In what’s being reported as the first lava-related injury from the Kilauea eruption, a Pahoa homeowner was reportedly injured after being hit with a piece of flying hot lava.
The man was allegedly on the third-floor balcony of his residence located on Noni Farms Rd, in Pāhoa, HI., when he was struck in the leg by molting magma.
A man was hit in the leg with hot lava spatter Hawaii County officials confirmed Saturday. A spokesperson says a homeowner was on his third-floor balcony at his home on Noni Farms Road when he was hit. The lava flew and made contact with his shin area, the spokeswoman said. Continue reading
Roy King has been identified as the Tucson, Arizona, man involved in a police-involved shooting that could have been fatal if not for a bullet fired by the suspect striking an officers duty belt.
King, 51, was involved in a confrontation with officers after police responded to a call of an argument in the 700 block of S. Hermosa Hills Pl.
When police arrived, gunfire was exchanged. One of the rounds fired by King hit an officer’s duty belt. The belt stopped the bullet from injuring the officer.
After the gunfire stopped, King reportedly called 911.
TPD officers were able to talk King into coming outside. He was not injured and was taken into custody.
A man allegedly called 911 to report that he was at a bar with friends, his mother, and his stepfather, King, when an argument started.
During the argument, King pulled out a handgun and threatened the victim and his friend. King then headed to his home in the 700 block of S. Hermosa Hills Pl., near 22nd St. and Old Spanish Trail. TPD officers came to the home in response to the 911 call and found King’s vehicle in the driveway. When the officers approached the car, King started to yell at them from the backyard. He still had the handgun. Continue reading
The North Ridgeville Police Department is enjoying a little taste of the viral gods after posting on Facebook details of a recent case where officers received a call from a man who said he was being followed home by a pig.
When skeptical officers arrived at the Amtrak train station in Elyria, Ohio, they made contact with the man and soon his new best friend, a large swine of the curly-tailed variety.
One of the officers managed to wrangle the massive animal into the back seat of his cruiser for what turned out to be a comfortable (at least for porky,) three hour tour of the town. Continue reading
Michael Thomas Arnold III has been identified by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office as the South Carolina found dead behind Casa de Misericordia church in Greenville.
Authorities are investigating to determine a manner and cause of death. The coroner said Arnold, 22, died Friday night. He was the subject of a missing persons case, police said.
Authorities were called to Odom Circle at Highlawn Avenue Saturday around 11 a.m. Continue reading
Here’s the Kuraray America Eval statement posted at about 11 a.m.:
“This is a message from Kuraray America Eval located at 13100 Bay Area Blvd Pasadena,TX 77507. At 10:27 on 5/19/2018, a(n) Explosion, Fire incident occurred at our facility. At this time, Emergency Vehicles, Flames, Odor, Smoke may be noticeable to the community. We are coordinating with local officials, and working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Stay tuned to local officials for more information. Update will be provided on this site, when needed.”
The City of Pasadena posted the following statement to its Faceook page: Continue reading
Rand Paul said while appearing on Fox News that his Nephew was employed, “up until a few months ago,” as the principal of Santa Fe High School, the scene of a mass shooting where 10 people were killed.
Sen. Paul, R.-Ky., told Fox News that now is the time for action after revealing his own nephew may have dodged a bullet, literally, after exiting the school only months before the tragic shooting occurred.
Paul himself survived last summer’s shooting attack during a Republican lawmakers’ baseball practice. Continue reading
Louisiana woman, Cynthia Tisdale, a substitute teacher and teacher’s aide, has been named as one of ten people killed in a tragic mass shooting at Santa Fe High School.
Tisdale was working as an art teacher’s aide when she was brutally murdered by 17-year-old, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, along with 9 others on campus at the Texas high school.
Tisdale was a Baton Rouge Broadmoor High School graduate and a native of Thibodaux, La.
Her son, Recie Tisdale, told the reporters that his mother loved children and teaching.
“She started substitute teaching because she loved to help children,” he told the Washington Post. “She didn’t have to do it. She did it because she loved it.” Continue reading
Albany man, Jammie Davis, is on-the-run after being accused of shooting dead, LaTravius Burks, outside an Albany, Georgia residence – In front of a group of children.
Albany Police are searching for Davis, 23, in connection with Burks’ fatal shooting that occurred at, 417 Hickory Lane, Albany, GA., Lane around 8:45 Friday night.
Police said Davis went to the location to see his children. Their mother told police that when the children went outside to see Davis, she called her new boyfriend, , 29, to warn him Davis was there. She told police that Davis was known to start trouble. Continue reading
PopSugar is reporting, Prince Harry left an empty seat to honor his mother, Princess Diana.
Princess Diana may not have been able to witness Prince Harry tie the knot with Meghan Markle on Saturday, but something tells us she was there in spirit. Not only did Harry and Meghan follow in her footsteps by making a slight tweak to their wedding vows, but Harry also honored his late mom by leaving an empty seat open next to Prince William during the ceremony at St. George’s Chapel. How sweet is that?
Diana’s sister Lady Jane Fellowes also gave a special reading from the Song of Solomon during the ceremony. In a previous statement from Kensington Palace, Harry and Meghan said they felt honored that Lady Jane would be “representing her family and helping to celebrate the memory of the late Princess on the wedding day.”
Pam Crumpton Hooks has been identified as the North Carolina woman found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound Friday night in a Greensboro residence, Michele Mahamadou, Watch Operations Specialist, Greensboro Police Department, said in a press release. Another person was also found shot and critically injured at the scene.
Hooks, 34, was discovered shot after officers arrived to the home located at, 716 Hidden Lake Court, Greensboro, NC., according to Greensboro police. Another victim, whose name was withheld by police, was also found injured inside the residence.
Officers were called to a home on Hidden Lake Court shortly after 9:30 p.m. Friday where both victims were found with apparent gunshot wounds. Continue reading