Hollywood High shooting threat not deemed ‘credible,’ but police and school officials take precautions

by: KTLA Digital Staff, additional reporting by Elizabeth Chapman Posted: Dec 5, 2021 / 10:46 PM PST / Updated: Dec 5, 2021 / 10:55 PM PST Reports of a possible planned school shooting at Hollywood High School are circulating online, according to an Instagram post from Hollywood High’s Students Demand Action Group. The Instagram post … Read more

Solomon Islands leader survives no confidence vote after riots

Lawmakers in the Solomon Islands debated on Monday whether they still have confidence in the prime minister, after rioters last month set fire to buildings and looted stores in the capital. Many businesses remained closed in Honiara ahead of the vote over concerns that violence could erupt again, leading to an eerie calm. Troops and … Read more

Deadly Crash on Southbound I-5 Backs Up Traffic Near Camp Pendleton

A deadly crash on southbound Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton was causing traffic delays during Monday’s morning commute. California Highway Patrol Officer Mark Latulippe said a vehicle crashed into the center divide near Las Pulgas Road south of San Onofre before 3:20 a.m. Officers found the vehicle on its side. Update: SB I-5 south of … Read more

Man arrested in Invercargill after person shot in Winton

A 19-year-old man has been arrested after a firearms incident in Winton, Southland earlier today. (File image) Photo: RNZ / Marika Khabazi Police were called to Park Street about 1pm where it was reported that a firearm had been discharged. A school and kindergarten in the area went into lockdown for about two hours in … Read more

Man killed, 2 others injured in parking lot shooting on Long Island

FARMINGVILLE, Long Island (WABC) — Police in Suffolk County are investigating after one man was killed and two others were injured in a shooting on Sunday morning. It happened in the parking lot of Tiffany Plaza on Portion Road in Farmingville around 3 a.m. Jorge Mauricio Sevilla-Barrara, 28, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital … Read more

Taiwan rushes to contain sudden cane toad invasion

Toads are a symbol of prosperity and good fortune in Taiwan, but the unexpected discovery of an invasive species has officials and environmentalists scrambling to contain their spread. With flashlights in hand and shielded by protective gloves, dozens of volunteers from the Taiwan Amphibian Conservation Society worked through the night searching rice fields and vegetable … Read more

Parts of Wellington get more than a month’s rain in one day

A number of roads around Wellington will remain closed overnight after access was blocked earlier due to heavy rain. Meanwhile, parts of Wellington have seen more rain today than in a normal December month. Waterfall Road and Rimu Road in Paraparaumu will remain closed until the Wharemaku Stream drops. In Lower Hutt, Block Road, Harcourt … Read more

John Oliver Says ‘Remember Chex Quest?”

Like many of us terminally online folks, John Oliver says “Silence, brand.” Unlike some of us, he also says “Go back to coding, brand.” Rather than meme their way out of late capitalism, Oliver wants all the snacks to go back to making video games. Pepsi, 7UP, and Cheetos all had video games in the … Read more