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Yaniv Erlich, a geneticist at Columbia University in New York City, was far from surprised at the news last week that police may have found a serial murderer and rapist, California's long-sought Golden State Killer, by tapping a public DNA database to match crime scene DNA: Erlich had cautioned in a June ...
One person is dead from self-inflicted injuries following a 6-hour police incident Sunday that involved Northern Regional Police and the county's Quick Response Team, according to York County Coroner Pam Gay. Eric Landis, 46, from Dover Township died on Sunday around 2 p.m. from what appeared to ...

At a press conference, Major Mary Warnecke from the St. Louis City Police Department said an argument broke out at the party and the suspect pulled out a gun and began firing shots in the crowd. Two men in their 30's were struck by the gunfire, according to authorities. Police said one man was shot in the ...
200 block of South Mulberry Street, Mansfield - Police responded to Western Avenue after a woman told police her friend was assaulted by her boyfriend. Police noted bruising around the the woman's eye and lip and a cut on her abdomen. An officer completed a domestic violence affidavit on the woman's ...
Last week, Dutch Police seized the servers for anonymous image board Anon-IB, after a year-long investigation. The image board has been notorious for its use as a repository for revenge porn, as well as well-trafficked threads from users that identified the women in the images. Anon-IB was a free, ...
The police officers who arrived at the home in Mamaroneck found a 2-year-old girl unconscious and tried unsuccessfully to revive her, the police said. The girl's mother, who was wielding a knife, attacked two of the responding officers as they searched the home, the authorities said. One of the officers shot ...

The Mount Rainier Police Department is closed while the chief and several officers are under investigation. A source said they are under investigation for allegedly throwing out some parking tickets and lowering enforcement fees for some but not others. Izabella Sparrow of Glut Food Co-op said she ...
Tuesday afternoon, Hall said, a security guard called for police assistance with an arrest at a Home Depot in North Dallas. The officers arrived and were shot, Hall said. She did not give more details about the altercation, including the shooting of a Home Depot employee. He was described as a "loss ...
Police in the north China city of Tianjin confiscated 600 computers used to mine bitcoin cryptocurrency after the local power grid operator reported abnormal electricity usage, Xinhua reported Wednesday. "Eight high-power fans were also seized," Xinhua said, quoting local police and added that it was the ...
Sometime before 7 p.m. Monday, Radnor Township, Pa., police said Jennair Gerardot broke into the home of a former University of Delaware communications official and waited for her to come home, then shot her once before turning the gun on herself. Police received a 911 call around 7:05 for "two ...
Michigan police went above the call of duty early on Tuesday when they organized more than a dozen semi-trucks under a Detroit freeway to help a man threatening to commit suicide. The I-696 freeway was temporarily closed when someone reported that a man was on the bridge over the highway just ...
Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune "We're very happy with the protocol we have," said Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, during a news conference regarding the June 6 shooting of Memorez Rackley, her two sons and a good Samaritan's daughter. Since the shooting deaths, ...
An Alabama police department said Monday that three white police officers who threw a black woman onto the floor of a Waffle House during an arrest on Sunday, threatened to break her arm, placed a hand on her throat and exposed her breasts, had acted appropriately. The officers, from the Saraland ...
A view of the scene where a police-involved shooting took place, April 24, 2018, in Dallas, Texas. 0 Shares ... Two Dallas Police officers have been shot and critically wounded, the Dallas Police Department wrote on Twitter. ... Police were actively searching for the shooting suspect in a nearby wooded area.
Produced by Sarah Prior and Richard Fetzer. Nearly three decades ago, Marlene Warren opened the door of her Wellington, Fla., home and was shot in the face by a clown bearing balloons, flowers and a gun. Joe Ahrens, Warren's son, tells "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant the clown calmly walked back to a car ...
According to multiple media reports, sources within the Oman police department have said they have “no criminal suspicion” in the Friday death of Swedish DJ and producer Avicii. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, died Friday at a resort in Muscat, Oman of undisclosed causes at the age of 28.
When a police officer in Cambridge, Mass., punched a black male Harvard student in the stomach multiple times while subduing him this month, the nation was reminded yet again of how quickly confrontations between the police and civilians can intensify beyond what the situation seems to call for.

Photos and video quickly spread on social media showing a very aggressive law enforcement force that targeted counterprotesters. Christopher Mathias of the Huffington Post wrote on Twitter that he witnessed “the most over-aggressive policing I've ever seen” as police tackled and arrested protesters “for ...
Suspect in fatal attack on Ventura restaurant patron was reported to police hours earlier, authorities say ... a crowded Ventura restaurant to death as his 5-year-old daughter sat on his lap was reported hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday.
Kuala Lumpur's chief of police says the killing of a Palestinian academic in the Malaysian capital is an "international issue" that is being investigated from all angles. Malaysian authorities said an autopsy was carried out Sunday morning on the body of Hamas member Fadi al-Batsh, a day after the drive-by ...
Black people are less likely to call the police than white people. According to federal data on requests for police assistance from 2011—before many of the high-profile killings of black Americans that are etched into the collective national memory—black Americans were slightly less inclined to call police for ...
The family of an unarmed black man who died in a hail of police bullets at a Walmart parking lot is still looking for answers -- days after video surfaced that captured the cacophony of gunfire from police officers shooting into the car he was driving.
A Chicago Police officer shot a 19-year-old man suspected of breaking into a West Town home and shooting a woman, according to a department spokesman. Police were called to a garden apartment in a building in the 2000 block of West Washington Boulevard for a well-being check around 7 p.m., when ...
A family member reported Sandeep and Soumya Thottapilly -- along with their children Siddhant, 12, and Saachi, 9 -- missing Sunday. They had been driving from Portland, Oregon, to their home in Santa Clarita, California, north of Los Angeles, according to the San Jose Police Department. The family was ...
Relatives of a driver fatally shot by Royal Oak police after fleeing a traffic stop called the shooting unjustified and say the 28-year-old did not pose a threat. “There is no question that this officer was not justified in killing him,” said Joseph Dedvukaj, an attorney whose niece is married to the driver. “This officer ...
At 1:40 a.m. the day of the shooting, police found Nasim Najafi Aghdam sleeping in her car near the YouTube campus and questioned her for 20 minutes. The police likely checked whether she had a criminal record. During their interaction with her, they assessed Aghdam to be calm and cooperative.
Curtis Gordon, center, the uncle of Stephon Clark, speaks at a rally aimed at ensuring Clark's memory and calling for police reform on March 31, 2018, in Sacramento, California. The gathering comes nearly two weeks after Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by two Sacramento police officers.
On Monday, before dawn, the police began to clear the camp, with about 2,500 riot officers storming the area with armored vehicles and tear gas, destroying barricades and razing some of the activists' holdouts along the way. About 250 protesters fought back with petrol bombs, rocks and other projectiles.
Relatives of the suspect in Tuesday's shooting at YouTube's headquarters in California said they told police about her vendetta against the company and warned them "she might do something." Nasim Najafi Aghdam of San Diego allegedly opened fire at the tech giant's Bay Area headquarters Tuesday ...
In a rare move, the city of Asheville, N.C., has released body camera footage of a police officer choking a man and punching him in the head multiple times — allegedly after the man was jaywalking. North Carolina state law does not normally allow the release of police videos without a court order; however, ...
Fort Worth, Texas, police on Tuesday released bodycam video that appears to show officers struggling to put a man under arrest. Police said Tuesday that officers used what are called "distraction strikes" against 35-year-old Forrest Curry while trying to arrest him, CBS News' David Begnaud reports.
Petaluma police shot a distraught man in the parking lot of a local apartment complex Tuesday afternoon after he pointed a gun at officers who had been trying to get him to surrender, police said. The incident started as a domestic dispute at a large apartment complex called The Vineyard, just south of ...
Lizzie Buchen, a legislative advocate for the ACLU of California, which is pushing the measure, said the current law has long provided "legal cover" for police officers involved in fatal shootings. Under the law, use of force is permitted if officers have a reason to fear for their safety. "Clearly, the current ...
Johnnie Rush was accused of nothing more than jaywalking. But by the time the Asheville, North Carolina, police stop ended, officer Christopher Hickman had punched him multiple times, used a stun gun on him, and put Rush in a chokehold — leading Rush to at several points echo the words of Eric ...
(KKTV) - UPDATE: The woman accused of stabbing a police officer and then stealing his cop car was just arrested around 9:45 p.m. The car was found about 10 minutes away from where the crime happened. 11 News has learned that the officer who was stabbed is the son of the Rocky Ford Police Chief.
According to police, officers were responding because the suspect had allegedly broken an order of protection by being at an apartment complex in the area. Police say the 58-year-old man had previously lived at the location and was trying to retrieve some property. After trying to make contact with the ...
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - Winter Garden police are looking for an armed carjacking suspect who allegedly shot a man during an attempted robbery at an ATM along a single block of Colonial Drive Sunday evening. A man, who police did not identify, was using the drive-thru ATM at the SunTrust bank on ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A stranger, unprovoked, punched a cashier at a Fred Meyer in Beaverton on Sunday, causing minor injuries, according to Beaverton Police. Hathasone Pathammavong, 44, was arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault. He was lodged in Washington County Jail. Police ...
CHICAGO -- New numbers released by the Chicago Police Department show a big drop in violent crimes across the city, CBS Chicago reports. This March had 17 percent fewer shootings than March 2017. Overall since the beginning of the year, shootings are down 25 percent from this time last year.
Police have said conditions at the house indicated that any trip would have been temporary. The Harts' neighbor, Bruce DeKalb, said the family moved in about 10 months ago and was "very private." DeKalb told HLN Thursday that Devonte and one of his sisters had said they were not being properly ...
A man, who police believe killed two people in Flat Rock on Saturday, has been arrested. The bodies of a 56-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman were found shot to death on the 24000 block of Chinook Court by a family member, who called 911. Officers discovered a vehicle belonging to one of the ...
During protests over the Sacramento, California, police shooting of Stephon Clark on Saturday night, a Sacramento County sheriff's car struck a protester in what critics are calling a “hit and run.” Video from the scene, taken by legal observer Guy Danilowitz, shows two police cars, sirens and lights on, ...
The gathering marks the second weekend of protests since Stephon Clark was fatally shot by Sacramento police officers in his grandmother's backyard on March 18. His family members said Saturday that they will not give up their calls for justice. "He will not be another name added to a list," said Jamilia ...
LANSING - A man is in "critical but stable" condition after twice exchanging gunfire with officers on Lansing's south side, Lansing Police Chief Mike Yankowski said Saturday. Officers with the department's special tactics and rescue team shot the 25-year-old man "multiple times" after he fired at the team's ...
An apparent attempted murder-suicide in Crisfield on Saturday morning left a Delmar woman hospitalized and the suspected attacker dead, Maryland State Police say. Susan Preston, 44, was taken to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment for gunshot wounds. Gary Preston ...
The white Baton Rouge police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling in 2016 was fired on Friday, and police released disturbing new footage showing the officer, Blane Salamoni, almost immediately threatening to shoot Sterling, who was black, during the episode. Citing the videos and other evidence, ...
Black Lives Matters and other various groups again protested the shooting of the 22-year-old man, who was shot to death by police in his grandmother's backyard on March 18. Clark was clutching only a cellphone when two Sacramento police officers, who were wearing body cameras, fired a fusillade of ...
After days of anger and social unrest over the Stephon Clark shooting, Sacramento's hardest task still lies ahead: Reforming its police force. Elected officials, community leaders and the police chief himself say the Sacramento Police Department must find ways to defuse tense confrontations with suspects ...
MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami's Liberty City community was gripped by shock and sadness after, police said, a domestic dispute spiraled into gun violence, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring two other people, Saturday morning. Hours after the shooting, candles on the sidewalk next to a growing makeshift ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Calls for justice and charges against two police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man aren't abating in California's capital city after an autopsy showed Stephon Clark was shot in the back, a counter to the department's statement that he was approaching officers when he ...


 

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