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Police officer shot, one man killed in South Peoria gunfight – The State Journal

PEORIA — A police traffic stop and foot chase early Thursday in South Peoria ended with a gunfight that left an officer shot and a Peoria Heights man dead, police said.

The Peoria officer, a man whose name has not been released, was at a local hospital after being shot in the mid-torso, said Police Chief Jerry Mitchell. The other man, Daniel O. El, 32, of 1008 E. Paris Ave. died at an area hospital after being taken there by paramedics, said Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood.

The officer-involved shooting is the second one in the past five months that has resulted in a fatality. On Sept. 20, 2017, police shot and killed Eddie Russell Jr. after a two-hour standoff. Six officers who had shot Russell, 25, as he walked toward them carrying a handgun were cleared earlier

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Michigan State Police confirm remains found in Flint cemetary are human; homicide investigation underway

FLINT, Michigan (WJRT) – (01/19/2017) – The discovery of possible human remains in Flint, leads to a crime scene investigation and fears of homicide.

Michigan State Police confirmed Friday night that the remains uncovered by cemetary workers doing preparations for a burial at Gracelawn Cemetary were human remains.

Lt. Dave Kaiser said the remains were not fresh, and had been there for a while.

He did not release any information about the age or gender of the remains.

When ABC 12 first arrived on scene Friday afternoon, Lieutenant Jason Cate with Flint Police said the discovery made by cemetary workers may have possibly been the body of a baby.

Some type of clothing was also discovered at the scene.

Police would not comment on what depth the remains were located in, for fear of compromising their investigation.

The initial call to police came in

Read more at: http://www.abc12.com/content/news/Michigan-State-Police-confirm-remains-found-in-Flint-cemetary-are-human-remains-470227943.html

Michigan State Police Call on Clergy to Calm Crowds at Crime Scenes

MIchigan State Police want volunteers from faith-based groups to explain to bystanders what’s happening at ongoing crime scene investigations. Police say some procedures can seem cold or harsh to the uninitiated.

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Double Shooting along the Braden River at State Road 64

A developing situation in Bradenton where investigators say two men have been shot.

The two men were found near the Carlton Arms Apartment Complex on the Northeast side of the Braden River.   A crime scene investigation has been established near the Braden River boat ramp on State Road 64 on the southwest side of the river.

A car believed to be tied to the crime crashed into a fence in the same general area around 4:15 Saturday afternoon.

Both victims have been transported to Blake Medical Center where officials say they are in surgery.

A search is underway for those responsible.

Drivers in that area can expect traffic delays.

The Florida Highway Patrol has closed down parts of State Road 64 between 27th street east to Carlton Arms.

Read more at: http://www.mysuncoast.com/news/double-shooting-along-the-braden-river-at-state-road/article_af86f2e0-f33c-11e7-9545-bb7be7282cec.html

Double Shooting along the Braden River at State Road 64 | News …

A developing situation in Bradenton where investigators say two men have been shot.

The two men were found near the Carlton Arms Apartment Complex on the Northeast side of the Braden River.   A crime scene investigation has been established near the Braden River boat ramp on State Road 64 on the southwest side of the river.

A car believed to be tied to the crime crashed into a fence in the same general area around 4:15 Saturday afternoon.

Both victims have been transported to Blake Medical Center where officials say they are in surgery.

A search is underway for those responsible.

Drivers in that area can expect traffic delays.

The Florida Highway Patrol has closed down parts of State Road 64 between 27th street east to Carlton Arms.

Read more at: http://www.mysuncoast.com/news/double-shooting-along-the-braden-river-at-state-road/article_af86f2e0-f33c-11e7-9545-bb7be7282cec.html

Police: Two dead in murder-suicide on Penn State-Beaver campus

CENTER TWP. — The Beaver County coroner’s office is on the scene of a double shooting at Penn State-Beaver that state police have said is a murder-suicide.

Two people were shot at the Center Twp. campus Wednesday afternoon, according to Beaver County 911 dispatchers.

The two people involved in the shooting were not students, said April Johnston, Penn State-Beaver public relations coordinator. Johnston said she could not confirm the identity of the victims.

In a statement on the Penn State-Beaver Facebook page around 4:45 p.m., Chancellor Jenifer S. Cushman said that counseling services will be available for students, faculty and staff.

“There was a tragic act of violence at Penn State Beaver this afternoon which did not involve students. Our thoughts are with all who have been affected. Please know that the threat has ended, and that your safety and security remain our number one priority. Our

Read more at: http://www.ellwoodcityledger.com/news/20171213/police-two-dead-in-murder-suicide-on-penn-state-beaver-campus/1

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