• Wife of Slain Movie Theater Patron Says Her Life Is 'Shattered'

    Wife of Slain Movie Theater Patron Says Her Life Is 'Shattered'

    (WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla.) — Through tears Wednesday, Nichole Oulson broke her silence, describing the moment her husband, Chad Oulson, was fatally shot after texting in a Florida movie theater. “And just to think that in the blink of an eye, my whole world just got shattered into a million pieces,” she said during a news conference at her attorney’s office. “And now I’m left trying to pick them all up and putting them back together.” The Oulsons were enjoying a rare night out together Jan. 13, after leaving their young daughter, Alexis, with a babysitter. “Me and my husband didn’t… Read more

  • Women 'Universally Fear for Safety' at Alabama Prison, Feds Say

    Women 'Universally Fear for Safety' at Alabama Prison, Feds Say

    (WASHINGTON) — A Justice Department investigation accuses Alabama officials of violating women’s rights by fostering an environment of rampant sexual abuse at the state’s Tutwiler Prison, where inmates “universally fear for their safety” and officers allegedly forced women to engage in sex acts just to obtain basic sanitary supplies. The nearly 900 women incarcerated at the maximum-security prison live “in a toxic environment with repeated and open sexual behavior,” the Justice Department said in announcing its findings into the Wetumpka, Ala., facility. As part of the alleged abuses, male officers openly watched women shower or use the toilet, staff helped… Read more

  • University of Oklahoma: Reports of Shots Fired Were False

    University of Oklahoma: Reports of Shots Fired Were False

    (NORMAN, Okla.) — Reports of a shooting and a gunman on the campus of the University of Oklahoma on Wednesday were false, the school’s president said. The school was placed on lockdown around 12:30 p.m. after a faculty member told police they heard noises that sounded like gunshots, President David L. Boren said at a news conference. Police and SWAT teams responded to Gould Hall, searched the building, and evacuated students, but found no evidence of a shooting, he said. There were no bullet casings inside or outside the building, no one who appeared to be a shooter, and no… Read more

  • New Video Shows Fatal Aspen Plane Crash

    New Video Shows Fatal Aspen Plane Crash

    (ASPEN, Colo.) — Newly released video may provide clues about what caused a private plane to crash off a runway in Aspen, Colo., earlier this month, leaving one person dead and two others injured. The black-and-white video, captured by five infrared cameras, shows the plane exploding in flames after it landed off the side of the runway and flipped over. The video, released Tuesday by the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport, shows the plane’s second attempt at landing on Jan. 5, after the first attempt was halted by wind gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. According to transcripts from the… Read more

  • BART Police Officer Dies in Accidental Shooting

    BART Police Officer Dies in Accidental Shooting

    (SAN FRANCISCO) — A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer is dead in the San Francisco suburb of Dublin after being shot by another officer. Officials say the two were performing a probation search inside an apartment Tuesday evening. Sgt. J.D. Nelson, a spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department, said, “The person that they were searching for was not at the residence but, at some point during that search, one officer fired and fatally struck the other officer.” According to Nelson, the shooting was accidental. California Gov. Jerry Brown issued a statement late Tuesday night identifying the dead… Read more

  • Transportation Problems Linger Following Messy Storm

    Transportation Problems Linger Following Messy Storm

    (NEW YORK) — Travel remains troublesome Wednesday morning as the Northeast digs out from Tuesday’s storm. The swirling storm dumped nearly a foot and a half of snow on some areas, grounded thousands of flights, closed government offices in Washington, D.C. and made a mess of the evening commute.  Some areas such as Manalapan, N.J. got more than 15 inches of snow.  Philadelphia got slightly more than a foot, while New York City had 10 inches. Transportation delays linger, with more than 1,500 flights for Wednesday already canceled by 6 a.m., according to Flight Aware. Travel in major cities such… Read more

  • Millions Pounded by Winter Snowstorm

    Millions Pounded by Winter Snowstorm

    (NEW YORK) — The winter blast returned Tuesday, bringing snow, ice and bitter cold temperatures to the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. The storm closed federal agencies in Washington, D.C., Tuesday and will delay government business at least two hours on Wednesday. Washington, D.C., public schools will be closed Wednesday. Tuesday’s storm stretched from Kentucky to New England. Earlier, Chicago got about a foot of snow.  “This is our eighteenth snow program so far this season, which is four more than all of the entire snow season last year,” said Charles Williams of the Chicago Sanitation Department, charged with plowing snow from… Read more


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