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  • Burning Brussels terror suspect ran at soldiers

    06/21/2017 6:27:22 AM PDT · by cartan · 26 replies
    sky NEWS ^ | 2017-06-21 | Sunita Patel-Carstairs and Connor Sephton
    The terror suspect is pictured on fire before he is shot, as a Briton caught up in the attack tells of the "chaos" at the scene. Belgian soldiers patrolling a major train station in Brussels have killed a suspected suicide bomber following an explosion. He ran at soldiers while on fire after the blast, shouting "Allahu akbar" - God is greatest - in Arabic, before he was shot dead by troops.Belgium's federal prosecutor confirmed the "terrorist attack" at Brussels Central, one of the country's busiest stations.Authorities have identified the suspect as a Moroccan national, but have not released his name.He...
  • Armed Men Rob Shoot Stranded Drivers on I-10 Louisiana

    04/21/2017 5:58:50 PM PDT · by mapffel · 13 replies
    WWL-TV New Orleans ^ | 7:02 PM. CDT April 21, 2017 | WWLTV.com , WWL
    ST. CHARLES PARISH, La. -- Three men were robbed at gunpoint, one of them shot, after their car broke down on I-10 near the Bonnet Carre Spillway early Friday morning. According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, three men were working to fix their stalled vehicle on the interstate’s shoulder around 12:48 a.m. when a green Pontiac sedan pulled up behind them. A black male got out of the car and offered to help the stranded men, but they declined. Police say two more black males got out of the vehicle and one of them pulled out a handgun.The...
  • Coroner IDs phone store robbery suspect killed by customer

    02/13/2017 3:53:43 PM PST · by BBell · 32 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 2/13/17 | Jonathan Bullington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The suspected robber shot and killed by an armed customer Friday night (Feb. 10) has been identified by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office as Jordan Espadron. Espadron, 28, was armed when he entered the T-Mobile store, 506 St. Andrew St., shortly before 7:30 p.m., New Orleans police said. Once inside, police said he ordered employees and a customer to the back room and demanded money from the store safe.-snip-Jordan Espadron life fell off track, his grandmother said. A search of online court records in Jefferson Parish shows separate 2008 convictions for cocaine possession and for attempting to possess a firearm...
  • Customer who killed robbery suspect Friday night not likely to face charges: New Orleans police

    02/13/2017 3:39:05 PM PST · by BBell · 13 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 2/13/17 | Jonathan Bullington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    New Orleans police are not likely to seek charges against the armed customer who fatally shot a suspected robber Friday night (Feb. 10) in a T-Mobile store, the department said Monday. "From all accounts it appears there will not be any charges brought forward for this incident, however, it is still being investigated," NOPD spokeswoman Dawne Massey said in an email message.The as-yet unidentified robbery suspect, 28, was armed when, according to police, he entered the T-Mobile store, 506 St. Andrew St., shortly before 7:30 p.m.
  • LAPD officers shoot suspect after stabbing rampage in Hollywood

    01/31/2017 4:24:17 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 30 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | 1/31/17 | Staff
    An officer-involved shooting took place inside a Hollywood fast food restaurant after multiple stabbings were reported in the area, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Tuesday. The shooting was reported around 2 p.m. at the corner of Ivar Avenue and Sunset Boulevard but the number of people injured was unclear, said LAPD Officer Aareon Jefferson. CNN reporter Maeve Reston witnessed some of the chaos and said on Twitter that she saw a male suspect — who officers later shot — trying to stab people. “Unclear how many stabbing victims there are, but suspect ran down Sunset Blvd. trying to stab...
  • Suspect In Shooting Outside Milo Event Claims Self Defence, Released Without Charges

    01/22/2017 8:29:00 AM PST · by davikkm · 57 replies
    The man apprehended earlier this morning in relation to the shooting outside the MILO event at the University of Washington has been released by police the Seattle Times reports. The suspect wanted in connection to the shooting of a 34 year old man turned himself in to police this morning and was promptly questioned by the University of Washington police. The Seattle Times article reports that, “one of the law-enforcement officials said the man who fired the gun claimed the man he shot was some type of white supremacist.”
  • German police release suspect for lack of evidence, driver still on the loose

    12/20/2016 1:20:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 20, 2016 | JOHN SEXTON
    It appeared that something was amiss when the Berlin police tweeted this early in the morning U.S. time: The temporary arrested suspect denies the offense. Therefore we are particulary alert. Please be also alert.#Breitscheidplatz— PolizeiBerlinEinsatz (@PolizeiBerlin_E) December 20, 2016 That suspect has already been released. Berlin police posted a fuller explanation for that decision on their website (via Google Translate): The accused who had been temporarily arrested on the occasion of the attack on the Berlin Christmas market on 19 December 2016 was released in the evening on the orders of the Federal Prosecutor. The previous investigations did not result...
  • France arrests new suspect in foiled terror plot

    12/17/2016 2:11:46 PM PST · by Lorianne · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10 December 2016
    French judicial authorities have arrested and charged a sixth suspect in a foiled militant plot to attack sites in the Paris region, a judicial source said on Saturday. France has been under a state of emergency since a wave The 31-year old suspect has been placed in preventive detention and accused of cooperation with "criminal terrorists" and of having supplied weapons to his accomplices, the source said. Five other men suspected of being part of the plot are in custody after simultaneous police swoops last month in the southern port city of Marseille and in Strasbourg in northeast France. Investigators...
  • Chelsea bomb suspect caught after shootout with cops

    09/19/2016 8:37:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies
    New York Post ^ | 9/19/16 | Jamie Schram, Reuven Fenton and Yaron Steinbuch September 19, 2016 | 11:25am
    A 28-year-old Afghani native wanted in connection with blasts in Manhattan and New Jersey that left 29 wounded has been caught after shooting at a police officer in New Jersey, according to a report. Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested after firing at the cop in Linden, WNBC reported. Rahami, whose fingerprint was found on an unexploded device, was hunted in connection with the explosions that sparked fears of a local terror cell, according to federal officials. Earlier Monday, FBI agents raided the Elizabeth, New Jersey, home of Rahami, a naturalized US citizen who was deemed armed and dangerous, Mayor Bill...
  • Bond denied for mosque arson suspect; Public defender appointed

    09/15/2016 6:52:36 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    WPTV Webteam ^ | 09/14/2016 | Meghan McRoberts,
    chreiber lives in the 5700 block of northwest Zenith Dr. where a search warrant was executed. Evidence collected at the house linked him to the fire that occurred late Sunday night, the sheriff's office said. "An arrest in this case has been made just 65 hours after the fire was reported. He was picked up when he was walking on the street," said Chief Deputy Garry Wilson of the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office. An examination of Schreiber’s social media account also shows multiple anti-Islamic posts and comments, the sheriff’s office said. Schreiber was charged with arson and Florida’s Hate...
  • Two bailiffs, suspect dead in Michigan courthouse shooting: sheriff

    07/11/2016 3:36:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 7/11/17 | Justin Madden and Fiona Ortiz
    (Reuters) - Two bailiffs were shot and killed inside a courthouse in St. Joseph in southwest Michigan on Monday and law enforcement officers then killed the shooter, Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey said. "At about 2:25 we had a disturbance on the third floor of the courthouse. A person has shot two bailiffs, they are both deceased, and a deputy sheriff who is at the hospital right now being treated in the emergency room," Bailey said in a brief news conference. "The suspect has been shot and killed," he added. He said the death of his friends was "terrible." The...
  • Big Bone Lick State Park closed amid manhunt for dangerous man

    06/17/2016 9:24:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 35 replies
    wtol.com ^ | 6/17/2016 | Jennifer Baker
    Deputies responded to the park that has 62 campsites on Beaver Road for a report of shots fired just after 10 p.m. Thursday, reads a prepared statement from Major Tom Scheben, sheriff's spokesman. When they arrived, they found a suspicious vehicle parked near a lake. State Park Rangers began conducting an immediate search of the area. Upon calling out the subject’s name, three shots from a suspected firearm were fired in the general area.
  • Police situation at Amarillo Walmart on Canyon Drive

    06/14/2016 10:03:20 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 62 replies
    Local TV ^ | June 14, 2016
    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The Amarillo Police Department is reporting an active situation at the Amarillo Walmart at 4215 Canyon Drive. Early reports indicate an armed man is inside the store. APD and several other agencies including DPS, Amarillo Emergency Management and Randall County are on scene. There are unconfirmed reports of a possible hostage situation. Police are searching for a Somalian man wearing Kakhi pants.
  • Police identify Christina Grimmie's shooter, say he specifically targeted singer

    06/11/2016 2:12:02 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 92 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 6/11/16 | Caitlin Dineen
    Singer Christina Grimmie did not know the man who shot her, Orlando police say Singer Christina Grimmie, who was shot and killed after her show in Orlando Friday night, did not know the man who shot her, Orlando police said. The 27-year-old man, who police identified as Kevin James Loibl of St. Petersburg, travelled to The Plaza Live theater with two small-caliber handguns Friday night. He walked up to Grimmie, who was signing autographs after the show, and shot her at about 10:30 p.m., Police Chief John Mina said. Her brother immediately tackled the suspect and the man shot himself...
  • POLL: Do you suspect foul play in the death of Justice Scalia?

    02/15/2016 11:48:47 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 141 replies
    What do you think in light of recent reports and conflicting information about the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia?
  • Watch: Duma suspect finally released

    12/29/2015 2:18:52 PM PST · by Eleutheria5
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/12/15 | Yoni Kempinsky
    Lod District Court ordered the suspect, whose identity remains under a media gag order, to be released to a 10-day house arrest. After being held for 29 days - during the first 20 of which he was denied legal consultation - police asked to extend his arrest based on alleged involvement in an unrelated quarrel with Bedouin shepherds two years ago, in a request thrown out by the court. However, the Honenu legal aid organization representing the suspects reported the IPS was refusing the order to release him, as State Attorney Shai Nitzan had a request issued to have the...
  • Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in San Francisco's Bayview District

    12/03/2015 7:14:58 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 6 replies
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- San Francisco police officers shot and killed a man Wednesday afternoon in the Bayview District and part of the shooting was captured on cellphone video. Police say the man who officers shot and killed was wanted in a stabbing that had happened nearby less than an hour before. They describe him as a man in his 20s and have not yet released his name. A witness posted video of the shooting on Instagram. In it you can see the man walking toward an officer. In the video, someone urges the man to "just drop it," then...
  • Father Of OSU Crash Suspect Speaks Out

    10/24/2015 2:54:40 PM PDT · by kjam22 · 128 replies
    news9 ^ | 10-24-2015 | kyle schwab
    The father of the 25-year-old Stillwater woman accused of plowing her car into a homecoming parade crowd Saturday morning in Stillwater told The Oklahoman by telephone that he first found out about the accident through social media. “Everyone across the country is talking about it,” said an emotional Floyd Chambers, 47, of Oologah, who said he couldn’t believe that his daughter could have done something like this. “I can’t figure this out. This is not the person that’s my daughter ... I can’t imagine alcohol being involved. She is not an alcoholic that I’m aware of,” he said. “This is...
  • Suspect identified in Oakland killing of ice cream vendor

    10/07/2015 9:29:22 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 17 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 7, 2015 | Steve Rubenstein
    Oakland police investigators have identified a 23-year-old man who is wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of an ice cream vendor inside his truck. Police said Wednesday that they believe Joevan Lopez was responsible for shooting 45-year-old Jasvir Singh at Peach Street and 93rd Avenue about 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
  • Bangkok Erawan Shrine bomb: Main suspect is in custody

    09/25/2015 6:51:11 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 11 replies
    BBC World News ^ | 9-25-2015 | BBC
    Thai police say a man they arrested over a deadly bombing at Bangkok's Erawan shrine is indeed the bomber, contradicting earlier statements. A police spokesman said the man - earlier named as Adem Karadag - was the figure in a yellow shirt seen on CCTV leaving a bag at the shrine. Thai police had earlier said neither of two men in their custody were the main suspects for the 17 August attack. The motive for the bombing, which killed 20 people, remains unclear.