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Deputies protect school killer after potential juror threat

Photo: Judge Elizabeth Scherer speaks during jury pre-selection in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Deputies protecting Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz had to pull him aside and surround him Tuesday after a member of a jury


Felony Suspect Apprehended After Fleeing From Police

On 04/03/2021 at approximately 8:49 pm, Chino Valley Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of N. SR 89, in Chino Valley. It was reported that there was a male at the location assaulting and threatening an adult female victim. Chino Valley Police previously responded to the residence earlier in the day


Fugitive Connected to Assault on US Forest Service Agent in Custody

Jonathan Kip Medford was taken into custody this afternoon by the Jerome Police Department. Medford was a fugitive wanted in connection to the assault on a United States Forest Service Agent yesterday morning at approximately 10:30 am near the Palatki Ruins off Forest Service Rd. 525D. “I want to thank the Jerome Police Department for


Weapon Misconduct Leads to Two Felony Arrests

On Wednesday, January 5, 2022, shortly after 5:00 PM, a physical fight occurred between four men in the 3200 block of North Hedgewood Drive in Prescott Valley. During the fight, two of the men brandished handguns and threatened to shoot the two unarmed men. Both suspects were apprehended, one on scene and one at a


Suspect in Waukesha parade carnage says he feels ‘demonized’

The man accused of driving his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing six people and injuring dozens, said Wednesday that he feels like he’s being “demonized.” Darrell Brooks Jr., in an interview with Fox News from the Waukesha County Jail, offered no details about a possible motive. “I just feel like I’m

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Detective: Brothers detailed how Jussie Smollett staged hoax

Photo: Brothers Olabinjo Osundairo, right, and Abimbola Osundairo. Two brothers arrested for an alleged attack on Jussie Smollett recounted for Chicago police how the ex-“Empire” actor orchestrated the hoax, telling them via text message to meet him “on the low,” paying for supplies and holding a “dry run” in downtown Chicago, a lead investigator testified

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