Germany agonizes over role of army at home after attacks

Aug 12, 2016

Germany agonizes over role of army at home after attacks

Heavily armed soldiers have been a common sight in Paris since France was hit by deadly attacks, but in neighboring Germany, talk about troops patrolling at home for the first time since World War II has sparked an emotional debate. For many, Defense Minister ...

Federal report: Baltimore police show bias, overuse force

Aug 10, 2016

Federal report: Baltimore police show bias, overuse force

Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, repeatedly use excessive force and are not adequately held accountable for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being presented Wednesday. The report, the culmination of a yearlong investigation into one of the country’s largest ...

Aug 10, 2016

Bullet casings found after shootings in Phoenix serial killer case

Authorities investigating nine night-time drive-by shootings in Phoenix believed to be the work of a serial killer recovered bullet casings from at least three of the crime scenes and received detailed vehicle descriptions from witnesses, according to police reports released Tuesday. Witnesses say the ...

Aug 10, 2016

German police detain alleged IS member who was asylum seeker

A German special police unit has detained an alleged member of the Islamic State group in the southwestern town of Mutterstadt. The German news agency dpa reported Tuesday that the 24-year-old asylum seeker, whose identity was not given, was detained after a tip from ...