Friday, August 1 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:38:15 GMT
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...Full Story >
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric is appealing to politicians not to be "an obstacle" in the process of transition as Iraq nears a deadline to select its next prime minister.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:22:40 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 6:33 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:33:39 GMT
Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...Full Story >
A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:19:58 GMT
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr,...Full Story >
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr, the...Full Story >
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -
7-year-old Priscilla Maldonado is at UMC, fighting for her life after an accident that killed three members of her family on Friday night.
Her mother, Erica Ysasaga, her father, Jesse Maldonado and her 3-year-old baby sister, Jocelyn Maldonado were all killed. Priscilla was ejected from the vehicle and rushed to University Medical Center with serious injuries.
But this isn't the first time this family has been in the news.
In June 2006, Priscilla Maldonado was abducted when she was just four days old.
Priscilla's mother, Erica, told police that a nurse at University Medical Center took her child from their home.
"She (the kidnapper) said she was going to take the baby and show it to her family and I was following her and she turned real quick and I was trying to grab my other son, and I looked and she took off with my baby," Erica told a police dispatcher in 2006.
Stephanie Lynn Anderson Jones claimed to have been a nurse at UMC. She was arraigned on kidnapping and child endangerment charges.
"My heart wanted to jump out of my heart - outta my chest because I couldn't believe it. I was going to see my baby again," said Erica in 2006.
"Glad nothing is wrong with her and they didn't do nothing to her," Priscilla's father Jesse said in 2006.
But the family's tragic history doesn't end there. USA Today reports that less than a year before the abduction Ysasaga's and Maldonado's 2-month-old daughter, Faith Maldonado, choked to death.
The family has started making funeral arrangements, and a fund has been established. If you would like to help, you can go to any Plains Capital Bank location in Lubbock to donate. Ask for the Maldonado/Ysasaga family memorial fund.
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:50 GMT
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife. Police say the man entered the store on North Bend Road with the knife around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.Full Story >
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.Full Story >
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.