• Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, Teen Wounded in Washington School Shooting, Dies

    Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, Teen Wounded in Washington School Shooting, Dies

    (MARYSVILLE, Wash.) — Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, a victim in the shooting at a Washington state high school, died on Friday, officials at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett said. She was the fourth person to die in the shooting. Two other students — Andrew Fryberg, 15, and Nate Hatch, 14, remain at Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. Hatch suffered a gunshot wound to his jaw. “Our hearts are broken at the passing of our beautiful daughter. Shay means everything to us. In Shay’s short life she has been a radiant light bringing us incredible joy and happiness. She has been… Read more

  • Mexican Judge Orders US Marine Reservist Released

    Mexican Judge Orders US Marine Reservist Released

    (MEXICO CITY) — U.S. Marine reservist Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, jailed in Mexico on gun charges since March, was ordered released by a judge in Mexico on Friday, according to documents released by the court. The California native, 26, was arrested on March 31, after he says he got lost and crossed the Mexican border with three firearms in his pickup truck. Tahmooressi served two tours of duty in Afghanistan. The possession of any weapon restricted for the use of the Army is a federal crime in Mexico regardless of whether visitors declare it or not upon entering the country. Tahmooressi’s… Read more

  • See Waves Slam Cars on a Busy Chicago Road

    See Waves Slam Cars on a Busy Chicago Road

    (CHICAGO) — Ah, the sea, the crashing surf…the highway? Drivers in the middle of Chicago Friday saw waves crashing where they’re definitely not supposed to be, as high winds blew Lake Michigan’s waters across the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive. The crashing waves and flooding stretched from North Avenue to Division Street, according to ABC News station WLS, and prompted city officials to reduce available lanes on the road and advise drivers to go another way, according to local reports. The whole thing was captured on video. Take a look below as the waves crash. More ABC US news… Read more

  • Florida Man, Serving Life in Prison for Armed Robbery, Escapes

    Florida Man, Serving Life in Prison for Armed Robbery, Escapes

    (MIAMI) — A Florida inmate who was serving life in prison for armed robbery escaped from prison on Friday. Ronald McCoy, 39, was sentenced in 2004 to life in prison after he was convicted of multiple counts of armed robbery, as well as charges of aggravated assault and carrying a concealed weapon. McCoy had previously served time for a separate armed robbery in 1992. It was not immediately clear how McCoy escaped from the prison. The Florida Department of Corrections is working with local law enforcement and Florida Department of Law Enforcement to apprehend him. The Florida DOC describes McCoy… Read more

  • Under the Wire: Guardrail Company Avoids Nationwide Ban With Crash Test Plan

    Under the Wire: Guardrail Company Avoids Nationwide Ban With Crash Test Plan

    (NEW YORK) — The federal government has received, but is refusing to disclose, an urgent plan to re-test the safety of guardrails found on American highways across the country amid accusations they are dangerous to motorists. Just under the deadline, Trinity Industries, maker of the controversial ET-Plus system, submitted plans to the government for the new tests, as 30 states have announced they’ve already banned new installations of the guardrail until it is proven safe. “The Federal Highway Administration received Trinity’s ET-Plus test plan. The FHWA will expeditiously, but carefully, review the plan,” a statement provided Friday from the FHWA… Read more

  • One Dead, One Injured in Virgin Galactic Spacecraft Crash

    One Dead, One Injured in Virgin Galactic Spacecraft Crash

    (MOJAVE, Calif.) — One person died and another suffered a major injury after Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo spacecraft crashed in California’s Mojave Desert on Friday. California Highway Patrol confirmed the fatality and the injury, but did not specify the individuals involved. Virgin Galactic confirmed the “in-flight anomaly” and said that its first concern was the safety of its pilots. “Virgin Galactic’s partner Scaled Composites conducted a powered test flight of #SpaceShipTwo earlier today,” the company tweeted. SpaceShipTwo was destroyed after it separated from its mother ship, White Knight Two, the company said. “During the test, the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly… Read more

  • What Eric Frein Searched for on His Computer Before Manhunt

    What Eric Frein Searched for on His Computer Before Manhunt

    (MILFORD, Pa.) — Accused cop killer Eric Frein had planned out his efforts to avoid capture and did research online about how police would be able to track him, an affidavit released on Friday reveals. Investigators had Frein’s computer searched after he shot two state troopers on Sept. 12 and they were able to find specific Internet searches that showed he was plotting for months. “SWAT raid tactics” and “police raid training” were both searched in April, according to the affidavit. “Can police track cell phones,” “police manhunt guide” and “how to escape a manhunt” were all searched in early… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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