Man shot dead by Near West Side police accused of assaulting officer

CHICAGO (CBS) – A man who was shot and injured by police on the Near West Side Friday afternoon is charged with assaulting an officer. Raymond Comer, 37, is charged with one count of assaulting a peace officer, one count of habitual armed criminal, one count of using/ unlawful possession of a weapon and one … Read more

Sacramento to pay $1.7 million to parents of Stephon Clark, unarmed man killed by cops

The city of Sacramento, Calif., will pay $1.7 million as part of a settlement with the parents of Stephon Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2018. Two Sacramento police officers fired 20 shots at Clark, 22, hitting him seven times after chasing him into the backyard of his grandmother’s house. Officers later said … Read more

Readers react to Denver police banning food trucks

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Sheriff: Deputies shot man with knife who ‘had mental health issues’ in Otsego

OTSEGO, Minn. — Wright County deputies fatally shot a man in Otsego early Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office. The man, whom the sheriff’s office did not identify, ‘had mental health issues’ and ‘was physically threatening [the deputies] with a knife,” the sheriff’s office said. Just before 1 a.m., deputies responded to the 12000 block … Read more

Suspect arrested in San Francisco police shooting Saturday

SAN FRANCISCO – No one was shot, but officers discharged their weapons as they pursued a suspect who fled on foot and shot at officers near 16th Street and South Van Avenue Ness on Saturday morning, police said. Officers from the city’s Mission District Station attempted to arrest a suspect in the 16th Street and … Read more

New York crime: NYPD shoots gunmen shooting at party in Laurelton, Queens; 4 people injured

LAURELTON, Queens (WABC) — The NYPD had a shootout with a group of suspects who opened fire at a house party in Queens on Friday night. Police say between 75 and 100 people were at the party at a house near 130th Avenue and 219th Street in Laurelton. Members of the Violent Crime Squad in … Read more

Premier Mark McGowan defends regional police resources after a man was shot by an officer in Pingelly

Premier Mark McGowan has defended police resources in the WA area, saying an officer responding alone to a triple zero call that left a man shot was an “exceptional circumstance”. Key points: Premier Mark McGowan says ‘exceptional circumstances’ led officer to answer call alone which led to shooting A police investigation into the Pingelly incident … Read more

AG Bonta launches investigation into fatal police shooting in Salinas

SALINAS — The California Department of Justice is investigating a fatal shooting involving an officer in Salinas on Wednesday night, state Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Thursday. Salinas Police released limited information about the shooting, which occurred after officers responded around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a stabbing in the 200 block of … Read more

City of Phoenix sued over police killing of disabled man with water gun

On July 8, 2021, the night he died, Stanley Howard called the Phoenix Police Department at least 15 times, asking for help. In the end, Howard, a 64-year-old man with mental health issues and a water gun, was shot 10 times by Phoenix police officers. Now Howard’s family is suing the city of Phoenix, alleging … Read more

Police shoot, kill men in Queens Threat Response and Brooklyn Chase – NBC New York

New York police shot two men Saturday night, killing each in separate incidents where senior officials allege the suspects brandished a gun and shot officers. Taking place within hours of each other, officers attempting arrests in Queens and Brooklyn exchanged gunfire that claimed the life of a man who threatened city and state officials and … Read more