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  • Two more NY men arrested for threatening police after officers killed

    Two more NY men arrested for threatening police after officers killed
    Two more men have been arrested for threatening New York police, including one who called the precinct headquarters of two officers killed as they sat in their patrol car and asked to speak to one of them, a police spokesman said on Thursday. The arrests...
  • St. Louis region is on edge in wake of another fatal police shooting

    BERKELEY, Mo. The region watched nervously Wednesday after another fatal shooting of a black man at the hands of a white police officer in a St. Louis County suburb prompted protests, at times violent, heading into a holiday. Reaction from police and...
  • Three injured, two critically, in shooting at Chicago train station

    Three people were injured, two of them critically, after a gunman opened fire in a Chicago train station on Wednesday night, police said. The suspect, who has not been apprehended, pulled a gun during an argument with a 41-year-old woman on the mezzanine...
  • Police officer kills black man near Ferguson; video captured incident

    The mayor of this St. Louis suburb near Ferguson, Mo., appealed for calm Wednesday, saying a white police officer appeared to have been justified when he shot to death a black 18-year-old who had pointed a gun. The shooting quickly escalated into a...
  • Blame Michael Brown, not police

    Blame Michael Brown, not police
    Could it be that the tragic killing of two policemen in New York City in addition to the shooting of a Baltimore police officer last week could have been prevented had the evidence on which the grand jury decisions were made been better publicized ("...
  • Firefighters targeted in drive-by shooting in north Florida

    Firefighters targeted in drive-by shooting in north Florida
    A firefighter was grazed in the arm during a drive-by shooting behind a north Florida fire station on Tuesday evening, police said. Firefighters were refueling a ladder truck in back of Station 28 in Jacksonville, Florida, when a passing vehicle opened...
  • Protests, vigils follow shooting near Ferguson

    Protests, vigils follow shooting near Ferguson
    Protests flared into early Thursday in the St. Louis suburb where a white police officer fatally shot a black man who brandished a gun at a gas station on Tuesday night. A group of protesters marched onto Interstate 170 in the city of Berkeley, ...
  • 3 injured in shooting at 95th Street Red Line station

    3 injured in shooting at 95th Street Red Line station
    Two people were critically wounded by gunfire and a third person was injured by shattered glass in a Christmas Eve shooting at the CTA's 95th Street Red Line station, according to police. A man and a woman were shot at the station at about 10:45 p.m....
  • Protests flare after Missouri police killing of armed black man

    Protests flared into early Thursday in the St. Louis suburb where a white policeman fatally shot a black man who brandished a gun at a gas station on Tuesday night. A group of protesters marched onto Interstate 170 in the city of Berkeley, Missouri,...
  • Wreath laid in L.A. to honor slain New York City police officers

    Wreath laid in L.A. to honor slain New York City police officers
    Los Angeles police made common cause with their brethren in New York on Wednesday, honoring two New York City officers slain this week as well as three of their own who recently died in the line of duty. “We stand in solidarity with our brothers...
  • Shooter kills man in Louisiana mall on Christmas Eve

    A gunman opened fire inside a New Orleans-area mall still busy with shoppers on Christmas eve, killing a man before he was taken into custody, police said on Wednesday. Gary François, 25, fired multiple shots at 24-year-old James Vaughn, who had just...