Japan’s police chief to resign over Abe’s shot dead

FILE – Japan’s outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media at the Prime Minister’s Office for a cabinet meeting on September 16, 2020 in Tokyo. Japan’s national police chief said on Thursday, August 25, 2022, that he intends to step down to take responsibility for the deadly shooting of former Japanese Prime Minister … Read more

Japan’s police chief to resign over Abe’s shot dead

Tokyo — Japan’s national police chief said on Thursday he would resign to take responsibility for the deadly shooting of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a campaign speech last month. National Police Agency chief Itaru Nakamura’s announcement came after his agency released a report alleging lapses in police security – from planning to … Read more

Massachusetts triple murder-suicide kills 4 relatives

Three men and one woman died Tuesday in a triple murder-suicide spread over three separate scenes in Lynn, Massachusetts, officials said. According to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office, all four people are related to each other. Lin Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at 98 Rockaway St. just before 3 … Read more

Police: Customer kills security guard at Texas restaurant

DeSoto, Texas – A security guard was shot dead after a customer argued over business rules at a restaurant and entertainment venue in suburban Dallas, police said. Derek Phillips, 47, of Arlington, died after being shot multiple times in DeSoto’s Brickhouse lounge at around 10 p.m. Friday, Police Lieutenant Chris Huerta said in a news … Read more

School, Boys and Girls Club locked down due to gunfire in park

REDWOOD CITY – Hoover Elementary School and a boys and girls club were closed Friday afternoon after a hail of gunfire in nearby Hoover Park, police said. The Redwood City Police Department said in a statement that officers were called to the park at around 3:35 p.m. to report a shootout. According to an eyewitness, … Read more

Washington State School Shooter Sentenced to 40 Years

Spokane, Wash. , Caleb Sharp, who shot to death a classmate five years ago and injured three others at a Washington State high school, apologized Friday to his victims before being sentenced to at least 40 years in prison. Sharp, who was 15 at the time of the 2017 shooting, pleaded guilty in Spokane County … Read more

Police: Suspect had 2,000 rounds of gunpowder in I-85 firing

This photo provided by Troop County Sheriff’s Office police detains Jarrell Rafael Brown on August 17, 2022 in Lafayette, Ala. Brown, 39, of Montgomery, was arrested Wednesday near the courthouse in Lafayette with more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition and an alarming number of firearms in his 1996 white Cadillac Fleetwood, police said. (Troop County … Read more

Los Angeles man sentenced to life in prison for 5 random murders

angel — A Los Angeles man who opened fire at people at random in 2014, killing five people and injuring seven others, was sentenced Thursday to prison without the possibility of parole. Alexander Hernandez, 42, of the city’s Silmar neighborhood, was sentenced to several consecutive life sentences for the stampede. The Los Angeles County District … Read more

Gunman who shot Miami-Dade officer identified

Police officers and other officers stand outside the Ryder Trauma Center after shooting a Miami-Dade police officer on Monday, August 15, 2022. allie skovronsky [email protected] Investigators are trying to piece together the events that led to a shootout that left a Miami-Dade detective fighting for his life and the suspected gunman, a 32-year-old from Georgia, … Read more

Cuban doctor shot dead in Mexico hospital

Mexico City — A Cuban doctor was shot dead at a hospital in a rough area on the outskirts of Mexico Prosecutors in the city, Mexico state, confirmed late Monday. The doctor, whose name was not provided, was killed on Friday along with a nurse and another woman at a suburban hospital in Ecatepec. The … Read more