MT. OLIVER (KDKA) ― Several dozen people gathered in a Mt. Oliver parking lot to remember a young man fatally shot by police four months ago.
The memorial, held near the spot where the shooting took place, included a birthday cake, balloons and prayers remembering Justin Jackson who would have turned 20 years old Monday.
Jackson was fatally shot by Pittsburgh Police May 6, after authorities said he shot and killed a police… Continue
Carlton Grant Jr., the 17-year-old son of dancehall artist Spragga Benz, was shot and killed by local police in Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday (Aug. 24). Cops say they stopped two men on a bicycle in the Kingston 8 area and when they moved toward them, one of the men began firing at them, according to Radio Jamaica. Crazy yo. prayers go out to the… Continue
Police are looking for a man who reportedly assaulted the mother of his children in a parking lot, then shot a McDonald's employee who attempted to break up the fight.
Police say 22-year-old Nigel Haskell was shot in the upper torso when he tried to help out a woman who was being attacked by 27-year-old Perry Kennon of Conway.
Haskell "was trying to be a Good Samaritan and coming to the aid of a young lady," said Little Rock… Continue
UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A Beaver Falls mother is accused of abandoning her baby last week by dropping it off on the porch of a home in Union Township.
According to police, Lelanie Gurley said she didn't want her 4-month-old baby anymore, so she put him on the front step of a home along Grandview Avenue. Gurley said she called the house to tell them the baby was there and watched until someone came out to get him.
HELENA/WEST HELENA, AR – Authorities say a woman threw a baby, face down in the mud while trying to run from police.
According to a police report, an officer saw a woman getting into a car with a baby in her arms at a gas station in Helena/West Helena, Arkansas. The officer says he went over to ask the woman if she was going to put the child in a car seat, when she gave him a fake name.
After checking the woman’s real name, the officer… Continue
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville police are trying to find a man who they said attacked a disc jockey after an altercation at a bar and cut the man's eyes out.
Investigators said the DJ was attacked in the early-morning hours of July 5 near Starlite Café. Rescuers. Police found him in the neighborhood because someone driving by saw him lying in the street. They said right away they realized something was very wrong with man's… Continue
CBS Canda reports " The mother of an 18-year-old shot and killed by a police officer is demanding explanations from the Montreal police force. But people in the neighbourhood where Fredy Villanueva was fatally wounded weren't waiting for explanations Sunday night. Their fury erupted into a riot in Montreal North, with knots of protesters roaming the streets and setting fire to cars and garbage barricades. The riot police squad was called out, and hundreds of officers formed a… Continue
Chicago police overnight shot and killed an unidentified armed man who shot at police and then barricaded himself in a gangway on the South Side, police said.
The gunman hit one officer's shoe and the bulletproof vest of another, but wounded neither one, police said. He also opened fire with his semi-automatic gun on a police helicopter hovering over the scene in the Auburn Gresham community, police said.
The incident marked the second time in less… Continue
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis police Friday night had questioned one man and were looking for another in connection with the slaying of the daughter of a prominent clergyman.
Anthony Wright, 28, was brought in for questioning Friday night in the July 19 shooting death of 24-year-old Chenelle Walker, IMPD Sgt. Paul Thompson said.
Police were still looking for Kevin Hubbard, 21, also identified as a… Continue
Police have charged a member of the security staff at a night club where another security guard was shot earlier this week with extortion, abduction and impersonating a police officer.
Early Monday, a security staffer at Club Mystique, in the 1500 block of General Booth Boulevard, was shot after an argument broke out. The victim, whose identity was not released, is in critical condition. A 21-year-old man has been charged in the… Continue
PHILADELPHIA -- Police said the same stolen gun was used in Monday’s shootout with police and the shooting death of a woman earlier that morning.
Police said the trail of crimes began with the death of Monica Wilson, 41, of Southwest Philadelphia.
She was shot and killed Monday morning.
The woman's boyfriend, Richard Wilson, 59, quickly became a suspect, authorities said.
Memphis police have arrested the grandson of a popular deejay killed Wednesday, charging him with first-degree murder.
Dee “Cap’n Pete” Henderson, who hosted a blues show on WEVL for 26 years, was found shot to death in the backyard of his home at 1040 Fields Wednesday morning. He was 72.
Police arrested Cortez Thomas, 30, about 1 p.m. Wednesday and booked him into jail later that night.
Huntington, W.Va., police made an arrest Sunday in the killing of a former Deep Creek High School football star early Saturday.
Donte D. Newsome, 25, died of multiple gunshot wounds at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington after an altercation outside a nightclub in Huntington, W.Va.. Two other men were also shot outside the Fluid nightclub at 3 a.m., but both have since been released from the hospital.
A car chase in the Central Business District that started shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday when two people believed to be transporting drugs in a black Chevrolet Trailblazer ran a stop sign at Canal and S. Robertson streets, ended soon thereafter with 13 damaged "civilian" cars, a fiery crash at the intersection of Poydras Street and St. Charles Avenue -- and the arrest of two boys.
A few people complained of minor injuries, but no one appeared… Continue
Looks like all the prediction about things getting so bad in the street that people begin to accept the diminishing of civil liberties is coming true, and the beginning point is in our nation's capital of all places.
Washington D.C. police chief Cathy Lanier announced the advent of military-style checkpoints in the Trinidad area of the city. This… Continue