When police arrived, they found Kathryn Romberg, 45, and Robert Soto, 49, an off-duty 23-year veteran of the Chicago police force, bleeding from gunshot wounds in what police call an attempted robbery. Romberg, who lived in an apartment only steps from where the vehicle was parked, was pronounced dead at the scene. Soto, a detective in the police bomb and arson division, remained in critical condition Wednesday night in Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Calling gangs a ''nationwide pandemic'' that have harnessed the Internet for recruiting and cybercrime, Miami-Dade's top gang prosecutor on Tuesday urged tougher enforcement and stepped-up prevention efforts.
Waukegan, Ill., police shot and killed a man today after he struck an officer in the head with a hammer, police said.
Police in Fullerton, Calif., are the first in the nation to have an option to wear a new, customized body armor developed by the northern Orange County city's Chief Pat McKinley.
South Carolina authorities are searching for clues in the early morning slaying of a sheriff's deputy in Colleton County.