The Daily Dose Nov. 17, 2017

International: According to Al Jazeera the Zimbabwean military took control of the state media, government offices, the country capital, Harare and put the president under house arrest on Wednesday. Since then, the military has denied their movement as a coup. Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe made his first public appearance since being put on house arrest, at a university graduation ceremony.

National: According to USA Today a man accidentally shot himself and his wife at an East Tennessee church on Thursday while he was showing off his gun during a discussion on recent church shootings, police said. The man pulled out a .380 caliber Ruger handgun. He unloaded the gun and displayed it to fellow churchgoers. He proceeded to reload the gun. Later he showed it to one last person and pulled the trigger. The man must have forgotten he had reloaded the weapon as when he pulled the trigger he sent a bullet through his hand and into his wife’s abdomen. Both victims were flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with injuries that police said didn’t seem life-threatening.

Local: Nearly a dozen thefts from vehicles have been reported in the city during the past three days, according to Stevens Point police. Numerous reports have been filed throughout the city, according to a news release from the Stevens Point Police Department. The items taken from the vehicles are random but appear to be anything of value. All the vehicles were in driveways and unlocked, according to the news release. Police are recommending people lock their vehicles and report any suspicious activity to police immediately.   SPASH: The SPASH girls basketball team kicked off the 2017-18 season with a 94-75 win over Oshkosh North Tuesday night. Their next game is Friday, Nov. 17 at 7:30.