California Engineer Accused of Derailing Train to Damage Navy Hospital Ship Over Coronavirus

The affidavit cited by the DOJ said Moreno admitted to crashing the train and suggested the ship “had an alternate

Boston Officer Buys Groceries for Distraught Single Mother

“I heard a woman sitting by the curbside crying,” said Peguero. “She was checking out by the cashier with her

Antarctica Was Once Warm Enough for Rainforest Near South Pole

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2 Wounded Phoenix Officers Recovering After Being Shot in Incident That Killed Commander

Police say Officer Marissa Dowhan is hospitalized with serious injuries, but is expected to be okay. Her fellow officer, Alicia

Los Angeles County to Pay $2.25 Million to 2 Deputies Alleging Vindictive Prosecution by Undersheriff

Patrol deputies Robert Lindsey Jr. and Charles Rodriguez — who were acquitted of perjury and conspiracy charges — alleged they

Tech Giants Ready for 2016-Style Meddling. But the Threat Has Changed.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Expert Says Trump Rule Could Kill Billions of Birds (Chris)  The author writes, “The 1918

Coronavirus Pandemic Exacerbates Poll Worker Crisis in Swing States

Reading Time: 5 minutes In a swing state like Wisconsin, turnout matters, and, in 2016, it reached a new low.

MN Trooper Gives Doctor Masks Instead of Speeding Ticket

A cardiologist who was pulled over for speeding on a Minnesota interstate said she was deeply touched when the trooper

LAPD Checking Officers’ Temperatures Before Each Shift

Any LAPD officer with a temperature will be sent home immediately and directed to get medical treatment. “We are taking

Climate-Killing Products Should Have Warning Labels: Health Experts

Reading Time: 2 minutes Revealed: Monsanto Predicted Crop System Would Damage US Farms (Reader Pat) The author writes, “The US

Reagan-Era Medicare Changes Leave US Vulnerable to COVID-19, Experts Say

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the 1980s, US hospitals began to transform from institutions providing comprehensive care, no matter how

FL Man Accused of Claiming He Had Coronavirus, Coughing at Deputy

A man accused of claiming he had COVID-19 and coughing at a Martin County, FL, deputy has been arrested.

How COVID-19 Hit the Detroit Police Department

That Friday morning, the department’s 9th Precinct hosted Police and Pancakes, a community event that drew about 100 people — police officers,

Working From Home? Here Are Tech Tips You Need to Know

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicagoans Readying for Coronavirus Rent Strike (Chris) From the Chicago Tribune: “From Andersonville to Beverly, from

(Video) Mossberg Shows POLICE MC2c Compact Semi-Auto at SHOT

POLICE Contributing Web Editor Doug Wyllie gets to handle Mossberg’s new MC2c pistol with its slim profile and double-stack magazines,

Televised “Living Room” Concert to Benefit First Responders Children’s Foundation

First Responders Children’s Foundation has been selected as a recipient of donations made during “FOX PRESENTS THE IHEART LIVING ROOM

WV Police Officer Shot, Flown to Hospital for Treatment

A 25-year-old officer with the Elkins (WV) Police Department was shot with a rifle and wounded while effecting an arrest

In Extreme Heat and Drought, Trees Hardly Benefit From an Increased Carbon Dioxide Level

Reading Time: 2 minutes Internal Emails Show How Chaos at the CDC Slowed the Early Response to Coronavirus (Reader Steve)

Michigan Sheriff’s Commander Dies of Coronavirus

Cmdr. Donafay Collins died after being hospitalized for nearly two weeks, Sheriff Benny Napoleon said Wednesday evening. Collins had underlying

New Jersey Officers Give Away 300 Pizzas to Needy Families

Police in Toms River, NJ, are paying for hundreds of pizzas to help local residents and businesses impacted by the

China Vaults Past US, Russia in New ‘Great Game’

Reading Time: 5 minutes TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — To many Americans, Central Asia may seem distant and insignificant. But the region

Washington Trooper Struck, Killed by Fleeing Motorist

Washington State Police Trooper Justin Schaffer was struck and killed by a fleeing motorist while attempting to deploy spike strips

How New Technologies are Changing Simulator Training

Training simulator features like 4K, augmented reality, virtual reality, and WiFi connected screens are paving the way for the next

Miami Officers Shop for Seniors Vulnerable to Coronavirus

“It’s important for them to understand the police department is there for them all the time but especially now in

Louisiana Deputy Cleared in Fatal OIS at No-Knock Drug Raid

Prosecutors will not bring charges against a West Baton Rouge, LA, deputy who fatally shot a Port Allen man during

(Video) Propper Shows POLICE the ARC Vest at SHOT Show 2020

In the Propper booth at SHOT Show 2020, POLICE Contributing Web Editor Doug Wyllie gets the details on the ARC

Free Tech Tools Are Keeping Communities Connected During Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Colorado Abolishes the Death Penalty and Ends Prison Gerrymandering (DonkeyHotey) From the Appeal: “Colorado is the

70 NYPD Officers Have Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said 70 uniformed members of the NYPD and 28 civilians employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

LAPD Officers Told to Expect 12-Hour Shifts Because of Coronavirus

Senior LAPD officials have grave concerns about coronavirus infections spreading among officers, who would then have to be isolated and

Water Is an Underused Weapon in Climate Change Fight, UN Says

Reading Time: 2 minutes With Temperatures Rising, Can Animals Survive the Heat Stress? (Dana) From Yale Environment 360: “Extreme temperatures