Leftist attackers, hostage prosecutor die in Istanbul shootout

Apr 1, 2015

Leftist attackers, hostage prosecutor die in Istanbul shootout

Two members of a banned leftist group and a prosecutor they held hostage inside a courthouse in Istanbul died Tuesday after a shootout between the hostage takers and police, officials said. Istanbul’s police chief, Selami Altinok, said police had negotiated with the gunmen for ...

Police describe battling marathon bombers in escape attempt

Mar 17, 2015

Police describe battling marathon bombers in escape attempt

Three police officers on Monday described an onslaught of gunfire and bombs during a confrontation with the Boston Marathon bombers days after the attack and one suspect’s escape in a stolen car that ended with his dragging his brother’s lifeless body through the street. ...

Dec 10, 2014

Two prisoners killed, 13 escape in Indian chilli powder jailbreak

Two prisoners were killed, three were injured and 13 escaped in India’s eastern state of Jharkhand on Tuesday after they threw chilli powder in the faces of police bringing them back to jail from a court appearance. Police said the two prisoners under trial, ...

Jul 29, 2014

Three officers wounded in Manhattan shootout; suspect killed

Three New York law enforcement officers were wounded Monday in a shootout in Manhattan with an individual who was killed in the exchange of fire, authorities said. The incident occurred shortly after noon in the heart of the West Village, setting off a massive ...

Jul 18, 2014

U.S. bank robbing gang intended to kill, police say

A gang of U.S. bank robbers who took three women hostage during their getaway attempt and waged a deadly, high-speed gunbattle with police were heavily armed, had ammunition magazines taped or strapped to their bodies and intended to kill, police said Thursday. Two of ...