But Heaggan-Brown's lawyers argued that the officer made a split-second decision and buttressed that argument with bodycam footage which appeared to show Smith tossing his gun as he was hit in the arm - and getting hit in the chest with the fatal shot less than two seconds later.
Ellington Field is under evacuation after an F-16 crashed. The Air National Guard pilot was reportedly taking off when his or her fighter jet caught fire. Ellington Airport and the surrounding area were shut down and off-limits for more than six hours after an F-16 crashed after take off. Beltway 8 was closed Wednesday afternoon between Crenshaw and Old Galveston Road during the investigation but was later reopened by the evening commute.
The Elmore Sports Group, owner of the Helena Brewers , announced today that the Helena Brewers will relocate to Colorado Springs , Colorado for the 2019 season. These moves are contingent upon the approval of the Pioneer Baseball League, the Texas League, the Pacific Coast League , the President of Minor League Baseball and the review of the Baseball Office of the Commissioner, the statement says.
The Senate's draft of the AHCA may be a slightly gentler attack than the House bill, but still an attack nonetheless. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been overseeing the construction of the legislation in an effort to cobble together the votes of at least 50 Republicans who have vastly different positions on what health care should look like.
Witnesses told investigators the two were shouting at each other shortly before the shooting. The vehicle traveled a short distance before it crashed. Guglielmi says investigators believe the two were married but are trying to verify their identities. Police said the incident appeared to be a domestic-related murder-suicide.
Cindy is one of two storms now in the Atlantic. Jenny Reynolds, director of the Webster Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said for those who live in flood prone areas, now is the time to prepare. Triumph also will skip Cozumel and head to Progreso on Wednesday as part of its five-day Mexico sailing out of New Orleans because of the storms.
The center of the storm is projected to make landfall sometime Thursday morning over southeastern Texas or southwestern Louisiana. Cindy is expected to strengthen only slightly before making landfall somewhere along the Louisiana/Texas coastline.
Southwest, meteorologists said. Arizona is seeing the most stifling temperatures, but the wrath of the heat wave is being felt across Nevada and California as well. Temperatures will reach near 120 Tuesday afternoon in much of the warning area. American Airlines spokesman Ross Feinstein said the smaller regional jets flown by its partners can't operate once the temperature hits 118.
The Mountaineers announced that transfer quarterback Will Grier is eligible immediately. The former Florida quarterback incurred a one-year suspension from the NCAA midway through the 2015 season after he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer chose to remove the statue after a blogger said the memorial was a symbol of racism. - The City of Orlando has officially started disassembling the confederate statue located in Lake Eola Park today. The statue, which depicts Johnny Reb - a symbol of the Confederacy and its soldiers - is being moved to Greenwood Cemetery, where it will be kept in a section dedicated to Confederate veterans.
The USS Fitzgerald ended up with a massive gash and a crumpled side area, damage that resulted in water flooding an area crew members were sleeping. Coast guard officials are investigating the case as possible professional negligence, but no criminal charges have been filed so far. On Monday morning in Japan , the Navy's 7th Fleet identified the seven sailors who died .
PHOENIX (AP) The first day of summer was expected to bring some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years, forcing flights to be canceled, straining the power grid and making life miserable for workers toiling in temperatures that could reach 120 degrees in Phoenix.
That court said Wisconsin lawmakers redrew the state's legislative districts after the 2010 census to unlawfully maximize the number of Republicans elected and dilute the power of Democratic voters. "For too long, the important task of redistricting has resembled a back-alley brawl: no rules , no referees, and no holds barred", Dan Vicuña, the national redistricting manager for Common Cause, said in a statement .
Among those killed were a 9-month-old baby, 29-year-old woman and 30-year-old man, all from Phoenix. The chain-reaction crash was attributed to the dust storm, which saw high winds kick up enough dust to severely limit visibility. Officials say their preliminary investigation indicates that 18 commercial vehicles and 7 passenger vehicles were involved. The 60-mile section of highway was reopened Tuesday morning.
The Las Cruces City Council OK'd a measure Monday agreeing to join the Mayors Climate Network, a group of roughly 300 mayors from US cities who express support for initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and counter climate change. Pennsylvania contributes about 1 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, which according to a climate impact assessment report authored by Penn State scientists for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, affects agriculture, energy, ...
Anthony, Minn. police officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter. When Officer Yanez opened fire, another officer near the vehicle jumped back, and Officer Yanez began yelling at the driver. At the trial, Yanez testified Castile didn't follow his directions to not reach for the gun, but instead put his hand on a pistol and pulled it out of his trousers pocket.
At the heart of redistricting controversies is the issue of when one party "packs" or "cracks" voters. The issue will be briefed and argued in the Supreme Court term that begins in October. Both major political parties have long sought to gain partisan advantage when drawing state legislative and congressional district lines after each decennial census.
Bruinsma said the difference between the two climates is what has the fire burning toward the desert rather than racing up the mountainside. Officials haven't released what was being stored in the buildings. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, though it's expected to be fully contained by Friday, according to authorities. The team can be reached at 760-267-0104 or www.facebook.com/DART2016Cali .
Sen. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Township, also criticized Senate Republicans for drafting their bill "behind closed doors". Asked whether leadership has offered any guidance on when the health care vote would take place, three separate aides said in emails to CNN: "No", "Nothing yet", and "Nothing definitive".
Constitution's First Amendment, winning at the appeals court level before the government appealed to the high court. Tam has said he chose to call the band The Slants to reclaim a term some consider a derogatory reference to Asian people's eyes, and wear it as a "badge of pride".