How prisons keep their suicidal inmates on watch

April 20, 2017

(CNN)The suicide of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez in his prison cell is one of several recent suicides of people in custody, prompting experts to question whether these deaths were preventable. Hernandez, who was convicted of murder in 2015, hanged himself Wednesday morning with a bedsheet tied to his window, according to prison officials. A Washington state inmate accused of fatally shooting five people last year also hanged himself this week,and a triple-murder suspect recently fell …

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Georgia student in police beating video says he feared for his life

April 18, 2017

(CNN)The 21-year-old Georgia college student seen on cell phone video being beaten by two Georgia police officers says he thought he was going to die during the traffic stop on April 12. Demetrius Hollins was pulled over on a busy suburban Atlanta road by Gwinnett County Police Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni for not having a license plate, according to the police report. Hollins said the license plate was in the rear window. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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London attack: Victim Melissa Cochran returns to US – BBC News

April 18, 2017

He added that Mrs Cochran, who was in a wheelchair when she joined a service for the families and survivors of the attack at Westminster Abbey on 5 April, was healing faster than expected. Victims of the London attack London attack: What we know so far In depth: Westminster terror attack The other people killed on the bridge were Aisha Frade, 44, who worked at a London sixth-form college; retired window cleaner Leslie Rhodes, 75, from south London, and Romanian tourist Andreea Cristea, …

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Terrifying Video Shows 2 Bullets Narrowly Missing 4-Year-Old Girl’s Head

April 14, 2017

Surveillance video released on Wednesday shows the girl sitting in a barbershop chair on Monday when a bullet suddenly crashes through the window, just inches from her head.Seconds later, a second shot pierces the window on the other side of the girls head, sending her running away screaming. Investigators said the shots were Tattoo parlor employees quickly identified 23-year-old Michael Hart as the suspect. They said he was a regular at the business. she said in an interview with …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… window. And instead of just leaving it there, people are coming here and it’s so much turned into a makeshift shrine. You can see messages there. People have penned the message “RIP”, but most noticeably and repeatedly the word “tillsammans” which means together. All the flowers have been taken from areas like this and place on some steps around the corner for a vigil that was a national moment for the country to come together. There’s been a huge outpouring …

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London attack: Royals to attend Westminster service – BBC News

April 6, 2017

BBC correspondent Peter Hunt said the service would attempt to offer hope rather than being a memorial. There will be a focus on the diverse nature of society, with prayers offered to protect the country from the forces of division and hatred, he said. The victims were Aysha Frade, 44, who worked at a London sixth-form college; American tourist Kurt Cochran, 54, from Utah; retired window cleaner Leslie Rhodes, 75, from south London; and father-of-two PC Keith Palmer, 48. Home Secretary Amber …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… stone by roughly the Autumn of 2018, six months before the conclusion of the two-year Article 50 “window” – or at least by the end of said window in Spring 2019. But the Westminster government contend that there will only be an informed view of the post-Brexit Union some time after the UK has actually left the EU, once trade deals have been hammered out and the new arrangements have had time to “bed in”. They don’t want to get into speculation about what year …

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