Good Samaritan shot, killed chasing suspect who held woman at gunpoint

first_imgABC News/KTRK(HOUSTON) — A father of two young boys was shot and killed Sunday when he acted as a Good Samaritan and tried to save a woman who had a gun pulled on her in a mall parking lot but ended up being shot by the assailant himself.The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon at the Deerbrook Mall in Humble, Texas, when officers were alerted to a disturbance in the mall’s parking lot of a man reportedly pulling a gun on a woman he was with.When officers responded, however, the suspect began to run. Brian Marksberry, who was with his wife and witnessed the altercation, decided he couldn’t stand by and sprang into action.“‘Somebody’s gotta get this guy’… That’s exactly what he said. ‘Somebody’s gotta get him,’” said Marksberry to his wife before he tried to intervene, one of Markberry’s family members told ABC News’ Houston station KTRK.The suspect allegedly took off on foot and Marksberry began chasing him in an effort to aid the police. But when Marksberry caught up with the suspect, the man fired on and hit the father of two.Officers then began firing on the suspect who had just shot Marksberry, striking him as well.Marksberry was immediately transported to Kingwood Hospital where both he and the man who shot him later died from the injuries they suffered in the shootout.“I know he had a heart of gold and he helped anywhere he could but today just shouldn’t have been the day,” said Jacqueline Marksberry, the victim’s mother, through tears.“I just miss him,” she continued. “And now I’m not going to get the phone call every day that I always got … My baby’s gone.”Marksberry was a son, a brother, a husband and a father to two young children, just 3 and 8 years old.“He was the best father anybody could ever want,” his mother said. “He loved his children. He always went out, done things with them, played ball … I’m never going to see him again.” Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Images from TOUGHMAN Chile Arica Pan American Championship

first_imgRacing got under way at 07:30 local time at Bahia Club De Yates Arica. There were two distances on offer:Half: 1.9k swim (2 laps) + 90k bike (4 laps) + 21k run (4 laps)Fourth: 0.95k swim (1 lap) + 45.0k bike (2 laps) + 10.5k run (2 laps)The South America TOUGHMAN races that form the southern circuit for the event brand are: Futrono, Copiapo, Arica, Quillon and Iquique.Taking place on Sunday, September 15, 2019, the TOUGHMAN Series Championship in Stony Point New York, 20 miles north of New York City, offers over US$30,000 in age-group awards, a US$4,950 cash purse (top 5) for qualifiers, a scenic bike course, and over 1,400 race support volunteers.www.TOUGHMANTri.comwww.TOUGHKidstri.com Triatlón Toughman Panamerican Series – Arica, Chile. Photo credit: Max Montecinos/PIX4U Triatlón Toughman Panamerican Series – Arica, Chile. Photo credit: Max Montecinos/PIX4U Triatlón Toughman Panamerican Series – Arica, Chile. Photo credit: Max Montecinos/PIX4U Triatlón Toughman Panamerican Series – Arica, Chile. Photo credit: Max Montecinos/PIX4U Triatlón Toughman Panamerican Series – Arica, Chile. Photo credit: Max Montecinos/PIX4U Triatlón Toughman Panamerican Series – Arica, Chile. Photo credit: Max Montecinos/PIX4U Triatlón Toughman Panamerican Series – Arica, Chile. Photo credit: Max Montecinos/PIX4U Triatlón Toughman Panamerican Series – Arica, Chile. Photo credit: Max Montecinos/PIX4U Continuing the expansion of the TOUGHMAN brand in Latin America, TOUGHMAN Chile returned this year, on Sunday, June 15, 2019 to the northern most city in Chile, Arica. The event’s full title is TOUGHMAN Chile Arica Pan American Championship as it formed a championship event for athletes in the Americas. Relatedlast_img read more

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Teague talks bowl game revenue, Kill

first_imgJerry Kill was just named Big Ten Coach of the Year, the first for Minnesota since Glen Mason won it in 1999. What does this honor do for the profile of the program?It’s an honor, I think, for the whole state of Minnesota. It’s an honor for the University. It shows that we have a great leader as our football coach. I’m thrilled for him, and he deserves it. A lot of credit obviously goes to him, but his staff he has around him makes such a big difference in what we do.And lastly, but not least, the student-athletes that play — those guys had a huge part in it.Did you worry about the possibility of coach Kill leaving to take the head coaching jobs at Michigan or Nebraska?No. I know he’s very happy here. I know he’s ensconced in building the program, and he’s committed for the long term. He loves being the head coach of the Gophers.The Aquatics Center was recently dedicated to the late Jean Freeman. What impact did she have on Gophers athletics?I never knew Jean, but [I’ll] tell you what, I continue to hear unbelievable things about her with the impact she had on student-athletes, the impact she had on Gophers athletics. She was a special human being.Did the dedication serve as a way to honor her contributions to the University?Absolutely. To say that we still hear about Jean constantly, years after her death, she must have been an amazing person. I think it’s the least we could have done.A recent Star Tribune column reported that David Larson, a former U of M regent who passed away in October, left a donation of $15 million to the athletic facilities plan. Can you confirm this?We can’t confirm it. It’s not confirmed yet — we’ll put it that way. [Donating] is a whole different ball of wax.The athletics department recently announced a new plan to increase scholarship seating. What was the motive for this plan?Like I said when we announced it last week, I cannot see us in the coming years staying in the black without doing something like this because our costs have continued to go up. And really, since 2009, the only significant augmentation we’ve had in our budget has been primarily our Big Ten TV money.We haven’t raised prices, except last year we raised the face value of tickets. We haven’t raised our scholarship seating amounts since we moved into TCF.It was something we had to do to balance our budget, to be smart from a financial standpoint and continue to maintain an excellent department. Teague talks bowl game revenue, KillThe Gophers’ AD also talked about facilities and Jean Freeman. Sam KraemerDecember 10, 2014Jump to CommentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailPrintThe Minnesota Daily sat down with athletics director Norwood Teague on Tuesday for its third edition of “Talkin’ with Teague.”Teague discussed bowl game revenue, the new scholarship seating plan and Jerry Kill’s Big Ten Coach of the Year award.On behalf of Teague, the athletics communications department declined to comment on the suspension of men’s basketball player Daquein McNeil, who was charged with two felony counts of assault late last month. Could this plan be described as an attempt to keep up with the “arms race” in college athletics?That’s more operational dollars. None of that [scholarship seating revenue] would be used to build buildings. It’s more for our day-to-day expenses that have gone up. Our medical expenses have gone up dramatically. Our equipment expenses have gone up a ton. Our travel has gone up, and we really haven’t done anything to help soften those blows. It’s just something we had to do.And also, when you look at how we compare to our Big Ten brethren, we weren’t even in the same stratosphere as to what we were doing.How have Gophers fans reacted to it thus far?For the most part, it’s been more positive than negative. I mean, there are some that have sticker shock and don’t understand what we’re trying to do, and I expected that. But the further we’ve gotten away from the announcement, I think the more we’ve been able to talk to people on the phone, meet with people and tell people why we did it, and it’s been better.So do you think there’s been a realization about the plan and its motive?I think so. There will be people that do not and will not understand what we’re trying to do, and that’s fine. We have a lot of people that buy season tickets. Our department did a great job explaining it and messaging it. I knew in my heart that it was something we had to do. It was not an option.Will the University expect extra revenue with Ohio State playing in the College Football Playoff?We won’t know until all of that’s over when the fiscal year closes. And what happens there … is the bowls pay the Big Ten, then the Big Ten distributes the revenue evenly. So it’s hard to say how much that would be for us by just going to the [Buffalo Wild Wings] Citrus Bowl.[The Citrus Bowl pays] for a certain amount of expenses for us to go down there, to fly and stay and what not. But the core money goes back to the Big Ten, and then it’s distributed evenly among the Big Ten teams.So even though Ohio State is playing in the playoff, that doesn’t differentiate from the pool of bowl money Big Ten schools share?Yes. I don’t think any of the “Big Five” schools get paid directly from the bowls. They’re paid some — we get paid $2 million to go to the Citrus Bowl, but that pays for our band to go down there, our team to go down there and stay. But the bulk of our money goes to the league.On Sunday, the football team received confirmation that it will be playing in the Citrus Bowl. What does playing in a New Year’s Day bowl mean for this team?It’s on ABC national, that’s not a regional split, so it’s a big-time pop from a TV standpoint as far as sports viewership is concerned across the nation. Again, New Year’s Day has a brand with it like no other. Citrus Bowl has a brand with it that’s pretty darn good, and we’re thrilled to be in it. And we’re also in Florida. We have a lot of recruits in Florida, and we’ll continue to have a lot of recruits in Florida. It only helps our presence down there, so it’s a real big get for us.What are your expectations for next month’s NCAA Division I Convention?There’s going to be a lot of discussion on autonomy, a lot of discussion on cost of attendance.Autonomy and cost of attendance, I think, are voted on, and I expect cost of attendance to pass. There’s a lot of things that are changing, and we have to be smart and adapt as we go along.last_img read more

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Former hockey coach Miloš Říha is hospitalized at IKEM

first_imgSixty-one-year-old hockey coach Miloš Říha senior, who led the Czech national team in the last two seasons, is hospitalized at the Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Krč, Prague. Slovan Bratislava, who trained Říha in the past, stated on his social networks that the Přerov native has deteriorated in recent weeks.last_img

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Brazil legend Adriano was a hero at Inter Milan, but when his dad died he went off the rails and turned to drink

first_img Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures! Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017 People Slammed By Massive Waves 4 What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!! 8 MOST DANGEROUS RAINS of All Time | TOP 10 INTERESTINGcenter_img Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night. IT was Adriano’s 38th birthday on Monday.During the course of the celebrations, the once great Brazilian centre forward might have been dwelling on how his career could have been so much better, and how he could still be playing good level football today.Adriano was a star at Inter MilanCredit: AFP – GettyAt his peak and in full flight, Adriano was a magnificent spectacle. Physically imposing with a left foot that was both a howitzer and a surgeon’s knife, he was a defenders’ nightmare.And this is emphatically not a case of a player who could not cut it in Europe or who failed to adapt. He had five superb seasons in Italy at a time when Serie A was still a global reference.SO WHAT WENT WRONG?As always, there is a human being inside the shirt, and this one ended up buckling under the strain. The root cause is easy to identify.Adriano had a close relationship with his father – it was very touching to see the pair of them playing on the beach just after Adriano had been the star man in Brazil’s 2004 Copa America win.The family grew up in one of Rio’s most violent favelas, and his father bore the scars. A bullet lodged in his brain after he was caught up in a gunfight.It was a factor in his premature death – after which the son went on the slide.The death of Adriano’s father saw him quit Italy and fall off the football stratosphereCredit: Instagram / @adrianoimperadorAdriano began to booze and skipped trainingCredit: Instagram / @adrianoimperadorThough it might seem bizarre, there is a similarity here with Marlon Brando – who might have been born to play the part of the Emperor Hadrian, Adriano’s namesake. Brando’s interest in acting withered once his mother died. One of Adriano’s motivations in football had clearly been to please his father. That no longer applied.Instead, something of a lost soul, he found solace in his old mates from the neighbourhood.HULKING BOOZERIt gave him a sense of who he was. But their lifestyle was clearly not conducive to high level sport. He started drinking too much and missing training.If anything, he was too nice for his own good. For all his hulking size, there is something of the sweet child about him. He captivated people.He could always find clubs willing to give him another chance. In retrospect, tough love might have been more effective.Adriano could always find a club that would give him a second chanceCredit: Splash NewsWhen Adriano looks back at his career he may feel he could have done betterCredit: ReutersBut he drifted from club to club. The door was always open – until he went off the rails once more and was reluctantly let go.He was last seen in competitive action playing a couple of games for Miami in the United States back in 2016. Now he has turned 38, it would seem fair to assume that he will not be seen again.Still, while it lasted it was a great career. As he gets older it is to be hoped that he does not reflect too sadly on how much better it could have been.Brazilian football hero Adriano breaks down in tears as he is given painting of him and his dad Real or Fake? Shark Attacks Helicopter Source: Soccer – thesun.co.uklast_img read more

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Burnley 1 Sheffield United 1: Egan’s screamer cancels out Tarkowski’s strike for Dyche’s men

first_img Funny Moments Of Football Football player touch female referee s breast! People Slammed By Massive Waves 4 Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night. JOHN Egan’s 80th minute thunderbolt rescued a point for the Blades, just when it looked like the home team were going to edge ahead of them in the scramble for a Europa League place.The United centre back’s first Premier League goal was one to remember.John Egan celebrates his vital equaliser at Turf MoorSheff Utd’s John Egan scores past Burnley keeper Nick PopeHe was left unmarked at the far post after substitute Billy Sharp flicked on a George Baldock cross, but the angle was far from inviting.But Egan could not have struck his volley better, and it screamed past Nick Pope into the far corner.Egan has now scored in each of the top four tiers in English football, with today’s strike coming 2,308 days after the first – in March 2014 for Southend in League Two.That chalked off a first half strike from another central defender, James Tarkoswki and kept United two points clear of Burnley as the race for Europe enters its final stages.Burnley were actually playing Europa League football in July 2018, and even if they are not experiencing more of it later this year, this will still be another highly satisfactory campaign for Sean Dyche’s men.They were outplayed for long periods by Chris Wilder’s side, but Tarkowski’s goal against the run of play pretty much guaranteed they would get at least a point here.That is because the Clarets simply hate giving up a first half lead. They have lost only one of their last 33 Premier League matches when they led at the break, and they went on to win 27 of those games.David McGoldrick and Ashley Westwood fight for possessionMatej Vydra fires at Dean Henderson’s goalSo maybe a point is not such a bad thing for the Blades, despite their overall supremacy.It was hard to believe the first goal took 43 minutes to arrive, as both teams went at it from the start as if they only had a quarter of an hour to secure European football.United could have been ahead after two minutes. David McGoldrick put strike partner Oliver McBurnie through with a great flick, but his shot cannoned off Nick Pope’s outstretched leg.McBurnie should have done better and he seemed to be trying too hard to make amends as he muscled Pope aside to reach a ling throw – Sander Berge smashed the loose ball home, but he must have known it would be chalked off.Matej Vydra then wasted a great chance, firing wide after good work from Rogriguez and Erik Pieters, while Shane Long made an excellent block from McBurnie’s shot as the harem-scarem stuff continued. United boss Wider looked suitably disgusted as his team had an early penalty appeal denied by VAR after Egan’s shot struck Pieter’s arm. Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder was unhappy with VARThere was no intent from the Burnley player, but deciding what constitutes a penalty these days seems to have become a complete lottery.Egan sent a header inches over the bar and McBunrie’s volley finished on the roof of the net as the Blades continued to dominate – only to leave themselves open to the sucker punch.Dwight McNeil’s free kick was a long way out, but Rodriguez climbed highest to flick the ball on and Tarkowski slid the ball home from six yards out.Wilder made a raft of attacking substitutions to try to salvage something, and Sharpe almost squeezed the ball home at the near post after a terrific run from Jack O’Connell.But even though United continued to monopolise possession, they almost found themselves two down. Henderson did well to beat away a thunderous volley from Rodriguez, but was powerless as McNeil rolled the rebound wide.That miss came back to haunt the Burnley winger as Egan showed him how to finish.  It was just a pity there were no fans there to see his belter of a goal.Sean Dyche played down Burnley’s chances of clinching European football for the second time in three years after revealing key midfielder Jack Cork will miss the rest of the run-in.Cork will probably need an ankle operation ate being injured in the win at Crystal Palace. And skipper Ben Mee is also likely to be absent for a few more games after missing out against the Blades with a thigh strain.Clarets boss Dyche said: “The aim was to stay in the Premier League, and we have done that with our second best ever points total at this stage, 46 so far.“The players are working their maximum with very few bodies. You can see how stretched we are. The message is to work our best and see where that takes us. “We don’t have the group we wanted. We missed Corky and Ben today – and will continue to miss them. Ben’s thigh strain is a bad one, so that won’t be a quick turnaround, and Corky will miss our remaining games, and may need an operation.”United boss Chris Wilder agreed with Dyche’s overall assessment, but did not offer Egan the praise you might have expected.He said: “That should have been his tenth goal of the season, not his first. I am quite critical, because he has been brilliant for us, but goals from centre halves add to the collection. “John gets into some great positions but he will be the first to admit July 5 shouldn’t have seen his first goal of the season.”“But the spirit was there, and that’s four points off Burnley this season. That is a good effort and so is four this week. We will take that.” Omg this is awesome 🙂center_img 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures! Real or Fake? 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Matt Lauer won’t get paid rest of $20 million “Today” contract after NBC fired him

first_imgNBC/Peter Kramer(NEW YORK) — Matt Lauer will not receive a payout for the rest of his million-dollar contract, an NBC News spokesperson confirmed to ABC News.The disgraced former Today show anchor was fired after a colleague accused him of “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace,” the network said Wednesday in a memo obtained by ABC News.In a statement released one day later, Lauer said some of the allegations are “untrue or mischaracterized,” but, “there is enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed.”Lauer, who had just signed a contract last year that would put him in the anchor chair through 2018, had a contract worth a reported $20 million, according to Variety.He had been at Today since 1994 and became an official co-anchor three years later.After firing Lauer, NBC News’ human resources department said they’re now sifting through Lauer’s emails in an effort to bring more justice to any colleagues who may have suffered in silence.NBC News president Noah Oppenheim promised swift action against anyone who may have known about sexually inappropriate behavior and didn’t report it.This comes after NBC News executives learned that Oppenheim and NBC News Chairman Andy Lack had previously questioned Lauer about allegations weeks before the accuser came forward, NBC News reported. When asked about any sexual misconduct, the former anchor reportedly said that he was “racking his brain and couldn’t think of anything at all.”The network added that they couldn’t find any evidence of previous complaints or any settlements reached at the time.A rep for Lauer had no additional comment when reached by ABC News over the weekend.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more

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