Police arrest driver of stolen vehicle after pursuit, foot chase
KALAMAZOO, MI – The driver of a stolen car was arrested early Thursday, Aug. 4, after leading police on a pursuit then trying to flee on foot. The incident began around 2:30 a.m. when a Kalamazoo police officer spotted a stolen car on West Kilgore Road just east of South Westnedge Avenue. During the chase, the fleeing vehicle hit another vehicle, causing minor damage, before the driver fled on footA Kalamazoo police tracking dog then found the suspect, a 19-year-old Kalamazoo resident. An officer was bitten by a dog that was in the stolen vehicle. The driver of the vehicle that was struck by the fleeing vehicle was not hurt.mlive.com
Father of three dies after being struck by lightning during trail race
A man running a 50K race in Independence, Kansas, died after he was struck by lightning shortly before he finished the run. INDEPENDENCE, Kansas (CNN) - A man running a 50K race in Independence, Kansas, died after he was struck by lightning shortly before he finished the run. Thomas Stanley, 33, died Saturday afternoon while running in the FlatRock 50K trail race at Elk City Lake Park, a Facebook post from the organizers of the race said. The post said he was struck by lightning just as he was approaching the finish line of the 50K (31.06 miles) race. "He was unable to cross the finish line, unfortunately, but he is one of our finishers," Robinson told CNN affiliate KWCH.