Michigan: A school safety drill that included police officers in riot gear with weapons has caused concern among some parents who say it was too realistic and frightened some students.
Alabama: Police shoot man after he takes hostage.
Alabama: Birmingham officer stabbed.
Tennessee: Officer's condition is upgraded.
Wisconsin: Two areas in Lake Michigan off Door County are among permanent safety zones proposed for machine-gun training by the U.S. Coast Guard.
New Hampshire: State House Dome: Police shooting enters the political arena.
New Hampshire: Neighborhood watch groups sprouting up after officer's death.
New Hampshire: Two charged with impersonating cops to collect money for slain officer.
Illinois: Autopsy on police officer planned.
Virginia: Investigators say Va. Beach Police officer's wife and in-laws tried to kill him