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June 23, 2015
Church shootings a reminder of homegrown extremists

Church shootings a reminder of homegrown extremists

The shootings, experts say, are a reminder of the persistent dangers posed by disaffected people who are bent on violence but whose statements before they act may skate below the radar of police - Full Story
June 14, 2015

Authorities ID woman killed in Iowa mall shooting

Andrea Farrington was shot multiple times in her torso, and a handgun and three 9mm casings were found at the scene - Full Story
June 14, 2015
Suspect only death in attack on Dallas police HQ

Suspect only death in attack on Dallas police HQ

Chief David Brown said the suspect told authorities he was James Boulware and blamed police for having lost custody of his son and for "accusing him of being a terrorist" - Full Story
June 12, 2015

NJ Assembly passes bill cracking down on 'swatting'

Bill increases the penalties for people who place hoax phone calls to police - Full Story
June 11, 2015

Retired judge fires on LA cops he called to home

Judge called police reporting armed people inside his home and lured them into a standoff that ended in his arrest - Full Story
June 02, 2015

Texas cops disciplined over tactics in high-profile pursuit

Officer has been removed from the SWAT team and a second cop has been stripped of his badge and gun while the department investigates - Full Story
May 29, 2015

Colo. cop shot, suspect killed in narcotics raid

Shot twice, the officer was rushed to the hospital in stable condition - Full Story
May 29, 2015
Police: Gunman kills neighbor, self in Calif. standoff

Police: Gunman kills neighbor, self in Calif. standoff

A woman and two boys were rescued after police conducted cellphone negotiations with the man - Full Story
May 28, 2015

Calif. hostage situation ends peacefully when suspect surrenders

Incident began when police in cruisers and helicopter pursued a man in a stolen car until he crashed - Full Story
May 27, 2015

Officials: Risky tactics in Calif. standoff with elderly woman paid off

The woman, holed up under a mobile home with a six-shot revolver, had fired five rounds at a police robot. Deputies thought she still had one bullet left - Full Story

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