News Brief (4/22 to 4/28)

Monday, April 22

  • Easter Sunday explosions at multiple churches and hotels rocked Sri Lanka, and the death toll continues to rise.
  • Earth Day is observed on April 22.

Tuesday, April 23

  • Coachella puppy dumpster dumper arrested and charged with animal cruelty.
  • World Book Day is observed April 23.

Wednesday, April 24

  • Ringleader in Texas dragging death of black man set to be executed.
  • Boy thrown off balcony at Mall of America miraculously suffered ‘zero brain damage,’ pastor said.

Thursday, April 25

  • Massachusetts judge who helped illegal immigrant escape ICE arrest indicted.
  • Biden announced he’s entering the 2020 race Thursday.

Friday, April 26

  • Taylor Swift unveiled a new, empowering single, ‘Me!’ featuring Brendon Urie.

Saturday, April 27

  • ‘Avengers: End Game’ broke  the global box office record.
  • One dead, three injured at Southern California Chabad Synagogue.
  • Trump announced U.S. withdrawal from UN arms trade treaty.
  • Adrian Caldwell finished in second place in Region 3-6A and is going to Austin to compete for the State title in high jump.
  • MRHS celebrated their 2019 prom. Addie Coleman was crowned queen, and Josue Barrios was crowned king.

Sunday, April 28

  • Corey Ballentine, a NFL rookie, was shot just hours after he was drafted by the New York Giants.