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

No indication of shooting at Highline College after police swarm campus

February 16, 2018 wpanews 0

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

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

Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office under investigation | WPXI

February 13, 2018 wpanews 0

The Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office is under investigation for possible civil rights violations. Channel 11 first started hearing about the investigation when we discovered Chief Deputy Patricia Fritz, whom Held calls his right-hand woman, was out of the office. Late Monday afternoon, the county solicitor sent Channel 11 a statement saying the sheriff’s office and Fritz were under investigation for allegations of racial discrimination. Source: Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office under […] READ MORE

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

February 13, 2018 wpanews 22

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

3 Detroit police officers shot, 3 women killed after barricaded gunman opens fire, cops say | Fox News

February 13, 2018 wpanews 3

Three Detroit police officers were shot and three women were killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire, and reportedly barricaded himself in a home during the “melee” in an hourslong standoff. The standoff ended Monday afternoon after the suspected gunman was found dead inside the home in east Detroit. A third woman, believed to be the suspect’s girlfriend, was found dead when police entered the residence more than 14 hours after […] READ MORE

Fired officer who refused to shoot suspect settles lawsuit

February 13, 2018 wpanews 0

  The officer said he determined the man with the gun wanted to die by “suicide by cop” CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia police officer who was fired after herefused to shoot a man who had a gun has settled a lawsuit for $175,000. The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia announced the settlement with the city of Weirton on Monday. In the lawsuit, Stephen Mader said he did nothing […] READ MORE

Man Fatally Shot By Police In Homewood, Family Demands Answers « CBS Pittsburgh

February 12, 2018 wpanews 0

  HOMEWOOD (KDKA) — Allegheny County Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Homewood by Pittsburgh Police officers. The family identifies the man as 39-year old Mark Daniels. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Brushton Avenue and Bennett Street in Homewood. Police say Daniels was shot during a brief encounter and foot chase when he fired a shot at officers. An officer returned […] READ MORE

Georgia Police Officer killed, 2 deputies wounded in Henry County shooting – AJC

February 10, 2018 wpanews 0

  Locust Grove police officer Chase Maddox, 26, was shot and killed and Henry County sheriff’s deputies Michael D. Corley and Ralph Sidwell “Sid” Callaway were wounded while serving an arrest warrant to Tierra Guthrie on Friday at a home on St. Francis Court, authorities said. Guthrie was shot and killed. Source: Officer killed, 2 deputies wounded in Henry County shooting

1 deputy dead after police respond to motor vehicle theft in Colorado

February 6, 2018 wpanews 0

  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said they responded to a motor vehicle theft that resulted in one deputy being killed in the line of duty and others injured. Authorities responded to the scene in the area of N. Murray Boulevard and Galley Road. CBS affiliate KKTV posted images that showed police cruisers and ambulances at the crime scene. Source: 1 deputy dead after police respond to motor […] READ MORE

Man who police say threatened to kidnap Lana Del Rey arrested outside her Orlando concert – Orlando Sentinel

February 5, 2018 wpanews 0

  43-year-old man was arrested Friday night after police said they were alerted he had threatened to kidnap pop singer Lana Del Rey. Michael Shawn Hunt of Riverview faces charges of attempted kidnapping with a weapon and aggravated stalking with a credible threat, according to a police report. Hunt was taken into custody close to 9 p.m. just a couple hundred feet from where the singer was performing at the […] READ MORE

Man carrying concealed pistol stops attack on Utah police officer | Fox News

February 5, 2018 wpanews 0

A Utah police officer who was being attacked on Friday was saved by a passerby with a concealed pistol, officials said. Derek Meyer told FOX13 he was driving by the area when he spotted the police lights and saw Paul Anderson attacking the cop. Meyer turned around and pulled out his pistol. Source: Man carrying concealed pistol stops attack on Utah police officer | Fox News