Slain North Carolina college student awarded police honor

U.S. 05/15/19, 18:45

A North Carolina police department has honored a college student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom.News outlets report the family of UNC Charlotte student Riley Howell was awarded the Civilian Medal of Valor posthumously on ...

Medical examiner: Police shooting of Texas woman a homicide

U.S. 05/15/19, 15:30

A medical examiner has ruled the fatal shooting of a 44-year-old Houston-area woman by a police officer a homicide.Online records show the Harris County Medical Examiner's office found Pamela Turner's death was caused by multiple gunshot wounds.Baytown police have said ...

NYPD training official: Garner video shows ‘chokehold’

U.S. 05/14/19, 11:35

The head of the New York Police Department's recruit training says video shows that a restraint technique used on Eric Garner in 2014 "meets the definition of a chokehold."Inspector Richard Dee testified Tuesday at Officer Daniel Pantaleo's internal trial, nearly ...

Jury selection starting in high-level Hawaii corruption case

U.S. 05/13/19, 20:20

Jury selection began Monday in a closely watched corruption scandal involving the highest levels of Honolulu law enforcement. But instead of a courtroom, prospective jurors were summoned to a venue that usually hosts concerts, expos and other large events. Because of ...

Businessman gets 4 years in prison for NYPD corruption scam

U.S. 05/13/19, 17:50

A businessman described by prosecutors as the "gravitational center" of a conspiracy to bribe New York police officers in one of the worst scandals to hit the department in recent decades was sentenced to four years in prison Monday.Jeremy Reichberg, ...

Update: Jury selection begins in Hawaii corruption case

U.S. 05/13/19, 14:59

The Latest on jury selection in Hawaii corruption case (all times local):9:45 a.m.Hundreds of prospective jurors are filling out questionnaires in the first step for selecting jurors to serve on a closely watched corruption case involving the highest levels of ...

Police not releasing more info about fatal shooting of teen

U.S. 05/10/19, 10:57

Authorities in Oklahoma aren't providing additional information about a police shooting in which officers killed a naked, unarmed black teenager who had broken into a home.Sgt. Milo Box and Officer Denton Scherman have been on paid leave since the April ...

Girl with knife apologizes after being shot by police

U.S. 05/09/19, 22:15

Police body camera footage released Thursday shows a bleeding and crying 17-year-old girl apologizing to the officer who shot her after the teen ran at him with a large knife in Southern California. Oxnard Police Chief Scott Whitney described the May ...

Officer who shot driver worried past bosses, records show

U.S. 05/07/19, 14:57

A police officer who fatally shot a man during an attempted traffic stop last month had been told his conduct was unacceptable by several former supervisors, including some who raised concerns about his difficulty in handling stressful situations, records show. Wethersfield ...

Pennsylvania police honor 4 who died on duty in 2018

U.S. 05/06/19, 15:29

Police from around Pennsylvania are honoring four members of law enforcement who were killed or died last year from injuries sustained while on duty.Monday's ceremony in the Forum auditorium adjacent to the state Capitol was attended by Gov. Tom Wolf, ...

UK police: Leak from government Huawei meeting not a crime

Europe 05/04/19, 08:06

Britain's Metropolitan Police force says a leak of details from a secret government discussion about Chinese telecoms giant Huawei does not amount to a crime.Counterterrorism head Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said Saturday he was satisfied the disclosure did not breach ...

Oklahoma officers in shooting that hurt children named

U.S. 05/03/19, 19:51

Authorities in Oklahoma on Friday identified two police officers present when at least one of them shot into a pickup truck last week and wounded three children and a man suspected in a robbery.Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Brook ...

Update: Family lawyers call police shooting reckless

U.S. 05/03/19, 11:48

The Latest on the release of videos showing a fatal shooting by a Connecticut police officer on April 20 (all times local):12:45 p.m.Lawyers for the family of a Connecticut man fatally shot by a police officer last month say newly ...

Videos of fatal police shooting of 18-year-old are released

U.S. 05/03/19, 11:05

Videos released Friday show a Connecticut police officer's fatal shooting last month of an 18-year-old man during an attempted traffic stop and chase, which sparked protests by the teen's relatives and activists.Wethersfield officer Layau Eulizier is seen on police dashcam ...

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