“Murder spree” leaves 5 dead in 2 shootings, police say

“Murder spree” leaves 5 dead in 2 shootings, police say

Five people are dead, including the suspected gunman, in two shootings Saturday that police called a “horrific murder spree” in Johnson County, Kentucky, CBS affiliate WKYT reports.  “This has been a horrific murder spree,” said Johnson County Sheriff Dwayne Price. Officials with Kentucky State Police told WKYT they got the call of the shooting around 3:40 p.m. Saturday. According to WKYT, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office said they found two people dead in the kitchen…

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3 dead in helicopter crash in Grand Canyon

3 dead in helicopter crash in Grand Canyon

Last Updated Feb 11, 2018 7:51 AM EST PHOENIX — A tour helicopter carrying seven people on board crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three people and injuring four others.  Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed around 5:20 p.m. Saturday on the Hualapai Nation near Quartermaster Canyon, Hualapai Nation Police Chief Francis Bradley said, according to CBS affiliate KPHO. The four who were injured…

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Helicopter crashes in the Grand Canyon

Helicopter crashes in the Grand Canyon

A helicopter on Saturday crashed in the Grand Canyon, authorities said. Hualapai Nation police Chief Francis Bradley told CBS Phoenix affiliate KPHO three people had been killed. Local authorities said at least seven people were on board.   Allen Kenitzer with the FAA Office of Communications said the cause of the crash is not known. Kenitzer said the aircraft, a Eurocopter EC130, sustained substantial damage.  It’s unclear where the crash occurred.  KPHO reported the FAA…

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College Republican “freedom rally” leads to several arrests

College Republican “freedom rally” leads to several arrests

SEATTLE — Five people were arrested and several fights broke out Saturday at a “freedom rally” hosted by the College Republicans group University of Washington. The rally was met by a large group of counter-protesters, CBS affiliate KIRO-TV reports. College Republicans invited the Vancouver, Washington, based right-wing group Patriot Prayer to speak in Red Square for a “freedom rally.” No officers were injured. Seattle police said they assisted in providing security. Seattle Police did not advise…

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Olympics “draws hackers like flies to a candle”

Olympics “draws hackers like flies to a candle”

Officials in South Korea are investigating a security breach at the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony. A spectator manged to slide down the ramp leading to the Olympic Flame, and wandered around the stage during a performance. He was taken away by security. Meanwhile, Olympic organizers are investigating a possible cyberattack on their internet and WiFi systems before the Opening Ceremony. There were no serious problems, but officials are concerned that the Games could be targeted…

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Kim Cattrall to Sarah Jessica Parker: “You are not my friend”

Kim Cattrall to Sarah Jessica Parker: “You are not my friend”

NEW YORK — Kim Cattrall has a message for Sarah Jessica Parker: Spare me your sympathy. Cattrall lashed out Saturday at her former “Sex and the City” co-star after Parker expressed her condolences over the death of Cattrall’s brother, Chris. “Your continuous reaching out is a painful reminder of how cruel you really were then and now,” Cattrall wrote on Instagram. “Let me make this VERY clear. (If I haven’t already) You are not my…

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Winter Olympics “draws hackers like flies to a candle,” cybersecurity expert says

Winter Olympics “draws hackers like flies to a candle,” cybersecurity expert says

Officials in South Korea are investigating a security breach at the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony. A spectator manged to slide down the ramp leading to the Olympic Flame, and wandered around the stage during a performance. He was taken away by security. Meanwhile, Olympic organizers are investigating a possible cyberattack on their internet and WiFi systems before the Opening Ceremony. There were no serious problems, but officials are concerned that the Games could be targeted…

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Omarosa briefly leaves “Celebrity Big Brother” house for medical attention

Omarosa briefly leaves “Celebrity Big Brother” house for medical attention

Last Updated Feb 10, 2018 8:24 PM EST Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman briefly left the set of “Celebrity Big Brother” Friday night for medical attention, CBS News has confirmed. CBS said she returned Saturday. She received medical treatment for an asthma attack, CBS said. The issue will be addressed during Sunday’s episode.  Concern over her health first emerged after a hushed conversation between contestants Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ross Matthews after a…

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Omarosa leaves “Celebrity Big Brother” house for medical attention

Omarosa leaves “Celebrity Big Brother” house for medical attention

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman left the set of “Celebrity Big Brother” Friday night for medical attention, CBS News has confirmed. It is unclear if or when Newman will be returning to the house to resume filming.  It is unclear if or when Newman will be returning to the house to resume filming. The nature of her condition is still unclear.  Concern over her health first emerged after a hushed conversation between contestants…

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Double-decker bus crash kills 18

Double-decker bus crash kills 18

HONG KONG — A double-decker bus crashed in a Hong Kong suburb on Saturday evening, killing 18 people and injuring dozens more, authorities in the southern Chinese city said. Local media reports said the bus tipped over, and quoted passengers as saying the bus was full and traveling very fast. The death toll included 15 men and three women, a police spokeswoman said on customary condition of anonymity. Another 47 people were injured and taken…

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