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on April 23, 2018

Hillsborough Town Police Mourn Death Of Beloved Retired NC K9 Officer Talon

Retired Hillsborough K9 Officer Talon has died at the age of 14.

The department released a touching tribute to the four legged officer noting some of his many career highlights.

The German shepherd dog died peacefully Saturday, April 21, at home, surrounded by his four-footed and two-footed family at his favorite spot in the woods by the creek he loved. He was 14 years old and served the town for eight years before retiring in January 2015. Continue reading

by THECOUNT.COM - The Original "News You Can Count On!"
on April 23, 2018
by THECOUNT.COM - The Original "News You Can Count On!"
on April 23, 2018

Ohio Victims Named In Rick’s Jazz Lab Dayton Double Fatal Shooting

Darion Harris, 29, and Ashley James, 28, have been identified as the people who died from their injuries in the shooting outside Rick’s Jazz Lab nightclub early Saturday morning.

One person has been arrested on two preliminary charges of murder in connection to a weekend shooting at popular jazz music club, according to Dayton police.

Investigators did not release the identity of the suspect they’ve taken into custody.
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on April 23, 2018

Canton NC Camp Daniel Boone Ranger Michael Nelson Killed In ATV Accident

A Haywood County Sheriff’s Office representative identified a Camp Daniel Boone ranger killed Monday in an ATV wreck as Michael Nelson.

Boone, 57, was confirmed as the victim of the crash. The cause of the crash is not yet known.

On Monday, April 23, 2018 at approximately 11 a.m., the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies responded to a call regarding an ATV wreck at Camp Daniel Boone in Canton. Upon arrival, responders discovered Camp Daniel Boone ranger Michael Nelson, 57, had been killed. Continue reading

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on April 23, 2018

IDENTIFIED: Toronto Van Driver Who Killed 9 Pedestrians On Sidewalk

Police say the driver is in police custody. CBS News is reporting that a source has identified the suspect as 26-year-old Alek Minassian.

Canadian police say the man that drove a rented van down a crowded Toronto sidewalk striking at least 10 people and killing at least one has been taken into custody.

A witness appearing on Canadian television said he observed at least 30 to 40 people being struck in the tragic incident. Developing.

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on April 23, 2018

Friends Picture “Shaun” Miller Philly Man Shot In The Head At Diamond Street House Party

Philadelphia police have identified Rashawn Tahir Miller as the man killed when a gunman opened fire at a house party in North Philadelphia over the weekend.

Shawn Miller, 21, of the 5700 block of Warrington Avenue, died after being shot in the head by an unknown party.

Viktoriya Manasyan, 20, of Holland, Pa., also died after being shot in the back. Continue reading

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on April 23, 2018

CA Man Who Won $1M Lottery Arrested In Reno Over Visalia Hit-And-Run Death Of Young Mother

Luis Osejo, a California man who made local news after winning a $1 million prize in the lottery in 2012 in Dinuba, was arrested Sunday in Reno over the hit-and-run death of Visalia mother, Brittany Ramos-Ibarra in November of 2017.

According to the CHP, Osejo is accused of being responsible for a crash that killed the Valley mother in Visalia at Highway 198 and Mooney Boulevard.

Osejo was arrested in Reno, Nevada.

Osejo is a familiar face in the area after he won a $1 million prize in the lottery in 2012 in Dinuba. Continue reading

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on April 23, 2018

Skull Found In Viper Cemetery 2017 Identified As Missing KY Woman Maudie Smith

The remains of missing Eastern Kentucky woman, Maudie Smith, found in Bears Lane Cemetery in Viper, KY., have been identified a little more than one year later.

The Perry County Deputy coroner confirmed the sad news Monday after speculating for more than a years as to whether the remains even belonged to a person.

The news comes as friends of Smith came to grips that she was the person found dead.

“I called to where she was staying, where I talked to her last at, the person told me she left on foot going down the street… right fork of Maces Creek,” said Smiley Jent in an interview last July. Continue reading

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on April 23, 2018

Freak Accident: AL Woman Seriously Injured After 15 LB Water Main Cover Crashes Through Car Windshield In Decatur

Karen Mathews Jenkins has been named as the Moulton, AL., woman hospitalized with serious injuries Friday after a water main cover flew into her vehicle and struck her in Decatur, police said.

Jenkins, 61, was reportedly traveling in the 500 block of Wilson Street NW Friday afternoon when the object flew through her windshield. The accident happened around 4 p.m.

Decatur Police Department spokeswoman Emily Long said another vehicle traveling on Wilson Street hit a water main cover, causing it to fly up into the air and fly through Jenkins’s windshield. The cover weighed about 15 pounds, Long said. Continue reading

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on April 23, 2018

Houston Woman Tiffany McKnight Shot Dead By TX Man After Refusing To Let Use Cellphone [PHOTO]

Dondrick Flagg has been named as the Houston man arrested after allegedly shooting Texas woman, Tiffany McKnight, dead, after she refused to let him use her cellphone.

Flagg, 29, is charged with murder in the shooting death of McKnight, 29, according to the Houston Police Department.

A man has been charged after police say he allegedly shot and killed a woman Saturday night who refused to let him use her cellphone. According to the Houston Police Department, Dondrick Flagg, 29, is charged with murder in the shooting death of Tiffany McKnight, 29. HPD Division said before the fatal shooting McKnight went to the store to grab some things for dinner. When she returned to her townhome, on the 2500 block of Reed Road, the suspect allegedly approached her and asked to use her cellphone. Continue reading