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Renewed appeal to identify man found near Chilmark

Wiltshire Police (UK) - 20 min 30 sec ago

As part of our ongoing investigation to identify the body of a man found lying near the A303, Chilmark, on Thursday afternoon, we have released a number of pictures.

A member of the public contacted us on Thursday 21 September at 2pm after the body was found in a field off Cow Drove.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, is described as lean but muscular with greying hair, 5ft 10 ins tall with a prominent, slightly crooked nose.

Pictures of a necklace and a logo'd t-shirt the man was wearing are attached.

Despite a forensic post mortem officers are still treating his death as unexplained at this stage.

Det Chief Insp Jeremy Carter said: "We are appealing for anyone who may recognise the description of this man or the jewellery and t-shirt he was wearing to contact us.

"The location he was found is quite an isolated spot and Cow Drove is a very minor road but we know it is widely used by drivers heading into Chilmark from the A303 - as a result someone must have seen something suspicious.

“Our investigation is still at an early stage and we are still uncertain how this man died and how his body ended up in this field.

"We'd still like to hear from anyone else who was in the area: pedestrians, dog walkers, horse riders, anyone that may have information that could be vital.

"I'd also like to re-appeal for drivers who with dash cam footage to contact us."

Central Hub Commander Supt. Chris Chammings said: “Local people will notice that the scene preservation cordon has now been lifted.
However, I want to reassure the local community that we are doing all we can to try identify this man and investigate thoroughly how he got there.
"You may still see a more increased police presence in the area.
“It is crucial that anyone with information comes forward and speaks to us.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call Wiltshire Police on 101, alternatively you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously. Please quote log 150 of 21 September when contacting us.

Categories: UK - Law Enforcement

Meaning Lost in Anthem Protests: Anti-Police Brutality Group

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 36 min 13 sec ago


Public demonstrations in which some NFL players have taken a knee, rather than stand, during the national anthem have been branded as "anthem protests" by some.

Photo Credit: Getty Images

North Texas Touts Possible Locations for Second Amazon HQ

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 39 min 10 sec ago


North Texas leaders are touting many possible locations for a second Amazon headquarters location in this region as they assemble a proposal for the company.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

This is Only a Test!

State - California - CALOES - 42 min 34 sec ago

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a national test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) with radio, TV, and cable stations on September 27, 2017 at 11:20 am PDT. The test is expected to last approximately one minute and will verify the delivery and broadcast of a national test message and assess the readiness for distribution of a national-level test message.

 

  • Public safety officials need to be sure that in times of an emergency or disaster, they have methods and systems that will deliver urgent alerts and warnings to the public. Periodic testing of public alert and warning systems is a way to assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether technological improvements are needed.

 

  • Significant coordination and regional testing has been conducted with the broadcast community and emergency managers in coordination and preparation for this EAS national test.

 

  • A test message will be made available and shared through radio, broadcast, and cable television systems in all U.S. states and territories, and is mandatory per Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The test message that runs on radio and television is nearly identical to the regular EAS monthly test messages that are normally heard and seen by the public.

 

  • The test is expected to have limited impact on the public with only minor disruptions of radio and television programs. This typically occurs when broadcasters conduct regular monthly EAS tests in their area, including states and tribal communities.

 

For additional information about the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the National EAS Test visit: www.fema.gov/emergency-alert-system

 

 

National Anthem Debate Dominating Sports Talk Radio

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 1 hour 24 min ago


NFL players, taking a stand – or a knee – during the national anthem was an increasingly hot topic on local sports radio Monday.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Anne Heche Gets Emotional Talking About New Show “The Brave"

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 1 hour 25 min ago


More than just a TV drama, NBC's The Brave shines light on the sacrifices America's elite military heroes make to ensure our freedom.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Fall Clean-Up Made Easy With a Pressure Washer

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 1 hour 30 min ago


Fall cleanup can be a breeze with a pressure washer. But Consumer Reports says before you start pressure washing with abandon, you should think before you spray.

Photo Credit: Consumer Reports

Chance for Prescott to Bounce Back Against Cardinals

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 1 hour 31 min ago


NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs and Jean-Jacques Taylor discuss the opportunity for Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott to bounce back against the Cardinals. 

North Texas Pastor Packs a Pistol to Help Protect His Flock

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 1 hour 32 min ago


After a deadly shooting at a Tennessee church in which one woman was killed and six others were wounded, a North Texas pastor explains how he isn't taking any chances.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Three arrested in Swindon following report of theft in progress

Wiltshire Police (UK) - 1 hour 44 min ago

Three men were arrested in the early hours of Sunday 10 September following a report of a theft in progress.

Shortly before 4am, we received a report that three men had been spotted in a white transit van in Montgomery Avenue, Pinehurst, attempting to steal a small mechanical digger.

The three men made off from the scene without the digger, however, their registration number was passed to officers and the van was picked up minutes later by a dog handler from Gloucester, driving with no lights and heading towards Mannington from Great Western Way.

The men decamped from the vehicle in the road behind John Lewis at Mannington and made off into fields towards the M4. One man was located quickly by the dog handler and arrested.

The police helicopter (NPAS) was scrambled and attended promptly and a second man was located hiding under a bush nearby within 10 minutes of the helicopter attending. Officers were directed to the scene and made a second arrest.

The third man was also located by NPAS walking near to Hay Lane 10 minutes later.

All three men, aged 17, 40 and 32, from Berkshire, were arrested on suspicion of attempted theft and have since been released under investigation.

Inspector Colin Conway said: "This is an excellent result and a prime example of great partnership working alongside our colleagues at NPAS and Gloucestershire.

"Thanks to the vigilant member of the public who reported this incident and provided us with clear descriptions of the three men and the vehicle they were travelling in, we were able to respond swiftly and arrest three men within a small time frame.

"Our enquiries into this incident will continue and we'd encourage any further witnesses to the incident to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

Categories: UK - Law Enforcement

Video: Phoenix Officer Under Investigation for Allegedly Failing to Report Robbery Attempt

Police Magazine - 1 hour 46 min ago

VIDEO: Phoenix Officer Under Investigation for Allegedly Failing to Report Robbery Attempt

Detectives are investigating an attempted armed robbery at a convenience store where a uniformed Phoenix police officer witnessed the crime but failed to call it in or report it, according to multiple sources.

The August 11th incident was captured on surveillance cameras at the Circle K near 35th Avenue and Thomas Road, ABC 15 reports.  

Police spokesman Sgt. Jonathan Howard said he couldn’t discuss much about the situation citing legal reasons.

But Howard added that the female officer, who was working at the store in an off-duty capacity, is currently “assigned to an administrative position.” 

 

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Categories: Law Enforcement

MD Sheriff Plans to Burn Baltimore Raven Merchandise After London Anthem Protest

Police Magazine - 1 hour 46 min ago

Harford County (MD) Sheriff Jeff Gahler said in a Facebook post Sunday that he will get his Baltimore Ravens merchandise “ready for the burn” after several players took a knee during the national anthem during the team’s match-up with the Jacksonville Jaguars in London, WJZ TV reports.

Sheriff Gahler went on to call the NFL an “embarrassment and said “people wonder why I am on strike.”

 

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ACCIDENT: I-590 North Approaching Exit 1 South Winton Road - 5:58pm - Accident Blocking Left Lane and Shoulder - Town of Brighton

State - NY - NYALERT - 2 hours 59 sec ago
Accident with multiple vehicles blocking left lane and shoulder of I-590 North approaching Exit 1 South Winton Road. Emergency equipment on scene. Keep right in area.
Categories: Current Incidents

North Texas Sisters Blog About Coffee Across Texas

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 2 hours 1 min ago


Three sisters in McKinney have quite the following. The Boykins travel across Texas to blog about coffee. More than 2,400 people already follow their Instagram account, so we wanted to see what's brewing.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Planned for September 27

FEMA - News - 2 hours 4 min ago

FEMA and FCC Share Key Points About Test

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a mandatory nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 2:20 p.m. EDT. In light of the upcoming test, the agencies share the following key informational points:

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Categories: Emergency Management

Pelican Products Unveils New Cases For All New iPhone Models

Police Magazine - 2 hours 12 min ago

Pelican Products Inc., has announced the launch of its full line of cases including Voyager, Adventurer, Protector, Ambassador, Interceptor (for the Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus – backwards compatible with iPhone 7 / 7 Plus and 6 S / 6 S Plus), and the newest addition to the case roster, Pelican Shield, for the newly revealed iPhone X. 

"The highly anticipated new Apple iPhone is a major investment for consumers," said David Becker, Vice President of Sales - Consumer Electronics. "Pelican is synonymous with protection and integrity. We offer continuous case innovation while delivering stylish and unique options for each evolution in mobile that hits the market."

The newest member of the Pelican case line, Pelican Shield for the Apple iPhone X, has 5-layers of protection – including reinforced corners and Kevlar, offering maximum protection for rough and tumble lifestyles. The DuPont Kevlar case construction is 8X stronger than steel wiring, providing drop protection that is three times more than military testing standards. 

Backed by Pelican Products' legendary lifetime guarantee of excellence, Pelican's entire line of cases for the new Apple iPhone is designed to offer all the same dynamic and trusted features:

  • Voyager: Rigid Case and Holster-Easel for Ultimate Protection.
  • Adventurer: Force Impact Technology Absorbs High-Impact. Drop Tested. 
  • Protector: Dual-Layer Case Absorbs Shock. Drop Tested.
  • Ambassador: Military Grade Drop Protection with a Dual-Beveled Edge and Durable Finish, for Urban Lifestyles.
  • Shield (iPhone X Only): Contains Kevlar Brand Fibers. Maximum Protection for Rougher Lifestyles.
  • Interceptor: Glass Screen Protector. Ultimate Protection from Cracks and Scratches.

For more details and to purchase, visit pelican.com

 

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Dozens of NFL Players Stage Anti-Police Anthem Protests After Trump's Weekend Remarks

Police Magazine - 2 hours 14 min ago

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NFL players across the league knelt, locked arms, raised their fists and even refused to come out of the locker room during the national anthem Sunday. They were joined by coaches and even owners in the anti-police protests.

It comes in the wake of President Donald Trump's recent comments and tweets on protests during the anthem.

It started early Sunday morning in London, as more than a dozen Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars players knelt during the U.S. national anthem at Wembley Stadium. The kneeling players then stood for the singing of the U.K. national anthem.

Ravens coach John Harbaugh, Jaguars coach Doug Marrone and Jaguars owner Shad Khan stood with the players during the anthem.

Read team by team information at ESPN.com.

 

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