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  • Raleigh cops fatally shoot man who threw Molotov cocktails at precinct

    05/07/2022 8:20:24 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/07/2022 | JESSE O’NEILL
    Cops in Raleigh, North Carolina, shot and killed a man who was throwing Molotov cocktails outside the police station Saturday, authorities said. The incident started around 1:20 p.m. when the unidentified suspect began lighting cars on fire in the police parking lot with the incendiary weapons, officials said at a press conference. “Commands were given to this individual to stop his actions,” Raleigh Police Chief Estella Patterson said. “The individual continued to throw multiple Molotov cocktails in the parking lot and eventually towards our officers who were there.”
  • Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper says Trump wanted to 'shoot' demonstrators protesting George Floyd's death: book

    05/02/2022 11:04:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 107 replies
    Business insider ^ | 05/02/2022 | John L Dorman
    Former President Donald Trump wanted to "shoot" demonstrators protesting the May 2020 police killing of George Floyd, according to a forthcoming book written by former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. In June 2020, Trump became increasingly frustrated with the fury ignited by the death of Floyd while in custody of the Minneapolis police, Esper wrote in the book, "A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Secretary of Defense During Extraordinary Times," which is slated for release on May 10.
  • Alec Baldwin claims he has been 'EXONERATED' by report blaming Rust production team for shoddy safety that led to star fatally-shooting cinematographer - even though he was a producer on the movie

    04/20/2022 7:23:20 PM PDT · by algore · 49 replies
    Alec Baldwin has claimed he's been exonerated over the death of a cinematographer he accidentally shot dead by a new report blasting producers of the film whose set witnessed the tragedy. New Mexican Occupational Health and Safety Bureau officials levied the maximum fine against the producers of Rust, the western movie on whose set Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed by Baldwin in October 2021. Executive producers were hit with a $136,793 film - the maximum available. Baldwin himself was a producer, but highlighted a passage in the investigation which said that he was involved in the script and casting...
  • Seattle Police shoot, kill man after he crashes into Federal building

    03/06/2022 12:16:50 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 6 March 2022 | Melissa Alonso
    Seattle police officers fatally shot a man Saturday who "reportedly rammed his car into the Federal building and fired a rifle downtown," the police department said. Police responding to multiple 911 calls reporting gunshot sounds Friday evening found the man "where he had crashed his vehicle into the Federal building," the Seattle Police Department said in a release. Officers tried to speak with the reportedly still-armed man, according to the release, and "for reasons that remain under investigation, opened fire striking the suspect." The man died at the scene. Police have not released his identity.
  • Whoopi Goldberg: Rittenhouse Trial Sending Message ‘It’s OK to Shoot White People, Too’

    11/16/2021 11:22:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/16/2021 | Pam Key
    Whoopi Goldberg told her co-hosts Tuesday on ABC’s “The View” that the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse has sent the message “it’s OK to shoot White people too.” Goldberg said, “All eyes are on Wisconsin after lawyers made closing arguments on whether 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse traveling across state lines to take up arms before killing two men and wounding a third during a night of social justice protests and unrest were acts of self-defense or was it vigilante murder?”
  • Teacher allegedly threatened to shoot school officials after janitors removed plastic COVID barrier

    10/14/2021 9:25:53 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/14/2021 | Greg Norman Fox News
    A Pennsylvania elementary school teacher has been arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot district officials because janitors removed a plastic barrier he set up in his classroom to protect against the spread of COVID-19, reports say. Chad Gerrick, an educator at Sinking Springs Elementary School in York, is now charged with one misdemeanor count of terroristic threats, according to Fox43. Last Friday, a cafeteria worker said she heard Gerrick threaten to “shoot all them f—–s” at the district’s administrative offices, the station reported, citing a criminal complaint affidavit filed by Northern York County Regional Police.
  • Woman who said she hoped to shoot Pelosi on Jan. 6 pleads guilty to misdemeanor

    09/29/2021 6:18:34 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/29/2021 | Jordan Williams
    Woman who said she hoped to shoot Pelosi on Jan. 6 pleads guilty to misdemeanor © Getty A woman who said she had hoped to shoot Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) "in the friggin' brain" during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol this week pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor charge in connection with the riots. Dawn Bancroft on Tuesday pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building, according to WUSA 9. She is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 25. Bancroft was arrested with her friend Diana Santos-Smith in January. Both...
  • Ohio police officer fatally shoots teenage girl who appears to hold a knife during fight, video shows

    04/21/2021 6:04:58 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 57 replies
    Fox ^ | 21/4/21 | Paul Best, David Aaro
    An Ohio police officer shot and killed a teenage girl Tuesday as she attacked two other people with what appeared to be a knife in east Columbus, body camera footage released just hours after the fatal shooting shows. An Ohio police officer shot and killed a teenage girl Tuesday as she attacked two other people with what appeared to be a knife in east Columbus, body camera footage released just hours after the fatal shooting shows. Police were called to the scene around 4:30 p.m. on a report of someone attempting to stab others at a home. As soon as...
  • Flint mayor calls for end to violence after weekend shootings leave 12 injured

    07/27/2020 2:29:21 AM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    mlive ^ | 7/26/20 | Roberto Acosta
    FLINT, MI -- City leaders in Flint pleaded with residents to end the violence after a rash of weekend shootings left 12 people injured, including six at a popup party in a parking lot. Flanked by police, clergy, and Flint City Council Vice President Maurice Davis, Mayor Sheldon Neeley said police were on site Saturday night in the Hallwood Plaza near the intersection of Clio and Pierson roads. That’s where shots were fired by people in a crowd of approximately 3,000. Six people were shot, with all the victims listed in good condition at a local hospital. Information was not...
  • Dem Sen. Murphy: Trump Could Shoot Somebody and ‘Republicans Won’t Care

    10/07/2019 7:20:11 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/06/2019 | Pam Key
    On this week’s broadcast of NBC’s “This Week,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said President Donald Trump’s 2016 proclamation that Trump could shoot someone in the middle of Fifth Avenue in New York City to be true. Murphy said, “I think our only choice now is to take this to the American public. Ultimately, these members of the Senate want to get re-elected. As you have seen, public opinion shift very quickly. As you see, more Republicans going to the bunker-like that, and the president go deeper into trying to get more countries to interfere in our elections. I think public...
  • Hundreds Expected To Attend Rally To Support Suspect Accused Of Shooting Police Officers

    08/16/2019 2:15:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 43 replies
    CBS Local ^ | 8/16/19
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A controversial protest is planned Friday night in North Philadelphia to support Maurice Hill, the alleged gunman accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers. Organizers say they expect 200 to 300 people to rally tonight. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross says police will be there too. “Sadly, we do have to be there, I don’t understand it. There’s certain marches I do understand, this is definitely not one of them,” Ross said. Hill is still in jail right now while he waits to be arraigned. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said Thursday Hill will most likely face...
  • Texans are tough!!!!!

    07/18/2019 3:49:13 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 67 replies
    email | 7/18/2019 | unknown
    Due to the popularity of the "Survivor" shows, Texas is planning to do one entitled: "Survivor - Texas-Style!" The lucky contestants will all start in Dallas, drive to Waco, Austin, San Antonio, then over to Houston and down to Brownsville. They will then proceed up to Del Rio, El Paso, Odessa, Midland, Lubbock, and Amarillo. From there they will go on to Abilene and Fort Worth, and finally, back to Dallas. Each contestant will be driving a pink Prius with 15 bumper stickers which will read: 1. "I'm A Democrat" 2. "Amnesty For Illegals" 3. "I Love RAP" 4. "Boycott...
  • Two boys, 13 and 14, arrested after one of them tells Siri he wants to 'shoot up a school'

    02/01/2019 5:22:38 PM PST · by Teotwawki · 22 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | February 1, 2019 | Maxine Shen
    Full Title: Two boys, 13 and 14, arrested after one of them tells Siri he wants to 'shoot up a school' and posts virtual assistant's response recommending several local schools on social media as a 'joke' Two Indiana boys are in custody after a 13-year-old told Siri that he was going to shoot up a school and then posted the virtual assistant's reply on social media. The Valparaiso Police Department said Thursday night that the incident started when a boy, 13, who is not being named, told Apple's virtual assistant: 'I am going to shoot up a school.' Siri then...
  • 2017: When Iran Air Flight 655 Was Shot Down By A US Navy Guided Missile Cruiser

    01/09/2019 10:00:20 PM PST · by vannrox · 22 replies
    War History Online ^ | 16NOV17 | Shahan Russell
    In 1988, a US warship shot down an Iranian commercial plane, killing all onboard. The American captain and his crew were hailed as heroes, Scotland suffered, Libyans were punished, and we are still living with the effects today. It began when Iraq invaded Iran on September 22, 1980. America sided with Iraq, and by the time it ended on August 20, 1988, about a million people were dead. What ended the war, however, was an event that took place in the Strait of Hormuz. As the world gets 20% of its oil through this maritime route, the Iraq-Iran War extended...
  • Argument over Aretha Franklin leads to Suffolk shooting, witnesses say

    08/16/2018 1:33:37 PM PDT · by csvset · 12 replies
    Wtkr ^ | 16 Aug 2018 | Rachel Cardin
    SUFFOLK, Va. - Police responded to a report of a gunshot victim Thursday morning around 10:45 a.m. Police said the shooting that happened in the 300 block of East Washington Street started with an argument. News 3's Rachael Cardin spoke to a witness who said he heard the two people in a local barbershop arguing over whether or not Halle Berry played or would play Aretha Franklin in a movie. Police said the fight turned physical and then one of the subjects produced a firearm, shooting the other man at least once outside the shop. Both men got emergency medical...
  • Dashcam video of Route 33 shootout shows how quickly police work can turn deadly

    08/10/2018 7:07:23 AM PDT · by upbeat5 · 31 replies
    lehighvalleylive ^ | August 9, 2018 | Rudy Miller
    "A decision made by a police officer in a split second can determine whether someone lives or dies." "The video shot from the dashboard of a state police cruiser shows Seiple trying to arrest Clary for driving under the influence. Clary breaks away and the troopers spend about a minute trying to subdue him until Clary dashes for his car and pulls out a gun."
  • It's Gator Mating Season

    07/15/2018 11:13:17 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 17 replies
    email from a friend | 7/15/2018 | unknown
    It’s “gator mating” season—be careful out there!!! Another good reason to have a concealed weapons permit. Florida Woman Stops Alligator Attack Using a Small .22 cal Beretta Pistol: This is a story of self-control and marksmanship by a brave, cool-headed woman with a small pistol against a fierce predator. What's the smallest caliber that you would trust to protect yourself? Here's her story in her own words: "While out walking along the edge of a pond just outside my house in The Villages with my soon to be ex-husband, discussing property settlement and other divorce issues, we were surprised by...
  • Cop Charged After Attempting To Shoot Family Dog – Shoots 9-Year-Old Girl In The Face Instead

    06/24/2018 10:41:51 AM PDT · by BBell · 57 replies ^ | 6/23/17 | MATT AGORIST
    Wichita, KS — Earlier this year, a cop was fired after he shot a little girl inside her own home while trying to kill her dog. Showing that they are willing to hold their own accountable, the officer was charged with felony aggravated battery in March. And now, months after the original incident, the video has finally been released from the officer’s body camera. On Thursday, Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett released body camera video from officer Dexter Betts which shows him attempt to kill a 35 pound dog and strike a small 9-year-old girl instead. In January, Betts...
  • Monday Mirth

    04/30/2018 7:07:03 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 6 replies
    Jokes Warehouse ^ | 3/31/2004 | unknown
    Scenario: You're walking down a deserted street with your wife and two small children. Suddenly, a dangerous looking man with a huge knife comes around the corner, locks eyes with you, screams obscenities, raises the knife, and charges. You are carrying a Glock 45 and you are an expert shot. You have mere seconds before he reaches you and your family. What do you do? Liberal Answer: Well, that's not enough information to answer the question! Does the man look poor or oppressed? Have I ever done anything to him that would inspire him to attack? Could we run away?...
  • LMPD to release details after police shoot and kill suspect in Shawnee neighborhood

    04/26/2018 9:27:54 AM PDT · by BBell · 7 replies
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad says police will be releasing more information after a suspect was shot and killed by officers responding to reports of domestic trouble in the Shawnee neighborhood Wednesday night. It's the third time in less than week that a suspect has died after being shot by police in Louisville.-snip-When officers arrived, Conrad says they found 42-year-old Isaac Jackson armed with several knives. "At some point one of the officers was injured with one of the knives," Conrad said Wednesday night. "The other officer ended up involved in the shooting, shots were...