Month: February 2018

Teacher in custody after shots fired at Georgia school

DALTON, Georgia. – Authorities have taken a teacher into custody after reports of someone opening fire inside a Dalton school. The incident happened at happened at Dalton High School according to FOX 5. According to police, officers responded to reports of a shot or shots fired at the school early Wednesday afternoon. Police said on Twitter they had a barricaded subject inside a classroom, and they had evacuated the school. Not long after, police said a teacher was in custody. One student suffered an ankle injury while running in the school during the evacuation and received treatment, according to Dalton Police. Police stressed that no other students were injured. Those students have been taken to the Northwest Georgia Trade...

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Dick’s Sporting Goods releases statement on assault-style rifle sales ban

    CORAOPOLIS, Pennsylvania- Dick’s Sporting Goods today released the following statement saying they will no longer carry assault-style rifles and they will increase the age of purchase on all firearms: “We at DICK’S Sporting Goods are deeply disturbed and saddened by the tragic events in Parkland. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the victims and their loved ones. But thoughts and prayers are not enough. We have tremendous respect and admiration for the students organizing and making their voices heard regarding gun violence in schools and elsewhere in our country. We have heard you. The nation...

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Funeral arrangements set for Braeden Sconce, victim of car crash

HOLT’S SUMMIT, Missouri- The funeral arrangements have been set for Breaden Sconce, 19, of Holt’s Summit according to family members. The man was seriously injured in a weather-related traffic crash on February 4th on North 5 Hwy near Atchley Park. Sconce was transported by air immediately after the accident to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. A passenger in the other involved vehicle, Alyssa Stewart, suffered less severe injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital Lebanon. At the time of the crash, Sconce was going North on Highway 5, and lost control of his car on the slickened roadway, spinning...

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BREAKING: US Marshal shot in north St. Louis County

ST. LOUIS, Missouri- FOX2NOW is reporting a US Marshal was shot Monday morning while serving a search warrant in the north St. Louis County municipality of Glasgow Village. A source tells FOX 2 that the officer is, “OK.” He was shot in the chest, but a protective vest stopped the bullet. The officer is currently at the hospital for observation. Officers with the Fugitive Task Force were serving the warrant at a home in the 10300 block of Durness Monday morning. The suspect is wanted for first-degree assault and domestic assault. The US Marshalls Service tells FOX 2 that...

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Lebanon City Administrator candidate finalist meet-and-greet tomorrow

LEBANON, Missouri- The City of Lebanon is inviting the public to meet the two City Administrator candidate finalists on Tuesday, February 27th from 5 – 6:30 PM at the Cowan Civic Center. Danny Brown has 10 years of municipal management experience and currently serves as the District Manager for the South Kern Cemetery District in Bakersfield, California, a position he has held since 2013. He previously served as the District Manager for the Wasco Recreation and Parks District, in Wasco, California, and the Economic Development Manager for the City of Wasco. He earned a master’s degree in public administration,...

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