Virginia

Workplace-Shooting

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia on Wednesday, Oct 26th,  identified a man who was fatally shot and three others who were wounded after a former co-worker opened fire at a rail car factory. Getachew Fekede opened fire at the FreightCar America facility in Roanoke early Tuesday, Oct 25th,  before killing himself, police said. … Continue reading

Germany: 4 police wounded in raid on anti-gov’t extremist
Europe

Germany: 4 police wounded in raid on anti-gov’t extremist

BERLIN (AP) — An anti-government extremist opened fire on police in southern Germany during a raid Wednesday in which they had planned to confiscate his weapons, wounding four officers, authorities said. The 49-year-old German man had legally possessed more than 30 weapons for hunting, but local authorities had revoked his license because he appeared increasingly … Continue reading

Police chief shoots himself just after suspension
National

Police chief shoots himself just after suspension

After a suspended Mississippi police chief shot and killed himself in the police department’s parking lot, officials said the department has been temporarily put under the local sheriff’s control. Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike DeNardo shot himself in the chest, Hancock County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Don Bass said. He said the Thursday shooting … Continue reading