Friday, February 3

Tag: Crime Publicsafety

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive businesses band together against crime
Business

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive businesses band together against crime

MLK Jr. Drive business owners make plan against neighborhood crime Business owners along the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive corridor are calling for change. They want to see crime reduced in their community and they have the plan to do it. ATLANTA - Business at Sophia's Nail Salon on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Atlanta is down 50%. Owner Kevin Daley blames that on the crime outside his door. "With all of this happening, it affects my business. It affects the flow, it affects everything, and people do not want to come here," he said. Daley has owned the nail salon for seven years. He said recently shootings and other crimes have picked up.  Last month's running gun battle that led to a deadly officer-involved shooting happened right outside his shop. "During the shooting the other d...
City gets involved after students saw adult entertainment club’s event at Texas golf course
Entertainment

City gets involved after students saw adult entertainment club’s event at Texas golf course

City gets involved after students saw Adult entertainment club's event at Texas golf course A local high school golf team said players encountered "lewd behavior and scantily dressed people" at Avery Ranch golf course. AUSTIN, Texas - The city of Austin is now looking into an incident at Avery Ranch golf course where a local high school golf team says players saw "lewd behavior and scantily dressed people". Austin City Council member Mackenzie Kelly is taking action because she says there was a code violation, but the club that put on the tournament says it was supposed to be a private event they've been doing annually. "I was both shocked and somewhat disgusted," said Kelly about her reaction to hearing about what happened in her district Monday. "This is not something I would want any...
Family plans to start business from scratch after ice cream truck stolen in Detroit
Business

Family plans to start business from scratch after ice cream truck stolen in Detroit

Ice cream truck used to teach boy about money stolen in Detroit A family ice cream truck started to teach a 4-year-old boy about money and entrepreneurship is missing after someone stole it on Detroit's west side. DETROIT (FOX 2) - Alonna Harris is a Detroit mother who wanted to give her 4-year-old son Jalon an early start on learning the value of a dollar, so she transformed a van into an ice cream truck. "We wanted to do something for him just so he could get that entrepreneurship learning mindset," she said. "It’s nontraditional, but it helps out. We have a lot of different schools that we work with and nonprofit organizations." However, on Sunday someone stole the Jalon's Treats and Sweets ice cream truck while it was parked near 7 Mile and Telegraph on Detroit's west side. "I re...
AI gun detection technology could be a tool to thwart school shootings
Science

AI gun detection technology could be a tool to thwart school shootings

article The technology would allow artificial intelligence to identify guns on school grounds, hopefully giving police a heads up before shots are fired. (ZeroEyes / Supplied) (FOX 9) - School districts are always looking for ways to make buildings and classrooms safer. Technology could play a role in limiting the loss of life in a mass shooting. FOX 9 has learned that some local schools plan on increasing patrols through the end of the school year. But others may be asking for a different, more permanent type of solution, and visual gun detection may just be it. AI gun detection technology could be a tool to thwart school shootings School districts are generally always looking for ways to make buildings and classrooms safer. The technology could play a role in limiting the l...