Explosion at Hawthorn Ridge Reveals German Defensive Strategies from WWI Research

Beaumont Hamel, France – A recent study on a World War I crater known as the Hawthorn Ridge has shed light on a significant strategic blunder made by the British during the Battle of the Somme. The explosion of the mine at Hawthorn Ridge on July 1, 1916, was captured on film and marked the … Read more

Capital Murder Trial Begins for Shawna Cash in Killing of Pea Ridge Police Officer

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas – The trial of Shawna Cash, accused of killing a Pea Ridge police officer, Kevin Apple, by hitting him with her vehicle and dragging him nearly 150 feet, began with opening statements from Benton County Prosecuting Attorney Joshua Robinson and Lee Short, one of Cash’s defense attorneys. Cash, 25, faces charges of capital … Read more

Lithium-Ion E-Bike Battery Explodes, Causes $150,000 in Damage to Park Ridge Home

PARK RIDGE, IL – The Park Ridge Fire Department responded to a call on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 7:02 a.m., regarding a report of smoke in a single-family home located at 19 S. Home St. Upon arrival, firefighters found dark black smoke coming from the basement of the residence. The residents informed the firefighters that … Read more

Hawaii Loa Ridge Murder Suspect Seeks Trial Delay Amid Plea Deal Talks

HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) – The man accused of a gruesome murder on Hawaii Loa Ridge last year appeared in court for a status conference on Tuesday to reschedule his trial. Juan Baron, who faces murder, theft, and identity theft charges, is reportedly in talks for a plea deal with the state. Details of the proposed … Read more

Alleged Chicago Ridge Man Kills, Robs, and Carjacks in Violent Crime Spree

Chicago Ridge, Illinois – A man from Chicago Ridge has been accused of killing a 32-year-old man in the last month and then robbing and carjacking another man this week. The suspect, who is 28 years old, allegedly shot and killed the victim before robbing him. Then, just a few weeks later, the same suspect … Read more

Burglary Suspect Charles Shay Linked to Killing of Wheat Ridge Store Owner through DNA Evidence and Phone Records

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) — The DNA found at a Wheat Ridge jewelry store and on items left behind is being used as evidence linking Charles Shay to the killing of Peter Arguello, according to police. Shay, who had been in custody since late December on burglary charges, is now facing a murder charge in … Read more

Arrest affidavit alleges man arrested for burglary killing of Wheat Ridge business owner

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A man arrested on suspicion of burglary at a Wheat Ridge jewelry and antique shop, a month after the owner was shot and killed, could be connected to that homicide, according to an arrest affidavit. Peter Arguello was fatally shot during a robbery on Nov. 29 at 7220 W. 38th … Read more