In Other News

June 15, 2014

In Other News, June 15

Editor’s note: “In Other News” is a list of state, national and global headlines compiled by The Daily Citizen news staff. To suggest a story, email the appropriate link to The deadline is 3 p.m.

Cyclist who refuses to run red light in Boston punched in face

An investigation is underway after a cyclist was allegedly punched in the face by a driver for refusing to run a red light. — WCVB

Connecticut hoarder killed in floor collapse

A 66-year-old Connecticut woman was found dead in the basement of her home after the first floor collapsed under the weight of a waist-deep pile of newspapers, bottles and other household detritus, local police said on Sunday. — Chicago Tribune

Three children injured by fiery cannon blast in Civil War re-enactment

Three children were injured at a parade in Utah on Saturday when a cannon set off by a Civil War re-enactment group caused a fiery explosion. — The Washington Times

Arlington approves residential, office project that will also replace ‘Deep Throat garage’

One of the most historic journalism sites of the past half-century will soon vanish, following a decision by the Arlington County Board on Saturday to demolish the building and parking garage where FBI official Mark Felt secretly met with Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward during the Watergate investigation. — The Washington Post

KFC probes whether scarred girl was asked to leave

KFC Corp. says it’s investigating allegations that an employee in Jackson, Miss., asked a 3-year-old to leave a restaurant because her facial injuries frightened other patrons. A spokesman says KFC is also giving $30,000 toward her medical bills. — The Washington Post


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