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Man Shot After Attempting to Ram Officers with Car at Traffic Stop

A 66-year-old man is dead after he reportedly attempted to ram into squad cars driven by officers with the Yakima (WA) Police Department and Yakima County Sheriff's deputies in an apparent attempt to escape a traffic stop.

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Maryland Teen Drives Stolen SUV Over Police Car's Hood

A Maryland teenager will be held without bail after allegedly driving a stolen Jeep over a police cruiser's hood in an attempt to evade officers.

Toronto Officer Praised for Response in Standoff with Van Suspect

Images of the tense standoff between officers and the man suspected of hitting and killing multiple people on a Toronto sidewalk with his van are earning Toronto police kudos for their response.

Toronto Van Attack Suspect Charged with Murder

Alek Minassian, the man accused of plowing into Toronto pedestrians with a rented van on Monday, was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder.

9 Dead, 16 Injured After Van Driver Hit Pedestrians in Canada

Toronto police say nine people are dead and 16 are injured after a van apparently jumped onto a sidewalk from a busy intersection Monday and struck a crowd of pedestrians. The driver was later taken into custody. It's not clear if this was a terrorist attack.

Man Charged with Plotting Attack on San Francisco's Pier 39

Jameson named Pier 39 as a possible target for a terrorist attack because he “knew that it was a heavily crowded area,” according to the complaint.

Wife of AZ Deputy Killed in Vehicle Attack, Police Say

Trent Garrett Ferree, 45, of Mesa was booked on suspicion of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. He was being held on a $1 million bond in a Maricopa County jail.

Why Terrorist Vehicle Attacks are So Hard to Prevent

Stopping the kind of vehicular attacks like the one that killed eight people in New York City on Tuesday afternoon has been a top concern for law enforcement agencies worldwide in the wake of deadly attacks in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and now the U.S.

8 Killed in NYC Truck Attack; Mayor Calls it 'Act of Terror'

A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial in New York City Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others in what the mayor has now called "a particularly cowardly act of terror."

6 People Killed by Truck Attack in NYC, Driver Shot by Police

Six people were reported killed when a man drove a pickup truck down a lengthy stretch of a bike path next to the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon before he jumped out with what the NYPD called "two imitation firearms" and was shot by officers.