A car ended up on the roof of a Pittsburgh supermarket early Saturday morning.
Police said they responded to a call around 4 a.m. at the Greenfield Giant Eagle, WPXI reported.
When they arrived, they found a car on the roof with the driver standing next to it.
Giant Eagle employees were evacuated.
Police said the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and could not negotiate a bend in the road. The driver then struck a curb, went airborne and landed on the roof, police said.
The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated, WPXI reported.
No one was injured.
Police are still investigating.
Customers dived for cover during a shootout at a gas station in Illinois this month in an incident that was captured on surveillance video.
The shootout took place Sept. 12 at a Gas Mart in East St. Louis, KSDK reported. Police said two parties had a dispute outside of the gas station and began shooting at one another. Surveillance video taken from multiple angles shows bystanders diving for cover inside and outside the store as bullets shattered the windows of the business.
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No one was injured in the shootout, KSDK reported, but police said there was extensive property damage.
The two men who began the shootout are known to police, authorities said. One came into the police station regarding the incident but didn't give an official statement on the advice of his attorney, police said. The other suspect has not been found, police said.
Luis Ocampo did not get the homecoming he imagined after serving for days along the North Carolina coast as an Army National Guardsman.
While he was away helping those impacted by Hurricane Florence, he said his home back in Charlotte was robbed.
Spc. Ocampo, 24, shares the home with his girlfriend, Kailey Finch, and their 1-year-old son.
Finch told WSOC that she was shocked when she learned about the break-in.
“I don’t know how people can be so terrible," she said.
She and her son were away when the burglars broke in Thursday night.
The family believes the suspects snuck in through a back window and ransacked the place.
“If I was (to) do that to someone, I feel like I would feel really bad afterwards. I would be like, ‘I see this family struggling and I just messed up their life even worse," said Finch.’”
According to officials, the thieves took a gun, a large TV, a gaming system, a laptop Ocampo uses for schoolwork and some specialty coins and jewelry.
“It's irreplaceable. It's not something you can get back," said Finch.
Beyond the valuables, Finch said her heart also breaks for her hardworking guardsman.
"He does a lot for everybody. He always wants to make sure that everybody gets help," she said.
Police do not have any suspects at this point.
A man wanted to celebrate his 91st birthday in high style. Very high.
Dr. Bill Weber, of Florida, is now the oldest known person to have climbed the summit of Devils Tower in Wyoming, the Casper Star-Tribune reported. Rob Kelman, 87, held the previous title, CBS4 reported.
The journey to the summit of Devils Tower took Weber 16 hours, the Casper Star-Tribune reported. Weber's two sons joined him on the epic adventure.
Weber was a veterinarian for 30 years before retiring and taking up a successful hobby in wildlife photography, the Casper Star-Tribune reported.
Weber said the climb was tougher than he expected. At points, he wondered if he would make it and thought, "If I croak while I’m doing this, at least I’ll die doing something I wanted to do, and I’ve had a good and long run,” Weber told the Casper Star-Tribune.
John Bullock, the father of actress Sandra Bullock, died Tuesday, Us Magazine reported. He was 93.
John Bullock was preceded in death by his wife and Sandra Bullock’s mother, opera singer Helga Meyer, who died in 2000, the magazine reported.
Sandra Bullock’s younger sister, Gesine Bullock-Prado, confirmed her father’s death on Wednesday and wrote about his military career, ETOnline reported.
"John Wilson Bullock February 11, 1925 - September 18, 2018," she wrote. "Beloved baby brother, American #WWII #bronzestar #veteran, husband, father of 4 strong women, #grandpa, adorable scamp, handsome devil, and trickster to the end."
Sandra Bullock has not commented yet about her father's death, ETOnline reported.
An argument over a plate led to a physical altercation between customers and a server, which resulted in a baby being punched in the head, police said.
The incident took place Tuesday at the El Matador restaurant in Denton, KDFW reported. Two women sharing a table asked for an extra plate and became upset at how long their request was taking, witnesses told police. One woman at the table knocked a plate of food off the table, then confronted the server, who was taking an order at another table.
The woman hit the server, who fell onto a 9-month-old baby in a highchair, KDFW reported. The collision caused the baby to hit his head on the table, police said. As the server attempted to get up, the woman tried to strike her again but missed and punched the baby in the back of the head.
The baby's mother confronted the woman, who punched the mother in the face, police said. The mother chased the women out of the restaurant. The suspects were gone by the time police arrived, KDFW reported. Police are attempting to identify the suspects.There were no serious injuries, The Dallas Morning News reported.
An Alaska man escaped jail time Wednesday after pleading guilty to assaulting a woman who said he sexually assaulted and strangled her until she lost consciousness, KTVA reported.
Justin Schneider, 34, of Anchorage, was convicted on four felony charges -- including kidnapping and assault -- and a misdemeanor charge for the August 2017 incident. But after striking a deal with the state, Schneider was given a “pass,” KTVA reported.
In exchange for pleading guilty to a single felony assault charge, Schneider was given a two-year jail sentence with one year suspended, the television station reported. He faces no additional jail time because he received credit for time served while wearing an ankle monitor and living with his family, KTVA reported.
Anchorage Assistant District Attorney Andrew Grannik said Wednesday he agreed to the plea deal based on Schneider's enrollment and progress in a treatment program. An expert's assessment that Schneider would not be a repeat offender also played into Grannik’s decision, the television station reported.
“I would like the gentleman to be on notice that that is his one pass -- it's not really a pass -- but given the conduct, one might consider that it is,” Grannik said.
"I would just like to emphasize how grateful I am for this process," Schneider told the court. "It has given me a year to really work on myself and become a better person and a better husband, and a better father, and I'm very eager to continue that journey."
Alaska Criminal Division Director John Skidmore, who independently reviewed the case, said the sentence was consistent with current sentencing laws in Alaska.
“Though it is understandable that some feel his sentence was not sufficiently harsh, all prosecutors are ethically required to follow the law, no matter how disturbing the facts may be,” Skidmore said in a statement.
As part of the plea deal, Schneider will be on probation for three years.
The creator of the 3D-printed gun was arrested Friday in Taiwan after being accused of sexual assault in Texas, CNN reported Saturday.
A warrant to arrest Cody Wilson, 30, was issued earlier this week after allegations that he had sex with a 16-year-old girl he met on an adult dating site, according to police. Austin Police Cmdr. Troy Officer said Wilson met the girl Aug. 15 at a coffee shop after communicating with her on SugarDaddyMeet.com, took her to a hotel and paid her $500 for sex, CNN reported.
The age of consent in Texas is 17.
According to CNA, Taiwan’s state news agency, Wilson was arrested at a hotel in Taipei on Friday. Wilson’s passport has been revoked, and Taiwanese authorities plan to deport him to the United States to face the charge, according to Huffington Post.
Wilson founded Defense Distributed, a company that created blueprints of a 3D-printed handgun made of plastic, CNN reported. He first posted the blueprints online in 2013 but was ordered by the Obama administration to take them down. Wilson claimed First Amendment rights in a lawsuit he filed in 2015. The Trump administration settled the case in June, CNN reported.
A state herpetologist released new details about a two-headed baby Eastern copperhead snake found outside a home in Woodbridge, Virginia, WTVR reported.
The snake was examined at the Wildlife Center of Virginia.
The center received the snake on Sept. 20, according to the center’s website.
“It appears as though the left head is more dominant -- it’s generally more active and responsive to stimulus,” the center said on its website. “Radiographs revealed that the two-headed snake has two tracheas (the left one is more developed), two esophaguses (the right one is more developed), and the two heads share one heart and one set of lungs. Based on the anatomy, it would be better for the right head to eat, but it may be a challenge since the left head appears more dominant.”
Photos and video of the snake went viral on Facebook after Virginia Wildlife Management and Control shared them earlier this month, WTVR reported.
The University of Mississippi is considering changing the name of its School of Journalism after receiving major backlash stemming from a controversial post made on Facebook by the school’s namesake.
Ed Meek is a well-known and respected alumnus of Ole Miss, as well as a significant booster for the journalism program, WHBQ reported.
The journalism school is named after Meek.
However, after a post he made on Facebook last Saturday night, school officials are going through the process to consider changing the name.
Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter said the post had “racial overtones,” according to the school newspaper, WHBQ reported.
Meek has since deleted the Facebook post and subsequent apology, but screengrabs were captured by media outlets.
Vitter sent students and faculty a letter Friday following meetings school officials had with students to voice their concerns and opinions Thursday night.
The school issued a statement Friday regarding the name change proposal.
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