Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Texas

4 more arrested a year after 53 migrants found dead in Texas

 Four men from Mexico were arrested in Texas for their involvement with a human trafficking ring that left 53 migrants dead in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio one year ago, federal prosecutors said. The arrests made on Monday increased the...

9 killed in Texas mall shooting

A gunman stepped out of a silver sedan and started shooting people at a Dallas-area outlet mall Saturday, killing eight and wounding seven others — three critically — before being killed by a police officer who happened to be...

Man kills 5 in Texas after family complained about gunfire

A Texas man went next door with a rifle and began shooting his neighbours, killing an 8-year-old and four others inside the house, after the family asked him to stop firing rounds in his yard because they were trying...

SpaceX giant rocket explodes minutes after launch from Texas

SpaceX’s giant new rocket exploded minutes after blasting off Thursday on it first test flight and crashed into the Gulf of Mexico.Elon Musk’s company was aiming to send the nearly 400-foot (120-meter) Starship rocket on a round-the-world trip from...

NBA: Wolves take key step in play-in race with win

Anthony Edwards scored 33 points in less than three quarters of court time as the Minnesota Timberwolves set the table to move up in the play-in tournament pecking order with a dominating 151-131 win over the San Antonio...

39 dead in fire at Mexico migrant centre

Migrants fearing deportation set mattresses ablaze at an immigration detention center in northern Mexico, starting a fire that left 39 dead, the president said Tuesday following one of the the deadliest incidents ever at an immigration lockup in the...

Six people and assailant dead in Walmart shooting

A shooter opened fire in a Walmart in Virginia late Tuesday, leaving six people dead, police said, in the country’s second high-profile mass killing in a handful of days. The assailant is also dead. The store in Chesapeake is...

Thousands steam to National Mall to demand gun law changes

Thousands of people streamed to the National Mall for the highest-profile of countrywide demonstrations Saturday marking a renewed push for gun control after recent mass shootings from Uvalde, Texas, to Buffalo, New York, that activists say should compel Congress...