The charge against East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld is included in court records obtained by media organization.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A Florida woman who escaped her apartment after her ex-husband started beating her told a 911 dispatcher she didn’t want to leave her four children alone with him too long “because he might do something.”
The investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting earlier this year in Jonesborough is over and no charges will be filed.
State, federal and local authorities conducted a manhunt of the area Wednesday near where Dickson County sheriff’s Sgt. Daniel Baker was shot and killed.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s attorney general ruled out criminal charges Tuesday against two white Baton Rouge police officers in the shooting of a black man whose death led to widespread protests nearly two years ago.
Jonesborough police released a report Monday naming four officers involved in Friday’s fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man but did not specify the shooter.
A domestic dispute turned fatal Thursday evening near Church Hill when a man reportedly drew a gun on Hawkins County deputies and was fatally shot.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015, wrapping up a case that became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement.
The youngest son of a black motorist who was shot to death by a white former police officer asked a judge Wednesday to hand down the stiffest sentence possible: life in prison.
Knoxville police spokesman Darrell DeBusk tells the Knoxville News Sentinel the female officer had stopped to question a man and a woman on suspicion of carrying stolen items from nearby homes Sunday.
Meanwhile, the KPD reports one of the officers "struck directly with a minimum of two shotgun blasts" has since undergone two surgeries and remains hospitalized.
Deputies responded to Hay Meadow Trail in the Woodhaven subdivision around 5:26 p.m. following reports that Albert Gagnier, armed with a pistol and shotgun, was shooting in the neighborhood.
The House voted 91-0 Monday to open the investigative records into deaths from a shooting by law enforcement. Senators previously passed the bill 30-0. It soon heads to Gov. Bill Haslam.
Police said the man swung and pointed a gun at officers, prompting the shooting.
Ambushes in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and other shootings around the country led to a sharp increase in the number of police killed in the line of duty this year.