Monday October 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Shocking’ Category

Sonoma County officials opted not to send mass alert on deadly fire

As fires burned across the North Bay late Sunday, Sonoma County considered sending a mass alert to cell phones in the region to warn of the rapidly spreading flames. But county officials decided against it, worried that doing so might create widespread panic and hinder the ability of first responders to combat the blazes. As of Wednesday evening, 13 people were confirmed dead in the Sonoma County fires, and officials expected the total to rise.  More…

YouTube Daredevil Pleads Guilty in Death-Defying Jumps Off Orange County Buildings, Cliffs

A 28-year-old man known as the masked thrill-seeker “8booth,” notorious for videos of his death-defying leaps off buildings and cliffs in Laguna Beach and Newport Beach, was sentenced Friday to probation, community service and a day in Orange County Jail after pleading guilty to four misdemeanors.  More…

An ambulance company claims its rival slashed brake lines and shot out windows

A feud between two companies that provide emergency vehicles for cities near Houston escalated to dangerous levels, one side claims in an explosive lawsuit.  More…

Man kills himself by jumping into a Hawaii volcano

A man killed himself on Kilauea volcano in Hawaii after he left a suicide note in his dumped backpack. Leo Adonis was found in a crater on the volcano in Hawaii National Park – about 250 feet below a walking trail used by the public.  More…

TV news crew’s truck stolen while reporting on Downtown Albuquerque crime

Someone stole a television news station’s SUV in Downtown Albuquerque while the crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the area. Michelle Donaldson, KOB news director, said the crew watched as the vehicle was stolen during their reporting.  More…

He lost a slot machine jackpot because his friend pushed the button

Don’t let anyone push your buttons. That’s the new mantra of gambler Jan Flato, who lost out on a $100,000 slot machine jackpot because he let a friend do the honors. “The person who pushes a slot machine button or pulls the arm is the person who wins the jackpot” regardless who inserts the money, a Seminole spokesman said.  More…

Woman flung from golf cart, dies after falling on wine glasses she was holding

A 58-year-old San Jose resident died after being flung from a golf cart and falling on the shards of two wine glasses she was holding, the California Highway Patrol said.  More…

How low will liberals go? Kathy Griffin cuts off Trump’s head

Kathy Griffin has apologized for posting a photo of President Trump’s severed head after furious backlash – including from Chelsea Clinton – and the Secret Service tweeted suggested she may be investigated over the stunt. The apology was not enough to stop an army of critics, both Trump supporters and Democrats from attacking Griffin on social media for the outrageous stunt.  More…

Shocking video of Times Square carnage shows pedestrians running for their lives

Horrifying video has emerged Friday showing the Times Square’s madman’s path of carnage as he barreled over pedestrians in his Honda Accord. The video begins showing Richard Rojas’ maroon Honda making its way south on the left lane at Seventh Avenue and 42nd Street before making a sharp U-turn and jumping onto the sidewalk.  More…

United flight attendants forced me to pee in a cup

A Kansas City mom claims she was forced to pee in a cup aboard a United Airlines flight – and then humiliated by the crew members who wouldn’t let her use the bathroom.  More…

Boy hangs himself after his girlfriend pranked her death

An 11-year-old Michigan boy hanged himself after his 13-year-old girlfriend faked her own suicide as part of a “manipulative” social media prank, his mother said.  More…

Chemist admits botching crime lab results for nearly a decade

More than 20,000 drug convictions in Massachusetts will be tossed out after a lab chemist admitted she intentionally botched evidence for nearly a decade.  More…

Sources: Fox News Has Decided Bill O’Reilly Has to Go

The Murdochs have decided Bill O’Reilly’s 21-year run at Fox News will come to an end. According to sources briefed on the discussions, network executives are preparing to announce O’Reilly’s departure before he returns from an Italian vacation.  More…

Cop Slams 22-Year-Old Woman to the Ground Face-First

A disturbing video shows a Colorado police officer slamming a woman face-first to the ground after a scuffle. In the video, a woman in a black dress and high heels can be seen struggling with a Fort Collins police officer outside a bar. After a few seconds, he turns and throws her face down on the pavement.  More…

Parliament shooting: Man shot at Westminster Bridge

A knife-wielding attacker was shot by armed police in the grounds of Parliament today after pedestrians were mowed down on Westminster Bridge. More than 10 people are said to have been hit by a car on Westminster Bridge after a vehicle described as a ’4×4′ reportedly drove into pedestrians and cyclists.  More…