ANDERSON, S.C. (WHDH) -- A dog on the stand of a murder trial is not something you see every day, but it has become a reality in a South Carolina court room. The dog, Roma, has been a fixture in a South Carolina courtroom since November. A judge approved the dog to sit beside a witness who has special needs during the trial for Robert Joe Frost.
Two weeks after two pedestrians were seriously injured in a hit-and-run, police are still looking for information and witnesses. Two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle while walking on Fairgreen Avenue near the Navan Fair early Aug. 14 at 1:18 a.m. Police have narrowed down what type of vehicle they're looking for since they first asked for witnesses to come forward.
A Facebook profile helped police confirm the identity of a second suspect accused of beating a man outside a home on 63rd Avenue North early Sunday morning. Witnesses told police two men in a Jeep pulled into the front yard of the home and when the resident, who was drinking beer and grilling on his front porch, approached them, the men got out of the car and started assaulting him.
A speeding BMW was seen flying off the cliff on 4th Street and Adelaide Saturday evening, with witnesses recalling that the event was like something out of the movies. Witnesses say that the car sped up to over 90 mph and flew over the side of the cliff, clipped a weathervane on the house below, missed all other trees and landed at the corner of Ocean Way and Channel Road, according to Brock.
The Inverness District RCMP is looking for witnesses to a hit-and-run collision that sent a pedestrian to hospital. Police say a truck was travelling down Central Avenue in Inverness around 10 a.m. Saturday when the driver lost control of the vehicle and allegedly struck a pedestrian who had been walking on the sidewalk.
A day after a college student from Brooklyn was stabbed to death upstate, the school is making a plea for witnesses to help track down the killer. Local police say Nazaire was one of two Ithaca College students who were stabbed on the campus of nearby Cornell University early Sunday morning.
A 43-year-old Livonia man was killed Saturday morning after crashing his motorcycle on Shiawassee Road near Inkster Road. Police have identified the man as Louie Allen Levette and are asking for any witnesses to come forward to help determine what led to the crash. Levette was found in a ditch on Shiawassee Road at approximately 4 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2016 by a Southfield Fire Department Life Support Unit.
A Lebanese journalist was fined on Monday for disclosing the names of protected witnesses at the international tribunal investigating the murder of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri in 2005. Ibrahim Al Amin and the publisher of the Akhbar Beirut newspaper, Akhbar Beirut S.A.L, were fined 20,000 and 6,000 euros respectively.
The Ottawa Police Service is still looking for information and witnesses regarding the August 14th serious collision on Fairgreen Avenue and Trim Road, near the Navan Fair at 1:18am. Collision investigators are seeking information about the vehicle and the driver; and are also looking to speak to any witnesses who were present prior to the collision and at the time of the collision.
New York State Police in Horseheads are investigating an alleged shooting incident that happened at the Horseheads Walmart. After an initial investigation, Robert Kitzi, 23 of Jacksonville Florida, was arrested and charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon. Anyone with information is asked to call New York State Police at 607-739-8797.
The incident occurred at 6.33pm in Meyrick Park Crescent near the junction with Wimborne Road . More classic Echo journalism: a "suspected" head injury - surely she either injured her head or she didn't, especially as the witnesses have apparently already confirmed to the journalist's satisfaction that there was a "wounding" to her head.
MARAWI CITY, Philippines -- Witnesses to Saturday's daring escape eight Islamic militants from the Lanao del Sur provincial jail are reluctant to cooperate in the ongoing investigation. "No one is willing to come out in the open to help build an airtight case against the gunmen behind that very daring attack on the provincial jail," said a member of the Lanao del Sur inter-agency provincial peace and order council.