Latrobe Man Killed In ATV Crash « CBS Pittsburgh

A Latrobe man was killed in an ATV crash early Sunday morning.

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Arms depot in Syria’s Idlib province kills 39 – monitor – BBC News

At least 39 people – including 12 children – have been killed in a blast that brought down a building in Syria’s mainly rebel-held north-western province of Idlib, reports say.

The building in the Sarmada town is said to have contained munitions belonging to an arms trafficker.

Dozens of people are still missing, a monitor and correspondents say.

Idlib is the last major rebel-held area, and is expected to be the next target for Syrian armed forces.

In recent months, the Syrian government, backed by Russia and Iran, has made major advances in its offensive against a number of rebel and jihadist groups across Syria.

Source: Arms depot in Syria’s Idlib province kills 39 – monitor – BBC News

Motorcyclist Killed In Westmoreland Co. Crash « CBS Pittsburgh

A male motorcyclist was killed early Saturday afternoon after crashing into a vehicle in Westmoreland County.

State police and the Westmoreland County coroner’s office say 45-year-old Kevin R. Thompson, of North Huntingdon Township, was operating a motorcycle with a 41-year-old female passenger. Thompson was traveling south on SR-819 and did not stop at a stop sign before pulling onto SR-380.

The driver of a Camaro was traveling west on SR-380. She did stop at a stop sign before entering the intersection.

Source: Motorcyclist Killed In Westmoreland Co. Crash « CBS Pittsburgh

Route 22 crash claims Greensburg driver, sends 2 passengers to hospitals | TribLIVE

By Jeff Himler

A Greensburg man was killed and two passengers were injured after his car was rear-ended by a pickup truck Friday morning on Route 22 in Salem, according to state police.

Police said Charles Vincent Hodgkins, 27, was trapped in the car and had to be freed by firefighters.

Brittany Ann Hodgkins, 28, of Greensburg,  suffered a significant injury, police said.

A 3-year-old Greensburg girl  was taken to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, according to police.

Source: Route 22 crash claims Greensburg driver, sends 2 passengers to hospitals | TribLIVE

Two police officers among four people killed in Canada mass shooting – NY Daily News

At least four people were killed during an early-morning shooting in a residential neighborhood in Canada.

One suspect is in custody and officials confirmed “there is no further threat to the public” just after 11 a.m. The area will remain “contained for the foreseeable future” as officials continue to investigate.

“No names are being released at this time,” authorities said in a tweet. “Please appreciate this is a difficult time for their families and our colleagues. We will provide more info when we can.”

Source: Two police officers among four people killed in Canada mass shooting – NY Daily News

Peru funeral: At least 9 dead after eating contaminated food – CNN

CNN)At least nine people died and dozens more became ill after eating contaminated food at a Peruvian funeral.

Initial tests by the country’s health department found insecticides in the food served to mourners on Monday in Ayacucho, a southern Andean region of Peru.
Officials investigating the case have taken samples to test the food and beverages that were served to determine the exact contaminants, according to a statement from Peru’s Ministry of Health.

Source: Peru funeral: At least 9 dead after eating contaminated food – CNN

Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge – ABC News

A baby boy was pronounced dead on Sunday after tourists found him floating in New York‘s East River wearing only a diaper, police said.

Tourists from Oklahoma discovered the child lying unconscious and unresponsive near the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge at around 4 p.m., according to police.

The baby boy, thought to be about 8 months old, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. There were no signs of trauma, and no sign of the child’s parents in the area.

PHOTO: Tourists from Oklahoma discovered a baby lying unconscious and unresponsive near the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Austin Campbell, who was visiting the area with his family, said his father jumped into the river with hopes of saving the young child.

Source: Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge – ABC News

San Francisco: One dead in Bay Bridge shooting, lanes closed

SAN FRANCISCO — One person died and two were hospitalized early Monday after a shooting on the eastbound direction of the Bay Bridge, the California Highway Patrol said.

According to the CHP, a sedan travelling in the middle lane crashed into an SUV travelling in the far right lane after the shots were fired. The driver of the SUV died at the scene, and two passengers were taken by ambulance to a hospital.

Source: San Francisco: One dead in Bay Bridge shooting, lanes closed