crime

Facebook murder suspect kills himself after pursuit

EERIE, P.A. (CNN) – The man who’s accused of murder then posting video of it on Facebook is dead. State police say Steve Stephens was found Tuesday in Erie County, Pennsylvania. After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself. Stephens was wanted for killing Robert Godwin in Cleveland, Ohio as Godwin was walking home from an Easter meal. Stephens…

San Bernardino school shooting: 3 dead, 1 injured in ‘murder-suicide’ in classroom

SAN BERNARDINO, C.A. (WFXB) – Two adults and a student are dead as the California community is in mourning following the deadly shooting. The shooter, Cedric Anderson, targeted his wife, Karen Elaine Smith, in her classroom late Monday morning where she taught special needs children. Anderson would then turn the gun on himself. Two students who were standing behind their…

NC hospital workers mistakenly eat pot-laced sweets

STATESVILLE, N.C. (WFXB) – Employees at a hospital in North Carolina had to be treated in the emergency room they usually work in after eating sweets laced with pot. Last month in Statesville, police were called to Davis Regional Medical Center after a worker brought in cookies and muffins that a family member baked and had left in the kitchen….

FBI arrests man reportedly planning a ‘Dylann Roof-style’ attack on Jewish synagogue

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – A suspected white supremacist is accused of planning a terror attack on a Jewish synagogue in Myrtle Beach. The FBI says 29-year-old Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell was arrested Wednesday in Myrtle Beach after allegedly trying to buy a gun from an undercover agent. McDowell had previously talked about carrying out a Dylan Roof-style attack. McDowell is…

Dummy used in NC carjacking attempt

NEWPORT, NC (WFXB) – What initially appeared to be a small child sitting in the middle of a North Carolina road was actually bait used by two carjackers. A 33-year-old woman was driving in Newport around 1:30 am when she stopped for a small figure in the road. Suddenly, two men in dark, hooded sweatshirts ran up to her car…