Saturday, August 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:45:44 GMT
A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.More >>
Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strike, while Hamas kept up heavy rocket fire that sent more Israelis fleeing border areas close to...More >>
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 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-23 18:55:59 GMT
Iceland's Meteorological Office is reporting a surge in seismic activity at the restless Bardarbunga volcano, but sees no evidence yet of any eruptions.More >>
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.More >>
PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) -
Authorities have called off a manhunt until Saturday morning for a domestic violence suspect who hit a police officer's vehicle before fleeing the scene.
Officials in Mayor Bill Gillispie's office say Prattville police were responding to a domestic violence in progress call. When the officers arrive on scene, they witnessed an altercation in a vehicle and activated their blue, emergency lights. That's when the suspect, identified as Selma resident David Hunter, pulled forward and struck an undercover police officer's unit.
Hunter then fled the scene.
Police pursued the man who crashed into a mobile home at an area mobile home park on Hwy. 82 a short time later. Hunter then fled on foot into the woods.
Alabama State Troopers quickly responded to the scene, bringing out a state helicopter to assist. The Alabama Department of Corrections also brought in tracking dogs.
The manhunt for Hunter will resume Saturday morning.