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Man killed by police needed mental health help, family says

On Monday afternoon, police officers arrived at Walter Wallace Jr.’s West Philadelphia rowhome for a third time that day. Relatives said he was having “another one of his episodes.”

In the past, when emotions ran high, the aspiring rapper and father of eight could be pacified with the mention of his young children or a song he liked. But Wallace, 27, grappled with mental illness, including bipolar disorder, and had been going to therapy as recently as last week, said Anthony Fitzhugh, a cousin.

“Whenever I’ve been around and he was having an episode, I’ve always been able to say, ‘Little cuz, little cuz, come on,'” Fitzhugh said. “It might take him a second, but if you know the things that will de-escalate, like he loves music, he loves his kids. When you start talking about these kinds of things … sometimes it’s easier to de-escalate whatever he may be

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Colorado man finds cabin still standing and note from firefighters after wildfire burned dangerously close

As the East Troublesome Fire raged near Granby, Colorado, Dan Stones could only imagine from a distance the fate of his family cabin. He said it was a “rollercoaster of a week” and didn’t even know about the blaze until he drove up over the weekend.

At one point, the wildfire jumped more than 100,000 acres in mere hours. Stones initially couldn’t believe it and thought his home was going to be a loss.

“I thought it was an error,” he told CBS News. “I thought it was wrong, and my wife was standing over my shoulder when I saw it and my jaw hit the desk.”

He said the fire had been burning about 30 miles away from his cabin and described the scenario as “very frightening.”

Ultimately, the flames burned very close to the cabin — about 5 or 6 feet away, according to firefighters. Fast forward a

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30 officers injured in protests after shooting of knife-wielding man by Philadelphia police

Officers say the man was waving a knife and moving toward them when he was shot.

At least 30 police officers have been injured and 33 people have been arrested as protests continued overnight in Philadelphia over the shooting death of a Black man by police in West Philadelphia on Monday afternoon.

The Philadelphia Police Department confirmed that a 56-year-old female PPD Sergeant was struck by a black pickup truck in the area of 52nd and Walnut streets at approximately 12:44 a.m. on Tuesday morning. She was subsequently transported to a local area hospital where she is currently in stable condition with a broken leg and other injuries.

In total, 29 other officers were treated and released for their injuries at various hospitals and the Philadelphia Police Department say that most of

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Philadelphia Police Fatally Shoot a Black Man Who They Say Had a Knife

Mr. Kenney, the mayor, said he had watched “the video of this tragic incident” and spoken with Mr. Wallace’s family “to hear their concerns firsthand, and to answer their questions to the extent that I am able.”

The city’s police commissioner, Danielle Outlaw, said in a statement, “I recognize that the video of the incident raises many questions.” She added, “I will be leaning on what the investigation gleans to answer the many unanswered questions that exist.”

In a statement, the Council member who identified Mr. Wallace, Jamie Gauthier, said she wanted the police to “immediately” release the officers’ body camera video from the incident. “The public deserves a full, unvarnished accounting of what took place today,” she said.

Ms. Gauthier also criticized the officers for firing their weapons. “Had these officers employed de-escalation techniques and nonlethal weapons rather than making the split-second decision to fire their guns, this young

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Man at center of calls for criminal justice reform freed after 17 years, 3 pleas, 2 jails

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After 15 months, Neko Wilson, on Oct. 23, 2020, is released from Navajo County Jail and greeted by his brothers, legal team and fiancé.

Arizona Republic

Neko Wilson stepped out of the metal gate in front of the Navajo County Detention Center into the quiet, empty parking lot, wearing all white save for his bright purple sneakers missing their laces and carrying one small cardboard box containing a year’s worth of his belongings.

The chain-link fence rattled shut behind him, and he squinted at the bright Arizona sun. It was the first time he had seen daylight unobstructed by small jail windows in 15 months — the first time in 17 years he felt the warmth of the sun on his face as a completely free man.

Then he was surrounded by people and laughter and tears. His fiancé held him tightly and kissed his face. His two older

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Man hangs off side of Chicago’s Trump Tower for 13 hours before being taken into custody

A man clung to a rope off Trump Tower in Chicago for more than 13 hours, demanding an audience with the president, before he was safely taken into custody, authorities said Monday.

The man, who appeared to be in his 20s, was first spotted at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, dangling from a 16th-floor landing of Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, police said.

The “situation resolved peacefully by” negotiators and the “suspect in custody” with no injuries, Chicago police spokesman Tom Ahern tweeted. The 98-floor building has a prominent spot in the Windy City skyline at 401 N. Wabash Ave.

The man had a knife and threatened to cut the line if police tried to pull him up, said Chicago police negotiator Det. Hector Matias.

“It was extremely challenging. It was something that we had to take our time and patience with,” Matias told reporters.

“There’s different tactics

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Billie Eilish Says ‘Vote the Orange Man Out’ in FX-Fueled Livestream

In a visually dazzling pay-per-view livestream Saturday, Billie Eilish played something close to her usual set. But she was far from being on her usual set, as ingenious digital effects turned her soundstage into a peaceful starfield, the lair of a giant spider, the bottom of the ocean, a bucolic cartoon forest and a news footage-filled dystopia of protests and climate-change catastrophes.

Environmental wreckage in particular was weighing heavy on Eilish’s mind, as the singer’s between-songs commentary had her alternating get-out-the-vote messages with save-the-planet pleas.

After the footage of forest fires and melting icecaps during “All the Good Girls Go to Hell” ended with Eilish in front of the words “No Music on a Dead Planet,” she urged watching fans to “please, vote people. We have 10 days til this election. It is is so important that you vote, especially if you’re young, because we’re the ones with futures —

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ ‘Last Black Man’ Win Location Awards

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” have won the top feature film trophies at the seventh annual Location Managers Guild International Awards.

Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” won the award for outstanding locations in a period film, and Joe Talbot’s “The ‘Last Black Man in San Francisco” won for outstanding locations in a contemporary film.

The television winners were HBO’s “Perry Mason” for a period series, BBC America’s “Killing Eve” for a contemporary series and a tie between Apple TV Plus’ “Little America” and Amazon Prime Video’s “ZeroZeroZero” in the limited anthology category.

Isaiah Mustafa hosted the event Saturday with the theme “2020 Vision: We See It First.” The ceremony was presented on a digital platform and streamed to a worldwide audience on LMGI’s YouTube channel.

“At a time when the industry is shifting under our collective feet, the

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Kathryn Dennis Goes Instagram Official With New Man Chleb Ravenell

Southern Charm Kathryn Dennis Goes Instagram Official With New Man Chleb
Chleb Ravenell and Kathryn Dennis. Courtesy Kathryn Dennis/Instagram

Getting serious? Kathryn Dennis confirmed her relationship with boyfriend Chleb Ravenell via Instagram on Friday, October 23, three months after they were first linked.

“You,” the Southern Charm star, 29, captioned a photo of Ravenell, 32, with his arms wrapped around her, along with a heart emoji.

The couple sparked romance rumors in July when Dennis was spotted getting cozy with Ravenell at his birthday party. Chleb’s brother Chelsie Ravenell’s girlfriend, Jacquelyn Stewart, shared a photo from their PDA-filled night via Instagram.

“Happy birthday @_kbkilla. We love u! @kathryndennis @chelsieravenell,” Stewart captioned the post.

Dennis previously was in an on-again, off-again relationship with Thomas Ravenel until the pair called it quits for good in 2016. The former costars share daughter Kensie, 6, and son Saint, 4. The former politician, 57, is also the father of 3-month-old son, Jonathan, whom he shares with

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Fight near Starbucks leads to death of California man, 69; suspect, 20, in custody

A 69-year-old California man died Wednesday, three days after being knocked unconscious outside a Starbucks coffee shop for complaining about loud music, according to reports.

Following the death of the Sacramento-area resident, policed re-arrested a 20-year-old man who had been released on bail after initially facing battery and other charges in the dispute, FOX 40 of Sacramento reported.

The suspect, identified as River Baumann, was now being held on suspicion of voluntary manslaughter, according to the Sacramento Bee.

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“The victim was punched and he fell to the ground sustaining an injury to his head and he never regained consciousness,” Rocklin police Detective Zack Lewis told Sacramento’s KOVR-TV.

The victim, identified as Robert Ketner, was said to be a recently retired grandfather with an interest in motorcycles. He died soon after being taken off life support at a

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