A small police department in Minnesota's north woods offers free canoes to help recruit new officers
The police department in the small north woods Minnesota town of Ely faces the same challenges of recruiting and keeping officers as countless other law enforcement agencies across the country.
Retail group pulls back on claim organized retail crime accounts for nearly half of inventory loss
The National Retail Federation has revised a report released in April that pulls back the claim that organized retail crime accounts for nearly half of overall industry shrink, which measures overall loss in inventory, including theft.
Video of arrest in St. Johns County highlights issues between police, Spanish-speaking residents
News4JAX wanted to see how representative our law enforcement agencies are to the growing Hispanic populations across Northeast Florida. According to data from the FDLE and the Census Bureau, there is a gap.
Mom convicted of killing kids in Idaho pleads not guilty to Arizona murder conspiracy charges
A woman sentenced to life in an Idaho prison for murdering her two youngest children and another woman pleaded not guilty to Arizona charges of conspiring to kill her estranged husband and her niece’s ex-husband.
Myanmar' army is facing battlefield challenges and grants amnesty to troops jailed for being AWOL
Reports from Myanmar say its military government has been freeing soldiers and police who had been jailed for desertion and absence without leave as authorities seek to get them to return to active duty.
Undercover JSO detective hits pedestrian in Westside intersection; woman seriously injured
A woman was seriously injured after a Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office undercover detective struck her as she was walking on the intersection of Cassat Avenue and Plymouth Street Wednesday night, police said.
Neighborhoods affected by Dollar General shooting ‘excited’ to see how grant money makes a difference
People who live in the New Town and Grand Park neighborhoods say they’re excited to see how the money collected in the First Coast Relief Fund will make a difference in their neighborhoods.
Jewish community remains mindful of threat concerns as Hanukkah begins
Hanukkah begins at sundown on Thursday as the Department of Homeland Security, Justice Department and law enforcement agencies remind members of the community that some may use the war between Israel and Hamas as an excuse to increase calls for violence.
What to know about the Hall & Oates legal fight, and the business at stake behind all that music
After more than a half-century of making music together, Daryl Hall is suing John Oates over a proposed sale of his share of a Hall & Oates business partnership that Hall says he hasn’t approved.
Son of US Sen. Kevin Cramer crashes during police chase, killing North Dakota sheriff's deputy
Authorities and U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer's family say the senator's 42-year-old son crashed his family’s SUV through a hospital emergency room bay and then drove 70 miles before slamming into a squad car as he was being chased by police, killing a sheriff’s deputy who was laying down a tire deflation device.
Rights groups say Israeli strikes on journalists in Lebanon were likely deliberate
Two international human rights groups say two Israeli strikes that killed a Reuters videographer and wounded six other journalists in south Lebanon nearly two months ago were apparently deliberate and a direct attack on civilians.
Officer and utility worker killed in hit-and-run crash; suspect also accused of stealing cruiser
Prosecutors say a pickup truck driver in a Boston suburb is accused of crashing into a police officer and a utility worker, killing them, then pulling a knife on another officer before stealing his cruiser and crashing it.
The UK government blames Russian intelligence for prolonged efforts to meddle in British politics
The U.K. government says that Russia’s intelligence services have targeted high-profile British politicians, civil servants and journalists with cyberespionage and “malicious cyberactivity” as part of sustained attempts to interfere in U.K. political processes.
Gates Foundation takes on poverty in the U.S. with $100 million commitment
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced Thursday that it will donate $100 million to expand its work on economic mobility in the U.S. The country’s largest foundation says the commitment represents a change in how it operates by putting more power in the hands of grantees.
Ex-UK leader Boris Johnson rejects notion he wanted to let COVID-19 'rip' through the population
Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in sometimes angry testimony to Britain’s inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic, on Thursday defended himself against suggestions that his indifference and failure to heed the advice of scientists led to thousands of unnecessary deaths.