New York (CNN) — A Hofstra University student who died during a confrontation between a home invasion suspect and authorities was killed by police gunfire, a Nassau County, New York, police spokeswoman said Saturday.
Police fired eight shots at the intruder, who authorities say was holding a gun to the head of Andrea Rebello, 21, during a home invasion robbery Friday at an off-campus house in Uniondale.
One of the shots hit Rebello in the head, killing her, police spokeswoman Maureen Roach said.
Also killed was the intruder, whom authorities identified as Dalton Smith, 30, of Hempstead. He was struck seven times.
Authorities say Smith was wearing a mask. He invaded the home Rebello shared with her twin sister and two others during the predawn hours on Friday.
via Police gunfire killed Hofstra University student, official says – CNN.com.
World Golf Hall of Famer and PGA Tour legend Ken Venturi passed away on Friday afternoon in a California hospital, near where he made his home outside of Palm Springs. He was 82.
His death came just two days after his 82nd birthday, and 11 days after he was inducted into said Hall of Fame. He was not able to attend the ceremony, instead battling a spinal infection, pneumonia and an intestinal infection that eventually took his life.
Venturi’s son, Matt, first broke the news that his father is no longer with us, as the San Francisco Chronicle reported. According to the report, Venturi had dealt with various medical issues for the final few years of his life, including quintuple bypass surgery in 2006 and more heart problems in 2011.
via Golf Legend Ken Venturi Passes Away at Age 82 | Bleacher Report.
New York (CNN) — A 21-year-old Hofstra University junior was fatally shot early Friday in an exchange of gunfire between a suspected home invader and police who came to the house, officials said.
Andrea Rebello lived with her twin sister in an off-campus house in Uniondale, New York. A male suspect wearing a black ski mask forced his way into the residence, which the sisters shared with two other students, according to police.
At some point during the night, the twins’ female roommate was able to leave the home and call police, a Nassau County police spokesman told CNN on Friday.
When police arrived, there was an exchange of gunfire that left Andrea and the suspect dead. Police say the source of the gunfire that killed Rebello is still under investigation.
via Hofstra student killed in home invasion – CNN.com.
MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO) — Two people are dead in a tragic accident Thursday night.
The crash occurred in DeBeque Canyon around Interstate 70 milemarker 57 just before 9:30 p.m.
According to Colorado State Patrol, two men were heading eastbound in a 1996 Honda Civic when the driver lost control, hit a barrier and rolled. The two occupants — a 25-year-old and a 31-year-old — died at the scene.
via Two dead in DeBeque Canyon rollover.
One person is dead and another is hospitalized after an early morning pin-in accident.
Wichita Falls Police Sergeant John Spragins says the crash happened just after 5 this morning on Southwest Parkway and McNiel.
He says a black Honda Civic was southbound on McNiel and had a flashing red traffic light and a semi was traveling westbound on Southwest Parkway and had a flashing yellow traffic light.
via Woman Dies in Early Morning Pin-in Accident.
(CNN) — Police in Omaha, Nebraska, are looking into whether two double killings could be linked.
Roger and Mary Brumback, both 65, were found dead Tuesday inside their home by officers responding to a welfare call.
Roger Brumback was a professor in the pathology and neurology departments at Creighton University.
On March 13, 2008, 11-year-old Thomas Hunter and his family’s housekeeper, Shirlee Sherman, were found dead in the Hunters’ home in Omaha, according to the FBI.
The boy’s father, Dr. William Hunter, is also a professor in Creighton’s pathology department. He did not immediately return a call from CNN, but he told the Omaha World-Herald that he wondered if the same person could have been responsible.
via Police probe possible link in Nebraska killings – CNN.com.
Richard “Dick” Trickle (October 27, 1941 – May 16, 2013) was an American race car driver. He raced for decades around the short tracks of Wisconsin, winning many championships along the way. Trickle competed in the ASA, ARTGO, ARCA, All Pro, IMCA, NASCAR, and USAC.
In more than an estimated 2,200 races, Trickle logged one million laps and is believed to have won over 1,200 feature races.  He was billed as the winningest short track driver in history. Trickle’s career highlights include racing to 67 wins in 1972, winning seven ARTGO Championships in nine years between 1979 to 1987, winning back to back ASA AC-Delco Challenge championships in 1984 and 1985, the 1968 USAC Stock Car rookie of the year, and winning the 1989 NASCAR Rookie of the Year award in what was then called the Winston Cup (now Sprint Cup). Trickle was nicknamed the “White Knight” as referenced by his sponsored SuperAmerica paint scheme, when he raced in Wisconsin.
via Dick Trickle – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.