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 >
NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) -
The Polar Plunge for Special Olympics returned for its second year at Joe's Crab Shack on Saturday.
More than 750 brave men and women, also known as "polar bears", took the plunge Saturday morning.
Participants each raised a minimum of $75 to take a plunge in a pool's frigid waters. Many participants were in costume and competed in the annual costume contest.
Prizes were awarded for the largest group in attendance as well as the top fundraising group. The top male and female participants were named the King, Queen, Prince and Princess of the plunge and went home with prize packages.
Scott Hildebrand of Campbell County was named King of the Plunge. Hildebrand, a Cold Spring police officer, raised $2,800. Cathryn Lovold was named Queen raising $2,500.
Messer Construction was named Top Team. The construction company raised over $8,500.
In total, the polar bears raised over $130,000. The proceeds from the event went to the Special Olympics programs in both Ohio and Ky.
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 >