Reps. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.), Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) introduced the measure, saying Goodman deserves Congress’ highest civilian honor after he was captured in photos and videos leading rioters away from the entrance to the Senate chamber.
Superior Court Judge Hayden Zacky ruled that it was “not in the interest of justice'' to dismiss the special circumstance allegations of murder of a peace officer in the performance of his duties and murder to avoid or prevent a lawful arrest, along with gun allegations, against Kenneth Earl Gay, now 63, in connection with the June 2, 1983, slaying of Officer Paul Verna.
Deputies said they located a loaded gun in the man's pocket and inside the Tahoe they found a backpack containing a large amount of counterfeit cash, brass knuckles and two clown masks. They also found badges, a helmet, a Mississippi State Police Department ID card and a Pearl River Sheriff’s Office key card, records show.
Longtime La Crescent resident, Mrs. Dahlen, surprised the departments by donating $20,000 during the city council meeting on Monday night. $10,000 for the police department and another $10,000 for the fire department.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies called to the scene briefly spoke with someone through the door of room 112, but the person stopped responding. With the help of the property manager, they got the door open and found the room was filled with smoke.
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.
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.