Wednesday , 25 April 2018

National News

Weather radar picks up widespread bird migration

The National Weather Service’s radar detected an unlikely pattern in Texas on Tuesday: widespread bird migration. The service tweeted a real-time animation of the ongoing migration, capturing spring birds in the Fort Worth, Texas, area as they flew north for the warmer months. “What’s that on radar?! Winds are generally out of the northwest (blowing towards the southeast) across the …

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Waffle House suspect's ex-bosses asked FBI to keep, help him

The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a Nashville restaurant once worked said she had urged federal officials to keep him in custody after he was arrested at the White House last year. Travis Reinking, 29, is accused of opening fire Sunday outside a Waffle House with an AR-15 rifle and …

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Trial opens in Michigan crash that killed 5 bicyclists

A prosecutor says a Michigan motorist accused of running down nine bicyclists, killing five of them, was driving well above the speed limit and didn’t apply his brakes until striking the first victim. Kalamazoo County Assistant Prosecutor Michael Kanaby told jurors in his opening statement Tuesday that witnesses will testify they saw 52-year-old Charles Pickett of Battle Creek driving erratically …

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