US teen was pointing gun when shot by police: Officials

A police investigation has confirmed that a black US teenager was brandishing a gun when he was fatally shot by a white officer in Missouri, officials said Tuesday.

Protests against police violence flare for third night in New York

Protesters in New York and other cities staged a third night of rallies on Friday, denouncing the use of deadly force by police against minorities, even as prosecutors said they would consider charges against an officer in the fatal shooting of a unarmed black man in November.

Obama orders review of US police use of military hardware

US President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police.

Super Bowl XLVIII: FBI probes suspicious powder at hotels

The FBI and US police officers were investigating Friday suspicious powder sent by mail to at least five hotels near the stadium hosting Sunday`s Super Bowl, officials said.

US police identify Maryland mall shooter

TheUS federal authorities have identified Darion Marcus Aguilaras the assailant, who shot and killed two skate store employees at a Maryland shopping mall on Saturday.

Family of drunken man killed by car sues US cops

The family of a drunken US man picked up by police officers and dropped off at a Taco Bell before he was fatally struck by a car has sued over his death, accusing authorities of racial discrimination and putting their loved one in danger as part of a "perverse joke" about his Mexican heritage.

Police investigate dry ice bombs at Los Angeles airport

Federal and local authorities said today they are investigating who placed explosive devices made from dry ice at the Los Angeles International Airport.

107-year-old man killed in SWAT shootout in Arkansas

A 107-year-old Arkansas man was killed during a shootout with US police and SWAT team members, local authorities said.

Police killed Hofstra University student: Authorities

A 21 years old Hofstra University student was accidentally shot dead by a police officer after reportedly responding to a home invasion call at an off-campus home.

Four people stabbed at US church: Police

A man jumped over several pews at a New Mexico Catholic church and stabbed several members in the choir area just as Mass was ending, police said.

6-yr-old accidentally shot by 4-yr-old: US Police

A 4-year-old child brought a gun outside his home and shot a 6-year-old neighbor in the head, seriously wounding the older child when the weapon discharged as they played together, authorities said on Tuesday.

NY subway victim identified as Indian, police offer reward

The police have announced a $12,000 reward as it searched for a heavyset woman in her 20s who allegedly shoved an Indian man to his death in front of a train on a New York City subway platform.

US police clear out downtown Occupy Oakland camp

Riot-clad law enforcement officers cleared out Oakland`s weeks-old anti-Wall Street encampment just before dawn.

Police arrest 10 Occupy Seattle protesters

The Occupy Seattle protesters were detained after Westlake Park closed late Thursday night.

US police arrest Florida teen in school bomb plot

Jared Cano had planned to set off several homemade pipe bombs on the first day of school next week.

US Police search for suspect in synagogue explosion

Ron Hirsh is wanted by police in connection with blast outside Chabad House.

US police reopen Al Gore ‘crazed sex poodle’ investigation

A masseuse has made allegation that Al Gore behaved like ‘crazed sex poodle’.

US police seek person of interest in Washington shooting

A man with an extensive criminal past was being sought on Sunday as a "person of interest" in a deadly ambush on four police officers who were gunned down inside a coffee shop.