Policing

NYPD files formal departmental charges against officers in Eric Garner case

<b>(CNN) —</b> The New York police officer who choked Eric Garner in 2014 has been formally served with departmental charges, an NYPD spokesman said Saturday.<p>Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who wrapped his arm around Garner's neck as the man complained he couldn't breathe, was served with the charges Friday …

Justice

Four years after he killed Eric Garner, NYPD officer is finally facing charges

There is a level of openness and warmth here…from everyone involved….that has blown me away.<p>And…in Alabama.<p>Walter Carr’s family home was destroyed by …

Eric Garner

Mom said someone tried to kidnap her daughter. She trained her daughter on how to act, deputies say

On July 14, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office learned that a suspect had tried to abduct a 12-year-old girl by pulling her into a wooded area.<p>The …

News (U.S.)

Macron's bodyguard cancels wedding to face police questions

The French presidential bodyguard sacked after being filmed assaulting protesters at a demonstration while police watched was forced to cancel his wedding as detectives continued to question him.<p>Alexandre Benalla, a member of Emmanuel Macron’s inner circle, was taken into police custody on Friday …

World News

Crying Nazi Pleads Guilty, Still Blames The JEEWWWZ

Chris Cantwell, the Crying Nazi, has been banned from Virginia for five years after pleading guilty to two counts of assault and battery. Poor …

Rights & Freedoms

Huge Garda checkpoint operation underway across Ireland - here's where they'll be checking

Motorists are advised to be extra careful on the roads over the coming hours as gardai will be out in force.<p>Checkpoints were carried out overnight in …

Roads

Heat rises on Macron as security aide scandal upends parliament

PARIS (AFP) -<p>A dismissed security aide for French President Emmanuel Macron was to face a judge Sunday over his alleged assault of a protester, a scandal which has forced the government to suspend parliamentary proceedings.<p>So far Macron has refused to address the potential charges against Alexandre …

François Hollande

Chennai: 22-year-old faces ‘police brutality’ for refusing bribe

Sait was manhandled by sub-inspector M H Ilayaraja, who slapped and hit him with a stick repeatedly, as five other constables stood and watched …

Corruption

Police committee, Sanco condemn deadly KZN taxi shooting

Parliament - Parliament's police portfolio committee and the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) have condemned the murder of 11 people …

Africa

Rights groups seek probe into Jakarta police shootings ahead of Asian Games

Rights groups seek probe into Jakarta police shootings ahead of Asian Games<p>JAKARTA (Reuters) - Human rights groups called for an independent …

Police Shootings

Eagan is ready to roll out the purple carpet for Vikings training camp

Ready or not, Joe and Lynda Retterath are about to see some backyard football.Starting Wednesday, the Vikings begin training camp across the road …

USDOT

VIDEO | Daveed Diggs's "Blindspotting" tackles race and police brutality head on | Fast Company

The "Hamilton" star dishes on what it's like being a black creative in Hollywood, and talks about his new movie, "Blindspotting," which puts a spotlight on race relations and police brutality.

Police Misconduct

West Yorkshire Police has lost almost 750 officers since 2010 - Yet council taxpayers must pay more

West Yorkshire police still have nearly 750 fewer officers now than they did eight years ago, despite an increase in numbers in the last …

West Yorkshire

Eight alleged land invaders arrested in Mpumalanga

Eight people were arrested on Sunday for alleged trespassing, arson and malicious damage to property, police spokesman Col Motsholi Bhembe confirmed …

Trespassing

Canberra woman caught drink driving on suspended licence twice in an hour

A 20-year-old Canberra woman will face court on a slew of charges after being caught driving illegally by police twice in one night.<p>ACT Policing said …

Alcohol

Three new top cops. An updated Police Act. Will the next year see a sea change in Alberta policing?

In the next 12 months, Alberta’s three largest police services will select new commanders.Provincial leaders, meanwhile, will open up the 30-year-old …

Canadian News

Britain's changing attitude to marijuana

The United Kingdom is beginning a review into medical marijana use. And there's growing pressure to allow its recreational use as well.<p>Love Hemp sells legal supplements that contain CBD, an active ingredient of cannabis, but not THC, which is illegal in Britain.<p>"We still have some way to go, but …

Cannabis

Hawks members sent packing over alleged links to drug lords

DURBAN - FOUR members of the Hawks narcotics unit, including the head of the team, were sent packing this week amid allegations that they were …

Corruption

Suspect killed in pawn shop robbery shootout

Crime

Two Dunkirk men charged in robbery at the Chautauqua County Fair

Two Dunkirk men are being held in Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail each on charges connected with an armed robbery Thursday night at …

Armed Robbery

Boston Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured

BOSTON (CBS) — Two men were shot in Mattapan and one of them has died, police say.<p>The other man has non-life threatening injuries.<p>Police said the …

Boston

Fresh protests in Iraq as medics raise death toll to 11

BAGHDAD (AFP) -<p>Fresh protests hit southern Iraq Sunday as medical sources put at 11 the number of demonstrators killed in two weeks of unrest sparked by ire over corruption and lack of public services.<p>Security forces remained deployed around the capital Baghdad after struggling Friday to disperse …

Middle East

Black Sailors in Chicago Chart a New Course | Chicago Tonight

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Watchlist

Honduran transport workers continue strike demanding lower gas prices - Xinhua

TEGUCIGALPA, July 20 (Xinhua) -- Honduran transport workers on Friday continued a second day of their general strike, demanding the government to …

News (China)

Man shot during robbery in Orange County, deputies say

A man is recovering after he was shot during a robbery early Sunday morning.<p>Deputies responded to the 7200 block of Rose Avenue around 2:42 a.m. for …

Crime

Woman arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies at house

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died at a house in Miles Platting .<p>Police were called to Bradford Road at around 12.45pm …

Crime

Petty fights given communal colour, say Trilokpuri locals

"When two friends play cricket, it doesn't matter if one is a Hindu and the other is a Muslim. But when a fight takes place between the two, their …

India News

Rosario: In 70 years, Mr. Ready has done most every kind of job at Forest Lawn cemetery

Arthur “Bud” Ready and I are patiently waiting early Thursday afternoon for the funeral procession from nearby St. Jerome Church on Roselawn Avenue …

Rosario

Hobbes on Politics and Religion

Oxford University Press

EDITORIAL: Train more cops to detect pot

Regardless of one’s thoughts about the wisdom of legalizing marijuana, it is worrisome that so few police officers are training to detect drivers who …

Cannabis