Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Monthly Misfortune May 2018

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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 May 2018


3/16/2018 Amherst College student athlete was murdered in Mexico, family says By Laura Crimaldi and Aimee Ortiz GLOBE STAFF  MAY 05, 2018  Andrew Dorogi of Amherst College.  AMHERST — The family of an Amherst College senior who was found dead in March in Mexico City [pushed onto subway tracks electrocuted?] said Friday that he was murdered.. Andrew Dorogi, 21, who grew up in Ohio and was scheduled to graduate from Amherst later this month, was killed while returning from a vacation with several friends to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico,  Dorogi’s body was found March 16. The US State Department has referred questions about the investigation to Mexican officials, and the Dorogi family had not previously spoken publicly about how he died.... he had not committed suicide, and that his death remained under investigation... issued a statement about a man whose body had been found on train tracks at a subway station outside Mexico City. The man, whom prosecutors did not identify, had been electrocuted and suffered burns, according to the statement. Prosecutors declined to say whether the man was Dorogi

Date: May 1, 2018 Monday

  1. 5/1/2018  Report: Motorist shoots at empty school bus in Delano MN injures driver - Authorities want to know why a motorist fired shots at an empty school bus being driven through Delano. Report: Motorist shoots at vehicle in Delano. Driver injured by flying ...   Several bullets were then fired into the bus. The driver was not hit but was cut in the face by flying glass. Investigators found four empty bullet casings on the road and several bullet holes in the vehicle. A garage door and a bus in the area also were hit. KARE-TV reported that no one has been arrested but ...
  2. 5/1/2018  Police in DC, New York revise shooting policies in response to vehicle ramming attacks Washington Post Even with the practice of shooting at moving vehicles largely banned, it has proved a difficult tactic to stop. Between January 2015 and May 2017, The Post found that police across the country fatally shot at least 193  people who were inside vehicles. In 76 of those cases, the person killed was not armed ... largely barred from firing at moving cars... major cities are loosening those rules to deal with a new threat: terrorists in trucks mowing down and killing pedestrians.
  3. 5/1/2018  Fatal stabbing on Tuesday afternoon near Senator Theater  A man was stabbed in the stomach on Tuesday afternoon in the 5900 block of York Road, police said, which is the same block as The Senator Theater. Baltimore City Police said they got a report shortly before 4:o0 PM of an injured man. After he was located, he was taken to a hospital where he later ...

  1. Edifício Wilton Paes de Almeida, a 26-story tower block in São Paulo, Brazil, is destroyed by a fire and consequent collapse. Neighbouring buildings are also damaged by fire. Authorities warn the casualty toll is "likely to be high". (Metro)

Terrorist Military attack: 
  1. Terrorism in England ISIL suspect Lewis Ludlow makes an initial appearance before Westminster Magistrates' Court accused of plotting a terror attack in London. He denies the offences and the case is transferred to the Old Bailey(BBC)
  2. May Day Far-left anarchists clash with riot police in central ParisFrance. Several businesses are looted and set on fire, including a McDonald's restaurant and Renault garage. Hundreds are arrested. (Reuters)
  3. Far-right terrorism in the United Kingdom West Midlands Police arrest five men and a woman suspected of membership of National Action, a neo-Nazi group banned as a terror group. (The Oxford Mail)
  4. Human rights violations during the Syrian Civil War ISIL releases an execution video showing a prisoner being killed by explosives in Yarmouk CampDamascus(Metro)
  5. At least 23 civilians die in a airstrike near Shadadi, Al-Hasakah Governorate. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has stated it is not clear who carried out the attack, listing Iraq and US-led coalition as two possibilities. The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency claims the US-led coalition is responsible. (Middle East Monitor)
  6. Boko Haram insurgency A suicide bombing kills at least 24 people at a mosque in MubiNigeriaBoko Haram are suspected of being behind the attack. (BBC)
  7. Iraqi police and al-Hashd al-Shaabi troops raid ISIL locations in HawijaKirkuk, and seize tunnels and arms caches. (Iraqi News)
  8. A bomb in MosulIraq, kills and injures seven policemen. (Iraqi News)
Head-on crash: 
  1. Delibrate terror attack: 5/1/2018  Driver pulled from river and accused of attempted murder in head-on crash on Highway 50 Sacramento Bee A man whose van landed in the American River after he allegedly drove into oncoming traffic on Highway 50, causing a head-on collision, is in El Dorado County Jail accused of attempted murder. California Highway Patrol officers responded about 6:35 p.m. Monday
  2. 5/1  Three tourists critically injured after head-on crash on Coromandel Peninsula road  A Swedish volunteer fire fighter was first on the scene of a serious crash on the Coromandel where a tourist driver crossed the centre line. Tuesday night's head-onon the Kopu-Hikuai Rd was the third he'd come across in ten days. Police have now said the three Asian women travelling in a rental van think it comes down to driver inattention.   ...
  3. 5/1  Wrong way suspected drunk head on collision claims life/injures six in Allen County WNWO NBC 24  The Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says Christopher Watson, 15, of Ypsilanti, Michigan died when the 2017 Ford Explorer he occupied was traveling north bound on Interstate 75 when it hit head onwith a 2006 Ford pickup driven by 64-year-old John Robinson of Phoenix, wrong way Alcohol suspected factor.
  4. 5/1 2 injured in Parks Highway head-on crash at Willow KTVA  WILLOW, Alaska (AP) - A 66-year-old Willow woman was seriously injured in a head-on crash on the Parks Highway. Alaska State Troopers say Johnnie Winder drove a pickup north early Tuesday afternoon and crossed into the southbound lane. Her truck collided with a work van driven by 75-year-old ...
Crash into power pole 
  1. 5/1/2018  Car hits power pole, sparking fire in nearby brush 10News  SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A driver lost control of their vehicle Tuesday night, crashing into a power pole while trying to avoid other cars Tuesday night. The crash, which happened around 8 p.m., caused an explosion and sent power lines arching. Several nearby bushes caught fire because of the explosion ...
  2. 5/1 Pickup and trailer strikes power pole outage gas leak in Chapel Hill, traffic backed up on Hwy 64 TX KLTV  Traffic is reportedly backed up in the area. A business in the area has reported it has no power. KLTV has a crew headed to the scene and will bring you the ...TX (KLTV) - the driver of a 2004 Ford pickup truck, towing a cargo trailer, struck a power pole and then a tree. power out gas leak 
  3. 5/1/2018  2800 lose power in Phoenix after vehicle crashes into pole  More than 2,800 Arizona Public Service customers lost power after a vehicle crashed into an electrical poleTuesday night in Phoenix. The crash broke the pole and downed wires around north Phoenix just before 8:30 p.m., APS spokeswoman Suzanne Trevino said. At the time of the crash, 2,890 ...
  4. 5/1/2018  Live Wires Spark in Street After Car Unknown Reason Takes Down Power Pole in National City NBC 7 San Diego  Commuters are being asked to avoid the intersection of Division Street and Highland Avenue in National City where live electrical wires attached to a downed power pole are sparking in the street. National City police said a westbound driver lost control (unknown reason?)
  5. Stolen truck (accidentally?) hits power pole, causing grass fire and outages in Colorado WAVY-TV PUEBLO, Colo. - Police are looking for the person who drove a stolen truck off Interstate 25 Monday, knocking a power pole across a road and causing a grass fire and power outage. Police said it happened around 4:40 p.m. on northbound Interstate 25 in central Pueblo. The truck went off the east side ...
  6. DPS: Driver of truck towing trailer "accidentally" struck power pole, tree, causing gas leak, power outages Texas KLTV preliminary investigation by DPS shows that the driver of a 2004 Ford pickup truck, towing a cargo trailer, struck a power pole and then a tree. 

Date: May 2, 2018 Tuesday

  1. 5/2/2018  Two dead in Capitol Heights shooting WTOP  CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — Two people are dead after a shooting in Capitol Heights, Maryland, early Wednesday morning. Police in Prince George's County said officers responded to a shooting just after 3 a.m. Man, Woman Killed in Shooting in Capitol Heights - NBC4 Washington
  2. Boy, 15, "accidentally" shot in head on CTA bus WLS-TV  A 15-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured while traveling on a CTA bus in Chicago's Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. gunfire came from a nearby .. bullet from a shooting about a block away came through the window. .   by stray bullet, police say - WGN-TV
  3. Man Injured After Alleged BB Gun Shooting Drug Deal in NW Rochester MN - KAAL Man Shot in the Head by BB Gun at Rochester Apartment Building KROC  person who shot a West Concord man in the head with a BB gun Tuesday. Officers were called to an apartment building  20 year old had blood on his face two bbs under the skin of his forehead welt on back where bb had hit.. had come to buy marijuana taken to hospital.
  1. 5/2/2018 VIDEO: Dashcam catches truck carrying 12000 gallons of fuel (falsely blames bird) plow into power pole FOX 8 News WVUE-TV  Massachusetts police department Facebook page shows a truck carrying 12,000 gallons of fuel plow into a power pole. video shows driver of the truck swerve and hit the pole. The pole sparks but doesn't catch on fire. driver told police a bird flew into his window and hit his head, causing him to swerve, but the video proved otherwise, according to the post.  cited for failure to stay within marked lanes and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
Head-on crash
  1. Two drivers hospitalized after head-on crash near Kahoka Herald-Whig  Two drivers were seriously injured in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon on U.S. 136 a mile east of Kahoka. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that Devin B. Konichek, 17, of Kahoka, was traveling east on U.S. 136 when he tried to pass a tractor and struck Clarissa D. Somers, 22, of Kahoka, who .
  2. Wrong-way driver on US 19 causes serious injuries in head-on crash, FHP says HOLIDAY — State troopers have arrested a New Port Richey man accused of driving north in a southbound lane on U.S. 19 and crashing head-on into another vehicle early Wednesday. The crash occurred as Rashad Wesley, 20, was driving north on U.S. 19 in a 2001 four-door Lexus, approaching ...Holiday Man Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash On US 19 -
Hit object or pole
  1. Monroe Road closed after car hits utility pole, downs power lines WSOC Charlotte  CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Monroe Road in southeast Charlotte is shut down after a crash took out a power poleWednesday morning, according to police. ..
  2. Semi knocked out power in Manitowoc CountyWBAYMANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office tells Action 2 News that a semi hit a power pole early Thursday morning. Officials said the semi was going east on Randolph and took out a pole and transformer in Mishicot. According to Wisconsin Public Service website, about ...Semi knocks power out in Mishicot - WGBA-TV


Troopers: Motorcycle rider seriously injured in head-on crash with pickup truck  Willow Springs, N.C. — A motorcycle rider was seriously injured Tuesday night when he crashed head-oninto a pickup truck near Willow Springs, officials said. North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers said Brad Brownell, 40, was driving east on Mt. Pleasant Church Road when he crossed the ...

Date: May 3, 2018 Wednesday


More than 110 killed by high-intensity dust storms in India CNN  In the state of Rajasthan, at least 35 people died and more than 200 were injured after winds downed more than 8,000 electricity poles and uprooted hundreds of trees, officials told CNN. "This has resulted in widespread electricity cuts and water shortages. Most of the deaths occurred after walls and ..


Explosion During Police Standoff in Connecticut Injures Several Officers New York Times
Several police officers were injured in a large explosion Wednesday evening during a standoff with a barricaded suspect in North Haven, Conn., officials said. The explosion, in the 300 block of Quinnipiac Avenue, was so powerful that residents up to a mile away said their homes shook. The property ...  Explosion Destroys Barn, Injures 9 During Police Standoff In Connecticut - NPR

Head-on crash

  1. 5/3/2018 Suspicious?  NC surgeon had revoked license when he hit car head-on — while going wrong way on I-40 Charlotte Observer North Carolina surgeon was driving with a revoked license when he headed the wrong way on Interstate 40 and hit another car head-on, seriously injuring the other driver, according to the N.C. State Highway Patrol. suspended from job ...careless and reckless driving, driving with a revoked license, driving the wrong way on the interstate 


Military plane underwent 'days' of maintenance before crash near Savannah  CNN  (CNN) The military is investigating why an aging cargo plane, perhaps making its final military flight, nosedived Wednesday into a Georgia highway, killing all nine people on board. "Nine crew members died in the accident, but until their families and relatives are notified, we cannot give their names," ... 9 Puerto Ricans killed in final flight of 60-year-old C-130 - ABC News

Sandra Bullock's Stalker Found Dead After SWAT Standoff at La Crescenta Home NBC Southern California  The standoff began after Los Angeles police attempted to serve a warrant at a residence in the 2400 block of Harmony Place. The man barricaded himself inside a building in the back of the property, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

He wanted to date a co-worker. So he killed her boyfriend, officials say  Washington Post  Kevin Prasad never seemed threatening. At least not to the woman whose boyfriend Prasad killed, authorities say. Prasad, 31, had spent months trying to woo the woman, who authorities say was his co-worker at San Francisco International Airport, where the two provided security services.

Texas teen charged with plotting IS-inspired shooting at mall Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 17-year-old boy in Plano, Texas, has been arrested and charged with plotting a mass shooting inspired by the Islamic State at a shopping mall, law enforcement agencies said ... “Look at all the other lone wolves// What training did they have yet they simply killed the kuffar?

Suspect in Ballpark Village shooting turns himself in to police
LOUIS • The suspect charged with shooting and killing a man Sunday at Ballpark Village turned himself in to police early Wednesday morning. ... Lee, 32, of the 4500 block of Delmar Boulevard, was charged Tuesdaywith first-degree murder, armed criminal action and assault in the shooting that left one ...
One dead in head-on Highway 12 crash outside Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
A Santa Rosa man was killed Wednesday evening in a head-on collision on Highway 12 just east of Pythian Road after a Chevrolet Tahoe crossed into his lane, CHP said. The driver of the eastbound Tahoe was taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries after his SUV flipped

UPDATE | One arrested, one injured, after stabbing on Greene Street
(WRDW/WAGT) -- Richmond County deputies say one person is in custody and another is in the hospital following a stabbing on Greene Street early Thursday morning. Deputies say 36-year-old Gary Robinson of Aiken, was arrested about 20 minutes after the incident.

Circleville man injured in 2-vehicle head on fatal crash
MCDERMOTT - A man was killed in a 2-vehicle crash Wednesday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Robert R. Simpson, 29, of McDermott died at Southern Ohio Medical Center after a crash involving Robert Sargent, 59, of Circleville. It happened Wednesday at 10:01 pm on State Route 104 ...

Head-on crash shuts down US 68 near Midland
Wilmington News Journal, OH
MIDLAND — Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision after 10 p.m. Wednesday on US 68 just north of Midland, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Some occupants were transported to hospitals. The wreck closed US 68 in both directions.

Bird flies in gasoline truck, causing driver to strike power poles
KALB News (press release)
You can see the tanker truck swerving out of control and taking out several telephone poles. Police said they reviewed the video, but could not confirm the trucker's story. The 63-year-old driver was cited for failure to stay within marked lanes and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. Utility companies ...

Date May 3, 2018 Thursday
  1. 2018 Gaza border protestsA Palestinian man was arrested by Israeli Defence Forces while attempting to damage the security fence around the northern Gaza Strip. He was shot and injured during the arrest, and is now receiving medical treatment at Soroka Medical Center. (The Times of Israel)
  2. Palestinian teenager Anas Abu Asr dies of wounds sustained when he was shot during protests near Gaza City last Friday, bringing the death toll to 40. (The Washington Post)
  3. Syrian Civil War The United States Department of State freezes funding to the White Helmets humanitarian group, which conducts urban search and rescue in rebel-held areas of Syria. The U.S. provides one-third of the group's total funding. (The Hill)
  4. 2018 Indian dust stormsAround 110 people are killed in a dust storm in northwestern India, with Uttar Pradesh being the hardest hit. (CNN)
  5. Pan Am Flight 103The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission says it will review claims of a possible miscarriage of justice in the conviction of Abdelbasset Ali al-Megrahifor the Lockerbie bombing, in which over 200 people were murdered. (ABC News)
  6. Man Stabs Co-worker To Death At Philadelphia International Airport After Fight Over Light, Police Say CBS Philly  employee who is contracted out by Frontier Airlines was stabbed to death by a co-worker at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday morning after a fight over a light. on  in a break room down on the tarmac. No passengers were in danger. Flights did not stop. The men were on break from cleaning planes. Suspect in custody downtown.  35-year-old man stabbed his 28-year-old co-worker in the stomach, most likely with a box cutter.  Man Stabs Co-worker To Death At Philadelphia International Airport ...  Philadelphia Police Lt. John Walker says one man turned off a light and the other wanted it on. A friend jumped in and three men became physical. “The weather's up, people's nerves may be a little high and they're out there and they are cleaning planes and it's hot,” said Walker. airportstabbing.May 3, 2018 They were the only all-female, all-black team in a NASA science competition. Then came the hackers CNN  NASA high school competition: all-female, all-black team target of ... CNN CNN analysis of 4chan/pol/ uncovered several threads urging users to vote for a team of teenage boys instead, using anonymous privacy software to hack the voting system. Some /pol/ users posted racist insults and urged members to spread the campaign to other 4chan boards NASA steps in after 4chan users try to rig contest against black teens ... thehill NASA has shut down the public voting phase for a national science competition after racistonline trolls targeted a group of African-American teenagers,Three teenagers from Washington, D.C. — the competition's only all-black female team — were rising rapidly in the online voting phase of NASA's yearly high school science competition until their entry was targeted by users of the site 4chan, an image board notorious for raids on other websites and for being a haven for white supremacists. organized a campaign to vote against the three Banneker High School teenagers, the Post reports, including urging users to download software to interfere with voting.
  7. 5/ 3  DDOT bus with passengers inside hits power pole on Detroit's east side  WDIV ClickOnDetroit  DETROIT - A Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) bus hit a power pole early Thursday morning on Detroit's east side. It happened on Van Dyke and Farnsworth, near Gratiot Avenue. Bus passengers were inside the bus at the time, but it appears no one was seriously hurt. 
  8. 5/ 3 Utility pole down closes busy Victoria/Saanich intersection, thousands without power Goldstream News Gazette  According to BC Hydro outage map, roughly 3,500 homes are without power as a result of the incident. No injuries are believed to have occurred as a result of the pole coming down. Kate Seymour, who lives in a building near the intersection, said there was a “huge loud bang and all the power went out. garbage truck may have clipped the pole on its way by.  More than 3500 without power after garbage truck hits pole on Burnside Road - CTV Vancouver Island
  9. One person fatally shot at Nashville mall; suspect in custody - CNN  One person has died after sustaining injuries in a shooting at the Opry Mills mall inNashville, police said at a press conference Thursday.
    1. Nashville mall shooting: Shots fired at Opry Mills mall today, 1 dead ...
    3. NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A man who was wounded after a dispute led to gunfire Thursday at Opry Mills Mall in Nashville has died, police say. Metro Nashville police said the shooting was apparently the result of an ongoing dispute between two males. CBS affiliate WTVF reports the shootinghappened just ...
    4. Shooting at Nashville mall leaves 1 dead; suspect in custody - ABC ...
    5. hours ago - A 22-year-old man has died after a shooting at Nashville's Opry Mills Mall, according to officials. Emergency dispatchers first received a report of an active shooter around 2:23 p.m., but when they arrived at the mall, there was no active shooter but an altercation involving two to three people in a 

May 4, 2018 Friday

5/4/2018 Salem State student, father of 3 were innocent victims in gang related JP Boston drive by shooting By John Hilliard and Cristela Guerra GLOBE CORRESPONDENT | GLOBE STAFF MAY 06, 2018 Christopher Joyce was set to graduate from Salem State University. Gunshots rang out Friday night, and Josefina Osorio ran downstairs from her home to find a horrific scene: Two men, with bullet wounds, lay dying on the ground outside the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain.violence claimed the lives of Christopher Joyce, 23, who was set to graduate from Salem State University on May 19, and Clayborn Blair, 58, of Boston, police said on Sunday. innocent victims in a gang-related shooting, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans told reporters at the apartment complex Sunday.

5/4/2018  Head-on crash  raining claims life of Corpus Christi woman  KRIS Corpus Christi News According to a DPS Trooper's report, a 1996 Chevy Truck was traveling west on State Highway 44 while a 2014 Nissan Altima was traveling east along the highway. The report stated the truck then entered the eastbound lane and the driver of the Nissan tried to avoid the vehicle but was struck head-on. roads were wet, and it was raining

May 5, 2018 Saturday 

5/5/2018 Teen driver dies in (accidental?) head-on collision with BSCO deputy  KOAT Albuquerque  Teen driver dies in head-on collision with BSCO deputy ... ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —. A 17-year-old boy died from injuries after hitting a Bernalillo County Sheriff's deputy head-on around 2 a.m. Saturday

5/5/2018  Man sent to hospital after head-on collision drove into oncoming (w/video)  Victoria Advocate Volkswagen Beetle no lights north in the 2600 block of North Navarro Street when he crossed over into the oncoming traffic lane

5/5/2018  Head-on crash requires extrication and airlift of two people in Plainfield  The Herald-News
A head-on collision in Plainfield on Saturday involving three vehicles resulted in two people needed to be extricated and flown. About 4 p.m., authorities were alerted to the crash on Ridge Road just south of the intersection with Walker Road according to Plainfield Deputy Fire Chief Jon Stratton.

May 6, 2018 Sunday

5/6/2018  Three killed in head-on collision in Vereeniging S Africa Times LIVE   Three people were killed and two others were injured in a head-on collision along the R82 in Vereeniging in the early hours of Sunday.

5/6  Police station NZ deliberately rammed by stolen 10-tonne truck rams Morrinsville Police Station The ram-raid truck was chased around rural Waikato by police cars and the Eagle helicopter before cops shot a tyre out. uck that was later used to ram the Morrinsville Police Station was stolen from Pyramid Truckin  truck was reported stolen from Pyramid Trucking-Turley Motors in Stanley Avenue, Te Aroha, around midnight, a worker at the site verified on Sunday. Just minutes later, police say it was rammed into the Morrinsville Police Station.  ramming the doors, the driver left the scene, but was spotted shortly a

5/6/2018  1 person critically wounded in Pacific home-invasion robbery KOMO News PACIFIC, Wash. -- A 31-year-old man suffered critical wounds early Sunday morning after he was shot in a home-invasion robbery, the Pacific Police Department said. Just after 3 a.m., police went to the Cobble Court apartments in the 300 block of Pacific Avenue North. They had reports that shots had been fired, and one ...

5/6/2018 Pittsburgh PA 1 dead, 1 injured after shooting during home invasion WPXI Pittsburgh McKEES ROCKS, Pa. - One man is dead after he and another man were shot during a home invasion and robbery late Sunday night in McKees Rocks, police said. Investigators determined at least three men entered the Terrace Drive home shortly after 11:30 p.m. and tied up the home's residents, .. 1 dead, 1 injured in McKees Rocks home invasion Tribune-Review homicide detectives found that at least three men entered the home, tied up the residents and robbed them. They shot two of the residents before fleeing. Anyone who saw or heard anything, or has information, is aske
5/6/2018 Home-invasion suspects arrested after police gunfire in downtown ... The Mercury News SAN JOSE — Police shot at, but did not hit, an armed home-invasion suspect before arresting him near a downtown apartment complex early Sunday, authorities said. No officers were injured in the confrontation near East ... Officer-involved shooting prompts street closures near downtown San Jose KGO-TV
Over a dozen killed in mosque blast, as violence grips Afghanistan
(CNN) At least 13 people were killed, and dozens more injured, after an explosion at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, the latest in a wave ...
Afghanistan: At least 17 killed in Khost mosque blast - BBC News

Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal shot and injured
A police source in Pakistan's Narowal district of Punjab said initial investigations suggest the motive for the shooting is linked to the issue that ...
Pakistani interior minister injured in shooting at rally - The Guardian

Boy, 17, dies after being shot in London street
BBC News
A 17-year-old boy has died after he was found with a gunshot wound in south London on Saturday, police have said. Metropolitan Police officers were ...
Mother pays tribute to 17-year-old son shot dead in London - The Guardian

12-year-old boy shot, critically injured on the West Side
Chicago Tribune
12-year-old boy shot, critically injured on the West Side ... In that shooting, the men, 22 and 24, were coming out of a building in the complex on ...

Man injured in shooting outside European Wax in Pearland
KPRC Click2Houston
PEARLAND, Texas - A man was injured in a shooting Saturday outside a European Wax center in Pearland, police said. Jeff Evans with the Pearland ...

Three Palestinians killed by Israeli forces at Gaza border
Jerusalem (CNN) Three Palestinians were shot and killed while attempting to cross into Israel from ... No Israeli soldiers have been killed or injured.
Six killed by Gaza Strip blast: Palestinian Ministry of Health -

4 killed, 5 injured in head-on collision in Limpopo
Eyewitness News
LENASIA - Limpopo police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after four people were killed and five others injured in a head-on collision. It's understood two motor vehicles were travelling in opposite directions along Mogwadi and Polokwane on Saturday when one tried to overtake another car ...
Four die in head-on collision near Polokwane - Times LIVE
Head-on crash along R521 leaves 4 dead and 5 injured - Bosveld Review

Police: Joliet woman crashes into van carrying prison officers 2/15/2018  Joliet woman was cited after allegedly crashing into an Illinois Department of Corrections van carrying seven officers to a prison in Dixon, officials said.Police investigate Toowoomba stabbing murder
UPDATE 9pm: Police have confirmed the victim of a brutal stabbing in Toowoomba this afternoon has died. The 37-year-old woman was found with serious chest injuries at a property on McGregor St, Wilsonton just after 2pm. She was taken to Toowoomba Hospital in a critical condition

1 Killed in Head-On DUI Crash on Hwy 1 Near Pescadero
CBS San Francisco Bay Area
HALF MOON BAY (CBS SF) — A man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving Saturday after his car slammed head-on into another car on Highway 1 in Pescadero, killing the allegedly drunk driver's passenger, the California Highway Patrol said. Paulino Najera was arrested on suspicion of

Horror head-on road crash leaves two dead in southern Spain
Euro Weekly News
TWO people died in a horrific head-on traffic accident in southern Spain late last night (Saturday). A 26-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man died at the scene of the accident on the N-420 at km 75 in Cardeña (Cordoba) in Andalucia. The 112 Andalucia service emergency control centre said that the ...

2 dead after crash into cement power pole in Coon Rapids, Minn.
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (KMSP) - Two people have died after a car crashed into a power line pole Saturday night in Coon Rapids, Minnesota.
2 killed in Coon Rapids when car hits power pole, bursts into flames - Valley News Live
Two perish within fire-engulfed vehicle in Coon Rapids after the vehicle strikes cement pole - Press
Coon Rapids crash kills 2 -

Car slams into power pole, breaking it in half near Craig Airfield
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville Sheriff's officers are on the scene of a crash where a car slammed into a power pole on St. John's Bluff Road ...

Teen fights for life following Drysdale crash
Geelong Advertiser
Victoria Police investigators believe the vehicle was travelling south on Carolanne Drive, Drysdale when the driver lost control and hit the power pole ...

'Everything has gotten worse.' Violent crime is surging in rural Iowa, fueled by the state's meth and ...
Even more disturbing was the alleged arson and murder last May that took the life of two Guthrie Center girls. Melanie Paige Exline, 12, had lived in ...

May 7, 2018 Monday

5/7/2018 2 men injured in shooting at First Samoan Congregational church in SF's Mission District  two men were shot at the First Samoan Congregational Church. Investigators blocked off part of 26th Street, near Guerrero with crime scene tape around midnight.

May 8, 2018 Tuesday

  1. USS Fitzgerald and MV ACX Crystal collision Junior officer Lt. j.g. Sarah Coppock, who was navigating when USS Fitzgerald when it collided with a civilian ship last year killing seven people, pleads guilty to dereliction of duty and is sentenced to half pay for three months and a punitive letter. (Navy Times)
  2. Terrorism in Greece Greek officials arrest 14 men, all but one of which are Greek nationals, on suspicion of funding terrorism. (Kathimerini)
  3. y16-year-old boy killed on basketball court in Southwest Baltimore — the second teen fatally shot in  ... Baltimore Sun  A 16-year-old was killed and three other people were shot Tuesday night in Baltimore, according to police, as the city hit the 100-homicide mark for ...

May 9, 2018 Wednesday

5/9/2018 Fatal head-on crash closes down Cascade Road in Kent County
CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A fatal head-on crash in Cascade Township has closed down a roadway, forcing authorities to divert traffic. According ...

5/8/2018  Man Charged With Murder For Daylight Boston Stabbing On Tuesday
WORCESTER, MA—A Worcester man has been arrested in connection with a deadly stabbing that happened in broad daylight in Boston on Tuesday. arrested Jeremy Correa, 31, Worcester, at 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday for the stabbing death of 50-year-old Edward Sanchez of Boston.

5/8/2018 Fall River woman, 38, severely injured in head-on collision on Cape
Fall River Herald News
WEST BARNSTABLE — A 38-year-old Fall River woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in front of the entrances to the ...

Date: May 10, 2018

  1. An explosion at a khat market in Wanlaweyn, Lower Shabelle, Somalia kills five people and injures ten others. (Africa News)
  2. The National Transportation Safety Board opens an investigation into an automobile accident in Florida, involving a Tesla Model S where two teenagers died. According to a statement by Tesla, the car's Autopilot feature was not engaged at the time. (Reuters), (ABC News)
  3. Terrorism in England Safaa Boular, a teenager, goes on trial at the Old Bailey accused of two counts of planning terrorism after allegedly planning to attack the British Museum in London after failing to travel to Syria to marry an Islamic extremist fighter. (BBC)
  4. Peruvian police rescues 96 young women, including two Venezuelan citizens and one teenager, who had been intercepted by human traffickers in a police operation in different nightclubs of the area of La Pampa, Madre de Dios, better known for its mining camps. In total, seven people were arrested. (El Comercio)
  5. Malaysian general election, 2018 Mahathir Mohamad is sworn in as the 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia after leading the opposition Pakatan Harapan coalition to victory in the May 9 general election. Outgoing Prime Minister Najib Razak pledges to assist with the transition of power. (Malaysiakini)
  • Outrage after deadly Verulam South Africa mosque attack | News | Al Jazeera Outrage after deadly South Africa mosque attack. Three assailants on the run after killing one worshipper during midday prayers and critically ...police are hunting for three attackers who cut the throat of an imam and stabbed and seriously injured two other people at a Shia mosque.  The attack on the mosque on Thursday in Verulam, a town 27km north of Durban, left the Muslim community outraged and demanding answers. 5/13/2018 

Date: May 10, 2018 Thursday

Date: May 11, 2018  Friday

  1. One person is killed and 146 others wounded 2018 Gaza border protests The Israel Defense Forces again open fire with tear gas and live ammunition on Palestinian protesters, following 6 weeks of protests. , with some protesters throwing stones and burning tyres. (The Independent)
  2. Three Israelis are arrested after filming themselves attempting to fly a kite carrying an incendiary device into the Gaza Strip, in reference to the same tactic used by protestors in Gaza. The kite crashes on Israeli territory where it starts a small fire. (Haaretz)
  3. A fire destroys almost all of the approximately 710 commercial premises of a important market in Lima, Peru. The fire is exacerbated by flammable products stored in many of the stores. One person was injured and also there were allegations of looting. (La República) (Radio Capital)
  4. Health and environment
  5. Terrorism in Russia Russian authorities say that they foiled a plot by Siberian terrorists to attack a Victory Day march attended by President Vladimir Putin and visiting IsraeliPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Twenty suspects are detained. (The Times of Israel)
  6. Osmington shooting  Three adults and four children are found shot dead at a property in Margaret River, Western Australia. Police suspect murder-suicide. (The Guardian)
  7. May 11, 2018 Barry Freeman Kills Neighbor Killed Indiana SWAT Standoff In Indiana Barry Freeman, 51 was waiting to ambush responding officers with AR-15 rifle aimed toward the street in "an apparent ambush attempt,"  Video showed Barry Freeman firing at officers and their vehicles for nearly an hour. Police are still trying to figure out a motive for the attack.  Freeman killed his neighbor before riddling the neighborhood with bullets, police said. [6] Appears to be case of domestic violence terrorism, he killed neighbor first before terror spree.

Date: May 12, 2018  Saturday

Date:  May 13, 2018  Sunday

At least 10 killed in 3 church bombings in Indonesia
(CNN) Suspected suicide bombers struck three different churches in Indonesia on Sunday morning, killing at least 10 people and injuring scores more ...
Surabaya attacks: 11 killed in Indonesia church bombings - BBC News
Suicide bombers target three churches in Indonesia, killing at least 10 - CNN
at killed 1 ...
Policemen stand guard in Paris centre after one person was killed and several injuredin a knife attack in Paris on May 12, 2018. The assailant was ...
Man Behind Deadly Paris Attack Was on Radicalism Database - TIME
Paris stabbings that killed one investigated as terror attack; suspect dead -
One killed in Paris knife attack by man shouting 'Allahu akbar' - Reuters

Man repeatedly stabbed 4-year-old son during standoff: cops
New York Post
NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man repeatedly stabbed and critically injured his 4-year-old son during a standoff with police that ended ...

Police on scene of standoff in Huber Heights
Dayton Daily News
There is heavy police presence tonight outside a home on Highbury Drive, where a person is barricaded inside, police dispatch confirmed. Residents ...

Twenty-Six People Killed in Burundi Ahead of Referendum on Presidential Term
Wall Street Journal
BUJUMBURA, Burundi—Twenty-six people were killed and seven others were wounded in an attack by an unidentified terrorist group in rural Burundi, ...

Deputy wounded, suspect killed in shooting after chase
A Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy was injured and rushed to Grant Medical Center when he was shot after a chase in southwest Columbus.
Sheriff: Deputy injured in southwest Columbus shooting; suspect killed - 10TV

Deputy in critical condition, suspect killed in west Columbus
COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- The Columbus Division of Police confirms a Franklin County Sheriff's Office deputy is in critical condition and a suspect has ...

Motorcyclist killed in Lee County wreck
By Hannah Webster, editor. Lee County, N.C. — A 51-year-old man was killed in a wreck involving a motorcycle and car in Lee County ...

5/12   6 injured in wreck involving 4 cars, 1 boat in Johnston County - involved four cars and one boat being pulled on N.C. Highway 50 in Johnston County Saturday night.  head-on crash  charged with driving while impaired after the SUV pulled out of a driveway into the path of a white pickup that was pulling a boat.

5/12 San Marcos high school girl hit by car on sidewalk, killed
The San Diego Union-Tribune
San Marcos high school girl hit by car on sidewalk, killed .... The driver was not injured but the girl died before she could be taken to a hospital.late Saturday morning when she was struck by an out-of-control car that hit her on the sidewalk of East Mission Road in San Marcos, near her school.

5/11 Teen Killed When She and Two Others Struck By Gunfire in West Philadelphia
NBC 10 Philadelphia
A teenager died Friday night from gunshot wounds she suffered in a West Philadelphia shooting that also injured two other young people, police said ...

5/12 Grandview High School bus crash leaves several injured after collision with minivan
The Kansas City Star
Several members of the Grandview High School track team were injured Saturday ... One killed in multi-car crash in Olathe Tuesday morning in Olathe ...

5/15/2018 Asylum seeker attempts self-immolation at Raisio Finland police station YLE News · Police prevented a man from setting himself on fire at a police station in Raisio, south-western Finland on Tuesday morning. man, an asylum seeker, demanded that police provide him with immediate service. When he was told that his request was not something that could be immediately dealt with, he became agitated. ... once in the entrance hall of the station he doused himself with fluid from a canister he was carrying in a backpack   Immigration Service: More suicides by asylum seekers than previously reported  15.3.2017  Yle survey: Suicide attempts in nearly half of reception centres 27.6.2016 directors of 54 reception centres ... incidents may stem from denied asylum applications and fear for the future. Nearly 15 percent of the respondents also say that asylum seekers who have manifested psychological distress have received insufficient psychiatric care.

Date: May 14, 2018 Monday

  1. Christopher Edward Teel arrested for raping a woman at Ballad Seattle car dealer bathroom. .Photographs of Teel appeared in The Seattle Times in November, accompanying a story about the Ballard Nickelsville homeless camp. He had warrant for arrest for squatting at a house. The owner found all his belongings gone but police had no evidence he was connected to robbery, so gave him a court date,  warrant after he did not show up. He head-butted detective, otherwise no history of violent crimes.
  2. Homeless man suspected of raping woman in Seattle car dealership ... of Teel appeared in The Seattle Times in November, accompanying a story about the Ballard Nickelsville homeless camp.
  3. Police: Woman raped by homeless man in Ballard car dealership ... A homeless man was arrested after police said he raped a woman at random at the ... residents of Nickelsville – a city-sanctioned homeless camp then in Ballard. ... Police: Teen primary suspect in all 4 Federal Way murders ...
  4. Why did SPD spokesmen not release info about Ballard homeless ... 17 hours ago - A homeless man was arrested Monday morning after police say he raped .
  5. Police: Woman raped by homeless man in Ballard car dealership bathroom Kiro 7  By: Casey McNerthney   May 17, 2018  A homeless man was arrested after police said he raped a woman at random at the Carter Volkswagen dealership in Ballard.  The suspect, Christopher Edward Teel, 24, is being held in King County Jail. 

Date: May 15, 2018 Tuesday

  1. may 15, 2018  Ex-boyfriend of woman killed in California spa explosion arrested    The former boyfriend of a woman killed in an explosion in Southern California has been arrested, CBS Los Angeles reports. Stephen Beal, 59, of Long Beach, was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of an unregistered destructive device, authorities investigating Tuesday's explosion in Aliso Viejo said in a statement. Beal has not been charged in connection with the explosion. Ildiko Krajnyak was killed and three others were injured in Tuesday's blast...separated, continued to live under the same roof, the neighbor said. Court records show they had filed jointly for bankruptcy in 2014 .. far along on their mandated payment plan but hadn't completed it.
    1. Aliso Viejo explosion investigation leads to arrest in ... A man described as an estranged ex-boyfriend and former business associate of the woman killed in a Southern California office building explosion has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an ...
    2. Authorities arrest boyfriend and business partner of woman killed in ... arrest has been made during an investigation into an explosion that ripped ... Stephen Beal, 59, of Long Beach was arrested on suspicion of ...
    3. Ex-Boyfriend Of Woman Killed In Aliso Viejo Explosion Arrested « CBS ... Stephen Beal, 59, of Long Beach, was arrested on suspicion of being in ... The explosionalso injured two other women who are believed to be ...
    4. Bombing Victim's Ex-Boyfriend Arrested After Search at Long Beach ... Stephen Beal, 59, is the former boyfriend of Ildiko Krajnyak, 48, a day spa owner killed in ablast at an Orange County medical building.
    5. Medical center explosion: Arrest made in probe, but suspect hasn't ... Investigators do not believe Tuesday's deadly blast in Aliso Viejo, California, was ...Stephen Beal was arrested on suspicion of possessing an ...explosion Tuesday blew out walls and windows of the facility, heavily damaging the business, which was on the first floor of a two-story medical office building in Aliso Viejo,   explosion were not consistent with items used at a day spa, 
    6. Neighbors say Long Beach man built rockets as FBI searches home in ...  blast from a packaged device killed 48-year-old Ildiko Krajnyak at her spa in Aliso Viejo.  A suspect or motive has not been identified, but neighbors said one man who is familiar with explosives is Beal, who is also a known rocket-building hobbyist.  "He used to make rockets about as big as I am. He would do it in the driveway by his garage. He'd go out to the desert and fire them off,"   working theory is that this explosion was caused by a device," says FBI not commented on a motive, and Barnes said Wednesday investigators hadn't nailed one down, but an FBI spokesman ruled out terrorism. Nothing indicates any threats were made before the blast... would be Krajnyak's first day back from a trip.
  2. 2 young brothers identified after being killed in Mead Valley street-racing head-on crash  Two young brothers have been publicly identified after being killed while riding in a car that was struck head-on by a car that was street racing in Mead Valley.  MEAD VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- Two young brothers have been publicly identified after being killed while riding in a car that was struck head-on by a vehicle that was street racing in Mead Valley.  6-year-old Dominic Gonzalez and 8-year-old Antonio "Tony" Gonzalez, who both lived in Perris  The head-on crash happened early Tuesday evening

Date: May 16, 2018 Wednesday

same week that a passenger slapped and helped subdue a naked man on a flight from Seattle, another man was sentenced to prison for trying to open an exit door while his Seattle-originating plane was high above the ocean, then igniting a wine-bottle-bashing brawl in midair.

Date: May 17, 2018 Thursday

  1. Seattle McDonalds 2 Black Men Drive Up Hatchet Bat Attack 
  2. Man injured in hatchet attack in downtown Seattle | The Seattle Times   “One of the suspects was reportedly armed with a hatchet and a baseball bat,” police said. The suspect with the hatchet then struck the victim, ...
  3. Man critically injured in bat, hatchet assault in downtown Seattle | Q13 ... - SEATTLE -- A man was critically injured when attacked with a baseball bat and hatchet in downtown Seattle Wednesday night, the Seattle ...
  4. Man fighting for life after hatchet attack in Downtown Seattle | KOMO
  5.  searching for two men who attacked a man with ... up at two men got out - one carrying a hatchet, the other carrying a baseball bat.
  6. Man critically injured in Seattle hatchet attack May 17, 2018 -  witnesses, a blue sedan pulled up to the corner and two black men began arguing with a crowd of people standing in front of McDonald's. men was reportedly armed with a hatchet and a baseball bat. That man struck the victim and then both suspects fled in the sedan.

N.J. school bus accident: Truck company involved in crash has hundreds of violations  May 17, 2:47 PM  The trucking company involved in the deadly school bus accident in Mount Olive on Thursday has hundreds of recent safety violations and has been involved in eight separate crashes, including five resulting in injuries, according to federal transportation records.  Mendez Trucking of Belleville, with its 41 trucks and 41 drivers, has been issued 247 total violations during the past two years,
Truck company in fatal school bus crash fined over drugs/alcohol
17 hours ago - Truck company in fatal school bus crash fined over drug/alcohol testing ... who was atfault or what caused the crash between the dump truck ...
I-80 reopened after crash, sources say bus driver may be to blame ...
.Sources: NJDOT footage shows bus driver at fault. n video shows the bus driver trying to make a sudden U-turn across traffic when the truck slammed into it. However, that information has not been confirmed by authorities.
New Jersey school bus driver made illegal U-turn before deadly crash, officials say
CBS News
School Bus Missed Exit, Made U-Turn in Deadly Crash: Sources
NBC New York Multiple sources tell News 4, citing DOT video, that the bus driver missed the exit for the site of the class trip and attempted a U-turn
New Jersey school bus driver made illegal U-turn before deadly crash ...
Officials say the bus driver in the deadly school bus crash in New Jersey made an illegalturn before colliding with a dump truck on Thursday. dump truck traveling in the same direction slammed into the bus as it suddenly appeared in front of him, the sources said, citing DOT footage. The investigation is still early and no conclusion has been reached.

5/17/2018  Woman Dies In 6-Car Crash On Hood Canal Bridge Impaired Erratic Driver Head-on Crash| Across ... - Patch
 hursday evening crash closed the Hood Canal Bridge for eight ... to Washington State Patrol, the crash happened due to an erratic driver. | Hood Canal Bridge open after deadly crash; impaired ... The victim of Thursday's deadly crash on the Hood Canal Bridge has ... seen swerving and driving erratically before approaching the bridge. [Could it be deliberate crash staged as impaired?]

Date: May 18, 2018 Friday

10 killed 13 wounded neo-nazi spurned girlfriend  Santa Fe High School shooting  A school shooting occurred at Santa Fe High School in Santa FeTexas, on May 18, 2018. Ten people were fatally shot and thirteen others were wounded. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, age 17, was identified by police as the suspected shooter and was taken into custody.[4][5]Dimitrios Pagourtzis, age 17,  He used pistol and shotgun legally owned by his father.

Date: May 19, 2018 Saturday


Who Is Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the Texas Shooting Suspect?
New York Times
Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the 17-year-old suspected of killing 10 people at a Texas high school, wore clothes that featured several symbolic pins.
In Familiar Cycle, Trump Laments Texas School Shooting and Vows Action - New York Times
'We Should Not Have This in Common': Santa Fe and Parkland Students React to Shooting - New York Times
The Tragic Awareness of a Santa Fe High School Shooting Survivor - The New Yorker

Ludlow police investigating possible stabbing on East Street
LUDLOW -- Police were investigating an apparent stabbing on East Street early Friday evening. The Republican / contacted Ludlow ...

Jeep flips in head-on crash
Canton Repository
Massillon crews were dispatched to a rollover crash around 3:30 p.m. that had traffic backed up on state Route 21. MASSILLON A Jeep and a car ..

Man stabbed to death in north Spokane stabbing on Thursday
KHQ Right Now
Spokane Police say a man was stabbed to death a few blocks away from Audubon Park late Thursday night. According to police, detectives processed

Major injury head-on crash southwest of Guadalupe under investigation
Three people were injured in a head-on crash southwest of Guadalupe in the area of Brown Road and Point Sal Road - May 18, 2018 (Melissa ...
Major injury head-on crash reported southwest of Guadalupe - KEYT
3 people seriously injured in head-on crash west of Santa Maria - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

SAPD: Suspect taken into custody after stabbing on the West Side
A man was rushed to University Hospital after he was stabbed Friday night on the West Side, according to San Antonio police. Officers said two men ...

Iowa woman charged with arson, murder in husband's death
Hastings Tribune
CENTERVILLE, Iowa (AP) — A Centerville woman has been charged with murder and arson after authorities found her husband's body in their burned ...

UPDATE: 3 injured, rescued after head-on crash near Point Sal
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
HWY 1 and Brown Road, Head on crash. Cal Star just landed. Unknown number of patients being transported. @KSBY
Three suffer major injuries in head-on crash on road to Pt. Sal Trail - Santa Maria Times

Three hospitalized after head-on crash on Route 414
My Twin
CORNING, N.Y. (18 News) - Three people are in the hospital, following a head-on crash on Route 414 in the Town of Corning, Friday. A witness said ...

Three St. Martinville residents killed in head-on collision
KALB News (press release)
ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. (Louisiana State Police) - Shortly before 6:30 a.m. on May 18, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began ...
Police identify two students, adult killed in head-on crash on LA 96 - WBRZ
Victims identified in St. Martinville fatal crash - FOX 15

Police trying to resolve mystery of who was driving SUV that crashed into car,power pole and ...
Idaho State Journal
POCATELLO -- Police were still trying to identify the driver of a sport utility vehicle Friday night that struck an unoccupied parked car and a power pole ...

Transformer explosion reported in Clark Co.
Dayton Daily News
According to dispatchers, a transformer exploded and a power pole was on fire in the 2500 block of Springfield Xenia Road around 12:15 a.m..

Deputies: Felon admits to smoking meth after setting house on fire with his dog inside
Live 5 News
An Upstate man is charged with animal torture after authorities said he intentionally set his home on fire with his dog still inside. On Thursday ...

Date: May 20, 2019 Sunday

Date: May 21, 2018 Monday

Rochester man stabbed multiple times in fight  MN  A 35-year-old Rochester man was stabbed in the parking lot of Andover Apartment Park on the 1900 Block of 8 1/2 Street SE in Rochester on Friday at 7:35 p.m. Read more

Rochester man in custody after assault with a hammer MN  Frank Towers, 40, may face a felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and misdemeanor charges of domestic assault, disorderly conduct and obstruction after he reportedly hit his 52-year-old guest with a hammer, causing him to bleed from the head. Read more

Police use taser to subdue uncooperative theft suspect  A man suspected of stealing a purse reportedly kicked and spit at Rochester police officers Friday, who then used a taser to subdue him. The man is in custody and is expected to be charged with probation violation, gross misdemeanor fourth degree assault, obstruction of justice and theft. Read more

 Yim enters not guilty plea in shooting death  Sao Yim Jr. entered a not guilty plea to second-degree murder-without intent and possession of ammo/firearm-conviction or adjudicated delinquent for crime of violence, in Olmsted County District Court on Friday. His next court appearance is set for June 14. Read more

Austin man charged in stalking, threatening incident

An Austin man has been charged from a Monday incident in which he reportedly stalked and threatened an Aldi employee at work. Read more