San Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that kill

San Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that kill

SAN FRANCISCO — Supervisors in San Francisco voted Tuesday to give city police the ability to use potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots in emergency situations — following an emotionally charged debate that reflected divisions on the politically liberal board over support for law enforcement. The vote was 8-3, with the majority agreeing to grant police the … Read more

5 killed in attack at Somali military training camp

5 killed in attack at Somali military training camp

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Military officers in Somalia say at least five people were killed and 11 others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the front gate of a military training camp in Mogadishu on Saturday evening. The al-Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack at the camp that has been targeted multiple … Read more

13 Chicago Police Officers Receive ‘Valor Award’ – NBC Chicago

13 Chicago Police Officers Receive ‘Valor Award’ – NBC Chicago

A Chicago police officer who was shot during a traffic stop in June received one of 13 Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Valor Awards on Wednesday. The awards are given annually by the non-profit to officers who have shown exceptional bravery and service to the city. “I’m very fortunate to be here obviously and receive this … Read more

Reputed drug dealer accused of raping informant jumps bail

Reputed drug dealer accused of raping informant jumps bail

FILE – This photo provided by the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office in September 2022, shows Antonio D. Jones. The reputed drug dealer, accused of raping a woman police informant sent into his house alone in an unmonitored sting, has skipped bail and was a no-show Monday, Oct. 17, that what was supposed to be the … Read more

Philippine ex-senator briefly held hostage in jail rampage

Philippine ex-senator briefly held hostage in jail rampage

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine police killed three detained militants linked to the Islamic State group after they staged a jail rampage Sunday that saw a police officer stabbed and a former opposition senator briefly held hostage in a failed escape attempt from the maximum-security facility in the police headquarters in the capital, police said. National … Read more

Breonna Taylor warrant details deepen mistrust in police

Breonna Taylor warrant details deepen mistrust in police

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Recent revelations about the search warrant that led to Breonna Taylor’s death have reopened old wounds in Louisville’s Black community and disrupted the city’s efforts to restore trust in the police department. Former Louisville officer Kelly Goodlett admitted in federal court that she and another officer falsified information in the warrant. That … Read more

1 shot, officer injured in Chicago police facility incident

5 killed in attack at Somali military training camp

CHICAGO — One person was shot and a Chicago police officer was wounded Monday during an incident inside a police facility on the city’s West Side, officials said. Shots were fired shortly before noon at the building in Homan Square, police spokesman Tom Ahern told WGN-TV. The officer was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in … Read more

2 Chicago cops charged in shooting that wounded unarmed man

5 killed in attack at Somali military training camp

CHICAGO — Two Chicago police officers face felony charges for allegedly shooting and seriously wounding an unarmed man during a July shootout on the city’s southwest side that also wounded a second man, authorities said Friday. Sgt. Christopher Liakopoulos, 43, and Officer Ruben Reynoso, 42, have been charged with one count each of aggravated battery … Read more

Man dies in shootout with Milwaukee police; bystander quickly

5 killed in attack at Somali military training camp

MILWAUKEE — A man was killed by Milwaukee officers after he led them on a chase into a busy downtown bar district, then got out of his vehicle and opened fire on them, police said. One bystander, a 22-year-old Hudson woman, was hit by gunfire in the Friday night shootout, police said. Authorities said they … Read more