Saturday, September 23, 2017

officer involved shooting

This photo provided by Shawn Woodward shows the scene on the tarmac at the Miami Airport, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017.

BY KELLI KENNEDY Police shot a man who wielded a knife and tried to get into a Miami airport terminal from a runway, prompting the closure of a busy concourse as travelers tried to leave Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma, ...
a lee county sheriff's office squad car

A woman shot by police on Thursday after pointing a firearm at police has been identified. Debi Lynn Thorkelson, 54, was shot by a Lee County Sheriff’s deputy Thursday after he says the woman pointed a rifle at him while ...
lee county sheriffs office

A deputy from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in an officer-involved shooting, the State Attorney’s Office said in a memo released Friday. On Nov. 30, Trey Chenault, then 26, was shot by Lt. James ...
A surveillance image of the suspect in the 7-Eleven North Fort Myers robbery attempt.

At approximately 4:59 a.m. on Thursday, a Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputy entered a North Fort Myers 7-Eleven in the midst of an armed robbery at 15991 North Cleveland Avenue. Upon confronting the suspect, the alleged robber pointed a firearm ...
Police prepare to close a park in Milwaukee, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

BY TODD RICHMOND MILWAUKEE (AP) — Following a night of violence that left half a dozen businesses in flames, the Milwaukee police chief expressed surprise at the level of unrest that erupted after the fatal shooting of a black man ...
People protest and block traffic in Milwaukee, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016.

BY SARA BURNETT In the country’s long history of racial strife, a few cities have become flashpoints: Los Angeles. Chicago. Ferguson, Missouri. Baltimore. But by many measures, there is no tougher place to be black in America than Milwaukee, where ...
A woman holds a young boy as a crowd of people clash with police following an officer-involved shooting at 200 South Rio Grande Street in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Unrest broke out in a Salt Lake City neighborhood after what appeared to be a shooting involving a police officer. The shooting happened about 8:15 p.m. Saturday near downtown. Selam Mohammad told the Salt Lake ...
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