A brave rabbi threw a chair at a terrorist who was holding him and members of his congregation hostage at their Texas synagogue in what turned out to be an 11-hour standoff with authorities. Malik Faisal Akram, 44, made his way into the Congregation Beth Israel and took three hostages. Rabbi Charlie Citron-Walker tells Inside Edition that he made sure the two other hostages with him were ready to go when he threw a chair at the gunman and they all made a break for the nearest exit door.
After television journalist Alison Parker and her colleague, cameraman Adam Ward, were murdered by a former co-worker during a live broadcast in 2015, video of the crime circulated across social media. And that footage is still out there, says Alison’s father, Andy Parker. He and others have been trying to have that footage scrubbed from every platform. But due, in part, to a 1996 law, the traumatic footage is still available to view on social platforms like Facebook and YouTube.
Alec Baldwin has voluntarily turned over his cell phone to police who are investigating the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of his movie “Rust.” The actor’s attorney said Baldwin handed the device over on Friday with a statement saying that “the phone won’t provide any answers.”