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Las Vegas: Mass Shooting, dead, injured (videos)

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Active Shooter Mandalay Bay Resort (strip) Las Vegas, hundreds of police at scene, multiple injuries reported (VIDEO)

FLIGHTS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED IN AND OUT OF AIRPORT / Multiple injuries reported / update – at least two dead – 24 injured NBCNEWS.COM Las Vegas police were investigating reports of an active shooter near or inside Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Sunday night, the city’s police department said on Twitter. Mandalay Bay is located on […]

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One Dead, One Injured in rockfall from El Capitan at Yosemite National Park

Barbara Campbell/npr.org / One person has been killed and another injured by a rockfall from El Capitan, according to authorities at Yosemite National Park in California. A statement says rangers are assessing the situation but the park remains open. “The release point appears to be near the “Waterfall Route”, a popular climbing route on the […]

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Fires Bearing down on Glacier and Yosemite National Parks

Matt Volz and Sudhin Thanawala HELENA (AP) – Firefighters across the U.S. West struggled with wind-driven flames, hot temperatures and dry conditions even after the unofficial end to a summer of devastating wildfires, including those bearing down on two popular national parks. The dozens of fires burning across the Western United States and Canada have […]

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Times Square New York City: Four women arrested for hassling tourists for tips

August 10-17 nydailynews.com /By Rocco Parascandola – Four desnudas were busted in Times Square Thursday afternoon for getting overly aggressive with tourists, police said. The desnudas, scantily clad women in eye-popping costumes who hustle tourists for tips, were taken into custody near Broadway and W. 45th St. about 2:45 p.m. Charges against them were pending. […]

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New York City: Tourist from Italy stabbed in front of Trump Hotel while snapping pictures

nydailynews.com / BY Victoria Edwards Rocco Parascandola A tourist snapping photos was stabbed in the back in Columbus Circle on Sunday afternoon by an apparently homeless man.   The victim, Martus Martins-Machado, 23, was standing with his luggage in front of Trump International Hotel on Central Park West about 1:30 p.m. when he was attacked, […]

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Tennessee: Young Hiker Survives nearly two weeks lost in forest

independent.co.uk/A teenager who went missing in a dense Tennessee forest for 11 days has been found in “good condition”. Austin Bohanan got lost after being separated from his stepfather during a hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The 18-year-old, who managed to survive for nearly two weeks without any food, said he was […]

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Canadian Tourist Assaulted, Robbed in New York City Hotel

Tourist Robbed of 12,000 US Dollars amny.com reported police are searching for three men who attacked a Canadian tourist and stole thousands of dollars in cash from his Manhattan hotel room. The 31-year-old tourist was staying at Hotel 309 on West 14th Street in Chelsea, police said. He had apparently invited one of the men […]

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California/Mexico border: Cal. couple hiking lost for five days in desert found alive

latimes.com reported a Los Angeles couple who went missing during a visit to the desert wandered for five days, drinking their own urine to survive, before they were discovered by the U.S. Border Patrol, according to a friend of the couple. On Friday, the LAPD confirmed that Mariya Mitkova, 27, and Aaron Morganstein, 33, were […]

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Orlando Florida Tourist District Hotbed for vehicle break-ins

NEARLY 1000 VEHICLES BROKEN INTO SO FAR IN 2016 IN ORLAND TOURIST DISTRICT clickorlando.com reported from Jan 1, 2016 to Oct. 11, 2016, the tourist district of Orlando, known internally as Sector 5, saw 901 auto burglaries, compared to 355 in the same area for all of 2015, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office […]

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