Four correctional officers are hospitalized with “very bad” injuries after being stabbed by inmates at the Lanesboro Correctional Institute in Anson County, North Carolina.
Lanesboro Correctional Institute houses up to 1850 inmates of medium and minimum custody.
Authorities say the injuries are “very bad”; one victim had severe stomach wounds, another was stabbed in the back, and a third was stabbed in the throat. Continue reading
Protests are developing in Charlotte, North Carolina over the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott with reports of water bottles thrown at officers.
Some people held signs claiming that Scott was reading a book in his car when he was shot. However, police say he was armed.
A promotion on Facebook claimed Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was “jailed in prison” for a product known as Alpha Fuel XT. But before you rush on social media, read on..
Besides the claim that Johnson has been arrested, the promotion has caused many to seek out Alpha Fuel XT. Apparently, it was nothing more than a scam using shock advertising to get gullible folks to buy a product.
According to the articles, Dwayne Johnson’s responses to importing HGH is “not a complete denial” Upon further detail in the articles, the denial is that Johnson did not import HGH, but he did import in a supplement known as Alpha, a advanced testosterone booster. Continue reading
Notre Dame cornerback Ashton White, starting safety Max Redfield, wide receiver Kevin Stepherson Jr., linebacker Te’von Coney, Dexter Williams, and cornerback Devin Butler, were all arrested Friday night.
The first five Notre Dame football players mentioned above were arrested after a traffic stop by Indiana State Police. Cops say they found marijuana and a loaded handgun in the players’ car. The sixth player, Butler, was arrested after being observed shoving a woman outside a club and then punching a police officer who arrived on scene.
State Police said a trooper stopped a car Friday night in Fulton County about 35 miles south of South Bend for speeding. Continue reading
In a statement, Sen. Bernie Sanders reacted to the announcement by the Justice Department to end the use of privatized federal prisons.
Our criminal justice system is broken and in need of major reforms. The Justice Department’s plan to end its use of private prisons is an important step in the right direction. It is exactly what I campaigned on as a candidate for president.
It is an international embarrassment that we put more people behind bars than any other country on earth. Due in large part to private prisons, incarceration has been a source of major profits to private corporations. Study after study after study has shown private prisons are not cheaper, they are not safer, and they do not provide better outcomes for either the prisoners or the state. Continue reading
Columbus police have arrested Mia V. Shamis and Connor C. Jefferies Wednesday and charged them each with two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of 20-year-old Gary Francis and 21-year-old James Miller Jr.
Shamis, 19, and Jefferies, 21, were charged in a pair of murders that took place near the rear garage of Enterprise Rent-A-Car located on Tussing Road in Columbus.
Police said Shamis and Jefferies met with 20-year-old Gary Francis and 21-year-old James Miller Jr. in a parking lot behind Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Continue reading
The search for Craig Strickland has sadly ended today after the Backroad Anthem lead singer was found dead. He was 29.
A spokesperson for Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirms to E! that Craig’s body was recovered and the family has been notified.
Strickland was declared missing Monday afternoon after his friend, Chase Morland, was found dead in Kaw Lake, OK. Continue reading
Skateboarding YouTube star, Steven Fernandez, was arrested Wednesday after Los Angeles police accused him of using his celebrity status to exploit an underage girl.
Fernandez hooked up with a girl, 12, by promising to introduce her to celebrities in exchange for sexual acts. Reports say the girl agreed and an act was committed, according to cops.
According to the LAPD — an investigation began last month — the victim told cops Fernandez lured her into a car, promised to introduce her to celebs and give her an appearance on his non-existent MTV show. Continue reading
Witnesses are reporting a person or persons with guns at the Valley Medical Center in San Jose.
The incident has prompted Santa Clara County Sheriff’ office to issue a shelter-in-place.
The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said it received reports of a person or persons with a gun at the hospital Thursday afternoon. Continue reading
“Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” star Momma Dee was arrested after being accused of dine and dash at a popular Milwaukee restaurant.
Cops say Dee was jailed after allegedly leaving a restaurant without paying, aka, Defrauding an innkeeper.
Law enforcement tells TMZ Dee was arrested Saturday morning in Milwaukee for, “fraud on innkeeper – nonpayment.” Continue reading