Saturday, August 23 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:35:39 GMT
Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.More >>
Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:28:26 GMT
After starting in Kentucky earlier in the month of August, post about "Purge" events have quickly spread across the country. It all started in Louisville, when a picture popped up on social media statingMore >>
The Montgomery Police Department say they have been made aware of the picture that is circulating social media, and are taking the matter very seriously.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-08-23 18:48:18 GMT
Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed...More >>
Ferguson's streets remained peaceful as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest that erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.More >>
COBB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -
A Marietta man said he is lucky to be alive after he was hit by a 14-inch circular saw blade while driving on Interstate 285 on Tuesday afternoon.
Henry Rodriguez said he always feared being hit by something that had fallen out of a passing vehicle on a highway.
"I was minding my own business, and all of a sudden it felt like someone hit me in the head with a baseball bat," Rodriguez said.
But that was no baseball bat that hit Rodriguez. It was a 14-inch circular saw blade, often used to cut through concrete.
The blade left a deep gash to his forehead and cut so deeply into his arms that it severed multiple tendons, leaving him unable to move fingers on his left hand.
Rodriguez admits, though, that he's lucky to be alive.
"Just glad I wasn't decapitated," Rodriguez said.
Sandy Springs police said they were not sure whether the saw blade fell off of a truck or had been laying in the road before it hit Rodriguez.
Investigators will try to locate the blade's owners by looking up its serial number.
Rodriguez will likely have to have surgery to restore movement to his left hand.
He hopes the blade's owners will compensate him for medical bills and repairs to his truck.
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