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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...

Stephen Paddock Kills Over 50 People In Las Vegas Shooting

UNITED STATES—Over 50 people were killed, and more than 200 people were injured during a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, October 1. Amongst those killed, were two off-duty police officers who have not yet been identified. The shooting transpired from a hotel room inside the Mandalay Bay hotel near the Las Vegas Strip. The suspect has been...

Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dead At 91

BEVERLY HILLS—Hugh Hefner, magazine publisher, businessman, former journalist for Esquire magazine, and, most notably, the founder of Playboy magazine (and a playboy himself), died at his residence, The Playboy Mansion, in Holmby Hills on Wednesday, September 27 at the age of 91. According to reports, Hefner's death was the result of natural causes. He was a native of Chicago. He...

Man Uses Facebook To Broadcast Abused Animals

SACRAMENTO—Since February 2017, Kevin Paz, of San Francisco has uploaded photos to Facebook of animals he has kept in custody and abused, primarily dogs. Paz, also known as "Kev Meija," has reportedly been buying dogs at cheap prices and making them fight. According to some of his posts, he also chained them up (and injured them in the process) and...

Hurricane Irma Strikes

UNITED STATES—The United States has been battered with some extreme weather in the past few weeks. First, Hurricane Harvey unleashed devastation through various parts of Texas, including notable damage in the Houston region. The biggest damage from Harvey was the torrential rains which led to massive and I mean massive flooding leaving many without homes and limited places to...

Mayor Lee Issues Statement Regarding DACA

SAN FRANCISCO—On Tuesday, September 5, President Donald Trump announced the end of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), a program that protected the children who were brought into the United States illegally. Trump’s announcement led to various protests throughout the country including San Francisco and Trump Tower in New York City. San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee released...

Mayor Lee Issues Statement On Support Efforts For Hurricane Harvey

SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee released a public statement on Tuesday, August 29 in response to relief efforts to help those in the Houston, Texas region who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “As the heartbreaking destruction from Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold, the people of San Francisco are ready to act and support the people of Houston in...

Oscar-Winning Actor Martin Landau Dead At 89

WESTWOOD—Actor Martin Landau, known for his roles in the 1960s television series "Mission: Impossible" and the film "Ed Wood," died on Saturday, July 15, at the age of 89. He died of "unexpected complications" during a brief stay at UCLA Medical Center, according to his publicist, Dick Guttman. "We are overcome with sadness to report the death of iconic actor...

Conference Held To Keep Raiders In Oakland

OAKLAND—A press conference was held at Oakland City Hall on Monday, June 12, where attorneys and members of fan groups discussed recent efforts locals have made to keep the Oakland Raiders in their city of origin, along with potential deliberations for the future. The Raiders received permission from the NFL in March to relocate to Las Vegas in 2020. The league declined plans to construct...

2017 NHL Draft To Be Hosted By Chicago Blackhawks

CHICAGO, IL—On Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, the 2017 NHL Draft will be held at the United Center, the home of the Chicago Blackhawks. This year marks the first time in NHL history that the Blackhawks and the city of Chicago will host the draft. In attendance will be NHL executives, scouts, and coaches (on the draft floor) in...
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