See the aftermath of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter was seen flying through thick plumes of white smoke on Sunday, in the aftermath of the chopper crash that killed legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant and four other people. Video of the tragic crash’s aftermath shows authorities surveying the smoldering wreckage of the Sikorsky S-76 amid thick fog in the hills above Calabasas. The aircraft went down around 10 a.m. local time, igniting a brush fire, according to The Los Angeles Times. The blaze made it tough for firefighters and emergency personnel to…

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Georgia jewelry store owner attacks a pack of robbers with a bag full of PICKLE JARS

A Georgia jewelry store owner fought off a pack of brazen thieves by hitting them with a bag full of pickle jars.  On Saturday afternoon four robbers broke into the local business in Sandy Springs while the owner, who did want to share his name or the name of his store, was out getting lunch.  As he walked back to the store, located on the corner of Abernathy and Roswell roads, he was shocked to find four people raiding his shop.  The quick-thinking owner then swung the only thing he…

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Government to overhaul smart motorways after 38 have been killed on network in last five years

The government is set to overhaul the smart motorway network after revealing 38 people have been killed on them in the last five years. A former government minister who approved the expansion of the scheme claims he was misled over the safety of the motorways that do not have hard shoulders during a trial in 2010. On one section of the M25 near misses have increased 20-fold since the hard shoulder was taken away, BBC Panorama has revealed. Smart motorways do not have a hard shoulder and drivers who break…

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FOURTH US case of coronavirus is confirmed

A fourth US case of coronavirus has been confirmed after two new patients tested positive in California today. Health officials say that both California patients, one in Orange County and the second in Los Angeles County, had recently returned from the epicenter of the outbreak in Wuhan, China. Two other cases were previously confirmed in Chicago and Snohomish County, Washington, while Canada confirmed its first case Saturday in Toronto. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said that the infected person presented themselves for testing after feeling unwell, and are…

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Dilapidated home that’s too hazardous for anyone to enter for showings hits market for $330,000

A dilapidated Washington state home that hit the market for $330,000 and is too dangerous for anyone to enter for showings has received 17 offers in just five days.  According to The Seattle Times, the three-bedroom home, located at 2502 166th Place S.E. in Bothell, needs at least $100,000 in repairs.  The photo provided by real estate company, Compass, barely shows the front of the home, which is hidden by trees.    A dilapidated Washington state home (pictured) that hit the market for $330,000 and is too dangerous for anyone to enter…

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Xtreme Justice League San Diego’s crime fighting vigilante team of real life superheros

Almost every Saturday night in downtown San Diego, a team of real-life superheros outfitted in head to toe action figure regalia convene on the steps outside the Hall of Justice. It’s a fitting location for the crime-fighting squad of volunteers that call themselves the ‘Xtreme Justice League’ and want to make very clear: they are not ‘all cosplaying basement dwellers.’ The assembled cast of capes and helmets huddle their fists together in a circle to punch the sky in unison and shout their rallying cry: ‘Extreme Justice!’ They begin patrol…

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Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash: reports

Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, an 18-time All-Star who won five NBA titles throughout an illustrious basketball career, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday outside Los Angeles, according to multiple reports. He was 41. TMZ first reported the news, which was confirmed by The Los Angeles Times, the Associated Press and other news outlets.  Officials said that Bryant was a passenger aboard a helicopter that crashed in the Los Angeles County suburb of Calabasas. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office said all five people aboard the helicopter died.  ADVERTISEMENT A…

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‘Get us out of here’: Britons call on government to come and get them from China

Britons stranded in China have called on the government to come and get them as the coronavirus crisis deepens. Footage released today shows the usually bustling streets of Wuhan deserted and supermarkets running low on fresh produce.   The Hubai province is currently on lockdown as the country struggles to contain the virus which has so far killed 56 people. Today, the government said an airlift for Brits stuck in the area is being kept ‘under review.’   Some British ex-pats, and those visiting the country, have said they are not happy…

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Fourth US case of coronavirus confirmed in Los Angeles County

The fourth case of the deadly coronavirus in the US has been confirmed in Los Angeles, health officials said Sunday. The patient, whose identity was not released, was described as a returning traveler from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak originated, NBC Los Angeles reported. “There is no immediate threat to the general public, no special precautions are required, and people should not be excluded from activities based on their race, country of origin, or recent travel if they do not have symptoms of respiratory illness,” Los…

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Kobe Bryant dead in California helicopter crash

Legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant has died in a California helicopter crash, reports said Sunday. He was 41. Bryant was among at least four people traveling in his private helicopter over Calabasas when a fire broke out, sending the chopper spiraling from the sky, according to TMZ Sports. The crash occurred around 10 a.m. local time amid foggy conditions in the hills overlooking Calabasas, with the chopper sparking a brush fire on impact that hampered initial rescue efforts, according to The Los Angeles Times. There were no survivors, and the…

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