Monthly Misfortune April 2017 ---
List of incidents of terror which could be accidents, crimes, or mental illness rampage or terrorist attacks.
- terror: South Thailand insurgency Joint bomb and gun attacks kill at least two in Narathiwat, Pattani, and Songkhla Provinces of Thailand, the latest in a long string of such attacks. (Reuters)
- terror: Kamwina Nsapu rebellion At least 17 new mass graves are discovered by United Nations investigators in Kasaï-Central, Democratic Republic of the Congo, mostly around the town of Tshimbulu. (Al Jazeera)
- disaster: At least 17 people are killed after an Andean landslide strikes the Colombian city of Manizales. (Reuters), (Reuters via The Telegraph)
- crash: Four Hellenic Army officers are killed and one is injured when their Bell UH-1 Iroquois border patrol helicopter crashes near Elassona in northern Greece. (ABC News)
- crime: suicide Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, acquitted last week of a 2012 double murder but serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, is found hanged in his prison cell, and is pronounced dead an hour later. (Fox News)
- crime: terroristic murder Pedro Hernandez, convicted in February 2017 for the May 25, 1979 death of Etan Patz in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan, was sentenced yesterday to 25 years to life imprisonment.(The New York Times) Etan Kalil Patz was six years old on May 25, 1979 when he disappeared on his way to his school bus stop. It was an "open family secret that he had confessed in the church." Hernandez was diagnosed with schizotypal personality disorder, which includes hallucinations. low IQ of around 70, "at the border of intellectual disability."
- crime: Nigerian spy chief Ayo Oke has been suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari after anti-corruption agents uncovered more than $43 million in cash at his flat in Lagos. (BBC)
- terror: political demolition Three senior figures in the Bharatiya Janata Party, L.K. Advani, Uma Bharati and Murli Manohar Joshi, will be tried for their alleged role in the destruction of the Babri Masjid Mosque in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya. (CNN)
- terror: political violence Venezuelan security forces clash with opposition demonstrators in the so-called "Mother of All Marches" against President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas. Two students and a National Guard sergeant are shot dead. (Reuters) (Reuters²)
- 4/19/2017 crime: selling votes to developers Norfolk Treasurer Anthony Burfoot heads to prison to begin serving 6-year sentence for corruption
- 4/19/2017 crime: shooting killing 3-year-old boy dies after shooting in Ocean View VA
- 4/19/2017 crime: shooting Chattanooga Police investigating a shooting on East 23rd street News Channel 9 Chattanooga Police are investigating a reported shooting on East 23rd street. Police responded to the scene at 2201 East 23rd street shortly after 8:30 ...
- 4/19 crash: head-on Drivers escape serious injury in Bulls Gorge head-on smash near Kerikeri New Zealand Herald Two drivers were lucky to escape with only moderate injuries after a head-on smash on Bulls Gorge near Kerikeri. The crash occurred at the bottom of ...
- 4/19 Woman pulled from burning vehicle after head-on crash Glens Falls Post-Star Two people were hurt after a head-on crash on River Street in Queensbury early Wednesday. A woman was credited with rescuing the driver of the ...
- 4/19 Man killed in wrong-way head-on crash in Indialantic, troopers... WKMG Orlando A 23-year-old man driving the wrong way on a beachside highway struck another vehicle head-on, killing a 58-year-old Indialantic man, the Florida ...Ian Joel Morkan Colon, of Indialantic, was driving a 2007 four-door Lincoln north in the southbound lane of State Road A1A . "(Colon) was going in the wrong direction," Trooper Steven Montiero said. “There is a possibility that alcohol is involved.
- 4/19 Women rescued after head-on crash in Glens Falls WNYT GLENS FALLS - Two women were rescued after a head-on crash in Glens Falls Wednesday morning. Police say 29-year-old Kayla Connor was ...
- 4/19 Woman dies in Gippsland head-on collision 9news.com.au A head-on collision between two cars in Victoria's Gippsland has left one woman dead and a man fighting for his life in hospital. The cars collided on ...
- 4/19 Single-vehicle DUI charge Raleigh wreck causes power 1,000 customer outage near Enloe High School WRAL.com Raleigh police said a single vehicle crashed into a power pole around 3 a.m. at the intersection of N. King Charles and Surrey roads near Enloe High ... RALEIGH, N.C. — More than 1,000 Duke Energy customers lost power early Wednesday morning at the peak of an outage caused by a car crash
- 4/19 crash: crime: hit and run Utility pole knocked down after hit and run crime in northern Shawnee County KSNT News TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Westar Energy spent the morning fixing a utility pole after it was knocked down early Wednesday morning after a hit and run ...
4/12 Buffalo man charged with murder in stabbing case WKBW-TV BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Buffalo man is facing murder charges in connection with a stabbing on April 12th. Justin Johnson was stabbed around ...
- Arrest in brutal 1982 cold case stabbing murder of Elizabeth Dixon www.dailytelegraph.com.au .Oct 28, 2015 - The stabbing murder of 31-year-old Elizabeth Dixon has had police stumped since her body was found in a car in bushland at Ashtonfield on ...
- Man charged over stabbing murder of Elizabeth Dixon in 1982 will ... Oct 29, 2015 - Rodney Lawrence, 64, was arrested at his home in Stockton on Wednesday over themurder of Elizabeth Dixon in April 1982. The 31-year-old's ...
- Man faces court over murder of Elizabeth Dixon in Hunter Valley in 1982 Oct 28, 2015 - A man accused of the murder of a woman the New South Wales Hunter ... last night with the murder of 31-year-old Elizabeth "Betty" Dixon in 1982. ... Her hands had been bound and she had suffered numerous stab wounds.
- Rodney Lawrence in court over 1982 murder of NI woman Elizabeth ... Oct 29, 2015 - Elizabeth Dixon, known as Betty, was murdered in Australia in 1982 ... The 31-year-oldhad been stabbed 27 times and beaten with a blunt ...
Woman in critical condition after power pole falls on her
The scene where two people were seriously injured when a large tree branch fell onto the power line, striking the pedestrians around 3 p.m. in the ...
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