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Ronald Tarentino: ‘Massachusetts police officer’ shot dead, shooter killed

Ronald Tarentino: Massachusetts police officer shot dead; shooter killed

Ronald Tarentino, an Auburn police officer was slain Sunday morning and the Worcester man who allegedly killed him was shot to death 18 hours later, the culmination of a chaotic, daylong manhunt that included the shooting of a Massachusetts state trooper. Jorge Zambrano, 35, allegedly shot officer Ronald Tarentino, 42, around 12:30 a.m. Sunday during a traffic stop in Auburn. ... Read More »

Three Mount Everest Climbers Die on Their Way Down

Three Mount Everest Climbers Die on Their Way Down

Mount Everest claimed the lives of three climbers and a Sherpa last week, the first deaths reported on the world’s highest mountain this year. Among them was a woman who was attempting to prove that vegans can succeed at the toughest physical challenges. Lecturer Maria Strydom, from Melbourne, Australia, was reported to have died from altitude sickness. Dutchman Eric Arnold, ... Read More »

Tanishq Abraham: 12-Year-Old Readying For University Life

Tanishq Abraham: 12-Year-Old Readying For University Life

A 12-year-old student will add to his three college degrees by attending one of two California Universities he has been accepted to, The Associated Press reports. Tanishq Abraham, of Sacramento, received acceptances to the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the University of California, Davis. He plans to study bio-engineering. Read More »

Kalamazoo: Jason Dalton bound over to trial following wild outburst in court (Video)

Kalamazoo: Jason Dalton bound over to trial following wild outburst in court

KALAMAZOO, MI — Jason Dalton will stand trial for the Kalamazoo shooting spree that left six dead and two seriously injured. Jason Dalton, 45, of Cooper Township, appeared in court for a preliminary examination today, where Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Getting presented testimony and evidence against him. Kalamazoo County District Judge Christopher Haenicke’s ruling came Friday afternoon after a day ... Read More »

Mullah Mansoor killed in Pakistan, US military says

Mullah Mansoor killed in Pakistan, US military says

Taliban leader Mullah Mansoor has been killed in a US airstrike in a remote area of western Pakistan, according to a senior Taliban commander. According to the local media reports, U.S. unmanned aircraft on early Sunday morning fired two missiles at a vehicle which was believed to carry Mullah Mansoor and his colleague in Ahmad Wal, a small town which ... Read More »

Tukwila named most dangerous city in America, SafeWise study

Tukwila named most dangerous city in America, SafeWise Study

Tukwila has been named the most dangerous city in America, according to home security consultant website SafeWise. The report by SafeWise said they analyzed FBI crime report statistics from 2014 for all cities with a population of more than 10,000, and then tallied the number of violent crimes, which they defined as murder, robbery, aggravated assault, and forcible rape, and ... Read More »

Hidden gold ring found at Auschwitz after 70 years (Photo)

Hidden gold ring found at Auschwitz after 70 years (Photo)

Staffers at the Auschwitz Museum have found a gold ring hidden in a false bottom of one of the cups on display in the main exhibition. The mug, one of thousands of kitchenware items seized by Nazi guards from those deported to the camp in southern Poland during World War II, was found to have an inside double bottom, under ... Read More »

USS Zumwalt: “Captain Kirk” takes delivery of US Navy’s futuristic stealth destroyer

USS Zumwalt: Captain Kirk takes delivery of US Navy's futuristic stealth destroyer

The US Navy announced Friday that it accepted delivery of the future USS Zumwalt, the lead ship of the Navy’s next-generation of multi-mission surface combatants. Sailors’ uniforms and personal effects, supplies and spare parts are being moved aboard the 610-foot warship in anticipation of crew members taking on their new charge, said Capt. James Kirk, the destroyer’s skipper. The Zumwalt ... Read More »