By News StaffPublished: Oct 30, 2014 at 3:25 PM PDTLast Updated: Oct 30, 2014 at 5:12 PM PDT
Zombie, horror and sci-fi fans fans descended on Atlanta recently for the second annual Walker Stalker Convention.
"We had 600 people come together for a party and I thought well, if we can do a fan meet up, slowly ticket sales went from 1,000 to 2,000 to 3,000," said James Frazier, co-founder of Walker Stalker Con. "It's people that all have a common bond, a common love for zombies."
From costumes to custom-made zombie weaponry, vendors had it all for the horror fans.
A rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded after liftoff Tuesday in Virginia. No one is believed to have been injured. The cause is under investigaiton.
Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned Cygnus capsule holds 5,000 pounds of cargo for NASA, including 32 mini research satellites, a meteor tracker, and a tank of high-pressure nitrogen to replenish a vestibule used by spacewalking astronauts.
Jury selection started this week for David Bowen of Cottage Grove, who is accused of murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in the death and disappearance of Beaverton resident Tammy Borda in Lane County.