A city police officer acting as a security guard didn’t do his job and more than two dozen of his colleagues failed in their duties or violated the civil rights of surviving victims after the 2016 Orlando, Florida, nightclub massacre, according to a new federal lawsuit. The gunman, Omar Mateen, was shot dead by police after killing 49 people and wounding 58 at Pulse nightclub in what was then the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Orlando police officer Adam Gruler, according to court papers filed Thursday in U.S. District Court, “was at Pulse at all pertinent times and was charged with providing security to Pulse. Instead, he abandoned his post, thereby allowing [the] shooter to not only enter the club once to scout […]
Twitter, Google and Facebook knowingly provided “support and resources” to ISIS as the terror group carried out its 2015 coordinated attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, a lawsuit charges. Hundreds of people were injured in the terror attack, including Illinois resident Mandy Palmucci, who filed the federal lawsuit in Chicago last week. Palmucci was with friends at a cafe in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015, when three ISIS terrorists approached and opened fire. Read the rest of the story here.
Mandy Palmucci traveled to France in the fall of 2015 to run a marathon. Before returning to the United States, the Illinois woman visited Paris. And on Nov. 13, 2015, she stopped in a café with her friends, records show. That’s when three ISIS terrorists — including a man once seen on YouTube saying “it’s nice to see from time to time, the blood of infidels” — attacked. The woman and her friends dropped to the ground and linked arms. Their arms shook. Their bodies jerked so hard Palmucci thought the bullets had hit her. And she still remembers the screams. That account of the deadly terrorist attack in Paris is contained in a new lawsuit Palmucci filed in federal court in Chicago aimed at […]
DETROIT (WJBK) – The Detroit Police Department and the city are being sued for a high-speed chase that resulted in the death of a 6-year-old and 3-year-old. An attorney for the family of 3-year-old Mikaya and 6-year-old Michaelango Jackson filed the lawsuit in Wayne County and Federal Court, claiming the officers are responsible for the death of children in July 2015. According to the lawsuit, Detroit police officers Richard Billingslea, Steven Fultz and Hakeem Patterson chased a car that was traveling over 100 MPH through a residential neighborhood. The Camaro lost control at the corner of Frankfort and Nottingham and hit five children, killing the two children who were playing outside. According to the lawsuit, Officer Fultz claimed to see a semi-automatic weapon. A gun was […]