Bullying is no excuse for stabbing your fellow classmates, but it may have played a role in 16-year-old Alex Hribal's "stabbing spree" at Franklin Regional High School in Pennsylvania.
Critical safety features in the Vortex ride at the North Carolina State Fair had been tampered with according to investigators, allowing the carnival ride to be set in motion while riders were attempting to exit. The ride operator, a 46-year-old man from Georgia is facing felony assault charges in relation to the NC State Fair tragedy; his first court appearance was last week.
Thirty-year-old Omar Rodriguez of Knightdale was charged with impaired driving after failing a BAC (blood-alcohol-concentration) test. Defending against the DWI charge may be the least of his worries however, Wake County officers had pulled him over after broke into two cars and rammed a third with his own truck.
During an early-morning grocery run, a 22-year-old woman claims that she was sexually assaulted by 29-year-old Philippe Warren Joseph Saieed. Saieed reportedly bumped her with his SUV while she was riding her bike home from the grocery store in Cameron Village. He then offered her a ride home, but instead of taking her home, attempted to rape her on a side street. She escaped from the alleged assault and reported the attempted sex offense to the police.
A North Carolina woman was charged with inflicting serious bodily injury as well as assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly attacking her live-in boyfriend during a heated domestic dispute last month, according to a detective from the Enfield, North Carolina police department. The woman's arrest came after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend numerous times all over his upper body.Apparently the couple had been drinking together before the situation erupted into the alleged incidence of domestic violence. Other reasons that could have led the woman to attack her boyfriend are unknown at this time.One of the stab wounds suffered by the man had the potential to be fatal. Although he is expected to make a full recovery, doctors are saying the situation could have easily become more serious. The Enfield, North Carolina woman charged in the incident was being held in jail on $50,000 bond until her hearing set for the end of January.