There is an active shooting situation going on in the area between the cities of Midland and Odessa, Texas, according to Devin Sanchez, a spokesman for the City of Odessa. There are 10 confirmed injuries, possibly up to 20 injured, Sanchez said. There is one person confirmed dead, he said. One of those shot is a law enforcement officer, but it is unclear if the officer is injured or dead, Sanchez said. Sanchez said there is a person in a gold Toyota driving around shopping centers and shooting people from his vehicle. The area is near 32nd and 191, on the east side of Odessa. Midland Police Department put on their Facebook page, "We believe there are two shooters in two separate vehicles. One suspect is believed to be at the Cinergy in Midland and the other is believed to be driving on Loop 250 in Midland. The two vehicles in question are: gold/white small Toyota truck and a USPS Postal Van. Please stay away from these areas and stay indoors. The Odessa police Facebook page said the … [Read more...] about At least one dead, 10 injured in series of shootings in Texas
Nine people were killed and 16 were wounded during a mass shooting incident at an arts and entertainment district in downtown Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday morning, Matt Carper of the Dayton Police confirmed.The suspect was killed by police, Carper confirmed. Carper said that police are investigating whether the suspect acted alone.Several eyewitnesses reported on social media seeing multiple people wounded. Carper said it only took a short period of time for the suspect to open fire. He added that the suspect had a long gun. "As bad as it was, it could have been much, much worse," Carper said as he praised the responding officers. "It was a difficult situation, and they put themselves in harm's way."No other details were given about the suspect.The reported incident took place in an area known as the Oregon District, which is home to a number of nightclubs, art galleries and restaurants. The shooting location was outside of a nightclub known as "Ned Peppers." A family assistance center … [Read more...] about 9 killed, 16 wounded during mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio
TAMPA, Fla. — An alarming new study found certain engines in Kia and Hyundai vehicles are more likely to catch fire than any other vehicles on the road, according to a report by Scripps affiliate WFTS-TV in Tampa.Matt Moore, who oversaw the engine study at the Highway Loss Data Institute, reported Kia and Hyundai vehicles with two-liter, turbocharged engines were more than three times more likely to catch fire than engines in any other similar-sized vehicle on U.S. roads.“These things tend to be very catastrophic,” Moore told I-Team Investigator Jackie Callaway. “An increase of three and half a times the control population is a serious problem.”Those engines are found in 2011 to 2015 Kia Optima, 2011 to 2014 Hyundai Sonatas and 2013 to 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sports.The automakers have recalled most of those vehicles since January. Hyundai points out that it started recalling vehicles back in 2015 and again in 2017. The automakers have yet to recall all … [Read more...] about Study: Certain Kia and Hyundai engines more likely to catch fire
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments National by Scott Wilson and Sarah Kaplan May 24 at 1:46 PM Email the author PAHOA, HAWAII — Through the laze and vog, Kilauea is giving up some of its secrets. The volcano that began a new round of eruptions on May 3 is proving to be a bonanza for volcanologists, as it cracks apart at its base and blows periodically at its top to jettison lava and plumes of ash across much of an anxious Big Island. Scientists are … [Read more...] about As Hawaii’s Kilauea erupts, volcanologists swarm: ‘I expect great science from this event’
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments National Sabika Sheikh's body is prepared for transport to Pakistan after her funeral in Texas. (Michael Starghill Jr./For The Washington Post) by Todd C. Frankel, Tim Craig and Brittney Martin by Todd C. Frankel, Tim Craig and Brittney Martin Email the author May 20 at 8:16 PM Email the author STAFFORD, TEX. — The funeral was about to begin, the first of 10 for the victims of the Santa Fe High School mass shooting, … [Read more...] about Sabika Sheikh embraced U.S. culture. One of its darkest elements — a mass shooting — killed her.