A volcano has erupted in New Zealand with 100 people in the vicinity – leaving some unaccounted for, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said.
Tourists were seen walking inside the rim of the White Island crater just moments before the eruption.
The local mayor told New Zealand media she feared there had been injuries.
White Island, or Whakaari, is off the coast of North Island – and is one the country’s most active volcanoes.
Despite that, the island is a tourist destination with frequent day tours and scenic flights available.
At least 10 people were wounded Sunday in an early-morning shooting in New Orleans’ French Quarter, officials said.
The shooting unfolded around 3:21 a.m., when officers with the New Orleans Police Department heard gunfire. When they arrived at the scene, the 700 block of Canal Street, they “discovered multiple individuals had been struck by gunfire.”
Nearly a dozen people were shot — two of whom were in critical condition, authorities said in a news release. All 10 were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment.
Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson told The New Orleans Advocate/The Times-Picayune that a person of interest has been detained, but according to the department’s news release, no one has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact the police department’s Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.
Police said they were still searching for a suspect and no arrests had been made after the attack at about 19:45 local time (18:45 GMT).
Images and videos on social media showed dozens of Black Friday shoppers running away from the scene.
Three young people were treated in hospital, but were later able to go home, police said.
The incident happened at the Hudson’s Bay store in the city’s Grote Marktstraat or main market square area.
Police have urged the public to contact them if they witnessed the attack.
Officials have also requested that anyone with images or footage of the stab attack send it to police.
An initial description of the suspect suggested police were looking for a man aged between 45 to 50 wearing a grey tracksuit.
Saltsburg Road was closed late Friday night near Pfeffer Road in Washington Township after two people were injured in a crash that left one car on its roof.
Washington Township police said they believe one of the two cars involved was pulling out from Pfeffer Road into the eastbound lanes of Saltsburg (Route 286) when it was struck by another car heading in the same direction.
Police are searching for the driver who struck a man in a crosswalk in Pittsburgh and then drove off.
The incident happened around 4:40 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Frankstown Avenue and Fifth Avenue, in the area of Pittsburgh’s Homewood West and Larimer neighborhoods.
The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Police said witnesses described the vehicle involved as a dark-colored car that was spotted heading in the direction of Fifth Avenue and Penn Avenue.
Woman was rescued from vehicle by firefighters
PITTSBURGH —Pittsburgh Police said a woman fell asleep behind the wheel and crashed her SUV early Sunday morning.
It happened near the intersection of Washington Blvd and Allegheny River Blvd.
The SUV flipped onto its roof.
The woman was trapped inside and rescued by firefighters.
She was taken to the hospital for treatment.
A criminal complaint names 24-year-old Roneese Davis as one of the employees who attacked Marc Conn and his companion, Billie Jo Goldsworthy.
Fresh airstrikes from Turkey reportedly targeted civilians and a group of foreign reporters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn, according to monitoring groups and Syrian Kurdish officials.
The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights said the airstrike killed at least nine people – including five civilians on Sunday, while other reports claimed that the convoy included foreign journalists, according to Haaretz.
A spokesman for the Kurdish forces put the death toll at 11 killed and more than 74 injured, but it was not immediately clear how many were civilians.
At least 11 people have been hurt, one of them critically, after a car slammed into people enjoying an autumn hayride on Saturday afternoon about 55 miles west of Chicago.
Authorities say that the accident occurred at around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon in Little Rock Township, Illinois.(MORE: 7-year-old boy in critical condition after homeless man slams boy head first into the ground in random attack)
All of the 11 victims are adults, 3 of which were hurt seriously, according to ABC’s Chicago station WLS-TV.
CNN)An underground electrical vault exploded at a restaurant in Huntington Beach, California, Saturday, leaving four people injured.The explosion took place during an Oktoberfest celebration at the Old World restaurant, where firefighters initially responded to a report of an electrical fire, Huntington Beach Fire Battalion Chief Jeffrey Lopez said. An underground electrical vault exploded as firefighters went to open it, Lopez said.
Priscilian Carranza, 22, of Waukegan, fled the scene but was later taken into custody after a patrol officer stopped a damaged SUV that fit the description provided by witnesses.
According to a Waukegan police statement, officers responded to reports of a fight at the Lake County Sports Center parking lot on the city’s west side.
Police received a 911 call at around 1:50 a.m. over reports of a man with “severe trauma to the head” discovered on Bowery Street, The New York Times reported citing an NYPD spokesperson.
Not long after, a second man was found with similar head injuries. He was immediately transported to the hospital. Three additional men were found dead on Broadway and East Broadway.
A 24-year-old man was taken into custody in connection with the attack not far from the crime scenes. Police also found a 3-foot-long metal object that resembled a pipe.
Officials have not released the identities of the victims but said they were all believed to be homeless.
The suspect – also believed to be homeless – has not been charged yet.
A SPEEDING rollercoaster carriage flipped over mid-ride at a Mexican amusement park — flinging two riders out to their death and injuring five others.
The victims, two men aged 18 and 21, died of horrific head injuries after the last car on the coaster derailed at the La Feria amusement park in Mexico City.
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — A helicopter crashed in a parking lot at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds Saturday night.Bloomsburg police say the helicopter crashed around 7:30 p.m. in Lot C on the fairgrounds. A pilot and two passengers were on board. All three were taken to the hospital. There were no fatalities. Several vehicles in the parking lot were damaged.
The epicenter of the 5.8-magnitude earthquake was believed to be between the northeastern Jehlum city of Punjab province and Mirpur district of Azad Kashmir, Lt. Gen. Mohammad Afzal, chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority, told reporters.
All the deaths have been reported from Mirpur district of Azad Kashmir, bordering Pakistani province of Punjab.
“Medical emergency has been declared in all the hospitals in Mirpur, and our teams are on way to the affected areas,” Afzal said.
The town of Mirpur on the banks of Mangla Dam lake was badly shaken by tremors, lasting nearly 10 seconds, said Mushtaq Minhas, information minister of Azad Kashmir.
Local disaster management official Saeed ur Rehman confirmed that a residential building has collapsed in Jatlaan town of Mirpur, injuring 50 people, including women and children.
WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. – Emergency officials confirmed to Channel 11 that one person is dead following a crash on Route 22 in Westmoreland County Monday morning.
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The crash involved a Buick and a Jeep in the eastbound lanes of the highway.
There was a large law enforcement presence at the crash scene between routes 819 and 119 when the crash happened just before 9 a.m.
Police said three people were inside the vehicle when the crash happened. All three were transported to area hospitals. The front seat passenger, a 23-year-old man, died at the hospital. The driver, a 24-year-old man, was treated and released and the rear passenger, a 23-year-old man, is in stable condition.The crash happened at the intersection of Lysle Boulevard and Center Street around 7 a.m. Police said the vehicle was traveling west on Lysle Boulevard when it struck into the building.
York Fair chief executive officer Bryan Blair said one person fell from a car on the Giant Wheel on the midway at about 8 p.m. Friday. He said the other person in the car didn’t fall but couldn’t confirm Saturday whether the person was on the ride or on the ground. He said both were taken to York Hospital, which has released no information about their condition.
The accident happened near where Route 8 intersects with Airport Road.
Injuries have been reported.
It is not known how many were injured or the extent of those injuries.
A list of names of those killed and injured were released Monday:
- Leilah Hernandez, 15, of Odessa
- Joe Griffith, 40, of Odessa
- Mary Granados, 29, of Odessa
- Edwin Peregrino, 25, of Odessa
- Rodolfo Julio Arco, 57, of Odessa
- Kameron Karltness Brown, 30, of Brownwood
- Raul Garcia, 35, El Paso
- Quadri Fatai, 41, of Houston
- Nathan Hernandez, 18, of Odessa
- Marc Gonzalez, 38, of Odessa
- Zachary Owens, an officer at Midland Police Department
- Timmoth Beard, 55, of San Antonio
- James Santana, an officer at Odessa Police Department
- Glenda Dempsy, 62, of Odessa
- Marco Corral, 62, of San Diego, CA.
- Coy Edge, 53, of Odessa
- Joseph Glide, 60, of Odessa
- Anderson Davis, 17-months-old, of Odessa
- Daniel Munoz, 28, of Yuma, AZ.
- Robert Cavasoz, 38, of Alice, TX.
- Maria Boado, 27, of Hialeah, FL.
- Efe Obayagbona, 45, of Rockport, TX.
- Chuck Pryor, a trooper at the Texas Department of Public Safety
- Timmothy, Hardaway, 54, of Brownwood
- Jesus Alvirez, 21, of Gardendale
- Lilia Diaz, 46, of Odessa
- Krystal Lee, 36, of Odessa
- Larry Shores, 34, of Odessa
- Juvenile male, 9, of Odessa
JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WJAC) — Somerset County dispatchers said five people were taken to the hospital after a head-on collision happened in Jefferson Township on Saturday.
Officials said the crash happened around 10 a.m. in the area of Glades Pike and Fire Tower Road.
According to dispatchers, those involved in the crash were taken by helicopter and ambulance to multiple hospitals.
Route 31 at the Somerset-Westmoreland county line was closed for about 2 1/2 hours, officials said.
State police are investigating the cause of the crash.
MCDOWELL CO., N.C. (WSPA) – Officials said two people were admitted and another person was still being evaluated at area hospitals Tuesday after a school bus crashed down an embankment in McDowell County Monday night.
North Carolina Highway Patrol officials said the crash happened on Highway 226 near the top of Cox Creek just before 9 p.m.
A Florida man shot and killed his wife, mother-in-law and 3-year-old daughter before killing himself, police in Florida said Monday.
Pembroke Pines police and fire personnel were dispatched to a home just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday and found Pablo Colon, Jr., 35, his wife, Sandra, 36, his mother-in-law, Olga Alvarez, 61, and Colon’s 3-year-old daughter dead from gunshot wounds, police said in a statement.
Detectives concluded Colon killed his family members before fatally shooting himself, police said Monday.
Source: Florida man killed wife, 3-year-old daughter, mother-in-law and himself, police sayPembroke Pines Police Department
9500 Pines Boulevard · Pembroke Pines · Florida 33024
Administrative Phone – 954-436-3200
24 Hour Dispatch – 954-431-2200
PIO On-Call Number – 954-252-5029
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Pembroke Pines Police Department at 954-431-2200,
email to email@example.com, or call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.
ASSIGNED PIO: Captain Adam Feiner
DATE OF MEDIA RELEASE: Monday, 08.26.2019
TIME OF MEDIA RELEASE: 2:30 a.m.
CASE NUMBER: PPPD19OFF050776
CHARGE/INCIDENT: Homicide / Suicide
DATE OF OCCURRENCE: Sunday, 08.25.2019
TIME OF OCCURRENCE: 8:27 p.m.
PLACE OF OCCURRENCE: 1657 SW 156 Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028 (Grand
Palms Residential Community)
VICTIM(S) – NAME, AGE, DOB, RACE, SEX, ADDRESS:
Victim #1: Suspect’s wife / Sandra Colon / DOB 07.30.1983
Victim #2: Suspect’s mother in-law / Olga Alvarez / DOB 03.18.1958
Victim #3: Suspect’s 3-year-old daughter (deceased)
Victim #4: Suspect’s 3-year-old daughter (surviving victim)
SUSPECT(S) – NAME, AGE, DOB, RACE, SEX, ADDRESS:
Suspect #1: Pablo Colon, Jr. / DOB 10.23.1983
Police said officers responded to a call about a stabbing at a home in Riverside, Ohio, Monday evening. The suspect fled the scene and crashed into a tree miles down the road, police said. At some point, the suspect allegedly jumped behind the wheel of a responding officer’s empty police cruiser and took off. He crashed into another police cruiser before slamming into two occupied cars outside the Dayton Metro Library, officials told Cleveland’s Fox 8 reported.