Baltimore police searching for suspect who shot officer, carjacked another driver

Police in Baltimore were searching for a gunman who led police on a chase, shot an officer and carjacked at least one person in order to make his escape Tuesday night, police said. The officer, who was struck in the abdomen, is expected to survive and may not require surgery, Commissioner Michael Harrison said at […]

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Tear gas fired as officers in riot gear clash with Minneapolis protesters over death of George Floyd

Hundreds of people gathered in Minneapolis on Tuesday night to decry the in-custody death of George Floyd, which led to the firing of four officers. Emotion and tension ran high as demonstrations became unruly, with windows damaged, graffiti sprayed and a police car vandalized. Officers in riot gear confronted protesters and fired tear gas. One […]

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Man, 48, arrested for murder after woman’s body found in country park

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman’s body was discovered in a country park in Greater Manchester. The woman, believed to be in her 40s, was found at Reddish Vale Country Park on Monday morning, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said. Her next of kin have been notified and specialist officers […]

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Husband ‘murdered wife by throwing cobra at her as she slept’

A man in India has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife by letting a cobra loose in her room. Police in the southern state of Kerala said phone records showed the man, named as Sooraj, had been in contact with serpent handlers and had also watched snake videos on the internet. A few months […]

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Three police officers hospitalised after being assaulted at house fire

Three police officers were taken to hospital after being attacked by a mob of people they were attempting to disperse after initially being called to a house fire. Violence broke out on Hob Moor Road in Small Heath, Birmingham, then spread into a second nearby road at around 1.30am this morning, police said. West Midlands […]

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Policeman says people are using Dominic Cummings as an excuse to break lockdown

A London policeman has said people are using the Dominic Cummings scandal as an excuse to break the coronavirus lockdown rules. The officer, ’Scott’, told LBC that he does not know what to say to those who are flouting the government’s restrictions when they mention the behaviour of the prime minister’s chief adviser. He said […]

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Ex-cop banned from living in his own home for harassing neighbours

A former police officer has been banned from returning to live in his own home after waging a five-year campaign of harassment against a neighbour. Stephen Lau, 60, has also been barred from visiting the house or even entering the town of Exmouth in Devon. He faces spending up to five years in prison if […]

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