Why slowing US gun sales aren’t good news for gun-control advocates

Why slowing US gun sales aren’t good news for gun-control advocates
Quartz
This, and the experience of sporting goods retailers, suggests that demand for firearms in America is waning. But for gun control advocates, it is not as good as it sounds. As we have discussed previously, sales of firearms — and in particular
Happiness is a warm gun? Not when sales cool USA TODAY

  July 31, 2014  

Oakville Shopping Center bank robbery

Oakville Shopping Center bank robberyKSDK32 CONNECT 2 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. The St. Louis County Police Department responded to a bank robbery at the U.S. Bank inside the Schnucks on Telegraph Rd. The suspect entered Schnucks at approximately …

  July 31, 2014  

14 arrested in Galveston drug bust

14 arrested in Galveston drug bust
KSAT San Antonio
14 arrested in Galveston drug bust. POSTED TODAY, 4:52 AM UPDATED TODAY, 4:52 AM. crime_drugs_narcoticscocaine. GALVESTON, Texas – Galveston Police say they’ve arrested 14 people on felony drug charges after an extensive narcotics …
Police: 14 arrested in Galveston drug bust Chron.com

  July 31, 2014  

Murder cases in Washtenaw County: Recapping the 26 deaths resulting in …

Murder cases in Washtenaw County: Recapping the 26 deaths resulting in
The Ann Arbor News
The Washtenaw County Sheriff Department investigates a homicide outside 640 Calder Ave in Ypsilanti Township Jan. 30, 2013. Avantis Parker pleaded guilty to murder charges in Brandon Charles’ death, Terrance Parker was acquited and two others still …

  July 31, 2014  

Teen raped on lawn at Keith Urban show, police say

Teen raped on lawn at Keith Urban show, police saymyfox8.comA teenage girl was raped at the same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said. The attack happened in front of a large crowd of other concertgoers on t…

  July 31, 2014  

Officer involved shooting under investigation

Officer involved shooting under investigation
WTNH
Officer involved shooting under investigation. By WTNH.com StaffPublished: July 31, 2014, 4:59 am Updated: July 31, 2014, 5:07 am. Hartford police (file). HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A shooting involving a Hartford police officer is underway this morning.
Carjacking turns into officer-involved shooting in Hartford WFSB
Officer-Involved Shooting Overnight In Hartford CBS Local
Police Investigate Attempted Carjacking, Officer-Involved Shooting in Hartford NBC Connecticut

  July 31, 2014  

Michigan Hospital Security Guards Tase Handcuffed Man, Snatch Camera from Witness

Hospital security guards in Michigan were struggling with a handcuffed man in a wheelchair who was yelling for help in a parking lot when one of them tasered him in the back.

When the guards noticed a man was video recording, they went after him and snatched his camera, telling him it was “private property” and the torture of the handcuffed man was “confidential.”

The handcuffed man kept yelling, “I fear for my life,” and “please don’t hurt me” as well as the phone number to his girlfriend, 586-879-1273, which I haven’t called because it is currently 4:30 a.m.

A Macomb County sheriff’s deputy appeared and detained the man for video recording.

But that is all we know about the incident that took place at McLaren Macomb hospital. The video was posted on Facebook this week and was reposted on Youtube by someone else who included the original description:

“Share this video!!! Police brutality in Macomb county!!! This man was dragged from the car, choked, and tasered…afterward McClaren security stole my phone and had Macomb sheriff detain me for recording the assault.”

I’ve posted it on Live Leak, knowing Youtube’s history of deleting videos after receiving complaints from police.

  July 31, 2014  

Felony and DUI arrests in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties: Thursday, July 31 …

Felony and DUI arrests in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties: Thursday, July 31 …Pensacola News JournalAdam Craig Kendrick, 40, address unavailable, two counts of using a computer to solicit/lure/seduce a child, public order crimes. Tommy Allen Kroll, …

  July 31, 2014  

Police investigate officer involved shooting in Waikiki

Police investigate officer involved shooting in WaikikiKHON2Police are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened in Waikiki. It was reported at around 8:10 p.m. Wednesday on Kuhio Avenue and Liliuokalani Avenue. Witnesses say it started …

  July 31, 2014  

Off-duty officer captures robbery suspect

Off-duty officer captures robbery suspectWJXT JacksonvillePolice said they received a robbery alarm from the Paradise Food Mart on North Laura Street just before 9 p.m. Wednesday. An off-duty officer responded to the robbery and as he arrived, he saw t…

  July 31, 2014