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Police arrest suspect in Cal State Fullerton stabbing -- Police in California arrested a man in the stabbing death of a former Cal State Fullerton administrator, authorities announced Thursday.

Police in California arrested a man in the stabbing death of a former Cal State Fullerton administrator, authorities announced Thursday.

UPI - 51 minutes ago

Police Operation in Crackland Arrests 17 Drug Traffickers in São Paulo

The State Department of Prevention and Repression of Drug Trafficking (DENARC) launched this morning, August 22nd, the Cracolândia ("Crackland") 2019 Judicial Police Field Operation, with the intention of countering drug trafficking in the Nova Luz region, in the center of São Paulo.

Rio Times - 2 hours ago

Police say $37k in sound gear stolen from music center

A Vermont police department is investigating the theft of about $37,000 worth of equipment was stolen from a music center during the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival.

Washington Times - 3 hours ago

Police colleagues to lead minute's silence for officer who died on duty

PC Andrew Harper died on 15 August while responding to reports of a burglary near Sulhamstead in Berkshire.

Sky News - 4 hours ago

Lobbyist caught up in State Police case is known for her edge on Beacon Hill -- Anne Lynch evolved from managing the day-to-day business of trade associations to running a firm that pushed the interests of dozens of organizations, including the powerful state troopers union.

Anne M. Lynch evolved from managing the day-to-day business of trade associations to running a lobbying firm that pushed the interests of dozens of organizations, including the powerful state troopers union. It was in that work, authorities alleged, that she also became something else: a criminal.

Boston Globe - 5 hours ago

Jump Bikes program halted in Providence -- Police have pulled at least 55 compromised bicycles off the street this week.

Police have pulled at least 55 compromised bicycles off the street this week.

Boston Globe - 5 hours ago

Co-worker arrested in Cal State Fullerton fatal stabbing, police say

Police say they think the suspect targeted Steven Shek Keung Chan, a 57-year-old retired administrator.

Los Angeles Times - 6 hours ago

Missing New York chef found dead at hostel, police say

The body of a head chef at a popular New York City restaurant was found dead Wednesday at a hostel in Queens after he had been missing for four days, police told Fox News.

Fox News - 6 hours ago

Six people hurt, one with life-threatening injuries, after crash involving Uber driver downtown -- Police believe a driver ran a red traffic light, "causing a chain of actions" that led to the crash. Photos show a black SUV, which witnesses say ran the light, had an Uber sticker on it.

Toronto paramedics arrived on scene near Bay and College Sts. around 3:20 p.m., where they found a man, two women, and a child all who had been injured, said deputy commander Evert Steenge. Three of them were on foot.

Toronto Star - 7 hours ago

A cook planned to gun down his own coworkers and guests at a California hotel, police say. He's been charged

A hotel cook apparently upset over human resources issues has been arrested for allegedly planning a mass shooting of his coworkers and guests at a Marriott property in Long Beach, California, city police said.

CNN - 7 hours ago

Intruders break into Lititz home, 1 occupant pistol whipped; 2 intruders sought: police

Two males broke into a Lititz Borough home Wednesday night and one of them pointed a gun at two residents, striking one in the head with it, before both fled,

Lancaster Online - 7 hours ago

Suspect in California campus killing was co-worker, police have not released possible motive

The arrest of the suspect has so far only revealed details of his work life and where he lived

The Globe and Mail - 8 hours ago

Former Viking, wife found dead in Long Prairie home; police search for known suspect

News about the deaths of Barry and Carol Bennett spread quickly among those living in Long Prairie.

Star Tribune - 8 hours ago

$1 million worth of cocaine found in banana box shipments at Washington Safeway stores, police say

Authorities in Washington state have opened an investigation after employees at three Safeway stores reported finding more than $1 million worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas.

Fox News - 10 hours ago

Man dies while trying to save girl, 11, swept into Lake Michigan at 31st Street Beach, police say

Rescue workers help a woman and man who slipped underwater at the 31st Street Beach on Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.

Chicago Tribune - 10 hours ago

Police arrest suspect in Cal State Fullerton stabbing

Fullerton police have arrested 51-year-old Chuyen Vo in connection with the stabbing of Cal State Fullerton administrator Steven Chan.

CNN - 11 hours ago

Mass shooting by disgruntled hotel cook thwarted in California, police say

Hotel cook allegedly confessed to a fellow worker at the Long Beach Marriott that he planned to carry out attack as a revenge act for a grudge he bore the company.

South China Morning Post - 12 hours ago

Bergenfield swears in new police chief -- Chief Mustafa Rabboh is the first Muslim to hold the post in Bergen County, a point praised by state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, who attended.

Chief Mustafa Rabboh is the first Muslim to hold the post in Bergen County, a point praised by state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, who attended.

North Jersey - 14 hours ago

Missing 97-year-old man last seen in Elizabethtown, state police say

Pennsylvania State Police in York are looking for Herschel Carico, 97, who has been missing since Wednesday morning.

Lancaster Online - 19 hours ago

Anti-vaccine activist assaults California vaccine law author, police say

Sacramento Police cited an anti-vaccine activist for assaulting vaccine bill author state Sen. Richard Pan on Wednesday near the Capitol.

Los Angeles Times - 21 hours ago

Six people aged 62 to 85 arrested after police watch them having sex

Six people aged 62 to 85 have been arrested after police officers went into the woods to watch them having sex. The group was arrested in a conservation area in Fairfield, Connecticut, which is some

Independent UK - 22 hours ago

Police search for sniper who shot Los Angeles...

A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby.

Peninsula Qatar - 1 day ago

Cops reunite homeless man with family after 24 years -- Jose Lopez was able to see his daughters and meet his grandchildren after NJ Transit police found him at Secaucus Junction and offered a hand. -- New Jersey

Jose Lopez was able to see his daughters and meet his grandchildren after NJ Transit police found him at Secaucus Junction and offered a hand.

North Jersey - 1 day ago

911 recordings from night Newark cop's estranged wife shot, killed -- Panic is heard in two calls from the night Newark Police Officer John Formisano is accused of shooting his estranged wife in Jefferson Township.

Panic is heard in two calls from the night Newark Police Officer John Formisano is accused of shooting his estranged wife in Jefferson Township.

North Jersey - 1 day ago

Hong Kong police and protesters clash at train station

Authorities fire tear gas at protesters gathered at transit station; Benjamin Hall reports.

Fox News - 1 day ago

Cops: Sussex man had weapons, drugs, Nazi propaganda -- State police found numerous weapons and ammunition inside Joseph's Rubino's vehicle after it crashed on July 24. -- News

State police found numerous weapons and ammunition inside Joseph's Rubino's vehicle after it crashed on July 24.

North Jersey - 1 day ago

California police seek suspect who allegedly attacked 400-pound robot security guard

A 400-pound robot security guard -- likened to famed “Star Wars” droid R2-D2 -- was damaged after a suspected vandal attacked it earlier this month inside a Northern California parking garage, authorities said.

Fox News - 1 day ago

Make it snappy! Police tackle plastic crocodile in Devon swamp

Officers in Devon responded to what turned out to be a toy crocodile in a swamp after it was spotted by a resident.

Sky News - 1 day ago

In Pictures: Sit-in marking a month since MTR mob attacks ends in dramatic standoff with Hong Kong riot police

Hundreds of black-clad Hong Kong protesters filled Yuen Long MTR station and confronted police on Wednesday night in protest of a mob attack that occurred at the station a month earlier. As the night wore on, protesters entered into a standoff with riot police, throwing objects, barricading the station exits and setting off fire extinguishers. […]

Hong Kong Free Press - 1 day ago

Tory mayoral hopeful under fire over police numbers 'useless' remark

Conservative London mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey has been criticised after it emerged he had argued that increasing police numbers was "useless" in deterring criminals. It comes as Mr Bailey

Independent UK - 1 day ago

Getting killed by police is a leading cause of death for young black men in America

About 1 in 1,000 black men and boys in America can expect to die at the hands of police. That risk is 2.5 times higher than for white men, new research shows.

Los Angeles Times - 1 day ago

No sign of any foreign influence in protests, say police

Hong Kong's police force said yesterday that the mass protests that have besieged the city all summer showed no signs of foreign influence or interference, signalling a split between Be

Independent.ie - 2 days ago

The fall of the Hong Kong Police Force: A new branch of China's public security machinery?

Once hailed by commentators as Asia’s finest, the Hong Kong Police Force has slipped to a new low in popularity and triggered new highs in public anger – all amid allegations of unlawful use of force in protests sparked by the extradition bill. Gone are the days when the force was seen as a law-abiding, […]

Hong Kong Free Press - 2 days ago

Hostages freed as Rio bus hijacker shot dead by police sniper

City’s governor celebrates after four-hour standoff ends with shooting of hostage-taker

Irish Times - 2 days ago

Two Hong Kong police officers arrested over 'torture' of 62-year-old man at hospital

Two police officers have been arrested on suspicion of assault after they were caught on security camera beating a 62-year-old man in a hospital bed. The video, taken on June 26 from 2:25am, appeared to show the officers punching the man’s genitals, slapping his face, thrusting a baton at him, and threatening him as he lay restrained in a […]

Hong Kong Free Press - 2 days ago

New York Police Department fires officer involved in Eric Garner's chokehold death

New York City's police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force.

Chicago Tribune - 3 days ago

3 SEPARATE MASS SHOOTING PLOTS STOPPED AROUND THE COUNTRY, POLICE SAY

Tips from the public aided in the three arrests, which occurred from Thursday and Friday in Connecticut, Florida and Ohio.

Chicago Sun-Times - 3 days ago

[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Nora Quoirin family 'expects police to do a thorough investigation' into death as post-mortem continues

The post-mortem examination on Nora Quoirin's body is continuing and a cause of death has not yet been established, Matthew Searle of the Lucie Blackman Trust has said

Independent.ie - 4 days ago

Organisers say 1.7 million joined Hong Kong pro-democracy rally against police use of force, as protesters reiterate 5 demands

Organisers say at least 1.7 million people attended a mass pro-democracy rally against the police use of force in Hong Kong on Sunday. Protesters marched peacefully from Causeway Bay to Central, as the city entered its 11th consecutive week of demonstrations. The Civil Human Rights Front’s estimate included those marching between Causeway Bay and Fortress Hill, though it […]

Hong Kong Free Press - 4 days ago

The reckless use of tear gas by Hong Kong police in confined spaces is dangerous and patently unlawful

By Dr. Howard Hu and Phelim Kine Hong Kong police did something medically dangerous – and patently unlawful – on Sunday night, August 11. Riot gear-clad officers who had pursued pro-democracy protesters into the Kwai Fong subway station fired multiple barrages of tear gas into the crowded, confined space. By doing so, they not only […]

Hong Kong Free Press - 5 days ago

NJ woman torches man's house after he didn't answer door for booty call: police

Taija Russell is accused of setting a fire outside the sole doorway to the man's home, then fleeing as the flames spread.

North Jersey - 6 days ago

Zimbabwe's police beat anti-government protesters in capital -- Tensions overflow after courts uphold police ban on opposition protests amid soaring inflation, widespread power cuts and water shortages under President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's police patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, Friday morning while many residents stayed home and shops were shut fearing violence from an anti-government demonstration.

Toronto Star - 6 days ago

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas and beat protesters as they disperse opposition march

At least one person was seriously injured when Zimbabwe police violently dispersed an opposition march in Harare.

Telegraph UK - 6 days ago

Several police officers shot in Philadelphia

AUG 14, 2019 - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Several Philadelphia police officers were shot Wednesday afternoon in what is being called an "active and ongoing" shooting situation in the...

Oklahoman - 8 days ago

Falling bear lands on police car, causing it to burst into flames

The bear smashed the windshield - with the car hitting an embankment, rolling onto its side and bursting into flames.

Sky News - 12 days ago

Ex-Hong Kong police commander who oversaw 2014 Umbrella Movement returns to handle protests

Hong Kong’s police force has brought a senior officer out of retirement to serve as a temporary second-in-command tasked with handling the ongoing anti-government protests and the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China celebrations. Alan Lau, who served as deputy commissioner of police before retiring at the end of last year, has been […]

Hong Kong Free Press - 14 days ago

Police to Close Rape Investigations Against Football Star Neymar

News in English for Rio de Janeiro and Brazil

Rio Times - 23 days ago

NYC police seek 2 shooters in Brooklyn playground shooting

JUL 28, 2019 - NEW YORK (AP) — A popular community festival was coming to a close when gunfire erupted in a Brooklyn neighborhood, leaving one man dead, another person in critical condition and 10...

Oklahoman - 25 days ago

First Look -- Doorbell cams raise privacy fears, concerns about profiling -- Doorbell cameras are increasingly popular among homeowners, creating what police call a "digital neighborhood watch." But some say the security increase also brings privacy risks and stokes fears and suspicion.

Doorbell cameras are increasingly popular among homeowners, creating what police call a "digital neighborhood watch." But some say the security increase also brings privacy risks and stokes fears and suspicion.

Christian Science Monitor - 1 month ago

Hong Kong protests: Yoshinoya apologises for police wordplay, as Pocari Sweat sweats over boycott call

The Hong Kong franchise of fast-food chain Yoshinoya has apologised for a post earlier this week which was interpreted as being insulting to the police force. The incident was sparked after officers went to a “Lennon Wall” in Tai Po on Wednesday, removing several posters that included personal details of a front officer. Since then, some demonstators […]

Hong Kong Free Press - 1 month ago

Face off? Americans fear privacy loss to recognition software - Police departments and tech companies are using facial recognition software, and that has profound implications for privacy and anonymity.

Police departments and tech companies are using facial recognition software, and that has profound implications for privacy and anonymity.

Christian Science Monitor - 2 months ago

Chinese police arrest a man for complaining about hospital food - but netizens say it's police abuse

By Oiwan Lam A man in Hubei province was arrested and detained for “disturbing public order” after he posted a negative comment about hospital food in She Xian of Handan City. According to local media reports, the She Xian police received a complaint saying that someone was making negative remarks on about the price, amount and […]

Hong Kong Free Press - 4 months ago