State police arrested John A. Brown, 44, on four counts of felony involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, two counts of felony aggravated indecent assault and four counts of misdemeanor indecent assault related to incidents that took place in Allegheny, Beaver and Erie counties between March 2014 and October 2015, according to criminal complaints.
Brown, a former part-time officer who lists his home address as Mt. Lebanon, is awaiting trial on charges that he choked a woman after she resisted his sexual advances at another home he owns in Donegal Township in December 2015. Motions in that trial are scheduled for April or May, and he was suspended from the Mt. Pleasant Police Department.
The woman, ID’d by police as Breana Harmon Talbott, riled up the town of Denison, Texas when she claimed she was abducted and sexually assaulted by two Black men while another held her down.
According to the outlet, on March 8 Talbott ran into a local church wearing only a t-shirt, bra and underwear, asking for help.
In a released statement, Denison Police Chief Jay Burch revealed that Talbott confessed to the hoax on Tuesday, leading to a Wednesday arrest. She also admitted to self-inflicted wounds.
Post-Gazette.com – An Aliquippa man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges he distributed the opioid, fentanyl, that led to a person’s death. Cory Bargerstock, 42, was indicted Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. On July 7, according to the indictment, Mr. Bargerstock distributed fentanyl that caused a death. The victim was not identified. The FBI and Hopewell Township Police Department conducted the investigation leading to the indictment. Mr. Bargerstock faces life in prison and a fine of up to $1 million if convicted.
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Two young men were killed when the gun they were playing with overnight went off twice, according to police.
Around 12:45 a.m., Houston police rushed to an apartment complex on Corder Street and Scott Street after receiving a call about a reported shooting.
When they arrived, they found two victims between the ages of 17 and 21. Both had gunshot wounds, one to the stomach, the other with a wound on his neck.
A SWAT team and other police officers are outside an apartment in northern Wisconsin as police investigate shootings at three locations.
ROTHSCHILD, Wis. (AP) — A SWAT team and other police officers are outside an apartment in northern Wisconsin as police investigate shootings at three locations.
Wausau Police Capt. Todd Baeten says the shootings happened Wednesday at a bank, a law firm and the apartment where authorities remained on the scene mid-afternoon in Rothschild, about 90 miles west of Green Bay.
Early police reports indicated two people were shot and critically injured, but Baeten wouldn’t confirm the injuries later Wednesday. He says the shootings involved “multiple scenes” and many law officers.
Dozens of police cars and emergency vehicles were responding after a shooting was reported in Rothschild. Wausau police say the situation was still active and has asked residents to avoid the area.
Schools in the D.C. Everest School District are on lockdown, as is Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer landed Maryland in the middle of the nation’s emotionally charged debate over immigration policy Tuesday, decrying the rape of a Rockville High School student, allegedly by two undocumented immigrants, and urging state and local officials to reexamine laws and procedures to reduce the likelihood of such an incident happening again.
“The president recognizes that education is a state-run and a local-run issue, but I think it is cause for concern what happened there,” Spicer said in response to a reporter’s question about the case. “And I think the city should look at its policies, and I think that this is something authorities are going to have to look at.”
An assailant was shot outside the British parliament by armed police, the leader of the House of Commons said on Wednesday after loud bangs were heard and a Reuters photographer saw at least a dozen injured people on a nearby bridge.
A parliamentary official earlier said two people had been shot outside parliament and the building was in lockdown. The House of Commons session was suspended and members of parliament who were in the chamber were told to remain there.
Police said they had been called to an incident at Westminster Bridge, officers were on the scene and it was being treated as a firearms incident.
A Reuters reporter inside the building said medical staff were treating two people inside the gates of the parliamentary estate.
Nearby Westminster underground train station was closed at the request of police.
Photographs by Reuters staffer Toby Melville showed two people lying on Westminster Bridge, bleeding heavily.
(Reporting by Toby Melville and UK bureau, writing by Estelle Shirbon, editing by Stephen Addison)
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call state police in Greensburg at (724) 832-3288.
One person was in custody after a suspicious vehicle drove up to a White House checkpoint on Saturday night, the Secret Service said, after CNN reported that the driver claimed to have a bomb.
CNN, citing two law enforcement sources, said there was no confirmation of any device in the vehicle but that security at the White House had been upgraded.
The Secret Service said an unidentified driver was taken into custody after a suspicious vehicle approached a checkpoint, but made no mention of any claims of an explosive device.
Several streets around the White House were closed.
The airport has been evacuated after the incident at the south terminal.
Update 10.50am:A man has been shot dead after grabbing a gun from a female anti-terror officer at Orly Airport in Paris.
Authorities say earlier, the man shot and injured a traffic officer, before escaping and driving to the terminal in a stolen car.
The airport has been evacuated, and flights are being diverted to Paris’ other airport – Charles de Gaulle.
Update 9.55am: Police in Paris are linking two shootings that took place in the city this morning, one at a police checkpoint and one at Orly Airport.
French police shot dead a man at Orly Airport after he grabbed a soldier’s gun, while a traffic officer was injured in the earlier incident.
Passengers at Orly described gunshots and panic.
A witness identified only as Dominque said on BFM television: “The soldiers took aim at the man, who in turn pointed the gun he had seized at the two soldiers.”
Another man said a group of three soldiers were targeted, and they tried to calm the man who had seized the weapon. Then the man said he heard two gunshots.
Another witness, identified as Patrick, said he was at the check-in counter when he saw someone come in from outside and the incident began.
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A “person of interest” in a house fire that endangered six of her children was pulled dead from a submerged SUV Thursday, after a dramatic rescue of the woman’s 3-month-old son from the icy waters.
Cristy Lynn Campbell, 32, of Glen Carbon, Illinois, is also suspected of killing her ex-husband, Justin Campbell, before setting the fire. The 37-year-old father of her seven children was identified Friday as the man who was found dead in the family’s fire-gutted house, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
Justin Campbell died of a gunshot wound to the head,
A laptop computer containing floor plans for Trump Tower, information about the Hillary Clinton email investigation and other national security information was stolen from a Secret Service agent’s vehicle in Brooklyn, police sources told the Daily News.
Authorities have been frantically searching for the laptop since it was stolen Thursday morning.
Some items stolen along with the laptop — including coins and a black bag with the Secret Service insignia on it — were later recovered.