By Tom Jackman Tom Jackman Reporter covering criminal justice locally and nationally Email Bio Follow Statistics show that since 2000, there have been about 9.5 ambush killings of law enforcement officers
According to the automaker, this makes the Interceptor the first police car in the US to offer protection from armor-piercing .30-caliber rifle rounds that conforms to the federal government's Type IV
Sadly, the machine is too big to take on the road. You've heard of people losing their marbles. Martin Molin is using his -- 2,000 to be exact. The Sweden-based musician has spent the last 14 months working
This could cause some twin envy. Scott Kelly has made a triumphant and safe return from space, and now the science of how a year of microgravity affected his body can begin. There are bound to be some
During flight operations, an aircraft carrier's deck is an extremely dangerous place with expensive fighter jets and helicopters landing and taking off on a short runway. However, sailors and airmen mitigate
Houston (CNN) — Marco Rubio was on fire Thursday night. For months, the Florida senator resisted taking on Republican front-runner and expert attack dog Donald Trump, much to the chagrin of the GOP establishment.
For a band that only a few years ago was pounding out Southern rock for hometown Alabama crowds, the Alabama Shakes stirred up a ruckus at the Grammys. The band, co-founded by Brittany Howard, was nominated
The highest rate of fire for a machine gun in service is the M134 Minigun. The weapon was designed in the late 1960s for helicopters and armored vehicles. It fires 7.62 mm caliber rounds at a blistering
(CNN) — It may sound impossible to some, but once upon a time, airplanes regularly took off and landed with 83-ton spaceships on their backs. Someone has wisely decided to put one in a museum. On Saturday,
By Jim Wallis Tamir Rice. Sandra Bland. Laquan McDonald. Freddie Gray. These young black Americans, and many other men and women whose names never made national headlines, were recent victims of state
Roseburg, Oregon (CNN) — The man who gunned down nine people at an Oregon community college was enrolled in the class where the fatal shootings occurred, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Friday.
The St. Louis County Police Department on Tuesday released video it says shows suspect Tyrone Harris, 18, pull a firearm from his waistband in relation to Sunday night’s Ferguson shooting. The surveillance
If the American people had a vote in picking a woman to put on the redesigned $10 bill, they would choose Eleanor Roosevelt, the nation’s longest-serving first lady who pushed for greater rights for women,
The reporting on why U.S. Army personnel stationed at recruiting centers aren’t allowed to be armed has to make anyone who knows a little about guns, and the gun issues, wonder if those news outlets are
August Landmesser, the lone German refusing to raise a stiff right arm amid Hitler's presence at a 1936 rally, had been a loyal Nazi. Landmesser joined the Nazi Party in 1931 and began to work his way
A veteran New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Saturday while transporting a suspect to the city jail, authorities said. The suspect escaped and was being sought by law enforcement officers.
This past week, the Internet, our editorial pages, and our talk shows have been filled with calls for gun control. That happens every time there's a terrible massacre like the one we saw in South Carolina.
This is how you get away from a rocket launch gone wrong AsBoeing and SpaceX rev up to start flinging actual human beings into space, NASA is making sure it's ready for a worst-case scenario on the ground.
While we have not quite figured out interstellar travel yet, nor built any fully armed and operational off-Earth battle stations, we have gotten closer to the sci-fi trope of robots that can help out in
It's all too easy to think of anything counted in the millions as an abstraction -- even if it's World War II, and the topic at hand is the millions of lives lost. That's what makes "The Fallen of World