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Terrorist Sayfullo Saipov Attacks Pedestrians, Bicyclists In NYC

UNITED STATES—Eight people were killed and multiple others were injured on Tuesday, October 31, after a suspect used a Home Depot rental truck to plow down pedestrians and bicyclists in lower Manhattan. The suspect has been identified as Sayfullo Saipov, 29, who was shot by authorities and is listed in critical condition in a local hospital. Saipov is originally...

Elon Musk Tweets Image Of “Boring Company” Developments

LOS ANGELES—Billionaire and tech magnate Elon Musk publicly released the first image of The Boring Company’s latest project on Saturday, October 28. Musk posted the image on his Twitter account with the caption “Picture of The Boring Company LA tunnel taken yesterday.” The image depicts an underground tunnel, complete with lighting, piping, and tracks. The Boring Company, an infrastructure firm founded...

Bruce Paddock Arrested Over Child Pornography Charges

LOS ANGELES—The older brother of Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 25 for possession of images of child pornography. Bruce Douglas Paddock, 58, was detained and taken into custody by authorities at the Valley Village nursing home in North Hollywood where he is a resident. The  nursing home provides short and long-term care....

L.A. City Attorney Urges Weinstein Victims To Come Forward

LOS ANGELES—With over 40 women now accusing film executive and producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer promises to go after Weinstein if alleged victims come forward. This statement of support by Feuer came one day after the Los Angeles Police Department admitted that they do not currently have an active investigation into Harvey Weinstein. "We...

Wildfires Continue To Ravage California

CALIFORNIA—Wildfires have burned more than 220,000 acres in Northern California since Sunday, October 8. The fires are expected to continue throughout the week despite massive firefighting efforts. At least 15 different blazes remain active in Yuba, Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties. As of October 15, firefighters have made significant progress battling the infernos and contained large portions of several fires....

Four-Day Old Nile Lechew Antelope Dies

SANTA ROSA—A baby Nile lechew antelope who was born at Safari West in Santa Rosa on Friday, October 13, died on Monday, October 16. The infant mammal was named Tubbs after the deadly fire that broke out in the Santa Rosa area beginning on October 8. The animal was born at the wildlife preserve as clouds of smoke surfaced; surrounding neighborhoods were...

Harvey Weinstein Fired Amidst Sexual Harassment Claims

HOLLYWOOD—Multiple allegations of sexual harassment have emerged against longtime Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in recent days which has led to his ouster from The Weinstein Company. Weinstein, who is the head of Miramax and started The Weinstein Company is responsible for popular films like "Shakespeare in Love" which won the Best Picture Oscar in 1999. The Weinstein Company announced that...

Hepatitis A Plagues San Diego, Worst Uprising In Decades

SAN DIEGO—Reports began surfacing on Friday, October 6 that Hepatitis A has plagued the San Diego area, impacting members of the homeless population and illegal drug users. The outbreak, which was first discovered about a year ago, is the worst in decades. Public health officials have shared that the heavily contagious virus is transported through fecal, oral, or sexual contact....

Stephen Paddock’s Girlfriend Reportedly Unaware Of Massacre

LAS VEGAS, NV—“I knew Stephen Paddock as a kind, caring, quiet man. He never said anything to me or took any action that I was aware of that I understood in any way to be a warning that something horrible like this was going to happen,” said Marilou Danley, the girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter, Stephen Paddock, via her...

Mass Shooting In Las Vegas Kills 59 People, Injures 527

UNITED STATES—New information has revealed that 59 people were killed, and more than 527 people were injured during the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 1, at the hands of Stephen Paddock. Amongst those killed, included two off-duty police officers, one who has been identified as Charleston Hartfield. The shooting transpired from a hotel room inside Mandalay...
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