Ohio judge shoots gunman dead outside court

A US judge in Ohio has fatally shot a gunman who critically wounded him in an ambush-style attack outside court.

Ohio judge shoots gunman dead outside court

Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr was shot several times just after 08:00 local time (12:00 GMT) in Steubenville on Monday morning. Sheriff Fred Abdalla told reporters the attacker and the judge exchanged about five shots each. A court officer also fired several shots at the suspect. The Jefferson County prosecutor identified the attacker as Nathaniel Richmond, […]

Wanted international steroid dealer Brian Wainstein killed in his bed

Sources suggest that Wainstein was killed in his bed next to his wife and child and that only three cellphones were stolen. Image: Ruvan Boshoff

Wanted international steroid dealer Brian Wainstein killed in his bed

Wanted “steroid kingpin” suspect Brian Wainstein was murdered in his Constantia home early Friday morning. A neighbour in the upmarket Cape Town suburb said she heard what sounded like three gunshots after hearing noises “like doors banging” after midnight. Wainstein was fighting extradition to the USA where he is suspected of dealing in millions of […]

Van crashes into dozens of people in Barcelona

At least 80 people also wounded after vehicle mounts pavement in busy Las Ramblas area of Catalan city.

Van crashes into dozens of people in Barcelona

At least 13 people have been killed and scores were injured after a white van ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona’s busy tourist area, officials said. Joaquim Forn, Catalonia’s interior minister, confirmed the death toll on Twitter. At least 80 people have been hospitalised, Catalonia’s regional head Carles Puigdemont told a news conference. Police said […]

How safe is it to be a stunt performer?

How safe is it to be a stunt performer?

Two stunt performers have died during filming in North America in the past few weeks, but how dangerous a profession were they in and what regulations are there to protect people? A stuntwoman was killed in a motorcycle accident earlier this week while filming Deadpool 2 in the Canadian city of Vancouver. Eyewitnesses said Joi […]

Hundreds feared dead in mudslide in Sierra Leone

Hundreds feared dead in mudslide in Sierra Leone

Hundreds of people are feared dead after a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, officials and witnesses say. Victor Foh, vice president of the West African country, has said many people are still buried underneath the debris. “It is likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble,” Foh told Reuters news […]

HH: Baby rescued alive two days after going missing

HH: Baby rescued alive two days after going missing

A 9-month old baby who was separated from her 9-year old brother on Tuesday during the peak of Hurricane Harvey has been rescued alive by a Virginia Emergency Response Team. The mother, Anna, told the press that the baby was with her son when as she tried assisting her disable husband to flee the disaster. […]