Friday, July 25 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:45:50 GMT
President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress...Full Story >
Pressing for action on Friday, President Barack Obama urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans at home to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S.Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:33:36 GMT
French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali.Full Story >
Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers began converging Friday on an isolated patch of restive Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie jetliner fell from the sky in a storm and...Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:23:27 GMT
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 >
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more work was needed to reach a deal between Israel and Hamas for a seven-day truce in the Gaza war. Israel's defense minister warned that the military may soon...Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:09:20 GMT
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 >
Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.Full Story >
FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) -
The manhunt is on for the suspect in a brutal attack against a gas station clerk early Friday morning in Florence. Police say the suspect savagely stabbed the
clerk leaving him paralyzed.
The robbery happened at the Shell on Turfway Road just after midnight.
Florence Police say the suspect tried to use the ATM inside the Shell station but his card was denied. After leaving the store and coming back inside, he approached the clerk, identified as Kanubai Patel, and attempted to stab and slash him with what appeared to be a small knife.
During the struggle, police say Patel, 67, was able to absorb the majority of the blows with his jacket. The unknown suspect put him in a choke hold, however, which caused a serious injury to Patel's neck.
The suspect then reportedly stole Patel's wallet and left the store but returned a short time later and with Patel immobilized, repeatedly demanded the keys to Patel's vehicle, a 2009 Toyota Camry with KY registration 622 JDG.
He then fled the scene in Patel's Camry.
"This is not a case where he is trying
to be the hero or John Wayne to prevent the robbery. He's just protecting
himself," said Florence Police Captain Linny Cloyd of the clerk.
Police say they've learned the injury is high
enough on Patel's cervical spine to take away some of his simplest
functions. He underwent emergency surgery at UC Medical Center following the incident.
"The doctor last night he told me that
it's not possible that he's going to stand up himself," Patel's brother
Minesh Patel told FOX19.
The suspect is described as 20 to 25-year-old stocky man who was wearing black pants and a black jacket with white sleeves that had a large "J" on the front. He was also wearing a black hat with a yellow flat brim and a red bandana.
If you think you know something, call Florence police at (859) 647-5420.
Friday, July 25 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:13:25 GMT
Police planned Friday to present their case to prosecutors on whether charges should be filed against an 80-year-old man who fatally shot of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.Full Story >
Police planned Friday to give prosecutors the results of their investigation into an 80-year-old man's fatal shooting of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:38:42 GMT
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday. Jenna Montgomery and Jess Taylor both pleaded guilty to kidnapping, robbery and assault charges. MontgomeryFull Story >
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday.Full Story >
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 >