MEXICO CITY (AP) — The governor of Mexico’s Morelos state claimed Monday his predecessor and the previous police chief negotiated with a drug gang.
Gov. Cuauhtémoc Blanco had himself been forced to deny any drug links earlier this month after a 3-year-old photo surfaced showing him posing with three men identified as local drug gang leaders.
MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) — Two streets in a Louisiana city will be named after two notable hometown figures: a Tuskegee Airman and the first Black female police officers.
The Mandeville City Council voted recently to rename streets for the airman, Samuel Sams Jr., and for law officer Beverly Fulton Watson, The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate reported.
MIAMI (AP) — A police sergeant chased and shot a 15-year-old who was running with a Glock handgun after crashing a car into a fence, police said. The teen remained in critical condition Monday as the shooting is investigated.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis' first Black police chief served his last day in office on Saturday.
Medaria Arradondo, 54, who announced last month he was retiring, had a variety of positions with the department for 30 years.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A judge has granted a request by a former New Jersey police chief to delay reporting to federal prison to serve a 28-month sentence on a conviction of lying to the FBI during a hate crime investigation.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former sheriff in South Carolina convicted of abusing his power and stealing money from government programs will likely spend about four to five years in federal prison, a judge has determined.
FOREST ACRES, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina city has named a new police chief.
The City of Forest Acres said its City Council unanimously decided Thursday on Capt. Don Robinson to take over as chief.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday morning by a Wisconsin & Southern Railroad train in Waukesha.
The Journal Sentinel reports Waukesha police received calls from citizens and the Canadian National Railroad Company around 10:55 a.m.
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A 29-year-old man was shot by police in the lobby of the Warwick Police Department on Friday after attacking officers with a knife, authorities said.
A group of officers was entering the lobby from a briefing in a nearby room when the man lunged at officers, striking one in the torso, according to a release from Warwick police.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A man in police custody was shot and killed in a North Carolina emergency room early Saturday after scuffling with an officer, officials said.
The man was in the custody of Durham police and was receiving treatment at Duke University Hospital, news outlets reported.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 38-year-old man from Mexico died in federal custody in San Diego on Wednesday after he was detained on an accusation of crossing the border illegally. Authorities are investigating his death.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and killed a 34-year-old man who broke into a museum Thursday in California’s San Joaquin Valley and charged at the officers with a hammer, authorities said.
Edgar Morfin Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene after two officers opened fire at the Meux Home Museum in downtown Fresno, authorities said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Police Bureau’s Internal Affairs department is investigating a police training presentation that ended with a slide showing a right-wing meme endorsing violence against protesters.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 19-year-old man killed in a shootout with Las Vegas police SWAT officers as they burst into an apartment was not the suspect in a murder investigation that prompted the raid, a department official said.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A retired San Jose Police officer who owns a security business pleaded no contest to insurance fraud, tax evasion, money laundering, and worker exploitation and is expected to be sentenced to three years in jail, prosecutors said Friday.
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A man was shot by police in the lobby of the Warwick Police Department Friday afternoon, authorities said.
Police Chief Bradford Connor said an investigation has been launched into the shooting, according to WPRI-TV.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two witnesses told police that a man shot by an off-duty North Carolina deputy jumped onto the hood of the deputy's truck, videos released Friday show.
Fayetteville Police officials made portions of three police body camera videos public a day after a judge gave them permission to do so.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The killing of a young woman in a Los Angeles furniture store where she worked was a random attack with no known motive, police said Friday.
A customer found Brianna Kupfer, 24, of Pacific Palisades dead on the floor Thursday afternoon, an LAPD statement said.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is moving forward with plans to create a statewide independent panel to receive complaints about police misconduct, though some don’t think it would be independent enough.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A judge on Thursday granted a request from the police chief of a North Carolina city to release body camera video recorded in the aftermath of the shooting death of a Black man by an off-duty sheriff's deputy.
YORK, Maine (AP) — Video footage of a man being subdued by a police dog during a traffic stop — an episode that led to a $325,000 settlement for the driver — has been released by a Maine town following a public records request.
A Connecticut police officer who fired his gun 13 times at an unarmed couple's car and wounded a woman and another officer in 2019 pleaded no contest Thursday to felony assault and faces up to 18 months in prison under an agreement with prosecutors.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A female officer in the Lincoln Police Department has become the third female officer to sue the city of sexual harassment in the last year.
Officer Erin Spilker, spokeswoman for the department, said in her lawsuit that she had faced years of discrimination because she is female.
A hearing for a teenager charged with murder in the death of an 8-year-old girl hit by police gunfire was postponed Thursday as elected officials and activists stepped up their criticism of a prosecutor's handling of the case so far.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Hopi Tribe and the Arizona Department of Public Safety have agreed to work together to better police the reservation.
The two signed a mutual aid agreement Wednesday in Phoenix.
The police chief in New Hampshire's largest city made another plea Wednesday for anyone with information on Harmony Montgomery, who was last seen in 2019 at age 5, to come forth, saying detectives are working on about 300 tips and the reward fund has grown to $104,000.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For years, leaders in Tennessee's largest majority-Black city have debated the merits of requiring police officers to live in the county they patrol.
After a lengthy back and forth, a growing group of Republican lawmakers is looking to pull from a familiar playbook by declaring the decision is no longer Democratic-leaning Memphis' to make.