(Marysville, WA) Lots of blue lights, but no special at the Marysville Kmart early Wednesday evening. Rather, the lights and sirens were all part of a large-scale response by law enforcement after an angry customer allegedly threatened to “shoot everyone” inside the store. The local SWAT team moved in. Customers and employees exited the building.… Continue reading Police release surveillance photos of man who allegedly threatened to shoot customers inside Kmart store
COMMENTARY Please pardon any perceived insensitivity in my posing the question, but what if the events of September 11, 2001 had unfolded on September 11, 2009? I’m thinking of today’s cell phones, the iPhone and similar technologies. I’m thinking of the potential for even more intense discussion in the newsroom wherein new and frightening scenarios… Continue reading iTragedy: Do newsrooms have an ap for that?
Please note that at 10:55pm PST on March 10, 2009 the headline for this story was updated from “TV station: Arrest made in Juliana Redding case” to “TV station removes Juliana Redding ‘arrest’ story from its Web site.” Update (March 10, 2009, 10:55pm PST): More than 24-hours have passed since a Tucson TV station reported… Continue reading TV station removes Juliana Redding “arrest” story from its Web site
Regular readers of this blog may already know that I enjoy shooting video and taking photographs of storms. Such was the case early Sunday night when I just managed to catch a small rockslide on videotape. It happened on Catalina Highway outside of Tucson just under a tenth of a mile north of milepost 4.… Continue reading Small rockslide caught on tape (VIDEO)
https://www.https://https://www.beyond90seconds.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/beyond90seconds_9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadUpdate: (July 23): Attorney: Don’t fringe on religeous freedom (The Raton Range) The Raton Range delivers excellent coverage of Wayne Bent’s July 18 arraignment. The newspaper launches into the story with this lead paragraph: The attorney for the leader of what many people refer to as a cult that… Continue reading Judge sets Wayne Bent’s bond at $150,000 (VIDEO & PODCAST)
VIDEOS (July 12) Former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow died from colon cancer earlier today. Snow had previously worked as a political commentator for FOX News. Excerpt from today’s FOX News Web article: “I don’t think you ever arrive,” he said. “I think anybody who thinks they’ve arrived or made it, anywhere in the… Continue reading Tony Snow dead at 53 (VIDEOS)