Tuesday , 11 December 2018

National News

'Darkness has tried to swallow us whole': Mother of Charlottesville victim speaks at sentencing hearing

Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — The mother of the woman who was killed when a protester rammed his car into a crowd of people at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in 2017 spoke about how her family has coped in the wake of her death. Heather Heyer was killed by James Alex Fields, who was found guilty of …

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Outrage grows over 'disburbing' video showing New York police ripping baby from mother's arms

tzahiV/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York City police officers are coming under fire after a “troubling” video surfaced showing them ripping a baby from the arms of a mother who had waited at a social services office for four hours seeking help, police and the woman’s relatives said. Jazmine Headley, 23, was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, committing an act …

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Outrage grows over 'disturbing' video showing New York police ripping baby from mother's arms

tzahiV/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York City police officers are coming under fire after a “troubling” video surfaced showing them ripping a baby from the arms of a mother who had waited at a social services office for four hours seeking help, police and the woman’s relatives said. Jazmine Headley, 23, was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, committing an act …

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Man accused of plotting attack against Ohio synagogue was inspired by Pittsburgh massacre: Officials

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — An Ohio man who said he was inspired by the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect planned to attack a Toledo-area Jewish house of worship for a “mass casualty attack” on behalf of ISIS, officials said. Damon Joseph, 21, of Holland, Ohio, was arrested on Friday and charged with attempting to provide material support to ISIS. “In a matter …

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Man accused of killing 13-year-old Hania Aguilar could face death penalty if convicted

Zolnierek/iStock(LUMBERTON, N.C.) — The man suspected of sexually assaulting and killing 13-year-old Hania Aguilar in North Carolina could face the death penalty if convicted, a judge said Monday, according to ABC Raleigh station WTVD. Michael McLellan, 34, is accused of abducting and killing the teen in November. Her disappearance sparked a massive manhunt and her body was found in Robeson …

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Mom, 17-year-old daughter strangled to death in Calif.; suspect at-large: Sheriff

Prathaan/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — A mother and her 17-year-old daughter were strangled to death in Southern California, officials said, as authorities search for their suspected killer. Cecilia Meza, 41, and her daughter Kelsey Meza, 17, were found dead in a Monrovia home on Dec. 5 by officers conducting a welfare check, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Cecilia Meza died …

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Massive snowstorm leaves at least 2 dead in NC as Southeast digs out

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A major winter storm that pummeled the Southeast has become a “nightmare and a tragedy” in North Carolina, claiming at least two lives, the governor said, as he warned drivers to be cautious of snowy roads and dangerous ice. The storm has dropped staggering amounts of snow, ice and rain across North Carolina, with a year’s …

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Outrage grows over 'troubling' video showing NYC police ripping baby from mother's arms

tzahiV/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York City police officers are coming under fire after a “troubling” video surfaced showing them ripping a baby from the arms of a mother who went to a social services office to apply for day-care vouchers so she could work, police and the woman’s relatives said. Jazmine Headley, 23, was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, …

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Search for missing Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth intensifies

Woodland Park Police Department(WOODLAND PARK, Colo.) — The search for a young Colorado mother who vanished on Thanksgiving Day is intensifying with local police enlisting help from law enforcement nationwide and worried loved ones asking for prayers that she be found safely. Kelsey Berreth, 29, a pilot and the mother of a 1-year-old girl, was last seen at a Safeway …

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VA, NC and more digging out after snowstorm slams Southeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The major winter storm that just pummeled the Southeast brought 2 feet of snow to Whitetop, Virginia, and up to 20 inches of powder in North Carolina. Richmond, Virginia, had its second-snowiest December day on record and double-digit totals were reported in South Carolina, Tennessee and as far west as Texas. Parts of West Virginia saw …

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