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Shirtless man does 'Exorcist spider walk’ in middle of Taipei road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video submitted to a dashcam sharing platform showing a man mimicking the “spider walk” from the American horror film “The Exorcist” has generate...

Ex-Kansas officer who sued sheriff's deputy killed by police

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas police detective, who last year sued a sheriff's deputy for running over him in a rural field, has been fatally shot by a police officer in Kansas City after d...

Attorney: Deputy who ran over Black man now works at prison

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas sheriff’s deputy caught on dashcam video running over a Black man who was fleeing shirtless across a field is now working at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility whi...

Jurors to get case of ex-deputies in Georgia stun-gun death

ATLANTA (AP) — Jurors have seen the videos many times at the trial of three former Georgia sheriff's deputies accused of murdering a man during a 2017 arrest when they shocked him with stun guns. ...

Tool for police reform rarely used by local prosecutors

SEATTLE (AP) — Isaiah Obet was behaving erratically and in mental distress in 2017 when Officer Jeff Nelson ordered his police dog to attack and then shot Obet in the torso. Obet fell to the ground an...

Tool for police reform rarely used by local prosecutors

SEATTLE (AP) — Isaiah Obet was behaving erratically and in mental distress in 2017 when Officer Jeff Nelson ordered his police dog to attack and then shot Obet in the torso. Obet fell to the ground an...

Defense: Georgia deputies acted reasonably in stun gun death

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Defense experts testifying at the murder trial of three former Georgia sheriff's deputies deny they used too much force when they repeatedly shocked a man with stun guns befor...

Little Rock, family of slain Black driver reach settlement

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The city of Little Rock and the family of a Black driver fatally shot by a white police officer during a traffic stop have tentatively reached a settlement, court records show...

Video shows scooter rider barely avoid being crushed by falling building in east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dashcam video surfaced on Friday (Oct. 1) showing a scooter rider barely avoiding being crushed by a falling building in eastern Taiwan. At 3:45 p.m. on Friday, the Man...

Taiwanese artist Mr. HH mocks ‘Instagram aesthetics’ with viral comics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In 2013, Mr. HH’s (H.H先生) online comics, which critique injustice and hypocrisy in everyday life, made him an online personality, and his career continues to thrive ...

Chief justice says ruling guts access to police records

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a sheriff’s office did not have to turn over records about a fatal shooting by a deputy, a ruling that broadly interpreted an exe...

Video emerges of horrific scooter accident in northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video has emerged of a horrific accident involving two scooters in Dongshan Township, Yilan County, on Tuesday (Sept. 14). Yilan County’s Luodong Precinct said it...

Deputy helps hoof wayward cows home along Michigan road

MASON, Mich. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy hoofed it for 3 miles along a two-lane Michigan road to help guide eight wayward cows back to a farm. The Ingham County sheriff’s office transp...

A look at high-profile cases over killings by US police

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Friday in George Floyd's death. A teenage bystander filmed Chauvin pin...

Prosecutor: No legal basis for trooper to stop Black woman

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A Virginia state prosecutor determined that a state police trooper had no legal basis for pulling over a Black woman he later arrested, and has called for an internal police invest...