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CHP officer resigns, woman gets $1.5M in freeway incident

September 26, 2014

By Tami Abdollah Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million … [...]

Okla. woman beheaded, reserve deputy shoots suspect

September 26, 2014

Associated Press MOORE, Okla. — A man who had been fired from a food processing plant in an Oklahoma City suburb beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and … [...]

FBI chief: Apple, Google phone encryption perilous

September 26, 2014

By Ken Dilanian Associated Press WASHINGTON — The FBI director on Thursday criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even … [...]

Police: SC burglar kills accomplice over stolen items

September 26, 2014

Associated Press WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina authorities say a burglar fatally shot his accomplice after the two men argued about how to split up the stolen goods. Police said in a news release … [...]

Ga. cop stung over 50 times in yellow jacket attack

September 26, 2014

WXIA DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A Brookhaven police officer and his K-9 companion are back home after being injured pursuing a burglary suspect Wednesday night. Officer John Ritch and his K-9, Grizz, tracked … [...]

Cops: Student shared pot-laced lollipops with pals

September 26, 2014

Associated Press ENFIELD, Conn. — A police chief in Connecticut says a girl handed out marijuana-laced lollipops to classmates at her high school, and one student was hospitalized. Enfield Police … [...]

Manhunt for Pa. ambush suspect focused on abandoned hotel

September 26, 2014

Associated Press MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. — Authorities pursuing a survivalist accused of the fatal ambush at a state police barracks in Pennsylvania are looking for him in an abandoned hotel in the Pocono … [...]

Police, protesters scuffle after Ferguson apology

September 26, 2014

Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — Police and protesters clashed briefly in Ferguson just hours after the St. Louis suburb’s police chief issued an apology to the family of Michael Brown, a black … [...]

La. police fatally shoot fellow deputy in domestic dispute

September 25, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff LAPLACE, La. — A Louisiana deputy was shot and killed by his follow officers after opening fire during a domestic dispute Wednesday. The Times-Picayune reports police responded … [...]

SF pursuit suspect flips SUV, fires at Good Samaritans

September 25, 2014

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Officers shot and killed a man Thursday after he led them on a lengthy high-speed chase, crashed in downtown San Francisco and then fired a gun at good Samaritans … [...]

White House: Holder resigning as attorney general

September 25, 2014

By Nedra Pickler and Jim Kuhnhenn Associated Press WASHINGTON — Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration’s legal fight against terrorism and weighed in on issues … [...]

DC police to start wearing body cameras

September 25, 2014

Associated Press WASHINGTON — More than 160 District of Columbia police officers will wear cameras that record them performing their duties as part of a six-month pilot program. Police Chief Cathy … [...]

Justice Department investigates Ferguson PD

September 25, 2014

By Jim Salter Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — Department of Justice investigators on Wednesday heard one story after another about police harassment and brutality in Ferguson, the suburban St. Louis … [...]

Feds to undertake review of fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

September 25, 2014

By Lisa Cornwell Associated Press CINCINNATI — The Justice Department has begun its latest review of police department practices following a grand jury’s decision not to indict officers in the … [...]

Manhunt a ‘game’ to trooper ambush suspect

September 25, 2014

By Kathy Matheson and Michael Rubinkam Associated Press CANADENSIS, Pa. — The suspected killer of a state trooper, who has eluded a massive dragnet for nearly two weeks, might be treating the manhunt … [...]

Australian police kill suspected terrorist who stabbed officers

September 24, 2014

By Rob McGuirk Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia — A terror suspect shot dead after he stabbed two Australian counterterrorism police officers had his passport canceled recently on national security … [...]

FBI: US mass shootings have increased dramatically

September 24, 2014

By Eric Tucker Associated Press WASHINGTON — The number of shootings in which a gunman fired into a crowd has increased dramatically in recent years, according to an FBI report released Wednesday … [...]

Fla. student found guilty in window-shattering traffic stop

September 24, 2014

WESH ORLANDO, Fla. — A jury found a University of Central Florida student, who’s confrontation with a police officer was caught on camera last year, guilty of resisting arrest Friday. Victoria … [...]

No indictment in fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

September 24, 2014

By Lisa Cornwell Associated Press CINCINNATI — A special prosecutor says a grand jury found officers’ actions were justified in the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart. Special Prosecutor … [...]

LAPD: No, you can’t recharge an iPhone in the microwave

September 24, 2014

By Ryan Parker Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — No, the latest iPhone software does not allow for the device to be quickly charged by heating it up in the microwave, despite some convincing, but very … [...]