Here is how to talk to kids about fear of school shootings, lockdowns
A few days after the school shooting that killed three children and three adults in Tennessee, deputies in Broward County arrested a Charles W. Flanagan High School student Wednesday who told them that she had made a false threat that prompted a lockdown because she didn’t want to go to school.
Police: Reports of armed person at Kendall medical building determined to be ‘unfounded’
Miami-Dade police responded to a medical office building Tuesday morning after receiving reports about a person in the building who made threats while armed with a gun, however police have since confirmed that those reports have been determined to be “unfounded.”
Evidence shows former Presidente Supermarkets partner was near crime scene, detective says
Manuel Marin’s cell phone was near the area where Camilo Salazar turned up dead, a detective said on Monday in Miami-Dade County court, as the Cuban-American businessman stands trial over an alleged murder-for-hire plot in 2011.
Nashville shooter who killed 6 drew maps, surveilled school
Police say a former student shot through the doors of a Christian elementary school and killed three children and three adults after elaborately planning the massacre by drawing out a detailed map and conducting surveillance of the building.
Former UCLA instructor arrested in Colorado after allegedly making threats to the school
Matthew Harris, a former UCLA instructor, has been arrested in Boulder, Colorado. The arrest comes one day after he allegedly sent an 800-page manifesto with thousands of references to violence to the UCLA Police Department, Boulder police said. Watch more from the police briefing here.news.yahoo.com
New Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Biden's approval rating falls, as both Republicans and Democrats grow more concerned about crime
Rising worries about crime among both Democrats and Republicans are starting to create a drag on President Biden’s approval rating, according to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll — and could signal larger challenges for the president’s party ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.news.yahoo.com
India's virus surge damages Modi's image of competence
Despite clear signs India was being swamped by another surge of coronavirus infections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government refused to cancel a major Hindu festival and held election rallies with thousands of unmasked supporterswashingtonpost.com
Tennessee man charged in 1992 Gary double slaying of mom, 4-year-old girl: FBI
“This was a horrific crime that shocked our local community in 1992,” Hobart Police Detective Lt. Nicholas Wardrip said in a statement. “Lofton was born in East Chicago, but moved to Tennessee at an early age. Lofton was interviewed by investigators in September 2020; however, he denied knowing either victim or even being in Indiana at the time of the murders. Investigators utilized DNA technology and interviewed witnesses to bring the case together against Lofton.”chicagotribune.com
Coast Guard seeking tips on who pointed laser light at crew during rescue mission
It is a federal crime to point lasers at Coast Guard vessels, and that might cause bodily injury to an officer. Violators can face up to 25 years in prison and fines of up to $25,000., according to the National Defense Authorization Act.sun-sentinel.com
Crime rises in Los Angeles for first time in over a decade
Violent crime went up 20 percent and property crime went up 10 in the second largest city in America this year. It was the first time in 12 years that Los Angeles saw a rise in all categories of crime. Ben Tracy is in the City of Angels with more.cbsnews.com