Eyewitness Weather Forecast from 11/23/2022
Meteorologist Daniel Maslowski with your Eyewitness Weather Forecast from 11/23/2022
It has been four months since WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison after being detained at a Moscow airport with cannabis oil. The Daily Mail reports that the conditions at the penal colony she is at is infamous for "slavery-like conditions." The State Department, meanwhile, says it is still working to get Griner out of the country.
A record-breaking number of migrant encounters is prompting the Department of Homeland Security to reroute U.S. air marshals to the southern border. In a statement, the Transportation Security Administration said the the deployment, which also happened in 2019, is temporary. #border #security #marshals
Melissa Highsmith was only a baby when she was kidnapped from her Texas home in 1971. Her disappearance launched a decadeslong search with no solid leads until now, thanks to a DNA kit. The family has been reunited with the woman they last saw as a toddler.
#MelissaHighsmith #Reunited #Texas
A Texas family has been reunited more than fifty years after their 22-month-old baby girl went missing. A DNA test revealed Melissa Highsmith had been living close by the family she never knew she had and she's now getting to know the parents who searched for her for so many decades. #crime #missing #Texas
More than two weeks have passed since the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students, with no suspect and few answers from police. Alivea Goncalves, whose sister Kaylee was killed, said police made a “step in the right direction” by releasing a more detailed timeline of what happened that night. #stabbings #students #Idaho
CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A gas station in Caroline County mistakenly put diesel fuel in its gas pumps, costing some drivers hundreds of dollars in repairs.
The fuel mix-up happened at the Shell gas station on Ladysmith Road in the Ruther Glen area last Wednesday. 8News received several reports of the issue, including from Grayson Ang, who was traveling from Maryland to Richmond for Thanksgiving.
He said his car issues began shortly after he stopped to fill up his tank with what he thought was unleaded gas.
With prices continuing to rise, restaurants are trying to get customers in the door with deals. The rising price in groceries means the difference in cost between cooking at home and eating out is shrinking, especially when it comes to fast food and casual restaurants. #food #inflation #restaurants