How Two Middle School ‘Desperadoes’ Ended Up in a Police Shootout

A 14-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy took up weapons after a torturous journey through Florida’s juvenile mental health system.

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Former N.Y.P.D. Officer Convicted of Assault in Jan. 6 Case

Thomas Webster was found guilty in federal court after assaulting a Washington, D.C., police officer with a metal flagpole during the riot at the Capitol last year.

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Sentences Reduced for 2 Americans Convicted of Killing Italian Officer

An appeals court confirmed the homicide verdicts but commuted the life terms for both men, handing Finnegan Elder 24 years in prison and Gabriel Natale Hjorth 22.

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In Germany, Threats Grow as Far Right and Pandemic Protestors Merge

In the former Communist East, security officials worry that a long-running movement against Covid restrictions is becoming an incubator of political violence.

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How the Deaths of N.Y.P.D. Officers Have Shaped Eric Adams

The mayor’s views on policing are tied in part to his relationships with families of officers killed on the job, as well as with police abuse victims.

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Brown Deer, Wisc., Shooting Leaves 2 Dead and 2 Wounded, Police Say

A gunman fired at police officers from the second floor of an apartment building in Brown Deer, Wis., on Saturday. They were not injured, officials said.

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Thousands Mourn N.Y.P.D. Officer Whose Dreams Ended With Fatal Shooting

Wilbert Mora, one of two officers killed after responding to a 911 call in Harlem last month, was remembered at his funeral for his warmth and compassion.

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Two Officers Killed at Bridgewater College in Virginia

A suspect was caught after a widespread search at the college, about 40 miles from Charlottesville, the authorities said.

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New York Police Officers Remember Jason Rivera

He should have been the future of policing in New York.

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Funeral Held for Jason Rivera, NYPD Officer Killed in Harlem

Detective Jason Rivera, 22, is among the youngest police officers killed in the line of duty in New York City.

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Adams Blames Bail Law After Release of Teen Charged in Officer Shooting

Mayor Eric Adams said he was “outraged” that a teenager accused in the shooting of a police officer in the Bronx had been freed on bond.

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To Hell and Back, Then to CNN

Once an ordinary citizen stumbles into the culture war, it can be hard to get back out. Just ask Michael Fanone.

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NYC Mayor Eric Adams’s Crime Plan Is Loathed by Liberals. But It Might Work.

To address New York City’s rising gun violence, Eric Adams called on “all of us” to make the streets safer.

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A Staunch Critic of the N.Y.P.D. Grapples With Deaths of 2 Officers

Harlem Councilwoman Kristin Richardson Jordan, who has equated the policing system to slavery, is now considering how to deliver her message in a district mourning for two officers.

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2nd N.Y.P.D. Officer Dies of Wounds From Harlem Shooting

Wilbert Mora, 27, joined the department in 2018. He and his partner, Jason Rivera, were killed by a man who opened fire during a domestic call, the police said.

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‘We Are Going to Turn Our Pain Into Purpose’

Mayor Eric Adams’s ambitious gun safety plan includes reviving a controversial police unit his predecessor disbanded.

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Adams to Bring Back Plainclothes Anti-Gun Unit in 3 Weeks

The controversial unit’s return is part of an ambitious plan announced by Mayor Eric Adams to confront a growing crisis of gun violence.

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A Grim January Leaves Some New Yorkers Fearful for the City’s Future

New York is far safer and stronger than in the ’70s. But after a flood of sad news, many people are struggling to find grounds for optimism.

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After Shootings, Eric Adams Rushes to Release Safety Plan

Mayor Eric Adams, who won New Yorkers’ votes by campaigning on a need for improved public safety, is facing a growing crisis over gun violence.

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How a Calm Call for Help Led 2 N.Y.P.D. Officers Into a Hail of Gunfire

The latest deadly episode to rattle the city began with a routine domestic disturbance call and ended with one officer dead and another in critical condition.

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2 N.Y.P.D. Officers Killed in Shooting in Harlem, Officials Say

The officers were the third and fourth to be shot in the line of duty in recent days.

#attacks-on-police, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #police-department-nyc

Detective Shot in Leg During Drug Search on Staten Island, Police Say

The officer was the second to be shot in New York in 36 hours, offering a challenge to Mayor Eric Adams as he seeks to deliver on the public safety message that was central to his campaign.

#adams-eric-l, #attacks-on-police, #police-department-nyc, #sewell-keechant, #staten-island-nyc

Officer Shot in Leg in Confrontation With Teen in the Bronx, Police Say

Officials said a bullet fired by the suspect struck both him and the officer in what Mayor Eric Adams called another “unacceptable” example of gun violence in New York.

#attacks-on-police, #belmont-bronx-ny, #police-department-nyc

Conflict Quickly Emerges Between Top Prosecutor and Police Commissioner

A memo by New York City’s new police leader sharply questioned Manhattan’s new district attorney over his strategy for prosecuting crime.

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Capitol Police Chief to Commit to Steps for Improvement

Chief J. Thomas Manger, head of an agency still reeling from Jan. 6, plans to tell lawmakers he is already addressing most of the 103 recommendations from an internal watchdog.

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Off-Duty Officer Shot While Sleeping in Car Outside a Harlem Police Station

The officer was in stable condition after the shooting, which happened early on Saturday outside the 25th Precinct station house.

#attacks-on-police, #east-harlem-manhattan-ny, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

Denver Shooting: Rampage Leaves 5 Dead, Including Gunman

The shooting spree on Monday night left three others wounded, including a police officer.

#attacks-on-police, #denver-colo, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

Jan. 6 Defendants Send a Holiday Card: ‘Merry Christmas Patriot!’

Holiday card greetings from defendants awaiting trial on charges related to the Capitol riot reflect their status as symbolic martyrs for the Republican base.

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Upstate Man Is Fatally Shot by State Trooper

State Police said Mark Beilby, 24, who died on Wednesday, had repeatedly refused to drop a knife and had “advanced at the trooper.”

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2 Are Arrested After Brawl With Police at Miami Airport

The skirmish, which was captured on video, happened as the airport was bracing for heavy holiday passenger traffic despite a surge in Covid-19 cases driven by the highly transmissible Omicron variant.

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Man Gets 5 Years on Capitol Riot Charges, Longest Sentence So Far

Robert Palmer hurled a fire extinguisher at police officers during some of the fiercest fighting on Jan. 6.

#attacks-on-police, #chutkan-tanya-s, #decisions-and-verdicts, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #palmer-robert, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Anger Spreads in Northeastern India After Security Forces Kill 14 Civilians

Eight mine workers were shot in a mistaken ambush by soldiers seeking insurgents, and six protesters died later in clashes with government forces, stoking fears of further violence in the restive region.

#attacks-on-police, #civilian-casualties, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #nagaland-india, #territorial-disputes

He Never Touched the Murder Weapon. Alabama Sentenced Him to Die.

Nathaniel Woods was unarmed when three Birmingham police officers were fatally shot by someone else in 2004. But Woods, a Black man, was convicted of capital murder for his role in the deaths of the three white officers.

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Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Shot in the Bronx

The shooting took place around 8:15 p.m. in the Belmont section. The officers were expected to survive.

#attacks-on-police, #belmont-bronx-ny, #police-department-nyc

Saudi Court Blocks Execution of Man Convicted of Crime Committed at 14

Rights groups said the death sentence for Abdullah al-Huwaiti ran contrary to the kingdom’s claimed legal reforms. Now he’ll be retried.

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Scott Fairlamb Sentenced for Assaulting Officer on Jan. 6

The sentence given to Scott Fairlamb, a former New Jersey gym owner, is the most severe so far for any of the more 650 people charged in the Jan. 6 attack.

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Police Officer Stabbed on French Riviera, Authorities Say

Gérald Darmanin, France’s interior minister, said an unidentified assailant had stabbed an officer in Cannes. The motive for the attack was not immediately clear.

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Brooklyn Lawyers Plead Guilty in Firebomb Case

Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman expressed regret for the attack on a police car in May 2020. Each could face 10 years in prison.

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Houston Shooting Leaves One Deputy Dead, Two Others Injured

The deputies were wrestling with a suspect when they were shot from behind, according to the Houston Police Department.

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Louisiana State Police Did Not Discover Trooper Had Been Killed for Half a Day

Master Trooper Adam Gaubert of the Louisiana State Police was found dead in his car more than 12 hours after he was ambushed on Saturday, the authorities said.

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D.E.A. Agent Is Killed in Shooting at Arizona Amtrak Station

A second agent and a Tucson police officer were wounded in the chaotic shooting, a City Council member said. Amtrak said 137 passengers and 11 crew members were safely evacuated from a train.

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4 Found Fatally Shot After Man Opens Fire on Deputies in Florida

The gunman killed a man, two women and an infant who were found in two homes near Lakeland, Fla., the authorities said. A girl, 11, also was wounded.

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Hong Kong Police Arrest University Students for ‘Advocating Terrorism’

The student union leaders, who were detained under the national security law, had expressed sympathy for a man who stabbed a police officer before killing himself.

#attacks-on-police, #colleges-and-universities, #hong-kong, #university-of-hong-kong

How a Respected N.Y.P.D. Officer Became the Accused Capitol Riot #EyeGouger

Thomas Webster once was part of Mayor Bloomberg’s security detail. As he awaits trial, the retired cop is on the other side of the law.

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Students Arrested in Hong Kong Bomb Plot, Days After Police Stabbing

Six teenagers were among those arrested in connection with a bomb plot. Some democracy activists say Beijing’s crackdown is fueling radical ideas.

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No Charges for Honolulu Police Officers Who Fatally Shot South African Man

The death of Lindani Myeni became a cause célèbre in South Africa, intensifying criticism there of racism in the United States and a feeling of solidarity with African Americans.

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Bystander Who Intervened in Shooting of Officer Was Fatally Shot by Police

The police in Arvada, Colo., said a good Samaritan who fatally shot a gunman who had just killed a police officer was himself shot by responding officers.

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Hong Kong Protester Faces City’s First Security Law Trial

Tong Ying-kit, who hit officers while riding a motorcycle with a protest flag, is accused of terrorism and inciting secession. He could be sentenced to life in prison.

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Residents and Revelers Clash Over Washington Square Park

As the pandemic eases, the park has attracted crowds of young people who regard it as a place to let loose. Residents say the scene is out of control.

#attacks-on-police, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #new-york-city, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #parks-and-recreation-department-nyc, #washington-square-park-manhattan-ny, #youth

F.B.I. Is Pursuing ‘Hundreds’ in Capitol Riot Inquiry, Wray Tells Congress

In two separate hearings, the F.B.I. director and Pentagon officials answered questions about the failure to adequately prepare for and respond to the Jan. 6 attack.

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