| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:42 AM
As rows of Bethlehem police officers armed with batons and wearing riot gear marched in unison across a grassy field, two horses with the department's mounted unit trotted behind.
Just like the officers in the civil disturbance drill, the horses wore...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"Run for cover, everybody; get the hell out of here, on the double!" the leader of the commando unit shouted over his shoulder to the men behind him, his voice echoing eerily in the pitch-black basement. "It is a booby-trap. Watch your step for more wires...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
My desk at The Times faces out onto Spring Street and LAPD headquarters. Normally it’s a pretty dull view, a lot of gray concrete and slim ribbons of glass.
But around 4:30 each afternoon, something quite wonderful happens: The shadow of what must...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:07 AM
New Jersey's largest police department will be placed under federal oversight for repeatedly violating residents' civil rights, using excessive force and failing to discipline officers for a wide range of misconduct, the Justice Department announced...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Violent protests sparked by the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager spread to Arab villages in Israel on Saturday, presenting a new challenge to the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israel has stayed silent on the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday.
With tensions high along the Gaza border, Israel...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Police on horseback, backed by officers clad in riot gear, arrested at least four people after crowds of fans spilled onto the streets Monday evening in Huntington Park to celebrate Mexico's World Cup victory.
The fans, many of them waving Mexican...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:12 AM
As Mexico and the Netherlands face off in their World Cup match in Brazil on Sunday morning, Los Angeles police and sheriff’s deputies plan to increase patrols in Huntington Park in preparation for a potential repeat of the unruly behavior that...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Waving flags, honking horns and chanting for their team, hundreds of soccer fans gathered Sunday afternoon in Huntington Park after Mexico’s loss to the Netherlands in its World Cup match.
Police in riot gear stood down one boisterous group...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Brazilian officials want the world to believe that there’s nothing extraordinary about the strikes and protests that have vexed the country in the year leading up to the 2014 World Cup.
“I would say it’s almost natural,” said...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Authorities on Wednesday disbanded what had been a command center in Ferguson, Missouri, for law enforcement responding to sometimes violent protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.
Officers loaded up the...