At least 13 people are dead and dozens were injured Sunday morning after a tour bus and a tractor-trailer collided on the 10 Freeway near Palm Springs.
EMS are searching for more victims in the mangled tour bus. Photos from the scene show the bus and truck nearly completely destroyed by the severe impact.
All westbound lanes of the highway are closed and traffic is being diverted, according to the California Highway Patrol. Reports say at least 21 victims have been taken to Palm Springs-area hospitals. Photos show the front of the passenger bus pushed into the semi-truck’s trailer. CHP said “the intrusion into the bus compartment is significant.” Continue reading
Chevy Chase has reportedly checked into rehab for treatment of what his reps claim is an alcohol abuse problem.
Chase, 72, entered the Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center, aka, The Lodge, located in Minnesota. Publicist Heidi Schaeffer said Monday that Chase is visiting the facility for a “tuneup.”
Chase has had struggles with substances during his career. He checked into the Betty Ford Clinic in the 1980s for treatment for an addiction to prescription painkillers. Continue reading
A law enforcement official told AP that tests have revealed Prince, who was found dead in a Paisley Park elevator on April 21st, died of an opioid overdose.
This is a developing story.
LA Police Chief, Charlie Beck, says UCLA gunman, Mainak Sarkar, had a ‘kill list,’ and a woman on the list was found dead in Minnesota. Sarkar shot and killed beloved teacher, William Klug, before turning the gun on himself on the UCLA campus.
Reports surfacing today gleaned from newly released records by the Carver County Sheriff’s Dept., indicate that late musician Prince, may have had an ongoing problem with cocaine.
According to the records, an urgent call was placed to police warning of that the singer could not “control his cocaine habit.” Prince was rumored to have not slept for at least 4 or 5 days before his death.
The caller said Prince had told her the year before in Germany that he “cannot control his habit.” Continue reading
Tyka, Prince‘s sister, just filed documents in court in an effort to open a probate case because she says as far as she can tell the singer left no will.
Probate documents filed in Minnesota indicate Tyka asked the judge to appoint a “special administrator.” Under Minnesota law, a special administrator is someone who is appointed when there is no executor named in a will.
Tyka says in her docs, “I do not know of the existence of a will and have no reason to believe that the decedent executed testamentary documents in any form.” Continue reading
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman made the controversial announcement Wednesday morning that he will not be filing charges against two officers in the November 15, 2015, fatal shooting of an unarmed Jamar Clark in Minneapolis.
The four-month-long investigation cleared Officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze in the shooting of Clarke, which led to protests outside of the police precinct near where Clark was killed.
Freeman’s office said in a press release. Freeman had previously announced he would not be using a grand jury in the case. Continue reading
St. Louis County Sheriff deputies shot and critically injured a suicidal woman at the Augustana Lutheran Church Thursday night.
The woman, 48, was shot by police and is in critical condition after they say she threatened officers with a gun.
The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Augustana Lutheran Church around 11 Thursday night on reports of a 48-year-old female threatening to commit suicide by firearm. Continue reading
A Greyhound bus has overturned on U.S. Highway 101 at state Route 85 in San Jose, CA, causing major traffic delays.
Firefighters were seen trying to access passengers through the vehicle’s roof trapdoor. There is no official report on how many people were traveling on the bus and how many may have incurred injuries at this time. (Updated below.)
According to the CHP, two of the roughly 40 passengers aboard the Greyhound bus were killed. A Greyhound spokeswoman said she was looking into the matter and didn’t immediately confirm it was a Greyhound bus.
If one good thing has come out of the heartbreaking death of Cecil the Lion, it may be it has caused Delta Air Lines to put their foot down on future shipments of exotic animal trophies.
Today, Delta, who is the only U.S. air carrier with direct flights to South Africa, is officially banning five types of trophy animals for shipment,
The statements reads,
Effective immediately, Delta will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies worldwide as freight. Continue reading