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  • Ex-St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley found not guilty of murder

    09/15/2017 7:14:05 AM PDT · by Repealthe17thAmendment · 56 replies
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | September 15, 2017 | Joel Currier
    ST. LOUIS • Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty Friday of murdering a man while on duty. St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson's highly anticipated verdict found a white former St. Louis police officer not guilty of first-degree murder and amed criminal action in the December 2011 shooting death of a black drug suspect after a high-speed pursuit and crash. Activists, with support from some of the city's black clergy, had pledged disruptive protests ahead of St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson's verdict.
  • 'Kill all white people': Suspect in killings of five white men made threat in 2014

    08/31/2017 7:44:34 PM PDT · by familyop · 42 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | 30AUG17 | Glenn E. Rice, Ian Cummings, Joe Robertson and Toriano Porter
    The 22-year-old man suspected of shooting five middle-aged white men since last year — including four on south Kansas City walking trails — threatened in 2014 to shoot up a school and “kill all white people,” according to court records...All five were white men between ages 54 and 67. All five were fatally shot, most from behind, in surprise attacks as they walked dogs, visited parks and, in one case, walked down a city street.
  • Mississippi woman allegedly stabbed by 13-year-old who cut her ear off

    08/30/2017 7:15:29 PM PDT · by seacapn · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published August 30, 2017 | Fox News
    A Mississippi teen has been charged after he allegedly stabbed an elderly woman and cut her ear off. Corey Smith, 13, was charged in connection with an attack that left a 61-year-old Jackson resident in critical condition and without an ear, KMBC reported. The unidentified woman was reportedly attacked at her home late Tuesday night. A family member told KMBC that after she parked her car and walked toward her house, a man ran over to her, cut her ear off and stabbed her multiple times. The man then reportedly stole the elderly woman’s purse and car keys before driving...
  • Man charged in two KC killings, suspect in three more: 'They didn’t see it coming'

    08/30/2017 10:15:15 AM PDT · by Gritty · 75 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | August 29, 2017 | Glenn E. Rice, Ian Cummings, Joe Robertson
    A mysterious series of apparently random killings in Kansas City, mostly committed in isolated spots along walking trails, came to an end when the killer deviated from his pattern with a brazen, execution-style shooting in broad daylight on a city street, according to Jackson County prosecutors. The fifth and final killing came shortly after noon on Aug. 13, when 22-year-old Fredrick Demond Scott allegedly followed a man from a city bus, crept up behind him on the street and shot him in the head — before turning and getting right back on a bus. Like the other four victims Scott...
  • 2 men charged in red light shooting death of Chelsie Lynn Kirschten

    08/30/2017 4:20:49 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 65 replies
    WAPT ^ | Updated: 6:55 PM CDT Aug 29, 2017 | Angela Williams
    JACKSON, Miss. — Jackson police have made two arrests in connection with the shooting death of Chelsie Lynn Kirschten. Kirschten, 23, was shot and killed Aug. 17 as she sat in her car waiting on a red light at Fortification and State streets, according to police. The gunman said nothing when he walked up to the driver’s side closed window of Kirschten’s white Pontiac G6 and shot her in the back, police said. A passenger in Kirschten’s car told police that the gunman, who was wearing dark clothing, didn’t take anything after the shooting and walked away, investigators said.
  • San Jose: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of ‘beloved’ liquor store owner

    08/12/2017 6:12:32 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 17 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | August 11, 2017 | Mark Gomez
    Following rapid-fire detective work, police announced the arrest of a man they contend shot and killed Hieu “Charlie” Ly while trying to rob Ly’s Evergreen liquor store earlier this week.
  • Teens in stolen car crash had 126 arrests; murder charges possible (w/video)

    08/08/2017 12:00:31 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 56 replies
    Teens in stolen car crash had 126 arrests; murder charges possible (w/video) ^ | 08 AUG 17 | By Zachary T. Sampson, Lisa Gartner, Laura Morel and Anastasia Dawson, Times Staff Writers
    The last thing Keondrae Brown remembers before he blacked out is lying in shattered glass on Tampa Road, next to the burning wreckage of a stolen car, lucky to be alive after a high-speed crash that killed his brother and two of his friends. Now Keondrae and two other boys in a second stolen car could face murder charges in the deaths of Keontae Brown, 16; Jimmie Goshey, 14; and Dejarae Thomas, 16. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri suggested the more serious charges against the surviving teens at a news conference Monday, a day after the Palm Harbor crash once again highlighted...
  • Students in rocket design contest visit Oval Office to show president their 'Trump' projectile

    05/13/2017 6:49:55 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 21 replies
    ABC News ^ | 05/13/2017 | David Caplan
    <p>Donald Trump's pre-presidential air fleet -- consisting of a Boeing 757, a small aircraft and a handful of choppers -- has been easily recognizable for years, thanks to "TRUMP" being slapped on the exterior of these souped-up aeronautical machines.</p>
  • Teen Gold Bar Scam Allegedly Included Fake Rolex Watches

    05/10/2017 10:51:14 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    The Bulletin ^ | Apr 24, 2017 a | Aubrey Wieber
    Prosecutors are calling on all victims to come forwardProsecutors are working to uncover the breadth of a fake gold bar scam allegedly carried out by two Bend teenagers, which investigators say included selling fake Rolex watches on eBay. Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel is asking for all victims of the scam to come forward. “Right now I am doing a big push to identify every victim and total the financial damages,” he said. Robert Yelas Jr. and Caleb Knight, both 17, were arrested March 21 after police say they made nearly $60,000 from selling fraudulent 1-ounce gold bars. Yelas...
  • L.A. County sheriff's sergeant killed in Lancaster shooting; suspected gunman in custody

    10/05/2016 5:17:16 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    LA Times ^ | October 5, 2016 | Veronica Rocha, Richard Winton, Joseph Serna
    A Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant died Wednesday after he was shot while responding to a call of a residential burglary in Lancaster, authorities said. The sergeant killed was Steve Owen, a 29-year department veteran, according to sheriff’s Executive Officer Neal Tyler. “This has been a very dark day for the Sheriff’s Department,” Capt. Steve Katz said. “We are all suffering right now.” From the archives: L.A. Times reporter rides along with Sgt. Steve Owen last year » The shooting occurred as Owen and his partner responded to a 911 call about 12:35 p.m. from a woman reporting a burglary...
  • Police: boy, 14, critically wounded in shootout with St. Louis officers

    10/02/2016 1:42:39 PM PDT · by PROCON · 76 replies
    stltoday.com ^ | Oct. 2, 2016
    ST. LOUIS • Police shot and wounded a 14-year-old boy who fired at officers first Sunday morning in the Walnut Park East neighborhood, Police Chief Sam Dotson said. The shooting was reported about 9:25 a.m. in the 5000 block of Beacon Avenue; the department posted a tweet saying the wounded person was stable at a hospital. No officers were injured in the shooting. Dotson told reporters at the scene that officers had been searching for a car taken in a carjacking late last month. After a short pursuit, Dotson said, the officers stopped to try to talk to at least...
  • CA community outraged after officer kills unarmed black man [Crowd forming, fights, etc]

    09/28/2016 4:52:14 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 84 replies
    CNN ^ | 28 SEP 16 | By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Max Blau and Paul Vercammen, CNN
    El Cajon, California (CNN)Activists dismayed by the police killing of an unarmed, possibly mentally ill black man in El Cajon, California, demanded Wednesday that authorities release video of the shooting. They also want a federal probe into the man's death. Police have not released the man's name. As of Wednesday afternoon, police had released little information about the incident, aside from a still photograph showing the African-American man, in what authorities describe as a "shooting stance," facing off with two officers in a parking lot.
  • SEE IT: Georgia woman fatally shoots home invader, sends two accomplices fleeing

    09/23/2016 6:32:10 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 44 replies
    .nydailynews.com ^ | 9/23/16 | Meg Wagner
    SEE IT: Georgia woman fatally shoots home invader, sends two accomplices fleeing A Georgia woman opened fire on a trio of robbers who broke into her house, killing one of the three invaders. Officers in Gwinnett County are still hunting for the other two burglars, who escaped after their botched break in last week, WSB-TV reported. The woman, a local restaurant manager who has not been identified, was staying with a housemate on Sept. 16 while working on a job-related project. Around 4 a.m., three armed men burst through the front door, surveillance video from inside the house showed.
  • White Man Dragged, Beaten Begging For Mercy (Drudge)

    09/22/2016 6:27:55 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 90 replies
    Drudge ^ | 9/22/2016
    Video posted on Twitter linked by Drudge https://twitter.com/LibertarianQn/status/778845840496594944
  • Good Samaritan kills woman's attacker at Walmart (assaulted mother with infant in parking lot)

    09/12/2016 8:55:17 AM PDT · by amorphous · 62 replies
    Worldnet Daily ^ | 12 Sep 2016
    Two Good Samaritans are being credited with saving a woman’s life after she was attacked by two suspected carjackers who hit her over the head after she left Walmart was putting her infant child into a car seat in the store parking lot in Shawnee, Kansas on Sunday. A bystander, who rushed to the aid of the woman after hearing her screams, was shot multiple times by one of the suspects, according to police. Another Good Samaritan saw what happened, got out of his car and shot one of the attackers dead. A shopper who had just exited the store...
  • Sonic employee shot while working at restaurant (YBMs shoot 20yo white girl)

    07/14/2016 11:21:33 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 71 replies
    KATV ^ | 14 JUL 16 | MARINE GLISOVIC
    The Little Rock Police Department confirms to Channel 7 News the victim of Wednesday night's shooting at a Sonic has been identified as Olivia Standage, 20. According to the report KATV obtained, she was shot multiple times in the torso and upper torso. The report further detailed what the suspects looked like; one was described as wearing a white t-shirt and another was said to be wearing a black t-shirt. Standage was transported to Baptist Hospital, where she is listed in critical condition. The suspects' vehicle was described as a 2005/2006 tan Cadillac Deville, four-door with a rag top, and...
  • Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Arson, Looting During Riots

    06/27/2016 10:10:51 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 38 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 6/27/16 | Rick Ritter
    After last year’s unrest in Baltimore, federal prosecutors vowed to bring rioters to justice. On Friday, they made good on their promise, sending one man to prison for 15 years. Prosecutors say 20-year-old Donta Betts was one of the key players in the Freddie Gray riots, looting, starting fires and even attacking police Squirting lighter fluid on a pile of propane cylinders, the infamous photo of Betts from the Freddie Gray riots went viral. He will now spend 15 years behind bars. “Donta Betts was a menace to society here in Baltimore. The scope of the criminal activity he was...
  • Black pastors rally in support of HB2, saying LGBT rights are not civil rights

    05/25/2016 9:52:41 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 9 replies
    About 40 preachers, mostly African-American, rallied on the State Capitol grounds on Tuesday to take offense at comparing the fight for LGBT protections to the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
  • Man Hijacks Metrobus; Pedestrian Fatally Struck: Police (Armed Teens Hijack DC Metro Bus)

    05/03/2016 9:07:00 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 28 replies
    NBC Washington DC ^ | 03 MAY 16 | News staff
    A man attacked a Metrobus driver with a weapon and hijacked his bus Tuesday morning, D.C. police said. The bus then struck a pedestrian, who later died. It's not clear where the bus was taken from, but police say the bus in now stopped at a gas station in the 4300 block of Minnesota Avenue in Northeast Washington. Police say the suspect got on the bus and attacked the bus driver with a weapon. The driver managed to get off the bus, but suffered a back injury in the process. He is expected to be OK. The suspect then drove...
  • Update: Three Minors Arrested, Identified in Sherwood Teen's Death

    04/25/2016 8:06:00 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 54 replies
    Fox 16 ^ | Updated 04/25 2016 08:10AM | STEPHANIE SHARP
    Update (April 23, 6 p.m.): SHERWOOD, Ark. - Xavier Porter, 17; Travone Miller, 14; and Quincy Parker, 15 all face charges as adults in the death of 17-year-old Bryan Thompson. Sixth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Larry Jegley confirmed the identities of the teenagers Saturday (4/23). The trio all face charges of Capital Murder and Aggravated Robbery. Update (April 23, 10 a.m.): SHERWOOD, Ark. - Sherwood Police arrested three unnamed juveniles (ages 14, 14 and 17) on Friday in connection with the death of Bryan Thompson, who was found dead on Thursday. All three face charges of Capital Murder and Aggravated...