Missouri Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Police Officer

By MATTHEW HAAG August 8, 2017 A Missouri man accused of killing a police officer during a routine traffic stop on Sunday night was arrested on Tuesday after eluding the authorities in a sweeping two-day manhunt, the police said. A Missouri state trooper...

Minneapolis Police Chief Forced Out After Fatal Shooting of Australian Woman

By MITCH SMITH July 21, 2017 The Minneapolis police chief, Janee Harteau, resigned on Friday at the mayor’s request, less than a week after one of the city’s officers fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911 for help. Mayor...

After a Mass Tragedy, Confronting the Curation of Catastrophe

By ALAN BLINDER July 7, 2017 DALLAS — An eight-foot cross rests on its side, near an assortment of other crosses and a menagerie of police uniform patches. Close by are rain-curled posters and hundreds of artificial flowers. “Back the...

Man Charged With Stabbing Officer at Airport Had Tried to Buy a Gun, F.B.I. Says

By CHRISTOPHER MELE and MATTHEW HAAG June 22, 2017 A Montreal man charged with stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport on Wednesday tried to buy a gun before the attack but was denied, the authorities said on Thursday. The man,...

Police Officer Stabbed at Michigan Airport in ‘Act of Terrorism’

By JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH and MATT STEVENS June 21, 2017 A 50-year-old Canadian man stabbed a transit police officer in the neck and back on Wednesday morning at an airport in Flint, Mich., in what the authorities called an “act of...