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Report: Virginia fugitive died after police pursuit, crash

DUNBAR, W.Va. (AP) – A police report says a Virginia fugitive died from injuries suffered in a police chase in West Virginia. The Charleston Gazette Mail reports Dunbar police have been tight-lipped about the March 11 chase, but released [...]

Kentucky State Police welcomes recruits to training academy

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky State Police Training Academy is welcoming 72 new recruits. A news release says the recruits are an encouraging sight to the law enforcement agency that has experienced several retirements recently. The [...]

Police killings in Rio de Janeiro state reach record high

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Police killings in the state of Rio de Janeiro have hit a record high, rising by 18% in the first three months of this year in a spike partly attributed to a zero tolerance for criminals campaign by state leaders. Official [...]

Violence Flares at May Day Rally in Paris, and Police Arrest About 200

PARIS — The French police played cat-and-mouse with demonstrators and masked and hooded vandals at the traditional May Day rally in Paris on Wednesday, firing tear gas and charging protesters with truncheons raised, but the large [...]

Advocacy groups file civil rights complaint against police

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – Immigrant and civil liberties advocacy groups have filed complaints against Grand Rapids police with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights in cases involving people of Latino descent. The American Civil Liberties [...]

Gun accidentally fires in Texas police academy classroom

TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) – Authorities say two police cadets in Texas were shot in the leg after a gun accidentally discharged in the middle of their law enforcement class. Police say the shooting happened Thursday night at the College [...]

Northern Ireland: Up to 200 ex-soldiers and police facing Troubles investigations

Up to 200 ex-soldiers and police facing Troubles investigations Figure comes as rift opens between Northern Ireland Office and MoD over how to deal with historical accusations OP: Some further details for those who are not aware of the events [...]

Live Briefing: Sri Lanka Bombings Live Updates: Police Arrest 24 as Death Toll Nears 300

• The Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 people in connection with a series of devastating suicide bombings at hotels and churches on Easter Sunday that left nearly 300 people dead and more than 500 injured. • A forensic analysis [...]

Parole violator convicted of killing police dog during chase

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A 30-year-old parole violator faces up to five years in prison when sentenced for killing a police dog, a crime that helped prompt lawmakers to increase the possible sentence in such cases. A jury Friday convicted [...]

Lyra McKee, Northern Ireland Journalist, Is Killed in ‘Terrorist Incident,’ Police Say

The police in Northern Ireland said on Friday that the killing of a journalist who was covering a night of violent unrest in Londonderry was committed by a militant opponent of British rule there. “We are treating this as a terrorist [...]