• Cops: Angry man throws pizza and punches at police station

    DALLAS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken driving suspect upset that his vehicle was still impounded a week after his arrest threw pizza and punches at a Pennsylvania police station.

  • In this May 22, 2015, file photo, Mexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol, where a shootout with the authorities and suspected criminals happened near Vista Hermosa, Mexico. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, that it has concluded that 22 people were arbitrarily executed by federal police during the event. Commission President Luis Raul Gonzalez Perez said their investigation revealed a range of human rights abuses on the part of government forces. (AP Photo/Refugio Ruiz, File)

    Mexico’s rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal police killed at least 22 people on a ranch last year, then moved bodies and planted guns to corroborate the official account that the deaths happened in a gunbattle, Mexico’s human rights commission said Thursday.

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    Wreck occurs during standoff

    It was a busy evening to say the least for Artesia Police Department officers Wednesday as, while the department was working to apprehend the suspect…

  • Turkish authorities search outside the damaged building of the police headquarters after an explosion in Elazig, eastern Turkey, on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016.  Two car bombings targeted police stations in Turkey, killing a number of people and wounding hundreds, officials said Thursday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Elazig explosion within Turkey. (Sahismail Gezici/DHA via AP)

    14 killed in attacks on police, military in Turkey; 220 hurt

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A string of bombings, blamed on Kurdish rebels and targeting Turkey’s security forces, killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 220 others, officials said Thursday.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Aug. 18 LOUD MUSIC 5:13 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Richardson Avenue in reference to loud music.…

  • Governor pledges $1M for sexual assault victims in Baltimore

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is pledging at least $1 million in grants to help groups that serve victims of sexual assault in Baltimore after the Justice Department found the police department’s responses to sexual assault “grossly inadequate.”

  • Cops: Inmate who threatened Justin Bieber made anthrax hoax

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont inmate who once hatched a plot in a New Mexico prison to kill pop singer Justin Bieber was behind an anthrax scare at a courthouse where he was sentenced for killing a 15-year-old girl, police said Thursday.

  • In this April 13, 2016, file photo, Eddie Johnson, left, speaks after being sworn in as the new Chicago police superintendent in Chicago. Superintendent Johnson says he will recommend the firing of seven officers involved in the Oct. 20, 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald. Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Thursday Aug. 18, 2016 he was accepting the recommendations of the city's inspector general who concluded that the officers filed false police reports. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

    Chicago police recommend firing of 7 cops for false reports

    CHICAGO (AP) — Seven Chicago police officers should be fired for filing false reports in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, the police superintendent said Thursday, in a move aimed at repairing the reputation of a department dogged by decades of cover-ups and scandal.

  • Police prepare to close a park in Milwaukee, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. Following a night of violence that left half a dozen businesses in flames, the Milwaukee police chief expressed surprise at the level of unrest that erupted after the fatal shooting Saturday of a black man by a black officer. "This was, quite frankly, unanticipated," Chief Edward Flynn said Monday, two days after the worst of the rioting hit the Sherman Park neighborhood on the city's economically depressed and largely black north side. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

    Officer in Milwaukee shooting joined force as teenage aide

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dominique Heaggan attended grade school in Milwaukee and joined the city’s police force as a teenage aide through a program that aims to recruit young people into law enforcement, including minorities.

  • Artesia Police Department officers wait in the alley behind the home on Washington Avenue between 11th and 12th streets this evening as they work to apprehend the suspect, who had barricaded himself inside. (Brienne Green - Daily Press)

    Suspect taken into custody following shooting incident

    A suspect was taken into custody after briefly barricading himself inside a local home following a shooting incident this afternoon. Cmdr. Lindell Smith of the…