By Lauren Pratt |Staff Writer|
Umpqua Community College; 9 dead, 7 injured (Oct. 2)
Chris Harper Mercer, 26, shot and killed 10, including himself, and injured seven, at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. The lone shooter used four guns including an assault rifle to carry out his attacks on Oct. 2.
Law enforcement officials have not yet confirmed if Mercer’s shooting was religiously fueled, but witnesses say before Mercer opened fire “he asked students to stand and state their religion before he began firing from point blank range,” according to the New York Daily News.
Man “too high” on marijuana calls police for help (Oct. 5)
According to police reports, a 22-year-old Austintown, Ohio man was found to be what he described as “too high” after smoking marijuana.
Police found him on the floor in the fetal position and, according to Vindy News, he “was surrounded by a plethora of Doritos, Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, and
Chips Ahoy cookies.” The unidentified man also told the cops he could not feel his hands.
The man declined medical treatment and he was not charged by the Austintown police.
Kim Davis: County clerk turned porn star? (Oct. 6)
The Dogfart Network is presenting Kim Davis, Kentucky county clerk, the money following her approval of featuring in a same-sex, interracial scene.
“We here at Dogfart have always believed in equality… We are giving her a chance at a redemption,” said Dogfart spokesman.
Davis was also offered an all-expense paid vacation to accompany her half-million dollars. Davis has not replied to the offer, according to MSN Money.
In Bel-Air, someone is exerting 1,300 gallons of water per hour (Oct. 7)
A unidentified mansion owner in Bel-Air is using 32,000 gallons of water a day, enough for flushing a toilet 6,400 times in a day. A whopping $90,000 in
accumulated water cost are to be paid by the owner annually, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Mid-drought, the Department of Water and Power (DWP) has investigated the water guzzler and has not released any information. However, the DWP has sent letters to the largest water consumers strongly urging cutbacks.