CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - Southwest Florida investigators are looking into a disturbing photo posted online. It shows a man holding a cat by it's "scruff" and pointing a gun at its head. The FacebookFull Story >
Southwest Florida investigators are looking into a disturbing photo posted online. It shows a man holding a cat by it's "scruff" and pointing a gun at its head.Full Story >
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An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.Full Story >
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank,...Full Story >
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The Ukrainian army has reported rebel attacks overnight throughout the restive east, claiming that at one border crossing the rebels were supported by artillery fire from the Russian side.Full Story >
A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down, taking notes and photos as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can...Full Story >
MT. PLEASANT, MI (WNEM) -
The parents of 14-year-old Braxton Wood and 13-year-old Jayden Thomas are living a nightmare. Their teens are driving across the state and nobody has seen them since last Sunday.
"We just keep waiting for something that leads them to coming home," said Braxton's father, Ed Wood.
Ed Wood and Braxton's mother, Sarah Kiley, were with Jayden's parents, Kelly and Art Drinkwine, Monday night. They said it doesn't make any sense at all why the teens would run. Police say the two took off in a 2005 black Ford Explorer last Monday morning.
"It's like they've fallen off the face of the earth. Nobody can find them. And I don't know how," said Kelly Drinkwine.
But police say they do have evidence the two aren't too far away. Isabella County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Tim Swanson said a camera caught the vehicle crossing the Mackinac Bridge last week. He also said cell phone towers in Bay City and Saginaw pinged the teens' phones, but an exact location couldn't be determined.
"We're not mad. We're not upset. We just want them home and make sure they're safe," said Ed Wood.
At this point, the sheriff's office considers the two teens runaways, and because there is no evidence of imminent danger, there hasn't been an Amber Alert issued. But both Jayden's and Braxton's parents aren't buying it.
"I don't understand, because from the moment they made the decision to leave, they're in danger. Jayden don't know how to drive. Braxton don't know how to drive. It's a cruel world out there. And they're two babies. Two babies out there by themselves trying to take on the world," said Kelly Drinkwine.
"They're 13 and 14 years old, they can't live alone," said Kiley.
The teens' parents said the two missing kids are taking an emotional toll on both of their families.
"You don't know what to do, where to go, who to call," said Ed Wood.
Police told TV5 if you have any information about the teens' whereabouts or if you see the two teens, call 911.
The license plate of the 2005 black Ford Explorer is BCQ 4820.
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Thursday, July 24 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:05:21 GMT
The Eastville volunteer fire department confirms a tornado touched down at a campground on the Chesapeake Bay on Thursday morning, killing three people. The volunteer fire department confirms three peopleFull Story >
A New Jersey couple was identified as the victims of a tornado that hit the Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton. Full Story >