Michael Brown was laid to rest Monday in Ferguson, Missouri, and the city appears relatively calm. It is possible, however, that it is a pseudo peace pending the outcome of the grand jury proceedings for Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed the unarmed teen.
The deceased boy’s father asked for peace prior to Brown’s funeral, and his wishes were respected. Subsequently, there have been no reports on protests or justice seekers gathering during the day or assembling at night. Is this a peaceful sleep, or are people re-energizing themselves for action should Wilson walk free? During the memorial service, a clarion call resounded . . .
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The third victim in the Kansas shootings, Terri LaManno, was remembered as a “beautiful soul” by her daughter. She was shot in the parking lot of the Village Shalom Retirement Center on Sunday en route to visiting her elderly mother, as she did every Sunday. Two sisters were visiting their mother at the time of the incident, not knowing their sibling had been gunned down . . .
Read about the third victim in the Kansas shootings, described as a ‘beautiful soul.”
Frazier Glenn Miller (aka Frazier Glenn Cross), of Aurora, Mo., is suspected of killing a boy and his grandfather outside a Jewish Community Center in Kansas City and a woman at a nearby assisted-living facility. The suspect is known as a raging anti-Semite who founded the Carolina Knights of theand was its grand dragon in the 1980s . . .
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Attorney General Eric Holder has authorized federal prosecutors to seek capital punishment for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is charged with multiple federal crimes related to the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 260 . . .
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A “black widow” suicide bomber, Madina Alieva, 25, blew herself up and injured 18 others in the southern Russian region of Dagestan Saturday. Russians refer to such women as “black widows” because their spouses were killed by security forces . . .
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Grant Alan Acord, 17, was arrested Saturday, for allegedly building bombs with the intent of blowing up West Albany High School, in Albany, Ore. He is a junior at the school, located about 75 miles south of Portland, and was inspired by the Columbine massacre, authorities say . . .
Read about how authorities thwarted a potential “Columbine-style” school attack.
Ibragim Todashev, 26, an ethnic Chechen man who knew Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the dead Boston bombing suspect, was fatally shot Tuesday in Orlando, Fla., by an unidentified FBI agent. The agent had questioned Ibragim’s friend, Khusen Taramov, earlier in the day allowing him to leave. When he returned later, he found Ibragim had been shot dead . . .
The FBI fatally shot an associate of the accused Boston bomber. Read about it here.
Katherine Russell, 24, widow of accused Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, added prominent New York criminal attorney Joshua Dratel to her defense team. On Wednesday, her other attorney, Amato DeLuca, announced Dratel has represented terrorism suspects in federal court and military trials, including Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks, who was convicted under the Military Commissions Act . . .
Russell has a new defense team member; read about it here.
According to a Washington Post-ABC news poll, 70 percent of surveyed Americans say they would support the death penalty for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, if he is convicted . . .
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Katherine Russell Tsarnaeva 24, wife of dead Boston bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, reportedly warned him that the FBI was searching for him. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, brother-in-law of Russell disclosed this information to investigators prior to Miranda rights reading. . . .