By JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/14 — A former member of a black radical group who was convicted in the 1971 killings of two police officers has been granted parole after 44 years behind bars for a crime that crystalized an era when militant groups declared war on authorities.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 03/02 — Authorities say a deputy U.S. marshal shot and killed while serving a warrant in Pennsylvania was struck by a bullet fired through a wall by a fellow officer and not by a gunman who opened fire on police.Read more »
CHICAGO (AP) 02/17 — Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and “one of the good guys” who was uninterested in self-promotion,Read more »
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/15 — A Chicago Police commander who was killed by a suspect he was attempting to detain after a brief foot chase was shot six times,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/15 — A man with a long criminal history that includes a conviction for armed robbery has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Chicago police commander,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/14 — A police commander who was killed after a foot chase in downtown Chicago was shot in the head by a suspect carrying a semi-automatic handgun equipped with an extended clip of ammunition,
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 02/13 — The families of two Ohio police officers fatally shot while responding to a 911 hang-up call have expressed their gratitude for their community and for the outpouring of support shown in the midst of their loss.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) 02/10 — A slain Colorado sheriff’s deputy was remembered as a great hero in a funeral that drew thousands, including the state’s top leaders.
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) 02/11 — Two Ohio police officers responding to a 911 hang-up call were fatally shot on Saturday after entering a townhome in a Columbus suburb and a suspect who police were once warned “carries a gun all the time”
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 02/10 — A man in the United States illegally was convicted Friday of killing two Northern California deputies in a case that helped fuel the national immigration debate.
By JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press LOCUST GROVE, Ga. (AP) 02/09 — A police officer whose wife is expecting the couple’s second baby was killed Friday and two deputies were seriously wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta,
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 02/08 — A gunman who mortally wounded a suburban Dallas police officer likely killed a second man before barricading himself in an apartment and randomly firing his weapon during the standoff,
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) 02/07 — A man suspected in the killing a Colorado sheriff’s deputy fired a semi-automatic handgun during a struggle with multiple officers,
By KATHLEEN FOODY and P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) 02/06 — A Colorado sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed on Monday,
DETROIT (AP) 02/03 — Funeral services have been held for a Detroit police officer fatally wounded as he and his partner responded to a domestic violence complaint.Read more »
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) 02/03 — A Louisville police detective shot in the face during a drug bust is out of the hospital a day after the shooting.Read more »
By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 02/01 — A grand jury has declined to bring charges against Dallas police officers who used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper who had just gunned down five officers during a downtown rally,
LITTLE ORLEANS, Md. (AP) 01/26 — Maryland State Police say a man who threatened his wife with a gun and then wounded two troopers during a standoff on Friday wasn’t shot until he finally came out of his burning house and ignored commands to stop pointing his weapon at officers.Read more »
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 01/26— The suspected gunman in the death of a Colorado sheriff’s deputy is scheduled to appear in court on Friday as police continue searching for two other men who were nearby at the time of the shooting and are wanted for questioning.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 01/17 — A suspect standing trial in the slayings of two Northern California deputies was briefly removed from a courtroom Wednesday after his latest outburst threatening jurors and police.Read more »