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Florida officer who shoved protester was reviewed over force

MIAMI (AP) — A police officer who was suspendedfor pushing a kneeling black woman to the ground at a George Floyd demonstration in Florida has been under review numerous times for pointing guns and using force on suspects, and at least once for racial profiling, a review of his personnel files shows. The files, obtained […]

Boyfriend reaches in pocket to pay bill, accidentally shoots girlfriend in leg, NY police say

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB)–Cheektowaga Police in New York said a pistol was inadvertently fired in Texas De Brazil just before 6 p.m. Thursday. Anthony Ciccarelli, 19, reached into the front pocket of his pants as he received the bill. The gunshot hit his girlfriend in the upper leg. Police said the couple left the restaurant attempting […]

Baltimore shooting leaves 2 officers wounded; suspect dead

BALTIMORE (AP) — A shooting at a Baltimore apartment complex Wednesday ended with the death of a former state corrections official who had been under investigation and the wounding of two fugitive task force officers, authorities said. The officers, one a Baltimore county detective and the other a detective in the city of Baltimore, were […]

Homes burn after shooter kills 2 Honolulu officers

HONOLULU (AP) — A man shot and killed two police officers Sunday as they responded to a home in a leafy neighborhood beneath the rim of a famed volcanic crater near Waikiki Beach, authorities said. The officers were responding to a call from a woman who said she needed help and found her with a […]

Suspect in Hawaii officers’ deaths described as unhinged

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii handyman with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors faced eviction when he stabbed a woman and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be inside burned, authorities and neighbors said. Police responding Sunday to a call for help at the location found […]

Police: Suspect in cop shooting, bike attack captured

CHICAGO (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer on Saturday and of being the bicyclist who shot a woman in broad daylight near downtown days earlier has been captured, police said. Officials announced at a press conference that Michael Blackman, 45, was apprehended following an armed encounter with officers. […]

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