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After a mass shooting, there is no easy answer about what to do with …


Marco Quiroga, who works to support social-justice causes in central Florida, stands at a memorials at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando on May 30. (AP)

It was only a week after a gunman turned a church service into a bloody crime scene, but on Sunday morning the doors of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs were back open. Thanks to a 30-person team working overtime for 72 hours, the Texas sanctuary was completely revamped, offering a simple, whitewashed tribute to the two dozen victims shot by Devin Kelley.

But even as mourners and community members lined up outside for a few quiet moments in the church, the congregation’s leaders admitted they were considering all options about what to do next with the site — tear the structure down? Built a permanent monument? First Baptist has yet to decide, Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/11/14/after-a-mass-shootings-there-is-no-easy-answer-about-what-to-do-with-the-site/

After a mass shooting, there is no easy answer about what to do with the site


Marco Quiroga, who works to support social-justice causes in central Florida, stands at a memorials at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando on May 30. (AP)

It was only a week after a gunman turned a church service into a bloody crime scene, but on Sunday morning the doors of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs were back open. Thanks to a 30-person team working overtime for 72 hours, the Texas sanctuary was completely revamped, offering a simple, whitewashed tribute to the two dozen victims shot by Devin Kelley.

But even as mourners and community members lined up outside for a few quiet moments in the church, the congregation’s leaders admitted they were considering all options about what to do next with the site — tear the structure down? Built a permanent monument? First Baptist has yet to decide, Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/11/14/after-a-mass-shootings-there-is-no-easy-answer-about-what-to-do-with-the-site/

After the police have left, who is there to pick up the pieces?

DOTHAN, ALABAMA – Anyone who grew up with Bridget Irwin knew she had a passion for law enforcement. Two years ago Bridget Irwin, M.A., a Hawley native, accepted a promotion in Florida with the department of corrections and GEO Group as a transitional case manager. Now, she has meshed her passions accepted a position with Wiregrass Angel House in Dothan, AL as a counselor/victims advocate.

Irwin arrives on the scenes of homicides, murder and robbery to help police departments and families with crisis counseling and death notification to next of kin. She is responsible for seven counties.

Irwin stated, “I often have to remind the victim’s family that murders on TV are not how they happen in real life. Often their loved one’s crime scene takes many hours to process. It’s my job to let

Read more at: http://www.neagle.com/news/20170602/after-police-have-left-who-is-there-to-pick-up-pieces

‘There Are Lots of Twists and Turns’: Susan Blommaert Previews the Season Ender of ‘The Blacklist’

The war between international crime boss-slash-FBI asset Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) and Mr. Kaplan (Susan Blommaert), his longtime crime-scene cleaner (whom he tried to execute earlier this season), goes DEFCON 1 in The Blacklist’s Season 4 ender.

When Mr. Kaplan—she took on the name as a tribute to her murdered lover— helped FBI agent Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone) fake her death last year to get away from the danger that Red exposed her to, “she knew that Red would consider it a betrayal,” Blommaert says. “Mr. Kaplan wasn’t surprised when he shot her.” In retaliation, Red’s former friend (and Liz’s childhood nanny) covertly attacked his global businesses and nearly fatally poisoned him. “She knows exactly how he built his empire and exactly how to unravel it,” the actress notes.

Ryan Eggold on His Journey From 'The Blacklist' to 'Redemption'

Ryan Eggold on His Journey From ‘The

Read more at: https://www.tvinsider.com/170096/the-blacklist-season-finale-red-kaplan/