Highlights of this day in history: A pivotal battle in the American Revolution; President James Garfield dies; Bruno Hauptmann is arrested in the Lindbergh baby case; Unabomber's manifesto published; The 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' premieres. (Sept. 19)
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.
- 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
- Business Insider
California man accuses Southwest Airlines passenger of physically assaulting and hurling racist slurs at his wife on flight to Phoenix
In a series of tweets, Google software engineer Faraaz Sareshwala wrote that the incident left his wife "violated, voiceless, and powerless."
- NBC News
A manhunt is underway for a gunman who shot three people at an amusement park in Pennsylvania on Saturday, police said. Three people, one of them a male
A 62-year-old woman was charged with attempted murder after cutting her boyfriend in the stomach so deep that it “caused his entrails to fall out of his body”, according to court records.
- Rolling Stone
Sen. Mike Lee Says It’s ‘Overreach’ to Arrest Man Accused of Assaulting Elderly Planned Parenthood Escort
The senator conveniently did not mention the allegations against Mark Houck, who the government says shoved a clinic volunteer to the ground twice
- Business Insider
Lawsuit filed after FBI agents raided 1,400 deposit boxes at a US Private Vaults branch claims owners' items have still not been returned
A lawyer involved in the class-action called the March 2021 FBI raid of the Beverly Hills branch the "largest armed robbery in US history."
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.
A former teacher and coach was sentenced to 30 years in prison in a child pornography case after he made fake social media profiles to solicit explicit photos from students
"You are a monster," one mother of a victim said to Jeffrey Pierce at the sentencing hearing, while another called him a "wolf in sheep's clothing."
Henry Lee Porter was convicted by a jury on June 24 of two counts of sexual battery of a person under the age of 12 by a person over the age of 18.
Texas police officers are under an internal investigation after pushing and slamming students in a high school on Wednesday.
- Fresno Bee
The shooting critically injured him. It followed four homicides on Saturday in Fresno.
A 14-year-old girl is missing after she never returned home from school, according to Memphis Police.
- CBS News
In 1993, when he was 12 years old, Rick Ennis murdered his parents. But did he kill Lori Ann Slesinski?
“This is another example of some of the bravery that our officers meet every single day in the challenges of doing police work. I am so happy that the officer wasn’t hurt,” said Boston Police Commissioner Michael Cox
Members of the Oath Keepers, including founder Stewart Rhodes, are asking for a change of venue before their upcoming sedition trial, citing the 'incessant negative publicity' of Jan. 6 defendants
"The 'Oath Keepers' have been all over the news," attorneys said in a Friday filing, decrying the "incessant negative publicity regarding J6 defendants."
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.
Ted Cruz was booed by a Texas audience when he said his plan to end school shootings is putting more police officers in schools
"You guys can instead sing kumbaya with them and hope they'll just stop, but what you're proposing doesn't work," Cruz said to a heated audience.