#Violent Crime

Palestinians say killing caught on video was unjustified

HAWARA, West Bank (AP) — A makeshift sidewalk memorial with a Palestinian flag and a mourning notice paid tribute Saturday to a 22-year-old Palestinian whose death at the hands of an Israeli border police officer — four pistol shots from close range — was captured on widely shared amateur video. A day after the shooting in the occupied West Bank town of Hawara, Palestinians pushed back against Israeli police claims that Ammar Adili was shot in self defense after he attacked Israelis, including a border policeman, and resisted arrest. They said the officer killed Adili without justification, and that Israeli...
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Baseball bat attack caught on camera in Hamilton Heights

NEW YORK - A brutal baseball bat attack was caught on camera in Hamilton Heights.It happened around 8 a.m. Tuesday on Amsterdam Avenue near West 148th Street.Video shows a 47-year-old man walking down the street followed by an individual who pulls a baseball bat out of his pants, approaches the man from behind and hits him in the head with the bat, causing the victim to fall to the ground.The victim and the individual appear to exchange words before the individual walks away.Police say the victim was taken to a local hospital in stable condition to be treated for a cut to his head and bruising.Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.  
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Athena Strand: Wise County community comes together to mourn 7-year-old girl

WISE COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — A rural Wise County community is mourning the loss of 7-year-old Athena Strand. On Wednesday evening, she was first reported missing by her stepmother. The Wise County Sheriff's office said Athena left the house by herself. After two days of searching, her body was found last night, several miles away from her house.The Wise County Sheriff's Office arrested 31-year-old Tanner Horner, a contracted driver for FedEx. They say he confessed to abducting Athena. The First Baptist Church of Cottondale was a gathering place for volunteers and Athena's family while the search for her was going on. Pastor Charles Pugh comforted them...

Pulse Shooting Survivor Tells How to Make Anti-LGBT Pols Pay

Brandon Wolf was the first survivor from the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting to testify before Congress, where he called for gun reform so that event which left 49 people dead, including his best friend Drew, would not happen again.He told The New Abnormal after hearing about the shooting last month at Club Q in Colorado Springs—another LGBT nightclub—he was not just heartbroken but furious. Wolf says anti-LGBT legislation like the Don’t Say Gay law in Florida has made his community a target yet again.“We have a right to be angry because this is what we’ve been telling people would happen,”...

GPD: Person hospitalized after shooting on Donlora Drive

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A person went to the hospital after a shooting in Greensboro Saturday night, according to Greensboro Police. Officers responded to a call for shots fired at 6:50 p.m. on the 2600 block of Donlora Drive. They found someone with a gunshot wound. That person went to the hospital for treatment.

Man shot, killed in Gifford; deputies investigating

GIFFORD — A man was shot and killed late Saturday following an altercation between him and an unidentified suspect, deputies said. “There is no threat to the public,” Indian River County sheriff’s spokesperson Lt. Joe Abollo said. “Detectives are on scene and located one firearm.”. Indian...

SPD investigating shooting in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Police are investigating a shooting in Shreveport Saturday night. According to online dispatch Caddo 911, there were as many as 18 units responding to a shooting at 9:10 p.m. on W 70th Street and Jewella. KTAL has a crew on the scene and will provide...