Here are the headlines we’re following this morning:
Britain’s foreign secretary says he agrees with the U.S. assessment that Syria has used chemical weapons against rebels. William Hague says the UK has presented evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Syria to UN investigators. Meanwhile, two senior western diplomats say the U.S. is looking into setting up a no-fly zone along Syria’s southern border, near Jordan.
It was exactly six months ago that 20 school children and six adults were shot to death at a school in Newtown, Connecticut. A Twenty-year-old stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14th and opened fire in what would become the second deadliest school shooting in the United States. He killed himself as police closed in.
The Disneyland employee accused of setting off dry ice bombs in that theme park is out of jail. Christian Barnes was released on his own recognizance yesterday after a judge determined he is not a threat to the community. The 22-year-old had been behind bars since May 28th, when he was arrested after allegedly setting off two dry ice bombs in the Mickey’s Toontown section of the park. The judge said a subsequent search of Barnes’ car didn’t turn up any evidence the bombs were anything other than a bad idea for a joke.
A restaurant deck collapsed into Biscayne Bay, injuring at least two dozen people, three of them critically last night. Rescue divers and helicopters were sent to the scene at the Shuckers restaurant in North Bay Village and authorities say everyone is accounted for. No word yet on what caused the collapse that happened as patrons were watching the Heat take on San Antonio in Game Four of the NBA Finals. A game which they won, 109,93!
Miami Weather: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. High 88F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Headlines collected via WVUM subscription to Metrosource news wire. Edited for flow, brevity (radio).
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