Mesquite police release name of officer who was fatally shot multiple times Friday

Richard Houston was a 21-year veteran of the Mesquite Police Department. He died Friday afternoon while responding to a disturbance call. Courtesy: Mesquite Police Department The Mesquite Police Department announced Saturday afternoon that Richard Houston was the officer who was fatally shot while responding to a disturbance call Friday in the 1500 block of S. … Read more

Police investigating a stabbing that left an infant dead in Salem County, New Jersey

PENNS GROVE, New Jersey (WPVI) — Police are investigating the deadly stabbing of a 10-month-old inside a home in Salem County, New Jersey. Authorities were called to the unit block of Helms Cove Lane in Penns Grove around 11 p.m. Friday. Police say an infant was found suffering from multiple stab wounds. Medics arrived on … Read more

Officials React To Mesquite Officer Killed On Duty

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials in North Texas and beyond are reacting to the news of a Mesquite officer being shot and killed in the line of duty today. Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement Friday evening giving condolences to the fallen officer’s family and to the Mesquite Police Department. READ MORE: Mesquite Officer Dies After … Read more

San Jose: Medical examiner rules man’s death a homicide

SAN JOSE – Authorities have ruled a man’s death last month in San Jose a homicide. On Nov. 27, officers were called to the 1400 block of Almaden Expressway for a report of a possible dead body inside a residence, San Jose police Officer Steven Aponte said in a news release Friday. A man was … Read more

Officer fired after refusing to help shooting victim who later died, CO authorities say

A Denver, Colorado, police officer was fired after not giving aid to a bleeding gunshot victim in 2020 as a result of an internal investigation, officials said. Getty Images Getty Images/iStockphoto A police officer was fired after refusing to help a bleeding shooting victim who told him “I’m dying” sixtimes and ultimately did, authorities in … Read more

Conch shell leads to break in cold case of mom killed 20 years ago, MA officials say

A half-brother was indicted in the 2001 murder of his sister in Massachusetts that remained a cold case for 20 years, a state district attorney’s office said. Getty Images | Royalty Free For 20 years, a mother’s violent murder remained unsolved without any new suspects — until one of the weapons used in her killing … Read more

St. Petersburg Police Monitor Most Dangerous Roads For Pedestrians

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The St. Petersburg Police Department is working to make roads safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. Officials say the number of pedestrians that have died on city streets has doubled over the last year. READ MORE: Some Parents Not Pleased As Kids Are Required To Wear Masks During … Read more

England’s ‘day of shame’: Ticketless England fans endangered lives at 2020 final, report finds

Football Association (FA) CEO Mark Bullingham has apologised to fans for what he labelled the “terrible experience” during the European Championship final between England and Italy at Wembley, after an independent review said it was a near miss when it came to potential fatalities. Key points: The Euro 2020 final was marred by clashes between … Read more

Man Wanted After Stealing $72,000 From Behind Unattended Register in Queens Store

Police released an appeal for information after a robber made off with $72,000 from a store in Queens, New York City, on November 20. This footage, posted by the NYPD on Twitter, shows the robbery taking place inside 89-12 Queens Boulevard. The suspect enters the store, goes behind the cash register counter, and steals the … Read more

Oakland man arrested in connection with San Bruno smash-and-grab robbery

SAN BRUNO – A 43-year-old Oakland man has been arrested in connection with a smash-and-grab robbery in San Bruno, police said. Just before 9 p.m. on Nov. 28, officers were called to the Target store at 1150 El Camino Real for a report of a person who had shattered a locked display case and taken … Read more