On this week’s special edition of Meet the Press — we worked with Dateline to report on the death of Anton Black, an unarmed 19-year old Black man with a history of mental illness, who died in police custody in Maryland. NBC News Legal Analyst Paul Butler and President of the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund, Jason Johnson join Meet the Press to talk about police de-escalation procedures. Also, Rebecca Brown, Policy Director for the Innocence Project, discusses solutions for police accountability. Plus, former D.C. Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Roger Mitchell, talks about the need for in-custody checkboxes on death certificates.
There is a large police presence at Kennywood in West Mifflin.
- Business Insider
A man charged in the assault of a flight attendant on an American Airlines plane had to be restrained by fellow passengers and cuffed to a seat
Alexander Tung Cuu Le was arrested and later charged following the incident on a flight from Mexico to Los Angeles on Wednesday.
A 74-year-old convenience store clerk was caught on video defending herself from a robber during a shift, but her boss said he didn't believe it happened the way she described it and fired her, she said
Mary Moreno said her boss insisted that she apologize when she told him what happened the night of the robbery. But Moreno refused and was fired.
- NBC News
A jury convicted a QAnon believer who chased down Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman on Jan. 6, 2021, finding the defendant guilty on all charges against him.
- Women's Health
Netflix's limited series "Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story," details the Jeffrey Dahmer serial killings. But who officer John Balcerzak, and where is he now?
- The Daily Beast
Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationTennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell, the 15-month-old girl whose weeks-long disappearance in 2020 ended in heartbreak after her remains were found on family-owned property, was suffocated by a blanket and aluminum foil, a forensic pathologist testified.The revelation was made Friday at a hearing to discuss which photos can be used as evidence in the trial against Boswell’s mother, Megan, who is accused of murdering her daughter and going to great lengths to cover it
- USA TODAY
Cops chased dead ends for 40 years in a California teen's cold case. Then a suspect's relative emerged.
The 1982 rape and killing of 15-year-old Karen Stitt had frustrated California cops for decades before a suspect's relative and DNA led to an arrest.
The main perpetrator involved in the brutal assault on four women at a restaurant in Tangshan, China, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison. On Friday, the Guangyang District People’s Court in Langfang, Hebei province, determined Chen Jizhi, 41, to be the ringleader of a gang that has conducted criminal activities since 2012. Chen and four other men were caught on camera violently beating four women at a barbecue restaurant in Tangshan on June 10 after one of the woman rejected his sexual proposal.
He was subdued by passengers and crew when he fled to the back of the aircraft after the confrontation, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.
An Oregon rape victim was placed in jail and held on an 'unattainable' amount of bail until she testified against her rapist, lawyer says.
"This was really a last resort balancing the needs of the victim and the needs of the community to have this case resolved," the victim's lawyer, Donald Scales, said according to NBC.
- Miami Herald
A caller reported seeing someone throw a plastic tote over a Central Florida bridge from a moving vehicle this week, according to a Thursday Facebook post from Orlando-based Orange County Animal Services,.
Oakland police and the FBI are investigating a fatal shooting in Oakland Friday afternoon during an attempted robbery of a Brinks truck. Two other people were wounded from gunfire, police say.
- Miami Herald
Weeks after Monroe County Fire Rescue’s chief flight nurse was arrested on charges she stole narcotics from the department’s helicopter air-ambulance fleet, a paramedic assigned to the program was arrested, accused of tampering with evidence and official misconduct, according to the county’s sheriff’s office.
A man whom police called a “serial robber” was arrested in McKees Rocks Friday.
A Colorado man who showed up to the Capitol riot wearing a 'Guns don't kill people, Clintons do' shirt and got into a 'tug-of-war' with police received a 30-month prison sentence
Thomas Patrick Hamner "engaged with a tug-of-war" with police "over a bike rack that was being used as a barricade," according to a DOJ release.
3 Stoughton officers had inappropriate relationships with girl who later died by suicide, chief says
Three Stoughton police officers who have since resigned from their roles with the department engaged in inappropriate relationships with a teenage girl who died suicide years later, the town’s chief said Friday.
A press conference was held Friday with updates after a man was killed, and four people, including two children, were hurt during a murder and attempted suicide in Chesterfield.
- Daytona Beach News-Journal
The suspect died Thursday according to jail records. The registered sex offender was accused of offering a mother $100,000 for her daughter.
A QAnon supporter who told police to 'go arrest the vice president' at the Capitol riot and then scaled the walls of the Capitol building and chased an officer up a staircase has been convicted for Jan. 6
Days after the riot, Douglas Jensen turned himself in to the Des Moines Police Department because "he thought he was in trouble," investigators said.
- Associated Press
An Idaho judge has banned cameras from the courtroom in the high-profile triple murder case against a mother and her new husband, saying he fears the images could prevent a fair trial. Seventh District Judge Steven Boyce made the ruling on Friday, saying that news organizations will no longer be able to shoot still photography or videos inside the courtroom in the criminal case of Lori Vallow Daybell and Chad Daybell. The couple are charged with conspiring to kill Lori Vallow Daybell's two youngest children and Chad Daybell's late former wife, and the strange details of the case have drawn attention from around the world.