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Florida ‘stand your ground’ shooter had history of gun threats

Florida ‘stand your ground’ shooter had history of gun threats

iStock/Thinkstock(CLEARWATER, Fla.) — A Florida man charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting he claimed was an act of self-defense under the state’s “stand your ground” law made his first court appearance Tuesday as prosecutors released investigative reports alleging he had a history of threatening people with guns.Michael Drejka, 48, made a brief appearance for…Continue Reading

Prosecutors mulling charges against woman who pushed friend off bridge

Prosecutors mulling charges against woman who pushed friend off bridge

KATU-TV(VANCOUVER, Wash.) — Prosecutors in Washington will consider charging an 18-year-old woman who pushed her teenage friend off a bridge, sending her plummeting 60 feet to the river below and leaving her with multiple injuries, officials said Tuesday.Clark County Major Crimes unit investigators wrapped up their probe of the incident that occurred earlier this month…Continue Reading

Baltimore police officer charged for disturbing beating caught on video

Baltimore police officer charged for disturbing beating caught on video

Instagram/@otm.twinchin(BALTIMORE) — Baltimore police officer Arthur Williams, seen on video repeatedly punching a civilian, has been charged with first and second-degree assault, as well as misconduct of an officer, for the Aug. 11 incident, Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced at a press conference Tuesday.”It is important that the community knows there is one standard…Continue Reading