Chronic wasting disease (CWD), often referred to as “zombie deer disease,” has been confirmed in the elk and deer populations of two Canadian provinces and at least 24 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned. There’s a potential risk it could spread to humans, the agency added.
A trigger happy Nigerian customs officer has been videotaped shooting an unarmed passenger in Edo State over N5k ( approx $14 US) bribe. The incident occurred along Benin-Ore road when a bus of people who had been coming back to Benin from outside the country was stopped by customs officers. They had proceeded to requisition bribes from the bus of passengers. The were was back and forth arguments and negotiation between the officers and passengers. During the heated discussion, one of the officers cocked his gun and fired at one of the passengers, shooting and killing him on the spot.
At first, I thought the commotion outside my house was caused by revellers pouring out of the local pub.
It wasn’t long before Christmas and, as I got ready for bed, I assumed the raised voices came from too much seasonal goodwill rather than anything more sinister.
It was only when the flashing blue lights of an ambulance lit up my bedroom that I pulled back the curtain.
There, sprawled on the pavement outside my house was a teenage boy. A paramedic was bent over him, trying to staunch the blood I could clearly see flooding from his abdomen.
The boy looked so young and vulnerable as he was placed on a stretcher and carried to the ambulance, an oxygen mask over his face. Deeply shaken, I watched the ambulance speed off, wondering if he would survive.
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico -A suicidal man climbed an electricity antenna on Rafael Cabrera and Alfonso Rodríguez streets in the Doctor Atl neighborhood. It is unknown if the man was planning on jumping off but he died electrocuted instantly upon making contact with the electric wire.
A search is underway after Florida Highway Patrol troopers say a motorcycle crash sent a driver off an overpass and 100 feet to the ground.
Two motorcycles were traveling east on I-4, west of 50th Street in Tampa around 3:33 p.m., when they collided and struck the south shoulder barrier wall, according to a crash report. In the impact, one of the motorcyclists, a 35-year-old man, was “ejected over the side of the overpass and fell approximately 100 feet,” officials say.
He died from his injuries after being taken to Tampa General Hospital.
The other motorcycle driver fled the scene and left his passenger, a 30-year-old woman, behind, troopers say.
A New York woman has been charged with the Friday murder of a 70-year-old Army Veteran she labelled 'racist' before allegedly stabbing him to death in a Bronx grocery store.
CCTV footage from inside the shop shows a woman who appears to be Madelyn Tamerez, 31, (No picture available at this time) launching herself at victim who was buying coffee around 12.20pm and shoppers pulling her off the man who lived nearby at the New Era Veterans Home.
The suspect – who witnesses said was known to carry a kitchen knife and appeared intoxicated at the time - left the supermarket but then returned 15 minutes later with a weapon and stabbed him in the torso three of four times before fleeing
Part of the roof and several floors of university building in Russia's second-largest city collapsed Saturday, but officials say there were no casualties.
The Emergencies Ministry said the collapse Saturday afternoon at the St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics took place as construction work was underway.
An investigation into criminal violation of construction safety has been opened.
St. Petersburg's acting governor, Alexander Beglov, told journalists at the scene that 81 people were moved out when the building was evacuated.
"No victims, no injured," he said.
He said about 20 of the evacuees were foreign students attending a weekend class.
The school, known as ITMO University, is one of Russia's national research universities.
A family of three drifting their car on a frozen river for fun ended up falling inside in northwestern China.
In the dash-cam video, shot in Wujiaqu City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on February 12, the car drifts for a while on the frozen river before running onto some thin ice that starts breaking underneath them, after a woman says: "Let's go back. I am scared."
Then the scared woman screams continuously and says "Run away quick!"
In another clip, rescuers try to take out the car that is frozen in the river.
Fortunately, all family members climbed out onto the shore in time.
Patrice Henry, 31, has been arrested on a simple battery charge for allegedly punching a nine-year-old with a closed fist
A New Orleans mother is facing a battery charge after she was caught on cellphone video boarding a school bus and violently attacking a nine-year-old boy.
The victim’s mother, Ashley Batiste, claims that 31-year-old Patrice Henry physically assaulted her son after getting a call saying the boy had punched her own kindergarten-age child. The young boy had been left with a bloody nose.
Shortly before 5pm on February 4, a school bus was dropping off students from Dwight D Eisenhower Elementary School at their homes when police say Henry came on board the bus and asked, ‘Who hit my son?’
The police follow-up happened on Thursday (14) on the streets of Vila Velha in Espírito Santo. A young woman was surrendered by the thief who had her hostage in the car in the back seat and released soon after.
The victim activated the Municipal Guard of the city where the accompaniment began, several shots were affected in the truck in the attempt to stop the vehicle that came to collide with a vehicle.
A female passenger sparked outrage when she refused to move her chinese knock-off purse from the seat next to her on a crowded train bound for New Jersey.
The unidentified woman, who some passengers heard her saying she's a Trumpturd supporter, can be seen in the video refusing to move her "designer" bag after other passengers and a conductor ask her to. She was apparently taking up two disabled seats on the train.
The incident happened on a Trenton-bound Northeast Corridor line train Wednesday evening, which was delayed 25 minutes 'due to police activity', according to an alert.
A train conductor then intervenes as other passengers increasingly irate at the woman, who appears busy looking at her cellphone.
She ignores his request to put her purse on an overhead rack to free up seating space.
According to a new report, Chicago police are investigating the possibility that actor Jussie Smollett worked with two men to stage an attack against him last month.
Jussie Smollett claimed to be the victim of an attack in downtown Chicago in January. The Empire actor said that two men in masks beat him, wrapped a rope around his neck, put a chemical on him and called him racial and homophobic slurs. He also said that the attackers yelled “This is MAGA country!”
Now, Chicago police have identified two persons of interest, both of whom are reportedly Nigerian and appeared on Empire as extras.
February 12, immediately after boarding the flight. A US citizen was very drunk and incessantly cursed at the flight attendants and fellow travelers. He responded aggressively to the warning, after which the crew commander decided to refuse him a flight. Together with the man, his wife and daughter also left the plane, they also tried to calm the head of the family who had been sold out.
When the stewardess brought the documents about the removal from the flight for signing, the failed passenger broke out into abuse, and then grappled with the personnel of the airport. In the end, he was thrown to the floor, twisted and handed over to the police.
The Americans were prosecuted under the article "Petty hooliganism," but the punishment he incurred, the guards did not specify."