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Calif. sheriff’s deputy shot dead while responding to early morning call

Calif. sheriff’s deputy shot dead while responding to early morning call

vmargineanu/iStock(SOMERSET, Calif.) — A California sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed after responding to a call for service Wednesday morning.Deputy Brian Ishmael was a four-year veteran with the El Dorado County sheriff’s office, authorities said.Two men are in custody but “the scene is still active” in Somerset, about 50 miles east of Sacramento, the sheriff’s…Read more »

South Carolina police find remains of missing 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams

South Carolina police find remains of missing 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams

Sumter Police Department(SUMTER, S.C.) — Authorities in South Carolina say they have found the remains of a 5-year-old girl, more than two months after the man suspected of slaying her mother allegedly admitted to killing the child, too.The body of Nevaeh Lashy Adams was found last Friday at a landfill near the town of Elgin,…Read more »

Police find body in dumpster believed to be missing Alabama 3-year-old

Police find body in dumpster believed to be missing Alabama 3-year-old

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Authorities believe they have recovered the body of a missing Alabama toddler who was kidnapped while attending a birthday party earlier this month.Police said they recovered what appeared to be the body of 3-year-old Kamille McKinney in a Birmingham dumpster not far from where she disappeared nine days ago,…Read more »

Missing West Point cadet found dead, officials say

Missing West Point cadet found dead, officials say

U.S. Military Academy(NEW YORK) — A U.S. Military Academy cadet who vanished last week has been found dead, officials said Wednesday.The body of 20-year-old Kade Kurita was discovered Tuesday night at the West Point military post in New York, where the four-year federal service academy is located. Officials said the cause of death is under…Read more »

Video released in controversial arrest of black college student

Video released in controversial arrest of black college student

Oregon State Police(CORVALLIS, Ore.) — Oregon police have released body camera footage of the controversial arrest of a black college student who clashed with officers after they stopped her for allegedly riding her bike on the wrong side of the road.The video, released by Oregon State Police on Monday, captured the Oct. 13 arrest of…Read more »

Authorities search for Michigan woman who called for help before vanishing

Authorities search for Michigan woman who called for help before vanishing

Benzie County Sheriff(WARREN, Mich.) — Authorities in Michigan are still searching for a woman who frantically called someone for help before disappearing last week.An unnamed individual in Warren, Michigan, contacted the Benzie County Sheriff’s Office early Thursday morning, saying 47-year-old Adrienne Quintal had called them asking for help from her family’s cabin in the village…Read more »

Officer in viral-video shoplifting incident to be fired: Police chief

Officer in viral-video shoplifting incident to be fired: Police chief

Obtained by ABC News(PHOENIX) — A white police officer in Phoenix, involved in a viral-video arrest of a black couple suspected of shoplifting will be fired, according to authorities.The decision came after an internal investigation done by the police department over the summer, authorities said during a news conference Tuesday.On May 27, cellphone videos surfaced…Read more »

Penn State fraternity suspended after 17-year-old’s mysterious death

Penn State fraternity suspended after 17-year-old’s mysterious death

iStock(UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.) — Officials at Penn State University suspended the Chi Phi fraternity on Tuesday after a teenager was found dead in an off-campus house reportedly occupied by frat members.The Alpha Delta chapter of the Chi Phi fraternity was placed under an interim suspension as the school investigates the mysterious death of a 17-year-old…Read more »