By KRISTEN DE GROOT and MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) 08/15 — The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia rowhome should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound six police officers in a standoff that carried deep into the night,
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/19 — Authorities in Alabama have identified a man who was killed by police during a gun battle that left an officer critically wounded.
DETROIT (AP) 05/19 — Detroit police say three officers are recovering, including one who was shot, following an incident on the city’s west side.
Police Chief James Craig said during a news conference Sunday that officers stopped a vehicle about 11:40 p.m.
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) 05/13 — Police Sgt. Kelvin Ansari had just arrived for his evening shift when he greeted Lt.
By MARC LEVY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 04/26 — Pennsylvania’s highest court upheld the death sentence and conviction on Friday of a sniper who killed a state trooper and wounded another in a nighttime ambush outside their barracks in a heavily wooded area.
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) 04/26 — Authorities say two police cadets in Texas were shot in the leg after a gun accidentally discharged in the middle of their law enforcement class.Read more »
By DON BABWIN and CARYN ROUSSEAU, Associated Press AURORA, Ill. (AP) 02/17 — An initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used to kill five co-workers and wound six other people,
By CARRIE ANTLFINGER and AMANDA SEITZ, Associated Press AURORA, Ill. (AP) 02/16 — The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/15 — A lead investigator lied in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a Houston home in which two residents were killed and four undercover officers were shot and wounded during a gun battle,
By CARRIE ANTLFINGER and AMANDA SEITZ, Associated Press AURORA, Ill. (AP) 02/15 — A gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant in suburban Chicago on Friday,Read more »
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/13 — A robbery suspect with a long rap sheet and a habit of bizarre stunts was charged Wednesday with murder in the death of a New York City police detective struck by friendly fire while responding to a stick-up Tuesday night.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, STEPHEN R. GROVES and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/13 — The New York Police Department is mourning a detective killed by friendly fire as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun.
By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 02/08 — Authorities in the Cincinnati region are reeling after the deaths of five police officers in less than two months,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 01/29 — It started as an attempt to serve a search warrant at a suspected drug house and quickly turned into a gun battle that killed two suspects and injured five officers,
PHILADELPHIA (AP) 01/10 — A man named as a person of interest in multiple homicides in Delaware remains on the loose, a day after a wild police chase crossed into Pennsylvania and caused two separate crashes that injured several people including officers and a 3-year-old boy.Read more »
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) 12/18 — A judge has sentenced two New Jersey men to 32 years in prison for a shooting that left a police officer partially paralyzed.
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/02 — French President Emmanuel Macron asked for an evaluation of possible protest security measures Sunday, a day after a Paris demonstration against increased taxes and living costs devolved into France’s worst urban riot in a decade.
BRUSSELS (AP) 11/20 — An assailant stabbed a policeman Tuesday close to the Grand Place in Brussels’ historic center, before officers got to the scene and shot the suspect.Read more »
PITTSBURGH (AP) 10/29 — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. marshals say the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect has arrived at a federal courthouse ahead of an afternoon appearance.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 10/02 — A former southern Oregon property owner has been charged with assault on a federal officer after authorities say an FBI agent sent to the property was shot from a booby-trapped wheelchair.