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Over 1 million people attended march against US presence in Iraq: police commander

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:20 A.M.) - The commander of the Iraqi police forces, Ja'afar Al-Batat, announced on Friday morning that more than one million people

Almasdar News - US News - 17 minutes ago

Warfield blazing trail as Kent County's first African-American female deputy sheriff

DOVER — While making a successful pitch to Kent County voters in 2018, Sheriff Brian E. Lewis pledged to increase diversity within the office if elected. Enter Kim Warfield, blessed with the personal skills and law enforcement background to boost her candidacy in any employment search. Now she’s a pioneer too — the county’s first […]

Delaware State News - Top Stories - 22 minutes ago

2 killed in Houston warehouse explosion -- Police in Houston are asking people who live near a warehouse that exploded to search their property for any debris that might reveal a cause. At least two people were killed in the blast. Mireya Villarreal reports.

Police in Houston are asking people who live near a warehouse that exploded to search their property for any debris that might reveal a cause. At least two people were killed in the blast. Mireya Villarreal reports.

CBS News - Business - 59 minutes ago

Brennan moved out of Livingston County Jail -- Livingston County Sheriff Michael Murphy previously said his office is prepared to house Theresa Brennan, 63, safely.

Livingston County Sheriff Michael Murphy previously said his office is prepared to house Theresa Brennan, 63, safely.

Detroit Free Press - Top Stories - 59 minutes ago

New Portland Police Chief Jami Resch talks officer shortages, protests and people in crisis

She met with reporters Friday in a round of individual interviews in a 15th floor conference room at police headquarters downtown and talked about her short- and long-term goals.

Oregon Live - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

Bodies of 3 dead children discovered in home in Ireland, police say

The corpses of three children were discovered Friday night after an incident at home in a quite village outside of Dublin, Irish police said.

New York Daily News - World - 2 hours ago

Former NFLer Antonio Brown turns himself in to police in Florida

Brown is facing charges after he and his trainer were accused of battery this week.

NBC News - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

Maryland State Police investigating Thursday's death of an inmate

A 36-year-old inmate serving time for drug distribution was found unresponsive in his cell in Hagerstown.

The Baltimore Sun - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

Michigan bank calls police on black customer trying to deposit settlement check from a racial discrimination lawsuit

A black Air Force veteran is accusing a Detroit-area bank of refusing to deposit money he was awarded in a racial discrimination lawsuit against his employer and calling the police because of his race.

Fox News - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

NYPD officer's son died after frigid night in unheated garage: cops

The autistic 8-year-old boy allegedly murdered by his NYPD cop dad and his fiancée died as a result of hypothermia after he was subjected to “freezing temperatures” in the couple’s

New York Post - US News - 3 hours ago

U.S. News -- 2 dead after explosion, fire at west Houston warehouse -- A powerful explosion at a plastics manufacturing warehouse in Houston killed two people Friday, Houston police Chief Art Acevedo said.

A powerful explosion at a plastics manufacturing warehouse in Houston killed two people Friday, Houston police Chief Art Acevedo said.

UPI - US News - 4 hours ago

Brazil's Bolsonaro creates Amazon Council and Environmental Police force

The new council headed by nation’s VP who is a retired general will oversee all ministries ‘involved in the protection, defense and development… of the Amazon.’

Mongabay - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

A Virginia police officer was killed when a car dragged her during a traffic stop

A police officer in Newport News, Virginia, died after a car drove away during a traffic stop and dragged her, police said.

CNN - US News - 4 hours ago

Car fleeing cops crashes into home near downtown Orlando; driver arrested

A car crashed into a home in downtown Orlando on Friday morning.

Orlando Sentinel - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

Conn. Democrats propose new state police department to combat 'far-right' extremism

Connecticut Democrats in the state's Senate have proposed creating a new state police department that would be tasked with specifically combating

Washington Times - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

Antonio Brown turns himself in to police at South Florida jail

Former NFL star Antonio Brown has surrendered to police to face multiple burglary charges and spent Thursday night in a South Florida jail.

UPI - Top Stories - 5 hours ago

Missing Detroit mother, 4 kids found safe -- A Detroit woman and her four children who police said were missing since Tuesday and possibly in danger are safe, police said Friday morning.

A Detroit woman and her four children who police said were missing since Tuesday and possibly in danger are safe, police said Friday morning.

Detroit Free Press - US News - 6 hours ago

London police to start using controversial live facial recognition tech

LONDON — London police will start using facial recognition cameras to pick out suspects from street crowds in real-time, in a major advance for the controversial technology that raises worries about

New York Post - Technology - 6 hours ago

Suspect's parents among six dead after shooting in southern Germany, police say

"We believe it was a family drama, since according to what we know at present all were related to each other," regional police chief Reiner Moeller.

NBC News - Top Stories - 7 hours ago

London will use live facial recognition cameras to police the city

London's Metropolitan Police has announced controversial plans to use live facial recognition technology to improve officers' ability to identify suspects and police the British capital.

CNN - US News - 7 hours ago

Female police officer dies 'after being dragged by car'

A female police officer has died after allegedly being dragged by a car after she tried to apprehend a motorist who sped away from a traffic stop. Colleagues at Virginia’s Newport News police

Independent UK - US News - 7 hours ago

At least six people dead after shooting in southwestern Germany, police say

Police arrested a 26-year-old German national as the suspect in the slayings that appear to have resulted from a family dispute

The Globe and Mail - World - 8 hours ago

Reports: Massachusetts serial pooper arrested after police catch her defecating in parking lot

A Massachusetts serial pooper has been arrested after police caught her defecating in store parking lot.

Fox News - US News - 8 hours ago

Judge with Lancaster ties cited for nearly running down a police officer: report

A York County judge was cited this week for almost running over a police officer, the York Dispatch reported.

Lancaster Online - World - 8 hours ago

2 dead after warehouse explosion shakes Houston, police say

A large explosion at an apparent industrial building in Houston early Friday was felt for miles (kilometers) away, left rubble scattered in the area and damaged nearby homes.

Washington Times - US News - 8 hours ago

Chevrolet Impala hits 4-year-old Elizabethtown boy in Lancaster; police seek info

A 4-year-old Elizabethtown boy is being treated for multiple traumatic injuries at Hershey Medical Center after being struck by car in Lancaster City on Thursday, police said.

Lancaster Online - US News - 8 hours ago

Cops: Belleville Middle School secure after bomb threat -- "We are working with the school to resolve this matter and intend to hold whoever is responsible accountable," police said.

"We are working with the school to resolve this matter and intend to hold whoever is responsible accountable," police said.

North Jersey - Top Stories - 9 hours ago

S.F. cops spending thousands of hours on hospital watch

<p>Last year, SF police spent almost 24,000 hours on “hospital watch,” an increasingly time-consuming aspect of their duties, as city leaders have called on law enforcement to redouble their attention to bread-and-butter police work and rebuilding fractured relationships with communities.</p>

San Francisco Chronicle - Top Stories - 10 hours ago

Virginia cop dies after being dragged by vehicle trying to flee traffic stop, police say

A police officer has died in Virginia after being dragged by a vehicle driven by a suspect trying to flee a traffic stop, officials say.

Fox News - US News - 10 hours ago

Rogue NYPD cops using facial recognition app that insiders say is 'playing with fire'

Rogue NYPD officers are using a sketchy facial-recognition software that it’s own facial recognition unit doesn’t want to touch because of concerns about security and potential for abuse.

New York Post - Technology - 11 hours ago

Police force to roll out '81% inaccurate' live facial recognition

The move comes despite an independent report which the force commissioned finding that it was 81% inaccurate.

Sky News - Technology - 11 hours ago

Palestinians clash with Israeli police after 'peace plan' leak

Tensions spiked in Jerusalem as Donald Trump stated the contents for his "deal of the century" will be released by Tuesday.

Sky News - World - 15 hours ago

Antonio Brown surrenders to police in Florida: report

Antonio Brown, the former NFL wide receiver, surrendered to police in Florida on Thursday in relation to an arrest warrant stemming from allegations that he threw rocks at a moving truck and assaulted the driver, according to a report.

Fox News - Sports - 19 hours ago

Five state police officers injured, one killed in Tijuana ambush

One state police officer was shot in the head and did not survive his injuries

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Top Stories - 22 hours ago

Editorial: San Diego State police botched student death probe

When Dylan Hernandez died, SDSU campus police should have talked to students who attended a fraternity party

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Opinion - 1 day ago

Civilian police review will finally pass City Council in February or March, alderman says

Ald. Chris Taliaferro, chairman of the Committee on Public Safety, said negotiators for the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability and the mayor’s office are close to a deal that includes at least a partially-elected board.

Chicago Sun-Times - Politics - 1 day ago

TCF Bank apologizes for calling police in Michigan check flap

Follow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond.

Star Tribune - Business - 1 day ago

Mayor, police pledge action after deadly Seattle shooting

JAN 22, 2020 - SEATTLE (AP) — A gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night, killing one person and wounding seven others, authorities said.Seattle Fire Chief Harold Scoggins said...

Oklahoman - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Create a pipeline with Baltimore high schools to fill police and state prison jobs | READER COMMENTARY

A better recruitment pipeline needs to be created with Baltimore high schools to find candidates for the understaffed city police department and state prison system.

The Baltimore Sun - Opinion - 1 day ago

Canadian Teenager Calls Police To Report The Fake ID They Purchased Never Came

‘Sending your personal and identifying information to an unknown individual or fake ID business opens the door to someone stealing your identity,’ police say. A teenager from Ontario, ...

Inquisitr - US News - 1 day ago

TCF Bank apologizes for calling cops on black customer

Detroiter says he was humiliated after police showed up at the bank when he was trying to deposit checks from a race discrimination lawsuit.

Detroit Free Press - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Man killed in police-involved shooting: What we know

A police-involved shooting occurred in a quiet Bloomingdale neighborhood Thursday morning. Here's everything we know.

North Jersey - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Disgraced guardian Rebecca Fierle's Orlando office, where cops found cremated remains of 10 people, is for sale

The Orlando office where law enforcement found the cremated ashes of 10 people last summer in the possession of embattled former guardian Rebecca Fierle is up for sale. The small converted house northeast of downtown Orlando at 1646 Hillcrest St. that was once the office for Fierle’s business, Geriatric Management, is listed on Zillow for $549,000, down from its initial Dec. 3 listing price of $599,000.

Orlando Sentinel - Politics - 1 day ago

Canadian teen calls cops after fake ID doesn't arrive, prompts police warning on identity theft scams

A Canadian teen’s bizarre call to police on Tuesday to report that the fake ID they ordered online never arrived has authorities stepping up efforts to warn of potential identity theft scams.

Fox News - Weird - 1 day ago

Ex-Mississippi State star wide receiver found dead in Alabama home, police say

Former Mississippi State football star De’Runnya Wilson was found dead in an apparent homicide at an Alabama home Tuesday, police said.

Fox News - Sports - 1 day ago

French President snaps at Israeli police during Jerusalem visit: video

French President Emmanuel Macron has been caught on camera flying off the handle at his Israeli security detail after entering a French-administered

Almasdar News - Top Stories - 2 days ago

San Diego Police boost efforts to keep heavy-duty trucks off Barrio Logan streets

Since police launched the 'Barrio Logan Commercial Operation' in October, officers have issued more than 190 citations, officials said

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Environment - 3 days ago

NJ bans sale of toy guns that look real -- The bill was in response to the 2014 fatal police shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was holding an Airsoft pellet gun. -- New Jersey

The bill was in response to the 2014 fatal police shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was holding an Airsoft pellet gun.

North Jersey - US News - 3 days ago

Oklahoma City Police searching for missing woman

JAN 21, 2020 - OKC police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 34-year-old woman.

Oklahoman - Top Stories - 3 days ago

Actor Vijay's knife stunt not to police liking

A video of the actor using a 'sword' to cut his birthday cake went viral

Deccan Chronicle - Entertainment - 3 days ago

Yuen Long mob attack victims file civil suit against Hong Kong police chief over 'failure to protect residents'

Victims of the Yuen Long mob attacks last year have filed a civil suit against the police commissioner, accusing the force of failing to protect residents. On July 21, 2019, a stick-wielding mob wearing white shirts indiscriminately attacked civilians, journalists and a lawmaker at Yuen Long’s MTR station, leaving dozens injured. Hong Kong police have been […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 3 days ago

2 dead, 5 injured after shooting in San Antonio club: police

One victim died at the scene, and another six were transported to a hospital, where one was pronounced dead shortly after arrival, authorities said.

Chicago Sun-Times - US News - 4 days ago

Lack of security at Iranian stadiums utter falsehood: Tehran's police chief

TEHRAN, Jan. 20 (MNA) – The Chief of Tehran Metropolitan Police, Brigadier General Hossein Rahimi called the AFC’s decision wrong and unacceptable, saying that Iranian capital is fully secure.

Mehr News Agency - Sports - 4 days ago

2 dead, 15 reportedly injured in Missouri shooting: police

A police spokesman said the shooter opened fire on a line of people waiting to enter a Kansas City bar, but the motive for the shooting wasn’t immediately clear.

Chicago Sun-Times - US News - 4 days ago

Police under fire for displaying journalist's Hong Kong ID card during live stream again

A police officer has displayed a journalist’s Hong Kong identity card during a live streaming video. It came after a similar case last month where an officer displayed the identity card and press pass of Stand News Deputy Assignment Editor Ronson Chan during a protest live stream in Tai Po. On Sunday, the Stand News […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 4 days ago

Hong Kong police chief tried to 'publicly discredit' woman accusing officers of gang rape - lawyers

The lawyers for a woman who accused officers of raping her inside Tsuen Wan police station have condemned the Commissioner of Police, saying he attempted to publicly discredit her and undermine her complaint. In November, police confirmed that a woman filed a complaint to the force on October 22 alleging that she had been raped in the station. The […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 4 days ago

Police test new technology 'BolaWrap' to restrain suspects

Wrap Technologies President Tom Smith and retired Police Chief Don De Lucca explains the new police technology that may be a game-changer for law enforcement.

Fox News - Technology - 6 days ago

Democrat asks court to force Hong Kong police to reveal tear gas recipe

Democratic Party lawmaker Ted Hui has filed a court application in the hope of forcing police to reveal the chemical ingredients of tear gas used at recent protests. The force has deployed than 16,000 rounds of tear gas during the protests which have been ongoing for than seven months. They have consistently refused […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 6 days ago

1 dead, 1 hurt in Lake Tahoe avalanche: Sheriff

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says the avalanche happened Friday at Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows, a ski resort in the Squaw Valley area of Lake Tahoe.

Chicago Sun-Times - US News - 7 days ago

Editorial: Police body cameras a positive step for Paterson -- If undertaken correctly, use of the cameras could be a major step in bringing back trust between city residents and those in uniform.

If undertaken correctly, use of the cameras could be a major step in bringing back trust between city residents and those in uniform.

North Jersey - Opinion - 7 days ago

Iraqi police arrest ISIS religious official in eastern Mosul

Iraqi security forces on Thursday announced the arrest of a senior religious Islamic State official in eastern Mosul.

Kurdistan 24 - Top Stories - 8 days ago

Bugs in aisle 5: Bed bugs found crawling around Pennsylvania Walmart; cops are investigating

JAN 6, 2020 - It's not uncommon to have an occasional influx of bedbugs at a motel. But at a Walmart?

Oklahoman - Health - 11 days ago

Man suspected of abducting woman is fatally shot by police

DEC 13, 2019 - CORDELL, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man suspected of abducting a woman and missing a court date on charges of assaulting two police officers was shot and killed Thursday by police in...

Oklahoman - US News - 11 days ago

How the San Antonio Police Are Rethinking Mental Health

A new documentary on policing in San Antonio makes a simple suggestion: Instead of arresting mentally ill people, listen to them.

Texas Observer - Health - 11 days ago

At least 124 people suspected of links to the Islamic State detained in Turkey -- Police in Turkey have detained at least 124 people suspected...

Police in Turkey have detained at least 124 people suspected of links to the so-called Islamic State.

Independent.ie - World - 25 days ago

Police in Santa hats chase suspect

Four officers, all wearing festive headgear, apprehend a suspect after a chase on foot through the streets.

Sky News - Weird - 1 month ago

Starbucks Again Apologizes For Treatment Of Police, This Time After Two Cops In California Refused Service

‘There is simply no excuse for how the two deputies were [treated],’ said a company spokesperson. Starbucks has apologized after two police officers in California were refused service, ...

Inquisitr - Business - 1 month ago

Florida Man Charged With Criminal Mischief After Police Say He Sexually Assaulted Olaf Doll In Target Store

A Florida man is facing charges after police say he sexually assaulted a stuffed Frozen toy inside a Target store. Cody Christopher Meader had been arrested after the October 22 incident in which ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 1 month ago

Florida Woman Faked Medical Condition To Get Better Airplane Seat And Forced Plane To Be Diverted, Police Say

A Florida woman who faked a medical condition in order to get a better seat on an airplane during the busy Thanksgiving weekend ended up causing the plane to be diverted, police say. The unnamed ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 1 month ago

'Unheard of in civilised countries': Top medical journal blasts Hong Kong police for treatment of medics at Polytechnic University

A Hong Kong-based surgeon on Friday condemned the police for arresting a group of medics outside the besieged Polytechnic University (PolyU), saying that the move violated international humanitarian standards. In an article published by the leading medical journal Lancet, Darren Mann said that the Hong Kong police had fallen “far below accepted international norms for […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Environment - 2 months ago

Hong Kong Police Reportedly Threaten To Use Live Ammo On Pro-Democracy Protesters

The Hong Kong police superintendent said that his officers might use live ammo as a ‘necessary minimum force’ to counter violent protests. Protesters in Hong Kong, who have been ...

Inquisitr - World - 2 months ago

North Carolina Fast Food Restaurant Cashier, Manager Fired For Refusing To Serve Police Officer

‘If a cashier doesn’t feel comfortable taking somebody else’s order, it’s not wrong for them to ask somebody else do it or contact the manager,’ said the former manager. ...

Inquisitr - Business - 2 months ago

Hong Kong police arrested 5 people inside public hospitals over June 12 protests, gov't says

Hong Kong police have arrested five people inside public hospitals in connection with a protest on June 12, the Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan has confirmed. Speaking at a Legislative Council meeting on Wednesday, Chan said that as of October 17, five people – aged 22 to 29 – had been apprehended at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 2 months ago

Hong Kong running group must seek police permission if participants exceed 30, warn police

Police have warned the organisers of a running activity that they may bear legal responsibilities should their events exceed 30 people. The police told the organiser of a local running group Longrun.hk, who gave his name as Alan, that he will have to apply for a letter of no objection for public training sessions. They […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Sports - 2 months ago

Dutch Police Discover Family Hiding Away In Hidden Farmhouse Cellar, 'Waiting For The End Of Time'

Five adult siblings and their father were holed up in the farmhouse; police are trying to figure out what became of the mother. Dutch police found a family of several adult siblings and their father ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 3 months ago

Amnesty International Accuses Hong Kong Police Of Torturing Protesters

Human rights group Amnesty International has accused Hong Kong’s police force of “unnecessary and excessive force” towards detained protesters in what it says amounts to ...

Inquisitr - World - 4 months ago

Emu Leads California Police On Wild Chase

Near Madera, California, an emu led California Highway Patrol on a chase along Highway 99, and eventually, they managed to catch the flightless bird without any injury to people or the animal. The ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 4 months ago

Hong Kong police obtain warrant to read medical records of woman who suffered eye injury at protest

Hong Kong police have acquired the medical records of a woman who suffered an eye injury during clashes on August 11 after they successfully obtained a court warrant. The woman, who was hurt in the right eye, had become a symbol of the city’s anti-government protest movement and is wiy seen as a victim of […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Environment - 4 months ago

On the frontlines: the Hong Kong public hospital doctors making a stand against police violence

The sme was so thick and the rounds were coming so fast that Bruce found himself crouching in the gutter, his protective gear all but useless. On that same stretch of Nathan Road, a woman would pe her head out between the advertising panels of a bus stop and get shot in the eye. Meanwhile, […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Environment - 4 months ago

Hong Kong police ban rally at Cathay Pacific HQ, as airline issues fourth statement in support of authorities

Hong Kong police banned a rally at the headquarters of Cathay Pacific Airways on Wednesday citing a court injunction imposed at the airport to restrict demonstrations. CEO Rupert Hogg resigned from his post two weeks ago amid criticism from China over the air’s response to the city’s anti-extradition law protests. Meanwhile, Rebecca Sy – chair of the flight […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Business - 4 months ago

Police In Missouri Arrest Felony Suspect When Loud Fart Gives Away Their Hiding Spot

Police in Missouri searching for a felony suspect got some very unusual help in finding their hiding spot. As Fox 9 reported, officers from the Liberty Police Department were searching for a person ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 4 months ago