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Officer who tackled Boston Marathon bomber retires

A suburban Boston police officer who became a national hero in 2013 when he tackled one of the Boston Marathon bombers retired from the only job he says he ever wanted.

City of Asheville sues to reinstate officer’s firing after taped beating

A North Carolina city is suing to reinstate the firing of a police official accused of making false statements about the videotaped beating of an unarmed black pedestrian by a white officer.

Florida police officer jailed on child rape charge

Authorities say a Florida police officer faces rape charges after an image of a nude girl was found on his cellphone.

Sheriff: California officer’s killer is in the US illegally

A gunman suspected of killing a Northern California police officer who pulled him over to investigate if he was driving drunk is in the country illegally, authorities said Thursday.

Boy whose Michael Jackson dance moves went viral gets ‘thrilling’ gift from cop

Javon Dendy's dancing is so good, he could be mistaken for the King of Pop. A video of Javon dancing to Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" went viral last week after the Greenville Police Department shared it on Facebook.

Police: Kentucky officer fatally shot by man pretending to be cop

Hopkinsville Police said Thursday that an off-duty officer was fatally shot after being stopped by a man pretending to be a law officer.

VIDEO: Officers save choking baby in middle of busy intersection

Incredible police body cam video captured the moments Shaker Heights police officers saved a baby who was choking in a car parked in the middle of a busy intersection.

Police: Lumberton officer shot after ‘accidental weapon discharge’

Police have been dispatched to a shooting Friday evening at the intersection of Peterson Road and Fayetteville Road in Lumberton near Peterson Toyota, according to officials on scene.

Myrtle Beach plans to raise taxes to increase police officer pay

The City of Myrtle Beach says it has a plan to recruit and keep qualified police officers, but it will require a tax increase.

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Colorado school district investigating claims that teachers taped masks to students’ faces

School officials are investigating allegations that some students were made to tape their masks to their faces.

Sunset Beach councilwoman resigns during meeting over ‘lack of transparency’ and ‘skewed ethics’

Sunset Beach Town Councilwoman Jan Harris dramatically announced her resignation from the council Tuesday morning effective immediately.

Video captures dozens of sharks feeding below Surf City pier

While we all know sharks live in the ocean, capturing a close encounter with them is a neat experience.

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher adding new otters to exhibit

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher will soon expand its otter exhibit.