A rookie NYPD officer “accidentally” shot and killed an unarmed African-American man in a staircase in a New York apartment block. It happened as Ferguson is tensely waiting for a grand jury decision on a police officer who shot Michael Brown.
Police say three people were injured, with two suffering gunshot wounds at the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee. They also confirmed that a single gunman has been shot dead by officers after he refused to put his gun down.
Individuals associated with the hacktivist group Anonymous are moving forward with their cyber campaign against the Ku Klux Klan and say the actions they’ve undertaken so far should be considered “just the beginning” of what’s to come.
Hunters should face prison time for participating in illegal blood sports, animal welfare campaigners say. The League Against Cruel Sports report marks the 10th anniversary of the Hunting Act, which banned fox hunting in the UK.
Five people have been killed and 7 wounded when two assailants attacked worshipers with knives, axes and a pistol in a synagogue in North Jerusalem in the morning. Three of the victims were dual nationality US citizens and one was from the UK.
The governor of Missouri declared a state of emergency on Monday ahead of the anticipated grand jury decision surrounding Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson and the potential protests the verdict may bring to that city and others.
The 31-year-old survivalist caught by police in Pennsylvania last month amidst a weeks-long manhunt now faces two counts of terrorism in addition to previously filed charges that include killing a police officer.
The grand jury weighing whether to bring criminal charges against the police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri is reportedly nearing its end, and tension in the area is rising over the possible outcome.
A Shooter Detection System (SDS) - created with the help of the military and the first of its kind in the US – has been installed in an undisclosed Massachusetts school. The sensor can detect the sound of a gunshot, immediately alerting authorities.