MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Police in Memphis say a man stole his date's car and drove it to a date with another woman. Police say a woman reported her car stolen after Kelton Griffin went to her house to take her on a date. WMC-TV reports that Griffin stopped at a gas station and asked the woman to get him some cigars. A police report says while she was gone, he drove off in her Volvo.
KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington DNR reports the Boylston Fire grew to 58,000 acres overnight. "Substantial resources" were ordered over night and right now at least 150 firefighting personnel on scene. Air assets will also be assisting ground crews Friday.
BURLEY, Idaho - A south-central Idaho man who beat a woman and forced the woman's toddler son to help stab her with a knife on Thanksgiving has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. The Times-News reports that David James Gifford received the sentence Wednesday in 5th District Court and must serve three years before becoming eligible for parole.
A drug bust in North Carolina led police to a day care center, where they found not only a half-dozen guns but also cookies and gummy bears laced with marijuana. Fayetteville Police Sgt. Shawn Strepay said in a news release that officers waited until the children had left the facility before raiding "Tori's Playhouse" on Tuesday. Once inside, officers found marijuana-laced gummies and cookies and six firearms.
BRANSON - Authorities say divers have found two more bodies after a duck boat carrying tourists capsized in southwest Missouri, bringing the death toll to 13.Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace says four others remain missing Friday after the accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson Thursday evening. He says 14 others survived, but that seven were injured.
NEW YORK - The NFL and National Football League Players Association released a joint statement, saying: "The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue. In order to allow this constructive dialogue to continue, we have come to a standstill agreement on the NFLPA's grievance and on the NFL's anthem policy.
MATTAWA, Wash. -The Buckshot Fire burning near Mattawa is currently at about 1000 acres and 10% containment. State Mobilization resource were requested by Grant County Fire District 8, including the Southeast Washington Type 3 Incident Management Team 2, was ordered overnight.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On July 12, officers responded to a large fight at a Coeur d'Alene McDonald's. Court documents say a Hayden man was charged with battery and malicious harassment, which is considered a hate crime in Idaho, following an investigation by police. When officers arrived on scene, the fight had broken up, but witnesses were interviewed at the scene.
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Having already experienced enough tragedy this week, a Post Falls woman avoided some more when her beloved dog was found Thursday. Pamela Luton has had an unimaginably difficult week, having lost her husband Michael Arnold in a motorcycle-semi crash near Trent and Evergreen on Tuesday.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri sheriff says at least 11 people have now been confirmed dead after a boat carrying tourists on a lake in a popular vacation city capsized and sank. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader says seven people have been hospitalized and five others remain missing. He says divers have ended their search of Table Rock Lake in Branson for the night. The National Transportation Safety Board said on Twitter that investigators will arrive on the scene Friday morning.