Funeral home owner allegedly shot 2 at child funeral service, killing pallbearer, police say

The owner of a funeral home is facing murder charges after he allegedly shot two people at a child’s funeral service, killing a man serving as a pallbearer, police said. Wilson Chavis, 48, allegedly shot and killed Ronald Steven Banks, 30, of Washington, DC, on Tuesday as Banks attended a children’s funeral service held by … Read more

A Wakefield teenager started a gift card resale scheme to raise money for a terrorist group

A Wakefield teenager was arrested Thursday for running a gift card resale scheme to raise funds for the foreign terrorist organization ISIS, federal prosecutors said. Mateo Ventura, 18, is set to face trial in federal court in Worcester for knowingly concealing the source of material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization, according to … Read more

How KY police shootings are investigated, why some question ‘independence’ of investigations

When a Lexington officer shot a man in the summer of 2020 amid daily nationwide protests over police brutality, calls for increased law enforcement transparency were frequent. The deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police prompted increased scrutiny on police shootings. But transparency wasn’t prioritized in that July 31, 2020, … Read more

Man stalked Taylor Swift and said he’d ‘bombshell’ if he couldn’t be with her, cops say

A man with social media accounts dedicated to Taylor Swift has been arrested after Indiana authorities say he stalked and harassed the famous singer, according to reports. Mitchell Taebel, of Long Beach, Indiana, was reportedly arrested Friday, June 2 and charged with harassment, intimidation, invasion of privacy and harassment. His arrest came the day of … Read more

Skyway shooting investigation underway

A shooting investigation is ongoing in the Skyway area of ​​unincorporated King County. The King County Sheriff’s Office first tweeted about the shooting in the 13400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South at 4:19 a.m. Thursday. We don’t yet know how many people have been shot, but KCSO medics and major crime detectives … Read more

Russian hackers behind cyberattack on council

Gloucester City Council had to rebuild all of its servers after the cyberattack Russian hackers were behind the “sophisticated cyberattack” that knocked out city services, it has been confirmed. Gloucester City Council has now concluded its investigation into the attack that compromised their IT systems in 2021. This caused damage to the council’s network and … Read more