• officer Sep 29, 2019

    Five Stabbed in Random Knife Attacks Near Baltimore; Suspect Killed by Police

    A man who randomly stabbed five people Saturday at a suburban Baltimore shopping center was fatally shot by authorities, a police spokeswoman said. The victims in the afternoon attack at Hunt Valley Towne Center in Cockeysville, Maryland, survived with non-life-threatening injuries, said Baltimore County Officer Jennifer Peach. Peach said the man attacked five people, four outside a liquor store, with...

  • Los Angeles Sep 22, 2019

    Greek Police Make Arrest in 1985 Hijacking of TWA Flight 847

    Greek police said Saturday they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American. Police said a 65-year-old suspect in the hijacking was arrested Thursday on the island of Mykonos in response to a warrant from Germany. Lt. Col. Theodoros Chronopoulos, a police spokesman,...

  • Stephen Ellison Aug 28, 2019

    Mountain View Family Frightened in Violent Attempted Home Invasion

    Members of a Mountain View family were recovering Tuesday hours after five people tried to violently break into their home. It was all part of a plot by their landlord to scare them into moving out, according to Mountain View police.

  • China Jun 22, 2019

    Hong Kong Protesters End Blockade of Police Headquarters

    Protesters in Hong Kong ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully Saturday, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill and police to apologize for heavy handed tactics have gone unmet. By daybreak, police had cleared the streets of barriers set up by protesters to snarl traffic in the Asian financial center,...

  • driver Jun 17, 2019

    Another ‘Empire' Actor Arrested in Chicago, But on Traffic Offense

    Another “Empire” actor has been arrested in Chicago, but this time on a traffic-related offense.

  • Austin Jun 3, 2019

    Chicago Police Investigating ‘Unauthorized' Release of Video Showing Fatal Shooting

    Chicago police are investigating after video was posted online showing the shooting death of a woman who was shielding her toddler from gunfire.

  • United States Apr 1, 2019

    US Man Charged With Trying to Steal Item From Auschwitz

    An American visitor to the former Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp attempted to steal a metal part of the historic rail tracks where prisoners were unloaded, officials said Sunday. The 37-year-old man has been charged with attempted theft of an item of cultural importance, according to Malgorzata Jurecka, a police spokeswoman in the southern Polish town of Oswiecim, which was under German...

  • leader Feb 16, 2019

    Portland Police Texts With Far-Right Group Spark Probe

    The city of Portland, often in the spotlight for its liberal leanings, has been roiled by the revelation that a police lieutenant in charge of containing protests texted repeatedly with the leader of a far-right group involved in those demonstrations. The mayor asked the police chief Friday to investigate “disturbing” texts between Lt. Jeff Niiya, who is the head of...

  • leader Feb 15, 2019

    Oregon Official: Texts Show Police Colluded With Right-Wing Extremists

    A member of Portland’s city council said Thursday a newspaper’s report that the commander for the police rapid response team exchanged friendly text messages with a leader of far-right protests that have rocked the city confirms collusion exists between some police and right-wing extremists. “I am not shocked, and I am not surprised at today’s reporting of Lt. Jeff Niiya’s...

  • President Jan 10, 2019

    5 Teens Killed in Poland Escape Room Fire Laid to Rest Together

    Officials joined relatives and friends Thursday for the funeral of five teenage girls killed last week in a fire that broke out at a recreational escape room in northern Poland. The 15-year-old girls were celebrating a birthday at the escape room entertainment site in the city of Koszalin when a fire broke out next to the locked room and they...

  • President Jan 5, 2019

    Police: 5 Teenage Girls Killed in Poland ‘Escape Room' Fire

    A fire broke out at an “Escape Room” game location in northern Poland on Friday, killing five teenage girls and injuring a man, authorities said. Police said the dead were found after firefighters put out the blaze, which began around 5 p.m. at an “Escape Room” venue in Koszalin. Highly popular with teenagers across Poland, the “Escape Room” game has...

  • officer Sep 21, 2018

    Father Shot 2 Officers Who Mistakenly Served Warrant at His Home

    A father protecting his daughter from what he thought was a home invasion shot two police officers who mistakenly entered his apartment in District Heights, Maryland, the Prince George’s County’s police chief says.

  • Alpine Aug 6, 2018

    Vintage Plane Crashes in Swiss Alps, Killing 20 on Board

    Determining why a vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps will be challenging since the 79-year-old aircraft did not have black boxes and was traveling in an area without frequent radar readings when it plunged into a mountain, killing all 20 of the people on board, investigators said Sunday. The Junkers Ju-52 plane, operated by Swiss company Ju-Air, moved at...

  • Attorney Jul 28, 2018

    Man Angry Over Broken Phone Drives Into Phone Store: Police

    A 74-year-old man ranting about a broken phone drove his car through the glass storefront of a Verizon Wireless store in North Carolina, authorities said Friday, stunning shoppers during the dinner hour at an upscale mall. Charles Michael Hager was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and damaging property after he drove a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta into the store...

  • social media Feb 10, 2018

    18 Killed in Hong Kong Double-Decker Bus Crash

    A double-decker bus crashed in a Hong Kong suburb on Saturday evening, killing 18 people and injuring dozens more, authorities in the southern Chinese city said. Local media reports said the bus tipped over, and quoted passengers as saying the bus was full and traveling very fast. The death toll included 15 men and three women, a police spokeswoman said...

  • spokesman Oct 27, 2017

    Hold the Phone: Honolulu Bans Texting While Crossing Streets

    Of all the beautiful scenery to see in Honolulu, officials want to make sure residents and tourists get a good look at the street. Honolulu this week became the largest city in the U.S. to make it illegal for people to look at cellphones, tablets or video games while crossing a road or highway. It comes as a few states...

  • driver Oct 10, 2017

    Man Clings to Moving School Bus in Maryland After He Says Someone Threw Bottle

    A 68-year-old man is facing several charges after police say he climbed onto the front of a school bus last week, clinging to the hood as the bus drove down the road.

  • President Sep 26, 2017

    Palestinian Kills 3 Israelis in Settlement Near Jerusalem: Police

    A Palestinian attacker opened fire early on Tuesday at the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem, killing three Israeli men and critically wounding a fourth, Israeli police and medical services said, in one of the deadliest attacks in a two-year spate of violence. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the attacker was a 37-year-old Palestinian who approached the back gate entrance...

  • Attorney Sep 3, 2017

    Utah Nurse's Arrest Raises Questions on Evidence Collection

    The videotaped arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient has raised questions about how far officers can go to collect evidence and has led to policy changes within the Salt Lake City Police Department....
    Police body-camera video released Thursday shows Salt Lake City Detective Jeff Payne handcuffing nurse Alex Wubbels on...

  • officer Dec 3, 2017

    Mountain View Police Seek Owner of Lost WWII-Era Photo Album

    Police in Mountain View are searching for the owner of an album containing World War II-era photographs that was found near a homeless encampment Monday. Ian Cull reports.

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