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Marksman killed gunman after child ran to porch

Marksman killed gunman after child ran to porch

There is nothing about it that was exceptional. A Tacoma Police mobile command vehicle remains parked behind yellow tape, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, near the home in Tacoma, Wash. SEATTLE (AP) — The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, a 6-year-old boy, escaped.


Veterans stage symbolic protest near camp

Veterans stage symbolic protest near camp

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's Chairman, Dave Archambault said, "this state executive order is a menacing action meant to cause fear, and is a blatant attempt by the state and local officials to usurp and circumvent federal authority". "I urge you to be different and fight for our social justice as well". " We're hoping if we stand together in formation and look the aggressors in their face.


K-9 of slain Wayne State officer struggles to say goodbye

K-9 of slain Wayne State officer struggles to say goodbye

As the Detroit Free Press reports, the canine officer had two police dogs, Clyde and Wolverine, who worked alongside him and the security team at Ford Field. "It doesn " t matter if I've ever met you before. Just this year, 132 officers have been killed in the line of duty, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page .


Manchin Considered for Cabinet

Manchin Considered for Cabinet

Trump is also considering Joe Manchin , another conservative Democratic senator who represents the coal state of West Virginia, and Gary Cohn, president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc, for energy secretary, USA media reported on Thursday.


Dozens arrested during United States protests for higher minimum wages

Dozens arrested during United States protests for higher minimum wages

Workers from across the country staged walkouts and protests in support of a $15 minimum wage throughout the day on Tuesday. More protests were expected nationwide later in the day. McDonald's said in a statement that it invested in its workers by helping them to earn degrees and on-the-job skills. Opponents to raising the minimum wage say higher costs will force restaurants to cut hiring, and that some businesses would not survive.


Baltimore police search for clues after 6 shot, 2 fatally

Baltimore police search for clues after 6 shot, 2 fatally

He then did, but police said it had no effect. The officers then fire their service weapons. He fell to the ground, and blood was visible on the sidewalk. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis was behind the decision to release the body camera footage on Wednesday, saying he did so in the interest of transparency and would rather be criticized for having released the video rather then keeping it from the public.