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  • Investigations into Ferguson Shooting Continue, Holder Urges Peace Ahead of Visit

    Investigations into Ferguson Shooting Continue, Holder Urges Peace Ahead of Visit

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — The police officer accused of fatally shooting Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Mo. earlier this month has been interviewed by local investigators and will be given the chance to testify before a grand jury. A spokesman for St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, Edward Magee, said on Tuesday that the St. Louis County Prosecutor will try to begin presenting evidence to the grand jury on Wednesday. That decision remains dependant on witness availability. In addition to the local investigation, a federal investigation remains ongoing into the fatal shooting of Michael Brown that has prompted days of protests,… Read more

  • Staten Island District Attorney to Convene Grand Jury in Police Chokehold Case

    Staten Island District Attorney to Convene Grand Jury in Police Chokehold Case

    (NEW YORK) — The Staten Island, New York District Attorney has opted to convene a Grand Jury to determine whether or not charges will be filed against the police officer who allegedly choked a man last month, leading to his death. District Attorney Daniel Donovan assured the public that he is, “committed to conducting a fair, thorough, and responsible investigation” into the death of Eric Garner on July 17. The incident provoked outrage last month after a witness filmed NYPD cops placing Eric Garner in what appeared to be a chokehold while arresting Garner for selling cigarettes illegally. Garner, who… Read more

  • Man Braves Muddy Flood Waters to Rescue Elderly Woman From Car

    Man Braves Muddy Flood Waters to Rescue Elderly Woman From Car

    (PHOENIX) — Heavy rain in Arizona has flooded streets and one major freeway, stranding cars and trapping drivers and passengers. One dramatic rescue in Sun City West was caught on the camera by ABC affiliate KNXV. In the video, a white minivan was swamped on a main street in Sun City West. The fast-moving stream had submerged the minivan to its hood. One rescue worker from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office approached the vehicle with nothing in his hands but a stick. He didn’t have a security belt tied to his waist, only his co-worker pulling him from behind, just… Read more

  • Alleged School Massacre Plot in California Foiled

    Alleged School Massacre Plot in California Foiled

    (SOUTH PASADENA, Calif.) — Two Southern California male teenagers were being held in juvenile hall Tuesday after an investigation by authorities using social media led authorities to suspect taht the two were allegedly in the early stages of a plot to commit a mass shooting at South Pasadena High School. “It was a very viable threat what they were plotting,” said South Pasadena Police Chief Art Miller. “They were making a huge plan of a school massacre. … During our interviews with the suspects, they, more or less, confirmed what they had talked about, very cold-heartedly.” Miller said the suspects,… Read more

  • Billy Joel's Original Band to Be Inducted into Long Island Music Hall of Fame

    Billy Joel's Original Band to Be Inducted into Long Island Music Hall of Fame

    As one of the most famous musicians ever to hail from Long Island, New York, Billy Joel was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame back in 2006.  Now, his original backing band will receive the same honor. The New York Post reports that the surviving members of Joel’s group, who haven’t played together in 20 years as a result of lineup changes, lawsuits and one member’s suicide, will reunite during the induction ceremony in Huntington, New York, on October 23.  According to the Post, among the members who’ll be appearing are drummer Liberty DeVitto and sax and… Read more

  • Ferguson Chants Heard After St. Louis Cops Shoot Suspect

    Ferguson Chants Heard After St. Louis Cops Shoot Suspect

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — A 23-year-old black man was shot and killed by St. Louis police Tuesday after he charged at them with a knife. The incident comes just 10 days after police shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, less than 6 miles away. The man had taken two energy drinks from a store and returned to take a package of pastries without paying, according to St. Louis City Police Chief Sam Dotson. The suspect then went into the street and was “acting erratically,” and talking to himself, Dotson said. When the store employee followed him outside, the man… Read more

  • Check Out First Photo of Paul Rudd as Ant-Man

    Check Out First Photo of Paul Rudd as Ant-Man

    (LOS ANGELES) — The first photo from the set of Ant-Man is out. Paul Rudd, who will play Scott Lang, the thief turned superhero, looks extra dangerous in the photo. It’s a darker Rudd than you’re used to from moves like Knocked Up and Clueless. “Get your 1st look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in #Marvel’s #AntMan, in theaters July 17, 2015!” Marvel tweeted earlier Tuesday.   Get your 1st look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in #Marvel‘s #AntMan, in theaters July 17, 2015! pic.twitter.com/q4Frmxdn7m — Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) August 19, 2014   From the photo, Rudd, 45,… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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