For militia leader Ammon Bundy, the goal of the armed occupation is to force the government’s hand in turning over federal land to ranchers and miners.
Emanuel and Interim Chicago Police Supt. John Escalante on Wednesday are slated to announce a “‘de-escalation’ approach to handling potential conflicts and standoffs, including making sure every ‘operational’ on-duty officer is equipped with a Taser.”
Maleah Williams was outside her apartment playing with Christmas gifts alongside friends when shots rang out in the complex.
Police took Rothenberg into custody without incident, later charging her with first-degree threatening, seven counts of reckless endangerment and interfering with police and second-degree breach of peace.
Enrique Marquez has been charged with multiple counts of aiding and conspiring with terrorists for allegedly supplying guns to the San Bernardino shooters earlier this month.
Families in Savannah, Ga. were left reeling after at least two gunmen opened fire, wounding three men and killing a woman early Wednesday morning.
A man accused of killing three, including a police officer, when he attacked a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo. was arrested and taken into police custody alive after a tense five-hour standoff.
The Guardian, which introduced the database The Counted to build a comprehensive record of killings at the hands of police officers, notes that more than 950 people have been killed by police this year. In the month of October, the number of those killed reached 95.
An NYPD officer was docked 30 days of paid vacation after pointing a gun towards two Black teens playing tag.
Two people have been shot at a TSU student housing complex. It has been confirmed that one of the victims has died.