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Autopsy shows Texas cop fired fatal shot from close range into sarcastic student’s back

A Texas college student likely died from a gunshot wound to his back after making a sarcastic remark to the campus police officer who killed him. Autopsy results show 23-year-old Cameron Redus was shot five times at close range by Cpl. Christopher Carter, a University of Incarnate Word police officer,…

Texas campus cop empties gun on unarmed student: ‘Oh, you’re gonna shoot me?’

A campus police officer in San Antonio, Texas is under investigation after shooting and killing an unarmed student at an off-campus traffic stop. At a press conference on Friday, Lt. Cindy Pruitt of the Alamo Heights Police Department said that an altercation occurred when University of the Incarnate Word Cpl.…

Fired UC Davis cop who pepper-sprayed protesters gets $38K in workers’ comp claims

An appeals board has awarded a former campus police officer $38,055 in workers’ compensation after he was fired for the pepper-spraying of student protesters. Former police Lt. John Pike was awarded the settlement Oct. 16 from the University of California Davis by the state Division of Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.…

Gunman kills two at Virginia Tech

WASHINGTON — Virginia Tech, the scene in 2007 of the deadliest school shooting in US history, was again struck by violence Thursday when a gunman opened fire, killing a campus police officer and a second person. The university said on its website (www.vt.edu) that the shooter — described as a…

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