• Washington D.C. October 22, 2021 11:11 am

    DC Assistant Police Chief Says She Was Once Told as a Cadet to ‘Have an Abortion or Be Fired'

    “My choice to have a baby was personal, and it should’ve been mine alone and not for an employer ultimatum,” Chanel Dickerson said Tuesday at a community meeting.

  • Capitol police September 17, 2021 6:17 pm

    Law Enforcement Issues Warning Ahead of Saturday's Protest: 'We're Not Going to Tolerate Violence”

    Law enforcement leaders from Capitol and Metro police and Homeland Security issued warnings on Friday ahead of the Sept. 18 protest planned at the U.S. Capitol: “Our mission tomorrow is as our mission everyday, and that is to protect everyone’s rights to free speech and to allow them to lawfully demonstrate… [but] we’re not going to tolerate violence and we...

  • capitol riot August 3, 2021 4:56 pm

    ‘This Attack Happened': Medals to Honor Jan. 6 Responders

    The Senate has voted to award Medals of Honor to the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department for protecting Congress during the Jan. 6 insurrection, sending the legislation to President Joe Biden for his signature.

  • impeachment February 10, 2021 10:19 pm

    ‘We've Lost the Line': Police Radio Sets Grim Scene at Capitol Riot

    At the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell plays audio from the Metropolitan Police, who were overwhelmed by the mob at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

  • capitol riot January 29, 2021 4:40 am

    Second Officer From Capitol Riot Dies by Suicide, Police Chief Says

    A second police officer who defended the U.S. Capitol during the mob attack on Jan. 6 has died by suicide, the acting chief of the Metropolitan Police Department said this week.

  • driver August 14, 2018 10:58 pm

    Car Hits People Near UK Parliament in Crash Being Treated as ‘Terrorist Incident'

    Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city’s government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism. With the driver in custody, counterterror detectives were working to uncover the motive behind what they suspect is the fourth vehicle attack in Britain — and...

  • Russia July 13, 2018 7:33 pm

    UK Police Confirm Source of Novichok Poisoning

    British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people by the nerve agent Novichok in southern England say scientists have found the source of the deadly substance. One of the victims, 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess, died in a hospital Sunday after exposure to the nerve agent. Her partner, 45-year-old Charlie Rowley, was in critical condition, but has since regained consciousness. The Metropolitan...

  • police officer March 7, 2018 11:52 pm

    Russian Ex-Spy, Daughter Poisoned With Nerve Agent, UK Police Say

    A Russian ex-spy and his daughter fighting for their lives in an English hospital were attacked with a nerve agent in a targeted murder attempt, British police said Wednesday. The case has further strained relations between Russia and Britain, which has said it will respond strongly if the Russian government is linked to the attack. It has overtones of a...

  • Donald Trump April 9, 2018 7:21 pm

    Alabama Man Dies After Shooting Self Near White House: Officials

    A man has died after he shot himself near the White House North Lawn Saturday morning, officials said. Cameron Ross Burgess, a 26-year-old from Maylene, Alabama approached the north fence of the White House about 11:45 a.m. Saturday with a concealed handgun, Washington, D.C. police said. Burgess fired several rounds and shot himself, according to police. None of the shots...

  • United Kingdom March 20, 2018 1:01 am

    UK Police Probe ‘Racist' Package Sent to Harry and Meghan

    Police are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle as a racist hate crime, Scotland Yard said Thursday. The Metropolitan Police force said “a package containing a substance” was delivered to St. James’s Palace, where Harry has his office, on Feb. 12.

  • London March 19, 2018 8:16 pm

    Package With White Powder Delivered to British Parliament

    London police say a white powder found inside a suspicious package sent to Parliament is not harmful. The determination was made after the powder was investigated by specialists. Parliament was not evacuated or placed in a lockdown after the suspicious package was discovered Tuesday morning but the office that received it has been closed. British authorities didn’t identify that office....

  • United States March 19, 2018 9:24 pm

    London City Airport Closed After Unexploded WWII Bomb Found

    One of London’s airports has been closed after an unexploded World War II bomb was discovered nearby. The ordnance was found in the River Thames during pre-planned work at London City Airport on Sunday, according to the Metropolitan Police. The airport was shut at 10 p.m. local time (5 p.m. ET) and a 700-foot exclusion zone was set up to...

  • London January 18, 2018 4:27 pm

    UK Media: Police Probe 3rd Spacey Sex Assault Allegation

    Britain’s media say police in London are investigating a third allegation of sexual assault against two-time Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey. The Metropolitan Police force said Thursday it had received an allegation “that the man sexually assaulted a man (Victim 3) in 2005 in Westminster.”

  • The Associated Press July 28, 2017 4:12 pm

    UK Police: Corporate Manslaughter Possible in Tower Fire

    British police said Thursday they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. The Metropolitan Police force said it has officially informed the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, which owns the Grenfell Tower public housing block, and the management group the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Association...

  • actor July 18, 2017 5:57 pm

    Daniel Radcliffe Comes to Aid of Mugging Victim in London

    Actor Daniel Radcliffe has come to the aid of a man who was mugged by moped-riding attackers in London. Former police officer David Videcette told the Evening Standard newspaper that two moped riders attacked a man just off the upmarket King’s Road in west London, slashing him across the face and making off with a Louis Vuitton bag. He said...

  • London July 16, 2017 2:30 pm

    Teen Charged in London Acid Attacks as UK Plans Crackdown

    British police have charged a teenager with a spate of London acid attacks, as authorities considered whether tougher sentences would curb a spike in assaults with corrosive liquids. The Metropolitan Police force said late Saturday that a 16-year-old boy faces 15 charges, including grievous bodily harm. The boy, who can’t be named because of his age, was arrested after five...

  • Mayor July 5, 2017 7:51 pm

    UK Police Retrieve All ‘Visible Remains' From Fire-Hit Tower

    All “visible human remains” have been recovered from London’s fire-gutted Grenfell Tower, but the “catastrophic” damage means months of grim work will be needed before the full death toll is known, British police said Wednesday. Three weeks after a blaze tore through the high-rise apartment building, the Metropolitan Police force said 87 “recoveries” of human remains have been made, but...

  • London June 20, 2017 9:12 pm

    Neighbors: Alleged Mosque Attacker Made Anti-Muslim Slurs

    Neighbors and acquaintances described the man who allegedly attacked a group of Muslim worshippers as an unemployed lout who was drinking heavily and making anti-Muslim remarks in the days before the attack — details to be closely examined as the investigation widened Tuesday. The attack unfolded Monday when the alleged assailant, identified by British media as 47-year-old Darren Osborne, drove...

  • London June 11, 2017 2:33 pm

    Police Release Photos of London Attackers' Fake Bomb Belts

    The London Bridge attackers wore fake suicide belts to create “maximum fear” as they carried out their rampage, police said Sunday. The Metropolitan Police released photographs of the blood-splattered belts, which were made from plastic water bottles wrapped in duct tape. Attackers Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba wore the belts when they mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge...

  • London June 6, 2017 12:25 am

    2 of 3 London Attackers Identified After Neighbors Reportedly Raised Concerns

    Neighbors of Khuram Shazad Butt, one of the alleged assailants in Saturday’s London terror attack, have told Reuters they reported him to authorities at least twice after he attempted to convert their children to radical Islam in a local park. Seven people were killed and 48 wounded in the attack on Saturday night, with three alleged attackers killed by police....

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