Tag archive for ‘Police’
    Florida Police Officer Indicted on Federal Charges Alleging Sex Abuse and Kidnapping
    By asif On Saturday, December 14th, 2019
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    Florida Police Officer Indicted on Federal Charges Alleging Sex Abuse and Kidnapping

    A police officer in Florida was charged Friday with violating the civil rights of two women, one of them a minor, in separate episodes in 2015 that federal prosecutors said involved kidnapping, sexual abuse and More...

    Before Death, Juice WRLD Flew on Jet Loaded With Drugs, Police Say
    By asif On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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    Before Death, Juice WRLD Flew on Jet Loaded With Drugs, Police Say

    When a private plane carrying the popular 21-year-old SoundCloud rapper Juice WRLD landed in Chicago after 1 a.m. on Sunday, law enforcement officials were waiting, having received information from a federal task More...

    After Horrific Rape in India, Police Kill 4 Suspects
    By asif On Saturday, December 7th, 2019
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    After Horrific Rape in India, Police Kill 4 Suspects

    The suspects had been in custody for about a week as the young woman’s family, activists, ordinary citizens and powerful politicians called for them to be punished. Pressure was raised further after protests More...

    Austrian Government to Turn Hitler's Birth Home into Police Station to Deter Neo-Nazi Pilgrims
    By asif On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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    Austrian Government to Turn Hitler’s Birth Home into Police Station to Deter Neo-Nazi Pilgrims

    After a grueling decades-long legal battle, the birthplace of Adolf Hitler will soon be turned into a police station to repel potential neo-Nazi visitors. The house, which has belonged to the family of Gerlinde More...

    Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University
    By asif On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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    Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University

    HONG KONG — Hundreds of Hong Kong activists armed with firebombs and bows-and-arrows on Monday battled riot police who have laid a days-long siege to a university, the most violent confrontation yet in a half-year More...

    Hong Kong Police Shoot Protester Amid Clashes
    By asif On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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    Hong Kong Police Shoot Protester Amid Clashes

    HONG KONG — A Hong Kong police officer shot an antigovernment demonstrator on Monday, an escalation that quickly inflamed tensions in the city already jittery over the recent death of a student involved in the More...

    Hong Kong Protester Shot by Police as Clashes Escalate
    By asif On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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    Hong Kong Protester Shot by Police as Clashes Escalate

    HONG KONG—Clashes broke out after police shot and critically injured a protester as the city’s start-of-week commute was disrupted by demonstrators trying to block roads and delay trains. In footage circulating More...

    Bolivian President’s Grip on Power Loosens as Police Rebel
    By asif On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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    Bolivian President’s Grip on Power Loosens as Police Rebel

    The Bolivian president’s grip on power grew shakier on Saturday as police units in major cities flipped their allegiance and joined anti-government protests, key allies resigned and protesters took over local More...

    U.K. Police Release Names of 39 People Found Dead in Essex Truck
    By asif On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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    U.K. Police Release Names of 39 People Found Dead in Essex Truck

    LONDON — For weeks, the Vietnamese relatives of a 26-year-old woman who had left home in search of a better life in Europe had feared that she was among the 39 people whose bodies were found in a refrigerated More...

    Hong Kong Police Break Out the Tear Gas Early, Sending Protesters Scrambling
    By asif On Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
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    Hong Kong Police Break Out the Tear Gas Early, Sending Protesters Scrambling

    HONG KONG—Police fired water cannons and tear gas early in the day in an effort to break up a pro-democracy demonstration that brought tens of thousands of people into the streets, showing recent government efforts More...