Two Las Vegas police officers were killed when a married couple shot them, point blank, while the officers were having lunch at a pizzeria. Officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo were eating at Cici’s Pizza when the man and woman shot them, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed another person and then killed themselves. One of the shooters is said to have yelled, “This is a revolution.” Police don’t have a motive yet.
If you’re looking to get gay-married, you can now move to Wisconsin! A federal judge overturned the state’s gay-marriage ban on Friday.
Tracy Morgan is in critical condition but is said to be improving after the limo he was in was hit by a tractor-trailer over the weekend. He suffered broken ribs, leg, nose, and femur, but is responsive. Comedian James McNair (“Jimmy Mack”) was killed in the crash, which happened when a driver for Wal-Mart saw slowing traffic too late, and hit the limo bus from behind on the New Jersey turnpike. The driver’s been charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto.
Rafael Nadal won his ninth French Open title over the weekend; Maria Sharapova won the Ladies’ title, as well as her fifth Grand Slam.
The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are tied at one game apiece in the NBA Finals after the Heat took Game Two 98-96 in San Antonio. Game Three of the best-of-seven series is Tuesday in Miami.
We don’t have a Triple Crown winner. California Chrome came in fourth place at the Belmont Stakes. Tonalist won instead.
And remember the student security officer who stopped the shooting at Seattle Pacific University last week? His name is Jon Meis, and he was only a couple of weeks away from getting married. A twitter campaign went viral to buy everything on his wedding registry. After everything was purchased, people even donated thousands of dollars to pay for his honeymoon.
Are you stressed out? Then there’s a good chance you live in Florida. In a new study, Florida wins the unhappy distinction of being the most stressed-out state in the country. After Florida, the next most-stressed out state is Georgia, followed by New Jersey, California, and Nevada. (Factors they looked at: people without health insurance, housing expenses, hours worked per week, etc.)
And Randall Streeter is a dedicated, and crafty, drug dealer. The man was nabbed by police in North Carolina on drug charges. After stopping Streeter's car during a routine traffic stop, cops found over 150 bags of heroin and $1,200. Officers found another 40 bags literally in Streeter...and his belly button. Some Percocet was also found lodged in his navel.