Miami-Bound Flight Diverted After Passenger Fakes Medical Emergency

first_imgA woman who demanded a larger seat on an American Airlines flight last week is in custody, after she faked a medical condition that prompted the pilot to return to a Florida airport.Flight crews alerted authorities when the Miami-bound flight arrived back in Pensacola early Friday morning.A Pensacola police spokesman says the plane was evacuated because the woman refused to deplane. Authorities and the plane’s pilot were eventually able to talk the woman off the plane.According to police, the woman was taken into custody under the state’s Baker Act, which allows authorities to hold a person who could pose a threat to themselves or others.There were no injuries.The airline’s website says the flight resumed its trip to Miami at about 7:30 a.m.last_img read more


Syracuse falls to No. 3 Virginia, drops to 0-3 in ACC play

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ No. 10 Syracuse fell to 0-3 in Atlantic Coast Conference play with a 3-1 loss on the road at No. 3 Virginia on Friday night.A poor start to the game left the Orange in a 2-0 deficit with just over eight minutes played, a deficit the team would not recover from en route to the loss.The Cavaliers’ hot start was led by freshman Tara Vittese, who won ACC Player of the Week this past week. The midfielder was able to score her team’s first two goals of the game in a first period her team dominated. Along with outscoring SU 2-0, the Cavaliers outshot the visitors 16-4 in the first period.The Orange played with more aggression during the second period, but the Virginia defense was able to keep SU off the board. The Orange fired four shots on goal within the first four minutes but they were all saved by Virginia goalie Jenny Johnstone.Before Lieke Visser was finally able to score the first goal of the day for the Orange, the Cavaliers snuck in another goal. Even though the Orange outshot the Cavaliers 13-3 in the period, each team scored only one goal.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse will try to rebound from the loss with a nonconference matchup against Hofstra on Sunday at 3 p.m. at J.S. Coyne Stadium.-Compiled by staff writer Ryan Raigrodski. Comments Published on September 26, 2014 at 10:03 pmlast_img read more


Wellington Fire/EMS incident report: Sept. 2 – Sept. 4, 2013

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