• FDNY Rescues Boy Trapped on Ice in Bronx River

    FDNY Rescues Boy Trapped on Ice in Bronx River

    (NEW YORK) — Firefighters from the Fire Department of New York rescued a boy who was trapped on an ice floe in the Bronx River on Thursday. According to ABC’s New York affiliate WABC-TV, the rescue occurred at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Bronx River Avenue and Westchester Avenue. The boy could be seen standing near the shore while rescuers lowered a ladder to the boy, who climbed to safety. WABC reports that there was initially a second child who fell into the water but managed to get to safety before firefighters arrived.   FDNY Firefighters from… Read more

  • Dartmouth College to Ban Hard Alcohol from Campus

    Dartmouth College to Ban Hard Alcohol from Campus

    (HANOVER, N.H.) — Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon announced a plan to address “high-risk behavior on campus” and “create a safe and inclusive environment” on Thursday, most notably looking to “lead nationally” by seeking to ban hard liquor from campus. “To be clear, no single action contains the consummate solution,” Hanlon said in a statement. “If it did, these problems would have vanished from our campus and society years and years ago.” Still, Hanlon insisted, hard alcohol will no longer be served at events open to the public and any underage students found in possession of hard alcohol will be… Read more

  • Eric Frein Pleads Not Guilty to September Police Shooting

    Eric Frein Pleads Not Guilty to September Police Shooting

    (MILFORD, Pa.) — Eric Frein, the man accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding a second before prompting a large-scale manhunt in September 2014, pleaded not guilty to charges including first-degree murder, homicide of a law enforcement and possession of a weapon of mass destruction. ABC’s Scranton affiliate WNEP-TV reports that Frein pleaded not guilty in Pike County Court on Thursday. The 31-year-old survivalist was captured in October after a seven-week hunt. U.S. Marshals took him into custody at an abandoned airplane hangar. WNEP says that Frein’s defense lawyers are considering a motion to change the venue of… Read more

  • Former DC-Area Taxi Driver Added to Most-Wanted Terrorist List

    Former DC-Area Taxi Driver Added to Most-Wanted Terrorist List

    (WASHINGTON) — He grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., and for a time made his living driving a taxi in the area. But on Thursday, Liban Haji Mohamed was added to the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” list, and a $50,000 reward was offered for information leading to his capture and conviction. The FBI says Mohamed, a naturalized citizen born in Somalia, used his U.S. passport to travel to East Africa in July 2012 to fight with the terror groups al-Shabaab and al Qaeda. He’s been charged with providing material support and resources to a terrorist organization. The FBI… Read more

  • Home Surveillance Video Shows Aaron Hernandez Carrying 'Gun' After Killing

    Home Surveillance Video Shows Aaron Hernandez Carrying 'Gun' After Killing

    (BOSTON) — Prosecutors Thursday unveiled video from Aaron Hernandez’s own home surveillance system during opening arguments at his murder trial to help support their claim that the former New England Patriots tight end killed semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd. The video, previously disclosed in court documents but only shown as a series of still images, showed Hernandez, now 25, and two associates returning to his North Attleboro, Massachusetts, house in the early morning hours of June 17, 2013 without Lloyd, prosecutors said. Other evidence showed Lloyd had been with them earlier, prosecutors alleged. During the video, Hernandez is shown carrying… Read more

  • Delta Plane Makes Unscheduled Landing After Pilot Locked Out of Cockpit

    Delta Plane Makes Unscheduled Landing After Pilot Locked Out of Cockpit

    (LAS VEGAS) –  A Delta Air Lines flight heading from Minneapolis to Las Vegas was forced to make an unscheduled landing Thursday, airport officials said. The call about Flight 1651 came in around 12:10 p.m. and the plane landed safely at McCarran International Airport around 12:25 p.m., officials told ABC affiliate KTNV. The cockpit door malfunctioned, locking the pilot out of the cockpit, airport officials told KTNV, noting that a crew member was forced to make the landing. No one was injured. There were 168 people on board the plane, officials said. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All… Read more

  • Aaron Hernandez Prosecutor: Records 'Show the Path' to Murder

    Aaron Hernandez Prosecutor: Records 'Show the Path' to Murder

    (FALL RIVER, Mass.) — The murder of Odin Lloyd began with a text message, prosecutors said Thursday at former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial in Bristol County, Massachusetts, as they laid out their timeline of the killing. Hernandez “texted Odin Lloyd,” with whom other messages suggested he was upset, Assistant District Attorney Patrick Bombger told jurors in his opening statement. “He told Odin Lloyd he was going to come out to his house that night.” Hernandez was driving when he, Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace picked up Lloyd from his home at 2:30 a.m. on June 17,… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Jan 30Hoops for Hope at Lee Christian School
  • Jan 30American Legion Post 382 Bingo
  • Feb 01The Enrichment Center Center of Lee County Support Groups
  • Feb 01Temple Theatre - I'll Never Be Hungry Again
  • Feb 03 Coffee Call at the Disabled American Veterans Building