Legendary Patriots broadcaster Gil Santos passed away today on his birthday at the age of 78, according to reports.
The long-time voice of the Pats served in the booth for a total of 36 years. He also served as the morning sports anchor for WBZ-TV.
Scott Zolak @scottzolak “Oh my god no. Just spoke with him last week. Great broadcaster , better family man. Devastated …he and Gino were so good to me. Class act. I am so saddened by this” Continue reading
The search for, Dale Hunter, the 76-year-old Greenville County, SC., man reported missing after going on a walk April 5, has ended, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said.
The body of Hunter was found Thursday night, police said.
He said a person found Hunter’s remains in a wooded area near Old Altamont Ridge Road around 5:30 p.m. Hunter was last seen about 11:45 a.m. April 5, at his home in the 1200 block of Altamont Road, according to deputies. Continue reading
Randy Wilson has been named as the thyssenkrupp Elevator Company employee crushed to death Wednesday after an elevator dropped on top of him at the construction site for the new Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital.
Wilson, 45, had recently moved to the Worthington area, said his sister, Darbie Everhart of Dublin.
Wilson was at the bottom of an elevator shaft that was under construction when the elevator car — believed to weigh around 1,000 pounds — came down on top of him, said Larry M. Johnson, area director for OSHA’s Columbus office. Continue reading
An earthquake has rattled southeast Michigan.
According to the USGS, the epicenter of the earthquake was Amherstburg, Canada. Preliminary readings put the earthquake at 3.6 on the Richter scale.
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Federal documents show the day after a raid on an Atlanta apartment owned by Terrell Davis, also known by his rapper name Ralo, gives a better understanding to what agents for what agents were searching.
In an affidavit filed the U.S. District Court allege that in addition to Davis being a hip-hop music artist, he is also the leader of a criminal street gang called “Famerica” who federal agents said is responsible for smuggling a little less than $2 million worth of marijuana from California to Georgia. The “Famgoon,” as federal documents suggest the gang refers to themselves, made at least two known runs cross-country using charters flights.
The delivery returned to Fulton County Airport around 5 a.m. on December 22, according to the affidavit. A surveillance team set up by the Georgia State Patrol, ATL, and FBI spotted Davis and others transferring 37 packages wrapped in white holiday paper from the jet to a van registered to Davis, according to documents. Continue reading
Jesse Maness has been arrested in connection to a missing person case that turned into a homicide, say Eufaula, AL., police.
Deyasmine Keyon Sheppard, 26, was last seen in north Eufaula leaving a family member’s house traveling in a silver Lincoln Town Car, according to authorities.
Maness, 24, was charged with the murder of Sheppard. Police located Sheppard’s body on Thursday. Continue reading
Police are looking for two women in their 20s who were captured on surveillance video running down a street, laughing, after allegedly mugging an elderly woman waiting for a taxi on the Upper East Side, police say.
The 77-year-old victim was waiting on the corner of First Avenue and East 77th Street when the two suspects grabbed her pocketbook and ran off at around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said.
The purse contained a cellphone, credit cards and $465. The victim wasn’t hurt, according to police. Continue reading
Las Vegas Metro police identified former UNLV student, Nick Pino, as the man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman at a massage parlor on Sandhill Road in Las Vegas, NV., Monday afternoon.
Police took Pino, 22, into custody Thursday at a home in Henderson. He faces two counts of sexual assault, two counts of battery to commit sexual assault, and kidnapping.
According to police, Pino walked into the massage parlor on Sandhill Road near Flamingo Road. A woman was working alone in the business at the time. Police said he asked her if she was alone while looking around the business lobby. He then grabbed and assaulted the woman, police said. After the assault, he ran out of the business and drove away in a white sedan. Continue reading
Anthony Wrobel, the man wanted by Las Vegas police in connection with a fatal double shooting at Sunset Park last Sunday, has been arrested in Texas.
Wrobel, 42, was taken into custody last night, reports lasvegasnow.
Wrobel is a suspect in the shooting that left Mia Banks, a Venetian hotel executive dead and Hector Rodriguez hospitalized.
Abigail Elizabeth Huston has been named as the Michigan woman arrested after being caught reportedly “huffing Dust-Off” in the women’s bathroom at Costco located on Telegraph Road in Bloomfield Township.
Huston, 18, was arrested for Retail Fraud and Inhalation of Chemical Agents after she was observed by an employee while engaged in suspicious activity in the bathroom.
Police say the manager discovered the suspect, Abigail Elizabeth Huston, “huffing” a can of Dust-Off that was taken off the store shelf. She was escorted to the loss prevention office, where she confessed to the theft of the Dust-Off. Continue reading