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Illinois Trooper Shot, Suffered Life-Threatening Injuries Executing Search Warrant

An Illinois State Police trooper was shot and suffered life-threatening injuries executing a search warrant in East St. Louis early Friday, leading to a standoff at a house in a residential neighborhood.

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Illinois Police Shoot, Kill Man Who Threatened to Kill Himself, Others

An officer with the North Aurora (IL) Police Department was forced to shoot and kill a man who refused to comply with commands to drop a weapon he was holding.

Jack Daniels Distillery Honors Fallen Indiana Officer with Tribute Bottle

Earlier this year, the Jack Daniels Distillery presented a specially engraved bottle of its whiskey to the family of Officer Robert Pitts of the Terre Haute Police Department, who was killed in the line of duty in May 2018.

Iowa Department Welcomes First Female Officer in 40 Years

The Blue Grass Police Department welcomed its first female officer to the ranks in 40 years on Tuesday.

Police Thwart 3 Separate but Unrelated Mass Shooting Plots in 2 Days

Police in Connecticut, Florida, and Ohio arrested three men in the span of two days, potentially preventing three separate but unrelated mass shooting plots.

Missouri Youth Football Team Choose "Thin Blue Line" Uniforms

The Harrisonville (MO) Police Department is celebrating the decision made by its local little league football team to wear uniforms representing their respect for law enforcement.

2 Missouri Officers Lauded for Saving Man Stabbed in New Orleans

Two officers with the Kansas City Police Department attending the National Fraternal Order of Police Convention in New Orleans rushed to the aid of a man who had been stabbed in the chest by a panhandler late last week.

Kansas Officer Seen Helping Woman in Wheelchair Across Busy Intersection

An officer with the Wichita Police Department was seen helping a woman in a wheelchair across a busy intersection over the weekend. Photos of the act of kindness posted to social media quickly went viral.

2 Missouri LEOs Shot, Hospitalized with Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

A Carter County (MO) Sheriff's deputy and a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper were shot Friday morning, leaving both with non-life-threatening injuries.

Parents of Ohio Gunman Apologize for "Insensitive" Obituary

The parents of the gunman who shot and killed his 22-year-old sister and eight others on Aug. 4 in Dayton, OH, have apologized for posting an obituary of the 24-year-old assailant calling him a "funny, articulate and intelligent man with striking blue eyes and a kind smile."