Teens Arrested For Attempted Murder (Rockledge, FL) -- Two teenagers are facing attempted murder charges in Brevard County. It happened this week in Rockledge outside an Aldi supermarket on Barnes Boulevard. Police say Rockledge 19-year-old Glade Hicks-Fredenburg and Melbourne 18-year-old Tyler Chapman shot a man they met to buy vape cartridges from. Instead of buying them, though, police say the teens shot the man and robbed him of more than 800 dollars worth of cash and goods.
Cruise Ship Starts Tilting After Leaving Port Canaveral (Port Canaveral, FL) -- A ship is coming back to Port Canaveral today after a cruise that left at passengers with a scare. Hours after leaving port this weekend for the Caribbean, a Carnival cruise ship started tilting and items that weren't secured fell to the floor. Carnival blames the problem on a malfunctioning electrical switchboard, and they say the ship only tilted for about a minute. One passenger tells News 6 it was pure chaos with screaming, crying and panic, and some passengers cut the trip short.
Deadly Deputy-Involved Shooting In Volusia County (Port Orange, FL) -- A man is dead after a deputy-involved shooting in Volusia County. It happened late Wednesday night in Port Orange as officers approached a man on Taylor Road who was wanted for threatening his ex-girlfriend. Deputies say Port Orange 32-year-old John Wurms was shot after pointing a gun at officers and himself. The 24-year-old deputy who shot Wurms is on leave pending a review.
Loyd's Lawyers Want To Talk To Officers Who Witnessed Client's Arrest (Orlando, FL) -- Markeith Loyd's lawyers are taking steps to get what they believe is the full story on their client's arrest. Loyd's defense team this week filed a motion that would allow them to interview every officer from every agency that witnessed Loyd's arrest last year in Orlando. Loyd was wanted for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and Orlando Police Officer Debra Clayton. Loyd's lawyers say their client lost an eye because he was kicked in the head by officers during his arrest.
Sayoc Due In Court Today (Miami, FL) -- Cesar Sayoc will get a chance to tell his side of the story today. The Aventura man accused of mailing bombs to prominent Democrats around the country is due in court this morning in Miami. He'll go before a judge for a pre-trial detention hearing. The judge could order the 56-year-old to be transferred to New York.
DPS Officer Fired, Allegedly Lied About Traffic Stop, Shooting (Baton Rouge, LA) -- A bizarre case is being investigated in Louisiana, where a Department of Public Safety officer is accused of fabricating an intricate lie. Officials say Officer Chandler LeGrange made up an entire story about there being a traffic stop involving a motorcyclist who fired shots at him. The incident was reported Monday evening in Livingston Parish with a subsequent investigation leading to the Wednesday arrest of LeGrange. Officials say nothing about the encounter ever happened and LeGrange is charged with malfeasance in office and filing false public records.
Man Shot Over 40-Dollars (Charleston, WV) -- A West Virginia man is recovering from a gunshot wound he received because of a 40-dollar drug debt. Police say Chris Zackoski was shot near his lower back earlier this week in a Charleston alley during an argument about a meth debt. The 33-year-old ended up in the hospital but is expected to survive. Officers say Zachoski is not being overly talkative about what happened but they are still investigating the violence.
TODAY IN HISTORY:
2012, organizers of the New York City Marathon announced the cancellation of the event due to Hurricane Sandy. It was the first cancellation in the race's 42-years.
1976, Jimmy Carter became the first candidate from the Deep South to be elected president.
1959, game show contestant Charles Van Doren admitted that he had been given questions and answers in advance of his appearances on the popular NBC television game show "Twenty One."
1950, CBS began broadcasting the first television programs in color.
1948, President Harry S. Truman was reelected in a narrow upset over Republican challenger Thomas Dewey. "The Chicago Tribune" caught heat when it printed the now infamous premature headline "Dewey Wins."
1947, Howard Hughes piloted his "Spruce Goose" on its only flight.
1920, KDKA in Pittsburgh signed on as the world's first commercial radio station.