KRON 4 Coverage of the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at SFO. Courtesy Fred Hayes/CNN Sorry about the poor quality.
Two people died after a Boeing 777 from South Korea crashed Saturday upon landing at San Francisco’s airport, sending up a huge fireball, shedding its tail and spinning before screeching to a stop. Asiana Airlines Flight 214 left Seoul’s Incheon International Airport earlier Saturday, according to FlightAware, a website that offers tracking services for private and commercial air traffic. An airline spokesman in Seoul told CNN that 291 passengers and 16 staff members were aboard when it crashed around 11:30 a.m. (2:30 p.m. ET). Two people have died, San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White said. She said around 4:10 p.m that more than 60 people were unaccounted for. But about 1½ hours later, Assistant Deputy Chief Dale Carnes from the same San Francisco fire department
A suspect has been killed by police after a shooting spree that spread across a Southern California city and onto a college campus, leaving “at least” six people dead. Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks said the incident began just before noon on Friday when emergency calls reported shots fired and a house on fire. Upon arriving at the scene, they found a home engulfed in flames, and the bodies of at least two adult men inside. A woman was also found shot in the arm in a car outside the home and was taken to hospital. Students evacuate the campus Chief Seabrooks said the shooting continued as the suspect car-jacked a vehicle and travelled westward from that scene toward Santa Monica College, randomly shooting and killing several people on the way. The suspect
Famous Suicide Notes Clara Blandick Clara Blandick (June 4, 1880 – April 15, 1962) was an American actress. Her many film appearances include the role of Auntie Em in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. Throughout the 1950s, Blandick’s health steadily began to fail. She started going blind and began suffering from severe arthritis. On April 15, 1962, she returned home from Palm Sunday services at her church. Her residence was 1735 North Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles, California. She began rearranging her room, placing her favorite photos and memorabilia in prominent places. She laid out her resume and a collection of press clippings from her lengthy career. She dressed immaculately, in an elegant royal blue dressing gown. Then, with her hair properly styled, she took an overdose of sleeping
Massachusetts State Police released thermal footage showing the moments leading up to the capture of the 19-year-old Boston marathon bombing suspect who was arrested late Friday. Thermal footage shows the captured Boston marathon bombing suspect setting off two bombs inside the boat shortly before his arrest. A police helicopter thermal imaging camera was used to film Chechen suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the boat which showed the suspect as he was attempting to pull back the tarp covering to hide from police before he set off two bombs in what seemed to be a suicide attempt. The suspect was discovered and reported by the boat owner who saw blood on the cruiser. Police captured Tsarnaev bloodied in the backyard boat after a wild car chase and gun battle that left his older brother dead and
Animals, like peoples, often in the news. Let’s look at the animal kingdom and get acquainted with our smaller brethren, which were mentioned in the news around the world in the first months of 2013. Marten, who ran on the field during a championship match in Switzerland on football between “Zurich” and “Tun” bit defender “Zurich” Loris Benito, when he tried to remove it from the site, March 10, 2013. (Reuters / Pascal Lauener) Dog running on the track during the sprint sled dog race in Wallgau, Germany, March 2, 2013. Over 100 sleds participated in the race at a distance of 3.7 to 40 kilometers. (Johannes Eisele / AFP / Getty Images) Temporary shelter worker feeds a baby monkey night two weeks after birth west of Bogota, Colombia, 18 February 2013.
Google News and other news collector may continue to exhibit short news articles on their web sites without being forced to pay to deliver content to their visitors. German lawmakers in a parliamentary vote which was held today voted in favor of tech giant Google and other sites that collect news, giving a blow to traditional news publishers, including names like Axel Springer AG (SPR) and Bertelsmann SE. The majority of lawmakers from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition have allowed companies such as Google to display “single words or very small text fragments in their web pages” by referring to the original publishers news without paying any cost. On the basis of the new law, the content of news which exceed these limits, the publishers retain the exclusive right to use