No indication of shooting at Highline College after police swarm campus

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Highline College went on lockdown Friday morning after reports of gunfire; police are continuing to clear buildings DES MOINES, Wash. — Police found no indication of a shooting at a Washington college following reports of gunfire early Friday, reports CBS affiliate KIRO. Highline College in Des Moines, south of Seattle, sent out a notice around 9 a.m. Friday morning telling students and staff to lock down classrooms and offices. View image on Twitter […] READ MORE

Schools across US receive threats of violence following Florida high school shooting | Fox News

February 16, 2018 wpanews 0

  Several schools nationwide bolstered security or shuttered their doors Friday following threats made in the wake of Wednesday’s deadly Florida school shooting. Police in Maryland said they arrested a high school student for bringing a loaded gun to high school Thursday. Alwin Chen, 18, of Germantown, was arrested and charged after he allegedly brought the loaded handgun to Clarksburg High School. Officials said Chen also had a knife on […] READ MORE

A Carnegie Mellon University student sends threatening email

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A Carnegie Mellon University student sends threatening email about killing random people. Police said Derek Li sent the email that has the FBI looking into the case. The email stated, “Sometimes I wish I could go onto a roof with a sniper rifle. Imagine all those little people walking the streets, going here in and about their everyday business. So simple and so easily offed to be fair.” It goes […] READ MORE

Partner’s son admits to embezzling $827,000 from Pittsburgh law firm | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

February 15, 2018 wpanews 0

  Anthony Calaiaro, 34, of Castle Shannon, pleaded guilty to bank fraud before U.S. District Judge David Cercone, admitting that he forged checks on the Allegheny Valley Bank business account of Calaiaro Valencik and used them for himself. He’d been indicted last year following an investigation by the FBI and Pittsburgh police Source: Partner’s son admits to embezzling $827,000 from Pittsburgh law firm | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Teacher who allegedly forced student to stand for Pledge of Allegiance charged with child abuse, assault | FOX31 Denver

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  LAFAYETTE, Colo. — A teacher at Angevine Middle School in Lafayette who allegedly assaulted a student who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance will be charged with child abuse and assault, the Boulder District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday. Physical education teacher Karen Smith, a 20-year employee of the Boulder Valley School District, is accused of forcefully making a male student stand for the Pledge Of Allegiance by lifting him […] READ MORE

Police Wound Standoff Suspect Barricaded In Churchill Home « CBS Pittsburgh

February 15, 2018 wpanews 0

A man is in the hospital following a lengthy standoff and officer-involved shooting in Churchill Wednesday evening. A woman in the Harmain Road home told police that the man assaulted her. SWAT formed a perimeter around the house, and multiple police agencies were on scene trying to get the man to come outside. However, he didn’t listen to officers, and officials say he ended up firing at officers twice. “At […] READ MORE

Parkland high school shooting: At least 17 killed, suspect in custody, Florida sheriff says | Fox News

February 15, 2018 wpanews 0

A shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, left at least 17 people dead, officials said Wednesday, and the suspect — believed to be a former student — was in custody. The suspect was identified as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who’d been expelled for disciplinary reasons, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel confirmed during an evening news conference. Sen. Bill Nelson told Fox […] READ MORE

BREAKING: Suspect in custody after shooting near NSA gate at Fort Meade – Story | WTTG

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The Associated Press first reported that one person was in custody. The AP also reported that Fort Meade garrison spokeswoman Cheryl Phillips confirmed that one person was injured in the shooting outside the base and was taken to the hospital. A statement from the NSA Public Affairs Office says: “At approximately 7 a.m. this morning, there was a security incident at one of the National Security Agency security checkpoints. The NSA Police […] READ MORE

Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer shot to death at Thompson Center in Loop – Chicago Tribune

February 14, 2018 wpanews 0

  A high-ranking Chicago police officer was shot to death at the Thompson Center on Tuesday afternoon while assisting a tactical team that was chasing a person who was acting suspiciously, police said. Cmdr. Paul Bauer of the Near North District was shot several times a little before 2 p.m., according to police Superintendent Eddie Johnson. He said a suspect was taken into custody and a gun recovered. Source: Chicago police […] READ MORE

3 Milwaukee County Jail Employees Charged In Inmate’s Death -Wisconsin Public Radio

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The Milwaukee County District Attorney says three former jail employees have been criminally charged in the death of 38-year-old Terrill Thomas, who was an inmate. The former jail commander, Nancy Lee Evans, faces two felony charges for alleged misconduct in office and obstructing an officer. Two lower-ranking jail employees, Kashka Meadors and James Ramsey-Guy, each face a felony charge of neglecting an inmate.   Source: 3 Milwaukee County Jail Employees […] READ MORE

YouTubers Meg Turney and Gavin Free armed intruder shot dead breaking into their home | Metro News

February 13, 2018 wpanews 0

This is scary. Popular YouTube couple Megan Turney and Gavin Free were forced to take to their wardrobe last month, when an armed intruder made his way into their home in Texas. The intruder, identified as Christopher Giles, broke into the couple’s Austin home. Giles was armed with a handgun, as he woke the couple after he broke glass to gain entry, before he fired ‘at least one round inside’ their home. Megan and […] READ MORE

Slain Colorado woman placed Craigslist ad for hitman to kill her, suspect claims

February 13, 2018 wpanews 0

A Colorado man accused of killing 19-year-old Natalie Marie Bollinger told police he shot her after he replied to her Craigslist ad seeking a hitman — for herself, investigators said in court documents obtained Monday. The suspect told officers he tried to talk Natalie Bollinger out of killing herself, but she wouldn’t budge, according to an affidavit obtained by NBC News. Source: Slain Colorado woman placed Craigslist ad for hitman […] READ MORE