September 25, 2017

ME State Police: Missing Bangor Mother, Liza Parker, Found Dead

Missing Bangor, Maine, woman, 26-year-old, Liza Parker has been located dead in an apparent car crash. Parker had been reported missing Sunday, however, was only located today.

The following is a press release from Maine Public Safety Spokesperson Steve McCausland.

State Police say a young mother has died in a one car crash that likely took place on Sunday, but was discovered this afternoon, along Interstate 95 in Old Town. Her two young children survived the crash and are being treated at EMMC for minor injuries. The woman was reported missing Sunday night when she failed to show up in Howland to meet her ex-husband with the children. Continue reading

September 25, 2017

Body Of Missing Acworth GA Woman Found on Baker Grove Rd

The body of missing Acworth, GA woman, Melissa Fisher, was located on Baker Grove Road on Monday, say authorities.

The Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the body found as, Fisher, 38, of Acworth. No other information was released.

Fisher was reported missing on Sept. 21. Acworth Police detectives are continuing their investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding Fisher’s death. There were no obvious signs of foul play, but detectives are awaiting the results of an autopsy performed by the Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office. Continue reading

September 25, 2017

SC Woman Found Shot Dead On Zimmerman Road Identified

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office said they have opened a death investigation Monday after Greer, South Carolina woman, Natalie Niemitala, was found shot to death.

The shooting occurred on Zimmerman Road, according to the coroner. Niemitala was transported to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center where she died as a result of her injuries.

Dispatchers said the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office was on scene of the incident. The coroner confirmed the incident was an active investigation by deputies, who will release more information when appropriate. Continue reading

September 25, 2017

WATCH: “IMPEACH TRUMP” Billboards Spotted In California

Drivers traveling on the Bay Bridge may have noticed a new billboard Monday that’s calling on Congress to impeach President Donald Trump.

The California-based “Courage Campaign” commissioned the new billboard, which will be up until at least October 1, 2017. The anti-Trump campaign is aimed at deterring the deportation of DREAMERS.

The billboard comes on the heels of accusations the president violated the U.S. Constitution by attempting to obstruct an investigation into potential wrongdoing by his presidential campaign, publicly supporting white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, and most notably, his recent decision to eliminate the DACA program, which aims to protect over 800,000 young immigrants from being deported. Continue reading

September 25, 2017

MA Man Arrested Over Hit-And-Run Accident That Killed 13-Year-Old Springfield Boy

Nathaniel Acevedo of Springfield, has been named as the 13-year-old who died following a hit-and-run crash Sunday night in Springfield, MA.

Investigators arrested Joshua Cutler, 35, of Springfield on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident. Acevedo was pronounced dead at Baystate Medical Center.

The accident occurred while the teen was crossing the street near Breckwood Blvd. in Springfield.

Police said, another youth involved in the accident is expected to make a full recovery.

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September 25, 2017

Grandmother: 8-Year-Old CA Boy “Beat Down To Spine” With Hammer By Mother’s Ex While Protecting Young Sister From Sex Abuse

Dante Daniels was brutally beaten with a hammer on Sept. 1. The 8-year-old California boy was protecting his younger sister from being sexually assaulted by his mother’s ex-boyfriend, Deandre Chaney Jr., who then unleashed the fatal beating, according to reports.

Chaney Jr. beat Daniels, “Down to his spine,” according to the boy’s grandmother. He died six days later. According to a criminal complaint, 23-year-old Chaney Jr. was performing a criminal lewd act on Dante’s 7-year-old sister when the child intervened.

“This guy beat my grandson with a hammer. Down to his spine. They couldn’t save his brain,” Dante’s grandmother Monique Brown told KTXL. Chaney was found in Nevada on Sept. 2. Officers said he was wrapped in a tarp hiding in a backyard shed, according to the Sacramento Bee. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Chaney is the ex-boyfriend of Dante’s mother, 28-year-old Elizabeth Salone. At some point, investigators say the suspect turned the hammer and knife on Salone and the 7-year-old girl. Continue reading

September 25, 2017

THECOUNT: KS Man Dies On ATV, WI Man Found Dead In Parking Lot, MS Teen Dead After Shot By Homeowner

Wichita police say a 44-year-old Milo Bell was killed Sunday night when an ATV he was operating struck a tree branch and flipped over in northeast Wichita.

Officers say, Bell, 44, was with a group of other riders when the accident occurred.

The crash happened at around 9:30 p.m. on a bike path near 17th Street and Interstate 135. Officer Charley Davidson said Milo Bell was with a group of friends about 15 minutes before the crash and was heading home. Sgt. Dan Harty said at the scene Sunday night that a bicyclist spotted the ATV in a tree row, with the 44-year-old Bell trapped underneath it. Emergency crews tried to save him, but Bell was pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading

September 24, 2017

Melanie Smith ID’d As Woman Killed In Tennessee Church Shooting

Police have named Melanie Smith of Smyrna, Tennessee, as the woman who was fatally shot by Emanuel Kidega Samson at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Tennessee. She was 39.

A Metropolitan Nashville police spokesman said Smith was shot Sunday outside the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in the Nashville neighborhood of Antioch.

Police say Smith was shot as she left the church, and the suspect then proceeded inside.

Aaron says the suspect, 25-year-old Samson, had two pistols when he entered the church. Cops says Samson came to the United States from Sudan in 1996 and was a legal U.S. resident “but not necessarily a U.S. citizen.” Samson had a Tennessee driver’s license. Continue reading

September 24, 2017

Ruben Lemon Arrested In Fatal Tucson Pedestrian Hit-And-Run Wednesday

Tucson police have arrested Ruben Lemon as a suspect of a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian collision that occurred Wednesday morning at a bus stop near E. Pima St. and N. Alvernon Way.

Lemon, 33, was booked into Pima County Jail on one count of hit and run involving death, according to TPD.

A man and woman were struck while sitting at the bus stop by a truck Lemon was operating. Continue reading

September 24, 2017

TENN Burnette Chapel Church Shooter, Victims Identified

The gunman who opened fire inside the Burnette Chapel Church has been identified as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, who police say will be jailed tonight on multiple charges including murder and attempted murder.

The other churchgoers have been moved to a safe location. A reunification area is set up at Beautiful Gate Church at 12316 Old Hickory Boulevard. Call 615-522-8135 for information on loved ones.

The victims at Vanderbilt Medical Center are identified as 83-year-old William Jenkins, stable condition; 84-year-old Marlene Jenkins, stable; 60-year-old David Spann, critical but stable; 65-year-old Peggy Spann, stable; and 68-year-old Linda Bush, stable condition. The victims at Skyline Medical Center are 64-year-old Katherine Dickerson, stable condition; and 22-year-old Robert Engle, stable. Continue reading