Thursday, August 2, 2018

Monthly Misfortune August 2018

Monthly Misfortune August 2018 --- ===

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.

*References

List of terrorist incidents in august 2018
List of killings by law enforcement officers in the United States, August 2018
Category:August 2018 crimes in North America
Category:August 2018 events in the United States




*Timeline

Aug 6, 2017  Man jailed for Solihull street stabbing murder  BBC News  A 22-year-old man who stabbed a man in the neck and left him "to die in the street" has been jailed. Callum Lees, 20, was found by a passer-by in ... Callum Lees, 20, was found by a passer-by in Kingshurst, Solihull, on 6 August and later died in hospital.  James Atherley, of Wells Road, Solihull, was found guilty of his murder by a unanimous verdict following a trial at Birmingham Crown Court.  sentenced to life in prison, and ordered to serve a minimum term of 26 years. stabbed following a row at a party  Callum Lees murder trial: James Atherley accused of stabbing 20-year ... https://www.birminghammail.co.uk › News › Midlands News › SolihullJul 18, 2018 - A man has gone on trial accused of the murder of Callum Lees, who died from stab wounds following a house party in Solihull. James Atherley, 21, of Wells Road, Solihull, has denied murdering Callum, aged 20, on August 6 last year.

Sunday 7/29/2018 Terrorist attack against cyclists in Tajikistan - Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorist_attack_against_cyclists_in_Tajikistan   . Four Western touring cyclists were killed while cycling in the Danghara ...perpetrators are five Tajik nationals. Hussein Abdusamadov, 33, who had recently come back to Tajikistan, accordingly from Russia, and is said to be the ringleader of the group[4]. He was arrested early on July 30. The other four suspects were killed by the police while, according to the police, resisting their arrest [4]. Zafarjon Safarov and Asomiddin Majidov , both 19-year-old, two relatives of Abdusamadov, had just come back from Russia two days before the attacks[4]. The two others are Jafariddin Yusupov, 26, and Asliddin Yusupov, 21, two siblings. The oldest is said to have been radicalized by Abdusamadov in Russia and accordingly convinced his brother to join the plot. The younger brother had served as a soldier in the Tajik Army.[4]  The group of five appear in a in a video posthumously released by news agencies of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in which they pledge allegiance to its self proclaimed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.[11] However, the Tajik authorities downplayed the IS responsibility, blaming instead the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan   ISIS Says It Killed 4 Cyclists in Tajikistan New York Times Officials identified the other two who were killed as citizens of Switzerland and of the Netherlands. Three other cyclists were injured. Ferghana, a ... Two Americans among 4 killed in 'senseless attack' in Tajikistan - NBCNews.com a car with Tajik citizens struck the cyclists in Danghara, south of the former Soviet republic’s capital. The occupants got out and began stabbing the cyclists.  Rakhimzoda said one of the suspects was later detained, while another was killed and three remained on the run.  Islamic State Claims Attack That Killed Four Foreign Cyclists In Tajikistan - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

7/30  Greensboro rocked by another shooting at City Hall  Greensboro News & Record
The incident that injured one person in a parking lot across Washington ... internal email and text systems, but the building wasn't put on lockdown. Access to City Hall was already down to one entrance after a May shooting


7/30 Oakland man dies in San Leandro head-on collision  East Bay Times  “This appears to be a head-on collision as we believe both vehicles were traveling on San Leandro Blvd, one in each direction,” San Leandro police ...

USA TODAY  An injured juvenile was also found near the scene of the intruder's shooting, and taken to a local hospital for serious but not life-threatening injuries.  just killed a home intruder moments before — was fatally shot by police after he was mistaken for a burglar.  According to police in Aurora, Colo., officers responded to a call on Monday from a woman who said a man was breaking into her house.  Officer who shot Aurora homeowner was in another deadly shooting in June - 9News.com KUSA Armed homeowner killed by Aurora police was Vietnam vet - 9News.com KUSA


7/31/ 2018  Police Standoff in Scranton Ends with Man Taking Own Life wnep.com  A standoff at a home on Grace Street in Scranton. Neighbors tell us it's the second time in two years. Scranton Police and SWAT team here 

jul 31 3 Russian Journalists Killed in Central African Republic  New York Times MOSCOW — Three Russian journalists investigating the activities of a private security company with murky Kremlin connections have been killed in ... making a documentary about the mysterious activities of a group of paramilitary mercenaries in the Central African Republic, which is undergoing brutal sectarian strife. no indication that the killings were connected with the documentary project
Jul 31  San Antonio [Chinese pastor] couple were on vacation when they were killed in a head-on collision  San Antonio Express-News A San Antonio pastor and his wife were on vacation with their son when the couple was killed last week in a head-on collision on a remote West Texas ... Chengju Huo, 51, and his wife, Huixiang Zhang, 46, had been married for nearly 20 years “(Zhang) teaches school in Southern China   Ford Escape was hit by a 2018 Chevy Cruze that had veered into their lane  river of the other vehicle, 22-year-old Taron Gipson of Calvert in Central Texas, was alone in his vehicle. He, too, died veered off the highway and overcorrected

Date: August 1, 2018 Wednesday
  1. 2018 Vietnam floods Two children and a man drown as new floods overflow one bank of the Bui River, engulf several villages, and threaten to submerge parts of Hanoi. (NHK World)
  2. An intense heat wave hits South Korea, which started at the end of July and is forecast to reach its highest temperature in the coming days. The heat wave kills 27 people, while more than 2,200 are taken to the hospital. (The Straits Time)
  3. Turkey–United States relations, 2016–present purges in Turkey The White House imposes sanctions on two Turkish officials over the detention of Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges. (Al Jazeera)
  4. An orb and two crowns, part of the Regalia of Sweden, are stolen from Strängnäs Cathedral. (BBC)
7/30 James Shields Queens Murder Suicide

  1. Four People, Including a 5-Year-Old Boy, Are Shot and Killed in Queens New York Times  Four people, among them a 5-year-old boy, were shot and killed at a small apartment building in Queens on Monday... may have been a murder-suicide, the police said.
  2. 4 people, including young boy, killed in Queens apartment shooting - ABC News   Apparent custody battle sparked murder-suicide that left 4 dead in ... CBS News  Jul 31, 2018 - NEW YORK -- Police are investigating a shooting at a home in the Queens borough of New York City that left four people dead, including a ...  two guns were recovered at the scene, along with seven additional fully loaded magazines. [ready for a mass shooting] The incident is believed to be linked to a custody dispute. Police say James Shields shot his son, the boy's mother and his current wife before killing himself at his apartment,  The child and his mother were visiting from the Netherlands and police believe Shields was upset that they were leaving to go back
WJLA
One man is dead and another was injured in a double shooting in D.C. Monday night, according to authorities.D.C. Police say they were called to the ...


Date: August 2, 2018 Thursday

  1. Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen, Battle of Al Hudaydah Alleged Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a fish market and hospital entrance kill at least 20 people in Al Hudaydah, Yemen. A Saudi spokesman denies that its jets were in the area at the time, and blames rebels instead. (BBC)
  2. Yomiuri Shimbun reports Tokyo Medical University altered entrance examination scores to decrease the number of women attending the school. (BBC)
  3. 2018 United States gun violence protests Anti-violence protesters take to the streets of Chicago to draw attention to the problem of gun violence in Chicago, which briefly shuts down Lake Shore Drive. (The Grio) (VOA News)
  4. Alberta RCMP Serious Crimes Branch lay charges in relation to shooting onHighway 1A
    rcmp-grc.gc.ca Alberta RCMP Serious Crimes Branch have laid 14 charges against a youth in relation to the shooting that occurred August 2, 2018 on Highway 1A. August 24, 2018, after an extensive investigation by the RCMP K- Division Serious Crimes Branch, Cochrane RCMP Detachment and several other support units, a suspect was located on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation and taken into custody. One 16- year-old male resident of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, has been charged with 14 Criminal Code offences including Attempted Murder, Discharging a Firearm with Intent and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. The youth, who cannot be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act,


Motorcyclist dies in head-on crash in Shannon County, Mo.  KY3  A motorcyclist died after a head-on crash with a car in Shannon County. The crash happened early Tuesday morning on U.S. 60 near Birch Tree.




Two Seriously Injured In Head-On-Collision In SE OKC news9.com KWTV  OKLAHOMA CITY -. Firefighters were called to the report of a serious accident near the intersection of southeast 104th and S. Hiwassee Rd.





Teen Blames Stabbing on LAUSD Negligence
MyNewsLA.com
Los Angeles Unified is being sued for negligence by a Van Nuys High School student, who says he was repeatedly harassed and then stabbed in a ...


Date: August 3, 2018 Friday

  1. War in Afghanistan (2001–present) A suicide bomb attack at a Shi'ite mosque in Gardez, Afghanistan, kills at least 29 people and wounds at least 40 others. There is no immediate claim for the attack. (Reuters) (The Express Tribune)
  2. 2018 Vietnam floods Floods in Vietnam trigger landslides that kill six people, and leave two injured and five missing. (VnExpress)
  3. 21 people are killed after a boat capsizes in Nigeria's northwestern state of Sokoto. (Xinhua)
  4. Deportation and removal from the United States The wife of a former US Marine and Iraq War veteran whose family publicly pleaded for President Donald Trump to intervene is deported to Mexico. (NBC News)
  5. Cabinet of Greece Greek Civil Protection Minister Nikos Toskas resigns after a wildfire that killed 88 people and led to wide criticism of the government for its handling of the disaster. (Reuters)
  6. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory releases a report officially disclosing a meteor explosion of roughly 2.1 kilotons of force near Thule Air Base in northwest Greenland on July 25. The United States Air Force confirms the explosion, adding that it did not impact operations at Thule Air Base. (The Independent)
  7. La Habra driver, homeless man killed when minivan crashes head-on with truck in Malibu  OCRegister MALIBU – Coroner's officials today released the names of the two motorists who were killed in a head-oncrash in Malibu that also left a passenger ... gray Mercury minivan was traveling westbound on Pacific Coast Highway at a high rate of speed and attempted to pass another vehicle,”  lost control of the minivan and crossed over the center divider colliding head-on with the red Dodge Ram truck.” motorists were identified as Rick Artes of La Habra, 60, and Mike Hollinrake, 48, who was homeless, 

Date: August 4, 2018  Saturday
  1. Caracas drone explosions Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro survives what he claims is an assassination attempt involving drones while speaking at a military event in Caracas. Eight people are injured. (BBC) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro blames an alleged assassination attempt on Colombia and Venezuelan exiles in the U.S. state of Florida(The Guardian)
  2. An MI-8 helicopter belonging to Russian company Utair crashes in Siberia, killing 18 people. (BBC)
  3. 2017–18 North Korea crisis A report commissioned by the United Nations Security Council concludes that North Korea has not stopped its nuclear program and that it attempted to sell military supplies to LibyaSudan and Yemen(BBC)
  4. 2018 Bangladesh road safety protests Nationwide student protests following the deaths of two teenagers killed by a speeding bus enter their fifth day, causing the government to shut down thousands of high schools. (The Guardian)
  5. Saturday August 4, 2018 Armed Bystander Shoots Gunman At Crowded Florida Park Back To School Event An armed bystander lawfully licensed with gun may have prevented a mass shooting when he shot a gunman who opened fire at a back to school cookout event at a public park in Titusville Florida following a fistfight. (1) The event was the Peace in the City" back-to-school give-away rally. The man who was shot was not identified but was hospitalized. The original shooter appeared to be in his early 20s. He was shot in the head after he ran toward the crowd and was confronted by a vendor. Titusville police have not released his name or any information about him. (6) There were more than 150 people including children in the crowd at the "Peace in the City" back-to-school rally. (6) Police arrested the gunman after he was shot by the bystander. The armed bystander waited for and cooperated with officers.(2)


Israel's Mossad may be behind car bombing that killed top Syrian rocket scientist: report
ttp://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/08/07/israels-mossad-may-be-behind-car-bombing-that-killed-top-syrian-rocket-scientist-report.html



Date: August 5, 2018 Sunday

  1. War in Afghanistan (2001–present) A Taliban suicide bomber kills three Czech soldiers on a routine patrol in Charikar, Afghanistan. A U.S. soldier and two Afghan troops are also injured in the bombing. (BBC) 3 Czech NATO Service Members Killed In Afghanistan NPR 
  2. Syrian Civil War Syrian media reports that ISIL has executed one of a number of Druze hostages taken from Syria's government-held city of As-Suwayda in an attack last week. (Haaretz)
  3. August 2018 Lombok earthquake A 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Lombok, Indonesia. A tsunami warning is issued. At least 131 people are killed and more than 238 are injured. (BBC)
  4. 2018 Ju-Air Junkers Ju 52 crash
  5. Police in Switzerland say that all 20 occupants of a World War II-era Junkers Ju 52 plane that crashed yesterday on the flanks of the Piz Segnas mountain are dead. (Whig)
  6. Police in New Mexico rescue 11 malnourished children being kept in squalid conditions in a remote desert compound. (BBC)
  7. Five people are killed after a small plane crashes in a Southern California parking lot. (Time)
  8. Caracas drone explosions Venezuelan authorities detain six people involved in what they call an assassination attempt on Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro. (The Hill)
  9. aug 5 Man Dead After Motorcycle Runs Head-On Into Car Allegedly Involved in Street Race in Southwest ... NBC 10 Philadelphia A man is dead after the motorcycle he was driving collided head-on with a car apparently involved in an illegal street race early Sunday in Southwest ...
Date: August 6, 2018, Monday

  1. A heat wave in Spain kills nine people. (Público)
  2. A heat wave in Genoa, Italy, kills seven people. (Genova24)
  3. Landslides triggered by floods in Nepal kill nine people. (The Himalayan)
  4. A fuel tanker explodes on the A14 motorway after colliding with a lorry near Bologna Airport in Italy, causing a section of the motorway to collapse. A person dies and 145 others are injured, at least 14 seriously. (ANSA)
  5. Twelve migrant workers die and three others are injured when a truck collides with a van in Foggia, Italy. (ANSA)
  6. Facebook removes several russprop InfoWars-related pages from its platform, for what it describes as glorification of violence and dehumanizing language. YouTube deletes Alex Jones's main account for repeated Terms of Service violations. Apple and Spotify pull Jones's podcasts.  (NBC News)
  7. August 6, 2018 Darryl Stinnette Former Rapper Killed Drive By Shooting Bay Bridge  31 year old former rapper known as "Lil Pooh" Darryl Stinnette was shot dead in San Francisco in the early hours of August 6 in a drive by shooting on the lower deck of the San Franciso Bay Bridge. He was 31 years old

Man injured in stabbing on Mount Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield Now
(KBAK/KBFX) — A man was injured in a stabbing on Mount Vernon Avenue Saturday night. Officers said two men became involved in a fight when ...
Bakersfield Police respond to stabbing on Mt. Vernon Ave. - KERO 23ABC News
Man stabbed on Mount Vernon sent to hospital - The Bakersfield Californian


One person dead after head-on crash near Geneseo
Quad City Times
One person is dead and another is injured after two semi tractor-trailer trucks collided head-on Saturday on Interstate 80 near Geneseo, Illinois, State ...


Syracuse police investigate stabbing on the Northside
CNYcentral.com
SYRACUSE - Police say a 46-year-old man was stabbed while sitting in his car at the intersection of E. Laurel St. near N. Salina St. around 3 a.m. ...


Five injured in Hwy. 97 head-on crash south of Madras
KTVZ
MADRAS, Ore. - Five people were injured, at least four seriously, in a head-on crash on Highway 97 south of Madras Saturday evening that closed the ...


Blue Devils star football player injured in stabbing on Ross Street
The Batavian
Ray Leach, Batavia High School's star running back, was the victim of a stabbing today 153 Ross St., Batavia. His sister Whitney Leach said her bother ...



Chicago violence toll: 34 people shot, 5 killed
USA TODAY
Violence again brought tragedy and chaos to the streets of Chicago this weekend as 34 people were shot and five killed from Saturday to Sunday ...
A Weekend of Gun Violence Has Left Four Dead and Dozens Injured in Chicago - TIME
10 killed, 53 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings - WLS-TV
In 14 hours on Sunday in Chicago, 44 people were shot, including 5 who died, police say - CNN


Two dead, 8 injured days after KC police pleaded for help in stopping violence
Kansas City Star
Two people were killed and eight injured overnight Saturday into early Sunday ... At least one person was shot and injured in that incident. ... The first shooting was reported shortly after 11:30 p.m. Saturday near East 39th ... That turned into a standoff, which police worked for hours to end peacefully.
Shots fired at Kansas City police lead to standoff near 59th and Swope Parkway - Kansas City Star
Six people shot, two killed in separate incidents across Kansas City overnight - Kansas City Star


5 Killed After Plane Crashes in Strip Mall Parking Lot in California
New York Times
The plane struck a parked car but no one on the ground was injured, he said. Emma Gonzales, who works at the Buffalo Wild Wings in the strip mall, ...
5 killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot - USA TODAY
Small plane crashes in parking lot near Staples in Orange County - NBCNews.com


Son Killed Father, Shot Self Near Leisure World: Police
NBC4 Washington
Police are describing the shooting as a domestic-related murder and attempted suicide. ... Greg Willey then shot and injured himself, police said.

Syrian scientist killed in apparent car-bomb attack
Aljazeera.com
The head of a Syrian research centre that the West accuses of being part of a chemical weapons programme was killed after his car exploded, reports ...


St. Clair Twp. shooting range battle enters round two
Hamilton Journal News
A court hearing this week may determine if a Butler County shooting range is temporarily closed. St. Clair Twp. trustees are trying to temporarily shut ...


Standoff over, one injured in gunfire with police
KSHB
Standoff over, one injured in gunfire with police ... Kansas City Police were all over the city dealing with shooting after shooting, one started bright and ...




Intersection reopens in Winston-Salem after power pole damaged in crash
myfox8.com
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The intersection of Northwest Boulevard at Patterson Avenue has reopened after a wreck that damaged a power pole.

Truck smashes through FPL pole after jumping curb near downtown Melbourne
Florida Today
A pickup truck snapped a power pole after jumping the curb on northbound U.S. 1 near downtown Melbourne on Saturday afternoon. Melbourne Fire ...

Hundreds lose power after car hits power pole in northern Wellington
Independent Community Newspaper
About 450 Wellington homes lost power after a car hit a power pole on ... A Wellington Electricity spokesman said about 450 homes in the northern ...


Woman enters plea in CMF involuntary manslaughter case
Fairfield Daily Republic
Johna K. Martinez-Meth, 46, pleaded not guilty Friday to the manslaughter charge and an additional felony charge of bringing drugs into a prison.


POLICE NEWS: Recent arrests include charges of domestic battery, methpossession
Goshen News
Charges range from operating while intoxicated and possession of methamphetamine to domestic battery in the presence of a minor. • Brenda Price ...

Hundreds without power after car hits Tawa powerpole
The Dominion Post
About 450 Wellington homes are without power after a car hit a power pole on Sunday ... The car hit the pole on Taylor Tce, Tawa shortly before 10am.

Drunk driving crash causes power outage in Pensacola
WKRG News 5
(WKRG) - Power is out for a community in Pensacola after an alleged drunk driver crashed into a ... She then ran into a power pole, breaking it in half.

Driver smashes into telegraph pole just yards away from fatal Kingstanding crash
Birmingham Live
A suspected drink-driver was arrested after ploughing his work van into a telegraph pole - leaving dozens of residents without power. The smash ...

Date: August 7, 2018 Tuesday



Date: August 8, 2018 Wednesday

Date: August 9, 2018 Thursday



Date: August 10, 2018 Friday

  1. War in Afghanistan, Ghazni offensive
  2. A large-scale military offensive is launched by the Taliban in a bid to overrun the southeastern city of Ghazni, a provincial capital on the Kabul–Kandahar Highway. They manage to take control of a part of the city. (The New York Times)
  3. Colombia announces its withdrawal from the Union of South American Nations after having suspended its membership in the organization since April 2018. (CNN)
  4. Fredericton shooting At least four people, including two police officers, are killed in a mass shooting in Fredericton, Canada. (BBC)
  5. 2018 Horizon Air Q400 incident An airport mechanic steals a Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport in the United States, eventually crashing the plane. (CBS News) 2018 Horizon Air Q400 incident On August 10, 2018, a Horizon Air Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 was stolen from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (Sea–Tac) in SeaTac, Washington. The perpetrator, 29-year-old Richard Russell, was a Horizon Air ground service agent with no piloting experience. He performed an unauthorized takeoff and two McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle fighters were subsequently scrambled to intercept the aircraft. Sea–Tac air traffic control made radio contact with Russell, the sole occupant, who was ultimately killed when the aircraft crashed on the lightly populated Ketron Island in Puget Sound.
  6. 2017–2018 Romanian protests 452 people are injured in clashes between protesters and police during an anti-government meeting in Bucharest, Romania. (Știrile Pro TV)
  7. Terrorism in the United Kingdom  Lewis Ludlow pleads guilty to financing and planning a terrorist van attack in London, England. (BBC)

Multiple Fatalities in Shooting at Jacksonville, Fla., Gaming Tournament, Police Say
New York Times
The authorities in Jacksonville, Fla., said there were “multiple fatalities” at a mass shooting on Sunday at a bar that was hosting a live gaming event ...
'Multiple fatalities' after shooting rampage at Madden tourney at Jacksonville Landing - USA TODAY
Mass shooting at video game tournament in Jacksonville leaves multiple dead - CNN
Sheriff: 'Multiple Fatalities' After Shooting In Downtown Jacksonville - NPR


8 killed in West Side fire, including 6 children: 'I can't live without my babies'
Chicago Tribune
Eight people were killed — including six children — in an extra-alarm fire ... Those killed and injured were all transported from the same residence, ...


Didi Suspends Carpooling Service in China After 2nd Passenger Is Killed
New York Times
BEIJING — Didi Chuxing, China's popular ride-sharing service, fired two senior executives and suspended a car-pooling service after the second ...
Didi Chuxing suspends carpool service after woman killed - BBC News

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in airstrike, US says
CNN
(CNN) The head of ISIS in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed Orakzai, also known as Sad Arhabi, and 10 other ISIS fighters were killed Saturday night in an ...
Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed, says government - Reuters
ISIL leader in Afghanistan killed in air raids - Aljazeera.com
Afghanistan Islamic State leader 'killed in air strike' - BBC News


Egypt hotel deaths: 'Something in room killed my parents'
BBC News
The daughter of a British couple who died during a stay at an Egyptian hotel has insisted something in their room killed them. John Cooper, 69, and ...


Man disappears after long standoff with KC police investigating shots fired at group
Kansas City Star
Man disappears after long standoff with KC police investigating shots fired at group ... No one was injured from the gunfire, according to police.


YouTube star 'McSkillet' killed a mother and 12-year-old girl in wrong-way crash, police say
Washington Post
Another person was seriously injured when they were struck by debris, ... death but did not confirm the names of the mother or child who were killed.


Iran earthquake: Two killed as strong tremors rattle Kermanshah
Aljazeera.com
At least two people have been killed and at least 310 injured after a ... where more than 600 people were killed in an earthquake in November.


Triple shooting at Florida high school football game leaves 1 dead
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Joerod James Adams, 19, was killed, but the two other victims, a 16-year-old female student and a 17-year-old male student, are expected to survive ...
Jacksonville mayor blames gang violence for triple shooting that killed 1, injured 2 after Raines ...- The Florida Times-Union
Triple shooting at Florida high school football game leaves one dead - ActionNewsJax.com



Power pole peril for pedestrians
Otago Daily Times
Pam Harris, of Sunnyvale, said when a footpath on Main South Rd, near the Sunnyvale Sports Centre, was built a few years ago, its alignment resulted ...


8/24 Power pole fires cause early morning power outages rdnewsnow.com  Electric, Light and Power crews responded to five separate power pole fires that caused thousands of Red Deerians to be without power early Friday ...

8/26  NE Portland vehicle crash power outage affects thousands OregonLive.com  A pole fell Sunday morning  vehicle accident caused the pole damage, Pacific Power tweeted. It fell near Northeast 102nd Avenue and Glisan Street.   and knocked out power for about 10,000 East Portland customers. About 3,600 remained powerless as of 9:30 a.m. The ... Damaged equipment affects 10K Pacific Power customers KOIN.com A crash in Northeast Portland set a power pole on fire, part of which fell onto wires and affected 10,000 Pacific Power customers, August 26, 2018 ...


Wires from Miami Gardens light pole spark fire, leaving residents without power
WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Live wires came down from a light pole in Miami Gardens, causing a small fire and leaving some nearby homes ...


Officer-involved shooting shuts down portion of Highway 99 near Bakersfield
KFSN-TV
Officer-involved shooting shuts down portion of Highway 99 near Bakersfield. SHARE: ... Officials say the pickup truck hit a power pole. A downed ...

Man, 32, arrested over Colchester stabbing murder
BBC News
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man whose body was found with several stab wounds. Essex Police said the body ...


Head-on crash with semi-truck in Metro East kills High Ridge man
STLtoday.com
Investigators believe a 2017 Nissan Rogue traveling south on the road crossed the center line and was hit head-on by a 2019 Mack semi-truck.
Head-on fatal crash reported in Metro East - STLtoday.com

Two killed, two injured in head-on crash on I-35
Kansas City Star
The LeSabre crossed the northbound lanes and ran through the barrier cables before striking a southbound black Ford Escape head-on and then a ...

Head-on Poway Road crash injures three
The San Diego Union-Tribune
A head-on collision Friday afternoon in Poway injured three people, one of them seriously injured and airlifted to a hospital. The collision occurred ...


Head-on crash shuts down North County road, sends 3 to hospital
fox5sandiego.com
SAN DIEGO — Three people, including a one-year-old boy, were rushed to the hospital after a crash that shut down all lanes on a major thoroughfare ...
Head-on collision in Poway sends 3 to hospital, shuts down Poway Road for 5 hours - The San Diego Union-Tribune

FHP: Head-on collision results in vehicle fire, minor injuries
WJHG-TV
(WJHG/WECP) - A head-on collision reportedly resulted in a vehicle fire and minor injuries in Okaloosa County Friday night. Florida Highway Patrol

2 injured in wrong-way head-on crash on I-57
Chicago Sun-Times
Two people were injured early Saturday in a wrong-way head-on crash involving a semi-truck on I-57 in the south suburbs. The crash happened about


Virginia woman killed in head-on crash on US 29 in Greensboro
Winston-Salem Journal
GREENSBORO — Troopers said a head-on crash Thursday on U.S. 29 left a Virginia woman dead. Chelsey Capri Scott, 21, of Lynchburg, Va., was ...


Head-on crash on US-131 causes injuries
WZZM13.com
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich - Michigan State Police are investigating a head-on crash that caused injuries. It happened early Saturday morning on ...
Two hurt in head-on wrong-way collision on 131 at Pearl - Fox17

Date: August 11, 2018

Date: August 12, 2018



Date: August 13, 2018
  1. War in Afghanistan More than 100 Afghan soldiers and police, 13 civilians and hundreds of Taliban are killed during the ongoing offensive in Ghazni. (BBC)
  2. The Taliban captures Camp Chenaya, an Afghan Army base in Ghormach District, Faryab Province. (Voice of America)
  3. At least 40 people are killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia, in the latest spate of violence driven by ethnic divisions. (Voa News)
  4. Nine people are killed and 16 others injured after a fire breaks out in a ward on the seventh floor of a hospital in New Taipei City, Taiwan. (BBC)
  5. More than 300 people are injured, five seriously, after a section of wooden jetty collapsed at an urban sports and music festival in Vigo, Spain. (BBC)
  6. Twelve fans of Ecuadorian football team Barcelona S.C. are killed and 30 others are injured after the bus they were traveling on overturns in Azuay, Ecuador. (Xinhua)
  7. Three Russian climbers and two Tajik pilots die while 12 other people are injured in a helicopter crash in Tajikistan. (Tampa Bay Times)
  8. 41 people are injured when a coach overturns in Kent, England, United Kingdom. (Kent Live)
  9. Aug 13, 2018  Chris Watts says he strangled his spouse, Shanann Watts accused of killing 2 daughters Funeral service held for Colorado woman and 2 daughters allegedly killed by husband Fox News  More than two weeks after their bodies were found near an oil worksite in Colorado, Shanann Watts and her two young daughters were finally laid to ...  Authorities soon discovered that Watts was actively involved in an extramarital relationship with a co-worker, something he initially denied. told authorities he buried Shanann's body near two oil tanks and dumped Bella and Celeste inside the oil tanks.  nine felony counts, including three first-degree murder charges.  The Weld District Attorney's Office also charged Watts with two counts of murdering a child, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body.'No Evidence' Shan'ann Watts Killed Daughters: Police Source ... People Aug 28, 2018 - Chris Watts claims that his wife strangled his daughters, but police believe that his story doesn't add up.  Chris Watts allegedly admitted he strangled his spouse, Shan’ann Watts  after he told Shan’ann, 34, he wanted to separate, he saw her strangling their 3-year-old, Celeste, while their 4-year-old, Bella, lay “blue” and apparently lifeless nearby. In response, Chris allegedly claimed, he “went into a rage” and strangled Shan’ann. Shanann Watts' father weeps as husband is charged with killing family Daily Mail YouTube - Aug 21, 2018  Close friends of Shanann Watts horrified they welcomed accused killer ... 9NEWS  Video: Shanann Watts surprises husband Chris with pregnancy before death Daily Mail - Aug 17, 2018 Expert analyzes behavior of man charged in death of wife, daughters  WRAL.com - Aug 17, 2018 Chris Watts murder case becomes obsession on Facebook  Denver7 – The Denver Channel  Frederick Murder Victim Shanann Watts' Body Found, Husband Faces ...  CBS Denver - Aug 16, 2018  Father of pregnant Colorado mom murdered by her husband sobs in court as his shackled son-in-law is charged and claims he 'killed his wife after he saw her strangling their youngest daughter' Christopher Watts, 33, was charged with nine felony counts - including three counts of first degree murder - on Tuesday morning  Frank Rzucek, 55, the father of murdered Shanann Watts, sat next to his son in court and broke down in tears as Judge Kopcow read the charges By MARTIN GOULD IN GREELEY, COLORADO FOR DAILYMAIL.COM 21 August 2018  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti cle-6083827/Father-murdered-Colorado-woman-breaks-court.html Watts claimed that he had been having an affair with a workmate at Anadarko Oil and he told his wife he wanted to separate after she returned home following a business trip to Arizona.  claimed watched on the baby monitor as Shanann strangled Celeste. Bella, he claimed, was already lying on the bed, dead.  bundled the bodies into his truck and drove 35 miles to a windswept plain outside Roggen, Colorado, where he buried his wife in a shallow grave and dumped his two daughters into a tank filled with crude oil. Police had originally been notified that Shanann was missing by her workmate Nickole Atkinson, who had been on a business trip to Arizona with her, returning early in the morning on August 13. Shanann Watts Case: What to Know About the Killings of the Colorado ...  ttps://www.insideedition.com/shanann-watts-case-what-know-about-killings-colorado...Aug 21, 2018 - Shanann Watts, was 15 weeks pregnant when she and her daughters, 4- ... The CBI issued a missing-endangered alert for the three that day. Monday, Aug. 13  1:48 a.m. MDT: A security camera on a neighbor’s home captured Shanann returning from a business trip in Arizona. A friend dropped the expectant mother of two off back at her Frederick home.   Between 4 and 5 a.m.: Police said Watts told them he awoke around this time and had an “emotional” but “civil” discussion with Shanann about his wanting to separate.   5:27 a.m.: Watts was spotted backing up his truck to his garage. Police said he initially told them he had loaded tools into his vehicle and left for work at a job site near Hudson. He told officials Shanann and his daughters were in bed when he left, an arrest affidavit said. Watts said his wife told him she was bringing the children to her friend’s house that day, but he said he didn’t know the friend’s name.  1:40 p.m.: Frederick police were called to the Wattses' home to check on Shanann after the friend who dropped her off said she hadn’t answered calls or texts and missed a 10 a.m. doctor appointment

Date: August 14, 2018

Date: August 15, 2018


Date: August 16, 2018


Date: August 17, 2018

Date: August 18, 2018

  1. Ponte Morandi § Collapse The death toll from the Ponte Morandi collapse in Genoa, Italy, rises to 43. (Adnkronos)
  2. 8/18 Woman crossing street in wheelchair killed in Lake Highlands hit-and-run, Dallas police say https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2018/08/19/woman-crossing-street-wheelchair-killed-lake-highlands-hit-run-crash Dallas News  Woman crossing street in wheelchair killed in Lake Highlands hit-and-run, Dallas police say.  killed in a hit-and-run Saturday night, Dallas police say.  vehicle driving west on Forest Lane struck her and fled.
  3. 8/18  Woman, 25, dead after head-on crash in Georgina: OPP CTV News  Provincial police are investigating a fatal collision east of Sutton. Police say a sedan and a pick-up truck collided head-on around 2 a.m. Saturday on ... https://barrie.ctvnews.ca/woman-25-dead-after-head-on-crash-in-georgina-opp-1.4058688

Date: August 19, 2018 Sunday 


  1. 5 wounded in Grand Crossing shooting among 9 shot, 2 fatally - Chicago Tribune small group was still hanging out near James Madison Elementary School hours after a Sunday afternoon softball game when a black van drove past and shots were fired. A woman and four men were hit by gunfire around 11 p.m. as they leaned against a fence 


Date: August 20, 2018 Monday


  1. Terrorism in Europe  An officer fatally shoots a man in Cornellà, Barcelona, Spain, after he storms into a Mossos d'Esquadra police station with a knife. Police are treating the incident as an attempted terrorist attack. (BBC)
  2. Suspected Boko Haram militants raid and burn the village of Mailari in Borno State, Nigeria, killing six people. (BBC)
  3. Heavy floods in Civita, Italy, kill 10 people and injure 23. (Rai News)
  4. Arrests of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo The judge in the trial of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar announces that he will deliver his verdict on August 27, in a test of press freedom in the country. The journalists were investigating mass graves at the village of Inn Din and the massacre that took place there when they were arrested for allegedly obtaining "secret documents". (Reuters)
  5. Crime in Chicago, Gun violence in the United States Sixty-one people are shot over the weekend in Chicago, including twelve in two mass shootings. Eight die, including five teenagers. Police arrest three people in connection with the shootings and 29 on other firearms charges, and seize 83 guns. (CBS News)  
  6. 10 shot 2 killed since Friday night in Baltimore WMAR  The shooting that occurred on Friday night happened at 10:51 p.m. when officers were called to the 2200 block of Harford Road because of a reported Baltimore police are now investigating eight shootings, one on Friday night, six on Saturday and a double shooting Sunday afternoon. .. https://www.wmar2news.com/news/crime-checker/baltimore-city-crime/10-shot-2-killed-since-friday-night-in-baltimore
  7. Northern Iraq offensive (June 2014) Omar Ameen, a man arrested in Sacramento on suspicion of a 2014 Iraqi murder linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, faces a judge at an extradition hearing. He is denied bail. (CBS Sacramento) (KCRA)
  8. Two men are detained in Ankara, Turkey, after shots are fired at the United States embassy. (ABC News)
  9. The South African government begins the process of seizing land from white farm owners. (NZ  local newspaper City Press reports two game farms in the northern province of Limpopo are the first to be targeted for unilateral seizure  government says it intends to pay, owners Akkerland Boerdery wanted 200 million rand ($20.8 million) for the land — they're being offered just 20 million rand ($2.08 million).
  10. An American woman shoots two employees at a food distribution plant in Houston, Texas, killing one person and injuring the other, before killing herself. (CNN)
    1. Texas food warehouse shooting leaves 2 dead, including female shooter, police say Fox News The woman who opened fire at a food warehouse in Texas was among the two employees killed in the early Monday morning shooting, with officials ...
    2. 2 killed in Texas workplace shooting - CNN
    3. Employee opens fire at Texas food warehouse, killing manager, police say - ABC News
    4. Texas shooting: 2 dead, including suspect, after employee opens fire at food warehouse, police say- Dayton Daily News




Crash brings down power poles at busy Cobb County intersection
WSB Atlanta
SmyrnaNews - Car into a power pole around 1:30 a.m. S. Cobb Dr. still blocked at Pat Mell Rd. Crews having to set a new pole. AVOID until at least 8 ...


Jury: Textile Plant Not Liable for Plane Hitting Power Pole in Fatal Crash
Law.com
After a two-week trial, it took a jury less than three hours to decide that textile and chemical giant Milliken & Co. bore no liability for a plane crash near ...

Man in hospital after pole attack in West Lothian street
BBC News
A man is in hospital after he was attacked by another man wielding a metal pole in West Lothian. The incident happened at about 02:30 in Mayfield ...
Man and woman assaulted with metal pole in street attack - STV News
Pair attacked and robbed by male armed with a metal pole in Armadale - The Scotsman
Yob attacked couple in the street with a metal pole and all he stole was their car keys - Scottish Daily


Crash closes Woodpecker Road, damages power pole in Chesterfield
wtvr.com
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Officials said a section of Woodpecker Road in Chesterfield County will be closed for hours after a single-vehicle ...


Brit student, 26, claims she was 'beaten with a metal pole after refusing to pay more for Croatia hostel'
The Sun
The young woman, an aspiring playwright, has now spoken out of the attack - warning other young British travellers of her horrific experiences at the ...
British playwright, 26, was beaten with a metal pole when she refused to cough up more money for ... - Daily Mail
British woman on holiday at Croatia hostel is beaten with a metal pole after refusing to pay more ... - Mirror.co.uk


Late-night wreck knocks out power in Moores Mill, Chase area
WAAY
Late-night wreck knocks out power in Moores Mill, Chase area ... Road lost control of the vehicle, started spinning and crashed into a power pole at the ...

15-year-old killed in Eastpointe shooting
Detroit Free Press
A 15-year-old boy was killed during an exchange of gunfire Saturday night in Eastpoine, police said. Two others were wounded. The shooting took ...


Man shot and killed in Frayser neighborhood while cutting mother's grass, family says
FOX13 Memphis
According to the Memphis Police Department, officers responded to the 3400 block of Madewell around 3:14 p.m. for a shooting. When officers arrived ...


Bandmates remember friend killed in series of 'cold-blooded' Nashville shootings
ABC News
Bartley "Brandon" Teal was killed in a shooting at about 3 a.m. Friday ... which posted a message of support for the injured woman on Twitter last week ...
Connecticut Woman Killed in Nashville Shooting - NBC Connecticut





Monaca man dead following stabbing on North Shore
Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh police charged a man with homicide early Sunday following a fatal stabbing on the North Shore. Joden Rocco, 24, is accused of killing ...
One person in custody after fatal stabbing on the North Shore - WTAE Pittsburgh
Police identify suspect in fatal North Shore stabbing - WPXI Pittsburgh
Man fatally stabbed outside popular North Shore bar - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fatal head-on collision under investigation near Becks Pond
WDEL 1150AM
Upon crossing the double-yellow markers, the pickup hit a Toyota Camry, occupied by a driver and two passengers, head-on. The driver of the Camry, ...
One dies, others hurt in head-on crash Saturday night - The News Journal


Woman killed in head-on crash
WWBT NBC12 News
... of the road when she struck a Honda Accord head-on. Linkous was taken to Southside Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
Driver killed in head-on crash in Prince George - wtvr.com


Head-on Collision in Collin Co. Kills Three, Sends Three to the Hospital
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Three people are dead after a head-on collision Saturday evening. According to the Department of Public Safety, troopers were called to a wreck on ...
Three dead in Collin County head-on crash - KTEN

Man dies after stabbing on West Side
Spectrum News
SAN ANTONIO — One person has died after a stabbing on the West Side, according to the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office. According to ...


2 dead, 3 injured in head-on collision in Yamagata
The Mainichi
YAMAGATA (Kyodo) -- Two people died and three others were injured as two cars collided head-onin the northeastern prefecture of Yamagata late ...


Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash with semi on Highway 285
KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
PARK COUNTY – A motorcyclist was killed following a head-on crash with a semi on Highway 285 Saturday afternoon. Colorado State Patrol said the ...

One person critically injured in head-on crash near Carter Lake
Omaha World-Herald
An individual was critically injured in a crash Sunday afternoon west of Carter Lake. A Ford Fusion collided head-on with a Nissan Sentra on Carter ...


Date: August 23, 2018

August 23, 2018 3 killed including attacker, 1 wounded stabbing  Trappes Paris Police Shoot Man On Terrorist List Claimed by ISIS Who Stabs Mother Sister and Bystander French officials announce there is no reason to believe any connection to terrorism when a mentally unstable man authorities would not identify who was on terrorist watchlist claimed by ISIS terrorist group stabs and kills his mother and sister and stabs a bystander woman. The Islamic State group (IS) proclaimed that it was an attack by one of its fighters responding to the terror organization’s propaganda.  Interior Minister Gerard Collomb dismisssed the claims as the attacker suffered from serious alcohol and drug problems and was “mentally unstable, rather than someone who was committed, who would respond to orders from a terrorist organization".  The low income suburb has a high population of Muslims and is known for its social problems linked to poverty, drugs and hard-line interpretations of Islam.  About 50 locals are suspected of having left France to fight for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq,

  1. South Africa–United States relations, South African farm attacks, Fox News controversies The government of South Africa rejects a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump as "based on false information", in which he appeared to respond to a Fox News report stating that the South African government is "now seizing land from white farmers." (CNN) [contradictory]
  2. Colombia-Venezuela relations In response to the Venezuelan Bolivarian National Guard's armed infiltration of Norte de Santander, Colombia four days ago, Venezuela releases a statement calling it "supposed" and "fake news", despite clear video of Venezuelan helicopters in Colombian territory. (NTN24)
  3. 2018 California wildfires Authorities arrest 32-year old John Colin Eagle Skoda after investigators concluded that a debris fire he started turned into a 60-square-mile blaze that killed one person and destroyed 35 homes. (ABC News)
  4. August 23, 2018 3 killed including attacker, 1 wounded stabbing  Trappes Paris Police Shoot Man On Terrorist List Claimed by ISIS Who Stabs Mother Sister and Bystander French officials announce there is no reason to believe any connection to terrorism when a mentally unstable man authorities would not identify who was on terrorist watchlist claimed by ISIS terrorist group stabs and kills his mother and sister and stabs a bystander woman. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb dismisssed the claims as the attacker suffered from serious alcohol and drug problems and was “mentally unstable, rather than someone who was committed, who would respond to orders from a terrorist organization". It is one of many knife attacks by radicalized muslims claimed by ISIS which authorites say are due to mental illness with no reason to suspect any connection to terrorism.
Date: August 25, 2018 Saturday
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  1. 2018 Harbin hotel fireA hotel fire in Harbin, China, kills 19 people and injures 23 others. The fire broke out at the four-story Beilong Hot Spring Hotel in Harbin's Sun Island recreation area. (Xinhua) wikip
  2. The collapse of three buildings in Mashhad, Iran, kills ten people and injures nine others. (Mehr News Agency) wikip
  3. A bus falls into the Iskar Gorge near Svoge, Bulgaria, leaving 17 people dead and 17 injured. (BGNES) wikip
  4. 8/25/2018  ‘I think I had auto-pilot on’: Tesla crashes into San Jose fire truck on Highway 101 (was it cover story to attack fire truck? Asian/Vietnamese driver)  By TATIANA SANCHEZ  ANNIE SCIACCA August 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm | UPDATED: August 27, 2018 at 12:06 pm  SAN JOSE — A Tesla crashed into the back of a San Jose fire truck on Highway 101 early Saturday, according to police.  The 2015 Tesla Model S was traveling about 65 miles per hour southbound on US-101, north of Coyote Creek Golf Drive when it collided with a fire engine that had stopped in the far right lane with its emergency lights activated just after 1 a.m. Saturday, according to a news release from the California Highway Patrol. “I think I had auto-pilot on,” the driver, whom police identified as 37 year-old Michael Tran, told emergency responders, according to the news release.
  5. -8/25/2018  PA  1 killed vehicle attack Woman Accused of Hitting, Killing Man Live In Boyfriend with Car in Lycoming County ... WNEP Aug 25, 2018 - Homicide charges have been filed against a woman after state police say she hit andkilled a man with a car in Lycoming County. Troopers ...  Pa. woman accused of killing boyfriend claims she ran over him by accident pennlive  Aug 27, 2018 - A woman is accused of killing Luke Austin Beatty, 25, early Saturday in the driveway of the home they shared along Route 14 in the Trout Run area of Lycoming County. ... her car claims it was an accident, but state police allege she hit him in ... about their relationship, specifically her attraction to other men..  Fallon Mae Davis, 21, of Morris, is charged with third-degree murder and other counts are ... Beatty and Davis argued about their relationship, specifically her attraction to other men... man was chasing her with a shovel.... help arrived found womansitting in her car at the end of the driveway wearing only a bra and underwear and Beatty was lying unresponsive in the driveway.Hearing Date Set for Woman Who Allegedly Killed Trout Run Man ...  northcentralpa.com  Sep 7, 2018 - Fallon Mae Davis, 21, of Morris, will appear at Lycoming County ... murder, involuntary manslaughter and homicide by vehicle.   State Police in Montoursville allege she hit him twice. ... 


Date: August 26, 2018 Sunday

  1. War in Afghanistan Afghan authorities say that, in a joint ground and air operation on Saturday night, Afghan and foreign forces killed the head of ISIL/K, along with ten other members of the militant group. (Reuters) (CNN)
  2. Eight people die in a house fire in Chicago, Illinois. (Chicago Tribune)
  3. August 26, 2018 Jacksonville Video Game Tournament Mass Shooting The Jacksonville Landing shooting was a mass shooting that occurred at a video game tournament in Jacksonville LandingJacksonville, Florida, on , at about 1:30 pm (EDT). A lone gunman, David Katz, shot and killed two people and injured another ten after losing a football video game tournament before committing suicide.[2][5] at the Jacksonville Landing shopping mall in Jacksonville, Florida. Two attendees are killed, and nine others are taken to nearby hospitals. The suspected shooter is reported dead at the scene. (Twin Cities Pioneer Press) (BBC) No terrorist motive is suspected.Police have identified the suspect in the deadly shooting in Jacksonville — here's what we know ...- Business Insider  Witnesses at Sunday's tournament told The Los Angeles Times the shooter was a participant who had been eliminated earlier in the day, but authorities have not confirmed that
  • 2018 Chemnitz stabbing attack Suspects were identified against privacy laws  as a 23-year-old Syrian and a 22-year-old Iraqi, who were taken into custody near the scene.  One man is killed, two more are seriously injured and partly violent protests erupt after a stabbing attack in Chemnitz, Germany. (Deutsche Welle)  after a public festival. A fight broke out, with a German-Cuban man being killed, and two other people seriously injured. suspects are Middle Eastern immigrants  tensions surrounding migration in Germany Merkel condemns Chemnitz stabbing and violent protests afterwards ... https://www.firstpost.comdescribed as a "horrible incident" a deadly stabbing in the eastern city of Chemnitz but said violent protests that followed on Monday were unacceptable. Opinion: A predictable fiasco in Chemnitz A right-wing mob has been rampaging through the eastern German city of Chemnitz.  brawl in Chemnitz in the early hours of Sunday, after a street festival closed on Saturday evening. What started out as a war of words resulted in a 35-year-old man being stabbed to death. Hours later, spontaneous, anti-migrant protests took over the streets of Chemnitz. ...violent far-right radicals lurked throughout the city.. reporter sustained a broken nose, another man performed the Hitler salute, an illegal gesture in Germany, live on television and then sought to impede the journalists. Hundreds of neo-Nazis, hooligans and violent residents were seeking an outlet for their aggression. Germany riots: Leaks in Chemnitz stabbing case raise fears of far-right infiltration of police  August 29 2018 The Times The leaking of an arrest warrant containing the names and addresses of two [Arab] men suspected of stabbing a man to death in an incident that sparked the worst neo-Nazi rioting in Germany for decades, has raised fears that it was released by far-right sympathisers among the police...  warrant posted on social media by founder of the anti-Muslim Pegida movement
    • Germany: Stabbing leads to far-right protest in Chemnitz | News | DW ...https://www.dw.com/en/germany-stabbing-leads-to-far...in-chemnitz/a-45238738Aug 26, 2018  . according to German media, rumors circulated alleging that the dispute began after a woman was reportedly harassed. Police said these reports had no basis and in a tweet called on the public "not to take part in speculations."
    • Far-Right Protesters Battle Anti-Fascists After Stabbing of German Manhttps://www.newsweek.com/far-right-protesters-battle-anti-fascists-after-german-man-s...It is not yet clear what sparked the fight, but police have denied it was linked to the sexual harassment of a woman, the BBC reported.
    • 2018 Chemnitz stabbing attack - Wikipedia  several rumours circulating after the stabbing, including that the attack was in response to sexualharassment, and that ...
    • Chemnitz protests: Germany to probe leak of stabbing suspect - BBC ...https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45350994  rumours that the victim had been defending a woman from sexual assault
    • August 26, 2018  Police: Man decapitated girlfriend in front of toddler after he 'had spoken with God'  Aug 30, 2018 By Lynsi Burton, Seattle PI Man posessed by demon kills like a terrorist MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — When 32-year-old Timothy Hernandez's parents arrived at their Mount Vernon home after church Sunday afternoon, they found his girlfriend on the ground, with her head removed from her body and placed on the back of her torso, according to Mount Vernon police reports. Hernandez is now charged with first-degree murder in Skagit County Superior Court, accused of plotting his 27-year-old girlfriend's death that morning. He would later tell police that he "had spoken with God," who told him to "strike down" his girlfriend. Their 3-year-old daughter also told investigators she witnessed the slaying.  Timothy Hernandez appears in court in alleged beheading of Vanessa ...  abc 13 Just weeks after telling police that "God" made him kill his girlfriend, Timothy Hernandez'slegal team entered his plea in court. Hernandez was ...  Mt. Vernon man charged with murder of girlfriend, cops say  Bellingham Herald  https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article217569400.html Aug 30, 2018 - ‘Say goodbye to Mommy:’ Man says God told him to behead girlfriend as child watched, cops say. ... Police say a Mount Vernon., Wash., man beheaded his girlfriend in front of a 3-year-old because he believed God had commanded him to “strike her down,” according to police ... d Timothy Hernandez faces a charge of premeditated murder and is jailed on a $1 million bond.. Hernandez’s parents... stumbled upon the headless body of 27-year-old Vanessa Cons... returned home from church, Seatte PI reported. They told police the couple had argued the night before, according to the site. he victim’s head had been removed from her body and placed on her torso, and police found multiple stab wounds on her body as well as a bloody butcher knife in the sink, the Skagit Valley Herald reported. Crime scene technicians also found bloody footprints that led to the sink, according to Skagit Police say Hernandez quoted Bible verses that referred to women being disobedient to God, and reportedly admitted that he “struck her down” and was not crazy because he was telling “the truth,” Skagit Breaking reported.  Police say Hernandez also told them God “works in mysterious ways” and he shouldn’t question God’s will, according to the Skagit Valley Herald.  3-year-old girl, who told them she saw her father cut her mother with scissors and that Hernandez had told her to “say goodbye to Mommy,

Date: August 27, 2017 Monday
  1. A United Nations Human Rights Council report based on 875 interviews recommends Min Aung Hlaing and five other generals in Myanmar be investigated and prosecuted for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes since the 1960s. (UPI)
  2. Aftermath of the Sri Lankan Civil War Forensic anthropologists from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, report that more than 90 sets of human remains have been discovered near the town of Mannar. The mass grave is situated in an area that saw heavy fighting during the country's civil war. (BBC)
  3. 2018 Chemnitz protests Violent protests break out across Germany after a stabbing attack the day before. Several instances of racial violence are reported, and riot police have been attacked. (Deutsche Welle)
  4. Politics of the United Kingdom Home Secretary Sajid Javid describes Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn as "one of the biggest threat's [sic] to our national security". (Talk Radio UK)





Florida shooting: Video gamers killed by rival at tournament
BBC News
Two professional video gamers have been named by US media as the victims of a rival player in a shooting at an eSports tournament in Florida.


'Multiple Fatalities' In Florida Video Game Tournament Shooting
NPR
The sheriff's office in Jacksonville, Fla., says a "mass shooting" has taken place ... A person was killed and two people were injured after a Friday night ...

BART police report stabbing on train at Oakland's MacArthur Station
KGO-TV
BART police report stabbing on train at Oakland's MacArthur Station ... BART police say that a man was stabbed on a BART train at the MacArthur ...
BART: Man suffers cut to hand in fight on train at MacArthur - The Mercury News

Man accused of stabbing murder at Bondi apartment
NEWS.com.au
A 27-YEAR-OLD has been accused of killing another man at an apartment, after the victim died in hospital of injuries to the head and abdomen.
Murder charge over Bondi unit stabbing - NEWS.com.au
Bondi stabbing death: Man charged with murder as tributes flow for 'great mate' - ABC Local
Man, 27, is charged with fatally stabbing his partner's ex-boyfriend in the head and chest after an ...- Daily Mail

Bicyclist killed in head-on crash on Belle Isle Bridge
The Detroit News
A 28-year-old male bicyclist died Sunday night after being hit head-on by an SUV on the bridge to Belle Isle, police said. Michigan State Police, which ...
Police: Bicyclist killed in head-on collision by vehicle crossing bridge to Belle Isle - WDIV


Ambulance and Toyota Corolla in head-on collision in Lakehurst; 1 person injured
Asbury Park Press
LAKEHURST – One person suffered minor injuries when an ambulance and a car were in a head-on collision at the intersection of Routes 70 and 547 ...

Head-on crash kills Billings man south of Laurel
Billings Gazette
"From what we can tell so far, the Suburban crossed into the oncoming lane and hit the tanker truck head-on at approximately 65 miles per hour," ...
Head on collision leaves one dead in Laurel - KTVQ Billings News
1 killed in head-on crash near Laurel - KPAX-TV
Man dies in head-on collision near Laurel - KXLH Helena News


Stabbing on Phillips Avenue reported Saturday night
Journal Times
RACINE – A male person was taken to the hospital Saturday night after he was reportedly stabbedin the chest, according to the Racine Police ...



Head-on crash on Route 150 Sunday afternoon results in fatality
Quad-Cities Online
For unknown reasons, police said, the two vehicles collided head-on. The Orion Fire Department, Orion Ambulance, Henry County Sheriff's ...


Two women die in head-on crash in York County
Omaha World-Herald
Two women — both of Stromsburg, Nebraska — were killed Friday in a head-on collision, the York County Sheriff's Office said. The women were ...

Head-on crash with semi kills 21-year-old Red Lodge man
Great Falls Tribune
A head-on collision left one person dead and one injured southwest of Billings on Sunday morning, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

Driver killed after slamming into power pole; power out for 12 hours
WSOC Charlotte
LONG VIEW, N.C. - Hundreds of people in Catawba County were without power for nearly a dozen hours after a driver crashed into a power pole and ...
Deadly crash kills one, knocks out power across Long View - Hickory Daily Record
Two-car crash knocks out power across Long View - Hickory Daily Record
One Person Killed In Sunday Night Wreck In Long View - WHKY


Accident on High Street downs power pole, power lines
wtkr.com
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – An accident at Elm Avenue and High Street took a power pole and power lines down Monday morning. According to a tweet by ...
High Street back open in Portsmouth after car knocks down power pole - 13newsnow.com WVEC
Portion of High Street in Portsmouth closes after crash - WAVY-TV


Rockmart Road shut down near Old Rockmart for power pole repair
Northwest Georgia News
Traffic is being diverted off Rockmart Road near Old Rockmart Road until Georgia Power crews can repair a pole damaged by a wreck and the ...


Update: Victim in fatal crash is from Taylorsville; power still out at 11 am in Long View
Hickory Daily Record
LONG VIEW -- A Taylorsville man died in a two-car crash that knocked down a power pole on the intersection of Second Avenue NW and 23rd Street ...

Power restored in Eugene after car crash causes outages
KEZI TV
EUGENE, Ore. – A car crashed into a utility pole in downtown Eugene early Sunday morning and caused wide-spread power outages in the area.


Person dies crashing into power pole; hundreds in Long View without power WSOC Charlotte
Investigators are looking for a 90s model green Ford Ranger with an extended cab that will have front-end damage. Police said speed played a role in ...


Traffic now clear after vehicle crash at Collier Blvd and US 41
Naples Daily News
#TrafficAlert: Northbound Collier Blvd closed at US41 - vehicle hit a power pole and all northbound lanes are shut down. Find an alternate route.
Crash blocks portion of Collier Blvd. in Naples - Wink News


Man dead after four-wheel-drive rolls into Atherton yard
The Cairns Post
A police spokesman said the four-wheel-drive hit the pole and rolled into a nearby front yard about 11.40am. The Queensland police forensic crash ...


Shed fire produces smoke visible for miles
KWTX
"When I got here the shed was fully engulfed, the power pole was on fire and some of the trees were burning," Hewitt fire and EMS Chief Lance Bracco ...

Rockmart Road reopened at Old Rockmart Road, Georgia Powercontinues to make pole repairs
Northwest Georgia News
Update: Georgia Power crews remain on scene in the 5200 block of Rockmart Road to repair a pole damaged by a wreck between an 18-wheeler and ...



Date: August 28, 2018 Tuesday


  1. Moro conflict A suspected improvised explosive device planted by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters explodes at a town festival in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat, Philippines, killing two people and injuring 35 others. (Rappler)
  2. A Catholic priest held hostage for almost four months by Muslim militants in Marawi city in the southern Philippines says he still believes in inter-religious dialogue despite experiencing horrors that included seeing a fellow captive gunned down in crossfire and another one killed during an airstrike. (BenarNews)
  3. Irish paper production and packaging firm Smurfit Kappa release a statement explaining that one of its production facilities was seized a week earlier on August 21 by the Venezuelan government and its managers were arrested, with the company accused of not setting their prices at government-approved levels and smuggling. It says that the government have taken over operation of the plant. (BBC)
  4. Phase-out of lightweight plastic bags Anchorage, Alaska, passes a strict ban on plastic shopping bags, and imposes a fee on the use of store-issued paper bags. The law goes into effect on March 1, 2019. (Anchorage Daily News')
  5. Peru declares a 60-day public health crisis in its northern provinces, with concern of the Venezuelan migrants spreading diseases. (BBC), (Bloomberg)
  6. Former Texas police officer Roy Oliver is found guilty in the murder of 15-year old Mesquite High School freshman Jordan Edwards. (NBC News) (Star Local Media)
  7. The world's first autonomous taxi service begins operating in Tokyo, Japan. The pilot project will run until September 8, with full commercial operations expected to start in 2020, when the city hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics. (The Guardian) (Reuters)

Aug 28, 2018  REYNOLDS LAKE OCONEE SHOOTING
  • 'This was not murder.' Family of suspect accused of killing 'close friend ... https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/-this-was-not-murder...of.../824769134 Chad Haufler is charged with murder. [READ MORE: Retired firefighter charged with murder in death of 'close friend' at Lake Oconee].  Monica Haufler said her husband was at the $1.9 million vacation home the family purchased this summer after a financial windfall preparing for what was supposed to be a big family and friends weekend.  after a 911 call, Chad Haufler the suspect's story began to change. And the changing story, before he got a lawyer and physical evidence at the scene were keys to the decision by the GBI and the sheriff's office to charge Haufler with murder.
  • She said Dimos was visiting. Now the weekend is going to be very different for two families.
  •  REYNOLDS LAKE OCONEE SHOOTING: Retired firefighter Chad ... - A 45-year-old man accused of shooting and killing another man inside a home on Lake Oconee is now facing murder charges. ... Tuesday to report the shooting at his home on Jones Bluff Court inside Reynolds at Lake Oconee. ... Greene County Sheriff Donnie Harrison Jr. said investigators ... Haufler was charged with felony murder in the shooting death of Marc Dimos, 51 Haufler called 911 around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday to report the shooting at his home on Jones Bluff Court inside Reynolds at Lake Oconee.  In the 911 call, Haufler said he shot an intruder in his home. When deputies arrived, Dimos dead in the  b basement.   Greene County Sheriff Donnie Harrison Jr. said investigators didn't believe the invasion story, and hours later, they charged Haufler with murder.
  • Bond denied in Reynolds Plantation murder - AJC.com https://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-lake...the.../OGZeAqjf7CSjxXqbmLMFDO/ And despite some new revelations Tuesday at a bond hearing for suspect Chad Haufler, the prosecution is keeping tight-lipped about why they

HUGE! Chinese Penetrated Crooked’s Private Server – FBI Was Notified But Refused to Act Gateway Jim Hoft  August 28, 2018 ...  Romanian hacker “Guccifer” told FOX News reporter Catherine Herridge, in an exclusive interview in 2016, that he hacked Hillary Clinton’s server and that it was easy. .. at least 10 other groups or individuals also breached Hillary’s private server. Guccifer also admitted “it was easy.”  On Monday The Daily Caller reported that a Chinese company in Washington DC penetrated Hillary Clinton’s private server and obtained her emails in real time.
The FBI and Peter Strzok were reportedly notified about the breach and did nothing. A Chinese-owned company operating in the Washington, D.C., area hacked Hillary Clinton’s private server throughout her term as secretary of state and obtained nearly all her emails, two sources briefed on the matter told The Daily Caller News Foundation.  The Chinese firm obtained Clinton’s emails in real time

8/28/2018  Domestic Violence Terrorist  Man charged with assaulting wife, son and mother-in-law | News ...  Independent Tribune  Deputies found Wendy Martin (wife of Christopher Daniel Martin) with several bodily injuries that included multiple stab wounds. Zachery Martin ...12:24 a.m. on August 28, 2018, the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting an assault at 6350 County Line Road in Mt. Pleasant, NC. ... second call reporting a victim had been stabbed.   Deputies arrived at the scene and were confronted by Christopher Daniel Martin (DOB 12/13/1970, WM) outside the residence. The deputies were able to arrest Martin without injury. Cabarrus man accused of attacking wife, son and mother-in-law ... https://www.salisburypost.com/.../cabarrus-man-accused-of-attacking-wife-son-and-m... Inside the house they found Martin's wife, Wendy, with multiple stab wounds and other injuries. Their adult son, Zachery Martin, had several ...


Date: August 29, 2018 Wednesday

Car slams into utility pole on south side, causes large power outage
Muncie Star Press
MUNCIE, Ind. – A car slammed into a utility pole on Muncie's south side early Tuesday, resulting in a power outage that apparently stretched to the ...

Part of Guess Road in Durham closed after car hits power pole
WTVD-TV
A busy Durham road was closed after a car crashed into a power pole ... An ABC11 crew at the scene said a car struck the pole, causing the power ...


Driver hits power pole, customers lose power
WGEM
Driver hits power pole, customers lose power ... scene Monday night at 24th and Jersey after firefighters say a vehicle rolled and hit an electrical pole.

8/28  Thousands lose power after man falls asleep, hits pole in Phoenix  AZFamily  Thousands were without power early Tuesday morning after a man fell asleep at the wheel and hit a power pole. Over 5,000 Arizona Public Service ...



Ramp reopens following downed power pole crash on Colonial Blvd.  Wink News  The on and off ramp reopened Monday night after a down otorist was potentially driving at a high rate of speed the wet roads and struck the pole, but the officer said the poles are made to “break away” when hit.


Man trying to steal his own truck hits utility pole, knocks out power
WPXI Pittsburgh
CRAFTON, Pa. - A crash that damaged a utility pole and knocked out power to a handful of homes was caused by a man trying to steal his own vehicle ...

Truck clips power pole, dislodges car and drives off without noticing
3AW
A truck carrying eight vehicles has clipped a power pole, resulting in one of the cars becoming dislodged, and the driver took off without noticing.


Vehicle hits pole, Lima Road closed
WANE
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A stretch of Lima Road is closed after a vehicle struck a power pole. Dispatchers told NewsChannel 15 that a vehicle hit ...


Alcohol involved in Winston-Salem car crash with power pole
myfox8.com
Officers are investigating a traffic crash involving damage to a power pole at NW Crawford Place and Wilson Terrace. Please avoid the area.


Taylor Robertson, Elijah Clayton named as victims in 'Madden' shooting
ESPN
Authorities have named Taylor "SpotmePlzzz" Robertson, 28, and Elijah "Trueboy" Clayton, 22, as the two people killed by a gunman at a "Madden ...
'I was praying . . . that he was still alive': The horror of mass-shooting videos streaming live - Washington Post
In the wake of Jacksonville shooting, increased security at gaming tournaments isn't enough - The Verge
'It must always be people over profits': Jacksonville shooting survivors to file lawsuit - USA TODAY


Former Texas police officer found guilty of murder in 2017 shooting of Jordan Edwards
Vox
Edwards's brother was also in the car at the time of the shooting. Oliver, who was fired ... No officers were injured in the incident. Balch Springs Police ...
Texas: ex-officer convicted of murder for shooting unarmed black teen - The Guardian
Former police officer convicted of murder for shooting unarmed black teen - Washington Post


In Howard County, parents of Jacksonville shooting suspect had been desperate to find psychiatric ...
Baltimore Sun
In Howard County, parents of Jacksonville shooting suspect had been .... The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Katz shot and killed two people and injured 10 ... and Taylor Robertson, a 28-year-old from West Virginia, were killed.

Boy, 9, Killed Himself After Being Tormented by Bullies, His Mom Says
New York Times
DENVER — Leia Pierce shuffled out the front door on Tuesday. Her son, Jamel Myles, 9, had killed himself last week, and she was still struggling with ...




Calif. teacher arrested for road rage and armed robbery, had loaded gun in classroom during arrest Blaze  Calif. teacher arrested for road rage and armed robbery, had loaded gun in classroom during arrest San Jose middle school teacher Charles So was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a February road rage incident. Police found a loaded weapon in his classroom while taking him into custody, resulting in an addition felony charge against him of possessing a firearm on school property. ... Detectives believe teacher Charles So battered another man in a Feb. 21 road rage incident, taking the victim’s cellphone before fleeing. So is a 35-year-old language arts teacher at Chaboya Middle School, where he was arrested after a monthslong investigation. The San Jose Police Department used its MERGE Unit — the department’s version of a SWAT team — in making the arrest after classes were done for the day.


August 29, 2018   In Seabrook NH, Stephen VanDalinda and his wife, Erin were walking their dog when neighbor Catrina Costello who made threats since 2016 deliberately drove into them. "She got in thetruck and went after them," said neighbor  Victi alleges driver once stated, 'You better watch your back'  Driver charged in fatal Seabrook pedestrian crash was under restraining order to stay away from wife of victim. Victims were on the verge of escaping the dog attacks, the swearing, and the threats that their next-door neighbor had directed at them since 2016

Man dies after woman allegedly drove truck into NH couple walking dog
The Boston Globe   Stephen VanDalinda and his wife, Erin, were reportedly on Pine Street with their dog when Catrina Costello deliberately drove into them.

'This Is No Accident': Woman Accused of Hitting, Killing Neighbor With ...
https://www.necn.com/.../Couple-Struck-By-Car-While-Walking-Dog-in-Seabrook-Ne...
A 64-year-old New Hampshire man was killed and his wife is still fighting for her life when they ... ran over a couple with whom she had feuded in Seabrook, New Hampshire. ... "She got in thetruck and went after them," said neighbor Bill Powers. ... [NECN] NH Woman Held Without Bail in DeadlyCrash.

Driver charged in fatal Seabrook pedestrian crash was underDriver charged in fatal Seabrook pedestrian crash was under restraining order to stay away from wife of victim  By JASON SCHREIBER Union Leader Correspondent www.unionleader.com/.../driver-charged-in-fatal-seabrook-pedestrian-crash-was-under-r. SEABROOK - The New Hampshire Attorney General's office announced ... her truck at a neighbor and then accelerated as she plowed into him and his wife ... The couple bought the property at 20 Greenleaf Drive in 1997 and was ... Stephen was a lovely man and a great nurse who made magic alleges driver once stated, 'You better watch your back' Catrina Costello, 38, is being held without bail following the deadly encounter with neighbors Erin VanDalinda, 61, who suffered serious injuries, and her 64-year-old husband, Stephen, who was killed along with their German shepherd. Costello allegedly drove away after hitting the couple and was arrested a short time later. Catrina Costello, 38, is being held without bail following the deadly encounter with neighbors Erin VanDalinda, 61, who suffered serious injuries, and her 64-year-old husband, Stephen, who was killed along with their German shepherd.  Costello allegedly drove away after hitting the couple and was arrested a short time later.  husband and wife were on the verge of escaping the dog attacks, the swearing, and the threats that their next-door neighbor had directed at them since 2016. Now, Catrina Costello is accused of driving into the pair, killing one. Boston Globe

Calif. man charged with making threatening calls to Globe  Trump supporter Robert Darrell Chain was arrested without incident by an FBI SWAT team for allegedly making threats to the newspaper after the Globe launched a national newspaper campaign in support of the free press. Continue reading →

Date: August 30, 2018 Thursday

  1. A military helicopter crashes in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, killing 18 people. (FANA BC via Koaci)
  2. A bus crash in Karoo, South Africa, leaves ten people dead and 30 injured. (The South African)
  3. At least eight people are reported dead and many sent to hospitals after a head-on bus crash on a New Mexico highway, thought to be hit by semi truck that blew tire. (BBC)   New Mexico Greyhound Bus Hit By Blown Tire Semi Truck Bus driver and 7 passengers were killed, 49 injured  when semi-truck carrying produce blew a tire and crossed median straight into Greyhound bus, ripping off the nose. (1) Though the crash thought to be caught by blown tire, it might not completely explain why truck headed straight for the bus. The crash is second deadly incident involving a bus and semi-truck in New Mexico this summer. Three people were killed in July after a passenger bus rolled into oncoming traffic.(2). Blown tire is unlike Sacramento Fedex truck with no mechanical problems in 2014 which for unknown reason reason maneuvered across freeway without braking to hit bus with students touring college.Electronic recorders recovered in New Mexico truck-bus crash that killed 8NBCNews.com  Electronic recorders recovered in New Mexico truck-bus crash that killed 8 ... to the families involved in the crash and wished the injured a speedy recovery. ... All of those killed were on the bus, state police said, and more than 20 ... Greyhound bus crash that killed 8 in New Mexico prompts negligence claims - Chicago Tribune a semitrailer going in the opposite direction lost the tread on its left front tire and veered across a median and smashed into the bus, police said. complaints filed Friday allege negligence on behalf of the unnamed truck driver and JAG Transportation Inc. data... reported three crashes in the last 24 months... concerns about proper maintenance and inspection of the truck's tires.
  4. Aug 30, 2018  Man suffers fatal gunshot wound outside Cleveland high school  Aug 31 CLEVELAND, Ohio-- A man died after he suffered a fatal gunshot wound outside New Tech West High School, police said.  The shooting happened about 8 p.m.  Thursday in front of the school on Worthington Road in the city's Bellaire-Puritas neighborhood.  Edwin Martinez, 31, was shot in the chest
  5. August 30, 2018  South Pasadena Officials Caution Against 'Making Judgements' in Fatal Shooting of 'ER' Actress [pointed bb gun at cops] Variety  comment These idiots killed a person who just badly needed medical attention...   fatal shooting of “ER” actress Vanessa Marquez at her home on Thursday.landlord called the police to check on her wellbeing. When officers arrived at her apartment, they said she was suffering seizures and appeared unable to take care of herself, so they called for paramedics and a mental health clinician. After an hour and a half, Marquez armed herself with a BB gun and pointed it at the officers, causing them to open fire, according to Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.  October, she alleged that she was blacklisted from “ER” by Clooney after she complained of racial discrimination and sexual harassment. South Pasadena officials warn against 'preliminary judgments' after fatal police shooting of actress - Los Angeles Times

Date: August 31, 2018 Friday
  1. War in Donbass The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, is killed in a blast at a café in Donetsk. (BBC)  He was  separatist leader, Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed state and a rebel group Donetsk People's Republic Zakharchenko was killed  killed by a bomb in the café "Separ" on 31 August 2018. finance minister Alexander Timofeyev was also wounded in the blast. DNR and Russia blame the Ukrainian authorities, Kiev blames"civil strife" which could have been the result of infighting between rival separatist factions or an operation by Russian special forces. Kiev has previously accused Russia of killing separatist figures who refuse to obey Kremlin orders.  latest Ukrainian rebel leader to face an abrupt death  Rebels in Ukraine are still reeling from the assassination of the head of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" Pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko killed in cafe explosion  Russian President Vladimir Putin called Zakharchenko a patriot and his death a "vile murder" intended to destabilize the region. Russian law enforcement opened a criminal investigation of the killing as a suspected act of international terrorism. Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko killed in explosion in Ukraine ... Guardian   blast that tore through a cafe close to his official residence in Donetsk. bomb was planted in a nearby vehicle latest in a series of separatist leaders to have been assassinated during the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, Russian foreign ministry accusing the Ukrainian government of ordering the “terrorist attack”  Leader of self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic killed in E ... RT  Aug 31, 2018 "died as a result of a terrorist act,” a DPR spokesperson  “An improvised explosive device was planted inside the café … right near the entrance,”..killers apparently knew that Zakharchenko would arrive at the café and were “waiting” for him. rt video comments: ukranians are too stupid for such things, mostly done by Mossad American CIA terrorists are the instigators of this. criminal gangsters who run the American crime syndicate will be punished for the crimes and the atrocities they perpetrate all around the world. Your courage & peace efforts won’t be forgotten Mr. Zakharchenko. RIP Comrade Blame the US for spreading their "freedom and democracy" in Kiev.
  2. A court in Cambodia sentences Australian film director James Ricketson to six years in prison after he was found guilty of espionage for flying a drone at a Cambodia National Rescue Party rally. (Reuters)
  3. Canton MN man arrested after fatal hit-and-run Amish buggy crash  Post Bulletin Sept 3, 2018    PRESTON — As of Sunday afternoon, Fillmore County authorities still have not released the name of a 21-year-old Amish man who was killed in a crash Friday afternoon in Amherst Township.  Harmony Ambulance and Fire responded to the crash. Three men were in the buggy at the time of the crash — the 21-year-old, a 19-year-old and a 17-year-old. car located Friday hidden in a hayfield... K9   dog located the man who was hiding, identified as 24-year-old Connor Keene, of Canton, hiding nearby.  Keene is being held at the Fillmore County Jail and could faces charges of criminal vehicular operation
  4. 2018 Amsterdam stabbing attack Two U.S. citizens are seriously wounded after a knife attack in Amsterdam Centraal station. The attacker was shot and wounded by the police. (The Telegraph)  2018 Amsterdam stabbing attack -  Wikipedia  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_Amsterdam_stabbing_attack 2018 Amsterdam stabbing attack was an attack on 31 August 2018, in the Amsterdam Central station. A 19-year-old man from Afghanistan stabbed and injured two American tourists. The attacker was shot and injured by the police. Amsterdam Police confirmed, that he has acted with a terrorist motive.
    1. Netherlands: Suspect shot by police as two injured in stabbing at ... Ruptly
    2. 'Terrorist motive' in Amsterdam stabbing attack that injured 2 U.S. ... https://www.nbcnews.com/.../two-injured-amsterdam-stabbing-attack-were-u-s-citizens... 
    3. Dutch police shoot suspect in stabbing at Amsterdam train station ... https://www.dw.com/en/dutch-police-shoot-suspect-in-stabbing-at.../a-45305445 knife attacker stabbed two people at Amsterdam's main rail station on 
    4. Officials: Amsterdam Stabbing Suspect Had 'Terrorist Motive' VOA l ast major attack in the Netherlands was the killing in 2004 by a Muslim radical ...
    5. 8/27/2018  Knife-Wielding Man Religion unimportant shouting “Allahu Akbar” is taken down by police dog in Netherlands  By Pamela Geller - on August 28, 2018 
    6. Male With Knife Shot By Police in the Netherlands (thanks to Orange Martyrs)   The police have shot a man on the Verdilaan in Naaldwijk. The man was waving a knife near the Albert Heijn supermarket. The suspect was injured and taken to the hospital. Except for the suspect, nobody injured. Police started investigation at the scene.   Witnesses said that the defendant ‘had something in his hands but did not want to dispose of. He was shouting ‘allahu akbar’. Then he was seized by a police dog. In order to overpower him, the police have shot several times. The suspect was arrested and taken away by ambulance.  
    7. Knife-waving man shot by police in Zuid-Holland town | NL Times police shot a man on Verdilaan in Naaldwijk on Monday evening. ... Bystanders told AD that the man was shouting 'allahu akbar', but the police have not confirmed this
    8. Suspect in stabbing of 2 Americans in Amsterdam claims he was seeking vengeance for  the Prophet Muhammad: Prosecutors ABC News Sep 3, 2018  An Afghan man suspected in the stabbing of two American tourists in Amsterdam told investigators he traveled there to carry out an attack told investigators he traveled there to carry out an attack as vengeance for offensive statements made in the Netherlands about the Prophet Muhammad, prosecutors said Monday. Jawed S., an Afghan citizen, had been seeking asylum had temporary German residence permit... 
  5. 8/31Tampa police seek tips after 2 killed in shooting WFLA TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - Police are asking for the public's help in solving a shooting that left two people dead in Tampa. Officers responded to reports of ... reports of shots fired in North Tampa at about 9:30 p.m. on Friday.  Marcus Bowden and Albertlean East were both shot.
  6. Police identify 38-year-old suspect in armed South Sacramento motel standoff Sacramento Bee
    The man taken into custody following an eight-hour standoff with officers at a South Sacramento motel Friday morning has been identified by police as ...
  7. 8/31  Libya: Civilians Killed in Tripoli Clashes Human Rights Watch  (Beirut) – Rival armed groups have killed at least 18 civilians, including four children, since clashes broke out in the southern suburbs of Tripoli on ...suburbs of Tripoli on August 26, 2018 Government of National Accord (GNA) stated on August 31 that 39 people had been killed and 119 wounded, a majority of them civilians, as a result of the fighting. 
  8. Woman killed in West Garfield Park shooting 'always joking,' father says Chicago Tribune no motive  The friend who called just after 9:30 Friday morning to tell Jimmie Jackson his 21-year-old daughter had been shot didn't know which hospital the  Jasmine Jackson died of a gunshot wound to the head, Jackson and a man were walking together... when Williams and an accomplice emerged from an alley, according to court documents. Williams fired several times at the pair, hitting Jackson in the head and hitting the man in his left arm, ... video showed Williams and the accomplice getting into a Nissan Versa, allegedly rented by Williams [why use rented car to shoot random people?] charged with misdemeanor possession of between 30 and 100 grams of cannabis allegedly found in the car when police arrested him, [cover story for terrorist attack?] http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-jasmine-jackson-killed-west-side-20180903-story.html