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NYC police kill man wielding knife on busy Manhattan street

A man became belligerent as he tried to buy beer at a grocery store Wednesday morning, pulled out an 8-inch knife that he refused to drop and was shot to …


Feds give details about review of North Charleston police

Federal officials offered details Tuesday about their official two-year review of the police department in North Charleston, where a former officer faces state and federal charges in the shooting death …


Trial in slaying of Coeur d’Alene officer may be reset for 2017

A murder trial set to begin in September for the man accused of killing a Coeur d’Alene police officer one year ago likely will be rescheduled for February 2017.


Former Pasco cop wants coroner removed from inquest

A former Pasco police officer involved in the fatal shooting of a Mexican immigrant last year is asking a judge to remove the Franklin County coroner from an inquest into …


Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

The city on Monday reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing …


Suspect shot by Denver officer wasn’t armed, police say

A bank robbery suspect wasn’t armed when he was fatally shot in a parked car by an officer on a downtown street during the busy lunchtime rush, police said Wednesday.


Chicago police have ‘no regard’ for minority lives, report says

Police in Chicago have “no regard for the sanctity of life when it comes to people of color” and have alienated blacks and Hispanics for decades by using excessive force …


Chicago teen shot and killed by officer pointed gun, police say

A Chicago officer shot and killed a 16-year-old boy during a chase on the city’s West Side after the teen turned and pointed a gun, police said.


Veteran Miami officer named police chief in troubled Ferguson

A veteran Miami police officer with two decades of experience dealing with the media and community leaders will take over as Ferguson’s police chief, hoping to help the St. Louis …


Two armed men fatally shot by Baltimore police

Baltimore police say two armed men are dead after plainclothes officers opened fire on them when they found the men aiming guns at someone across a street.


Fiancee of man killed by police says he was shot in the back

A Tennessee woman says her fiance was shot in the back by an officer as he was surrendering a rifle to her during a confrontation with police – and then …


No charges for 2 Minneapolis officers in fatal shooting

Two Minneapolis police officers involved in the November fatal shooting of a black man will not be charged, a Minnesota prosecutor said Wednesday.


Officers offered aid to dying suspect after shootout, police say

Chicago police officers offered first aid to a dying suspect after a shootout that left three other officers injured on the city’s West Side, the police department said Tuesday.


Woman fatally shot by deputies near Vancouver, Washington

Authorities say a woman was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies near Vancouver, Washington, after she attacked them with a hammer and a knife.


Pasco police shooting inquest expected this spring

After clearing three major hurdles this week, Franklin County Coroner Dan Blasdel plans to hold a public inquest in April or May into last year’s shooting death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes.


Shooting kills Colorado sheriff’s deputy, wounds 2 others

Authorities say a shooting has killed a sheriff’s deputy and a suspect in a Colorado mountain community and left two other deputies wounded.


Man dies in hospital after Seattle police shooting

An armed man shot by police on Sunday has died in the hospital. Seattle police says two officers were investigating a suspicious car in north Seattle around 3:30 p.m. when …


Traffic halted, but few arrests, as hundreds march in Chicago after video release

Hundreds of protesters weaved through downtown streets Tuesday night into Wednesday morning after Chicago officials released the video of the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old teen by a Chicago police …


Chicago officer charged with murder in killing of black teen

A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, a day before the deadline for the city to release …


Houston’s Wilfork speaks out about Florida police shooting

Texans tackle Vince Wilfork is speaking out after a childhood friend was shot and killed by a police officer on Sunday.


NYC officer fatally shot in gun battle; suspect in custody

A police officer chasing a bike thief was fatally shot in the head during a gunfight on a pedestrian bridge, and a suspect in his slaying was in custody, authorities …


Police: Suspect shot near Ferguson rally critically injured

FERGUSON, Mo. — A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, …


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Suspected auto thief dies after shootout with Spokane police

A suspected auto thief was shot today after opening fire on officers during a standoff outside of a home in north Spokane.


Suspect in custody after Spokane police shooting

A Spokane police officer fired several shots at a Chinese restaurant burglar wielding a fake gun and missed Monday morning, leading to an alley fight off North Division Street where …


Shooting by deputy ruled justified

Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell has ruled that the shooting of Christopher Myers by Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Thurman in January was justified. Myers is accused of shooting at …


Ex-SC officer indicted for murder in shooting of black man

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former North Charleston police officer has been indicted on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man who was …


Thousands gather at service for slain CdA police sergeant

When he left for his overnight shift, police Sgt. Greg Moore would assure his young son Dylon he’d be OK. Because he was Batman. “My dad was the best … …


Suspect in Coeur d’Alene officer’s death faces first-degree murder charge

Jonathan Daniel Renfro will be tried for murder in the shooting death of Coeur d’Alene police Sgt. Greg Moore. Kootenai County Public Defender John Adams, who is representing Renfro, confirmed …


Community mourns, offers tributes for Moore

Reeling from the fatal shooting of a Coeur d’Alene police officer, the community expressed its heartache and paid tribute to the service of Sgt. Greg Moore in a range of …


Coeur d’Alene officer’s body camera captures shooting, aftermath

Grieving family, friends and co-workers of a slain Coeur d’Alene police officer are preparing for his funeral Saturday, while new details emerged Wednesday about the early morning encounter that left …