Monday in the Queen City: 3 weekend shootings, lithium litigation, carbon cancellation, game bar and more
Coastal windmills like this could eventually dot North Carolina's coast after Duke Energy won an offshore wind lease auction.(Sean Gallup/Getty Images) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Whether readers like to wake up with a coffee and croissant from Amélie's or sip corporate caffeine from Starbucks, we hope anyone who puts eyes on today's Roundup feels energized as two stories deal with power sources. As the world faces a lithium shortage, a mining operation is facing pushback in Gaston County over attempts to startdigging.
The Philly Four: Protesters demand city addresses poor conditions in prisons
Hospitals across the country are struggling to deal with labor costs that surged over the course of the pandemic. Between 2019 and March 2022, labor costs rose by 37% per patient. The largest driver behind this increase was the cost of traveling nurses, who earn three times as much as staff nurses. On top of those costs, worker shortages in every aspect at hospitals has compounded the problem.
Further details emerge following teenager's shooting in Pinal County
(Casa Grande, Ariz.) — The Pinal County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the shooting of an as-yet-unidentified 17-year-old male near Casa Grande last week, and it revealed new details on Wednesday.
Multiple people, including high school basketball star, left injured after shooting at house party in North Las Vegas
Las Vegas residents are spooked after hearing gunshots at a house party late Saturday night, 16th April in the North Las Vegas Valley. Authorities received reports of gunshots in one of the houses of the gated community near Lone Mountain Road around 11:15 pm. When officers from the North Las Vegas Police Department arrived at the 4900 Block of Support Street, they found a group of people leaving the area.
Former NBA-Star Adreian Payne Dies In A Shooting In Orlando
Adreian Payne was shot and died in Orlando, Florida, early Monday morning, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. He was 22 years old. Former Michigan State standout was taken to the hospital, where he was declared deceased upon arrival.
Monday in Charlotte: Shopping center shooting, CMS's new principal policy, spooky NC sites and more
Friday marks the unluckiest day of the year.(Anne Nygård/Unsplash) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Good morning, Charlotte! Readers' warm weekends will transition into a similarly sunny workweek, with Monday, May 9 kicking it off with a Vitamin D-infused sky and 74-degree high. Tuesday and Wednesday continue the clear-skyed trend, but expect clouds on Thursday and high chances of rain on Friday and Saturday, according to Weather.com.
3 People Killed on Mothers' Day In Georgian Appartment
Three people were killed and three others were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex in Georgia on Mother's Day, according to police. The suspect or suspects responsible for the attack have been identified and are being sought by law enforcement officials.
Runaway Girl Nilexia B. Alexander Found Dead At Fatal Shooting
Police said shots were fired in the 100 block of Floribraska Avenue North at 3:15 a.m. Friday, according to reports. Several gunshots were reported by neighbors, as well as the sound of a vehicle departing the location.
Monday in Portland: Portland receives $10M in state funding to clean up the city & more top stories
(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Monday, April 25 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Portland receives $10M in state funding to clean up trash around the city.
2 Killed, 2 Injured in Back of the Yards Shooting, Man Shot in Bronzeville Store
Chicago finally saw 80-degree weather, but the city also saw a violent spring day as four men were shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, and a man was shot inside a Bronzeville store on Saturday.
Man Critically Injured in Police Involved Shooting, 10 People Shot in 2 Days in Chicago
After being shot by police in the Pullman neighborhood Friday evening, a man is in critical condition. According to NBC Chicago, the incident happened near East 113th Street and South Langley Avenue. At around 5:30 p.m., officers responded to a call of a man with a gun. As they arrived, the suspect aimed his weapon at officers, and at least one officer shot the individual, authorities said.
South Carolina Just Had Two Mass Shootings In 24 Hours
There have already been 30 Mass Shootings in the US this April. Mike Kalasnik from Charlotte, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, WikiCommons. Visitors to South Carolina's Columbiana Centre Mall found themselves in a state of panic this past Saturday as a mass shooting occurred inside the shopping center ; at least 14 were injured. The following morning, another mass shooting occurred at at rural South Carolina bar, injuring nine more victims.
The Philly Four: Suspected subway shooter has ties to Philadelphia
House passes bill to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls' sports. The Pennsylvania House passed a bill on Tuesday night to ban transgender girls from competing in girl school sports. The bill encompasses K-12 school teams, college sports, intramurals and club teams sponsored by school entities and requires transgender girls to compete on teams based on their sex at birth. However, Governor Tom Wolf said that if the bill makes its way to his desk he will veto it.
Morris Plains Officer Cleared in Shooting Fatality
A state grand jury has voted not to file criminal charges against Sergeant Christopher Cornine, of the Morris Plains Police Department, after the killing of Timothy O’Shea on July 14, 2020.
The gun used by the suspect in the Brooklyn subway shooting jammed during the chaos, according to police sources.
The gun used by the monster who opened fire on a crowded Brooklyn subway Tuesday jammed in the midst of the bloodshed — preventing him from causing more carnage, law enforcement sources told The Post.
Subway Attack in Brooklyn: Suspect Identified
Person of interest in the Brooklyn subway shooting: Frank R. James.(NYPD News/Twitter) At just before 8:30 am on Tuesday, the Manhattan-bound N-train approached the 36th Street station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and underwent an ordeal that no one should ever have to endure.
Couple Found Dead in Uptown Senior Home
Chicago police are investigating the deaths of a man, and a woman found dead inside their apartment in a senior home in the Uptown neighborhood. According to NBC Chicago, police responded to a well-being check on Sunday at approximately 8:30 p.m. at an apartment building in the 1000 block of West Montrose Ave. They located two individuals, a 79-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman, dead in the apartment's bedroom.
Man Shot on CTA Bus After Argument
As violence continues to flood the streets of Chicago, incidents on Chicago Transit Authority are rising as well after a man was shot on a bus on Sunday. According to ABC 7 News, an argument transpired between the victim and another passenger on a bus in Lawndale's 700 block of South Pulaski. Chicago police said multiple shots were fired around 12:15 a.m., and the victim, a 31-year-old man, was struck in the right leg. The CTA bus driver halted the bus after hearing the gunshots, and the offender exited the bus and fled north.
Shooting at American Dream Mall, East Rutherford, NJ
One Person Shot in Chest Twice at American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, NJ on Thursday Night. NJ police are investigating a shooting that took place at the American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, NJ Thursday night at approximately 5:50 PM.