ABCNEWS.COM - A 15-year-old Alabama boy is in critical condition today after he was
shot in the head by a friend during prank that police said went
Jesse Rainey, 15, and seven male friends were spending the weekend at
an unoccupied home that belonged to the grandmother of one of the boys,
when a few of the teens decided to prank their friends by faking a home
intrusion, Colbert County Sheriff Ronnie May told ABCNews.com.
"One of the young men cut the lights to the house, then a few of the
other guys snuck back inside, wanting their friends to believe there was
an intruder," May said.
The teens were in the process of using flashlights to find the switch box, when Rainey jumped out of a closet. click here to read more
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:43:51 GMT
BREAKING NEWS - The Medical Examiner's Office has revised the death toll in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado from 91 people to at least 24 people.>>
UPDATE: Originally the death toll was reported to be 91 people and counting, however, the Medical examiner's office revised the death toll from the Oklahoma tornado to at least 24 people. A spokeswoman said Tuesday morning that she believes some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm.>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:31 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:31:19 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima. Meteorologists contacted by The Associated Press used real time measurements to calculate the energy released during the storm's life span of almost an hour.>>