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Multiple Shootings In Washington D.C

WASHINGTON D.C.—On Tuesday, August 4, Washington D.C. police reported two separate shootings resulting in two casualties and five people injured, including two teenagers. According to WUSA9, the first incident occurred in Northeast D.C around 8:46 p.m. Authorities indicated that 18 year old Montrell Lucas, another unidentified man, and a 17 year old male were shot inside a residential building on...

K-9 Deputy Killed While In Pursuit Of Rape Suspect

ATLANTA—Bloo, a K-9 deputy, was shot and killed on Tuesday, August 4, by a undercover investigator while in pursuit of a rape suspect at an apartment complex in southwest Atlanta. K-9 deputies are dogs that work alongside a human deputy who acts as their handler. Authorities with the DeKalb Sheriff’s Fugitive Unit were attempting to serve an arrest warrant of...

Anti-Police Rally Disrupt Colorado’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

DENVER—On July 19, 2020, anti-police protesters gathered during the 6th annual celebration of Colorado's Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. It was scheduled to take place at Denver's Greek Amphitheater at Civic Center Park from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event was organized by The Becker Band as a way to "celebrate and appreciate our men and women in Law Enforcement"...

Shooter At Elijah McClain Protest, Arrested

AURORA, CO—On July 25, 23-year-old Samuel Young fired a revolver into a crowd during a protest in Aurora, Colorado. The protest was over the death of Elijah McClain who died August 30, 2019, after being arrested by officers. The Aurora Police Department (APD) reported that "at approximately 6:35 P.M., protesters began to walk northbound on Interstate 225 from East Alameda...

Burger King Employee Fatally Shot In Food Delay Dispute

ORLANDO—A Burger King employee was killed on Saturday, August 1, after getting into a fight with a woman about a delay in a food order.  Around 7:30 p.m. the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call saying that someone had been shot at the Burger King in East Colonial Drive in Orlando, Florida. The victim was identified as Desmond...

Chicago Police Seeking Suspect In July 4 Shooting

CHICAGO, IL—The Chicago Police Department (CPD) is asking for the public’s help in identifying a gunman involved in a July 4 shooting that involved 8 victims, one of which was a 14-year-old boy. The video below shows the man they are searching for, who was wearing a yellow hoodie and yellow pants during the time of the crime. https://youtu.be/zU1pT0pg7nY   On July...

17-Year-Old Shot And Killed In Chicago

CHICAGO, IL—On Friday, July 31, Caleb Reed, 17, was shot on the north side of Chicago. Around 1 p.m., authorities found Reed with a gunshot wound in his head at the 1900 block of West Granville Avenue in Emerson Park. He was lying on the sidewalk. Reed was transported to St. Francis Hospital Evanston where he was pronounced dead...

Operation Legend Expands To Detroit

DETROIT, MI—The White House is sending 42 federal agents to Detroit in the coming week as part of its new crime-fighting initiative, Operation Legend. In a July 29, press release, the United States Department of Justice announced Operation Legend would be expanding to Cleveland, Detroit, and Milwaukee. "Operation Legend is a sustained, systematic and coordinated law enforcement initiative in which federal...

William English, Co-Inventor Of The Computer Mouse, Dies At 91

UNITED STATES—On July 26, William Kirk English died at the age of 91 in San Rafael, California. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky on January 27, 1929. He studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Kentucky before joining the United States Navy. In 1964, English left the Navy to become the first person to join the Augmentation Research Center (ARC)...

Unlawful Acts In Portland Weekend Protests

PORTLAND—Hundreds of people gathered and marched on Saturday, August 1 in Portland for their 66th night of Black Lives Matter protests. One group protested peacefully near the downtown area, but another group conducted unlawful acts on its march to the Penumbra Kelly Building, according to the Portland Police Bureau. According to Portland Police Bureau, that one protest on August 1...
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