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Summer camp gunman identified as man previously convicted for unlawfully carrying a gun

Summer camp gunman identified as man previously convicted for unlawfully carrying a gun

(Brandon Keith Ned) Jessika Harkay, Fort Worth Star-Telegram The gunman who fired shots at a Duncanville youth summer camp Monday morning and was killed by responding law enforcement has been identified as a 42-year-old man from Dallas. Police identified the gunman as Brandon Keith Ned. The 42-year-old entered the Duncanville Fieldhouse, located at 1700 S. Main St., around 8:45 a.m. He walked into the...

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California Highway Patrol has 1,000 officer positions to fill; a new campaign aims to fill them

California Highway Patrol has 1,000 officer positions to fill; a new campaign aims to fill them

Amelia Davidson The Sacramento Bee The California Highway Patrol plans to hire 1,000 new officers in the next few years to make up for a staggering number of vacancies that accumulated during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency announced the hiring effort on Friday, calling it “Join the CHP 1,000.” It’s meant to “fill vacancies created due to...

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Slain police officer was the son of a University of Alabama football player, nephew of first black head coach in the SEC

Slain police officer was the son of a University of Alabama football player, nephew of first black head coach in the SEC

Creg Stephenson, Carol Robinson al.com A police officer killed Thursday evening in Mississippi was a member of one of Tuscaloosa’s most prominent and admired families. Meridian Officer Kennis Croom was shot to death Thursday evening. A woman whose name has not been released was also found dead at the scene. Dante Marquez Bender was taken into custody Friday morning. Kennis Croom was...