In the call with police chiefs, Christopher Wray, the FBI director, and Kenneth Cuccinelli, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, warned about potential attacks on state capitols, federal buildings, the homes of congressional members and businesses, according to one of the chiefs on the call.
New York’s state Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday sued New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and the city’s police commissioner over allegations the police used excessive force against protesters after the death of George Floyd in May.
There is an investigation underway and Chief Art Acevedo said he is “highly confident” [the officer] will be facing federal charges. He is now on administrative leave
The deputy was responding to 911 calls from a couple walking on a bike trail east of Placerville. They were walking with their two small children in a stroller and had their two small dogs with them. They were being followed by an adult mountain lion for about 10 minutes.
The projectile he is accused of throwing was not the one that killed Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who was also struck in the head by a fire extinguisher during the melee and later died from his injuries, authorities said.