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Woman 'slapped' police car before shooting

Woman 'slapped' police car before shooting

A woman “slapped” the back of a Minneapolis police car shortly before an Australian was shot dead by an officer, records show. Justine Damond, 40, was shot dead by Officer Mohamed Noor after she called to report a possible rape in the area on 15 July. It...
India police investigate crude oil theft gang

India police investigate crude oil theft gang

India police investigate crude oil theft gang 23 July 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption Cairn India’s oilfield in Rajasthan Police in India have broken up a criminal network accused of using water tankers to steal millions of litres...
US police chief quits after Australian shot dead

US police chief quits after Australian shot dead

The head of Minneapolis police has resigned following fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by an officer. Police chief Janee Harteau stepped down at the request of Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, a day after speaking about the death of 40-year-old Justine...
Police chief: Australian 'didn't have to die'

Police chief: Australian 'didn't have to die'

An Australian woman shot dead by a police officer in the US “didn’t have to die”, the chief of the Minneapolis police department has said. Justine Damond, 40, had called police to report a possible sexual assault in her neighbourhood just before...
Huge police sting shuts two dark net markets

Huge police sting shuts two dark net markets

International police operations have shut down two of the largest online black markets selling drugs, guns, and counterfeit documents. AlphaBay, the largest criminal marketplace on the dark web, and Hansa, the third largest, could have generated more than £1bn in...
Police shooting victim's 911 calls revealed

Police shooting victim's 911 calls revealed

An Australian woman who was shot dead by US police called 911 after overhearing a possible rape, newly released transcripts reveal. Justine Damond twice contacted police to report the suspected sexual assault in an alley behind her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota. But...
Police recover stolen Francis Bacon paintings

Police recover stolen Francis Bacon paintings

Police in Spain have recovered three Francis Bacon paintings stolen in a multimillion-pound heist. The works were among five paintings by the Dublin-born British artist stolen from a manor home in Madrid in July 2015. The five paintings, estimated to be worth more...
'Loud sound' heard before fatal police shooting

'Loud sound' heard before fatal police shooting

US police were startled by a “loud sound” moments before an officer shot dead an Australian woman near her home, investigators say. Justine Damond, 40, called police to report a suspected sexual assault and was standing outside the driver’s door of a...
Saudi police question miniskirt video woman

Saudi police question miniskirt video woman

Saudi police question miniskirt video woman 18 July 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright Twitter Image caption The video of “Khulood” walking around Ushayqir was shared initially on Snapchat Saudi police have questioned a young woman who...
US police shooting victim's family want answers

US police shooting victim's family want answers

The family of an Australian woman shot dead by US police have demanded answers following her death. Justine Damond, 40, reportedly called police to report a sexual assault before an officer fired his gun from the passenger seat of the police car. Ms Damond, a...

Australian shot dead by police after calling 911

An Australian woman who called 911 to report a disturbance outside her home has been shot and killed by police in Minneapolis. Justine Damond, 40, from Sydney, is thought to have lived with her fiance in the US city. According to the Star Tribune, her family said she...
Australian woman shot dead by US police after 911 call

Australian woman shot dead by US police after 911 call

Australian woman shot dead by US police after 911 call 17 July 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright AFP An Australian woman has been killed by a US police officer responding to a 911 call in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (BCA) said...
Israel reopens holy site after police killings

Israel reopens holy site after police killings

Israel has reopened a holy mosque compound after it was closed on Friday when two policemen were shot dead. The site is known to Jews as Temple Mount and to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and is an area of huge religious importance to both faiths. The compound was closed...

Police charged with torturing six black men

All the police officers at a station in Portugal have been charged over the alleged kidnap and torture of six young black men. It means every one of the 18 officers working at Alfragide police station, northwest of Lisbon, is implicated. They will go on trial for...
Police: Williams 'acted lawfully' before crash

Police: Williams 'acted lawfully' before crash

Venus Williams was acting lawfully when she drove into an intersection before a fatal crash, police have said. The tennis star’s SUV had collided with a sedan on 9 June and the sedan’s passenger Jerome Barson, 78, was injured. He died as a result of those...
Police fire water cannon at G20 'hell' protest

Police fire water cannon at G20 'hell' protest

Riot police have fired water cannon and tear gas at protesters who hurled bottles and bricks on the eve of the G20 summit. Officers in helmets and equipped with riot shields faced off against the demonstrators on the streets of Hamburg. President Trump and other world...
Venus Williams blamed by police for fatal crash

Venus Williams blamed by police for fatal crash

Venus Williams is being investigated amid claims she was involved in a car crash which led to the death of a driver. Palm Beach Gardens police in Florida have released a report saying the tennis star was at fault in the crash on 9 June. Jerome Barson, a 79-year-old...
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