Florida police officer dies after being injured in shooting, police say | Fox News
Adam Jobbers-Miller was shot while responding to a call at a Florida gas station on July 21, police said. (Fort Myers Police Department) A Florida police officer who was shot and wounded last week while responding to a call at a gas station has died from his injuries, police confirmed on Saturday. The Fort Myers Police Department released a statement announcing the death of Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller, 29.
“It is with a heavy heart that we inform our community that Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller has passed away as a result of the injuries sustained on Saturday, July 21st,” the statement said. “We ask that you continue to pray for Officer Jobbers-Miller’s family, friends and our entire Fort Myers Police Department Family.” It is with a heavy heart that we inform our community that Ft. Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller has passed away as a result of the injuries sustained on Saturday, July 21st. Please continue to pray for Officer Jobbers-Miller’s family, friends and our entire FMPD Family pic.twitter.com/sz1U5huO5a
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Jobbers-Miller, who police previously said had been on the force since September 2015, was injured while reporting to a Marathon Gas station in Fort Myers around 7:30 p.m. on July 21st when a shooter opened fire. Following the encounter, Jobbers-Miller was rushed to a hospital by a another officer, where he had an emergency operation, police said. They added that after the surgery, his condition was listed as critical but stable. The suspect was taken into police custody, police said.
“Words cannot express the emotions running through the Fort Myers Police family at this time,” Chief of Police Derrick Diggs said in a news release at the time of the shooting.
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Following the news Saturday of Jobbers-Miller’s passing, Lee County Undersheriff Carmine Marceno described the officer in a Facebook post as “a true hero to us all” and said “words cannot capture how we feel, but together we will all help each other during this time of need.”
“Over the course of the last week, our entire community banded together to support Officer Jobbers-Miller and his family,” the post said. “The thin blue line runs strong in Southwest Florida.”
Fox News’ Keith Harden, Dom Calicchio, Stephen Sorace and Katherine Lam contributed to this report. Trending in U.S.
Family, police searching for 15-year-old girl missing for 5 days in East York News
A team of volunteers joined the family of a missing 15-year-old on Sunday to put up posters and search the city as her mother pleaded for help to find her.
Sydney Lakhani was last seen on the evening of July 24th while walking her family dog at Cosburn and Coxwell avenues near her East York home.
The dog was later found tied up, her mother Nishad Lakhani said, but the young teen never returned home. She was reported missing to police that evening.
“We’re extremely worried. We just want her home,” Lakhani said.
Family and friends spent the day putting up posters of the teen in East York, Scarborough, downtown and the Beach.
Sydney Lakhani, 15, was last seen Tuesday evening near her home at Cosburn and Coxwell avenues, Toronto police say. (Toronto Police Service) Sydney is described as 5’3″ and 160 lbs, with dyed purple hair that’s typically tied back in a bun. She was wearing a black skirt, white T-shirt, large hoop earrings and may have been carrying a pink-and-black backpack when she disappeared.
“She’s very friendly. She loves to talk to people. She enjoys helping anybody and everybody,” Lakhani said of her daughter.
Her mother is asking anyone who thinks they may have seen her to contact the family or police.
“All I ask of people is to please keep a look out for her. Anything — if they think they see her, even if they aren’t 100 per cent — just call. Please just call. Let us know, we’ll get the police to go to investigate that area,” Lakhani said in an interview.
Abdul Madhani, a family friend, described Sydney as “radiant” and a “fabulous young lady.”
“There’s a lot of people from the larger community trying to locate her, all over the GTA,” he said.
“The family is very worried and they are really praying hard to get her back home.”
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Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship guard – BBC News
Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship guard 29 July 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image caption An estimated 3,000 polar bears enjoy Svalbard’s icy climes A polar bear has been shot dead after it attacked a cruise ship guard on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, within the Arctic Circle.
The guard suffered non-life-threatening head injuries and is said to be in a stable condition.
He was assigned to protect tourists who had landed on Svalbard’s northernmost island from the MS Bremen, which is operated by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.
The German cruise company said a second guard shot the bear “in self-defence”.
The injured man was airlifted to hospital in the town of Longyearbyen, on Spitsbergen island. Polar bears ‘running out of food’
Svalbard is a wilderness of glaciers and ice caps that lies between Norway and the North Pole.
An estimated 60% of it is covered with ice, and its 3,000 polar bears are said to outnumber the human population. Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cruise company Hapag-Lloyd said the bear was shot in “self-defence”
All ships in the area are obliged to employ bear guards to protect passengers on sightseeing tours.
“There are very strict rules here as the islands are visited by many polar bears in the summer, so we all need to be vigilant when we are ashore,” one guide wrote in a post on Hapag-Lloyd’s website.
Critics online, including British comedian Ricky Gervais, blamed the attack on human intrusion into polar bear territories.
Archeologists find treasure in aftermath of giant forest fire | CBC News
A fire damaged Alberta’s iconic Waterton National Park in 2017, but also cleared so much vegetation that archeologists have been able learn more about what life was like for the area’s Blackfoot people there some 300 years ago and longer.
Fox News Confronts Rudy Giuliani Over Michael Cohen ‘Liar’ Flip-Flop
POLITICS 07/29/2018 11:18 am ET Updated 1 day ago Fox News Host Confronts Rudy Giuliani Over Michael Cohen ‘Liar’ Flip-Flop In May, Giuliani said Cohen was “honest and honorable.” Now he’s changed his tune. By Nick Baumann 1.7k 760 Rudy Giuliani can’t get his story straight on Michael Cohen — and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace is calling him out on it.
On “Fox News Sunday,” Wallace confronted Giuliani, who serves as one of President Donald Trump ’s attorneys, on his flip-flopping about Cohen, Trump’s longtime lawyer and fixer.
In May, Giuliani called Cohen an “honest, honorable lawyer,” Wallace noted. “But now you say, Quote: , your words… ‘a pathological liar’ who’s been lying for years. So what happened?”
Giuliani said his shift stemmed from the revelation that Cohen had been “surreptitiously recording his clients” — referring to the tape of Cohen and Trump discussing a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal, who’s alleged she had a long-running affair with Trump before he became president. The tape was released last week and initially aired on CNN.
“Obviously if I knew that, I never would’ve said he was a reputable lawyer,” Giuliani said. “I would’ve said he was a scoundrel.”
“I knew nothing bad about Michael Cohen until all of this started to happen in the past couple weeks,” Giuliani insisted.
Giuliani must not have been following previous news accounts about Cohen, who served as Trump’s personal lawyer for more than a decade and was targeted by an FBI raid in April.
Cohen had reportedly compared himself to Tom Hagen , the fictional consigliere of the Corleone crime family in “The Godfather.” His business ventures are the subject of considerable interest from federal investigators, The New York Times reported in May, while Giuliani was still defending him.
And Giuliani months ago corrected a Cohen falsehood. Cohen claimed in February that he had paid Stormy Daniels, a porn actress who also has said she had a brief affair with Trump, $130,000 out of his own pocket, and Trump in April claimed he didn’t know about the payment. Giuliani later admitted that Trump had repaid Cohen.
Nick Baumann Senior Enterprise Editor,