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 >>
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -
Two men were arrested on drug possession charges
following a traffic stop in Decatur.
Decatur Police stopped a car for reckless
driving at the intersection of Point Mallard Drive and Regency Boulevard on
Thursday. During the stop, a canine officer detected the presence of drugs in
Officers discovered digital scales with
marijuana residue and sandwich bags inside the car, along with large amounts of
pot that had been packaged for resale.
Police arrested the driver of the car, Hernando
Perez Orr, Jr., and a passenger, Xavier Oneal Jones. Orr and Jones were both
charged with first-degree marijuana possession and possession of drug
paraphernalia. Orr was also charged with reckless driving.
Both men were taken to the Decatur City jail
and will be transported to the Morgan County Jail.