Breana Noble The Detroit News Published 7:30 PM EDT Oct 15, 2018 Quicken Loans said Monday that it plans to open a new location in downtown Windsor. The Canada expansion to the Old Fish Market Building at 156 Chatham St. W. would allow the Detroit-based mortgage lender to boost its recruiting efforts from Ontario, as it grows its need for technology support and talent. Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens said an element of the move came following the work of his city and Detroit's efforts, led by Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, to attract Amazon.com's second headquarters to the area. "We talked about the benefits of one campus, two countries," Dilkens said. "When we weren't shortlisted, we were disappointed, but we refocused and knew that the business case is so strong that we're going to do something big." In a press release, Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner said pitching the international border to various companies educated the company on … [Read more...] about Quicken Loans to open Windsor office
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Los Angeles Police Department officers had gone 13 years without killing a hostage or bystander while confronting armed suspects.In the last six weeks, though, such shootings -- described by LAPD Chief Michel Moore as "every officer's worst nightmare' -- have happened twice.Outlining steps to prevent the deaths of other bystanders or hostages, Moore this week released video of officers fatally shooting a man and the woman he was holding with a knife at her throat in Van Nuys on June 16."Tragically, this is another case where officers were forced to make split-second decisions based on the actions of a violent individual," Moore told reporters. "This was a tense situation that unfolded very quickly and it's every officer's worst nightmare."The Van Nuys shooting happened a few weeks before the assistant manager of a Trader Joe's in Los Angeles was shot and killed by an officer's bullet. Melyda Corado was fatally shot as she left Trader Joe's while police exchanged fire with a … [Read more...] about LAPD releases video of officers shooting knife-wielding man, hostage
Home Daily News Shearman & Sterling opens Houston office—its… Law Firms By Jamie Hwang Posted May 7, 2018, 2:30 pm CDT Shearman & Sterling has opened its second Texas office in Houston just two months after launching its first one in Austin. With the new Houston office, the New York-based law firm will expand its existing global energy capabilities with a focus on oil and gas transactions and projects particularly in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America, according to the firm’s press release. Texas Lawyer, Houston Business Journal and Bloomberg Law had the story. “Our new Houston team’s tremendous reputation, particularly in upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas transactions, provides great synergies with our existing global energy offering and bolsters our client offering on the ground in one of the world’s leading, and extremely active, energy markets,” David Beveridge, Shearman & Sterling’s senior … [Read more...] about Shearman & Sterling opens Houston office—its 2nd Texas location this year
My, what big teeth you have. Police in Warwickshire, England, released a terrifying sketch of a man suspected in a February distraction burglary case — and the internet is having a field day with the image. "Between 2.00pm and 2.36pm on 5 February 2018, two men claiming to be from Orbit Housing tricked their way into a flat in Hertford Place," said the Warwickshire Police in a press release. "One of the men distracted the occupant - a woman in her 40s - while the other man searched the property."The statement continues on to note that the victim eventually realized the men were not from the housing association they claimed to represent and ordered them to leave. The men then vacated her residence with a quantity of her cash and goods in tow.In hopes of catching the perpetrators, police released the following E-FIT, or Electronic Facial Identification Technique, sketch of one of the burglars — and his Chesire-cat-like mouth certainly … [Read more...] about Police release eerie sketch of wide-mouthed burglary suspect