A standoff between Detroit police and a barricaded gunman has ended with three police officers being shot and four reportedly dead, including the gunman, according to authorities.
The incident lasted more than 14 hours before the women and the gunman were located deceased inside the home.
Three police officers were shot and three women were killed during the situation on the city’s east side, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said.
The situation began around 10 p.m. Sunday on Lamont Street near 7 Mile and Mound Road. Police say an off-duty DPSCD officer was off duty and the one who contact 911.
The suspect killed two women and then fired an unknown number of shots, pinning down officers for nearly an hour. Continue reading
Country singer Daryle Singletary has died at age 46.
Singletary’s road manager confirmed that Singletary died around 5 a.m. Monday. No cause of death has yet been provided.
Singletary is survived by his wife, Holly, and his children.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.
Police say they have located the body of Barry University student, Priscilla Torres. She was 19.
Torres had been reported missing over the weekend. Torres was initially reported missing by Miami Shores Police and was last seen on campus, where she lives in a dorm, on Friday.
According to a tweet by City of Miami Police, Torres was found murdered at Northwest 29th Avenue and 12th Street on Saturday. She was last seen in a white Nissan Sentra, police said, with the Florida tag HZBU86. Continue reading
VIA KTLA: The four people who were killed in a private plane crash northeast of Santa Clarita Sunday morning have been identified by a family member as Thom Hastings, 65, who was the pilot aboard, and Amber Hill, 27; Jacob Hill, 25; and Madison Hastings Saxelby, 9.
Those four were the only occupants on the plane, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The incident in the 30000 block of Briggs Road near Agua Dulce was reported around 11 a.m., L.A. County fire officials said.
Three of the victims were adults and one was a child, the Los Angeles Times reported. A cousin identified them
The plane, a Cirrus aircraft, crashed under unknown circumstances, said Allen Kenitzer from the Federal Aviation Administration’s office of communications.
The plane did not catch fire after crashing, L.A. County Fire Dispatch Supervisor Art Marrujo told the L.A. Times.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board were investigating.
City of Westerville officials have identified the Quentin L. Smith as the prime suspect in the shooting deaths of two Westerville officers Saturday morning.
Smith was named in several other incident reports at the same location of the current fatal incident. Once from this year and once from 2017. No further details of those incident were immediately available.
Police were called to the scene on January 20 and 21 of this year, once for a domestic situation from the mother of another person in the home. On Nov. 29 of 2017, a woman went to Westerville police to inquire about protection orders. Within “a half hour or so” of leaving the police station, police were called to the apartment the two shared for a dispute. Police were also called to the residence on Sep. 14, 2017. Continue reading
A San Antonio city employee is clinging to life in an area hospital after becoming impaled by a cemetery fence pole Sunday afternoon.
The man, who has not yet been named, crashed his work truck after experiencing a possible medical event, say authorities.
The worker, in his mid to late 20s, is said to have driven through at least 50 feet of fencing before coming to a rest at the San Fernando Cemetery 2, said authorities.
Witnesses said the driver veered off the road and plowed through a 50-foot stretch of cemetery chain link fencing before coming to an abrupt stop.
A Little Caesars pizza restaurant in Indiana was shut down after mouse shit was discovered baked into the crust of pizzas that were then sold to hungry but unsuspecting customers.
IndyStar reported that the pizza joint was shuttered before it was reopened a few days later. The Marion County Public Health Department shut down the establishment as a customer found “numerous mouse droppings” inside the crust.
The customer picked up a pepperoni Hot-N-Ready pizza Tuesday at 2181 N. Meridian St. in northern Indianapolis. Continue reading
Christopher Watkins has been named as the Forever Resorts employee killed while operating a vehicle in Big Bend National Park.
Watkins, 23, was the victim of a fatal rollover car accident on the park grounds, according to park officials.
Watkins was traveling inside the park sometime between Feb. 9 and Feb. 10. when his vehicle rolled over.
Forever Resorts released a brief statement on Watkins’ passing: Continue reading
A Rikers Island correction officer is being treated in a surgical ICU after suffering a fractured spine compliments of a gang member who delivered a debilitating sucker punch.
The correction officer, who has not been named, can be seen on security video being punched and stomped by gang members Saturday afternoon at the George Motchan Detention Center.
The union says an inmate punched the officer, and then three other gang members started kicking him after he fell to the ground. The officer lost consciousness. Released surveillance video shows the inmate rushing towards the officer and punching him, and the others joining in the attack. Continue reading
A Russian passenger plane believed to be carrying 71 people crashed Sunday afternoon near Moscow, shortly after takeoff from one of the city’s airports. No survivors were immediately reported.
The An-148 regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo Airport en route to the city of Orsk, some 1,500 kilometers (1,000 miles) southeast of Moscow. The plane reportedly belonged to Saratov Airlines, a Russian commercial carrier.
Plane fragments were found in the Ramenskoye area about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the airport. Footage on state television showed them strewn across a snowy field with no buildings nearby. It was unclear if there were any casualties among people on the ground at the crash site.
Russia’s Investigative Committee said all possible crash causes were being looked into.