Friday, May 12, 2017

Daily Misfortune Friday, May 12, 2017

Daily Misfortune Friday, May 12, 2017 --- ===
Monthly Misfortune May 2017 ---

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


  1. A bomb hits a convoy of the Deputy Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan, Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, near Mastung in the province of Balochistan, killing at least 25 people and wounding 35 others, including the Senate's Deputy Chairman. (Reuters)
  2. An explosion outside a prominent post office in Rome causes damage to a car; however, no injuries or deaths have been reported. A preliminary investigation indicated it was most likely “a demonstrative act, showing that it could be done”. (The Guardian)
  3. WannaCry ransomware attack A large scale international cyber-attack using the WannaCry ransomware package disrupts computer and telephone systems in thousands of cases across 99 countries. Affected organisations include: England's NHS, with doctors reporting messages demanding money; MegaFon and Sberbank in Russia; Telefónica, Iberdrola, and Gas Natural in Spain; and FedEx. (BBC), (AP/Reuters via ABC Australia)Arts and culture
  4. Costa Concordia disaster The Italian Supreme Court of Cassation upholds Francesco Schettino's 16-year sentence for his role as Captain of the Costa Concordia in the deaths of 32 people. (BBC), (Reuters)
  5. A shooting attack at a nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio, kills four people, including a police chief and the shooter. (ABC News)


Police Chief, two nursing home employees, suspect killed in Kirkersvilleshooting
The Sheriff says other authorities responding to the reports of a shooting later ... but Thorp said he believes the two employees killed were both women. ... the scene, was place on lockdown, then the school was closed for the day.
Kirkersville Shooting: Three Dead, Including Police Chief, at Ohio Nursing Home -
Ohio police chief killed in shooting was father of 6 with baby on the way - ABC News
Officials: Gunman killed police chief before shooting 2 others at nursing home, self - CBS News

Mysterious phone call to Potlatch High School sparks lockdown
Potlatch Superintendent Jeff Cirka said that phone call prompted the lockdown. I'm told the lady sounded distressed and told the high school they ...

Lawsuit: Cop fired for not shooting armed suicidal suspect
He claims he was fired from the force for not shooting and killing Ronald "R.J." ... Ronald D. "R.J." Williams Jr. was killed by police on May 6, 2016.
Police Officer Says He Was Fired for Not Shooting. Now He's Suing. - New York Times

No charges for white officer in Nashville who shot and killed black man
Los Angeles Times
The Nashville district attorney general said Thursday that a white officer wouldn't faces charges for shooting and killing an armed black man after a ...
No Charges for White Officer Who Shot, Killed Black Man - U.S. News & World Report

Police: Carson Elementary School briefly put on lockdown due to gunman nearby
Carson Elementary School was briefly put on lockdown due to a man nearby with a gun Friday morning, Cincinnati police confirm. The man was taken ...

Multiple Schools on Soft Lockdown After 2 Shot in Palatine
NBC Chicago
Multiple Schools on Soft Lockdown After 2 Shot in Palatine ... Multiple schools were under a soft lockdown Friday after two people were shot in a ... lockdown with officers assigned to each school as police investigated the shooting.

Summit High lockdown leaves parents worried, students scared in Fontana
“I thought how nice and then she told me she was on lockdown and all I could think of was that San Bernardino school shooting,” Christensen said.
Lockdown lifted at Summit High in Fontana after unverified tip about gun - KABC-TV

Man killed by Portland officer was armed with knife, police say
The man shot and killed by a Portland police officer Wednesday night was ... The officer who shot and killed Johnson was Samson Ajir, who was ...

Ribault HS, Ribault Middle and Sallye B. Matthis on lockdown Friday morning
First Coast News
Duval County Public Schools confirmed Friday morning that three of its schools were on lockdown Friday morning due to police activity in the area.

One injured in overnight shooting
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
A Waterloo police officer retrieves a spent shell casing from underneath a parked car on Frances Drive following a shooting Thursday night.
UPDATE: One injured in shooting - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Brothers Killed In Brazen Shooting In Broad Daylight Along Fruitridge Road
Good Day Sacramento
Deputies are investigating after two people were shot and killed in south Sacramento early Thursday afternoon.

Woman arrested after stabbing on First Street
Police were called to the 300 block of First Street around 7:45 p.m. for the report of a stabbing. There, they found a 38-year-old man with a stab wound ...

2 people killed in head-on crash on Route 60 north of Devola
The News Center
A second person has died following Thursday afternoon's head-on collision on State Route 60 in Washington County. The Ohio State Highway Patrol ...

Police: Girl Dies Following Head-On Crash in Eastern Indiana
U.S. News & World Report
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has died following a head-on collision in eastern Indiana that injured several other people.

Woman Killed in Head-On Crash
Fox 35 Orlando
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - - A woman is dead following a head-on crash in Orange County. Troopers said Alejandra Gomez Matta, 38, ...
SR 50 shut down following deadly head-on Orange... - WKMG Orlando
Woman killed in head-on crash near Bithlo, troopers say - Orlando Sentinel
Woman killed in head-on wrong-way crash in Orange County, troopers say - WFTV Orlando

Three injured in Wyandot County head-on crash
The Courier
Three people were injured Thursday night in a head-on crash on Ohio 67 just north of Crane Township 42, according to the Wyandot County Sheriff's ...

Canfield man involved in head-on crash, child killed
WAYNE COUNTY, Indiana (WKBN) – Charges are pending in a head-on crash in Indiana where police say a driver from Canfield hit another vehicle ...
5-year-old killed, infant and 2 adults injured in head-on crash in Wayne County - WRTV Indianapolis
Canfield man injured; 5-year-old killed in head-on crash - WFMJ
5-year-old injured in accident dies at hospital - Palladium-Item

Authorities identify three people killed in head-on crash in Nelson County, Kentucky
(WDRB) -- Authorities have identified three people who were killed in a head-on crash in Nelson County, Kentucky, on Thursday. Those victims have ...

Police: Overnight stabbing on Southeast side ends in arrest
Police report that the stabbing was a result of an argument between the 50-year-old man and someone he knew. A 44-year-old woman was arrested ...

SJC upholds overturning ex-Lowell man's arson-murder convictions
Lowell Sun
The state Supreme Judicial Court Thursday upheld a Superior Court judge's ruling ordering him a new trial in the 1982 fire that killed eight people in ...

Crash leaves power pole hanging in midair
A single-vehicle collision involving a minivan left a hydro pole dangling in midair in Scarborough early Friday. The collision happened at around 3:30 ...

Bus crashes into pole, power lines block traffic on West Main Street
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Traffic was backed up and being diverted Thursday afternoon from a section of West Main Street after a city bus struck a utility pole ...

Vehicle strikes utility pole in Wind Gap, more than 1500 were without power
WFMZ Allentown
WIND GAP, Pa. - A car struck a utility pole in Northampton County and it left more than 1,500 people without power. Officials say it happened around ...

Drunk Driver Hits Tree And Pole
LEX18 Lexington KY News
Police say the man was intoxicated when he crashed into a tree, and then hit a pole. They added that because he was drunk, he actually thought he hit ...

UPDATE: Deputy ejected from patrol car on Highway 273
Redding Record Searchlight
A portion of a power pole rests on the ground after a sheriff's deputy snapped the pole in two in a crash on Highway 273. (Photo: Jim Schultz).
Deputy injured in rollover crash in Shasta County - KRCRTV.COM

BREAKING: River Road truck crash claims one life
“Because the crash brought down power lines, several safety protocols ... In that accident a hydro pole was knocked down, and a second one was ...

Glen Rock PD: One Girl, 15, Found Drunk; Other, 16, With LSD
Fair Lawn-Glen Rock Daily Voice
GLEN ROCK, N.J. -- In a span over a little more than 24 hours, a Glen Rock police detective found a 16-year-old borough girl with LSD and the father ...

Car accident caused power outage in Albemarle County
The Charlottesville Newsplex
The road was shut down for a while but has reopened. One person was injured in the crash that involved a power pole, but there is no word at this time ...

Man shocked by low-hanging power line on Detroit's west side
WDIV Detroit
Man shocked by low-hanging power line on Detroit's west side ... They said they will be replacing the pole Friday, adding it has been leaning since it ...

Semi Hits Power Pole In Putnam County Thursday
A semi hit a power pole in Putnam County Thursday afternoon. The Putnam County Sentinel reports the incident happened on State Route 65 south of ...

Metro Transit Bus clips power pole
KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) -- There were some electrifying moments for the passengers of a Metro Transit Bus that swerved, when the driver said ...

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