Updated 2:27 pm CDT, Sunday, October 13, 2019 The National Park Service says a copper bust of aviation pioneer Orville Wright has been stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Park Service and local law enforcement officials are investigating the case and are asking the public for any information. The agency in a statement says the monument was damaged either Saturday evening, Oct. 12, 2019 or Sunday morning. The granite base that the bust was mounted to was toppled and damaged. (The National Park Service via AP) less The National Park Service says a copper bust of aviation pioneer Orville Wright has been stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Park Service and local law ... more Photo: AP Photo: … [Read more...] about Orville Wright bust stolen from North Carolina monument
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Adrian Sainz and Tamara Lush, Associated Press Updated 3:59 pm CDT, Friday, October 11, 2019 Minnie Hill holds a photo of her late daughter, Rosie Hill, as she speaks to a reporter in her home on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 in Memphis, Tenn. Rosie Hill was found dead in Florida in 1982. In 2018, after Texas authorities began tying Samuel Little to murders around the country, Marion County, Fla., Sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Michael Mongeluzzo joined police from several states who flew to a Texas prison, where Little was temporarily being held, in efforts to bring closure for their cold cases. The sheriff’s office said “Little confessed to killing Rosie Hill and dumping her body,” and even “told Sgt. Mongeluzzo that he killed Rosie because God put him on this earth to do it.” less Minnie Hill holds a photo of her late daughter, Rosie Hill, as she speaks to a reporter in her home on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 in Memphis, Tenn. Rosie Hill was found … [Read more...] about Decades after her daughter’s death, a mother gets answers
Throughout US history, wildfires have burned through populated areas, leaving destruction, homelessness, and casualties in their wake. Death tolls from wildfires have been documented as far back as 1871. California’s Camp Fire was the latest deadly travesty, as wildfires in the state become more frequent and pervasive. In November 2018, the Camp Fire tore through Northern California, destroying the entire town of Paradise in less than a day. The blaze killed 85 people and scorched 153,336 acres – an area larger than the city of Chicago. The fire was the deadliest in California history, but not the deadliest in the US overall. A series of five catastrophic fires between 1871 and 1918 have gone down in history as the country’s worst. Here are the 10 deadliest wildfires in US history. The 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona killed 19 firefighters. The Yarnell Hill Fire started on June 28, 2013 in Yarnell, Arizona. The blaze is believed to have been ignited by a … [Read more...] about The 10 deadliest wildfires in US history
Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press Updated 4:07 pm CST, Monday, January 21, 2019 A man leaves a sign with the words "This was not okay," at Covington Catholic High School in Park Kills, Ky., Sunday, Jan 20, 2019. A diocese in Kentucky has apologized after videos emerged showing students from the Catholic boys' high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial on Friday after a rally in Washington. less A man leaves a sign with the words "This was not okay," at Covington Catholic High School in Park Kills, Ky., Sunday, Jan 20, 2019. A diocese in Kentucky has apologized after videos emerged showing students ... more Photo: Bryan Woolston, AP Photo: Bryan Woolston, AP Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 A man leaves a sign with the words "This was not okay," … [Read more...] about 3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounter
By Brooke Staggs | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: January 13, 2019 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: January 14, 2019 at 11:22 am A quarter century has passed, but David Miller will never forget the sound. “It was like there was a freight train under my house,” he said, recalling the moment 25 years ago Thursday, Jan. 17, when the Earth’s plates suddenly slipped along a previously unknown fault 11 miles beneath his Prairie Street home in Northridge. Firefighters work to free trapped residents at the Northridge Meadows Apartments on Reseda Blvd in Northridge CA. (Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Firefighters examine the bottom floor of the Northridge Meadows apartments searching for victims. (Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsEmergency workers remove a survivor from the first floor of the Northridge Meadows. (Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Fire and rescue vehicles fill the street in front of the Northridge Meadows apartment … [Read more...] about 25 years after the Northridge earthquake, another one could hit ‘any time.’ Are we safer?