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Family Says Dog Died Saving Them From Teen Gunman
A Houston, Texas family claims that, just over a week ago, their dog saved their lives after a gunman busted into their home while food was being prepped for their 13-year-old's birthday party. He allegedly opened fire after a confrontation took place where he was asked to leave. There were reportedly more than a dozen kids in attendance at the time.
Laura Martinez says the event happened on March 9 at her home, when a teen boy that the family was familiar with entered the home with a gun. The armed teen fired eight shots, three of which struck Martinez and members of her family. According to a GoFundMe, one bullet hit Martinez in her leg, another hit her son, Taylor Hollier, in his foot, and two struck her stepdaughter, Valerie Pace, with one going into her thigh and the other hitting next to her spine.
Georgia Dad Outraged After He Says School Bus Driver Left His 5-Year-Old Daughter Behind 3 Times
Officials at a Georgia elementary school are apologizing to a concerned father after he said that his 5-year-old daughter had been left behind by school bus drivers three times.
Video footage showed Tristan King confronting staff at Norton Elementary school in Snellville after learning that the school bus driver had driven off without his young daughter yet again. He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitutionthis link opens in a new tab that his fourth-grade son called him in a panic with the news.
“He called us screaming that his sister wasn’t on the bus and they wouldn’t wait for her or let him off to find her,” King told the publication.
Angry dad brings loaded AK-47 to Florida school because son called crying, police say
Arrests in domestic terror probes outpace those inspired by Islamic extremists
Most people arrested as the result of FBI terrorism investigations are charged with non-terrorism offenses, and more domestic terror suspects were arrested last year than those allegedly inspired by international terror groups, according to internal FBI figures reviewed by The Washington Post.
As government officials and activists debate the best way to pursue violent extremists, the figures show how much of counterterrorism work goes undeclared and unnoticed. Thousands are investigated each year. Hundreds are charged with crimes. But the public and the media see only dozens.
The debate centers on whether federal law and law enforcement are too focused on Islamic terrorism and not paying enough attention to the rise in far right-wing extremism. In fact, according to the data, more domestic terrorist targets are being charged, and in both categories, law enforcement officials often leverage simpler crimes, such as violations of gun or drug laws, to prevent violence.
Father found guilty of plotting acid attack on 3-year-old son
A father has been found guilty and sentenced to 16 years in prison for plotting an acid attack on his 3-year-old son amid a custody battle with his ex-wife.
The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was convicted unanimously by a jury Wednesday at Worcester Crown Court in the UK following a six-week trial, the court confirmed to CNN.
The jury, which deliberated for nine hours, convicted the man and five co-conspirators of plotting to spray sulfuric acid in the child's face with the intention to "burn, maim or disfigure."
Jurors were told that the father, 40, a taxi driver from Wolverhampton, central England, but originally from Afghanistan, enlisted the help of his co-conspirators in order to attack his son in a bid to gain increased custody by depicting the child's mother as incapable of providing adequate care, the UK's Press Association agency reported.
Woman with 2 children in car is shot, killed by other driver
Infant Girl Found Dead in Parked Car with Mom, Who Is Taken to Hospital and Arrested
Texas Woman Arrested 2 Years After Allegedly Killing Student Thanks To Anonymous Letter
U.S. NEWS Chris Watts reveals gruesome details about the day he killed his pregnant wife, daughters
17-year-old allegedly killed 2 teens in his grandparents' garage, set their bodies on fire in their car: Sheriff
A 17-year-old allegedly killed two Indiana teenagers in his grandparents' garage and then set their bodies on fire inside their car, officials said.
Connor Kerner was arrested on Saturday for the murders of 19-year-old Molley Lanham and 18-year-old Thomas Grill, the Porter County Sheriff's Office said on Monday in a statement.
Kerner, of Valparaiso, Indiana, was charged with two counts of murder, the sheriff's office said. Kerner is being tried as an adult, Porter County Prosecutor Gary German told ABC News on Tuesday.
Porn star, boyfriend accused in disturbing child sex abuse case
A California porn star and her boyfriend are accused of sexually abusing a young girl over the course of several months, officials said.
Jason Whitney, 43, and Melinda Smith, 35, were charged Tuesday with eight counts each of sexually abusing a child under the age of 10, the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department said. They also face a charge for drugs and guns found in the home.
Smith is known as Mercedes Carrera in the adult film industry, where she has appeared in series such as “Family Hookups” and “Moms in Control,” according to IMDB.
Hate crime charge possible for Florida man who pulled gun, yelled slurs at black kids on MLK Day
Florida prosecutors are exploring hate crime charges against a man who was arrested on Martin Luther King Jr. Day after brandishing a gun and yelling racial slurs at a group of black youths.
Mark Bartlett, 51, was arrested for illegally carrying a concealed weapon after a confrontation with a group of bicyclists participating in the “Bikes Up, Guns Down” event in Miami’s upscale Brickell area, the Miami Herald reported.
Police search for religious supplies store attacker
Police on Tuesday were searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted someone in a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store and fatally shot a customer before fleeing.
Authorities identified the woman who was killed Monday at the Catholic Supply of St. Louis store as Jamie Schmidt, of House Springs. The 53-year-old mother of three was active in her parish and sang in the choir, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
St. Louis County police were searching for a man described as 5-foot-7 with a heavy build. They say he wore an ivy hat, sometimes known as a newsboy hat, during the attack and that he should be considered armed and dangerous. Police were seeking the public's help in finding him.
Holiday week starts with 4 high-profile, fatal shootings in 4 states
Paul McCartney Advocates for 'Sensible Gun Control Laws' Ahead of Midterm Elections
Paul McCartney took to social media to share his opinion on gun control in the U.S. on Tuesday (Oct. 30).
Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to sex abuse
A fugitive priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco last year, federal officials said Friday.
Arthur J. Perrault, 80, a former Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and a former Air Force chaplain, has been charged in a federal indictment with seven counts of aggravated sexual abuse and abusive sexual contact between 1991 and 1992 at Kirtland Air Force Base and Santa Fe National Cemetery.
She was raped with a hose, then given 10 rupees to buy her silence
Pope lets more bishops go as part of Chile sex abuse fallout
India bishop accused of rape arrested in Kerala
MARYLAND FATHER PROTECTING DAUGHTER SHOOTS TWO OFFICERS WHO ENTERED APARTMENT TO EXECUTE MISTAKEN SEARCH WARRANT
Three infants among five people stabbed at New York nursery
Indiana man gets 160-year prison sentence for impregnating 10-year-old girl who took stand against him
By the time we figure out what's good or bad the child will burn. 21-Sep-2018
Arkansas police officer killed by stray bullet while in his home
An Arkansas police officer is dead after a fluke incident in which he was struck by a stray bullet while in his home.
Capt. Joe Baker, of the West Memphis, Arkansas, police said the officer from nearby Forrest City was struck by the bullet at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The officer, identified as Oliver Johnson, was off-duty at the time and not involved in law enforcement activities when he was killed.
An altercation between two groups broke out and shots were fired outside of the officer’s residence, Baker said. Johnson was not the intended target.
Chicago Shootings Spike Amid Weekend Violence
More than 600 people have been shot in the city this year.
A bloody weekend in Chicago boosted the number of shootings and homicides that have occurred in the city so far this year.
According to The Chicago Tribune, the violence began around 3:40 a.m. Saturday, with a shooting in Woodlawn. The victim in that incident – a 40-year-old man ? was reportedly hospitalized in critical condition.
The count continued to climb throughout the weekend, totaling eight shootings by midnight Sunday.
SINCE PARKLAND SHOOTING, NRA-BACKED BILLS HAVE ADVANCED IN LARGE NUMBERS IN STATE LEGISLATURES
A Parkland Student Who Was Shot Five Times Is The First Victim To Sue Over The Massacre
2 Sheriff’s Deputies Are Killed While Eating at North Florida Restaurant
Students across US walk out for gun reform on anniversary of Columbine massacre
Florida school district cancels walkouts after shooting
Utah Parents Killed Themselves and 2 Children Because Mom Falsely Believed She Had Terminal Cancer
4 people dead, 4 injured at Nashville Waffle House as police hunt gunman
Mother accidentally shoots, kills 2-year-old daughter: Police
Police: Man fires 121 rounds into hunting cabin, later dies
12-year-old busted walking down street with loaded AR-15: cops
Philadelphia police say a 12-year-old boy toting a loaded military-style rifle and his 19-year-old brother carrying a handgun have been arrested after brandishing the weapons in a dispute with another boy.
Parkland teacher arrested after leaving gun in public lavatory
Incest case dad, daughter and child dead in murder-suicide
TEENAGER WHO MISSED SCHOOL BUS REPORTEDLY SHOT AT WHILE ASKING HOMEOWNERS FOR DIRECTIONS
Hundreds rally at Maine Capitol in support of gun rights
No bail for Texas man accused of killing girlfriend on West Side
4-Year-Old Calif. Girl Finds Family Dead and Uses Slain Grandfather's Phone to Call for Help
Ex Allegedly Holds Woman Hostage and Kills Her — as She Desperately Streams Horror on Facebook Live
Man critically wounded in South Side shooting after 24-hour lull in gun attacks
A trauma surgeon explains the bloody reality of keeping gunshot victims alive
WE NEED TO RECOGNIZE THAT CHRISTIAN PRIVILEGE DOES EXIST
CHRISTIANS DO HAVE UNSEEN BENEFITS IN AMERICA, BUT UNDERSTANDING IS ONLY THE START
We have all thought at times that someone else has gotten an advantage based on who they are. A celebrity who gets away with no jail time because they are famous. That person who skips the line at a club because they are pretty. The person who gets the promotion because their family is friends with the boss. The idea of people getting help based on their characteristics is not a new concept. But George Washington University has become a focal point of this expression with a workshop on “Christian privilege.”
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Deceased Catholic cardinal who abused priests asks 'for forgiveness' in his will
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Megachurch Pastor Abruptly Retires After Allegations Of Improper Conduct Go Public
Should I Let My Husband Drag My Kids to Church?
Prominent Alabama Evangelist and Youth Pastor Arrested on Child Sex Charges
The biggest Jewish gay “conversion therapy” organization has been operating in secret after US courts shut it down