10:24 PM, Dec 20, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
WNYW, the local New York City Fox affiliate, reports that New York Police Department officers turned their back on Mayor Bill de Blasio after two of their own were shot execution style earlier today in Brooklyn:
"Look what happened: this is video of the mayor arriving for this evening's press conference on the shooting. You can see officers turning their backs on the mayor as he approached the lectern," said the local host.
"Let me show you what you didn't see in the official press conference. In this phone video given to me by police sources at the scene, you see officers including PBA president Pat Lynch turning their backs on Mayor de Blasio as walked into [the] hospital to speak with a police officer's family," the reporter added.
7:01 AM, Apr 14, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Here's video of the detained suspect in yesterday's shooting at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas:
"Heil Hitler," the suspect yells from the back of a police cruiser.
The Kansas City Star has more details:
8:04 AM, Sep 17, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Steve Hayes, with Brit Hume, Mara Liasson, and Charles Krauthammer, last night on Fox News:
4:37 PM, Sep 16, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
The FBI has released a "seeking information" poster for the suspected Navy Yard shooter, Aaron Alexis:
The FBI is using Twitter to get the poster out, and asking for folks with knowledge of Aaron Alexis to provide a tip:
10:06 AM, Sep 16, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
An unnamed White House official released this statement on the shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.:
Some hate crimes are less hateful than others.Aug 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
On August 15, 2012, at 10:46 a.m.—one year ago this week—Floyd Lee Corkins entered the lobby of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. He was carrying a backpack that contained 15 Chick-fil-A -sandwiches, a Sig Sauer 9mm pistol, and 100 rounds of ammunition. Corkins has since pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing for the crimes he proceeded to commit. He’s set to spend decades in a prison cell and fade into obscurity.
10:17 AM, Feb 2, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
This morning, the White House released a photo of President Obama shooting a gun:
"President Barack Obama shoots clay targets on the range at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)," the caption reads.
Then deletes it.12:52 PM, Jan 29, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
President Obama recently told the New Republic magazine, "Up at Camp David, we do skeet shooting all the time." Today, after some suggested the president's claim might not be true, the New Republic tweeted a picture supposedly proving that Obama has gone skeet shooting:
9:32 AM, Jan 27, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an interview with the New Republic, President Barack Obama is asked whether he's "ever fired a gun."
"Yes," Obama says, "in fact, up at Camp David, we do skeet shooting all the time."
3:37 PM, Dec 28, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
On the first day of the next Congress, January 3, Democrats in the House of Representatives plan to introduce a bill to ban high-capacity gun magazines.
12:33 PM, Dec 19, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
When responding to a question about the "fiscal cliff" and House speaker John Boehner, President Barack Obama invoked the shooting at Sandy Hook school in Connecticut.
4:25 PM, Dec 18, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
In a statement released to the press, the National Rifle Association says it's shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown." The organization plans to hold a news conference on Friday to address the gun-related issues.
Here's the statement, the first since the mass shooting in Connecticut:
National Rifle Association of America is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters – and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown.