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Author: 0 Stroll interrupted by encounter with huge alligator

The gator, spotted at Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, appeared to be about 12 feet long . As of Monday morning, the 31-second video had been shared by more than 14,700 people, many of whom expressed disbelief at the size of the reptile.

Local Thousands attend funeral for NYPD Detective McDonald in Manhattan
Author: 0 Thousands attend funeral for NYPD Detective McDonald in Manhattan

He was only given five years to live, but he survived for 30. He traveled to Israel, Northern Ireland, and Bosnia to spread the message, the AP reported. "We are blessed that NYPD Detective Sergeant Conor McDonald continues in his father's footsteps and will ensure his legacy lives on in the greatest police department in the world", de Blasio said.

Local Passing driver kills man who shot Arizona officer in ambush
Author: 0 Passing driver kills man who shot Arizona officer in ambush

Investigators also found a deceased woman ejected from the crashed auto, which was registered to Arizona. They say a prisoner being transported in the back of the trooper's vehicle suffered minor injuries. The man retrieved a gun from his vehicle and fired at the suspect after the suspect refused to stop attacking the trooper, Milstead said. Evidence now suggests that the trooper was responding to the incident when an unknown party shot him, then attempted to continue his attack.

Local Winter storm causes severe Red Cross blood shortage
Author: 0 Winter storm causes severe Red Cross blood shortage

Last month, close to 100 blood drives were forced to cancel across the country due to severe weather, resulting in more than 3,100 blood donations going uncollected. Upcoming blood drive sites are listed below for Waldo and Knox counties. Those who wish to donate can find other blood donation opportunities and schedule an appointment to donate by using the free Blood Donor App , visiting redcrossblood.org or calling (1-800-733-2767).

Local Rouhani congratulates Nana Akufo-Addo on Ghana's presidency
Author: 0 Rouhani congratulates Nana Akufo-Addo on Ghana's presidency

He went further to lift several lines from Clinton's speech delivered on January, 20, 1993. President Nana Akufo-Addo attended an interdenominational thanksgiving service organised by the Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin along with the Christian Council of churches in the Eastern Region today [Sunday], at his hometown of Kyebi.

Local JK: Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Baramulla district
Author: 0 JK: Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Baramulla district

Earlier, a similar encounter had taken place at Bandipore district in North Kashmir just 5 days before this encounter. The terrorists also, in retaliation, opened fire. One other terrorist is still believed to be in hiding. Recently, the Central government had informed the Rajya Sabha that a total of 146 terrorists have been killed in 97 incidents of encounter between in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016.

Author: 0 Two killed, two wounded at rap concert in CT

While a Wallington Police spokesperson told Billboard that they were responding to an active incident, there were no details provided. Wallingford police called in all available officers from surrounding towns to help control the scene, and to search for a suspect or suspects.

Local Gophers basketball falls in OT to Michigan State
Author: 0 Gophers basketball falls in OT to Michigan State

Still-developing Minnesota was left with a stinging defeat. The Spartans were tested until the end in their conference opener against Minnesota, but came away with a 75-74 win in overtime. The Gophers still led by double digits around the midpoint of the second half, but Nairn, not at full strength because of foot trouble, coolly engineered the Spartans surge with Ellis and Ward as his wing men.

Author: 0 Mountain snow means messy travel over the passes

It is not out of the question that snow mixes in at the tail end of the storm from New York City to Providence, Rhode Island, but accumulating snow is unlikely. "In general, 6-12" of snow is likely. Most gusts will range from 40 to 45 miles per hour (65 to 72 km/h). Temperatures will rise to the low 40s. Models are in agreement that snow will develop during the afternoon hours and be the heaviest during the evening and overnight hours.

Author: 0 Drexel University professor under fire for 'White Genocide' tweet

Drexel University has responded to a tweet by one of the university's professor advocating a "white genocide", calling the posting "utterly reprehensible" and "deeply disturbing". After reporting that "a variety of news outlets and blogs reported on the tweet" and that Ciccariello-Maher "received numerous response, many of them death threats", the newspaper posted his lengthy explanation .

Author: 0 Hawaii fools everyone on wild fake punt against Middle Tennessee State

POTENT PLAYMAKERS: Middle Tennessee's offense has no shortage of playmakers, including running back I'Tavius Mathers (1,504 rushing yards, 16 rush TDs) and wide receiver Richie James (97 receptions, 1,463 yards, 11 TDs). The Rainbow Warriors lined up junior receiver Makoa Camanse-Stevens about 10 yards behind punter Rigoberto Sanchez midway through the third quarter.

Local Blizzard pelts US Northern Plains, closing highways
Author: 0 Blizzard pelts US Northern Plains, closing highways

Meanwhile, an ice storm warning also went into effect in central South Dakota , southwest North Dakota and central Minnesota, with as much as a 1/2 inch of ice expected. 'Then it's dig-out time'. To the east, in northern Wisconsin and MI, motorists are told to "exercise caution" as snow and freezing drizzle are expected to limit visibility and make roads slick, the National Weather Service said .

Author: 0 Fist-Raising Trump Wishes All Merry Christmas

My parents taught my sister and me back in the 1950s, long before anyone had heard of "political correctness", that we should respect our Jewish friends and neighbors by saying "Happy Holidays" or "Happy Hanukkah". My friends of all religions and ethnicities in Singapore gather for Christmas dinners and brunches, exchanging presents and often even donning festive colors and regalia.

Local Man City boss Guardiola pleased with rejuvenated Sterling
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola pleased with rejuvenated Sterling

The post Guardiola: Anything Can Happen Against Hull City appeared first on 360Nobs.com. Captain Vincent Kompany , who has not played since the middle of November, is still out with a knee injury while defender Pablo Zabaleta faces a late fitness test after picking up a knock in the 2-1 win over Arsenal .

Local Quiet and damp Christmas Eve, a few rain chances for Christmas
Author: 0 Quiet and damp Christmas Eve, a few rain chances for Christmas

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Christmas Eve: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10 p.m. East southeast wind around 5 miles per hour becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 miles per hour. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Saturday: Partly sunny. Chance for snow early. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Local Miles Teller Flips Bronco in Car Accident
Author: 0 Miles Teller Flips Bronco in Car Accident

It was added neither the star nor his girlfriend were injured, but that Teller was furious after the incident, yelling at the driver, "You f***** up my truck" and having to be restrained from hitting the man. Witnesses told TMZ that Teller was both anxious about the other driver's passenger and angry at the driver, shouting at him while others held Teller back.

Local Police Arrest Suspect In Toddler's Road-Rage Death In Arkansas
Author: 0 Police Arrest Suspect In Toddler's Road-Rage Death In Arkansas

His grandmother, Kim King-Macon, and infant sibling who was also riding in the auto were unharmed. Acen's grandmother, 47-year-old Kim King-Macon, reached a stop sign on the city's southwest side when another vehicle approached her from behind, police said.

Author: 0 U.S. mortgage rates spike to reach 2-year high

US mortgage rates rose, with the 30-year reaching the highest level since April 2014, after the Federal Reserve increased its benchmark lending rate. Adjustable mortgage rates followed suit in hitting multi-year highs, with the 5-year ARM ascending to 3.56 percent and the 7-year ARM bounding higher to 3.80 percent.

Local Wyoming jobless rate falls in November
Author: 0 Wyoming jobless rate falls in November

The number of jobs increased by 900, or 0.7 percent, to 123,900. Unemployment declined from 6.9 percent in October to 6.5 percent last month. "All Central Oregon counties posted job losses in November as construction and the tourism industry settle into winter mode".

Local Schedule of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day church services in Hoover
Author: 0 Schedule of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day church services in Hoover

Brodie Swanson, Elmbrook's executive pastor, said the church will emphasize the birth of Jesus in the days ahead of Christmas and allow those volunteers to have the freedom "to spend that special morning" at home. Fairfield Covenant Church , located north of Paoli, will offer coffee cake and sweet rolls at 9 a.m. before its regularly scheduled service Sunday, Dec.

Local Co-sleeping mother charged in second baby's death
Author: 0 Co-sleeping mother charged in second baby's death

A Florida mom was arrested and charged with manslaughter after deputies say two of her newborns died from co-sleeping. Due to the multiple warning Piche-Pitts was given, detectives determined probable cause existed to charge her with aggravated manslaughter of a child.

Author: 0 2 wanted after triple-murder, burglary in MS arrested in Kansas

The deputy gave chase and the auto exited vehicle exited at McDowell Creek Road, at I-70 mile marker 306. Just as contact was made with the driver, the vehicle sped away westbound on I-70. Pascagoula Police Department Lt. Doug Adams said Tuesday that Tennessee Highway Patrol pulled over a red Dodge Charger with a paper tag around 11:30 p.m.

Local Police Officer Serves College Kid Lesson In Tying Tie - No Ticket
Author: 0 Police Officer Serves College Kid Lesson In Tying Tie - No Ticket

The student told the officer that he was rushing to a friend's home because he did not know how to tie his necktie and his friend did. 'Probably not the best knot, but it'll work, ' Folczyk says. The video shows the student dressed in a suit but without the tie around his neck. And for anyone that's worn a tie, more practice the better. But the student reassures him that no one will be able to tell with is jacket on.

Local Voters Not As Worried About Russia As Democrats Seem to Think
Author: 0 Voters Not As Worried About Russia As Democrats Seem to Think

Even if it's true, they said, Mr Trump still won the White House fair and square. Recounts, Russians, leaked Central Intelligence Agency reports , and now the press secretary of the president saying that the reason Hillary Clinton lost wasn't because she blew it in Benghazi, she blew it with Russia, she blew it as secretary of state, she ignored the entire Midwest, and people didn't like the product.

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