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  • Dramatic Video Shows Person Stuck in Car After Crane Crash in Manhattan

    Dramatic Video Shows Person Stuck in Car After Crane Crash in Manhattan

    (NEW YORK) — New footage from the deadly crane collapse in downtown Manhattan Friday morning shows how bystanders desperately tried to rescue a person trapped in one of the cars that was struck. The video appears to show a person climbing on the car’s roof and smashing the windshield so the trapped driver could escape. One person died as a result of the crash, and three others were injured, two of whom suffered serious lacerations to the head. City officials have determined that the crane was being moved as a precaution because of 25 mile per hour winds. Copyright © […]

  • 'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Moved to Adult Jail in Texas, Records Show

    'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Moved to Adult Jail in Texas, Records Show

    (DALLAS) — The Texan teenager who has been returned to the United States after allegedly fleeing to Mexico with his mother has been moved to an adult jail, records show. Ethan Couch, 18, who allegedly violated the conditions of his probation following a deadly drunk driving accident, was initially slated to be held in a juvenile facility until his next hearing on Feb. 19, in accordance with Texas laws. The housing change was confirmed Friday via corrections department records which now list Couch as being held in custody at the Tarrant County Correction Center. Couch and his mother Tonya Couch […]

  • Timeline of How Alleged 'Bonnie and Clyde' Crime Spree Unfolded

    Timeline of How Alleged 'Bonnie and Clyde' Crime Spree Unfolded

    (PENSACOLA, Fla.) — A two-week, multistate manhunt for an allegedly armed couple likened to a modern-day “Bonnie and Clyde” has ended with one suspect dead and the other in a hospital awaiting her arrest. Law enforcement in at least four states had been trying to track Blake Fitzgerald and girlfriend Brittany Harper in connection to a string of what they say were armed robberies and hostage-taking incidents. The search ended early this morning when Fitzgerald died in a shootout with police in Pensacola, Florida. Harper was taken to a hospital for her non-life threatening injuries and is expected to be […]

  • NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Jumped in 2015 After Years of Decline

    NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Jumped in 2015 After Years of Decline

    (NEW YORK) — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Friday that the amount of traffic deaths increased about 9.3 percent in the first nine months of 2015. The number of highway casualties rose from 23,796 in the first nine months of 2014 to 26,000 in the first nine months of 2015, the NHTSA noted in a statement. NHTSA said the rise in highway deaths comes after “years of steady, gradual declines” – deaths declined 22 percent from 2000 to 2014. “We’re seeing red flags across the U.S. and we’re not waiting for the situation to develop further,” NHTSA […]

  • Chris Stapleton to Team Up with Bonnie Raitt at the Grammys

    Chris Stapleton to Team Up with Bonnie Raitt at the Grammys

    Four-time nominee Chris Stapleton is the latest country artist now set to perform on the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. He’ll team up with Bonnie Raitt and Gary Clark Jr. to pay tribute to blues legend B.B. King, who passed away last May. Chris’s debut solo effort Traveller is up for both the all-genre Album of the Year as well as Country Album, while its title track competes for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song. He joins fellow nominees Little Big Town, Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt, who are already set to represent the country genre at the prestigious […]

  • Crane Collapses in New York City, Killing One

    Crane Collapses in New York City, Killing One

    (NEW YORK) — One fatality and several injuries have been confirmed after a construction crane fell in downtown Manhattan Friday morning. Images of the crane, which fell around 8:40 a.m., show the crane lying on top of parked cars in the street. It is still unclear if people were in the cars or if there were any additional injuries. With a search of the area now complete, the New York Fire Department has confirmed the one fatality and injuries of three other in Friday’s incident. There is no structural damage to any of the impacted buildings. Former FDNY commissioner Thomas […]

  • Armed 'Bonnie and Clyde' Suspect Dies in Florida Shootout

    Armed 'Bonnie and Clyde' Suspect Dies in Florida Shootout

    (PENSACOLA, Fla.) — The Missouri couple dubbed a real-life “Bonnie and Clyde” were tracked down to Florida Thursday before a car chase and shootout that left Blake Fitzgerald dead and Brittany Harper wounded, law enforcement officials said. Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan detailed at a news conference Friday how the couple was first spotted by police Thursday night after authorities tied them to an armed robbery at a Famous Footwear store in Pensacola. They were allegedly able to get away from the scene. Police spotted the couple three hours later in the same car they allegedly used at the Famous […]