Witness didn’t hear officer order security guard to drop gun
CHICAGO (AP) — A security guard who was working at a suburban Chicago bar when a black co-worker was fatally shot by a white police officer said Wednesday that he never heard the officer order the other man to drop his gun.
The comments from Dorian Myrickes came hours after Illinois State ...
Police identify woman killed in weekend hit-and-run crash
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police have released the name of the woman killed in a weekend hit-and-run crash.
Police say 35-year-old Michele Kulukhon (kul-LUK-hon) died early Saturday night.
The driver of an SUV, 71-old Ruti Malietufa (ROO-tee mal-ee-eh-TOO-fah), is charged ...
Police say man suing Little Rock police hit deputy with car
WYNNE, Ark. (AP) — The Cross County sheriff’s office says it’s searching for a man who is suing the Little Rock Police Department after authorities say he hit a deputy with a car outside a courthouse and fled.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated a retired police chief to be Vermont’s next U.S. marshal.
Brad LaRose, who was nominated Wednesday, had been a police officer in Essex for more than 36 years, including more than five years as chief. He retired in ...
Police: Resident kills 2 at Detroit senior housing complex
DETROIT (AP) — A 69-year-old registered sex offender is on the run after he attempted to rape a friend then fatally shot an unarmed security guard and a female resident at the low-income senior housing complex where he lives, Detroit police said Wednesday.
Police are preparing a warrant ...
The Latest: 2nd guard didn’t hear officer say to drop gun
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a security guard by a suburban Chicago police officer (all times local):
A security guard at a suburban Chicago bar where a black co-worker was fatally shot by a white police officer says he never heard the officer order the ...
Officers’ group seeks more diverse St. Louis County police
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A police association that focuses on adding diversity and fighting discrimination is trying to gain a foothold within the St. Louis County Police Department, but its leaders claim the police chief is blocking its path.
The Fraternal Order of Police is the collective ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A retired Philadelphia police officer has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of deprivation of rights after a woman alleged he sexually assaulted her for 90 minutes in his police car while he was on duty.
The U.S. Attorney’s office announced the ...
Report cites weak reporting on missing, killed Native women
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Numerous police departments nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls as concerns mount over the level of violence they often face, according to ...
GROTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont police chief has gone back to work after he and his wife were injured in a collision in which the other driver died.
Police dog stabbed by suspect released from animal hospital
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) — A police dog stabbed as he tried to subdue a knife-wielding man has been released from a veterinary hospital.
Several officers were on hand as Kane left the hospital in Red Bank around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Ocean County prosecutors say Kane and his handler, a ...
Anchorage police identify man killed in hotel parking lot
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police have released the name of the man killed in the parking lot of a hotel near the city’s largest airport.
Twenty-seven-year-old David Welch was shot late Monday afternoon.
Police shortly before 4:30 p.m. took a call of a shooting at the Spenard ...
Police officers plead guilty in illegal drug search
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Two former upstate New York police officers have pleaded guilty to covering up their illegal entry into an apartment as part of a drug search.
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — State police are investigating after an officer in South Carolina shot and wounded a suspect approaching him with a knife.
Spartanburg Police Maj. Art Littlejohn said in a news release that officers were working a traffic accident in front of a convenience store ...
Police shoot, critically wound suspect in southern Kansas
PRATT, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say police have shot and wounded a man after he fired at an officer in southern Kansas.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says 38-year-old Rene Prieto, of Pratt, is in critical condition at a Wichita hospital. The shooting happened Tuesday afternoon in Pratt ...
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Seattle City Council approves police-union contract
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has voted to ratify the city’s tentative contract with the Seattle Police Officers Guild.
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Inquiry finds no wrongdoing in police-involved trash dispute
BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — An internal affairs investigation into a New Jersey man’s complaint that police officers showed up at his home at midnight over the placement of his trash cans has found no wrongdoing on the officers’ part.
The complaint stemmed from an argument involving two ...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say there has been an officer-involved shooting after a police car chase from Phoenix to Glendale.
The chase began near State Route 51 and Bethany Home Road in central Phoenix around 3 p.m. Tuesday and ended in front of a Glendale apartment ...
Death of black security guard brings call for investigation
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago alderman called Tuesday for prosecutors to investigate the fatal shooting of a black security guard by a white police officer outside the bar where the guard worked.
Authorities have said little about the scene that ended early Sunday with the death of ...
Oklahoma police officers kill 2 men in separate shootings
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint and was later fatally shot by officers was found by use of a tracking device he had unknowingly taken from the store during the robbery, police in Oklahoma City said Tuesday.
The man, whose name had not been released, was ...
The Latest: Officer in fatal shooting placed on leave
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a security guard by a police officer (all times local):
A suburban Chicago police chief says the white officer who fatally shot a black security guard outside a bar ...
Man who made hoax call in deadly ‘swatting’ pleads guilty
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty Tuesday to making a hoax call that ultimately led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man following a dispute between two online gamers over $1.50 bet in a Call of Duty WWII video game.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from five police officers whose lawsuit alleged Baltimore’s top prosecutor maliciously prosecuted them in the death of a black man fatally injured while in custody.
The court declined to take up the appeal Tuesday, ending the ...
Prosecutor: Suspect shot, killed after stabbing police dog
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a knife-wielding man was shot and killed after stabbing a police dog during a confrontation in southern New Jersey.
Ocean County prosecutors say Mantoloking police went Monday to a home looking for 39-year-old Edward Walsh of Manahawkin, who was ...
The Latest: Suspect in fatal Kansas hoax call pleads guilty
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of making a hoax call that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man (all times local):
A California man has admitted making a hoax call that ultimately led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man following a dispute ...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A retired California police captain with recent mental health problems was shot and killed by officers after he came at them with a 12-inch knife, authorities said.
A woman called 911 Monday saying she feared a man might try to kill himself at a home in Fresno, said ...
Philadelphia’s police union sues over problem cops list
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s police union filed a lawsuit Tuesday over a list compiled by the district attorney’s office that aims to keep certain officers off the witness stand because of alleged wrongdoing.
Mayor Jim Kenney, District Attorney Larry Krasner and Police Commissioner ...
Richmond police chief to retire after 4 years on the job
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond’s police chief has announced that he will retire at the end of this year.
Chief Alfred Durham has headed the police department for nearly four years. The 55-year-old Durham said in a news release Tuesday that he wants to spend more time with his ...
Slovak president condemns questioning of protest organizers
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s president has condemned a move by the country’s police, which started questioning the organizers of recent massive anti-government protests over allegations of staging a coup and corruption.
Tens of thousands of Slovaks repeatedly took to the streets ...
FBI report shows 17 percent spike in hate crimes in 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Hate crimes across the United States spiked 17 percent in 2017 — marking a rise for the third straight year — with a 37 percent increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes, according to an FBI report released Tuesday.
There were 7,175 reported hate crimes last year, up from 6,121 ...
Woman sues city, says officer violated rights in shooting
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A woman is suing a Mississippi city and a police officer, saying the officer used excessive force when he shot her while firing at another person.
Morkiter Jones sued the city of Columbus and Officer Jared Booth in federal court in Aberdeen earlier this ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shootings of suspects by police in Oklahoma on Monday (all times local):
Oklahoma City police say a man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint and was later fatally shot by officers was found by use of a tracking device he had ...
Pullman officers face second use-of-force suit in 3 months
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Pullman police officers are facing their second use-of-force lawsuit in three months.
KREM-TV reports the most ...
Egyptian policemen who killed detainee get light sentences
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced a policeman to three years in prison and another to six months over the killing of a detainee in custody, relatively light sentences that prompted a backlash on social media.
The Cairo Criminal Court convicted the two of beating Mohamed ...
Police identify man killed in Alabama interstate shooting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police have released the name of a man who died during a shootout on an interstate highway in Alabama.
The Birmingham Police Department told news outlets that 29-year-old Edward T. Matthews died early Sunday.
Police were called to a gas station near Interstate ...
Cardiologists make donation for K-9 bulletproof vest
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A couple of cardiologists are helping a West Virginia police department by donating $2,500 to purchase a K-9 bulletproof vest.
Drs. Mark A. Studeny and Melissa D. Lester of Huntington made the donation to the Huntington Police Department, which has seven K-9 ...
Guilty plea set in straw purchase of gun in police shootout
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman charged with illegally buying a gun that was later used by her boyfriend in a fatal shootout with police has agreed to enter a guilty plea.
Summer Webster was scheduled to appear in federal court Tuesday for a plea hearing. She was charged earlier ...
Police get new staffer to work human trafficking cases
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Police in Rutland say they will hire a new staff member to help police respond to human trafficking cases, thanks to a three-year federal grant.
Matt Prouty, of the Rutland City Police Department, announced the department would be hiring the case manager last week at a ...
Lawsuit alleges security guard shot while holding suspect
CHICAGO (AP) — A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard who was wearing a hat with “security” emblazoned across the front and holding a man down following a shooting inside the suburban Chicago bar where the guard worked, an attorney for the guard’s family said Monday after filing a ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say an officer shot and wounded a 42-year-old man on the city’s northwest side.
Officers were called about noon Monday about a man with a gun. When officers arrived they approached the man and an encounter ensued, leading to the officer firing ...
Ex-police chief killed in apparent hunting accident
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Minnesota are asking for the public’s help as they investigate an apparent hunting accident that killed a former police chief.
Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander says a preliminary autopsy indicates 53-year-old Jay Clayton Nelson died ...
1 dead in officer-involved shooting in Muskogee restaurant
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Police in eastern Oklahoma say a man is dead after an officer shot him inside a Muskogee restaurant.
Authorities say the shooting occurred shortly after 2 p.m. Monday at I Don’t Care Bar and Grill in Muskogee, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) southeast of ...
Man wants 1994 murder case tossed, alleges police misconduct
An Illinois man whose 1994 murder conviction was based on shoddy ballistic evidence wants his case dismissed on the eve of his retrial after allegations of police and prosecutorial misconduct surfaced.
Lawyers for Patrick Pursley, 52, will argue their request for dismissal Tuesday, the day ...
Macedonian police issue arrest warrant for former PM
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian police sought the country’s former prime minister late Monday, looking to arrest him to begin serving a two-year prison term following his conviction on corruption-related charges.
Interior Ministry spokesman Toni Angelovski told The Associated Press ...
The Latest: Mother of security guard killed by police sues
ROBBINS, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a bar security guard by police officer (all times local):
A lawsuit has been filed by the mother of a security guard who was fatally shot by a police officer at a suburban Chicago bar.
An attorney for Beatrice ...
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Officials say a car went out of control and crashed into a Chicago suburb’s new police station, badly injuring the driver.
Arlington Heights police say crews had to free the 44-year-old driver from inside the wreckage and he was taken to a hospital in ...
Boston police investigate phone threats to 2 gay bars
BOSTON (AP) — Police are investigating threatening phone calls made to two bars in Boston that cater to a largely gay clientele.
The calls came in at about the same time on consecutive nights.
A police spokesman said the first call was answered by an employee at dbar at about 7:30 ...
Yakima police spokesman on leave after alleged road rage
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The spokesman for the Yakima Police Department was placed on administrative leave last month as the agency investigates his role in an alleged road rage incident.
Citing public records, the Herald-Republic