Woman Brings Gun To School (Eustis, FL) -- A woman is facing charges for bringing a gun to a school in Lake County. An SRO yesterday arrested 20-year-old Tershia Richmond at Eustis High School. Richmond is not a student at the school, and deputies say she brought the gun into the school after a friend of hers was in a fight. Richmond is accused of threatening to shoot a boy involved in the fight with what turned out to be a stolen gun from South Carolina.
SpaceX Launch Planned For Today (Cape Canaveral, FL) -- You might be able to see, or at least hear, a rocket launch on your lunch break today. SpaceX is planning to launch a Falcon 9 this afternoon from Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 40. The launch is set for 1:38 p.m. exactly with an instant launch window. Conditions for the launch are 60-percent Go.
South Florida Girl In Need Of Rare Blood Type (Undated) -- A worldwide search is underway to find someone who can save a young South Florida cancer patient. Two-year-old Zainab [[ZANN-ub]] Mughal was diagnosed two months ago with neuroblastoma, and she's in need of blood transfusions. Finding donors is difficult, though, because Zainab has a rare blood type that is found in less than four percent of the world's population. An organization called OneBlood recently started searching, and while three donors have been found, many more are needed to provide enough blood to save Zainab.
Woman Shot In Daytona Beach (Daytona Beach, FL) -- A teenager is wanted for a shooting in Volusia County. It happened Monday night in Daytona Beach on Michael Road. Police say a woman was shot at her boyfriend's house. Nineteen-year-old suspect Michael Windom remains on the loose.
More Than 100 Arrested For Human Trafficking (Bartow, FL) -- More than 100 people are facing charges after a human trafficking sting in Polk County. Between last Tuesday and Sunday, deputies arrested 103 people. More than half of those arrested are accused of advertising prostitution online.
Man Bitten By Gator (Lakeland, FL) -- A man is hurt after being bitten by an alligator in Polk County. It happened yesterday afternoon in Lakeland at Big Cypress Golf and Country Club. The 10-footer apparently bit an 85-year-old man on the foot, and the man is in stable condition. A trapper was called in to remove the gator, and the FWC is investigating.
Police Use Taser On Naked Man Knocking On Hotel Doors (Merrimack, NH) -- A New Hampshire man is accused of running around naked outside of a hotel. Officers in Merrimack say Richard Chase was totally naked last Friday night while running around and knocking on hotel room doors at the Residences at Daniel Webster. He also allegedly tried to punch an officer who confronted him and forced them to use a Taser to calm down the situation. He's facing attempted assault, resisting arrest and indecent exposure charges.
Police: Man Robbed With Own Gun (Dayton, OH) -- No injuries are being reported after an Ohio man was robbed with his own weapon. According to Dayton police, two men walked into the victim's garage on Sunday night and grabbed a gun from his workbench. They robbed him of his cash and then made a clean getaway in a Chrysler. Police are still investigated the crime.
TODAY IN HISTORY:
2009, 22-year-old American exchange student Amanda Knox is convicted of murdering her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, in 2007 in Perugia, Italy
1992, President George H. Bush orders 28,000 U.S. troops to Somalia, a war-torn East African nation where rival warlords were preventing the distribution of humanitarian aid to thousands of starving Somalis
1991, Islamic militants in Lebanon release kidnapped American journalist Terry Anderson after 2,454 days in captivity.