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Alabama elementary school student brings gun to school, shoots himself in hand: police

An elementary school student in Alabama allegedly shot himself in the hand after bringing a gun to school.  (Google Maps) A student at an Alabama elementary school shot himself in the hand after bringing a gun to school, police said. The student, who has not yet been identified, is reportedly a second-grader at Blossomwood Elementary School, AL.com reported. The student, who reportedly brought the gun to the Huntsville school on Monday, was showing the weapon to some of his classmates in a bathroom in the school gymnasium when it went off. FLORIDA WOMAN ALLEGEDLY YELLED ‘I’M A KARDASHIAN’ BEFORE PUSHING NEIGHBOR, POLICE SAY The student was not seriously harmed, Police Chief Mark McMurray said, according to The Associated Press. He added “there was no intent to harm anyone...

Florida prosecutor accused of shoplifting beauty products

Prosecutor Stacey Honowitz is accused is shoplifting $43 worth of cosmetics from a Florida supermarket.  (Facebook ) A Florida prosecutor who oversees cases against sexual predators is facing a shoplifting charge after surveillance video caught her swiping $43 worth of cosmetics from a grocery store, police said. Stacey Honowitz, 56, was suspended from her $108,000-a-year- job as a Broward County assistant state attorney pending an investigation and was charged with misdemeanor theft, the Sun Sentinel reported. Security footage released by the Aventura Police Department shows Honowitz shopping with her parents and daughter on Saturday at a Publix grocery store in the small city 20 miles north of Miami. She is seen browsing the cosmetics aisle placing the beauty products into her purse. She...

Relatives have vigil for 4 allegedly killed by border agent

Dozens of family members and friends of four women who authorities say were killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent gather for a candlelight vigil at a park in downtown Laredo, Texas, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Juan David Ortiz was arrested Saturday while hiding in a hotel parking garage. Investigators believe he fatally shot the four victims during separate attacks after taking each of them to desolate areas outside of Laredo. Investigators say a fifth victim escaped and contacted authorities. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan) LAREDO, Texas –  Dozens of family members and friends of four slain women who investigators say were the victims of a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor gathered Tuesday evening in South Texas to remember them at a vigil. In a park near San Agustin Cathedral in downtown Lared...

Man charged with killing 2 Arizona girls who went missing

This undated photo released by the Tucson Police Department on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 shows Christopher Matthew Clements, 36. Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus said Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, that Clements was indicted a day earlier by a grand jury on murder and kidnapping charges in the deaths of 6-year-old Isabel Celis and 13-year-old Maribel Gonzalez, who went missing in 2012 and 2014. (Tucson Police Department via AP) TUCSON, Ariz. –  A registered sex offender jailed since last year has been charged in the kidnapping and killing of two Arizona girls who went missing in 2012 and 2014, authorities announced Saturday. Christopher Matthew Clements, 36, was indicted on Friday by a grand jury on 21 criminal counts, including murder and kidnapping charges in the deaths of 6-year-old Isabel Ce...

Authorities say Texas officer shot during bar robbery dies

DALLAS –  An undercover officer who was shot during a gun battle between police and a group of robbery suspects outside of a Fort Worth bar that left one suspect dead has died, authorities said Friday night. The undercover officer, Garrett Hull, died at a hospital, Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said at a news conference just after midnight Friday. The suspect who was killed, Dacion Steptoe, was the one who shot Hull after Steptoe and two accomplices left a bar they had just robbed, the chief said. The two other suspects were arrested and none of the 10 people who were in the bar were hurt. “We’ve lost a true hero,” Fitzgerald said. “Someone that dedicated more than one tour of service to this great city was senselessly killed by three known criminals, two ...

Florida sheriff puts accused gunman’s face on $1,000 bill: ‘Need cash?’

A Florida sheriff’s office is promising ‘All the Ziggy bills you can carry’ if someone can help them track down accused gunman Zachary Dreiling.  (Volusia County Sheriff’s Office) A Florida sheriff’s office is offering big bucks for anyone who can track down “Ziggy.” Authorities in Volusia County say they are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information on the whereabouts of 30-year-old Zachary “Ziggy” Dreiling, who’s wanted on two counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of shooting into a vehicle stemming from an incident in Deltona in August. To help spread the word, the county sheriff’s office plastered Drieling’s face on a mock $1,000 bill and tweeted the currency. Police say Dreiling should be considered armed and dangerous....

Dallas chief wants review of police tactics at protest

This photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office shows Amber Renee Guyger. Guyger, a Dallas police officer, was arrested Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, on a manslaughter warrant in the shooting of a black man at his home, Texas authorities said. The Texas Department of Public Safety said in a news release that Guyger was booked into the Kaufman County Jail and that the investigation is ongoing. It said no additional information is available at this time. (Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office via AP) DALLAS –  The Dallas police chief said she has called for a full review and plans to meet with protest leaders after learning about reports that police used pepper-spray projectiles at a demonstration over a black man’s death. Chief U. Renee Hall said in a statement Tuesday that ...

GRAPHIC VIDEO: LAPD releases video of officer being shot at point-blank range during traffic stop

Authorities in California released dramatic footage that shows an LAPD officer being shot at point-blank range during a traffic stop.  (LAPD) The Los Angeles Police Department on Monday released graphic video footage of July 28 shootout that occurred during a routine traffic stop that resulted in the injury of an officer and the death of the suspect. The police officers seen in the video were not identified and the events leading up to the shooting appeared routine. The female officer– who approached from the drivers’ side– worked in the gang unit and apparently knew the suspect. The officer asked the driver to exit the car, at which point he could be seen pulling out a .380-caliber handgun and firing just inches from the officer. She could be seen falling to the ground a...

Shooting at Alabama McDonald’s leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded, police say

A man was killed and four others were wounded after shots were fired at a McDonald’s near Auburn University, police said.  (Google Maps) A man was killed and four others were wounded early Sunday during a shooting at a McDonald’s near Auburn University that doesn’t appear to be random, police said. Officers responded to the shooting on West Magnolia Ave. just before 2:30 a.m. and found a 20-year-old man dead from gunshot wounds, Auburn Police wrote in a news release. Four other people, including a 21-year-old Auburn University student, were also injured from the gunfire. A 16-year-old was transported with serious injuries. The student, a 17-and 19-year-old were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.  Authorities said they believe the incident was no...

The Latest: Officer involved in shooting identified

This Sept. 21, 2017, photo provided by Harding University in Search, Ark., shows Botham Jean leading worship at a university presidential reception in Dallas. Authorities said Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, that a Dallas police officer returning home from work shot and killed Jean, a neighbor, after she said she mistook his apartment for her own. The officer called dispatch to report that she had shot the man Thursday night, police said. (Jeff Montgomery/Harding University via AP) DALLAS –  The Latest on a deadly shooting involving an off-duty Dallas police officer (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Dallas police have released the name of the officer involved in the fatal shooting of a black man. A statement from the Dallas Police Department Saturday says the officer is Amber Guyger, a four-year veteran...

Abigail Hernandez describes 2013 abduction, how she survived 9 months of captivity: report

Abigail Hernandez was 14 when she was kidnapped and held captive for nine months in 2013. On Friday, she opened up in a television interview about her abduction and how she survived.  (Conway Police Department via Associated Press) Abigail Hernandez — who was 14 when she was kidnapped while walking home from school in New Hampshire in October 2013 — described Friday both her abduction and how she survived nine months of captivity inside a storage container. Hernandez, now 19, said she immediately began to strategize when she was abducted by Nathaniel Kibby, now 39. “I remember thinking to myself, ‘OK, I got to work with this guy,’” Hernandez told ABC News’ “20/20.”  “I said [to him], ‘I don’t judge you for this. If you let me go, I won’t tell anybody about this.’” Her initial negotiation a...

Houston cops search for violent bank jugging suspects

Authorities are searching for two men seen in a video attacking a man who had a bag of cash. Houston police are looking for two men seen on video attacking a man and stealing bags full of cash in broad daylight. The Aug. 16 robbery – or bank jugging – occurred near the Texas Medical Center, a collection of over 60 medical institutions near the city’s downtown, KHOU reported. Bank jugging is when thieves watch for potential victims who may have cash, follow them, and then rob or burglarize them. The victim had just pulled out cash from a nearby bank and pulled into a parking lot when he was ambushed as he was getting out of his truck, surveillance video released on Wednesday shows, according to the Houston Chronicle. The robbers pushed him to the ground and struck him on the hea...