21 year-old ‘Law and Order’ extra shot dead at Bronx deli

New York 08/15/21, 23:54

A gunman shot an actor seven times in a New York City deli on Aug. 13. Surveillance footage shows the shocking moment "Law and Order" extra Jayquan Lewis was fatally gunned down at the B.H. Gourmet Deli in the Bronx. The 21-year-old can be seen entering the business near his Bainbridge Avenue ...

Mexico sues US gunmakers over arms trafficking

America 08/05/21, 21:18

The Mexican government has launched legal action against some of the biggest gun manufacturers in the United States, for contributing to gun violence that resulted in thousands of deaths. The complaint was filed on Wednesday, August 4, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The Mexican government accused units ...

Homicides jump in six Democrat-run cities with more black victims reported

D.C. 06/29/21, 21:28

Several Democratic Party-ruled cities across the nation experienced a surge in homicides in the past year. Crime data shows many cases disproportionately affected African Americans. Black people represented a substantial number of murder victims in six major cities in the first six months of 2021, compared to the same time last ...

NYPD detective hit on head with stick as he investigates robbery

U.S. 04/27/21, 19:16

A black man struck a New York City Police Department (NYPD) detective over the head with a plastic stick in broad daylight while the officer was investigating a robbery on Monday, April 26. At around 11:50 a.m., the detective was attacked while assessing the scene of the robbery in Queens,  NYPD ...

A ‘good Samaritan’ saves Walmart security officer from armed thief

U.S. 04/19/21, 16:53

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has praised two unidentified individuals, one of whom is a licensed gun owner, as “good Samaritans.” On Saturday afternoon, April 17, when a Beech Grove Ind. Walmart security guard received a call for help regarding an alleged shoplifter, he arrived at the scene to find the ...

Dozens of arrests made in Seattle as police clear out CHOP zone

U.S. 07/01/20, 17:07

Police in Seattle are under orders to clear out the CHOP areas, and so far, as of Wednesday morning, July 1, dozens of arrests have been made. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) gave the direction to the Seattle Police Department (SPD) to move protesters from the “autonomous” zone, known as the ...

‘Misguided politics’ blamed for release of accused rapists and murderers held in sanctuary counties

U.S. 11/25/19, 02:31

A federal agency responsible for enforcing immigration and countering transnational crime criticised two Maryland counties for preventing foreign nationals from being detained for serious criminal offenses on Nov. 22. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has asked Maryland’s Montgomery and Prince George’s counties to reconsider their non-cooperation policies that compel the ...

More than 450 Oklahoma inmates walking out of prison doors

U.S. 11/04/19, 18:16

More than 450 inmates walked out the doors of prisons across Oklahoma on Monday as part of what state officials say is the largest single-day mass commutation in U.S. history. The release of inmates, all with convictions for low-level drug and property crimes, resulted from a bill signed by new Republican ...

Thousands protest as bid to block Hong Kong mask ban fails

Asia & Pacific 10/06/19, 04:42

Shouting "Wearing a mask is not a crime," tens of thousands of protesters braved the rain Sunday to march in central Hong Kong, as a court rejected a second attempt to block a ban on masks aimed at quashing violence at pro-democracy rallies. Police fired tear gas in several areas amid ...

New York City police officer shot and killed in the Bronx

New York 09/29/19, 05:37

A New York City police officer was shot and killed in a struggle early Sunday in the Bronx. The NYPD identified the slain officer as 33-year-old Brian Mulkeen. Mulkeen was patrolling the streets around the Edenwald Houses just after midnight as part of the Bronx Borough Anti-Crime Unit, which was in ...

Jury urges death for killer of family of 4 found in desert

U.S. 06/24/19, 18:45

A jury on Monday recommended the death penalty for a Southern California man convicted of killing a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in shallow desert graves. Jurors in San Bernardino made the recommendation for Charles "Chase" Merritt, 62, in a case that puzzled investigators for years ...

Nuevo Laredo says it will receive migrants returned from US

U.S. 06/24/19, 18:44

The border city of Nuevo Laredo is to begin receiving migrants returned from the United States as early as this week to wait in Mexico while their asylum claims wind their way through U.S. courts, Mexican officials said Monday. Mexico and Washington agreed to expand the program often referred to as ...

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