A Man Is Holding a 10-Year-Old Boy Hostage and Firing at Officers, Police Say

(WEST CHESTER, Ohio) — Authorities outside Cincinnati say a man is holding a 10-year-old boy hostage at an apartment complex and has been shooting at officers and their vehicles. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says no one has been hurt since the hostage situation began early Saturday after midnight. He says there was an altercation(…)

Police officers have body cameras, but don’t always have them on when they fire their guns

Moments after gunfire erupted at a Boyle Heights intersection, Los Angeles police officers spotted a man walking away from the area. The officers tried to stop him, the LAPD said, but he ran and pulled a gun from his waistband, prompting police to shoot. The man was struck in the chest and died… –(…)

NY, NJ bombings: Suspect charged with attempted murder of officers – CNN

CNN NY, NJ bombings: Suspect charged with attempted murder of officersCNNNew York (CNN) The man suspected in Saturday's bombings in New York and New Jersey has been captured after a frantic manhunt and shootout. Ahmad Khan Rahami was charged with five counts of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer after a …Suspect in NY, NJ(…)

New Father Montrell Jackson Identified as One of Three Police Officers Killed in Baton Rouge Shooting: ‘He Loved His Job’

The three police officers who were killed in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Sunday, July 17, have been identified as Montrell Jackson, Matthew Gerald and Brad Garafola. As previously reported, 29-year-old gunman Gavin Long opened fire at a shopping center on Sunday mor… This article originally appeared on New Father Montrell Jackson(…)

At Least Three Baton Rouge Police Officers Dead, Four More Wounded By Shooter At ‘Active Scene’

This is horrifying — and these things are happening way too often. At least seven police officers have been shot, and at least three of those are dead, after a man opened fire on the cops in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Sunday morning, according to reports. Related: Celebs React To The Bastille Day Attack Police(…)