1 dead, 1 missing in Virginia helicopter crash

first_imgScott Gorslene(WILLIAMSBURG, Va.) — One person is dead and the pilot of a helicopter is missing after a helicopter crashed into a condo complex in the popular destination town of Williamsburg, Virginia, on Sunday.Virginia State Police said they responded to the crash in the Bristol Commons condominium complex just before 5 p.m. The crash caused the condo building to catch on fire, authorities said. Eyewitness video showed flames and thick smoke engulfing the entire two-story building.State police confirmed one person in the condo building was killed in the accident.The Federal Aviation Administration said on Twitter late Sunday that the accident involved an R44 helicopter and only the pilot was on board. State police had said earlier in the evening they were still searching for the pilot. However, the FAA later said there were multiple victims.R44 models are common, four-seat helicopters produced by the Robinson Helicopter Company.The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are still investigating the cause of the accident.Cmdr. Dave Hecht, spokesperson for Norfolk Naval Air Force Atlantic, told Hampton, Virginia, ABC affiliate WVEC that all of its helicopters were accounted for, but couldn’t say whether the helicopter may have belonged to another branch of the military.The accident took place in a residential area near the campus of William and Mary, which warned people to stay away from the area.Williamsburg is a popular tourist location with Colonial Williamsburg, an historical recreation of the 18th century town, and the amusement park Busch Gardens. The city includes many condominium timeshares.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Former President Floyd dies at 89

first_imgFormer President Floyd dies at 89 Robert L. Floyd, who served as president of The Florida Bar in 1978-79, passed away May 14 at the age of 89.A South Florida resident since 1925, his life’s work included stints as a legislator, FBI agent, circuit judge, sheriff, mayor, and lawyer.When Floyd took office as president of the Bar in 1978, his longtime friend and partner, Ray Pearson, described him this way: “Bob Floyd is the type of law partner you dream about. He is an aggressive hard-hitting advocate in court, a warm compassionate friend, and family man. The rest of us may have low spirits over a weighty problem or setback, but Bob has the talent of lifiting us up and making us see the bright side.”Of lawyers, Floyd once wrote in the Journal, “[I]t is not required that we be loved but that we be entitiled to respect for the significant examples of moral, ethical, and legal worth revealed in and by our labors.”After serving as Dade County circuit judge from 1954 – 1962, Floyd re-entered law practice in 1963 with the firm of Frates Fay & Floyd, now Richman Greer Weil Brumbaugh Mirabito & Christensen, P.A.Floyd previously served with the FBI until entering private practice in Miami in 1945. Two years later, at the age of 29, he became the youngest mayor of the City of Miami.Floyd was elected twice to the Florida Legislature, serving in the 1951 and 1953 sessions. He received the Allen Morris award as the outstanding first-term representative in 1951. He was elected a circuit judge in 1954, re-elected in 1960, and was chair-elect of the Florida Circuit Judges Conference in 1962.After returning to private practice, he served as city attorney for North Miami from 1963 to 1965. He is past president of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI and a former member of the Bar’s Board of Governors.He was a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, 1974 – 1976 and 1979 – 1984. Additionally, he served as interim sheriff of Dade County, and chaired the special Joint House/Senate Lay Committee on Legislative Ethics in 1966.Floyd attended the University of Florida and received his law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., in 1941. Floyd also was an Eagle Scout and limited partner of the Miami Dolphins.Floyd married Rose Marie Norcross of Miami in 1946. Mrs. Floyd passed away in 1985. He is survived by his son Brig. Gen. Robert L. Floyd II (U.S. Army, Ret.) and wife Beverly of Manassas, VA, son Edward R. Floyd and wife Donna Allison of South Miami, daughter Rosemarie Floyd and husband Capt. Patrick J. Nemeth (USCG) of Crofton, MD, and son James N. Floyd and wife Robin of Tallahassee; and seven grandchildren.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the First United Methodist Church of South Miami. Former President Floyd dies at 89center_img June 1, 2007 Regular Newslast_img read more

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Ateneo, John B., WIT bag ISSA volleyball titles

first_imgThe Ateneo de Iloilo secondary girls volleyball team. PHOTO COURTESY OF THEIMANN SUNER ATENEO de Iloilo Lady Dragons, John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University and Western Institute of Technology captured championships in the 2018 ISSA Meet volleyball on Saturday at the Ateneo de Iloilo gym in Iloilo City.The Lady Dragons bagged the title in secondary girls with a 25-20, 25-12, 25-16 victory over Sun Yat Sen High School Blue Lions.Led by Elisha Apostol, Keiara Almirante, Christine Ladigohon, Robielle Silla, setter Hannah Jamotillo, and libero Fheb Rapadas, the Lady Dragons stunned the Blue Lions, which were unbeaten in the elimination round, to capture the title.Hua Siong College of Iloilo Lady Phoenix got the third place trophy with come-from-behind 12-25, 25-20, 25-21 victory over University of San Agustin in the consolation round. Meanwhile John B. clinched the crown in secondary boys after a 25-19, 25-16, 25-22 straight-set win over San Agustin.WIT, meanwhile, squandered a two-set advantage before hanging on for a 25-18, 25-23, 22-25, 19-25, 15-12 win over San Agustin to capture the tertiary women’s category tiara.Earlier championships won in the tournament include Ateneo de Iloilo Baby Dragons in elementary girls and Iloilo Doctors’ College in tertiary men./PNlast_img read more

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Kent City moves to 3-1 with 42-0 shutout win over Lakeview in CSAA opener

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