Filmed in Mawson Lakes, South Australia on CCTV, this harrowing footage shows a teenage boy brazenly crossing a track in front of an oncoming train and avoiding death by the narrowest of margins.
The video, captured in April of this year, was just released by South Australia’s Department for Transport as a part of National Rail Safety Week and features voice-over from a train conductor explaining just how frightening it is to see someone on the… Continue
Added by Cannon on August 26, 2011 at 2:53am —
A disabled Iraq War vet was killed after being thrown from a thrill ride yesterday at an upstate theme park.
James Thomas Hackemer, 29, of Gowanda was hurled from a roller coaster called "The Ride of Steel," at the Darien Lake Theme Park Resort about 5:30 p.m. Friday, police… Continue
Farmers in the region are highly respected for raising different breeds of dog specifically for the table. Local Lu Hin explained: 'It is just like other meat. Smaller animals tend to be more delicate and sweeter while very big dogs have a strong, muscular taste.…
M-Bone -- who was fatally shot last night -- was the victim of a drive-by shooting, and it appears to be a random act of violence. M-Bone -- aka Montae Talbert from the rap group Cali Swag District -- was next to his car in front of an Inglewood, CA liquor store at 11:32 PM Sunday when shots rang out. Sources… Continue
Embattled Libyan despot Moammar Khadafy survived a NATO airstrike yesterday that killed his youngest son and three of his grandchildren, officials said.
Khadafy, his wife and several family members were inside 29-year-old Seif al-Arab Khadafy's villa in Tripoli when it was struck by at… Continue
Added by Raquel Sweets on April 30, 2011 at 10:03pm —
A deadly wave of tornadoes swept through six southern states, killing 248 people in the deadliest outbreak of its kind in nearly 40 years, officials said Thursday.
Alabama bore the burnt - with a staggering 162 confirmed deaths so far and the city of Tuscaloosa leveled by a massive,… Continue
A Houston day care owner was back in a Texas jail cell Tuesday after her weekend arrest in Nigeria, facing charges of leaving alone four toddlers who later died in a fire.
Jessica Rene Tata, 22, completed the 6,500-mile round trip in the custody of officers from the the Harris County… Continue
Added by Raquel Sweets on March 22, 2011 at 11:11am —
A busty model and an angry snake together for a photo shoot – what could possibly go wrong? Orit Fox's attempt at seductive posing with a massive boa took a bizarre turn when the snake bit one of the Israeli B-Lister's surgically enhanced breasts in the middle of a shoot for a Tel Aviv radio… Continue
President Felipe Calderon said he would consider a debate on legalizing drugs Tuesday as his government announced that more than 28,000 people have been killed in drug violence since he launched a crackdown against cartels in 2006.
Intelligence agency director Guillermo Valdes also said authorities have confiscated about 84,000 weapons and made total cash seizures of $411 million in U.S. currency and $26…Continue
(CNN) -- Three people connected to the U.S. consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, were killed in a drive-by shooting in the violent border city, a senior White House official told CNN Sunday.
One of the victims was an American employee at the consulate. Her husband and the husband of a Mexican employee of the consulate were also killed. The shooting happened Saturday afternoon, the official said.
The scientist who is accused of killing three colleagues at the University of Alabama had been a key suspect in an attempted bomb plot at Harvard in 1993, police officials told The Boston Globe on Sunday.
Authorities questioned Amy Bishop and her husband, James Anderson, in March 1993 after a bomb-laden package was delivered to a Harvard professor and doctor at…