Top US News: Ex New Orleans Saints’ Will Smith Fatally Shot In Road Rage Incident, The Boss Earns Tops ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ And More
Ex New Orleans Saints’ Will Smith fatally shot in road rage incident
Will Smith, ex New Orleans Saints player whose significant contribution helped the team win the Super Bowl championship in 2009, was shot and killed in a road rage incident, FOX Sports reported. Cardell Hayes, who rear ended Smith’s car, was arrested after the shooting on a charge of second degree murder. Hayes’ bond was set by a magistrate at $1 million.
The Boss earns more than Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
Studio estimates reveal that Melissa McCarthy’s “The Boss” has surged past “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice” in its opening weekend, USA Today reported. “The Boss” earned $23.481 million, more than the two week streak of the Zack Snyder directorial of $23.435 million. Nevertheless, there is still scope for a change in positions, considering that the difference between the earnings of the two movies is less than $50,000.
Louisiana shooting: 2 Southern University students killed in gunfire
Gunfire exchanged outside a Baton Rouge apartment complex resulted in the deaths of two 19 year old Southern University students, Lashuntae Benton and Annette January. The gunfire was exchanged between Ernest Bernard Felton and a 24 year old man. Felton has been arrested and faces charges of attempted second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon, ABC News reported.
Human error caused ethanol spillage in Mississippi River
The accident that led to the dumping of thousands of gallons of ethanol into the Mississippi River as a result of the derailment of a train in November occurred due to human error, as reported by CBS News. The incident involved 25 cars derailing into the river after the train operator applied the dynamic brakes too quickly. As many as 20,000 gallons of ethanol spilled in the river, and $2.1 million worth of damage was caused to the rail equipment and track.
2 men aboard plane injured after crash landing
The pilot and passenger of a single engine plane received injuries after the plane crash landed close to the entrance to the Bayport Aerodrome on Sunday. As reported by the New York Times, the plane was returning to the airport because of engine failure. While the pilot, Scott Clifford, sustained two broken legs and a head injury, the passenger, Michael Rome sustained non life threatening injuries.
Never before seen clip of Suicide Squad revealed at 2016 MTV Movie Awards
A new never-before-seen clip of the upcoming movie Suicide Squad was revealed at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, People reported. The anti hero movie features an impressive lineup – including Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jared Leto as Joker, Will Smith as Deadshot, and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress – and is directed by David Ayer and produced by Zack Snyder.
Bryan Adams cancels show in Mississippi following anti gay law
Bryan Adams, known for hits including Summer of 69 and 18 Till I Die, has cancelled a show in Mississippi, ABC News reported. The Canadian star said his decision came following the state’s new law that allows businesses and religious groups to deny services to same sex couples. He says he can’t perform “in good conscience” where “certain people are being denied their civil rights due to their sexual orientation.”