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Fired officer apologizes for racial slur on social media

McKeesport, Pennsylvania — A white Pennsylvania police officer who was fired for a social media post that included a racial slur is apologizing. Melissa Adamson tells WTAE-TV she’s not a racist and is sorry to everyone she offended. She says it was a “stupid mistake.” She’s referring to a post that appeared Tuesday afternoon on social […]

The Latest: Police identify man who shot at Georgia officer

The Latest on gunshots fired at a Georgia police officer (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Police in Georgia identified the man who they say shot at a Roswell police officer as 21-year-old Victor Alonzo Majia Nunez. Officer Brian McKenzie was not injured. Police in Roswell say that McKenzie is white. Majia Nunez’s race was not […]

The Latest: Georgia officer ambush stuns friends of suspect

The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in south Georgia (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Friends and neighbors of a man accused by authorities of ambushing a south Georgia police officer say they’re stunned he would commit such violence. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says Stephen Paul Beck of Valdosta called 911 Friday […]

Kolkata flyover collapse: Senior IVRCL officer arrested

KOlkata, April. 6: The Kolkata Police on Wednesday arrested Ranjit Bhattacharya, the associate vice-president of Hyderabad-based construction company IVRCL, in connection with the collapse of Vivekananda flyover last week killing 26 people and injuring around 89 others. As many as eight officers of the IVRCL have been arrested under Sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to […]