N.Y. county lawmakers pass contentious bill allowing police to sue protesters for harassment

County lawmakers in New York approved a bill Monday allowing police officers and other first responders to sue people who harass them because of their profession.The bill, which passed the Nassau County legislature in a 12-6 vote, still needs the signature of county executive Laura Curran.The vote came after hours of often-heated public comments, including…

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Haiti police arrest third suspect with U.S. ties in president’s assassination

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian police said on Sunday they had arrested one of the suspected masterminds in the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, a Haitian man whom authorities accused of hiring mercenaries to oust and replace Moise.Moise was shot dead early on Wednesday at his Port-au-Prince home by what Haitian authorities describe as a unit of…

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Darnella Frazier, Teen Who Filmed George Floyd Murder, Says Uncle Killed By Minneapolis Police

Topline Darnella Frazier—the Minnesota teenager who captured the infamous video of Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes—revealed Tuesday night that her uncle was killed as an innocent bystander in a high-speed police chase.  This still from a police body camera shows Darnella Frazier (third from the right) filming George…

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Capitol Police didn’t act on warnings Trump backers would infiltrate Capitol, target Dems, report says

WASHINGTON — U.S. Capitol Police leaders learned that Trump supporters were discussing ways to infiltrate tunnels around the complex and target Democratic members of Congress on Jan. 6 but failed to act on the threats, according to a new Senate report summing up what it says were profound intelligence and security failures that contributed to…

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Police in Columbus, Ohio, fatally shoot teen girl who was swinging knife at 2 other people, video shows

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Columbus police shot and killed a teenage girl who swung at two other people with a knife Tuesday, according to bodycam footage from the officer who fired the shots just minutes before the verdict in George Floyd’s killing was read. Officials with the Columbus Division of Police showed a segment of the…

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Police identify gunman who killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis as a ‘younger male, in his 20s’

INDIANAPOLIS — Police in Indianapolis have identified the shooter who opened fire at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis as a young male in his 20s. Police Chief Randal Taylor also noted that a “significant” number of employees at the facility where the shooting took place Thursday night are members of the Sikh community. Taylor spoke…

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