Michigan family of 4 missing after unexpectedly leaving home

article FREMONT, Mich. (FOX 2) – Police are searching for a missing family of four after they unexpectedly left their Michigan home Monday. The Cirigliano family last had contact with family Sunday and were last seen around midnight Monday. Police believe Anthony and Suzette, and their sons Brandon and Noah left their home on N. Michigan Avenue in Fremont sometime between 4-8 p.m. Monday.  After the Ciriglianos last had contact with family, their phone was turned off, and police have not been able to ping it. The family is believed to be in a silver 2005 Toyota Sienna minivan with […]

Dem leader: Loss in GOP primary could weaken Gov. DeSantis with Legislature

Would losing the Republican presidential nomination mellow Gov. Ron DeSantis? The leader of the state House Democrats doesn’t necessarily think so, but she does think the balance of power between the Capitol’s Plaza Level and Fourth Floor might shift. The Plaza contains the governor’s office; the House and Senate chambers are on the Fourth Floor. “Tallahassee was broken in a lot of ways before this governor, but this governor in particular has found ways to exploit that brokenness and bend it and wield it to his advantage in a way that we’d not seen before,” Fentrice Driskell, representing the Tampa […]

Mixed bag for FL national and top public universities, plus private schools, in latest rankings

Florida universities, which have been in the center of national polarization for months, have seen a mixed bag in U.S. News & World Report college rankings, with both positive and negative views and some changes in the methodology. In a separate category in the rankings for public universities only, some Florida universities stumbled. For example, Florida State University moved to a figure of 23 in the 2024 rankings compared to 19 last year, and University of Florida went from a ranking of 6 in 2024 to 5 the year before — both negative changes. But colleges and universities, both public […]

Pursuit suspect in custody after wild 3-county chase, hour-long standoff near LAX

LOS ANGELES – A pursuit suspect was taken into custody Thursday afternoon after leading officers on a three-county chase that ended following an hour-long standoff in front of Los Angeles International Airport.   The chase began in San Diego, then traveled through Orange and LA Counties.  The vehicle, a dark-colored Nissan Altima, was wanted for driving recklessly.  Police chase: CHP does PIT maneuver on reckless driver California Highway Patrol Officers did a PIT maneuver on a reckless driver on Thursday afternoon. The suspect was seen driving on the 5 and 105 Freeways at high rates of speed.   He eventually […]

‘My husband is trying to kill me:’ Court docs say Lacey man duct taped estranged wife, buried her in hole

Court docs say Lacey man duct taped estranged wife, buried her in hole According to charging documents, the couple was meeting to talk about their relationship when Chae An, 53, attacked the woman, punching her in the head and throwing her to the ground. He then duct taped her hands behind her back and covered her eyes and ankles. THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – A Lacey man stands accused of kidnapping his estranged wife, taping her hands and mouth, and burying her in the woods before she was able to make a daring escape. That’s according to the victim herself, backed […]