Five people total have died as a result of tainted Arizona-grown romaine lettuce. Though the growing season is over and the tainted lettuce is likely out of grocery stores and people’s homes, more sicknesses have been reported and nearly 200 have been affected by the E.coli outbreak.
Shaun Harrison, a dean at Boston English High School, was convicted of armed assault with the intent to kill after shooting a 17-year-old student in the back of the head who he hired to sell marijuana for him. Harrison shot and seriously injured the boy because he believed he was not generating enough sales and withholding money. Harrison has been fired from his position and sentenced to up to 26 years in prison.
Steven Joshua Wiggins has been arrested for the murder of Dickson County sheriff’s Sgt. Daniel Baker after a two-day manhunt. Sgt. Daniel Baker responded to a call about a suspicious car when he couldn’t be contacted for some time. His car was eventually tracked down in a wooded area and he was found dead inside of it. A video recording allowed authorities to identify Wiggins as the suspect. He was arrested not far from where the shooting occurred.