11-month-old girl in critical condition after she was shot in face, caught in crossfire in the Bronx

New York Police Deputy Chief Timothy McCormack told a news conference that the shooting took place shortly before 7 p.m. when a gunman chased another man in the street and fired two shots. Police said the mother and baby were standing in a corner while the baby’s father was at a nearby grocery store when … Read more

Art Acevedo: Former Miami police chief sues city, claiming he was fired for being whistleblower

The lawsuit accuses Miami City Manager Arthur Noriega and city commissioners Joe Carullo, Alex Diaz de la Portela and Manolo Reyes. The lawsuit alleges that “the commissioners of the defendants have repeatedly attempted to interfere with the operations of (the Miami Police Department) and to use the MPD for their own benefit.” In the lawsuit, … Read more

Orange County Florida health official sent an email calling out his unvaccinated colleagues. He’s now on administrative leave

An email sent by Dr. Raul Pino, director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, on Jan. 4 led to an investigation to determine whether any laws had been broken, according to Wisam Khoury, director of communications for the Department of Health. State of Florida. . In the email noting the low number … Read more

Camp Lejeune accident: Marine charged after tactical vehicle crash kills 2, injures 17 in Jacksonville, North Carolina

The state Highway Patrol said the accident occurred around 1 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Route 17 and Interstate 210 in Jacksonville. A statement from the North Carolina Highway Patrol said the car was trying to turn right at the intersection when it turned center, ejecting 17 occupants from the vehicle. “A second military … Read more

Cedric Lofton: A Kansas DA announced no charges in case of teen who died in law enforcement custody

Mark Bennett, the Sedgwick County District Attorney, said at a press conference Tuesday that the personnel involved acted in self-defense under the Stand Your Ground Act because the teen had resisted and struggled with corrections officers, and thus were immune from prosecution. Lawyers for the Lofton family disagreed, saying the officers “taken his breath” by … Read more

Florida bill to shield people from feeling ‘discomfort’ over historic actions by their race, nationality or gender approved by Senate committee

The Republican-controlled committee approved the bill with six Republican senators in favor and three Democratic senators opposed. DeSantis also referred to the CRT when he announced the proposed legislation at a media event in December, saying the proposed law would help keep CRT out of schools and out of the workplace, calling it “state-sanctioned racism” … Read more

Two broadcasters terminated after calling female high school athletes overweight and laughing about it

Fred Grant, owner of the radio station, told CNN that the two broadcasters involved were Jim Carter and Steve Shaw. WHOU is a local radio station located in Houlton, on the border with New Brunswick, Canada, in eastern Maine. Grant told CNN that the broadcast “happened on our video streaming service WHOU.live, not on our … Read more

Conditions were bad last fall in a northeastern Kentucky hospital during a Covid spike. They’re worse now

“I held the hands of people dying of Covid,” he said. “My best friends lost their lives, even at my age,” Parker Banks, 35, said. “She lost her battle like a second mom.” “There are no words for what we are now experiencing at the forefront of health care,” the doctor said. With the Omicron … Read more

Times Square subway victim Michelle Alyssa Go remembered as a ‘compassionate soul’

Go, 40, has worked on mergers and acquisitions for the multi-million dollar financial firm Deloitte Services LP and has spent time helping women and children in vulnerable communities as well as the homeless. Simon Martial, 61, is charged with second-degree murder in connection with her death, which has shocked residents of a city that has … Read more