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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies from COVID complications

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies from COVID complications

Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capital Concerts(WASHINGTON) — Former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell died Monday morning due to complications from COVID-19, his family said in a statement. “He was fully vaccinated. We want to thank the medical staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center for their…read more »

Coast Guard investigates vessel owner, operator following California oil spill

Coast Guard investigates vessel owner, operator following California oil spill

(File photo) – dehooks/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — The owner and operator of a ship will be questioned as part of another marine casualty investigation after a pipeline leaked thousands of gallons of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The agency has designated the MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the owner of…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 10/17/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/17/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Atlanta 5, LA Dodgers 4 (Atlanta leads series 2-0) NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Ottawa 3, Dallas 2 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Jacksonville 23, Miami 20 Baltimore 34, L.A. Chargers 6 Cincinnati 34, Detroit 11 Green Bay 24, Chicago 14 Indianapolis…read more »

Convicted murderer Robert Durst diagnosed with COVID-19, attorney says

Convicted murderer Robert Durst diagnosed with COVID-19, attorney says

Etienne Laurent/Pool/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Robert Durst has been diagnosed with COVID-19, his attorney confirmed Saturday, two days after the real estate heir was sentenced to life in prison on a first-degree murder conviction. Durst, 78, was sentenced Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the…read more »

Dramatic video shows Amtrak train slamming into semi-truck car hauler

Dramatic video shows Amtrak train slamming into semi-truck car hauler

Kali9/iStock(THACKERVILLE, Okla.) — A dramatic video captured the moment an Amtrak train slammed into a semi-truck hauling several cars in Oklahoma, sending vehicles and debris flying and injuring several people on board. The incident occurred Friday around 7 p.m. local time in Thackerville, near the Oklahoma-Texas border. Minutes before Amtrak Train 822, which operates daily…read more »

Deputy fatally shot, 2 injured in ‘ambush’ at Houston nightclub: Police

Deputy fatally shot, 2 injured in ‘ambush’ at Houston nightclub: Police

Houston Police Department(HOUSTON) — A Texas constable deputy was fatally shot and two other deputies were wounded in what police are calling an “ambush” early Saturday morning outside a Houston nightclub. The incident unfolded around 2:15 a.m. at the 45 North Bar and Lounge in the 4400 block of the North Freeway near Crosstimbers, Houston…read more »

Boy, 13, dies after bullets flew through his bedroom window, struck his head

Boy, 13, dies after bullets flew through his bedroom window, struck his head

Tuscaloosa Police Department(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) — A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday evening inside his Alabama home when bullets flew through the window and struck him in the head. The child was sitting in his room playing on his iPad when gunshots were fired at his home in Washington Square, Tuscaloosa around 6:20 p.m.,…read more »