Two Boston policemen were in critical condition early on Thursday after they were shot in a gunfight with a man who was shot dead by other police officers, police said.
The FBI released crime data Monday morning showing that murders in the United States rose by 10.8 percent last year.
The New York Police Department’s Special Victim’s Unit is looking into whether disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner should be charged over his sexting relationship with a 15-year-old high school girl.
One person is in critical condition on life support after being shot Wednesday night as protests in Charlotte, N.C. became violent the day after city police fatally shot an African-American man.
U.S. authorities investigated on Wednesday whether anyone helped an Afghan-born American citizen charged with carrying out bombings in New York and New Jersey, while the city’s top federal public defender asked for access to the man.