A police officer in New Orleans was shot in the face after he and another officer were “ambushed” by a suspect on Friday afternoon, police superintendent Shaun Ferguson told reporters. The officer now has a bullet lodged in his skull, and is in serious but stable condition at the […]
Tensions boiled over into unrest late Friday following a vigil for a Black man shot and killed by law enforcement in a city near Portland, Oregon, in southwestern Washington state. Mourners gathered in Hazel Dell, an unincorporated area of Vancouver, Washington, where family and friends say Kevin E. […]
Walmart pulls guns and bullets off store displays and shelves… what Walmart know and ain’t saying. Walmart has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at its stores across the U.S. stores, citing “civil unrest” in some areas. Walmart is the nation’s largest retailer and sells firearms in about […]
murder is up 28 percent throughout the year so far, compared to the same period in 2019, in a sample of 59 US cities. A preliminary FBI report also found murders up 15 percent nationwide in the first half of 2020.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A man charged in an alleged conspiracy to kidnap Michigan’s governor Big Gretch also made threatening online comments about President Donald Trump, former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and other prominent political figures, an FBI agent said in a federal court filing. […]
Darnella Frazier — the teenager who captured George Floyd‘s final minutes and started a worldwide movement — is getting an award from a prestigious nonprofit. PEN America announced Tuesday they were honoring 17-year-old Darnella with its annual PEN/Benenson Courage Award. The org’s CEO, Suzanne Nossel, says, “With nothing more than […]