Sunday, September 20, 2020

Wisconsin investigators find knife in car at scene of shooting of Jacob Blake

KENOSHA - Wisconsin Justice Department investigators recovered a knife from the driver’s side floorboard of the car into which Jacob Blake Jr, was leaning when he was shot in the back by a police officer three days ago, the state attorney general said on Tuesday.(Toronto Sun)

At least 68 arrested in Louisville protests

At least 68 people were arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, as crowds marched Tuesday over the death of Breonna Taylor, police said.The protests were largely peaceful but a large group of demonstrators "crossed several intersections, creating dangerous situations as traffic continued to try to make its way in the area," Robert Schroeder, interim chief for the Louisville Metro Police Department, told reporters. (CNN)

Father of man shot by police says son is paralyzed from waist down

The father of a Black man who was shot, apparently in the back, by police in Kenosha, Wis., says his son has been paralyzed from the waist down. Jacob Blake's father told the Chicago Sun-Times that he was told his son was shot eight times during the Sunday evening confrontation with police, which was captured on cellphone video and led to two nights of unrest in the city between Milwaukee and Chicago. (CBC)
  • Wisconsin protests ignite fires across Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin deploys National Guard as police shooting of Black man sparks riots
  • Federal police clear Portland plaza as duelling demonstrations turn violent

    PORTLAND - Federal authorities on Saturday forced demonstrators away from a plaza near a federal building as duelling demonstrations in Portland by right-wing and left-wing protesters turned violent.(New York Post)
  • Duelling Portland clashes shut down streets as Police try to manage chaos
  • Three officers shot in Cedar Park, Texas, suspect barricaded with hostages

    Police in Texas say three officers have been shot and wounded injured in a shooting in Cedar Park, 20 miles outside downtown Austin. The suspect is barricaded inside a home and the situation remains active. 'At this time we can confirm three Cedar Park Police Officers have been shot,' the force tweeted at around 5:20pm local time. (Daily Mail)

    Heroic Peel cops save boy, 7, dangling from sixth-floor apartment balcony

    The whole community is breathing a sigh of relief — especially the mom of the seven-year-old boy who was a finger nail from falling six stories from his apartment on Forestwood Dr., near Erindale Station Rd. and Dundas St., at 5 p.m. Friday. Failure was not an option. But it was certainly a possibility. (Toronto Sun)

    N.S. senior Mountie faces questions in court over redacted warrants in mass shooting case

    A senior RCMP officer in Nova Scotia who obtained search warrants for the investigation into the mass shooting in April was grilled in court Wednesday about why most of those documents remain heavily redacted.(National Post)

    Looters, vandals sweep through Chicago’s Magnificent Mile after police involved shooting

    Hours after Chicago police shot a young man who turned and fired at them, hundreds of people went on a looting and vandalism spree in various parts of the Windy City early Monday, according to reports. (New York Post)
  • Widespread damage reported in downtown Chicago
  • New surveillance video appears to show George Floyd in struggle with police before being taken to the ground

    Shocking new surveillance video appears to show George Floyd in a violent struggle with Minneapolis police before his death. Floyd can't be seen in the footage, but one cop can be seen leaning through the back door and visibly struggling with him. (Daily Mail)

    Suspect identified in frightening Mississauga carjacking

    You can run but you may find it difficult to hide now that your picture has been released to the public.It also makes it especially tough when you are wanted for allegedly carjacking a vehicle in Mississauga with a family inside, including two children. (Toronto Sun)