Category Archives: US

New Orleans Parade Crash Suspect Identified As Neilson Rizzuto 0

Thousands of revelers and families were at or near the intersection of North Carrollton and Orleans avenues Saturday night when a suspected drunk driver, 25-year-old Neilson Rizzuto, crashed his pickup truck into the crowd, injuring 28 people and leaving 12 in critical condition. Rizzuto was immediately taken into custody. He was arrested Sunday on two […]

New Orleans parade crash, suspect was likely high 0

More than 20 people were wounded Saturday night when a vehicle drove into a crowd gathered for the Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. According to the ambulance workers, 21 people were transported to various hospitals in the city. Five people were injured more severely and were taken to specialized centers. The accident occurred around […]

Kansas Shooting May Be A Hate Crime: Reports 0

A man accused of opening fire in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated, was charged Thursday with murder and attempted murder. Authorities repeatedly declined at a news conference to say whether the shooting was a hate crime although […]

Mary Knowlton Case Update: Cop Charged 0

According to media reports Thrusday, the police chief of a Florida Gulf Coast town and one of his officers have been charged in connection with the accidental fatal shooting of a woman last year at a citizen’s police academy. Knowlton was shot by Officer Lee Coel in August of last year. The shooting happened at […]

Powerball Jackpot Winner Hails From Indiana 0

A Wisconsin ticket was close but oh so far from matching Wednesday night’s record Powerball drawing. According to the Wisconsin Lottery, a ticket was sold in Wisconsin that matched four of the five winning numbers, plus the Powerball number. Unfortunately, that’s only good for $50,000 of the $435,300,000 grand prize. A winning Powerball ticket was […]

‘Refugees Welcome’ Reads Banner On Statue of Liberty 0

On Tuesday, February 21, the Statue of Liberty in New York was adorned with a banner that did not go unnoticed. A group of anonymous activists deployed the message “Refugees Welcome”, painted in white letters on a red background and visible from the public observation platform of one of the most famous monuments in the […]

San Jose Flooding: Thousands Flee As Floods Continue 0

Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, Calif., and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday. Highway 101 was closed in both directions south of San Francisco because of water across lanes and officials said there was no estimate when the key commuter artery into Silicon Valley would […]

Delaware prison warden Placed On Leave After Fatal Riot 0

According to media reports Wednesday, the warden of a Delaware prison where inmates staged an uprising and hostage taking in which a prison guard was killed has been placed on leave. David Pierce, warden of James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, has been placed on paid leave, according to officials with the Department of […]

Whittier officer killed In Shootout: UPDATE 2

A Whittier police officer was killed and another was wounded when they were fired upon while responding to a traffic accident Monday morning, authorities said. Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said a suspect rear-ended a couple of cars on Colima Road in the city’s Friendly Hills neighborhood at about 8 a.m. The suspect then asked […]