Tag Archives: active

Ohio hospital put on lockdown over possible active shooter situation

An Ohio hospital was put on lockdown after reports of a potential active shooter situation. An “all clear” was eventually given after police searched the building floor-by-floor. Authorities were deployed to The Cleveland Clinic – Medina Hospital in Medina, Ohio, after receiving reports that a woman was in possession of a firearm and threatening people. The Cleveland Clinic tweeted that ...

Read More »

Active shooter at Pittsburgh synagogue, victims reported

Police are responding to an active shooter situation at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, according to local reporters at the scene. The shooter is reportedly inside the Tree of Life synagogue on Wilkins Avenue. Local authorities have confirmed the shooter situation. “ALERT: There is an active shooter in the area of WILKINS and Shady. Avoid the area,” the Pittsburgh Public ...

Read More »

Alumni Ventures Group is the most active venture fund you’ve never heard of

Alumni Ventures Group’s (AVG) limited partners aren’t endowment or pension funds. Its typical LP is </span>a heart surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa. The firm has both an unorthodox model of fundraising and dealmaking. Across 25 micro funds, AVG is raising and investing upwards of $ 200 million per year for and in tech startups. Tucked away in Boston, far from the limelight ...

Read More »

Thousands of Twitter accounts that spread fake news during the 2016 election are still active today, say researchers

Fake news and misinformation was a key tactic used by the Russians during the 2016 presidential election to try to sway voters against candidates and sow mistruths and mistrust. Now, with just weeks before the 2018 midterm elections, researchers say things are almost as bad. Research out Thursday by the Knight Foundation found that more than 80 percent of the ...

Read More »

Active shooter at office building in Middleton, Wisconsin – reports

Police are responding to reports of an active shooter at a software company in Middleton, Wisconsin. Multiple ambulances have been sent to the scene. The Greenway Station Mall in the area is also on lockdown due to incident, according to reports. Schools in the area are also reportedly on lockdown. One local reporter from WISC-TV has said that several ambulances ...

Read More »

Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active a year later

It’s been over a year since highly classified exploits built by the National Security Agency were stolen and published online. One of the tools, dubbed EternalBlue, can covertly break into almost any Windows machine around the world. It didn’t take long for hackers to start using the exploits to run ransomware on thousands of computers, grinding hospitals and businesses to ...

Read More »

Back in action: Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, spews lava and ash (VIDEOS)

Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna, is back in action, spewing smoldering rocks, ash, and molten lava onto its surroundings. Mount Etna’s spectacular eruption was filmed on Saturday. Footage shows red hot lava pouring out of the mountain’s crater, with smoke and ash billowing into the atmosphere. The slopes of the fiery mountain are covered with hot and slowly cooling ...

Read More »

Leaked UN report claims North Korea's nuclear & missile programs still active

North Korea has not abandoned its nuclear and missile programs, despite this year’s earlier diplomatic breakthroughs and destruction of test sites, Reuters reports, citing a confidential UN paper. The leaked report is purportedly a six-month review by unnamed independent experts monitoring the implementation of United Nations sanctions on North Korea, and was submitted to the relevant UN committee late on ...

Read More »

Active shooter reported at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Emergency services have been called to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, amid reports of an active shooter. “At approximately 12:40 p.m. today, base emergency responders, including security forces and fire department, responded to a reported incident in building 830, the Wright-Patt Hospital,” base officials tweeted. “There are no additional details at this time.” Local media reports a massive police ...

Read More »

Active shooter scare turns out to be failed robbery in La Plaza Mall in south Texas

Published time: 28 Jul, 2018 18:08 Edited time: 28 Jul, 2018 18:52 Police have reported an active shooter situation at the Plaza Mall in McAllen in south Texas, saying that officers from several law enforcement agencies were heading to the site. Police said later in a tweet that it was an attempt to rob a jewelry store at the mall, and ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!