17-year-old killed, 4 hurt in stabbings while tubing on Wisconsin river
SOMERSET, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota teenager died and four other people were seriously hurt after being stabbed while tubing down a Wisconsin river, authorities said. St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson the victims and suspect, a 52-year-old Prior Lake, Minnesota man, were all on the Apple River when the attack happened Saturday afternoon. Knudson said investigators were working to determine what led to the stabbings and whether the victims and suspect knew each other. The suspect was arrested about an hour and a half later while getting off the river downstream. “Another witness located him at the exit of the tubing area, where he was taken into custody.”A 17-year-old boy from Stillwater, Minnesota, died.mlive.com
Thompson recalls 'bird's-eye view' of insurrection
As the Jan. 6 congressional probe is set to begin, Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House committee investigating the insurrection at the Capitol, recalled his experience on that day in an interview with the Associated Press. (July 26)news.yahoo.com
The last supermoon of 2021 -- aka the Strawberry Moon -- is happening this week
If you’ve missed any of the celestial events that have happened this year already -- the Pink Moon in April or the recent solar eclipse, to name a couple -- you’ve got one more chance to witness a rare supermoon this year, and it’s happening this week.
World's largest iceberg, equal to size of Somerset, breaks off Antarctica
The world’s largest iceberg, equal in size to Somerset and bigger than the Spanish island of Majorca, has splintered from the frozen edge `of Antarctica and is now adrift in the Weddell Sea. The new sheet of ice, designated A-76, measures approximately 4,320 square km (2,685m) and is significantly larger than the previous title-holder, A-23A, which stretched 3,380 square km (1,305m). The British Antarctic Survey initially spotted the floating berg after it broke off the western side of the Ronne Ice Shelf. Its movement was then confirmed by the European Space Agency’s using images from the Copernicus satellite. Thousands of penguins were threatened in November last year by what was then considered the largest iceberg as it came close to colliding with a remote South Atlantic island supporting sea life.news.yahoo.com
Coldplay, Jorja Smith to play virtual Glastonbury gig in May
FILE - In this Friday, June 28, 2019 file photo, a general view of a sign on the third day of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Somerset, England. This year, 2021, the Glastonbury Festival is going online. Organizers say they will stage a one-day livestreamed concert at Worthy Farm in southwest England, home to the annual music extravaganza. Glastonbury organizer Emily Eavis said the Live at Worthy Farm event would be like the festival but without people. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)LONDON – This year the Glastonbury Festival is going online.
Country Hall of Famer, actor Kris Kristofferson has retired
FILE - Singer Kris Kristofferson performs at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset, England, on June 23, 2017. Kristofferson has retired after five decades. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer and Grammy winner retired in 2020. The Texas-born Oxford scholar brought introspective and poetic lyrics to country music with songs like Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down and Me and Bobby McGee. He has starred in 70 films and earned a Golden Globe for his performance in “A Star is Born.”He was inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame and was awarded the Johnny Mercer Award from the Songwriter Hall of Fame.
Police officer pays for shoplifting suspects' holiday dinner
This undated photo provided by the Somerset Police Department shows Officer Matt Lima in Somerset, Mass. He is being praised for using his own money to purchase $250 gift cards for two women accused of trying to steal groceries last month. – A Massachusetts police officer declined to charge two women accused of trying to steal groceries for the children — and instead bought them Christmas dinner. Somerset Officer Matt Lima responded to a report of shoplifting Dec. 20 at Stop & Shop, where two women with two young children were accused of putting groceries into bags at a self-checkout kiosk without scanning them. The women said they had fallen on hard times and were trying to provide a Christmas dinner for the children.
Jason’s 12 Days of Christmas: Day 6
In the two weeks or so before Christmas I would pick a day and go to the restaurant McCormick & Schmick’s behind Somerset. It would be lunchtime and I was there for one specific thing... their Reuben sandwich. Aside from Nello’s café in Royal Oak, I can’t think of another Reuben that was better than McCormick & Schmick’s. Sadly, McCormick & Schmick’s Reuben you cannot still get. If you want a Reuben, Nello’s Café in Royal Oak serves a mean one and they’re local.
Musicians Can Win $2,500 - Tune In To Somerset Collection Contest
Here’s your chance to win $2,500! So many local musicians are missing the stage and performing. This holiday season working musicians won’t be entertaining at holiday parties, corporate events, or at their local music venues. Somerset Collection is thrilled to support Detroit musicians by holding the Tune Into Somerset Collection contest. Somerset is looking for piano players, harpists, guitarists and more to perform during the holidays safely for mallgoers.
Call for fire alarm leads Troy officers to bloody scene, home invasion and arson suspect
They arrived on scene and found a bloody scene on an apartment deck, including a large, bloody kitchen knife, and an open door and a screen ripped off. A trail of blood led to a nearby apartment building where officers discovered blood and broken glass that led to an open apartment, where the suspect was ultimately located. Officers were met by a screaming, nude man, covered in blood with a towel wrapped around one of his hands. Officers forced the door to the apartment open, and attempted to handcuff the man. During the investigation on scene, Troy dispatch received one call about a nude man walking around the area and acting strangely.
Water main break reported on Vernor Road in Grosse Pointe Park
GROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. – Grosse Pointe Park police are reporting a water main break on Vernor between Somerset and Balfour. Crews will be working in the area beginning around 3:30 p.m. Friday and expect to continue into the early evening hours. Drivers are encouraged to take an alternate route.
Somerset Collection to open year-round storefront in Downtown Detroit
DETROIT - The Somerset Collection Studio at the Metropolitan Building is an open space that will allow retailers to pop up at the Downtown Detroit site. Backed by the Forbes Company and Somerset Mall, the idea is to bring luxury brands back to Downtown Detroit. The brand displays will at times be a selection of merchandise found at Somerset Collection or trunk shows brought to Michigan exclusive at Somerset Collection Studio. The brand displays will at times be a selection of merchandise found at Somerset Collection or trunk shows brought to Michigan exclusive at Somerset Collection Studio. "The Somerset Collection Studio concept did not happen overnight.
VIDEO: Police seek public assistance in identifying Grosse Pointe Park vandalism suspects
GROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. - Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating six young men wanted on suspicion of vandalizing several cars. According to authorities, between 10 and 11 p.m. Tuesday, multiple cars were vandalized with spray paint by six young men on bikes. Anyone with video footage or information is asked to contact the Grosse Pointe Park Detective Bureau at 313-822-7400 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Video of the suspects can be seen above. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.