CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga.
Clayton County police have arrested a woman they say stabbed her daughter multiple times and then fled to Atlanta.
Police were called to 700 Gardenwalk BLVD around 6 a.m on July 23 for reports of a child stabbed at location. When the initial officer responded to the scene, they found a 3-year old girl stabbed multiple times. The girl's mother, Brittney Jackson, told the officers that two armed men had entered her apartment looking for the girl's father and then stabbed the child.
During the initial investigation, Detectives noticed Ms. Jackson's story kept changing.
On Friday, they interviewed the girl, who told them that the person who stabbed her was her "mommy," investigators said.
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Police then got a warrant for Jackson's arrest and waited for her to come in for an interview with DFACS, but she never showed up. Officials say they soon found out she was "trying to use family and friends to elude capture."
Friday night, officers took Jackson into custody at a home on Bayberry Drive in southwest Atlanta.
She is now being held at the Clayton County Jail.
A Georgia mother is facing multiple charges, including felony murder, after her baby died as a result of her allegedly dropping the child onto pavement as she fought with another woman in the parking lot.
Karen Lashun Harrison, 26, was charged with felony murder, first degree cruelty to children, second degree cruelty to children, simple battery, and array (fighting) steaming from the incident.
In video surveillance of the fight, Harrison can be seen cradling her 3-month-old bay when another woman smacks her over the head with a grocery bag. Harrison then takes a swing at the woman, drops her child and keeps fighting.
The fight occurred in the Thomas Beauty Supply parking lot on July 19. The child was taken to Colquitt Regional Medical Center the next day for a head injury, but died as a result of the injuries from the fall.
Harrison originally told police that the child fell after a friend of the family dropped the baby. Her friend, Carneata Clark, who was not involved in the fight, also told police the same story.
After further investigation, officials learned of the fight and said that the video surveillance showed two women “engage in a physical altercation and the baby falls to the pavement.”
Clark was charged with making a false statement and obstruction of an officer.
Harrison, OH-A 15-year-old boy is dead and a 16-year-old has been charged with reckless homicide after a shooting in Harrison on Wednesday.
Officers were dispatched to the scene of a shooting on Winding Way Drive at around 7:50 p.m.
Police said they found the 15-year-old victim dead from a single gunshot wound.
Police said three other juveniles were found at the residence.
An investigation revealed the juveniles were home alone when they found a loaded firearm. Police said the firearm was mishandled and one round was fired, striking the 15-year-old victim.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with one count of reckless homicide and was taken to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center.
Los Angeles-A California man who is considered “armed and dangerous” was on the run Thursday after killing at least three victims and wounding two others during an early morning shooting spree.
Gerry Dean Zaragoza, 26, was identified as a suspect in the two separate shootings, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Police said two victims were killed in Canoga Park and another two victims were shot later in North Hollywood.
Zaragoza was last seen driving a blue Jeep Liberty with paper plates and may have attempted to rob a man at an ATM. Neighboring police agencies have joined the hunt.
The Canoga Park double homicide occurred around 2 a.m. The victims are believed to be Zaragoza’s father and brother. His mother was also wounded and reportedly hid in the bathroom to call police. She was rushed to the hospital, but her condition is unknown at this time.
A second shooting occurred just before 3 a.m. outside a gas station in North Hollywood. A man and a woman, who was reported Zaragoza’s ex-girlfriend, were both found with gunshot wounds. The woman died at a hospital, while the man underwent surgery and was listed in critical condition
Police have warned that Zaragoza is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department.
A captain with the New York City Department of Corrections was suspended after a tirade calling for violence against police was posted to her Facebook page, alleged by her husband.
The Facebook profile appears to be shared by Captain La Shonda Stanley and her husband. The anti-police rant, which suggests it’s “TIME WE SHOOT BACK,” was signed by a “Mr. Stanley.” DOC Captain Stanley confirmed it was her husband who wrote the rant.
The DOC is investigating, agency Commissioner Cynthia Brann said.
“I will not tolerate this type of behavior from anyone in my department against members of the NYPD or any other law enforcement officer in this country,” Brann said.
Her husband’s rant was spurred by the support cops received after video showing men dousing officers in water was released.
“YA’LL UPSET ABOUT SOME PIGS GETTING WATER THROWN ON THEM,” Mr. Stanley wrote. “THEY’RE LUCKY THEY DIDN’T GET SHOT WHILE MAKING AN ARREST. ALL THE INNOCENT BLACK MAN AND WOMEN KILLED AT THE HANDS OF THESE PIGS.”
He wrote that there’s no such thing as a good cop, because they “stand by” and allow other officers “to do wrong.”
“COP KILLERS STAND UP,” he wrote at the end of the post.
An Australian man was allegedly caught with $140 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in his van after crashing into a parked police car.
The 28-year-old, whose name was not released, crashed into the police car that was parked outside of a Sydney police station Tuesday, which caused significant damage.
The suspect was located and pulled over by police about an hour later, when authorities began searching his van.
That’s when police allege they discovered several hidden boxes containing 273 kilograms, or 600 pounds, of methamphetamine.
Australian police estimate the drugs to be with more than $200 million Australian dollars, or $140 million US dollars.
The man was charged with large commercial drug supply as well as negligent driving.
A man who was convicted of murder was released after being deemed he was too old to kill again, kills again.
Albert Flick killed his wife in 1979 by fatally stabbing her to death while the woman's young daughter was nearby. He was convicted of murder and served 25 years behind bars.
In a striking turn of events, Albert was deemed too old to kill again and released based on him “out living his ability to cause harm. At some point, Mr. Flick is going to age out of his capacity to engage in this conduct, and incarcerating him beyond the time that he ages out doesn't seem to me to make good sense from a criminological or fiscal perspective," Maine Superior Court Justice Robert E. Crowley said at the time.
Shortly after his release, Mr. Flick was convicted this week of fatally stabbing a Maine woman while her twin children watched. It took less than an hour for jurors in Auburn to find Albert Flick guilty of murdering Kimberly Dobbie, 48, outside a Lewiston laundromat on July 15, 2018.
Dobbie was stabbed 14 times and the wounds penetrated her heart and a lung, a state medical examiner testified.
Flick's sentencing is set for Aug. 9 and he could get anywhere from 25 years to life behind bars
Trenton, NJ-A New Jersey Police Officer and his wife have been charged in connection to the death of their baby girl.
Daniel Bannister was suspended last December after and investigation began into the death of his 3-month-old-daughter.
He was arrested Wednesday morning.
Last December, police received a 911 call. Hailey was unresponsive and having trouble breathing. She died six days later in the hospital.
An autopsy revealed the baby girl had a fractured skull, brain bleed and multiple fractured ribs. It was also determined the nature of Hailey’s injuries indicated an ongoing pattern of abuse.
Neighbors who never interacted with the suspended police officer are shocked, but others describe a history of disturbances.
“I see him pull up with his truck all the time. He’s always yelling. I always hear him yelling, I always see him yelling a lot of nonsense around the neighborhood for no reason,” Jonathan Prieto said.
The officer’s wife, 29-year-old Catherine Bannister, was also charged and arrested for endangering the welfare of a child. Neighbors are hoping for swift justice for a life that was taken too soon.
“It’s unbelievable. Like who knew what was happening just four doors down from me,” Prieto said.
Bannister joined the Ewing Township Police Department back in May 2017.
Baltimore, MD- Officials say the Deputy Commissioner for Baltimore City Police and his wife, were robbed at gunpoint Friday night.
The incident happened around 9 p.m. near Patterson Park in the city's southeast area.
The victim, Danny Murphy, was able to tell police that a white SUV with four people inside pulled up to them as they were walking. Police say, two black males, believed to be 18, got out of the SUV, showed a handgun and demanded the victims hand over their property.
A purse, wallet, and cellphones were taken.
Police say the suspects fled on Patterson Park Avenue. Murphy and his wife were not injured.
Stone County, AK-Two people are dead and one is wounded according to the Arkansas State Police.
One of those deceased in the officer-involved shooting is a Stone County Sheriff’s Deputy.
The county’s Office of Emergency Management reported the alleged shooting occurred around 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the 2000 block of Flag Road.
The scene has since been secured and the Arkansas State Police are investigating.