Police

Stacie Bartro
August 13, 2019 - 11:10 am
UPDATE: It's a yes for Public Safety Personnel raises… Mayor Janice Curtis and 6 Council Members unanimously voted in favor Tuesday evening to pass a Resolution to increase the compensation of Police Officers and Firefighters immediately while also creating new minimum pay grades. This vote pushes...
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August 12, 2019 - 7:03 pm
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say they've cleared a Georgia sheriff's deputy of wrongdoing in a weekend shooting that left a man dead. Burke County Natalie Pane says Deputy Eric Madison was justified in fatally shooting 45-year-old Fredrick Andrews Hadden Jr., and the sheriff's office says...
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CORRECTING TO PETROL TANKER - An injured man is carried from the scene as a petrol tanker burns in the background, Saturday, Aug. 10 2019, in Morogoro, Tanzania. A damaged tanker truck exploded in eastern Tanzania Saturday as people were trying to siphon fuel out of it, killing at least 62, in one of the worst incidents of its kind in the East African country. (AP Photo)
August 10, 2019 - 3:41 pm
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — A damaged tanker truck exploded in eastern Tanzania as people were trying to siphon fuel out of it Saturday, killing at least 62 in one of the worst incidents of its kind in the East African country. Tanzanian state broadcaster TBC, citing police figures, said at...
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August 09, 2019 - 11:22 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — An officer who shot and wounded a South Carolina man holding a gun in his own home through a window did not violate Greenville County Sheriff's Office policy. State agents say the investigation into whether deputy Kevin Azzara faces criminal charges in the June shooting in...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014, file photo, protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo. Michael Brown's death on Aug. 9, 2014, at the hands of a white Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment of race relations in America. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found its voice, police departments fell under intense scrutiny, progressive prosecutors were elected and court policies revised. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 08, 2019 - 9:01 pm
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's death at the hands of a white Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment in American race relations. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found its voice, police departments fell under intense scrutiny, progressive prosecutors were elected and court...
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People stand outside a home where four people were died, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in DeKalb County, near Atlanta. Police say four people have been shot and killed in what they describe as a murder-suicide. DeKalb County police Sgt. J.D. Spencer says two women and a man were found shot to death in the driveway of a home in the Stone Mountain area late Tuesday night. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP)
August 07, 2019 - 10:44 am
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — Police say four people have been shot and killed in what they describe as a murder-suicide near Atlanta. DeKalb County police Sgt. J.D. Spencer says two women and a man were found shot to death in the driveway of a home in the Stone Mountain area late Tuesday night...
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A protester stands in the midst of tear gas during confrontation with police in Hong Kong during the early hours of Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. Hong Kong protesters ignored police warnings and streamed past the designated endpoint for a rally Saturday in the latest of a series of demonstrations targeting the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. (Elson Li/HK01 via AP)
August 03, 2019 - 9:06 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — On one end of a Hong Kong street, protesters dressed in black ducked behind umbrellas and makeshift barricades, occasionally throwing bricks or slinging rocks. On the other end, police decked out in riot gear shouted warnings and fired tear gas. As the late hours of Saturday...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2019 file photo FBI personnel pass a ticket booth at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Calif., the morning after a gunman killed multiple people and wounded over a dozen others. A law enforcement official identified the gunman as Santino William Legan. Legan killed himself, according to a finding by the Santa Clara County coroner's office that contradicts earlier police accounts that officers fired the fatal shot. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
August 03, 2019 - 12:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The gunman who opened fire on a California food festival killed himself after officers shot him multiple times, officials said Friday, correcting previous police accounts that the officers fired the fatal bullet. Police gave the update soon after the Santa Clara County Medical...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2014 file photo, Eric Garner's body lies in a casket during his funeral at Bethel Baptist Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York. On Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, an administrative judge recommended firing a New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, over the chokehold death of the unarmed Garner, whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over policing, race and the use of force. (AP Photo/New York Daily News, Julia Xanthos, Pool)
August 02, 2019 - 8:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a reckoning five years in the making, an administrative judge on Friday recommended firing a New York City police officer over the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over policing, race and the use of force...
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August 02, 2019 - 9:01 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department says one of its officers shot and killed a man during a domestic disturbance call. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said in a Twitter video that officers were called to a home for a second time in a span of hours early Friday...
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