Police fire 47 shots after gunman kills himself in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After shooting at a residence, a gunman led police on a wild chase across western Taiwan before being pinned in by squad cars and taking his own life. The 32-year-old suspec...

South Bend police to get body camera upgrades after shooting

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is updating its police officers' body camera technology following the recent fatal police shoot...

A timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shot Laquan McDonald in 2014. He was convicted in October of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery — one for each bullet...

Two policemen slashed, fraudster shot twice in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After slashing two police officers in Taipei City on Sunday (July 14), a fraud suspect was shot twice as he tried to flee the scene. While patrolling the intersection of Jug...

Deadline for charges looms 5 years after Eric Garner's death

NEW YORK (AP) — Time is running out for federal prosecutors to take action in the 2014 death of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man heard on video crying "I can't breathe" after a white New York City p...

Kansas chief concerned about police shooting investigations

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas police chief testified in a newly released deposition that he was so concerned about the fairness of internal department probes of police shootings in Wichita that he rem...

Wanted man killed in shootout with police in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being on the loose for three years, a wanted man died in a gun battle with police in southern Taiwan today (July 10), while one policeman was injured. At 4:20 a.m. thi...

2 dozen Dallas officers disciplined over offensive posts

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police officials say more than two-dozen officers face disciplinary measures after they were found to have posted bigoted or other offensive material to social media in violation ...

Special prosecutor named for Indiana shooting of black man

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A judge appointed a special prosecutor Wednesday to investigate a white police officer's fatal shooting of a black man in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candida...

Watchdog says Ferguson behind on police, court changes

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri city of Ferguson needs to make more progress on police and court changes to comply with a consent decree spurred by the 2014 fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, feder...

Rivals target Biden as Democrats' rifts emerge on age, race

MIAMI (AP) — Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night's presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden an...

What to watch on debate night: Biden, Bernie and other stars

WASHINGTON (AP) — Same stage. Same rules. But the Democrats' second back-to back debate is fueled by star power. Debate night No. 2 marks the first time top-tier presidential candida...

Buttigieg enters biggest stage of career at pivotal moment

Pete Buttigieg has been the early darling of the 2020 Democratic presidential contest, rising in the polls with a media omnipresence that's highlighted his intellect, steady demeanor and vision for a ...

Taiwanese cop said he kept firing at Vietnamese man because of his 'black skin'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a trial for the killing of an unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant worker, the police officer accused of using excessive force claimed he fired nine shots because he could...

Special prosecutor requested in South Bend police shooting

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A prosecutor in South Bend, Indiana, is requesting a special prosecutor to investigate the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer that has roiled the campaign ...