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Video: Man Sets Patrol Vehicle On Fire Outside California Police Station

A California man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after surveillance video showed him douse a parked patrol vehicle in an undetermined flammable liquid and set the car ablaze early Thursday morning.

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Man Arrested in Mexico for 2015 Assault on Colorado Officer

A man was arrested in Mexico for a vehicular assault on a Colorado police officer in April 2015 when he reportedly fled the scene of a traffic stop and forced an officer to dive out of the way of the oncoming vehicle, which was rapidly accelerating in reverse.

California Man Found Guilty of Hit and Run of Police Officer

A man was found guilty of charges of evading a police officer, causing serious bodily injury, two counts of resisting arrest, and assault with a deadly weapon in relation to an incident that left a San Francisco police officer severely brain damaged.

Australian Teen Driver in a Cloud of Marijuana Smoke Rams Patrol Vehicle

An Australian driver—whose vehicle was filled with a thick cloud of marijuana smoke—rammed a patrol vehicle during a vehicle pursuit about 25 miles from Melbourne.

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.

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.