Show Prep: Wed, Sept. 30

Today is South Bend Police Chief Ron Teachman’s last day –

For the first time ever, will wake up on Thursday, Oct. 1, as a private citizen of South Bend.

Some officers see positive impact by body cameras while others remain apprehensive –

An urban versus rural divide emerged during a state legislative committee’s discussion of possible restrictions on the use of by Indiana police agencies.

Drivers need to slow down while driving through construction on Mishawaka Avenue, police say –

Police in Mishawaka are asking drivers to plan ahead for detours around Mishawaka Avenue and Cedar Street and to slow down while in the area.

Syria crisis: Russian air strikes against Assad enemies – BBC News

The strikes reportedly hit rebel-controlled areas of Homs and Hama provinces, causing casualties.

Russian anti-terror op in Syria — RT News

The Russian military has launched against Islamic State militant targets in . The move was approved after a request from President Bashar Assad to Vladimir Putin, who has also expressed concern about the number of Russian extremists in the country.

8 ISIS targets hit during 20 combat flights in Syria – Russian military — RT News

“Today, Russian aerospace force jets delivered pinpoint strikes on eight terror group targets in Syria. In total, 20 flights were made,” spokesperson for the Russian Defense Ministry, Igor Konashenkov, said.

ISIS militants in Iraq, Syria have WMD components, Lavrov warns UN Security Council — RT News

Islamic State militants are in possession of components for weapons of mass destruction, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned the UN Security Council meeting, urging that IS be included on an anti-terrorist sanction list as a separate subject.

Preemptive strike is how you fight terrorism – Putin on Syrian engagement — RT News

Despite its name, Islamic State has little to do with the religion of Islam, the Russian leader said. Radicals from many countries of the world, including Russia, have flocked to Iraq and Syria to join the terrorist group. They must be defeated there and not allowed to return to their home countries with battle experience and ideology adopted in the war zone, Putin believes.

After Texas Students Were Given an ‘Invasive’ Gun Survey, Angry Parents Demanded to Know Where It Came From — We Found Out

After a photo of a gun survey distributed to at a Texas high school began to circulate online, parents were demanding to know who was collecting that information.

Win tickets to the Don’t Be A Pinhead Tour bus trip hosted by Casey Hendrickson –

The 8 Dumbest Celebrity Gun Control Quotes You’ll Ever Read

Celebrities say ridiculous things all the time, but when it comes to gun control…they turn into a special kind of stupid. There are so many hypocritical, idiotic quotes out there that we had a tough time narrowing down our list to just eight, but these are easily some of the dumbest you’ll ever read:

Government Shutdown Averted as Congress Passes Spending Bill – The New York Times

With only hours to spare on the last day of the fiscal year, Congress approved a temporary spending measure to avert a shutdown and keep the federal government operating through Dec. 11.

Rep. Jud McMillin resigns after sex video emerges

The Indianapolis Star has learned that the surprise resignation came after a sexually explicit video was sent via text message from McMillin’s cellphone. It’s unclear who sent the text or how broadly it was distributed.

Should the speed limit on rural Michigan freeways be raised to 80 MPH? – Story | WJBK

How does 80 sound? There’s a new proposal in Lansing to raise the speed limit to 80 miles per hour on rural freeways.