Thursday, August 3, 2017

Monthly Misfortune August 2017

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Incidents of violence where terrorism is suspected or obvious but media or authorities either rule out, or say there is no evidence of a terrorist motive, or do not even suspect the possibility of a clandestine attack where evidence is deliberately engineered or a cover story provided to hide any political motive.


List of terrorist incidents in august 2017


Woman rushed to hospital after London bus crashes into Asda ...  the sun  Apr 19, 2017 - Emergency services were raced to the store on Old Kent Road in south east London after the number 21 collided with it just after 11am.

June 5, 2017 bystander shooting Miraculous recovery for 5-year-old Bronx boy shot in head onbirthday WABC-TV Little Jaheem Hunter was shot in the head on his 5th birthday. What should've been a joyful day for the youngster left him on the brink of death. Bronx Boy Shot In The Head On 5th Birthday Amazes Doctors With 'Remarkable' Recovery - CBS New York  Bronx boy, 5, shot in head gets pre-K graduation tribute - NY Daily News  Jun 12, 2017 - Bronx 5-year-old shot in head gets tribute from pre-K classmates as he remains in ... A banner celebrating the 5th birthday for Jaheem Hunter. Fundraiser by Aja Holmes : Jaheem Hunter's Care - GoFundMe Jun 10, 2017 - Jaheem Hunter's Care - As I was picking up my 5 year old son Jaheem ... on the street that resulted in a man pulling out his gun and firing shots 5-year-old boy celebrating birthday shot in the head by stray bullet New York Post  child, identified as Jaheem Hunter, was walking out of the building with his dad and had been caught in the crossfire of a nearby shooting, cops said. Two men in the area — who had bad blood — were trading verbal jabs in front of the pair when one of them brandished a pistol and started blasting, sources said.

July 14, 2017  State police trooper found at fault for fatal July crash | pulled out in front of garbage truck  Report: Officials Say Trooper Was At Fault In Deadly Crash « CBS   3 days ago - The Tribune-Review reports that state police said 26-year-old Trooper Michael P. Stewart III was at fault for the crash between his state police ... Police: Too early to determine fault in Ligonier crash that killed trooper ... WPXI  Jul 14, 2017 Trooper Michael P. Stewart, who was killed in a crash Friday morning, was going to celebrate his 27th birthday next week, ...
  1. July 26 1 killed Police release dash-cam video of fatal head-on collision (reckless suicide driver) KUTV 2News (KUTV) Police have released dash-cam video of a head-on collision that killed one man and burned another last week near Wellsville, Utah. video was taken by a law enforcement vehicle that was trailing a suspect on Wednesday, July 26. After several 911 calls of reckless and erratic driving, police attempted to pull over a Chevy pick-up truck on Highway 89 / 91 in Wellsville. The driver, heading southbound, appeared to disregard the officer's attempts to pull him over according to a release from Logan City.Seconds later, the black truck veered left into oncoming traffic and struck a semi truck loaded with sand.
  2. 7/26/2017  wednesday Dorchester man charged in connection with stabbing on Common Boston Herald SCENE OF CRIME: Police charged 18-year-old Victor A. Carrasquillo yesterday in connection with a stabbing Wednesday on Boston Common, above ...

July 28, 2017 Divittin Casha Hoskins, age 32 - age 32  Lost to gun violence on July 28, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Man charged with fatally shooting Minneapolis man in ambush in front of his children Minneapolis Star Tribune James Woodard, also wanted in Scott County, is accused of killing Divittin Hoskins in front of his children. ... woodard wanted on felony warrant.. waited in ambush.. worked with accomplaice.. ran up and shot him in the back of his head as his children were walking towards him... MugShot of Divittin Casha Hoskins | Minneapolis, MN detailed alleged violation information from Anoka County, MN about the September 5th, 2008 arrest of Divittin male  Booking Charge: TRAF-DRIVING AFTER REVOCATION  Suspect charged in shooting of Minneapolis father in front ... Woodard headed to the apartment complex where Divittin Hoskins and his family were living in ...Man Shot In Head In North Minneapolis Identified « WCCO ... Jul 30, 2017 · Divittin Casha Hoskins, 32, died after being shot in an alley

Friday  July 28, 2017  Family of Queens landlord injured by exploding parcel is rattled NY Daily News Family of Queens landlord injured by exploding parcel rattled as 'father for everyone' fights for his life. ... The family of a Queens landlord critically injured by an exploding package said Saturday they are struggling to stay strong. ... George Wray, 73, was badly burned after he opened ... Landlord critically injured after opening explosive package | New York Post  Jul 28, 2017 - A Queens landlord was critically injured Friday when he opened a package that explodedin his hands, police said. ... A police source said the landlord was not the likely target of the explosive, but instead may have been intended for a resident at the home. ... “He stopped by and picked ... Bomb that critically injured landlord was meant for gang member ... New York Post The package had sat alongside the concrete stoop of a Queens ... Bomb that criticallyinjured landlord was meant for gang member ... The cylinder exploded immediately, engulfing Wray's head, arms, torso and legs in flames.  A 73-Year-Old Man Is Severely Burned in Queens by an Exploding ... New York Times Jul 28, 2017 - A 73-Year-Old Man Is Severely Burned in Queens by an Exploding Container ... a retired hospital worker and that she knew of no one who would want to harm him. ... Property records list the man as the homeowner, but the woman said that they did Queens Man Burned by Exploding Parcel Dies; Police Press Search ... New York Times died on Tuesday, four days after he was badly burned when the .. Homeowner hurt by exploding parcel dies.. motive will not be known until target is known (how do they know it was intended for random target like terrorist?)

fr 28

fri Auburn crash, cheap power for Auburn projectAuburn Citizenman was impaired by alcohol and driving recklessly Friday night when he crashed on Prospect Street in Auburn. The car first hit a tree, then completely destroyed a power pole. Shortly thereafter, the vehicle became completely engulfed in flames. By some stroke of luck, the driver walked away more or less unscathed, but he was charged with misdemeanor reckless driving. Power was out in the area of the crash until repairs could be made,

sa 29

  1. Janesville man killed in head-on crash with semi, police say WI A Janesville man was killed Saturday afternoon when his car crossed the center line of a Walworth County highway and hit a semi head-on.
  2. 2 women, 1 man killed in a head-on collision in Loxley Three people were killed in a head-on collision between two vehicles in Loxley late Saturday (July 29) night, according to the Alabama Law ...Three die in head-on collision late Saturday in Loxley - Gulf Coast News Today
  3. 7/29/2017 Friend of Havertown no motive shooting victim: 'He had bigger goals' On the day he was killed, in a shooting police say had no apparent motive, he played a round of .... No one was injured in the episode in Philadelphia.

    7/29/2017  British Soldier Killed In Cyprus Forces TV A British soldier has been killed in Cyprus in a suspected hit and run.  British soldier arrested over hit-and-run death of Corporal John ... The Sun Aug 1, 2017 - A British soldier has been arrested in connection with the death of an "exemplary" infantryman who was hit by a car on a UK base in Cyprus. British soldier arrested for hit-and-run that killed ... - Cyprus Mail Aug 1, 2017 - A British soldier has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run that killed anotherBritish soldier on Saturday night in Dhekelia, the bases ...Soldier held after 'hit-and-run' death of Corporal John Fernandez in ... The Times Aug 2, 2017 - A soldier has been arrested after an “exemplary” infantryman was killed by a suspectedhit-and-run driver on a UK base in Cyprus. Corporal ... Soldier is arrested over hit-and-run that killed 'exemplary' British ... Daily Mail Aug 1, 2017 - A British soldier has been arrested in connection with the death of fellow serviceman who was killed in a hit-and-run on a UK base in Cyprus ...

su 30

  1. su Officer Shoots Dog, Woman Loses Finger In Fremont Pit Bull Attack  CBS San Francisco Bay Area killed a large pit bull dog that had turned on its owner and another woman in a bloody attack at a park, according to the department. The incident happened Sunday evening just after 8:00 p.m. at Vallejo Mills Park.Police responded to a 911 call about a vicious dog attacking two females and “chewing them up
  2. 1 killed by daughter black female suspect charged Woman charged with father's murder after daylight stabbing on Henrico road Mattie Therese Dixon was charged after police tracked her down and arrested her in a parking lot of a business near where the stabbing occurred.  victim was her 60-year-old father, Jerome Isiah Dixon, Henrico police said officers were called to 7900 block of Brook Road, near the intersection of Villa Park Drive, just before 10:15 a.m. Sunday.... victim sitting in a vehicle in the left lane. Woman charged for father's murder after stabbing on Henrico road ... WTVR  Jul 31, 2017 - Mattie Therese Dixon was charged after police tracked her down and arrested her in a parking lot of a business near where the stabbing ...  Woman charged with killing 60-year-old father in Virginia - The ... Wash Post Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 27-year-old Mattie Therese Dixon was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of ...
  3. Sunday July 30, 2017 Konstanz Germany Iraqi Kurd Not Terrorist Disco Nightclub Shooting In Konstanz Germany, an angry Iraqi Kurdish man got into an argument at his father in-law's Grey nightclub, grabbed an M16 assault rifle from his home. He killed a security guard and started shooting patrons, then stormed outside where he was killed after a gunfight with police. He was a known criminal with drug offenses. Police have ruled out terrorism because he was a long time resident relation of the club owner with a shady criminal history,  but he was of a muslim nationality only two days after a Palestinian Islamist with mental issues attacked in Hamburg after his asylum request was rejected. 
  4. 7/30/2017 sunday Alcohol found in truck involved in I-70 head-on crash that killed 2The Denver Channel Alcohol found in truck involved in I-70 head-on crash that killed 2.
  5. 7/30/2017 4 injured, dog killed in head-on crash on Route 8, Butler County Pittsburgh Post-GazetteFour people were injured and a dog was killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash late Sunday in Butler County. The crash was reported around 10 p.m. ...
  6. 7/30/2017 2 killed, 8 injured, including 13-year-old, in city shootings Chicago Tribune In the other fatal shooting, a 20-year-old man was found shot in the back and unresponsive about 4:30 p.m.Sunday in a backyard of a Far South Side ...
  7. 7/30/2017 Duterte's brutal drug war: Philippine mayor and more than a dozen others killed by police Washington Postpolice fatally shot more than a dozen people, including a mayor whom President Rodrigo Duterte publicly linked to the drug trade, during an early morning raid Sunday.
  8. Reynaldo Parojinog, mayor of the city of Ozamiz in Mindanao in southern Philippines, and at least 14 others, including his wife, joined the thousands of casualties in Duterte's brutal drug war. Parojinog was the third mayor killed in the government's crackdown on methamphetamine
  9. 7/30/2017 11 People Shot in DC Since Friday; 2 Dead NBC4 Washington That shooting was a few blocks away from the last shooting on Sunday. ... In another Northeast D.C. shooting, a man was shot at a block party on the 1500 ... happened within hours in the District, including one person who was killed.
  10. 7/30/2017 Wave of violence in DC leaves 2 dead, multiple people injured WTOPthis weekend in the District has left two people dead and multiple others injured. ... Two men were wounded in a shooting in the 2600 block of 15th Street NW around ... A teenager was shot and killed in the 4400 block of Quarles Street NE ...largest spike occurred late Saturday into Sunday morning when there were four separate shootings in a span of less than five hours.

mo 31

  1. July 31, 2017  Officials: Driver who hit East Bethel road worker was checking her phone [or was it just a cover story for deliberate attack?] Star Tribune. Teen driver says she was looking at snapchat on her phone, then swerved and hit road worker to avoid crashing into a car.  Laura Elena Soto Silva and Ryan Berg had lots to look forward to. She had just given birth to her sixth child in June. The couple were preparing to close on a house ... When Snapchat is more important than driving | NewsCut ... The Legislature had a chance to increase the odds of people like Laura Elena Soto Silva getting home to her kids. It chose not to.  Authorities: Driver who hit East Bethel construction ... newsvader  According to Minneapolis Star Tribune in Minneapolis: Laura Elena Soto Silva remained in critical condition at HCMC after being hit Monday afternoon....
  2. jul 31  Pickup hits vehicle, utility pole, knocking down power lines KCRG
  3. ELY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A two vehicle crash that knocked down power lines closed an intersection in Ely Monday evening until crews could repair ... One injured in chain-reaction crash in Ely involving two vehicles and a power line pole - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
  4. mon Teenager dies after head-on crash in Knox County WBIR-TV July 31, 2017: A 19-year-old woman is dead after a head-on crash on ... A teenager is dead following a head-on car crash in North Knox County she ran off the road. She then over corrected, crossed the center line and hit a Ford Expedition, 
  5. 7/31/2017  Stabbing on North Boone Johnson City Press Johnson City police and paramedics responded to a report of a man being stabbed at 1001 N. Boone St., right across from Paul Christman Park.
  6. 7/31/2017 4 killed, 31 wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend Four people were killed and 31 others were injured in weekend shootings in Chicago, ... A 19-year-old man was also hurt in the shooting in the 5200 block of West ...wounding of a 4-year-old boy and the killing of his mother, according to police. The violence brought to at least 407 the number of homicides this year, four more than this time last year, according to data kept by the Tribune. At least 2,190 people have been shot in Chicago this year, compared to 2,399 this time last year, the statistics show

Daily Misfortune Tuesday, August 1, 2017 ---

  1. War in Afghanistan (2015–present) An explosion kills at least 29 people and injures dozens more at a Shia mosque in Herat, Afghanistan. (BBC)
  2. GTA gang Three so-called GTA gang members are shot dead and four others are wounded, including two guards, at a courthouse in Moscow, Russia, after they attempted to escape. (The Independent)Politics and elections
  3. 2017 Venezuelan constitutional crisis Venezuelan opposition leaders Leopoldo López and Mayor of Caracas Antonio Ledezma are seized at their homes overnight by the Bolivarian Intelligence Service (SEBIN) and taken to Ramo Verde Prison. They had been arrested previously by the Venezuelan government, but were under house arrest at the time of being seized. (BBC)
  4. mar 26 crash aug 1 update Miami motorist high on meth when he killed Lyft driver in crash, police say Miami Herald Nicholas Castelao, 35, was charged with DUI manslaughter – a rare case of someone in Miami being accused of driving while high on crystal meth. Officers found a drug pipe “in plain view” outside the BMW Man Who Was on Meth, Cocaine Charged in Fatal Little Havana Crash: Police - NBC 6 South Florida cene of the car crash that killed Lyft driver Robert Torra on March 26. The driver of a second car, Nicholas Castelao, was charged this week with DUI manslaughter. Miami Fire-Rescue
  5. 52 homes on Carrick Road Duldalk Ireland without power after vehicle damages ESB pole Talk of the Town A number of homes in Dundalk are without power this morning after a car struck an ESB pole. As many as 52 homes are without power on the Carrick ...
  6. Shocking moment a group of London youths are whipped with a METAL POLE by Brazilian man ...Daily Mail A shocking video has emerged that shows a man attacking a group of youths with a metal pole after accusing them of stealing his money. The man ...
  7. Sheriff: Texas woman removes meth from private parts during arrest Sheriff: Texas woman removes meth from private parts during arrest ..... When outstanding warrants for bail jumping and driving while intoxicated were ...
  8. mar 26 crash aug 1 update Miami motorist high on meth when he killed Lyft driver in crash, police say Miami Herald Nicholas Castelao, 35, was charged with DUI manslaughter – a rare case of someone in Miami being accused of driving while high on crystal meth. Officers found a drug pipe “in plain view” outside the BMW Man Who Was on Meth, Cocaine Charged in Fatal Little Havana Crash: Police - NBC 6 South Florida cene of the car crash that killed Lyft driver Robert Torra on March 26. The driver of a second car, Nicholas Castelao, was charged this week with DUI manslaughter. Miami Fire-Rescue

We  Aug 2

  1. War in Afghanistan A suicide bomber kills two American troops near the Kandahar International Airport in Afghanistan. The Taliban insurgency claims responsibility. (Reuters)
    Two U.S. troops killed in attack on NATO convoy in Afghanistan Washington Post a suicide bomber in a pickup truck attacked a NATO convoy 
  2. A natural gas explosion at college prep school Minnehaha Academy in MinneapolisMinnesota, kills two staff members. Another nine people were injured, seven of whom are hospitalized, three in critical and four in serious condition. (AP) (CBS News)
  3. Effects of global warming on South Asia New research suggests that large parts of Southern Asia may be uninhabitable by 2100 due to levels of humidity dangerous to humans(National Geographic)

Th Aug 3

  1. War in Afghanistan (2015–present) A suicide bomber attacks a convoy in Afghanistan's Kabul province, killing a Georgian soldier and three civilians and wounding 13 others, including six Resolute Supportpersonnel. (BBC News)
  2. August 3, 2017 Castro ValleyResidents Displaced As Car Crashes Into Castro Valley Home
    CASTRO VALLEY, CA — A car crashed into a Castro Valley home this afternoon, severing the natural gas line to the home and starting a fire. No one inside the …
Fri Aug 4
  1. 2017 Dubai skyscraper fire A fire at the 79-story Dubai Torch Tower in the United Arab Emirates, which forced nighttime evacuations, was under control in a few hours with no serious injuries immediately reported. The building's exterior was still being renovated from a fire in February, 2015, which investigators had blamed, at least in part, to flammable siding, echoing the findings of this past June's Grenfell Tower fire in London. (The New York Times) (The National)
  2. A former Volkswagen executive pleads guilty to defrauding the United States and violating the Clean Air Act. (BBC News)
  3. Crisis in Venezuela Socorro Flores Liera, Mexico's deputy foreign minister for Latin America and the Caribbean, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Mexico City, that during the first half of 2017, 1,420 Venezuelans have sought asylum in Mexico, a nearly four-fold jump compared to the 361 total Venezuelan asylum applicants for all of 2016, as the result of Venezuela's deepening political and economic crisis. (Reuters)
  4. Concert stage truck accidentally takes out power lines ahead of show Shelby Star McDaniel said the stage snagged three more cable lines and a power pole as the driver made his way back onto East Marion Street. He said no one ... driver was pulling the stage for the concert uptown and said he’d missed the turn and was trying to get back to 74,” he said. “The driver turned on Wilson Road and into the parking lot of First Assembly of God Church. When he did that, the top of the stage caught a power line and tore it down.”   McDaniel said the stage snagged three more cable lines and a power pole as the driver made his way back
  5. Two dead, one seriously injured in Kansas head-on collision KWCH  (KWCH) According to Kansas Highway Patrol, two people are dead and another seriously injured after two vehicles struck each other head-on. 3:00 p.m. Friday near Altoona in Wilson County.  According to the crash logs, Crites's vehicle was traveling west-bound on K-47 when it traveled left of the center line into the east-bound lane. The vehicle Gober and Goins were in was traveling east-bound on K-47 at that time and the two vehicles collided head-on.

Date: August 5, 2017 Saturday

  1. 132nd Avenue Northeast closed after single-vehicle collision downs power pole Kirkland Reporter According to the Kirkland Police Department's Twitter page, a single-vehicle collision Saturday morning knocked down a power pole along 132nd ..
  2. 5000+ lose power when car strikes pole in Richmond's Southside RICHMOND, Va. — Police are investigating an accident that left more than 5,000 people without power in the city's Southside Saturday night.
  3. Porsche hits power pole, leaving one dead south of downtown Patterson Modesto Bee One person died when the Porsche they were driving struck a pole and landed on its roof south of downtown Patterson on Saturday night, authorities ...
  4. 2017 V-22 Osprey crash Searches are underway for three members of the United States Marine Corps missing after a MV-22 Osprey crashed off the coast of the Australian state of Queensland. Twenty three of the twenty six people on board have been rescued. (AP), (9 News)
  5. Crime in Minnesota An improvised explosive device goes off at a mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota. No injuries were reported, and the FBI is investigating the case. (CNN) 
  6. Minnesota governor calls mosque bombing 'act of terrorism' - USA Today Early Saturday, an explosive device shattered windows and damaged an office at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center  mosque in Bloomington MN, which primarily serves people from the area's large Somali community.   At Bloomington mosque, Dayton calls blast an 'act of terrorism 
  7. sat Car Slams Into Utility Pole, Knocks Down Power Lines In Fairfield Fairfield Daily Voice Electrified power lines fall on a car after a crash on Burroughs Road in Fairfield early Saturday.
  8. 8/5/2017 Bond set for 1 of 4 suspects charged in the shooting death of boy, 2, in Avondale Duke's father was also in the vehicle but was not injured. All four are charged in the Aug. 5 death of 2-year-old Ron'Narius "Duke" Austin and have been jailed . The boy's mother, Shay Austin, and another man also wounded in the gunfire that Saturday night. Duke's father was also in the vehicle but was not injured. black suspects black victim
Daily Misfortune Sunday, August 6, 2017 ---
terrorist / warfare
  1. 11 killed Boko Haram insurgency Gunmen kill 11 worshipers in St Phillip's Catholic Church in the town of Ozubulu in Nigeria's Anambra State(Reuters)
  2. 2 killed 2017 Venezuelan constitutional crisis Armed men dressed as soldiers, apparently led by former National Guard captain Juan Carlos Caguaripano, attack a Venezuelan Army base Guardian) (Reuters)Business and economy
  3. Al Jazeera controversies and criticism Israel plans to shut down all of Al Jazeera's operations in the country, alleging support of terrorism. (Reuters)
  4. 3 kiled Disasters and accidents2017 V-22 Osprey crash The search for three members of the United States Marines Corps lost in a MV-22 Osprey crash in Shoalwater Bay in the Australian state of Queensland is called off. (Sky News)
  1. 30 injured 2017 Tulsa tornado An EF-2 tornado strikes Tulsa, Oklahoma, injuring 30 people and damaging dozens of buildings. (Reuters)
head-on crash
  1. 8/6/2017 1 killed 1 injured suspect arrested Erratic Drunk Driver With Extensive History Kills Bride-To-Be After Concert Driving Wrong Way Northfield Minnesota
power pole crash
  1. aug 6 Stolen vehicle crashes into power pole in Fort St. John BC Canada
  2. sun Driver strikes pole hit and run, knocks out power, section of Amboy remains closed NY 
  3. Ramapo: Truck driver faces DWI after crash knocks out power to hundreds NY

Driver killed after colliding with power pole in Highland Park  The Eastsider LA
Driver killed after colliding with power pole in Highland Park ... when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a power pole by N. Ave 62, police said.

Drunk Waukesha Driver Shears Off Telephone Pole
According to reports, the driver of a black Kia Sorento collided with a wood telephone pole, with the result leaving the telephone pole sheared off at the ...

Oxford University employee hands himself in following brutal stabbing murder
Both were wanted in connection with the death of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, 26, who died after being brutally stabbed multiple times in Lathem's ...
Northwestern Professor, Oxford Clerk Arrested In Stabbing Murder - Chicagoist
Police: Chicago stabbing death suspects surrender peacefully - Fox News
Northwestern Professor And Oxford Employee Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Chicago Man - NPR

Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing on Des Moines' northwest side
Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal stabbing at a residence near Merle Hay Mall in Des Moines, police said Saturday. Officers were ...

Police: Turner man dies in head-on collision on Marcola Road
OSP was assisted by the Lane County Sheriff's Office, Marcola Fire and Rescue, Mohawk Fire and Rescue, Lane County DA's Office, Lane County ...
One man dead, another seriously injured in Marcola Road head-on crash - The Register-Guard
Man dies in head-on crash in Lane County -

Man charged in Utica stabbing on Broad Street
Utica Observer Dispatch
A 39-year-old man has been accused of stabbing another in the neck Friday, according to the Utica Police Department. Shaun Mullins, of Holland ...

Head-on collision kills one early Saturday in Independence
Kansas City Star
Head-on collision kills one early Saturday in Independence ... center line and hit her vehicle head-on about 4:30 a.m. near Baker Street, police said.

1 killed, 2 injured in head-on crash in Northborough
WCVB Boston
One person was killed and two others seriously injured in a head-on crash on Main Street Saturdayafternoon. The Metrowest Daily News reports a ...

Loose horse causes head-on collision; 3 injured
MAPLE VALLEY TWP., MI -- A loose horse in the roadway late Friday caused a head-on collision which sent three people to an area hospital.
Man survives head-on collision with horse, truck - ABC 12 News (press release)

Coroner identifies victim in fatal head-on collision in Kershaw County
Kershaw County Coroner David West has released the identity of the man who died in a collision Saturday afternoon.
Head-on collision kills 1 in Camden -

83-year-old woman dies in head-on crash after driving wrong way on US 50
Kansas City Star
An 83-year-old Pleasant Hill woman died Saturday when the car she was driving struck two other cars head-on while driving the wrong way on U.S. 50 ...

Mon Aug 7 wikip
  1. Two more Filipino journalists are murdered in a span of two days adding to toll of more than a hundred journalists killed since 2000. (The Strait Times), (The Committee to Protect Journalists)Politics and elections
  2. Truck hits pole, cuts power to 800 in Jeannette Tribune-Review A tractor-trailer struck a West Penn Power utility pole at about 5:45 a.m. Monday on Penn Avenue in Jeannette, cutting power to about 800 customers.

Tue Aug 8

  1. Battle of Marawi The Pentagon is considering conducting airstrikes in Marawi, which if approved would later put U.S. troops on the ground to battle the ISIS-affiliated Maute group as well as related Islamist terror groups. A spokesperson later denied the claims as well as clarified that the Philippines has yet to make a request. (NBC News)
  2. Disasters and accidents 2017 Jiuzhaigou earthquake  A magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Sichuan in southwest China, killing at least thirteen people and injuring more than 175. (BBC), (Reuters)International relations

Car flips on roof after colliding with power pole in Masterton
The Press
A power pole is winched on to the back of a truck after being taken out by a ... A car flipped onto its roof after colliding with a power pole in Masterton.

Traffic collision downs power pole in Palm Desert
PALM DESERT, Calif. - A traffic collision downed a power pole Sunday night in Palm Desert, causing a fire and knocking out electricity to 115 ...

Young Driver Crashes Into Utility Pole, Knocks Out Power: Fairfield Fire Department
Young Driver Crashes Into Utility Pole, Knocks Out Power: Fairfield Fire ... The crash occurred on Redding Road and there was a localized power ...

Single-vehicle crash responsible for power outage
San Francisco Chronicle
JCP&L officials say around 500 customers in Hunterdon County were affected by the ensuing power outage. Crews worked to replace the pole and ...
Minivan accident cuts power to hundreds in Hunterdon County -

Charges: Man Left Baby To Buy Meth Before Fatal House Fire
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A northern Minnesota man facing manslaughter ... with investigators, he said he'd left for about two hours to buy meth.

Downed power lines leave man trapped in Seekonk crash
The Sun Chronicle
Seekonk firefighters and police at the scene of a crash off Pine Street Sunday night. A cracked utility pole to the left downed live power lines and ...
Driver killed in Seekonk rollover crash - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Man killed in single-car crash in Seekonk - Turn to 10

Manhunt underway for suspect accused of fatally shooting police officer during traffic stop
Washington Post
What appeared to be a routine traffic stop over a registration violation turned deadly Sunday night when a driver fatally shot a Missouri police officer, ...
Manhunt launched after officer killed in Missouri - CNN
Murder charge filed for suspect in Missouri officer's death; manhunt continues - USA TODAY
Missouri police officer killed during traffic stop, suspect sought - Fox News

After surviving other shootings, rapper Yung Mazi killed in Atlanta
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The shooting shocked many in Kirkwood, a neighborhood which is generally considered safer than other parts of town and, according to police, keeps ...
Rapper Yung Mazi shot and killed in Atlanta - New York Daily News
Rapper shot, killed while picking up pizza - WSB Atlanta
Rapper Yung Mazi Shot and Killed Outside of Atlanta Pizza Restaurant - BET

Suspect in Puyallup shooting, car crash arrested after standoff
KIRO Seattle
Around 9:40 p.m. Sunday, police said they believe the man is the second suspect in the shooting early Sunday morning. The SWAT team arrived on ...

Venezuela quells attack on military base, two killed
VALENCIA/CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities quelled an attack on a military base near the city of Valencia by soldiers and ...

Police Fatally Shoot Suspect After 3 People Stabbed In North Bergen
CBS New York
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A suspect was killed in a police-involved shooting overnight after authorities said three people were stabbed ...
1 Dead in Police-Involved Shooting in New Jersey; 3 People Stabbed - NBC New York

Bangor infant dies after being injured by family dog
BANGOR (BDN) -- An infant died after the child was injured by the family's ... Her death was believed to have marked the first time a dog had killed a ...

3 killed, 2 injured in shootings on Montana Indian reservation
CBS News
LODGE GRASS, Mont. -- Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana's ...

UPDATE: Woman identified in deadly weekend shooting in Roanoke
Police say Felicia Mattox Poindexter, 48, from Roanoke was shot and killed by ... Roanoke Police officers say a woman died following the shooting on ...

Rockland County, NY - Police: Driver Of Car That Killed Monsey Toddler Was Unlicensed
Rockland County, NY - Police: Driver Of Car That Killed Monsey Toddler Was ... in his car at the time of the fatal accident, neither of whom was injured.
Fredericksburg police investigating stabbing on trail, attack on woman
Update: Authorities have shared more information regarding the two assault stories below. Fredericksburg police said a man was stabbed in a ...

Phoenix Police: 1 Killed, 3 Others Injured in Head-On Wreck
U.S. News & World Report
PHOENIX (AP) — Police have released the name of the person who died in a head-on collision in Phoenix in which alcohol impairment is suspected.
1 killed, others hurt in head-on car accident in Phoenix -
Woman killed in head-on crash in west Phoenix - FOX 10 News Phoenix

Suspected impaired driver causes head-on crash, killing 1 in Phoenix
ABC15 Arizona
PHOENIX - A 52-year-old woman is dead after a head-on crash with a suspected impaired driver in Phoenix on Sunday night. The incident happened ...
Boy riding in vehicle shot in head on Cleveland highway
CLEVELAND, OH (AP) — Cleveland police say a 4-year-old boy was shot in the head and wounded while riding in a vehicle when someone fired at it ...
4-year-old boy hospitalized after being shot in the head during apparent road rage incident on I-90 - News 5 Cleveland

Woman who died in head-on crash in Etna has been identified
Bangor Daily News
Authorities has released the name of the woman who died Friday in a head-on crash on Route 2 in Etna. Debra Calderwood, 73, died in the ...

UPDATED: 2 dead, 2 injured in Buchanan County head-on collision
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
UPDATED: 2 dead, 2 injured in Buchanan County head-on collision ... Two people died and two others were seriously injured in a head-on crash ...
Police: Two killed, two seriously injured in local head-on collision - WSET

PD: Suspected drunk driver causes fatal head-on collision in Phoenix
An alleged drunk driver collided head on with another vehicle, killing one and critically injuring himself, along with another person in Phoenix. (Source: ...

Driver, 17, dies from injuries after deadly head-on Marcola Road crash that killed man
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - A 17-year-old driver died at the hospital after his pickup crossed the center line on Marcola Road and collided head-on with an ...
17-year-old driver, involved in head-on Marcola Crash, dies - The Register-Guard

Coroner: Two people dead after head-on collision
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says two people have died after a head-on collision on Highway ...

April 13, 2017 1 killed suspect charged Edmond man speeding drug offender charged in fatal head-on collision Oklahoma City A 22-year-old man has been charged with first-degree manslaughter, accused of driving almost twice the speed limit in the rain, losing control and ...Deveonn Raysean Dobbins, of Edmond, was charged Thursday in Oklahoma County District Court. He was being sought Monday by police.Prosecutors allege Dobbins was speeding in the rain about 4 p.m. April 13 when he lost traction and collided with a vehicle in the oncoming lane near N Western Avenue and NW 122. Dobbins was traveling more than 80 mph in a 45 mph zone, victim died from his injuries May 16... He was convicted last year of multiple drug offenses, records show.

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  1. Levallois-Perret vehicle terrorist attack In a suspected terror attack, six French soldiers are injured, three seriously, when a man drives a car into them at a barracks in the Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret. (Independent) August 9, 2017 Paris Vehicle Attacks Anti-Terror Soldiers On Patrol  6 injured suspect sought.  The group of soldiers was hit by a vehicle which injured 2 outside a barracks. Driver of a BMW are sought. The soldiers are part of France's Operation Sentinel against terrorist attacks. The Mayor said there was "doubt that this was adeliberate act". Most media did not link the attack to terrorism but the Washington Times said it bore the "Mark of the Islamic beast" as it targeted anti-terrorist soldiers.
  2. Cuba–United States relations Two Cuban diplomats are expelled from the Embassy of Cuba in Washington, D.C., after a hearing loss  incident in Havana forced U.S. officials to return home. (Fox News)
  3. Russia–United States relations Unarmed Russian Air Force reconnaissance jets, under the authority provided by international Open Skies Treaty, fly over several Washington, D.C., area government buildings and landmarks as well as the President's residence in Bedminster, New Jersey. (ABC News) (CBS News)
  4. Crime in North Korea
  5. North Korea releases imprisoned Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim on "sick bail." (CBC News)
  6. Sexual orientation and gender identity in the United States military Five transgender United States military personnel sue President Donald Trump and top Pentagon officials over the President's policy change announced late last month banning transgender people from serving in the military. The suit asks the court to prevent the ban from going into effect. (The New York Times)(AP via NBC News)

Th Aug 10  wikip
  1. Disasters and accidents Migrant crisis The United Nations International Organization for Migration reports, over the last two days in two incidents, smugglers have thrown 280 migrants from Ethiopiaand other Horn of Africa countries into the sea off the coast of Yemen. More than 50 refugees have drowned with over 30 people still missing. (AP via CBS News) (Al Jazeera)
  2. Road incidents in China
  3. At least 36 people die in a bus crash in China's Shaanxi province. The bus was travelling between Chengdu and Luoyang. (The Telegraph)
  4. Cuba Diplomat Heart Loss  Canada–Cuba relations, Cuba–United States relations  The Canadian government says at least one of their diplomats in Havana has been treated for hearing loss, following up on yesterday's report that American diplomats had similar injuries. U.S. officials say the problems started in the fall of 2016. The Cuban Foreign Ministry says it was informed of the incidents in February and has been investigating since that time. (Time)
  5. Aug 10, 2017 London Double Decker Bus Driver Says He Blacked Out Hitting Shop  Casualties reported in London bus crash | Gladstone Observer Casualties reported after bus crashed in Battersea in south west London.  London double-decker bus crashes into building, 10 people injured yahooA double-decker bus crashed into a building on a busy south London street on Thursday, injuring 10 people and briefly trapping two passengers inside.  The bus drove into a kitchen shop on Lavender Hill, near Clapham Junction train station.  10 injured as London bus crashes into shop - The Australian  10 injured as London bus crashes into shop ...   Horror as packed London bus crashes into a shop during the morning ...  London bus crash: Casualties after double-decker smashes into shop ... › "I noticed the bus drifting. I heard a smash and saw the roof of the shop going through [the bus] from the front left. It went to the fourth or fifth row. the driver told her he had lost consciousness before the crash.  "I spoke to him. He said he blacked out before the bus hit the shop. "He doesn't remember hitting anything. The paramedic told me they think he had some kind of fit."
date: August 11, 2017 Friday wikip

  1. Gorakhpur hospital deaths Over the past two days, 30 children from Baba Raghav Das Medical College have died, allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply to the wards. (The New York Times)
  2. Military of the United States Because of a recent pair of deadly crashes, the U.S. Marine Corps will ground its flight operations for 24 hours for an operational reset. The suspensions will be spread out over the next two weeks. (Reuters) (The New York Times)
  3. 2017 Unite the Right rally A white supremacist rally called "Unite The Right" takes place in Charlottesville, Virginia. (CNN)   Patch: one protester was arrested Friday night and charged with assault and disorderly conduct. Several people, including a university police officer, were injured. An "unlawful assembly" was declared by police when physical altercations between protesters began to escalate, officials said. The crowd that participated in Friday's march chanted slogans like "blood and soil" and "Jews will not replace us."  Both city and university officials condemned the march through the campus Friday night. Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer called it a "cowardly parade of hatred, bigotry, racism, and intolerance march. , Airbnb has suspended the accounts of some users who plan to participate in the rally after the company was flagged to a thread on The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website, where a number of members of the site said they are organizing to stay in and hold a series of after-parties at a number of Airbnb listings.
  4.  Teenagers report robbery, kidnapping, carjacking  Post Bulletin Rochester MN The investigation continues into a robbery and carjacking late Friday night, two black men with handguns demanded money in parking lot, drove away in their car with 15 yr old in back seat
crash or sinking
  1. Two drivers killed in head-on collision northbound crossed center near Longmont ID'd  Boulder Daily Camera Colorado State Patrol troopers are seen on U.S. 287, which is closed near Oxford Road following a head-on collision early this morning that claimed ... identified the two drivers killed in a head-on collision Friday .... vehicle traveling north crossed the center line
  2. Alexandria train collision Two trains collide in AlexandriaEgypt, killing at least 41 people and injuring at least 179. (BBC)
  3. Migrant crisis At least 56 African migrants drown in the Red Sea while traveling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen. Human traffickers had forced 300 people aboard two boats into the sea. (AFP via Yahoo)
date: august 12, 2017 saturday wikip
  1. Syrian Civil War Seven members of the White Helmets are shot dead by unidentified gunmen who stormed their office in rebel-held Sarmin, in northwestern Syria. (CNN)
  2. 2017 Unite the Right rally Fights break out between white supremacists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the removal of the Robert Edward Lee Sculpture. One person is killed and several people are injured after a man drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters. (CNN) (BBC) (The Independent) The Governor of Virginia declares a state of emergency due to the protests. (CNN)
  3. A Virginia State Police helicopter monitoring protests crashes, killing two officers onboard. (NBC News)
  4. Floods in NepalFlooding in Nepal leaves at least 36 dead and dozens more missing. (Hindustan Times)
  5. sat ISIS Claims Motorcycle Suicide Bombing That Killed at Least 15 in Pakistan  New York Times The explosion, which was heard far away ... motorcycle hit truck  in Quetta
  6. sat  Driver dies in head-on Stafford collision  But Sheriff's 1st Lt. Eric Quinn said a Nissan Sentra was heading northbound when it hit a Ford pickup head-on. The Nissan driver was killed, and the ...
  7. 2 injured after shooting on Owen Street in RochesterTWC News ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Two people are recovering from a shooting that took place late Saturday night in Rochester. Rochester police say shortly before ...
  8. Former Mason student called person of interest in Charlottesville beating black man WCPO MASON, Ohio -- A former Mason High School student is a person of interest in the violent beating of a black man at Saturday's white supremacist rally activists claim photos and video show Dan Borden violently beating Deandre Harris with a pole in a parking garage. Sgt. J. Via, with the Charlottesville Police Department, confirmed Tuesday afternoon Borden is now considered a person of interest.classmate at Mason Middle School told police in 2012 that Borden held a knife inches from his face. He also said Borden drew swastikas, called him "Jew Boy" because he had a big nose and claimed he belonged to a gang called Brothers of Confederacy Daniel “Dan” Borden: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know - Aug 16, 2017 - Daniel Borden has been named by police as a person of interest in the Charlottesvilleattack on an African-American man, Deandre Harris, ...

date: August 13, 2017 Sunday

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  1. Iraqi Civil War (2014–present) During combat operations in northern Iraq, two U.S. service members are killed and five injured. (Reuters)
  2. Syrian Civil War Central Syria campaign (July 2017–present) A Syrian Army commando unit backed by Russian warplanes and helicopters kills 25 ISIL militants in Central Syria, in the northeast of the Homs Governorate. (AFP via Yahoo)
  3. terrorist shooting 2017 Burkina Faso Africa Ouagadougou attack At least 17 people, including two Canadians, are reported dead and eight others injured in an attack on a Turkish themed restaurant in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso(RT) (Reuters) Ouagadougou was also the site of a similar attack in 2016, which took place in the same district as the 2017 attack. Later that year, the region was struck again with the 2016 Grand-Bassam shootings.[3] Burkina Faso W Africa: At least 18 killed in restaurant terror attack  CNN  CNN affiliate BFM TV reported that one French citizen had been killed in the ... The injured were taken to the Yalgado Ouédraogo hospital center.   killed in the attack included citizens from Burkina Faso, Kuwait, Canada, Libya, Senegal, Nigeria and Turkey. two young male assailants had arrived at the cafe on a motorcycle, armed with AK-47 assault rifles.   packed with people celebrating a birthday party when the attack  assault on the terrace of the Aziz Istanbul restaurant in the center of the West African city began around 9 p.m. local time Sunday 17 Killed in Attack on Burkina Faso Restaurant, Authorities Say - At least 18 killed as gunmen attack restaurant in Burkina Faso - CBS News
  4. Protests, Vigils Around US Decry White Supremacist Rally ... us news  Protesters, counter-protesters with weapons clash in downtown Seattle | Fox News aug 14 gatherings sunday Seattle police have arrested three men and confiscated weapons as opposing groups ofprotesters converged downtown on Sunday. As hundreds gathered in the ... One rally was organized by pro-Trump group Patriot Prayer.police arrested three men and confiscated weapons as trump supporters and counter protesters converged downtown ... police observed some people in the counter protest carrying ax handles and two-by-fours as they infiltrated the hundreds of peaceful demonstrators
  1. August 2017 Nepal and India floods At least 44 are killed in a landslide on a highway in the northern India province of Himachal Pradesh. (The Hindu) Monsoon floods and landslides have killed a total of 74 people in India and Nepal. (MSN)
  2. followup on saturday crash: Alleged driver of car that plowed into Charlottesville crowd was a Nazi sympathizer, former teacher says  By T. Rees Shapiro, Alice Crites, Laura Vozzella and John Woodrow Cox August 13 CHARLOTTESVILLE — A man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of activists here — killing one person and injuring 19 — long sympathized with Nazi views and had stood with a group of white supremacists hours before Saturday’s bloody crash...  traveled to Virginia from Ohio, had espoused extremist ideals at least since high school, according to Derek Weimer, a history teacher.  For a class called “America’s Modern Wars,” Fields wrote a deeply researched paper about the Nazi military during World War II, Weimer recalled... appeared to be a “big lovefest for the German military and the Waffen-SS.”  Members of both sides wielded sticks and shields. In one of the most intense confrontations, a group of white supremacists charged into a line of activists, swinging clubs and bashing bodies. The activists fought back, tossing balloons filled with paint and spraying stinging chemicals into the faces of their adversaries. Fields, now the subject of a federal civil rights investigation, was arrested shortly after and charged with one count of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding and another count related to the hit-and-run, police said. He is being held without bail and is scheduled for an arraignment Monday.  Brian Moran, Virginia’s secretary of public safety, said, “He was a terrorist to do what he did.” vanguard america twitter jihad watch was a member of Vanguard America, which bills itself as the “Face of American Fascism.” In a statement tweeted Saturday night, the group denied any connection to Fields.
  3. Florida couple with active arrest warrant transporting gas grill injured after SUV explodes when ... fox news  Florida couple transporting a propane barbecue grill inside their SUV was injured Sunday after a woman lit a cigarette, sparking an explosion ... Barbeque grill in back of SUV explodes when woman lights up - ABC ..... Couple transporting grill injured after SUV explodes when wife lights ... Orlando Sentinelgrill was turned on and the propane tank was open and connected, Lane said. ... Dadaille, 39, had an active warrant for his arrest on a fleeing and ...
  4. crash
  1. Gering woman killed in Black Hills rollover accident KNEB Gering woman killed in Black Hills accident. A Gering woman has been killed in a rollover accident Sunday afternoon six miles east of Hot
  2. 1 person killed in head-on crash in West Palm Beach Palm Beach Post  ... sideswiped one vehicle before slamming head-on into a Toyota Prius in the 1900 block of Congress, said driving southbound in the northbound lane of North Congress Avenue when the car sideswiped one vehicle before slamming head-on into a Toyota Prius
  3. Driver killed in head-on wrong way Volusia County crash, troopers say WKMG Orlando  VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - One driver was killed and another was seriously injured Sunday afternoon in a head-on crash in Volusia County, the Florida ... One dead after head-on crash in Volusia Co. - Fox 35 Orlando FHP: Man killed in head-on wreck driving on wrong side of street - Daytona Beach News-Journal
  4. Man in critical condition after crashing head-on into tree WANE FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A man was critically hurt after slamming his pickup truck into a tree Sunday morning. The incident happened around ...
  5. 8/13/2017   Emergency crews responding to wet road head-on crash near Flint KETK Two people are dead, and another is in critical condition after a head-oncrash near did play a factor in the crash. They say one of the drivers lost control and began hydroplaning. The driver of the other vehicle had little time to slow down, and ran head-on into the car. 
  1. shooting 2 injured in early morning shooting on Evangeline Thruway KLFY  LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) At approximately 3:00 am Sunday, Lafayette police responded to the 2200 block of NE Evangeline Thwy. in reference to ...
  2. shooting Police Are On The Scene Of A Shooting In Kanawha CountyWOWK Charleston Police are responding to a shooting on Oakwood Road. The call came in about 9:30 p.m. on Sunday night. Details are scarce at this point, ...
  3. shooting Bullet hits woman sleeping inside her home | KUTV  Aug 13, 2017  OGDEN, Utah (KUTV) Police are trying to track down whoever fired a gun at a home and shot a sleeping woman.... midnight Sunday on a report of shots fired. Police found the 47-year-old woman was hit by the gunfire as she lay sleeping in a bed in in the home, according to Ogden police
  4. Man tells police he shot and killed 3 people who broke into his Southeast Side homeChicago Tribune Chicago police officers investigate the scene where three people were killed in an attack in the East Side neighborhood on the city's Southeast Side.
  5. LaSalle College High School basketball star remains hospitalized after shooting Philadelphia PA High school basketball star remains hospitalized after shooting. Late Sunday night, Stukes was one of four shot after a gathering of teens and young adults at 39th and Melon got out of hand when word spread on social media. "Two people pulled guns out, firing at least 31 shots, a .40 caliber and .9 mm," Philadelphia Police Lt. John Walker said.. (WPVI).
  6. Two people shot during argument at large party in Independence Kansas City Star Two people were shot early Sunday after an argument erupted during a large party in Independence. Police responded to reports of a shootingabout ...
  7. Officials: 3 killed at race track were known gang members - ABC News Three men were shot and killed during an auto racing event at the facility, a Wisconsin sheriff said. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said ... Three Illinois men whom authorities believe were gang members may have been targeted by a rival when they were shot to death at close range during a drag racing event in southeastern Wisconsin, sheriff's officials said Monday.  The three men were fatally shot as they stood near a concession area in the parking lot of the Great Lakes Dragaway in the town of Paris at about 7 p.m. Sunday  Three gang members shot dead at point-blank range during ... Washington Post Three men died after they were shot at point-blank range during a car race attended by thousands in Wisconsin, authorities said. The shooting ...
  8. terrorist shooting 2017 Burkina Faso Africa Ouagadougou attack At least 17 people, including two Canadians, are reported dead and eight others injured in an attack on a Turkish themed restaurant in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso(RT) (Reuters) Ouagadougou was also the site of a similar attack in 2016, which took place in the same district as the 2017 attack. Later that year, the region was struck again with the 2016 Grand-Bassam shootings.[3] Burkina Faso W Africa: At least 18 killed in restaurant terror attack  CNN  CNN affiliate BFM TV reported that one French citizen had been killed in the ... The injured were taken to the Yalgado Ouédraogo hospital center.   killed in the attack included citizens from Burkina Faso, Kuwait, Canada, Libya, Senegal, Nigeria and Turkey. two young male assailants had arrived at the cafe on a motorcycle, armed with AK-47 assault rifles.   packed with people celebrating a birthday party when the attack  assault on the terrace of the Aziz Istanbul restaurant in the center of the West African city began around 9 p.m. local time Sunday 17 Killed in Attack on Burkina Faso Restaurant, Authorities Say - At least 18 killed as gunmen attack restaurant in Burkina Faso - CBS News
  9. sunday  Three shot on South Hanover Street in Brooklyn, Baltimore Police say  Baltimore Sun The men, a 62-year-old and a 33-year-old, were two of the victims in a triple shooting just before 2 p.m. in the 3700 block of South Hanover Street, ...No suspect description or motive was released
  10. Man survives being shot in the chest, head on consecutive days New York Post Police say a Pennsylvania man who shot another man in the chest and was upset he didn't die returned the next day and shot him in the head. The victim survived both attacks. Robert Sheets, of Quarryville, is charged with two counts of attempted homicide. A warrant is out for his arrest. injured man went with the 29-year-old Sheets to a home late Monday. He says Sheets took him into the woods and shot him. The man says he awoke hours later and yelled for help. That’s when he says Sheets returned and shot him in the head. He said he awoke again and walked away, 
    1. Man survives after gunman shoots him in chest Monday then in head ... A Quarryville man upset that he failed to kill a man he shot in the chest ... Robert DavidSheets, 29, of the first block of Buck Heights Road, ...
    2. Victim left for dead in woods shot again 1 day later, survives, police say wgalAuthorities say 29-year-old Robert Sheets of Quarryville shot the victim in the chest on Monday. They say Sheets was upset that he did not kill ...
    3. Lancaster County man accused of attempting to kill victim twice in two ... FOX43  Robert David Sheets, of Buck Heights Road, is charged with two counts of ... Police saySheets shot a male victim in the chest on Sunday, ...Police are searching for a 29-year-old Quarryville man accused of trying — and failing — kill the same man twice in two days. next day, when he discovered the victim was still alive, he shot the victim again — this time in the head — and then allegedly stabbed him.victim survived both attempts
    4. Man shot 2 days in a row, survives; gunman sought in Pennsylvania ... ABC7CHICAGO- Police say a Pennsylvania man who shot another man in the chest and was upset ... Robert Sheets, of Quarryville, is charged with two counts of .
  11. 1 Injured In Shooting On Barbara Lynn Way NASHVILLE, Tenn. - One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting in the Chesapeake area. The shooting happened around 2:30 p.m.Sunday ...

date: August 14, 2017  Monday

  1. Deadpool 2 American stuntwoman Joi 'SJ' Harris is killed in a motorcycle crash in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, while filming for Deadpool 2. (The Hollywood Reporter)
  2. 2017 Sierra Leone mudslides A mudslide triggered by heavy rain near Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, kills at least 350 people with the death toll expected to rise as high as 500. (Central Queensland Radio) (BBC)
  3. Aftermath of the 2017 Unite the Right rally Several internet companies, such as domain registrar GoDaddy and video game chat application Discord, shut down services for neo-Nazi, white supremacist, alt-right website The Daily Stormer for violation of terms of service, and in response to this weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. (The Guardian)(TechCrunch)
  4. Crime in France A 13-year-old girl is killed when a car is deliberately driven into a pizza restaurant's sidewalk cafe in Sept-Sorts, France. At least 12 other people are injured, four critically. The driver who authorities will not identify race or religion is arrested. Police do not believe the incident was terrorism-related. (CBS News) (The Independent) Girl, 8, Killed as Car Plows Into French Pizzeria: Police  Driver purposely steers into French pizzeria, killing girl; authorities say ... Denver Post  French police say an 13-year-old girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a ...Police said the man’s actions in the town of Sept-Sorts were deliberate, but not thought to be terrorism-related.  Driver purposely steers into French pizzeria, killing girl - ABC News At this stage, he said, "I rule out a terrorist motive." He called it "highly probable" that He called it "highly probable" that the driver was under the influence of drugs... 31-year-old from the nearby town of La Ferte-sous-Jouarre... The suspect is believed to have tried to kill himself last week, French Interior Ministry Pierre-Henry Brandet said on BFM television. Brandet said the man was not known to intelligence or police.  Monday night, killing an adolescent girl and injuring her younger brother and 12 others,  Girl killed, several injured after car intentionally slams into patrons at ... fox news Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said on BFM television the man was believed to have tried to commit suicide last week.  The public prosecutor's officer in the town of Meaux said that investigators believe the act "apparently has no connection with a terrorist act," reports Sky News. A security official said there is no evidence of a political or Islamic extremist motive.  'Suicidal' driver who crashed car into French restraurant | Daily Mail ... Horrific incident took place in the village of Sept-Sorts, 40 miles away from Paris Four people were seriously injured and eight others sustained minor injuries Victim's younger brother is among the four who sustained serious injuries Male driver 'pulled up close' before intentionally ploughing into patrons  Driver was apparently suicidal and incident is not thought to be terror-related   s in custody and was psychologically unstable but had no police record.  Last week an illegal immigrant to France was shot by police five times after running down six soldiers with a hired BMW in a Paris suburb. The terrorist suspect, identified as Hamou Bachir, a 36-year-old Algerian, was caught... Anti-terrorism prosecutors have opened an enquiry into today's attack. The assailant will be questioned at length 'when his condition allows', said an Interior Ministry spokesman. 
  5. Home invasion robbery with gun reported in NW Rochester  Post Bulletin  Police are investigating after a Rochester couple reported a home invasion and robbery early this morning. 4 men wearing masks entered unlocked door, took video game, tablets, money, pulled security camera down Two Rochester residents woke up to four men inside of their home Monday morning, one of them armed with a handgun.
  6. Two in custody after man beaten, stomped, robbed - Post-Bulletin Rochester, MN A man is recovering after authorities say he was beaten, stomped and robbed early this morning. two suspects taken into custody including Najib Ahmed.. wallet taken after assault.. brain bleed broken ribs, facial injury mideast / muslim suspect similar:  april 30, 2017 Suspect sketch black dreadlocks released in Sandy Springs stomping attack - May 9, 2017 - Sandy Springs police are looking for a man accused of robbing and stomping on a woman's face.  accused of robbing and attacking a woman April 30. approached her near the mailboxes at the Park at Abernathy Square apartments He asked if she wanted to buy Atlanta Falcons T-shirts  Man stomped on in Gold Coast robbery |  Nov 29, 2016 - A man has been stabbed in the leg and stomped on by three men in a vicious streetrobbery on the Gold Coast. The 35-year-old man has told ...  May 8, 2017 Man gets face stomped by assailant while couple is robbed inside liquor store. San Franciso CA mission local  May 9, 2017 - A 39-year-old man was sent to the hospital after being stomped and kicked in the face repeatedly near Cesar Chavez Street and South Van ... 39-year-old man was sent to the hospital after being stomped and kicked in the face repeatedly near Cesar Chavez Street and South Van Ness Avenue on Monday afternoon. Police report that the 45-year-old assailant, who was arrested, and the victim knew eachother. It is unclear what motivated the attack, but the victim was reportedly sleeping on the sidewalk when he was approached by his assailant around
  7. 6 killed, 11 wounded in city shootings Chicago Tribune Six people in Chicago were fatally shot and at least 11 others were wounded in separate attacks from Sunday to early Monday, which includes two ...
  8. Phuket laundry truck slams power pole, causes huge traffic tailback The Phuket News PHUKET: A laundry delivery struck struck a power pole on the busy Thepkrasattri Rd in Koh Kaew yesterday afternoon (Aug 15), tearing down power ...
Date: August 15, 2017 Tuesday

sources: wikipedia

  1. Boko Haram insurgency  Three suicide bombers kill 27 people and wound 83 near Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Reuters) Dozens killed in northern Nigeria triple suicide attack CNN InternationalKano, Nigeria (CNN) At least 30 people were killed and more than 80 others injured in a triple suicide attack Tuesday in the town of Mandarari, ...
  2. A tree falls over at a religious ceremony in Funchal, Madeira, killing at least 12 people and injuring over 50 others. (BBC)
  3. Libyan Civil War (2014–present) The International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant against Mahmoud al-Werfalli for the war crime of murder following the circulation of several videos in which he appears to oversee the execution of over 30 prisoners. (Al Jazeera)
  4. Crisis in Venezuela At least 37 people are killed during clashes between armed inmates and security forces in a prison in Venezuela's Amazonas state. (Al Jazeera)
  5. Car strikes power pole, splits in half on Merritt Island WKMG Orlando A 36-year-old Merritt Island man was critically injured late Tuesday in a head-on crash with a pole that split his car in half, knocked out power and ...Man killed after car splits in half, sets home on fire in Merritt Island crash - Florida Today
  6. Person killed in northeast Columbus shooting WSYX COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Columbus police are investigating a fatal shooting on the city's northeast side on Tuesday night. The incident .
  7. Coroner: 19-year-old killed in shooting in DarlingtonWPDE Darlington, S.C. (WPDE) — Police are at the scene of a shooting Tuesday afternoon on Southern Pine Street in Darlington, according to Darlington ..
  8. 8/15/2017 Florida pair turns car around during pursuit, rams police vehicle head-on OAKLAND COUNTY, MI - Two Florida residents were treated for injuries after allegedly slamming their vehicle head-on into an Oakland County ...Aug. 15 to Michigan State Credit Union in Brandon Township after it was reported two people in a black Cadillac XTS were trying to cash a fraudulent check, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office.

date: August 16, 2017 Wednesday

  1. Removal of Confederate monuments and memorials Several Confederate monuments are taken down overnight in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, including the Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee Monument, Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Confederate Women's Monument and the Roger B. Taney sculpture. The Baltimore City Council unanimously voted to remove the monuments on August 14. (NBC News)
  2. 2017 Sierra Leone mudslides A mass burial of victims of the landslide is held in Freetown to free up space in mortuaries. Nearly 400 people are confirmed dead with at least 600 missing. (BBC)
  3. Accidents and incidents involving helicopters A United States Army Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashes off the coast of Hawaii, with five people on board. A United States Coast Guard-led search for the missing is underway. (Sky News)
  4. Philippine Drug War At least 32 people are killed in a series of police raids near Manila, Philippines, allegedly due to the ongoing drug war. (The Guardian)
  5. Crisis in Venezuela Venezuelan security forces raid a prison in Puerto Ayacucho, Amazonas State, killing at least 37 inmates. Amazonas Governor Liborio Guarulla describes the killings as a "massacre". (Reuters)
  6. 1 dead after officer-involved shooting armed man started fire in Livermore KGO-TV Police in Livermore shot and killed an armed suspect who started a fire inside a house Wednesday night, according to police. Residents ... Before the shots there was a standoff. Police ... No officers, firefighters or neighbors injured.
  7. August 16, 2017  Suspected naked California car thief who climbed a crane to evade police falls 160 feet to his death  NEW YORK DAILY NEWS  suspected car thief who climbed up a 17-story loading crane to evade the police plummeted 160 feet to his death on Wednesday night, ending an hours-long standoff... not been identified, spent hours perched on the ledge of a loading crane over the Port of Los Angeles in California ...crisis negotiators and a SWAT team tried to approach him. He stripped off all his clothes and could be seen stretching, dancing, and doing handstands on the crane before he plunged to his death and landed on a ship below at around 9:20pm, KTLA reported.  8/16/2017 Suspected car thief plummets to death from crane at Los Angeles port afterstandoff  Fox News  A suspected car thief led police on a chase across Los Angeles Wednesday before he ditched the vehicle, climbed a loading crane at the city's port, ... 
  8. we 16 One person killed in head-on crash on Military Road in Kent KOMO News One person was killed in a head-on crash on Military Road in Kent Wednesday night, according to police. The crash happened just before 8:30 p.m. ...
  9. 8/16/2017  Woman killed in head-on crash in Orange County  Virginia Culpeper Star-Exponent  A Locust Grove woman died in a head-on crash on State Route 20 in Orange County on Wednesday.  southbound Honda SUV driven by Heather M. Berkery, 42, crossed the center line
  10. 8/16/2017 Two men identified in fatal FM 969 head-on collision  AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two men died Wednesday night after their vehicles collided head-on Farm To Market Road 969 at Webberville Road in east Travis ...

8/16/2017 Lanarkshire takeaway chef battered his boss [muslim vs muslim] with metal pole in vicious attack after heated row over ...  The Scottish Sun  A LANARKSHIRE takeaway chef battered his boss with a metal pole in a vicious attack. Abdul Rasheed, 43, assaulted Ajmal Mohammad following a ... between the pair over an order at Village Tandoori Takeaway in Shotts saw tensions boil over before coming to blows in the kitchen. june 2016

1 killed, 9 injured in city shootings  Chicago Tribune
A man was killed and eight others were injured in city shootings on ... A 32-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting in the South Austin ...

Police Commission decides officer was justified in fatally shooting 18-year-old in South LA
Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Police Commission decided Tuesday that an officer was justified in shooting Carnell Snell Jr. last fall in South L.A., a killing that ...

Armed Standoff in Pocatello
KPVI News 6
Armed Standoff in Pocatello ... Police say earlier the suspect and a victim were involved in a disturbance, where the victim was injured and taken to a ...

NoHo Arts District shooting leaves 2 dead, 2 wounded
LA Daily News
NoHo Arts District shooting leaves 2 dead, 2 wounded ... 15, 2017, where two men were killed and two others critically wounded on the 5000 ... A Monday night shooting left two people dead, two others injured, two wanted and a ...

Flint shooting leaves one woman dead
An overnight shooting in Flint has left one woman dead. It happened on McCellan Street on the city's north side. Flint Police say a call on the shooting ...

New American has an interesting story about one of the “anti-racist” protesters being from the communist Workers World Party. She is also a college student. It says: “Takiyah Fatima Thompson, a member of Workers World Party (WWP) and a student at N.C. Central University, was arrested on August 15 for playing a leading role in toppling a statue of a Confederate soldier that had stood in front of a county administrative building in Durham, North Carolina, since 1924.”
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Date: August 17, 2017 Thursday

  1. august 17, 2017 car crashes into home gas line, causing leak and evacuations in Magna | KUTV (KUTV) On Thursday morning a 63-year-old female driver crashed into a Magna home.The woman was at a Shell gas station at 8000 W. 3500 S. before the accident. Car vs. house crash ruptures gas line GOOD4UTAH A home's gas line was fractured below the shutoff valve when a 63-year-old woman crashed her car near 8400 W. and 2900 S. The highly-flammable fumes spewed into the Magna neighborhood … Crash breaks gas line, prompts evacuations in Magna KSL MAGNA — At least 10 homes were evacuated Thursday morning after a car crashedinto a house in Magna, causing a gas leak. The car plowed through a fence and into … Car crashes into gas line, causing evacuations in Magna KUTV crashed into a Magna home. The woman was at a Shell gas station at 8000 W. 3500 S. before the accident. … 
  2. Florida prisons — all of them — on lockdown Miami Herald All of Florida's 97,000 state prison inmates are on lockdown — and will ... The agency has not said specifically what led to the lockdown, other than that ... prisoners have been killed in several clashes over the past several months. NEW: Threats involving inmates cause Florida prisons to go on lockdown - Palm Beach Post 
  3. thu 17 Teen killed, four injured when stolen car crashes on I-95 exit ramp, cops say Sun Sentinel One teen was killed and four other juveniles were seriously hurt in a ... young driver failed to make a turn on an Interstate 95 exit ramp, police said. The speeding 2016 Mazda 6 sedan slammed into a concrete barrier wall at the State Road 84 exit ramp shortly before midnight Wednesday, killing a 17-year-old boy and seriously injuring four other juveniles. The car ended up flipped onto its roof. Mazda was stolen fro
  4. 2017 La Rambla terror attack - Wikipedia On 17 August 2017, a white van hit pedestrians on La Rambla, Barcelona, leaving at least one person dead and dozens injured. The two suspects then entered . 1-3 killed 20 injured Barcelona Spain Van Hits Pedestrians, Gunmen Taking Hostages
  5. 8/17/2017 Bilston man charged with stabbing murder UK BBC News A man has been charged with murder in connection with a stabbing in the West Midlands. John Joyce, 20, was fatally wounded in Lichfield Street just ...fatally wounded in Lichfield Street just off Bilston High Street, near Wolverhampton, following reports of a disturbance on 17 August.
  6. 8/17/2017 Philippine Drug War Logs Deadliest Week Yet: 58 Killed in 3 Days New York Times Philippine Drug War Logs Deadliest Week Yet: 58 Killed in 3 Days ... Mourning early Thursday for a man who was killed in a police operation against ... Wednesday night, 26 suspects were gunned down in “one-time, big-time” simultaneous raids in Manila, said Senior Superintendent Erwin Margarejo, a district police spokesman. The police in Bulacan Province, just north of Manila, used the same terms to describe their own operations earlier in the week. From Monday night till dawn Tuesday, they said, 32 people were killed. 80 killed after escalation in Philippines war on drugs -
  7. 8/17/2018 Driver Downs Power Pole On Bratt Dirt Road Just over a dozen Escambia River Electric Cooperative customers lost power early Thursday evening for several hours after a vehicle hit and downed ...
  8. 8/17/201 BREAKING: Teen dies in head-on motorcycle wreck on Belle Glade road Palm Beach Post An 18-year-old man died Thursday night when his motorcycle collided head-on with another vehicle, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said. Belle Glade motorcyclist, 18, killed in head-on wreck -

Date: August 18, 2017 Thursday
  1. 2017 Barcelona attack A van drives into crowds of people in La Rambla, Barcelona, in what Spanish police are calling a terrorist attack, killing at least 12 people. Two suspects are taken into custody, and ISIL claims responsibility. (The Washington Post)
  2. A large fire continues to burn at the Peter Pan Seafoods fish processing plant in Port Moller, Alaska, on the Alaska Peninsula. Much of the facility has been destroyed, and the plant is out of commission. Power is out in the village. (King 5)
  3. USS Fitzgerald and MV ACX Crystal collision The US Navy has announced that about a dozen sailors of the USS Fitzgerald are to be disciplined in the aftermath of the collision with a container ship last June, where 7 crew members died. (BBC)International relations
  4. 2017 China–India border standoff An English-language Chinese propaganda video from Xinhua, entitled The Spark: 7 Sins of India about the Doklam stand-off involving China, India and Bhutan, goes viral and sparks anger within India. (BBC)
  5. South Africa–Zimbabwe relationsme 
  6. Philippine Drug War At least 25 people are killed and 48 are arrested by the Philippine National Police Manila Police District in consecutive anti-drug operations in Manila within 24 hours. (Manila Times)
  7. International Criminal Court investigation in Mali The International Criminal Court has ruled that Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi is liable for about 2.7 million in personal damages for the destruction of Timbuktu's heritage sites(AFP)
  8. Aftermath of the Unite the Right rally Internet firm CloudFlare ceased CDN support for the neo-Nazi, white supremacist website The Daily Stormer, after The Daily Stormer claimed that the company supported their cause. The Daily Stormer website had already lost web-hosting services by the domain register GoDaddy and Google (Cloudflare's Official Blog) (CNN Money)
  9. 8/18/2017 Brixton stabbing: Murder probe after man knifed to death outside Argos in south London Evening Standard A man has been stabbed to death outside Argos in a broad daylight attack in south London. The victim, who is in his 30s, was found with knife wounds ...
    Brixton stabbing: 45-year-old man arrested after broad daylight murder ...  Aug 19, 2017 - A 45-year-old man (not identified) has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death outside ... The stabbing happened on Atlantic Road in Brixton Google.
  10. 8/18/2017 Car crash traps driver, brings down power line Toowoomba Chronicle IREFIGHTERS have cut free a motorist from a car which slammed into a power polein Wilsonton this morning. The crash, at the intersection of ... 

Woman accused of setting boyfriend on fire, dumping pee on him found dead

Erwin woman headed to criminal court in stabbing murder after preliminary hearing
Johnson City Press (subscription)
ERWIN — A Unicoi County woman charged in the stabbing death of a man she lived with was found competent to stand trial and assist her attorney ...

One dead in head-on collision north of Ann Arbor
NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI - One person was killed and another was injured in a head-on collision on Seven Mile Road near Whitmore Lake.

Île-Perrot woman dies in head-on crash in Shigawake
A 57 year old woman from Île-Perrot is dead following a head-on collision in the Gaspé area. La Sûreté du Québec says Louise Bergeron was a ...

Double stabbing on Quincy Street
Double stabbing on Quincy Street. ... Double stabbing on Quincy Street. Posted: Aug 17, 2017 05:02 AM EDT. Updated: Aug 17, 2017 05:02 AM EDT.

On morning of murder trial, family who witnessed shooting were killed
Baltimore Sun
On morning of murder trial, family who witnessed shooting were killed ... over Crawley's head, and he was found with a stab wound and two gunshot ...

Victim hospitalized after shooting
The Newnan Times-Herald
Jackson said that the Newnan Police contacted the school system about the shooting and the decision was made to put the schools on lockdown.

78 ISIS members killed in Raqqa ANF  As many as 78 ISIS members have been killed in clashes ongoing in 6 neighborhoods of Raqqa since yesterday and bodies of 30 remained in SDF ...

Date: August 18, 2017 Friday wikipedia

  1. Crash into power pole leaves part of southeast Fresno blacked outKMPH Fox 26 Power was out in parts of southeast Fresno around the airport Friday ... A car crashed into a power poleearly Friday morning, causing complete ...
  2. 8/18/2017 Speeding CarSoutheast Reno home burns after speeding car crashes into it (KOLO) - A home in southeast Reno was burned in a fire caused by a speeding car that apparently went out of control and hit it, causing a natural gas line to rupture and ignite ...Two cars were driving down the street at a high speed when one of the went off the road, into a yard and hit the home, the fire department said. when one of the went off the road, into a yard and hit the …KOLO 8 NewsNow
Terrorist or Warfare

August 18, 2017 Finland Turku terrorist stabbing spree by Moroccan asylum seeker  10 people were stabbed in central Turku, killing 2 and injuring 8 women in central Turku Southwest Finland. Suspect, a 22 year-old Moroccan asylum seeker Abderrahman Bouanane was detained but at first police did not revealed a motive and said it was too early to tell whether the attack was terror-related two murders. the supect is now charged with eight attempted murders committed with terrorist intent".  after first lying about his name and age.  Finnish Security Intelligence Service called the attack was "a likely terror act"targeting women which would maked it the first terrorist attack in Finland since the end of World War II. the youth had been Flagged for Islamist Extremist Views  around the time he was denied asylum. The IslamicState has not claimed responsibility.  Intelligence services did not see any specific threat. Mr. Mechkah had passed through Germany in late 2015 and early 2016 as part of the wave of muslim refugees.

Shooting or Stabbing
  1. Two killed in shooting at Skyway bowling alley overnight Seattle WA KOMO  SEATTLE - Two men are dead after a shooting at Skyway Park Bowl early Friday, and police say a third person could be involved.  The incident unfolded at about 1 a.m. when gunshots rang out behind the building in the 11800 block of Renton Avenue South... found two men with multiple gunshot wounds near a back door to the bar
  2. Las Vegas school fight turns into violent stabbing attack, disturbing ...
  3. hours ago - A 12-year-old female student stabbed a 16-year-old girl Friday during an altercation before classes started at the assailant’s Las Vegas middle school, a disturbing video showed. ... The Clark County School District Police Department said the 12-year-old was charged with battery ...
  4. 6 Police Shot Including 1 Killed in Florida, Pennsylvania in Two Hours
    1. 1 police officer killed, 5 others injured in 3 shootings in Florida and Pennsylvania CBS News
    2. Florida officer shot dead, another one hurt in possible ambush, police say  
    3. One cop dead, five others wounded within two hours NY Daily News 
    4. Ty Russell Everett Miller had a 9mm and a 22 revolver on him. Now charged with 1st degree murder
    5. New Jersey State PBA (@NJSPBA) It was a horrific night - 6 officers shot, 1 killed. 2 in Kissimmee, FL, , 2 in Jacksonville, FL, 2 PA Troopers shot. Pray for all of them.
    6. Orlando Sentinel  Kissimmee chief on shooting of 6 officers across U.S. tonight: “It’s a tough time in law enforcement."
    7. Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) Six police officers have been shot in 3 incidents in last few hours. 2 officers killed in Kissimmee,FL, 2 shot in Jacksonville, 2 shot in PA
    8. Kissimmee shooting: One officer killed, another injured - CNN  3 hours ago - Florida officer shot dead, another one hurt in possible ambush, police say. ... (CNN)A Florida officer was shot dead and another one critically injured in Kissimmee while two others were hurt by gunfire in a separate incident in the state, authorities said. ... The officer injured in that ...
    9. 1 Florida police officer killed, 3 others injured in separate shootings .. CBS News  2 hours ago - Three of four suspects in the Kissimmee shooting were arrested, and the shooter in Jacksonville was shot and killed when police returned fire.
    10. 2 police officers shot in Kissimmee, department says - WESH Orlando  A Kissimmee police was shot and killed and another was gravely injured Friday night while checking on reports of suspicious people. ... Sam Howard and officer Matthew Baxter were checking people in an area of Kissimmee known for drug activity when they were shot. ... Scott said on his ...
    11. Six Police Officers Shot in Kissimmee, Jacksonville, Florida PA. Heavy  Kissimmee Police officer Matthew Baxter (center, in uniform) was shot and killed in an "ambush" attack August 18. In the span of less than two ...
    12. 6 Police Officers Shot in Florida and Pennsylvania, 2 Killed and 4 ... nbc news Aug 19, 2017 - Six police officers were shot, two fatally, in three separate incidents in Florida and Pennsylvania late Friday, officials said. Two officers were ...
    13. Six Police Officers Shot in 2 States; Two Dead - PJ Media Aug 19, 2017 - Six police officers were shot in three separate incidents in two states. In Florida, authorities are describing the attack on two Kissimmee cops as ...
    14. 6 Police Officers Shot In Separate Incidents In Florida, Pennsylvania ...Aug 19, 2017 - On the same night in Florida, two police officers were fatally shot in Kissimmee, near Orlando, and two were shot in Jacksonville. Two others ...Kissimmee, Fla., just south of Orlando, reported late Friday that two officers there had been shot.  Officer Matthew Baxter, a three-year veteran of the department, was killed, and Sgt. Sam Howard was in "grave critical condition," Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O'Dell told reporters early Saturday. Later Saturday, Howard died of his injuries,
  1. Prolific Tennesee car thief Christopher Gay who stole country singer's tour bus accused of car thefts in Mason Co KOMO by Kristen DrewFriday, August 18th 2017 BELFAIR, Wash. -- A prolific car thief from Tennessee, who's nicknamed "Little Houdini", is now accused of similar crimes in Mason County, and detectives believe the man might have stolen a van from ... North Mason School District.

  2. When workers showed up at the bus garage... Someone smashed a window, grabbed a bunch of keys from a board in the office, then took off in a van Gay is a prolific car thief from Tennessee. In 2007, Gay made headlines after he escaped custody and stole the tour bus of country music singer Crystal Gayle. 
  3. Chris Gay once stole a tour bus, now wants to stop running | Tampa Bay Apr 17, 2013 - And now, two days later, as the manager at the Lakeland racetrack phoned police and learned the tour bus was stolen from Nashville and that it ... 
  4. Christopher Daniel Gay - Wikipedia
  5. Christopher Daniel Gay also nicknamed Little Houdini, is an American habitual car thief and repeat escapee from custody. Gay gained notoriety in 2007 after stealing the tour bus of country music ... 
  6. Crystal Gayle's stolen tour bus found in Daytona Beach - Orlando Sentinel Jan 28, 2007 - Crystal Gayle's stolen tour bus found in Daytona Beach ... Christopher Daniel Gay, 33, who escaped from a prisoner-transport van during a ... 
  7. Tour Bus-Stealing Fugitive Caught - CBS News Jan 28, 2007 - In this undated photo released by the Volusia County Branch Jail, Christopher Daniel Gay, 32, is shown. Gay, an escaped prisoner who evaded ..
  8. 8/18/2017 Vehicle on fire, US 278 West blocked after violent head-on collision Cullman Times Online  JONES CHAPEL — Authorities are on the scene of a violent head-on ... U.S. 278 West is backed up following a head-on collision Friday morning. Head On Collision Creates Fully Involved Truck Fire - Cullman Today
  9. Aug. 18, 2017, Car hits power pole on Warwick Blvd in Newport News, causing   losure WAVY-TV  Dominion Energy crews on Warwick Boulevard in Newport News  after a car hit a power pole. The crash caused a closure at Cedar ...

Date: August 19, 2017 Saturday

Police arrest suspect in Rochester stabbing incident - WXOW News 19 ...  ROCHESTER, MN (FOX 47) -- Police arrested a Rochester man Sunday for allegedly stabbing another man over the weekend. Police say, the incident ... incident happened around 7 p.m. Saturday on the 800 block of East Village Circle southeast. The 19-year-old victim called 911 to report he had been jumped, robbed and stabbed one time by two people. Police say, this was not a random act, rather a "drug deal gone bad".

Date: August 19, 2017 Saturday

  1. 5 killed Syrian Civil War A day after a Russian sponsored ceasefire with a rebel group agreed a halt of fighting in the last opposition enclave in the capital, Syrian government airplanes and artillery strike rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs and Ghouta with barrel bombs, killing at least five civilians in the towns of Hamouriya and Zalamka with several case of suffocation from rockets filled with chlorine that were fired at the front lines of Jobar and Ain Terma. (US News) (Reuters) (SN4HR)
  2. 20 killed 10 wounded Syrian Civil War spillover in Lebanon The Lebanese Armed Forces launches operation Fajr al-Joroud, and on the first day recaptures 30 km of territory near the Lebanon–Syria border formerly occupied by ISIS militants. Twenty ISIS militants were killed and 10 Lebanese soldiers were wounded. (The Daily Star)
  3. Religion in Pakistan Pakistan holds a state funeral for German-born Catholic nun Ruth Pfau, known as "Pakistan's Mother Teresa," who devoted her life to eradicating leprosy in the South Asian country. (Reuters)
  4. 23 killed 156 wounded 2017 Khatauli train derailment A train derails near KhatauliUttar PradeshIndia, resulting in at least 23 deaths and 156 injuries. (Reuters)(Reuters via ABC News Australia)
  5. 8 injured suspect killed ISIS Terrorism in Russia A 23-year-old stabs and injures eight people in the Russian city of Surgut, before being killed by police. ISIL claims responsibility for the attack. (South Front)(Reuters) 7 stabbed in Siberian attack; Russia skeptical of IS claim - The ...Washington Post  MOSCOW — A knife-wielding man went on a stabbing rampage Saturday in a Siberian city, wounding seven people before police shot and killed him. ... A statement from Russia’s Investigative Committee said the mid-day attack on a central street in Surgut said the suspect had been ...    
  6. sat One person suffers life-threatening injuries during stabbing at Jaguars nightclub   El paso TX man who was stabbed several times at an east El Paso club refused to give officers information on the suspect, police said. The stabbing happened around 4 a.m. Saturday at Jaguars nightclub at 11377 Gateway Boulevard West.
  1. 8/19/2017 8 injured suspect arrested Russia stabbings: Eight injured and attacker 'wearing fake suicide belt' shot dead by police in knife attack JONATHAN MITCHELL Saturday 19 August 2017 Eight people were injured after a knifeman "wearing a fake suicide belt" went on a frenzied stabbing rampage in Russia.... shot dead by police ..attacker appeared to be wearing a fake suicide belt as he began his horrific rampage...working to establish a motive for the attack.  Isis claim responsibility for knife rampage in Surgut as ... thesun Aug 20, 2017 - The suspect appeared to be wearing a fake suicide belt ... his real name was Artur, a teen from Dagestan, a strongly Muslim region of Russia in the Caucasus. List of terrorist incidents in August 2017 - Wikipedia  19 Stabbing killed 0 (+1) injured 7 Surgut, Russia Seven people were wounded in a knife attack in the Russian city of Surgut. The man, identified as Masa’ud al Surghuti, stabbed passers-by on the street at random, was shot dead by police.[141] He pledged allegiance to ISIS in a video later released by the Russian branch of the organization.[142][143] Islamic State Islamic terrorism in Europe
  2. 19 Car bombing, bombing 2 1 Baghdad, Iraq A University professor and a soldier were killed, while another was wounded in two IED blasts in western Baghdad.[144] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
  3. 19 Bombing 1 8 Nineveh Governorate, Iraq Nine civilians were killed and wounded as a landmine, planted by Islamic State, exploded in Nineveh.[145] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
  4. 19 Stabbing 0 (+1) 1 Tapuach JunctionWest Bank A border policeman was lightly wounded Saturday night, after being stabbed, near the Tapuah junction in the northern West Bank. The attacker, identified by the police as a 17-year-old resident of Tulkarm, was shot and killed by security forces.[146] Palestinian nationalist Israeli–Palestinian conflict
  5. 19 Car bombing 2 0 Latakia, Syria A car bomb killed two people in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia.[147] Tahrir al-Sham(suspected) Syrian Civil War
  6. 19 Bombing 0 6 Guaviare, Colombia At least six members of the anti-narcotics police were injured (two of them seriously) with an explosive device in rural Guaviare.[148] FARCDissidents Colombian conflict
  7. 19 Shelling 2 9 Kunar Province, Afghanistan Two civilians were killed and nine others wounded in insurgent attacks in eastern Kunar province.[149] Taliban(suspected) War in Afghanistan
  8. 19 Arson 0 0 Temuco, Chile An incendiary attack affected 18 trucks belonging to the transport company Calafquén, located at kilometer 686 of Route 5 south of Temuco, region of La Araucanía. A pamphlet was found at the site which attributed the incident to the Mapuche group " Weichan Auka Mapu ".[150][151] MapucheMilitants Mapuche conflict

Las Vegas school fight turns into violent stabbing attack, disturbing video showsFox News

Stabbing suspect smoked meth before assaulting, stabbing girl ..., Minn. (KTTC) -- Rochester police say the man arrested for stabbing a 12-year-old girl had sexually assaulted her after smoking meth before the ...

Date: August 20, 2017 Sunday

DUI Driver Crashes Into Pole, Knocks Out Power: West Hartford Police  The pole was destroyed and broken into three pieces. Rose said the utility wires were not brought down but power was knocked out because a ... 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee was being driven south on South Main Street when it left its travel lane and was driven directly into the pole, Sunday morning

Date: August 21, 2017 Monday
  1. Aftermath of the 2017 Barcelona attack Spanish police hunting the chief suspect in last Thursday's van attack in Barcelona shoot dead a man to the west of the city who appeared to be wearing an explosive belt. (BBC)
  2. Ain al-Hilweh conflict A ceasefire brings calm after heavy fighting between Fatah and extremists that left two people dead at the Palestinian refugees camp of Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon. (Daily Star)
  3. Shipwrecks in 2017 The United States Navy's USS John S. McCain collides with the Liberian-flagged Alnic MC near Singapore. Rescue efforts are underway with ten sailors reported as missing. (Reuters)(AP) The U.S. Navy orders an investigation into its Pacific Fleet following the collision, which is the fourth crash involving a U.S. Navy ship in the past two years and the second in the past two months. (BBC)
  4. Philippine Drug War After the shooting of Kian Loyd delos Santos, a 17-year old student, in the campaign against drugs in the Philippines, thousands of marchers protest in EDSA heeding calls from the Philippine Catholic Church to criticize the drug war. (al-Jazeera)
  5. (CBS)Marseille incident: Van crashes into two bus shelters killing at least one  ...  Aug 21, 2017 - At least one woman has been killed and another injured after a van crashed into two busshelters in the French city of Marseille. Marseille crash: Woman dead after car ploughs into two bus stops in ... standard  Aug 21, 2017 - At least one woman has been killed after a car ploughed into two bus stops in separate parts of Marseille, French police said. Marseille France car crashes into bus shelters reportedly killing one ... cbsnews Aug 21, 2017 - 1 killed as car crashes into Marseille bus stop. A white sheet is ... The first crash left awoman injured, according to French media.  antisemitic conspiracy theory: Mossad attacks in Marseille August 22, 2017  Israeli Mossad was not happy with the results of its recent Barcelona van terrorism. So, on Monday, it returned to France, home to Europe’s largest Jewish population (600,000) and the most Islamophobic nation in Europe. On Monday, Mossad Sayanim (watch below) attacked French port of Marseille. According to Jewish press – a white van (seems to be Mossad favorite color in addition to its pasty shouting Allah Akbar) crashed into two bus shelters at different locations.  French police said a 42-year-old woman was killed in the first crash while the van injured another 29-year-old woman in the second crash in Aix-en-Provence port town popular with Israeli tourists.
  6. Woman killed in accident with Pontiac police car  A woman is dead after she was struck by Pontiac Police Department squad car early Monday morning. A press release said the female pedestrian was ...
  7. Suspected DUII driver crashes into road signs, utility pole near PCC Rock Creek KATU A driver was arrested for DUII and reckless driving Monday after he crashed into some signs and a power pole near Portland Community College's ...

Daily Misfortune Tuesday, August 22, 2017 ---
  1. 3 wounded Ain al-Hilweh conflict Renewed clashes between Islamist extremists and the Fatah-supported Joint Palestinian Security Force at the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugees camp, near SidonLebanon, wound three more Palestinians(Daily Star) (Naharnet)
  2. 10 killed Maritime incidents in 2017 The passenger ship Comandante Ribeiro sinks in the Xingu River near Porto de MozBrazil, with the loss of at least ten lives.(Shipwreck Log)
  3. 1 wounded Bystander shooting Aug 22, 2017  Police: Innocent Bystander Shot At Bus Stop Daylight In Downtown Mpls WCCO One of the arguing men shot at the other and missed, hitting the bystander in the hip.
  4. 1 killed by police, protest vigil August 22, 2017 Police Shooting of Transgender Kenneth "Kiwi" Herring with knife in St Louis
  5.  Officials: 33 injured in train crash at Philadelphia station 

Gurgaon: Girl injured in power pole fire succumbs to burns, FIR filed against discom
Hindustan Times
Manju, who succumbed to her burns after a six-day battle for life, had noticed sparks in the switch boxes between the two poles while playing with her ...

Road closed, power pole snapped after crash in Auckland's Onehunga
A car has collided with a power pole in a central Auckland suburb, closing a busy intersection. A police spokesperson said the crash occurred at the ...
Crash in Onehunga has brought power lines down blocking road - New Zealand Police (press release)

Traffic headaches after car crashes into power pole in Auckland
Traffic headaches after car crashes into power pole in Auckland ... A car has crashed into a power pole in Onehunga, Auckland causing major traffic ...

Van Strikes Pole On Culver Dr. In Palm Bay, Power Lines Down In the Area
Palm Bay rescue crews have responded to a vehicle crash that included a vehicle striking a pole on Culver Drive at Palm Bay Rd. (PBPD Image).

Drunk Kerala man steals KSRTC bus to reach home, rams into pole and gets arrested
The News Minute
An intoxicated man who got bored waiting for a bus to take him home, hit upon the ingenious idea of driving a KSRTC bus himself to reach his ...

Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; gunman killed
ABC News
Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; gunman killed ... The state crime lab will help investigate the shooting, said Republican Attorney General ...
Ohio judge shot in 'ambush' carried out by father of man convicted in Steubenville rape case ... - Washington Post
Judge shot outside Ohio courthouse returns fire; suspect killed - CNN
Ohio judge shot in ambush attack outside courthouse in stable condition - ABC News

Funerals scheduled for slain Kissimmee police officers
Orlando Sentinel
Funeral services for two Kissimmee police officers killed in the line of duty will be held Thursday, police said Monday. Sgt. Richard “Sam” Howard and ...
Kissimmee police shooting suspect: 'I have done a bad thing' - Orlando Sentinel

Quake hits Italian island, one dead, 25 injured
Local Civil Protection Department official Giovanni Vittozzi said one woman was killed when she was hit by falling masonry from a church and that ...
One Dead, 25 Injured After Quake Strikes Italian Tourist Island -

Shooting victim expected to survive, investigation continues
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Shooting victim expected to survive, investigation continues ... Waterloo Police were at the scene of a shooting Saturday morning at 1211 W. Mullan ...

Lithia Springs shooting intentional, teacher ID'd
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Portrait of Jonathan Freeman, a math teacher at Lithia Springs High School since 1999. Taken from the school's website. (Lithia Springs High School).

Police: No Evidence Of Shooting At Dolphin Mall; Nothing More Than A Hoax
CBS Miami
“There were no shots, no casings and no shooter. Nobody was injured. There was nothing found to indicate there was any shooting whatsoever.

New Bedford Shooting Damages Cars and Homes Sunday Night
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Police responded Sunday night to reports of several shots fired detected by Shotspotter in the area of Garfield Street.

Date: August 23, 2017 Wednesday

  1. Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen At least 35 people are killed in an air strike that hit a hotel near a Houthi run checkpoint north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (Reuters via Channel News Asia)Business and economy
  2. Nuclear weapons and the United States The U.S. Air Force awards Raytheon and Lockheed contracts to work on the new Long Range Standoff weapon, the replacement for the AGM-86B air-launched nuclear cruise missile. (Reuters)
  3. Auraiya train derailment A passenger train collided with a dump truck on the line at Auraiya, India, and was derailed. Twenty-five people were injured. (The Hindu)
  4. Earthquakes in 2017 Two people die in an earthquake in Leyte, Philippines. (CNN Philippines)
  5. Disappearence of Kim Wall A headless dismembered torso found washed ashore in Copenhagen two days ago is identified as Kim Wall. According to a police spokesperson, the body was deliberately mutilated and had metal attached to it so that it would not float. (Reuters via MSN), (BBC)
  6. aug 23  Baltimore police investigating three overnight shootings botched robbery and no motive man and two women were shot overnight in two separate incidents, Baltimore police said.... victim was walking in the block when he was approached by unidentified suspects armed with a gun, police said.The suspects attempted to rob the victim, who was shot while trying to flee. officers found a 27-year-old woman and a 30-year-old woman suffering from gunshot wounds to the back and head, respectively,
  7. Kirkland Police Make Arrests in Library Carjacking Case Seattle WA Kirkland Police August 25, 2017 On August 23 at 9:51 a.m., Kirkland police officers responded to a carjacking in the Peter Kirk Municipal Parking Garage  A woman in her 70’s had just entered her car when a group of four teenagers approached. The woman exited her car to see if the group needed help, leaving her wallet and purse in the car. The group attacked the woman, throwing her to the ground several times before fleeing in her vehicle. Suspects arrested and admitted to crime after vehicle was used to rob a Best Buy and found near a pawn shop that bought the stolen goods. 
  8. Allen ParkCar crashes into building, Allen Park shopping center evacuated after gas line rupturedA driver experiencing a medical incident veered off the road and struck a gas …The News-Herald 10 p.m. Wednesday, behind the Catherine’s Plus Size store “The driver had a seizure,
Date: August 24, 2017 Thursday 

  1. 2017 Pacific typhoon season At least 12 people die in the southern Chinese city of Macau as a result of flooding caused by Typhoon Hato. Four more people die in neighbouring Guangdong province. (AP)
  2. Qatar restores diplomatic ties with Iran. Tehran welcomes the move. (Financial Times)
  3. Colombia–Venezuela relations, Censorship in Venezuela Venezuela's National Commission of Telecommunications (Conatel) takes Colombian television channels Caracol Televisión and RCN Televisión off air due to their coverage of the 2017 Venezuelan constitutional crisis. (BBC)
  4. Cuba–United States relations The United States State Department says at least 16 U.S. government employees and family members based in Cuba showed physical symptoms from the previously reported acoustic attacks. Investigators are exploring whether some form of sonic attack was directed at diplomats homes. (Reuters)
  5. Philippine Drug War The Philippine senate investigates the shooting of a 17-year old male student seemingly connected to the ongoing drug war. (Rappler)
  6. 8/24/2017  Eugene OR woman accused in fatal hit-and-run crash admitted heroin, meth use prior to incident The Register-Guard Gonzales is being held in the Lane County Jail on charges of first-degree manslaughter, failure to perform the duties of a driver to an injured person, ...told investigators that she had used heroin and methamphetamine in the hours before the collision, newly filed court records show.  Brandi Lee Gonzales, 20, reportedly informed a Eugene police officer of her drug use during an interview at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at River­Bend in Springfield. She was taken there after the Aug. 24 wreck near downtown Eugene that killed Eran Jacob Schlesinger... t Gonzales has three convictions since 2015 for heroin possession and one conviction for methamphetamine possession. Gonzales’ lone passenger at the time of the crash, Colby Russell Jongeward... also arrested ...  charged with failing to make an accident report, a noncriminal violation, and is being held in jail on a parole violation... Jongeward’s criminal record includes convictions for heroin possession and intoxicated driving., similar: woman runs over wayzata police officer Charges: Driver who fatally hit Wayzata cop was on phone, drugs ...  Unlicensed, she was using phone before officer was killed, complaint says. ... The unlicensed driver who fatally hit a Wayzata police officer on a ... tags: Drunk Drug DUI
  7. Ace HardwarePolice: Car rolled into gas meter on Ace Hardware building A vehicle rolled into a gas meter at an Ace Hardware store in northwest Portland Thursday and ruptured a gas line, police said ... was sleeping inside the car at …KATU12d
  8. 8/24  Woman dies in head-on veer left collision near Mustang Yukon Review  The Honda first clipped the side of a Hyundai then hit a second vehicle head-on, said Megan Morgan, assistant public information officer for the Three vehicles were involved in the wreck, two of which hitting head on.
    The wreck was caused by a black Honda Accord, driven by Flowers, traveling southbound on Mustang Road who veered left into northbound traffic.

Three men and a boy injured in Baltimore shootings, police say

Date: August 25, 2017 Friday

*terrorist and attacks

Muslim incidents
  1. Four gunmen attack a Shiite mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 20 people. (ABC News)
  2. Rohingya insurgency in Western Myanmar 2016–17 Northern Rakhine State clashes
  3. Government officials in Myanmar report that 12 security personnel (ten policemen, one soldier and one immigration officer) and 59 Rohingya insurgents were killed overnight during coordinated attacks by insurgents on at least 26 police posts and an army base in Rakhine State. (BBC) (AP)
  4. American involvement in the Somali Civil War United States-supported Somali forces shoot and kill 10 Somalis, including three children, in Lower Shebelle's Bariire village near Mogadishu. While the Somalia government reports the other dead were members of the al Shabaab militia, Lower Shabelle deputy governor Ali Nur Mohamed says the victims were all civilians, farm owners, workers and their children. The U.S. Africa Command says they are investigating these civilian casualties reports. (Reuters) (Garowe Online)
  5. Islamic terrorism in Europe (2014-present) British police arrest a man who assaulted two police officers with a "long knife" outside Buckingham Palace. The officers suffered minor injuries. No members of the royal familywere present in the palace at the time. (Reuters) August 25, 2017 Mohiussunnath Chowdhury Buckingham Palace Vehicle Sword Terrorist Suspect  Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 26, allegedly drove a vehicle towards a police van on Constitution Hill in London's Westminster charged with one count of “engaging in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention to commit an act of terrorism”  Officers approached the vehicle and the male driver reached for a large sword from inside and shouted ‘Allahu Akhbar’ several times,” he added.  a 26-year-old British Bangladeshi immigrant, was born in Bangladesh but holds British citizenship.
  6. August 2017 Brussels attack On 25 August 2017, two soldiers were injured in a stabbing near the Grand Place in Brussels  The assailant was Haashi Ayaanle, a 30-year-old male Somali immigrant ... A spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said that the assailant shouted "Allahu Akbar" twice as he rushed the soldiers, attacking them from behind shouting "Allahu akbar" The case is being treated as a terrorist attack. Amaq News Agency claimed that the Islamic State was responsible for the attack. Assailant, Haashi Ayaanle was a welder who was let go by Victor Buyck Steel Construction in April 2017 when he attempted to attack fellow workers with a screwdriver
  1. 28 people have been killed and 250 others injured 2017 Haryana riotsRiots erupt in Panchkula and later spread to other parts of the northern Indian state of Haryana, as well as the state of Punjab and the Indian capital of New Delhi, after a special CBI court found the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape. At least . (The Hindu)(The Washington Post)

Human rights 

  1. Sexual orientation and gender identity in the United States military President Donald Trump issues a presidential memorandum that stops funding of sex reassignment procedures for military personnel, and that denies entry of transgenderindividuals into the military. President Trump announced this policy change via twitter in late July. Two LGBT rights organizations filed a federal lawsuit two weeks ago arguing this policy change is unconstitutional because it denies transgender service members equal protection and due process. (The Washington Post) (AP via NBC News)
  2. Culture in Toronto Toronto's Sheraton Cadwell Orchestras closes and its management resigns following public backlash to a fat-shaming email that said only "physically fit and slim" singers would be featured in shows. (Fox News) (BBC) (Global News)
  1. 2017 Atlantic hurricane seasonIn anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, residents from Corpus Christi to Galveston, Texas, and workers from Gulf of Mexico oil platforms are evacuating the region. The storm makes landfall between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor as a Category 4 hurricane around 11 p.m. EDT (0300 UTC, August 26) as the strongest storm to hit the United States mainland since 2004. The National Hurricane Center predicts Harvey will linger over Texas for days, dumping 15–25 inches (38–64 cm), and as much 35 inches (89 cm) of rain on some parts of the state. (CNN) (Reuters) (National Hurricane Center)
  1. Accidents and incidents involving helicopters  An American UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on a training mission crashes off the coast of Yemen with six aboard, five of whom have been rescued. The search continues for the other U.S. service member. (Reuters) ( and crime
  1. tech crime Volkswagen engineer gets prison term and $200,000 fine in emissions scandal  Los Angeles Times A Volkswagen engineer James Robert Liang who had a key role in the company's diesel emissions scandal has been sentenced to more than three years in prison and fined $200,000 — a steeper punishment than prosecutors requested. 
  2. shooting at infrastructure worker Avista employee allegedly shot at heading to power pole Coeur d'Alene Idaho Press COEUR d'ALENE — An Avista employee may have been inadvertently shot at as he headed to a power pole in rural Kootenai County Friday morning ...
  3. 8/25/2017  Man sought in shooting at Columbia Heights Metro station captured hiding under car, police say Washington Post  A 22-year-old man sought for allegedly firing a gun down an escalator at the Columbia Heights Metro Station last week was arrested Thursday ... Cesar Morales, 22, had been the subject of a manhunt since the shooting incident at lunchtime Aug. 25  DC police identify victim in Harvard Street shooting - Washington Post  Police: Man Wanted for Shooting Down DC Metro Escalator NBC4 Washington A man was shot and killed Wednesday in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Northwest D.C., days after a man fired a gun down an escalator of ...

    Date: August 26, 2017 Saturday  wikip

    1. .
    2. 2017 North Korea crisis The South Korean military reports North Korea has fired several short-range projectiles into the sea from its eastern Kangwon province. The U.S. military says three short-range missile launches either exploded on launch or failed in flight. (Reuters) (Reuters²)
    Head On Crash:
    1. Head-on crash leaves Maryland woman dead, Potsdam woman  ritical POTSDAM — A Maryland woman is dead and a Potsdam woman is hospitalized in critical condition following a head-on crash Saturday afternoon on ...
    2. Head-on crash injures two in Sandusky County Two people suffered serious injuries after a head-on crash in Fremont on Saturday morning. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Harley .
    3.  4 Killed in Head-On Collision in Tennessee U.S. News & World Report northbound van on U.S. Route 411 crossed into the southbound lane and struck a car. Greenback is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Knoxville.  
    4. Man flown to hospital after vehicles collide head-on  Ohio- Norwalk Reflector  driving a 2006 Chevrolet Express south on Ohio 53 near County Road 182 when his vehicle went left of center and collided with a northbound 2008 Ford F-250 
    5. Police: Elderly man killed in head-on crash WJAC Johnstown MADISONBURG – A 93-year-old man was killed Saturday when his car crossed the center lane and hit another car head-on, state police in Rockview ...
    6. 3 dead in head-on collision on Hwy. 6 in northern Bruce A head-on collision involving two vehicles left three dead with four others suffering "serious injuries" on Saturday in northern Bruce Peninsula. Three people killed in head-on crash in Bruce Peninsula iHeartRadio closed the highway in both directions at Miller Lake after the head-on collision between two vehicles the highway between Lindsay Road 30 ...Brampton Residents Seriously Injured in Horrific Head-On Crash  Aug. 26 on Highway 6 between Lindsay Road 30 and Miller Lake ...Driver in head-on Hwy. 6 crash on Bruce Peninsula identified The man behind the wheel of a car involved in a fatal head-on collision on Highway 6 on Saturday has been identified as Jim Thomas Johny from ...
      Mississauga Man Dies Following Horrific Head-On Collision -
    7. 4 killed in head-on collision in Tennessee WCYB Tennessee Highway Patrol says four people have been killed in a head-on collision. Saturday night in Greenback when a northbound van on U.S. Route 411 crossed into the southbound lane and struck a car. Greenback is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Knoxville. The highway patrol says three passengers in the car were killed: 13-year-old Destiny Vires, of Benton; and 13-year-old Riley Burris and 39-year-old Winnie L. Burris, both of Old Fort. The driver of the van, 34-year-old Darryl K. Brewer of Maryville, also died.
    8. Maryland woman, 20, killed in head-on crash in Potsdam POTSDAM, N.Y. -- A 20-year-old Maryland woman was killed when her car was struck head-on by an SUV Saturday afternoon in Potsdam, according ...

    Date: August 27, 2017 Sunday wikip current events

    terror and war
    1. Rohingya insurgency in Western Myanmar 2016–17 Northern Rakhine State clashes, 2016–17 Rohingya persecution in Myanmar Dozens of Rohingya Muslims fleeing renewed violence in Rakhine State are detained by Bangladeshi and Burmese authorities after they attempt to cross the border from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Many were en route to Kutupalong Refugee Camp, a refugee camp in Ukhia, Bangladesh, mostly inhabited by Rohingya refugees. (AFP via South China Morning Post)
    2. Iraqi Civil War Battle of Tal Afar (2017) The Iraqi Army announces it is in full control of the Iraqi Turkmen city of Tal Afar in the Nineveh Governorate, after eight days of clashes with ISIL militants inside the city. (Rudaw)
    3. War in Afghanistan A car bomb in Helmand Province kills up to 13 people, including Afghan Army soldiers and civilians, and wounds 18 others, according to government spokesman Omar Zwak. (Reuters)
    4. 2017 Berkeley protests Right-wing protesters and thousands of counter-protesters clash in Berkeley, California, leading to the arrest of at least 14 people. (Los Angeles Times) Anifa Violence At Say No to Marxism Berkeley Rally Washington Post reports that Black-clad antifa attack peaceful right wing demonstrators in Berkeley Police temporarily rescued or "detained" Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson in Berkeley, CA., Sunday after he was "chased by a mob who took swings at him and pepper sprayed him," at least five individuals were attacked including a TV news reporter. 
    1. Maritime incidents in 2017 A dry cargo vessel broke in two in the Black Sea off Turkey’s northwest coast, television images showed early on Sunday, while the 11-man crew was rescued. Leonardo, a 114-meter-long dry cargo ship flagged from Mongolia, started buckling and broke in two while on anchor off Istanbul’s Kilyos coast. (Reuters)
    2. Mountaineering deaths in Austria Five people were killed and one seriously injured after a mountain accident on Sunday in the Austrian state of Salzburg. (Reuters)
    3. Police issued a warning and evacuation orders after a unknown chemical "haze" leaves over 200 people on Britain's south coast, between the towns of Eastbourne and Birling Gap, suffering irritation to their eyes and throats. (Reuters) (BBC)
    1. Argument between couples ends in stabbing on the South Side San Antonio TX  SAN ANTONIO – Police are searching for a suspect after a fight between two couples Sunday afternoon ended in a stabbing on the city's South Side.
    2. 8/27/2017 Man arrested in Sunday afternoon shooting Wichita Eagle  Man arrested in Sunday afternoon shooting ... The shooting stemmed from a fight that happened in the 1700 block of South ... She was not injured.
    3. 8/27/2017 su Kettering chief asks for patience in fatal police shooting probe Dayton Daily News Police officer Jonathon McCoy shot and killed Jason M. Hoops, 33, of Fairborn after a traffic stop of his gray Ford van Sunday evening near Craig Drive ...

    crime crash
    1. Driver flees after stolen car power pole crash Deliberate crash? The Cairns Post Australia Police want to speak with witnesses who may have seen a man and woman crash a stolen car in Woree overnight.  A Cairns police spokeswoman said this morning police are investigating the single-vehicle crash, which occurred about 7.30pm last night in Nephrite St, Woree. “The vehicle was stolen"
    2. 8/27/2017 su Maryland driver charged with DWI after knocking out power in Pawcatuck ate Sunday night after police say he crashed into a utility pole and through a chain link fence on Mechanic Street in Pawcatuck, knocking out power to the surrounding neighborhood. Gustavo Flores, 22, of Arnold, Md., was also charged with traveling unreasonably fast and failure to drive right after the 11:52 p.m. incident.Police said the downed utility pole caused multiple transformer explosions and live electrical wires burning on the ground. Mechanic Street was then ...
     head on crash
    1. 8/27/2017 Man killed in head-on collision near Diamond Bar identified Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Police have identified the man killed Sunday when two vehicles collided head-on at the intersection of Tonner Canyon and Brea Canyon Road near ...
    Date: August 28, 2017 Monday

    1. Syrian Civil War, Syrian Civil War spillover in Lebanon Qalamoun offensive (July–August 2017) ISIL militants and their families, estimated to be around 600 people, begin to leave their strongholds on the Lebanon–Syria border and Qalamun Mountains for the Deir ez-Zor Governorateunder Syrian military escort. A ceasefire was reached between warring parties yesterday. (Reuters)
    2. Hurricane Harvey At least eight people have died in the American state of Texas with 30,000 residents in the city of Houston expected to seek temporary shelter. (Los Angeles Times)
    3. Crime in Germany Investigations concerning Niels Högel, a German nurse already convicted for murdering two of his patients, revealed that the number of people killed while in his care is significantly higher, reaching at least 84, with some estimates being even higher. This makes Högel the serial killer with the highest known victim count in modern German history. (New York Times)
    4. 2 killed 4 wounded suspect arrested Clovis New Mexico Library Shooting Six people were shot in the library, two of those people have died.  Suspect identifed as 16 year old high school student Nathaniel  who recently joined and baptized at a Christian church. He had been suspended for being in a fight and told his pastor he had suicidal thoughts.
    5. Crime in Mexico Mexican authorities say two suspected thieves died after a mob beat them and four others in Tlatlauquitepec, Puebla, Mexico. (Reuters)
    6. Car crash into pole cuts power to 2000 PG&E customers Fresno Bee  A car crash that knocked down a power pole Sunday left more than 2,000 PG&E customers temporarily without power, according to PG&E ...
    7. One Vehicle Strikes Power Pole, Rolls Over Near Lindsay kwbe Sheriff's logs say there were no injuries in the accident that left a vehicle, power pole, and field damaged. The accident reportedly took place south of ...
    8. Driver taken to hospital after car hits power pole Taranaki Daily News Electricity lines were brought down and a man was taken to hospital after he drove into a power pole in Taranaki. The crash happened on Cardiff Rd, ...
    9. Truck hauling flatbed trailer hits pole near Springfield, brings down lines WHIO  Turns out the truck that took down power lines after hitting a power pole on Saint Paris Pike (state Route 41) is a pickup hauling a flatbed trailer loaded ..
    10. Two car collision causes power outages UConn Daily Campus  Several areas surrounding the place of the collision lost power shortly ... Power was returned at approximately 1:30 p.m., and the utility pole is under ...
    11. Traffic diverted after car crashes into utility pole on Walnut Street My Twin Traffic diverted after car crashes into utility pole on Walnut Street ... No injuries or power outages were reported. Police sad they're waiting for NYSEG ...
    12. Video Shows Man Shooting At Crowd During Charlottesville Rally, With No Police Response HuffPost Among those arrested was James Fields, a 20-year-old white supremacist who killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injured dozens of others when ...
    13. Two men charged in ped mall shooting that injured three early Sunday Iowa City Press Citizen
    14. Two men are facing charges in connection to a shooting on the pedestrian mall that sent three people to the hospital just before bar close Sunday ... UPDATE: Iowa City Police investigate pedestrian mall shooting - KWQC-TV6
    15. 3 killed, 19 wounded in shootings since Friday night Chicago Sun-Times Another fatal shooting happened an hour and a half earlier near the Parkway Gardens public housing complex on the South Side. Officers responding ...
    16. Another Richmond Avenue shooting wounds 3 males Palladium-Item One was seriously injured, Wampler said, and had been flown by LifeLine ... A. Oliver, 22, and Shawn W. Sams, 27, were killed during June, Wampler said. ... there were several shots," Wampler said of Saturdaynight's shooting. RPD investigates another Richmond Avenue shooting - Palladium-Item
    17. Indian states in lockdown for guru's rape sentencing after deadly protests The Guardian At least 38 people were killed and more than 200 injured in the violence in Haryana, officials said, drawing sharp criticism for the state government run ...
    18. US journalist killed in South Sudan, State Department confirms CNN According to South Sudan's state broadcaster, Allen was one of 19 people killed during fighting between government troops and rebels in Yei River ...US Reporter Christopher Allen Killed in South Sudan Civil War -
    19. Suspect 'at large' after fatal shooting in Fayetteville Fayetteville, N.C. — One male is dead and one female is injured after a shooting Saturday night in the parking lot of Carlie C's grocery store located at ...
    20. M1 minibus crash: Girl aged five, and two others, are critically injured BBC News Six men and two women were killed when the minibus they were travelling in collided with two lorries on the M1 near Milton Keynes early on Saturday.
    21. Police: Shooting in Lynn overnight on Green LYNN, MA (WHDH) - Police said there was a shooting on Green Street in Lynn overnight. Officials said there was one car involved. One person was ...
    22. Shooting Reported in Boone County WBOY BOONE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - A shooting has been reported in Boone County. The shooting was reported in the Orgas area of Boone County ...
    23. NOPD seeks suspect in fatal stabbing on Canal Street NOPD released surveillance footage showing possible suspect in fatal double stabbing at a McDonald's restaurant on Saturday (Aug. 26) (Photo ...NOPD: Argument led to fatal stabbing of man at McDonald's on Canal Street - WWL
    24. One killed, four others hurt in head-on collision near Genting Highlands The Straits Times
    25. KUALA KUBU BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A man was killed and four others were seriously injured in an accident involving two cars ...
    26. Man pleads not guilty to Marsden stabbing murder River 949 A man has pleaded not guilty to the stabbing murder of another man at a Logan unit.
    27. Head-on crash near Independence Rock leaves one dead Casper Star-Tribune Online One person died Monday afternoon in a head-on collision near Independence Rock, the Wyoming Highway Patrol said. The crash happened when a ...
    28. 8/28/2017  Six people now charged in the shooting of 88-year-old Timmonsville woman WPDE Six people have been charged in connection with the shooting of a 88-year-old woman last Monday at the intersection of Kershaw and Byrd Streets in ...charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, attempted carjacking and criminal conspiracy. Timmonsville, S.C. (WPDE)  Man charged in shooting of 88-year-old woman in Timmonsville ... Aug 28, 2017 - According to investigators, the 88-year-old woman was shot during the ... stopped at a stop sign on Kershaw and Byrd Street in Timmonsville.
    29. 8/28/2017  Dwayne Gary Paulson Kills Himself After Terroristic Threats and Police Chase
      1. Dodge County man kills himself after car chase, authorities say - KTTC 28, 2017 - A Dodge County man shot and killed himself after reportedly threatening ... a person with a handgun making "terroristic threats of violence" toward a person from Owatonna. ... Prairie Police Department, and the Minnesota State Patrol -- gave chase. ... During the PIT maneuver, the suspect shot himself.
      2. Authorities name Dodge County man who shot himself after car cha 30, 2017 - Authorities name Dodge County man who shot himself after car chase ... that Paulson was using a handgun to make "terroristic threats of violence" toward a ... the Blooming Prairie Police Department, and the Minnesota State Patrol ... During the PIT maneuver, Paulson shot himself, the Sheriff's Office said.
      3. Pursuit results in one dead by BP | Steele County Times, Dodge 29, 2017 - The driver shot and killed himself after a Steele County Sheriff's deputy ... a report of a man armed with a handgun making terroristic threats of violence ... a PIT maneuver, spinning the vehicle out of control and making it come to a stop. ... An autopsy is being conducted by the SouthernMinnesota Regional ..
    30. 8/28/2017  Head-on collision injures people near Saranac Lake The Adirondack Daily Enterprise A head-on collision between two cars this afternoon on state Route 86, south of Donnelly's Corners, resulted in the hospitalization of the driver and ...Two hurt in head-on collision north of Saranac Lake - Lake Placid News
    31. aug 28 2017 Reno Police Seek Suspect After Stabbing on Hubbard Way KTVN Reno Police is investigating a stabbing that occurred in the 100 block of Hubbard Way at an apartment complex. Police say the incident happened just ...
    32. 8/28/2017  Standoff at CHA building on Near North Side ends peacefully Chicago Tribune  A SWAT team ended a standoff Monday evening at a building in the Chicago Housing Authority's Cabrini Rowhouses development after officers ...
    33. 8/28/2017   mo 1 killed, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings Chicago Tribune ... was killed and eight other people were injured in city shootings from Sunday afternoon to early Monday, Chicago police said. In the fatal shooting, ...
    34. 8/28/2017   mo Mother killed, father wounded in car-to-car shooting in LA Los Angeles Times Police say the mother of two young children was killed and her husband was wounded when their car was riddled with bullets as the family drove ...did not identify a possible motive but says the shooting was likely gang-related. Mother of 2 young children killed, father wounded in South LA car-to-car shooting - LA Daily News
    35. 8/28/2017  mo Driver crashes into utility pole in West Jackson TN WBBJ-TV WEST JACKSON, Tenn. — A wreck Monday night knocked down power lines in West Jackson, according to the Jackson Police Department.
    36. 8/28/2017  mo SWAT responds to active shooting near Rookwood Commons in Hyde Park WKRC HYDE PARK, Ohio (WKRC) - Police and SWAT have responded to the scene of an active shooting near Rookwood Commons in Hyde Park.A man is in custody after a SWAT situation in Oakley. Nathaniel Jungkunz is charged with felonious assault. Police were called to an apartment complex on Willard Avenue just before 11 p.m. Monday. A father thought his son might be suicidal.  Gunman in SWAT standoff charged with firing multiple shots at po ... fox 19 Man accused of firing at officers appears in court - WLWT Cincinnati  Aug 30, 2017 - Nathaniel Jungkunz held on $300000 bond after standoff, shots fired. Here's how police negotiators ended Oakley SWAT standoff - WCPO ... Aug 29, 2017 - Police said Nathaniel Jungkunz, 28, barricaded himself inside an apartment after his father called authorities, concerned for his safety.
    Date: August 29, 2017 Tuesday wikipedia current events
    1. Afghanistan A suicide bomber kills five people at the entrance of a Kabul Bank subsidiary near the Embassy of the United States in Kabul. Taliban claim their attack targeted soldiers and police withdrawing their salaries. (Reuters)
    2. Sky UK stops broadcasting Fox News in the United Kingdom after 15 years due to low audience figures. (BBC)
    3. Hurricane Harvey The death toll from Hurricane Harvey reaches 30 as Sylvester Turner, the mayor of Houston, Texas, introduces a curfew to deter looters. (The New York Times)
    4. North Korean August 2017 missile launch over Japan North Korea fires a Hwasong-12 ballistic missile which flies 2,700 kilometres (1,700 mi), passing over Hokkaido, northern Japan, prompting the activation of the nationwide J-Alert warning system. This is first time since 2009 that a North Korean missile has passed over Japanese territory. (South China Morning Post) (The Independent)
    5. 2017 clashes at the Turkish Ambassador's Residence in Washington, D.C. A grand jury in Washington, D.C. has issued indictments for 19 people, including 15 identified as Turkish security officials, for attacking protesters in May 2017. (AP)
    6. European migrant crisis The Libyan Navy rescues nearly 500 migrants in three operations in the seas west of the capital Tripoli. (Reuters)
    7. More than 2000 without power in Berea, street blocked after car crashes into pole FOX Carolina More 2,000 people in the Berea area lost power Tuesday morning after a car crashed into a utility pole. 
    8. Two killed in head-on collision Daily Ardmoreite TISHOMINGO — Two are dead after a Mitsubishi Outlander struck a Chrysler 300 head-on late Tuesdayevening while driving down U.S. Route 377, ...
    9. Power punch: Drunk driver's car hits electricity pole in Nabha, causes 20-hour outage DELIBERATE? Hindustan Times An eyewitness, Parminder Singh, said the driver was heavily drunk and after the accident he came out of the car with a liquor bottle, without even ...for over 20 hours after a drunk man rammed his car into an electric pole on Tuesday night, just 200 metres from the local police station. An eyewitness, Parminder Singh, said the driver was heavily drunk and after the accident he came out of the car with a liquor bottle, without even turning off the ignition. [looks very deliberate]
    10. 8/29/2017 Details Emerge In Shooting That Killed Deputy French In Sacramento County Sep 5 Good Day Sacramento New information about the Sacramento County shooting that killed Sheriff's Deputy Robert French was released today by Sheriff Scott Jones. Shot by bullet that passed through car he was taking cover The suspect, 32-year-old Thomas Littlecloud allegedly shot and wounded the two CHP officers then got into another shootout with a sheriff’s deputy on the balcony.
    11. 8/29/2017 tu Boy allegedly attacked by Hampton Senior High School student armed with metalpole The West Australian A Morley high school was sent into a partial lockdown on Tuesday after a male student allegedly attackedanother while armed with a metal pole. Perth high school forced into lockdown after student crowbar attack - WAtoday
    12. 8/29/2017 tu  Man climbs power pole in Hemet, leading to power shut down Press-Enterprise Authorities have been trying for several hours to talk a man down from a Hemet power pole early Tuesday morning,  olice said. Although authorities ...
    13. Roderick Miguell Malone Shoots Neighbor No Motive in Rochester MN (Looks like terrorist attack)
      1. Police arrest suspect in northwest Rochester shooting | Aug 30, 2017 - Police arrested Roderick Miguell Malone, 35, of Rochester, at 1860 41st St. NW. He is in custody at Olmsted County Adult Detention Center.
      2. UPDATE: Rochester Police release more information about Tuesday ... 29, 2017 - The victim told officers that the suspect was his neighbor 35-year-old Roderick Miguell Malone, of Rochester. Officers then went next door and ...
      3. 'We Just Heard All These Gunshots:' Witnesses Recall Shooting ... Aug 30, 2017 - Rochester, MN | Change Location. Sunny .... During that time police say Malone fired more than 20 shots -- striking the car six or seven times. ... The victim identified the shooter as his neighbor--35-year-old Roderick Malone.
      4. Rochester Man Facing Attempted Murder Charges - KROC-AM  Aug 31, 2017 - A Rochester man accused of shooting and nearly killing his neighbor Tuesday night has ... Roderick Malone 
      5. Man accused of shooting neighbor makes court appearance - Post ...  The Rochester man accused of shooting his neighbor in the chest, apparently ... Roderick Miguell Malone, 35, faces three counts of attempted ...
    Date: August 30, 2017 Wednesday


    1. War in Afghanistan (2001–present) At least 11 Afghan civilians are killed and 16 wounded when a NATO helicopter attacked a house where Taliban insurgents had taken shelter in Logar Province, east of Kabul. (Reuters)
    2. Syrian Civil War American-led intervention in Syria CJTF–OIR jets destroy a section of road, blocking the path of a convoy carrying ISIL evacuees from the Lebanon–Syria border en route to Abu Kamal in the Deir ez-Zor Governorate. The convoy, carrying 308 militants and 331 civilians according to Hezbollah, is now effectively stranded in Syrian government-controlled territory. (Reuters
    3. 2017 Mumbai flood At least 14 people are killed in the Indian city of Mumbai as nearly a month's average rainfall fell yesterday during the worst monsoon in years. More than 1,200 people have been killed across India, Nepal and Bangladesh. (The Telegraph) (Reuters)
    4. Crime in California A shooting at a motel in Sacramento County, California, leaves a Sacramento County Sheriff's Department deputy dead and two California Highway Patrol officers injured. The suspect is later arrested. (NBC News) (The Sacramento Bee) Slain Sacramento Co. deputy identified as Robert French The Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy who was killed Wednesday has been identified as RobertFrench, a 21-year veteran of the department. A California sheriff's deputy has died after being shot at a hotel that is now surrounded by police Associated Press died Wednesday on his way to a hospital. French served in … Sacramento sheriff’s deputy killed in hotel ... - shootout at an Auburn Boulevard hotel, Sheriff Scott Jones said this afternoon ...
    5. aug 30 Drivers injured, one gravely, in head-on crash on SR-67 in Poway The San Diego Union-Tribune Two drivers suffered injuries when one of them veered into the wrong lane of state Route 67 in Poway and collided head-on with the other vehicle ... 2 injured in head-on collision on curvy Poway road -
    6. wed Bedminster police release ID of man killed in head-on collision The Intelligencer d Jaclyn Jones, 30, of Nockamixon was driving a Jeep Patriot northbound on Route 611 when witnesses said she crossed into the opposite lane and smashed into Marinelli's car
    7. we Head-on accident injures three people, two from Greensburg Giant 96Wednesday at approximately 11:00 am, the Indiana State Police responded to a two vehicle head-on crash on US 50 in Versailles that led to three ...
    8. Power Failure in Falconer Due to Truck Hitting Utility Pole WRFA Jamestown FALCONER – A portion of the village of Falconer was without Power on Wednesday morning after an electric transformer failed at the corner of Dow ...
    9. 8/30/2017  Three injured, one airlifted after head-on collision caused by felon Gary Gibbs crossover unknown reason (Could it be deliberate terror attack?) Greensburg Daily News Driver arrested on unrelated felony charge hours later Two Greensburg residents were treated for minor injuries after they were involved in a head-on collision in Versailles.  driver involved in the crash – a Greensburg man -- was arrested on an unrelated criminal charge.  Police said Gary Gibbs, 37, was driving east on U.S. 50, near Gas Light Drive in Versailles, at approximately 11 a.m., when for reasons unknown, he crossed the centerline in his Nissan passenger car and struck another vehicle. 
    10. 8/30/2017 we 2 Bakersfield officers shot and suspect killed after report of a man with a gun  Los Angeles Times  Two Bakersfield police officers were shot and a suspect was killed late ... The shooting in Bakersfield comes hours after a sheriff's deputy was killed ..akersfield police officers were shot and a suspect was killed late Wednesday when the officers responded to a report of a man with gun, authorities said. About 14 minutes later, the officers arrived and reported that they had contacted the suspect, the sergeant said. “A short time later, officers reported that an officer-involved shooting had occurred, and the suspect and officers had been struck by gunfire,” Kroeker said.. Two Bakersfield police officers shot, suspect killed in Wednesday night shooting - The Bakersfield
    11. 8/30/2017 Coroner releases name of suspect in officer-involvedshooting The Bakersfield Californian
      The man killed in a shootout that injured two police officers was identified ... Cervantes died at the scene of the shooting Wednesday evening in a ... 22-year-old Issac Lopez Cervantes, according to a coroner's release.Cervantes died at the scene of the shooting Wednesday evening 

    Date: August 31, 2017 Thursday

    1. Investigation underway after fatal shooting in Hutchinson County  KVII One man was killed following a shooting just outside of Borger.According to the Borger News Herald, the shooting happened Thursday night around
    2. Why Muslim Leaders SILENT on Gay Marriage: “If we come out with our opinion then the left may abandon us”By Pamela Geller - on September 4, 2017 When the time comes, the left will be dealt with in much the same manner as the rest of the unbelievers NOT THE PRINCIPLE BUT THE SIDE: WHY MUSLIM LEADERS ARE QUIET ON GAY MARRIAGE  Muslim leaders shut up about gay marriage  By Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun, August 31, 2017 (thanks to Christian):  It’s all tribal, you see. It’s not about principle: Ali Kadri, spokesman for the Islamic Council of Queensland and the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils, said his community was stuck with the choice of offending allies or siding with critics, and the result had been silence. “Unfortunately, in the current climate, the right and conservative side has attacked Muslims as terrorists and extremists, and naturally the left side has been allies in defending us for a long period of time,” he said... the left may abandon us for going against their view and we can’t be friendly with the conservatives because they have been bashing us for 15, 20 years every chance they get … and that includes some Christian sects as well.” Same-sex marriage: Why have Muslims been so quiet in the debate Last night on ABC's The Drum, Ali Kadri, spokesman for the Islamic Council of Queensland and the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils, ...With few exceptions, including a statement from the National Imams Council, almost all of the talk of religious freedom and opposition to the bill on the grounds of faith has come from Christian leaders, particularly from the Anglican and Catholic Churches.But now one Muslim leader has offered an explanation.
    3. thu  Vandals hit Quarry Hill's new education center  Rochester MN Post Bulletin broke windows, poured paint ... The vandalism comes as the nature center prepares for its fall ... The center, on East Circle Drive inRochester, is about 90 percent complete  Vandals trashed a Nature Center's nearly finished building - GoMN The expansion of a popular Rochester nature center suffered a setback last ... Paint was also splashed around the building, an ax was used to ... cost of the damage is estimated at $75,000 to $100,000 Hammers and an ax were used to smash windows and break down doors. Paint was also splashed around the building, an ax was used to puncture the siding, and drywall waiting to be installed was smashed to pieces. similar: Mar 26, 20178 Vandals Cause Extensive Damage at New Rochester Apartment Complex March 29, 2017 Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) – Extensive vandalism is being reported at an apartment building that is under construction near completion Sunday night or early Monday at the Red 44 Police reports indicate 26 units were damaged.included spray painted walls, discharged fire extinguishers and broken windows, doors, cabinets and vanities. Appliances were also damaged, as were some hallways.
    4. thu Hundreds lose power in 28th St. area after crash (WOOD) — A Grand Rapids mall was among the hundreds of homes and businesses that lost power after a vehicle hit a utility pole. The outage was ...
    5. 4 injured in head-on crash in Kalamazoo County Fox17 ROSS TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Four people were injured Thursday in a head-on crash in Ross Township. The two-vehicle crash happened at about ... Three people trapped after head-on car crash in Ross Township -
    6. th City police seek vehicle that sheared pole, causing power outage for 3300 Hazleton PA Standard Speaker A power outage was reported in Hazleton early Thursday morning and ... a PPL utility pole was sheared and hanging on wires in the neighborhood, ...
    7. th Woman injured after car cross over wrong way strikes utility pole; disrupts power for hours in Princess Anne Maryland WMDT  The utility pole was damaged causing electrical service to be disrupted for a few hours. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 23-year-old   traveling south on Somerset Avenue when it crossed over northbound Somerset Avenue and struck a utility pole.... Car flips, knocks out power on Somerset Avenue in Princess Anne Delmarva Daily Times  The pole snapped and electric lines fell onto the roadway, causing a power outage that lasted several hours. Cautiously, Corbin rushed to aid the ...
    8. At Least 12 Killed In Mumbai Building Collapse  NPR  At least 12 people were killed and more were still trapped after a century-old building collapsed in India's financial center of Mumbai on Thursday ..
    9. 8/31/2017 Chicago gang member shoots at car, hits bystander in next car Man shot, 9-year-old grazed with glass, suspect held after West Side police-involved shooting Chicago Tribune girl was riding in a car in the South Side’s West Englewood neighborhood about 9:50 p.m. when someone shot at the car from a porch suspected gang crossfire 13-year-old girl shot in West Englewood | Chicago Sun-Times Sep 1, 2017 - A West Englewood shooting left a teenage girl wounded Thursday evening on the South Side.  Man charged with shooting 13-year-old girl in West Englewood ... Sun Times Jaquel Rogers, 20, of West Englewood, was charged with a felony count of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm. Prosecutors: 20-year-old gang member mistakenly wounds girl, 13 ... Chicago Tribune A 20-year-old reputed gang member was firing shots at a vehicle ... was firing shots at a vehicle last month on the Southwest Side when his shots mistakenly struck another vehicle and wounded a 13-year-old girl riding inside, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday. Aug 31 when a gunman on the street sprayed gunfire at a slow-moving black vehicle just ahead of the car she was in  prosecutors noted that he was a member of the Gangster Disciples street gang. JAQUEL ROGERS Inmate Y11739: Illinois DOC Prisoner Arrest Record
    10. Brake failure causes car to jump out of woods at Trump motorcade  Rogue vehicle gets too close to Trump’s motorcade New York Post An online video has surfaced purportedly showing a vehicle attempting to “ram” President Trump’s motorcade in Missouri, but officials said the incident was simply a case of malfunctioning brakes.  Dramatic moment car looks set to RAM Trump’s motorcade as it flies out of nearby woods … Daily Maill car almost hits President Trump’s limousine (video) Rolling Out Vehicle attempts to ram Trump presidential motorcade in Springfield, Missouri! Car looked set to ram Trump’s motorcade in Missouri ... Daily Mail Dramatic moment car looks set to RAM Trump’s motorcade as it flies out of nearby woods after the brakes failed. The car ploughed from woodland just yards from the ...
    11. 8/31/2017  th  Man shot, 9-year-old grazed with glass, suspect held after West Side police-involved shooting Chicago Tribune Two shootings left two men dead and three others injured and in at least four other cases police heard gunfire, once while standing next to shooting  late thu girl was riding in a car in the South Side’s West Englewood neighborhood about 9:50 p.m. when someone shot at the car from a porch suspected gang crossfire ... Officers witness shooting, return fire in West Garfield Park - Chicago Sun-Times Police-involved shooting reported in West Garfield Park - WLS-TV
    12. 8/31/2017 Pedestrian killed in crash on I-39 in Marshall County  A 67-year-old Varna man is dead after he was struck on Interstate 39 near Wenona Thursday morning.
    13. 8/31/2017  Panda-costumed motorcyclist cited for reckless driving Pioneer Press  motorcyclist wearing a panda suit was cited for reckless driving and his panda head was confiscated Aug. 31 off Interstate 394 and Shelard Parkway in Minnetonka.Another motorist reported a panda-costumed rider earlier in the summer, worried that the biker’s vision was obstructed while weaving through traffic and riding with no hands on Minnesota 101
    14. 8/31/2017  Two car accidents power pole end with DUI charges Ketchikan AlaskaKRBD  Troopers report that she drove off the roadway and hit a power pole and the guardrail. She was charged with driving under the influence, and taken to ...68-year-old Ketchikan woman. Troopers report that she drove off the roadway and hit a power pole and the guardrail Ketchikan man driving the vehicle lost control and hit a guardrail.
    15. 8/31/2017  School lockdowns lifted as Las Vegas police investigate shooting Las Vegas Review-Journal Bonanza High School and Warren Elementary School were on lockdown after the shooting, Clark County School District spokesman Mauricio Marin ...
    16. 8/31/2017  4 injured in overnight stabbing on north side WMTV  MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – 4 people were injured in a stabbing that happened around 11:47 p.m. on Thursday in the 1700 block of Northpoint Drive. UPDATE: New information released in stabbing on Madison's North Side - WKOW
    17. 8/31/2017  Police Officer Is Injured in Knife Attack in Stockholm New York Times  STOCKHOLM — A man stabbed and wounded a police officer in the neck in central Stockholm on Thursdaynear a demonstration against the ...
    18. 8/31/2017  Man shot, roads closed by police in Edgewood during five-hour search for suspect  Baltimore Sun  31, as the Harford County Sheriff's Office investigates a shooting and motor ... He also said no one else was injured, other than the shooting victim.  Edgewood Road was shut down for about five hours Thursday afternoon and evening as Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a shooting that left one person wounded. Officers decked out in tactical gear   Shooting, crash after argument under investigation in Edgewood - WBAL Baltimore  EDGEWOOD, Md. One man is dead and another is in custody in connection with a shooting Thursday afternoon in Edgewood, Charles Pugh, 48 of Edgewood, was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds ... Pugh was involved in a verbal altercation with Derek Holder, 51
    19. 8/31/2017 th One dead, one injured after tire blowout head-on collision Hanford Sentinel  One dead, one injured after head-on collision ... The driver of the 2014 Ford had no time to react before the two vehicles collided head-on, police said. when his vehicle’s left front tire deflated and caused him to swerve into the path of a 2014 Ford