February 12, 2016

Illinois Man Critical After Setting Self On Fire Inside Rockford Restaurant

A man is in critical condition after setting himself on fire inside Rockford restaurant, Da Catch Fish & Chicken.

Police say the unidentified man soaked himself in gasoline at a nearby Quick Mart and then set himself on fire while inside the eatery.

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It happened around 6:15 Friday night at Da Catch in the 3000 block of Rockton Avenue in Rockford. Continue reading

February 12, 2016

Murdered Chicago Family Of 6 Spotted On Tamale Restaurant Video Night Of Crime

Several members of a murdered family were spotted on security video visiting a tamale restaurant shortly before being found dead in their home. The new evidence suggests the Martinez family were killed as some of them returned home with tamales for dinner.

The murder took the life of 6 family members, one woman suffering multiple gunshot wounds and the other five dying of “sharp and blunt force injuries.”

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At Manolo’s Tamales restaurant, the owner said police have recovered video that shows one and possibly four members of the Martinez family coming in on Tuesday, February 2nd to buy food and drinks. Continue reading

February 12, 2016

Woman Who Ran Granddaughter To Death Dead At 50

Joyce Hardin Garrard, the grandmother convicted of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death in 2012, has herself died.

Garrard, 50, died Friday of a heart attack during a family jail visit. She was serving a life sentence without possibility of parole.

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Garrard collapsed Sunday following a family visit and had been hospitalized this week, according to her son Robert’s attorney, Alan Jackson of Boaz. She was reportedly brain dead following a heart attack. Garrard

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February 12, 2016

Boston Teacher Killed By Flying Manhole Cover Identified

The woman killed by a flying manhole cover on Interstate 93 in south Boston, has been identified as Caitlin Clavette, an art teacher at Glover Elementary School.

Clavette was killed near Boston’s O’Neill Tunnel Friday after a manhole cover became dislodged and flew into the air. The manhole cover then smashed through Clavette’s windshield, tragically killing her.

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Following the crash, MassDOT crews and welders spent the afternoon examining all travel lane infrastructure in Boston to check that manhole covers Continue reading

February 12, 2016

Ole Miss Volleyball Star Ty LaPorte Killed In Car Crash

Ole Miss star athlete, Ty LaPorte, has tragically died in a car crash, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol.

LaPorte, 23, is said to have collided with a freightliner operated by a 63-year-old man from Alabama. The man was not injured in the crash. Ty died at the scene.

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According to a news release from the university’s athletic department Continue reading

February 12, 2016

Police Searching For Missing KY Mother Jennifer Hicks

The Calloway County, Ky., Sheriff’s Office is searching for mother, Jennifer Hicks, who disappeared on her way to check on her young daughter.

Hicks, 31, was last seen traveling east on highway 94 on Tuesday, February 9.

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Deputies say Hicks left work around Noon to go check on her daughter. Her car was last seen around 12:45 p.m. heading east on highway 94 east. Continue reading

February 12, 2016

St Louis Cops Shoot Suicidal Woman At Church

St. Louis County Sheriff deputies shot and critically injured a suicidal woman at the Augustana Lutheran Church Thursday night.

The woman, 48, was shot by police and is in critical condition after they say she threatened officers with a gun.

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The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Augustana Lutheran Church around 11 Thursday night on reports of a 48-year-old female threatening to commit suicide by firearm. Continue reading

February 12, 2016

AZ High School On Lockdown After Two Teens Shot

Two teens have been shot at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale. Police say there is no continued threat to the rest of the campus.

Via baltimore.cbslocal: Glendale Officer Tracey Breeden told reporters Friday that she doesn’t know whether the victims at Independence High School are students. She didn’t discuss the conditions of the teens.

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She didn’t say who fired the shots but said there is no active shooter situation now. The school is on lockdown. Continue reading

February 12, 2016

OH Robbery Suspect Critical After Clerk Shoots In Head With Own Gun

Via Cleveland: A robbery suspect is in critical condition after being shot this morning on Columbus’ west side.

Columbus police told WSYX-TV in Columbus the suspect robbed a Marathon gas station on Sullivant Ave early this morning. The gas station clerk told WSYX he took the gun from the robbery suspect and shot him twice with the weapon.

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Police said after the man was shot, he walked a half-mile to the Tim Horton’s coffee and bake shop around 6 a.m. on Harrisburg Pike. Continue reading

February 11, 2016

Several Hospitalized After Ohio Restaurant Machete Attack

A man wielding a machete has been shot and killed by police after they say he went into a Mediterranean restaurant and began slicing several patrons.

The suspect then reportedly fled the Nazareth Restaurant, but was located by police about 5 miles away, a standoff ensued at which time the man was killed.

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According to a dispatcher, police were called just after 6 p.m. to the Nazareth Restaurant, 5239 N. Hamilton Road. Continue reading