• Girl Hospitalized After Fall During Ringling Bros. Show

    Girl Hospitalized After Fall During Ringling Bros. Show

    (DALLAS) — A 2-year-old girl was hospitalized after falling to the seating level below during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performance Wednesday in Dallas’ American Airlines Center. Officials with the facility released a statement about the accident to ABC News television affiliate WFAA. “The child’s family was leaving their seats on the front row of the 200 level just before intermission when the child fell to the Plaza Level below,” the statement reads. Fire rescue officers rushed to help, and the child was transported to Children’s Medical Center in unknown condition. The circus is scheduled to continue… Read more

  • Suspect Held After Minnesota Officer Killed During Traffic Stop

    Suspect Held After Minnesota Officer Killed During Traffic Stop

    (WEST ST. PAUL, Minn.) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of a West St. Paul, Minnesota, police officer Wednesday during a routine traffic stop is being held at a local hospital after a manhunt and shootout. Authorities identified the deceased officer as Scott Patrick, 47. Patrick had been with the Mendota Heights Police Department since 1995. The suspect, identified as Brian Fitch Sr., 39, of South St. Paul, was arrested in St. Paul Wednesday night after he opened fire on officers, according to Sgt. Paul Palos of the St. Paul police department. He was seen driving in the area… Read more

  • One Killed, Three Injured in Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot

    One Killed, Three Injured in Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot

    (SAN DIEGO) — One person is dead and three others were injured in a small plane crash in San Diego on Wednesday. Fire Department spokesman Lee Swanson says two people were on board when the plane crashed into a parking lot between a Costco store and a Target store.  Swanson says one person aboard the plane was killed, and another suffered serious injures, while two witnesses to the crash were injured on the ground. The FAA and NTSB will investigate the cause of the accident. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

  • Suspect Sought After Minnesota Officer Killed During Traffic Stop

    Suspect Sought After Minnesota Officer Killed During Traffic Stop

    (WEST ST. PAUL, Minn.) — A manhunt is on Wednesday in West St. Paul, Minnesota, for a man who shot a police officer to death during a routine traffic stop. Authorities identified the officer as 47-year-old Scott Patrick. He had been with the Mendota Heights Police Department since 1995. “We heard the shots and saw the cop lying there,” Ryan Carpentier told the Star-Tribune. “He was completely motionless.” Patrick had a wife and two teenage children. He was the first officer from the Mendota Heights Police Department to be killed in the line of duty. Mayor Sandra Krebsbach said Patrick… Read more

  • Police Search Home for Clues in Murder of Michigan Teen

    Police Search Home for Clues in Murder of Michigan Teen

    (DETROIT) — Michigan Police have searched a house in connection with the murder of April Millsap, the 14-year-old girl who was apparently killed while walking her dog on a wooded hiking path. Investigators have not released any information about how April was killed, calling it, “a crucial part of the investigation,” but the death was officially declared a homicide. The 14-year-old’s body was found in a ditch by joggers in the Macomb Orchard Trail on the night of July 24 with her dog Penny sitting by her body, police said. Police and the FBI executed the search Wednesday afternoon outside… Read more

  • Prosecution Rests Its Case in 'Porch Shooting' Trial

    Prosecution Rests Its Case in 'Porch Shooting' Trial

    (DETROIT) — The prosecution rested its case Wednesday in the murder trial of a suburban Detroit man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed teenager. Theodore Wafer, 55, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Renisha McBride, 19, after she showed up on his porch in Dearborn Heights during the early morning of Nov. 2, 2013. Wafer sat quietly at the defense table Wednesday, the fifth day of his trial, as he listened to testimony from Dr. Kilak Kesha, an assistant medical examiner from Wayne County. Kesha described McBride’s brain as “pulpified” and how the bullet wound the teen… Read more

  • Satanists Use Hobby Lobby Decision to Play Devil's Advocate

    Satanists Use Hobby Lobby Decision to Play Devil's Advocate

    (NEW YORK) — A group of Satanists are using the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision to promote their own political initiatives — which are the polar opposite of the Christian craft store giant. The Supreme Court ruling allows Hobby Lobby to opt out of providing contraceptives to their employees on the basis of their religious beliefs. Now, The Satanic Temple plans to cite the verdict as justification for the protection of their own beliefs. The Satanic Temple, a religious group based in New York but with followers across the country, is using the ruling to fight informed consent laws which… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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