Archive for March 30th, 2009

New York Giants’ wide receiver Plaxico Burress, 31, may end up serving time for November 2008 gun-possession charges. He was arrested after accidentally shooting himself in the leg with a handgun at the Latin Quarter nightclub in Manhattan. Mr. Burress was charged with two counts of 2nd-degree criminal possession of a weapon. If convicted, these […]

Football (soccer) fans without tickets in the western African nation of Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) decided to rush the gate Sunday of the Houphouet Boigny arena and caused a stampede that killed 19 people; 132 were injured. World Cup 2010 qualifying matches were being held in the 35,000-capacity stadium in the coastal city of Abidjan, […]

Fifteen rail passengers were killed in a train crash Sunday in Tanzania. A passenger train crashed into a cargo train that was standing still in the eastern African country’s central region of Dodoma. Local officals fear the death toll may rise as the wreckage is cleared. Sadly, a deadly train crash in the same region in […]