07-13-2019 | 5:00 PM | CHARLOTTE,NC — On Saturday July 13, 2019 at approximately 5:00 p.m.m strong storms moved through the Ballantyne area of Charlotte, North Carolina. The storms dumped several inches of rain in a short period of time. The large amounts of rain caused flash flooding through the area. Charlotte Fire Department Ladder 24 responded to a car stuck in floodwaters with people trapped around 5:30 p.m, A BMW SUV became disabled after driving through a flooded roadway at the intersection of Marvin Road & Johnston Road. Firefighters from Charlotte Fire Department Ladder 24 rescued occupants who were stranded in the vehicle. The water was so powerful it was creating powerful runoff off the sidewalk. A neighborhood on Donnington Drive off Marvin Road was also underwater. Meteorologists say about 3 inches of rain fell in this area of a period of 45 minutes.
07-11-2019 | 10:45 PM |TOTOWA,NJ — A vehicle overturned after taking out a utility pole on Route 46 West on July 11, 2019. The accident which occurred around 10:45pm sent first responders from Totowa Fire Department, Totowa Police Department & Totowa First Aid Squad to the scene. The impact of the crash overturned the vehicle brought down live wires onto the roadway. One person was transported to an area hospital to be treated for injuries.
07-01-2019 | 6:30 PM | PLAINVIEW,NY — New York State Police are investigating a crash that seriously injured a driver in Plainview, New York. Around 6:30 p.m., a Jeep overturned on the Northern State Parkway at Exit 37 (Manetto Hill Road). Firefighters from Plainview Fire Department had to cut the driver free from the vehicle using the JAWS OF LIFE. The parkway was shutdown to have a Nassau County Police Medical Helicopter land. The driver was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment of injuries sustained.
06-30-2019 | 1:20 PM | LAKE GROVE,NY — Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a murder-suicide that occurred in Lake Grove today.
A 911 caller told police that while conducting a wellness check a man had been found dead at 184 Hallock Road, APT J1, on Sunday afternoon. Fourth Precinct officers responded to the scene at approximately 1:20 p.m. and found Varujan Manougian dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His wife, Barbara Manougian, was found in her vehicle that was parked directly outside of the apartment building a short time later with a gunshot wound.
It is believed that Varujan Manougian shot his wife before going inside and killing himself. There was no one else in the home at the time of the incident.
Varujan Manougian, 69, of Lake Grove, and Barbara Manougian, 67, of Lake Grove, were both pronounced dead on the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392.