The suspect whom police officer Stephen Mader confronted was visibly distraught, and his hands were behind his back. Following orders from Mader, the man showed his hands, revealing a handgun. The officer ordered him to drop the weapon. "I can't do that," the man said, according to court documents. "Just shoot me." "Just shoot me," he said a few more times. Mader, who is white, didn't, thinking deadly force was not necessary. He believed that the man, Ronald Williams, who is black, was a threat to himself but not to others.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between then-White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing a Comey memo. “I hope you can let this go,” Trump told Comey, according to two people who read the memo, the Times reported. An associate of Comey who has seen the memo told Reuters that the details of the document as reported by the New York Times were accurate. This is a developing story.
ESPN formally unveiled its new daytime lineup on Tuesday at its upfront presentation for advertisers in New York, and while the details had been out there in rumor form for some time, the announcement hammered home one specific point: The daytime versions of "SportsCenter" as we know them on ESPN are being de-emphasized as the network embraces personality-driven ways to fill the time between live sporting events. Here's what ESPN's daytime lineup will look like starting in January, when Mike Greenberg's long-anticipated solo morning show begins.
It had been a quiet Mother's Day afternoon at the Harvest Market Thriftway in Estacada, Oregon, until Joshua Lee Webb barged into the neighborhood grocery store, covered in blood, according to police. In one hand, the 36-year-old man held a kitchen knife, police said. In the other, they said, he held a severed human head. As terrified customers ran out of the store and called 911, Webb charged a storeclerk, stabbing him multiple times, police said. Store employees quickly wrestled the knife away from him and pinned him down until police arrived.
Although they are herbivores, deer have been spotted eating meat and gnawing on bones before. But not this kind of bones. Peer closely at the accompanying photos, and you might discern that dem bones are people bones. More precisely, they are rib bones.
WASHINGTON - Former acting attorney general Sally Yates said Monday she warned the top lawyer in the White House that then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn could be blackmailed by Russia, and gave the White House a private warning "so that they could take action.'' Testifying for the first time about her discussions in January with Trump administration officials, Yates gave her first public accounting of a conversation with White House counsel Donald McGahn that ultimately led to Flynn's firing.