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Top Crime Stories: Daytona woman arrested in ex-boyfriend's dismemberment slaying

A Daytona Beach woman is accused of killing then dismembering her former boyfriend last summer is also a person of interest in a 10-year-old cold case involving the remains of a man dumped in the Tomoka River. Police Chief Craig Capri on Friday, the day after her arrest on a charge of first-degree m

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 15:22:39

Genealogists search for heir of Puerto Rican fortune

Staff Writer Unexpectedly inheriting thousands of dollars from an unknown distant relative sounds like the far-fetched fodder of TV shows and movie plots. But for decades, Kissimmee resident Jerry Cushing has been tracking down family ties and uniting people with unknown estate fortunes. The sel

AROUNDOSCEOLA.COM - 2018-01-21 14:00:00

Titusville man charged with stabbing mother, stepfather, deputies say

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Heavy law enforcement activity was reported in the Titusville area Saturday morning as authorities apprehended a man wanted for stabbing his mother and stepfather, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's Office vehicles, including a crime scene unit, were gathered

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-01-20 17:06:36

BCSO: Son allegedly stabbed mother, stepfather in Titusville

When is a service animal not a service animal? Delta introduces new... According to deputies, authorities arrived at a house on the 1400 block of North Highway 1 in the Intercostal Estates neighborhood around 4:45 a.m. to reports that a mother had been injured by her son. Deputies spoke with the wom

WFTV - 2018-01-20 16:10:48

Child igniting paper with space heater causes Pine Hills apartment fire, officials say

A Saturday morning apartment fire in West Orlando has displaced 48 residents. The Orlando Fire Department responded approximately a dozen units to an apartment complex at 1470 North Mercy Drive at 8:47 a.m. Arriving units found one of the apartments on fire. Firefighters attacked the fire and check

WESH - 2018-01-21 00:35:00

Teenager shot inside Sanford home, police say

A 17-year-old was shot inside his Sanford home Friday afternoon. The home is less than a half-mile from the Sanford Police Department at 13th Street and Olive Avenue. Police are calling it an isolated incident, but concerned neighbors said it's part of a bigger issue. "The violence needs to stop," s

WESH - 2018-01-20 04:24:00

Leesburg man gets 40 years for child pornography conviction

A Leesburg man will spend the next 40 years in federal prison for producing and sharing child pornography, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida announced Thursday. Thomas Edward Abney Jr. was already a registered sex offender after a 2005 conviction for possession of child porn

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2018-01-19 22:12:42

Police investigating homicide of 7-month-old girl in Orange City

Baby suffered a skull fracture, according to report. No arrests have been made and detectives have faced an 'uphill battle,' police spokesman says. Orange City detectives have been investigating the homicide of a 7-month-old girl, who was rushed to the hospital the night of Nov. 17 after suffering a

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 23:42:44

12 employers offering over 500 positions at Clarksville job fair | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2001 Needmore Road in Clarksville will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23 for 12 employers seeking to fill more than 540 positions in Montgomery, Robertson, and Davidson counties. The hiring event was

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2018-01-21 12:00:54

3 Clarksville police officers receive LifeSaving Awards | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - On January 19, 2018, Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley recognized three officers for their actions during emergency situations, presenting each with a Lifesaving Award. The Lifesaving Award is given to officers whose direct actions save or extend the life of a

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2018-01-21 12:02:55

State police still searching for man wanted on meth trafficking charges

Ian Hunter LIVINGSTON COUNTY, KY - Kentucky State Police investigators say a man wanted on fleeing and drug trafficking charges after he ran from troopers last week is still at large. KSP Post 1 says Ian Hunter was driving on U.S. 68 in Marshall County on Jan. 10 when he was pulled over by a trooper

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-01-20 03:21:58

Three dead after Kentucky boat explosion

CALVERT CITY, Ky. (WVLT) -- Kentucky State Police detectives responded to an early morning explosion on the Tennessee River. According to KSP, Marshall County dispatch received a call reporting an explosion on a tug-boat docked on Hollinger Road at 9:17 a.m. Friday. Several fire department and vari

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 05:28:00

Three killed, six injured in Calvert explosion

Calvert City volunteer fire department Assistant Chief Tim Davis is reporting three fatalities and six injured in an explosion Friday on the Tennessee River near Hollinger Road in Calvert City. Davis said the initial call about the explosion came in around 10:30 a.m. He said they believe the vehicle

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-01-19 18:39:53

Tugboat blast kills 3, hurts 6

CALVERT CITY -- Three people died and six were injured after an explosion rocked a dry-docked tugboat near Calvert City, officials said. Kentucky State Police spokesman Jody Cash said it appeared the tugboat was undergoing repairs at the time of the explosion and was docked at First Marine Dry Dock

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Three families lose loved ones to an explosion near Calvert City

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY - Three families have lost loved ones when a flash fire followed an explosion on a tow boat near Calvert City Friday morning. Kentucky State Police Post 1 released information about the incident throughout the day on Friday. Trooper Jody Cash said there were approximately 41 peop

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-01-20 02:39:19

Puppy receives life saving surgery thanks to donations | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - An abandoned puppy who was brought into Montgomery County Animal Care and Control received a lifesaving surgery thanks to donations. The Yorkshire terrier, who was named Braven, was taken in for emergency care after he was found abandoned on a porch in a small c

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2018-01-21 12:02:57

Crime Numbers in McAllen Dropped For 2017

MCALLEN, Texas - Recent crime figures released by McAllen's police department indicate crime in the city is at an eight year low, and it's the lowest it's been in the last 33 years. "The result of all of this, is a result of a collective effort. Obviously, we can't do this work, and we cannot accomp

RGVPROUD.COM - 2018-01-20 02:51:41

Nearly 2 tons of marijuana seized at border

EDINBURG, TEXAS - Border Patrol agents working along the U.S.-Mexico border seized nearly two tons of alleged marijuana in a four day period. The first incident happened on Jan. 13 when agents spotted several individuals carrying large bundles towards a residence in La Rosita, Texas. The five bundl

KENS 5 - 2018-01-20 21:42:58

Downed cable shuts down businesses, interstate

BROWNSVILLE - A power-transmission line that spanned Interstate 69-E near Morrison Road fell onto the highway at approximately noon Saturday, causing a power outage and aftereffects that clogged some of Brownsville's roadways. The transmission line struck one vehicle shattering the SUV's windshield.

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-01-20 23:59:59

Mercedes man arrested after fatal family argument

A Mercedes man was arrested Wednesday for his role in a New Year's Day family argument that turned fatal. Alfonso Flores Alejandro, 40, was formally charged with criminal negligent homicide, a state jail felony with a maximum sentence of two years if convicted. His bond was set at $100,000. Alejandr

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-20 04:07:00