Month Misfortune July 2015 ---
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- 1 killed 1 injured July 18, 2015 Knife man who attacked woman advances on and killed by police near Colorado State University
- July 18, 2015 Fifth service member dies after Chattanooga shooting
- 2 killed July 18, 2015 Random drive-by shooting leaves two dead on I-5 in Mount Vernon WA
- July 18, 2015 Persecution of Hazara people in Quetta failed suicide blast
- July 18, 2015 Kurdish's People's Protection Units and independent monitors accuse ISIL of using poison gas
- July 18, 2015 Saudi Arabia arrests 431 people accused of links to Islamic State. (Al-Arabiyah)
- July 18, 2015 ISIL claims responsibility for kidnapping three African Christians in Libya. (Reuters via Trust)
- July 18, 2015 3 killed War in Donbass, civilians killed by shelling in the Donbass town of Avdiivka,
- July 18, 2015 Sinai insurgency Militants kill at least five soldiers in attacks on two Egyptian Army checkpoints.
- July 18, 2015At least four people are dead, seven injured and a girl trapped as a four story building collapses in West Delhi in India
- July 18, 2015 2015 Cajon Pass wildfire The wildfire burning in San Bernardino County, California has burned over 3,500 acres, and destroyed 16 homes and other buildings. The fire has also burned over 60 passenger vehicles and tractor-trailers, was complicated by the presence of drones in the air space being used by fire-fighting helicopters and airplanes, and by a shooting at the command center of man who dragged officer with his car
- 1 killed 1 injured July 18, 2015 Knife man who attacked woman advances on and killed by police near Colorado State University in Fort Collins Colorado The Denver Post olice killed a man near the campus of Colorado State University early Saturday,.. calls about 22-year-old man who was threatening people and making suicidal statements... When officers arrived, the man was assaulting a female with a knife, Fort Collins Police said in a release. Officers attempted to restrain the man and ordered him to put the knife down, but the man did not comply and advanced on the officers... officers shot and killed the suspect
- July 18, 2015 Fifth service member dies after Chattanooga shooting The military earlier released the names of the four Marines killed on Thursday -- Thomas Sullivan, a native of Hampden, Massachusetts; Squire "Skip" Wells, a native of Marietta, Georgia; David Wyatt, a native of Burke, North Carolina; and Carson ... Sailor wounded in Tenn. shooting spree diesUSA TODAY
Navy sailor becomes 5th victim to die after Tennessee shooting - Washington PostWashington Post
Opinion:Navy sailor dies, becoming 5th serviceman killed in Chattanooga - The Globe ...The Globe and Mail
- 2 killed July 18, 2015 Drive-by shooting leaves two dead on I-5 in Mount Vernon - King 5 KING5.com Authorities in Skagit County are looking for a suspect in a deadly shooting early Saturday morning. king cab truck with Washington plates pulled up next to the car and opened fire, killing two people. A third person was able to escape. around 3 a.m. tags: drive alongside shooting
- Persecution of Hazara people in Quetta In a failed suicide blast, a security guard intercepted a suicide bomber clad in female clothing attempting to enter Quetta’s Hazara town, who then detonated their device that contained 6 to 7 kg (13 to 15 lb) of explosive material, killing themselves and the guard. (Dawn).
- Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) The Kurdish's People's Protection Units and independent monitors accuse ISIL of using poison gas while fighting in northern Syria late in June. (Reuters)
- Saudi Arabia arrests 431 people accused of links to Islamic State. (Al-Arabiyah)
- ISIL claims responsibility for kidnapping three African Christians in Libya. (Reuters via Trust)
- 3 killed War in Donbass, Timeline of the war in Donbass (July 2015–present) Three civilians have been killed by shelling in the Donbass town of Avdiivka, within government-held territory. (Reuters)
- Sinai insurgency Militants kill at least five soldiers in attacks on two Egyptian Army checkpoints. (AP via ABC America)
- At least four people are dead, seven injured and a girl trapped as a four story building collapses in West Delhi in India's National Capital Territory of Delhi. (NDTV)
- July 18, 2015 2015 Cajon Pass wildfire The wildfire burning in San Bernardino County, California has burned over 3,500 acres, and destroyed 16 homes and other buildings. The fire has also burned over 60 passenger vehicles and tractor-trailers. (CBS-Los Angeles) Efforts at fire suppression were complicated by the presence of drones in the air space being used by fire-fighting helicopters and airplanes, and by a shooting at the command center. On Sunday, July 19, aerial suppression of the fire was temporarily delayed by the presence of drones flying in the vicinity. Three of the five drones detected in the area left the scene, but two others interfered with the fire fighting operation. After a delay, the fire fighting operation resumed. On Monday, July 20, a US Forest Service officer fired his weapon outside the headquarters of the fire fighting effort, after a man allegedly became uncooperative and tried to flee, dragging the officer with his car. The officer fired several rounds into the vehicle, but there were no injuries.
- July 18, 2015 Chicago weekend shooting tracker for July 17-19 | Chicago Chicago Sun-Times A 25-year-old man was killed and an 18-year-old man was wounded in a shooting in North Lawndale early Saturday, police said.
July 15, 2015 Palo Alto: Police investigating screwdriver stabbing of Latino man as possible .bias attack .. San Jose Mercury News PALO ALTO -- A Latino man in his late teens was stabbed once with a screwdriver at a downtown parking garage Wednesday night in what police say appears to be a racially motivated attack.
1 killed July 16, 2015 Milwaukee: man shot, killed by Wauwatosa police was brandishing sword
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 17, 2015 Wauwatosa— A sword-wielding man killed by Wauwatosa police responding to a domestic incident at the man's home refused officers' commands to drop the weapon before he was fatally shot, Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber said Friday. shooting occurred three days after a Whitefish Bay police officer shot and wounded a man wielding several knives, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday.
Two Wauwatosa officers went to the 29-year-old man's home in the 8500 block of Glencoe Circle shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday after receiving a call from a landlord about an unruly tenant, Weber said. Shortly after officers arrived, the man came out with the sword and ignored multiple request to put it down.
July 17, 2015 At least 130 are dead in Iraq after a massive bomb attack man selling ice gathers crowd - The Washington Post Washington Post Imad Muthanna, a spokesman for the Diyala provincial council, said that in addition to those killed, 20 more people were missing after a suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives into a market in Khan Bani Saad on Friday night.
4 missing July 17, 2015 Bosley wood mill explosion: hopes fade for missing workers | UK news |Hopes were fading on Saturday for four people still missing 24 hours after a Cheshire wood mill exploded.. three men and a woman were believed to have been in the building near the explosion that ripped through the mill shortly after 9am on Friday.
July 17, 2015 James Holmes guilty of murder in Aurora theater shooting - The Denver Post The Denver Post - Jul 17, 2015 prosecutors argued that the shooting, planned for months in advance, was a calculated act by a selfish man who wanted to kill others to make himself feel better. Holmes, a former neuroscience graduate student at the University of Colorado, had recently broken up with his girlfriend, failed a crucial exam and dropped out of school. The defense countered that the shooting was the result of a delusional belief by Holmes — who has been diagnosed repeatedly with some form of schizophrenia — that killing would boost his "human capital." They painted him as a man controlled by his thoughts.
July 17, 2015 Suspect at large in another fatal stabbing near Northwest Dallas hotel being sued for violent crime Dallas Morning News Dallas police in December investigated a shooting - one of many, according to city officials - at the Orange Extended Stay Hotel. t 4:45 p.m., two men were fighting at 10377 Vantex Drive when one of them pulled out a knife and stabbed the other, police spokeswoman Melinda Gutierrez said in a news release. The suspect fled the scene, occurred right down the road from the Orange Extended Stay Motel, where a man was fatally shot in May and two people were shot and injured in December. The city of Dallas recently filed a lawsuit against the motel’s owners, alleging “abhorrent physical conditions, habitual drug offenses, and violent crime,”
July 17, 2015 Fire, Propane Explosion Damage Washington Business ABC News A dramatic fire and explosion that sent a propane tank flying 1,000 feet burned five buildings Friday at a company that makes plastic tarps to cover haystacks and set fire to 11,000 tons of hay in central Washington state. e closed Interstate 90, the state's main east-to-west freeway, in both directions for about two hours. started accidentally by sparks generated as workers used a saw to cut metal,
July 17, 2015 Police say 20-year-old suspect at large after Friday's 2nd in 24 hr fatal shooting in South ... Dallas Morning News Police investigated a fatal shooting on Lenway Street and Malcolm X Boulevard Friday afternoon. It was the second fatal shooting on Lenway Street in 24 hours. (Tristan Hallman/DMN Staff). Police are asking the public to help them locate the suspect in ...
- July 19, 2015 Drones Interfere with Aircraft at CA highway fire Firefighting tanker aircraft were briefly grounded because of drones flown "presumably hobbyists who are just interested in seeing what the fire looks like". The operators fled without being caught, but could they have been deliberately trying to interfere?
Seattle police release dashcam video of fatal shooting KOMO News Police say they are going to be combing the area where the shooting occurred for nearby surveillance video but they have recovered a large knife at the scene.
June 17, 2015 DA says NC stabbing death of man at convenience store last month was self defense WITN - Jul 17, 2015 There will be no charges in the stabbing death of a man last month outside a Craven County convenience store. Craven County District Attorney Scott Thomas says the death of B.J.man came into the store to get gas and avoided Lanier and six others who were "slap boxing" in the parking lot. Thomas said the man noticed one of his relatives was involved and inquired as to what was going on, not knowing it is a "for fun" fight. ... Lanier and the other man with a knife advances toward them. Thomas says the video then shows the man getting his knife out, and while continuing to back up, he waved the knife from side to side. Thomas says Lanier then advanced toward the man and comes into the path of the moving knife, getting stabbed in the neck
2 killed suspect suicide July 15, 2015 Police: Former NFL Player's Mistress Kidnapped and Killed His Wife Before ... TheBlaze.com -Police say the mistress of former NFL player Buster Barnett kidnapped his wife and killed her before fatally shooting herself... Sandra Barnett was taken from her home Wednesday afternoon by Lisa Brown, the woman with whom her husband had been having an affair over the past several years. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the kidnapping occurred after Brown learned the husband and wife were to take a trip together.
2 dead 3 wounded July 16, 2015 Maine sex offender caught after shooting rampage left 2 dead and 3 wounded ... Fox News Her boyfriend and mother were two of the five shooting victims, Hashey said. He said Lord killed the woman's boyfriend and wounded her mother. Maine State Police said they apprehended Anthony Lord, 35, a registered sex offender, after a massive manhunt unclear what triggered Lord’s rampage.“The motive is still being looked at" stole pulp from a lumber business after shooting two employees, 1 killed. Lord apparently set fire to the barn... burglarized a home after tying up and assaulting the male homeowner... stole guns and a pickup truck from the residence...drove to his brother’s house and shot out the windows... fled with Brittany Irish he shot and wounded a man in a pick-up truck in the driveway, .. fired at a police officer during a high speed chase and managed to get away.. 6:30 a.m. Friday he showed up at the lumber business in Lee. charged with two counts of murder... record that includes convictions for domestic assault, criminal threatening and assault. He's also on the state's sex-offender registry after being convicted of unlawful sexual contact with someone under the age of 14.... investigating the death of his 6-month-old son, who was discovered unresponsive by his mother in Millinocket in May,
Suspect in July 4 fatal Metro stabbing speaks out in DC Superior Court Washington Post - Jul 17, 2015 The 18-year-old District man charged in the fatal stabbing of a Metro passenger on July 4 appeared in court Friday on a previous assault charge and immediately began to interrupt a D.C.
Scores in Nigeria killed in terror bombings as Ramadan ends
Los Angeles Times - Jul 17, 2015 In Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state, at least 15 people died Friday in two bomb explosions near an open-air prayer ground, set aside for prayers to mark the end of Ramadan, according to police, though the army put the toll at 50.