Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospital

Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospitalThe U.S. Coast Guard said on Sunday it will oversee the salvage operations for the amphibious vessel that was carrying 31 people when it went down on Thursday in a fierce and sudden storm on Table Rock Lake outside of the tourist destination of Branson. Seven of the 14 survivors were taken to a local hospital, and all but one had been discharged as of Sunday. Two of the World War Two-style amphibious duck boat vehicles were out on the lake and headed back to shore when the storm struck, but only one made it.



Police name murder suspect in Los Angeles store hostage standoff

Police name murder suspect in Los Angeles store hostage standoff(Reuters) - Los Angeles police named a 28-year-old man on Sunday as the suspect who took hostages and barricaded himself for three hours inside a Trader Joe's grocery store in which he fatally shot a woman. Gene Atkins is being held on a $2-million bail on suspicion of murder for Saturday's attacks, said Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Drake Madison. Atkins is likely to appear in court to be formally charged early this coming week, Madison added.



Gunman arrested after deadly Los Angeles store hostage standoff

Gunman arrested after deadly Los Angeles store hostage standoffBy Andrew Cullen LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police in Los Angeles arrested a man who took hostages and barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe's grocery store on Saturday, ending a three-hour standoff during which he fatally shot a woman, authorities said. The man, who was chased by police after he was suspected of repeatedly shooting his grandmother and another woman in a separate part of the city, crashed his car outside the Trader Joe's, where he exchanged gunfire with police and entered the crowded store.



Suspected gunman barricaded in Los Angeles grocery store: media

Suspected gunman barricaded in Los Angeles grocery store: mediaThe suspect's car crashed next to the store and he opened fire on the officers chasing him, before entering the store as shoppers ran for cover, the Los Angeles Times said. Aerial footage from local TV stations NBC Los Angeles and CBS Los Angeles showed people leaving a store window using a rope ladder and police carrying children to safety through a parking lot. There was a heavy police presence outside the store in the Silver Lake section of the city, the footage showed.



'Keep us in prayer' says woman who lost nine in Missouri boat tragedy

'Keep us in prayer' says woman who lost nine in Missouri boat tragedyAn amphibious duck boat was carrying 31 passengers including children when a sudden "microburst" storm packing powerful winds hit Table Rock Lake outside Branson, unleashing white-cap waves that swamped the vessel before it sank. Coleman said she plunged deep into the lake and did not know how she was able to survive.





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