An 84-year-old Clemmons woman and another woman from Winston-Salem were found dead Monday as police investigated a violent shooting spree in Winston-Salem.
Law enforcement agencies across the country experienced a wave of retirements and departures and are struggling to recruit the next generation of police officers.
Shooters fired 33 rounds outside a house, police said. At least one bullet struck Desmond Harrison in the head, killing him. Desmond was at Westroads Mall on April 17 with Makhi Woolridge-Jones, accused of fatally shooting Trequez Swift.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When Oregon’s most populous city had a rampant gang problem 30 years ago, Portland detectives were stunned if they found more than a few dozen bullet casings after a shooting. Now, police are recording multiple shootings a week with 50 to 70 shots fired, and in one case more than 150, as gang attacks and retaliatory shootings again spiral into a vicious cycle.
“I think we’re seeing in Omaha what the entire United States is seeing, an uptick in violent crime,” Lt. Shane Myers said.
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When officers arrived, Malik Williams was outside in the street waving them over. Lonnie Williams was lying on the front porch with two gunshot wounds.
A Senate investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has uncovered broad government, military and law enforcement missteps before the violent attack.
A 23-year-old Lincoln woman told officers her ex-boyfriend yanked the wheel of her Chevy Impala while she was driving north on 48th, steering the car into a pole.
Officer Erin Spilker said the teen was a suspect in a previous weapons violation from May 26, when police believed he was driving a 2005 BMW that was stolen in Grand Island.
DALLAS (AP) — Panicked shoppers rushed out of Dallas mall on Memorial Day after a man banged a skateboard on the ground in the food court and made hand gestures as if he was shooting, police said.
TULSA, Okla. — There's been undeniable progress in the relationship between the Tulsa police and the city's Black community in the past 100 ye…
The student received minor injuries, including bruises and cuts on her face, according to Capt. Brian Hall, who supervises the county's school resource officers. Charges were still pending on Friday. Investigators are using surveillance video, cellphone video and witness testimony to determine exactly what happened, Associated Press reported.
Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill dealing with police training. But two other bills, one to establish new penalties for rioting and another to create police oversight boards, failed to advance.
MINNEAPOLIS — George Floyd's death under a white Minneapolis police officer's knee severely tarnished Minnesota's reputation as a progressive state on matters of race. Many Black residents say it was never deserved in the first place.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — More than a dozen people were shot during a concert in North Charleston, South Carolina, including a 14-year-old girl who was killed, police said Sunday.
"Especially now, you want to lower our standards when the microscope is on us?" asked Brenda Urbanek, director of the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.
WASHINGTON — Something went wrong at the security checkpoint at the VA hospital in El Paso, Texas, on a winter's day in 2016.
DENVER (AP) — A police officer who pushed a 73-year-old Colorado woman with dementia to the ground after she left a store without paying for items worth about $14 is facing charges of using excessive force, while a second officer is accused of failing to stop or report his actions, prosecutors said Wednesday.
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor said Tuesday that sheriff’s deputies were justified in fatally shooting Andrew Brown Jr. because the Black man struck a deputy with his car and nearly ran him over while ignoring commands to show his hands and get out of the vehicle.
When the man came outside the house, police gave him commands, and then gunfire began, said Deputy Omaha Police Chief Ken Kanger. It wasn't known Sunday night whether the man had fired at officers.