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Sgt. Jay Cook ID'd as Officer Who Shot David Sweat Before Detaining

Sgt. Jay Cook ID’d as Officer Who Shot Escapee David Sweat Before Detaining

Police say New York State Police Sgt. Jay Cook was the officer who shot prison escapee David Sweat before detaining him. Sweat was transported to a local hospital with two gunshot wounds. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Sweat was coughing up blood. David Sweat was shot as he walked down […]

by · June 28, 2015 · Breaking News
#BREAKING:  Amazon to Pull Confederate Flag Merchandise

#BREAKING: Amazon to Pull Confederate Flag Merchandise

#BREAKING NEWS:  Amazon announced that it will pull Confederate flag merchandise. This comes as retail giant Walmart announced that it would stop selling Confederate merchandise in its stores. Prominent flag maker Valley Forge Flag said it will stop producing and selling Confederate flags. This comes following the massacre of nine black […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Breaking News
SC Cop Michael Slager Indicted for the Murder of Walter Scott

SC Cop Michael Slager Indicted for the Murder of Walter Scott

South Carolina cop Michael Slager has been indicted for the murder of Walter Scott, the unarmed black man he shot in his back as he fled during a traffic stop. The prosecutor announced on Monday that North Charleston police officer Michael Slager was indicted by a grand jury for the […]

Beau Biden Dies of Brain Cancer, Vice President Joe Biden's Family Says

Beau Biden Dies of Brain Cancer, Vice President Joe Biden’s Family Says

#RIP: Beau Biden, (whose real name is Joseph Robinette Biden III), former Delaware Attorney General, dies of brain cancer, Vice President Joe Biden’s family says. He was 46. Beau Biden had recently been undergoing treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He is the second of Joe Biden’s children to […]

by · May 30, 2015 · Breaking News
Aaron Hernandez Guilty of First Degree Murder of Odin Lloyd

Aaron Hernandez Guilty of First Degree Murder for Odin Lloyd’s Death

Aaron Hernandez guilty of 1st degree murder Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first degree murder for the death of his friend Odin Lloyd. He was also found guilty of unlawful possession of firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. Aaron Hernandez will face life in prison without […]

by · April 15, 2015 · Crime
Judge Throws Book at Atlanta Public Schools Educators in Cheating Scandal

Judge Throws Book at Atlanta Public Schools Educators in Cheating Scandal

APS educators sentenced Judge Jerry Baxter threw the book at 10 educators in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal, who were accused of changing answers on students’ standardized tests. The sentences are as follows: Michael Pitts, School Resource Team Executive Director: 20 years to serve 7, 2,000 hours community service, […]

by · April 14, 2015 · Today's Headlines
4 Cartoonists, Including Stephane Charbonnier, Among 12 Killed in Paris Attack (Photo Credit: Mediaite Video Screengrab)

4 Cartoonists, Including Stephane Charbonnier, Among 12 Killed in Paris Attack

Four cartoonists,  including chief editor Stephane Charbonnier, are among those killed in Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine. @fgeffardAFP, @France24_en Economist and writer Bernard Maris is among those killed at Hebdo offices. Charlie Hebdo mocked the ISIS in its last tweet: Meilleurs vœux, au fait. pic.twitter.com/a2JOhqJZJM — Charlie Hebdo (@Charlie_Hebdo_) January 7, […]

by · January 7, 2015 · Terror Attacks, Today's Headlines
Search, Rescue Operation Underway for Missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501

Search, Rescue Operation Underway for Missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501

MISSING AIRASIA FLIGHT QZ8501:  A search and rescue operation is underway for AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore that fell off the radar. The airline says missing plane is an Airbus A320-200. There were 162 passengers on board, including two pilots and five crew members. Indonesian media said there were 156 Indonesians, […]

by · December 28, 2014 · Breaking News
Martin Place Siege: Shotgun Wielding Man Holding Hostages at Lindt Cafe in Sydney

Martin Place Siege: Shotgun Wielding Man Holding Hostages at Lindt Cafe in Sydney

#MartinPlace siege: A shotgun wielding man is holding hostages  at the Lindt Cafe in Sydney, Australia. There are reports 13 people are being held hostage. Two women were seen in the window crying and holding up a black Islamic flag. The authorities are urging people to stay away. There are […]

by · December 14, 2014 · Breaking News
Unmanned NASA Antares Rocket Explodes on Launch in Virginia

Unmanned NASA Antares Rocket Explodes on Launch in Virginia

A NASA Antares rocket explodes on launch at the Wallops Flight Facility, which is located on the eastern coast of Virginia. The rocket was originally scheduled to take off yesterday but was delayed. The unmanned rocket was taking 5,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station. There is no indicated loss […]

by · October 28, 2014 · Breaking News