• Newlywed Cliff Death Case: Wife Released While Awaiting Trial

    Newlywed Cliff Death Case: Wife Released While Awaiting Trial

    (KALISPELL, Mont.) — A Montana newlywed who authorities say admitted to pushing her husband off a cliff shortly after their wedding has been released while awaiting trial. On Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch ordered the release of Jordan Linn Graham, 22. She has been placed under home detention and ordered to “undergo mental health evaluation and complete any recommended treatment,” according to court papers. “The government has not met its burden of proving by clear and convincing evidence that no condition or combination of conditions will protect against the danger posed by her release from custody,” Lynch wrote in… Read more

  • New Jersey Boardwalk Spared by Sandy Still Ablaze

    New Jersey Boardwalk Spared by Sandy Still Ablaze

    (SEASIDE PARK, N.J.) — A stretch of boardwalk on the Jersey Shore was engulfed in flames Thursday when a six-alarm fire broke out in Seaside Park, N.J. The boardwalk was near the same stretch of sand where a roller coaster landed upright in the ocean after Superstorm Sandy hit the coastline in October 2012. “I said to my staff, ‘I feel like I want to throw up,’” N.J. Gov. Chris Christie told reporters near the fire scene Thursday evening. “And that’s me, after all the effort and time and resources that we put in.” By nightfall, a six-block length of… Read more

  • Girl, 13, Attacked by Shark off Florida Beach

    Girl, 13, Attacked by Shark off Florida Beach

    (NEW SMYNA BEACH, Fla.) — A 13-year-old girl was bit by a shark in shallow waters off the coast of a popular Florida beach, making her the third victim of a shark attack in five days at New Smyrna Beach. The girl, who has not been identified, was bit on the heel just after 1 p.m. while wading in three feet of water while surfing, said Capt. Tammy Marris, spokeswoman for the Volusia County Beach Patrol. The girl left the water on her own power, was treated by paramedics on the scene and taken to a nearby hospital by her… Read more

  • New Jersey Boardwalk Engulfed in Flames

    New Jersey Boardwalk Engulfed in Flames

    (SEASIDE PARK, N.J.) — A stretch of boardwalk on the Jersey Shore was engulfed in flames Thursday afternoon when a six-alarm fire broke out in Seaside Park, N.J. The boardwalk is near the same stretch of sand where a rollercoaster landed in the ocean after Superstorm Sandy hit the coastline in October 2012. The fire began at a Kohr’s frozen custard stand on the boardwalk, according to WABC. Officials told ABC News that the section of boardwalk that is on fire is the only stretch that was not rebuilt after Sandy. It was part of the old boardwalk that was… Read more

  • Hero Dog Saves Boy from Abusive Babysitter

    Hero Dog Saves Boy from Abusive Babysitter

    (CHARLESTON, S.C.) — A South Carolina babysitter was convicted of child abuse this week because a loyal dog alerted the little boy’s parents that the woman was mistreating the child, his father and authorities told ABC News. The parents of 7-month-old Finn Jordan suspected something was wrong last year when their dog began to growl and snarl at the babysitter, Alexis Khan, 22. “We noticed the dog was getting very defensive when Alexis was around. He would growl and stand between her and our son. His hair would stand up on the back of his neck and we knew something… Read more

  • WATCH: Dramatic Rescues as Flash Floods Submerge Colo. Drivers

    WATCH: Dramatic Rescues as Flash Floods Submerge Colo. Drivers

    (BOULDER, Colo.) — Flooding in Boulder, Colo., overnight led to dramatic rescues Thursday morning as three cars were overtaken by rushing water on a road. Police received word shortly before 6 a.m. that three cars were submerged in water on a road that had been eroded by a deluge, which totaled six inches in the area, according to officials. Rescue workers found drivers in each of the three cars that were trapped by the rushing water.  They used ropes to stabilize the vehicles and then evacuated the drivers, who had minor injuries, according to officials. The video of one rescue… Read more

  • Pa. Doctor Accused of Trying to Kill Son-in-Law

    Pa. Doctor Accused of Trying to Kill Son-in-Law

    (CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio) — A Pennsylvania doctor faces attempted murder and other charges for allegedly attacking his neurosurgeon son-in-law outside his Ohio home with a pry bar. Dr. Georges Bensimhon, 66, is also facing felony assault and kidnapping charges after police say he drove six hours through the night from his upscale neighborhood in Allentown and attacked his son-in-law, Dr. Alan Hoffer, on Sept. 4, outside his Cleveland Heights home. Bensimhon was allegedly hiding outside of Hoffer’s home just before 6 a.m. when the attack occurred, according to police.  As Hoffer walked toward his car, police say, Bensimhon jumped out… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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