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  • Accused killer claiming ISIS allegiance 'looking for...

    Saturday Feb 18 | via New York Daily News 

    A former U.S. soldier accused of killing a Denver transit guard said in a jailhouse interview that he has pledged allegiance to ISIS, despite not previously announcing any affiliation with the Islamic State group. Joshua Cummings told The Associated Press in a phone interview on Thursday that he had devoted himself to ISIS following three days of fasting in an effort to get rid of the previous oath he took when he enlisted in the Army in 1996.

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  • APNewsBreak: Denver slaying suspect supports Islamic...

    Friday Feb 17 | via Albany Times Union 

    This booking photo released on Feb. 2, 2017 by the Denver Police Department shows homicide suspect Joshua A. Cummings in Denver. Cummings was arrested shortly after the point-blank shooting death of a transit guard in downtown Denver on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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  • Denver slaying suspect, Army veteran supports Islami...

    Friday Feb 17 | via Stars and Stripes 

    A former U.S. soldier accused of shooting and killing a transit guard in downtown Denver last month says he is a supporter of the Islamic State group, but investigators say they have not found evidence the terror group had anything to do with the killing. In a telephone interview Thursday from Denver's jail, Joshua Cummings told The Associated Press he pledged his allegiance to ISIS after spending three days behind bars fasting.

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  • Suspect who 'killed transit cop' supports ISIS

    Friday Feb 17 | via Daily Mail 

    Joshua Cummings, charged with killing Scott Von Lanken as he stood in Union Station, told Associated Press he pledged allegiance to ISIS Joshua A. Cummings, charged with the point-blank shooting death of a transit guard in downtown Denver on Tuesday, Jan. 31, says he supports ISIS A former US soldier accused of shooting and killing a transit guard in downtown Denver last month says he is a supporter of the Islamic State group. In a telephone interview Thursday from Denver's jail, Joshua Cummings, 37, told The Associated Press he pledged his allegiance to ISIS after spending three days behind bars fasting.

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  • Former Pampa man charged with first-degree murder in...

    Friday Feb 3 | via Amarillo.com 

    A 37-year-old former Pampa man accused of killing a Denver transit guard Tuesday night was formally charged Friday with his first- degree murder. Joshua A. Cummings was advised of the charge filed against him in the death of Scott Von Lanken during a brief appearance before Judge Martin F. Egelhoff in Denver District Court.

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  • Man charged with murder in Denver transit guard killing

    Friday Feb 3 | via The Gazette 

    A man accused of walking up behind a Denver transit guard and shooting him on a street corner was charged with first-degree murder on Friday as authorities said they continued to investigate the slaying. Joshua Cummings, 37, was advised of the charge filed against him in the death of Scott Von Lanken during a brief court appearance.

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  • Mosque raised concerns about suspect in Denver shooting

    Friday Feb 3 | via Daily Mail 

    Joshua Cummings, 37, was arrested Tuesday in Denver, Colorado, just 20 minutes after he allegedly killed Scott Von Lanken, 56 The letter said a convert identified as 'Joshua' seemed 'seems pretty advanced in his path of radicalization' and rebuked a speaker on being too 'soft' on Sharia law He also quoted Quran verse about 'kill[ing] his entire community', according to the letter, which pointed out that that was wrong A man accused of killing a transit officer in Colorado showed such alarming signs of 'radicalization' that members of two different mosques reported him to both the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI.

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  • What Joshua Cummings "Jihadist Material" L...

    Friday Feb 3 | via Denver Westword 

    Today, February 3, Joshua Cummings , arrested in the execution-style murder of RTD security officer Scott Von Lanken , is scheduled to make his first court appearance. And while the Denver Police Department has shared only a modest amount of information about Cummings and the case through official channels, leaks about "jihadist material" reportedly found in the accused killer's backpack following his arrest, among other details, have been coming fast and furious, suggesting that factions within the DPD are frustrated by an approach to the investigation that they see as politically correct.

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  • Denver mosque leaders warned Homeland Security that ...

    Friday Feb 3 | via Denver Post 

    A makeshift memorial builds up around a pole at 16th and Wynkoop where a security officer was killed identified as Scott Von Lanken, 56, of Loveland. Six hours after hosting a Christmas Eve lunch for recent converts to Islam, leaders of a Denver mosque sent an e-mail to federal authorities, warning them that a man named "Joshua" was becoming radicalized.

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  • Mosque raised concerns about suspect in Denver trans...

    Friday Feb 3 | via WATE-TV Knoxville 

    Members of mosques in Texas and Colorado grew so alarmed by a newcomer's hard-line comments that they told authorities about the man, who now stands accused of killing a transit officer in downtown Denver. Investigators interviewed Joshua Cummings, 37, in December after members of a Denver-area mosque reported concerns about him to federal authorities, a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press.

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  • The Latest: Mosque warned feds about Denver shooting...

    Thursday Feb 2 | via Houston Chronicle 

    In this Sept. 22, 2007, file photo, Pastor Scott Von Lanken sings during a conference in Loveland, Colo.

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  • Ex-Pampan arrested in Tuesday's Denver security offi...

    Thursday Feb 2 | via Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 

    The Associated Press is reporting that the man accused in the shooting death of a transit guard in front of two women in downtown Denver is set to appear in court today as police continue to look for a motive for the apparent provoked attack. Joshua Andrew Cummings, 37, formerly of Pampa has been arrested and is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with the killing of a Denver Regional Transportation District security officer about 11 p.m. Tuesday outside of Denver's Union Station.

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  • Denver Muslims tipped feds off to accused killer

    Thursday Feb 2 | via TheDenverChannel 

    Winter Weather Advisory issued February 1 at 11:41PM MST expiring February 2 at 12:00PM MST in effect for: El Paso, Fremont Winter Weather Advisory issued February 1 at 11:41PM MST expiring February 2 at 10:00AM MST in effect for: Custer, Fremont, Pueblo, Teller Winter Weather Advisory issued February 1 at 11:41PM MST expiring February 2 at 10:00AM MST in effect for: Crowley, Kiowa DENVER The Denver Muslim community raised flags to federal agents in late December that the s uspect in the Tuesday night shooting death of a transit security officer was "very radicalized," according to an email obtained by Denver7.

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  • Denver mosque leaders feared RTD shooter had radical...

    Thursday Feb 2 | via Denver Post 

    Security officers fix some flowers that have fallen over at a memorial on 16th and Wynkoop, Feb. 1, 2017, where a security officer was killed identified as Scott Von Lanken, 56, of Loveland. On Christmas Eve, the leaders of a Denver mosque sent an e-mail to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to express concerns about a man who was becoming radicalized.

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  • Former Pampa resident arrested in Denver security gu...

    Wednesday Feb 1 | via Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 

    Joshua Andrew Cummings, 37, formerly of Pampa, has been arrested and is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a Denver Regional Transportation District security officer who was gunned down around 11 p.m. Tuesday night outside of Denver's Union Station. In a statement of probable cause from the Denver Police Department, officers reported witnesses said Cummings stepped behind the RTD security officer, Scott Von Lanken, 56, uttered something and then almost immediately shot the officer.

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  • Former West Texas man's hearing moved in shooting de...

    Wednesday Feb 1 | via Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 

    A hearing for a man accused in the point-blank shooting death of a transit guard in downtown Denver has been moved to a different court as police look for a motive for the apparent unprovoked attack. Joshua Cummings was arrested shortly after Tuesday evening's shooting near Union Station, a hub for buses and trains, and the city's pedestrian mall.

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Pampa Law

Dwi and citizenship interview.
Hello I have a dwi in texas. Dwi is about 16 years old. Simple dwi. Received my green card 6 years ago. Citizenship interview next week. Will there be any issues given the political climate we are in now.
If you otherwise qualify for citizenship, then there shouldn't be any, unless of course, you are from one of the "...
Dwi and citizenship
Hell I am a Green card holder and have a citizenship interview coming up. Dwi with no aggregvating factors in texas. Will there be any issues. Thanks.
There might be an issue. One of the requirements to be eligible for citizenship is that one musy be a person of Good...
What should I do (if anything) about my weird DWI situation?
I was involved in a single car accident while driving intoxicated almost a year ago. Taken to the hospital in an ambulance, released to my parents several hours later. My mom said there wasn't a police officer waiting outside my room and the hospital just discharged me. Apparently while unconscious police took my drivers license and got a warrant for my blood. I didn't get any paperwork about license suspension. Receive a 6 month license suspension in the mail for "refusal". There isn't an arrest warrant yet. I check online almost every day because I'm willing to do a walk-though if necessary. But now that's been almost a year, I'm wondering if they're just so over loaded with cases they haven't gotten to it. If two years go by am I clear due to statute of limitations? I never went to jail, never got arraigned, haven't received anything else in the mail of court notice to appear.
I agree that's a weird situation. Go online to the site I will post for you to determine whether your DL has been...
What does it mean if I was on pre trial probabtion for felony dwi and a mtr and the dwi case was dismissed?
I was on probabtion for a felony dwi and an mtr, both on which I am out on bond. I went to my probabtion appointment Monday and was told that the dwi case was being dismissed and closed out but my mtr case was still active. My questions are 1. Does this mean the courts are dropping the charges and I no longer have to worry about the dwi. ( I was told that I no longer had to report for probabtion and that I just needed to wait for the court date for the mtr.) He said it was a no action status on the dwi. And 2.) If in fact the dwi was dismissed do I have to worry about the mtr or will that be dismissed as well? I wanted to make sure I understood what he said correctly...I took it as the dwi was being dismissed and I just have to deal with an mtr. I was told they have no evidence for the dwi, that the police report and blood test were missing and could not be located. This happened over a year and a half ago and the courts are always resetting so I'm assuming that is why they are dismissing it.
I can give you the general law that once a case has been dismissed and the bond discharged, you are under no further...
I got a dui 6 months ago and my license hasn't been suspended. Why ?
The officer confiscated my license and gave me a 40 day temporary license. The time came and went and nothing ever happened. I've been checking online and it says I'm still eligible. I have buddies in law enforcement that have checked for me and they say it's still valid. I never received a letter saying it was suspended or anything.
If you did a blood test they could be waiting in results. Additionally DPS is just a bunch of government screw ups and...
Are there any pro bono or affordable appeals attorneys for a dwi conviction?
Sentenced to one year probation for dwi by jury. Separated and jobless. Can't afford the high priced attorneys. Are there any probono attorneys who could appeal the dwi case.
Very unlikely. You have money for alcohol you have money to hire an attorney.
Who do you go to when there is a dwi on your driving record that was not me.
I recently renewed my insurance to find out that I had a dwi that shows up on my driving record. I have never had a dwi and was never arrested for this. Not understanding how my insurance pulls it up but does not show on my court files.
Find out the source of the record so you can dispute it