California school shooting plot thwarted, police say | Fox News

February 22, 2018 wpanews 0

A plot by a “disgruntled” student who was planning a mass shooting at a Southern California high school was thwarted after a security guard overheard a conversation, authorities said Tuesday. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said a security guard at El Camino High School in Whittier, located east of Los Angeles, overheard the student threaten to open fire on the school Friday. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Nicole Nishida told the Associated […] READ MORE

Officer shot, killed in Prince George’s County, Maryland

February 21, 2018 wpanews 0

  BRANDYWINE, Md. — An officer was shot and killed Wednesday morning in Maryland, according to Prince George’s County police. PGPDNEWS ✔@PGPDNews With broken hearts, we are announcing that one of our officers was shot and killed today. The brave officer was shot while stepping in to protect a woman threatened in a domestic situation. Please keep his family and our department in your prayers. 12:16 PM – Feb 21, 2018 […] READ MORE

US teenager jailed for smuggling tiger across Mexico border – BBC News

February 21, 2018 wpanews 0

  The teenager was sentenced after a Bengal tiger cub was found in his car at the US-Mexico border. His lawyer argued that his client had had “a lapse of judgement” and that he wanted to keep the tiger as a pet. But prosecutors said he was running an animal smuggling business. They said mobile phone messages sent by the teenager, named as 18-year-old Luis Valencia, showed he was boasting […] READ MORE

Thanks to traffic stop and K-9’s nose, Penn Township police find 100 pounds of marijuana

February 21, 2018 wpanews 0

Thanks to a traffic stop and a K-9 officer’s nose, authorities in Westmoreland County apparently seized a lot of marijuana. PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Police in Westmoreland County were apparently able to seize 100 pounds of marijuana after making a traffic stop. A photo of the drugs was posted on the Penn Township Police Department’s Facebook page Source: Thanks to traffic stop and K-9’s nose, Penn Township police find 100 […] READ MORE

Arrests in spate of “copycat” threats against schools across country

February 21, 2018 wpanews 9

  BROWARD, Fla. — Authorities have reported a number of “copycat” threatsagainst schools across the country in the wake of last week’s deadly shooting at a Parkland, Fla. high school last Wednesday, prompting several arrests around the country. Broward Sheriff Scott Israel told reporters on Thursday that a number of threats had been made against other schools since the mass shooting that left 17 dead and 14 wounded at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. […] READ MORE

Michelle Malkin | » Science, secrecy, and lies in Oklahoma

February 20, 2018 wpanews 0

  As the Oklahoma attorney general’s office fights to keep hidden from public view the results of secret hearings on the DNA science flaws and falsehoods in former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw’s case, two prominent experts have stepped forward to shed bright light on the government’s myriad mind-boggling failures. Forensic scientist, criminal profiler and crime reconstructionist Dr. Brent Turvey and independent forensic DNA consultant Suzanna Ryan spoke out about the Holtzclaw case for the newest episode of my investigative program […] READ MORE

Uber Eats Driver Allegedly Shoots And Kills Customer In Atlanta

February 20, 2018 wpanews 0

Atlanta Police are seeking an Uber Eats driver in connection with the killing of a 30-year-old customer during a delivery. The Atlanta Police Department confirmed to NPR that they responded to a call of a person shot in the Buckhead neighborhood in northern Atlanta on Saturday night, around 11:30 p.m.. Investigators determined from witnesses that the victim had left his apartment to meet an Uber Eats driver, received his order […] READ MORE

Police investigating shooting, 7-year-old shot

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

A 7-year-old boy was killed and an adult was injured when shots were fired from a passing SUV on Sunday night in the Durkeeville area, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said. Two people were found shot near the front yard of a home. Both were taken to the hospital, where the child, later identified by police as Tashawn Gallon, died. The unidentified 23-year-old adult was expected to survive. Police said there were people […] READ MORE

US Postal worker killed in shooting on Dallas highway | Fox News

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

A postal truck driver was shot to death early Monday on a highway near downtown Dallas, officials said. When authorities arrived at the scene, they found the worker dead in the cab of a truck that was riddled with bullets, according to FOX4. View image on Twitter saul garza ✔@Saulgarzafox4 Tow truck about to remove bullet-riddled @USPS mail truck from mix master ramp. Driver shot and killed. Suspect may be on […] READ MORE

Four people shot, including 6-year-old, at Texas Roadhouse in San Antonio

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

SAN ANTONIO — Police were seeking a suspect after a 6-year-old boy and three adults were shot in the parking lot of a popular San Antonio steakhouse. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus says two of the adults’ injuries are life-threatening. The boy was shot in the leg and is expected to survive. McManus says all four victims are related and the adults are in their 20s. According to police, the […] READ MORE

Russia Dagestan shooting: Five women killed in attack on churchgoers – BBC News

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

Worshippers leaving an evening church service in Dagestan were fired upon by a gunman. Russian news outlet RBK Daily quoted an Orthodox priest as saying the attack took place immediately following the afternoon service. “We had finished the mass and were beginning to leave the church. A bearded man ran towards the church shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ (God is greatest) and killed four people,” the priest said. Source: Russia Dagestan shooting: […] READ MORE

The FBI Was Warned About A School Shooting Threat From A YouTube User Named Nikolas Cruz In September

February 18, 2018 wpanews 0

In September, a YouTube user named Nikolas Cruz left a comment on a video stating, “I’m going to be a professional school shooter.” The video’s creator alerted both the FBI and YouTube. n the wake of the deadly shooting, questions have emerged over whether officials and acquaintances had missed warning signs about the alleged shooter, a former student who was expelled from the high school last year for disciplinary reasons. […] READ MORE