Hit-and-run driver strikes family, killing teen and leaving toddler on life support

A driver in Los Angeles struck a car carrying four relatives, killing a teenager and leaving a toddler on life support before speeding away. Police are now searching for the alleged suspect. A Mercedes driver ran a red light on Jan. 9 and hit Chris Amaya-Pineda, 13, and his family as they were going to their grandmother’s house. According to CBS, the driver at fault fled the scene after his car caught fire and did …

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Gang of thieves steal at least 12 luxury cars

There were nearly 12 thieves who broke into a car dealership in the Chicago area this week and stolen six luxury vehicles. According to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, the robbery occurred in the 1600 block of South Roselle Road in unincorporated Schaumburg on Jan. 9. There is surveillance video from the business that appears to show a single car pull up to the business and several suspects get out. One uses an object to …

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Veteran neutralizes man waving knife at customers inside Walmart

A South Carolina Walmart employee reported seeing a man waving a knife around, but before the Richland County Sheriff’s Department could respond, a veteran subdued him. Walmart employees and shoppers told deputies the man was waving the pocket knife around and threatening them. Video shows one shopper knocking the man over the head, forcing him to drop the knife. As I was at the checkout, my son noticed a man with a knife open. In …

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Man executed on death row for murdering an elderly married couple

On Thursday, 62-year-old Scott James Eizember was executed by lethal injection in Oklahoma. He received this sentencing 19 years after murdering an elderly couple. With an intravenous line in his arm, Eizember told The Associated Press, “I’m at peace.” He continued by saying, “my conscience is clear, completely. I love my children.” Eizember ate his last meal on Wednesday evening at 5:10 p.m. On Thursday morning, lethal drugs were administered, and he was pronounced dead …

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Daycare worker charged with abuse after biting a child on the job

Multiple outlets report that a former worker at a Mississippi daycare center was arrested. She was taken into custody after allegedly biting a small child while working at the daycare. Haley Rozek, 26, was arrested Monday and charged with felony child abuse. The incident took place in December at The Kids Company daycare in Jones County. After noticing bite marks on her son’s arm, the mother of a baby at the center called police. Jones …

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Police find body burning in fire pit while searching for missing college student

Police allegedly discovered a burning body in a fire pit outside a woman’s home, and charged her with murder. The University of Missouri campus police responded to Hudson Hall dormitory around 5:30 pm on Tuesday, Jan. 10. They arrived at the dorms after a mother called for a welfare check on her son, who has high-functioning autism. Her last contact with him was at 11:30 pm the day before. KATV reports that dorm cameras captured …

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Video shows big explosion and fire at chemical plant

Following an explosion that sent smoke billowing into the air, a fire broke out at a Carus Chemical plant in LaSalle, Illinois, on Wednesday morning. According to Grove’s Facebook page, the city is monitoring the fire at the plant “to get more information.” No details about the cause of the fire were immediately available. An explosion was reported at the plant around 9 a.m. local time, according to the News Tribune. The paper reported that …

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Man trapped in a trench for 8+ hours after the ground collapsed

An Allentown man was freed after a trench collapsed and trapped him inside for 8 hours. A crew of firefighters removed the man from the trench shortly before 10:30 p.m., after the collapse occurred just before 2 p.m. Despite being buried neck-deep in dirt, the trapped worker was alert and talking to rescuers the entire time. After the whole ordeal, he got some exciting news about his family. Just before being lifted out of the …

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Authorities are desperately trying to locate a missing 4-year-old girl

Authorities are asking the public for help in locating a 4-year-old girl who went missing earlier this week in Cyril, Oklahoma. In an effort to locate Athena Brownfield, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) and Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) have deployed infrared helicopters, boats, four-wheelers, and personnel on the ground, according to Trooper Eric Foster of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. On Wednesday afternoon, Foster said, “We’ve been in helicopters with infrared, as well as …

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Fitness model stabs roommate with knife in a fit of rage

A fitness model was sentenced Tuesday to eight years behind bars for stabbing his roommate more than a dozen times. The stabbing took place in a fit of rage in 2018. Almost four years ago, Geoffrey Tracy, 30, attacked Gregory Kanczes with a knife in his apartment kitchen, leaving him covered in blood. After accusing Kanczes of going through his belongings, the bodybuilder allegedly attacked the victim 16 times with a knife. A portion of …

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