Hazmat crews responded to a frightening incident outside the CARTA headquarters on Wilcox Blvd Tuesday morning after five Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority employees were attacked while walking to work by a man who threw a caustic liquid on them.
One woman, said to the “target” of the attack, was struck in the face with the unknown substance. She reportedly suffered burns to her face and was transported to a nearby hospital, according to the Chattanooga Fire Department.
Five victims in total were injured and all are CARTA employees. The employees were walking to work when the suspect threw the substance. The liquid was tested on the scene and found to be non-life threatening and was sent for further testing. Continue reading
Bill O’Reilly is returning to Fox News for the first time since being fired in April over allegations of sexual harassment.
The former Fox News super-host is scheduled to return as a guest on The Sean Hannity Show to promote his new book in the “Killing” series, “Killing England.”
O’Reilly was fired from Fox News in April amid allegations of sexual harassment, abuse and racial discrimination from former female co-workers. He and Fox News allegedly paid five women $13 million in settlements. Last week, Hannity, whose show has moved back to the 9 p.m. slot, asked O’Reilly to return to the network during an interview on his radio show. Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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