Law enforcement agencies

June 26, 2017 - 7:11 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina police officer has shot and wounded an armed robbery suspect. North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor said the shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday after an armed robbery at a convenience store. Pryor says the suspect was taken to a...
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June 25, 2017 - 3:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police Chief Charlie Beck told graduating cadets on Saturday to "be strong. Be ethically correct. Do the right thing" after a scandal in the youth program involving allegations of stolen police cars and underage sex. During a ceremony at the University of Southern California,...
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June 25, 2017 - 3:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has told graduating cadets to be ethical and "do the right thing" in the wake of a scandal involving the youth program. Speaking to about 2,000 cadets Saturday, Beck also promised to protect them. The ceremony came two days after the chief...
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June 24, 2017 - 5:10 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman each say they fired their weapons after the woman suddenly pulled a knife and came after them. The Seattle Times reports ( http://bit.ly/2p7zusN ) that the Seattle Police Department late Friday released...
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Pakistani troops leave after a shootout with militants on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Security forces raided a militant hideout in the northwestern city of Peshawar before dawn Saturday, triggering a shootout in which three Pakistani Tailban were killed, senior police official Sajjad Khan said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)
June 24, 2017 - 1:48 pm
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in Pakistan, which killed more than 80 people (all times local): 9:15 p.m. A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin bombings at a crowded market at northwestern town of Parachinar has risen to 67, bringing the overall death toll from...
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June 24, 2017 - 12:44 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina police chief has been arrested after authorities say he kept money owed to sheriff's deputies. A news release from the State Law Enforcement Division says 39-year-old Lacra Sharod Jenkins is charged with public official misconduct in office. If convicted,...
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June 24, 2017 - 9:34 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Charleena Lyles loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles. Friends and family members say the 30-year-old pregnant woman shot and killed by police this week was so much more than authorities' account of an unstable person who...
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June 24, 2017 - 9:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The pregnant woman fatally shot by Seattle police loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles. Friends and family of Charleena Lyles say she was much more than the police's account of a 30-year-old woman who confronted two...
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FILE - In this May. 17, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau Capt. Christopher Bergner, center, stands by a poster of Aramazd Andressian Jr., a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for several weeks from South Pasadena, Calif., at a news conference outside the Hall of Justice in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the father of a 5-year-old who has been missing for two months, 35-year-old Aramazd Andressian Sr. was arrested on Friday, June 23, 2017, afternoon in Las Vegas and is being held there on $10 million bail. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
June 23, 2017 - 8:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The father of a Southern California 5-year-old who has been missing for two months was arrested Friday afternoon in Las Vegas on suspicion of his son's murder, authorities said. A Los Angeles County sheriff's statement said Aramazd Andressian Sr., 35 was arrested in coordination...
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FILE - In this May. 17, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau Capt. Christopher Bergner, center, stands by a poster of Aramazd Andressian Jr., a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for several weeks from South Pasadena, Calif., at a news conference outside the Hall of Justice in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the father of a 5-year-old who has been missing for two months, 35-year-old Aramazd Andressian Sr. was arrested on Friday, June 23, 2017, afternoon in Las Vegas and is being held there on $10 million bail. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
June 23, 2017 - 8:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The father of a Southern California 5-year-old who has been missing for two months was arrested Friday afternoon in Las Vegas on suspicion of his son's murder, authorities said. A Los Angeles County sheriff's statement said Aramazd Andressian Sr., 35 was arrested in coordination...
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