MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Daniel Outlaw has been identified as the Texas suspect killed in a grisly murder-suicide in Conroe, TX Thursday night.
Outlaw, 35, shot and killed himself after killing his ex-girlfriend’s best friend, Jennifer Lee, 29, in a murder-suicide at a residence located in the 1200 block of Winchester Drive, in Conroe, Montgomery County, TX, deputies say.
Officials say Outlaw shot the ex-girlfriend and her best friend during an altercation involving the trio.
The ex-girlfriend, whose name was not released, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
35-year-old Daniel Outlaw also shot his 28-year-old ex-girlfriend. She survived. Deputies received a call about shots fired in the 1200 block of Winchester Drive around 11:45 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, they found three people lying in the middle of the street. The best friend, identified as 29-year-old Jennifer Lee, died. Outlaw then killed himself. Continue reading
LONGVIEW, WA. (THECOUNT) — Weston Willow Well Cole has been identified as the man killed in a fatal police-involved Longview, WA, shooting Wednesday.
Westin Cole, 29, was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Longview after police were called out to the 600 block of California Way at 2:52 a.m. Wednesday on a report of an unwanted person in the area.
Officers and deputies contacted Cole, who displayed a gun, according to officials.
Police said Cole fled the scene to a nearby home where he conducted a home invasion. Two young children and a babysitter inside the residence were able to exit safely.
Investigators said Cole, from inside the home, began shooting toward the officers. Officers returned fire and Cole was struck.
He was pronounced eat at the scene.
On Thursday, the coroner’s office determined Cole’s cause of death was a gunshot wound and the manner of death was a homicide. The coroner’s office explained the homicide designation is “a medical finding and does not in any way establish criminal intent.” Continue reading
YORK COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Samantha Rodriguez has been identified as the victim in a Thursday morning two-vehicle crash in in Chanceford Township.
Rodriguez, 28, was killed and three others were sent to area hospitals Thursday morning, according to the York County Coroner’s Office.
The accident occurred on the 1600 block of Delta Road near Bacon Street around 8:30 a.m., police say, after a Mazda sedan carrying three people crested a hill and was struck by a pickup truck that was traveling in the Mazda’s lane.
The driver of the Mazda was pronounced dead at the scene by the York County Coroner’s Office. The other occupants were transported to York Hospital for treatment of injuries of unknown severity. The truck operator was also taken to the hospital, police say. Continue reading
PORTLAND, OR. (THECOUNT) — Denorris L. McClendon, of Portland, OR, has been identified as the man found dead on a bike path in northeast Portland.
McClendon, 31, was found lifeless Tuesday near Northeast 122nd Avenue and Northeast Siskiyou Street just after 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, according to police.
Officers consider the death suspicious in nature and say a medical examiner will determine additional details.
Portland police continue to investigate and say there is no immediate danger to the community. Continue reading
IOSCO COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Mid-Michigan woman, Allison Mitchell, from National City, has been identified as the victim after her vehicle slammed into the back of a farm combine.
Mitchell, 30, was killed in a crash that occurred Oct. 17 at 7:29 p.m. on M-55 in Iosco County’s Tawas Township, after striking the rear of a farming equipment near Lorenz Road, in National City, Tawas Township, Iosco County, MI.
Michigan State Police reports the preliminary investigation reveals that the victim may have been texting while driving.
The driver of the combine told investigators he saw in his mirror a Chrysler Pacifica rapidly approaching him, and then hit the back of the combine. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, DC. (THECOUNT) — Elizabeth Warren wanted to “own” Trump with her DNA test results, but instead, she ended up owning herself and created 2018’s most disastrous – self-imposed, PR nightmare.
After rolling out her DNA test, that proves she’s in denial, Warren, who has received unprecedented backlash from Cherokee Indians and other Native American groups, is trying to walk back her claims. Bad situation, worse?
Via Daily Wire:
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who claimed to be Native American when a DNA study showed she has as little as .09% Indian blood, is still trying to explain away her assertion.
Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat running for re-election who President Trump has dubbed “Pocahontas” for her claim, released the results of the DNA test on Sunday with about three weeks to go before Election Day in an attempt to “begin deflecting the constant taunting from the president and her Senate challengers,” The Boston Globe reported.
“I have an election,” Warren said. “Donald Trump goes in front of crowds multiple times a week to attack me. Both of my opponents have made the same attack. I got this analysis back, and I made it public.” Continue reading
NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — Richard Slater, aka, WWE wrestler, “Dirty” Dick Slater, has passed away, the WWE announced Thursday. He was 67.
Known in the ring as “Dirty” Dick Slater, the professional wrestler was a “prolific” competitor in the 1970s and ‘80s, has died in a undisclosed location, according to World Wrestling Entertainment.
Slater teamed with WWE Hall of Famer Bob Orton and rivaled with WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts, WWE stated in its announcement. He competed in WWE from 1986 to 1987 before finishing his career in World Championship Wrestling. The WWE and National Wrestling Alliance offered their condolences to Slater’s family, friends and fans when reporting his death.
INTERNET, WWW. (THECOUNT) — A new cereal pays tribute to sitcom favorite ‘The Golden Girls.’ You could give this collectable as a gift and attach a card that said “Thank you for being a friend.”
The box depicts the iconic show’s four central characters in an anime-style illustration. Even with the unique looks, it’s not hard to tell Dorothy from Blanche or Sophia from Rose.
Each box comes with a collectable figurine inside. The company Funko makes both the cereal and the toy. Continue reading
PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Nefertiti Ford and Mark Lopez, have been identified as the Wednesday night Phoenix shooting victims.
Ford, 30, was transported with gunshot wounds and is expected to survive. Lopez, 26, was also transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Family members reportedly gathered outside the Alta Vista Village, located at, 4540 N 39th Ave, in Phoenix, AZ, when an altercation turned deadly.
When police arrived, they located two individuals suffering from gunshot wounds.
Ford was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive her injuries. Police identified her as 30-year-old Nefartiti Ford. The man, later identified as 26-year-old Mark Lopez, was located at the scene of the shooting. Continue reading
SPRING, TX. (THECOUNT) — Police in Spring, Texas, are attempting to track down a woman after she was caught on a Ring Doorbell frantically abandoning a 2-year-old boy in front of a stranger’s home.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office posted a video of the incident, which took place around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Spring, and eerily resembles a similar incident last month, where a shackled woman was also caught on camera.
Officers became aware of the situation when a woman called 911 and explained that she found a 2-year-old boy alone at her front door after hearing a knock.
Deputies were shown surveillance video that depicted a woman arriving at the home in a white car. She could be seen running toward the front door of the home while lifting the child in the air by one arm.
“Once the suspect arrives at the front door she rings the doorbell, knocks on the door and then flees back to her vehicle abandoning the 2 year child and two bags she was carrying. The entire incident lasted 23 seconds,” deputies wrote on Facebook. Continue reading