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French Prosecutors Probe Excessive Police Force Used in Paris Protests

French prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday after dozens of demonstrators were seriously wounded, when police used excessive force against pro

Albawaba - World - 1 hour ago

Officer fatally shot, hit multiple times by domestic abuse suspect: police

A Houston police officer was killed in the line of duty Saturday night, shot multiple times while responding to a domestic violence call, authorities confirmed.

Fox News - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

Hong Kong Police Recover Weapons Ahead of Rally

Hong Kong police have conducted raids ahead of Sunday afternoon's protest rally, uncovering several weapons, including a pistol with more than 100 bullets. Eleven people were arrested during the raids. Daggers, swords, batons and pepper spray were also recovered in the raids at several locations. The city's organized crime bureau said it believed protesters planned to use the weapons during the demonstration "to incite chaos" and "impugn the police.

Voice of America - Top Stories - 5 hours ago

Police kill men suspected of rape and murder -- Indian police shot dead four men yesterday who were suspected of...

Indian police shot dead four men yesterday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian near Hyderabad city, an action applauded by her family and many citizens o

Independent.ie - World - 6 hours ago

Police officer shot by subordinate

A police commander was gunned down by his subordinate in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur on Friday, police said.

Manila Times - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

Alabama Police Officer Killed in Drug-Related Shooting

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama—An Alabama police officer was killed Friday during a drug-related shooting, authorities said, making him the sixth ...

Epoch Times - US News - 9 hours ago

Queens fire that left three squatters dead was intentionally set: police

FDNY Fire Marshals and the NYPD’s Arson and Investigation Squad deemed the Nov. 22 fire inside the 110th Road home near Farmers Blvd. in St. Albans a triple homicide after a three-week investigation.

New York Daily News - Top Stories - 11 hours ago

Tesla on Autopilot collided Saturday morning with a state police cruiser

A Tesla in auto-pilot mode collided with a state police cruiser early Saturday morning as the trooper was assisting a disabled motor vehicle in the center lane of Interstate 95.

Chicago Tribune - US News - 15 hours ago

City and police probe racial incident in Manchester derby

MANCHESTER, England: Manchester City said they were investigating a fan for alleged "racial gestures" made during Saturday's 2-1 derby defeat to ...

Channel NewsAsia - Sports - 15 hours ago

[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Teenager told police he threw boy (6) from Tate Modern balcony because he wanted to be on the news, court hears

A TEENAGER with autism who admitted throwing a six-year-old boy from a viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery told police he wanted to be on the news.

Independent.ie - World - 16 hours ago

Tesla on autopilot rear-ended Connecticut cop car as driver checked on dog: police

A Tesla on autopilot rear-ended a Connecticut trooper’s vehicle early Saturday as the driver was checking on his dog in the back seat, state police said.

Fox News - US News - 17 hours ago

ACLU asks Supreme Court to review police lawsuit case against Baltimore activist DeRay Mckesson

The ACLU is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision allowing Baltimore activist and Black Lives Matter organizer DeRay Mckesson to be sued by a police officer injured during a protest in Louisiana.

The Baltimore Sun - Top Stories - 19 hours ago

South Florida cops in shootout that killed UPS driver, 3 others placed on administrative leave: reports

The South Florida cops who fired weapons during Thursday’s wild deadly shootout with two stickup men have been placed on administrative leave, according to reports.

Fox News - Top Stories - 19 hours ago

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

SHADNAGAR, India: A top Indian rights group launched an investigation Saturday (Dec 7) into a police shooting of four rape-murder suspects, after ...

Channel NewsAsia - World - 21 hours ago

Police seek help finding Montreal woman missing since November

"Investigators have reason to fear for her health and safety," the Montreal police department said.

Montreal Gazette - Top Stories - 21 hours ago

US naval base shooting: Saudi Air Force trainee kills three, injures eight in Florida's Pensacola before being gunned down by police

Saudi Arabia's King Salman telephoned Trump to denounce the shooting and said the perpetrator of the

First Post - World - 1 day ago

Telangana Vet's Rapists Possibly Behind Similar Cases In 3 States: Cops

The four men accused of raping and killing the 27-year-old veterinarian who were shot dead by the Telangana police early this morning, were suspected of being involved in similar crimes across Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the police have said.

NDTV - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Indians hail 'quick justice' after cops shoot dead 4 suspects in gan...

Indians hail 'quick justice' after cops shoot dead 4 suspects in gang-rape case

Korea Times - Top Stories - 1 day ago

'Remember the love': Vigil held for 15-year-old girl killed by driver police say had been drinking

Family and friends gathered Friday night for a candlelight vigil to remember Trinity Lynn Brooks, 15, who was struck by a car and killed in Dundalk.

The Baltimore Sun - US News - 1 day ago

Police are celebrated over shooting dead four suspects

Police say the four men were killed in a "cross-fire" when they were taken back to the scene of the crime to gather further evidence.

CNN - World - 1 day ago

Indian cops celebrated for killing 4 suspects in gang rape, murder

While some are celebrating the cops for taking the law into their own hands, others are enraged at the perceived lack of due process.

New York Daily News - World - 1 day ago

Stepdad blasts cops in shootout that killed UPS driver. 'They murdered him,' he says.

A police chase that ended in a wild shootout left a UPS driver taken hostage and another innocent bystander among the dead late Thursday afternoon in Miramar, and the hostage’s family demands to know how police could let that happen.

Chicago Tribune - Politics - 1 day ago

Indian Police Shoot and Kill Four Men Accused of Brutal Gang Rape -- Elliot Hannon

The case that roiled the country came to a shocking conclusion Friday.

Slate - Politics - 1 day ago

Kylie Rae Harris was speeding and drunk at the time of her fatal crash on a New Mexico highway, police say

The singer had a blood alcohol level that was over three times the legal limit and was driving 102 miles per hour when she collided with two other cars on September 4.

CNN - Entertainment - 1 day ago

Police officer who stoned wombat to death escapes punishment

An off-duty Australian police officer who stoned a wombat to death will not lose his job or face criminal charges, local authorities have said. Waylon Johncock was filmed in early October following

Independent UK - World - 1 day ago

Can police and transport strikes defeat France's pension reform? -- 1:52

Subway workers, bus drivers, teachers, police, and more: The protests over changes to France's pension system are grinding parts of the country to a halt. The outcome may depend on how long it can hold public support.

The Globe and Mail - World - 1 day ago

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris was drunk, speeding at 102 mph at time of crash that killed her and a teen, police probe confirms

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris was drunk and speeding at up to 102 miles per hour during the three-vehicle crash in New Mexico that took both her life and that of a teenager in September, a police investigation confirmed.

New York Daily News - US News - 1 day ago

Hong Kong police sound alarm over home-made explosives ahead of weekend protest

Hong Kong police’s explosives disposal squad gave a rare behind the scenes demonstration on Friday to showcase the potentially deadly force of home-made explosives, some of which have been seized during the unrest and protests seen in the city over the past six months.

Telegraph UK - World - 1 day ago

Police shoot dead UPS driver being held hostage

A UPS driver held hostage after a jewellery heist has been shot dead along with two robbers and another bystander, the FBI said. Two armed thieves targeted Regent Jewelers store in Coral Gables,

Independent UK - US News - 1 day ago

WYWS: Double bad news for Habs, Indian rape suspects shot dead by police

And the U.S. is cracking down on Russian 'Evil Corp' hackers after $100-million spree.

Montreal Gazette - World - 1 day ago

Suspects in Indian gang-rape murder shot dead by police during night 'reconstruction'

Four men held over the gang-rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian who was strangled and her body set alight in Hyderabad have been shot dead by police.

CNN - World - 1 day ago

Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case

Police on Friday fatally shot four men being held on suspicion of raping and killing a woman in southern India after investigators took them to the crime scene, drawing both praise and condemnation in

Washington Times - World - 2 days ago

Suspects in gang rape and murder killed in police shootout

Police have shot and killed the four men in Hyderabad, India, who confessed to the gang rape and murder of a 27-year-old woman who was strangled and then burnt. Journalist Vedika Sud reports.

CNN - World - 2 days ago

Australian police find body believed to be of missing hiker -- Australian police have they believe they...

Australian police have they believe they have found the remains of a woman missing in the country's remote outback for weeks.

Independent.ie - World - 2 days ago

Paris Police Arrest Scores Amid Strike Over Pension Reform

Paris police fired tear gas at demonstrators Thursday as the Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s high-speed trains came to a standstill and hundreds of thousands marched nationwide in a strike over the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system.

Epoch Times - World - 2 days ago

Police kill suspects held over rape and murder of Indian vet after they 'attacked officers and tried to escape'

Police in India have shot dead four men who were being held as suspects over the rape and murder of a vet in Hyderabad last week.

Telegraph UK - World - 2 days ago

Singer Kylie Rae Harris Was Drunk and Driving at High Speed Before Fatal Crash, Police Investigation Reveals

Kylie Rae Harris and 16-year old Maria Elena Cruz were killed in a three-vehicle crash in Taos, New Mexico on Sept. 4

People - Entertainment - 2 days ago

Daily Bulletin: All four accused in Hyderabad rape, murder case killed in police encounter; Ajit Pawar gets clean chit in Vidarbha irrigation probe; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: All four accused in Hyderabad rape and murder case killed in police encounter; Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to attend top police officials' conference in Pune today; and more

First Post - Politics - 2 days ago

These Cops are Supposed to Protect Rural Villages. They're in the Suburbs Instead.

Many remote Alaska Native villages have no law enforcement at all. But state troopers can be found in wealthier, and mainly non-Native, suburbs, where growing communities have resisted paying for their own police department.

ProPublica - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Ohio sex offender with 'Pot Head,' marijuana tattoos on his face is wanted by police

Police in Ohio are hoping someone can help officers smoke this sex offender out of his hiding place.

Fox News - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Communist Party Summons Hong Kong Police Chief to Beijing

Chinese state media confirmed Thursday that Hong Kong Police Commissioner Chris Tang will visit Beijing this weekend.

Breitbart - World - 2 days ago

Police fire teargas at French protesters

French police fired tear gas at protesters in Nantes, during a mass general strike against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plan.

Sky News - World - 2 days ago

Man allegedly threw ferrets at car, damaged at least dozen vehicles, police say

A man in England was arrested Monday for allegedly damaging several vehicles by throwing a box — and two ferrets — at them, police said.

Fox News - Weird - 2 days ago

Mayor's office: Eddie Johnson no longer employed by Chicago Police Department

Johnson remained on the city’s payroll Tuesday, returning to his career service rank of lieutenant, but the mayor’s office said Wednesday that he had officially retired.

Chicago Sun-Times - Politics - 3 days ago

Barr says 'communities' that protest cops could lose 'the police protection they need'

Speaking to a roomful of police officers and prosecutors on Tuesday, Attorney General William Barr drew a parallel between protests against soldiers during the Vietnam War and demonstrations against law enforcement today.

Stars and Stripes - US News - 3 days ago

Officer sitting on arrested student's head was using minimum necessary force, say Hong Kong police

The police have said an officer was using the minimum amount of force necessary when she sat on an arrested student’s head during an operation on Wednesday morning. The remarks by Hung Hom Division Commander Alan Chung came after photos of the arrest were circulated on. The officers were wearing black masks and black jackets. […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 4 days ago

Police find body of third person lost in Australian outback

Claire Hockridge, 46, had been missing for over two weeks after taking a drive into the outback with her partner and a family friend on Nov. 19.

NBC News - World - 4 days ago

The Monitor's View -- Why tyrants really block the internet -- As global norms against state violence rise, countries like Iran try harder to prevent videos of their police killing protesters. They are, in effect, ashamed of violating international standards.

As global norms against state violence rise, countries like Iran try harder to prevent videos of their police killing protesters. They are, in effect, ashamed of violating international standards.

Christian Science Monitor - Opinion - 4 days ago

How one protester's death by Colombian riot police polarized the movement

Dilan Cruz’s death made him a martyr in the eyes of many Colombians, reigniting mass protests just as they began to fade. But his death has also been used to politicize the moment as President Ivan Duque attempts to quell the weeks-long protests.

PRI - World - 4 days ago

Baltimore's mayor warns of a van snatching girls to sell organs. Police have no reports of 'actual incidents.'

Baltimore Mayor Jack Young cited social media as his source for the claim that a white van was driving around Baltimore "snatching" young girls.

The Baltimore Sun - Politics - 4 days ago

'I choose to stay': Hong Kong protester determined to outlast police at besieged Polytechnic University

By Yan Zhao and Anthony Wallace In the final days of a police siege at Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University, a lone protester stalked the darkened corridors, determined to outlast the authorities waiting to arrest him. The man, who asked only to be identified as Michael, was among the final few dozen democracy protesters who barricaded themselves inside […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Sports - 6 days 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 - 6 days ago

'Don't forget our original intentions': Thousands protest in Kowloon, as Hong Kong police fire tear gas

Tens of thousands joined a peaceful march on Sunday in a resurgence of large-scale street protests in Hong Kong, but the event ended in clashes and tear gas in Tsim Sha Tsui, Whampoa and Mong K. From around 3pm, huge crowds of black-clad demonstrators began to walk from the Tsim Sha Tsui clocktower to Hung […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 6 days ago

Maine Man Ronald Cyr Shot Dead By Own Booby Trap Rigged To Fire Gun At Anyone Entering His Home, Police Report

According to a police statement, Cyr had set up a device that would automatically shoot anyone who walked through his door. Ronald Cyr, 65, died from his wounds on Thanksgiving night in Van Buren, ...

Inquisitr - US News - 6 days ago

HKFP Lens: Hong Kong sees fresh unrest as police fire tear gas during protest showdown in Kowloon

Hong Kong saw fresh clashes on Sunday as police fired tear gas during a showdown with pro-democracy protesters across Kowloon after a brief lull in the city’s 26 weeks of unrest. Thousands had taken to the streets in the afternoon under the slogan “Don’t forget our original intention.” HKFP’s photographer May James captured the day as […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 6 days ago

Hong Kong cop who drove motorbike into protesters back on active duty as police chief rejects inquiry calls

Hong Kong police have reinstated an officer who drove his motorcycle into a crowd of masked protesters last month, according to the police chief. Commissioner of Police Chris Tang on Sunday confirmed that the officer had resumed active duty as the force continued to investigate the incident. On November 11, the officer was filmed veering […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 7 days ago

Honour, Duty and Loyalty… to whom? Why the new Hong Kong Police Force slogan is far from reassuring

One of the distressing features of the past few months has been the increasing resemblance seen by many people between our police force and an occupying army. Perhaps this is unfair. Perhaps it is unavoidable. That it has happened is beyond dispute. A recent speech by the outgoing Commissioner of Police assured some newly minted […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 7 days ago

Starbucks worker fired after police officer was served cup labeled 'PIG'

Kiefer, Oklahoma, police chief Johnny O’Mara said via Facebook that the label on one of the cups — a venti hot chocolate — read "PIG." The post has since been taken down.

Chicago Sun-Times - US News - 7 days ago

Starbucks Barista Fired After Writing 'PIG' On Police Officer's Hot Chocolate

The former barista reportedly claimed they wrote “PIG” on a label as a joke only intended to be seen by a colleague. A Starbucks barista in Oklahoma has reportedly lost their job after ...

Inquisitr - US News - 7 days ago

Portland police develop mental health and wellness program for officers, civilian staff

Portland police have designated a sergeant and one officer to work in the bureau’s training division to develop a health and wellness program – one of the pillars of a 2015 President’s Task Force report on 21st century policing that the chief has touted.

Oregon Live - Health - 7 days ago

London police shoot suspect dead after 'terrorist' stabbings

The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called Friday afternoon "to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge."

Chicago Sun-Times - US News - 8 days ago

Police test 'terrifying' robot dogs, prompting questions

Police in the US have been quietly testing a highly-advanced robot dog alongside officers, prompting an urgent response from a civil liberties group The American Civil Liberties Union made a public

Independent UK - Technology - 11 days ago

Alabama Sheriff John Williams Shot & Killed After Approaching A Truck About Loud Music

‘I don’t understand it. The sheriff is gone over loud music? It just don’t seem right,” a witness of the incident said. A sheriff in Alabama was reportedly shot and killed ...

Inquisitr - US News - 13 days 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 - 15 days ago

Philippine police say will arrest anyone flouting vaping ban

The abrupt prohibition, revealed by Duterte late Tuesday adds to a growing global backlash against a product once promoted as less harmful than tobacco smoking.

International The News - Health - 17 days ago

Police Chief: 3 killed in Okla. Walmart shooting

Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday outside a Walmart store in Oklahoma, the chief of police said.

Star Tribune - US News - 19 days 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 - 20 days ago

The Latest: Police warn political candidates to take care

NOV 15, 2019 - LONDON (AP) — The Latest on campaigning for Britain’s general election (all times local):9:25 a.m.Shares in BT have dropped nearly 4% in early trading on the London Stock Exchange after...

Oklahoman - Technology - 23 days ago

Police dog killed during pursuit in Indianapolis-area woods

NOV 13, 2019 - FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — Suburban Indianapolis police say a police dog was killed while tracking a suspected drunken driver in a wooded area.Fishers police Sgt. Tom Weger tells The...

Oklahoman - Politics - 24 days ago

Hong Kong police shoot protester in the street

A video posted online shows police in Hong Kong shooting at least one protester as demonstrators disrupted the morning rush hour on Monday.

Star Tribune - World - 26 days 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 - 26 days ago

One overheated anti-police protest: Criminal justice reform takes an unwise radical turn

I wasn’t entirely surprised that a recent street demonstration against problems in the subways included provocateurs holding large, machine-produced banners saying things like “Punch that Cop! Hit Em!” and “Don’t Let These Pigs Touch Us Ever Again.” The chants included “F--k the police” and so forth.

New York Daily News - Opinion - 1 month 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 - 1 month 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 - 1 month ago

Hong Kong court rejects appeal bid by 5 cops jailed for beating activist Ken Tsang

Five police officers jailed for assaulting activist Ken Tsang in 2014 have been denied permission to appeal their convictions. The Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that the men could not take their case to Hong Kong’s top court because it did not present any “points of law of great and general importance.” Despite the […]

Hong Kong Free Press - Top Stories - 1 month 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 - 1 month ago

The Latest: Texas police officer charged with murder

OCT 14, 2019 - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth (all times local):7:15 p.m.A white former Fort Worth police officer has...

Oklahoman - Politics - 1 month ago

Canada police take down Hong Kong protester

Canada is among several nations where demonstrations for and against Hong Kong’s ongoing anti-government protests have played out in recent weeks. The tension between rival groups…

South China Morning Post - US News - 1 month 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 - 2 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 - 2 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 - 2 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 3 months ago