REPORT: 1 of 2 CO school shooters transgender, minor girl identifying as boy

first_imgPolice in Colorado are releasing the latest information on the school shooting that occurred Tuesday near Denver.An 18-year-old male student was killed, eight others were injured, and two suspects are in custody in the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch.Both suspects, 18-year-old Devon Erickson, and an unidentified 17-year-old female were students at the school, according to police.Several reports say the second suspect is a transgender who was in the process of transitioning from female to male.One of the suspects is expected to be in court, Wednesday afternoon.Police are currently investigating and conducting a search Erickson’s home and his car.Erickson nor his unidentified accomplice had previous criminal records or contact with the police as unlike Parkland, Florida, shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, according to reports.An official motive for has not been established at this time police are reportedly unsure if bullying played a role.This story is developing.last_img read more

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More than 1 million Olympic tickets in latest Japan lottery

first_imgLATEST STORIES Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? This is the first time tickets for boxing are included in the Japan lottery.The International Olympic Committee (IOC), meanwhile, stripped the boxing body AIBA of the right to organize the tournament, citing corruption in finance, refereeing, and judging. IOC is now organizing the tournament after a long delay.Tickets will be unavailable for the marathons. IOC, citing Tokyo’s summer heat, is moving that event to the northern city of Sapporo against the wishes of Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.It’s unclear where the marathons will be run in Sapporo, and if people who bought tickets to see the finish inside Tokyo’s new national stadium will get refunds.The latest lottery opens next Wednesday, November 13, and runs until November 26, with results announced in mid-December.ADVERTISEMENT What’s behind the display of Chinese flag in Boracay? Organizers hope to raise about $800 million in ticket sales. This revenue makes up a large part of the privately funded operating budget of $5.6 billion.A national government audit report last year said Tokyo would spend about $25 billion to organize the Olympics, all of which is public money except for the operating budget funding.Organizers dispute the figure and said it’s half that much, part of a debate about what are – and are not – Olympic expenses. /kgaSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics PLAY LIST 00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics01:35U.S. urges Japan, South Korea to share intel00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ MOST READ Rice industry paralysis Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politicscenter_img In this August 19, 2019, file photo, tourists walk with their luggage past the Olympic rings in Tokyo. Frustrated residents of Japan got another shot at attending next year’s Tokyo Olympics when organizers on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, put about 1 million more tickets into the latest lottery. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)TOKYO — Frustrated residents of Japan will get another shot at attending next year’s Tokyo Olympics when organizers on Friday put more than 1 million tickets into the latest lottery.Tokyo has generated unprecedented ticket demand inside and outside Japan. Organizers said 3.57 million tickets have already been awarded to Japan residents in two lotteries.ADVERTISEMENT Priority legislation in the 18th Congress Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ Duterte officials’ paranoia is ‘singularly myopic’ Organizers have repeatedly declined to say how many tickets have been sought. But demand is believed to be at least 10 times over supply – probably more – with widespread complaints about the scarcity.The demand has driven up hotel prices and created concerns about how Tokyo’s efficient train system will handle the July 24 to August 9 games.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practiceOrganizers said 7.8 million tickets are available for next year’s games. They also said at least 70% will go to the general Japanese public, which would be about 5.5 million while the rest are sold outside Japan, or allotted to sponsors, national Olympic committees, or international sports federations.This is the last exclusive chance for residents of Japan. Another ticket offering in the spring will be open to Japan and non-Japan residents on a first-come, first-serve basis. Impartial SC justices show true colors in upcoming UP-UST game Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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