Colombia plane crash: 6th survivor found under fuselage — WGNO

Watch Video NEAR MEDELLIN, Colombia (CNN) – Authorities say they’ve found a sixth survivor of a plane crash in Colombia. The man was found under the fuselage, according to Mauricio Parodi, a local disaster official. Medellin Mayor Federico Gutiérrez says 75 people were killed in the crash and six people were injured. A charter plane carrying…

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Conservation Connection – Understanding decomposer lifeforms

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Naturalist Curtis Parsons visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to show us the mysterious world of decomposers. Q. What are decomposers? • Decomposers are organisms that help break down dead and decaying matter • Some decomposers specialize on breaking down plants or animals • Today we’ll focus on animal decomposers, especially insects…

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China coal mine explosion leaves over a dozen dead, 20 trapped underground —

Thirteen people have been found dead after a gas explosion in a Chinese coal mine and the status is unknown of 20 others still trapped, state media said Tuesday.

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These are the 4 personality types that describes almost everyone, study says —

New research out of Spain suggests that almost all of humanity can fit into one of four types of personalities: optimistic, pessimistic, trusting or envious.

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Spent nuclear fuel canisters vulnerable to failure as they age — nuclear-news

Premature failure of U.S. spent nuclear fuel storage canisters, San Onofre Safety.org, by Donna Gilmore “……Stainless Steel Dry Canister Problems Darrell Dunn, an NRC materials engineer, stated stainless steel dry storage canisters are vulnerable to failure within about 25 – 42 years. If any of the fuel cladding in the canister fails, there is no protective barrier and […]

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Could The ccTrain Crash Have Been Prevented By PTC? — CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the investigation into Thursday’s train crash continues, many are wondering if the catastrophe in Hoboken could have been prevented through Positive Train Control. The technology was not installed on New Jersey Transit Rail, the line where the crash occurred. “We’ve made the progress, but there’s not the sense of urgency that…

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Good Samaritan chases down man accused of taking pictures up woman’s dress — myfox8.com

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. — “Oh my God, could this be happening? Cause there’s kids and there’s people everywhere!” That was Mark Morgan’s initial thought, last week, when he saw something unusual inside the Goodwill on South Street in Simpsonville. “I came across this isle and I noticed this gentleman with his arm stretched out taking a picture, up…

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Welcome to Dale Yeager’s Offical Blog

The DALE YEAGER Blog

Welcome! My name is Dale Yeager and I am a federally trained Forensic Profiler and Criminal Behavior Analyst.

I received my training through various programs at the USDOJ and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

I am a Federal Law Enforcement SME – Subject Matter Expert and instructor for the HIDTA – High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas and MAGLOCLEN – Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network programs.

I am an expert in criminal psychology, forensic psychology, sex crimes investigation, domestic terrorism analysis and Interrogation.
Finally I am the CEO of SERAPH The Problem Solving Company

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Fingerprints – You are unique like your fingerprints

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“Life is like a fingerprint that can’t be changed so make the best impression with it. – Unknown.”

“Fingerprints have been used for years as the accepted tool in criminology and for identification. The first system of classification of fingerprints was introduced by Jan Evangelista Purkynje (1787-1869), a Czech physiologist, in 1823. He divided the papillary lines into nine types, based on their geometric arrangement. This work, however, was not recognized internationally for many years. In 1858, SirWilliamHerschel (1833-1917) registered fingerprints for those signing documents at the Indian magistrate’s office in Jungipoor. Henry Faulds (1843-1930) in 1880 proposed using ink for fingerprint determination and people identification, and Francis Galton (1822-1911) collected 8000 fingerprints and developed their classification based on the spirals, loops, and arches. In 1892, Juan Vucetich (1858-1925) created his own fingerprint identification system and proved that a woman was responsible for killing two of her sons…

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this day in crime history: august 8, 1962

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On this day in 1962, Elizabeth Ann “Ma” Duncan was executed in the gas chamber at California’s San Quentin prison. Duncan had been convicted in 1958 for conspiracy to commit murder. She had paid two men, Augustine Baldonado and Luis Moya, to kill her daughter-in-law, Olga Duncan. Olga was seven months pregnant at the time. The two killers beat and strangled her, then buried her in a shallow grave. According to the coroner, she was still alive when they buried her. The elder Mrs. Duncan’s motive was her fear that the impending birth of her grandchild threatened her incestuous relationship with her son.

Ma Duncan and her two henchmen were tried and convicted. They were all sentenced to death. Sentence was carried out for all three on August 8, 1962.  It was the last triple execution in California, and the last execution of a woman in the state before the…

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