Tuesday, Oct 25th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here All News At a Glance Domestic Glance

Imam's killing called 'hate crime' by Muslims as NYPD hunts for suspect

Imam's killing in NYCNew York police are searching for the man who fatally shot the leader of a mosque and his friend as they left afternoon prayers in their working-class neighborhood on the border between Queens and Brooklyn.

Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, and his friend and assistant Thara Uddin, 64, were killed by shots to the head on Saturday afternoon at about 1.55pm in Ozone Park, police said. The men were taken to the hospital in critical condition and died there, deputy police inspector Henry Sautner told reporters.


Georgia cop shot dead, suspect at large

Georgia cop shot deadA suspect who shot and killed a Georgia police officer as he exited his car Saturday is still at large.

Eastman Police Officer Tim Smith was responding to a call of a suspicious person in the community about 130 miles from Atlanta when he was killed, CNN reported.

He was fatally shot after encountering the subject and exiting his vehicle, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Scott Whitley said.



Rising floodwaters leaves thousands homeless in Louisiana

Louisiana floodsAcross southern Louisiana Sunday, residents scrambled to get to safety as rivers and creeks burst their banks, swollen from days of heavy rain that in some areas came close to two feet over a 48-hour period.

In high-water vehicles, boats and helicopters, emergency crews hurried to rescue scores of south Louisiana residents as the governor warned that it was not over.


Californian blaze jumps containment line; more homes on fire

California fire jumps containment lineA blaze raging through dry vegetation in Northern California has jumped a containment line, setting several houses on fire and prompting firefighters and volunteers to evacuate horses, goats and other animals as homes burn around them.

Fire officials say evacuations were ordered in the Copsey Creek subdivision, north of Morgan Valley Road, Sunday afternoon.


Police: Man shot in Milwaukee had a gun in his hand

Milwaukee officials say shot man was armedThe black man whose killing by police touched off rioting in Milwaukee was shot by a black officer after turning toward him with a gun in his hand, the police chief said Sunday, as Wisconsin's governor put the National Guard on standby against any further violence on the city's mostly black north side.

Police Chief Edward Flynn cautioned that the shooting was still under investigation and authorities were awaiting autopsy results, but that based on the silent video from the unidentified officer's body camera, he "certainly appeared to be within lawful bounds."


N.M. police officer shot and killed; suspects in custody

NM police officer shotA police officer from the Hatch Police Department died Friday evening after being shot during a traffic stop, authorities said.

Officials took three suspects into custody hours earlier and said they were allegedly responsible for the officer shooting as well as a carjacking and shooting another man at a rest stop off Interstate 25 in a crime spree that triggered a massive manhunt.


More rain expected to drop on soggy Louisiana, Mississippi

Rain floods La. and Mis.Moderate to heavy rain continued to fall Saturday over southern Louisiana, where at least two people died and dozens had to be rescued from waist-high water that engulfed their homes. Mississippi and Alabama were also struggling with the effects of heavy precipitation.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for southwest Louisiana until 2:15 p.m. Saturday. Forecaster Donald Jones in Lake Charles, Louisiana, said the storm system was drifting slowly west from southeast Louisiana to an area along the central Gulf coast.


Page 20 of 194

America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!