Police

June 10, 2019 - 6:08 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say officers have shot and wounded a man who was threatening people at a train station. Police were quoted Monday by the TT news agency saying that officers had no choice but to shoot him because of his behavior at the central station in the southern Swedish city of...
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People watch the conclusion of the Capitol Pride Parade at Dupont Circle in Washington, Saturday, June 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 09, 2019 - 10:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation's capital and set off a panic that sent hundreds of people, who mistakenly believed gunshots were fired, running in fear, police said Sunday. Aftabjit Singh, 38, was arrested on weapons...
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Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor reads a statement Friday, June 7, 2019, in Minneapolis, before being sentenced by Judge Kathryn Quaintance in the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. Noor, convicted of shooting an unarmed woman to death as she walked toward his cruiser says he can't apologize enough "for taking the life of a perfect person. He sentenced Friday to 121/2 years in prison for the shooting. (Leila Navidi//Star Tribune via AP, Pool)
June 07, 2019 - 8:33 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 said Friday he "knew in an instant that I was wrong" and apologized to her family, just moments before a judge brushed off a defense request for leniency and ordered him to prison for 12½...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor walks to court in Minneapolis. Attorneys for Noor, convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017, plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time. If that's not granted, they're seeking less prison time than state sentencing guidelines recommend. Noor's lawyers filed a motion Thursday, May 30 asking for a "dispositional departure" when he is sentenced June 7 for third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond who had called 911 to report a possible crime. (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 07, 2019 - 12:33 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The fiance of an unarmed woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer says every time he sees the alley where she died walking toward the police car he relives...
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June 07, 2019 - 4:20 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a police officer has been killed after being hit by a train while pursuing burglary suspects in a town near Frankfurt. Police said the officer was struck and killed by the train near the Waechtersbach train station early Friday after responding to a call about a...
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FILE- In this June 12, 2016 file photo, a couple embraces outside the Stonewall Inn in New York. On Thursday, June 6, 2019, Commissioner James O'Neill apologized for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn, which catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement. O'Neill said Thursday that "the actions taken by the NYPD were wrong" at the gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village. He called the actions and laws of the time discriminatory and said, "For that, I apologize." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 06, 2019 - 8:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York's police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his department did. "The actions taken by the NYPD were wrong, plain and simple," Commissioner James O'Neill said during a...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor walks to court in Minneapolis. Attorneys for Noor, convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017, plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time. If that's not granted, they're seeking less prison time than state sentencing guidelines recommend. Noor's lawyers filed a motion Thursday, May 30 asking for a "dispositional departure" when he is sentenced June 7 for third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond who had called 911 to report a possible crime. (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 06, 2019 - 5:38 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge not to send him to prison but instead require him to report to a county detention facility each year of his probation on the woman's...
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June 05, 2019 - 4:29 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A medical examiner says the man who killed 12 people in Virginia Beach died from multiple gunshot wounds in a shootout with police officers. In releasing the manner of death for DeWayne Craddock, Virginia's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Wednesday officially...
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June 05, 2019 - 2:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story June 4 about uniformed police officers banned from the Sacramento pride parade, The Associated Press, relying on information from an LGBTQ nonprofit group, reported erroneously that Los Angeles Police Assistant Chief Beatrice Girmala identifies as gay. A corrected...
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June 03, 2019 - 8:51 am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) __ A failed traffic stop in South Carolina ended with the driver and a state trooper shooting each other. South Carolina Department of Public Safety Director Leroy Smith says Trooper Paul Wise attempted to pull over a car late Sunday in York County for a suspected seat belt...
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