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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools police are looking into a social media account that showed an explicit picture and claimed it would expose girls from Charlotte schools.
A viewer sent Channel 9 a screenshot of what appears to be an Instagram account.
Channel 9 sent the image to CMS police and they searched for the account but it was gone.
They've received complaints of several of these types of accounts lately that claim to have explicit photos of girls.
Police said they're tough to track down as many are private and often get deleted right away.
A nonprofit organization is damaged by vandals for the second time in less than two weeks.
Channel 9 talked to nonprofit officials who said they believe the ones responsible are those they are trying to help.
Footage from a surveillance camera shows someone walk into view and throw objects several times at the building, then leave.
More video captured at Power Cross Ministries shows a group of people and one of them throws something.
"This one here was busted, this one was busted," Jeff Storment said.
He had to replace the windows at the nonprofit that has youth sports and mentoring programs.
There were four businesses vandalized over the weekend, according to police reports.
Storment said vandals have hit his nonprofit twice in two weeks.
"We got back, nine of the windows were busted out,” Storment said. “Three of the bay doors that we've got here were actually kicked in."
The vandals caused $5,000 in damages, Storment said.
More than $1,500 worth of damage was caused at Shops Upfront, a furniture store.
"It's been a lot of vandalism," owner Bill Warren said.
He said the vandalism impacts him tremendously.
Storment said he's frustrated because he believes teens are responsible, the group he works to help.
"It just lets you know how needed this ministry is for this part of town and how we can teach people that there's better things they can do with their time than be destructive," Storment said.Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:39:25 -0400
A woman recording law enforcement officials outside a home in South Gate appeared stunned when an armed U.S. marshal approached her, snatched the phone she was using from her hands, threw it to the ground and kicked it.
Another witness recorded the encounter between the woman and the marshal.
A spokesperson for for the U.S. Marshals Service told the Daily Dot the video prompted an investigation.
"We are aware of the video and the incident is under review,” she said. “We're still looking into it."
There were reportedly three U.S. Marshals Service agents at the scene investigating a “biker gang meeting” at a nearby bar.
The Los Angeles Times identified the woman whose cellphone was smashed to the ground as Beatriz Paez, 34. Pez told the newspaper she happened upon the federal law enforcement operation and began recording.
Paez said the officers had detained several people but soon after she pulled out her phone, they started letting people go.
“It’s our responsibility to take care of each other,” Paez told the LA Times. “It’s our constitutional right to film.”
>>Click here to watch LA Times video report on mobile. WARNING: Profanity is heard at the end of the video.Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:18:10 -0400 News Source: MedleyStory More Local News Stories