Showgirls among victims as suspect arrested

Three people were hospitalised in a critical condition and another three were in a stable condition. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said the names of the two people killed were being withheld until their relatives can be notified. “Locals and tourists are the victims of this crime,” Deputy Chief Lombardo said at a news conference. … Read more

Ex-police officer kills 23 children asleep in nursery

A manhunt was launched but the assailant fled home and killed himself, his wife and his child, according to the Central Investigation Bureau. His white Vigo pickup truck was found abandoned at a nearby house having been torched. At the Child Care Center in Uthai Sawan Subdistrict Administrative Organization, dozens of bodies covered in blood were … Read more

Family release picture as teenager who died in suspected knife attack in Gateshead is named

The family of a 14-year-old boy who sadly died following a suspected assault in Gateshead have shared a photo as his community is in mourning. The fourteen-year-old who died in the early hours of yesterday morning has now been named as Tomasz Oleszak, Northumbria Police confirmed. The death of the teenager in the Aycliffe Crescent … Read more

Heysham gas explosion that killed toddler George Hinds caused by reckless neighbour trying to sell copper pipes

A two-year-old boy died in a huge explosion because his ‘reckless’ neighbour wanted to sell the copper pipes in his council house for £400. George Hinds died when Darren Greenham’s drink and drug fuelled late night DIY sent dangerous quantities of gas flowing into the home where he lived on Mallowdale Avenue, Heysham. Experts said … Read more

Chris Kaba was not being chased by police before he was shot dead, inquest hears

On the evening of September 5, Armed officers in an unmarked police car spotted the Audi parked in the Camberwell Green area of south London and started to follow it. Mr Brown explained: “The officers did not activate their lights or sirens while following the vehicle. The intention was to use an ‘enforced stop extraction’ … Read more

‘An amazing friend to many’ – Gateshead mourns loss of 14-year-old boy as police launch murder investigation

Heartfelt tributes have been left at the entrance to a Gateshead nature park following the death of a 14-year-old boy. Colourful bouquets of flowers have been placed around the police cordon at Whitehills Nature Park, in the Springwell area of Gateshead, in memory of the teenager who tragically died following a suspected assault last night. … Read more

British botanists beaten to death and fed to crocodiles, court hears

A pair of respected British botanists was murdered by a South African kidnap gang and their bodies thrown in a river to be eaten by crocodiles, a court has heard. Rod Saunders, 74 and his wife Rachel, 63, were attacked four years ago as they searched for wild seeds in the eastern KwaZulu-Natal province for … Read more

Anglers’ prize-winning catch had something fishy inside it

The walleye fish they presented looked as if they should have weighed around four pounds each, Mr Fischer said. When the scales hit 34lb, he – and others around him – knew something was wrong. “No way,” said one bystander. “It just kind of deflated me, because I just knew it wasn’t right,” said Mr … Read more

Tragedy as ‘beautiful, brave’ two-year-old girl dies after alleged assault in Shotton Colliery

A little girl critically injured two days ago in a County Durham village has died. The two-year-old girl has not been named by police but has been named on social media as Maya Louise Chappell. Maya Louise was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle in a critical condition after emergency services were called … Read more