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    (CNN)A Canadian man whose family has been linked to convictions for bombings, extortion and murders died in a shooting Friday in Burlington, Ontario, according to the Halton Regional Police Service and CNN affiliate CBC.Police said officers responded to reports of a shooting at a plaza in Burlington, a suburb of Toronto, around 1 p.m. Friday and found two people with gunshot wounds.Pasquale Pat Musitano, 52, of Hamilton died at the scene, police said. The second victim was not identified but...
    Mexican police arrested a crime boss from the border state of Chihuahua identified as the mastermind behind the torching of vehicles. The incidents occurred as part of an extortion scheme in the border state of Tamaulipas. Mexican officials report the crime boss planned to carry a series of murders in an attempt to exert his power as he sought to establish dominance against other criminal organizations in the region. The crime boss never left the safety of his refuge in...
    Authorities are seeking the publics help identifying a woman caught stealing a package from by a Newark home security camera. The woman in a pink top and jean shorts took the package from the porch of a home on the 100 block of Stuyvesant Avenue around 2:15 p.m., Thursday,  Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said. Anyone with information about the suspect to call the Divisions 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at ‪1-877-NWK-TIPS‬ (‪1-877-695-8477‬). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept...
    Authorities are seeking the publics help locating a man wanted for questioning in regards to a shooting in Newark that injured four people. Four victims — three men and a woman — were transported to local hospitals for treatment after being shot  on Willoughby Street near Forest Place, the night of May 30, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said in a release. Fatim Wingate, pictured above, is wanted for questioning. Anyone with information regarding Wingate’s whereabouts is asked...
    In late June, Texas A&M University student Isaih Martin made headlines after he said he found racist notes on the windshield of his car. Martin posted a picture of the notes to his Twitter page, which according to KBTX was shared more than 10,000 times. The notes said “All lives matter,” “You don’t belong here,” and one containing the n-word, Martin claimed. “All three signs were different signs, and one said ‘All lives matter’ and the other said ‘You don’t...
    Editor’s note: This article from the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office first ran the July edition of the City of Cupertino Scene. The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office—West Valley Patrol Division understands the community is going through an unprecedented and challenging time. The pandemic and resulting “shelter in place” order may be scary for residents. We also understand residents may be more fearful about crime during this unusual time. We’d like to assure residents that the City of Cupertino remains...
    Investigators have reported their findings on the death of Robert Fuller, a young black man found hanging from a tree near Los Angeles on June 10. Racist crime has been ruled out. An already privileged track Robert Fuller, a young 24-year-old black man, was found hanging from a tree on June 10 in a park in the city of Palmdale in Los Angeles (United States). While his relatives feared a racist crime, local authorities made their conclusion Thursday. They indeed...
    Oxygen The mugshot of Giselle Esteban, convicted assassin of nursing scholar Michelle Le On Friday, July 10, Dateline NBC is rebroadcasting an episode referred to as “Vanished,” which examined the disappearance and homicide of Vietnamese-American nursing scholar Michelle Le in 2011. Forward of that episode, right here’s what that you must know in regards to the crime, the lady who was convicted of the homicide, and the way she gave start in...
    CNN’s Don Lemon once found himself agreeing with former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, who attributed the “violence and chaos” in black precincts to the “disintegration of the African American family,” prompting the CNN host to offer the black community five tips of his own to “fix the problem,” in a clip resurfaced by Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson this week. “Now if you’re running a channel like CNN, you want dumb people on TV because they’re compliant. They’ll say...
    During an interview that took place before it was formally announced that President Trump is commuting Roger Stone’s prison sentence broadcast on Friday’s edition of CNN’s “AC360,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that giving Stone clemency is “a terrible idea” and “appalling.” Pelosi also stated that Congress should pass legislation so that presidents are legally restricted from pardoning anyone who commits a crime “that is caused by protecting the president, which this was.” Pelosi said, “I think it’s a...
    The legal landscape is littered with the destruction wrought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his “hit squad” of partisan prosecutors. By commuting the prison sentence of Roger Stone on Friday, President Trump took a justified step in rectifying an egregious wrong. The president’s decision was also a compassionate gesture toward a 67-year old man who is not in the best of health and would have entered a federal prison system Tuesday that is struggling to contain the deadly coronavirus...
    Oxygen The mugshot of Giselle Esteban, convicted murderer of nursing student Michelle Le On Friday, July 10, Dateline NBC is rebroadcasting an episode called “Vanished,” which examined the disappearance and murder of Vietnamese-American nursing student Michelle Le in 2011. Ahead of that episode, here’s what you need to know about the crime, the woman who was convicted of the murder, and how she gave birth in prison.Giselle Diwag Esteban Was Pregnant When She Murdered Michelle Le and Gave...
    TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Two men who spent decades in prison based in part on the erroneous testimony of world-famous forensic expert Henry Lee had all charges against them dismissed Friday by a Connecticut Superior Court judge. The ruling by Superior Court Judge Dan Shaban came after the state Supreme Court last year vacated the felony murder convictions of Ralph “Ricky” Birch and Shawn Henning in the Dec. 1, 1985, slaying of 65-year-old Everett Carr, of New Milford. Birch had...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- As the call for more community policing grows, the Chicago Police Department is launching an effort to build trust and cut down on crime.Police are gearing up for the weekend, hoping to keep a lid on the violence that has marred the past three weekends.On Friday, the department added dozens of officers to a mobile patrol unit to better respond to hot spots, while trying to build community relationships.Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown announced a new initiative...
    A Connecticut judge on Friday dismissed all criminal charges against two men who spent decades in prison after their murder convictions were vacated last year. Ralph “Ricky” Birch served more than 30 years of a 55-year sentence and Shawn Henning was granted probation in 2018. Both had been convicted in connection with the brutal Dec. 1, 1985, slaying of 65-year-old Everett Carr. Henning was 17 when the crime occurred and received probation under new rules for teenage offenders. Shawn Henning (left)...
    PALMDALE (CBSLA) — An attorney for the family of Robert Fuller, a 24-year-old Black man found hanging from a tree near Palmdale City Hall, said Friday there was no evidence found to contradict the ruling that his death was a suicide. “I don’t have any evidence to suggest that there was a hate crime, there is nothing to indicate threats, there’s nothing to indicate … foul play,” said Jamon Hicks, the attorney for Fuller’s family. Fuller’s family had an independent...
    Surrounded by Democratic lawmakers Thursday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ceremoniously signed several gun-control initiatives. The gun bills were approved in April and went into effect July 1. The laws include expanded background checks, red-flag laws and laws that allow localities to impose stricter gun regulations than state and federal laws. “Today would not have been possible without many Virginians saying, ‘Enough is enough,’ ” Northam said. “I want to thank all who advocated for commonsense gun safety laws,...
    Three Los Angeles police officers were charged Friday with falsifying records by falsely claiming people they stopped were gang members or associates, Los Angeles prosecutors announced Friday. The charges come several months after the LAPD was rocked by allegations that officers falsely portrayed people as gang members or associates on field interview cards. The 59-count complaint charged officers Braxton Shaw, Michael Coblentz and Nicolas Martinez with conspiracy to obstruct justice and multiple counts of filing a false police report and...
    1 of 3This undated photo provided by the Fond du Lac County, Wis., Sheriffs Office, shows Daniel Navarro, a Mexican American man from Wisconsin charged with homicide as a hate crime because prosecutors say he intentionally crashed his pickup truck into a motorcyclist and killed the man because he was white. (Fond du Lac County Sheriffs Office via AP)1 of 3This undated photo provided by the Fond du Lac County, Wis., Sheriffs Office, shows Daniel Navarro, a Mexican American man...
    Reddit banned a subreddit dedicated to tracking alleged hate crime hoaxes on the same day the platform removed a subreddit in June devoted to President Donald Trump. Reddit users who keep tabs on potential hate crime hoaxes via the popular subreddit are met with a label notifying them that “r/hatecrimehoaxes has been banned from Reddit.” The page also notes that the page was banned for “violating Reddit’s rule against promoting hate.” An archived version of the page from July 2...
    A majority of Seattle’s city council backs a plan put forth by advocates that would defund the police department by 50%. Three council members added their support to the proposal Thursday, meaning that seven of the nine now back the idea, according to the Seattle Times. This comes after Democratic Mayor Jenny Durkan pointed out that Seattle’s “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” caused “a staggering 525 percent spike in crime as a result of the violence that swept through,” the NY...
    Fox News star anchor Tucker Carlson on Thursday night praised the couple who defaced a Black Lives Matter street mural in Martinez, commending them for their “bravery” and insisting that the authorities who charged them with a hate crime “should be impeached.” Last weekend, David Nelson and Nicole Anderson spread black paint over a yellow BLM mural displayed on the street in front of the Martinez courthouse. The mural had been sanctioned by city officials. Related Articles East Bay...
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A reputed mobster who admitted plotting to distribute cocaine has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison. Mario Galli III, 28, of Toms River, will also have to serve three years of supervised release once hes freed from prison under the sentence imposed Thursday. He had pleaded guilty in March to possessing cocaine with intent to distribute and a weapons count and received a 76-month term for those offenses. Galli is an associate...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- As the call for more community policing grows, the Chicago Police Department says it wants to build on that.Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown will announce the plan, which includes incorporating one of its summer crime-fighting units in community policing initiatives.The department is adding 66 more officers to the Summer Mobile Patrol unit, which is already more than 100 strong.RELATED: Chicago police to launch new citywide unit to deter crime amid spike in weekend gun violenceBrown says the...
    FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A Mexican American man from Wisconsin is charged with homicide as a hate crime because prosecutors say he intentionally crashed his pickup truck into a motorcyclist and killed the man because he was white. Daniel Navarro, 27, of Fond du Lac, told investigators he had been harassed by co-workers and neighbors, and poisoned, drugged and verbally attacked by white people because of his race, authorities said. The Associated Press left a message Friday seeking...