At least seven people are being treated by LAFD Monday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle at the L.A. Auto Show taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
A vehicle that appeared to be a Fiat 500 crashed outside the L.A. Auto Show, leaving multiple people injured on Nov. 21, 2016.
The crash was reported about 1:15 p.m. at 1201 S. Figueroa St., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Seven patients were being evaluated after being struck by a car at or near the convention center, Brian Humphrey of LAFD said. The patients were on or near a sidewalk when they were hit by a vehicle at the Auto Show, he said. The connection between the vehicle and the auto show will be determined by police, Humphrey said. Continue reading
(VIA WMD) The questionable health condition of Hillary Clinton should be a major issue of the 2016 campaign.
The latest evidence comes in the form of Clinton being helped up a set of stairs by multiple individuals outside what appears to be a home. 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
Edward Snowden has leaked new documents proving AT&T gifted billions of emails and online interactions to the NSA.
The telecommunications giant helped the National Security Agency spy on U.S. Internet traffic from 2003 to 2013, according to the documents.
Though many telecommunications companies have assisted the government in monitoring online interactions, the newly revealed papers called the relationship with AT&T “highly collaborative” and highlighted the company’s “extreme willingness to help.” AT&T handed over billions of emails Continue reading
Seismic event 8.5, South Pacific Ocean (90 Km Oeste de la Punta-Lima) 15 minutes ago an earthquake occurred.
*UPDATE* This quake has proven a false reading, we repeat, this quake did not happen.
Magnitude: 8.5 Mw Continue reading
Brazil’s star surfer, Ricardo dos Santos, is dead after getting shot by an off-duty cop outside his home.
He was 24 years old.
Reports flooded social media channels all day with differing accounts of the incident, but it appears that dos Santos was murdered Continue reading
Here we go again! Another white cop has shot a black teenager who died as a result of those injuries at a gas station close to Ferguson, Missouri, of all places..
The shooting of Antonio Martin, 18, sparked clashes early Wednesday between demonstrators and law enforcement.
The mayor said that video from the confrontation, in the city of Berkeley, appeared to show the teenager pointing a gun at the officer, and police said a handgun was recovered at the scene. Continue reading
Protesters have shut down a major urban interstate, I-35W In Minneapolis.
Folks protesting in favor of a $15 per hour minimum wage, moved from a local Burger King onto the northbound lanes of I-35W.
Police shut down the interstate, blocking traffic just short of the ramp. Close to 200 of the protesters massed across all the lanes, holding signs and chanting for what they call “economic justice.” Continue reading
Four DuPont employees are dead and a fifth hospitalized Saturday after a chemical leak at a plant near Houston.
The employees were working at the DuPont manufacturing facility in La Porte, Texas, when the chemical, methyl mercaptan, began to leak at around 4 a.m. Central Time.
A DuPont spokesperson would not divulge how the company learned of the leak, but said that the Harris County Medical Examiner pronounced four of the workers dead at the scene. Continue reading
(REUTERS) — President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, but early departures of crowd members while he spoke underscored his continuing unpopularity.
With approval levels hovering around record lows, Obama has spent most of his campaign-related efforts this year raising money for struggling Democrats, who risk losing control of the U.S. Senate in the Nov. 4 midterm election.
Most candidates from his party have been wary of appearing with him during their election races because of his sagging popularity.