Monday, August 24, 2015

Daily Misfortune Monday, August 24, 2015

Daily Misfortune Monday, August 24, 2015 ---
Month Misfortune August 2015 ---

  1. August 24, 2015 DUI driver charged after crashing through cones to sideswipe FL patrol car with lights flashing in construction zone 
  2. August 24, 2015 Police cruiser window smashed in attempted theft of laptop
  3. 1 arrested August 24, 2015 Fire Chief: Barricaded man with gasoline threatened to burn three-family home 
  4. August 24, 2015 Protesters at Houston's Arabic Immersion Magnet School on first day of class
  5. August 24, 2015 Toronto police: 2 suspected suicides tied to Ashley Madison leak 
  6. August 24, 2015 Two Turkish Army soldiers are killed and three are injured as their car hits an IED near the town of Şemdinli in Hakkari Province.(Reuters via LBC)
  7. August 24, 2015 PKK insurgents blow up a natural gas pipeline in Turkey's south-eastern Kars Province near the Armenian border (Daily Sabah)
  8. August 24, 2015 terrorist 2015 Thalys attack The President of FranceFrançois Hollande, presents the Légion d'honneur to four people—three Americans, Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler; and Briton Chris Norman—for foiling a suspected terrorist act last Friday. (BBC)
  9. August 24, 2015 terrorist: A bomb explodes on a bus carrying Egyptian police killing one and injuring 29 in the Nile delta(AFP via NDTV)
  10. Clashes at a government protest in Kailali kill 8 in Nepal, including seven police officers. (BBC)
  11. terrorist: Yemeni Civil War (2015) Rockets fired by Houthi militiamen reportedly kill 14 people as fighting intensifies in the city of Taiz(Reuters)
  12. Turkey and the United States will  flush out ISIL from a zone inside northern Syria near the border
  13. August 24, 2015 Sightseeing seaplane crash on Quebec's North Shore kills all six people aboard. (Toronto Sun)
  14. August 24, 2015 9 injured Casino Bus Crashes Into NYC Building to Avoid Car Shears off Corner

  1. August 24, 2015 DUI driver charged after crashing through cones to sideswipe FL patrol car with lights flashing in construction zone  GULF BREEZE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a man has been arrested after sideswiping deputy's patrol car in the Florida Panhandle. Driver Richard Lee Schwarting drifted through the traffic cones before hitting the patrol car.charged with DUI, leaving the scene of a crash, refusal to provide a breath sample and careless driving. It's not known whether he's hired an attorney.
  2. August 24, 2015 Police cruiser window smashed in attempted theft 11Alive WXIA Atlanta Police officer found his cruiser's window smashed when he returned to the vehicle after investigating a shots fired call. Someone tried to break into the cruiser early Monday at the Forest Cove Apartments.  police computer had been knocked off its mount. Police said it was not stolen because a cable secured it to the vehicle. The suspect managed to get away with the officer's personal bag; [stealing from a police car is attack, theft is cover story]
  3. 1 arrested August 24, 2015 Fire Chief: Barricaded man with gasoline threatened to burn three-family home Amanda J Purcell, Poughkeepsie Journal Firefighters and police responded to the scene of an attempted arson in the city Monday morning. neighbors reported a man was attempting to set fire  man had barricaded himself in the building, dumped “a gallon and a half” of gasoline inside planned to ignite it, Johnson said. City police officers were able to stop the man before he could set the fire
  4. Protesters at Houston's Arabic Immersion Magnet School on first day of class August 24, 2015 Protesters carry signs reading "Qatar out of my school" and "Everything I ever cared to know about Islam was taught to me by Muslims on 9-11-2001"  on the first day of school  Houston Chronicle Protests marred the first day of class for about 132 kindergarten and pre-K students at the Houston Independent School District's new Arabic Immersion Magnet School.
  5. Toronto police: 2 suspected suicides tied to Ashley Madison leak Houston Chronicle Toronto police said Monday morning that there have been two suspected suicides linked to the Ashley Madison hack. hackers’ actions “won’t be tolerated” In San Antonio, a city official whose email address appeared in the Ashley Madison leak committed suicide last Thursday. It was not clear if the official's death was tied to the leak. 
  6. Two Turkish Army soldiers are killed and three are injured as their car hits an IED near the town of Şemdinli in Hakkari Province.(Reuters via LBC)
  7. PKK insurgents blow up a natural gas pipeline in Turkey's south-eastern Kars Province near the Armenian border (Daily Sabah)
  8. terrorist 2015 Thalys attack The President of France, François Hollande, presents the Légion d'honneur to four people—three Americans, Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler; and Briton Chris Norman—for foiling a suspected terrorist act last Friday. (BBC)
  9. terrorist: A bomb explodes on a bus carrying Egyptian police killing one and injuring 29 in the Nile delta. (AFP via NDTV)
  10. Clashes at a government protest in Kailali kill 8 in Nepal, including seven police officers. (BBC)
  11. terrorist: Yemeni Civil War (2015) Rockets fired by Houthi militiamen reportedly kill 14 people as fighting intensifies in the city of Taiz. (Reuters)
  12. ISIL Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the Turkish Foreign Minister, says that Turkey and the United States will launch a "comprehensive" campaign to flush out ISIL from a zone in northern Syria near the border. In effect this means creating a "security zone" by sending foreign soldiers into former territory of Syria. (Reuters)
  13. Sightseeing seaplane crash on Quebec's North Shore kills all six people aboard. (Toronto Sun)
  14. 9 injured Bus Crashes Into NYC Building to Avoid Car Shears off Corner ABC News Associated Press  the bus crashed into a building in the Rego Park neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The New York Fire Department says the Resorts World Casino bus driver swerved to avoid hitting a car when he crashed into the building Monday A casino bus crashed into a three-story brick building sheering off a large part of the structure and injuring at least nine people, The front of the bus was demolished and the front window was out. Rescuers continued to comb through the rubble of bricks and siding.

    Scene of a bus crash in Queens. CBS NEW YORK

  1. Aug 11 Police say man applied for job at WA gas station, then robbed it Aug. 11, 2015 Police say man applied for job at gas station, then robbed it Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says a man who robbed a gas station had applied for a job there and was recognized by his distinctive tattoos. His application was still on file at the office.
  2. Aug 11 Police say teen of 3 in car shot at officers during Tacoma chase from casino Aug. 12, 2015 KIRO 7 Police chased suspects who were shooting at them from the Emerald Queen Casino in Fife to Tacoma. teen shot at them while officers tried to stop the car.  A 16-year old was arrested, two other men escaped.

August 12, 2015 

  1. Fife motel evacuated during police standoff  Wed Aug. 12, 2015 Fife police are in a standoff after a domestic dispute where woman made threats a woman was making threats to shoot a man. at a Fife motel
  2. Aug 12 Police: Man shot in shoulder while driving in Tacoma 23-year-old man was shot in the shoulder apparently randomly targeted while driving  after 8 p.m
  3. Aug 12 Lacey WA school just repainted vandalized with graffiti Aug. 13, 2015 Police say security footage showed two boys spray painting "WCB" and "BLOODS" around Lydia Hawk Elementary School’s main building and several outbuildings between 1:47 a.m. and 1:51 a.m.

  1. Aug 16 Man, 18, arrested in Everett WA drive-by shooting; teen injured Aug. 17, 2015 Associated Press KIRO Seattle area -Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says an 18-year-old man has been arrested after a 15-year-old boy was injured in a drive-by shooting through his window. Deputies found a rifle in suspect car and the driver's side windows broken out.

August 19, 2015

  1. Motorcycle rider killed by head on Chrysler Crossfire near San Jacinto CA. The Chrysler crossed into opposing traffic lane, and sideswiped a Suzuki before crashing head-on into a motorcycle rider. "Gilman Springs head-on crash kills Harley rider" SAN JACINTO: Gilman Springs head-on crash kills Harley ...he was hit by a westbound Chrysler Crossfire that had crossed into the oncoming lane and sideswiped a maroon Suzuki Grand Vitara before hitting the motorcycle,  wreck backed up traffic for 185 vehicles 4 miles along major Gilman Springs Road,
  1. August 23, 2015 Stabbing in NE, DC brings homicide total to 102 W*USA 9 WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A fatal stabbing took place at a neighborhood basketball game on Sunday afternoon, according to The Metropolitan Police Department.
  2. August 23, 2015 Bomb squad blasts suspicious canister found at Milwaukee WI East Tosa gas station Milwaukee Journal Sentinel A Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office bomb squad used a robot Sunday afternoon to destroy a suspicious canister found at a gas station in East Tosa, where the scare forced the closure of North Ave.
  3. 1 killed 1 arrested August 23, 2015 Oklahoma State Labor Commissioner killed in stabbing by his son at northwest Oklahoma after domestic fight...  Republican Oklahoma State Labor Commissioner Mark Costello was stabbed and killed by his son in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant after they agreed to meet after a fight earlier in the day. Bystanders had to tackle and restrain son Christian who was chasing his father into the parking lot and stabbing him in the head and neck. [Domestic dispute or contract hit? ] Sources: KOCO state Republican party confirmed Mark Costello was the victim in the stabbing at Braum's restaurant  he was meeting with his son... they were inside the restaurant when Costello was stabbed in the head and neck. He stumbled out of the restaurant to get help, according to police... witnesses saw the suspect continue stabbing Mark Costello from behind and witnesses pulled Christian Costello off of Mark Costello until authorities could arrive.  Sources: State Commissioner Of Labor Killed In NW OKC Stabbing Son Arrested News On 6  Earlier in the day, two family members had a fight with one another and agreed to meet at Braum's. When the two arrived, son stabbed the father  multiple times in the head and neck with a steak knife, police said... stabbing started inside the restaurant and continued into the parking lot, where other customers tried to stop the assault, police said. Several people were able to step in and get the knife away from him and tackle him to the ground and they tied him up with belts.” Similar case: Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds stabbed by son who committed suicide New York Daily News Nov 19, 2013  tags: pubic official targeted, attack parents
  4. Aug 23 Police are trying to find out who tossed a boulder through glass on a door at the Omaha Islamic Center. Lincoln Journal Star OMAHA — Police are trying to find out who tossed a boulder through glass on a doorat the Omaha Islamic Center.  little before 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Images from a security camera show one of the people heaving the 40-pound boulder through the door glass. No injuries or arrests have been reported. attack was the first in 20 years.. Boulder tossed through door glass at Omaha Islamic Center Yankton Daily Press
  5. aug 23 Police ID Maplewood MN shooting victim KARE  MAPLEWOOD, Minn. -- Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a Maplewood home early Sunday morning. According to Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell, police were called to the 1700 block of Woodland Lane around 6 a.m.
  6. aug 23 China rocked by another fatal chemical plant explosion New York Post BEIJING - An explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China killed one person and injured nine others, a state news agency reported Sunday, less than two weeks after a similar disaster at a chemical warehouse killed 123 people. The explosion occurred ...
  7. Aug 23 8 shot 1 killed Modesto CA mass shooting at warehouse music festival party KCRA  Eight people were shot and one person was killed by a "lone gunman" early Sunday morning outside a warehouse where dozens of people attended a post-party for a popular music festival in Modesto. "No motive (is) being released at this time," 
  8. 2 injured stabbing Aug 23 Two wounded in Azusa stabbing outside church in fight with third man The San Gabriel Valley Tribune   Two men were critically injured in a stabbing after leaving church in Azusa Sunday afternoon, officials said. “The two stabbing victims are involved in a fight with another person,” the two injured men ran back toward the church, he said. One collapsed in the parking lot, while the other was found inside the church.


Black bear shot, killed in Lacey after week-long sightings
Missing Puyallup infant’s mother charged with endangerment
Woman on bicycle critically injured after struck by turning truck in Kirkland WA
Memorial Tuesday for State Trooper who died in line of duty

Explosion damages US Army depot in Japan
Fox News
Video on Japanese television, apparently shot from an elevated place outside the post, shows a fire in the distance and subsequent explosions shooting small fiery blasts into the sky. A woman told national broadcaster NHK that it sounded like fireworks.

Thai police struggle to track down bomb suspect; 'new bomb' false alarm
ABC Online Thai police have said that the trail has gone cold in the hunt for a bomber a week after 20 people were killed in the country's worstbomb attack, adding they were unsure if the main suspect was even still in Thailand. Faulty security cameras and a ...

Chicago: man charged in Goose Island stabbing death gets $100K bond Chicago Tribune  An Old Town man fatally stabbed another man at a barbeque in the Goose Island neighborhood, after the second man fought with an ex-girlfriend and others at the barbeque, prosecutors said.

Off-duty Philadelphia officer killed in crash in Roxborough identified Authorities have identified the off-duty Philadelphia police sergeant killed in a crash late Saturday night in Roxborough. 32-year-old Rafael Ali was a 10-year veteran of the force lost control of his 2007 Dodge Ram pickup truck, crossed the center median and hit a tree.

The Latest on Bangkok: New video surfaces in bomb last Business Insider‎Aug 23, 2015‎ Video leaked to Thai media shows a man in a blue shirt placing a bag on a riverside walkway, then kicking it into the water on Monday night shortly after the explosion several kilometers (miles) away at the Erawan shrine. At about 1 p.m. Tuesday, ...

Cops: Bomb threat at NW Side hotel parking lot cleared Chicago Tribune Jefferson Park District Police Cmdr. Roger Bay said when police were called to the scene before noon, they found a suspicious box filled with electronic components.

$100K bond for man charged with fatal Old Town stabbing Chicago Sun-Times A man has been charged with shooting another man to death in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood in July. Dequan Hopkins, 19, was charged with murder while committing another forcible felony and aggravated discharge of a firearm in the ...

Aug 22 Reports: 3 Americans killed in Afghan suicide car bombing USA TODAY A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a residential neighborhood in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 12, including three Americans, according to multiple media outlets.

Asbury Park Press

Officer-involved shooting in Brick under investigation

Asbury Park Press - ‎2 hours ago‎

BRICK - Authorities are investigating an overnight officer-involved shooting, police said. Police taped off a section of Cherywood Circle Monday morning as investigators inspected the area.


Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately: Steenkamps

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎

The state argued throughout the six-month trial that Pistorius had deliberately killed Steenkamp when he fired four rounds through a locked toilet door where she was hiding after a row.

NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as US citizens
Reuters  KABUL Three U.S. contractors were among 12 killed by a Kabul bomb that targeted their NATO convoy, the U.S.-led coalition said, making the attack one of the most lethal for U.S.
Reports: 3 Americans killed in Afghan suicide car bombingUSA TODAY
12 Killed in Afghanistan, Including 3 American Contractors, After Explosion ...KTLA

Explosion at China chemical plant leaves one dead and nine injured
The Guardian  One person has been killed and nine injured in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China, state media has said.

Stabbing deaths of Oklahoma family may have been recorded, report says
Fox News The stabbing deaths of an Oklahoma couple and their children last month may have been recorded on video, according to a search warrant affidavit.

Man killed, at least 14 wounded in shootings
Chicago Tribune  A 35-year-old man was shot to death and a 26-year-old woman was hurt in a shooting around 9:30 p.m. in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.

Lit Match Sparked Explosion That Rocked NYC High School: Sources NBC New York A worker who lit a match while checking for gas is believed to have sparked the explosion that rocked John F. Kennedy High School in the Bronx Thursday night, injuring three construction workers, at least one of them seriously, sources close to the ...

Off-duty Philadelphia officer killed in crash in Roxborough  The Philadelphia police department is grieving after a 10-year veteran of the force was killed in a crash in Roxborough. ... Police say the last officer killed from the 39th District was Seth Stellfox, who was killed in a motorcycle accident in August ...

Florida shooting range to serve alcohol in restaurant CNN Law enforcement officials will probably use the shooting range for practice and are expected to be a steady presence, he said.

France train shooting: Police question suspect
BBC News

​Prosecutors investigate deadly St. Louis police shooting CBS News  The shooting on Wednesday set off an evening of violent outcry, with authorities saying at least nine people were arrested and property damaged.

fri 21 Woman sought in connection with Wildwood stabbing  Police at the Jersey Shore are asking for the public's help in their search for a woman wanted in connection with a stabbing in Wildwood. On Friday police responded to the 100 block of East Youngs Avenue and found a 26-year-old man suffering from a ...

fri 21 Fatal victim in north Modesto apartment shooting identified
Modesto Bee At least one person died in a shooting in North Modesto on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. The shooting occurred at Standiford Court apartments on the corner of Standiford Avenue and Colonial Drive.

fri 21 3 men injured in stabbing at Eagan restaurant; suspect sought
Minneapolis Star Tribune Police were seeking a suspect Saturday after three men were stabbed and injured during an altercation Friday night at an Eagan restaurant.

sat 22 Family argument leads to shooting at apartment complex KHOU HOUSTON - Multiple people were injured Saturday morning after an argument between two families turned into a violent shooting at an apartment complex in northwest Houston. Witnesses said a large crowd had gathered outside of the Coppertree Village ...

sat 22 Girl, 14, injured in drive-by shooting in east Harris County TX KTRK-TV  A teen girl was rushed to the hospital after she was injured in a drive-by shooting in east Harris County Saturday night, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

Two dead, 5 injured in shooting at Madisonville party - ‎15 hours ago‎

Police identified the men killed as Barry Washington, 56, and Timothy Murphy, 30. The men suspected of the firing the shots are still at large.

Chicago Tribune

Daughter of Chicago activist Andrew Holmes killed in Indianapolis shooting

Chicago Tribune - ‎14 hours ago‎

... his friend was killed the day before. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune). By Rosemary Regina Sobol Chicago Tribunecontact the reporter · Crime · Shootings · Law Enforcement.

Deseret News

Police respond to shooting, hostage situation involving 3

Deseret News - ‎17 hours ago‎

Officers smelled the natural gas as they searched the home for the woman and, fearing an explosion, refrained from shooting back even as they were met by "a barrage of gunfire" from Valentin Dulla Santarromana, according to jail documents. The officers ...

FOX31 Denver

One injured in officer-involved shooting in Park Hill

The Denver Post - ‎10 hours ago‎

One person is in critical condition and two others are in custody following an officer-involved shooting Saturday night in Park Hill, police officials said.

NBC New York

Man Stabbed, Killed in Brawl Outside McDonald's on East Harlem Street

NBC New York - ‎21 hours ago‎

Police Seek Motive in Deadly Federal Building Shooting ... Lit Match Sparked Explosion at NYC School: Sources. Witness Tyrell James ... Some witnesses said the argument may have started over an umbrella but the motive in the stabbing remains unclear.


Police search for suspects in Nampa shooting

KTVB - ‎10 hours ago‎

Nampa Police responded to the shooting just after 5:30 p.m. on the 570 block of Nampa-Caldwell Boulevard. Joe Ramirez, spokesperson for the Nampa Police Department, says it appears the victim, 26-year-old Kyle Jackson from Nampa, was antagonizing ...