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Officer fired after shooting wheelchair-bound man nine times

1 month ago   |   By RT

The Tucson Police Department announced it has fired an officer who shot a 61-year-old man in a wheelchair nine times for allegedly shoplifting a toolbox from Walmart. The officer was working off-duty as a security guard.
A store employee claimed the wheelchair-bound man, Richard Lee Richards, refused to show a receipt for the toolbox when he was apprehended in the parking lot of the Tucson Walmart, instead brandishing a knife while saying, “ Here's your receipt. ”
Officer Ryan Remington then apparently followed Richards through the parking lot, “ attempting to gain his cooperation ” and to...
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Arizona police officer fired after fatally shooting man in a wheelchair, officials say

Arizona police officer fired after fatally shooting man in a wheelchair, officials say

1 month ago   |   By KOAT

A Tucson police officer was fired Tuesday after fatally shooting a man in a motorized wheelchair outside a Walmart, officials said.
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US pharmacies are rolling out free N95 masks as free Covid-19 tests begin to...

US pharmacies are rolling out free N95 masks as free Covid-19 tests begin to arrive in the mail

Hy-Vee stores are already distributing free N95 masks. Read more ...

A special grand jury has been granted in Fulton County's Trump investigation

A special grand jury has been granted in Fulton County's Trump investigation

The decision comes after Fulton District Attorney Fani Willis requested one. A special grand jury has subpoena power and the authority to obtain documents. It will begin on May 2. Read more ...

St. Paul Man Charged With Beating His Wife To Death

St. Paul Man Charged With Beating His Wife To Death

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A St. Paul man is charged with murder in the beating death of his wife early Sunday morning in the city's North End neighborhood. The Ramsey County Attorney's... Read more ...

Sundance 2022 Critic's Notebook: Fire of Love, Every Day in Kaimukī and Shorts

Sundance 2022 Critic's Notebook: Fire of Love, Every Day in Kaimukī and Shorts

Derrida's “archival turn” of the '90s has officially taken over mainstream documentary filmmaking-a trend that has been covered in general interest thinkpieces in Indiewire as... Read more ...

Artist creates drawing for Fiona's 5th birthday from Timothy the hippo...

Artist creates drawing for Fiona's 5th birthday from Timothy the hippo, Fiona's biggest admirer

Talk about love - Fiona the hippo received a special 5tth birthday gift from a doting hippo who lives more than 1,100 miles away. Read more ...

Forecast: Warming up this week

Forecast: Warming up this week

After a beautiful start to the week Monday, the clouds are moving in overnight into Tuesday. Read more ...

Youngkin faces new lawsuit as Virginia mask order kicks in

Youngkin faces new lawsuit as Virginia mask order kicks in

RICHMOND, Va. - Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin was facing a new legal challenge over his executive action that aimed to let parents opt out of school mask mandates as... Read more ...

ValleyCats' league trades Home Run Derby for sudden death

In the sudden-death inning, the home manager will choose offense or defense. The team on offense will start with a runner on first base. If the offensive team can score the... Read more ...

Is there hope in the aftermath of a receding omicron wave? Plus more COVID news

World health officials are offering hope that the ebbing of the omicron wave could give way to a new, more manageable phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Few Flurries. More Cold

Few Flurries. More Cold

A weak weather system will move across the Susquehanna valley tonight with some flurries south of the Turn Pike and some light snow north that could bring a coating. Tuesday... Read more ...