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  • Accused SC school shooter was expelled for bringing hatchet to class, (Homeschool Lie Alert)

    09/29/2016 6:27:11 AM PDT · by xzins · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | 29 Sep 16 | Fox/AP
    The teen accused of shooting two students and a teacher at a South Carolina elementary school on Wednesday reportedly was expelled from middle school last year for showing up with a hatchet. A family friend of the suspected shooter told WSPA the 14-year-old was being home-schooled after the hatchet incident. The alleged shooter had no known connection to Townville Elementary, where he was eventually taken into custody. He had been
  • Ohio HONOR KILLING: Muslim Father Shoots Daughter in the Head — Twice While She Slept

    09/28/2016 7:33:34 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 77 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 09/28/2016 | Pamela Gellar
    When asked to explain why the father would shoot his own daughter, family members blamed a medical condition; they said Mansour is a diabetic. Yes, that’s it — diabetes. And not only did no one in the media question this, they actually deliberated whether the medical case could be made. That’s how sick, broken and subdued our fourth estate has become. “Neighbors: Family ‘kept to themselves’ at home where police say dad shot his daughter”, FOX 19, By Denise Zarrella, Reporter, September 27th 2016: ROCKY RIVER, OH (WOIO) – A 63-year-old father is facing murder, felonious assault, and domestic violence...
  • LIVE: El Cajon California Police Protest

    09/28/2016 8:01:05 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 15 replies
    Fox news ^ | 9/28/16 | Fox
    Here is a live feed of protests tonight in El Cajon, California.
  • Officer sues El Cajon Police Department (El Cajon Policeman Gonsalves)

    09/28/2016 2:23:37 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 3 replies
    10 News San Diego ^ | 3/5/2015 | Allison Ash
    EL CAJON, Calif. - A female El Cajon police officer has sued her department on allegations she was passed over for a promotion because she cooperated with an investigation into a former sergeant accused of sending lewd pictures to her and several other women in the agency. The lawsuit, filed Monday in San Diego Superior Court, alleges ECPD demonstrated sexual discrimination, sexual orientation discrimination and disability discrimination against the officer, identified in the documents as Christine Greer. In the lawsuit, Greer claims that former Sgt. Richard Gonsalves texted her a nude photo of his genitals. Last month, Team10 learned that...
  • Large crowds walk along streets of El Cajon to protest deadly shooting

    09/28/2016 1:24:17 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 63 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | 9/28/16 | Fox 5
    Live Feed from Fox 5 San Diego in El Cajon, CA.
  • Deputies: 2 kids, teacher shot at Townville Elementary School

    09/28/2016 12:46:31 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 30 replies
    FOX Carolina ^ | Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:41 PM EDT | Dal Kalsi
    TOWNVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Anderson County deputies said a suspect was taken into custody after a shooting at Townville Elementary School, according to the according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said two kids and an adult were shot. The students were airlifted to the Greenville Hospital System pediatric trauma unit and the teacher was taken to AnMed Health System. The SWAT team was mobilized and had deemed the school safe as of 3 p.m. Deputies believe the suspect, a teenager, acted alone.
  • Police respond to reports of possible shooting at South Carolina school (Developing)

    09/28/2016 11:49:13 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 28, 2016
    DEVELOPING: Police are responding to reports of a possible shooting at a South Carolina elementary school. Law enforcement officials were called to Townville Elementary School in Townville, S.C., Wednesday afternoon over an "emergency situation," though district officials have not provided any additional information, according to Fox Carolina.
  • Houston shooter was wearing Nazi uniform

    09/27/2016 11:55:00 AM PDT · by Lera · 45 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/27/16 | JTA
    The shooter who injured nine people during an attack on commuters in a Houston neighborhood was wearing a military uniform with Nazi insignia. The man, whose name has not been identified by police, was carrying two guns and 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he was shot and killed by police Monday morning, according to reports. One of the injured is in critical condition and another in serious condition, according to reports. The Associated Press identified the man using Texas motor vehicle records of a car, a Porsche, that police said belong to the shooter, as Nathan DeSai, 46, an...
  • Disgruntled lawyer injures 9 in strip center shooting in SW Houston

    09/26/2016 7:51:41 AM PDT · by listenhillary · 74 replies
    HPD says the scene is still active as a bomb squad is searching a vehicle believed to be owned by the late suspect. One source tells Eyewitness News that the vehicle was found filled with weapons.
  • WATCH LIVE: 6 shot, gunman taken down by police in SW Houston

    09/26/2016 6:31:16 AM PDT · by Lera · 45 replies
    ABC13 ^ | 9/26/16
    HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Panicked eyewitnesses ducked for cover as a gun-wielding man opened fire at a strip center in southwest Houston, injuring several people before being shot himself by police. An active shooter situation is reported in southwest Houston Many questions remain as to a motive for the violent shooting at the Randalls supermarket strip center on Weslayan at Bissonnet. While officials said the shooter had been 'neutralized,' they would not elaborate on his injuries. Houston Fire Department says six people were taken to area hospitals after they were injured by the reported shooter.
  • Comparing Barrel Twist Rates

    09/25/2016 10:03:53 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 23 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/25/2016 | J Hines
    When a bullet is fired, the rifling of the barrel puts a twist on the bullet in order to improve accuracy, increase the distance traveled, and to stabilize the bullet as it moves through the air towards its target. Twist rates are often set up as a ratio, such as 1:14, 1:12, or 1:7, which refers to inches per turn. A twist rate of 1:10 means the bullet will turn one time in 10 inches of the barrel. Rifling was discovered in 15th century Germany and most likely took the science behind arrows, which are fletched in a way that...
  • Suspect in mall shooting arrested; community mourns victims

    09/25/2016 5:51:47 AM PDT · by libstripper · 34 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | Sept. 25, 2016 | Jessica Lee, Sara Jean Green, Daniel Beekman, & Mike Baker
    BURLINGTON, Skagit County — Tips and surveillance video led to the arrest of a 20-year-old Oak Harbor man in connection with Friday’s deadly shooting at the Cascade Mall, authorities said Saturday night.
  • Mass shooting in downtown Baltimore, at least 8 victims

    09/24/2016 6:48:46 PM PDT · by TruBluKentuckian · 92 replies
    Baltimore police confirm 8 people shot, including a 3-year-old child. None of the victims have life-threatening injuries. A suspect is not yet in custody. Details soon.
  • Police Detective Puts the Tulsa Incident In Perspective

    09/24/2016 8:30:38 PM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 70 replies
    Law Officer ^ | 9/23/2016 | Chelsea Whitaker
    This case is not as blatant as many you believe it to be. I am not perfect and I definitely don’t know everything. I have discussed this with several black officers and the following is my opinion based on the information available at this time. My opinion could change if new information is released. The family of Mr. Crutcher kept stating that Mr. Crutcher had car trouble. When the family speaks of him, it came off as if his car broke down, he flagged down an officer, asked for help and got shot. That is not what happened. When a...
  • Baltimore Police: 3 gunmen shoot, wound 8 in attack

    09/24/2016 8:24:26 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 24, 2016 11:23 PM EDT | Juliet Linderman
    Three gunmen shot and wounded eight people including a 3-year-old girl on an east Baltimore street Saturday night, police said, adding the suspects fled and the victims were all expected to survive. The shooting erupted outside some rowhouses about 8:30 p.m. after the three armed men converged on the group from different points, Baltimore Police Commissioner Ken Davis told The Associated Press. Davis, who went to the scene, said the shooting was a premeditated act of retaliatory violence in response to a Labor Day weekend shooting in which a person was fatally shot and two others were wounded, including a...
  • CMPD Releases Video Of Fatal Shooting Of Keith Lamont Scott

    09/24/2016 3:53:42 PM PDT · by PROCON · 169 replies
    wccbcharlotte.com ^ | Sep. 24, 2016 | Caryn Little
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CMPD has released the body and dash cam footage in the Keith Lamont Scott shooting investigation. The video was released days after protesters demanded that the footage be made public.
  • 4 dead in Cascade Mall shooting; search for armed man underway

    09/23/2016 8:26:33 PM PDT · by securityMama · 475 replies
    http://komonews.com/live ^ | 9/23/2016 | Nominees.com
    Active shooter at large
  • Four Shot Dead at Burlington Mall

    09/23/2016 8:23:44 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 29 replies
    Fox News | 23 Sept 16
    Four people were killed in a shooting at a mall in Burlington, Washington, a spokesman for the Washington state patrol tweeted. Police are searching for at least one shooter, Sgt. Mark Francis said. Police are sweeping stores in the mall. http://fox59.com/2016/09/23/police-four-dead-at-shooting-at-washington-mall-shooter-at-large/
  • Police: Four dead at shooting at Washington mall

    09/23/2016 8:20:21 PM PDT · by PROCON · 67 replies
    CNN ^ | Sep. 23, 2014 | Steve Almasy and Joe Sutton
    (CNN)Four people were killed in a shooting at a mall in Burlington, Washington, on Friday night, a spokesman for the state patrol tweeted. Police are searching for at least one shooter, and are sweeping stores in the mall, Sgt. Mark Francis said. Burlington is about an hour north of Seattle.
  • Charlotte Shooting Video: Footage Shows Fatal Encounter Between Police, Keith Lamont Scott

    09/23/2016 12:34:47 PM PDT · by Strac6 · 80 replies
    Unsettling footage obtained by NBC News shows the moments leading up to the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina. The video, taken by Scott's wife, does not clearly show the exact moment he was shot by police on Tuesday. Scott is seen on the ground surrounded by police officers moments after the shots were fired. "He better not be f---ing dead, he better not be f---ing dead," Rakeyia Scott can be heard shouting at the officers. "He better live, he better live!" It is not clear what preceded the shooting. The killing of Scott, 43,...
  • NAACP Leader on Keith Scott Shooting: ‘It Really Doesn’t Matter If He Had a Gun’

    09/22/2016 10:24:43 AM PDT · by PROCON · 67 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | Sep. 22, 2016 | Alex Griswold
    A local NAACP leader told CNN’s Carol Costello Thursday that it didn’t actually matter whether or not black Charlotte man Keith Scott had a gun on him when he was shot and killed by police. Scott’s death led to protests and violence for the past two days, after his family reported that he was holding a book when he died. Charlotte police have called that false, saying that police body camera footage shows he was brandishing a gun and that they recovered a weapon from the scene. But the president of the Charlotte chapter of the NAACP Corine Mack said...
  • LIVE: Charlotte North Carolina Protest Rally GRAPHIC IMAGES

    09/21/2016 6:10:38 PM PDT · by libertarian27 · 91 replies
    YouTubeLiveEvent ^ | Sept 21, 2016 | FOX 10 Phoenix
    Live Video at link
  • Charlotte police shooting: Keith Lamont Scott was armed, police chief says

    09/21/2016 8:32:44 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/21/16 | Faith Harimi and Holly Yang
    Officers did not find a book where Keith Lamont Scott was shot Tuesday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said Wednesday. Scott's family had said he was reading a book in his car when he was shot. Putney also said that while witnesses and evidence indicate Scott had a handgun when he was shot, Putney could not say for certain Wednesday whether Scott was pointing the gun at officers.
  • GREENFIELD: Was Terence Crutcher On PCP?

    09/21/2016 4:37:43 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 31 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | September 21, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    The latest gentle giant was apparently gently on PCP. Remember that, supposedly, damning line, Two 911 calls described an SUV that had been abandoned in the middle of the road. One unidentified caller said the driver was acting strangely, adding, "I think he's smoking something." Or the other one... Police helicopter footage was among several clips released Monday that show the shooting and aftermath. A man in the helicopter that arrives above the scene as Crutcher walks to the vehicle can be heard saying "time for a Taser" and then: "That looks like a bad dude, too. Probably on...
  • Charlotte police kill thug with gun, protests erupting

    09/20/2016 7:13:38 PM PDT · by bigtoona · 138 replies
    WCCB Live stream ^ | 9/20/16 | me
    Watching live news in Charlotte, fairly large crowd throwing water bottles at cops. One guy said the dead thug was shot for 'reading a book'. But cops say he pulled a gun on them.
  • Kaepernick says 'everybody's eyes' on Tulsa probe

    09/20/2016 4:18:21 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 23 replies
    Yahoo ^ | September 20, 2016 | The Associated Press
    San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick says the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in Tulsa is "the perfect example" of what he's protesting when he refuses to stand for the national anthem at 49ers' games. Kaepernick said Tuesday that "everybody's eyes" will be on Tulsa as authorities investigate the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher. He says criminal charges should be filed in the shooting death.
  • Video: The shooting of Terence Crutcher; Shot and Killed by Cops While He Had His Hands Up

    09/20/2016 9:28:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 101 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/20/2016 | AllahPundit
    It’s not clear what happened in the last few fateful moments but some facts are undisputed. Crutcher was unarmed, Tulsa’s police chief admitted yesterday, and had no weapon in his car. He had his hands up as he walked slowly away from the police and towards his SUV with an officer, Betty Shelby, trailing behind him. As he reached the driver-side door, Shelby and another officer stopped a few feet behind the SUV and trained their pistols on him. They were joined by two more cops. Then things took a turn: At some point in the next few moments,...
  • Active shooter on Elizabeth Avenue in Linden, New Jersey

    09/19/2016 8:08:19 AM PDT · by Raebie · 117 replies
    BNO News ^ | September 19
    Police and other emergency services in New Jersey are responding to reports of an active shooter on Elizabeth Avenue in Linden in Union County, according to initial reports. There are reports of injuries. The incident happened at around 10:45 a.m. ET on Monday when police were called for reports that someone was shooting at cars passing by in the 500 block of East Elizabeth Avenue, which is near the Linden train station. Officers rushed to the scene and it is believed a suspect is in custody, according to initial reports. There are reports of injuries, including as many as two...
  • 2 Police Officers Shot in West Philly, 1 Suspect Dead

    09/16/2016 9:32:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    WCAU-TV ^ | September 16, 2016 | Sara Smith
    A female Philadelphia Police Sergeant and a male University of Pennsylvania Officer were shot in West Philadelphia Friday night, according to police. One suspect was also shot and killed. Shots rang out after 11 p.m. near 51st and Sansom streets in West Philadelphia. Police said one suspect was dead. The search continued for possible other suspects. Officers could be seen searching homes in the area. A civilian was also shot. Both officers were taken to Penn Presbyterian Hospital, listed in stable condition. There was no word on the condition of the civilian. Commissioner Ross was expected to provide an update...
  • Harrowing moment gunman kills pregnant mum’s UNBORN TWINS after shooting her in the stomach

    A PREGNANT woman’s unborn twins were both slain after she was shot in the stomach in Washington DC. The trauma of the shooting caused the mum to go into labour but doctors were unable to save their young lives on Saturday.
  • Ferguson protest leader Darren Seals found dead in vehicle

    09/07/2016 12:46:11 PM PDT · by Uncle Sam 911 · 62 replies
    www.nytimes.com ^ | Sept 6, 2016 | Chris Mele
    The body of an activist from St. Louis who led protests about the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., in 2014 was found with a gunshot wound in the charred remains of a vehicle on Tuesday morning, according to the police and news accounts. The activist, Darren Seals, 29, was found inside the vehicle on Diamond Drive in Riverview in St. Louis County around 1:50 a.m., the St. Louis County Police Department said in a statement. The vehicle had been on fire and he was found after the flames were extinguished.
  • Couple arrested in Central Falls in murder of Boston man

    09/07/2016 6:26:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    Providence Journal ^ | Sep. 7, 2016 | Paul Edward Parker
    CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. -- The police arrested a Massachusetts couple Tuesday afternoon in the shooting death of a Boston man in March, the Central Falls and Boston Police Departments announced. Niccokawon "Nicco" Pledger-Grant, 26, and Lisa Lewis, 24, both of Quincy, were arrested on a warrant at 423 Pine Street, according to the Central Falls police. City detectives, along with officers from the Boston police, Rhode Island State Police and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested the boyfriend and girlfriend without incident after receiving a tip they were hiding out there. The police have also charged Pledger, 24, of...
  • Man shot the mother of his child 13 times in front of her kids, family says (Miami, FL)

    09/06/2016 3:40:18 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 65 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | September 6, 2016 | Alex Harris
    A Little River woman was shot 13 times by the father of one of her children — a man who was arrested seven years ago for beating her while she was pregnant and who had recently texted her that he was going to shoot and kill her, family members said. Shaqueenia Hanna, 35, was in critical condition Tuesday at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Her ex-boyfriend Terrell Robinson, 31, and who police and family believed committed the crime, is still on the run.
  • Mother of three survives car crash—only to be gunned down by the other driver, police say

    08/31/2016 4:04:47 PM PDT · by Theoria · 47 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 31 Aug 2016 | Amy B. Wang
    Deborah Pearl was driving to work Saturday morning through the local streets of Solon, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb so serene that Money magazine last year named it one of the top 10 places to live in the United States. It was just after 7 a.m. when the 53-year-old mother of three cruised through an intersection and a man in a sport-utility vehicle ran a red light, slamming into the driver’s side of Pearl’s Ford Taurus, police reports would later say. The intensity of the crash caused Pearl’s car to skid across the intersection and the SUV to roll several times...
  • Man Shot, Killed for Not Holding Door Open for Woman at Las Vegas McDonald’s

    08/31/2016 6:07:01 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 72 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 8/31/2016 | Staff
    A 31-year-old man was shot and killed outside of a North Las Vegas McDonald’s, reportedly after getting into an argument with a woman for not holding open the door for her, KSNV reports.According to the report, Mohammad Robinson got into an argument with a woman who was upset that the door to the McDonald’s was not being held open for her. The woman reportedly went and notified a man she was with about the incident, and that man pulled out a firearm and fatally wounded the 31-year-old father. “It was a stupid reason honestly, irrelevant. It doesn’t make any sense...
  • Crowd Gathers, Shoots At Kansas City, Mo Officers After Officer-Involved Shooting

    08/29/2016 7:52:10 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 19 replies
    Blue Lives Matter ^ | August 28, 2016 | Office Blue
    Kansas City, Mo – Kansas City Police Officers had just shot an armed suspect on Sunday morning when a crowd began to gather around them. Gunshots started getting fired at the officers, who were forced to take cover with the man that the officers had just shot. The incident happened early Sunday morning in a parking lot at 72nd Street and Wabash Avenue. Officers were on patrol when they heard gunshots and observed a large crowd in the parking lot. Officers approached and confronted a man who was armed with a handgun. There aren’t many details about the confrontation, but...
  • State trooper shoots dead an unarmed deaf mute father

    08/22/2016 6:34:21 PM PDT · by Sheapdog · 98 replies
    Daily Mail.com ^ | Aug 22,2016 | Khalida Rahman
    A North Carolina state trooper shot dead a deaf and mute man who was apparently trying to communicate using sign language after he was pulled over for a speeding violation. Daniel Kevin Harris, 29, a father to a four-year-old boy, was killed just feet from his home in Charlotte by trooper Jermaine Saunders on Thursday evening. Police say Saunders tried to pull Harris over for a speeding violation on Interstate 485 at around 6.15pm, but the driver led authorities on a brief pursuit before stopping. Officials said that's when the driver got out of his car and an encounter took...
  • Cop Shoots and Kills Unarmed Deaf, Mute Man as He Tries to Communicate Using Sign Language

    08/22/2016 10:56:55 AM PDT · by No One Special · 137 replies
    The Free Thought Projec ^ | August 21, 2016 | Matt Agorist
    Charlotte, NC — A community and family is mourning the loss of Daniel Kevin Harris, whose life was taken this week by a State Trooper who apparently fears sign language. Harris, who is deaf and mute, was gunned down in front of his house. According to police, trooper Jermaine Saunders attempted to pull Harris over around 6:14 p.m. on Thursday. For an unknown reason, Harris did not stop and, instead, drove to his home. During the pursuit, both cars became damaged and eventually came to a stop near Harris’ home. “I was here in my driveway and I saw the...
  • 3 fatal shootings mar Newark's 24 Hours of Peace

    08/21/2016 4:54:25 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    A 42-year-old city man was fatally shot Saturday night, marking the third shooting death in two days. Akbar J. Scott was shot around 9:45 p.m. on the 600 block of Irvine Turner Boulevard near the city's Upper Clinton Hill neighborhood, acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced in a statement.
  • Man killed during Columbia (SC) robbery

    08/21/2016 3:03:43 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 17 replies
    The State ^ | 8/21/2016
    A 33-year-old man was shot and killed during a robbery around midnight Saturday. Timothy Callahan died from a gunshot wound to the upper body according to an autopsy, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said. The man was shot in the upper and lower body in the 1100 block of Dorrah Street, Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said in a news release Sunday. Several people tried to help the victim before EMS arrived. The man later died at an area hospital at 12:43 a.m. According to witnesses, the suspect shot the man after demanding his vehicle, the news release said. After...
  • Man abandons 4-year-old daughter to flee gunshots

    08/21/2016 10:48:40 AM PDT · by sparklite2 · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 21, 2016 | Abigail Gepner and Linda Massarella
    A man holding his 4-year-old daughter’s hand was so terrified by a drive-by shooting unfolding before him in The Bronx that he released the kid’s grip and made like Usain Bolt — leaving the child to fend for herself, surveillance video released by the NYPD Saturday reveals.
  • Man fatally shot at vigil for gun violence victims

    08/21/2016 11:01:31 AM PDT · by sparklite2 · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 21, 2016 | Daniel Prendergast
    A man who was attending a memorial for victims of gun violence was fatally shot at a Brooklyn park early Sunday, authorities and witnesses said. Daquan Spencer, 30, was at the event inside Scarangella Park near Stillwell Ave. and Avenue V when someone started shooting around 1:30 a.m.
  • Man Fatally Shot by Kelso Police

    08/21/2016 5:55:31 AM PDT · by fella · 36 replies
    Man Fatally Shot by Kelso Police Kelso, WA - The man shot and killed by a police officer Wednesday in Kelso has been identified as a 27-year-old homeless man who has connections to Spokane. A Kelso police officer fatally shot Omer Ismail Ali after Ali allegedly attacked a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a walking stick, the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Ali died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the results of an autopsy performed Friday. Ali, who immigrated to the U.S. from Sudan as a refugee in...
  • 7 Chicago Officers Face Firing Over Laquan McDonald Cover-Up

    08/18/2016 9:32:34 AM PDT · by Theoria · 12 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 18 Aug 2016 | Mitch Smith
    Chicago’s police superintendent called for the firing of seven officers for their response to a colleague’s fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald in 2014, a case that incited widespread protests here and led to accusations of a cover-up.The decision by Superintendent Eddie Johnson, announced Thursday morning by a Police Department spokesman, comes nearly two years after Officer Jason Van Dyke fired 16 shots at Mr. McDonald, who was 17 and African-American.Mr. McDonald’s death roiled the city, laying bare longstanding tensions between the police and black Chicagoans. The case has led to increased scrutiny and skepticism of the department, including a Justice...
  • Schneider: In Milwaukee shooting, consider the officer

    08/18/2016 4:38:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | August 17, 2016 | Christian Schneider
    Schneider: In Milwaukee shooting, consider the officer Christian Schneider, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Close your eyes and imagine yourself as a 24-year old African-American police officer in the City of Milwaukee. On Saturday afternoon, you make a routine traffic stop that results in a young black man fleeing the scene. According to the events laid out by Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn, you turn on your body camera and give chase, eventually cornering the suspect in a fenced in yard. He turns toward you. And then you see he has a gun. You tell him to put the gun down. He...
  • No Riots After Black Teens Shoot a Black Good Samaritan

    08/17/2016 6:48:54 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 17, 2016 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Two black teens, Deon Frasier, 17, and Michael Dupree-Tyler, 19, were arrested Monday and are being held without bond in a North Charleston jail after they shot a 45-year-old black man who stopped to help them pull their car out of a ditch. Al? Jesse? Mr. Obama? ….Anyone? Fox News reported the story Wednesday following a local report from WCSC-TV in North Charleston, S.C., which stated:
  • New York Muslims Blame Donald Trump for Imam Shooting (But Shooter is “Dark Skinned Man”) -

    08/15/2016 5:05:29 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 38 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 8/15/2016 | Pamela Geller
    First off, police do not believe this was a “hate crime,” but Islamic supremacists never let the facts get in the way of exploiting a bogus narrative. Secondly, the shooter was a person of color. So much for the racism charges. But look at the NY Daily News headline: “That’s not what America is about,” said local resident Khairul Islam, 33. “We blame Donald Trump for this . . . Trump and his drama has created Islamophobia.” A high-ranking police source said the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force would investigate, but it was “too early to say” what the motive...
  • Father of Sylville Smith, shot & killed by police: “When they see the wrong role model, this

    08/14/2016 12:15:34 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 50 replies
    fox.6.now.com ^ | 8/14/16 | cnn wire service
    FOX6's A.J. Bayatpour spoke with Smith's father, Patrick on Sunday. He had this to say in the wake of the shooting of his son by Milwaukee police and the violence that followed: “What are we gonna do now? Everyone playing their part in this city, blaming the white guy or whatever, and we know what they’re doing. Like, already I feel like they should have never OK'd guns in Wisconsin. They already know what our black youth was doing anyway. These young kids gotta realize this is all a game with them. Like they’re playing Monopoly. You young kids falling...
  • New Mexico officer shot, killed during traffic stop; 3 suspects in custody

    08/13/2016 5:30:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/13/2016
    Police and Law Enforcement New Mexico officer shot, killed during traffic stop; 3 suspects in custody Published August 13, 2016 FoxNews.com Three suspects were in custody Saturday after investigators said one of them shot a New Mexico police officer in the neck during a traffic stop, killing him, before trying to speed away. Two of the suspects have criminal records and were wanted in a shooting last month that killed a 62-year-old man in Ohio, The Chillicothe Gazette reported. After Friday's shooting, crews airlifted Hatch, N.M. Police Officer Jose Chavez to a hospital in El Paso, Texas where he died,...
  • Milwaukee officials plead for calm after police shooting sparks violence

    08/14/2016 9:40:12 AM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | August 14, 2016 | fox news
    MILWAUKEE – A Milwaukee police officer shot and killed an armed suspect Saturday night during a foot chase on the city’s north side, setting off a violent confrontation between police and crowds protesting the shooting. A gas station was set on fire and other businesses also were torched following an hours-long standoff between rioters and police, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke asked Gov. Scott Walker on Sunday morning for the National Guard to be mobilized, FOX6 reported.