Four cops shot in South Carolina, suspect in custody

Benjamin Brown The suspected shooter was in custody early Tuesday morning after a gunman opened fire on several South Carolina law enforcement officers, striking four of them, authorities said. The four officers — three York County Sheriff’s deputies and a K-9 officer — were taken to a hospital, however, their conditions weren’t immediately known. The alleged gunman, identified as Christian Thomas McCall, 47, was arrested. He suffered gunshot wounds while in the crossfire, police said. “The sheriff’s office can really use your prayers and your thoughts,” York County Sheriff’s spokesman Trent FarisRead More

Four cops shot during manhunt in South Carolina

Three sheriff’s deputies and a police officer looking for a domestic violence suspect were shot early Tuesday in South Carolina. No information about their conditions was made public. York County sheriff’s spokesperson Trent Faris says officers responded late Monday night to a domestic violence call outside the city of York, but the suspect had fled on foot. CBS Charlotte affiliate WBTV reports the suspect was said to be assaulting a female. A York County Sheriff K-9 unit was among those who was called. At 1:07 a.m., an officer from thatRead More

Four cops shot in South Carolina, authorities say

Benjamin Brown Four South Carolina cops were shot early Tuesday morning while responding to a domestic violence call and a suspect was arrested, authorities said. Deputies were responding to a domestic violence call late Monday evening, but the suspect had already fled the scene on foot by the time authorities arrived, a York County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said at a press conference. K9 units were sent to the scene to track down the suspect, at which point one of the K9 officers was shot. He was transferred to a nearbyRead More

Hobby Lobby shoplifter thwarted by snow, cops say

Dustin Johnson filled up a cart with about $4,000 in products at a Hobby Lobby store in North Dakota — but then the snow got in the way, investigators said.  (Ward County Sheriff) Authorities say a North Dakota man who wheeled a shopping cart with stolen merchandise out of a Hobby Lobby craft store was stopped by snow. Police say 22-year-old Dustin Johnson filled up a cart with about $4,000 in products at a Hobby Lobby store in Minot on Wednesday. After the cart got stuck in the snow inRead More

Cops: Man found dead in car with two dying girls in app…

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities have found the bodies of a man and two dying children believed to be his daughters in a parked car in West Sacramento. The Sacramento Bee reported Monday that authorities believe the case to be a murder-suicide. West Sacramento police spokesman Sgt. Roger Kinney says authorities found the car overnight next to the local city hall. The bodies of a 47-year-old man and two girls, ages 9 and 12, were found inside. The girls were still alive but unresponsive, but they later died at theRead More

Gang of youth attacks cops near Paris; video of assault…

Frank Miles A female police officer was attacked in a suburb of Paris by a group of youths who then posted videos of the attack online, authorities said. A female police officer and her boss were attacked in a suburb of Paris by a group of young people who then posted videos of the attack online, reports said. The officer — who has not been named — was recorded being kicked around violently as the attackers around her whooped and screamed in the suburb of Champigny-sur-Marne, southeast of the FrenchRead More

Bodycams capture Wisconsin cops freeing teens from burn…

Katherine Lam Milwaukee police officers sprung into action when they saw a car flip over and burst into flames on Tuesday.  (Milwaukee Police Department) Wisconsin police officers sprung into action and pulled two teenage boys from a burning car as flames threatened to engulf the vehicle on Tuesday — a heroic rescue captured on body camera. Two Milwaukee officers, Nicholas Schlei and Nicholas Reid were in a patrol car around 7:30 p.m. the day after Christmas when they saw a vehicle slam into a utility pole and flip over, FOX6Read More

Infant dies after dad bent baby’s body in half, cops sa…

Nicole Darrah Robert Resendiz, 30, reportedly told police he bent his son’s body in half to make him stop crying.  (Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office) An infant boy, whose body was allegedly bent in half by his father’s efforts to make the baby stop crying, died Tuesday, police said. The 6-month-old boy’s father, 30-year-old Robert Resendiz, called emergency authorities in Phoenix, Ariz., on Dec. 19 when his son stopped breathing, according to FOX10 Phoenix. He died two days later. WISCONSIN FATHER GETS 6 MONTHS FOR BEATING INFANT, BREAKING 20 BONES Initially,Read More

Department clears Michigan cops who cuffed girl at gunp…

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. –  Police officers in western Michigan won’t be disciplined for detaining an 11-year-old girl, her mother and aunt at gunpoint outside of their home while searching for another aunt suspected in a stabbing. The Grand Rapids Police Department said in a news release Wednesday that an internal investigation of the Dec. 6 incident found the officers didn’t violate department policy. Bodycam footage shows police handcuffing Honestie Hodges as an officer repeatedly tells the crying girl she’s not being arrested. Police say the aunt suspected of stabbing anotherRead More

Amsterdam airport cops shoot man with knife; not terror…

Police at Schiphol airport near Amsterdam shot and arrested a man who allegedly had a knife.  (Reuters) A knife-wielding man was shot by Dutch military police at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport Friday. A knife-wielding man was shot by Dutch military police at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport Friday. Authorities said it was not being treated at a terror incident. The Marechaussee police service tweeted the situation was “safe” and noted the suspect had been detained and removed from the scene. “Man at Schiphol shot at by the military police, after he made threats withRead More