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Police arrest man who stabbed author Salman Rushdie in the neck in New York

Police arrest man who stabbed author Salman Rushdie in the neck in New York

New York — Author Salman Rushdie was stabbed in the neck during an event in the town of Chautauqua, New York police say, adding they arrested the perpetrator. ” State Police are investigating an attack on author Salman Rushdie prior to a speaking event at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY,” the police said in a statement. They said a “male suspect ran up onto the stage...

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NYPD officers attacked by group who punched and threw bottles at them in the Bronx

NYPD officers attacked by group who punched and threw bottles at them in the Bronx

Elizabeth Keogh New York Daily News Rowdy men in the Bronx responded to cops by throwing punches and hurling bottles that injured one officer, police said Tuesday. Police were called to E. 168 St. and Sheridan Ave. in Concourse Village about 8:05 p.m. Sunday for reports of a disorderly group, cops said. A group of men surrounded the officers who had put one man...

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Mounted deputy dies after being thrown from horse in Michigan

Mounted deputy dies after being thrown from horse in Michigan

Mike Stunson The Charlotte Observer A volunteer mounted deputy known for her kindness and compassion died after she was thrown from her horse while working a county fair, Michigan cops say. The incident reportedly happened on Monday, July 25, at the Clare County Fair, where Nichole Shuff had stopped to help someone having a medical emergency. “She went to dismount from her horse...

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Former Minneapolis officers sentenced for violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Former Minneapolis officers sentenced for violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Former Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, left, and Alexander Kueng, middle, along with his attorney Thomas Plunkett, right, leave the U.S. District Court in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Jan. 11, 2022, after their pretrial hearing along with one other former Minneapolis police officer charged with federal civil rights violations in George Floyd’s death. (Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty...

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Judge arrested after stealing from homeowner’s garden, threatening them

Judge arrested after stealing from homeowner’s garden, threatening them

Tanasia Kenney The Charlotte Observer A Georgia magistrate judge faces charges after he was accused of robbing a homeowner of produce from their garden, state investigators say. Tattnall County Chief Magistrate Judge Eddie Anderson, 70, was arrested Monday, July 25, and charged with making terroristic threats after he allegedly trespassed on the homeowner’s property and stole food from his garden, according to...

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Police officer who drove through street-race crowd after being surrounded will not be charged

Police officer who drove through street-race crowd after being surrounded will not be charged

Craig Sailor The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) A Tacoma police officer who drove his vehicle through a crowd of pedestrians Jan. 23, 2021 during an illegal street racing event won’t be charged with any crimes, Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney Mary Robnett told Tacoma Police Chief Avery Moore on Thursday. Officer Khanh Phan arrived at the scene of a “sideshow”, an illegal gathering of vehicles that take over...

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