Friday, July 25 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:08:44 GMT
An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.Full Story >
In a blow to hopes for peace talks, the Taliban's reclusive leader warned Friday that a bilateral security pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting.Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:34:23 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 >
President Barack Obama met with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the stream of unaccompanied children from their countries to the U.S., as House Republicans tried to agree on their own proposed...Full Story >
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 >
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
A small plane carrying three people crashed into a house near Hawkins Field Airport in west Jackson south of the Jackson Zoo around 5 p.m. Tuesday. The house is located on Marcus L. Butler Drive south of W. Capitol Street.
The condition of the three people was not immediately known. Fire officials say one person was able to escape from the house. The Hinds County Coroner was on the scene.
Michele Latham, one of the owners of the plane, identified two of the men in the plane as John Tilton and WC Young. She didn't identify the third man.
Michele Latham said the men were traveling to an FAA safety meeting in Raymond.
Jackson Municipal Airport Authority officials said in a statement a Piper PA-32 Cherokee 6 single-engine, propeller-driven plane left Hawkins Field for a routine flight operation Tuesday evening.
Shortly after take off, the pilot requested permission from air traffic control to return to the airport. The aircraft was unable to return and crashed, according to the airport authority.
Roger and Michele Latham, from Superior Pallet Company in Flowood own the plane. The couple's daughter was near the crash site and said her father was supposed to have been on board but changed his plans.
"He went hunting," she said. "Thank God."
Vivian Payne, who lives about six blocks from the crash site, said that about 5 p.m., she heard a loud bang that sounded different from an electrical transformer blowing.
"It shook the walls of my house," Payne said as she stood among ambulances, police cars and fire trucks, their lights flashing in the chilly night air.
The cause of the crash is not known as this time. The Federal Aviation Administration is on the scene.
The National Transportation Safety Board will assume command of the crash investigation when they arrive.
Tune into Fox 40 News at 9 and the WLBT 10 PM Report for the latest on this story.
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 >