Monday, September 1 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:31:17 GMT
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morning.Troopers say the crash occurred on Bookman Rd. about three miles west of Elgin at about 6 a.m. The motorcycleMore >>
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morningMore >>
STATE RADARINTERACTIVE RADARWEATHER ON YOUR MOBILE PHONE
Take a real-time look at where it's raining here in the Midlands and across the state with WIS First Alert radar.More >>
RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -
Authorities have identified the victims killed in an accident three miles north of Henderson on Highway 259 around 10 p.m. on Sunday.
According to Department of Public Safety Trooper Jean Dark, Liradone Bojkaj, 14, and Mergimtare Bojkaj, 17, were killed when the Honda SUV they were riding in overturned.
The Rusk County Sheriff's Office says the vehicle swerved to miss an object in the road. The driver, 33-year-old Hava Shala lost control of the vehicle, which then flipped.
Liradone was partially ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was taken to Rader Funeral Home in Henderson. Mergimtare was ejected from the vehicle. She was transported to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, where she died.
Hava was hospitalized along with Bennie Shala, 37, who was also in the front seat. A fifth passenger, 19-year-old Murteza Bojkaj, was in the back seat with his sisters when the accident occurred. Murteza is at a Tyler hospital. Bennie and Hava were taken to a hospital in Henderson.
Murteza was in good condition as of Monday afternoon.
Liradona and Mergimtare were both involved in athletics at Kilgore ISD. Mergimtare was on the track team at Kilgore High School. Her younger sister, Liradona, was a member of the Maude Laird Middle School tennis team.
There are grief counselors at both campuses today.
The bodies of the victims have been transported to Rahama Funeral Home in Dallas.
Sunday, August 31 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:12:10 GMT
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Dozens of videos are all over Twitter from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. Many of the posts lead back to a group called I'm Shmacked. It makes videos at universitiesMore >>
Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University.More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:21:29 GMT
An Alexander County woman is facing charges after deputies say she molested a four-year-old at a church while services were happening. According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old CarolMore >>
According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old Carol Diane Britto, of Taylorsville, was charged with one count of first degree statutory sex offense and one count of indecent liberties with a child.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:16:50 GMT
Under a bright Carolina sun, citizens across the state enjoy going out and making a few waves on the lakes. Some like Johnathan Crossland enjoy fishing as a method of recreation and relaxation for a while.More >>
Boaters and law enforcement officials provide safety advice when making waves on the lakes. More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:15:08 GMT
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.Prices are about $3.11 in the area on Labor Day, which, when compared toMore >>
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:55:16 GMT
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing. Among those heroes are the thousands of troops who brought Hitler's EuropeMore >>
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing.More >>