• Suspected Cop Shooter Eric Frein on FBI's Most Wanted List

    Suspected Cop Shooter Eric Frein on FBI's Most Wanted List

    (CANADENSIS, Pa.) — The FBI added suspected cop shooter Eric Frein to its 10 Most Wanted list Thursday, announcing a reward of $100,000 for information leading to his capture. There is an existing $75,000 reward from Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers. The FBI’s action came on the day that Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson was buried in an emotional ceremony. The search for Frein, 31, entered its sixth day Thursday after two Pennsylvania state troopers were ambushed late Friday at the barracks in Blooming Grove Township. Schools in the area are closed for the second day as the dragnet continued for… Read more

  • JetBlue Plane Evacuated After Emergency Landing in California

    JetBlue Plane Evacuated After Emergency Landing in California

    (LONG BEACH, Calif.) — A JetBlue plane was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday in California because of an engine problem, the airline said. Flight 1416 was bound for Austin, Texas, Thursday morning when it “declared an emergency” and returned to Long Beach Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. “The airplane landed safely, and all customers and crew have evacuated via slides with no reported injuries at this time,” JetBlue said in a statement, noting the runway at Long Beach was temporarily closed. The airline said there was an “issue with the number two engine.” The flight was… Read more

  • Missing UVA Student's Case Similar to 2009 Murder, Mom Says

    Missing UVA Student's Case Similar to 2009 Murder, Mom Says

    (CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — The mother of a University of Virginia student who was abducted and slain in 2009 sees eerie similarities between her daughter’s death and the current disappearance of Hannah Graham. Gil Harrington knows the agony that Graham’s parents are enduring. Her daughter, Morgan, disappeared from a Metallica concert in Charlottesville in 2009. Her body wasn’t found until months later and the murder remains unsolved. What is also upsetting are the similarities to her daughter’s death. “Hannah was seen for some of the time fairly close to where Morgan’s shirt was found maybe three weeks after her abduction,” she… Read more

  • New Photo Shows Cop Shooting Suspect Has Loved Guns for Years

    New Photo Shows Cop Shooting Suspect Has Loved Guns for Years

    (CANADENSIS, Pa.) — New photos of accused cop shooter Eric Frein show the gun-loving fugitive as hundreds of police officers and state troopers gathered for an emotional funeral for a trooper allegedly slain by Frein. The search for Frein, 31, entered its sixth day Thursday after two Pennsylvania state troopers were ambushed late Friday at the barracks in Blooming Grove Township. Schools in the area are closed for the second day as the dragnet continued for Frein, a survivalist and gun expert who often worked on films about war and the military. The new images of Frein show him at… Read more

  • New Footage Shows Man Following Missing UVA Student

    New Footage Shows Man Following Missing UVA Student

    (CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — A man seen following missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham in newly released security footage told police that he was following Graham because she appeared “physically distressed” and he was trying to help her. The man told police that he stopped following Graham when she met a second man that she seemed to know and put his arm around her, according to police. The videos that include the man, who has not been publicly identified, is the latest clue in the search for the missing sophomore, who has not been heard from since she texted friends… Read more

  • Outrage over Guardrail Crashes Tied to Lost Limbs, Deaths

    Outrage over Guardrail Crashes Tied to Lost Limbs, Deaths

    (NEW YORK) — Faced with widespread news reports of lost limbs and painful deaths tied to highway guardrails that have pierced vehicles, federal officials are backing a nationwide study of whether guardrails are as safe in reality as they appear to be in crash tests. “We are supporting a national cooperative highway research program to look into the performance of guard rail terminals,” Federal Highway Administration official Nicholas Artimovich told ABC News. The research will be done by a conglomerate of public and private highway engineers and experts, he said. At issue, the federal official said, is whether the guardrail… Read more

  • King Fire Threatens Thousands of Northern California Homes

    King Fire Threatens Thousands of Northern California Homes

    (POLLOCK PINES, Calif.) — The raging King Fire in Pollock Pines, California, more than doubled its coverage overnight, burning about 71,000 acres. The fire continues to burn in steep terrain in the South Fork of the American River and Silver Creek canyons. More than 3,730 personnel are assigned to combat the northern California blaze, which is now just 5 percent contained, according to CAL Fire officials. Some residences south of Highway 50 were under mandatory closure, but Thursday, the advisory had been changed to voluntary status. Evacuation orders are still in effect for a large part of the region, with authorities… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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