All articles tagged "police"

Woman's life in danger after chimp attack Woman's life in danger after chimp attack

17 Feb, 12:57 PM

A woman has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a pet chimpanzee attacked her at a friend's home in Stamford, Connecticut, police said.

Tags: zoo, chimp, police

'This bike is a pipe bomb' band sticker clears Memphis terminal 'This bike is a pipe bomb' band sticker clears Memphis terminal

17 Feb, 02:05 PM 4 comments

A bicycle with a sticker advertising a Florida punk-folk band forced the evacuation of a Memphis, Tennessee, airport terminal late Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Tags: bike, police, explosives, airport

Robber traced by missing chunk of nose Robber traced by missing chunk of nose

2 Apr, 12:36 PM 12 comments

Police in Ryazan Region were led by the nose to a thief who snatched cash during a chance encounter with a smoker in a cafe. The victim of the robbery bit off the end of the perpetrator’s nose as he defended himself, and police were later able to identify the perpetrator in hospital.

Tags: crime, police

Drunk Russian police chief kills 3, wounds 4 in supermarket Drunk Russian police chief kills 3, wounds 4 in supermarket

27 Apr, 11:01 PM 25 comments

A drunken Moscow regional police chief has killed three people and seriously wounded four others after opening fire on the street and in a supermarket on the South of Moscow.

Tags: crime, police, firearms

All Moscow police to be tested for sanity after officer shoots 9 All Moscow police to be tested for sanity after officer shoots 9

27 Apr, 03:22 PM 19 comments

All Moscow police will be obliged to undergo a mental health test following an incident earlier this week when a high-ranking police officer opened fire on civilians, killing three and wounding six.

Tags: crime, police

Policeman killed in savage test for special forces Policeman killed in savage test for special forces

30 Apr, 12:20 PM

The widow of a killed Russian police officer has demanded an investigation into his death: the man received fatal injuries in a brutal fight with seven other policemen. The fight was part of a savage test designed to test whether recruits were tough enough for top jobs with the police special forces.

Tags: police, crime

Policeman walks free after shooting innocent man dead Policeman walks free after shooting innocent man dead

4 May, 12:19 PM 7 comments

A Russian court has acquitted two policemen who broke into an innocent man’s house and shot him dead, instead of blasting the drug dealer who lived next door.

Tags: police, crime

Russian policeman shoots wife, kills self in divorce argument Russian policeman shoots wife, kills self in divorce argument

4 May, 11:58 PM 16 comments

A police sergeant opened fire on his wife and two-year old son during a divorce argument. When relatives tried to stop the man he shot and killed himself.

Tags: murder, police, divorce

Dozens injured as protesters clash with the police in Georgia’s capital Dozens injured as protesters clash with the police in Georgia’s capital

7 May, 12:17 PM 8 comments

Dozens have been hospitalized with various injuries after opposition forces clashed with the police in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi.

Tags: rallies, Tbilisi, Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili, police

Italian cop kills Ukrainian wife, her mother, himself Italian cop kills Ukrainian wife, her mother, himself

13 May, 10:51 PM 11 comments

An Italian police officer has committed suicide after shooting dead his Ukrainian wife and his mother-in-law at his house in Rimini.

Tags: crime, police, women, Ukraine

Russian policeman shot girl for singing in English Russian policeman shot girl for singing in English

13 May, 12:19 PM 23 comments

A drunk policeman in North Russia opened fire on a girl who upset him by singing a song in English. No one was injured, but the officer was detained and now faces criminal prosecution.

Tags: police, shooting, nationalism, conflicts, English

Police take 6 weeks to locate body lying opposite local station Police take 6 weeks to locate body lying opposite local station

14 May, 12:27 PM 4 comments

The body of a strangled businessman has been found in a car just a few yards from a local police station in Kazakhstan. The body is thought to have lain there for six weeks before being discovered by law enforcement officers.

Tags: crime, police

2 officers die as suicide bomber targets Chechen Interior Ministry 2 officers die as suicide bomber targets Chechen Interior Ministry

15 May, 12:28 PM 14 comments

An explosion caused by a suicide bomber near the Interior Ministry building in Grozny, capital of Chechnya, has killed two police officers.

Tags: Checnhya, police, terrorism, explosions

Death toll in Chechnya suicide bombing reaches 4 Death toll in Chechnya suicide bombing reaches 4

15 May, 04:37 PM 2 comments

The death toll in the Friday suicide bombing attack in Grozny, Checnhya, has risen to four. At least five people have been wounded.

Tags: Checnhya, police, terrorism, explosions

4 killed in Chechen militant attacks 4 killed in Chechen militant attacks

18 May, 10:43 PM 5 comments

Over the weekend, three police officers and one civilian were killed in two separate attacks in Chechnya, the North Caucasus region that Russia last month said was stable enough to finish a counter-terrorist operation there.

Tags: Chechnya, crime, police

Victim of Moscow supermarket shooting sues city authorities Victim of Moscow supermarket shooting sues city authorities

25 May, 03:09 PM 17 comments

A man who was injured when an off-duty drunken police officer opened fire in a supermarket in the Russian capital is to sue Moscow authorities for damages to the amount of $160,000, his lawyer has said.

Tags: Denis Yevsyukov, crime, police, firearms,

5 reported killed in militant attacks in Russia’s Chechnya 5 reported killed in militant attacks in Russia’s Chechnya

26 May, 11:02 PM 5 comments

A Russian soldier, a policeman and three rebels have been killed in clashes between police forces and militants in the North Caucasus region of Chechnya.

Tags: Chechnya, police, crime

Moscow police on trial for raping detainee with truncheon Moscow police on trial for raping detainee with truncheon

26 May, 01:18 PM 9 comments

A Moscow man has filed a suit against the three policemen who, he claims, raped him in a police car using a rubber truncheon.

Tags: police

Exploding mobile phone tears policeman’s arm off Exploding mobile phone tears policeman’s arm off

28 May, 11:30 PM 1 comment

A policeman in the Russian city of Kaluga has lost an arm after switching on a mobile phone that he found outside the police department. The phone appears to have been stuffed with explosives.

Tags: police, crime, weird

Wacky driver holds off police for 10 hrs. Wacky driver holds off police for 10 hrs.

2 Jun, 03:04 PM 6 comments

A man in Central Russia led police on a wild goose chase, after which he went to sleep - drawing police into a bizarre seige.

Tags: drunk driving, police



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