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Original post by NBC News Schools in parts of Jersey City, the state’s second-largest city, were on lockdown. Multiple police officers were wounded on Tuesday afternoon during a wild shootout and standoff in New Jersey, prompting a lock down at schools from miles around, authorities said. According to a preliminary investigation, a police officer was shot […]

Olivia Konotey-Ahulu Nineteen crew were kidnapped and remain missing, a spokeswoman for Navios, the ship’s owner said by phone Wednesday. The incident happened late Tuesday about 77 nautical miles from Bonny Island, a key loading point for Nigerian crude. The vessel had only recently collected its cargo. The waters of the Gulf of Guinea have […]

Original post from the Daily News George Zimmerman, acquitted of killing unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, is now suing the boy’s family and others for more than $100 million. The former neighborhood watch volunteer said he was defending himself when he shot the 17-year-old, who was visiting his father in the gated community […]

Original post from Dallas News Dean, 35, said in his interview to join the police force that his 2004 assault charge stemmed from touching a woman’s breast in college. The personnel file for former Fort Worth police Officer Aaron Dean, who resigned after he fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson in her home last month, sheds light […]

Original post from CNN An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department is under investigation after his body camera allegedly caught him fondling the body of a dead woman.The officer and his partner were responding to a call about a possible dead body in a residential unit, sources told the Los Angeles Times, which first […]

A woman is alleging that employees at a Mexican restaurant and nightclub in Chicago escorted her to an alley behind the business and stood by as a man allegedly sexually assaulted her while she was intoxicated, according to lawyers who filed a lawsuit against the business.  By Ralph Ellis and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN No arrests […]

By Dakin Andone, CNN A 21-year-old has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a mall in Syracuse, New York, Friday that left one victim with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.The suspect, Kyree Truax, faces charges of second-degree assault, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment, Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner said at […]

Tyler McCarthy Bill Cosby maintained his innocence while speaking out from behind bars for the first time since his conviction on three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault in April 2018. The disgraced comedian spoke with for a candid interview about his life behind bars. Cosby, 82, was unremorseful in his comments, maintaining his innocence and calling his entire trial and […]

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) – A former Lake Charles Police Department officer who pleaded guilty to using excessive force during a 2017 police chase has been sentenced to a year-and-a-half in prison. Federal Judge James David Cain sentenced Robert Hammac, 44, on Tuesday. He also sentenced Hammac to one year of supervised probation and ordered […]

The 18-year-old suspect arrested in the shooting death of Alabama sheriff “Big John” Williams is the son of a Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy, the county sheriff’s department told CNN.  William Chase Johnson was arrested around midnight Saturday after returning to the same gas station where Lowndes County Sheriff Williams was shot, Sgt. Steve Jarrett said. A handgun […]

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