A Suffolk County police officer was shot and wounded while confronting a suspect who fled a traffic stop, and police officials say the officer is expected to survive.
FERGUSON, Mo. — Two officers were shot outside the Ferguson, Missouri police headquarters early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered following the resignation of the city’s embattled police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.
A deputy U.S. marshal was killed Tuesday in a shootout on the outskirts of Baton Rouge while trying to arrest a fugitive wanted in the murder of a brother and sister, officials said.
Moscow – A former Chechen police officer who admitted taking part in the murder of Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov “likely confessed under torture”, a member of the Kremlin’s human rights council told AFP on Wednesday.
PARIS – About 15 gunmen ambushed two vans carrying millions in jewels Wednesday on a French highway, forcing out their drivers in the middle of the night and speeding off into the Burgundy countryside, police said. It was the latest in a string of big jewel heists in France.
Pittsburgh, PA – A man whose fatal stabbing of a K-9 prompted Pennsylvania lawmakers to stiffen the penalty for harming police animals has been sentenced to up to 44 years in prison.
A Bronx man injured three commercial pilots when he pointed a high powered laser at several jets taking off and landing at LaGuardia Airport — just days after a pilot skidded off an icy runway there in a near catastrophe, cops said on Tuesday.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Authorities were searching Tuesday for a man caught on surveillance video running down a sidewalk with a toddler in his arms, with the boy’s two young siblings screaming and chasing behind him, in what authorities in the tiny town of Sprague, Washington, say was a failed kidnapping.
A 61-year-old Monsey man suffered serious injuries Sunday night when he was struck by a car that sped away.
A colleague of Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition figure shot dead near the Kremlin in Moscow, has said suggestions he was killed by Islamists were nonsensical but useful for the Kremlin because they deflected accusations that officials were involved.