Terrorism

CHICAGO: Man Charged With Making Terror Threat Against Gay Bars Accidentally Released, Still At Large

The Chicago Tribune reports: A man charged with threatening violence at gay bars in Lakeview was accidentally released from Cook County Jail this week and remains at large, officials said. Officials say an apparent communication breakdown between the state’s attorney’s office and the sheriff’s office led to the release of Shane Sleeper, 31, on Tuesday night. Sleeper was arrested in ...

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Christian Activist: God Told Me To Distribute Rubber Wristbands To Stop Mass Shootings In Public Schools

Via press release from Christian Newswire: Pray Live, a division of the Maryland Prayer Center, and is responding to gun violence in America by giving concerned school children and their families prayer wrist bands to wear. Thousands of children have died or been injured from gun violence organization’s founder, Wenda Royster, says God gave her an urgent message. In a ...

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Toronto Terrorist Was 4Chan “Incel” Misogynist

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: The young man who has been charged with the murder of 10 pedestrians and attempted murder of 13 others in a van attack in Toronto reportedly posted a Facebook status chock-full of slang coined by hyper-misogynistic men online and the extremists who attempt to court them. The CBC and BuzzFeed have confirmed that ...

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TORONTO: Nine Now Dead, At Least 16 Injured After Van Plows Through Pedestrians In “Deliberate Attack”

ABC News reports: Nine people were killed and at least 16 others injured after a white van hit pedestrians in Toronto, Canada, today, police said. The driver is under arrest, Toronto police told ABC News. Witness Ali Shaker told CTV News he was driving in his car when he saw the Ryder van jump the sidewalk and people walking were ...

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Waffle House Mass Shooting Suspect In Custody

The New York Daily News reports: Waffle House gunman Travis Reinking was arrested Monday afternoon after a ramped up manhunt, Metro Nashville police confirmed in a tweet. Investigators are still unsure why Reinking charged into the Antioch Waffle House, wearing nothing but a green jacket, where he killed four people at about 3:25 a.m. local time Sunday. Neighbors then saw ...

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Police: No Credible Sightings Of Waffle House Shooter

The Washington Post reports: Police continued their intensive search Monday for the 29-year-old suspected of opening fire at a Tennessee Waffle House and killing four people one day earlier. The Metro Nashville Police Department said early Monday that “there have been no credible sightings” of the suspected gunman, Travis Reinking, after an overnight search by local, state and federal law ...

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Hero Parkland Survivor Sues For Negligence [VIDEO]

Buzzfeed News reports: About two weeks after he was released from the hospital, 15-year-old Anthony Borges, who was shot protecting his classmates, became the first Parkland victim to file a lawsuit against an array of parties for negligence. Borges was shot five times, three times in the leg and twice in the torso, barricading the door of his classroom, where ...

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QUEBEC: Mosque Terrorist Loved Trump, Wore MAGA Hat, Followed Breitbart, InfoWars, Coulter, Ben Shapiro

The Montreal Gazette reports: Evidence from Alexandre Bissonnette’s computer presented in court Monday indicates the Quebec mosque shooter was obsessed with U.S. President Donald Trump, Muslims, Dylann Roof, mass shootings and feminists. In the month before the shooting, Bissonnette was checking Trump’s Twitter feed every day and reading news about Trump on a daily basis, according to evidence presented at ...

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Actor T.J. Miller Arrested For False Terror Threat

Deadline Hollywood reports: Former Silicon Valley star T.J. Miller has been charged with calling in a false bomb threat from an Amtrak train, federal authorities say. Miller was arrested Monday night at LaGuardia Airport in Queens, New York. Miller appeared today before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven and was released on a $100,000 bond. The charge ...

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GERMANY: Several Dead, Dozens Injured After Van Plows Into Sidewalk Cafe, Driver Committed Suicide

The BBC reports: Several people have been been killed in the city of Muenster, in western Germany after a van drove into pedestrians. The driver of the vehicle has killed himself, police said. About 30 people are reported injured in the incident, which occurred near the Kiepenkerl statue in the old town. Police asked people to avoid the city centre ...

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Frontman For Band At Bataclan Massacre Tries To Walk Back His “Messed Up” Attack On Parkland Students

The New York Daily News reports: In the spirit of Holy Week, Jesse Hughes attempted to walk back his attack on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students. The Eagles of Death Metal front man blasted the March For Our Lives protests in now-deleted Instagram comments that accused the “pathetic and disgusting” students of “playing hooky at the expense of ...

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BREAKING: Wife Of Pulse Gunman Found Not Guilty

The Orlando Sentinel reports: Noor Salman is not guilty of helping her husband, Omar Mateen, carry out the mass shooting that claimed 49 lives at Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016, a jury decided Friday. The 12-member jury delivered its verdict after deliberating for about 12 hours over three days. Salman was also acquitted of obstruction of justice. Prosecutors accused ...

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Austin Police Chief Reverses: Bomber Was A Terrorist

The Washington Post reports: In the days since police cornered the suspected Austin bomber last week, authorities faced intense criticism from some quarters for the way they described the man who paralyzed their city with fear. Interim Austin Police Chief ­Brian Manley called the 23-year-old suspect, Mark Anthony Conditt, a “challenged young man” frustrated about troubles in his personal life.  ...

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FLORIDA: Parkland Killer Flooded With Fan Mail

The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports: Mass murderer Nikolas Cruz is getting stacks of fan mail and love letters sent to the Broward County jail, along with hundreds of dollars in contributions to his commissary account. Teenage girls, women and even older men are writing to the Parkland school shooter and sending photographs — some suggestive — tucked inside cute ...

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ORLANDO: Wife Of Pulse Gunman Demands Mistrial After Revelation That Father-In-Law Was FBI Informant

CNN reports: Attorneys for Noor Salman called for a dismissal of charges or a mistrial, saying that new details from prosecutors reveal that Pulse gunman Omar Mateen’s father was an FBI informant who is currently under a criminal investigation. According to a motion filed by the defense, Assistant US Attorney Sara Sweeney sent an email on Saturday to the defense ...

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State TV Poll: Massive Support For Stricter Gun Laws

Fox News reports: Voters prioritize protecting citizens from gun violence over protecting the rights of gun owners. And while majorities support a variety of gun control proposals, the latest Fox News poll also finds doubt Congress will act — or that it would make any difference if it does. By a 13-point margin, voters consider protecting against gun violence more ...

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NRA Boosted Online Ad Buys By 600% After Parkland

The Chicago Tribune reports: Immediately after the horror of the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the National Rifle Association halted all of its digital advertising, including ads on YouTube, banner ads on websites, and Facebook ads. Within four days, though, the NRA had returned in force, increasing its advertising aggressively on Facebook, ...

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Austin Bomber Belonged To Christian Survivalist Group

The Independent reports: The Austin bomber was involved in a teenage Christian “survivalist” group that discussed weapons and dangerous chemicals, according to a childhood friend. Mark Anthony Conditt reportedly took part in a conservative outdoors club called Righteous Invasion of Truth (RIOT), in which home-schooled young people studied the Bible and were taught gun skills. Conditt attended RIOT events with ...

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Parkland Students Must Carry Transparent Backpacks

The Miami Herald reports: When Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students return from spring break the first week of April, they will only be allowed to use a clear backpack that will be provided to them. Students will also be required to wear identification badges at all times and could soon see metal detectors installed in the Parkland school, the site ...

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Austin Bomber Left 25-Minute Video Confession, Motive Still Unknown, Debate Rages Over “Terrorist” Label

The Austin Statesman reports: Austin bombing suspect Mark Anthony Conditt left behind a 25-minute video confession recorded on his phone, which authorities found with him after he killed himself with an explosive device early Wednesday, interim Police Chief Brian Manley said in a news conference Wednesday evening. Manley said the recording – which officials believe was made between 9 and ...

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