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CHICAGO | Chicago police: Man killed by police appeared to be armed

CHICAGO — Footage from body-worn cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun, authorities said Sunday. Police described the video and said they would release footage of Saturday’s shooting from officer-worn body cameras later Sunday. Police … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago police: Man killed by police appeared to be armed

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Person of interest’ sought in shooting of XXXTentacion

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Law enforcement authorities in South Florida want to talk to a 22-year-old man wanted as a “person of interest” in the shooting death of rising rap star XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-ta-see-YAWN). Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright said in a news release sent Tuesday night that detectives want to ask Robert Allen what … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Person of interest’ sought in shooting of XXXTentacion

Kansas News: Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt statements on shootings of law enforcement officers, Theresa King, Patrick Rohrer

TOPEKA, KS – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt issued the following statement on the shootings Friday of two Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office deputies: “Today’s terrible events in Kansas City bitterly remind us once again of the dangers and sacrifices faced every day by law enforcement officers throughout our state and nation.  The prayers of all … Continue reading Kansas News: Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt statements on shootings of law enforcement officers, Theresa King, Patrick Rohrer

WASHINGTON  | Congressional baseball game comes a year after shooting

WASHINGTON  — In the year since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice, mass shootings have occurred at a Texas church, a Las Vegas music festival and high schools in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas. Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a doctor who helped save Scalise’s life last … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Congressional baseball game comes a year after shooting

LAS VEGAS  | Las Vegas shooting witnesses describe chaos and compassion

LAS VEGAS  — Police documents about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history included reports from at least two people who said a person they believed to be the gunman ranted in the days prior to last October’s Las Vegas Strip attack about the federal government and gun control. The claims by those people … Continue reading LAS VEGAS  | Las Vegas shooting witnesses describe chaos and compassion

Florida Governor Rick Scott Statement on Shooting of Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Governor Rick Scott made the following statement today regarding last night’s shooting in Highlands County that took the life of Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy William Gentry. Governor Scott said, “Each day, Florida’s brave men and women in law enforcement selflessly place the safety of others above their own.  Today, my wife, … Continue reading Florida Governor Rick Scott Statement on Shooting of Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy

The Latest: Florida gov: Shooting ‘absolutely pure evil’

PARKLAND, Fla./February 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the deadly shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Florida Gov. Rick Scott has joined law enforcement agents near the site of the deadly school shooting and offered his condolences to the victims’ families and survivors. He says the attack that claimed … Continue reading The Latest: Florida gov: Shooting ‘absolutely pure evil’

5 killed in shooting at Pennsylvania car wash

January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-State police say three men and two women have been found dead in a shooting at a Pennsylvania car wash. The shooting occurred shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday in the Melcroft community of Saltlick Township, about 55 miles (89 kilometers) southeast of Pittsburgh. Police said Sunday they have no motive yet for the … Continue reading 5 killed in shooting at Pennsylvania car wash