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Rifle used in the St. Louis school shooting had been taken from the gunman days before the attack, police say
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Rifle used in the St. Louis school shooting had been taken from the gunman days before the attack, police say

CNN  —  The AR-15-style rifle used in the deadly St. Louis school shooting had been taken from the shooter’s possession during an interaction with police about a week before the attack, and it’s unclear how he got it back, police say. The gunman, 19-year-old Orlando Harris, opened fire on Monday, killing student Alexandria Bell, 15,...

These police departments are seeing some of the worst staffing shortages in the US ahead of 2023
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These police departments are seeing some of the worst staffing shortages in the US ahead of 2023

Police departments across the country have grappled with staffing shortages, from small towns in North Carolina and Minnesota to big cities on either coast.  National Police Association spokesperson Ret. Sgt. Betsy Branter Smith pointed to eleven cities that have experienced severe staffing issues after the anti-police rhetoric of 2020 and its political fallout: New York...

Texas Goes Permitless on Guns, and Police Face an Armed Public : politics
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Texas Goes Permitless on Guns, and Police Face an Armed Public : politics

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Family tried to take gun from St. Louis school shooting suspect: Police
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Family tried to take gun from St. Louis school shooting suspect: Police

The family of the 19-year-old suspect accused of opening fire in a St. Louis, Missouri, high school had recently removed the firearm used in the deadly school shooting from their home, but the teen somehow got ahold of it again, authorities said Wednesday. One student and one teacher were killed in the Monday morning shooting...

Police investigating burglary at Katie Hobbs’ Phoenix campaign office
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Police investigating burglary at Katie Hobbs’ Phoenix campaign office

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Detectives are looking into a burglary at gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs’ Phoenix campaign office, Phoenix Police confirm to Arizona’s Family. Police said they responded at 2 p.m. Tuesday to a commercial burglary north of downtown Phoenix. Sgt. Brian Bower said items were taken from the property “sometime during the night” but...

Police identify 5-year-old boy found dead inside suitcase in Indiana, name two suspects
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Police identify 5-year-old boy found dead inside suitcase in Indiana, name two suspects

After a six-month investigation covering multiple states, police have confirmed the identity of a 5-year-old boy who was found dead inside a suitcase in southern Indiana last April. The child was identified as Cairo Ammar Jordan, of Atlanta, Georgia, during a news conference held by Indiana State Police on Wednesday. “It’s a bittersweet day,” said...

Suspended Georgia sheriff convicted of civil rights abuses
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Suspended Georgia sheriff convicted of civil rights abuses

ATLANTA — A federal jury on Wednesday returned a guilty verdict on six of seven charges against a suspended Georgia sheriff accused of violating the constitutional rights of people in his custody by unnecessarily strapping them into restraint chairs. Prosecutors said Victor Hill, who was suspended as Clayton County sheriff after his indictment last year,...