News

June, 2016

  • 2 June

    Ex-Destiny’s Child Member, Farrah Franklin Arrested on Public Intoxication, Marijuana Possession Charges

    Ex-Destiny's Child Member, Farrah Franklin Arrested on Public Intoxication, Marijuana Possession Charges

    A former member of Destiny’s Child, the girl group that catapulted Beyonce to stardom, was arrested Thursday in DeKalb County. About 2:54 a.m., an officer went to the 3500 block of Chamblee Tucker Road in reference to a drunk call, according to a police report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. …

  • 2 June

    Cincinnati Zoo to Reopen Gorilla World Exhibit Following Incident Involving Toddler

    Cincinnati Zoo to Reopen Gorilla World Exhibit Following Incident Involving Toddler

    CINCINNATI – Over 43 million people have safely enjoyed the Cincinnati Zoo’s Gorilla World exhibit without incident in the 38 years that it’s been open.  That changed last Saturday when a young boy climbed over the public barrier, made his way through more than five feet of bushes and dropped …

  • 2 June

    Horror Film “The Purge” Has Inspired Copycat Murders

    Horror film “The Purge” has inspired copycat murders. Indiana resident Johnathan Cruz is facing 3 counts of murder and other crimes, saying that he was inspired by the 2013 film, “The Purge”. The film, starring Ethan Hawke (who played Vincent, in 1997 Gattaca) and Lena Headey (who plays Cersei Lannister, …

  • 2 June

    Englewood, Colorado: Surgical Tech Caught Swapping Syringes Has HIV

    Englewood, Colorado: Surgical Tech Caught Swapping Syringes Has HIV

    DENVER — A surgical technician whose drug-theft charges have prompted thousands of patients to get tested for three contagious diseases is HIV positive, federal officials said Wednesday. Rocky Allen, 28, tested negative for hepatitis B and C, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office here. So far health officials, who have tested about 2,500 people at Swedish Medical Center in …

  • 2 June

    Taliban Kidnap Bus Passengers in Afghanistan

    In what is being called the largest-scale assault by the Taliban since it replaced its former leader with Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada, at several buses in Afghanistan were forced to stop on their way from Kabul to Badakhshan. Armed gunman ordered more than 185 the passengers to get off before killing at least 9 and …

  • 2 June

    PGA Tour Moves Tournament from Trump’s Doral in Miami to Mexico City

    The PGA has announced that it will be moving its World Golf Championships from Florida to Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City. For the past 55 years, the PGA held the event at Doral resort near Miami. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee and golf enthusiast Donald Trump purchased the resort …

  • 2 June

    Alleged War Criminal Works as Security Guard at Washington Dulles International Airport

    Alleged War Criminal Works as Security Guard at Washington Dulles International Airport

    A private security guard at Dulles International Airport had his access withdrawn this week after his employer was made aware of a lawsuit alleging he had committed “war crimes” in Somalia. The civil suit alleges that Yusuf Abdi Ali, 63, — a former commander in the Somali National Army who later …

  • 1 June

    VIDEO Jeep Swept Away by Flood Waters in New Braunfels, Texas

    VIDEO Jeep Swept Away by Flood Waters in New Braunfels, Texas

    We can’t say it enough! Turn Around Don’t Drown! The video, shared with KENS 5 by viewer Kim Jacob, shows the Jeep being swept away in the Guadalupe River. Heavy rains had hit the area on Tuesday. According to Kim Jacob who originally uploaded the video, “The First Crossing on …

  • 1 June

    Sacramento, California Mother of Missing Child Arrested for Hiding Daughter for Revenge

    Sacramento, California Mother of Missing Child Arrested for Hiding Daughter for Revenge

    The mom of a 10-year-old girl reported missing in Sacramento has been arrested after police say she hid the child in a case of revenge against her estranged husband. Say the mother was upset her daughter was dropped off 15 minutes early and she had to race home. They say …

  • 1 June

    Woman Discovers Human Remains Inside Deep Freezer in Goldsboro, North Carolina

    Woman Discovers Human Remains Inside Deep Freezer in Goldsboro, North Carolina

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. — A Goldsboro woman was shocked when she looked into a used freezer she bought and found parts of a dead body inside. “My heart was in my throat and I ran outside, called 911,” said the woman, who asked that she not be identified. The woman said …