Wednesday, December 4 2013 4:23 PM EST2013-12-04 21:23:44 GMT
(CNN/RNN) - About 100 pilot whales have beached themselves in the Everglades National Park near Miami. An official from the park told CNN that 49 whales are dead and 45 are alive, some of which are injured. WPLGFull Story >
Pilot whales beached themselves in a remote area of the Everglades National Park. Full Story >
Wednesday, December 4 2013 4:22 PM EST2013-12-04 21:22:48 GMT
Lincoln Heights Elementary is on lockdown following a shooting near the school's grounds. Officers say that a female victim was shot outside of the Lincoln Heights Fire Department. The shooting happenedFull Story >
Lincoln Heights Elementary is on lockdown following a shooting near the school's grounds.Full Story >
Wednesday, December 4 2013 4:16 PM EST2013-12-04 21:16:39 GMT
WARNING: The video contains material that some may find disturbing due to the graphic nature of the material.Full Story >
WARNING: The video contains material that some may find disturbing due to the graphic nature of the material. Full Story >
MONROE, NC (WBTV) -
An emergency responder was killed Tuesday after an ambulance was involved in a crash with an tractor trailer in front of a hospital.
The incident occurred in front of Carolinas Medical Center-Union along U.S. 74 in Monroe, just before 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.
A tractor trailer truck driven by Wallace Kenneth Murphy, Jr. of Madison, NC was traveling westbound on US 74 when it collided with an ambulance as the ambulance pulled into the roadway, police told WBTV.
WBTV has learned that the ambulance was a part of the Sandhills Ambulance Service out of Cheraw, South Carolina.
Officials from the company confirmed to WBTV that an EMT employee was killed in the crash.
WBTV has learned that the employee, later identified as 43-year-old Belinda Gayle Rivers, was riding in the passenger seat of the ambulance.
Lynn Hinson pulled up to the scene seconds after the crash.
"I was going to try to get her out, but it was too much she was pinned in, there was nothing I could do," said Hinson.
The driver of the ambulance, Jonathan Cory Brown of Cheraw, was injured in the crash. He was transported to CMC-Main in Charlotte for his injuries. He is listed in stable condition.
The driver of the tractor trailer suffered no injuries from the collision, police say.
There were no patients on board in the ambulance. It was en route to the hospital to pick up a patient when the crash occurred.
At on point, nearly a dozen EMS workers, firefighters and police gathered around Rivers to pray before her body was taken away from the scene.
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and the members of this ambulance service as well," said Ron Fowler, Chief of Monroe Fire Department.
Union County Communications says U.S. 74 was shut down because of the crash until 3:30 p.m.
Monroe Police Chief Debra Duncan said that the investigation is continuing as witnesses are still being questioned. There have been no charges filed at this time.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol Motor Carrier Unit is assisting the Monroe Traffic Unit with the investigation.
Thursday, February 3 2011 5:19 PM EST2011-02-03 22:19:13 GMT
New details have been released on a large drug sweep in Pierce Township, Clermont County. On Wednesday, a total of 17 people were indicted by a grand jury on 46 charges related to trafficking in drugs.Full Story >
Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:42 AM EST2013-12-04 05:42:35 GMT
MADISON COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A mother is facing charges after she allegedly left her children in a bedroom with drugs and a corpse. According to Richmond police, around 8:30 a.m. on November 30 officersFull Story >
According to Richmond police, around 8:30 a.m. on November 30 officers responded to a home in Dixie Plaza on a report a 24-year-old man had overdosed.Full Story >
Wednesday, December 4 2013 11:01 AM EST2013-12-04 16:01:35 GMT
University of Cincinnati is warning students about two incidents of women being bothered in bathrooms on campus. Campus police report that two female students were accosted in women's rest rooms in theFull Story >
University of Cincinnati is warning students about two incidents of women being bothered in bathrooms on campus.Full Story >
Tuesday, December 3 2013 5:29 PM EST2013-12-03 22:29:16 GMT
The belt buckle in question is a large one that features the Confederate flag. Cody Long started wearing it to Mason High School after his friend died, the friend he said gave him the bet. It didn'tFull Story >
The belt buckle in question is a large one that features the Confederate flag. Cody Long started wearing it to Mason High School after his friend died. On Tuesday, the school released a statement with their opinion on the matter.