Bitcoin is all the rage these days, but have you heard of the MacCoin? The Big Mac has been a McDonald’s staple for 50 years now, and to celebrate the iconic sandwich’s golden anniversary, the chain wants to share one with the world. Starting August 2, customers will receive a cool limited-edition collectible metal coin with the purchase of every Big Mac while supplies last.
The festival, now in its 13 th year, celebrates a UFO crash that is said to have taken place in a wooded area near Kecksburg on Dec. 9, 1965.
Kecksburg is located about an hour east of Pittsburgh.
It began when a fireball was seen streaking across seven northeastern states and Canada the afternoon of Dec. 9, according to Tribune-Review reports from Dec. 10, 1965.
Search teams discovered a body Saturday morning inside a semi truck that had plunged off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on Friday night, authorities said.
Three people have died and seven more have been injured in a shooting reported in the 3400 block of South Claiborne Avenue on Saturday night (July 28), according to the New Orleans Police Department, and two suspects are suspected to be on the loose in relation to the shooting.
In a press conference minutes after midnight Sunday, New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison said initial reports from the scene indicate two people wearing hooded sweatshirts stepped in front of “a large crowd” at a daiquiri shop late Saturday and opened fire. One of the people appeared to have a rifle, Harrison said, and the other used a handgun.
The Times-Picayune described a bleak scene in the aftermath of the attack. “Sounds of shouts and crying were heard throughout the chaotic scene late Saturday and into Sunday,” the paper said.
The city’s mayor, LaToya Cantrell, condemned the violence in a statement and vowed to “dedicate every resource necessary to ending this horror and seeing justice done.”
“I speak for everyone in our City when I say we are disgusted, we are infuriated, & we have had more than enough,” she wrote on Twitter. “Three more lives — gone. It has to end. It’s unacceptable anywhere.”
An 82-year-old Delmont woman died after being struck by a pickup truckFriday afternoon outside the Walmart on Hollywood Boulevard in Delmont.
Allegheny County officials confirmed that Gail Rohrbacher, 82, of Delmont died after a truck driven by Wendy Lee Shumaker, 49, of Philadelphia, Miss., hit her outside the store shortly before 2 p.m. on Friday.
Shumaker has been charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence by Murrysville police.
Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.
The 6.4 magnitude quake hit the central island of Lombok just before 07:00 local time (00:00 GMT) on Sunday.
The island attracts tourists from around the world due to its beaches and hiking trails, and is located about 40km (25 miles) east of Bali.
Hundreds of people are injured and thousands of homes are damaged, officials say.
A Malaysian tourist who was on a hiking trip to Mount Rinjani is among those killed.