‘Law & Order’ depicts police inaccurately

John Oliver has ripped into “Law & Order” creator Dick Wolf, claiming his long-running TV police franchise presents law enforcement in a distorted “good guy” light. The British comedian, 45, slammed Wolf’s signature work on Sunday night’s episode of “Last Week Tonight.” Oliver noted how Wolf, 75, has a “close, behind-the-scenes relationship with the NYPD, … Read more

Two arrested after man shot, killed in front of West Side home last month, affidavit says

SAINT ANTONY – A couple is in custody after San Antonio police said they pulled up to a man’s West Side home and lured him to their vehicle before fatally shooting him in broad daylight last month. Gilbert Torres, 22, and Stephanie Zaragosa, 20, were arrested Saturday and charged with murder, booking records with the … Read more

Three law enforcement officers suspended following video of violent arrest

Two Crawford County sheriff’s deputies and a Mulberry police officer have been suspended after making an arrest on Sunday morning. A video posted to Facebook, which can be viewed above, shows officers hitting a man they were arresting on the sidewalk outside Kountry Xpress near Mulberry. According to Arkansas State Police, the man being arrested … Read more

Gwyneth Paltrow’s daughter’s Hamptons party shut down by cops

The Apple has fallen far from the tree this time. Cops shut down a rowdy Hamptons party thrown Gwyneth Paltrow’s eldest child, Apple Martin. A source tells Page Six exclusively that the angelic-looking 18-year-old invited around 50 friends to her mom’s sprawling estate in Amagansett on Aug. 13. The rager became so rowdy that several … Read more

Texas state police launch internal review of Uvalde response

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Two months after the Uvalde school massacre, Texas state police on Monday announced an internal review into the actions of dozens of troopers who were at Robb Elementary during 73 minutes of bewildering inaction by law enforcement as a gunman slaughtered 19 children and two teachers. The announcement appeared to widen … Read more

Latest List of Cases of Missing Indigenous People shows 40 Cases from Central Washington | Local

The latest Washington State Patrol list of missing Indigenous people includes 40 cases from the Yakama Nation and Yakima County. Among the names added to the list is Benita Long, a 40-year-old Yakama Nation citizen who was last seen by family on March 26. That’s when a relative dropped her off at the El Corral … Read more

Friends remember Saunders County deputy | Latest News

By Tammy Real-Mckeighan Fremont Tribune CEDAR BLUFFS – Most people knew Jeff Hermanson as a deputy, or a firefighter or a K9 handler. But besides being a great friend, he was also a duck blind custodian and garage sale buddy to Cody Kavan. “We lost one of the best,” Kavan said quietly on a recent … Read more

Video shows Akron police kill Black man in hail of gunfire

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Black man was unarmed when Akron police chased him on foot and killed him in a hail of gunfire, but officers believed he had shot at them earlier from a vehicle and feared he was preparing to fire again, authorities said. Akron police released video Sunday of the pursuit and … Read more

The Day – Family offers reward for information about Groton City homicide last December

Groton — The grieving family of a man shot and killed last December made a plea Tuesday for people to come forward with information about the person or persons responsible for their loved one’s death. Ronald Whitfield Sr., 59, of New London was shot on Dec. 12, 2021, near the 40 Thieves bar at 171 … Read more

Police inaction moves to center of Uvalde shooting probe

The actions — or more notably, the inaction — of a school district police chief and other law enforcement officers moved swiftly to the center of the investigation into this week’s shocking school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, The delay in confronting the shooter — who was inside the school for more than an hour — … Read more