News archive from 16 June 2016

Orlando nightclub shooter claimed police academy rejection was over Muslim faith

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Omar Mateen graduated from community college with a criminal justice degree, worked as a security guard and wanted to be a police officer. But a police academy rejected his application, prompting Mateen to complain that he was...

 
French police use tear gas to disperse violent English soccer fans

French police use tear gas to disperse violent English soccer fans

LILLE, France –  French police used tear gas to disperse rampaging English soccer fans at the European Championship on Wednesday, the fourth time England fans have been involved in violent incidents since the start of the tournament. Police made a...

 
FDA slams Whole Foods' NE production plant on food safety

FDA slams Whole Foods' NE production plant on food safety

A Whole Foods kitchen that prepared food for 74 stores in the Northeast had water dripping from ceiling pipes on mushroom quesadillas, egg salad and couscous among other food safety violations, according to a harshly-worded letter from the Food and...

 
Three tragedies: How much more can Orlando take?

Three tragedies: How much more can Orlando take?

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare The body of a 2-year-old Nebraska boy who was snatched off a Walt Disney World beach by an alligator and dragged underwater was recovered Wednesday, ending a ghastly search at one of the world's most popular tourist...

 
Jimmy Page testifies in Led Zeppelin copyright trial

Jimmy Page testifies in Led Zeppelin copyright trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page testified Wednesday that until a few years ago, he'd never heard a song that the megastar band is accused of ripping off for Stairway to Heaven. "Something like that would stick in my mind. It...

 
Donald Trump forgets a very simple fact about Belgium

Donald Trump forgets a very simple fact about Belgium

Donald Trump, who claims to have a tremendous memory, forgot that Belgium is a country during a rally in Atlanta on Thursday. SEE THIS: Trump takes heat for post-Orlando shooting tweet While bringing up recent terror attacks in Europe, Trump stated...

Chron, 19:20 in Politics
 

US hands over drug lord 'El Guero' Palma to Mexico

MEXICO CITY –  Mexican drug lord Hector "El Guero" Palma, one of the founders of the Sinaloa cartel, has returned to his native country after serving almost a decade in a U.S. prison. A Mexican federal government official said Wednesday that...

 
Ann Morgan Guilbert, Millie on 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies

Ann Morgan Guilbert, Millie on 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies

NEW YORK –  Ann Morgan Guilbert, beloved as the next-door neighbor on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and seen recently on CBS' comedy "Life in Pieces," has died. Guilbert died of cancer in Los Angeles on Tuesday, her daughter Nora...

 

AP Explains: A look at mass killings in US history

NEW YORK –  The nightclub attack in Orlando that left 49 victims dead was initially described by some news organizations as the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. In truth, America has seen even bigger massacres, some involving hundreds of men,...

Fox News, 19:33 in Crime
 

Huntsville mother accused of attempted murder found not guilty

A Huntsville mother accused of trying to kill her 3-month-old child with a butcher knife was found not guilty by reasons of mental disease, according to court documents. Madison County Circuit Court Judge James Smith filed the documents on Tuesday....

 

Huntsville mother accused of attempted murder found not guilty

A Huntsville mother accused of trying to kill her 3-month-old child with a butcher knife was found not guilty by reasons of mental disease, according to court documents. Madison County Circuit Court Judge James Smith filed the documents on Tuesday....

 

Mobile Police: gun found in possession of Michael Moore had been reported stolen

According to Mobile Police, the semi-automatic handgun found at the scene of the officer-involved shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Moore was a stolen weapon. The 40-caliber Smith and Wesson handgun was reported stolen the night prior to the...

 
Police officer involved in fatal Phoenix crash

Police officer involved in fatal Phoenix crash

Phoenix police are investigating a car crash involving a police car that killed one a driver and injured another at 35th Avenue and Cactus Road, police said. Phoenix police Sgt. Jon Howard said the crash occurred at 3500 W. Cactus Road, and the...

 
Meet Apple's youngest app developer

Meet Apple's youngest app developer

SAN FRANCISCO - She's the star of the WWDC. Young Anvitha Vijay created an iPad app about animals back home in Melbourne, Australia,Smartkins Animals, and applied to win one of the coveted Scholarships to attend the Apple Worldwide Developer's...

 
Tourists to Florida fascinated with alligators

Tourists to Florida fascinated with alligators

MELBOURNE, Fla. — For many tourists to Florida, nothing tops seeing a gator. Alligators "survived everything," said Barbara Schenck, president and chief executive officer of Cocoa Beach-based FunDay Tours. "They're 'dinosaurs,' and...

 

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