Hamas and Russia for war and shootdown  (pro-Hamas pro-Putin propaganda) Reading the Western Media, watching Western TV, and listening to Western radio, one is left with the propaganda that the Palestinians are to blame for the Israeli attack on Gaza, just as one is left with the propaganda that the Malaysian airliner deaths are Russia’s fault. There is no evidence, but propaganda does not require evidence. Just repetition. I was rescued from Zionist propaganda by Israeli historians, such as Ilan Pappe, by Jewish intellectuals, such as Noam Chomsky and Norman Finkelstein, by documentary film makers, such as John Pilger, by Israeli journalists such as Uri Avnery and the Israeli newspaper Haaretz
        3. 1 killed 3 injured  August 1, 2014 Man Charged in Philly 3-Year-Old's Shooting Death   A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of a 3-year-old girl Tynirah Borum who was sitting on a front porch when an argument broke out. Three adults were injured, one critically. A cyclist started an argument, then fired three shots from a handgun, shooting the other man in the head, with "stray" bullets (but could be targeted)  hitting the girl in the chest. ap
        4. 2 killed including suspect.  August 1, 2014 -2, 2014 Homeowner, Suspect Killed In Pico Rivera Hostage Situation: KTLA In Los Angeles County, California police were pursuing Cedric Ramirez, who was wanted on two felony warrants for vehicle theft and possession of a gun. . He entered a home and started traded gunfire with deputies. An innocent homeowner who appeared at the door was mistakenly shot and killed.  A 54-year-old man in the home was shot. Deputies managed to pull him from the doorway, but he died at the scene. Ramirez then barricaded himself in the home, taking a 60-year-old woman hostage who was later rescued uninjured. The parolee was fatally shot after an hours long hostage situation and standoff. Tags: Shot at police, bystander killed, home invasion, SWAT team, auto theft, parolee