Police chief home with family after bullet-proof vest saves his life

WARSAW, Mo. – The community of Warsaw, Missouri, is rallying behind its police chief after he was shot in the chest Friday. “I’ve got a pretty good bruise and a little bit of a wound, but it’s OK,” Jason Wenberg told WDAF. The chief is back home with his family after being shot by a 16-year-old suspect Friday morning. According to the Benton County Sheriff’s Department, the 16-year-old led officers on a high-speed pursuit Thursday night while driving a stolen car. At […]

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Texas Lt. Governor calls for arming teachers

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called Sunday for a “hardening” of the nation’s school buildings in the wake of the attack by a 17-year-old student who killed 10 people at a high school near Houston. Patrick told CNN’s State of the Union that allowing teachers to carry guns is a crucial step. “When you’re facing someone who’s an active shooter, the best way to take that shooter down is with a gun. But even better than that is four or five […]

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UPDATE: Ponder murder-suicide victim speaks

PONDER — “I don’t have my babies. You guys know they were my everything, my purpose to breathe,” said Amanda Simpson, survivor of the Ponder murder-suicide. Hours after she survived her ex-husbands killing spree that left her three children and her boyfriend dead, Amanda Simpson broke her silence on Facebook live while holding a picture of her beloved children,  Odin Painter, 8;  Caydence, 6; and Drake, 4.   “Got this by me all the time. Think about them don’t think […]

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BREAKING: Gunman on the loose after a shooting at Cici’s in Garland

GARLAND — A man has died and a gunman is on the loose after opening fire at a Cici’s in Garland. The incident took place around 4P.M. at a Cici’s restaurant in the 1000 block of Northwest Highway. Lt. Pedro Barineau from the Garland Police Department said when authorities rolled up, a Hispanic male victim was laying on the ground after being shot several times. He was later taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say the […]

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Dallas students voice their gun safety concerns ahead of NRA convention

DALLAS– There’s no kidding around when it comes to gun violence. So, a group of local students, inspired by the “Never Again” movement, hope to encourage more gun safety in schools in DFW. “This isn’t a protest of the NRA Convention. The kids are using this as an opportunity to get us to listen to their perspectives,” Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. “I take Pre-AP classes. I sing in my school’s choir and I always turn my homework in […]

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Shielding Students: Bulletproof bulletin boards could keep students safe

Sullivan, MO-It’s scenes like Parkland that have prompted a small Sullivan, Missouri company to say something more must be done to protect students. What they came up with is a bullet proof classroom shield. “They sit in the classroom and they appear to be a part of the furniture and part of the classroom,” said Paul Alexander from Executive Wood Products. These 4 by 6 rolling walls function as a bulletin board on one side. “They can put posters anything […]

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Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall officially ready for duty!

DALLAS — You may know her by now, but Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall hasn’t been officially official until now. Chief Hall is finally 100% suited, booted, and ready for duty, making history as the first African American woman to hold the position. “I think every moment has led me to this moment, to air as human,” Hall said. The Chief has already gone through hard times in the department. Most recently when a gunman shot and killed Dallas Police Officer […]

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‘Waffle House Hero’ donates $183K to help families bury shooting victims

NASHVILLE, TN– Just one week after the horrific Waffle House shooting in Tennessee, victims are being laid to rest. The man known as the ‘Waffle House hero’ is helping families pay for the funerals. Family and friends of Taurean Sanderlin and DeEbony Groves gathered to honor the young lives taken too soon. The two are the first of four to be buried. While Sanderlin’s family asked for his service to be private, the Groves family allowed cameras inside, as they […]

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Despite shooting incident-more and more people want to become Dallas Police Officers

DALLAS, TX — Being a cop is dangerous, and you might think a police shooting that ended with one officer dead might make someone think twice about choosing that career. You’d be wrong. “You know I’ve been on the department for 26 years,” Sgt. George Randa of the Dallas Police Department said. “So this community and the support never ceases to surprise me.” The Dallas Police Department is full of hopeful candidates who want to be cops. “You would think […]

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Two Florida deputies killed by gunman while eating at a restaurant

TRENTON, FL — Two deputies were killed Thursday when a man walked up to them in a Florida restaurant while they were eating and opened fire, a Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said. Sgt. Noel Ramirez and Deputy Taylor Lindsey were eating at the Ace China restaurant in Trenton, a small town about 30 miles west of Gainesville. The sheriff’s office initially said the gunman shot the deputies through a window from outside the restaurant, but spokesman Scott Tummond clarified […]

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