Thursday, January 19, 2017

Daily Misfortune Thursday, January 19, 2017

Daily Misfortune Thursday, January 19, 2017 --- ===
Monthly Misfortune January 2017 ---

List of incidents of terror which could be accidents, crimes, or terrorist attacks.


  1. crash: 3 Rogers High students hit at bus stop; 2 critical, and pickup driver failed to stop ID'd Minnesota Star Tribune cdriver in his new pickup truck failed to obey a school bus warning arm and hit three Rogers High School students at a stop Thursday morning in the northwest metro, and two of the victims were in critical condition 
  2. Syrian Civil War ISIL militants execute 12 people in Palmyra, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (BBC)
  3. Libyan Civil War (2014–present) U.S. B-2 stealth bombers strike two ISIL camps, south of the city of Sirte, Libya, killing more than 80 militants, according to United States Secretary of Defense Ash Carter. (ABC News) (Reuters)
  4. Operation Car Wash A small plane carrying Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki crashes into the sea near the tourist town of Paraty in the state of Rio de Janeiro, killing the magistrate and two other people. Zavascki had been handling the politically-charged Operation Car Wash corruption trials. (Reuters)
  5. The 17-story Plasco Building collapses after a blaze in Tehran, Iran. The building was evacuated but 30 firefighters have been killed in the collapse. (Deutsche Welle), (AP)
  6. At least 15 children are killed and 45 more are injured after a school bus collides with a truck in Etah, India. (BBC)
  7. At least six Britons from Manchester and Glasgow are killed in a bus crash in Saudi Arabia while they were on pilgrimage. (The Guardian) 
  8. Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is extradited to the United States, where he will face charges for his role as leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. (Business Insider)



Orlando police shooting suspect spouts expletives at judge
USA TODAY Police had been searching for Loyd at the time of the fatal shooting of Clayton, a 17-year veteran of the Orlando Police Department.
Orlando cop-shooting suspect spews expletives at judge in courtroom outburstCBS News

At Least 20 Firefighters Killed in Tehran High-Rise Collapse
New York Times TEHRAN - The scene unspooled as if in a disaster film: As firefighters fought to control a blaze in one of Tehran's most prominent high-rise buildings, the structure suddenly collapsed in a smoldering heap of wreckage - all while millions watched on ...
50 firefighters killed in Iran as burning high-rise collapsesLos Angeles Times
At least 20 firefighters killed in Tehran building collapseReuters

Brazil Supreme Court judge handling graft probe killed in plane crash
Reuters SAO PAULO Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki was killed in a plane crash on Thursday, his son said, raising doubt over who will take over his blockbuster graft investigation into dozens of politicians.

Libya: US bombs ISIS camps, dozens killed -
CNN US B-2 bombers struck and destroyed two ISIS camps in Libya overnight, with initial estimates that over 80 militants were killed, US officials told CNN Thursday.
B-2 bombers kill nearly 100 ISIS terrorists in LibyaFox News
Statement By Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on Airstrikes in Libya > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ...Department of Defense

Sheriff's detectives investigate fatal El Segundo police shooting man with hatchet after car chase Los Angeles Times  The identity of a hatchet-wielding man who was shot and killed by El Segundo police Wednesday will not be released until his next of kin have been notified, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner said Thursday. Man with hatchet killed after police chase ends near LAXKABC-TV

Off-duty cop called 911 after shooting: 'I had to shoot him'
Chicago Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Civil rights attorney Andrew Stroth and his client Angelica Nieves-Figureroa, the sister of a man killed by an off-duty Chicago police officer, speak Jan. 9, 2017, about the legal consequences that will be sought for Jose Nieves' death.

Boy blinded after sister's bullet ricochets at shooting range
Fox News An 11-year-old girl fired a borrowed gun at a Pennsylvania shooting range and the bullet ricocheted off the ground, striking her 12-year-old brother in the head and blinding him, state police said in court documents.

Massive gas explosion rocks Texas panhandle |
KTRK-TV A police cruiser caught a fiery gas line rupture on dashcam in the town of Spearman, Texas.
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San Fernando man detained for questioning in wife's fatal stabbing ...
Los Angeles Times A man has been detained for questioning following the stabbing death of his wife at a home in San Fernando, authorities said. Los Angeles County sheriff's ...

Dozens Of Firefighters Killed In Tehran Building Collapse
NPR Email. January 19, 20174:27 PM ET. Heard on All Things Considered. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Thomas Erdbrink, the New York Times Tehran bureau chief, about the firefighters killed in the collapse of one of Tehran's best known high rise buildings.

Fight between 2 men leads to shooting, stabbing
WSB Atlanta... really, because I don't like guns or shots either,” said Lossie Matthews. Police said 21-year-old Ruben Harrison is a suspect in the stabbing. A 59-year-old shot Harrison but no charges are pending, according to police. Harrison was charged with ...

Man stabs wife, her son before fatally shooting himself in Queens ...
New York Daily News A convicted murderer stabbed his wife and her son during a fight inside the couple's Queens home before fatally shooting himself.

US air strike killed an al Qaeda leader in Syria: Pentagon
Reuters WASHINGTON A U.S. air strike killed an al Qaeda leader in Syria on Tuesday, the Pentagon said in a statement on Thursday. Mohammad Habib Boussadoun al-Tunisi, a Tunisian who was involved in "external operations and has been connected to terrorist ...

Most Islamic State commanders in Mosul already killed, Iraqi general says
MOSUL, Iraq Most Islamic State (IS) commanders in Mosul have been killed in battles with Iraqi government forces that raged over the past three months in the eastern side of the city, an Iraqi general said on Thursday.

Six Britons killed in minibus blown tire crash during pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia Six Britons, reportedly including a newborn and his grandmother, have been killed in a road crash in Saudi Arabia after making a Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.  accident happened after one the minibus’s tires burst on the motorway.

James Ellington and Nigel Levine face career-ending injuries after crash
The Guardian
James Ellington, left, and Nigel Levine were hit head-on by a car on the wrong side of the road in Tenerife on Tuesday evening. Composite: PA, Action ...
James Ellington and Nigel Levine hospitalised after head-on motorbike collision in Tenerife - International Business Times UK
British Olympic sprinter James Ellington rushed to hospital after suffering open fracture in horror ... - The Sun

Trooper critically injured on Christmas Day takes steps after leg was paralyzed
(KATU) - Nic Cederberg, an Oregon State Police trooper who was critically injured by a homicide suspect on Christmas Day, has taken his first series ...

One dead in head-on collision in Johnson City
Johnson City Press (subscription)
A Johnson City man was killed Tuesday afternoon when his vehicle was struck head-on by an SUV that crossed into his path on South Roan Street

Chicago Police Officer Charged With Murder in Off-Duty Shooting on City's Northwest Side
NBC Chicago
A Chicago police officer has been charged with first-degree murder for an off-duty shooting that left an unarmed 38-year-old man dead, the Cook ...

Teen, child killed in head-on collision in Atascosa County
FOX 29
SAN ANTONIO - Two young people were killed in a wreck on a road outside Jourdanton on Wednesday morning. According to the Texas Department ...
Jourdanton students killed in early-morning crash ID'd -

Police: Taunton teen leads police on chase, crashes head-on, week after arrest for joy riding
Taunton Daily Gazette
The victim, who was driving a red 2015 Chevy Cruz, received minor injuries when Dyer struck him head-on with his SUV, police said. The victim was ...
Taunton Police Chase Ends With Head-On Crash - CBS Local

Woman killed, man injured in head-on crash in Wildwood
A woman died and a man was injured when their vehicles collided head-on at the intersection of Highway 109 and Angelica Woods Lane in Wildwood ...

School bus with 20 kids crashes into parked cars in St. Paul ...
Feb 8, 2016 - School bus with 18 students crashes into parked cars, nearly hits post office ial earns extra money shoveling snow.n St. Paul ... it sideswiped three cars, jumped a curb and careened toward the post office building. ..  apparently hit a patch of ice. Police have said that the cause of the crash is under investigation and that drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors. The driver was cooperative with investigators.

Bus company's inspection record under scrutiny after crash | KMSP
Feb 9, 2016 - On Monday, a school bus carrying 18 students sideswiped cars and nearly smashed into a Post Office. On Tuesday the driver of the bus, which ..

Man fighting for life after shooting on hospital grounds
Irish Independent
Man fighting for life after shooting on hospital grounds ... Alan O'Keeffe A man has been killed and a woman was injured when they were struck by an ...
Man dies after shooting on hospital grounds - Irish Independent

Lockdown lifted for Lawrence schools following shooting on northeast side
WRTV Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS – Several schools in the Lawrence community were placed on a lockdown after a person was shot on the city's northeast side.

State Police respond to head-on collision in Bedford Co.
(WSET) - State Police say they just arrived at the scene of a head-on collision in Bedford County. Police say the crash happened on Jordantown Road.

2 BNSF Railway workers killed on tracks in SW South Dakota
Associated Press
EDGEMONT, S.D. (AP) — Two BNSF Railway employees have been struck and killed by a train near Edgemont in southwestern South Dakota.

Trooper critically injured on Christmas Day takes steps after leg was paralyzed
(KATU) - Nic Cederberg, an Oregon State Police trooper who was critically injured by a homicide suspect on Christmas Day, has taken his first series ...

Birmingham Police investigating double shooting on Avenue V in Ensley
ABC 33/40
According to authorities the second shooting victim arrived at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. The condition of the second victim is not known at this ...

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