Thursday, December 5 2013 10:56 AM EST2013-12-05 15:56:15 GMT
The 9-1-1 recordings of the Newtown school shooting were released Wednesday. News outlets across the country cautiously covered the newly public tapes. Some newsrooms chose not to air or publish the tapes.More >
A UAB clinical psychologist says releasing the Newtown 9-1-1 tapes, especially right before the holidays, could do more harm than good. More >
They may just be teenagers, but some Rossford students say they're ready to fight fires. Now they're asking for the community's help to make it happen.More >
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Bradley Higgs graduated
Friday with honors from Owens Community College, but he was once homeless and
Higgs graduated with a
degree in criminal justice, and was also the class representative speaker, but
he's no ordinary guy.
Higgs made a conscious
decision to turn his life around, and he has succeeded.
"It's all about the
decisions and the choices that we make in life, you know," Higgs said. "I just
got to a point in my life where I just decided to start making positive
Higgs did not have an easy
life. He was homeless by the age of 10, and thrown in jail at 19. But on
Friday, family, friends and colleagues all turned up to watch him graduate.
"I think it's a lot of encouragement, and I think
it really means a lot to my dad, that the family and friends could be here to
support him," said Alisha Higgs, Bradley's daughter. "I just think he's really
happy, and I'm really happy for him."
Higgs plans to attend the
University of Toledo in the fall to earn a degree in social work. He says he
wants to help others make a change for the better.
"I would like to work with
juvenile offenders, you know, catch them while they are still at an
impressionable stage, and just help them try to turn their life around with
whatever I can bring to the table," Higgs said.
Thursday, December 5 2013 10:46 PM EST2013-12-06 03:46:19 GMT
Andrew Gajkowski (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
A traffic stop led to the discovery a drug manufacturing operation near the Arizona State University campus Wednesday evening.More >
Detectives obtained search warrants for Andrew Gajkowski's home in Goodyear and for his apartment near Apache and Rural roads in Tempe, according to DPS authorities. Four other people have been arrested in connection with the case.More >
Friday, November 8 2013 12:57 PM EST2013-11-08 17:57:21 GMT
A Lebanon father of three is accused of drugging one of his children in order to have sex with her young friend, according to court documents. Robert Chesters, 42, was arrested after having a relationshipMore >
ALebanonfather of three is accused of drugging one of his children in order to have sex with her young friend, according to court documents.More >
Wednesday, December 4 2013 4:50 PM EST2013-12-04 21:50:19 GMT
Skydivers killed over Eloy
Two skydivers are dead and a third was injured after colliding midair during a jump over a southern Arizona community, the FAA said.More >
The victims were from the United Kingdom (pictured on the right) and Germany (seen on the left). Both skydivers had open parachutes when they collided about 200 to 300 feet above the ground near Eloy and their canopies collapsed.More >
Mesa detectives say they're questioning three men in a Halloween murder that took place on the 300 block of Harmony Street in Mesa.Mesa Police say three men in Tennessee, who have been in jail on unrelatedMore >
The victim, 36-year-old Brian Weathers, was found bleeding in a driveway on Harmony Street in Mesa. Neighbors say it appears he stumbled there from an alley.More >