Posts Tagged ‘Killing’

On This Day: Passenger jet crashes in Brazil, killing 200

On This Day: Passenger jet crashes in Brazil, killing 200

On July 17, 2007, a Brazilian Airbus airliner skidded off a runway as it landed at Sao Paulo’s Congonhas Airport. Authorities placed the death toll at 200. Latest News – UPI.com

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Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast, killing 39

Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast, killing 39

Ann Marie AwadAYVACIK, Turkey, Jan. 30 (UPI) — Turkish Coast Guard officials say 39 are dead — including 5 children — after a migrant boat sunk near Izmir, Turkey. Top News – UPI.com

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Oregon ‘rolling rally’ protests killing of Robert ‘LaVoy’ Finicum

Oregon ‘rolling rally’ protests killing of Robert ‘LaVoy’ Finicum

Andrew V. PestanoBURNS, Ore., Jan. 31 (UPI) — About 100 people took part in a “rolling rally” in Oregon to protest the shooting death of LaVoy Finicum, spokesman for the Malheur refuge occupiers. Top News – UPI.com

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One person arrested in killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee

One person arrested in killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee

Amy R. ConnollyCHICAGO, Nov. 27 (UPI) — Chicago police made an arrest in the shooting death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, killed in a gang-related retaliation against his father. Latest News – UPI.com

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Chicago cop charged with murder in killing of black teen

Chicago cop charged with murder in killing of black teen

Journalist Brandon Smith, left, and activist William Calloway talk to reporters Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, after a Cook County judge ordered the Chicago Police Department to release a video of an officer fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Nov. 25, in Chicago. The video is said to show the officer shooting McDonald 16 times...

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Sony is finally killing Betamax

Sony is finally killing Betamax

Of all Sony’s failed proprietary formats, Betamax has to be the most iconic — the videotape format’s eventual vanquishment by VHS set the stage for countless media wars down the subsequent decades. It is probably news to you, then, that Beta cassettes are still a thing you can buy. This will not be very...

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Killing off wild predators is a stupid idea

Killing off wild predators is a stupid idea

The headline looked like a joke: “To truly end animal suffering, the most ethical choice is to kill wild predators (especially Cecil the lion).” Instead, it was an apparently serious opinion piece published earlier today on the news site Quartz. Walter Palmer — the infamous dentist who shot and killed Cecil the Lion —...

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White supremacist ‘proud’ of killing 3 people, regrets not killing more

White supremacist ‘proud’ of killing 3 people, regrets not killing more

Doug G. WareKANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 28 (UPI) — The man accused of killing three people at a Kansas Jewish center last year was anything but apologetic Friday, say he wishes he would have killed more people. Top News – UPI.com

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On-air ambush: A real-time account of TV crew’s killing

On-air ambush: A real-time account of TV crew’s killing

The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens within range of the Roanoke station’s signal to horrified viewers the world over via social media. Five hours...

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Reporter and Photog Killing — Shooter Posts Videos … as Police Close In On Him

Reporter and Photog Killing — Shooter Posts Videos … as Police Close In On Him

Shooter Kills Himself … Posted Chilling Videos as Police Chased Bryce Williams — the man who shot and killed a Virginia reporter and photographer — has killed himself … but he posted videos of his cowardly attack before taking himself out. While police were chasing Williams — aka Vester L. Flanagan — he put...

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