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    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a suspect who attacked a member of the Sikh community with a hammer. The attack happened Monday in the lobby of Brooklyn Hotel. A man started screaming at operations manager Sumit Ahluwalia. The 32-year-old said the man first spit in his face, and then bashed him in the head with a hammer. READ MORE: Sikh Man Struck In Head With Hammer At Brooklyn Hotel, Community Calls For Attack To Be Investigated As Hate Crime He said he believes he was targeted because of his turban. “I came moving back and said, ‘Hey brother, what happened?’ He said, ‘You’re not my brother. You’re not the same skin. I don’t like you,'” Ahluwalia said. READ MORE: Queens Hosts Solidarity March Against Anti-Asian Hate After Sikh Man Attacked With Hammer Police have released images of the suspect. The Sikh community wants the assault investigated as a hate...
    Suspected drunk driver Jessica Beauvais, who allegedly struck and killed a New York City police officer, went on a rant in her podcast hours before the crash and said, “F*** the police.” Beauvais, 32, uploaded an hour and fifty-one-minute livestream to Facebook under the name Phoenix Michel, which started out blaring the N.W.A. song “F*** Tha Police.” Beauvais also went on a rant about Derek Chauvin, police brutality against black people, and how she encouraged others to fight the police. Jessica Beauvais Mugshot/NYPD “We can fight the police too. If you’re going to shoot me, get it over with. What I’m saying, you’re not going to try me while I’m still breathing,” she said. “Like N.W.A say about the police — if you’re going to kill me, at least I get to take someone with me. I’m one of those people. If I’m going to go, someone is coming,” she continued....
    Derek Chauvin is placed in handcuffs after being found guilty of murdering George Floyd Court TV via AP, Pool Fall River Police apologized after sharing a response to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict on Tuesday. "Chauvin immediately stood and calmly placed his hands behind his back," the post read in part. "Imagine if George Floyd had done the same," it continued. Police said that was shared erroneously. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A Massachusetts police department apologized after sharing a post on its Facebook page that read: "Derek Chauvin immediately stood and calmly placed his hands behind his back. Imagine where we'd be if George had done the same." The now-deleted Facebook post was shared by the Fall River Police Department in Massachusetts on Tuesday after Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Facebook Icon The letter...
    OAK PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- A woman was viciously attacked on a Blue Line train near Oak Park early Thursday morning, according to a witness.The CTA received a report of a disturbance aboard a railcar at the Blue Line Oak Park station about 2:15 a.m., a spokesman for the transit authority said.A witness, who identified himself as Mike, said that disturbance was an attack the left a woman's face bloodied and badly swollen.The incident occurred on a train near Austin, he said. There was reportedly commotion on the conductor's radio, then an announcement the train was going to stop at Oak Park, after a man viciously attacked a woman."It's absolutely terrible. I don't really know what happened and what really caused that, but I feel very sorry for her," Mike said. "I don't think, I don't think that should ever happen to anybody regardless of the case scenario. And it...
    In 2019, LeBron James warned that we should be “careful what we tweet” because even though we have “freedom of speech,” a lot of “negative” comes with that. In 2021, LeBron James would have done well to listen to his own advice. After then-Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey posted a tweet supporting the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, James and the rest of the NBA sought to immediately repair the damage done to the relationship with their communist overlords by attacking Morey. James, in particular, responded in a way that his communist benefactors would have appreciated: By warning of the dangers that “freedom of speech” and Twitter could pose. LeBron in 2019 on Daryl Moreys tweets supporting Hong Kong: "So many people could have been harmed…so just be careful what we tweet, what we say…we do have freedom of speech but there can be a lot of negative that...
    A 911 caller alerted police that someone was "trying to stab us" before the fatal officer-involved shooting of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant, who appeared to attack two other females with a knife on Tuesday. Police released new information about the case on Wednesday, including two 911 calls, the body-worn camera footage of three officers who responded to the call and the identity of the officer who pulled the trigger.  The first 911 call came in at 4:32 p.m. The caller, who has not been identified by police, said amid a commotion in the background, "[indistinguishable]...trying to fight us, trying to stab us, trying to put their hands on our grandma. Get here now."  A second 911 call came in, but the caller quickly hung up when police arrived at the scene.  The officer who discharged his firearm, Nicholas Rearden, has been on the force since December 2019. He has been placed on administrative leave pending an...
    On May 25, 2020, the Minneapolis Police Department released its first statement regarding the fatal arrest of George Floyd. In it, police painted a picture of a man who was resisting arrest and suffered "medical distress," but there was no mention of officers holding Floyd down while Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for more than 9 minutes. Yesterday, almost a year after the incident that the Minneapolis police originally described as a "medical incident during police interaction," Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder and other charges for killing George Floyd. The initial statement from the department did not name Floyd or make any reference to the way officers restrained him on the ground while he pleaded for air — a deadly turn of events that was documented on cellphone video by horrified bystanders. Instead, the statement said: "Two officers arrived and located the suspect, a male believed to be in...
    SIXTEEN-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant was fatally shot multiple times by police during an argument with another girl. The police-involved shooting, which was caught on camera, happened just moments before Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd. 3Ma'Khia Bryant, 16, was fatally shot by police, her family saidCredit: Paula Bryant/Facebook Who is Ma'khia Bryant's mom Paula? Paula Bryant is the mother of Ma'Khia Bryant, the teenager shot dead by police in Ohio after an altercation with two others. Cops say they were called to the scene by a person who said someone was trying to stab them at 4.32pm, with officers arriving on scene minutes later at 4.44pm Video from the incident showed two females arguing, as one was thrown to the ground. The girl standing appeared to have a weapon in her hand – which police said was a knife – and moved against a...
    The police department in Norfolk, Virginia, fired a lieutenant who defended and donated to Kyle Rittenhouse, the 18-year-old accused of killing two people and wounding a third during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last summer. City Manager Chip Filer accepted Police Chief Larry Boone’s recommendation that Lt. William Kelly be relieved of duty on Tuesday, according to an announcement just four days after he was placed on administrative leave. KYLE RITTENHOUSE: 'I WOULD'VE DIED' IF HE DIDN'T 'PROTECT' HIMSELF “I have reviewed the results of the internal investigation involving Lt. William Kelly. Chief Larry Boone and I have concluded Lt. Kelly’s actions are in violation of City and departmental policies,” Filer said. “His egregious comments erode the trust between the Norfolk Police Department and those they are sworn to serve. The City of Norfolk has a standard of behavior for all employees, and we will hold staff accountable.” Kelly made a...
    Still from Chicago Police body camera footage from the Civilian Office of Police Accountability's (COPA). Civilian Office of Police Accountability An incident report lists Officer Eric Stillman as the victim in an officer-involved shooting that left 13-year-old Adam Toledo dead. A law enforcement expert told Insider that doing so is an "old cop trick" meant to shift culpability from the police. It's "meant to muddy the murky waters," often used in "the aftermath of what we cops call a 'bad shoot,'" he said. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A Chicago Police officer shot and killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo after a foot pursuit on March 29. The Civilian Office of Police Accountability, a police watchdog agency released body camera footage and reports of the officer-involved shooting on Thursday. The report identifies the officer as Eric Stillman, 34, listing him as a victim in an aggravated assault of...
    Los Angeles County's sheriff has revealed that he has only spoken to the county's new reform-minded district attorney once since he took office as he warns that criminals believe they will face no consequences under his tenure. Sheriff Alex Villanueva is an outspoken critic of DA George Gascón, who won his seat this past fall on a reform agenda that Villanueva says gives comfort to criminals and shortchanges victims. Villanueva is increasingly concerned with whether Gascón will fully prosecute any violent protesters as the city braces for possible demonstrations in the wake of the police-involved deaths of Daunte Wright in Minneapolis, 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago and the pending verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer involved in George Floyd's death. 'If there is a lack of prosecutorial fist, that might actually embolden some of our antifa, anarchist crowd, the radical elements, to try to hijack peaceful protest...
    Chris Cuomo on Cuomo Prime Time Monday night CNN Chris Cuomo discussed police violence on "Cuomo Prime Time" on Saturday night. He said reform will only happen when "white people's kids start getting killed." Cuomo's words sparked mixed reactions. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. CNN host Chris Cuomo said police reform won't happen in the United States until "white people's kids start getting killed." On Saturday's episode of his show, "Cuomo Prime Time," Cuomo discussed police reform in light of the killings of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo, as well as the Derek Chauvin trial. "George Floyd, Daunte Wright. I wonder if you'll remember their names six months from now," Cuomo said in the episode. "They'll be replaced by so many others." The CNN anchor then went on to say that many white people point out criminal behavior after people of color are killed by police,...
    Loading the player... Honolulu police body camera footage released Friday of a man’s fatal shooting shows three gunshots rang out before an officer says, “police.” Police released two brief clips from the shooting that killed Lindani Myeni, 29, Honolulu on Wednesday night. Myeni had entered a home, sat down and took off his shoes, prompting the scared occupants to dial the police, Chief Susan Ballard said Thursday. Read More: 2 wounded in Omaha mall shooting that sends shoppers running In one clip of the dark footage, what sounds like a distraught woman outside a house tells an officer, “that’s him.” The officer yells repeatedly for Myeni to get on the ground. Shots ring out and then after a pause, an officer said, “police.” Acting Deputy Chief Allan Nagata on Friday acknowledged officers didn’t identify themselves before shooting. But he said it was clear they were police, even in the...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The prosecutor who said 13-year-old Adam Toledo was holding a gun when he was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer has been put on administrative leave. A spokeswoman for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office said, “In court last week, an attorney in our office failed to fully present the facts surrounding the death of a 13 year old boy. We have put that individual on administrative leave and are conducting an internal investigation into the matter.” READ MORE: MISSING: Kianna Smith, 19, Last Seen April 6 At a bond hearing last weekend for Ruben Roman, 21 – the man who was with Adam Toledo – prosecutors said Adam had a gun in his hand when an officer shot and killed him. Prosecutors said while defendant Roman was the one to fire the gun, Adam was holding it when he was shot and killed by police at...
    Knoxville police work the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School Monday, April 12, 2021, in Knoxville, Tenn. AP Photo/Wade Payne A 17-year-old in Knoxville, Tennessee, was shot and killed by police on Monday. Officials first said the teen, Anthony Thompson, had shot an officer, before walking back the claim. Community members are calling for the body camera footage to be released. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A 17-year-old in Knoxville, Tennessee, was shot and killed by police on Monday during a confrontation in a high school bathroom. Anthony J. Thompson Jr. was later identified as the student. Officers from the Knoxville Police Department arrived at Austin-East Magnet High School in response to a call that a possibly armed teen was in the school. When officers arrived, the subject, Thompson, was in a school bathroom, which they entered. Initial reports from law enforcement said...
    CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer asked Sen. Bernie Sanders to respond to Michigan Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s call for “No more policing,” which Sen. Sanders had apparently not heard about. On Wednesday night’s edition of The Situation Room, Blitzer concluded his interview with Sen. Sanders by asking about the tweet that Tlaib sent Monday night calling for, in part, “no more policing” in the wake of the police shooting that claimed the life of Daunte Wright. “Your fellow progressive congresswoman, Rashida Tlaib, reacted by saying this, and I’ll put it up on the screen,” Blitzer said, then read the statement. “I am done with those who condone government-funded murder. No more policing, incarceration and militarization. It can’t be reformed.” “Do you agree with her on that?” Blitzer asked. “I’m sorry, who said that? Congress…” Sanders asked. “That was said by Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib of Michigan,” Blitzer told Sanders. “No, I don’t,” Sanders...
    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. -- Moments before he was killed, Daunte Wright called his mother and told her he got pulled over. She had no idea it would be the last time she would speak with her son.The 20-year-old needed to get insurance information, his mother Katie Wright said."I said OK, when the police officer comes back to the window, put him on the phone and I can give him all our insurance information," she said."A second goes by, and I hear the police officer come back up to the window and ask Daunte to get out of the car. Daunte asked, 'For what?' The police officer said, 'I'll explain to you when you get out of the car.'"The mother said she could hear the police and her son struggling.RELATED: Daunte Wright's parents 'can't accept' traffic stop shooting that killed son was a mistakeEMBED More News Videos The parents of Daunte...
    People gather before curfew holding pictures of Daunte Wright along with Black Lives Matter signs to protest his death by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on April 12, 2021. Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop on Sunday. The police chief said the officer accidentally shot Wright, confusing her handgun for a Taser.  Wright's aunt didn't buy it, telling CNN: "You know the difference from a fully-loaded pistol versus a stun gun." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The aunt of the 20-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on Sunday said she doesn't believe officer confused her gun with her Taser. Daunte Wright's death at the hands of police officer Kimberly Porter set off protests in an area still grappling with the...
    Lt. Caron Nazario is seen after being placed in handcuffs. He is suing the two police officers for violating his constitutional rights. Windsor Police via AP A uniformed Black Army officer was held at gunpoint and pepper-sprayed during a traffic stop. Second lieutenant Caron Nazario filed a lawsuit against the 2 Virginia officers involved.  In a complaint, Nazario said they gave conflicting orders and he was worried he would be murdered. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The uniformed Black Army officer that was held at gunpoint and pepper-sprayed during a traffic stop in Virginia said officers switched their commands so much he was worried he'd be murdered because he couldn't keep up.  Second lieutenant Caron Nazario, who is Black and Hispanic, filed a lawsuit against Virginia officers Joe Gutierrez and Daniel Crocker, who pulled him over while he was on his way home from his station...
    Police officers on October 27, 2020, in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Brooklyn Center police said the officer who shot Daunte Wright meant to pull her Taser, not her gun. Wright, therefore, was shot and killed as a result of an "accidental discharge." Hundreds of accidental discharges have happened since 2012; at least 21 resulted in death.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Daunte Wright's death was more or less an accident, Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon suggested on Monday. Police shot the 20-year-old Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn Center, a Minneapolis suburb. A day later, Gannon in a press conference said Wright had been driving and officers pulled him over for a traffic violation. He also said the shooting was the result of an "accidental discharge." The officer, who has not yet been identified, meant to grab her Taser but grabbed her gun instead and fatally...
    People gather in protest, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. The family of Daunte Wright, 20, told a crowd that he was shot by police Sunday before getting back into his car and driving away, then crashing the vehicle several blocks away. The family said Wright was later pronounced dead. AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa Body camera footage of the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota was released on Monday. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon said at a press conference on Monday that the shooting was accidental.  He said that officer who shot Wright meant to grab his taser, but grabbed his gun instead and fatally shot Wright. In body camera footage of the incident, a police officer can be heard saying: "Holy s--- I just shot him." The officer has been put on administrative leave pending an investigation, Gannon said. Wright was shot by the...
    A courtroom sketch of the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin at his trial. Jane Rosenberg/Reuters Insider spoke to an officer who recently left the Minneapolis Police Department.  He said officers are not trained to kneel on suspects' necks, as Derek Chauvin did to George Floyd.  But he said his understanding of the autopsy is that Floyd died of a drug overdose, not killed by Chauvin. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A former Minneapolis police officer told Insider that Derek Chauvin violated protocol while kneeling on George Floyd's neck for several minutes last year, but he doesn't think the officer's actions led to Floyd's death. The former officer, who spoke to Insider on the condition of anonymity, left the department days before Chauvin's trial started on March 29. The former officer's identity is known to Insider. 'I never taught the officers to kneel on anybody's neck'The former...
    A Minneapolis police officer monitoring a protest. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Insider spoke to a former Minneapolis police officer who quit days before Derek Chauvin's trial. He said he believes there will be rioting at the close of the trial, and he feared getting killed. Chauvin's trial over George Floyd's death began March 29, and witnesses have been testifying. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A former Minneapolis police officer who quit the department days before the start of Derek Chauvin's trial said he did so fearing there will be riots in the city, no matter the outcome. The officer, a former sergeant, spoke on the condition that he not be named in the article, but his identity is known to Insider. The former officer said he was up for retirement soon, and worried about his safety in what he predicts will be "riots and more destruction" when the...
    The lawyer for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and prosecutors disagreed Wednesday on whether George Floyd said "I ate too many drugs" on video footage of the deadly arrest played in court.  Defense attorney Eric Nelson played a video clip of Floyd saying something as officers pinned him on the ground on May 25, 2020 during his cross-examination of Los Angeles police Sgt. Jody Stiger, a use of force expert.  In the footage, Floyd yells in distress while handcuffed.  "Does it sound like he says, ‘I ate too many drugs?'" he asked Stiger.  "I can’t make that out," Stiger replied. Jody Stiger, a Los Angeles Police Department sergeant testifies Wednesday in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. (Court TV via AP, Pool) Defense lawyers have argued that Chauvin did what he was trained to do and that Floyd's use of drugs and other...
    More On: George Floyd Why old books get new attention and other commentary Derek Chauvin used excessive force on George Floyd: LAPD expert Death of Mexican woman pinned by cops draws comparisons to George Floyd Use-of-force trainer: Chauvin knee restraint not authorized George Floyd can be heard admitting on videotape that he took drugs before his fatal arrest, the lawyer for ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin claimed at the former officer’s murder trial Wednesday. Eric Nelson made the assertion while questioning Los Angeles Police Department use-of-force expert Sgt. Jody Stiger, a paid expert called by state prosecutors. “Did you hear what he said?” Nelson asked Stiger during cross-examination. “No, I couldn’t make it out,” Stiger said. “Does it sound like he says, ‘I ate too many drugs?’ Listen again,” Nelson said. The LAPD sergeant said he still could not make it out, prompting Nelson to add, “in the chaos...
    A police offer makes a call on his radio. ftwitty/Getty Images Six members of one Texas family are dead after what appears to be a murder-suicide, police said.  Farhan and Tanvir Towhid reportedly killed themselves and their family to "spare them" the hurt.  Farhan said gun laws were a "joke" and the pair was able to obtain firearms despite mental illness. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Police in Texas identified the bodies of six family members who died in what appears to be a murder-suicide, several outlets reported.  Farhan Towhid, 19, and his brother Tanvir Towhid, 21, created a suicide pact and killed four of their family members, in Allen, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, police told The Washington Post.  Police discovered the bodies on Monday after a family friend saw a lengthy social media post from Farhan that said he had killed his family and...
    A CAPITOL police officer was killed after a knife wielding suspect rammed a car into a barrier outside the US Capitol in Washington DC. The unidentified suspect was shot dead by officers near the Capitol on Friday, April 2. 6The scene outside the US Capitol on Friday, April 2Credit: Getty What have lawmakers said about the US Capitol incident? The incident sent shockwaves amongst lawmakers who expressed their gratitude to Capitol police. Democratic US Representative Ro Khanna (D-Cali) thanked the Capitol police, tweeting, "I’m safe and locked down here at the Capitol. Thankful today & every day for the US Capitol Police." Senate Minority Leader and top GOP member Mitch McConnell also recognized the work Capitol officers face in his tweet, saying "Praying for the United States Capitol Police officers who were attacked at the Capitol. "We are still learning what’s taken place. Grateful to all the USCP and first...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Three months since a violent New Year’s Day crash claimed four young lives, the teenage driver investigators say is responsible now knows he will spend another three weeks locked up. Alex Garcia’s attorney had hoped to get the 16-year-old out of juvenile detention. READ MORE: Miami-Dade Community Relations Board Hears From Miami Beach Residents On Spring Break 2021 But on Tuesday, the judge ruled against his release. Garcia appeared in court a day after turning himself in at FHP headquarters in connection with a deadly New Year’s Day crash along West Flagler Street near 79 Avenue that claimed the lives of four people in another car. “Video surveillance footage of the intersection shows that the Hyundai stopped for the flashing red light before attempting to turn onto Flagler Street. She waited at the intersection before attempting to turn. She was unable to make it across the intersection...
    The mixed martial arts fighter who witnessed ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's May 2020 arrest of George Floyd told a jury on Tuesday he called 911 after watching the events unfold because he believed he "witnessed a murder."  The trial continued into its second day on Tuesday for Chauvin, a 45-year-old former officer who was seen on video holding his knee against Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes during the May 25 arrest. He is facing charges of second- and third-degree murder and manslaughter. Donald Williams, a wrestler who said he was trained in MMA fighting, including chokeholds, began his testimony on Monday, when he described the restraint allegedly used by Chauvin as a "blood choke." LIVE UPDATES: DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL RESUMES AS MMA FIGHTER WHO WITNESSED GEORGE FLOYD'S ARREST RETURNS TO STAND In this image from video, witness Donald Williams answers questions as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – After nearly three months, the 16-year-old suspect police said caused a horrific fatal crash early New Year’s Day is behind bars. Alex Garcia was taken into custody Monday afternoon at Florida Highway Patrol’s Sweetwater headquarters after turning himself in. READ MORE: Some Hand Sanitizers Found To Have Higher Than Allowed Benzene Levels “Video surveillance footage of the intersection shows that the Hyundai stopped for the flashing red light before attempting to turn onto Flagler Street. She waited at the intersection before attempting to turn. She was unable to make it across the intersection because the defendant was driving at such a high rate of speed and failed to slow down as required by flashing yellow lights,” said FHP Lt. Alex Camacho. Authorities said Garcia and two other 16-year-olds were traveling about 111 mph at the time of the crash along West Flagler near 79 Avenue. All of...
    HUNTER Biden reportedly claimed his then-girlfriend threw his gun in the trash in 2018 because she was “scared he’d harm himself” due to a drug and alcohol problem, according to reports. The president’s son also allegedly claimed that the FBI and Secret Service became involved in the incident after Delaware police launched an investigation when the firearm then went missing from the trashcan. 7Hunter Biden allegedly text his therapist in December 2018 claiming that his then-girlfriend Hallie Biden had thrown away his gun because she was 'scared he'd harm himself'Credit: Getty 7Hallie Biden allegedly found Hunter's gun in a lock box and threw it in a trash canCredit: Rex Features The bizarre incident allegedly unfolded on October 23, 2018, when Hallie Biden – who was married to Hunter’s late brother Beau Biden – threw the firearm in the trash behind a grocery store and returned later to find it was gone. It was first reported...
    A Chicago man accused of a shooting spree that wounded two, including a police officer, reportedly said he was trying to “lure” police into an ambush. Tracey Thomas Jr. was hit with five felony counts of attempted murder of a police officer after his arrest on Saturday. The 29-year-old allegedly shot a Chicago Police officer in the hand and also wounded a civilian. He has not yet been charged for the civilian’s injuries, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. The shooting incident began around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday when investigators say that Thomas took a shot at a random person on a bicycle but missed. Minutes later, Thomas allegedly shot a man in the rear end. Police soon responded. According to ABC 7, a witness said he heard the gunfire. “I was taking my dog out in the backyard. All of a sudden, I heard these shots back here. I took my...
    MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – Faced with a pandemic and unruly crowds packing Miami Beach’s entertainment district, the city’s mayor said extended curfews and causeway closures are needed to keep the peace and people safe. “Well, it feels in some ways like our city is a tinder right now. It’s not just about not wearing masks and physical distancing, it’s also some of the folks that are coming are coming with bad intention, so there’s been brawls and even gunplay. And when you have these levels of crowds, you can’t really manage, unless you have enormous policing and all that mixed creates a lot of peril and a lot of concern, and I do worry,” said Mayor Dan Gelber. READ MORE: From Long Beach To Santa Monica, Tsunami Map Outlines Threat To LA County Residents The mayor said right now the city is actually facing a triple threat. “Right now we’re...
    A Las Vegas couple claimed their 8-year-old son tried to kill himself — but were soon charged with his murder when investigators discovered his “physical abuse” injuries, police said. Cops in Las Vegas got a 911 call from Leon Gritz, 27, early Saturday from an apartment complex where the man said his son had attempted suicide. Responding cops and paramedics found the young boy unresponsive and took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said Saturday. A subsequent investigation revealed that the boy had “substantial injuries” believed to be the result of “physical abuse and neglect” by Gritz and the child’s 28-year-old mother, Christina Gritz, police said. The pair were taken into custody on one count of open murder. They remained held without bond Monday at the Clark County Detention Center on a first-degree murder charge, online records show. The identity of the couple’s son,...
    More On: murder Child fatally shot because over clogged toilet dispute How ‘the richest girl in the world’ got away with murdering her best friend Homeless man charged in fatal Queens stabbing of fellow shelter resident Porn star charged with murder in photog’s toad-venom death A Las Vegas couple claimed their 8-year-old son tried to kill himself — but was soon charged with his murder when investigators discovered his “physical abuse” injuries, police said. Cops in Las Vegas got a 911 call from Leon Gritz, 27, early Saturday from an apartment complex where the man said his son had attempted suicide. Responding cops and paramedics later found the young boy unresponsive and took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said Saturday. A subsequent investigation revealed that the boy had “substantial injuries” believed to be the result of “physical abuse and neglect” by Gritz and...
    The suspect in a Chicago shooting spree that resulted in two wounded people including one police officer, said he was trying to “lure” police into the area “because he wanted to kill him,” the Chicago Sun-Times reported Sunday. Tracey Thomas Jr., 29, was charged with five felony counts of attempted murder of a police officer and was arrested Saturday after shooting at five Chicago police officers, striking one in the hand. He wasn’t charged in separate shooting incidents involving civilians, according to the Sun-Times. (RELATED: Three Chicago Police Officers Shot In One Week) The shooting began at around 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood. Thomas allegedly approached a person riding a bike and shot him. The victim dodged the shot but his clothing was pierced by the bullet and he went to find help, according to the Sun-Times.  Ten minutes later, two people in a car heard popping noises....
    A Rhode Island man who allegedly torched a police car during riots in 2020 is expected to plead guilty to related charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the District of Rhode Island announced Wednesday.  Nicholas L. Scaglione, 31, will reportedly admit to setting a Providence Police Department cruiser on fire in downtown Providence on June 2. Federal and local authorities determined Scaglione squirted flammable liquid into the vehicle, stoking the flames and destroying the cruiser. A Cranston man is expected to plead guilty and face at least five years in federal prison for torching a @ProvidenceRIPD cruiser during the riots in downtown Providence in the summer of 2020 https://t.co/tHFwtkHlGO — US Attorney RI (@USAO_RI) March 17, 2021 Scaglione was charged with malicious attempt to damage or destroy a vehicle, according to the statement. Scaglione allegedly shared information with others about his and another suspect’s involvement in the burning of...
    Getty Police officers are seen outside a massage parlor where three people were shot and killed on March 16, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. A woman called 911 from the spa and said she was hiding from a gunman. A woman who was hiding at Gold Spa while a shooter opened fire called 911 and spoke quietly to a dispatcher while pleading for help. Atlanta Police arrived on the scene to find three women dead. The parlor was one of three locations in northeast Atlanta and Woodstock, Cherokee County, Georgia where police allege Robert Aaron Long fatally shot eight people and wounded a ninth person. It was not clear what happened to the caller after the line was disconnected. A second 911 call reported gunshots and a woman “passed out” in front of the parlor’s door. You can listen to the call here or later in this post. Six...
    HAMMOND, Ind. (CBS) — A man was shot and wounded by officers in Hammond, Indiana on Wednesday. At 10:15 a.m., officers from the U.S. Marshal’s Great Lakes Regional Task Force attempted to make an arrest on a warrant at 142nd Street and Wabash Avenue in Hammond, according to Indiana State Police. READ MORE: Police Arrest Womans Ex-Husband Suspected In Killing Her Parents As officers stopped a gray 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer, the driver resisted, police said. The suspect went on to drive directly at an officer, and the officer fired his gun. Several vehicles were damaged in the incident, state police said. READ MORE: Mayor "Outraged" And "Horrified" – Demands Police Reforms Following CBS 2 Investigation Exposing 10-Year-Old Was Repeatedly Sexually Assaulted While Abusers Remained Free The driver escaped and crossed the state line into Illinois, but he was apprehended in Illinois and taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, state...
    Photo credit: Megan Varner / Getty Images – Facebook A Georgia sheriff’s spokesperson — whose tone deaf statement appeared to downplay the gruesome actions of an alleged Atlanta shooting suspect accused of killing eight and wounded another — had previously posted an image to Facebook that played up nativist fears about Covid-19. According to a BuzzFeed report, Cherokee County Capt. Jay Baker shared a picture of several piles of T-shirts last April that featured a biohazard sign above a mock Corona beer logo reading “Covid 19 Imported Virus from Chy-na.” In the caption of the post, which has since been deleted after BuzzFeed inquired about it, Baker reportedly wrote “Love my shirt [name redacted by BuzzFeed] ! Get yours while they last.” Baker, who is the sheriff’s department’s director of communications & community relations, spoke to the press earlier on Wednesday about the 21-year-old suspect who has been arrested and charged with perpetrating the triple...
    REDWOOD CITY — A large group of people were shot in the very early morning hours Sunday, though it appears no one was injured, police said. Redwood City police said a bit before 2 a.m. Sunday, a “large group of people were congregating” at the dead end of Standish Street, near the intersection with Winslow Street, when “an unknown suspect or suspects fired several shots towards the group of people.” The group fled the area and did not call the police to report the shooting, police said in a Tuesday statement, but later that morning, the shooting was reported by concerned residents. Police said officers located five .45 caliber bullet casings and two .9 mm casings at the scene. Police said a neighbor told officers that shots were also fire on Saturday in the area. No injuries were reported as of Tuesday, police said. Police said anyone that may have...
    ATLANTA (AP) — Seven killed in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage parlors; police haven’t said whether shootings are related. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Throughout the month of March, CBS4 is shining a spotlight on women who have shattered the glass ceiling in our community. One of those women is Miami Police Commander Nerly Papier. READ MORE: SEE IT: Video Captures Deadly Plane Crash At North Perry Airport That Hit SUV, Killing Young Boy “Whatever you want to do in life never give up, if you want something bad enough you can do it,” Papier said. Papier began her career with the City of Miami Police Department as a civilian temp employee. She later became a secretary, then a police officer, and six years later she was promoted to sergeant. Over the years she continued moving up in the ranks to lieutenant and later to her current rank as commander. CBS4’s Marybel Rodriguez asked Papier what it was like moving up in the ranks as an immigrant and a...
    STOCKTON (CBS13) – A teenager was hospitalized after being shot while driving overnight in Stockton, police said on Friday. According to the Stockton Police Department, the shooting happened at around 1 a.m. at First and Hunter streets, just a few blocks east of Edison High School. READ MORE: Third Stimulus Check: Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400 The driver, a 19-year-old man, had a female passenger in the car at the time of the shooting. Stockton police said an unknown suspect in a brown four-door sedan fired multiple shots, hitting the driver once. READ MORE: Positive COVID-19 Tests Derail Several Local High School Football Openers The 19-year-old was taken to the hospital with what police said were non-life-threatening injuries. The passenger, a minor, was not shot. No further information regarding a suspect or motive was available. MORE NEWS: Several Counties Shifting To Less Restrictive ‘Red’ Tier This Weekend;...
    PITTSBURG — A Pittsburg man has been charged with attempted kidnapping after authorities said he followed a person’s Uber ride to a BART station last weekend and tried to pull her into a vehicle he was driving. Chavez Yarbrough, 30, also has been charged with possession of a firearm, which is also a felony, along with misdemeanor petty theft, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of a smoking device, Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office spokesman Scott Alonso said. The charges stem from a March 6 encounter in which the victim, a female whose age wasn’t revealed, left her undisclosed residence to head to the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station. She called for an Uber to pick her up. As she left, authorities said Yarbrough offered her a ride to the station that she declined. After the Uber picked her up, Yarbrough got in a car and followed it, authorities said. Yarbrough is...
    Body-cam footage of the incident Despite calls for reform and better accountability, police violence continues nationwide. One police department in New York specifically has consistently been questioned for its officer’s use of excessive force. In the most recent incident caught on camera, Rochester police officials pepper-sprayed a woman while she held the hand of her 3-year-old, The New York Times reported. While the incident occurred on Feb. 22, the video detailing it was released Friday. It follows weeks after another incident during which members of the same police department pepper-sprayed and handcuffed a 9-year-old girl. In both incidents the victims were Black. According to the body cam footage, an officer confronted the woman, who was carrying her child, after a report of a shoplifter near a Rite Aid. “Did you steal from that store?” an officer says to the woman. “Oh come on, they said you stole.” What’d you take? Tell...
    FLORIDA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida vaccination site had so few eligible takers Saturday that is started inoculating any adult who wanted a shot rather than let the vaccine on hand go to waste. Word spread and on Sunday the Florida City site was overwhelmed, particularly after local state Sen. Annette Taddeo incorrectly tweeted that the federally run site would again take all comers. The Democrat, who was the party's lieutenant governor candidate in 2014, later deleted that tweet and corrected herself. Police had to calm the crowd Sunday when the site again enforced the state's eligibility rules: 65 and older; frontline medical workers and police officers, teachers and firefighters over 50; and younger people with a physician's note saying they would be endangered if they caught the virus. According to the Miami Herald, a Florida City police officer through a megaphone told 200 people waiting in line, “If...
    FLORIDA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida vaccination site had so few eligible takers Saturday that is started inoculating any adult who wanted a shot rather than let the vaccine on hand go to waste. Word spread and on Sunday the Florida City site was overwhelmed, particularly after local state Sen. Annette Taddeo incorrectly tweeted that the federally run site would again take all comers. The Democrat, who was the party’s lieutenant governor candidate in 2014, later deleted that tweet and corrected herself. Police had to calm the crowd Sunday when the site again enforced the state’s eligibility rules: 65 and older; frontline medical workers and police officers, teachers and firefighters over 50; and younger people with a physician’s note saying they would be endangered if they caught the virus. According to the Miami Herald, a Florida City police officer through a megaphone told 200 people waiting...
    The family of SeMarion Humphrey wants immediate action from law enforcement and Plano ISD after he has been bullied by classmates for over a year. CBSDFW Florida police are investigating allegations of a student being bullied at a Texas middle school. In a viral video, Summer Smith posted on Facebook that other students forced her son to drink urine. The superintendent released a video saying the school has been informed and investigating.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Florida police are investigating allegations of a student being bullied at Haggard Middle School in Plano, Texas. Summer Smith, the mother of 13-year-old SeMarion Humphrey, says she has reported multiple incidents of her son being abused by other students for months, CBS 21 reported. In a now-viral video, Smith posted on Facebook that other students forced her son to drink urine. In the video, a white child is seen...
    By DON THOMPSON | The Associated Press SACRAMENTO  — A man being restrained by Fresno police officers and sheriff’s deputies cried out “I can’t breathe!” in the moments before he died, body camera footage released Friday shows. The video in the May 2017 death of 41-year-old Joseph Perez was made public under a federal court order as attorneys for his family pursue a lawsuit against members of the two police agencies and paramedics from American Ambulance. “The Perez family is deeply troubled by the circumstances leading to Joseph’s death, especially in light of the police violence epidemic plaguing the country,” attorney Neil Gehlawat said in a statement. The release comes as former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is set to go on trial Monday in the death last year of George Floyd. Floyd, a Black man, died May 25 after Chauvin, who is white, pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — A man being restrained by Fresno police officers and sheriff’s deputies cried out “I can’t breathe!” in the moments before he died, body camera footage released Friday shows. The video of the May 2017 death of 41-year-old Joseph Perez was made public under a federal court order as attorneys for his family pursue a lawsuit against members of the two police agencies and paramedics from American Ambulance. READ MORE: This Is A Liberty Issue: Group Representing Placer County Restaurant Owners Threatens To Sue Newsom Over COVID Regulations “The Perez family is deeply troubled by the circumstances leading to Joseph’s death, especially in light of the police violence epidemic plaguing the country,” attorney Neil Gehlawat said in a statement. The release comes as former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is set to go on trial Monday in the death last year of George Floyd. Floyd, a Black...
    Golf star Tiger Woods told deputies that he had no memory of driving his vehicle after he was pulled from the wreckage of his Genesis GV80. Police have obtained a search warrant to examine the SUV’s “black box” in an attempt to figure out what happened that led to the crash last month in the Los Angeles area that left the 45-year-old with several leg injuries and cuts on his face. Woods, who was rushed to a hospital emergency room for surgery, said he didn’t remember driving or what caused the wreck when questioned at the hospital, according to the warrant’s affidavit obtained by USA Today. The five-time Masters Tournament winner was unconscious immediately after the crash when a nearby resident discovered the bloodied scene, the affidavit reads. Law enforcement officers look over a damaged vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday,...
    The Zaragoza Court welcomes the trial against Aarón Jonás BL, a 30-year-old man, detained for amputate the penis of his roommate in Zaragoza and record it to post the video on Youtube later. The Prosecutor’s Office asks for the accused four years and six months in prison for a crime of aggravated injuries. The accused has denied being the author of the mutilation: “He came to my room with the severed penis in his hand and said he had got it. I did nothing. The only thing I did was take a towel, cover the wound and reassure him, “he said in court. What he has acknowledged is that that afternoon he was drinking and consuming drugs with his alleged victim, a 30-year-old Briton who taught English classes in Zaragoza, according to the Heraldo de Aragón. Although the injured confirmed that it had been self-mutilation, investigators suspect that the events...
    A LICENSED massage therapist has been arrested for rape and sexual battery after clients said he "repeatedly" touched their genitals. Police said that James Hall, 69, had been working at Tennessee's Sunrise to Sunset Message Therapy office for years before the allegations. 3James Hall has reportedly been arrested for sexually assaulting two massage clients Police received the first complaint about Hall last week, and have since asked any other women he may have targeted to come forward. On Monday, a first time client went to police and said that Hall had fondled her during a massage. "Hall had inappropriately contacted her genital area multiple times, to include digital penetration, as well as making verbal sexual advances," police in Portland, Tennessee, said. A second victim came forward the next day, apparently after hearing that someone had gone to police implicating Hall. 3Hall reportedly worked at the Sunrise to Sunset massages...
    The district attorney of Los Angeles County is under fire after he hired a public defender who called for the abolition of prisons and referred to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) as "barbarians." Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón hired Tiffiny Blacknell as a Grade 4 deputy district attorney in his administration, FOX11 reported Thursday. Gascón's decision to hire Blacknell has stoked controversy due to her past online comments and lack of experience as a prosecutor. LA DA GASCÓN DROPS DEATH PENALTY FOR MAN CHARGED WITH KILLING POLICE OFFICER During the unrest in LA following George Floyd’s death last summer, Blacknell posted a tweet referring to the LAPD as "barbarians" and "an occupying army." She also used the hashtag "#DefundPolice" — a call that has grown in popularity among left-wingers. Blacknell also said that "prison is obsolete" and called to "reimagine America without it." "Angela Davis said it years ago....
    Williamson County Jail John Christopher Crawson John Christopher Crawson is the man who authorities said caused the evacuation of his Williamson County neighborhood near Round Rock, Texas when police found improvised explosive devices in his house. Crawson was charged with terroristic threats and jailed at the Williamson County Jail, his inmate record shows. KXAN reported the neighborhood was evacuated the morning of Tuesday, February 23, 2021 after police were called to Crawson’s home for a report that he threatened a family member. He was arrested, and police later found IEDs in his home in the 2500 block of Santa Barbara Loop, they said. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office told the news outlet they would remain on the scene until the devices were safely removed. The public was asked to avoid the area. Anyone who lives in the area and was not contacted by authorities does not need to...
    A Ku Klux Klan flies during a Klan demonstration at the state house building on July 18, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. The KKK protested the removal of the Confederate flag from the state house grounds, as law enforcement tried to prevent violence between the opposing groups. John Moore/Getty Images A Black woman said her neighbor put up KKK flag on window pointing to her home, local news reported. Weeks before the flag incident the woman discovered a full gas can in her trash, FOX 2reported.  The flag was later removed by the neighbors, Detroit Free Press reported.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A Black woman said her neighbor put up a racist KKK flag on their window facing her home, according to local news. Je Donna Dinges, 57, is a resident in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, where she has lived for over a decade, Detroit Free...
    Retired Gen. Russel Honore said Capitol Police and top security officials may have been 'complicit' in the Capitol riot and went after two Republican senators who sought to overturn election results, in comments that are drawing pushback as he conducts his security review. Honore, who gained a national reputation as he took control of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina, was named by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to conduct an immediate review of Capitol security following the Jan. 6th MAGA riot. Days after that attack he said Capitol Police may have been 'complicit.' Since the riot footage has emerged both of Capitol Police seemingly doing nothing as hundreds of Trump supporters breached the Capitol – and struggling heroically against a mob that has revealed to have been armed with poles, hockey sticks, zip ties, bear spray, and tactical gear.   Retired Gen. Russel Honore said a security review may find...
    In a city with an Arab American mayor and Muslim American police chief, you’d think that minorities—especially Arabs and Muslims—would not have to worry about being beaten up by the police for simply walking on the street. But you’d be wrong, as Osamah Alsaidi, a then-19-year-old teen who was simply walking to his car in Paterson, New Jersey, brutally learned. Alsaidi had a simple story to tell but no one—at least not the authorities—believed him. On Dec. 14, 2020, Alsaidi, who has no criminal record, left his house at about 12:30 a.m., walking to his car parked on the street so he could be on time for his 1 a.m. shift at Amazon. It was then that Alsaidi, a Yemeni American who is active in the local mosque, claimed he was approached by two Paterson police officers who within seconds of the encounter began punching him in the face and...
    HOUSTON, Texas -- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said he was "wanting to be a good dad" when he was seen flying to a vacation destination in the midst of an energy and water crisis in his own state.On Thursday, the high-profile Republican lawmaker said his family lost heat and power, a similar fate that millions of his fellow Texans have endured since Monday.In a statement, he said he flew with his daughters who asked to take a trip with friends, assuring he was on his way back to Texas Thursday afternoon."Wanting to be a good dad, I flew down with them last night and am flying back this afternoon. My staff and I are in constant communication with state and local leaders to get to the bottom of what happened in Texas. We want our power back, our water on, and our homes warm. My team and I will continue...
    A DRUNK woman who bit a cop and hurled racist abuse at their colleagues has walked free after criticising one officer for saying “all lives matter”. Police dashed to the home of Sicily Hunston, 20, over reports she was drunk and wielding a knife at 10.30pm last July. 4Sicily Hunston, 20, has walked free despite her actions last July 4The 20-year-old from Wythenshawe, Manchester, faced jail after admitting assault on an emergency worker and racially aggravated harassment She bit one of their arms and yelled: “I f**king hate you p***ks”, “you motherf****rs” and repeatedly shouted “Black Lives Matter” and “I will bite you”. At one point an officer had to draw his Tazer and they feared for three young children present in the house. The four white cops overpowered her and escorted her to a police van where they found she had a blade in her pocket. Hunston, of Wythenshawe,...
    A PENSIONER who "snapped" and strangled his wife five days into the first lockdown has today been caged for five years. Anthony Williams, 70, told cops he "flipped" when wife Ruth told him to "get over it" as the UK was plunged into the March shutdown. 6Anthony Williams (right) was cleared of murdering Ruth (left)Credit: Wales News Service 6Williams agreed with detectives he was responsible for the killing of his wifeCredit: Athena Picture Agency He strangled the 67-year-old at their home in Cwmbran, South Wales, before telling a neighbour: "Call the police, I've killed her". Williams told cops he "literally choked the living daylights" out of his wife of 46 years following the horror on March 28. He has today been caged for five years after being cleared of murder earlier this month but admitting manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility. Judge Paul Thomas said the killing was "tragic" but...
    POLICE refused to let a burglary victim travel to check his raided property because he was told it would be a breach of Covid travel restrictions.  Peter Baker  was alerted by neighbours that burglars had targeted the garage of a house he owns in Ludham, Norfolk, while he was staying 165 miles away at his main home in Crawley, West Sussex.  2Nikki Baker, whose dad was burgled, has been left unhappy with the police response   The retired electrician contacted the Sussex force to check if he could travel - but was left fuming when he was ordered to stay at home.He fears thousands of pounds of equipment has been stolen but is now unable to check.  The 67-year-old said officers "didn't care" about him as a victim. He told The Sun: "I thought I was doing the right thing to check because I didn't want to get pulled over and fined. ...
    (CNN)President Joe Biden was pressed on a range of issues Tuesday evening as he fielded questions from voters during a CNN town hall in Milwaukee. The President addressed everything from coronavirus vaccine equity to police funding in his first face-to-face engagement with voters since taking office.Multiple participants -- including two who voted for former President Donald Trump -- said they felt Biden answered their questions, even if it wasn't exactly what one of the Trump voters wanted to hear.The event started with Kevin Michel, a mechanical engineer and political independent who asked a question about resuming in-person learning. Michel told CNN that Biden had answered his question "quite well."Biden had told Michel that "there are certain things that make it rational and easy to go back to the brick-and-mortar building," before pointing to the administration's guidance on smaller classroom pods and an accelerated timeline for K-8 schooling compared with high...
    These Fire Starters Make Starting Fires Quick and Simple, No Matter The Weather Brady wins all-American clash to reach semi-finals © Stephanie Keith/Getty Images A mural painted by artist Kenny Altidor depicting George Floyd is unveiled on a sidewall of CTown Supermarket on July 13, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough New York City. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images The LAPD is investigating an alleged message a group of officers were sharing on Valentine's day. The message featured a photo of George Floyd with the caption, "You take my breath away." Floyd's family and the Los Angeles County DA are speaking out against the message. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating an offensive Valentine's Day post, which was allegedly being passed around by a group of officers. The meme featured a mock valentine photo of George Floyd with a caption that said, "You...
    A mural painted by artist Kenny Altidor depicting George Floyd is unveiled on a sidewall of CTown Supermarket on July 13, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough New York City. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images The LAPD is investigating an alleged message a group of officers were sharing on Valentine's day. The message featured a photo of George Floyd with the caption, "You take my breath away." Floyd's family and the Los Angeles County DA are speaking out against the message. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating an offensive Valentine's Day post, which was allegedly being passed around by a group of officers. The meme featured a mock valentine photo of George Floyd with a caption that said, "You take my breath away," according to reporting from the Los Angeles Times.  In May 2020, Floyd was killed after then-Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on...
    AN evil stepdad beat a five-year-old boy to death with such ferocious violence he looked like a car crash victim, an inquest heard. Days later James Roberts joked with the boy's mother: "We should kill a kid more often" as they lapped up gifts and money from wellwishers. 5Leon Jayet-Cole had at least 44 injuries including head trauma similar to a car crash victim 5Stepdad James Roberts beat him four times a week after moving in with his mother Emma Jayet Roberts beat Leon Jayet-Cole and other children in the house up to four times a week after moving in with their mother Emma, a coroner heard. Their natural father Michael Cole suspected abuse and warned social services. But a damning coroner's verdict today found social workers, police and health officials failed to stop it. It came at the end of a long-running inquest that began in 2018 in Christchurch,...
    Tampa Bay mayor Jane Castor said the Super Bowl LV celebrators not wearing masks would be “identified” and handled by the Tampa Bay Police Department. Castor made the comments during a press conference Monday criticizing the mask-less people, but saying she was “proud” of the community for being safe during Super Bowl weekend. “I’m proud to say the majority of individuals that I saw out and about enjoying the festivities associated with the Super Bowl were complying,” Castor said. “They understood their level of personal responsibility and they were doing the right thing. I’m very proud of that.” BREAKING: At a press conference Monday, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor said that maskless fans at the Super Bowl will be “identified” by law enforcement and that police will “handle” the situation pic.twitter.com/S20Xv97jYJ — Breaking911 (@Breaking911) February 8, 2021 “I’m proud of our community, but those few bad actors will be identified...
    NBA : HOME • GR (Greek) • News • Koronovios: Police fine an elderly woman in Lamia – What she said about the incident (video) 2021-02-08T21:42:52+00:002021-02-08T21:42:52+00:002021-02-08T21:42:52+00:00. Stefanos Tatsios 08/Feb/21 21:42 Eurohoops.net Stefanos Tatsios An incredible incident took place in Lamia as the Police imposed a fine for the coronavirus on an elderly woman who was selling greens and has gone through dramatic moments in the last period of her life. The Eurohoops Team / [email protected] According to the STAR bulletin, the unfortunate old woman has recently experienced very hard times for any person as she lost her two sons and her grandson in accidents, as a result of which she recently wanted to go to the cemetery where one of the relatives was buried. to end her life something she fortunately...
    Elba Pope, the Rochester, N.Y., woman whose nine-year-old daughter was handcuffed and pepper-sprayed by police this week, said she told officers her daughter was having a mental health crisis but was ignored. Pope said she told officers her daughter was having a breakdown and begged them to bring in a trained specialist instead of detaining her, but that they refused, according to The Washington Post. Mayor Lovely Warren (D) said Monday three officers would be suspended in connection with the incident. Attorneys for Pope have filed a formal notice of intent to sue the city for “emotional distress, assault, battery, excessive force, false arrest, false imprisonment,” according to the newspaper. Body camera footage shows Pope’s daughter sobbing as police attempt to force her, handcuffed, into a car. Pope has said she initially called police to file a report about the potential theft of her car, but that her daughter fled the...
    A US teen charged with the murder of an Italian police officer in 2019 told a court on Wednesday the victim and his partner never showed their badges. Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 19, faces a life sentence along with his friend Finnegan Elder, 20, for the July 2019 death of police officer Mario Cerciello Rega during a botched drug bust in Rome while the then-teens were on holiday. Elder has admitted to stabbing Cerciello with a combat knife during a fight on a dark street while Natale-Hjorth wrestled with the police officer's partner. Natale-Hjorth faces the same charges as Elder, as under Italian law, anyone who participates indirectly in a murder can face homicide charges. Both teens have said they were jumped from behind by their adversaries, whom they believed to be thugs sent by a drug dealer who had swindled them when they earlier tried to buy cocaine. They both have...
    Jalina Porter, deputy spokesperson for the U.S. State Department under President Biden, said she should have "chosen words that were less passionate and spur-of-the moment" after her 2016 Facebook post claiming the "largest threat to U.S. national security are U.S. cops" came to light. "Comments I made five years ago on my personal Facebook account as a private citizen were in response to the uncomfortable – and deeply painful – truth of race-based violence in America that has continued ever since," Porter said in a statement on Tuesday. "The pain I expressed was real. Nevertheless, I should’ve chosen words that were less passionate and spur-of-the moment, as well as more constructive." BIDEN STATE DEPT. SPOKESWOMAN CALLED POLICE 'LARGEST THREAT TO US NATIONAL SECURITY': REPORT "I, of course, know well that not all law enforcement officers pose a threat to our community. Today, I am proud to stand as the State Department’s first Black woman Deputy Spokesperson,...
    A State Department spokeswoman once posted on social media that police officers are the “largest threat” to national security in the United States. "The largest threat to U.S. national security are U.S. cops," Jalina Porter, a newly appointed State Department spokeswoman, posted on Facebook according to a screenshot obtained by Washington Free Beacon. "Not ISIS, not Russian hackers, not anyone or anything else,” Porter added. The post was made in September 2016 and appears to have been referencing a news story about an unarmed black man being shot in Tulsa, Oklahoma. "An unarmed Black man takes a knee for justice, bigots riot," the post stated. "An unarmed black man (with his hands raised) takes a bullet and dies, these same bigots are silent. Explain this to me, please." Porter encouraged her followers to “wake up and rise up to this truth” that there is a genocide taking place...