People behind the effort to expand the Convention Center have a plan they think will ease traffic in the Warehouse District.more>>
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According to Fox News, a police officer who dropped off his daughter at her Phoenix elementary school
was asked by the school's principal not to wear his uniform to the school
because other parents were concerned that he was carrying a gun,
Scott Urkov is a police officer for the Coolidge Police Department. The
department told him not to comment to media inquiries, but immediately after he
received the no-uniform request, he posted on Facebook.
"Nothing like your kids school calling and asking if I could not come
to pick up my daughter in uniform cause parents were concerned when their kids
came home telling them there was a man at school with a gun, " he posted. "Are
you freaking kidding me?"
His daughter attends Entz Elementary School, which is in the Mesa Unified
A district spokeswoman told the station that "some parents" voiced
concern about seeing a fully armed police officer on the school's campus. The
spokeswoman apologized that Urkov perhaps took the discussion the wrong way.
"It was not the intent of the principal to offend him," the
"Well I was a little surprised," said parent Blaine Spencer.
"I think that it's his right to wear that in public. Even if my kids saw
that I think they'd feel more protected to see a man in uniform at their
Meanwhile, school officials' initial reaction was to ask the officer not to
wear his gun and uniform to school, they are now saying they want to turn this
incident into "a teachable moment."
They invited the officer to a special assembly to talk about what police
officers do for the community.
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked robber who held him and his wife at gunpoint. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1800 block of West Homestead Drive. Policemore>>
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked gunman who attempted to rob him and his wife at their home.more>>
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The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on bymore>>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.more>>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andmore>>
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