Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lebanon: River of trash chokes Beirut suburb

Lebanon: ‘River of trash’ chokes Beirut suburb as city’s garbage crisis continuesBeirut, Lebanon (CNN)A river of stinking garbage bags snakes its way through the suburbs of Beirut, a surreal and unhygienic blight on Lebanon’s cosmopolitan capital.This overflowing landfill, stretching for hundreds of meters through Jdeideh in the city’s suburbs, is the consequence of the city’s months-long garbage crisis — both Continue Reading...

Inside the hellish prison where Nelson Mandela was held

Exclusive: Inside the hellish prison where Nelson Mandela was heldPollsmoor Prison, Cape Town (CNN)Before we even see the cell, we can smell it. It’s the suffocating stench of 86 men squeezed into a room built for 19.A warden shoves a key into a rusted iron grate. “Get back,” he shouts. The inmates stumble backwards to allow the door to swing Continue Reading...

Kalamazoo shooting suspect Jason Brian Dalton charged

Michigan shooting rampage: What we know and don’t know (CNN)Authorities charged accused Kalamazoo, Michigan, shooter Jason Brian Dalton on Monday with six counts of murder, two counts of assault with intent to commit murder and eight firearms charges. For seven hours Saturday, police say, the shooter drove from one target to another, gunning down victims at random. And in between Continue Reading...

Why Sandy Hook parents are suing a gun-maker

Why Sandy Hook parents are suing a gun-maker (CNN)To hear Jackie Barden and David Wheeler describe their lives today is a master class in hope. On December 14, 2012, Barden’s youngest son, Daniel, and Wheeler’s son, Ben, were among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. “(My husband) Mark and I still have a great life, and Continue Reading...

Man Arrested After 6-Year-Old Fires Gun Placed in Diaper Bag

Man Arrested After 6-Year-Old Fires Gun Placed in Diaper BagTampa police arrested a 37-year-old man after a 6-year-old boy found the man’s gun in a diaper bag and fired a round.According to a news release from the police department, Ricardo Candelario Marquez on Sunday put his gun in his girlfriend’s diaper bag and then walked to a fishing pier, leaving Continue Reading...

Disney cruise ship picks up suspected migrants

Disney cruise ship picks up suspected migrants (CNN)A Disney cruise ship stopped on its way to the Cayman Islands to pick up 12 suspected migrants southeast of Cuba, the U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday. Disney Wonder was heading from Miami to Grand Cayman when the group of suspected migrants was spotted around 8 p.m. Saturday, according to a source with Continue Reading...

Body of 19-year-old student found in subzero cold, investigation under way

Body of 19-year-old student found in subzero cold, investigation under waySYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 19-year-old community college student whose body was found outside in subzero cold.The sheriff’s office says Monday that Alex P. Hendry was reported missing by his Onondaga Community College roommate Sunday evening after he failed to return Continue Reading...

Kentucky Mom’s Disappearance Baffles Police, Ex-Husband

Kentucky Mom’s Disappearance Baffles Police, Ex-Husband Authorities in western Kentucky are trying to determine what happened to Jennifer Hicks, a 31-year-old mother of one who disappeared after leaving work earlier this week. “It’s like she just vanished,” Hicks’ ex-husband, Eric Hicks, told The Huffington Post on Friday. “It’s one of the strangest and oddest things.” According to the Calloway County Continue Reading...

Attorney accused of jailhouse sex with inmate says she was set up

Attorney accused of jailhouse sex with inmate says she was set upFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Not only didn’t she have sex with her client in the main Broward County jail, but she was set up by jail guards, attorney Jessica Mishali claimed to Local 10 News in an exclusive interview.“That allegation is false,” Mishali said of the allegation that led Continue Reading...

Loretta Lynch visits students, law enforcement in Miami

Loretta Lynch visits students, law enforcement in Miami MIAMI – U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is speaking about law enforcement issues at a Miami school and at a discussion with community leaders in the city.Lynch is set to appear Friday morning at a town hall meeting at Miami’s Booker T. Washington Senior High School with students and local law enforcement Continue Reading...
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