Ebola outbreak kills an American – CNN.com

CNN — Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters’ birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.But when he landed in Lagos, Sawyer, 40, collapsed getting off the plane. He had been infected with Ebola in Liberia, where he worked as a top government official in the Liberian…

Pedestrian fatally struck on fortner.

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in the 3900 block of Fortner Street Friday night. The incident happened around 9 p.m. Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd said the victim was a 72-year-old woman. Byrd identified her as Darlene Dean. Byrd said Dean had gone missing from her home and her family was trying …

Ice-T’s Grandson Charged in Shooting Death of Roommate: Report – Crime & Courts, Death, Ice-T : People.com

Rapper Ice-T’s grandson is in police custody after he accidentally shot and killed his roommate, according to news reports. Elyjah Marrow, 19, was arrested Tuesday in Marietta, Georgia, and charged in the shooting death of Daryus Johnson, 19, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports. Marrow was allegedly handling a gun when it discharged, fatally injuring Johnson, authorities…

‘It put fear in her:’ Birmingham woman dies of heart attack after neighbor killed saving her from robbers | AL.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama¬†– When three young men pointed guns at Juliette Lockett last month, they took her car, a ring off of her finger and items from inside her Birmingham home.But family members of the elderly woman said they took so much more. They took the life of Lockett’s 53-year-old neighbor, who died in a hail…