"Sgt. Jessie Wiggins maneuvered his police cruiser away from the glow of the Strip and into the darkness of a nearby neighborhood that recently had been the scene of a half-dozen robberies, multiple assaults and the killing of a 21-year-old with a shotgun blast to his head." I recently had an opportunity to do a ride along for the Wall Street Journal with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department as they employed new tactics to help combat a recent uptick in violent crime. Metro is employing a tactic of using computer generated statistics paired with a high concentration of officers.
Here are some recent photos of Olympic high jumper Vashti Cunningham for Sports Illustrated. At just 18, the recent high school graduate is poised to become one of the world's best high jumpers. Her mother, Felicity de Jager, is a former professional ballerina and her father is former NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham. Growing up in Pennsylvania I can remember playing football as a kid and how everyone always wanted to be the Philadelphia Eagle's Randall Cunningham.