Crime
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Epstein’s death sparks inquiry, suspicion

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/12/19, 10:38 am

U.S. Attorney General William Barr, the French government, and Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers want answers as to how the billionaire was able to kill himself in jail. Medical officials performed an autopsy Sunday but have not released their findings.

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Man causes gun scare at Missouri Walmart

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/09/19, 12:29 pm

Police arrested a heavily armed man who caused a panic Thursday afternoon at a Walmart in Springfield, Mo. The man, identified by police as 20-year-old Dmitriy Andreychenko, was wearing body armor and armed with a tactical rifle, a handgun, and more than 100 rounds of ammunition. He pushed a shopping cart through the store while recording himself on a cellphone. A manager pulled the fire alarm to alert people to evacuate, and an armed, off-duty firefighter detained Andreychenko at gunpoint until officers arrived.

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Associated Press/Photo by Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times

Police probe shooting warning signs

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/08/19, 11:22 am

The mother of Patrick Crusius, the suspect in Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, called local police weeks earlier out of concern that her son owned a semiautomatic rifle, lawyers for the family said Wednesday. Police arrested Crusius and linked him to a white supremacist manifesto posted online just before the attack that killed 22 people and wounded many others at a Walmart.

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