Sunday, August 31 2014 5:20 AM EDT2014-08-31 09:20:57 GMT
Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44...Full Story >
Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops...Full Story >
Sunday, August 31 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-08-31 06:52:12 GMT
An Afghan spokesman says 23 people were killed when a passenger van and a fuel tanker collided in western Afghanistan.Full Story >
A van slammed into a fuel tanker in western Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 23 people in the latest horrific accident in a country with poorly maintained roads and often reckless driving.Full Story >
DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -
Denham Springs Police have arrested two people in the case of a drive-by purse snatching that took place Monday just before noon in Denham Springs, LA.
The attack happened in the Walmart parking lot.
Police say a woman was walking in the parking lot of the Denham Springs Walmart when a 1999-2005 model, black, Chevy Impala pulled up to the woman. The car was being driven by a white female in her late 20's. She has been identified as 23-year-old Chasidy Carpenter.
Police say the passenger of the car, a heavy set, white male, with a shaved head and in his late 20's or early 30's leaned out of the car window and grabbed the purse. He has been identified as 30-year-old Ricky Anthony Jr.
Police say the victim was pulled to the ground and dragged at least 100 feet. She suffered minor injuries.
The suspects got away with the purse. The two suspects were located in Tickfaw, LA late Tuesday night. They are in police custody. They have both been charged with second degree robbery.
Photos of the suspects have not been released.
Authorities credited a Crime Stoppers tip with helping them solve the case.
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:57:07 GMT
A New York teenager has died after he crashed a lamborghini into a guard rail while taking it for a test drive. According to FOX News, 18-year-old Samuel Shepard was driving on a county road in MountFull Story >
A New York teenager has died after he crashed a lamborghini into a guard rail while taking it for a test drive.Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:34:11 GMT
The Coast Guard says the pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast.Full Story >
A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday.Full Story >