South African police investigating at least 22 deaths at East London tavern

NYP – CAPE TOWN – South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 22 patrons found inside a popular township tavern close to East London city, provincial health officials said on Sunday. The bodies will be transported to state mortuaries where relatives are expected to help identify both male and female victims, said Siyanda Manana, a spokesperson for the Eastern Cape provincial health department. “We are going to immediately be embarking … Continue reading South African police investigating at least 22 deaths at East London tavern

What happens now that Roe v. Wade is overturned?

NYP – The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark abortion decision Roe v. Wade Friday is expected to ban or restrict the procedure for over 40 million women across at least 26 states. While the high court’s decision to uphold the Mississippi law challenging Roe v. Wade does not outlaw abortion, it does hand regulatory power to state governments — the majority of which have indicated their intention … Continue reading What happens now that Roe v. Wade is overturned?

Firefighters rescue baby elk from massive New Mexico wildfire

When firefighters checked over a severely burned area within the Calf Canyon and Hermit’s Peak fire for hot spots Saturday, they stumbled on something they weren’t expecting. There, lying amongst the rubble, was a young elk calf, which they affectionately named “Cinder.” “She was lying quietly in a six-inch deep layer of white ash, surrounded by the blackened remains of fir trees,” says firefighter Nate Sink. Sink … Continue reading Firefighters rescue baby elk from massive New Mexico wildfire

Plane catches fire after crash landing at Miami airport; at least 3 hospitalized

Per: NYP – At least three people were hospitalized after an airplane caught fire in a crash landing at Miami International Airport on Tuesday. The Red Air flight from the Dominican Republic touched down at the airport at about 5:30 p.m. and tore through a communications tower and a small building before coming to a stop in a grassy area beside the runway, local outlet WSVN … Continue reading Plane catches fire after crash landing at Miami airport; at least 3 hospitalized

Hero grandma dies days after diving into Georgia lake to save granddaughter who drowned

A Georgia grandmother has died after she jumped into a lake — despite not knowing how to swim — to try and rescue her drowning 13-year-old granddaughter, authorities and family said. Stephanie Walker, 49, and her granddaughter, Makayla Prather, had been fishing together in West Point Lake on June 11 when the teen somehow ended up in the water and “became distressed,” news station WSB-TV reported. Walker … Continue reading Hero grandma dies days after diving into Georgia lake to save granddaughter who drowned

Slain victim of Harlem shooting identified as local hoops star Darius Lee!!

A college hoops star had his promising career snuffed out when he came home from school for the summer — and was senselessly shot dead in a mass shooting in Harlem early Monday. In what was a tragic and ominous precursor to Tuesday’s official start to summer, where city crime typically soars, Darius Lee, 21, was among nine people shot near East 139th Street and Fifth Avenue at the late-night gathering. Lee, a 6-foot-6 guard from Harlem who had … Continue reading Slain victim of Harlem shooting identified as local hoops star Darius Lee!!