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  • Teenager Dies From Explosion of Makeshift Cannon in Wyoming

    04/07/2018 9:13:36 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 62 replies
    A 14-year-old boy in rural Wyoming who was building a small cannon using instructions from YouTube videos died after the contraption exploded, a local newspaper reported on Friday. The cannon misfired late on Thursday as Archie Pearce was assembling its components, in an abandoned lot in the northern Wyoming community of Recluse, the Gillette News Record reported. A 12-year-old child who was with Pearce was later treated at a hospital for minor flash burns. They were building the device as an experiment, with no intent to cause harm, Campbell County Sheriff Scott Matheny told the newspaper. "They were in over...
  • Hunter using animal caller is mistaken for coyote and killed

    02/21/2018 7:31:08 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 21, 2018 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A hunter in North Carolina who was using an electronic animal caller was fatally shot by a man with an AR-15 who said he mistook the sounds for coyotes roaming near his home, police and relatives said. Michael Seth Marsh, 26, was killed late Monday in a wooded area in Taylorsville, about 60 miles northwest of Charlotte, as he was hunting coyotes with a 12-gauge shotgun, a rifle and an electronic coyote call, the Taylorsville Times reports. Marsh was rushed to a nearby hospital, but he could not be saved. Marsh is survived by his wife, Katy, and two children,...
  • Jefferson County 8th grader dead after trying to light fire with 5 gallons of gasoline

    02/21/2018 11:14:11 AM PST · by BBell · 49 replies ^ | 2/20/18 | Carol Robinson
    A Jefferson County teen has died after he was burned while trying to start a fire nearly one week ago. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office officials said they were notified Thursday by a hospital social worker that the teen had suffered severe burns and would be taken off life support, said Chief Deputy Randy Christian. Authorities didn't release the teen's name but a GoFundMe account set up in his name and multiple social media posts identified him as Sam Gean, an eighth-grader at Corner Middle School where he played the trumpet in the school band. The fundraising account said he was...
  • Swedish Politician Who Fought for Equality and Open Borders Is Beheaded in Congo

    02/03/2018 9:59:33 AM PST · by dennisw · 126 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 2 3 18 | Jim Hoft
    Zaida Catalan was a Swedish Green Party politician who believed in open borders. Zaida was pro-immigration and supported migrant rights. She was the former leader of the Young Greens of Sweden. In March of 2017 Zaida Catalan was beheaded in Congo. Diversity Macht Frei reported: Zaida Catalán (6 October 1980 – March 2017) was a Swedish politician who was a member of the Green Party and leader of the Young Greens of Sweden between 2001 and 2005. She was known for her work in animal rights, equality and the sex purchase law (which she supported). Equality is one of the...
  • Senior Hamas leader in critical condition after shooting self

    01/09/2018 4:31:07 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 76 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/1/18 | David Rosenberg
    One of the Hamas terrorist organization’s most senior members is in critical condition Tuesday, after he apparently shot himself in the head in an accidental shooting. Fawzy Barhoum, spokesman for the Gaza-based Islamist terror group, said Tuesday afternoon that Imad al-Alami, one of the movement’s most senior officials, was critically wounded when his personal firearm accidentally discharged. Al-Alami, 61, was "inspecting his personal weapon in his home and is in critical condition,” said Barhoum. The Hamas leader was evacuated to a Gaza City hospital. Outlawed by the US in 2003 for his position in Hamas, al-Alami is considered one of...
  • Stop the Presses! Human Evolution Falsified!

    06/09/2017 11:01:38 AM PDT · by fishtank · 202 replies
    Creation-Evolution Headlines ^ | June 8, 2017 | David F. Coppedge
    June 8, 2017 | David F. Coppedge Stop the Presses! Human Evolution Falsified! Human bones found in Morocco undermine almost everything that has been taught about human evolution since Darwin. But is that news? Happens every year, doesn’t it? This news is so hot, we have to get the word out now and wait for a fuller analysis later. Evolutionary paleoanthropology is in big trouble, if a new find in Morocco is as important as the news are making it out to be. Announced in Nature this week, the discoverers are dating bones from five individuals at over 300,000 Darwin...
  • Man walking barefoot across America killed in Florida

    01/25/2017 6:39:40 AM PST · by Brilliant · 78 replies
    The Naples News ^ | Jan. 23, 2017 | Ashley White
    Mark Baumer, an activist who was walking barefoot across America, was hit and killed by an SUV Saturday afternoon outside of Mossy Head, Florida... Baumer was pronounced dead at the scene. FHP said alcohol was not a factor. Charges are pending. Baumer, who was raising awareness for climate change, had just finished his 100th day of his journey. He started in Providence, R.I., and was destined for California. He took a bus to Florida after it started snowing in Ohio. He passed through Tallahassee on Jan. 7. “The big overall goal is to raise awareness and fight climate change,” Baumer...
  • Cops: NBA Player Killed While Breaking Into Apartment

    05/28/2016 3:55:51 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 76 replies
    newser ^ | 05/28/2016
    Police responded to a shooting at an apartment around 3:20 am and found Bryce Dejean-Jones of the New Orleans Pelicans wounded with a gunshot. He died at the hospital. The resident of the apartment tells police he was sleeping when someone kicked down his front door then his bedroom door. He says he fired his gun once. According to the New York Daily News, it appears Dejean-Jones thought he was breaking into an acquaintance's apartment but got the wrong one.

    01/06/2014 7:32:48 PM PST · by massmike · 18 replies ^ | 01/06/2014 | SASHA GOLDSTEIN
    Mary Kay Letourneau, the former teacher convicted of having sex with a 12-year-old student whom she later married, has been jailed again in Seattle in a suspended license case, reports CBS affiliate KIRO TV. Letourneau was booked into King County Jail early Monday for allegedly failing to appear in court after being accused of driving on a suspended license. She was expected to post a $5,000 bond, reports the station. She was reportedly arrested around 8 p.m. Sunday. Letourneau became infamous after she was arrested in 1997 and accused of having sex with her former sixth-grade student, Vili Fualaau. Letourneau...
  • Rapper Inkyy Tweets 'YOLO' Before Dying in Fiery Crash

    09/13/2012 9:23:35 PM PDT · by South40 · 61 replies ^ | September 13, 2012 | Tom Rose
    In a chillingly prophetic, weird course of events, promising rap artist Inkyy was on Twitter moments before dying in a 120 mph car crash. What makes the story so bone-tingling horrific was his last tweet: "Drunk af going 120 drifting corners #F***It. YOLO." YOLO, of course, stands for You Only Live Once in web speak.
  • Tigers maul man to death in Copenhagen zoo

    07/11/2012 11:24:15 AM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    AFP - ^ | 11 July 2012
    A man was mauled to death by three tigers after breaking into their enclosure at a zoo in Copenhagen, police and staff at the zoo said on Wednesday. The victim, a 20-year-old Afghan who was given Danish nationality last month, was found lying on the floor ... "He was attacked by the three tigers... Police said they do not know why the man broke into the enclosure
  • Man Bursts Into Flames After Accidentally Drinking Gasoline, Lighting Cigarette

    02/29/2012 5:46:12 AM PST · by mmanager · 64 replies
    AP via CBS ^ | 2/29/12 | CBS
    <p>HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is dead after police say he accidentally drank from a jar of gasoline and then smoked a cigarette.</p> <p>Havelock police received a 911 call about 9:55 p.m. Monday after 43-year-old Gary Allen Banning set himself on fire. Banning was transported to UNC Burn Center in Chapel Hill, where he died early Tuesday morning.</p>
  • Bangkok bomber blows off his own legs [can't get good help anymore]

    02/14/2012 6:46:56 AM PST · by VA Voter · 51 replies
    UK Daily Mail Online ^ | 2/14/2011 | lee Moran
    A bungling Iranian bomber blew off his own legs when he hurled a grenade at Thai police outside a Bangkok school - which bounced off a tree and then exploded at his feet. It came after he had blown up his own home and then hurled a grenade at a taxi driver who would not accept him as a passenger, the Bangkok Post reports. Police allegedly found an Iranian ID card in a satchel close to the blast in the Thai capital, and unconfirmed reports suggest he is called Saeid Moradi. Four people, three men and one woman, were injured...
  • Gumby calls it a robbery, clerk thinks it’s a joke

    09/13/2011 5:57:52 PM PDT · by massmike · 11 replies ^ | 09/13/2011 | Associated Press
    A person dressed as Gumby walked into a Southern California convenience store, claiming to have a gun and demanding money, but costume trouble and a skeptical clerk thwarted the would-be robber. Gumby demanded money, but the store clerk thought it was a joke and ignored the life-size Claymation character, telling him he was cleaning up and didn’t have time to waste. "You don’t think this is a robbery? I have a gun," the costumed man said, fumbling inside his costume as if trying to retrieve a weapon. But the green-gloves seemed to get in the way, and rather than pull...
  • Parents demand answers from Israel in bulldozer death

    03/10/2010 6:29:51 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 90 replies · 1,922+ views ^ | March 10, 2010 | By Paula Hancocks
    Jerusalem (CNN) -- A 23-year-old American activist stands in front of an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza. The bulldozer drives over her, crushing her to death. These are the facts. Rachel Corrie, along with colleagues from the International Solidarity Movement, was trying to prevent Israel from bulldozing homes in Rafah, close to the Egyptian border. Her activism cost her her life in March 2003. A colleague said at the time, "Many times the bulldozer came up to us and buried us with dirt, but they always stopped." Corrie's parents want to know the truth about their daughter's death, whether the killing...
  • Chattanooga man's jump in flood water described as 'ego thing'

    09/23/2009 12:21:58 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 14 replies · 1,283+ views
    Knox News | AP ^ | 9/22/09 | Bill Poovey
    CHATTANOOGA — With children and other onlookers holding umbrellas, Sylvester Kitchens stood in the flooded street, laughing and bragging he could swim an overflowing Chattanooga storm ditch outside their house. Wearing shorts and shirtless, the 46-year-old Kitchens dared onlookers to bet him $5 he couldn't do it. Even when nobody showed any money, Kitchens jumped in. After bobbing along in the gushing water about 150 feet late Sunday afternoon and grabbing a chain link fence above the ditch, Kitchens lost his grip as family members tried to toss him the end of a water hose. He washed away into an...
  • Iraqi shoe thrower killed by US troops!

    09/16/2009 12:17:07 PM PDT · by ColoradoAce · 44 replies · 2,262+ views
    An Iraqi man who witnesses said shouted abuse before throwing a shoe at a US army vehicle was shot dead on Wednesday in what the American military said was a suspected grenade attack
  • Man joyriding on roof of car dragged to his death

    05/17/2009 11:17:10 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 25 replies · 1,474+ views
    SUNNYVALE, Calif.—Police say a man is dead after slipping from the roof of a car while joyriding. The man was one of two male passengers riding on the roof of a Toyota Camry in Sunnyvale Saturday night, police say. The car was traveling between 30 and 40 miles per hour. The victim slipped off the car's roof, holding on while being dragged an undetermined distance and then falling onto the road.
  • Man jumps from plane with no parachute, dies

    06/07/2008 8:28:58 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 84 replies · 636+ views
    DUANESBURG, N.Y. - A 29-year-old man leaped out of a plane at 10,000 feet with a camera but no parachute Saturday. His body was found next to a house with a damaged roof, police said. Sloan Carafello of Schenectady, who was observing on the flight, followed an instructor, student and videographer out the door, wearing no skydiving gear, officials said. Police said they did not suspect foul play but would not elaborate. Robert Rawlins, pilot and owner of the Duanesburg Skydiving Club, said he was flying the single-engine plane and had begun to close the door when Carafello jumped. His...
  • Child, 2, Is Killed Riding On ATV

    01/09/2007 9:26:25 AM PST · by SmoothTalker · 134 replies · 2,350+ views
    "A 2-year-old boy was killed in Charles County over the weekend when the child-size all-terrain vehicle he was operating overturned on him, according to the Charles County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said the boy was operating a Baja Wilderness 50 four-wheeler, which is designed for children 6 to 12 years old and equipped with a remote cutoff switch. When the boy's mother turned the ATV off by the remote, the vehicle stopped but the front wheels turned, causing it to overturn on the boy, sheriff's deputies said. He was wearing a helmet." "According to the company's Web site, the...