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Troopers: 2 killed in crash after fleeing traffic stop

Jan. 21, 2020 8:47 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two people who fled from a traffic stop in St. Petersburg died in a crash on Interstate 275 early Tuesday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said. A short time before the crash, St. Petersburg police stopped the vehicle. The car, driven by a 28-year-old man, fled from the...

Honolulu police carry an injured officer after a shooting and domestic incident at a residence on Hibiscus Road near Diamond Head on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Honolulu. Witnesses say at least two Honolulu police officers were shot and two civilians were injured. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

Suspect in Hawaii officers' deaths described as unhinged

Jan. 20, 2020 8:47 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii handyman with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors faced eviction when he stabbed a woman and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be inside burned, authorities and neighbors said. Police responding Sunday to a call for help at the...

Colorado deputy charged with recklessly driving prisoner van

Jan. 20, 2020 5:52 PM EST

A Colorado sheriff's deputy who was pulled over by state troopers while driving three prisoners in a transport van has been charged with traffic offenses including reckless endangerment, authorities said Monday. Denver Sheriff Department Deputy James Grimes was charged following an investigation into the alleged...

Police: Armed woman shot, wounded by state trooper

Jan. 20, 2020 5:52 PM EST

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) — State police say a woman armed with a handgun was shot and wounded by a state trooper following a domestic dispute in western Pennsylvania. Police in Lawrence County say troopers responded just after 9 a.m. Monday to a Slippery Rock Township location where a woman was reported...

Man killed by police in Waterbury during fight in home

Jan. 20, 2020 5:24 PM EST

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A man was killed by Waterbury police Monday while officers were checking out a report of a bullet being shot through two homes' common wall, Chief Fernando C. Spagnolo said. Officers received a call from a property manager of the Craigie Avenue home saying a tenant reported finding...

Suburban police officer charged with DUI after fatal crash

Jan. 20, 2020 3:07 PM EST

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police officer has been charged with driving under the influence after she was involved in a traffic crash in which another police officer riding with her was killed. Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka, 35, was driving on Interstate 55 early Sunday in Will County when...

2 men arrested after police chase in Missouri, Illinois

Jan. 20, 2020 12:28 PM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Two men are in custody after officers were shot at and a police vehicle was intentionally rammed during a chase that began in Cape Girardeau and ended in Illinois, authorities said. Cape Girardeau police Sgt. Joey Hann said no one was injured in the incident Saturday night. . The...

Rapper, law enforcement shed light on Atlanta mall shooting

Jan. 20, 2020 12:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Statements from law enforcement officials and a Kentucky-based rapper are shedding more light on what led to a shooting that caused chaos outside one of Atlanta’s largest malls last week. The man shot by police on Saturday after refusing to drop his gun may have been trying to stop a...

This undated photo provided by the Lisle, Illinois, Police Department shows Bruce Lindahl. Lindahl, who police suspect strangled a 16-year-old suburban Chicago girl in 1976, may have killed as many as a dozen young women and plotted to kill others before he died during a fatal knife attack on a teenage boy, a detective investigating the case said Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (Lisle Police Department via AP)

Suspected serial killer stayed under the radar, but how?

Jan. 20, 2020 10:35 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — When a police detective said last week that a man suspected of strangling a suburban Chicago teen in 1976 may have killed as many as a dozen girls and young women, the question that screamed louder than all others was: How did nobody notice? Today, as Lisle Police Detectives Chris Loudon and...

Former Catalan police chief Josep Lluis Trapero, centre, arrives at the National Court on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. A trial starts Monday against former Catalan regional police chief and other officials for their role in the 2017 independence attempt. (AP Photo/Paul White)

Catalan ex-police chief on trial for role in secession bid

Jan. 20, 2020 7:21 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — The former head of Catalonia's regional police and three others are standing trial on charges of rebellion and sedition for their alleged roles in the illegal bid by the Catalan regional government to break away from Spain in 2017. The trial starting Monday in the National Court could inflame...