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'Everybody's favorite uncle': Family mourns man killed after thrown off I-10

Words of encouragement often recited by Paul Cager to help his relatives through hard times are now being used to comfort those same family members after they learned on Wednesday (Jan. 18) of his death in a fatal crash near the Interstate 10 high-rise bridge. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office on

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-19 00:14:48

In trial's opening statements, vastly different versions of why Ronald Gasser killed Joe McKnight

Prosecutors and the defense offered conflicting versions of why Ronald Gasser shot and killed former NFL player Joe McKnight in a road rage incident in 2016, as opening statements in Gasser's second-degree murder trial began Friday morning (Jan. 19). The prosecution said the evidence contradicts Gas

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-19 17:46:10

'All I saw was fire and smoke:' N.O. East family safe after fatally-shot motorist crashes into home

A New Orleans East family was spending a cold, quiet Thursday night (Jan. 18) inside when they heard a series of loud noises -- and then found a white Ford pickup crashed into one of their back bedrooms and their home in the center of a homicide investigation. The crash occurred about 8:25 p.m. at a

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-19 06:38:00

2 killed, 4 injured in 5 shootings over 12-hour period in New Orleans

As much of the New Orleans area was focused on a second straight day of freezing temperatures, the city's violence continued unabated as two people were killed and four injured during five shootings in a 12-hour period. The first gunshots rang out about 9:26 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 18) in Uptown's Milan

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-19 18:50:50

East Jefferson water pressure back to normal, but boil advisory remains while samples tested

Water pressure in East Jefferson has returned to the normal 56 pounds per square inch, Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni said Friday morning (Jan. 19). He expects the boil-water health advisory to be lifted by Saturday evening. The pressure increased overnight after dipping as low as 24 pounds a

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-19 16:05:28

Boil advisory to last at least another 24 hours in New Orleans, officials say

Water pressure has risen enough in parts of New Orleans still under a boil advisory to begin testing samples for any potential bacterial intrusion, marking the first step toward confirming the city's water supply is safe to drink again after pressure plummeted during a cold snap this week. Marcie Ed

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-19 21:17:57

Mayor Landrieu urges residents to conserve water, check for leaking pipes

Mayor Mitch Landrieu urged residents Friday (Jan. 19) to conserve water over the next 24 to 48 hours and check their homes for any pipe leaks as the city continues to thaw out. The Sewerage & Water Board is continuing to solve problems on its side of the system, and water pressure continues to rise,

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-19 18:08:41

New Orleans East homicide being investigated by NOPD Thursday

A homicide in a New Orleans East neighborhood is being investigated by the New Orleans Police Department. The homicide was reported around 8:45 p.m. in the 7000 block of Salem Drive. A homicide in a New Orleans East neighborhood is being investigated by the New Orleans Police Department. The homici

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-19 03:11:00

FAX bus hits and kills pedestrian in central Fresno; driver arrested

FRESNO, California - A FAX bus hit and killed a pedestrian on Friday morning, and the driver has been arrested, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said. It happened around 6:30 a.m. in the area of Fruit and Shields avenues. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material ma

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-19 23:21:31

Man's Body Found in Northeast Fresno

Fresno resident Jonathan Mahaffey was found unresponsive behind the Round Table Pizza on 5795 North First Street on Wednesday, January 17th. A witness spotted Mahaffey lying on the pavement, possibly injured, and alerted police. When officers and EMS personnel arrived they attempted to revive Mahaff

CRIMEVOICE.COM - 2018-01-19 21:52:43

Judge sentences man to 2 life sentences for murder of Atwater teens

The second of two men accused in the shooting death of two Atwater teens received two life sentences without parole. However, a Merced County court judge decided since the incident happened when he was 17 Jose Botello can apply for parole in 25 years. Botello learned his fate in court Friday for the

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-19 18:58:19

Two found dead in Madera County home Tuesday identified

MADERA COUNTY, California - The two people found dead Tuesday in a Madera County home have been identified. A call came in early in the morning about a fire at a home in the 24000 block of Robertson Boulevard near Chowchilla. Inside the home, two people were found dead. They are Armando Villanueva,


5-foot long tapeworm "wiggled out" of man's body after he ate sushi

FRESNO, CA - A California man is likely altering his regular sushi habit after discovering a tapeworm that may have entered his body through the raw salmon he loves so much. Doctor Kenny Banh revealed the Fresno man's case on a January 8 episode of the Podcast "This Won't Hurt A Bit," a show that mi

FOX26HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-19 18:27:00

He tied her up and tortured her. She told the judge she still lives in fear

A man who tied his girlfriend to a chair and tortured her because he suspected she was cheating on him was sentenced to life in prison Friday in Fresno. Douglas Floyd Parker, 48, was found guilty last month of seven felonies including torture and assault with a deadly weapon for attacking his girlfr

FRESNO BEE - 2018-01-19 22:41:00

Police investigating body found in the road in Central Fresno

Fruit near Shields in Central Fresno is closed after a body was found in the roadway. Authorities are now at the scene looking into what may have happened to the victim. At the moment, police closed the intersection of Fruit and Shields to continue their investigation. If your morning commute leads

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-19 15:20:46

Breaking News Update: 3 Shot In Southwest Fresno

New details are emerging on a triple shooting that happened at approximately 8:20 at San Pablo and McKenzie in Southwest Fresno. According to Lt. Michael Landon of the Fresno Police Department the Real Time Crime Center received two different shot spotter alerts. Officers were already nearby and wer

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-19 05:29:33

Burglars Stealing Electronics From Roseland, West Pullman Homes

CHICAGO (CBS) - A string of burglaries in the past two weeks has targeted homes in the Far South Side West Pullman and Roseland neighborhoods. In all the incidents, suspects broke into homes through a window and stole electronics, according to Chicago Police. The burglaries happened: about 11 a.m.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-19 06:36:02

City Lawyers Received Tongue-Lashing in Federal Court, Judge Threatens Penalties

A furious Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer castigated lawyers for the City of Chicago Friday morning, after revelations of still more missing evidence in a police shooting trial which is set to begin in less than two weeks. Lawyers for shooting victim Jaquise Evans said they had just learned that the officer

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-19 18:21:28

Illinois Court Again Upholds Drew Peterson Murder Conviction

The Illinois Supreme Court has again upheld the murder conviction of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of his third wife. The court on Friday upheld its September decision rejecting the argument from Peterson's attorneys that it was improper to use hearsay

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-19 17:56:08

Investigation Into Police Party Nags At Aldermen

Two Des Plaines aldermen Tuesday night expressed strong concerns about a criminal investigation into the conduct of a large number of local police officers during and after a June 19, 2017 golf outing in Hoffman Estates. Ald. Malcolm Chester (6th) called information he has heard about the investigat

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-01-19 10:56:11