Thursday, April 13, 2017

Daily Misfortune Thursday, April 13, 2017

Daily Misfortune Thursday, April 13, 2017 --- ===
Monthly Misfortune April 2017 ---

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


  1. Afghanistan Nangarhar airstrike  The United States Air Force drops the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, reportedly on an ISIL complex of tunnels and caves. This is the first use of the weapon on the battlefield. (Business Insider)
  2. European migrant crisis A boat carrying migrants sinks off the coast of Libya, with 97 people reported missing. 23 others were rescued by the Libyan coast guard. (Al Jazeera)International relations
  3. The Democratic Republic of the Congo suspends its military cooperation with Belgium. (Jeune Afrique)
  4. The European Court of Human Rights rules that Russia had failed to protect students and teachers during the 2004 Beslan school siege, which left 334 people dead, and orders the Russian Government to pay 2,955,000 euros to 409 relatives of the victims. The ruling was quickly denounced by Russia as "unacceptable". (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
  5. One student is murdered and another injured in Mardan, Pakistan over alleged blasphemy. The student who died, Mashal Khan, was known on social media for his secular and liberal views. (BBC)
  6. 2017 Venezuelan constitutional crisis Thousands of people take to the streets in Caracas as Venezuelan authorities acknowledge a fifth death in the protests. (AP)Science and technology


$30,000 reward for men who shot Galveston security guard

Men find $1.4 million in gold shoved inside tank

Police: Woman spotted driving wrong way on Eastex Fwy

Crooks dash away with cash from IHOP on NW Fwy
Hit-and-run driver accused of hitting panhandler
Masked men rob west Houston bank
Exclusive: Suspect's brother speaks on missing woman
Teen accused of killing parents released on bond

WATCH: Bullets Narrowly Miss Girl in Chandler, Arizona, Shooting

Surveillance video shows bullets narrowly missing a little girl in a shooting at a tattoo parlor in Chandler, Arizona. Two men, Michael Hart and Rafael Santos, were arrested.


18 Syrian Fighters Allied With US Are Killed in Coalition Airstrike
New York Times
Members of the American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqah, Syria, in March. Credit Delil Souleiman/Agence France-Presse — Getty ...
US military says misdirected airstrike in northern Syria killed 18 allied fighters - Los Angeles Times

US military: Misdirected airstrike in Syria killed 18 allied fighters - WBAL Baltimore

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Port St. Lucie schools no longer on lockdown after armed robbery at LSO Jewelers

Four schools were on lockdown in Port St. Lucie after a robbery at a jewelry store. Police say Westgate K-8, Renaissance Charter School on ...

Armed robbery spurs lockdowns at five schools in Port St. Lucie - WPEC

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Chicago judge killed: Man charged with murder


(CNN) A Chicago man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a prominent Cook County judge, police ...

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US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan after Green Beret killed

Fox News

US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan after Green Beret killed ... area with no civilian homes nearby and that there had been no reports of injured ... The strike came just days after a Green Beret was killed fighting ISIS in ...

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Lockdown Lifted At Essex Junction Schools, No Arrests At This Time

Vermont Public Radio

A staffer and two children who were inside a child care facility on the Essex High School campus walk away from the school after being released ...

Parents anxious for answers after Essex lockdown - WPTZ

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Two sisters killed in Hickory Hill shooting, suspect in custody

The Commercial Appeal

Two sisters were killed in a domestic violence shooting outside a Hickory Hill home Thursday morning. Yolanda Jones / The Commercial Appeal.

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BREAKING: Arapahoe Schools on lockdown

County 10

Details are scarce, but FCSD #38 Superintendent Kenneth Crowson confirmed with County 10 that all Arapahoe K-12 schools are on lockdown.

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Elementary school put on lockdown as precaution after threats made to employee

ABC Action News

The situation immediately lead Monica Canchola to think about what happened at a school in San Bernardino, Ca., where a man shot and killed his ...

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Lawyers give closing arguments in 1st Bunkerville standoff trial

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Bronco Bundy, center, 9, and his brother Payton, 5, outside Lloyd George Federal Building where lawyers give closing arguments in the first ...

Prosecutor gives closing argument in 1st Bunkerville standoff trial - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Jurors due to deliberate Nevada case of Bundy ranch standoff - Reuters

Jury Hears Closings in Nevada Ranch Standoff Trial in Vegas - U.S. News & World Report

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Wife of Texas church bus driver killed in crash is found dead in home

Fox News

The wife of the Texas bus driver killed in a crash last month was found dead in her home Tuesday, officials said. The body of Dianne Barrett was ...

Survivor recounts San Bernardino school shooting: 'He was out for blood'

San Bernardino County Sun

So in my mind, I'm thinking 'He's shooting anybody and everybody.' ” She did not see ... “I said 'a man's in there, he just shot and killed Ms. Smith.'”.

Survivor of San Bernardino school shooting talks about what would, wouldn't have made a difference - San Bernardino County Sun

Family of San Bernardino school shooting victim say 9-year-old in good spirits - CBS News

9-year-old injured in San Bernardino school shooting 'recovering well' - KGO-TV

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Chicago Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Shooting of Judge, Others Sought

Chicago police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of a Cook county judge in what police described as a "targeted robbery." ... Myles, a Cook County judge was killed in Chicago on Monday, April 10, 2017.

Chicago judge killed: Man charged with murder - CNN

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Florida police officer charged for shooting unarmed man who had arms raised

Washington Post

The injured man, Charles Kinsey, who survived the shooting, worked as a behavioral therapist at a group home. The man sitting cross-legged next to ...

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Parents anxious for answers in Essex lockdown


“My daughter had texted me at 10:26 stating that the school had had a lockdown and had been for about 20 minutes,” said Tiffany Abair. Abair said her ...

Essex High School safe after lockdown, suspect at large -

Lockdown Lifted At Essex Junction Schools, No Arrests At This Time - Vermont Public Radio

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Report Exonerates SF Police Officers In 2015 Fatal Shooting Of Knife-Wielding Man

CBS San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A report by the San Francisco district attorney's office into the fatal police shooting of a man wielding a knife, which led ...

San Francisco district attorney clears officers in fatal 2015 shooting of Amilcar Perez-Lopez - KGO-TV

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Boy wounded in San Bernardino school shooting is 'doing well,' say parents

San Bernardino County Sun

SAN BERNARDINO >> The parents of the boy wounded in the shooting at North Park Elementary School said Wednesday that Nolan Brandy, 9, ...

The latest San Bernardino shooting brings back memories of my son, who was killed in Isla Vista - Los Angeles Times

Memorial for San Bernardino school shooting victims continues to grow Wednesday - San Bernardino County Sun

What the San Bernardino Shooter's Facebook Page Reveals About Domestic Abuse - New York Magazine

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Arrest made in shooting death of Chicago judge

Fox News

Staples said the gun used in the shooting of Myles was also used in an armed robbery in ... Chicago judge killed: FBI offers $25G reward for info ...

Shooting of Cook County judge was a 'targeted robbery,' police say - WLS-TV

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Florida police officer charged in shooting of autistic man's caretaker

Fox News

A North Miami, Fla., police officer is facing criminal charges in the shooting of an autistic man's caretaker this past July. Officer Jonathan Aledda was ...

North Miami Officer Is Arrested Over Shooting Of Therapist During Standoff - NPR

North Miami police officer charged in shooting of Charles Kinsey - Local 10

North Miami cop charged in shooting of autistic man's unarmed therapist - Miami Herald

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BREAKING: Arapahoe Schools on lockdown

County 10

Details are scarce, but FCSD #38 Superintendent Kenneth Crowson confirmed with County 10 that all Arapahoe K-12 schools are on lockdown.

Teen killed in Federal Way shooting

Federal Way police are investigating the shooting death of a 19-year-old man ... The next killed a 35-year-old man in the 8300 block of Rainier Avenue ...

Liberal writer blames NRA for Calif. school shooting — then conservatives hit back with facts

A writer for Salon magazine accuses the National Rifle Association of being culpable in Monday's elementary school shooting in San Bernardino.

Skier killed in Snoqualmie Pass avalanche remembered as 'true educator'

The Seattle Times

Morgan Miller, 36, who was killed in an avalanche Tuesday in the Snoqualmie Pass area, was a well-known guide in local skiing and rock-climbing ...

Injured ants get rescued after sending chemical SOS, researchers find

The Guardian

It sounds like a heroic tale from a classic wartime movie: the rescue of an injured warrior on the battlefield so that they can fight another day. In fact, it is ...

No Ant Left Behind: Warrior Ants Carry Injured Comrades Home - NPR

This termite-hunting ant rescues its injured friends to benefit the whole colony - The Verge

Insect Heroes? Ants Save Their Injured Comrades - Live Science

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Officials: Imprisoned Utah doctor may have killed himself

Utah officials say a doctor imprisoned for drugging his beauty queen wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub may have killed himself.

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San Bernardino Shooting Highlights How Black Women Are Affected by Domestic Violence

Allure Magazine

Yesterday, San Bernardino, California made headlines after a fatal shooting at North ... Jonathan Martinez, and left another nine-year-old student injured. ... "When are we going to talk about all of the Black women who are killed by ...

San Bernardino School Shooting Gunman Had Threatened His Wife, Police Say - TIME

The boy killed in the San Bernardino school shooting had a rare disorder that causes challenges ... - Washington Post

San Bernardino gunman threatened wife, but no one predicted a school shooting - The Desert Sun

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Eau Claire duplex fire causes $2.5k damage, power outages

WQOW TV News 18

The fire department also said there was a power pole near the residence that has blown a fuse and started a small fire, which caused power outages ...

Electrical fire knocks power out to part of EC's south side


And an electrical panel was damaged. There was also fire reported on a power pole behind the duplex ... And that is what knocked the power out for ...

Vehicle crashes into pole in Hollywood leaving thousands without power

FOX 11 Los Angeles

HOLLYWOOD (FOX 11 / CNS) - A vehicle sheared a power pole Wednesday in Hollywood, knocking out electricity to about 3,000 Los Angeles ...

Power knocked out to thousands in Hollywood after crash - KABC-TV

Power Outage Affecting Hundreds in Hollywood -

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Grocery store opening, power pole installation jam Palos Verdes Drive East, Pacific Coast Highway

The Daily Breeze

Law enforcement is encouraging drivers to avoid the area of Palos Verdes Drive North and Palos Verdes Drive East near Pacific Coast Highway due ...

FPL raising 55-foot power pole to boost storm resiliency in St. Augustine


St. Augustine, Fl. - Florida Power and Light is raising a 55-foot, 9,000 lb., power pole in St. Augustine on Thursday, to boost reliability during storms ...

Garbage truck tangles with power lines in midtown (standalone)

Arizona Daily Star

Apprentice lineman Tanner Acken with Tucson Electric Power begins his trip up a power pole to repair damage done when a City of Tucson garbage ...

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Resident concerned with safety of power pole in backyard

News 10NBC

Trees, poles and wires covered the neighborhood during the March windstorm. They didn't have power for a week. Eventually, RG&E crews got to this ...

Driver flees from crash in Whanganui

Taranaki Daily News

Meanwhile, police are searching for the driver of the vehicle involved, who fled from the scene. The car crashed into a power pole on the corner of ...

Most power back after hundreds of outages in Martin County | Video


A faulty power pole a parking lot caused the Regency Square outage and was being repaired by FPL crews, McConnell said. Stuart police went to the ...

Downed pole temporarily shuts down traffic on Wanamaker

Topeka Capital Journal

Traffic was backed up Wednesday afternoon in a construction zone in southwest Topeka after a vehicle knocked down a power pole, authorities said.

Car smashes into power pole, knocking out power, traffic lights

The Northwest Florida Daily News

According to Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Michele Nicholson, a car crashed into a power pole around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, knocking ...

Parents of girl who ingested meth charged with endangerment


The National Institute on Drug Abuse says a methamphetamine overdose can lead to a stroke, heart attack or organ problems that can result in death.

Truckie forgets to drop tray, takes down power poles before rollover

The West Australian

A truck driver has wiped out two power poles and almost started a fire after he claims he forgot to put his tip tray down. Police have confirmed they are ...

Wreck leads to power outage in Avon Lake; Learwood, Eastview school canceled

Chronicle Telegram

A car struck a utility pole on Lear Road, causing a power outage that forced the cancellation of two schools in Avon Lake. Reports came in of a car ...

Road reopens after car hits power pole


Road reopens after car hits power pole. by WWMT Staff. Wednesday, April 12th 2017. Crews respond to a crash in Portage after a car knocks down a ...

Wild winds, rains leave 6000 in the dark

Los Altos Town Crier

... on Rosita Avenue and flung it 15-20 feet into the crossbar of a power pole, knocking out power. She said that incident alone impacted 70 customers.

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Power lost after ute crashes

New Zealand Herald

A witness to the accident said despite the damage to the power pole, they understood there were no major injuries to any of the occupants of the ute.

Power outage blamed on hit, run accident in South Boston

This hit and run wreck on Webster Street resulted in power being knocked out ... “The Jeep had sliced the pole and hit the tree pulling the lines down.

Two Children, One Adult Injured After Power Pole Falls on Van in Brownwood

Big Country Homepage

BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Two children and one adult were transported to the hospital after a power pole fell on a van during a crash in ...

Crash Injures One, Brings Down Pole, Wires

Westport Now

Crash Injures One, Brings Down Pole, Wires ... person to Norwalk Hospital, snapped the pole, brought down wires, and knocked out power in the area.

Violent mob of 10 teenagers fracture cyclist's skull with bike seat pole in shocking attack

A violent mob of around 10 teenagers 'no older than 14' attacked a cyclist who was rammed in the head with bike seat pole - fracturing his skull.

Students injured in Oak Park School bus accident


... the school bus, the bus hit the car, and then the bus swerved into a power pole. ... After the bus and the knocked down traffic pole was removed, the ...

Oak Park School bus with children involved in major accident - WWSB ABC 7

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Suspect in custody for Monday crash; Airport-College still closed

Bloomington Pantagraph

The weight of the broken pole pulled down a second pole and left live power lines in the street, police said. Hundreds of people lost power as a result.

College-Airport reopens; area man charged in crash - Bloomington Pantagraph

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Truck crashes into pole, home; power knocked out


The driver of a truck hit a light pole and crashed into a house. That crash caused power to go out for hundreds in that part of Cedar Rapids, including ...

Man jailed for attacking friend with metal pole in Weymouth

Blackmore Vale Magazine

A man who hit his friend in the face with a metal pole and swung a hammer at a cyclist in Weymouth has been jailed for four years. Jason Keith Breen ...

One burnt to death as truck, Hyva catch fire after head-on collision in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times

A truck and a Hyva caught fire after both the vehicles collided head-on near Baunsara under Dhanupali police limits in Odisha's Sambalpur district late ...

Illegal overtake led to fatal head-on crash

Daily Echo

TWO men were killed on a Hampshire road after a van driver attempted an illegal overtake before crashing head-on with another vehicle.

Latest 'Furious' movie hits preposterous head-on

Toledo Blade

Progressively dumb-but-enjoyable, The Fast and the Furious franchise has played a successful game of high-speed chicken with real-world physics ...

1 dead after head-on collision in Chesterfield, sources say

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — One person is dead another a second person has been transported to the hospital after a head-on collision in ...

1 dead, another injured after head-on collision in Chesterfield County - WRIC

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Editor's comment: What themes link successful bike retailers meeting consumer habits head on?

CyclingIndustry.News (press release) (registration) (blog)

You've undoubtedly heard the term experiential retail progressively more in recent times. If you're lucky your business may have avoided a general ...

Maged Al-Harazi found guilty of wife's brutal stabbing murder

The Canberra Times

A man accused of stabbing his wife to death in a "frenzied" attack as she breastfed their 10-month-old son has been found guilty of murder. Maged ...

Update | Charges laid after fatal head-on as police blitz ramps up | Video

The Northern Daily Leader

A man has been charged after Wednesday's head-on crash that killed a man north of Inverell. The 23-year-old was driving a black Jeep Patriot north ...

2 Hospitalized After Graves County Head-on Crash

West Kentucky Star

Deputies said a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Caitlyn Fulcher of Mayfield collided head on with another vehicle driven by 56-year-old Jerry Crawford, ...

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Person of interest in Ponchatoula arson-murder investigation in custody

WDSU New Orleans

Tangipahoa Parish authorities said the person of interest in Sunday night's arson-murder in Ponchatoula is in custody in another parish on unrelated ...

10 major-league careers altered by a pitch to the head


It's always scary when a pitch is delivered high and tight in the region of a batter's head. Sometimes a pitch gets away. Sometimes it's meant simply to ...

Driver killed in head-on collision identified

Destin Log

MOSSY HEAD — Authorities have released the name of the Freeport man who was killed in a head-on collision with a semitrailer Tuesday afternoon.

Trump pressures NATO head on spending

The Hill (blog)

President Trump on Wednesday said he would be talking further with the secretary general of NATO about the money member countries contribute to ...

Did Oscar Winner Manchester by the Sea Inspire a Tragic, Real-Life Mur

Vanity Fair

Mid-way through the grim meditation on grief that is Oscar winner Manchester by the Sea, an accidental fire rages through a New England home, ...

Police identify man killed in head-on crash in Colorado Springs Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Colorado Springs Police Department has identified a man who was killed in a high-speed head-on crash Monday night in Stetson Hills. 24-year-old ...

Arizona man pleads guilty in fatal head-on crash on US 95

Las Vegas Review-Journal

A northwest Arizona man faces prison time after pleading guilty to manslaughter in a deadly head-on collision last year on U.S. Highway 95 that ...

Crash shuts down Cortez Bridge

Bradenton Herald

... Emergency Communications Center officials. It was originally reported as a head-on collision between two vehicles at the east end of the bridge.

Woman hospitalized after stabbing on Metrobus in Northeast

Washington Post

Update (7:02 p.m.). Metro Transit Police arrested a suspect Wednesday night in connection with the afternoon stabbing on a V4 Metrobus, the agency ...

2 injured after head-on collision near Alberton

Police say a head-on collision on Route 12, near Alberton, P.E.I., sent two people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. West Prince RCMP ...

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