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Florida Bridge Collapse Kills 6 People, Injures 10

MIAMI, FLORIDA—A pedestrian bridge near Florida International University collapsed on Thursday, March 15 killing a total of six people, and injuring 10 others. The 950-ton bridge was a relatively new structure on campus, built to avoid pedestrian deaths on the busy road below. When it collapsed Thursday at 1:30 p.m., it fell on top of several cars, trapping and crushing...

Philadelphia Eagles Triumphant In Super Bowl LII!

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—It’s the one day of year where it seems all Americans get along and party till the wee hours of the night to celebrate the event that happens only ONCE a year: the Super Bowl. We have a repeat team back in the big dance yet again with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, going against Nick...

Wildfires Prompts Mandatory Evacuations Througout LA

BEL AIR—A mandatory evacuation was issued Wednesday, December 6 for residents in Bel Air as the Skirball Fire continued to burn along the 405 freeway. More than 40,000 residents were impacted by the order. The Skirball Fire is presently burning in the hills east of the 405 freeway near the Getty Center. It has spread over an estimated 475 acres...

Matt Lauer Fired From NBC For Sexual Misconduct

UNITED STATES—Journalist Matt Lauer, known for his duties as the anchor of NBC’s "Today" show, was fired following news of an allegation that he sexually harassed a woman a few years earlier. Lauer’s termination was announced on Wednesday, November 29 by his co-host Savannah Gunthrie, and Hoda Kotb. The show is the centerpiece of NBC’s entire news programing; it is...

Serial Killer Charles Manson Dead At 83

BAKERSFIELD—Criminal and former cult leader, Charles Manson, died on Sunday, November 19. He was 83. Manson, who had been imprisoned in the Protective Housing Unit of California State Prison, Corcoran since 1989, was taken to a local hospital in Bakersfield Sunday where he died at 8:13 p.m., according to a press release from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation....

Louis C.K. Admits To Sexual Misconduct Accusations

HOLLYWOOD—Comedian Louis C.K. admitted to sexual misconduct allegations on Friday, November 10 after at least five women accused him of inappropriate behavior. The New York Times published a story on Thursday wherein five women were quoted describing various acts of sexual impropriety they faced from the 50 year-old television star and comic. Two of the women, former comedy duo Dana...

Astros Defeat Dodgers In Game 7, Win World Series

LOS ANGELES—The Houston Astros won their fist World Series by stomping the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, at Dodgers Stadium on Wednesday, November 1. The game was over before it began; Dodgers starting Pitcher YU Darvish was plain awful. The lackluster pitching was a repeat of the disastrous performance in Houston. Only lasting a mere 1 2/3 innings both outings, he...

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...

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...
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