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Virginia Beach Mass Shooting

Virginia Beach Mass Shooting In sad news, at least 11 people were killed and multiple people were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach. The gunman is believed to have been a current municipal employee and is being reported as having died after he was taken into custody. Details are continuing to emerge. Free Case Evaluation Question? Call Now!...

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Shreveport Saggy Pants Ordinance Results In Death

Shreveport Saggy Pants Ordinance Results In Death A racially motivated Shreveport ordinance regarding wearing saggy pants resulted in a foot chase and the death of 31 year old Anthony Childs. The ordinance in question prohibits wearing pants below the waist when in public and carries a fine of up to $100 and potentially 8 hours of community. A Shreveport officer in a squad car noticed that Childs had to hold up his pants to keep them at waist level and he subsequently turned his vehicle around to confront Childs over the failure to maintain his pants at an appropriate height. The...

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Miami Police Officer Charged With Misconduct

Miami Police Officer Charged With Misconduct Miami police officer Alejandro Giraldo was recently charged with official misconduct after being caught on video violently arresting a black woman. The victim, Dyma Loving, had called the police for help after an alleged verbal altercation with a white neighbor who she said had threatened her with a gun. Her phone call to the police for help resulted in Loving being put in a headlock and shoved against a metal fence before she was forced to the ground. The victim is happy that Giraldo has been charged but considers it no more than a slap...

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Houston Area Officer Caught On Viral Video Fatally Shooting A Pregnant Woman

Houston Area Officer Caught On Viral Video Fatally Shooting A Pregnant Woman Law enforcement made news headlines again for excessive violence when an officer outside of Houston fatally shot a woman who could be heard on camera shouting that she was pregnant. The incident was captured on social media Monday night and depicted a Baytown officer confronting a woman he believed had multiple warrants, in an attempt to arrest her. A spokesman for the Baytown Police claims that a struggle started during the arrest attempt and the officer was forced to use his Taser but the victim was apparently able to...

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Police Failure Results in Death and $1 Million Award to Family

Police Failure Results in Death and $1 Million Award to Family The family of a Hinds County woman who was murdered in a 2014 burglary was awarded $1 million by a Circuit Court jury. The lawsuit that led to this judgment stated that the victim called 911 to report a prowler, the 911 dispatcher failed to keep her on the line, the dispatcher failed to ask the location of the prowler and whether the victim could see the prowler. The suit went on to explain that the officers dispatched to residence failed to make contact with the victim and failed to...

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Dangerous Chicago-Area Chemical Spill Endangers Community

Dangerous Chicago-Area Chemical Spill Endangers Community A dangerous chemical spill on April 25th resulted in 40 people being transported to local hospitals. The victims  included two sheriffs deputies, one police officer and numerous firefighters who responded to the scene after an anhydrous ammonia spill in Beach Park. The issue with chemical spill was inhalation injuries. The inhalation can cause chemical burns which lead to a lot of inflammation to the: Vocal chords Upper airway. The inhalation and subsequent damage can occlude and close the airway. This alone can ultimately lead to the death a victim. The NTSB is currently deploying a team to the area...

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White Man Assaults Black Woman And Police Arrest The Victim

White Man Assaults Black Woman And Police Arrest The Victim L’Daijohnique Lee made the mistake of going the wrong way down a one-way street in Dallas. A supposedly concerned citizen, Austin Shuffield was pulling out of a parking lot at the same time and attempted to take a photo of her license plate. The incident then quickly escalated, when an armed an intoxicated Shuffield approached Lee on foot. He knocked Lee’s phone from her hand and then repeatedly struck her in the head. Lee, while in distress, then smashed the windows in the assailant’s vehicle. This of note because authorities did...

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Emantic Bradford Jr Shot In Back By Police

Emantic Bradford Jr Shot In Back By Police The story concerning the shooting of Emantic Bradford Jr, at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, AL, continues to unfold. Police initially identified Bradford as the gunman in the shooting of an 18-year-old and a 12-year-old, but later admitted they had made a mistake and have since arrested Erron Brown. This tragic story of mistaken identity took another particularly disturbing turn when it was revealed police shot Bradford three times in the back. Free Case Evaluation Question? Call Now!...

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Helicopter Accident Takes One Life

Helicopter Accident Takes One Life Deputies from Hernando County were called to Tampa KBKV to respond to a horrific accident in which a man who had been working on a helicopter was beheaded. The accident took the life of Salvatore Disi when the helicopter suddenly jerked up and then immediately came back down, striking him in the head with the blades. If an aviation accident results in death, surviving family members may be eligible for: Loss of support Damages Funeral expenses. The insurance company for the airline will inevitably reach out to you to offer a settlement or cash to address any needs...

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Prestigious Chicago Law Firm Handling Case of Sarasota Man Beaten by Police

Prestigious Chicago Law Firm Handling Case of Sarasota Man Beaten by Police On February 16th, a traffic stop escalated quickly and left Govinda Howell in a coma. Howell, a 40-year-old who suffers the long-term effects of a childhood traumatic brain injury was a passenger in the vehicle. Police state that during the traffic stop, they noticed that Howell was acting unusually. He reportedly refused to respond to commands and appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance. Police indicate that a violent scuffle ensued, during which police state he appeared to ingest drugs. A viral video that was made...

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