Interesting perspective on the shooter and how he could (and arguably should) still be in jail, but was let out on a deal.
The Southern Poverty Law Center sued Glenn Miller back in the 1980s. The SPLC got Glenn Miller to sign an agreement to shut down the group he was operating and plead guilty to a weapons charge.
"But then he went on the lam and it took some six or seven months before he was in fact caught again by the FBI and ultimately sentenced to prison," says [Mark] Potok[, spokesman and director of publications and information for the SPLC]. "He probably would still be in prison today were it not for the fact that at the time he cut a deal with the federal government to inform, to testify against other white supremacists in the very famous 1986 sedition trial in Fort Smith."
Here’s some explosive news for Brooklyn and Queens: The Fourth of July Fireworks are finally moving back to the East River. Macy’s annual extravaganza will be set off from the Brooklyn Bridge and barges on the East River this year, Mayor de Blasio and store officials will announce Monday.
At least three people were killed and a 15-year-old boy was in critical condition after shootings at two Jewish community facilities in the Kansas City area on Sunday, officials told the Los Angeles Times.
Sigh. This time hitting really close to home. As in, two blocks away.