What we’re reading: Trump fed up with media, Guyger sentenced to 10 years for murder

first_imgReddIt Seven dead in World War II plane crashSeven people died Wednesday morning in a plane crash involving a vintage World War II plane in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. This B-17 aircraft is similar to the one that crashed at Bradley International Airport Wednesday. Photo courtesy of Jeff Fink.The B-17 aircraft crashed while attempting to land. It hit a landing instrument station and ran into a deicing facility. Sixteen people were injured, including the six survivors on the plane and other airport employees. Bradley International Airport had been hosting five vintage WWII planes as part of the Wings of Freedom tour to honor veterans. The plane was owned by the Collings Foundation. “Our thoughts and prayers are with those who were on that flight,” the foundation said. “We will be forever grateful to the heroic efforts of the first responders at Bradley.” TCU Rhino Initiative Club gives voice to dwindling species Owen Rochehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/owen-roche/ Previous articleTCU News Now 10/2/19Next articleHoroscope: October 3, 2019 Owen Roche RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Owen Roche Welcome TCU Class of 2025 printTrump calls out mediaPresident Trump ended a joint conference at the White House Wednesday by questioning the media’s honesty and impartiality. “The United States is a great democracy… and if the press were straight and honest, and forthright and tough, we would be a far greater nation,” said Trump.A response came from CNN’s White House correspondent Jim Acosta.“We are, Mr. President,” he said.Trump responded to the comment by saying that the country “would be far greater when we don’t have the CNNs of the world, who are corrupt people.”President Trump, who has had a history of calling out the media, took a jab at CNN Wednesday. Photo courtesy of Evan Vucci.Amber Guyger sentenced to 10 years in prison for murderAmber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday for the murder of Botham Jean.Guyger, a former Dallas police officer, was found guilty of murder the day prior. She shot and killed Jean upon entering his apartment thinking it was her own.Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison for murder just one day after being found guilty. Photo courtesy of ABC News.Brandt Jean, the victim’s brother, told Guyger in court that he forgave her.“If you are truly sorry – I know I can speak for myself – I forgive you, and I know if you go to God and ask him, he will forgive you,” he said.According to NBC News, Dallas County prosecutors argued that Guyger did not deserve a lenient sentence. They used Guyger’s social media posts, text messages and police disciplinary records in their case against her. Bernie Sanders hospitalizedSenator Bernie Sanders was hospitalized late Tuesday night in Las Vegas with a blocked artery.Sanders, 78, left his campaign event feeling chest discomfort. The blockage was later found and relieved through the insertion of two stents. According to ABC News, Sanders has canceled two of his events planned for Thursday.Many prominent politicians reached out to Sanders to express their concern and well-wishes, including Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren. + posts Facebook Facebook Owen Rochehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/owen-roche/ Linkedin World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Owen Rochehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/owen-roche/ What we’re reading: Fla. officials back Trump, news organizations refuse to release whistleblower’s name President Donald Trump insists he had a “perfect call” with the Ukrainian president, despite growing calls for impeachment. (Photo courtesy of Mother Jones). Linkedin Twitter Twitter ReddIt Owen Rochehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/owen-roche/ TCU Master of Accounting program set to go to China this winter TCU students match high number of alcohol violations TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history last_img read more