Man drowns his dad in nearby pond after claiming he was ‘possessed’

DUXBURY, MA – This week marks the inception of a jury trial for a Massachusetts man, Jack Callahan, 22, charged with the alleged murder of his father, Scott Callahan, 57, amid a reported mental health episode in 2021. Jack believed his father was “possessed” and saw himself as baptizing him in a nearby pond, an act that eventually resulted in Scott’s demise. The local news outlet, The Patriot Ledger, brought to light the courtroom proceedings …

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Suspect shot dead by police at hotel

TUKWILA, WA – During an operation of a task force focused on crimes against children, Seattle police officers shot and killed a man. The shooting occurred at the Doubletree Hotel located on Southcenter Parkway in Tukwila. Fire crews of the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority arrived on the scene shortly after 3:40 p.m. to respond to a report of a shooting. Erik Wehrmeister, a guest of the hotel, described his own witness account. Wehrmeister recounted …

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Dad accused of murdering 15-year-old daughter, tries to blame autistic stepson

DAYTON, OH – In Dayton, Ohio, police have implicated Kenneth Paul Farler III, a 38-year-old man, in the fatal shooting of his 15-year-old daughter. He is also accused of trying to attribute the crime to his non-verbal autistic stepson. Farler faces charges including involuntary manslaughter, reckless homicide, child endangering, and several gun-related charges, all tied to his daughter Kendra Farler’s untimely death. The fatal incident unfolded in a boarding house on Bowen Street where Farler …

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Couple arrested for deadly bar shooting

TENINO, WA – Authorities have reported the arrest of a man and a woman in connection to a fatal bar shooting in Thurston County, on Tuesday. The violent incident took place at around 5:45 p.m. at the Old Hwy 99 Company Bar and Grill in Tenino, as stated by the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO). The main suspect in question is a man in his late 60s from Tenino, while the woman, who is believed …

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One killed, three shot by gunmen on scooters

NEW YORK, NY – An evening shooting led by assailants on scooters in the Bronx, New York, resulted in the death of one man and injury of three others on Tuesday. The incident took place around 6:15 p.m. in the Mount Eden area. Four men, ranging in age from 23 to 37, were targeted by four individuals on two scooters while they stood at the intersection of Townsend and East Mount Eden avenues. The scooter-riding …

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Teenager gets hit by car while leaving high school

CHICAGO, IL – A 15-year-old student from Fenger High School, Maari Roberson, is in critical condition after a hit-and-run incident. The teen’s family is pleading with the driver, who fled the scene, to surrender to the police. Roberson’s mother, Martina Thomas, maintained a continuous vigil at her son’s side, exhausted yet unyielding. The teenager is battling injuries sustained from the accident, which include brain hemorrhage, dual fractured legs, and other traumas. Roberson’s condition remains unstable …

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One dead, eleven injured in mass shooting outside nightclub

NEW ORLEANS, LA – A mass shooting early Sunday morning in the Warehouse District of New Orleans resulted in the death of a woman and injuries to 11 other individuals. The victims, five men and six women, were reportedly either in stable condition or released from the hospital as of late Monday. The tragic event occurred around midnight along the 800 block of South Peters Street, near Republic NOLA, a popular music hub located in …

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Series of deadly landslides kills 20 victims

TANA TORAJA, INDONESIA – Local authorities have confirmed that a mother and her 3-year-old daughter, considered the final missing victims in recent landslides on Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, have been found dead. The landslides left 20 people dead overall. Local rescue chief Mexianus Bekabel reported the discovery of the two bodies near each other. Heavy rain led to mudslides from surrounding hills, impacting four houses in Tana Toraja district’s South Makale village on Saturday, according to …

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Man stabs his wife and dog before being shot by police

HERNDON, VA – A woman and her dog were critically injured in a domestic violence incident that took place in Northern Virginia over the weekend, according to the Herndon police. The attacker, identified as the woman’s husband, was wounded when the police responded to a distress call from the woman involved in the incident. The woman reached out to the police on Sunday, implying that she had been attacked by her husband before ending her …

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Five-year-old girl tragically starves to death in feces-covered closet

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – A 5-year-old girl, identified as Kinsleigh Welty, lived a horrifying life of severe neglect before her tragic death, say Indianapolis authorities. The young girl died of extreme malnutrition and was forced to live in a feces-covered closet, rarely allowed to eat, according to law enforcement. Indictments have been issued against the child’s mother, the mother’s boyfriend, and are anticipated soon against the grandmother. Toni McClure, the mother, and Ryan Smith, her boyfriend, …

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