Monday, May 1, 2017

Monthly Misfortune May 2017

Monthly Misfortune May 2017 --- ===

List of terrorist incidents in May 2017 Wikipedia

Apr 2 sick  20 teachers fall ill after luncheon at elementary school in North Hills followed a tiki-themed teacher-appreciation luncheon that was catered by a local Hawaiian restaurant Tuesday. A buffet line of meats, rice and macaroni salad was served at the reports of students being affected, adding that all potential food sources were being investigated as a result of the incident. A Vintage Magnet staff member suspected that fruit and dessert, brought in parents of kindergarteners, could be to blame. About 20 teachers called in sick Thursday, April 2, 2017, at Vintage Magnet Elementary School in North Hills after falling ill due to suspected food poisoning. (KABC)

sat 4 29  1 killed after 2 suspects allegedly open fire in La Mirada area April 30, 2017 LA MIRADA, Calif. (KABC) -- At least one person was killed and three others hurt after authorities said two suspects drove around in a vehicle and opened fire in the Pico Rivera, Whittier and La Mirada areas Saturday afternoon.d eadly spree started in Whittier where two people were shot. was then wounded in a parking lot at Santa Gertrudes Avenue and Imperial Highway.The fatal shooting took place near Santa Gertrudes Avenue and Alicante Road, by the La Mirada golf course, around 4 p.m. The man was found and taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said. Another person was injured during that shooting.The two suspects then carjacked a person in Pico Rivera

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   Click On Detroit ... is questioning a critical decision made by paramedics after a Detroit officer was shot Sunday on the city's west side. The 14-year veteran of the …  Detroit police officer shot in head Sunday, still in critical condition The Seattle Times DETROIT — A 14-year Detroit police veteran remains hospitalized in critical condition after he was shot in the forehead while responding to a domestic dispute at an …  Detroit police release ID of man killed after shooting officer in head MLive Detroit police confirmed James Edward Ray, 46, is the man who shot a Detroit police officer before being shot multiple times and killed Sunday night. ...unknown why Ray, who had no connection with the call police were responding to, shot the officer...  no prior felony convictions in Michigan,   Detroit police officer shot in the head, in critical ... fox news  Chief James Craig says this is the 8th Detroit Police officer shot in the line of duty since September 2016.

    1. Mass stabbing attack 4 victims,  killed UT-Austin   At least 1 dead, multiple injured in stabbing attack on UT-Austin campus  Emergency personnel in Austin are responding to reports of a stabbing on the University of Texas at Austin campus Monday afternoon. 1 dead, 3 hurt in stabbing on University of Texas campus - KKTV 11 News stabbing happened near the Gregory Gym, which is west of the university's football stadium and also close to a dorm and the Student Activity Center.  Austin police say one person is in custody Monday afternoon.  1 killed, 3 injured in stabbing at UT Austin; 1 taken into custody  Dallas News people were reportedly stabbed on the UT Austin campus Monday ... The suspect was later identified by police as 21-year-old Kendrex J.  21-year-old Kendrex J. White, who appears to be a 2014 graduate of Killeen High School, according to his Facebook page. White was walking around the scene with a Bowie-style hunting knife,
    crash: headon 
    1. Crews responding to head on crash on Route 60 in Cabell County WSAZ-TV  (WSAZ) -- Emergency responders are the on the scene of a head on crash. Cabell County Dispatchers tell WSAZ the two vehicle crash is just east of ... two vehicle crash happened east of Milton on Route 60.The crash was reported just after 10 o'clock Monday morning

    crash: utility pole
    1. crash: utility pole Man in hospital after car hits power pole on SH1 near Otaki New Zealand Herald A man has been taken to hospital after a car crashed into a power pole near Otaki this afternoon. The car hit the power pole along State Highway 1 ...
    2. crash: utility pole Single-vehicle crash takes down power pole in Bessemer Alabama's News Leader BESSEMER, Ala. — A single-vehicle crash in Bessemer took down a power pole Monday morning at 14th St and 3rd Ave. The crash happened in front ...
    3. crash: utility pole crime: hit and run Power lines, 3 poles down in Renton after garbage truck crash and run KIRO Seattle Power pole in middle of 300 bl Union Ave SE #Renton. Eyewitnesses say garbage truck hit pole, left. Woman briefly trapped. @KIRO7Seattle ...three poles on Union Avenue Northeast were affected. Witnesses told KIRO 7 that a garbage truck hit one of the poles and then left.
    4. crash: utility pole cause: driver sleep (?) Police: Driver falls asleep, crashes into power pole 6 On Your Side NAMPA, ID - A nightshift worker apparently fell asleep behind the wheel of his car and smashed into a power pole early Monday morning, according to ...
    1. crime: stabbing injured: 1 arrested: 1 Police: One person hurt in stabbing on city bus AZ AZFamily  One person was hurt and another person was detained after a stabbing was reported in a Valley Metro bus Monday morning, according to officials ...
    2. Man shot in the head on Normandy Blvd, suspect taken into custody First Coast News  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports an adult male was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the head early Monday ...
    1. Shooting 7 0 Kulgam district, India Five policemen and two bank security guards were killed in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.[1] Jaish-e-Mohammed (suspected) Kashmir conflict
    2. Execution, kidnapping 1 4 kidnapped Rafah, Egypt Islamic State militants executed a woman and kidnapped her husband and three children in Rafah.[2] Islamic State Insurgency in Egypt
    3. Shooting 3 5 Cairo, Egypt A police convoy that was in the Nasr City area of Cairo were attacked after gunmen in two vehicles opened fire. The attack killed three police officers and wounded five.[3] The Hasm Movement (suspected) Insurgency in Egypt
    4. Shooting 2 1 Téra Department, Niger At least 2 gendarmes killed & 1 civilian wounded in attack in Fonéko, Tillabéri Region.[4] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
    mo 1

    Man wanted in MTA worker's fatal shooting found dead afterstandoff in New Jersey WABC-TV
    Surrounded by a heavily armed SWAT team from Bergen County, 44-year-old Zire King was found dead, Eyewitness News has learned after a five ... Surrounded by a heavily armed SWAT team from Bergen County, 44-year-old Zire King was found dead, Eyewitness News has learned after a five and a half hour standoff on Friday afternoon. Darla Miles Zire King found dead in closet after afternoon standoff w/Hackensack police. King was wanted for murder of his GF MTA Conductor Jackie Dicks MTA worker Jacqueline Dicks. She was shot and killed as she walked home from work on Monday night in Brooklyn. Slain MTA conductor's boyfriend found dead after police standoff - New York Post

    crash: head-on
    1. crash: avoided head-on into police car Suspected drunk driver narrowly misses "accidental" head-on crash with Macomb County Sheriff's Deputy 
    2. crash: head-on, bad turn attempt Beloved pie baker, retired teacher killed in Johnson County head-on wreck with turning teens Fort Worth 
    3. Bryan man killed in head-on collision early Tuesday  
    4. Police: Woman charged with DUI after hitting Nelson Co. cruiser NELSON Co., Va. 
    5. Catholic school bus, car collide nearly head-on; teen driver of car injured  

    crash: utility pole
    1. Truck hits Lake Balboa power pole, knocks out electricity 30 outaged Los Angeles CA
    2. Truck hits utility pole, causes power 1,560 outaged distracted by flying bug San Diego CA
    3. Highway 49 Traffic Accident Leads To Power 55 Outaged   Sonora CA
    4. Atlanta passerby rescues driver from burning, overturned car hit pole Atlanta GA
    5. crash: utility pole crime: intoxicated December 26, 2016 crash May 2, 2017 news Man who hit pole, caused outage gets jail Escanaba Michigan
    1. crime: shooting injured: 0 arrested: 2 Police have two in custody after "gunfight" outside Rochester MN bank Olive Garden 
    2. Oregon Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting A Chicken 

      1. Five arrested, heavy weapons seized in French anti-terrorist operation  PARIS,
      2. Syrian Civil War According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least 38 people are killed, including civilians and Syrian Democratic Forces fighters, after ISIL militants attack a camp for displaced Syrian and Iraqi refugees near Al-ShaddadahAl-Hasakah Governorate(BBC)

      5 2 Man, woman killed in shooting behind Pomona grocery store  KABC-TV  A man and a woman were shot to death behind a Pomona grocery store, according to officials. KABC. By Marc Cota-Robles and staff. man and a woman were shot to death Tuesday evening outside a small grocery store in Pomona, authorities said.

      5 2 Details In Crash That Sparked Power 50 Outage In Tuttletown  Tuttletown, CA –  41-year-old Stewart Vincent Deluz of Elk Grove was driving a 2006 Honda Accord within the stated 35 to 40 speed limit southbound on the highway, according to the CHP, when he allowed his car to veer off the roadway for unknown reasons.

      1. Ambush 9 5 Diabaly, Mali A Malian army supply convoy fell into an ambush between Diabaly and Nampala in the center of the country. 9 were killed and 5 injured.[5] Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Insurgency in the Maghreb
      2. Shooting 37 100 Hasakah, Syria Islamic State militants killed at least 37 Iraqi refugees and wounded 100 others who were heading to a refugee camp in Syria near the borders with Iraq.[6][7] Islamic State Syrian Civil War
      3. Shooting 1 0 El Arish, Egypt An assassination took place in Arish city earlier today as an ISIS sleeper cell shot dead an unidentified Egyptian soldier up close in broad daylight.[8] Islamic State Sinai insurgency

      crash: other
        1. 1 airlifted, 5 others hurt after car ran stop sign hits school bus crashes, rolls north of Bemidji MN .
        2. Billerica MA Aution Auction Vehicle Accident killed: 3 injured: 9 suspect: not yet identified deliberate and terrorism ruled out, ruled as unfortunate accident but sudden acceleration is not explained.
        crash: head-on
        crash: power pole 

        1. Crash into Burien pole cuts power 4000 outaged, blocks street Seattle
        2. NW OKC Crimoma; Chase Ends With Power Pole Snapped In Half  OKLAHOMA CITY
        3. industrial accident One person dead, two injured after flag pole falls on power line at Sherman apartments SHERMAN, Texas 
        4. Truck knocks out power in downtown Portland  ME 
        5. Single engine plane loses power, crashes into poles and traffic on street in Mukilteo WA Plane crashes CNN.
        1. An explosion at a coal mine near AzadshahrIran, kills at least 21 miners and traps 39 others, according to state media. (BBC) (wkp) 
        1. Somali Public Works Minister Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji is shot and killed in the capital Mogadishu. (BNO News) (wkp) 
        2. War in Afghanistan (2015–present) A suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy in Kabul kills eight civilians and wounds at least 28 people. (Reuters) (wkp) 
        3. non political crime causes terror at college May 3, 2017 Texas North Lake College Gunman Murders Woman Suicide Irving, Texas
        4. Billerica MA Aution Auction Vehicle Accident Deliberate attack and terrorism are ruled out but accident causes terror

        1. Suicide car bombing 8 (+1) 28 Kabul, Afghanistan Eight people were killed and 28 more were injured when a suicide car bomber detonated next to a convoy of NATO vehicles near the U.S. embassy in Kabul.[9] Islamic State War in Afghanistan
        2. Suicide bombing 2 (+2) 3 Samarra, Iraq Two policemen were killed in a suicide bombing by IS terrorists in Iraq’s northern Saladin province, according to a local military source.[10] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
        3. Bombing 1 2 Bagdad, Iraq A teacher was killed as a bomb placed under a vehicle exploded in western Baghdad. In another blast, two persons were wounded as a bomb exploded in Nahrawan district, southeast of Baghdad.[11] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
        4. Shelling 1 9 Timbuktu, Mali 3 rockets struck the MINUSMA Super Camp at Timbuktu Airport around leaving 1 peacekeeper dead and 9 wounded[12] Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Northern Mali conflict

        5 3 One person taken to hospital after shooting in Sheraden WPXI Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH - An 18-year-old man died at a Pittsburgh hospital after a shooting late Wednesday night in Pittsburgh's Sheraden neighborhood.

        May 3 Multiple shootings: Five people were shot, one fatally, in the Central DistrictSouth Seattle and University District early today May 4 and yesterday May 3 . A bystander at the fatal shooting of a young woman at Borracchini’s Bakery on Rainier Avenue said, "I’m shaking. It’s heavy on my heart.” Seattle Times  Woman killed, man injured in south Seattle shootings - KOMO News n the parking lot of Borracchini's Bakery. wed About the same time as the bakery shooting, and just blocks away, more gunfire was reported at Rainier Ave. S. and S. Genesee St, no victims but shell casings found

        5 3 40000+ lost power throughout Sacramento County  KCRA Sacramento  More than 40,000 SMUD customers lost power Wednesday, May 3, 2017. ... SMUD said the cause of one was a car crashing into a power pole. Power Outage Knocks Out 40000 In Arden Area During Heat - CBS Sacramento

        5 3 Kuna man, 22, killed in crash with power pole KTVB KUNA -- A 22-year-old is dead after his car smashed into a power pole and caught fire in Kuna Wednesday night. Kuna Police were called out to the ...

        5 3 may 3 sentence   Oct. 3, 2015 crash Drunken driver who hit officer head-on gets 13 months    Gloucester Daily Times  He was going 60 miles an hour down Main Street, Ronan said, when he crossed the center of the road and crashed head-on into Muise's cruiser. early morning hours of Oct. 3, 2015, Gloucester police Officer Kevin Muise was responding to a call when, he said, "my life was changed forever because of the irresponsible and selfish actions" of a man named Joseph Loiacano.  blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when he sped down Main Street,... [accidentally?] veered across the road just as Muise, driving a police cruiser, was coming the opposite direction... broken neck, concussion, torn rotator cuff, bulging disks and alternating pain and numbness in his arm, leg and back, Muise is still struggling to recover enough from his injuries to allow him to return to his job patrolling the streets of Gloucester.

        wed 5 3  2 transported to hospital after crash; residents without power Blair Enterprise Publishing A Nebraska Department of Roads vehicle and a semi-tractor and trailer lay in a ditch following an accident Wednesday on state Highway 91 near 25th ...speed and the semi's weight appeared to be a factor in the crash, which occurred at the curve in the highway just as the road enters the city.  The eastbound semi, which weighed 80,000 pounds, appeared to have crossed the center line forcing the westbound truck to run off the road. Power outages reported in Blair, NE - KMTV - 3 News Now

        May 3 North Lake College gunman left college, was stalking the woman he killed, her family says Dallas News (blog) Witnesses told the family that Torres had walked up to Gonzalez and yelled at her before shooting: "You know who I am, and you know why I am here.". Gonzalez's mother, Lucia Gonzalez, told WFAA-TV (Channel 8) that her daughter didn't see Torres as a threat.  "He had been stalking her for quite a while, but she didn't make anything of it," she said. Lucia Gonzalez said her daughter hadn't dated Torres and that the two weren't friends. She told KTVT-TV (Channel 11) that Torres had left North Lake to attend school elsewhere, but had returned to the school in the past few weeks.

        5 3 Arlington Texas terror-style gunman with 2 guns and 2 knives kills restaurant manager shot by customer Arlington police: Customer killed gunman, may have saved other lives  Fort Worth Star Telegram The shooting was reported about 6:15 p.m. at Zona Caliente Sports Bar and ... There were about 15 to 20 people in the sports bar when the shooting ...  2 Dead After Shooting Inside Arlington Restaurant - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth  'Hero' stopped mass murder by crazed bar patron who was armed to the teeth, police say - Dallas News Before he was shot about 6:15 p.m., the gunman killed the manager of Zona Caliente in the 6500 block of South Cooper Street,...  Police later identified the gunman as 48-year-old James Jones of Grand Prairie and the victim as 37-year-old Cesar Perez of Duncanville. The man who killed Jones has not been identified. Authorities later found two loaded guns and two knives on Jones 

        5 3  Sri Lanka Air Force Called In, Area Blacked Out To Rescue Protestor On Power Pole  Asia Cruise News Police have requested the Sri Lanka Air Force to help with the rescuing of a young individual who had climbed up a high tension tower. Power shut off caused extensive black outs

        5 3 Stanton crash damages power pole, two transported Norfolk Daily NewsStanton County Public Power also responded to the accident scene in order to deal with the live electrical wires and the replacement of the power pole ... Mercedes Divis, 28, lost control [or took aim] of the vehicle she was driving southbound [with 25 mph speed limit] when she struck a power pole, causing it to snap in half.

        5 3 Medford Police Investigate Shooting on Eagle Trace Drive KDRV Officers say they responded to the reported shooting on Eagle Trace Lane just after 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Upon arrival, officers found a ...

        A gunman fatally shot an employee at an Arlington sports bar Wednesday evening before he was killed by an armed customer, police said.

        5 3Man found with fatal stab wound when police called to Raleigh intersection News & Observer A man was fatally stabbed at a Southeast Raleigh street intersection on Wednesday night, police said.

        5 3 2 hospitalized after car runs light slams head-on into CATS bus in uptown WSOC Charlotte  #Breaking Driver of car seriously injured after crashing head-on into CATS bus in Uptown Charlotte. #WakeUpWith9   undercover state trooper saw the driver of the car run a red light  followed the car, but said that the driver sped up. When the driver tried to avoid construction equipment on Trade Street at Church Street, the car hit the bus.

        5 3 Garden Grove mother stabbed to death allegedly by son, 13 GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (KABC) -- A Garden Grove mother died after being stabbed allegedly by her 13-year-old son, police said. Police identified the victim as 48-year-old Barbara Scheuer-Souzer. Before she died, Scheuer-Souzer told officers that the suspect was her 13-year-old son....tracked him down at a nearby shopping center. He was taken into custody without incident, Authorities said they had prior contact with the mother and son, but the incidents were non-violent

        5 3  Young girl sitting in car killed, bystander injured in Rainier Valley shooting at car KIRO Seattle  SEATTLE - A teenage girl was killed in the passenger seat of a car in a ... Patrick Michaud said the shooting happened in the area of Rainier Avenue police believe car was targeted but not either person who was hit ... 

        5 3 Source: Fight over Subway sandwich led to stabbing, fatal policeshooting on Market Street in San ... KGO-TV San Francisco Police Department Chief William Scott said his officers are obligated to protect the public, but would not say if the man killed was ...San Francisco police fatally shot a man accused of stabbing someone during an argument over a Subway sandwich on Wednesday. The man shot by police died, and the condition of the stabbing victim is unknown at this time.  would not say if the man killed was threatening police.May 3, 2017  San Francisco Police Shoot, Kill Nicholas Flusche After Stabbing No Free Sandwich Subway Worker  crime: stabbing, shot by police injured: 1 killed: 1 details: In San Francisco, Nicholas Flusche who appeared to be a homeless white man was shot by asian policeman Kenneth Cha after he stabbed an asian Subway sandhich shop worker after asking him for a free sandwich and refused. Cha also shot Sean Moore in January and had been criticized for not de-escalating the situation.

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        May 3, 2017  San Francisco Police Shoot, Kill Nicholas Flusche After Stabbing No Free Sandwich Subway Worker  crime: stabbing, shot by police injured: 1 killed: 1 details: In San Francisco, Nicholas Flusche who appeared to be a homeless white man was shot by asian policeman Kenneth Cha after he stabbed an asian Subway sandhich shop worker after asking him for a free sandwich and refused. Cha also shot Sean Moore in January and had been criticized for not de-escalating the situation.

        thu 4
        Hampshire High student killed, 5 injured in crash Chicago Tribune A 17-year-old Hampshire High School student died and five other teens were injured as the result of a crash Thursday night in unincorporated ...

        crash: head-on
        1. Afghan border police and the Pakistani military clash at a border crossing near Chaman, killing at least 13 people and wounding over 80 others. Both sides blame each other for the flareup in fighting. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)International relations
        2. U.S. senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) file a bill restricting arms sales to the Philippine National Police over its drug war(Rappler)
        3. 2012 Delhi gang rape The Indian Supreme Court upholds the death sentences imposed on four men convicted in the 2012 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman on board a bus in South Delhi(Reuters)
        4. Hundreds of prisoners escape from an overcrowded jail in Pekanbaru, Indonesia. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Politics and elections
        5. U.S. service member killed in Somalia during an operation against al qaeda  Washington Post An American service member was killed during an operation against al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia, the U.S. military said Friday. Navy SEAL killed in action in Somalia - - US service member killed in action was a Navy SEAL, a US ...
        1. 5 Suicide bombing 5 (+2) 6 Maiduguri, Nigeria Five people are dead in northeast Nigeria in an attack by two female suicide bombers.[13] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
        2. 5 Bombing 1 2 Kirkuk, Iraq An improvised explosive device (IED) in the south of Kirkuk Province killed a Peshmerga officer and wounded two other soldiers.[14] Islamic State (suspected) Iraqi Civil War
        3. 5 Suicide car bombing 5 (+1) 8 Haditha, Iraq A suicide bomber, driving a car bomb, blew himself up in the center of Haditha, killing five people and wounding eight others.[15] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
        4. 5 Shooting 1 2 Middle Shebelle, Somalia A US military member was killed and two others wounded in Somalia when they were attacked while on a mission advising Somali National Army forces.[16] Al-Shabaab War in Somalia
        5. 5 Shooting 9 (+40) 0 Lake Chad, Chad Nine Chadian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on an army post in the Lake Chad region. Around 40 Boko Haram jihadists were also killed as the army responded to the attack on the Kaiga post.[17] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
        6. 5 Attempted attack 0 0 Évreux, France A suspected extremist was arrested near a military base in France. The police had taken the man into custody on Friday night in the vicinity of an air force base in the northern city of Evreux.[18] Lone Wolf Islamic terrorism in Europe (2014–present)

        Daily Misfortune Saturday, May 6, 2017 ---
          1. 35 killed in Tanzania after bus with students plunges down ravine
          crash: utility pole 
          crash: head-on 
          1. Three men shot Friday and Saturday in Wilmington, one fatally 
          2. Torrey Pines teen student called to lure cops, then shot, killed by police pointed BB gun at cops CARMEL VALLEY, Calif.
          3. Man shot, killed at Warner Robins apartment complex WARNER ROBINS, Ga
          4. Suspect shot, killed by Tarpon Springs Police officer  FL 
          5. Police Investigate Shooting at Walmart as Possibly Self-Inflicted ID
          terror and war:
          1. War in Afghanistan (2001–present)  Pope Francis criticizes naming the U.S. military's biggest non-nuclear explosive as the Mother of All Bombs, saying that the word "mother" should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon. (Reuters)
          2. War in Somalia (2009–present) A United States Navy SEAL is killed, becoming the first U.S. service member killed in Somalia since 1993, and three others are injured in a gunfight with al-Shabaab militants, west of Mogadishu(NBC News)
          3. 2017 Venezuelan protests A young man is shot dead in Valencia, Carabobo, amid ongoing protests against the government of Nicolás Maduro.(The Guardian)
          4. Boko Haram insurgencyChibok schoolgirls kidnapping Nigerian officials report, as a result of negotiations, Boko Haram has released an estimated 82 schoolgirls who were among about 220 kidnapped from a secondary school in Chibok in Borno State in April 2014. (Reuters)
          1. 6 Bombing 2 3 Bagdad, Iraq Two civilians were killed, three others were wounded in two blasts that occurred in west of Baghdad.[19] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
          2. 6 Execution 3 0 Rafah, Egypt The decapitated bodies of a father and his two sons recently kidnapped by Islamic militants were found on Saturday lying in the street in the northern Sinai town of Rafah.[20] Islamic State (suspected) Sinai insurgency
          3. 6 Shooting 0 6 Donbass region, Ukraine Five Ukrainian servicemen were injured in the Donbass region and one civilian was injured in Zaitseve.[21] Donetsk People's Republic (suspected) War in Donbass
            crash: head-on
            1. 4 Dead, 5 Injured in Speeding Car Crash Hit Parked Car and CTA Bus head-on on Chicago's West Side Chicago IL
            2. Teen dies in head-on crash Sunday morning  PLEASANT PLAINS, Ill.
            3. Driver, passenger sought after hit and run head-on racing crash in Stratford NH

            crash: utility pole
              1. December 5 crash May 7 news Drugged driver smoked meth before near-fatal crash into power pole without braking New Zealand
              2. Over 1200 residents without power in Ringgold area pole fire 
              3. Green Bay Police: Woman crashes into pole, arrested for OWI WI
              4. Car Hits Pole In San Clemente, One Killed  SAN CLEMENTE, CA 

              1. 5 men killed in shootings Saturday and Sunday Baltimore MD
              2. 10 Shot, 2 Fatally, at Vigil on Chicago's Southwest Side Chicago IL
              3. One Dead In Goldsboro Shooting, Vehicle Crash Goldsboro NC
              4. Officers Investigating Sunday Morning Beacon Hill Shooting  Seattle SPD Blotter on May 7, 2017 9:21 am. Officers are investigating ...
              5. Iowa City Police investigating early morning stabbing on Ped Mall Iowa

              1. TERROR: Female Attacker Shot and Killed After Shaar Shechem Stabbing Attempt Israel 
              terrorist wkp
              1. wkp Suicide bombing 2 (+5) 8 Kirkuk, Iraq Two Kurdish soldiers were killed in a Islamic State attack on a military base in Kirkuk in northern Iraq.[22] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
              2. wkp Assassination 1 0 Arish, Egypt A Christian man was shot dead by Islamic State militants in Arish.[23] Islamic State Insurgency in Egypt
              3. wkp Suicide car bombing, shooting 7 (+1) 33 Gao Region, Mali A booby trapped car exploded next to a malian army position, then several gunmen stormed the base. [24] Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Northern Mali conflict
              4. wkp Shooting 2 3 Misrata, Libya Two fighters from Third Force were killed and three others were wounded in an IS attack [25] Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Libya (suspected) Libyan Civil War (2014–present)

              Daily Misfortune Tuesday, May 9, 2017 --- 
                1. Insanity terrorist Man Michael Sandford who tried to assassinate Trump says voices ordered him to kill 
                2. Shooting 1 3 MedellinColombia One person was killed and three others were injured after an attack on an Inpec vehicle carrying detainees from Caucasia to Medellin. The attack, it seems, was carried out by the Gulf Clan (current group of paramilitaries).[41] Gulf Clan Colombian conflict wkp
                3. Islamist Car Bombings 0 51  PattaniThailand 2017 Pattani bombing:Fifty-one people were confirmed injured when two bombs went off at Big C Supercenter in Muang district.[42] Runda Kumpulan Kecil (suspected) South Thailand insurgency  wkp
                4. Islamist Executions 47 0  HawijaIraq Islamic State members executed 47 of their prisoners in Kirkuk’s Hawija, including 12 of their comrades [43] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War wkp
                5. Islamist Bombing 2 2 RamadiIraq Two civilians died and two others were wounded Tuesday when an explosive device went off north of the city of Ramadi.[44] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War wkp
                6. Islamist Bombing 1 3 BaghdadIraq One person was killed and three others were wounded when a bomb blast rocked an area in southwestern Baghdad.[45] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War wkp
                7. Islamist Execution 1 0  Deir ez-ZorSyria ISIS released a propaganda video showing the decapitation of an alleged Russian spy, warning others not to infiltrate its inner circles.[46] Islamic State Syrian Civil War wkp
                1. Police respond to evicted daughter shooting father in Mount Pleasant's affluent I'On neighborhood Charleston SC
                2. Former Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as "Ahok", is found guilty of blasphemy and sentenced to two years in prison. The accusation that he insulted the Quran sparked large protests last November. (The Guardian)
                3. The Assembly of California votes in favor of ending a ban which barred members of the Communist Party USA from holding positions in the state government(NPR)(Fox News)
                crash: head on 
                crash: utility pole 

                1. Outage affects 500 in Danville after tree, power pole fall  DANVILLE CA
                2. Car crashes into pole and causes power 351 cust outage New Zealand
                3. Hundreds without power 1,500 outage driver jailed impaired after vehicle shears off Kalamazoo pole Michigan 
                4. Farmington Road reopens after car crashes into pole Illinois
                1. no injury Car Hits Power Pole Along Long StreetNBC 29 News A power pole on Long Street in Charlottesville needs to be replaced after a car crashed into it. Charlottesville police say the crash happened near the ...
                2. Car hitting pole in Portsmouth causes 2,200 outage thousands to lose power  Virginian-PilotA vehicle crash caused the outage, according to Dominion's online outage map. It estimates restoration of power between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m..2,200 people in Portsmouth lost power Tuesday night. Thousands Lose Power After Car Strikes a Pole in Portsmouth - U.S. News & World Report
                3. Power outage in east Chilliwack after truck hits pole  Chilliwack ProgressAs voters are heading to the polls on Tuesday, more than 1,300 BC Hydro customers were without power in Rosedale and East Chilliwack. By 3:15 ...
                4. Duke Energy restores power to hundreds in 2 Charlotte neighborhoods WSOC Charlotte Crews worked to repair a power pole on Cedarhurst Drive in the Derita ... Workers told Channel 9 that a car hit the pole around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, ...
                5. May 09, 2017  (deliberate, does drunk make you do robbery?) LeRoy Man Arrested after head-on Car Crash and Burglary in Rochester  ABC 6 News) -- Rochester police say the man hit a car, fled the scene and then burglarized a business before being arrested early Tuesday morning.   When police got there, they found a 65-year-old woman with a leg injury. She told them she was driving northbound on Marion Road, when another vehicle hit a mailbox and then started driving in her lane, facing her head-on. She told police she swerved into the other lane and then the other driver hit the front-passenger side of her vehicle. ...  police say 30-year-old Corey Hummel of LeRoy was laying on the ground and appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. He was injured, and police connected him to the crash that had happened just down the street.   arrested and is facing a 3rd degree burglary charge and a criminal vehicular operation charge. A potential DWI charge is pending blood alcohol test results.
                6. tu Pedestrian in critical condition utility pole  down after crash in north Phoenix  ABC15 ArizonaPolice say two vehicles were involved in the crash, and at least one of them knocked over a power pole in the area. Police have not said what caused ...
                7. may 9 Shooting leaves one dead, one wounded, St. Louis police say  STLtoday.comA woman reacts at the scene of a multiple shooting in the 5900 block of Wabada Avenue on May 9, 2017, in St. Louis as police investigate.  Police: Fight led to double-shooting in north St. Louis - -
                8. Victim of Tuesday night shooting dies, the city's 14th homicide this year  DesMoinesRegister.comIn September 2016, 61-year-old Barbara Perry was killed by a stray bullet while she waited for her 10-year-old granddaughter in a Family Dollar ...  Police seeking witnesses to Hickman shooting -
                9. Parents shaken after shooting near metro elementary school - KCCI Des Moines  victim was dropped off at a hospital Tuesday afternoon, shortly after a nearby report of shots fired.
                10. Breaking: Police Investigating Shooting on Wheeling Island, No SWTRF.comWheeling Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning on Wheeling Island.
                11. Motorcyclist Killed In Accident Near Dundee Mix 94.7 KMCH The driver of a motorcycle has died following an accident Tuesday night on County Road C64 west of 120thAvenue near Dundee. 
                12. Troopers ID man killed in head-on crash near Windermere  Orlando Sentinel The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a head-on collision near Windemere as Kissimmee resident Angel Febus Rios. ngel Febus Rios, of Kissimmee, was heading north on Reams Road in a 2007 Mitsubishi, when a 1998 Lincoln heading south crossed the center line, Montes said. charges pending investigation
                13. China knife attack: 18 injured in mass stabbing, suspect shot and arrestedFox News   China knife attack: 18 injured in mass stabbing, suspect shot and arrested ... BEIJING – Police in northern China say 18 people were injured when a man ... 20 children were killed, prompting a response from top government officials ...
                14. may 9  More details emerge in fatal Bridgeport police shooting driver  CT Post  More details emerge in fatal Bridgeport police shooting. By Cedar ..... The name of the driver who was killed has not been released. chase ended violently on Fairfield Avenue late Tuesday afternoon, with the driver dead and a 21-year-old passenger wounded.  The passenger shot by police was Julian Fyffe, 21, of Bridgeport, stolen vehicle accelerated in reverse and struck at least one (of them),” Haglund said. “As a result, a second Bridgeport Police Officer fired at least one round from their duty weapon, striking both the operator and front seat passenger.” 2 officers hit by car  Teen Killed, Man Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting in Bridgeport - NBC Connecticut  State Police Investigating Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting In Bridgpeort - Hartford Courant Protests planned over Bridgeport police shooting - CT PostFull Coverage  lives of a troubled 15-year-old and a rookie cop collided on a spring evening with tragic results, and now Connecticut law enforcement authorities must sort out whether Jayson Negron’s death at the officer’s hands was justified. “My brother is gone,” Negron’s sister, Jazmarie Melendez, 19, said Wednesday, hours after her sibling was shot in the side of the head outside of a Park Avenue Walgreens Pharmacy, behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle. attempt by officers to stop a stolen car on Park Avenue. After cutting through the Walgreen’s parking lot, Perez said the vehicle traveled the wrong way on intersecting Fairfield Avenue, striking other cars. Officers boxed it in with their cruisers... one officer had his hand on the driver’s side door handle and a rookie officer was behind the stolen car when Negron suddenly put it in reverse “at a high rate of speed,” hitting the new cop, pinning him “almost under the vehicle.”... officer was being sucked under the car.

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                May 11, 2017 JihadWatch Robert Spencer Alleged Poison Attack Robert Spencer of Jihadwatch believes he had drugs placed in his drink when he was in Iceland to speak about dangers of Islamist terrorism. The event was only covered by alt-right news outlets like JihadWatch, FrontPage and Breitbart,  but not CNN or New York Times.

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                1. 2017 Manchester Arena incident  Greater Manchester Police report deadly explosions at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, at the end of Ariana Grande’s performance on her Dangerous Woman Tour(BBC) (The Guardian)  Greater Manchester Police (GMP) confirm at least 19 people have been killed and 50 others injured and is treating the incident as a terrorist attack. Nobody immediately claimed responsibility. (The Northern Echo) (NBC News) (The Washington Post)
                2. 2017 clashes at the Turkish Embassy in the United States Turkey calls on the United States to conduct a full investigation on the clashes that broke out on May 16. (ABC News)
                3. 2017 Venezuelan protests
                4. The birthplace of late President Hugo Chávez is burned by protesters as violence and looting spreads through BarinasVenezuela following the death of a protester. (AP viaThe Chicago Tribune)

                1. ?? Middlebury Students Who Led Brutal Attack to Block Conservative Speaker Get Slap on Wrist 
                2. Colchester Schools Without Power After Car Hits Pole  Connecticut  
                3. ?? Teen says swerving to save 3 bunnies accused of drinking, hitting Mill Creek power pole 
                4. ?? Oct 22, 2016 attack May 23, 2017 sentence Unemployed man jailed three years for attacking elderly neighbour with wooden pole making noise upstairs SINGAPORE 
                5. Semitrailer truck turns corner clips pole support downs power line in Lindon UT 
                6. ?? Cause for fallen power lines a mystery suspected hit and run utility pole Clarence Valley
                7. ?? Drivers killed in Highway 24 suspected drunk head-on collision El Paso County CO .
                8. 2017 Manchester Arena bombing  The man suspected of carrying out the Manchester attack is identified as 22-year-old Arab muslim Salman Abedi parents from Libya
                9. 2017 Marawi clash  President Rodrigo Duterte declares martial law in the island of Mindanao after Maute militants clash with army troops in MarawiLanao del Sur(Rappler) (The Washington Post)
                10. Al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen The U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six's raid on an Al Qaeda in Yemen compound in the Ma'rib Governorate kills at least seven militants. SEAL Team Six also suffered unspecified injuries that were treated at the site. (The New York Times) (Reuters)
                11. Freedom of speech in China  A speech by a Chinese-national student in the University of Maryland creates controversy. (NPR)
                12. An Indian Air Force Sukhoi Su-30 goes missing near the border with China and is presumed to have crashed along with its two pilots. (Times of India)
                13. Newark Liberty International Airport in northern New Jersey is closed for almost two hours after flames are spotted coming from a United Airlines Boeing 757 jet engine. All 124 passengers and seven crew members safely evacuate the plane. (Reuters)(CBSNewYork)
                14. LGBT rights in Indonesia Two Indonesian men are publicly caned by local authorities in Aceh on accusation of illegal homosexual intercourse. (NBC)
                15. Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections
                16. Former CIA Director John Brennan tells the House Intelligence Committee he knew of contacts between Trump associates and Russian officials, but is not sure collusion existed. Brennan said he warned the Russian intelligence service last August against meddling in the U.S. election. (NBC News)
                17. Scientists discover 7.2 million-year-old "pre-human" remains in the Balkans area near Bulgaria and Greece(

                1. 2017 Manchester Arena bombing As part of an ongoing investigation, British police arrest six people in connection with Monday's deadly explosion, including a 23-year-old man who was taken into custody Tuesday. (ABC News) (Reuters) (Reuters²) The father, Ramadan Abedi, and younger brother, Hashem Abedi, of suspected bomber Salman Abedi are arrested in Tripoli by the Libyan Counter-Terrorism forces. (Chicago Tribune) (Hindustan Times)
                2. 2017 Jakarta bombings  Three police officers are killed in a suicide bombing at a bus station in JatinegaraJakarta( (wkp)Suicide bombing 3 killed (+1) 10 injured  JakartaIndonesia Three police officers were killed and ten others, five police officers and five civilians, injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a bus stop in Jakarta.[143] Islamic State (suspected) Terrorism in Indonesia
                3. Five people are killed in a raid on a house of a Shia cleric in Bahrain(BBC)
                4. European migrant crisis The Italian Coast Guard reports that at least 20 migrants are killed when their 500-passenger boat capsizes in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya's coast. About 1,700 people have been rescued in 15 operations since Tuesday. (AP via ABC News)
                5. Philippine Drug War
                6. During a phone call between U.S. president Donald Trump and Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, Trump allegedly congratulates Duterte on his drug war, which has been widely criticized for its brutality by human rights organizations. (Reuters) (The Washington Post)
                7. Murder of Seth Rich Fox News retracts their claims regarding the murder. (Fox News) (BuzzFeed)
                8. Protestors set fire to the Ministry of Agriculture headquarters in Brasília amid calls for the impeachment or resignation of Michel Temer as President of Brazil over allegations of corruption. (BBC)
                9. (wkp)Suicide Bombing 5 killed  (+1) 6  injured MogadishuSomalia A bombing claimed by Islamist insurgents killed five civilians and injured six more in the Somali capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the city's mayor said, underscoring the militants' ability to carry out attacks despite territorial losses.[144] Al-Shabaab Spillover of the War in Somalia
                10. (wkp)Kidnapping 0 killed 2  injured Kidnapped  QuettaPakistan Two Chinese teachers were kidnapped from the Jinnah Town area of the provincial capital of Balochistan on Wednesday afternoon while another Chinese national reportedly escaped the abduction.[145] Balochistan Liberation Army (suspected) Balochistan insurgency
                11. (wkp)Shooting 0 killed 1  injured SrinagarIndia A block president of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was critically injured as militants fired at him this evening in Barzulla area of Srinagar.[146] Militants Kashmir conflict
                12. (wkp)Bombing 4 killed  1  injured  LiboiKenya Four policemen were killed in an attack in the north-east of Kenya. The officials were on a Wednesday morning at Liboi near the border with Somalia with a vehicle over an explosive body. Another policeman had been injured.[147] Al-Shabaab Spillover of the War in Somalia
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