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UK's Johnson Faces No Further Fines as Police Probe Into Partygate Scandal Ends

Boris Johnson will not face a further fine over COVID-19 lockdown breaches in Downing Street, as the police completes its probe into the partygate scandal.

Epoch Times - Top Stories - 1 hour ago

Near Ukraine's border, threat of Russian shelling remains even after ground forces retreat -- Subscriber content -- On Tuesday alone, in Ukraine's Sumy region, police reported attacks with large-calibre machine guns, automatic grenade launchers and artillery. Local authorities believe the intent is to maintain enough pressure that Ukraine must keep troops on alert, preventing them from joining battles elsewhere

On Tuesday alone, in Ukraine’s Sumy region, police reported attacks with large-calibre machine guns, automatic grenade launchers and artillery. Local authorities believe the intent is to maintain enough pressure that Ukraine must keep troops on alert, preventing them from joining battles elsewhere

The Globe and Mail - Top Stories - 1 hour ago

Richard Irvin said charges last year against girlfriend would be 'taken care of' at scene of her arrest in Aurora, police report shows

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin said charges against girlfriend would be ‘taken care of’ at scene of her arrest last year, police report shows.

Chicago Tribune - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

NYC EMT shot by patient in ambulance -- Police say it happened after EMTs were dispatched to pick up a drunk and disorderly man outside a bar in the borough of Staten Island.

Police say it happened after EMTs were dispatched to pick up a drunk and disorderly man outside a bar in the borough of Staten Island.

CBS News - US News - 2 hours ago

UK police end probe into lockdown parties in PM Johnson's office

The investigation into COVID-19 lockdown parties held at British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Downing Street office has ended, police said Thursday,...

Daily Sabah - World - 2 hours ago

Police end partygate probe with 126 fines - and no further action against PM

The conclusion of the Met's probe clears the way for Sue Gray's full report into partygate to be published in full - and it is expected next week.

Sky News - Politics - 2 hours ago

UK police issue 126 fines as Downing Street 'partygate' inquiry ends

LONDON: British police said on Thursday (May 19) they had ended their investigation into COVID-19 lockdown parties held at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Downing Street office, saying they had issued a total of 126 fines. Johnson has faced widespread calls from opposition politicians and some in his own pa

Channel NewsAsia - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

St. Louis police chief Hayden to retire June 18; Lt. Col. Sack named interim head -- St. Louis officials said police chief John Hayden will retire June 18 with Lt. Col. Michael Sack to take over on an interim basis amid a nationwide effort to hire a replacement.

St. Louis officials said police chief John Hayden will retire June 18 with Lt. Col. Michael Sack to take over on an interim basis amid a nationwide effort to hire a replacement.

UPI - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

UK partygate: Police end probe into Downing Street lockdown gatherings, issue 126 fines

Those fined so far include PM Boris Johnson, his wife Carrie and finance minister Rishi Sunak. The government said they were fined for a gathering in Downing Street marking the prime minister's birthday in June 2020

First Post - World - 3 hours ago

Nigerian Police Stand By as Christian Student Is Stoned to Death

A so-called blasphemy murder of a Christian student in Sokoto, Nigeria May 12 was attended by scores of ...

Epoch Times - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

Minister contradicts police watchdog's suggestion that officers could ignore some food shoplifting

Petty crime fuelled by the cost of living crisis will pose a challenge for policing, as inflation hits a 40-year high and fuel prices continue to surge, says the new HM chief inspector of constabulary.

Sky News - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

UK police conclude Partygate investigation with 126 fixed-penalty notices

Unclear if Johnson has received more than one fine for Downing Street gatherings

Irish Times - World - 3 hours ago

One person wounded in German school shooting - police

BERLIN: Shots were fired at a German school in the northern city of Bremerhaven on Thursday and one person was wounded, police said. One person was...

Peninsula Qatar - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

Police and FA investigate video of McBurnie 'stomping' on Forest fan

A video which appears to show Sheffield United player Oli McBurnie ‘stomping’ on a Nottingham Forest fan is being investigated by the Football Association.

Evening Standard - Sports - 5 hours ago

'Don't ignore shoplifters stealing food', minister tells police

Policing minister Kit Malthouse has told officers not to ignore shoplifters stealing food out of desperation during the cost-of-living crisis.

Evening Standard - Politics - 6 hours ago

Minister rejects call for police to use 'discretion' with shoplifters

Kit Malthouse argues ‘the law should be blind and police officers should operate without fear of favour’

Independent UK - Politics - 6 hours ago

Police told to use 'discretion' if cost-of-living crisis fuels crime

Rising prices will ‘be challenge for policing to deal with’, Andy Cooke warns

Independent UK - Politics - 15 hours ago

Suspect in Lincoln Park shooting was involved in at least 4 other armed robberies before he was shot near 'The Bean': police

Tyshon Brownlee, 19, is accused of shooting Dakotah Earley earlier this month in Lincoln Park, an attack that was caught on video and showed Earley yelling out the passcode of his phone as Brownlee shot him three times, according to police.

Chicago Sun-Times - Top Stories - 15 hours ago

Maywood mayor arrested for DUI after found asleep in his car in the middle outbound lane of the Kennedy: police

Nathaniel George Booker, 37, faces a misdemeanor count each of driving under the influence of alcohol and obstructing drivers on the highway, police say.

Chicago Sun-Times - Top Stories - 16 hours ago

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

A former Minneapolis police officer pleads guilty to aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

Los Angeles Times - Top Stories - 20 hours ago

Ex-Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in killing of George Floyd -- Subscriber content

As part of the plea deal, former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane will have a count of aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder dismissed

The Globe and Mail - World - 23 hours ago

Speak Up: 'The real barriers behind shortage of police officers' letter response

“Transparency and accountability have nothing to do with Delaware or national policing shortages. The shrinking applicant pools for law enforcement agencies have more to do with institutional …

Bay to Bay News - Opinion - 1 day ago

High school teacher having affair with student busted by husband, police say

Olivia Ortz, 26, was accused of having a relationship with a 17-year-old girl at Wilmington High School in Western Pennsylvania.

New York Daily News - US News - 1 day ago

Maryland Park Police identify officer involved in Parkville shooting that injured two people, say he's on administrative leave

Maryland-National Capital Park Police identified an officer who was involved in a May 5 shooting in Parkville that sent two people to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

The Baltimore Sun - Politics - 1 day ago

Luke Kirkness: Police need to be respected more and the buck stops with us

Luke Kirkness says police in NZ don't deserve to be spat at, bitten or hit.

NZ Herald - Opinion - 1 day ago

Major police group gives $250,000 to Democratic Attorney...

The 28,177-member California Correctional Peace Officers Association donated to Attorney...

San Francisco Chronicle - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Review: A landmark NYC police standoff in 'Hold Your Fire'

When there are so many fictional, burly varieties of heroes so regularly on movie screens, it’s jarring to see that the genuine article can be a humbl...

Toronto Star - Entertainment - 1 day ago

Cost of living crisis sees police officers using food banks

Concerns raised over officers quitting because they ‘cannot afford’ to be in policing

Independent UK - Politics - 2 days ago

Suspect arrested in Koreatown salon shooting, Dallas police say

Dallas police on Tuesday said a suspect has been arrested in last week s Koreatown hair salon shooting that wounded three women in an incident that ec...

Peninsula Qatar - US News - 2 days ago

California church shooter upset over Taiwan-China tensions: Police

The man accused of killing a doctor and wounding five other people in a shooting at a Taiwanese American church banquet in California methodically pla...

Peninsula Qatar - US News - 2 days ago

Arby's Manager In Washington State Peed In Milkshake Mix: Police

Footage of the 29-year-old man peeing into a bag of milkshake mix was uncovered as police were executing a search warrant on his phone as part of a child pornography investigation.

Huffington Post - Weird - 2 days ago

First Look -- Why police say Buffalo, N.Y. mass shooting was racially motivated -- A white 18-year-old male, wearing military gear and livestreaming, opened fire at a supermarket in Buffalo, killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday in what authorities described as "racially motivated violent extremism."

A white 18-year-old male, wearing military gear and livestreaming, opened fire at a supermarket in Buffalo, killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday in what authorities described as “racially motivated violent extremism.”

Christian Science Monitor - US News - 3 days ago

The Buffalo Grocery Store Shooting Victims Included A Grandmother, An Activist, And A Retired Police Officer

Most of the victims were Black, and authorities are considering hate crime and terrorism charges for the 18-year-old suspect.

BuzzFeed News - Top Stories - 3 days ago

The Suspect In The Buffalo Shooting Previously Made A Threat At His High School, Police Said

Authorities are considering hate crime and domestic terrorism charges against the 18-year-old.

BuzzFeed News - Top Stories - 3 days ago

10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack police call hate crime, suspect arraigned

A white 18-year-old wearing military gear shot 11 Black and two white victims before surrendering to authorities in a rampage he broadcast live on the streaming platform Twitch, authorities said.

Chicago Sun-Times - US News - 4 days ago

'Deeply disturbed': Israeli police beat pallbearers at Al Jazeera journalist's funeral

The scenes of violence were likely to add to the sense of grief and outrage across the Arab world that has followed the death of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

Sydney Morning Herald - World - 5 days ago

Dirtbag of the Week: Susan Collins -- Collins called the cops on some sidewalk chalk and then voted against abortion rights. Nope!

Collins called the cops on some sidewalk chalk and then voted against abortion rights. Nope!

Jezebel - Politics - 6 days ago

Susan Collins Called Police Over A Chalk Drawing Asking Her To "Please" Support Abortion Rights

The colorful sidewalk message asked the Republican senator to "please" vote yes on a federal bill aimed at protecting abortion access.

BuzzFeed News - Politics - 6 days ago

Black Students in Illinois Are Far More Likely to Be Ticketed by Police for School Behavior Than White Students

Federal data has shown Illinois schools suspend and expel Black students at disproportionate rates. Now we know it’s happening with tickets and fines, too.

ProPublica - Top Stories - 13 days ago

Drunken Maine man arrested after trying to hide from police under blanket: 'Is this an episode of Scooby-Doo?'

An intoxicated Maine man was arrested for trespassing early Monday after trying to hide from police underneath a blanket, authorities said.

Fox News - Weird - 14 days ago

Maine driver blames GPS for drunken wreck into police station, authorities say

A Maine driver said she was following directions from her GPS when she took a wrong turn and crashed into a local police station over the weekend, but authorities say she was just drunk.

Fox News - Weird - 16 days ago

A Former New York Cop Was Found Guilty Of Assaulting A Police Officer At The Capitol On Jan. 6

Thomas Webster swung a flagpole at police outside the Capitol and then knocked an officer to the ground.

BuzzFeed News - Politics - 16 days ago

Alabama police seeking masked woman caught on camera stealing lawnmower with Crimson Tide yard sign

Alabama police have issued an arrest warrant for a woman caught on camera riding a stolen lawnmower and pulling a trailer with other stolen items, including a University of Alabama yard sign.

Fox News - Weird - 17 days ago

Chicago police union boss tells officers to ignore COVID-19 vaccine mandate – 'Hold the line'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has accused city police officers who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine of “playing” with the public’s lives. Now, both parties are waiting for the other to blink as Friday’s mandate approaches.

New York Daily News - Health - 1 month ago

Driverless car starts to pull away after being stopped by police

The incident highlights legal challenges around road safety and autonomous vehicles, especially when there is no driver at the wheel.

Sky News - Weird - 1 month ago

Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy Stand News, arrest six on sedition charges

"Founded in December 2014, Stand News is an independent, non-profit, Cantonese-Chinese news website that undertakes to defend fundamental Hong Kong values – democracy, human rights, freedom, rule of law and justice"

Global Voices - World - 4 months ago

Boston Police Bought Spy Tech With a Pot of Money Hidden From the Public

Massachusetts police can seize and keep money from drug-related arrests. No one has publicly reported how that money gets spent. A WBUR/ProPublica investigation found that Boston police used over $600,000 of it on a controversial surveillance device.

ProPublica - Technology - 5 months ago

Police patrol vaccine units after anti-vaxxers harass staff and public

Police received intelligence that more disturbances were being planned

Independent UK - Health - 7 months ago