Arrest made in Cervantes armed home invasion

Arrest made in Cervantes armed home invasion
Pensacola News Journal
A suspect in an armed home invasion in Pensacola was taken into custody early Tuesday morning, according to an arrest report from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. Markies Lyncoia Savage is one of four men suspected of breaking into a Cervantes …

Grand Jury Finds No Probable Cause in MPD Officer Involved Shooting

Grand Jury Finds No Probable Cause in MPD Officer Involved Shooting
SurfKY News
file-photo (SurfKY News File Photo)MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/30/14) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury has returned a ‘no true bill’ conclusion in the case of the two police officers involved in the shooting of Douglas M. Seaton, 35, on the evening Saturday
Madisonville Officers Will Not Face Criminal Charges in Fatal Suspect Shooting Tristatehomepage.com

Officer-involved shooting in Strawberry Mansion

Officer-involved shooting in Strawberry Mansion
Philly.com
A male was shot by a police officer Wednesday afternoon during a confrontation in the city’s Strawberry Mansion section, police said. The shooting occurred around 4:30 p.m. in the 3200 block of Page Street, police said. The male was shot in his lower

Last Abortion Clinic in Miss. Granted Reprieve

     (CN) – A Mississippi law that would have required the state’s last abortion clinic to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital for its OB/GYNs is unconstitutional, the 5th Circuit ruled.    &nbsp…

Police searching for suspect after stolen car chase in southwest Houston

Police searching for suspect after stolen car chase in southwest HoustonKHOUAccording to the Houston Police Department, he was one of four people spotted around 1:30 a.m. inside a stolen car on South Braeswood. An officer chased the suspects into an ap…

  July 30, 2014  

Much Redacted Opinion Released in Terror Case

     CHICAGO (CN) – A heavily redacted 7th Circuit opinion sheds little new light on FBI surveillance of Adel Daoud, a Chicago man who allegedly tried to explode a bomb in downtown Chicago.     Last mon…

Diocese’s Insurance Does Not Cover Abuse Claims

     (CN) – The Catholic Diocese of Phoenix’s insurance policy does not cover sexual abuse claims, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday.     After settling with four men who say they were sexually abused by …

News Scan

Good Samaritans Attacked for Reporting Child Locked in Hot Car: A Colorado woman who alerted police about a child being locked in a hot car has been seriously injured after the child’s mother ran the woman and her boyfriend over.  Tammy Vigil of Fox Denver reports that 27-year-old Kristina Riddell, angered about the couple calling police, physically attacked them before running them over and fleeing the scene.  This is not Riddell’s first incident with police, she has prior arrests for assault, domestic violence and multiple driving violations.  She now faces charges of hit-and-run, assault and child abuse.

Murder Re-Trial May Result in Death Sentence: A California man behind bars for murder may be sent to death row if found guilty of two more killings at the conclusion of his re-trial.  KESQ News reports that 30-year-old Angel Esparza, a parolee, was tried for the three murders together and was convicted of one.  The jury deadlocked on the other two murder charges forcing a re-trial.  Two of Esparza’s accomplices pled guilty to the murders and were sentenced to 15 years to life behind bars.

Teens Charged in Beating Death: Four California teenagers have been charged with the beating death of a University of Southern California graduate student in an attempted robbery.  The Associated Press reports that two of the suspects were juveniles but will be charged as adults after allegedly beating the student to death with a baseball bat and wrench.  The defendants will be arraigned in two weeks on charges of murder during an attempted robbery.

  July 30, 2014  

DC Officials Plotting New Course to Keep Gun Control Intact

DC Officials Plotting New Course to Keep Gun Control Intact
Roll Call (blog)
Though they won’t yet say how far they are willing to take their fight, District of Columbia officials plan to do everything in their power to limit the carrying of handguns in the nation’s capital, arguing that despite a court’s ruling that paves the

  July 30, 2014