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Family Sues Delta, Others Over Mass Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport

David Di Pietro,CEO of Di Pietro Partners.

Olga Woltering and her husband, Ralph, thought they’d have a safer trip to Fort Lauderdale if they left Georgia one day ahead of a snowstorm threatening their state.

They were wrong.

Olga Woltering was one of five people killed Jan. 6, 2017, in a mass shooting by gunman Esteban Santiago-Ruiz, who opened fire in the baggage claim area of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Now, her family wants to hold Delta Air Lines, airport operators, the Broward Sheriff’s Office and two security companies responsible for her death as other suits loom. It retained Di Pietro Partners, a Fort Lauderdale law firm headed in part by former Broward Judges Jay Spechler and Gary Cowart.

The firm represents two other families whose relatives died or were injured in the airport shooting. It plans to file additional suits on their behalf.

Meanwhile, Woltering’s son,

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Family Sues Delta, Others Over Mass Shooting at Fort Lauderdale …

David Di Pietro,CEO of Di Pietro Partners.

Olga Woltering and her husband, Ralph, thought they’d have a safer trip to Fort Lauderdale if they left Georgia one day ahead of a snowstorm threatening their state.

They were wrong.

Olga Woltering was one of five people killed Jan. 6, 2017, in a mass shooting by gunman Esteban Santiago-Ruiz, who opened fire in the baggage claim area of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Now, her family wants to hold Delta Air Lines, airport operators, the Broward Sheriff’s Office and two security companies responsible for her death as other suits loom. It retained Di Pietro Partners, a Fort Lauderdale law firm headed in part by former Broward Judges Jay Spechler and Gary Cowart.

The firm represents two other families whose relatives died or were injured in the airport shooting. It plans to file additional suits on their behalf.

Meanwhile, Woltering’s son,

Read more at: https://www.law.com/dailybusinessreview/sites/dailybusinessreview/2018/01/11/family-sues-delta-others-over-mass-shooting-at-fort-lauderdale-airport/

Colorado police officer shot dead and four others wounded in ‘ambush-style attack’

A man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff’s deputies early Sunday, killing one and injuring four others, before being fatally shot himself in what authorities called an ambush. Two civilians were also injured.

Douglas County sheriff Tony Spurlock said the shooting occurred at a home at the Copper Canyon Apartments, a landscaped complex in Highlands Ranch, 16 miles (28km) south of Denver.

The suspect was well known to authorities but Spurlock declined to name him until his identity was confirmed. Authorities had left the home about four hours earlier to address a noise complaint and returned to in response to reports of a disturbance at the home.

“I do know that all of them were shot very, very quickly. They all went down almost within seconds of each other, so it was more of an ambush-type of attack on our officers,” Spurlock said. “He knew we were coming and we

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/dec/31/colorado-police-shooting-denver

Colorado deputy killed, 4 others shot responding to domestic disturbance outside Denver


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Colorado deputy killed responding to domestic disturbance

Authorities say four others were shot; Will Carr shares the latest details.

An early morning New Year’s Eve domestic disturbance call sparked a mass shooting that has left at least one deputy dead, four others injured and two civilians wounded in an apartment complex just south of Denver.

Read more at: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/12/31/colorado-police-working-officer-down-situation-outside-denver.html

Brit soldier accused of being in neo-Nazi group with two others ‘downloaded mass murderer Anders Breivik’s manifesto …

A BRITISH soldier accused of being a member of a banned neo-Nazi terror group downloaded the manifesto of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik, a court heard today.

Lance Corporal Mikko Vevhilainen, 32, appeared in the dock alongside Private Mark Barrett, 24, and civilian Alexander Deakin, 22, who are also accused of being members of National Action.

 An artist's sketch of Alexander Deakin, left, Mikko Vehvilainen, middle, and Mark Barrett, right, at Westminster magistrates court today
An artist’s sketch of Alexander Deakin, left, Mikko Vehvilainen, middle, and Mark Barrett, right, at Westminster magistrates court today

All three are charged with being members of the far-right organisation – which was outlawed under counter-terrorism laws last December.

Vevhilainen is also accused of being in possession of a document titled “2083: A European Declaration of Independence”.

Breivik wrote the racist manifesto before he slaughtered 77 people and

Read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4447187/british-soldiers-neo-nazi-group-pictured-anders-breivik/

Brit soldier accused of being in neo-Nazi group with two others …

A BRITISH soldier accused of being a member of a banned neo-Nazi terror group downloaded the manifesto of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik, a court heard today.

Lance Corporal Mikko Vevhilainen, 32, appeared in the dock alongside Private Mark Barrett, 24, and civilian Alexander Deakin, 22, who are also accused of being members of National Action.

 An artist's sketch of Alexander Deakin, left, Mikko Vehvilainen, middle, and Mark Barrett, right, at Westminster magistrates court today
An artist’s sketch of Alexander Deakin, left, Mikko Vehvilainen, middle, and Mark Barrett, right, at Westminster magistrates court today

All three are charged with being members of the far-right organisation – which was outlawed under counter-terrorism laws last December.

Vevhilainen is also accused of being in possession of a document titled “2083: A European Declaration of Independence”.

Breivik wrote the racist manifesto before he slaughtered 77 people and

Read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4447187/british-soldiers-neo-nazi-group-pictured-anders-breivik/

Army corporal accused of belonging to banned neo-Nazi group with two others ‘had pepper spray and Norway mass …

  • Two soldiers and another man accused of being part of banned National Action
  • Charges against one soldier include having terrorist document and Breivik book
  • The only civilian defendant, 22, tells court he is a ‘prisoner of conscience’

Richard Spillett, Crime Correspondent For Mailonline

Zaire Benjamin, 18, Shot Dead And 4 Others Wounded In South Shore

CHICAGO — A shooting in South Shore killed one person and wounded four others on Thursday night, police said.

At 10:38 p.m., the victims were standing on the sidewalk in the 2000 block of East 71st Street when someone in a tan-colored minivan drove by and fired shots, police said.

The victims:

• An 18-year-old man was hit in his head and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead.

The man was identified as Zaire Benjamin, of the 6800 block of South Paxton, in Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office records. Benjamin was pronounced dead at 11:49 p.m. and an autopsy showed he died from multiple gunshot wounds in a homicide.

• A 19-year-old man was hit in his abdomen and groin and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition.

• An 18-year-old man was hit in his left wrist and was taken to Trinity Hospital, where his condition was not

Read more at: https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170728/south-shore/south-shore-mass-shooting-kills-1-person-wounds-4-others

South Shore Mass Shooting Kills 1 Person, Wounds 4 Others

CHICAGO — A shooting in South Shore killed one person and wounded four others on Thursday night, police said.

At 10:38 p.m., the victims were standing on the sidewalk in the 2000 block of East 71st Street when someone in a tan-colored minivan drove by and fired shots, police said.

The victims were:

• An 18-year-old man was hit in his head and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead.

• A 19-year-old man was hit in his abdomen and groin and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition.

• An 18-year-old man was hit in his left wrist and was taken to Trinity Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as “stable,” police said.

• A 21-year-old man was hit in his left leg and back. He took himself to Jackson Park Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as “stable,” police

Read more at: https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170728/south-shore/south-shore-mass-shooting-kills-1-person-wounds-4-others

25 shot, 3 others injured at Little Rock nightclub; no apparent connection to terror

At least 25 people were shot in a nightclub in Little Rock, Arkansas, early Saturday morning and three others suffered unrelated injuries, police said.

One of the injured was initially listed in critical condition, but later updated to stable after the shooting at Power Ultra Lounge in the state’s capital city around 2:30 a.m. CT. The other injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, according to the Little Rock Police Department.

The wounded were transported to various hospitals in the area.

Later Saturday morning, the Little Rock Police Department wrote on Twitter: “At this time, all are expected to survive.”

Police said there was a dispute during a concert at the nightclub and an exchange of gunfire occurred.

There was no immediate information about suspects, but police said the incident did not appear to be an active shooter or connected to terrorism.

Read more at: http://abcnews.go.com/US/multiple-victims-rock-arkansas-club-shooting-police/story?id=48388910