Search for missing French girl continues as suspects are freed Play

Search for missing French girl continues as suspects are freed

The search for 9-year-old Maëlys de Araujo continues in the French Alps. Maëlys went missing during a wedding in the early hours of 27 August. She was last seen at the car park of the wedding venue around 3 am. Two men were arrested in connection with her disappearance but were released again without charge. Hundreds of volunteers gathered to help authorities with the search. Sep 2, 2017
Officer suspended after arresting Utah nurse for doing her job Play

Officer suspended after arresting Utah nurse for doing her job

A nurse at the University Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah has accused a police detective of assaulting and illegally arresting her after she followed a hospital policy that does not allow authorities to draw blood from unconscious patients. The incident, which happened on 26 July, got recorded through the bodycam of detective Jeff Payne and the CCTV installed in the hospital. Salt Lake police Sergeant Brandon Shearer has responded on the incident and said an internal investigation is now underway. Sep 2, 2017
Fresh fire rages at Hurricane Harvey-hit chemical plant in Texas Play

Fresh fire rages at Hurricane Harvey-hit chemical plant in Texas

A new fire started on the Texas chemical plant after an explosion the previous day. Thick black smoke was rising from the Arkema chemical plant. The company announced earlier on Friday that more fires were expected. Floodwater triggered the initial blaze after causing a power cut. This caused the refrigerators to fail, exposing the flammable chemicals to heat. Sep 2, 2017
Residents told to evacuate because of Los Angeles wildfires Play

Residents told to evacuate because of Los Angeles wildfires

Firefighters are battling large wildfires in the Los Angeles foothills. A 13 mile stretch of the motorway was closed because of its proximity to the fire. 450 firefighters are trying to control the blaze that has burned hundreds of acres. Around 200 homes were evacuated as a precaution. So far it is unclear what started the fire. Sep 2, 2017