Tennessee teenager, Sam Ray, has credited Apple’s Siri with saving his life after he became trapped under a 5,000 pound truck.
Ray, 18, was working beneath the huge truck when suddenly it fell on top of him, trapping his arms. After yelling for help, to no avail, he was able to push up against the home button of his iPhone, activating Siri. The mobile assistant, (and now life saver,) contacted 911 and EMS were dispatched.
Ray has been in physical therapy for a month and is expected to make a full recovery.
It’s happened again, 3 years after James Holmes killed 12 people and injuring 70 others, another gunman opened fire at a movie theater showing of Trainwreck killing 2 and injuring at least seven others before shooting himself dead.
The gunman, who is yet to be identified publically, is a 58-year-old “white male.”
The shooter fired his weapon “numerous times” before shooting himself at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette, city Police Chief Jim Craft told a news conference. Continue reading
A Dutch man is telling Californians to be prepared for an impending magnitude 8.8 earthquake he says will strike today at 3 p.m.
In a video posted to YouTube, Frank Hoogerbeets warns that the effect of planets aligning Thursday will trigger the massive quake.
“I believe I know when exactly it is going to be. I hope I am wrong,” Hoogerbeets told KTXL Wednesday, adding that he has no science degree but is an enthusiast. “It really comes together May 28, 2015,” he said in the video. h/t fox13now
Seismologists insist that there is no way to accurately predict the time, date and place of an earthquake.
Hoogerbeets says came within two days of predicting the Nepal earthquake, which killed nearly 8,800 people last month.
Metro Transit cops arrested MTV “Catfish” star, Kidd Cole, and charged him with making terror threats against Metro stations, buses and trains.
Cole, whose real name is Jerez Nehemiah Stone-Coleman, was arrested Wednesday morning at his home and remains in custody.
Investigators say Stone-Coleman made false bomb and hostage threats approximately 11 times. Each incident resulted in an emergency response and some led to disruptions in transit service. In May 2014, Stone-Coleman appeared as “Kidd Cole” in an episode of the MTV reality show “Catfish,” which documents people who pretend to be someone they’re not by posting false information on social media sites usually with the intention of getting someone to fall in love with them. Continue reading
League City, Texas, officials are currently housing a patient who has Ebola symptoms and made recent trip to Africa.
The patient mandated a precautionary lockdown of an emergency clinic as a medical worker said a male patient who had recently traveled from Africa was at the facility and “exhibiting symptoms that could be consistent with Ebola.”
Based on the countries the patient recently visited, the Centers for Disease Control believes there is very little to zero risk of exposure to Ebola, However, It was shortly after 11 a.m. Friday when the staff at Intermediate Medical Care located at 2640 E League City Parkway called authorities. Continue reading
A Delta Airlines flight headed from Las Vegas to Raleigh-Durham was forced to execute an emergency landing after numerous passengers fell ill and began vomiting.
The airline is calling the incident a case of “sympathetic vomiting,” which occurs when the sight, sound or smell of a person vomiting causes others to become nauseated and throw up
According to radio traffic, a person began vomiting on the plane, followed by five cases of “sympathetic vomiting.”
Flight 841 touched down just after 6 a.m. Because the incident was over so quickly, emergency workers were returned to their regular duties. source
A teenager suffered a suspected heart attack after his testicles were squeezed in a schoolboy prank gone wrong.
The 17-year-old, from Artane in Dublin, is in a medically induced coma after passing out following the incident on Thursday, the Irish Mirror reports.
The St David’s CBS pupil was heading back to school after a lunch break when he began joking around with a group of boys.
One of the group is reported to have ‘jerked his scrotum’. A source close to the boy’s family believe it wasn’t done in a ‘malicious way’.
Unconscious woman waiting for EMS, later died.. EMS workers were reportedly delayed responding in at least four different medical situations – including one in which an elderly woman lay helpless.
A few days after a nurse refused to give a dying person CPR, a 75-year-old Japanese man died after being turned away from 25 different hospitals, all who cited a lack of beds and staff as their reason for denial.
Reports say that the senior requested medical attention 36 times at area hospitals, all within two hours time, on January 6, after he started experiencing chest pains and having trouble breathing.
The man called an ambulance which arrived at his residence in short order and when Paramedics arrived they provided first aid and called several hospitals in order to get the elderly resident admitted, but, out of all 25 hospitals in the city and the neighboring areas contacted, all responded that they were not equipped to receive the dying senior.
Eventually emergency med techs were able to find a location where he could be treated, but by that time his condition had already worsened to the point he passed away in the ambulance.
Doctors pronounced him dead upon arrival at the hospital, three hours after he made the original call alerting emergency services of his condition.
Now this is much better than a sinkhole eating a SUV and even better than a sinkhole gobbling up an entire fast food joint. No this time it’s way better! Meet the sink hole that swallowed up a Florida man while he was sleeping in his bed!