Security guard shot dead at Family Dollar store

CHICAGO, IL – Police in Chicago are investigating a fatal shooting of a security guard that took place inside a Family Dollar store located in the city’s Austin neighborhood this past Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at about 1:38 p.m., in which a 43-year-old man was targeted and shot multiple times by an unidentified assailant at the store. According to police statements, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office identified the victim as Loyce Wright of …

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One dead, three injured in late-night bar shooting

PITTSBURGH, PA – Following a shooting near 703 Social Club on Brighton Road in Marshall-Shadeland, one man has been confirmed dead, while three others have been injured. The incident took place early on Saturday morning, with reports of shots fired near Brighton Road coming in just after 2 a.m. Pittsburgh Police arrived at the scene to find two men critically injured after an altercation at the bar. Both men were transported to the hospital, however, …

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Colorado dorm shooter previously threatened to kill roommate over trash dispute

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – A student at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs (UCCS) has been accused of murdering his roommate and another person in a campus dormitory last week. Nicholas Jordan, originally from Detroit, Michigan, appeared at the El Paso County Court on Friday. The incident happened last Friday, February 16, in a shared dormitory known as a ‘POD.’ The POD features a common area encompassed by four individual bedrooms with locked doors. Jordan, 25, …

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Two soldiers killed during training in deadly helicopter crash

BOONEVILLE, MS – A military training mission turned tragic on Friday when an AH-64 Apache helicopter belonging to the Mississippi National Guard crashed in a wooded area near Booneville. The accident resulted in the deaths of two soldiers, as confirmed by the Mississippi National Guard. The helicopter went down off of Highway 30 in Prentiss County, about 115 miles southeast of Memphis, Tennessee, officials reported. The crash took place during a routine training mission. The …

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Hazmat incident at packaging plant leaves 52 hospitalized

LEHIGH COUNTY, PA – A hazmat incident led to the hospitalization of 52 individuals from a pharmaceutical packaging firm in southeast Pennsylvania on Friday afternoon, Upper Macungie Township Police Department’s Lt. Pete Nickischer has confirmed. The incident occurred at Sharp Corporation, located on Keebler Way. Authorities were alerted to the presence of a chemical odor within the facility around midday, with several employees reporting symptoms such as nausea, headaches, and vomiting. Emergency response teams, including …

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Eleven-year-old girl shot while sleeping on sofa

DETROIT, MI – An 11-year-old girl is facing a tragic end after being a victim of a drive-by shooting in Detroit. The young girl, Lamara Glenn, was caught in the crossfire while sleeping on her aunt’s sofa on a fateful Tuesday night. Her mother, Brandy Crenshaw, painfully shared the news that her little girl would soon be taken off life support. In an emotional conversation with reporters on Friday, Crenshaw exclaimed how her only child …

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Nursing student found dead on University of Georgia campus after going for a jog

ATHENS, GA – A student from the Augusta University College of Nursing was reportedly found deceased in a wooded area within the vicinity of the University of Georgia’s Athens campus on Thursday, sparking suspicion of foul play. Officers located the woman, who remained unidentified after a friend reported her missing when she didn’t return from her morning run at the intramural fields. Tragedy in the school district was announced in an official statement late Thursday, …

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Two colleges evacuated because of bomb threats

NEW YORK CITY, NY – York College and Queens College, part of The City University of New York (CUNY), were swiftly evacuated Thursday afternoon after receiving what authorities have considered “credible” bomb threats via email, as per police and educational authorities. Located in the Jamaica and Flushing neighborhoods respectively, both colleges reported threats around 12:50 p.m., prompting an immediate response from the New York Police Department (NYPD). The Emergency Services Unit of the NYPD descended …

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Two teens shot near gas station

HOUSTON, TX – A shooting in southeast Houston on Wednesday left a teenage boy critically wounded and a young girl injured, stated Houston Police Department (HPD) officials. The shooting occurred at a restaurant adjoining a gas station off Cullen Boulevard, between Reed Road and Airport Boulevard. According to investigations, the incident was sparked by a dispute between two groups of teens at another location, culminating in a fight involving over 10 individuals at the gas …

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Criminal caught with kidnapping victim at McDonald’s drive-through

TAMPA, FL – A seasoned criminal, Joshua Grimes, allegedly committed an act of violence that nearly resulted in a fatal outcome, say prosecutors. In a recent bond hearing, the victim of Grimes- whose identity remains undisclosed due to the nature of the charges- gave a chilling account of their encounter. The victim stated that he met Grimes on a dating website in October, and they had been seeing each other casually. When Grimes voiced interest …

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