Crime Police continue search for witnesses in fatal park stabbing
Texas man who refused mask arrested for restaurant stabbing
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas have arrested a man who was accused of stabbing a restaurant manager with a pocketknife after being told he needed to wear a mask. The stabbing happened in March at a Jack in the Box restaurant in League City, just southeast of Houston. Authorities had issued an arrest warrant for James Schulz Jr. shortly after the stabbing occurred but he wasn't taken into custody until this week, police said. At the The stabbing happened in March at a Jack in the Box restaurant in League City, just southeast of Houston. Authorities had issued an arrest warrant for James Schulz Jr. shortly after the stabbing occurred but he wasn't taken into custody until this week, police said.
Atlanta police have spoken with a jogger who they initially thought may have witnessed the stabbing death of a woman in Piedmont Park last week.
Police are ramping up the search for possible witnesses of the, 40, and her dog Bowie, who were killed on July 28.
Authorities shared photos Friday morning of a jogger who they said could have been a witness. Atlanta police told ABC News that as of Friday afternoon the man pictured "has come forward and is cooperating with investigators at this time." He's not a suspect at this time or accused of any wrongdoing, police added.
New landmark recognizes Chinese contributions to Yosemite
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A century-old building originally used as a laundry by Chinese workers at Yosemite's iconic Wawona Hotel has been restored and turned into a visitor's attraction, recognizing Chinese Americans' contributions to the early history of the national park. Officials unveiled a new sign Friday marking the Chinese Laundry Building in Yosemite Valley, the Fresno Bee reports. New exhibits inside tell the story of Chinese workers who helped build Tioga Road and Wawona Road, critical infrastructure that made tourism to the park possible.
Atlanta police said late Friday the jogger had not witnessed the crime.
On Wednesday, APD released surveillance video and photos showing people in the area of Piedmont Park around the time Janness was murdered, asking for those people to come forward or for the public to identify them as possible witnesses.
Police were called to the crime scene around 1:10 a.m. after it was reported a person was being stabbed. Janness and her dog were found dead, each with multiple stab wounds.
Janness' parter of seven years, Emma Clark, said Janness went to walk Bowie after dinner but never returned, according to. When she didn't come home, Clark tracked her phone's location and went to the park.
Man Stabs Guard at New York Apple Store After Being Asked to Wear Mask
"It really bothered me to see someone getting hurt. That was really not something I wanted to see," said a witness of the incident.The incident occurred "following a dispute over wearing a mask inside the store" located at 401 West 14th Street in Manhattan, police said.
Authorities said the investigation is ongoing, and on Friday they raised to $20,000 the reward for more information in solving the case.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addressed concerns that the murder may be a sign there's a killer on the loose targeting the LGBTQ+ community.
"I know there have been several rumors that there is a serial killer on the loose in the city," she said. "We don't have any evidence of that -- also that this was a hate crime. As of now, we don't have any proof of that as well."
Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect in this case should contact 911 or Crime Stoppers Atlanta. Information on the case can be submitted anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or online at.
Police shooting looms over Emanuel in confirmation battle .
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Black teen in Chicago seven years ago is looming large over the city’s former mayor, Rahm Emanuel, as he looks to win confirmation as President Joe Biden’s ambassador to Japan. Several liberal House lawmakers and activists complain that Emanuel's handling of the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was shot 16 times as he ran away from police, should have disqualified him for consideration for a coveted role. They see the nomination as out of sync with the values of an administration that says “comprehensive and meaningful police reform" is a priority. © Provided by Associated Press U.S.