Month: October 2016

Louisville KY police detective and another person dead after being struck by alleged DUI driver

LEXINGTON, Kentucky- WKYT reports that two people, including a Louisville Metro police detective are dead after being hit by a car early Saturday morning in downtown Lexington. The reports says the happened around 2:30 a.m. on South Upper Street, just south of Bolivar Street. Louisville Metro police confirm that the fallen officer is Detective Jason Schweitzer. He had served 15 years on the force. “It is with heavy hearts that we report to you that Louisville Metro Police Detective Jason Schweitzer passed away early this morning October 29. Detective Schweitzer and another pedestrian were struck and killed by a drunk...

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Murder suspect nabbed inside Licking church, will face numerous charges

LICKING, Missouri- The Houston Herald is reporting that murder suspect Daniel Campbell was arrested late Friday afternoon without incident, according to Texas County Sheriff James Sigman. Sigman said Campbell was apprehended shortly before 5 p.m. inside Faith and Hope Church at 15450 Burnett Drive. The church is just off Highway 32 between Success and Licking. Authorities have been searching for Campbell  since they found Billy Dale Bishop II, 38, of Licking, dead at location  on Boiling Springs Road. A second person, William T. Dumboski, 55, was airlifted to a Springfield hospital in critical condition from gunshot wounds. It is reported both...

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Injuries reported as Boeing 767 catches fire on Chicago O’Hare runway

CHICAGO, Illinois-  The Chicago Tribune reports American Airlines Flight 383 was rolling down the runway at O’Hare International Airport Friday afternoon, bound for Miami, when the plane skidded to a halt just as it was lifting off. A traffic controller got on the radio. “American 383 heavy,” he said, referring to the Boeing 767’s weight class. “Stopping on the runway.” “Roger, roger. Fire,” the pilot calmly replied, according to a recording of tower radio traffic. “Fire off the right wing.”  Then seconds later, “American 383, we’re evacuating.” The plane’s 161 passengers and nine crew members scrambled down emergency chutes on...

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Richland students and staff pray, raise funds for family of teen killed in Indiana crash

RICHLAND, Missouri- The students and staff of the  Richland School District have organized support for the family of Jace Roeder, the young man killed in the October 21st wreck involving a bus that was transporting Richland and Stoutland FFA students back from the Indianapolis National Convention. Roeder, 17, from Utah,  was killed as a passenger in a box truck driven by his father when it was forced into the back of the school bus with the 23 students, sponsors and driver. The commercial truck which caused the three-vehicle collision allegedly failed to slow in a construction zone “On behalf of...

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SILVER Advisory issued for missing Rolla area man with Alzheimer’s

NEWBURG, Missouri- The Missouri Highway Patrol is seeking the public’s help in finding  a missing Alzheimer’s patient in Phelps County. Bobby Forester, 80, has been missing from his home on Main Street in Newburg since about 3:00 p.m. Thursday.  An Endangered SILVER Advisory has been issued for him. The State of Missouri Endangered SILVER Advisory: Forester,  is 5’08, 265 lbs, with gray hair, blue eyes, wearing unknown color shirt and blue jean bib overalls.  Unique characteristics: tattoo on right forearm of an anchor. Diagnosed Medical Condition(s):  Alzheimer’s, Diabetic, Anxiety, and Nerve Condition Vehicle Information is as follows: Green 1995...

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