Two people walking across the Golden Gate Bridge were struck by blow darts, say San Francisco police.
Authorities say, a CHP officer was flagged down Friday by a man who complained he had been hit in the leg by a blow dart while crossing the iconic Bay Area bridge. The 5-inch long dart imbedded itself two inches into the man’s skin.
Officials say that as emergency personnel were speaking with the man, a woman approached them and said she too had been hit by a blow dart in the knee. Continue reading
A 5.1 earthquake has struck 17 miles NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
No immediate reports of damage or injuries have yet emerged from the area.
Geographic coordinates: 36.472N, 98.681W
Depth: 1 km
Universal Time (UTC): 13 Feb 2016 17:07:07
Time near the Epicenter: 13 Feb 2016 11:07:07
Local standard time in your area: 13 Feb 2016 17:07:07 Continue reading
Poor visibility is being blamed for a massive multi-vehicle pileup Saturday morning that closed both the east and westbound lanes of I-78 in Bethel Township, Pennsylvania.
At least 60 vehicles were involved in the crash as frigid temperatures dipped below 15 degrees. As many as 3 fatalities were reported, however the exact number is unconfirmed.
“There were multiple vehicles and multiple injuries,” LeBron said, adding that he could not confirm early reports of fatalities. Continue reading
Singer Sam Smith snapped amid weightloss concerns wearing a padded jacket while filing out of the Wiltern on Friday night in Los Angeles.
Smith, 23, recently worried his fans by posting a scary skinny photo to social media. The singer was shed a dramatic amount of weight over the past year.
Sam has lost 50 pounds with the help of nutritionist Amelia Freer and has been open about his weight loss journey. Continue reading
The FBI says the man who attacked Columbus restaurant partons Thursday with a machete was living in the United States on a green card.
Although the motives remain unknown, Mohamad Barry, 30, a muslim man, may have ties to Islamic extremists.
Not far from Nazareth Restaurant, one of the only two relatives Barry had in Columbus says he was sleeping, unaware of the nearby attack. Continue reading
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.
It happened around 6:15 Friday night at Da Catch in the 3000 block of Rockton Avenue in Rockford. Continue reading
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.”
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
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.
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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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.
Following the crash, MassDOT crews and welders spent the afternoon examining all travel lane infrastructure in Boston to check that manhole covers Continue reading
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.
According to a news release from the university’s athletic department Continue reading