The Athol (MA) Police Department’s new K-9 is named for Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski, star tight end of the New England Patriots. (Photo: Athol PD) A K-9 named for New England Patriots’ tight end Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski has become the latest recruit at the Athol (MA) Police Department. Canine apprentice “Gronk,” a one-year-old German Shepherd, will
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Police on Tuesday identified the man who blew himself up the previous night at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, as 22-year-old Salman Abedi. CBS News confirmed Abedi was known to British authorities prior to the attack. An unnamed European security official told The Associated Press that Abedi was a Briton of Libyan descent.
The suspected suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in the British city of Manchester killed at least 19 people and injured dozens. It is raising new questions about how authorities can better protect large venues. The bombing happened near an entrance to the 21,000-seat Manchester Arena just minutes after Grande’s concert ended. Michael Downing, executive vice
Pittsburgh police officers no longer have to live within the city limits to keep their jobs. In an 18-page opinion, the Pennsylvania state Supreme Court on Monday ruled 6-0 in favor of the Fraternal Order of Police Fort Pitt Lodge No. 1, which won an arbitration award in 2014 allowing its approximately 870 officers to
VIDEO: Crime Up, Arrests Down as New Orleans Faces Severe Officer Shortage A new report on the New Orleans Police Department shows that a recent uptick in violent crime has come amid a dramatic decrease in the number of arrests. And both trends seem to be fueled by depleted troop strength. The study by the