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Greece floods death toll rises to 20 with discovery of body

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AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis A view of the harmed cemetery of Mandra town, west of Athens, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Greek authorities say three more individuals have actually been discovered dead from a flash flood that struck a district west of Athens, raising the total death toll to 19.

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017|1:07 p.m.

ATHENS, Greece– Authorities in Greece state that the body of an 83-year-old male has been discovered in the Athens residential area of Mandra that was struck by flash flooding, raising the total death toll to 20.

The body was removed from debris on Sunday several kilometers from where the guy was last seen. He had actually gone searching when the lethal flash flood struck Wednesday.

2 people are still missing. The government has stated an emergency in areas in central and northern Greece hit by heavy rains recently. There were no casualties in those areas.

More heavy rain fell Sunday throughout Greece and the bad weather condition is expected to continue Monday.

Guy jailed in partner'' s death declared shooting was unintentional

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017|6:05 p.m.

. A guy who informed investigators his estranged spouse was wounded in an unintentional shooting throughout a battle over a weapon in her southwest valley home Thursday morning was detained on a murder count, inning accordance with City Authorities.

John Fitzgerald Gonzalez, 53, who stated he was getting the couple’s 6-year-old son to take him to school, stated the female had actually pulled out a weapon and was fatally injured when it went off in the garage, which had its door shut, Lt. Dan McGrath stated Thursday afternoon.

Upon further penetrating, which included inconsistencies in Gonzalez’s statements to detectives, investigators do not think the shooting was an accident, McGrath said.

Gonzalez called 911 at 7:52 a.m. to a home in the 9000 block of College Green Street, near Durango Drive and Blue Diamond Road, McGrath said. Officers showed up to find a 40-year-old woman with an injury in her upper left side.

She passed away shortly after coming to St. Rose Dominican Medical Facility– Siena School, McGrath said. Their kid, who was upstairs preparing for school, was not harmed and did not witness the shooting.

Metro had actually reacted to calls for service at the house, consisting of one which was domestic-disturbance related, McGrath stated.

Court records show that the victim filed for divorce in late September and the couple had a short-term custody, visitation and child assistance hearing on Oct. 25. The matter was heard and dealt with, according to records.

Gonzalez is being held without bail at the Clark County Detention Center on one count of murder, jail logs reveal.

Additional information were not immediately offered.

Family upset after pet trampled to death at PetSmart grooming salon

(Meredith/CNN)– A household rages after their pet was apparently whipped to death in the grooming location of a PetSmart store in Pennsylvania.

“We dropped him off to get groomed, and we get a call that he’s dead,” Betty Miller told WNEP-TV. Miller stated she dropped off her 12-year-old Bichon called Brewster at a PetSmart in Dickson City on Nov. 1. A brief time later on, the veterinarian called to let her know that another canine

had actually attacked Brewster in the grooming hair salon. Her precious canine was noticable dead upon arrival at a veterinary health center minutes after the event.

“He was loving. He was mild. He was amusing. He was like a toy, and he enjoyed everyone,” Miller informed the news station. “It was hard, really, really hard. He’s been with us for 12 years. He was just a fantastic dog.”

Miller stated a pit bull assaulted Brewster. She stated she does not understand how the shop allowed the canine come near her family pet.

“Why would you wish to bring a pit bull past a small dog who’s actually just bait? He was bait,” Miller said.

After the freak accident, Miller said she’s heartbroken over her dog’s last moments.

“I felt so guilty the day it took place because we would say to him, ‘You wish to go bye-bye?’ And he ‘d hop because vehicle,” she stated. “He didn’t understand it was going to be his last flight.”

PetSmart said it’s “really saddened” by the event and is examining whether there were any infractions of its policies and procedures.

The company’s full statement to WNEP-TV reads:

“We are genuinely saddened by the loss of Brewster. The health, safety and wellness of the family pets in our care is our top priority, and we immediately introduced an internal investigation to better understand what led to this tragic mishap. We have high standards of care in location and are actively gathering more details to identify any policy or procedural violations. We invite all dogs, despite their breed, into our grooming hair salons supplied they are well-behaved. We will remain in close contact with Brewster’s pet parent as we discover more.”

— The Associated Press and WNEP-TV by means of CNN contributed to this report.

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Henderson male accused in baby'' s death admitted to shaking her, police say

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017|8:45 p.m.

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Paramedics and officers reacting to a 911 call about an unconscious child in a Henderson living-room last month found dog feces on the floor and insects throughout the “unclean” house.

As officers investigated the Oct. 23 event, Anthony Martzen, 21, kept he didn’t know exactly what had actually occurred to his 6-month-old baby girl, Henderson authorities said.

But following a polygraph test after the child died 2 days later on, he confessed to shaking her and stated he ‘d “viewed her eyes roll back into her head and she became lifeless,” according to his arrest report released today.

When paramedics showed up about 6:30 p.m. to 235 E. Merlayne Drive, near Sunset and Russell roadways, they found Martzen and relative trying life-saving efforts on the child’s small body, authorities stated.

The daddy had brought the infant to the living room and exclaimed that she wasn’t breathing, authorities stated.

A physician at University Medical Center, where the child was moved to from St. Rose Dominican Hospital– Siena School, told detectives that a “small” brain bleed had actually been identified on the kid, which inning accordance with the physician was brought on by absence of oxygen due to shaking, cops said.

Fluid in the lady’s brain shows there ‘d been previous shaking occurrences, cops said.

Martzen initially told private investigators that before she stopped breathing, the infant had acted normal throughout the day which about 20 minutes after the infant’s mom fed her, he lay her down on a “bouncy bed,” cops stated. He gave the baby a pacifier, which was held up by a blanket.

A couple of minutes later as he was cleaning up the space, he heard the infant make a “weird sound,” prompting him to choose her approximately find she wasn’t breathing, authorities said. He said that similar incidents had actually occurred before, however he rejected shaking her.

The mother was at work when the incident took place, cops stated. Clark County Department of Family Solutions, which documents near deaths or deaths including children, does not have a history of communicating with the infant’s instant family, records show. The agency likewise is examining the death.

During the polygraph test, which he agreed to take last week, Martzen told the inspector that he “did shake” the child, “which he knew eliminated his daughter,” authorities said.

Upon being re-interviewed by detectives, he stated he ‘d shaken his child “exceedingly” and saw the infant’s eyes roll back into her head, police said. He confessed to likewise shaking the woman about 4 months previously, but not as violently.

Martzen was detained last week on one count each of murder and child abuse. He’s being held at the Henderson Detention Center without any possibility of bail, prison records show.

Moms and dads charged in death of baby discovered rotting in swing

Authorities in Iowa have charged Cheyanne Harris and Zachary Koehn with murder in the death of their 4-month-old son, whose maggot-infested body was found in a baby swing in the family's home. (Chickasaw County Sheriff's Office)< img src=" /wp-content/uploads/2017/10/15261998_G.png" alt=" Authorities in Iowa have actually charged Cheyanne Harris and Zachary Koehn with murder in the death of their 4-month-old child, whose maggot-infested body was found in a child swing in the family's house. (Chickasaw County Constable's Workplace)"

title=” Authorities in Iowa have charged Cheyanne Harris and Zachary Koehn with murder in the death of their 4-month-old child, whose maggot-infested body was discovered in a child swing in the household’s house.

( Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office)” border=” 0″ width=” 180″/ > Authorities in Iowa have charged Cheyanne Harris and Zachary Koehn with murder in the death of their 4-month-old child, whose maggot-infested body was found in an infant swing in the family’s house.( Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Workplace). ALTA VISTA, Iowa( AP)- Authorities have charged an Iowa couple with murder in the death of their 4-month-old kid, whose maggot-infested body was found in a baby swing in the household’s home. Twenty-year-old Cheyanne Harris and 28-year-old Zachary Koehn( kayn) were detained Wednesday on charges of child endangerment and first-degree murder in the death of their child, Sterling Koehn. Court records don’t list attorneys for either of them. Their initial hearing is set up for Nov. 2.

Authorities say in court records that deputies and medics called to the couple’s Alta Vista home on Aug. 30 found Sterling dead in the swing. A medical examiner discovered maggots in his clothes and skin that indicated he hadn’t had a diaper modification, bath or been removed from the seat in over a week.

Alta Vista is about 125 miles (200 kilometers) northeast of Des Moines.

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Attorney shot to death on front deck after strolling kids to school

Kansas City lawyer Tom Pickert was shot dead in his front yard moments after he walked his children to school, authorities said. (FPE Law) Kansas City legal representative Tom Pickert was shot dead in his front lawn moments after he strolled his kids to school, authorities said. (FPE Law) Kansas City lawyer Tom Pickert was shot dead in his front backyard moments after he walked his children to school, authorities stated.( FPE Law).< img src= "http://MEREDITH.images.worldnow.com/images/15262420_G.png" alt= "Authorities are trying to find the individual who killed 39-year-old attorney Tom Pickert, and they believe a white van, which was parked in the area, might be an important hint.( KCTV) "title=" Police are searching for the individual who killed 39-year-old attorney Tom Pickert, and they believe a white van, which was parked in the area, could be an essential idea. (KCTV)"

border=” 0″ width=” 180 “/ > Police are looking for the person who killed 39-year-old lawyer Tom Pickert, and they believe a white van, which was parked in the area, could be an essential idea. (KCTV). KANSAS CITY, Mo.( KCTV/Meredith )– A prominent Kansas City lawyer was shot dead on his front patio minutes after he walked his kids to school, authorities stated. Cops recognized the man as 39-year-old Thomas Pickert, a personal injury legal representative. On Wednesday, Pickert’s partner supposedly heard a gunshot and found her other half dead outside their home.

KCTV reports that a white van seen speeding away from the shooting scene was signed up to David Jungerman, a regional businessman who had just recently been ordered to pay Pickert’s client more than$ 5 million. Cops discovered the empty van in a nearby town hours after the shooting.

Detectives spoke with Jungerman and said Thursday that he is neither a suspect nor person of interest in Pickert’s death.

Pickert was a medical malpractice attorney with his own law office. This summertime, Pickert represented Jeffrey Harris, a homeless man who took legal action against Jungerman over a shooting that caused the male to have part of his leg cut off.

Harris’ legal team stated Jungerman grabbed an AK-47 and handgun and visited his property without calling authorities. Then, without warning, shot Harris in the back of the leg.

” He was trying to find a place to bed down that night,” said Ryan Fowler, a lawyer. ” Mr. Jungerman stated, yeah, I shot (Harris). I shot him deliberately. But I shot him since he was inside my warehouse charging at me, so I was acting in self-defense.”

Pickert helped win the case for his customer, and Jungerman was ordered to pay $5,750,000. Court authorities started taking Jungerman’s home recently to pay the judgment.

Pickert is survived by his better half and 2 sons.

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Couple charged with murder, kid abuse in connection with death of 13-day-old infant

WEST JORDAN, Utah (KSL/CNN)– A Utah couple was accuseded of murder in the death of a newborn young boy who lived only 13 days.

Maria Elena Sullivan, 26, and Dylan James Kitzmiller, 21, were each charged Friday in 3rd District Court with murder, a first-degree felony, and three counts of child abuse inflicting severe physical injury, a second-degree felony.

District attorneys have actually issued $1 million arrest warrants for Sullivan and Kitzmiller.

The boy was born Sept. 4 with no recognized medical issue, court documents state. Sullivan was coping with Kitzmiller at the time in the basement of one of Kitzmiller’s relatives.

On Sept. 17, emergency situation crews were contacted us to your home because the infant was in full arrest, the charges state. The child made “grunting” and “gasping” sounds before he stopped breathing, the couple told police. The infant was noticable dead at the scene.

Both authorities and medical teams saw “bruising around the infant’s eyes,” his shoulder and his arm, as well as an injury to his ear, charges state.

When spoken with by detectives, Sullivan said she had actually called a buddy that night to say “she needed a method to obtain far from Kitzmiller’s abuse” of her and her kid, according to court files.

Sullivan later on told cops that Kitzmiller was “using heroin every day” and was “rough” when he picked up the baby, charges state.

When Kitzmiller became angry, he would get the baby “by the shoulder, triggering his head to turn, and throw the newborn baby up in the air,” according to court files. He likewise slapped and bit the child, charges state.

But district attorneys likewise kept in mind that Sullivan “continued to leave (the boy) in Kitzmiller’s care” and “never ever sought treatment” for him regardless of understanding the swellings and marks.

Kitzmiller told authorities that both he and Sullivan used heroin on the day of the young boy’s death, charges state.

An autopsy revealed the infant slimmed down throughout his brief life, going from 5 pounds at birth to 4 pounds at the time of his death, according to court documents, “a loss of about 14 percent of his body mass.”

An autopsy also exposed a fractured arm that seemed a “fresh” injury, a broken rib and a hurt spinal cord, charges state.

In addition, the infant’s “brain was significantly injured” and inflamed, according to charging files. The initial cause of death was determined to be severe brain injuries, court records state.

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'' Delighted Death Day ' scares off ' Blade Runner ' at ticket office

Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017|6:19 p.m.

LOS ANGELES– Package office may be struggling this year, but the horror category lives and well.

This weekend the “Groundhog Day”-like scary pic “Happy Death Day” scored a first-place surface, going beyond expectations and blowing the much costlier and star-driven “Blade Runner 2049” from the water.

Studio estimates Sunday show “Delighted Death Day” took in $26.5 million from 3,149 North American theaters. With a $5 million production cost, “Delighted Death Day” is already a hit.

With a PG-13 ranking, the movie scored big with more youthful audiences– 63 percent were under 25.

It’s the most recent success story from Blumhouse Productions, which earlier this year launched “Split” and “Get Out,” with the help of Universal Pictures, which dispersed.

Jim Orr, executive vice president of domestic circulation for Universal, stated “Pleased Death Day” is an original movie that’s reimaging the category.

“It’s as much thriller as it is horror movie. It’s frightening, it’s amusing, and it has an extremely clever script that is effectively executed,” Orr stated. “Blumhouse owns this space no doubt about it, and they do this much better than anyone regularly.”

The movie likewise had the advantage of coming on the heels of the massive success of “It,” which has actually made $314.9 million domestically to date. The “Happy Death Day” trailer played in front of “It” at theaters, which “tremendously increased” audience awareness, stated comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian.

Horror continues to be one of the bright spots throughout a roller-coaster year at the box workplace.

“This is a horror gold rush at the theaters,” Dergarabedian said. “It’s been possibly the most consistently favorable story this year.”

One movie that does not look destined for a delighted ending is “Blade Runner 2049,” which fell 54 percent in its second weekend in theaters, including $15.1 million to bring its domestic overall to $60.6 million.

The movie was an expensive venture with a production price tag north of $150 million and was well-reviewed by critics. However it couldn’t handle to attract significant audiences beyond the fans of the 1982 original, which was also a flop upon release.

Jackie Chan’s “The Immigrant” debuted in third location with $12.8 million from 2,515 screens, while “It” landed in fourth place in its sixth weekend in theaters.

The Kate Winslet and Idris Elba disaster pic “The Mountain Between United States” rounded out the top five with $5.7 million.

Other brand-new releases landed outside the top 10. The Thurgood Marshall biopic “Marshall” took in a promising $3 million from 821 theaters.

“Marshall is off to a solid start,” said Open Roadway Films CEO Tom Ortenberg in a statement. “We expect Marshall to hold extremely well and run well into the fall.”

However the Marvel Lady creator biopic “Teacher Marston and the Marvel Woman” cannot capitalize from the huge success of “Wonder Lady” previously this year. The movie earned only $737,000 from over 1,200 areas.

“Goodbye Christopher Robin,” about author A.A. Milne and the creation of the precious children’s books and characters, likewise got off to a bad start with $56,000 from 9 theaters.

“October is off to a sluggish start,” Dergarabedian stated.

Approximated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, inning accordance with comScore. Where offered, the latest global numbers for Friday through Sunday are likewise consisted of. Last domestic figures will be released Monday.

1.”Happy Death Day,” $26.5 million ($5 million worldwide).

2.”Blade Runner 2049,” $15.1 million ($29.3 million international).

3.”The Foreigner,” $12.8 million ($5.2 million worldwide).

4.”It,” $6.1 million ($10.4 million worldwide).

5.”The Mountain In between Us,” $5.7 million ($4.1 million international).

6.”American Made,” $5.4 million ($3.2 million global).

7.”Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” $5.3 million ($15.6 million worldwide).

8.”The Lego Ninjago Movie,” $4.3 million ($9.5 million international).

9.”My Little Pony: The Motion picture,” $4 million ($4.9 million international).

10.”Victoria and Abdul,” $3.1 million ($1.9 million international).

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Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at worldwide theaters (leaving out the U.S. and Canada), according to comScore:

1. “Never Say Pass away,” $30 million.

2. “Blade Runner 2049,” $29.3 million.

3. “Bad Genius,” $16.9 million.

4. “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” $15.6 million.

5. “It,” $10.4 million.

6. “The Lego Ninjago Motion picture,” $9.5 million.

7. “Geostorm,” $9.1 million.

8. “The Snowman,” $9 million.

9. “The Outlaws,” $8.3 million.

10. “Chasing the Dragon,” $7.7 million.

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a system of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are systems of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by 21st Century Fox; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of previous creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Home entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

2 arrested in Henderson beating death of veteran, 71

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Henderson Police Anthony Andolina By Ricardo Torres-Cortez ( contact) Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017|7:20 p.m.

. A man and a juvenile are dealing with a murder charge following a prolonged examination into the death of a military veteran who suffered deadly injuries in a whipping previously this year, inning accordance with Henderson cops.

Robert Gamboa, 71, passed away several months after the April 2 incident in the 100 block of Water Street, cops said.

Anthony Andolina, 20, was detained on Friday on a murder warrant, cops stated. The unidentified youth was jailed the following day.

Gamboa had actually argued with a group of people before he was attacked by the suspects, inning accordance with cops, who were called about 9:20 p.m.

More details were not provided.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Henderson authorities at 702-267-4750. To stay confidential, contact Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or crimestoppersofnv.com

Mother charged in daughter'' s death didn’t call 911 due to the fact that she was ‘short on minutes,' ' report states

Jessica Briones (Bexar County Sheriffs Office)< img src=" /wp-content/uploads/2017/10/15036194_G.png" alt=" Jessica Briones( Bexar County Sheriffs Office)"

title=” Jessica Briones (Bexar County Sheriffs Office) “border=” 0″ width=” 180″/ > Jessica Briones (Bexar County Sheriffs Workplace). (Meredith)– A 4-year-old Texas lady called Olivia passed away after her mom apparently cannot call 911 because her mobile phone was “short on minutes.”

Jessica Briones, who is believed of triggering her daughter’s fatal injuries, brought the unconscious girl to a San Antonio authorities substation on Sept. 5, the San Antonio Express reports.

Briones presumably confessed to knocking the door on Olivia’s arm however claimed it was a mishap.

She supposedly informed authorities that her daughter falls often, and had recently hit her head on the flooring on Sept. 1.

Briones said she took her daughter to authorities instead of calling 911 because her phone was low on minutes, inning accordance with an authorities report obtained by the San Antonio Express.

Olivia was hurried to the medical facility where she was pronounced dead the following day.

Doctors found numerous bleeding websites inside the woman’s head and brain swelling, according to the affidavit.

The medical inspector’s office figured out Olivia also had a swollen nose, 8 scars on her scalp, a deflated lung, and 2 inflamed arms among a number of other injuries.

The cause of death is pending.

Charges versus Briones could be upgraded depending upon the medical examiner’s findings.

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