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Indianapolis FedEx shooting updates: Eight dead, several wounded at facility

ictor/iStock(INDIANAPOLIS) — Eight people were shot and killed and several others injured in a mass shooting Thursday night at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, according to local authorities. When officers arrived at the scene just after 11 p.m. local time, it was an active shooter situation, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Genae Cook said during…read more »

Maine man arrested for setting fire to Black church

Springfield Fire Department/Twitter(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) — A Bulgarian national who was arrested Thursday faces hate crime offenses for setting several fires at a predominately Black church in Springfield, Massachusetts, last year. Dushko Vulchev, who is a naturalized U.S. citizen living in Maine, demonstrated a “hatred of Black people,” federal prosecutors said as they charged him with…read more »

Capitol Police officer remembered at funeral in Massachusetts

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images(ADAMS, Mass.) — U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans was remembered in Adams, Massachusetts, on Thursday. While his family, including his 9-year-old son, Logan, and 7-year-old daughter, Abigail, their mother, Shannon Terranova, and Evans’ mother, Janice, attended the private funeral mass at the St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, hundreds…read more »