World News

San Marcos Police Officer Fatally Shot Serving Warrant, Suspect in Custody

San Marcos Police Officer Fatally Shot Serving Warrant, Suspect in Custody

A Texas police officer has died after being shot multiple times by a suspect while serving a warrant.

Another officer rushed Copeland to the Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos, where medical staff worked to save his life. "I ask that all Texans continue to join Cecilia and I in prayer for officer Copeland's family during this hard time".

- The San Marcos Police Department are reporting that a police officer has been shot and killed.

Copeland, who was wearing his protective vest, was taken to Central Texas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. He will be placed back into police custody when he is medically stable.

A Hays County SWAT team assisted the San Marcos Police Department during the standoff with the suspect, officials stated. He is survived by his wife and four children, according to Dallas News.

More news: United Nations envoy bound for North Korea as tensions soar
More news: FY2018 EPS Estimates for AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Boosted by Analyst
More news: Trump urges Hatch to run for reelection as speculation about Romney swirls

"His picture's hanging in different parts of this Police Department because everybody loved him".

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) offered his condolences to Copeland's family and ordered the city's flags lowered to half-staff in his honor.

The school was locked down after the shooting. We remember the sacrifices our men and women in law enforcement make every day.

In a separate statement, the governor said, "Today we grieve for the family of the fallen San Marcos police officer, and we vow swift justice for the killer".

"There's a lot of great officers", Higgins said. We have to appreciate the fine men and women that are out there serving the public's interest.


  • See how the only supermoon of 2017 lit up Southeast Asia

    See how the only supermoon of 2017 lit up Southeast Asia

    A supermoon is a full moon that falls near or on perigee, the point in the moon's orbit where it is closest to the Earth. When the moon is at its closest to the Earth, it appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent larger than usual.
    OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition Announced, To Go On Sale Dec. 15

    OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition Announced, To Go On Sale Dec. 15

    The smartphone features a 6-inch FHD+ Optic AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The OnePlus 5 itself also received a special, rather extravagant Castelbajac edition, also sold through Colette.
    Yemen's Houthi leader hails ex-president's death

    Yemen's Houthi leader hails ex-president's death

    Saleh's death was announced by the Houthi rebels who have been fighting Saleh's forces for the past week. The murder of Saleh has a different impact on Saudi Arabia and Iran, some analysts said.
  • Your Guide to Following the US Tax-Cut Debate: QuickTake Q&A

    Your Guide to Following the US Tax-Cut Debate: QuickTake Q&A

    On the individual side of the tax code, the top tax rate paid by the highest-income earners would be cut slightly. Instead, the individual AMT would be adjusted and the corporate AMT would be maintained as is, lobbyists said.
    Man charged with murder in connection with Queens stabbing, hit-and-run

    Man charged with murder in connection with Queens stabbing, hit-and-run

    The detained person has not been charged, and police are in search of the driver of the vehicle . One of the injured is in critical condition and four others are stable, authorities said.
    Trump formally endorses Roy Moore's campaign

    Trump formally endorses Roy Moore's campaign

    President Trump cited Democrat refusal on tax reform as the main reason to have Moore in the Senate. Trump had endorsed Moore before the scandal, after he won the September primary over incumbent Sen.
  • Embattled Michigan Rep. John Conyers announces retirement

    Embattled Michigan Rep. John Conyers announces retirement

    Grubbs also claimed that Conyers "walked out of his bathroom, knowing she was in the room", when they were at his house. Following these accusations, House minority leader Nanci Pelosi eventually asked Conyers to step down, as did Rep.
    Apple Pay Cash is now up and running

    Apple Pay Cash is now up and running

    For those who want to switch from iOS 10, will have to make room in the internal memory as it will be a little more than 2 GB. It will also improve the wireless charging for new iPhones and add a payments feature to Siri and Messages, Apple promises.
    Jimbo Fisher Introduces TAMU To Girlfriend Courtney

    Jimbo Fisher Introduces TAMU To Girlfriend Courtney

    With Fisher's resume including a national title win at Florida State , he's ready to tackle that goal at College Station. Jimbo Fisher had a curious comment during his Texas A&M introduction that might raise a few eyebrows at Florida State.
  • US Special Counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Donald Trump's Deutsche Bank records

    US Special Counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Donald Trump's Deutsche Bank records

    That figure includes a $170-million loan Trump took out to finish a hotel in Washington. Mueller III is following President Trump's money.
    Judge Orders Release of 6 Catalan Politicians

    Judge Orders Release of 6 Catalan Politicians

    The remaining ex ministers and former regional president Carles Puigdemont are in Belgium, fighting extradition to Spain. But Marta Rovira, Junqueras's deputy in his ERC party, said the decision was politically motivated.
    Star Wars Battlefront II now providing acceptable number of credits

    Star Wars Battlefront II now providing acceptable number of credits

    EA managed to receive the "honor" of the most-downvoted comment in Reddit history following its attempts at smoothing things over. Finn and Captain Phasma will be joining the lineup as representatives for The Resistance and the First Order respectively.