By Brian Entin BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Boynton Beach 2-year-old Bella Natale can't talk, walk or eat on her own. Her diagnosis is a mystery, and because her family does not have a wheelchair van, itMore >>
Boynton Beach 2-year-old Bella Natale can't talk, walk or eat on her own. Her diagnosis is a mystery, and because her family does not have a wheelchair van, it is difficult for her to leave their home.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:51:50 GMT
A Petal man has a $100,000 bond and is behind bars charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery. Michael Lewis was apprehended by members of the US Marshall task force along 7th street in HattiesburgMore >>
A Petal man has a $100,000 bond and is behind bars charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:38:38 GMT
The Evansville Police Department says a man is arrested after an attempted robbery early Tuesday morning. EPD says 50-year-old James Worthington is facing multiple charges after he attempted to rob aMore >>
EPD says 50-year-old James Worthington is facing multiple charges after he attempted to rob a customer at a west side gas station.
Thursday, July 31 2014 2:16 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:16:48 GMT
One of Hinds County's Most Wanted is in custody. Forty-eight year old Daisy Lee Shannon was arrested on a tip following our Most Wanted segment on the Wednesday 6 p.m. report of WLBT News.Shannon, whoMore >>
One of Hinds County's Most Wanted is in custody. Forty-eight year old Daisy Lee Shannon was arrested on a tip following our Most Wanted segment on the Wednesday 6 p.m. report of WLBT News.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:32:22 GMT
Jackson Police Department has confirmed that 21-year-old Jonathan Fairley has been arrested and charged for the murder of Jabari Day. 19-year-old Day was shot and killed on a playground on Lilly Street,More >>
19-year-old Day was shot and killed on a playground on Lilly Street, in west Jackson on May 20th.More >>
FORT HOOD, TX (RNN) – Four people are dead, including the gunman, and 16 were injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in central Texas on Wednesday.
The gunman has been identified by the Associated Press as Specialist Ivan Lopez.
The motive for the shooting was not confirmed, but Lt. General Mark A. Milley said the shooter fired shots in two different buildings. He identified the weapon the shooter used as a Smith and Wesson .45 semi-automatic pistol, and Milley said it had been "recently purchased in the area." The weapon was not registered on post.
The shooter was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Milley said the incident has not been linked to terrorism, but nothing has been ruled out.
Milley would not confirm the suspect's name, but said he had served four months in combat in Iraq in 2011; he said the suspect was being treated for "behavioral, health and mental issues," including anxiety and depression, but had not yet been diagnosed with post traumatic stress syndrome. The shooter's next of kin, including his wife, have not been notified, Milley said.
CNN reported Thursday morning that the wife has been notified and is cooperating with authorities.
Several media reports said the shooting stemmed from a soldier-on-soldier conflict, though Fort Hood officials would not release a motive.
The shooter's body was found in the parking lot after he had been engaged by military police. All of the injured and killed were military personnel.
Hundreds of people swiftly left the base once an all-clear was given nearly four hours after the shooting. The traffic included parents picking up children from a locked-down elementary school. The post was put on lockdown, and personnel on post were asked to shelter in place immediately following the shooting.
Scott and White Memorial Hospital had victims with a variety of injuries being treated, including gunshot wounds to their extremities, abdomen, chest and neck. Their conditions ranged from stable to "quite critical," according to Dr. Glen Couchman, chief medical officer at Scott and White.
Three patients were in critical condition as of Thursday morning, according to Dr. Matthew Davis of Scott and White Hospital.
The patients were transferred from the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center, located on post at Fort Hood, to the Level I trauma center in Temple, TX.
KCEN interviewed a witness on the post earlier Wednesday who said military police had escorted a large group of soldiers and civilians, including children, out of a support operations building with their hands in the air. The people were face down on the ground before being moved away from the building.
KCEN-TV reported an active shooter at Fort Hood around 4:30 p.m. CT.
One woman on post tweeted "all we hear is sirens" and that she was "sitting here on post in lockdown" with others.
Central Texas College posted on its website that classes on both their and Fort Hood's campus had been canceled for Wednesday.
Fort Hood also canceled all physical training exercises for Thursday, according to their official Facebook page.
In November 2009, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan killed 13 people and wounded 32 others in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood – the worst mass murder at a military installation in U.S. history. He was sentenced to death in August 2013.
The 2009 shooting took place in Fort Hood's Soldier Readiness Processing Center, where troops were getting medical checkups before deploying to Afghanistan.
Fort Hood sits on 340 square miles, making it one of the largest military posts in the U.S. Located in Killeen, TX, the base houses the largest active-duty armored post in the entire U.S. armed Services.
About 41,000 soldiers work on Fort Hood. It is home to two divisions - 1st Cavalry Division and 1st Army Division West - and supports 12 units.
President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel were informed of the shooting.
Obama said that the U.S. is "heartbroken" over the shooting at Fort Hood, and people there have "sacrificed more for freedom."
Texas Gov. Rick Perry released a statement, saying that Texans should stick together in the wake of another Fort Hood tragedy.
"Ft. Hood has proven its resilience before, and will again," the statement said. "Texas will support those efforts in any way we can, with any resources necessary. The thoughts and prayers of all Texans are with everyone affected by this tragedy."
Friday, August 1 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:20:06 GMT
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Dozens of deserving local children who'll be participating in a back-to-school rally this weekend can thank some gridiron warriors for a little extra gift they'll be receiving. TheMore >>
Dozens of deserving local children who'll be participating in a back-to-school rally this weekend can thank some gridiron warriors for a little extra gift they'll be receiving.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:06:52 GMT
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Folks who want to take chance on owning a brand new home for $100 while helping the United Way have just over two weeks to do so. The last day for ticket sales in the 12th annualMore >>
The last day for ticket sales in the 12th annual Home Sweet Home Raffle is Aug. 17.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:29:11 GMT
The P.A.C.E. Head Start agency's regional director Willie Sims broke the silence on Monday about the suspended program. The agency is on a 30-day suspension for improperly reporting sex allegations. TheMore >>
The P.A.C.E. Head Start agency's regional director Willie Sims broke the silence on Monday about the suspended program.
The agency is on a 30-day suspension for improperly reporting sex allegations.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:27:16 GMT
Under some rainy conditions, Southern Miss football opened fall camp this morning at the Joe P. Park practice facility. The Golden Eagles are coming off a productive spring and summer, welcoming severalMore >>
Under some rainy conditions, Southern Miss football opened fall camp this morning at the Joe P. Park practice facility.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:42:08 GMT
Laurel Police want to alert the public about a phone scam that is targeting grandparents in the Pine Belt. Two Laurel residents have already fallen victim to the scam and have lost a significant amountMore >>
Laurel Police want to alert the public about a phone scam that is targeting grandparents in the Pine Belt. More >>
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