Los Angeles officials say speed was a factor in the fiery car crash that killed “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker, though it will take time to determine how fast the car was going
Walker died in the one-car accident in Southern California Saturday at age 40, his representative confirmed to FoxNews.com. On Sunday, fans erected [...]
Monday December 2nd, 2013 | No comments »
(abcnews.go.com) George Zimmerman is in a Florida prison cell awaiting his first appearance before a judge Tuesday near the same courthouse where he was acquitted this summer of murdering Trayvon Martin.
Zimmerman, 30, was arrested today after a “domestic disturbance” with his girlfriend. He now faces a felony charge of aggravated assault and the lesser charges [...]
Tuesday November 19th, 2013 | No comments »
(NYT) A gunman shot and killed three people and wounded a fourth at a townhouse in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Monday just after midnight before taking his own life, the police said.
Neighbors said the assailant, who was not immediately identified, was a member of a rock band with at least some of the victims, who [...]
Monday November 11th, 2013 | No comments »
(bbc.co.uk) Apple has revealed details of requests it has received from governments across the globe to share customer data.
The US government, which made between 1,000 and 2,000 requests in the six months to 30 June, topped the list.
The firm said the US requests affected 2,000 to 3,000 accounts, adding it gave out data on zero [...]
Wednesday November 6th, 2013 | No comments »
(CNN) — After a weekend of intense investigation, authorities are piecing together more details about Friday’s fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, including the suspect’s behavior earlier in the week and a warning from his family that may have come moments too late. Police officers arrived at Paul Ciancia’s apartment less than an hour [...]
Monday November 4th, 2013 | No comments »
As the summer of ’69 collapsed into the autumn of the unknown, Lou Reed had a question for the youth of Texas: “Do you people have a curfew or anything like that?”
It was Oct. 19. Two months after Woodstock. The crowd that had gathered in Dallas that night to see the Velvet Underground was too [...]
Tuesday October 29th, 2013 | No comments »
(Reuters) – Massachusetts authorities on Wednesday charged a 14-year-old high school student in the murder of a math teacher after finding the teacher’s body in woods near the school.
The student, Philip Chism, pleaded not guilty to the murder charge and was ordered held without bail in a brief proceeding at Salem District Court, according to [...]
Thursday October 24th, 2013 | No comments »
Two convicted murderers are wandering somewhere, as Florida prison authorities admitted Thursday they accidentally released the inmates.
A Franklin Correctional Institution worker told USA Today that she wasn’t allowed to comment on the matter.
But the two inmates — Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins, both 34, both from Orlando — seem to have strolled from the jail [...]
Thursday October 17th, 2013 | No comments »
(www.foxnews.com) The Egyptian government said a U.S. citizen it detained in the Sinai Peninsula last month for violating curfew was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks.
The U.S. Embassy in Cairo confirmed that an American citizen held prisoner in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia [...]
Monday October 14th, 2013 | No comments »
TOKYO – The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Monday that pumps used to inject water to cool damaged reactors were hit by a power failure, but a backup system kicked in.
The Nuclear Regulation Authority said a worker conducting system inspections mistakenly pushed a button turning off power to some of the [...]
Monday October 7th, 2013 | No comments »