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Rolla High Schools wins state level Constitution Project

The Supreme Court of Missouri has recognized the winners of the 2017 statewide finals of Missouri’s Constitution Project, an intensive, experiential competition in which high school students gain experience in the fields of journalism, crime scene investigation and trial advocacy. Individuals from twelve schools earned awards in this statewide competition, now in its fifth year, that is sponsored by the Court’s civic education committee.

“I am opportunistic about the future of our state and our country because it is apparent, based on these students participation, that they understand the importance of protecting our constitutional rights,” said Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Zel Fischer.

Fischer was joined at the ceremony at the Missouri Capitol Building by Supreme Court of Missouri Judges Mary Rhodes Russell and Brent Powell; Judge Lisa Page, a judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, and civic education committee

Read more at: http://www.therolladailynews.com/news/20171115/rolla-high-schools-wins-state-level-constitution-project

UPDATE: State Police identify woman who died in officer-involved shooting

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) —

UPDATE:

State Police have released the name of a woman who was died in an officer-involved shooting at a home along Triangle Place on Tuesday.

Pamela Webber of Lynchburg was shot after police said she came toward officers with a knife.

The shooting is still being investigated, and the officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave, per department policy.

Once the State Police investigation is concluded, the findings will be turned over to the Commonwealth’s Attorney for review.

UPDATE:

The crime scene investigation on Triangle Place is related to the death of a woman that occurred early Monday morning.

Lynchburg Police say one of their officers shot a woman in the 2900 block of Triangle Place after she came toward them with a knife. The woman later died at the home.

The following statement about the situation was released at 1:02 pm

Read more at: http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Active-crime-scene-investigation-underway-on--455593063.html

UPDATE: State Police identify woman who died in officer-involved …

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) —

UPDATE:

State Police have released the name of a woman who was died in an officer-involved shooting at a home along Triangle Place on Tuesday.

Pamela Webber of Lynchburg was shot after police said she came toward officers with a knife.

The shooting is still being investigated, and the officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave, per department policy.

Once the State Police investigation is concluded, the findings will be turned over to the Commonwealth’s Attorney for review.

UPDATE:

The crime scene investigation on Triangle Place is related to the death of a woman that occurred early Monday morning.

Lynchburg Police say one of their officers shot a woman in the 2900 block of Triangle Place after she came toward them with a knife. The woman later died at the home.

The following statement about the situation was released at 1:02 pm

Read more at: http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Active-crime-scene-investigation-underway-on--455593063.html

Virginia State Police investigate officer-involved shooting death in …

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) UPDATE:

The crime scene investigation on Triangle Place is related to the death of a woman that occurred early Monday morning.

Lynchburg Police say one of their officers shot a woman in the 2900 block of Triangle Place after she came toward them with a knife. The woman later died at the home.

The following statement about the situation was released at 1:02 pm Monday by the Lynchburg Police Department

On November 5, 2017 at 10:35 p.m., the Lynchburg Department of Emergency Services received a call for a suicidal subject at a residence in the 2900 block of Triangle Place, Lynchburg. Information provided by the caller indicated an adult female subject was armed with a knife and had already harmed herself. The caller also said there was another individual inside the residence in extreme danger.

Lynchburg Police and medics with the Lynchburg

Read more at: http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Active-crime-scene-investigation-underway-on--455593063.html

Virginia State Police investigate officer-involved shooting death in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) UPDATE:

The crime scene investigation on Triangle Place is related to the death of a woman that occurred early Monday morning.

Lynchburg Police say one of their officers shot a woman in the 2900 block of Triangle Place after she came toward them with a knife. The woman later died at the home.

The following statement about the situation was released at 1:02 pm Monday by the Lynchburg Police Department

On November 5, 2017 at 10:35 p.m., the Lynchburg Department of Emergency Services received a call for a suicidal subject at a residence in the 2900 block of Triangle Place, Lynchburg. Information provided by the caller indicated an adult female subject was armed with a knife and had already harmed herself. The caller also said there was another individual inside the residence in extreme danger.

Lynchburg Police and medics with the Lynchburg Fire Department immediately responded to the residence. Over the

Read more at: http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Active-crime-scene-investigation-underway-on--455593063.html

HHS Constitution Project team advances to state finals for third straight year

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One dead, six injured in Garden State Parkway crash Monday

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Pensacola State College signs agreement with FSU Panama City to allow for easier transfers

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The two institutions signed an agreement on Oct. 24, 2017 that allows guaranteed admission to the university based on certain benchmarks.
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Pensacola State College students now have a more seamless path to attending Florida State University Panama City after the institutions signed an agreement Tuesday, which guarantees admission to the university for students who hit certain academic benchmarks.

Randy Hanna, dean of FSU Panama City, said students who achieve a certain grade point average, complete the appropriate prerequisite courses and attain

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Buckingham County’s Patton joins ranks of State Police

APPOMATTOX – Thirty new Virginia State Police troopers have reported to their respective Division Headquarters to begin the final phase of their training. The 126th Basic Session celebrated their graduation Oct. 6 at the state police Academy in North Chesterfield County. Upon receiving their diplomas, the new troopers finished a rigorous 29-week training session. They received instruction in more than 100 different subjects spanning hundreds of hours. Academy training includes such areas as crime scene investigation, survival Spanish, judicial procedures, self- defense, cultural diversity and firearms.

Two troopers began their new assignments in the Appomattox Division Oct. 11 and will spend the next six weeks with a field training officer learning their new patrol areas and day-to-day duties.

Lynchburg native Trooper Lisa A. Brooks previously served with the Virginia State Police as a civilian employee. She returned as a sworn officer with the goal of making a difference in the community. She

Read more at: http://www.dailyprogress.com/ruralvirginian/buckingham-county-s-patton-joins-ranks-of-state-police/article_3cb9af20-b447-11e7-8d4e-f30b76a6996e.html

State will re-try Heidi Quinn in buried guns case following mistrial

TAMPA — The state has decided to re-try Heidi Quinn, the Valrico mother whose evidence tampering trial last week ended with a hung jury.

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Assistant State Attorney Nicki Mohr announced in court Thursday morning that a new trial would be held for Quinn, who is accused of hiding guns after her teenage son fatally shot a Brandon High School basketball player in a botched drug deal.

The new trial date is Dec. 4.

Quinn, 52, was arrested in April, four months after her son, Cody, shot 17-year-old Jayquon Johnson in their garage. After hearing the shot, Quinn went into the garage and found Johnson lying on the floor

Read more at: http://www.tampabay.com/news/courts/criminal/state-will-re-try-heidi-quinn-in-buried-guns-case-following-mistrial/2340854