Guatemala Death Toll Reaches 56

Guatemala Death Toll Reaches 56

Several hundred people are still missing in Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala, after a landslide enveloped the entire village. Rescuers have been desperately searching for the missing. Presently, 56 people are confirmed dead. The incident commander for Guatemala’s disaster reduction office, Sergio Cabanas, confirmed the new death tally Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. He reported to the AFP news agency that […]

Truck Collision Causes Concrete Structure to Collapse Trapping North Iredell High School Students

Truck Collision Causes Concrete Structure to Collapse Trapping North Iredell High School Students

On Oct. 3, 2:15 p.m., a truck hit the concrete structure outside Iredell County High School, in North Carolina. Firefighters reported on Twitter that the damaged concrete structure fell on 20 students, trapping them underneath the fallen rubble. The report also revealed that 16 students were injured in the collapse. Three of them were seriously injured. Several agencies arrived on the […]

Kimber Edwards Death Penalty Reduced by Governor Nixon

Kimber Edwards Death Penalty Reduced by Governor Nixon

Kimber Edwards had been sentenced to death, which was scheduled for Oct. 6. Although it had been originally scheduled for May 12, an order granted the defense attorney a clemency request. Edwards was convicted of hiring Orthell Wilson to kill his ex-wife, Kimberly Cantrell, in Aug. 2000. The convicted criminal, supposedly, had her killed so he would […]