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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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Investigation Into Philadelphia Standoff Could Take Months

The investigation into the hours-long standoff during which six Philadelphia police officers were shot is expected to take months to complete.

Philadelphia Athletes, Sports Teams Send Police Messages of Support

A number of Philadelphia-based athletes and sports teams sent messages of support on social media to the Philadelphia Police Department after six officers were shot during a gun battle and standoff Wednesday in the Nicetown-Tioga section of the City of Brotherly Love.

Video: Commissioner Talked to Suspect to End Philadelphia Standoff

To end a lengthy Philadelphia standoff that left six officers shot and wounded, Police Commissioner Richard Ross used some "unorthodox" tactics, including speaking directly with the suspect.

Suspected Philadelphia Cop Shooter Has Extensive and Violent Criminal Record

In 2008, he was convicted of escaping, fleeing from police, and resisting arrest. Along the way, he beat criminal charges on everything from kidnapping to attempted murder.

Philadelphia Suspect in Custody After Hours-Long Standoff, 6 Wounded Officers OK

The suspect in Wednesday's hours-long standoff in Philadelphia in which six officers were shot surrendered to authorities just after midnight Thursday, exiting the residence with his hands in the air.

Multiple Officers Wounded, 1 Critical in North Philadelphia Shooting

One of the officers was reportedly shot in the head and is in critical condition. The critically wounded officer was reportedly conscious when he was taken from the scene.

Video: Louisiana Officer Wounded, Suspect Dead After Standoff

A deputy was shot and wounded and the suspect fatally shot during an exchange of gunfire that kicked off an hourslong standoff in Vidalia, LA Thursday, say authorities.

3 Detained After 8-Hour Standoff in California Home

According to CBS News, the standoff began when police responded to the call of a man with a gun on Sunday.

CA Officer Fatally Ambushed on Domestic Call, Suspect Surrenders After Standoff

Authorities identified the officer as Tara O’Sullivan, 26, and said she had been shot by a man wielding a rifle while trying to help a woman move belongings out of a home. O’Sullivan had been with the department for only a year.