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Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks said Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse. His body has been recovered from the site and been taken to Lukla, where [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Nationwide
Flooding from heavy rains sweeping across the Midwest has killed at least one person in Missouri, prompted numerous rescues and blocked roadways. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 72-year-old woman drowned despite her husband's efforts to save her as their vehicle was swept away by rushing... [...]
Sat, Apr 29, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Nationwide
Nearly 50 people have been taken to hospitals after a tornado swept through the East Texas city of Canton. A spokeswoman for ETMC Regional Heathcare Systems says its hospitals in the area have received 47 patients so far, including one in critical condition. Spokeswoman Rebecca Berkley says a handful... [...]
Sat, Apr 29, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Nationwide
Killer whales are on an unprecedented killing spree in California's Monterey Bay, attacking and feeding on gray whale calves, a marine biologist said. Since April 20, orcas have killed four gray whale calves in eight days, Nancy Black said Friday. Black, who co-owns Monterey Bay Whale Watch, says... [...]
Sat, Apr 29, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Nationwide
Hundreds of residents, activists and community leaders marched through the streets of South Los Angeles on Saturday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles riots. The day began with a rally at the intersection of Florence and Normandie avenues, where the riots began exactly... [...]
Sat, Apr 29, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Nationwide

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