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Great-grandmother, 73, kills 580-pound alligator with one shot, she says

Great-grandmother, 73, kills 580-pound alligator with one shot, she says

iStock/Thinkstock(GOODRICH, Texas) — A great-grandmother in Texas hit an alligator in the bullseye earlier this week, killing the massive reptile with one shot to its head, she told a local news station. Livingston Mayor Judy Cochran believes the gator she found on her family ranch along the Trinity River in […]

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Gunman in courthouse shooting that injured 4 was scheduled for assault hearing, authorities say

Gunman in courthouse shooting that injured 4 was scheduled for assault hearing, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock(MASONTOWN, Pa.) — The gunman who opened fire at a Pennsylvania courthouse Wednesday afternoon was scheduled for a hearing on assault charges he received weeks ago, according to authorities. Four people were shot at the municipal building that houses the Fayette County Magistrate Court in Masontown, Pennsylvania, a spokesperson for […]

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One dead, 4 injured after shooting at Pennsylvania courthouse, officials say

One dead, 4 injured after shooting at Pennsylvania courthouse, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(MASONTOWN, Pa.) — One person is dead and four injured after a shooting at a Pennsylvania courthouse, according to authorities. Four people who were shot at the Fayette County Magistrate Court in Masontown, Pennsylvania, Wednesday afternoon were transported to the hospital, a spokesperson for the Fayette County Emergency Management told […]

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Three shot, injured in Wisconsin workplace shooting; suspect in custody

Three shot, injured in Wisconsin workplace shooting; suspect in custody

WKOW(MIDDLETON, Wisconsin) — Three people were shot and injured in a workplace shooting in Middleton, Wisc., on Wednesday morning, a city about 6 miles outside of Madison. The suspect was shot by officers after the incident at WTS Paradigm, a software company, Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke said at a […]

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Man gets arrested for trying to ‘steal’ marijuana after 100 pounds of drug washes ashore on Florida beaches

Man gets arrested for trying to ‘steal’ marijuana after 100 pounds of drug washes ashore on Florida beaches

Flagler County Sheriff(PALM COAST, Fla.) — It might have seemed like his lucky day when packages of marijuana washed ashore on a Florida beach on Sept. 13, but a man who allegedly took a “brick” of the drug and hid it in his car has been arrested, according to police. […]

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Active shooter reported in Middleton, Wisconsin, law enforcement responding

Active shooter reported in Middleton, Wisconsin, law enforcement responding

WKOW(MIDDLETON, Wisconsin) — Local and federal authorities are responding to reports of an active shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin, about 6 miles outside of Madison. Middleton Police are leading the investigation. A.T.F. agents from the Madison office are also responding. Wis. Gov. Scott Walker tweeted, “We are closely following this situation. […]

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Postal worker pleads guilty to stealing money from over 6,000 greeting cards

Postal worker pleads guilty to stealing money from over 6,000 greeting cards

WISN(WAUWATOSA, Wisconsin) — A U.S. Postal worker who was recently terminated from her job has pleaded guilty to stealing cash and checks from over 6,000 greeting cards. Ebony Lavonne Smith, 20, who had started working with USPS in early 2015 pleaded guilty on Sept. 12 to stealing mail — and […]

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Cody Wilson, owner of 3D-printed gun company, wanted in connection to alleged sexual assault of a minor

Cody Wilson, owner of 3D-printed gun company, wanted in connection to alleged sexual assault of a minor

iStock/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) — An arrest warrant has been issued for the founder of a controversial 3D-printed gun company in connection to the alleged sexual assault of a minor, according to Texas authorities. Suspect Cody Wilson, 30, owns Defense Distributed, which sells blueprints for producing plastic firearms using 3D printers. The […]

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17-year-old boy suffers ‘life-threatening injuries’ after being shot at Florida bus stop: Police

17-year-old boy suffers ‘life-threatening injuries’ after being shot at Florida bus stop: Police

WJXX(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — A high school student in Florida was shot on his way to the bus stop Wednesday morning and is now in the hospital undergoing surgery for life-threatening injuries, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said. The 17-year-old boy was walking towards the bus stop around 6:15 a.m. when a […]

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Florence is a ‘storm like no other’ with a ‘long road ahead,’ North Carolina’s governor tells Trump

Florence is a ‘storm like no other’ with a ‘long road ahead,’ North Carolina’s governor tells Trump

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW BERN, N.C.) — Florence is a “storm like no other” and its deadly flooding means “a long road ahead” for North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper said at a joint news conference with President Donald Trump Wednesday. “Thank you, Mr. President, for coming to North Carolina as our rescue and […]

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