In Other News

March 18, 2014

In Other News, March 18

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Boy, 14, fatally shoots two men during drug sale

A 14-year-old Cobb County boy has been charged with two counts of homicide for allegedly killing two men during a drug deal, police said Monday. — The Atlanta-Journal Constitution

News helicopter crashes by Seattle’s Space Needle, killing two

A news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle Tuesday morning, killing two aboard and injuring one on the ground, officials said. The chopper, operated by local television network KOMO, an ABC affiliate, and also used by KING5, an NBC affiliate, went down near Seattle’s Space Needle. Three vehicles were set ablaze after the crash, sending large plumes of smoke into the air. — NBC News

Pentagon: Navy Yard shooting could have been prevented

The U.S. military could have prevented a deadly shooting spree last fall at the Washington Navy Yard if officials hadn’t missed a “pattern of misconduct and disturbing behavior” by the defense contractor who killed 12 people, Defense Department officials said. — The Wall Street Journal

New Jersey teen Rachel Canning agrees to dismiss lawsuit against her parents

The case of Rachel Canning, the Morris County teenager who sued her parents for support after moving out of their house, ended when her lawsuit was dismissed. — The Star-Ledger

Stephanie Hamman claimed devil told her to stab husband for ‘worshiping’ NASCAR, say police

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is accused of attempted first-degree murder after police say she tried to kill her husband with a kitchen knife after accusing him of “worshiping” the NASCAR race at Bristol. — WPTV

Mom used ‘body as speed bump’ to save twins from rolling car

LAWRENCE, Mass. —A Lawrence mother says her instincts just kicked in when she used her body to stop her rolling car that had her two young children inside. — WCVB


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