Authorities are hailing a 22-year-old civilian as a hero after he killed a gunman. The good Samaritan, identified as Elisjsha Dicken, was legally carrying a handgun at an Indiana mall when a 20-year-old gunman entered the food court. Investigators say the gunman went to the restroom, stayed for an hour where he stashed his phone in the toilet, and then emerged with two semi-automatic rifles and a handgun. He started shooting, killing three people and injuring a 12-year-old girl, before he was killed.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The model is accused of stabbing 27-year-old Plano native Christian Obumseli in Miami.
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A woman who went to wash clothes in her laundry room in Central Florida never made it out early Monday, authorities say.
- The Daily Beast
Placer County Sheriff’s OfficeAs the FBI announced Thursday that it was adding 16-year-old Kiely Mai Rodni to its national missing persons database, the search for the girl—who was last seen five days ago at a campground senior farewell party—continued in earnest.Scores of people have flocked to a recreation center in Truckee, the California town from which Rodni vanished, to ask how they can help with the search, according to Cassie Hebel, a friend who spoke to The Daily Beast on behalf of the
- Miami Herald
“The victims were specifically targeted,” officials say.
- Miami Herald
The Minnesota mother’s attorneys blame a “well-known” Walmart policy for the fatal fire, according to court documents.
The attorney of the Irvine dermatologist accused of poisoning her husband with drain cleaner claimed she was pouring Drano into a cup to fix plumbing issues. Dr. Yue Emily Yu, a 45-year-old Southern Californian dermatologist, was arrested on Aug. 4 on suspicion of poisoning her radiologist husband, Dr. Jack Chen. Screenshots, which were shared with news outlets, show Yu pouring Drano brand drain cleaner into a cup.
- The Root
A woman’s encounter with an Atlanta police officer has gone viral on social media. According to the bodycam footage obtained by 11Alive News, the officer issued a traffic ticket to the woman and her friend for being in a park after hours. When she refused to sign the ticket, things escalated into a seemingly violent arrest.
Memphis Police released images of a brazen crime. The pictures show three men holding high-powered weapons. Memphis Police said those men used those weapons to “open fire” and kill a man outside of a Memphis motel.
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Eight years after the death of 22-year-old Cory Barron at a Cleveland concert, police are now investigating an “incident” that may have led to his death.
- Miami Herald
A woman has been accused of drowning her Chihuahua in her pool and later posting video of the act for her followers to see.
Police have arrested a juvenile in connection with the murders of a mother and her two young sons in Northfield, NH. WBZ-TV's Kristina Rex reports.
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Law enforcement in Hawaii on Wednesday arrested social media model Courtney Clenney on a charge of second-degree murder with a deadly weapon. Hawaii County police said in a statement they assisted the U.S. Marshals Service as they arrested the 26-year-old in Laupahoehoe, which is on the Big Island. Officers used an arrest warrant issued by Miami-Dade County, Florida.
- Detroit Free Press
A juror allegedly told co-workers they already made up their mind in the Whitmer kidnap case, and had hoped to be picked for the jury.
According to an arrest affidavit, the two boys ran up to a man at a gas station and said “Give me all your (expletive) or I’ll shoot.”
Oregon law enforcement busted an organized crime ring responsible for trafficking 44,000 stolen catalytic converters.
Two mechanics from a well-known dealership are facing charges tonight, accused of intentionally damaging at least one customer’s car.
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Police were at the home to serve a warrant.
- Kansas City Star
The cashier noted that the woman had “too many items to use the self-scan checkout,” according to the sheriff’s office.
A 33-year-old who worked at Starbucks for 13 years got fired over a month-old violation. It led to a union walkout and a viral video that has racked up 21 million views on TikTok
A video of the group walkout at Starbucks in Tonawanda, New York, that went viral last week is the most exposure that a union action has received so far, according to Casey Moore, the 25-year-old Starbucks barista who filmed it.
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A dispute over cold McDonald’s French fries ended with a police chase and the arrest of a murder suspect out on bond who failed to appear in court.