Brianna Pollard

67 Flips | 1 Magazine | 5 Likes | @BriannaPoll6156 | Keep up with Brianna Pollard on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brianna Pollard”

Victim: Mall attacker emotionless; leaders urge 'rise above'

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — One of the victims wounded in a stabbing at a central Minnesota mall says the man who carried out the attack showed no …

Colorado Prison Inmate Claims He Is Prince's Son

A Colorado prison inmate has filed a paternity claim against the estate of Prince, alleging that the music legend is his biological father, according to court documents.<p>Attorneys for Carlin Q. Williams, 39, filed a request in a Minnesota court Monday seeking genetic testing to determine whether he …

Siblings

Milwaukee toddler shoots mother dead from back seat of car

A toddler riding in the back of a car has accidentally shot dead his mother with a gun that slid out from under the driver's seat, US police say.<p>The …

Crime

Whitey Bulger's girlfriend gets 21 more months in prison

BOSTON (AP) — The longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced Thursday to an additional 21 months in prison by a judge …

British family beaten unconscious in Thailand during holiday

Three members of a British family were punched to the ground and knocked unconscious by kicks to the face in an attack at a Thai beachside resort.<p>The holidaymakers – believed to be a man in his 40s and his parents, both in their 60s – were attacked by several men earlier this month during Thai new …

Thailand

Baltimore police shot a 13-year-old boy who was carrying a fake gun

Baltimore's police commissioner, Kevin Davis, told reporters that two plainclothes detectives spotted the teenager carrying what appeared to be a firearm, identified themselves, and gave chase when he ran away. Davis said the teen's injuries were not life-threatening.<p>"This is exactly what our …

Salah Abdeslam, Alleged Paris Attacks Plotter, Is Handed to French Authorities

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been extradited from Belgium to France to face terror charges, officials said Wednesday.<p>Abdeslam has been in Belgian custody awaiting extradition over the coordinated terror spree that left 130 dead across Paris on Nov. 13, 2015. ISIS claimed responsibility …

Ohio Massacre Victims Showed Signs of Struggle: Autopsy

While investigators in Ohio struggled for a fifth day to find a motive and the person or people responsible for the massacre of eight members of the same family, officials said Tuesday that autopsy results revealed that some of the victims show signs of struggle before they were killed.<p>The Pike …

Acapulco paralyzed by fear after gunfights between police and gang members

The Pacific city of Acapulco remained gripped by fear Tuesday with thousands of businesses and many schools shuttered following two brazen attacks on federal authorities — the latest round of bloodshed in the city's long fall from storied vacation paradise to Mexico's murder capital.<p>Gov. Hector …

Cape Verde soldier kills eight comrades and disappears

A disgruntled soldier is suspected of gunning down eight other troops and three civilians at a military barracks in Cape Verde, the west African country’s government said.<p>The suspected soldier went missing and there were “strong indications” he was responsible, the former Portuguese colony’s …

Cape Verde

Student dies after fight at Delaware high school

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 16-year-old girl died Thursday after fighting with other girls in a bathroom at Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington, Delaware, authorities said.<p>"There was an altercation that initially started between two people, and my understanding is that additional individuals joined in …

High School

Contractor caught on camera beating dogs with wrench at Texas home

Police in Texas have opened an investigation after a contractor with CenterPoint Energy was caught smacking two dogs with a wrench in the backyard of …

Georgia Just Executed An Intellectually Disabled Man Whose Sentencing Was Tainted By Racism

The lethal injection adds to Georgia's troubling death penalty record.<p>Kenneth Fults, an intellectually disabled man who pleaded guilty to murdering his next-door neighbor in 1996, was put to death by lethal injection Tuesday night in Georgia.<p>Fults, 47, was pronounced dead at 7:37 p.m. at the …

LAPD Arrests Man Who Allegedly Posed as an Uber Driver to Kidnap, Sexually Assault Woman

Los Angeles police have arrested a 39-year-old man they say posed as an Uber driver to kidnap and sexually assault a young woman, PEOPLE confirms.<p>Los …

Disney World, SeaWorld Workers Arrested in Florida Sex Sting

A Florida sex sting targeting online child predators netted more than a dozen men, including workers from Walt Disney World and SeaWorld’s Discovery …

Two men charged with killing, beheading protected bighorn sheep in Oregon | Reuters

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Two men accused of hunting a pair of protected bighorn sheep on private land and beheading them alongside an interstate highway in northern Oregon have been arrested on suspicion of poaching, police say.<p>The severed heads of two bighorn sheep are seen in an undated photo …

385-Pound Man Kicked Off United Flight For Row Mate's Comfort

"I did my research. If I had to buy two seats, I would have."<p>A 385-pound man is calling out United Airlines for the heavy-handed way the company treated him when he tried to take a flight.<p>Errol Narvaez spent this past weekend in Las Vegas and planned to head home to Jersey City on Tuesday morning. …

Passenger Arrested After In-Flight Yoga Session Turns Violent

Hyongtae Pae, 72, reportedly threatened to kill passengers who tried to get him back in his seat.<p>A flight from Hawaii to Japan was forced to turn back when a 72-year-old male passenger became violent after being told he couldn't practice yoga in the aisle.<p>The passenger, Hyongtae Pae, of South …

Man suspected of killing two in S.I. shooting captured

Cornered by police in a desolate parking lot, the man wanted in the killings of a Staten Island mother and her son made the sign of the cross — then …

California girl removed from foster family over her Native American heritage | Reuters

(Reuters) - A 6-year-old California girl was removed from her long time foster family on Monday and will be sent to live with extended family in Utah who share her Native American heritage, according to court documents.<p>An appeals court said last week the girl was subject to removal from her foster …

Flight attendant dumps carry-on bags of cocaine and flees LA airport

A flight attendant dropped her bags and ran when she was selected for random screening at Los Angeles international airport – prompting a search that turned up 66lb (30kg) of cocaine in her carry-on luggage, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.<p>Woman with cocaine hidden in breast …

Aviation

We Need to Talk to People We Disagree With About Fighting Gun Violence says Interview No. 7 Anel Lopez Gorham by Jessica Mindich

<b>Someone dies from gun violence every 16 minutes in America.</b><p><b>YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT</b> is a series of frank interviews with passionate men and women who are leaders, activists and influencers on the subject of gun violence in America. Some have been my teachers, champions and support system on …

Canadian high school student in custody after eight people stabbed

A female high school student has been taken into custody after eight people were stabbed at a high school east of Toronto, police said. All the injuries were minor.<p>Durham regional police sergeant Bill Calder said officers were called to Dunbarton high school in Pickering, Ontario on Tuesday morning …

High School

Sister-in-law of new Jihadi John suspect jailed for child abduction

Zahera Tariq, 33, says took her children to Syrian border to find her sister Aisha, who is married to suspected Isil executioner Siddhartha Dhar<p>The sister-in-law of the suspected “new Jihadi John” has been convicted of child abduction after taking her four children to the Syrian border.<p>Zahera …

Abigail Kopf, Teen Shot by Kalamazoo Uber Driver, 'Fighting For Her Life'

The 14-year-old girl critically injured when an Uber driver went on a shooting spree in Kalamazoo, Michigan, over the weekend, is "fighting for her life," her family said Tuesday.<p>Abigail Kopf was shot Saturday night at a Cracker Barrel, the last of three sites where Jason Brian Dalton allegedly …

Oregon mom gets life in prison for throwing autistic son off bridge | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - An Oregon woman has been sentenced to life in prison for throwing her autistic 6-year-old son over 100 feet to his death from a bridge in the coastal town of Newport in 2014, prosecutors said on Tuesday.<p>Jillian McCabe, 34, is seen in an undated picture from the Lincoln County …

Swedish teenager rescued from Islamic State after 'going to Iraq with boyfriend'

Swedish 16-year-old girl rescued by Kurdish special forces after being held in Mosul<p>Kurdish troops fighting Islamic State forces in northern Iraq say they have rescued a Swedish teenage girl who was "lured" there by an Isil fighter.<p>The 16-year-old, identified as Marilyn Nevalainen, was rescued from …

Cosby loses bid for quick appeal that could have halted case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a Pennsylvania judge refused to halt the …

Woman says she fought attacker, tried to protect unborn baby

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A woman whose baby was cut from her womb by someone she just met testified Wednesday that she told herself she had to survive …

Man held in death of U.S. woman in Italy

A Senegalese man being held in Italy on suspicion of killing of an American woman says the duo fought but that she was alive when he last saw her in her Florence apartment, his lawyer said Thursday.<p>Ashley Olsen, 35, an artist from Summer Haven, Fla., was found dead in her apartment on Saturday. …