Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastMore >>
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:50 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:50:22 GMT
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Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:56 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:56:05 GMT
A North Carolina woman is charged with trying to poison five family members after one of them refused to share some cheese with her. A statement from the Nash County Sheriff's Office said 24-year-oldMore >>
A North Carolina woman is charged with trying to poison five family members after one of them refused to share some cheese with her.More >>
A probation officer was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting one of the people he was charged with monitoring.
David Francis, 48, is charged with second degree sex offense, sexual activity by a custodian and sexual battery, according to a release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Detectives were notified on Monday through a referral by the North Carolina Attorney General's office regarding a sexual assault that occurred on February 28, at 5701 Executive Center Drive.
The NC Department of Public Safety also notified the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Detectives were told that the victim went to meet Francis at his office on Executive Center Drive.
The victim is on probation and Francis was her probation officer, employed by the Department of Corrections.
The victim advised during the meeting, Francis sexually assaulted her.
Francis voluntarily came to the Law Enforcement Center and spoke to detectives regarding this case.
Francis is currently in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.
Anyone with additional information concerning this case is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers tip line at 704-334-1600 or is asked to call 704-353-0560 and speak directly to a Sexual Assault Unit Detective.
Detective Melendez is the lead detective assigned to this case. For additional information please reference CMPD report number 2013-0304-1926-00.