By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) 11/03 — The armed robbery suspect hiding out in a camper in rural Michigan heard state troopers closing in,
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press 10/15 – A small number of police departments are showing interest in a new type of video camera that can be mounted directly on officers’
By DAKE KANG, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 10/14 — A white police officer who punched an unarmed black man more than a dozen times during a traffic stop outside Cleveland was fired for use of excessive force and other rule violations,
By EILEEN NG, Associated Press SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) 10/10 — The estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader had about 1.4 times the lethal dosage of VX nerve agent on his face after he was attacked at a Malaysian airport,
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) 10/07 — A former New Hampshire trooper says he was wrong to punch a motorist after a pursuit that had dragged on for more than an hour last year.Read more »
By KEN RITTER , Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 09/30 — Police acted appropriately and professionally detaining Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett when he ran from a casino as officers searched for an active shooter following a report of gunfire at an after-hours club on the Las Vegas Strip,Read more »
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania city has paid $95,000 to settle a lawsuit by a black college student who said he was wrongly shocked with a stun gun after police stopped to question him about a robbery.Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 09/07 —Police in this tourist-driven city with a history of racially charged incidents were hit again Thursday with questions about bias,Read more »
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) 09/07 — A Texas woman is being held on several charges after she slipped her handcuffs, stole a police SUV and then led officers on a pursuit that reached speeds of nearly 100 mph.Read more »
By FRANCES D’EMILIO , Associated Press ROME (AP) 09/04 — A Congolese asylum-hopeful with permission to stay in Italy for humanitarian reasons was nabbed aboard a train by police early Sunday as the last of a gang of four young males suspected of raping a Polish tourist on a beach,Read more »
By AMY FORLITI , Associated Press 09/03 – The videotaped arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient has raised questions about how far officers can go to collect evidence and has led to policy changes within the Salt Lake City Police Department.Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and SALLY HO , Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/02 — A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.Read more »
By DAKE KANG , Associated Press 09/02
Dashcam video of a fatal police shooting at an Ohio traffic stop shows the officer repeatedly warning a man in the vehicle not to reach for his gun for more than a minute before firing.Read more »
LAS VEGAS (AP) 08/25 — A Nevada man was sentenced to eight to 20 years in state prison for using a hammer to pummel a mannequin that police posed like a sleeping homeless person in a bid to catch a killer in downtown Las Vegas.
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City are on the hunt for a man accused of stealing a TV while wearing a T-shirt with the phrase “I’m Broke Baby”
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/16 — Los Angeles police officers acted within department policy when they fatally shot an 18-year-old man last year,
HAMPTON, S.C. (AP) 08/11 — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 35 years for shooting a police officer, striking him four times, in a shooting captured by a camera in the officer’s glasses.
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 08/08 — The Baltimore Police Department is having a tough time restoring public confidence in the troubled agency.
The city is on pace to break its decades-old murder record and the body camera program that was rolled out to increase transparency has fueled allegations of misconduct after a pair of problematic videos recently surfaced.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/26 — Minneapolis officials plan to announce changes Wednesday to the police department’s policy on body cameras following this month’s killing of an unarmed Australian woman who was shot by a police officer after she called 911.
DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) 07/14 — A driver mows down six mailboxes, slurs her words and tells police she has a lizard in her bra.