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Sniper, ambush and standoffs: Officers shot in five states over the past week

Sniper, ambush and standoffs: Officers shot in five states over the past week

In the past seven days, there have been several shootings of police officers spanning from California to Philadelphia. The shootings were not fatal, and occurred during traffic stops, tense standoffs and in some cases ambushes while officers served warrants at homes. Here’s a breakdown of the officers shot in the past week: California: A sniper…MORE

Former Yale professor sexually assaulted five students, report says

Former Yale professor sexually assaulted five students, report says

A former Yale psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students and engaged in other sexual misconduct, according to an independent report released by the university. Eugene Redmond, who was on the faculty for 44 years, is accused of misconduct and sexual assault primarily by interns in a program he ran that included undergraduate students at Yale,…MORE

Loyola’s good luck charm Sister Jean just turned 100

Loyola’s good luck charm Sister Jean just turned 100

Chicago’s favorite basketball-loving nun reached a milestone birthday and the community is giving her the party of a lifetime. Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt reached peak TV fame when the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers became the Cinderella story at last year’s NCAA basketball tournament. Fans grew accustomed to seeing the nun, who is the team’s chaplain,…MORE

California man planned mass shooting, police say

California man planned mass shooting, police say

Long Beach, California, police arrested a man they say was planning a mass shooting, the police chief said. Rodolfo Montoya, 37, allegedly was planning to shoot employees and guests at the Marriott hotel where he worked as a cook, Chief Robert Luna said at a press conference Wednesday. Police arrested Montoya at his Huntington Beach…MORE

Both sides in Florida manslaughter trial say video of fatal shooting will prove their case

Both sides in Florida manslaughter trial say video of fatal shooting will prove their case

Prosecuting attorney Fred Schaub said convenience store surveillance video showed that Michael Drejka fatally shot Markeis McGlockton as McGlockton was turning away from him. But defense attorney Bryant Camareno said the same video, watched without slow motion, showed that Drejka was acting in self-defense after McGlockton shoved him and his girlfriend threatened him. “We want…MORE

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