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Crisis response team — without cops — would be sent to mental health emergencies under proposal

The "Treatment for Trauma" crisis response team would be staffed by paramedics and social workers and run by the Chicago Department of Public Health.

Chicago Sun-Times - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

Opinion -- Breonna Taylor death shows gap between law and justice -- We shouldn't be screaming 'racism' when an African American prosecutor investigates a police incident and determines it was a tragedy but not a crime. -- Opinion

We shouldn't be screaming 'racism' when an African American prosecutor investigates a police incident and determines it was a tragedy but not a crime.

USA Today - Opinion - 2 hours ago

County, family of Maryland man killed by police reach $20M settlement

Officials in Maryland announced they have reached a $20 million settlement with the family of a man who was killed by a police officer in January. 

UPI - US News - 2 hours ago

3 dead, 1 hurt in Salem hostage incident, police shooting

Police say three people are dead and one was hurt during a hostage incident in a Salem, Oregon, home in which a deputy fired gunshots

The San Diego Union-Tribune - US News - 5 hours ago

Henry Peter Jansen, former Radnor Township police superintendent, dies at 90

“He was just a nice man," former Radnor police superintendent John Rutty said of Mr. Jansen. "He was so even-keeled. Every day was a bluebird-on-your-shoulder kind of day.”

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Top Stories - 5 hours ago

Machete-wielding North Carolina man leaves bloody satanic messages on sorority house, police say

A North Carolina man wielding a machete left satanic messages written in blood on a sorority house at East Carolina University on Sunday night, authorities said.

Fox News - Weird - 8 hours ago

U.S. News -- Kentucky AG agrees to release Breonna Taylor grand jury records -- Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said late Monday he'll release grand jury records in the case of Breonna Taylor, a Black Louisville woman killed by police last spring, after previously saying he wouldn't.

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said late Monday he'll release grand jury records in the case of Breonna Taylor, a Black Louisville woman killed by police last spring, after previously saying he wouldn't.

UPI - US News - 8 hours ago

Kentucky AG agrees to release grand jury tapes in Breonna Taylor case, says he never asked jury to consider homicide charges against cops

Daniel Cameron said he would comply with a judge’s order after a member of the grand jury sued to have the record of the proceedings opened to the public.

The Philadelphia Inquirer - US News - 8 hours ago

Police break up party with at least 1,000 attendees near Florida State University

Nearly 1,500 people at Florida State University have tested positive for Covid-19 since August.

NBC News - US News - 9 hours ago

Police storm black student's dorm room after false report

Police stormed into Christin Evans dorm with guns after students falsely reported her

Independent UK - US News - 9 hours ago

Trump's Returns Make Case for Funding the Tax Police

The president’s taxes are full of evasion schemes that our underfunded IRS has failed to punish.

New York Magazine - Top Stories - 11 hours ago

New details in Breonna Taylor case -- In newly published video obtained by Vice News allegedly showing the moments after the police raid that killed Breonna Taylor, one of the officers is purportedly walking the scene of the shooting; a potential departmental violation. The Kentucky State Police ballistics report also does not conclude that it was Kenneth Walker's weapon that shot a police sergeant in the leg. Adriana Diaz has the details. -- Sep 28

In newly published video obtained by Vice News allegedly showing the moments after the police raid that killed Breonna Taylor, one of the officers is purportedly walking the scene of the shooting; a potential departmental violation. The Kentucky State Police ballistics report also does not conclude that it was Kenneth Walker's weapon that shot a police sergeant in the leg. Adriana Diaz has the details.

CBS News - Top Stories - 12 hours ago

Rights Groups Condemn Cameroon Police Stationed at Opposition Leader's Home

Human rights groups in Cameroon have condemned the de facto house arrest of opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who has spent a week at his residence surrounded by riot police. Authorities say Kamto's Cameroon Renaissance Movement party is being investigated for attempts to destabilize the country after last week's anti-government protests.

Voice of America - World - 12 hours ago

Police break up FSU off-campus party with over 1,000 people

As coronavirus cases spike among Florida State University students, local police said Sunday they broke up a party at an off-campus student apartment complex that involved about 700 vehicles and more than 1,000 attendees.

Orlando Sentinel - Health - 15 hours ago

The Obama Justice Department Had a Plan to Hold Police Accountable for Abuses. The Trump DOJ Has Undermined It.

The Trump administration has not aggressively enforced existing agreements to monitor abusive law enforcement agencies, emboldening them to fight reforms.

ProPublica - Top Stories - 16 hours ago

Police: Shooting outside Detroit strip club leaves 6 injured -- A large group was outside the club on the city's west side shortly before 2 a.m. when at least one person opened fire, Detroit police said.

A large group was outside the club on the city's west side shortly before 2 a.m. when at least one person opened fire, Detroit police said.

Detroit Free Press - US News - 17 hours ago

Texas sheriff indicted for 'evidence tampering' amid probe of Black man's 'I can't breathe' death involving 'Live PD'

A Texas grand jury has indicted a sheriff for alleged evidence tampering amid a probe into the death of a Black man who cried “I can’t breathe” after deputies tased and pinned him with TV cameras rolling.

New York Daily News - US News - 1 day ago

Ocean City officials defend large-scale police response to 'H20i' car rally: 'Ugly at times ... but the plan worked'

Clashes between police and attendees, several hundred arrests and miles-long traffic backups on Coastal Highway marked the unauthorized “H2oi” car rally in Ocean City this weekend.

The Baltimore Sun - Politics - 1 day ago

Police need warrant to obtain WiFi location data, privacy activists argue

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will consider whether police should have gotten one in a marijuana robbery case.

NBC News - Technology - 1 day ago

The controversy behind qualified immunity -- The doctrine of qualified immunity, whereby police officers are protected from civil lawsuits in certain cases, has come under question. Would eliminating qualified immunity improve relations between police and the greater community? Senior contributor Ted Koppel talks with law experts, and with citizens who have become mired in lawsuits for years owing to police actions that they say violated their Constitutional rights. -- Sep 27

The doctrine of qualified immunity, whereby police officers are protected from civil lawsuits in certain cases, has come under question. Would eliminating qualified immunity improve relations between police and the greater community? Senior contributor Ted Koppel talks with law experts, and with citizens who have become mired in lawsuits for years owing to police actions that they say violated their Constitutional rights.

CBS News - Top Stories - 1 day ago

What Trump and Biden Should Debate at the Cleveland Clinic: Why the Hospital's Private Police Mostly Arrest Black People

Armed private police patrolling Cleveland’s medical zone and the city streets around it disproportionately charge and cite Black people, even though most hospital employees, patients and visitors are…

ProPublica - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Police fire tear gas, hundreds detained during protests in Belarus

Thousands of protesters marched through Minsk for a seventh consecutive weekend, in a rally dubbed the “people’s inauguration.” Demonstrators are outraged that Belarus’s President Alexander Lukashenko had himself inaugurated earlier this week following what they say was a rigged election in August.

NBC News - World - 2 days ago

Portland Police Deputized As Federal Officers As Far-Right Proud Boys Move Into City

The Proud Boys descended on Portland, Oregon Saturday, and local police prepared for the conflict by ramping up their authority. As the Oregonian reported, dozens of police were deputized as federal ...

Inquisitr - US News - 2 days ago

Tiburon police face probe over tense exchange at Black-owned shop

<p>Owners of a clothing store in Tiburon are still reeling after a tense interaction with police officers who questioned why they were in the store late one August night.</p>

San Francisco Chronicle - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Republicans portray Democrats as anti-police in final weeks of Senate contests

Images of a town on fire and people cheering, an obliterated storefront window, and a burning flag. Spliced in between are shots of Theresa Greenfield, the Senate Democratic candidate in Iowa. A voice warns that if she wins, "the mob wins."

CNN - Politics - 2 days ago

Rochester, N.Y., mayor appoints new interim police chief

Cynthia Herriot-Sullivan will take over in the wake of the death of Daniel Prude.

Star Tribune - US News - 3 days ago

Rochester mayor names Black woman as interim police chief amid protests over Daniel Prude death

Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan, a former Rochester police lieutenant, will become the first woman to head the department on Oct. 14.

New York Daily News - Politics - 3 days ago

Pennsylvania sheriff switches from Democratic to Republican Party amid unrest

‘Fox & Friends Weekend’ co-host Will Cain talks to a formerly Democrat sheriff who changed party affiliation to Republican over the unrest and violence in cities across the country.

Fox News - US News - 3 days ago

Curtis Hill: Black Kentucky AG wrongly attacked by other Blacks for not charging cops in Breonna Taylor death

Justice knows no color. Yet Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is being criticized by fellow Blacks who contend he should have charged police in the killing of Breonna Taylor.

Fox News - Opinion - 3 days ago

Shaquille O'Neal Defends Police in Breonna Taylor Case: 'I Imagine You Would Fire Back'

As with his colleague Charles Barkley, TNT basketball commentator Shaquille O'Neal drew the ire of the left after he made comments supportive

Breitbart - Sports - 4 days ago

The Monitor's View -- Finding justice for Breonna Taylor -- Like other cities following police violence, Louisville is relying on a local desire for social harmony and justice to drive needed reforms.

Like other cities following police violence, Louisville is relying on a local desire for social harmony and justice to drive needed reforms.

Christian Science Monitor - Opinion - 4 days ago

Anti-terrorism police investigating knife attack in Paris

In Paris, near the former office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, at least two people were stabbed Friday, with one suffering serious injuries. And, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has apologized for the killing of a South Korean government worker who was shot and burned after crossing into the North just off the shore. Also, Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a cyber truce between Moscow and Washington.

PRI - World - 4 days ago

' Blue lives matter' is a jab at 'Black lives matter' No one is born "blue" or destined to be a police officer at birth. It's a choice and a noble one. People are born Black every single day. News

No one is born “blue” or destined to be a police officer at birth. It's a choice and a noble one. People are born Black every single day.

North Jersey - Opinion - 4 days ago

Chicago police union president says Dem pols spread 'false' Breonna Taylor narrative to boost Biden's Black support

"They’re trying to incite anger and get people riled up to make sure they show up to the polls. Police are the boogie man," FOP President John Catanzara said. "They’re really willing to sell their souls for an election because they hate the President that much."

Chicago Sun-Times - US News - 5 days ago

ESPN's Mark Jones: Cops at Basketball Stadiums Should 'Take the Day Off' so My 'Black Skin' Won't Make Them Shoot Me

ESPN broadcaster Mark Jones tweeted that he will tell the police officers assigned to protect him at stadiums to "take the day off"

Breitbart - Sports - 5 days ago

Rob Smith: Black Ky. AG unjustly criticized by Black left for not charging police in Breonna Taylor death

The decision not to charge police in the shooting of Breonna Taylor made those intent on using Black pain to exploit a political agenda very upset, and they responded with racially charged attacks on Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, a Black Republican.

Fox News - Opinion - 5 days ago

My dad was a cop. He says more Black people need to join the police

<p>There is a notable dearth of Black police officers in departments across the country, a fact made more evident during the ongoing racial awakening. As protests <underscore class="character" displayname="underscore" name="underscore" xmlns:cci="urn:schemas-ccieurope.com">continue </underscore>against police brutality, often led by young Black people, it’s possible this country will never see diverse police forces.

San Francisco Chronicle - Politics - 13 days ago

Breonna Taylor's Boyfriend Kenneth Walker Sues Louisville Police Department, City

Kenneth Walker, the boyfriend of Breonna Taylor, has sued the Louisville Police Department and the city, saying that authorities need to be held accountable for the botched police raid that killed ...

Inquisitr - US News - 14 days ago

Michael Reinoehl, Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Portland Protester, Killed While Police Move In

Michael Reinoehl, the suspect in the deadly shooting of a counter-protester in Portland late last month, was fatally shot as police closed in on him to make an arrest, The Associated Press reported. ...

Inquisitr - US News - 25 days ago

'No special treatment': Cops investigate Usain Bolt's mask-free party after world's fastest man tests positive for COVID-19

Authorities in Jamaica vowed “no special treatment” for Usain Bolt after the eight-time Olympic gold medalist tested positive for coronavirus following a mask-free birthday bash over the weekend.

New York Daily News - Health - 1 month ago

Who Is Jacob Blake? Black Man Shot By Kenosha Police Was Reportedly Breaking Up Fight

Jacob Blake has been identified as the man shot in the back by members of the Kenosha Police Department in an incident that has captured nationwide attention and led to protests in the Wisconsin ...

Inquisitr - US News - 1 month ago

Protests Turn Violent In Kenosha, Wisconsin, After Video Shows Police Officers Shooting Black Man In The Back

Protests turned violent in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday evening after police officers were seen shooting a black man in the back during a domestic incident. A man was shot just after 5:15 p.m. local ...

Inquisitr - US News - 1 month ago

Viral Video Appears To Show Kenosha, Wisconsin, Police Officers Shooting Black Man In The Back

A viral video appeared to show police officers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, shooting a black man in the back as he tried to enter a car, a clip that has sparked an immediate backlash online. The video ...

Inquisitr - US News - 1 month ago

Massachusetts man sought after giving 'COVID hug' to cancer patient, other shoppers at Walmart: cops

Walmart shoppers, including a cancer survivor, were left terrorized after a stranger wandered around a Massachusetts shopping center giving what he called a “COVID hug.”

New York Daily News - Health - 1 month ago

Protesters clash with police in Beirut demonstration

Fury mounted in Lebanon in the wake of the massive explosion which devastated much of Beirut, as protesters on Saturday poured into the streets to call for political change.

Star Tribune - World - 1 month ago

McDonald's CEO Suggests That Employees Might Call Police If Customers Refuse To Wear Masks

The CEO of McDonald’s, the world’s largest fast-food chain, suggest Thursday that employees may start calling police on unruly customers who refuse to wear face masks, CBS News ...

Inquisitr - Business - 1 month ago

Police Arrest Man Wearing Blackface Who Attended An Anti-Racism Protest In Toronto

Police arrested a man wearing black face paint — also known as blackface — in attendance at an anti-racism protest held in Toronto, Canada, TMZ reported. A white man decked out in black ...

Inquisitr - World - 3 months ago

Tear Gas Is Way More Dangerous Than Police Let On — Especially During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In the middle of a respiratory pandemic, law enforcement agencies have used tear gas in especially dangerous ways. The chemical agent also seeps into homes, contaminates food, furniture, skin and…

ProPublica - Health - 3 months ago

Adolf Hitler's Childhood Home In Braunau am Inn, Austria, Will Be Converted Into A Police Station

‘Some people might ask, is this the right use for this, putting the police in there?’ said Austria’s Interior Minister. Austria’s Ministry of the Interior plans to convert ...

Inquisitr - World - 3 months ago

Shanghai Police Detain Another Journalist, As China Faces Accusations Of A COVID-19 Cover-Up

In a creepy turn of events, reporter Zhang Zhan appeared to foreshadow her detention just one week ago. Police have detained yet another journalist who reported on the state of the coronavirus crisis ...

Inquisitr - World - 4 months ago

UK police probe hundreds of premature hospital deaths

LONDON: British police opened an investigation on Tuesday (Apr 30) into a hospital where hundreds of patients are believed to have died ...

Channel NewsAsia - Health - 4 months ago

YouTuber Princezee Licks Subway Pole In Viral Twitter Video, One User Says Police Should Arrest Him

YouTuber Princezee caused quite the commotion online when a video of him licking a subway pole on Wednesday went viral after it was posted to WorldStarHipHop’s Twitter account. Princezee ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 6 months ago

OKC police union leader challenges cutting funds for officers

FEB 18, 2020 - Oklahoma City's police union president says the optics of cutting funds for five officers "are not good." The Police Department's proposed fiscal 2021 budget would...

Oklahoman - Politics - 7 months ago

Utah Man Released Rodents In Hotel Rooms In Bid To Get Free Stays, Police Say

A Utah man could be looking at time behind bars after he allegedly released mice and other rodents in various hotel rooms, then alerted staff, hoping they could compensate him with a free stay. As ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 7 months 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 months 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 - 9 months 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 - 9 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 - 11 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year ago