Day: January 17, 2019

Shooting outside Texas church leaves 1 person dead: authorities

A search was underway in the Cypress area of Houston on Thursday night for a man whom authorities say fatally shot his estranged wife and critically wounded his estranged daughter outside a Roman Catholic church.The suspect, identified as 62-year-old Arthur Edigin, allegedly walked up to the passenger side of the vehicle in which the women……

Florida shooting caught on camera was ‘an apparent road rage incident,’ police say

Authorities in Florida arrested an 85-year-old man on Wednesday who allegedly fired at another vehicle during what police described as an apparent road rage incident. The shooting was captured on dashcam video.The incident, which led to the arrest of Christino Aquino, occurred during the other man’s evening commute home, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said on……

Charlotte pastor says he prayed with knife-wielding attacker before suffering cuts to face

Larry James, a pastor at South End Presbyterian Church in North Carolina, said he fought off an attacker who came into his church Wednesday afternoon moments before the suspect was fatally shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer. (Fox 46) A North Carolina pastor said he encountered a knife-wielding man at his Charlotte church Wednesday,… …

Nebraska college student builds 84 snowmen in one night

Some people count sheep when they can’t fall sleep. Others apparently build snowmen – dozens of them. (University of Nebraska at Omaha)Some people count sheep when they can’t fall sleep. Others apparently build snowmen – dozens of them.Alec Paul, a Bachelor of Fine Arts sculpture student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO),… …

South Carolina inmates to get tablets for phone calls, watching movies

South Carolina corrections officials are unveiling a program which will allow inmates to use computer tablets. (iStock)Prisoners in South Carolina are in for a technological treat as corrections officials look to provide them with computer tablets to avoid the use of contraband cell phones.The tablets will be unveiled as part of a technology program… …

Pennsylvania police department seeking volunteers who can drink to ‘inebriation’

Police in Kutztown, Pennsylvania posted a job ad to Facebook asking for volunteers to "be willing to drink hard liquor to the point of inebriation" as part of an effort to train officers for field sobriety tests. (iStock)A Pennsylvania police department seeking volunteers to get extremely drunk said they’ve received an "overwhelming response" from… …

Jayme Closs suspect reportedly applied for job, labeled himself an ‘honest guy,’ the day teen escaped

Jayme Closs’ alleged kidnapper Jake Patterson reportedly submitted an online job application to a Wisconsin liquor business the same day the 13-year-old escaped from capture.Officials with the Saratoga Liquor Co. in Superior, Wisconsin provided a copy of the application they received from Patterson on Jan. 10 to The Associated Press, the outlet said Thursday. The……

Texas drug suspects called cops after somebody stole their weed, police say

Reed Henry, left, and Jeremy Galladora (Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office)Who do you call when someone steals the marijuana you’re trying to sell?According to authorities in Texas, a pair of teenage would-be drug dealers opted to call the police.Investigators say 18-year-old Reed Henry and 17-year-old Jeremy Galladora contacted the Harris County Precinct 4… …

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