The trial against the two men charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection to the deadly 2016 “Ghost Ship” warehouse fire in Oakland, California ended Thursday with a mistrial for one of the defendants and a full acquittal for the other. Derick Almena and Max Harris both faced 39 years if found guilty of the 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter; however, Harris was acquitted on all 36 counts, while a hung jury mistrial was declared for Almena who will head
I got interested in Lara watching Netflix’s Narcos, he was a welcome bolt of fresh air. The show is a real blast of the 1980’s past as the production team did a fine job and many of the actors were good as well. So here is a late obit to Mr. Rodrigo Lara for a job well done and life cut far too short. The header picture is of the team called The New Liberalism.
This post is an update to #576 the John L. Lewis nativity. Here we will be checking our rectification against a known mundane event. From the Sunday Wilkes Barre Gazette on June 4, 1949 the article is about a firebug trying to set John L. Lewis’s home on fire. Since the Lewis family was out to dinner, I picked 8 PM as that was a fashionable time to go out and be seen. This gives
The Weiss Tunkhannock Murders In the local news was a big writeup about 24-year-old Randy Robert Stair who worked the night shift at Weiss Markets in Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co., PA killing three of his co-workers before finally pulling the trigger on himself. As this is in the neighboring county, it caught my interest. The news item can be found here on the WNEP site. The ascendant for the actual killing took place is 15+ Pisces,