1 dead, multiple people shot near Azusa polling station as heavily armed man opens fire

The Los Angeles Times One person was killed and at least three others were wounded Tuesday in an active shooting near a polling place in Azusa. Authorities said police were dealing with at least one female suspect who was heavily armed. But “This is an active situation,” said Azusa Police Chief Steve Hunt, adding it’s too early to determine whether the violence was in any way … Continue reading 1 dead, multiple people shot near Azusa polling station as heavily armed man opens fire

Trump rushed off stage in Reno by security, but quickly returns

//www.washingtonpost.com/video/c/embed/b6a39ac6-a3c2-11e6-8864-6f892cad0865 RENO — Donald Trump was rushed off stage Saturday night during a campaign rally here as security officials swarmed, but the candidate emerged back on stage after a few minutes and finished his speech. Some kind of a disturbance had occurred in the front of the room where Trump was speaking. He put his hand above his eyes to peer out into the crowd. … Continue reading Trump rushed off stage in Reno by security, but quickly returns

2 Police Officers Killed in ‘Ambush-Style’ Attacks in Iowa

Sewell Chan & Jonah Engel Bromwich The New York Times Two police officers were shot and killed while sitting in their patrol cars in the Des Moines area early Wednesday, in what the police called “ambush-style attacks.” “We’re just a few hours into this,” Sgt. Paul Parizek, a spokesman for the Des Moines Police Department, said at a news conference. “It doesn’t look like there … Continue reading 2 Police Officers Killed in ‘Ambush-Style’ Attacks in Iowa

Pre-crime returns to America with new Airbnb law

Simon Black On Friday afternoon, New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill making it illegal to advertise your home for short-term rent on websites like Airbnb. The law specifically targets New York City homeowners in apartment buildings who advertise their properties, or even just a spare room in their homes, to rent for less than 30 days at a time. It’s important to … Continue reading Pre-crime returns to America with new Airbnb law

Meet America’s “high-threat” criminals: drunk drivers, pot smokers and child support evaders

Mass Private I According to an article in the Associated Press (AP), the Texas Department of Public Safety, (DPS) considers alleged drunk drivers, pot smokers and child support evaders to be “high-threat criminals.” You read that right, Police State America is now turning low-level criminals into “high-threat” criminals. Drivers in Texas busted for drunken driving, not paying child support or low-level drug offenses are among thousands of “high-threat” … Continue reading Meet America’s “high-threat” criminals: drunk drivers, pot smokers and child support evaders