Violent crime

December 08, 2019 - 10:56 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Police in Arkansas say an officer was ”ambushed and executed" by a gunman as he sat in his patrol vehicle parked outside his police station. Fayetteville police said Officer Stephen Carr was shot and killed late Saturday by a suspect identified as 35-year-old London...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2019 file photo, Becky Galvan, center, consoles her daughter, Ashley Galvan, a 15-year-old sophomore, with her father Jose Chavez outside Waukesha South High School in Waukesha, Wis., after gunshots were exchanged between a student and a school resource officer inside the school. The involvement of school resource officers in two separate student shootings this week in Wisconsin highlights the role they can play in a worst-case scenario. While the thousands of officers in schools are dedicated to law enforcement first, they spend much of their days as counselors and educators. In cases of real and immediate threats to students or teachers, however, the rules on use of force are set by the police departments that assign them to the schools. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File)
December 08, 2019 - 10:46 am
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — An imposing presence in uniform at 6-foot-5, Officer Will Chapman towers over students in the halls of Newtown Middle School, but he tries to be as approachable as possible. The school resource officer known as “Officer Will” aims to been seen by each student at least three...
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December 08, 2019 - 10:21 am
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — An imposing presence in uniform at 6-foot-5, Officer Will Chapman towers over students in the halls of Newtown Middle School, but he tries to be as approachable as possible. The school resource officer known as “Officer Will” aims to been seen by each student at least three...
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December 08, 2019 - 9:26 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A police officer has been fatally shot outside a police station in northwestern Arkansas and the suspected gunman is dead, officials said. Officers inside the Fayetteville Police Department building heard gunshots at around 9:41 p.m. Saturday. They went outside and...
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FILE- In this Jan. 29, 2016 file photo shows the entrance to the Naval Air Base Station in Pensacola, Fla. The US Navy is confirming that an active shooter and one other person are dead after gunfire at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola. Area hospital representatives tell The Associated Press that at least 11 people were hospitalized. The base remains locked down amid a huge law enforcement response. (AP Photo/Melissa Nelson, File)
December 08, 2019 - 8:28 am
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi student who fatally shot three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shootings, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Saturday. Officials investigating the deadly...
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December 08, 2019 - 6:17 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas police officer was killed Saturday night outside a police department and the suspected shooter is dead, officials said. The suspect was shot and killed by responding officers, the Fayetteville Police Department said in a release. Officers inside the station...
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In this undated photo posted on Twitter and provided by the Houston Police Department is Sgt. Christopher Brewster, who was shot and killed Saturday evening, Dec. 7, 2019, by a man who had been reported for assault, authorities said. Police officials said in a tweet that the 32-year-old officer was shot just before 6 p.m. (Houston Police Department via AP)
December 08, 2019 - 6:15 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer was shot and killed Saturday evening by a man who had been reported for assault, authorities said. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Sgt. Christopher Brewster's death at a media briefing late Saturday. Police officials said in a tweet that the 32-year-...
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German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer speaks during a joint press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Kramp-Karrenbauer asked for the announcement of the Afghanistan 2019 presidential election results in her trip to Kabul. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
December 08, 2019 - 4:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's defense minister is calling for the government to turn up the pressure on Russia over a killing in Berlin that prosecutors say appears to have been ordered by Russian or Chechen authorities. Germany expelled two Russian diplomats on Wednesday over the brazen killing of a...
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In this undated photo posted on Twitter and provided by the Houston Police Department is Sgt. Christopher Brewster, who was shot and killed Saturday evening, Dec. 7, 2019, by a man who had been reported for assault, authorities said. Police officials said in a tweet that the 32-year-old officer was shot just before 6 p.m. (Houston Police Department via AP)
December 08, 2019 - 3:16 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer was shot and killed Saturday evening by a man who had been reported for assault, authorities said. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Sgt. Christopher Brewster's death at a media briefing late Saturday. Police officials said in a tweet that the 32-year-...
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Houston Police Department officers stand by the scene of a shooting in Houston on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. A Houston police officer was shot Saturday evening and a suspect was being sought, authorities said. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
December 08, 2019 - 2:46 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer was shot and killed Saturday evening by a man who had been reported for assault, authorities said. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Sgt. Christopher Brewster's death at a media briefing late Saturday. Police officials said in a tweet that the 32-year-...
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