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3 Michigan Officers Shot, Wounded by Intruder During Hostage Rescue

Despite the suspect firing multiple rounds at the officers, law enforcement did not fire back out of concern a bullet could strike one of the innocent victims still inside the house. Sheriff Fuller said that decision allowed the suspect to be taken into custody alive.

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Maine Trooper Rescues Wounded Owl from Middle of Road

A trooper with the Maine State Police is being credited with saving the life of an owl that was found in the middle of a road.

Ohio Trooper Struck by Vehicle, Seriously Injured

Hofmann was outside his patrol car wearing a reflective vest while taking measurements on the right side of the berm when a tan Chevrolet Astro van traveling south on U.S. 42 drifted off the right side of the road and struck Hofmann.

New NC Law Toughens Penalty for Assaulting LEOs

"Conner's Law" is named after State Trooper Kevin Conner, who was shot to death almost a year ago during a traffic stop in Columbus County, NC.

Death Toll Climbs in Texas Rampage, Wounded Trooper Recovering

The total number of people killed in a rampage in Texas has now reached seven, and 22 were wounded—including three responding police officers. The trooper survived "by the grace of God" and was in surgery for several hours Saturday.

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.

New York Officer Dies from 9/11-Related Illness

A former New York State Police Trooper has succumbed to incurable cancer that developed as a result of the time he spent in the rubble of the World Trade Center following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Nebraska State Patrol Car Voted Best Looking Cruiser

The Nebraska State Patrol claimed the top spot in this year's Best Looking Cruiser contest, an annual contest voted on by the public and organized by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST).

WV Trooper Shot Searching for Gunman, Suspect Dead

It began when Pocahontas County, WV, Sheriff J.P. Barlow was investigating a single-vehicle crash and was shot at by a man with a rifle Monday.

North Carolina Trooper Injured in Vehicle Pursuit is Paralyzed

A trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol who was involved in a collision during a vehicle pursuit is paralyzed from the neck down, Commander Glenn McNeill announced on Facebook.