The Daily Trend: School Shooting, The Oscars and Storm Chasers

The Daily Trend

Kentucky Mass School Shooting

A mass shooting occurred Tuesday morning at Marshall County High School in western Kentucky. A total of 16 were injured and two fatally shot. 

The two fatally shot victims were Bailey Holt and  Preston Cope, both victims were 15 years old. The victims ranged from 14 to 18 years old, fourteen male and six female. 

Among the injured was Daniel Austin, a special needs student at Marshall County High School. Daniel was shot in the right arm, which might need to be amputated.

The shooter was a 15 year old male student whose name won't be released until he is indicted. 

The suspect reportedly entered the Marshal County High School around 9 AM with a handgun and started shooting. He will most likely be tried as an adult and charged with murder and attempted murder. 

A Big Year For Firsts at the Oscars

The Shape of Water almost joined the historic three way tie for most Oscar nominations, but fell short by just one. Titanic, La La Land and All About Eve hold that record with 14 Oscar nominations. 

Meryl Streep extends her record Oscar nomination tally to 21 with a nod for her performance in The Post

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Mary J. Blige received two nominations for her work in Mudboud, Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Song. 

(Photo: Netflix)

Christopher Nolan received his first Best Director Oscar nomination (Dunkirk) and all of the Best Director nominees wrote or co-wrote their screenplays. 

Joel Taylor: Storm Chasers

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Joel Taylor, 38, star of the reality TV show Storm Chasers has died unexpectedly. 

His death is not believed to be tied to a storm chasing event. 

The cause of death still remains unclear. 


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