Two men were found dead in separate vehicles along the N1 freeway in Maraisburg, Johannesburg, on Wednesday, Gauteng police said.
Lieutenant Kay Makhubela said it appeared that the first motorist was forced off the road by unknown persons on Tuesday … Read the rest
Two police officers have been shot during a protest outside Ferguson Police Station, according to the St. Louis County Police chief, who said their injuries were “very serious.”
A 32-year-old officer from Webster Groves was shot in the face and … Read the rest
Heavily armed SWAT teams moved into Porte de Vincennes after the hostage situation developed at a kosher grocery, involving a black gunman and at least one hostage, police said.
The Paris Public Prosecutor’s office confirmed the standoff had been connected … Read the rest
French police have identified one of the two officers killed in the shooting attack at the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. The victim was a follower of Islam, media reported.
The 42-year-old Ahmed Merabet was shot at … Read the rest
A St. Louis, Missouri grand jury has found white police officer Darren Wilson not guilty in the death of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown who he fatally shot in August, St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCullough has announced.
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A soldier who was shot at a war memorial at the start of an attack by one or more gunmen on Canada’s parliament has died of his wounds, a government minister said.
“Condolences to family of the soldier killed and … Read the rest
Security guards at a Midrand mosque near the scene where a white woman was shot and killed earlier today have described to Eyewitness News how the driver rushed into the complex frantically screaming for help.
The woman was shot in … Read the rest
When an unarmed black teenager was shot by a white police officer recently, it cast a “blinding” spotlight on a small police department “struggling for authority and relevance” in a “changing” demography, the Washington Post writes.
Since the shooting, the
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After a shooting killing at least one man, the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Taxi Violence Task Team Unit is appealing to all passengers who were in a taxi that was attacked at Ntuzuma to come forward so that statements will be taken … Read the rest
A farm owner accused of attempted murder after he allegedly shot and wounded a teenager has appeared in the Ladybrand Magistrate’s Court, Free State police said on Wednesday.
The case against Motlalentoa Alfred Makoae, 53, was postponed on Tuesday to … Read the rest
Police crime intelligence gathered information that protesting Marikana mineworkers had performed muti rituals and believed they were invincible before the August 16 shootings last year.
Brigadier Adriaan Calitz told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Centurion on Tuesday that even … Read the rest
A gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Friday, killing a security agent and wounding seven people, officials said.
Panicked travelers scrambled to escape after the lone suspect, named as 23-year-old Paul Anthony Ciancia, … Read the rest
A man was shot and wounded outside the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town on Wednesday, police said.
Lt-Col Andre Traut said the 31-year-old man, from Table View, was shot in the face and shoulder around 1pm. A 21-year-old … Read the rest
Six weeks before going on a killing spree at the Washington Navy Yard, Aaron Alexis told Rhode Island police that he was being followed by individuals who were using a “microwave machine” to send vibrations into his body that kept … Read the rest