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$4.8M in gold bars stolen in armored truck heist on highway

March 2, 2015

By Michael Biesecker Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Shortly after dusk along a lonely stretch of Interstate 95, armed robbers hijacked an armored truck, tied up the two guards and disappeared into … […]

FBI faces $30M suit over death during Boston bombing investigation

March 2, 2015

By Mike Schneider Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Leaders of a civil rights group said Monday that they plan to sue the FBI for $30 million on behalf of the family of a Chechen man who was fatally … […]

Calif. cop shot during stop released from hospital

March 2, 2015

By Rob Parsons Merced Sun-Star MERCED, Calif. — A police officer shot over the weekend in a gunfight with a suspected gang member has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home with … […]

Hawaii officer arrested after bicyclist killed

March 2, 2015

Associated Press KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — A 30-year-old police officer on Hawaii’s Big Island was arrested and placed on administrative leave after he hit with his car and killed a bicyclist visiting … […]

Shot twice, Mo. cop staying positive during recovery

March 2, 2015

By Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — Meg Hoelzer remembers being worried for her husband the night of Nov. 24. The region was braced for violence and riots because … […]

Alaska cop struck by squad during suspect’s escape attempt

March 2, 2015

Alaska Dispatch News ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Anchorage Police Department officer was struck by another officer’s vehicle Saturday night while investigating a report of shoplifting at a Fred Mayer … […]

Obama: ‘Now is the moment’ for changes to policing

March 2, 2015

By Nedra Pickler and Eric Tucker Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday that deadly shootings of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that police need to change … […]

Neb. police find pot inside container labeled ‘Not Weed’

March 2, 2015

Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label reading: “Not Weed.” The Lincoln Journal … […]

Cleveland: Boy shot by cop died because of his own actions

March 2, 2015

Associated Press CLEVELAND — The city of Cleveland says it isn’t to blame for the death of a 12-year-old boy who had a replica pellet gun when he was shot by police near a recreation center. In … […]

Tiny Mo. town mourns after gunman kills 7, himself

March 1, 2015

By Jim Salter Associated Press TYRONE, Mo. — Residents in a remote area of southern Missouri are trying to come to grips with what could cause a man to kill seven people, including four of his own … […]

Man gets 66 years for shooting Phoenix cop, robbery

March 1, 2015

Associated Press PHOENIX — A man has been sentenced to 66 years in prison for shooting a Phoenix police officer and a volunteer sheriff’s posse member minutes after robbing two strip-club employees … […]

2 arrested in shooting of Calif. cop during stop

March 1, 2015

By Rob Parsons Merced Sun-Star MERCED, Calif. — A Merced police officer was shot early Saturday during a traffic stop on H Street — an incident that erupted into a gun battle between officers … […]

Off-duty NYPD detective killed in wrong-way crash

March 1, 2015

Associated Press GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Authorities say an off-duty New York Police Department detective has been killed when a vehicle traveling the wrong way hit his SUV head-on. State police identified … […]

NJ officer hospitalized after struck, dragged by car

March 1, 2015

Associated Press RIVERSIDE, N.J. — A New Jersey police officer was struck by a car and dragged for more than 30 feet early Saturday, then thrown into a parked car when the vehicle’s driver swerved … […]

Residents back Boston cop who shot man wielding stake

February 28, 2015

By Marie Szaniszlo Boston Herald Neighbors of a 22-year-old Dorchester man, who was critically injured late Thursday when he was shot by a Boston police officer, said they believed the cop’s actions … […]

Calif. police officer shot during traffic stop, suspect at large

February 28, 2015

Merced Sun-Star MERCED, Calif. — A Merced police officer is said to be in stable condition this morning after he was shot in central Merced, police have confirmed to the Sun-Star. Details are preliminary … […]

Autopsy: Teen who attempted to run over Denver police shot 4 times

February 28, 2015

By Sadie Gurman Associated Press DENVER — An autopsy shows a 17-year-old girl who was killed by Denver police officers while driving a stolen car suffered four gunshot wounds. In a report released … […]

Mexican police capture top cartel capo ‘La Tuta’ Gomez

February 28, 2015

By Alberto Arce and Katherine Corcoran Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico’s most-wanted drug lords as head of the … […]

Police: La. teen knocked school bus driver unconscious

February 28, 2015

Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La.— On e Louisiana teen has been charged with assault and another with saving the day: The first knocked a school bus driver unconscious and the second prevented the … […]

Fla. police chief fired for arrest in prostitution sting

February 28, 2015

Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — A South Florida police chief has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a prostitute. Stephen Johnson of the Miami Gardens Police was jailed Friday night during … […]