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Dashcam shows police cruiser crash

(WKYC) A Parma, Ohio police officer was taken to the hospital after his cruiser struck another vehicle Thursday morning. The crash was captured by the officer’s dashboard camera. Authorities say the officer was responding to a reported robbery when another car pulled out attempting to make a left turn. The cruiser then hit the car before colliding with a telephone…

Instagram inspired travel

(NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences. “Younger generations that will literally book a destination based on how Instagrammable it is; how many likes they plan to get,” says Victoria Cagliero with Travelocity. Hotels and resorts are designing features specifically for social media…

Father sought in family’s disappearance

(KGW) As authorities expanded their search for a missing Salem, Oregon mother and her young son Thursday, police named the boy’s father a person of interest in the investigation. Karissa Alyn Fretwell, 25, and her 3-year-old son Billy Fretwell have not been seen since May 13. She did not show up for work that day. Investigators, which includes Oregon State…

Body cameras, 911 call released in deadly shooting

(KARE) Much of the evidence in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was released on Thursday. The evidence included body camera footage, the 911 calls Justine Ruszczyk Damond made on July 16, 2017 before she was shot and killed, and video and photos of the scene. Some graphic body camera footage is still being redacted and blurred,…

War of words: Trump vs. Pelosi

(NBC News) President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi traded insults Thursday after the president walked out a White House meeting with top Democrats the day before. Speaking to members of the media Thursday, Speaker Pelosi called the president’s walk-out a “temper tantrum” and questioned his fitness to remain in office. “I wish him and his family, his administration and…

Florida serial killer executed

(WFLA) After decades on death row, one of Florida’s most notorious murderers was put to death Thursday night. Bobby Joe Long was given a lethal injection and died without incident, bringing to a calm end what had been an extremely violent life. “I would have liked to see more pain,” said Lula Williams, whose daughter Chanel was one of the…

Swimming safety: early lessons cut risk

(NBC News) The American Academy of Pediatrics is making a major change to its swimming safety guidelines. The Academy now recommend kids start learning to swim around age one, three years earlier than previously advised. Lifeguard and swim instructor Kameryn Washer agrees. “The earlier the better,” she says. “We want them to be able to not be afraid of the…

City commissioner accused of being drunk in public

Attorney says Nash will enter guilty plea

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested Bowling Green City Commissioner Brian “Slim” Nash late Thursday night on a charge of alcohol intoxication in a public place. A deputy saw Nash, 49, exit the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, walk to his car and start the engine, according to his arrest citation. His daughter was in the…