Germany: 4 police wounded in raid on anti-gov’t extremist
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Germany: 4 police wounded in raid on anti-gov’t extremist

BERLIN (AP) — An anti-government extremist opened fire on police in southern Germany during a raid Wednesday in which they had planned to confiscate his weapons, wounding four officers, authorities said. The 49-year-old German man had legally possessed more than 30 weapons for hunting, but local authorities had revoked his license because he appeared increasingly … Continue reading

Greek police break gang that sold thousands of antiquities
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Greek police break gang that sold thousands of antiquities

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have broken a major gang that allegedly exported thousands of illegally-excavated antiquities for sale through conniving European auction houses or directly to private buyers. A spokesman for the southern Patras police directorate, which headed the nationwide 14-month investigation, says more than 50 people were involved in the … Continue reading

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Norfolk police to increase internal affairs transparency

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Norfolk Police Department is changing its internal affairs policy and will start telling members of the public whether internal affairs investigators found enough evidence to back up their complaints. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/2cEyXaQ) reports Chief Michael Goldsmith told City Council members Monday that people will be told whether their complaints were … Continue reading

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Norfolk police to increase internal affairs transparency

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Norfolk Police Department is changing its internal affairs policy and will start telling members of the public whether internal affairs investigators found enough evidence to back up their complaints. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/2cEyXaQ) reports Chief Michael Goldsmith told City Council members Monday, September 19 that people will be told whether their … Continue reading