Monday , 25 June 2018

National News

Severe weather and flash flooding expected in the Plains and Midwest

There were more than 100 reports of severe weather, spanning from the Plains to the South to the mid-Atlantic, on Saturday, including four tornadoes — two in Kentucky, one in South Dakota and one in Montana. Winds gusted up to 87 mph in Texas, which also saw baseball-sized hail, and winds exceeded 70 mph in Oklahoma, which today could see …

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Suspect dead, 2 officers hospitalized after San Diego shooting

Two San Diego police officers were shot late Saturday and hospitalized responding to an incident they first thought may be an apartment fire. The suspect who allegedly shot the two officers was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is not yet known. One officer was last reported in stable condition and the other was in serious but stable condition, …

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Minneapolis police shoot, kill armed suspect

Officers on Saturday shot and killed a suspect in Minneapolis who allegedly was firing a gun into the air and into the ground while walking down the street. Minneapolis Police Department personnel responded after an anonymous 911 caller at 5:26 p.m. local time told authorities a man was walking around firing a handgun, police said in a statement, adding: “That …

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Navy pilot dies in 'mishap' at New Mexico base

A pilot “involved in a mishap” at Holloman Air Force Base in Mexico died on Friday, the Navy said. Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York, died in a crash involving the A-29 he was piloting, the Navy said in a statement on Saturday. He was on a mission over the Red Rio Bombing Range, which is part of …

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