At Least 52 Dead ’16 Decapitated’ In Altamira Brazil Prison Riot Monday

RIO DE JANEIRO. (THECOUNT) — Authorities say at least 52 victims have been reported during a riot at the Altamira prison in northern Brazil. At least 16 of the dead were said to have been decapitated.

Inmates also set part of the facility on fire, preventing authorities from entering. The total number of victims could rise much higher, according to officials.

Para state prison officials say the other victims were asphyxiated in a resulting fire.

Authorities say a fight between criminal groups erupted early Monday, reports AP.

No members of the prison’s staff were injured.

Geo quick facts: Altamira is one of one hundred and forty-four municipalities in the state of Pará, in northern Brazil. It has an area of 161,446 square kilometres or 62,335 square miles, making it the largest municipality by area both in Pará state and Brazil and until 2009 it was the world’s largest municipal subdivision – Wikipedia.

MI Man Mike Wilberding Identified As Victim in Monday Grand Rapids Motorcycle Crash

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, MI. (THECOUNT) — Michael Wilberding has been identified as the Greenville man killed following a motorcycle crash Monday morning.

Wilberding, 58, was traveling on a motorcycle in the 5000 block of Kraft Ave SE, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, when he collided head-on with a vehicle driven by an unidentified 48-year-old woman from Greenville.

The crash happened in the 5000 block of Kraft Avenue SE just after 7:00 a.m. The Kent County Sheriff says that Michael Wilberding, 58, was heading south on Kraft on his motorcycle when he was hit head-on by a northbound vehicle. Continue reading

Glee Star Gets ‘Taken To The Cleaners’ In Divorce Settlement

The details of Glee star Jane Lynch‘s divorce have emerged and those details are a whopper..

Lynch’s divorce to her wife, Dr. Lara Embry, became a done deal Monday, and the ex is making out like a bandit.

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The property settlement is a doozy as Lynch was considered “the breadwinner” of the relationship, giving up half of her fortune to her ex.

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Who Is Megan Mahoney? And Why Is This Teacher In So Much Trouble?

Megan Mahoney is a former gym teacher that was recently charged with having relations numerous times with a 16-year-old male student.

Mahoney, 24, is facing 30 counts after being arrested for incidents which took place over three months between Halloween last year and January 9, 2014.

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Mahoney was arrested on Monday on four counts of a criminal act with a minor which was mutual. Continue reading

Elementary School Parents Just Received THIS TERRIFYING Letter

Elementary school parents received a disconcerting letter regarding their children attending Sparta Elementary School.

The letter advised parents that several children who attend the school were on board the flight from Cleveland to Dallas carrying Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson, the second healthcare worker to be diagnosed with the virus.

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The letter read, “This afternoon we were made aware that one of our students traveled on Frontier Airlines Flight #1143 from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday and attended classes on Tuesday and Wednesday.” Continue reading

Small Town SHOCK: Newspaper Publisher, Wife, Daughter Found DEAD

A newspaper publisher, his wife and 17-year-old daughter were found dead in their small town residence in Duncan.

John Hruby, 50 and his wife Tinker, 48, are pictured in front of the Comanche County Chronicle located in Elgin, OK. The business was purchased by the couple in 2013.

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“It is a homicide…It may well be a day or two or three before we really know exactly what all was going on,” Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks said Monday night. “The investigation continues.” h/t newsok

Among the deceased is their teenage daughter, Katherine,17, who was a junior at Duncan High School, where she played volleyball.


Downtown St. Louis Shooting Takes Lives Of At Least Two People

A fatal multiple shooting took place in downtown St. Louis, say Police Investigators.

Two of the shooting victims are dead, according to St. Louis authorities, and two others have been transported to a local hospital. One victim was shot in the ankle and is expected to be okay.

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The shooting happened near the intersection of 4th Street and Market Street, near the Drury Inn and Suites, around 2:30 Monday afternoon. Continue reading

Chicago Teen Arrested Departing O’Hare Trying To Join ISIS

A 19-year-old from suburban Bolingbrook, Ill., was arrested Saturday at O’Hare International Airport after attempting to travel to Syria to join ISIS.

Mohammed Hamzah Khan was arrested without incident on his way to fight for ISIS, prosecutors said. He was charged today with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria.

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While executing a search warrant at Khan’s residence, federal agents found “multiple handwritten documents that appeared to be Continue reading

Chiefs Fans Break Seattle’s Crowd Noise Record 142.2 Decibels

Kansas City Chiefs fans attending Monday’s night game at Arrowhead Stadium against the New England Patriots, broke the all-time record for the loudest fans at an outdoor venue in all of sports.

KC Fans broke the record last season, and then lost it to the Seattle Seahawks, but tonight they outdid themselves by reclaiming the record registering a staggering reading of 142.2 decibels in the first half of the game.

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Compare that to a jet engine at about 140 decibels. Continue reading

Cops UNLEASH TEAR GAS BEANBAGS On Mike Brown Protesters

Mike Brown, black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer unleashed tear gas and beanbag rounds on protesters after two nights of unrest in suburban St. Louis.

Ferguson Authorities in employed the heavy hand of the law, shooting tear gas canisters and rubber bullets to try to disperse a large crowd Monday night that had gathered at the site of a burned-out convenience store damaged a night earlier, when many businesses in the area were looted.

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The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown,who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by an officer in Ferguson, a suburb of 21,000 that’s nearly 70 percent black. Continue reading