Jack Wagstaff

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<b>(CNN) —</b> The armed man who for more than an hour blocked a highway near the Hoover Dam with an armored truck and held a sign that said "Release the OIG report" is in an Arizona jail accused of several felonies, police said Saturday.<p>Matthew Phillip Wright, 30, of Henderson, Nevada, is accused of …

Colorado River

Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two suspects, were injured.<p>Of 17 people treated for gunshot …

New Jersey

Durham police investigating deadly hit-and-run on North Duke Street

Durham police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed while using the crosswalk at North Duke Street and Horton Road.


'Not guilty by insanity' ruling sparks anger over 2012 Durham killings

John Turner, who owns JT Tire in Durham, recalls the shooting at his business that left two dead and two injured, including a customer. Turner is …


Man arrested in Durham linked to 25 break-ins in 5 counties

Leron Kelly Owens is linked to break-ins and burglaries in Durham, Orange and Alamance counties as well as two other unspecified counties.


Oregon man breaks woman’s arm, knocks out her fiancee in road rage attack, police say

Megan Stackhouse and her fiancee, Lucinda Mann, spent their Friday night enjoying a carnival in Bend, Ore., hosted by a local cider company. They joked about how pricey the drinks were, and laughed about not having the nerve to ride the stomach-churning Zipper carnival ride.<p>But what was supposed to …


Police officer fired for hitting fleeing suspect with car hired days later by neighboring county

The Georgia police officer who was fired for hitting a fleeing suspect with his cop car on Saturday was out of work for just two days.<p>Taylor …

Law Enforcement

Child Porn Sting Hits Disney World, Legoland And Local Boy Scout Parent

8:35 PM 06/05/2018<p>An undercover child pornography sting operation in Polk County, Florida, resulted in 11 arrests and 660 felony charges, it was …


Selma man charged for shooting at neighbor riding ATV

Johnston County deputies charged 75-year-old Jerry Rhodes with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury after he allegedly shot an …


Felon Pulls Out Weapon To Threaten Two People, Gets Shot By Concealed Carry Holder

9:59 PM 06/02/2018<p>A convicted felon was shot then arrested after using a gun to threaten two men at a Cape Coral, Florida roofing company, one of …

Concealed Carry

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …


Violent robbery leaves Durham Harris Teeter workers, customers shaken

Harris Teeter in North Durham will no longer be 24 hours after the shocking robbery Thursday.


Body cam video released showing confrontation between law enforcement and Raleigh man

Body and dash cam video has been released showing a confrontation between officers and a Raleigh man during an arrest back in April.


Former Dallas Officer Allowed To Plead Guilty To Misdemeanor For 2013 Shooting Of Unarmed Man

<b>DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) –</b> A former Dallas police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to a significantly reduced crime for the 2013 shooting of an unarmed …


Teens Indicted in Death of Officer

BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- Four teenagers charged in the death of a Baltimore County Police Officer have been indicted by a Grand Jury.<p>Dawnta Harris, Derrick …


Why cops are standing down all across America

American policing today is in a state of slow-motion collapse, struggling mightily to attract new officers — no matter how low standards are …


Bystanders killed a gunman who fired into a restaurant. The NRA praised good guys with guns.

A man who believed he had been under demonic attacks drove to an Oklahoma restaurant and indiscriminately fired at a crowd, injuring three people, authorities say.<p>Alexander C. Tilghman, 28, was shot and killed by two citizens minutes after he arrived Thursday evening at Louie’s Grill & Bar, a …


Driver found with gunshot wound in back after crash in Durham

The Durham Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred near the intersection of N. Alston Avenue and E. Main Street shortly after …


Man critically injured in Alston Avenue shooting in Durham

A man is in critical condition after a shooting Friday in the 800 block of South Alston Ave.

Crime Stoppers

4 additional arrests made in death of China Wok restaurant owner

Four additional arrests have been made in the death of a Durham restaurant owner.<p>All four are charged with first-degree murder in the death of Hong …

North Carolina

The U.S. and Australia Had Mass Shootings One Week Apart. There Was a Crucial Difference in How They Responded

On May 11, a West Australian farmer shot and killed his wife, daughter and four grandchildren, then called the police to report it. He shot himself …


Suspect arrested in chase, crash that left state trooper dead in Yadkin County

The man sought in a pursuit and crash that killed a North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper has been arrested.

North Carolina

The Best Explanation for Our Spate of Mass Shootings Is the Least Comforting

On another terrible day, I hate to introduce even more pessimism, but when we discuss mass shootings, one of the first questions we ask is the …


Startling new details raise questions about death of Durham developer

Durham developer William "Bill" Bishop's obituary said he died last month from a heart attack, but Tuesday, ABC11 learned that information conflicts …


He took his family to lunch, left the table and rammed them with his car, killing two, police say

The Sunday lunch rush was underway at the Surf and Turf Lodge in Bessemer City, N.C., a restaurant about 30 miles west of Charlotte. Inside the rustic eatery with wooden plank walls, Roger Self, a former police officer turned private investigator, was eating appetizers with his family. Around noon, …


'We are shocked and confused': Family of alleged Santa Fe High School shooter issues statement

The family of the suspect involved in the Santa Fe High School shooting is speaking out.

Durham police make an arrest after standoff at apartment complex

Durham police have made an arrest after a long standoff at an apartment complex.

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Alleged shooter at Texas high school spared people he liked, court document says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The teenager who allegedly used a shotgun and a revolver to kill 10 people and wound 10 others at a Texas high school Friday admitted he didn't shoot people he liked and meant to kill the ones he did target, a probable cause affidavit says.<p>Suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, has cooperated …

High School

Wake County deputy, two state troopers charged with assault with a deadly weapon

A grand jury has decided to indict two state troopers and one Wake County Sheriff's Office deputy, charging them with assault with a deadly weapon.