Suspect In Custody After Shooting At California High School, 1 Injured

A teen suspect is in custody after police responded to reports of shots fired at a high school in Palmdale, California. One person has been injured, according to multiple reports. Update: 1 suspect being detained regarding the person with a gun the call at Highland High school in Palmdale. @PalmdaleSheriff @LANLASD @SEBLASD @SCVSHERIFF Deputies on scene searching campus. No other information available. — LA County Sheriff's (@LASDHQ) May 11, 2018 Numerous 911 calls came in

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Man Convicted Of Hate Crime After Burning Down Texas Mosque

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — A man accused of torching a South Texas mosque last year has been convicted of federal arson and explosives charges and of a hate crime charge. A jury in Victoria, Texas, deliberated about three hours before convicting 26-year-old Marq Vincent Perez. Prosecutor Sharad Khandelwal said during the trial that a “rabid hatred” of Muslims led Perez to set fire last year to an Islamic center in Victoria, destroying the building. Another prosecutor asserted that Perez

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Georgia Highway Sniper ‘Idolized’ Parkland Shooter, Police Say

A gunman who targeted cars on a Georgia highway on Friday, injuring three people, “idolized” the suspected shooter in the massacre in Parkland, Florida, according to police. Rex Whitmire Harbour, 26, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after carrying out a sniper-style attack on motorists driving along a state highway in Gainesville, Georgia, Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch told reporters on Saturday. Investigators searched Harbour’s home in Snellville, Georgia, and

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Twitter Users Blame Pikachu For Vandalism At Nebraska GOP Office

After the Nebraska Republican Party headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska, was vandalized on Tuesday, Twitter users were eager to inform on the No. 1 suspect: Pikachu. The window of the GOP office was broken with bricks, The Associated Press reported, while “Abolish ICE” was also spray-painted on the sidewalk in front of the headquarters. But a number of social media users noticed that the broken glass left a silhouette that resembled the Pokemon character. I think we have a suspect

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138 Were Killed Last Year In Record Number Of U.S. ‘Active Shooter’ Attacks

The FBI tallied a record number of attacks by active shooters last year with a record-breaking death toll of 138, according to a bureau report. There were 593 people wounded in 30 such shootings in 2017. The number of active shooter attacks was 50 percent higher than the previous year. There were 20 such crimes in 2016 that claimed the lives of 83 people. It’s the first time an annual death toll in active shooting incidents exceeded 90 since the FBI began tracking the crimes in 2000.

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Larry Nassar And Trainer Debbie Van Horn Charged With Child Sexual Abuse

Larry Nassar and former USA Gymnastics trainer Debbie Van Horn were charged with multiple counts of child sexual abuse on Friday afternoon. During a press conference in Walker County, Texas, prosecutors and city officials announced that Nassar, who is currently serving a life sentence, was indicted on six charges of child sexual assault and Van Horn on one charge of child sexual assault. “This is an ongoing investigation. It is still an open investigation,” Walker County District

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Mom Of Waffle House Shooting Victim Sues Alleged Gunman And His Father

The mother of Akilah DaSilva, a 23-year-old who died in the horrific shooting at a Waffle House in Tennessee, filed a $100 million wrongful death lawsuit against the alleged gunman and his father. An attorney for Shaundelle Brooks, DaSilva’s mother, filed the suit in Davidson County Circuit Court on Wednesday, requesting a total of $100 million in damages from Travis Reinking, the 29-year-old suspect, and his father, Jeffrey Reinking. The lawsuit, obtained by HuffPost, accuses both

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Camille Cosby Says Husband’s Guilty Verdict Is ‘Mob Justice’ In Bizarre Statement

Camille Cosby spoke out for the first time since her husband and comedian Bill Cosby was found guilty of sexual assault last week, blasting the verdict as “mob justice.” “Bill Cosby was labelled as guilty because the media and accusers said so … period,” Camille Cosby wrote in the bizarre statement released Thursday morning. “And the media ensured the dissemination of that propaganda by establishing barricades preventing the dissemination of the truth in violation of the

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Police Arrest Suspect After Brick Thrown At Sen. Mark Warner’s Office

Police have arrested a man suspected of vandalizing an office of Democratic Sen. Mark Warner in the lawmaker’s home state of Virginia on Monday morning, authorities confirmed to HuffPost. James Trainor, 36, has been arrested for allegedly throwing a brick at the Roanoke office’s front door, shattering a glass panel. Trainor faces a felony property damage charge. The incident occurred before office hours, at around 7:30 a.m., and no one was injured, the police and the senator’s

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Police Lineups Can Lead To Wrongful Convictions. Here’s How Some Agencies Are Trying To Fix That.

By Michael Ollove After nearly 38 years, on Jan. 30 Malcolm Alexander walked away from a place he never should have been to begin with: the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Earlier that day, a Jefferson Parish judge had tossed out Alexander’s conviction, partly in response to new DNA evidence proving that Alexander could not have been the armed man who in 1979 raped a 39-year-old woman in her antique shop bathroom. Twenty-one when he was sentenced to life without parole,

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