Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Utah construction worker rescued after being fully buried at site, fire officials say

A Utah construction worker was rescued after being "completely buried" in an apparent accident on Monday evening, authorities said.

First responders were dispatched around 5:30 p.m. to a construction site on Upper Evergreen Drive in Summit Park, the Park City Fire Department said.

The department shared photos showing a large piece of rock face and dirt that appeared to have come loose and slid down from an elevated area around the construction site.

The construction crew and first responders worked together to dig out the buried individual, fire officials said. 

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The worker was conscious, breathing and alert when they were taken to a hospital in stable condition.

The department didn’t immediately provide details about the circumstances that led to the worker being buried.

Summit Park is located about 21 miles east of Salt Lake City, and about 12 miles northwest of Park City.

Florida judge who approved FBI raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago once represented Jeffrey Epstein's employees: report

A Florida judge who signed the search warrant allowing the FBI to raid former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate was once linked to Jeffrey Epstein, according to a report.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/florida-judge-approved-fbi-raid-trumps-mar-a-lago-once-represented-jeffrey-epsteins-employees-report

Americans are fed up with billionaires. Washington needs to get the wealthy to pay up

Imagine if America's ultra-wealthy invested the financial gains they made during the pandemic in affordable housing, child care centers or any of our country's other urgent human needs.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/09/perspectives/billionaire-wealth-inequality-inflation-reduction-act/index.html

Beluga whale stuck in French river to be moved

The whale, usually found in arctic waters, has swam up the river Seine and become trapped 50 miles north west of Paris.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2022/08/09/beluga-whale-seine-river-france-lon-orig-ao.cnn

Double shooting in DC injures 3-year-old girl, 13-year-old boy

Two children were shot in Washington, D.C. Monday night, police said.

A 13-year-old boy and 3-year-old girl are the victims. Both juveniles were found conscious and alert when officers responded to the scene. The 3-year-old, police said, was grazed by a bullet. Both victims were taken to local hospitals. 

The call for the shooting came in at 8:45 p.m. 

A police spokeswoman told Fox News a suspect has not been identified nor arrested in the case. They are looking for a suspect in a dark Nissan with tinted windows, Fox 32 reports.

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Police say both children are expected to recover. They are asking anyone for information to call 202-727-9099. 

Monday, August 8, 2022

Washington man taken into custody for shooting in Snohomish

A suspect is in custody after a man was shot and killed at a home in Snohomish on Sunday morning, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Just after 11:30 a.m., deputies responded to a reported domestic violence incident involving a firearm on 57th Avenue Southeast, KIRO-TV reported. When deputies arrived, they confirmed that a man in his late 50s had been shot.

The victim was taken to an area hospital, but he died from his injuries.

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The 30-year-old suspect barricaded himself on the property, but he eventually surrendered to police and was taken into custody.

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The suspect and victim knew each other and there are no outstanding suspects, according to the sheriff’s office. Major crimes detectives were called to the scene and will be investigating the shooting.

West Virginia 14-year-old fatally shoots domestic abuser

A 14-year-old is accused of fatally shooting an adult following an ongoing domestic incident, West Virginia State Police said.

The shooting was reported Sunday afternoon at a residence near Fort Gay, police said in a statement. Officers arrived to find the adult dead on the porch of the home, police said.

An investigation found the juvenile shot the adult following domestic violence incidents throughout the day in which the adult was the aggressor, police told news outlets.

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The teen was placed in the custody of child protective services and the ongoing investigation was turned over to the Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney for further review, police said.

Utah construction worker rescued after being fully buried at site, fire officials say

A Utah construction worker was rescued after being "completely buried" in an apparent accident on Monday evening, authorities sai...