gunshot wounds

Stories 21 - 27 | << Prev 

Mo. Paper Axes Journalist Shot on the Beat

Reporter was wounded in '08 Kirkwood city council rampage

(Newser) - A St. Louis-area reporter shot last year while covering a city council meeting has been laid off from his paper, the Riverfront Times reports. Todd Smith spent days in the hospital last February after taking a bullet in the hand in an attack that left seven dead. “This is...

Rapper Gravy Gets Another Shot at Fame, This Time as BIG

Hefty entertainer to portray the far more notorious BIG

(Newser) - His debut album was shelved, but Jamal “Gravy” Woolard still has a shot a fame, the New Yorker reports. The rapper, who notoriously took a bullet in the butt outside a radio studio in 2006, killed his music career with what was widely perceived to be a publicity stunt....

Plax, Call Diddy (and Other Tips)
 Plax, Call Diddy (and Other Tips) 
OPINION

Plax, Call Diddy (and Other Tips)

(Newser) - Plaxico Burress has a lot to answer for, but he can take some cues from the current economy and hip-hop history, writes Chloe Hilliard in the Village Voice. Almost every aspect of his gun infraction has precedent. Her suggestions:
  • Contact Diddy: The rap impresario has had experience with shooting crimes,
...

Hospital Failed to Report Plaxico Gunshot to Cops

Probe widens in aftermath of self-inflicted wound

(Newser) - The New York City hospital where Giants star Plaxico Burress was treated after accidentally shooting himself in the leg failed to notify authorities about the gunshot wound, reports the New York Times. State law requires officials to report gunshot wounds to the police. An employee at the hospital, New York-Presbyterian/Weill...

8 Shot in Harlem Rampage
 8 Shot in Harlem Rampage 

8 Shot in Harlem Rampage

Teens in hospital after gunman seeks revenge

(Newser) - At least seven young people are in the hospital with gunshot wounds after a shooter went on a rampage in Harlem, the New York Daily News reports. Cops believe the gunman was taking revenge after being jumped at a basketball tournament earlier in the day. The victims, all but one...

Tryst Backfires for Chicago Man
 Tryst Backfires for Chicago Man 

Tryst Backfires for Chicago Man

Escapes robbery critically injured

(Newser) - Call this a lesson of love. A Chicago man was shot multiple times earlier this morning by a carjacker who tried to rob him during a midnight romp with a prostitute, the Chicago Tribune reports. The 29-year-old John had picked up a hooker and was with her in his car's...

Tragic Bond Links Heart Donor, Recipient

Men married same woman, committed suicide 12 years apart

(Newser) - A Georgia man who took his own life last week had lived 12 years after receiving a transplanted heart from a South Carolina man who also committed suicide, police said. And in a twist worthy of Edgar Allan Poe, the donor's widow had met and married the recipient, the Hilton...

Stories 21 - 27 | << Prev 
We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.