Veronica Torres and Deanna Griese were working as cocktail servers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas when the mass shooting broke out. They escaped the attack together and have come out on the other side with new perspectives as gun owners.
Seven people were injured when an explosion ripped through an oil rig in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, on October 15. The New Orleans Advocate said cleaning chemicals being used on a platform caught fire. This video was posted to Facebook by Karl Hanson, who lives locally. He said he recorded it with the use of a telescope.
Harvey the Hurricane Hawk was rescued on Saturday, Aug. 26 by a taxi cab driver and is now being cared for by TWRC Wildlife Center’s Rehabilitation Coordinator. He is being treated for an injury that prevents him from flying. The center is asking for donations to care for Harvey and other animals after the storm at http://www.twrcwildlifecenter.org/donate/
The relatives of Clifton Harris, a man who was assaulted and left in a vegetative state at the Sacramento County Main Jail, are fighting an effort by the county to stop caring for him by releasing him from custody. They also want to know how he was injured.
Aramis Ayala, the state attorney of Florida, was pulled over June 19 by Orlando Police Department. Body camera footage from the stop showed the two officers attempting to explain why they pulled her over.
BLM researcher Miranda Crowell releases an endangered pygmy rabbit in southeast Oregon in August of 2016. Dozens of the rabbits were relocated in Washington State this July after a wildfire ravaged their breeding ground.