4 people in custody after 6 killed in Milwaukee mass shooting
MILWAUKEE — Police said Thursday that four people described as “persons of interest” have been taken into custody after authorities found six people dead following an apparent mass shooting at a home in Milwaukee. Authorities found five men and woman dead Sunday at a home on the 2500 block of North 21st Street. >> Related: Victims identified in mass shooting at Milwaukee homeOn Thursday, Norman said investigators believe multiple people involved in the shooting remained at large, although he said officials do not believe they pose a risk to the public. “Everybody, every single one of us, every person in the City of Milwaukee, is responsible and has a part in public safety,” he said. “In this case I’m certain that there’s somebody out there – somebody, somebody who knows something, who’s seen something, who can say something to help us in this issue where there was a mass shooting and six people in our city were left dead.wftv.com
Phone call shows brother pleading with Texas hostage-taker
Texas Synagogue Standoff Jewish Reaction FILE - Police cars are parked in front of the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, in Colleyville, Texas. A man held hostages for more than 10 hours Saturday inside the temple. Gulbar Akram desperately tried to get his brother to lay down his weapons and return to his children alive. The Chronicle said the recording was part of a longer 11 1/2-minute recording that it obtained from a “security source." Malik Faisal Akram was from Blackburn, an industrial city in northwest England.wftv.com
UK police arrest 2 men over Texas synagogue hostage-taking
Texas Synagogue Standoff Jewish Reaction FILE - Police cars are parked in front of the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, in Colleyville, Texas. A man held hostages for more than 10 hours Saturday inside the temple. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File) (Brandon Wade)LONDON — (AP) — British police say they have arrested two people in connection with a hostage-taking at a synagogue in Texas. Counter Terrorism Police North West said one man was arrested Thursday in Birmingham, central England, and another in the city of Manchester. Malik Faisal Akram, a 44-year-old British citizen, took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue in a 10-hour standoff that ended in his death.wftv.com
Teenager arrested in stabbing near Japan entrance exam venue
Three people, including two students on their way to take university entrance exams, were stabbed Saturday just outside of a test venue, and authorities arrested a 17-year-old student at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder, Tokyo police said. The victims — two 18-year-old high school students and a 72-year-old man — were all conscious and their injuries were not life-threatening when they were rushed to a hospital for treatment, police said. Police said the attacker, who was identified only as a high school student from the central Japanese city of Nagoya because he is a minor, slashed the three people in their back on a street just outside of the University of Tokyo’s main campus, one of the venues for Japan’s two-day nationwide entrance exams this weekend.news.yahoo.com
Tarnished Gold: Aircraft, fuel key to illegal Amazon mining
An Associated Press investigation, which includes interviews with prosecutors, federal law enforcement agents, miners, and industry insiders, shows that the unauthorized aircraft — and the countless liters of fuel needed to power them and other mining equipment — form the backbone of the shadowy economy of illicit gold mining on Indigenous lands in Brazil’s Amazon regionwashingtonpost.com
Dozens of people fighting leads to deadly shooting in residential neighborhood, police say
TITUSVILLE, Fla. — Titusville police are still working to identify a killer after a neighborhood fight erupted into gunfire yesterday. On Sunday, police responded to the 500 block of Rock Pit Road for reports of an altercation and shots fired at around 1:30 p.m.Police said when they arrived yesterday afternoon, nearly 30 people were arguing and fighting. Titusville police told Channel 9 that multiple shots were fired during the altercation. No suspect information has been released at this time; however, police said the shooting wasn’t a random act. If not, it just becomes the wild, wild, west.”Sunday’s shooting is Titusville’s first homicide of the year.wftv.com
Police arrest teen after German couple killed in own home
BERLIN — (AP) — Police in Germany have arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of killing a couple in their home while their four children were present. Upper Franconia police said they were alerted by neighbors who had heard cries for help shortly after midnight. German news agency dpa quoted a police spokesman saying the teenager wasn't a member of the family, but initial information indicated he was a guest. It wasn't immediately clear whether the couple's four underage children had witnessed the crime itself. They were being looked after by social workers, dpa reported.wftv.com
Judge sentences 3 men to life in prison for Ahmaud Arbery's murder
A judge in Brunswick, Georgia, has sentenced the three men to life in prison for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man who was chased and shot while out jogging in 2020. Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael got life without parole, while their neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan has the possibility of parole after 30 years. CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann and legal contributor Rebecca Roiphe join CBSN with the breaking news.news.yahoo.com
Decades after a young Colorado girl goes missing, a former gubernatorial candidate goes to trial
Steve Pankey, who twice ran for governor of Idaho, was charged with the death of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews, nearly 36 years after she disappeared. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger joins "CBS Mornings" with the surprising details of his trial.news.yahoo.com
Report: Ethiopia detains many Tigrayans deported from Gulf
Officials in Ethiopia have arbitrarily detained and forcibly disappeared thousands of ethnic Tigrayans who recently were deported from Saudi Arabia, a new Human Rights Watch report says as the country’s deadly Tigray conflict continueswashingtonpost.com
Hong Kong news outlet Stand News closes after raid, arrests
Hong Kong Editor of Stand News Patrick Lam, center, is escorted by police officers into a van after they searched evidence at his office in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. Hong Kong police raided the office of the online news outlet on Wednesday after arresting several people for conspiracy to publish a seditious publication. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) (Vincent Yu)HONG KONG — (AP) — Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Stand News online media outlet says it is ceasing operations following a police raid and arrests of current and former editors and board members. HONG KONG — Hong Kong police raided the office of an online pro-democracy news outlet on Wednesday after arresting six people for conspiracy to publish a seditious publication, the latest moves in a crackdown on dissent in the city. Chan, who is also chair of the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA), was taken away for questioning, the organization confirmed in a statement.wftv.com
Hong Kong police arrest 6 journalists for sedition
HONG KONG — (AP) — Hong Kong police say they have arrested six current and former staff members of an online media company for conspiracy to publish a seditious publication. The arrests happened early Wednesday and searches of their residences were underway, police said. Police did not identify them but online outlet Stand News posted a video on Facebook of police officers at the home of a deputy editor to investigate the alleged crime. The arrests come as authorities crack down on dissent in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.wftv.com
Report links Colombian police to deaths of 10 protesters
The 182-page report published on Monday says that on Sept. 9-11, 2020, police in Colombia committed a “massacre” against civilians in low income neighborhoods. Taxi driver Javier Ordoñez died that night from his injuries. According to evidence gathered by Human Rights Watch, police in Colombia could be implicated in 25 of those deaths. Monday’s report calls on the Colombian government to reform the country’s laws so that municipal governments have greater control over police forces. The report also calls on Colombian prosecutors to investigate the role that high-ranking officers may have had in the violent response to the protests in September.wftv.com
One dead following head-on collision in Deland, police say
DeLand police assisted Volusia County Sheriff's Office in a deputy-involved shooting Sunday at 17-92 and Firehouse road. DeLand police assisted Volusia County Sheriff's Office in a deputy-involved shooting Sunday at 17-92 and Firehouse road. DELAND, Fla. — Deland police are investigating what caused a crash that left one person dead and another with unknown injuries. According to police, the head-on collision happened Saturday at 7:11 p.m. in Deland. For unknown reasons, the Lincoln crossed the median into the eastbound lane and crashed head-on with a white Toyota SUV.wftv.com
Jefe de Policía de Orlando dona 15 carros de patrulla a policía en ciudad de Puerto Rico
El jefe de la Policía de Orlando, Orlando Rolón, llegó a Puerto Rico con 15 carros de patrulla para donarlos al Departamento de Policía de la Ciudad de Ponce el jueves como gesto de apoyo para ayudar la isla en sus esfuerzos de recuperación.
Young mother found dead in apparent homicide in Wheeling, and her 1-year-old daughter is missing, police say
Wheeling police are asking for the public’s help after a young mother was found dead in an apparent homicide and her 1-year-old baby daughter went missing, police said Wednesday.chicagotribune.com
FedEx fake: Woman wearing delivery uniform stole packages, police say
Stolen packages Police said Linda Woester dressed as a FedEx employee and took packages from a Pittsburgh neighborhood. (WPXI)PITTSBURGH — Police in Pittsburgh said a woman pretended to be a FedEx worker and took hundreds of dollars in packages from a single neighborhood. >> Read more trending newsPolice said neighbors recorded video of Laura Woester on Nov. 4 as she removed packages from properties, WPXI reported. But neighbors told WPXI as Woester looked for packages sitting on a doorstep, a car followed behind. WPXI reached out to FedEx to find out if Woester is an employee and where she got the uniform.wftv.com
People told to stay indoors as Palm Bay Police search for armed man
PALM BAY, Fla. – Palm Bay Police are warning people to stay indoors as they search for an armed man. According to police, officers are searching for the man in the area of Falon Boulevard Northeast to the east of Babcock Street Northeast. Police said the man has a long beard and is wearing a black shirt, blue pants with teal and white stripes and black shoes. AdAnyone who sees the man is asked to call 911. This is a developing story and will be updated when more details are available.
Attorney general in Daytona Beach highlighting emergency care for K9s legislation
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Attorney General Ashley Moody and other local leaders were in Daytona Beach Friday pushing legislation to protect police dogs injured in the line of duty. Whether overworked, attacked or injured, house bill 697 and senate bill 388 aim to get them help, fast. As Attorney General, I am dedicated to providing the best means of protection for all our law enforcement officers, including police K-9s. He said it’s another step to protect those dogs after another K9 law that was passed in 2019. The Senate bill passed committees on Thursday and will be heard on the Senate floor next week.
Melbourne police begin body-worn camera pilot program
MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Melbourne Police Department began a new body-worn camera pilot program on Wednesday. The program will see 15 officers, from various divisions within the department, testing out the cameras for 30 days to make sure they work with the support infrastructure efficiently, according to a news release from Melbourne city leaders. “Body worn cameras have proven to increase transparency and provide an unbiased view of police and community encounters,” said Cheryl Mall, public information officer for the city, in a statement. “They also provide a safety mechanism for police officers and can capture valuable evidence, particularly when officers are assaulted or attacked. Use the form below to sign up for the ClickOrlando.com 4pm Trending newsletter, sent every weekday.
‘It’s a tragedy:’ 3 dead in murder-suicide in Tavares, police say
TAVARES, Fla. – Three people were found dead at a Tavares home Thursday in what police are calling a double murder and suicide. Tavares police Lt. Sarah Coursey said officers responded around 9:15 a.m. following a Leesburg Police Department request to locate someone after they failed to show up to work. When officers went into the home, they found three people dead inside, two men and one female. “This is an isolated incident, it’s senseless, it’s sad, it’s a tragedy, but no danger to the community,” Coursey said. “We ask that you give the families respect and privacy during this difficult time,” Tavares police said in a tweet.
Naked man carrying Bible shot outside Florida home
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – A naked man knocking on doors at a South Florida apartment complex at midweek was shot by someone who then called 911 to turn himself in, police said. The man was carrying a Bible and knocking on doors Wednesday at the Sunshine Garden Apartments when he was shot, Pembroke Pines police Major Al Xiques told the South Florida SunSentiniel. The newspaper reported that officers found the man bleeding and on the ground. Police said officers were already on their way to investigate calls about a naked man at the complex when a 911 caller said he had just shot the man. “He was detained by police and is being questioned.”The identities of the man and the person who turned himself in were not immediately released.
UPDATE: 3 men wounded when 30 shots fired into car outside Sanford home
Sanford police said officers responded to the shooting at 9:43 p.m. in the 1300 block of Summerlin Avenue near Hamilton Elementary School and Rescue Daycare. All three victims spoke with officers and investigators, but they elected not to prosecute, according to police. Sanford police are searching for suspects after three men were shot at a home on Summerlin Ave last night. “I do think that they should probably patrol this area a little bit more (because there is) a day care right here,” she said. “If they probably patrolled a little bit more or patrolled the dangerous areas a little bit more, maybe this stuff won’t happen,” he said.