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  • Husband watched his wife being shot on live TV... speaks"

    08/27/2015 8:40:34 AM PDT · by envisio · 11 replies
    DAILYMAIL.COM ^ | 8-27-15 | By ASHLEY COLLMAN
    Tim Gardner was watching proudly as his wife was interviewed on the local news Wednesday morning when suddenly all hell broke loose. Gardner's wife Vicki, executive director of the Smith Lake Mountain chamber of commerce, was trying to promote an upcoming event in a segment on Roanoke, Virginia news station WDBJ when a disgruntled former reporter shot dead the journalist and cameraman who were interviewing her. Mrs Gardner was also shot in the back, but survived the attack after being rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery. On Thursday, her husband Tim appeared on the Today show to talk about...
  • Multiple people shot in Louisiana, including police officer

    08/26/2015 3:46:52 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 31 replies
    CBSNEWS.com ^ | 8/26/15 | CBS
    SUNSET, Lo. -- Officials are responding to a shooting involving multiple victims in Louisiana, reports CBS affiliate KLFY. Sunset Police have confirmed to KLFY that a police officer has been shot. KLFY is reporting that a man has barricaded himself inside the convenience store near where the shooting took place.
  • Hillary Clinton – A.K.A. “Mrs. Black Lives Matter” – Rushes To Politicize Media Shooting

    08/26/2015 2:09:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    FITS News ^ | August 26, 2015
    Desperate to take attention away from her mushrooming email scandal, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has been pimping the whole #BlackLivesMatter movement the last few weeks. Hard. Running counter to that narrative? The brutal murder of two white television journalists – on live television – by a black suspect, a former disgruntled TV journalist accused by the local station manager of fabricating allegations of racism (including allegations against both of his victims). Hmmmm … how to hashtag this one … #MediaLivesMatter? #RealAffirmativeAction? #HeedingFarrakhan? Yeah … Anyway, less than six hours after the shooting Clinton took to Twitter to make the...
  • Freep a Poll! (Who is to blame for the Virginia reporter shooting?)

    08/26/2015 2:09:11 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    http://www.headlineoftheday.com/ ^ | 8-26-15 | Head Line of the Day
    Who is to blame for the Virginia reporter shooting? Gun owners and manufacturers I don't know. The shooter
  • Man killed in shooting near Obama's home

    08/26/2015 2:05:25 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | August 25, 2015 | Sam Charles
    A man was shot to death in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood Tuesday evening, only about two blocks from President Barack Obama’s home. Reginald Sanson, 25, was in a vehicle about 6 p.m. when another vehicle approached and someone inside fired shots, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
  • Manifesto purportedly sent by Virginia gunman cites ‘race war

    08/26/2015 1:01:48 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 25, 2015 | Neetzan Zimmerman
    A fax attributed to Vester Lee Flanagan claims the slayings were a response to the Charleston mass shooting. An apparent suicide note received by ABC News on Wednesday morning and attributed to Virginia shooting suspect Flanagan, aka Bryce Williams, claims the killing of two reporters during an on-air interview was motivated by the Charleston church shooting and a desire to incite a “race war.” ABC News says a man identifying himself as both Flanagan and Williams — Flanagan's on-air name — first contacted it several weeks ago. The man asked for a fax number, claiming he wanted to pitch the...
  • After Shooting, Alleged Gunman Details Grievances in ‘Suicide Notes’

    08/26/2015 11:37:28 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 120 replies
    ABCNews.com ^ | August 26, 2015 | PIERRE THOMAS, JACK CLOHERTY, JACK DATE and MIKE LEVINE
    A man claiming to be Bryce Williams called ABC News over the last few weeks, saying he wanted to pitch a story, and wanted to fax information. He never told ABC News what the story was. This morning, a fax was in the machine (time stamped 8:26 a.m.)almost two hours after the shooting. A little after 10 a.m., he called again, and introduced himself as Bryce, but also said his legal name was Vester Lee Flanagan, and that he shot two people this morning. While on the phone, he said authorities are “after me,” and “all over the place.” He...
  • Vester Lee Flanagan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    08/26/2015 11:23:15 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 83 replies
    Heavy.com ^ | 8-26, 2015 | Tom Cleary
    A disgruntled former employee of a Virginia TV station stalked and ambushed a news crew during a live interview Wednesday morning before opening fire, killing a reporter and photographer and wounding the woman being interviewed. Vester Lee Flanagan II, 41, who went by the name Bryce Williams while working at the station, WDBJ, has been identified as the suspect. His name was initially reported as Lester Lee Flanagan. Flanagan shot himself after being confronted by police, WHSV reports. He was taken to the hospital and died at about 1:25 p.m. The gunman opened fire during a live interview with a...
  • UPDATE: VA Shooter identified as former employee of WDBJ (black - says racism made him do it)

    08/26/2015 9:07:31 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 115 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 26, 2015 | Ali Stewart
    <p>According to a former WDBJ employee, Vester L. Flanagan — the man authorities say they’re seeking in connection with Wednesday’s fatal shooting of two journliasts — worked at WDBJ as a reporter about a year using the on-air name Bryce Williams.</p>
  • News crew gunned down on live TV

    08/26/2015 7:58:02 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 58 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 26, 2015 | Neetzan Zimmerman
    A news crew for a CBS affiliate in Virginia was gunned down during a live report near the Bedford County-Franklin County line in Moneta early Wednesday morning, law enforcement officials said. Police and emergency services were on the scene, which remains active. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is also involved in the investigation. WDBJ7 reporter Allison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were killed by an unidentified assailant who approached the pair as they were filming an interview at the Bridgewater Plaza and fired in their direction as many as eight times. Footage of the shooting aired...
  • Active shooter reportedly attacks TV crew in Virginia

    08/26/2015 6:07:14 AM PDT · by ThomasMore · 102 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/26/2015 | Fox News
    DEVELOPING: An active shooter has been reported at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Virginia, according to multiple local media outlets. Video from the scene appeared to show a WDBJ media crew being attacked in the midst of a live report. The station confirmed the shooting involved one of its crews. Police are reporting there are three victims, according to WSLS. The shooting occurred at 6:45 a.m., according to Franklin County Sheriff Department spokesperson Phillip Young. WSLS said police are still looking for the shooter and hope to have a description out to the public shortly.
  • Deadly shooting during live TV news report in Va.

    08/26/2015 6:04:49 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 1,220 replies
    CBS ^ | 26 Aug 15 | Unknown
    A gunman killed a reporter and videographer for a CBS affiliate in Virginia in a shooting that was broadcast live Wednesday morning. Alison Parker and Adam Ward, a reporter and cameraman for CBS Roanoke affiliate WDBJ-TV, died in the shooting, Parker's mother confirmed to CBS News. WDBJ-TV reports that deputies from Franklin County and Bedford County were on the scene. The shooting happened at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Virginia.
  • Pokemon World Championship Alleged Shooting Plot: How It Was Foiled

    08/24/2015 7:05:39 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | 08/24/2015 | Alyssa Newcomb
    An alleged plot to inflict violence at the Pokemon World Championship was foiled after security officers at the venue where the event was being held alerted the Boston Police Department to a series of threats posted on social media, authorities said. James Stumbo, 27, and Kevin Norton, 18, both of Iowa, had no prior criminal history before they were arraigned today. They face numerous gun charges after police found weapons in their car parked outside a convention center in Boston. Norton walked into court wearing a camouflage hunting t-shirt; Stumbo wore a grey shirt. Both are also charged with making...
  • Louisiana State Police dies after being shot, taunted

    08/24/2015 10:05:11 AM PDT · by blueyon · 26 replies
    msn.com ^ | 8/24/15 | John Bacon
    A Louisiana State Police dies Monday after authorities say he was shot in the head and then taunted when he stopped to provide aide to a man whose truck was stuck in a ditch............
  • Louisiana State Police Steven Vincent has died

    08/24/2015 7:47:52 AM PDT · by blueyon · 17 replies
    Facebook page for prayers for him ^ | 8/24/15 | Louisiana State Police??
    Death of S/T Steven Vincent I am very saddened to report that Senior Trooper Steven Vincent has passed away this morning from the gunshot wounds he suffered yesterday in conjunction with a traffic investigation. As an organization, we are heartbroken over this senseless and tragic death. Our thoughts and prayers are with his surviving wife Katherine and his son Ethan as well as his entire extended family. ( Brothers, Tpr. Terrell Vincent and Chief Keith Vincent) Steven was proud to serve as a Louisiana State Trooper and we were proud to count him among our ranks. This loss exacts an...
  • Father of 9 shot, killed outside Miami apartment

    08/22/2015 4:56:35 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    WSVN ^ | August 21, 2015
    According to police, 36-year-old Michael Antoine Jackson was pronounced dead on the scene. His father said he was sleeping when he heard approximately 13 gunshots from the second floor apartment. "I heard the shots go off," said Grant Jackson Jr., the victim's father. "Then I looked out the window and, you know, it was about 13 altogether, so I fell on the floor. When I got back up, after the shots was gone, I seen somebody in all this black running down the street, and when I looked down on the ground, I seen my son."
  • Three injured in Shooting on Amsterdam-Paris Train (U.S. Marines take down shooter)

    08/21/2015 11:05:21 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 73 replies
    StraightsTimes ^ | 8-21-2015 | ST
    A gunman shot and wounded three people on a train travelling between Amsterdam and Paris before the assailant was overpowered by passengers, a spokesman for French state rail company SNCF said. The incident happened near Arras in northern France shortly after 4pm GMT
  • Father shot in both legs during home invasion

    08/20/2015 4:55:08 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 54 replies
    wsbradio ^ | 8/20/2015 | crime stoppers atlanta
    ATLANTA — A family is recovering after a violent home invasion. The father has a metal rod in his leg and is expected to be OK. Whitney Lash says a group of teens burst through the front door of her Sumter Street home in northwest Atlanta Sunday. She made a terrifying 911 call made just moments after the home invasion. "There’s a black young man at the front door. He just pulled a gun on my husband." The group, who tried to rob the family, shot Mike Lash in the leg and then fired at Whitney Lash as she ran...
  • Boston Police Treat Kids To Ice Cream Day After Gunfire Erupts Near Public Pool

    08/19/2015 7:03:28 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | August 18, 2015 | Kim Tunnicliffe
    BOSTON (CBS) — Boston police are trying to assure Roxbury residents that the area around Malcolm X Park is safe after gunfire erupted Monday afternoon near a community pool where children were swimming. Police Commissioner William Evans handed out ice cream cups to kids outside the Melnea Cass Recreational Complex on Tuesday.
  • Sources To CBS2: Gunman In S.I. Barricade Was Being Probed In Several Homicides

    08/14/2015 7:17:16 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies
    CBS 2 (New York) ^ | August 14, 2015
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The man who police said barricaded himself inside a Staten Island home and shot a firefighter Friday was being investigated in connection with several homicides, police sources told CBS2. Garland Tyree, 38, was killed when he allegedly came out shooting at officers just before noon Friday following a six-hour standoff, at his girlfriend’s home in the Mariners Harbor section of Staten Island.
  • Hero SAS sniper saves father and eight-year-old son from being beheaded by ISIS maniac

    08/11/2015 7:43:41 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    UK Express ^ | Aug 11, 2015 | Nick Gutteridge
    Hero SAS sniper saves father and eight-year-old son from being beheaded by ISIS maniac A HERO SAS sniper gunned down a knife-wielding Islamic State (ISIS) maniac just as he was trying to brutally behead a father and his young son. By Nick Gutteridge PUBLISHED: 02:29, Tue, Aug 11, 2015 | UPDATED: 08:52, Tue, Aug 11, 2015 The brave British marksman saved the terrified eight-year-old and his father after taking out the crazed jihadi with a head shot from 1,000 metres away. The special forces crack shot then killed two other members of the hated terror group, who were also taking...
  • Obama White House staffer charged after shooting gun at boyfriend

    08/11/2015 7:07:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/11/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    In yet another “unprecedented” (one of Barack Obama’s favorite terms) landmark, a Special Assistant to the President and House Legislative Affairs Liaison has been charged with first- and second-degree assault charges, as well as one count of reckless endangerment for shooting at her boyfriend. The White House staffer, Barvetta Singletary, reportedly: Photo credit: S.S. Democratic Party … confronted her boyfriend, a Capitol Hill police officer, about another woman he was seeing before grabbing his two cellphones and his .40 caliber Glock 23 service weapon, NBC reported. When the officer refused to give Singletary his cellphone passwords, she took the...
  • Ferguson celebrates anniversary of Michael Brown shooting with… another shooting

    08/10/2015 8:09:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/09/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Who could have seen this coming… aside from everyone? Last week I wrote an article predicting how the media would get the anniversary of Michael Brown’s shooting wrong. That played out precisely as most of us expected, with endless discussions about whether or not his “sacrifice” had really improved things both in Ferguson and around the nation. There were glowing commentaries offered about how the events of August 9, 2014 had “spurred a movement” of peaceful, political engagement and change. And since America loves an anniversary, there clearly had to be a “moment” yesterday back where it all started....
  • Six children, two adults found handcuffed, shot in head at Texas home

    08/09/2015 5:00:37 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 13 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | August 9, 2015 | BY Nicole Hensley
    A man with a history of domestic violence climbed through an open window of his former Houston, Texas, home and shot an entire family of eight people including six children in the head, authorities said. Each of the victims was handcuffed before they died ...
  • Florida Wildlife Officer Shot And Boat Is Stolen

    08/08/2015 10:42:52 AM PDT · by arthurus · 24 replies
    The Ledger ^ | August 7, 2015 | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Florida Panhandle authorities have arrested two men they say were responsible for the shooting and wounding of a wildlife officer. The Bay County Sheriff's Office reported in a news release that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer was on his boat Friday afternoon when he was shot.
  • Worcester mom shot along with son: No reason for shooting

    08/06/2015 7:34:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    WCVB Boston ^ | August 6, 2015
    WORCESTER, Mass. —The mother who was shot along with her son in Worcester says there was no reason for the shooting, and now she's looking for help in finding the shooter. Suldano Bilal, 28, and her son, Yasin, 2, were injured when someone opened fire while they were in the back seat of a car that was being parked that almost hit someone.
  • Police Identify Suspect Killed In Shooting At Antioch Theater [Nashville, TN]

    08/05/2015 8:31:30 PM PDT · by radu · 77 replies
    News Channel 5 - Nashville ^ | Aug. 5, 2015 | News Channel 5
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police have confirmed the death of the suspect in an active shooter situation in Antioch at a movie theater. They released his identity Wednesday night. Police identified the suspect as 29-year-old Vincente David Montano, of Nashville. Authorities said Montano was arrested in Murfreesboro in 2004 for assault and resisting arrest. Officials said Montano was known to have psychiatric issues, and he had allegedly been committed four times, twice in 2004 to TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion Mental Health Clinic in Nashville and twice in 2007 to a different facility.
  • Shots fired near Mississippi military site AGAIN

    08/05/2015 9:52:53 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 14 replies
    While male in red truck seen firing at training center two days in a row National Guard authorities in Hattiesburg said a shooter fired into the air near soldiers training at Camp Shelby on Wednesday morning It was in the same area where soldiers reported gunshots fired from a pickup truck a day earlier. The description of the shooter was the same in both instances, Patterson said: a white male in a red pickup truck
  • One person detained following reports of shootings at Camp Shelby

    08/05/2015 1:09:41 PM PDT · by dware · 3 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08.05.2015 | Fox News
    DEVELOPING: A man was reportedly detained Wednesday by law enforcement officers investigating reports of shots fired on consecutive days at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi. MyFoxAL.com reported that police were searching the area near the camp's southern boundary when a maroon truck passed them and a shot was heard. Police pursued the man, who claimed his truck backfired.
  • Active shooter reported at Antioch theater (Nashville, TN area) (update: shooter is dead)

    08/05/2015 11:51:50 AM PDT · by OrangeDaisy · 161 replies
    wsmv.com ^ | 8/5/2015 | Chuck Morris
    Posted: Aug 05, 2015 1:36 PM CST Updated: Aug 05, 2015 1:46 PM CST Posted by Chuck Morris Connect NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Police are responding to a call of an active shooter at the Carmike 8 Cinemas on Bell Road in Antioch. The incident occurred just after 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Dispatch confirmed three EMS units have been sent to the scene. Witnesses at a nearby business reported one person covered with blood. Check back to WSMV.com and Channel 4 News for updates.
  • Active shooter reported at Antioch theater

    08/05/2015 11:57:13 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 41 replies
    WSMV ^ | 8-5-2015 | Chuck Morris
    Police are responding to a call of an active shooter at the Carmike 8 Cinemas on Bell Road in Antioch. The incident occurred just after 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Dispatch confirmed three EMS units have been sent to the scene. Witnesses at a nearby business reported one person covered with blood. Check back to WSMV.com and Channel 4 News for updates. Read more: http://www.wsmv.com/story/29717483/active-shooter-reported-at-antioch-theater#ixzz3hy6x7pAv
  • 3 shot while sitting inside car in Roxbury (Boston)

    08/04/2015 6:46:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    Fox Boston ^ | August 3, 2015
    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) - Three people were shot Monday while sitting in a car in Roxbury. This comes, ironically, on the same day as Boston's Night Out and Mayor Marty Walsh and BPD Commissioner William Evans are begging for help from the community. The shooting occurred around 1 p.m. in the area of Academy Terrace. “I’ve got as many cops as I can possibly have in this area, yet it doesn’t seem to stop the violence in the neighborhood,” Evans said.
  • Suspect in Memphis Police Officer’s Death Turns Himself In

    08/04/2015 12:31:19 AM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 18 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 08/03/2015 | Ashley Southall
    An ex-convict wanted in Tennessee for the murder of a Memphis police officer turned himself in to the authorities on Monday, law enforcement officials said. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, was taken into custody after surrendering to the United States Marshals Office, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said. Toney Armstrong, the Memphis police director, said Mr. Wilbourn, accompanied by a lawyer, turned himself in and was expected to be arraigned on Tuesday in the shooting of Officer Sean Bolton.
  • Navy officer may be prosecuted for shooting Chattanooga jihadist

    08/03/2015 8:05:22 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 49 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 8/2/15 | Robert Spencer
    If this happens, it will confirm that in Obama’s America, jihad terrorist lives matter. Those of their victims, not so much. “Revealed: Navy Officer Did Something Heroic During Chattanooga Shooting, But May Be PUNISHED For It,” by James Beattie, Western Journalism, July 22, 2015 (thanks to Pamela Geller): A Navy officer and Marine reportedly returned fire at the shooter who killed five service members in Chattanooga, Tenn., even though current policy does not permit military members to carry firearms on facilities such as those where the attack occurred. Mohammod Abdulazeez was slain last Thursday after allegedly firing dozens of shots...
  • Mexican man held in ‘Good Samaritans’ killing; burglary wasn’t enough to deport him!

    08/02/2015 11:53:49 AM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | August 2, 2015 | Michael Dorstewitz
    No good deed goes unpunished. The truth of that adage was confirmed in spades last week when a Montana couple, Jason and Tara Shane, described as Good Samaritans for helping a stranded young, Mexican motorist were shot and killed for their effort. Their daughter, Jorah Shane, 26, was wounded. Jesus Deniz Mendoza, 18, a Mexican national who entered the United States legally two years ago, shot the Shanes when they stopped to assist with a broken-down car. Shortly after the shooting, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement indicated that Mendoza had legally entered the country from Mexico through the San Ysidro...
  • Breaking News : Memphis Officer Dies after Traffic Stop Shooting

    08/01/2015 10:28:05 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 65 replies
    Fox 13 ^ | 8-2-2015 | Fox 13
    10:45 p.m. UPDATE: FOX13 has confirmed with multiple sources that the officer who was shot during a traffic stop has died. MPD Director Toney Armstrong will be holding a press conference at Regional One soon. UPDATE: According to MPD PIO Karen Rudolph, a call came in at approximately 9:18 p.m. Here is what we know so far: -Communications was advised that additional officers were needed in the area of Cottonwood and Perkins. -Officer was conducting a traffic stop when he was shot by an occupant of the vehicle
  • White House Petition Started Asking Obama to Honor Navy Officer Who Fired on Chattanooga Terrorist

    08/01/2015 12:52:52 PM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Aug. 1, 2015 | Kristinn Taylor
    A petiton was posted at the ‘We the People’ site at the White House this week asking President Barack Obama to honor Navy officer Lt. Cmdr. Timothy White and others who used their personal firearms to return fire against the Islamist terrorist who attacked two military offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee last month. Five servicemen were shot and killed, one servicemen and one policeman were wounded by the terrorist who was also killed. It has not been determined whose firearms killed the terrorist, Palestinian-American Muhammad Abdulazeez.
  • Parents are shot dead and their daughter is wounded by broken-down motorist they helped

    07/30/2015 10:32:30 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 123 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | July 30, 2015
    A man who was stopped along a road on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation gunned down a family who tried to help him Wednesday, killing the couple and wounding their daughter. Tana Shane, 50, and her husband Jason, 52, who have seven children, were killed, and daughter, Jora, 24, was shot in the head and back, after they assisted 18-year-old suspect Jesus Deniz Mendoza in Pyror, Montana. Jorah survived and managed to run to a local school to get help before returning to the scene. She was then taken to hospital and is said to be 'incoherent'. Mrs Shane drove past...
  • Cincinatti prosecutor has released video of shooting he calls 'the most asinine act' made by a cop

    07/29/2015 7:53:44 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 39 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/29/2015 | Harrison Jacobs
    A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge in the shooting of 43-year-old Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black man, during a routine traffic stop. In conjunction with the indictment, Hamilton County prosecutor Joseph T. Deters released a video of the shooting from the body camera of the shooting officer, Ray Tensing. “This is the most asinine act I’ve ever seen a police officer make,” said Deters during a news conference. “It’s an absolute tragedy in 2015 that anyone would behave in this manner. It was senseless. He lost his temper because Mr. Dubose wouldn’t get...
  • University of Cincinnati cancels class ahead of Grand Jury announcement (Riots Expected)

    07/29/2015 9:52:56 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 19 replies
    WCPO - TV ^ | 7-29-2015 | aree Algazaar
    University of Cincinnati is canceling classes ahead of a press conference on the deadly shooting involving a UC police officer. Campus officials said all classes on the Uptown and Medical campuses will be canceled at 11 a.m., including all classes in session at that time.
  • Tour de France: Police fire at car in Paris square ahead of race

    07/26/2015 7:40:27 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    BBC News ^ | July 26, 2015 | BBC News
    Police in France are searching for the driver of a vehicle that tried to crash through a security barrier for the Tour de France, which ends in Paris later. The incident took place on the Champs-Elysees at about 08:00 local time, as the barriers were being put out. Officers opened fire on the car but the suspect drove away. The car was later found abandoned nearby. There is no suggestion of terrorism as a motive, according to the BBC's Paris correspondent Hugh Schofield. He says the car first hit a parked vehicle in the Place de la Concorde.
  • FIGURES. Lafayette Shooter Was Obama Supporter: “I Was For His Re-Election, I Liked His Spending”

    07/24/2015 7:42:44 PM PDT · by South40 · 145 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 24 JUL 2015 | Jim Hoft
    The gunman who opened fire inside a packed movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, Thursday night, was 59-year-old John Russell Houser, police said at a news conference today. ((snip)) Houser also supported Barack Obama. He wrote this in his Manifesto (why do mass murderers always seem to have a rambling manifesto?) I accepted this it came to me that the president is doing exactly what Tim McVeigh did,only the president is much more effective.The way I see it,the faster he wrecks this nation, which in no way resembles what it’s founders envisioned,the faster working people with morals may re-assume command.ie I...
  • BuzzFeed Editor Walks Back Saying ‘Don’t Pray. Push for Gun Control’ On Lafayette Shooting

    07/24/2015 7:56:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Mediaite ^ | July 24, 2015 | Ken Meyer
    In the immediate aftermath of the Louisiana movie theater shooting last night, Governor Bobby Jindal and numerous other figures took to the media and urged America to pray for the victims and those affected. In the midst of all this, BuzzFeed News editor Rachel Zarrell tweeted out her frustration with gun violence, but then, she tweeted a message that struck a negative chord with viewers:(TWEET-AT-LINK)After a responder suggested that it might not be the right time to politicize the tragedy, Zarrell doubled down:(TWEETS-AT-LINK)[continued]
  • Jindal calls for prayers for families of US shooting victims

    07/24/2015 9:27:41 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 3 replies
    The Times of India ^ | Friday, July 24, 2015 | Press Trust of India
    Washington: Indian-American Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal has called for a prayer for the victims of the shooting at a movie theatre in his state that killed three people, including the shooter. The gunman, according to the police, was a 58-year-old white man who opened fire from his weapon at a movie theatre in Louisiana on Thursday evening. Later he shot himself, the Lafayette City Police chief Jim Craft told reporters. Jindal, who has been busy in his presidential campaign most of the week rushed to the scene to personally lead the post-shooting effort. "I'm on my way to Lafayette right...
  • UPDATE 10 AM: Georgia officials say shooting suspect spent time in mental institution..

    07/24/2015 8:25:41 AM PDT · by PROCON · 49 replies
    katc.com ^ | July 24, 2015 | Tina Macias
    The man identified as killing two people and wounding nine more in last night's shooting is John Russell Houser, 59, of Alabama. He spent time in an East Alabama Mental Health Facility from 2008 to 2009, Russell County, Ga., Sheriff Heath Taylor tells KATC. They're unsure what he was treated for, but will hold a press conference this afternoon to release information about him. Houser was previously arrested for arson in Columbus, Georgia, but Taylor was unsure when that arrest happened. It may have been decades ago. Houser was evicted from his Phenix City, Ala., home in March 2014, Taylor...
  • Victims, gunman identified in Grand 16 shooting (Lafayette, La.)

    07/24/2015 6:33:00 AM PDT · by BerniesFriend · 82 replies
    Victims, gunman identified in Grand 16 shooting The victims who died in last night's shooting at The Grand 16 have been identified as 21-year-old Mayci Breaux of Franklin and 33-year-old Jillian Johnson of Lafayette. The shooter, who shot himself in the theater, has been identified as 58-year-old John Houser of Alabama. Police say he was a "drifter" who had been in the Lafayette area since early July. He fired 13 rounds into the theater during the 7 p.m. showing of "Trainwreck." One of the victims and the gunman died at the scene. A second victim died at an area hospital....
  • Lafayette, Louisiana Movie Theater Gunman ID'd as John Russel Houser, 59, of Alabama

    07/24/2015 5:59:22 AM PDT · by LadyBuzz · 23 replies
    bayoubuzz.com ^ | 5/24/2015 | A media source //
    The gunman who opened fire inside a packed movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, Thursday night, was John Russel Houser, police said at a news conference this morning. Houser, 59, is among three people who died, police said. Nine others were injured.
  • Watch: News Anchor Gets Fed Up With Obama, Says What Everyone’s Thinking In EPIC Rant

    07/22/2015 3:58:04 PM PDT · by lbryce · 23 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | July 22, 2015 | James Beattie
    Tomi Lahren, the anchor of On Point with Tomi Lahren on One America News Network (OANN), ended her program Saturday by excoriating President Obama for not affirming the attack in Chattanooga was the result of “radical Islam” and not “workplace violence.” Lahren, originally from Rapid City, S.D., was given the opportunity to host a show on OANN at 22-years-old last September after graduating from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. “Four United States Marines are now dead,” Lahren said. “Climate change didn’t kill them. Lack of free community college didn’t kill them. The income gap, wage inequality — nope, not...
  • At least 3 dead after gunman opens fire at Lafayette, La. movie theater

    07/23/2015 8:34:20 PM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 7/23/15 | FoxNews
    DEVELOPING: A gunman killed two people and injured seven others late Thursday when he opened fire in a Lafayette, La. movie theater before turning the gun on himself, the city's police chief said. Police Chief Jim Craft told a news conference that authorities had identified the gunman as a 58-year-old white man, but did not release his name, citing an ongoing background check. The chief added that the conditions of the injured victims ranged from critical to non-life-threatening. City Marshal Brian Pope told The Daily Advertiser that the gunman opened fire at the Grand 16 Theatre in Lafayette, approximately 40...
  • Lafayette, La Movie Theater Shooting was yet another gun-free zone, others in area don’t ban guns

    07/24/2015 3:37:19 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 27 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | July 23, 2015 | Crime Prevention Research Center
    The movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana occurred in yet another place that banned permitted concealed handguns. The shooting occurred at the Grand Theater. It’s “conduct policy” openly bans the carrying of guns, just like where the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting occurred. While The Grand Theatre company owns three theaters in the area, none of the other local movie theaters that are owned by other companies appear to have a similar policy (Lafitte Cinema 4, Crowley Cinema IV, The Queen Cinema). . . .