The Denver Post has compiled a list of officer-involved shootings that have happened since Jan. 1. An officer-involved shooting is one in which either police officers or suspects fire shots and someone is injured or killed. March March 19: Denver police shot two men after a chase while they were searching for an inmate charged with attempted murder who had escaped custody earlier in the day. Police were searching for Mauricio Venzor-Gonzalez , 23, who escaped that morning from Denver Sheriff’s Department deputies at Denver Health medical center. Steven Nguyen died of his injuries. The second man is expected to survive. His name has not been released. As of March 21, Venzor-Gonzalez has not been apprehended. March 12: Colorado Springs police fatally shot a robbery suspect who had taken a woman hostage before he barricaded himself inside a Colorado Springs motel room. Police evacuated the motel and crisis negotiators made intermittent contacts with the man, … [Read more...] about 2018 Colorado officer-involved shootings
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Kiz: Look around the Nuggets’ bandwagon and there’s an empty feeling. When guard Jamal Murray went down with a knee injury, all the cool kids jumped off. No smart basketball analyst is picking Denver to win the NBA championship now. The bandwagon is not only empty, it’s sputtering. But as you well know, I always walk on the sunny side of the street. The good news? There’s now a good seat available next to Nikola Jokic on the 5280 Wagon. How far can Joker take the Nuggets in the playoffs? Singer: Writing off the Nuggets’ chances of making a significant run in this year’s postseason would be akin to assuming they’d already checked out of their hotels when they were down 3-1 to Utah last year. Or the Clippers, for that matter. Murray’s torn ACL puts a significant damper on the season and probably eliminates their budding title chances. I learned my lesson last postseason, though. As long as the MVP frontrunner remains available to play, the Nuggets have a chance. Kiz: Being the … [Read more...] about Kiszla vs. Singer: How far can Nuggets go in NBA playoffs without Jamal Murray?
A court in China sentenced a 37-year-old citizen-journalist who reported from Wuhan in the COVID-19 outbreak’s early days to a four-year prison term Monday for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble,” according to multiple reports. Zhang Zhan, a former lawyer, is the first known individual tried for documenting the outbreak, Reuters reported . (RELATED: White House, Senators Pan WHO Investigation Into Chinese Origins Of COVID-19) China just gave citizen-journalist Zhang Zhan 4 years in prison for piercing Beijing’s coronavirus cover-up. To protest, spread the word: Beijing hid human-to-human transmission for 3 weeks in January while millions fled Wuhan and the virus went global. https://t.co/L5lnRrvkMs pic.twitter.com/Y2XoL5ldFu — Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) December 28, 2020 “I don’t understand. All she did was say a few true words, and for that she got four years,” Shao Wenxia, Zhang’s mother, said, according to Reuters . “Picking quarrels … [Read more...] about China Sentences Citizen-Journalist For Challenging China’s State COVID-19 Narrative
BURBANK (CBSLA) — The Burbank Police Department Wednesday released video in last month’s fatal police shooting of 30-year-old David William Kahler of Las Vegas. The Burbank Police Department Wednesday released video in last month’s fatal police shooting of 30-year-old David William Kahler of Las Vegas. (Burbank PD/YouTube) The fatal shooting happened at about 5:20 a.m. March 8 at the Quality Inn Burbank Airport , 2255 N. Buena Vista Street after police were called out for reports of a child wandering the parking lot alone in shorts and without shoes. READ MORE: Edward Ayans Arrested On Suspicion Of Raping, Beating Elderly Woman In Moorpark When officers arrived on the scene, they found the 7-year-old boy sitting on a curb. The child said he was waiting for his father, who was later identified as Kahler , the boy’s stepfather. According to police, Kahler and the child had been involved in a car accident on the 5 Freeway in a vehicle suspected of being stolen out … [Read more...] about Burbank PD Releases Body Cam Video In Fatal Police Shooting Of David William Kahler
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for April 21 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. White House press secretary Jen Psaki called the Ohio police shooting of a teenage girl who appeared to be wielding a knife "tragic" and said it will fuel the White House to continue addressing "systemic racism." "Let me just say, since you gave me the opportunity, the killing of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant by the Columbus police is tragic. She was a child," Psaki said. "We know that police violence disproportionately impacts Black and Latino people and communities and that Black women and girls like Black men and boys experience higher rates of police violence." "We also know that there are particular vulnerabilities that children in foster care like Ma'Khia face," Psaki added. She said President Biden had been briefed on the situation. The White House struck a forceful tone in light of the Derek … [Read more...] about Psaki calls Ohio fatal police shooting of teen who appeared to attack others ‘tragic’