Korryn Gaines is a Maryland woman who was shot dead by Baltimore County Police. Her 5-year-old son was also shot and wounded during a shootout. Gaines was involved in an hours-long standoff with police.
Gaines, 23, of Randallstown, was pronounced dead after being shot in the head. Her young son suffered non-life-threatening injuries. It is not yet known if the boy was shot by officers or by Gaines, according to police.
Police said Gaines was armed with a “long gun” and exchanged fire with officers after several hours of negotiations. Gaines was wanted on failure to appear warrants for an “array of traffic charges” stemming from a March 2016 traffic stop. Continue reading
At least 73 people are dead and more than 150 injured in France after being struck by a terrorist truck.
The vehicle intentionally drove more than a mile along the promenade mowing down pedestrians during the Bastille Day celebrations in the trendy French city.
Eyewitnesses say there was an exchange of gunfire in the aftermath of the incident before the driver was shot dead. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, according to unconfirmed reports in the French media. Continue reading
A former Fort Pierce, Florida, police officer who worked with Omar Mateen, the shooter in the Orlando nightclub horror that left at least 50 dead, is speaking out, describing him as “unhinged and unstable.”
Daniel Gilroy, who worked at G4S Security with Mateen, said he complained to his employer several times but his bosses did nothing because he was Muslim.
Gilroy, a former Fort Pierce police officer, said Mateen frequently made homophobic and racist comments Continue reading
Police just released these photos of a pair of male and female suspects who brutally attacked DePaul University freshman student, Jessica Hughes, after she refused to hand over her iphone.
Hughes, 19, was minding her own business while riding the Blue Line this week when she was attacked. She sustained multiple injuries during the beating including a broken nose and black eye.
“He grabs me, pushes me to the floor, and he started beating on my head repeatedly,” she said. “He grabs my hand, looks me in the eye and bites my hand.” Continue reading
At least six people were shot, including two Virginia State Police officers, after a suspect opened fire inside the Greyhound bus station in Richmond Virginia Thursday afternoon.
Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham confirmed six people had been shot. He said two of the victims were in critical condition. The suspect, who has yet to be identified, was reportedly shot dead.
Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne N. Geller earlier said two troopers were shot as well as a female civilian. State police were called to the shooting at the bus station in the 2910 N. Boulevard at 2:45 p.m. Multiple sources told WTVR CBS 6 Continue reading
At least five people, four females and one man, are repeatedly dead after a mass shooting happened at a party in the eastern Pittsburgh suburb of Wilkinsburg Wednesday night. At least seven were struck.
Neighbors said they heard at least 25 shots coming from several different directions. Arriving police found dozens of shell cases. Four men were said to have fled the scene. No one is in custody.
Local news coverage shows distraught family members of the dead at the scene. Continue reading
The search for Brody “BJ” Brown, who went missing during an event at Muddy Joe’s campground in Perkinston, MS, has sadly ended with his body being recovered from a pond Wednesday morning.
Don Bass, Chief Deputy with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, confirmed the 31-year-old father of two, who had been missing since Saturday night, was indeed discovered dead.
Bass said the pond Brown’s body was found in is the same pond search teams have been tirelessly scouring for days. According to Brown’s wife, he was last seen around 9 p.m. when he told the group he was with he was leaving to go to the restroom. Continue reading
A police officer was shot in Bay City, according to Michigan State Police.
The officer’s condition is unclear at this time.
The shooting happened near Sherman and Sixth Street Friday afternoon. Continue reading
Danielle Jacobs, aka Kayden Clarke, the subject of a viral video that depicted her dog calming her down during an Asperger’s meltdown, was shot and killed by Arizona police.
A transgender man, Jacobs, 24, gained viral fame last year after uploading a video showing her service dog’s calming actions during a meltdown.
A pair of officers tried to talk to Clarke through an open doorway as a third officer retrieved a “less-than-lethal option,” a Mesa police spokesman said Friday, according to video uploaded by the Republic. Continue reading
A Bastrop County grand jury has officially indicted Former Austin police officer VonTrey Clark in the murder Kyle police crisis counselor Samantha Dean and her unborn child.
Court docs reveal, Clark is being charged with capital murder in the death of Dean and her unborn baby after she refused to get an abortion. Dean’s body was found in a parking lot back in February.
Documents say Clark hired a hit-man to kill Samantha, who was seven-months pregnant with Clark’s child, after she refused to have an abortion. Continue reading