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police officer shot in suburban new york during car stop


yonkers, n.y. (ap) — a police officer has been shot in the jaw during a gunbattle with two suspects in suburban new york.police say it happened just after 8 p.m. monday in yonkers when officers stopped a vehicle following a report by a resident of suspicious people in the area.the officer was shot as she approached the vehicle. she’s hospitalized in serious, but stable condition, and is expected to survive. a suspect also was shot and is hospitalized. his condition was not immediately known. the other suspect is in custody.carmen feliciano tells the daily news that she was helping her sons with homework when gunfire broke out. she says it lasted for about 10 minutes, and she heard at least 30 shots. she called police, who told her to stay inside.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $






new york city police officer killed in `unprovoked attack,’ police say


a new york city police officer was killed on wednesday in the bronx by a gunman who was then shot and killed by police as he ran from the scene, police said.the officer, miosotis familia, a 12-year veteran of the force, was shot as she sat in a police vehicle with her partner at about 12:30 a.m. local time, the new york police department said.the 48-year-old officer “was shot in an unprovoked attack,” the department said.officers chased the assailant on foot for a block before he drew a revolver and they shot and killed him, the department said.a bystander was also shot and was in stable condition, according to the department.(reporting by brendan o’brien in milwaukee, editing by larry king)






female police officer critical after shooting in the bronx


new york (ap) — authorities say a new york police officer has been shot and is in extremely critical condition.the new york police department wrote on twitter that the officer was shot while in a patrol vehicle with her partner in the bronx early wednesday.the shooting took place near the corner of morris ave and east 183 streetthe 12-year veteran officer has been hospitalized at st. barnabas hospital in critical condition.most read storiessave over 90% on select subscriptions.police say there are no outstanding suspects.






upstate ny cop recovering from gunshot to head; suspect dead


buffalo, n.y. — a police officer who was shot in the head during a traffic stop in an upstate new york neighborhood is recovering from his injury.authorities say the buffalo police officer had pulled over a motorist sunday evening when the driver began struggling with him and shot him once in the head. the suspect was shot by another officer but managed to flee on foot. police say he was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.the wounded officer underwent surgery at erie county medical center. the buffalo police department tweeted monday morning that the officer was out of surgery and listed in fair condition.authorities haven't released the names of the two officers or the suspect.






oklahoma officer critically hurt in traffic-stop shooting


tecumseh, okla. — authorities say an oklahoma police officer is in critical condition after he was shot during a traffic stop. police say the suspected shooter was also wounded and taken to a hospital.police say the traffic stop happened at about 11:30 p.m. sunday in tecumseh, about 35 miles southeast of oklahoma city. tecumseh police say the suspect ran away from the officer after the traffic stop and later opened fire after the officer used a stun gun.police say the officer returned fire, and the suspect was wounded.tecumseh police say the officer is in critical condition monday morning at ou medical center. police plan to release more information at a press conference later monday.






delaware man fatally shot by police had fired at officer


wilmington, del. (ap) — authorities in delaware say a man fatally shot by police officers in delaware last week had fired at an officer.police had previously said that 21-year-old keith price of wilmington pointed a gun at an officer and was shot. in a statement thursday, however, new castle county police say that interviews and ballistic evidence show that price fired one bullet at the officer on april 19.price was wanted in an april 9 shooting. authorities located and tried to stop him but price refused to comply with their orders. he crashed into an empty police vehicle before driving away from the scene and later fled on foot after another crash. police said that as an officer pursued him, price pointed a gun at the officer and was shot.






hundreds pay tribute to slain new york city police officer


new york — hundreds of people have paid tribute to a new york city police officer shot and killed while sitting inside her police vehicle last week.the gathering saturday night included colleagues of police officer miosotis familia and many from the bronx neighborhood where she worked.police say a deranged man shot through the window just early wednesday morning. officer miosotis familia was struck in the head. soon after, officers fatally shot the gunman after they say he drew a weapon on them.flower bouquets lined the sidewalk outside familia's 46th precinct stationhouse.familia's sister, adriana sanchez, thanked those who attended the gathering. she said her sister always volunteered to work as much as she could.the slain officer is survived by three children, including 12-year-old twin






hundreds gather at memorial for new york city police officer


new york (ap) — hundreds of people have paid tribute to a new york city police officer shot and killed while sitting inside her police vehicle last week.the gathering saturday night included colleagues of police officer miosotis familia and many from the bronx neighborhood where she worked.police say a deranged man shot through the window just early wednesday morning. officer miosotis familia was struck in the head. soon after, officers fatally shot the gunman after they say he drew a weapon on them.flower bouquets lined the sidewalk outside familia’s 46th precinct stationhouse.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.familia’s sister, adriana sanchez, thanked those who attended the gathering. she said her sister always volunteered to work as much as she could.the slain of






officer critical after shooting in the bronx; suspect dead


new york — authorities say a new york police officer has been shot and is in extremely critical condition.the new york police department wrote on twitter that the officer was shot while in a patrol vehicle with her partner in the bronx early wednesday.while her partner radioed for assistance, other officers confronted the suspect, who was running, one block away. the suspect drew a revolver and the officers fatally shot him.police say another person, believed to be a bystander, was also struck by a bullet. the person is in stable condition.the 12-year veteran officer has been hospitalized at st. barnabas hospital in critical condition.authorities say the investigation is ongoing.






new york city police officer killed in `unprovoked attack,’ police say


a new york city police officer was fatally shot early on wednesday in an unprovoked attack in the city’s bronx borough by a gunman who was shot dead by police as he ran from the scene, authorities said.the officer, miosotis familia, 48, a 12-year veteran of the force, was shot as she sat in a mobile command truck with her partner at about 12:30 a.m. edt (0430 gmt), the new york police department said.the suspect fired through the vehicle’s window, hitting familia in the head, police said in a statement.“it is clear that this was an unprovoked direct attack on police officers who were assigned to keep the people of this city safe,” police commissioner james o’neill said.the suspect, whose identity was not released, was on parole for a robbery in syracuse, a police source said.police officer






officer critical after shooting in the bronx; suspect dead


new york (ap) — authorities say a new york police officer has been shot and is in extremely critical condition.the new york police department wrote on twitter that the officer was shot while in a patrol vehicle with her partner in the bronx early wednesday.while her partner radioed for assistance, other officers confronted the suspect, who was running, one block away. the suspect drew a revolver and the officers fatally shot him.police say another person, believed to be a bystander, was also struck by a bullet. the person is in stable condition.most read storiessave over 90% on select subscriptions.the 12-year veteran officer has been hospitalized at st. barnabas hospital in critical condition.authorities say the investigation is ongoing.






grand jury clears texas officer in deadly february shooting


arlington, texas — a grand jury has decided against charging a north texas police officer who fatally shot a man who ran over another police officer during a traffic stop.the tarrant county district attorney's office issued a statement late thursday saying jurors voted to take no action against arlington police officer craig roper. he fatally shot 23-year-old tavis crane in february.the office released dashcam footage thursday. crane is told to exit the car during the traffic stop because there's a warrant for his arrest. he refuses and puts the car in reverse, running over an officer and ramming her car before pulling forward and running over her a second time.roper tried to stop the car through a passenger-side door, but police say crane wouldn't stop and roper fired his weapon.






the latest: nypd officer's pleas after attack heard on tape


new york — the latest on the fatal shooting of a new york city police officer (all times local):8 a.m.a new york city police officer is heard frantically shouting for help after his partner was fatally shot early wednesday.officer miosotis familia was writing in her memo book at the end of her shift when 34-year-old alexander bonds walked up to the passenger side of the police truck she was sitting in and fired one shot, striking her in the head."shots fired! 10-85!" her partner is heard shouting after the gunfire on a police recording, including the code for an officer down. "my partner's shot! my partner's shot! my partner's shot! hurry up central!"police quickly responded and caught up to bonds about a block away, where he pointed a gun at them. they fired and killed him.police commissi






gunfire at traffic stop in clay county investigated


glydon, minn. — authorities are investigating gunfire that narrowly missed a police officer during a traffic stop in a western minnesota community.it happened about 10:30 p.m. monday on highway 10 west of glyndon in clay county. the glyndon officer pulled a car over during a routine traffic stop and had gotten out to talk to the driver when the shot rang out.kfgo (http://bit.ly/2sxqsez ) reports chief mike cline says one gunshot was fired from an area northeast of the traffic stop. cline says police don't know if someone was aiming at the officer or if someone was poaching a deer. no one was injured.cline says officers from several agencies used a police dog and a thermal imaging device to hunt for the person who fired the shot.






nypd cop "assassinated" sitting in her command trailer


new york -- a new york police officer who was shot in an "unprovoked attack" while in a marked police command vehicle early wednesday has died, authorities say.the new york police department tweeted that the officer, a 12-year veteran of the force, was in the vehicle with her partner in the new york city borough of the bronx. she's been identified as miosotis familia, a 48-year-old mother of three, including a set of twins.command vehicles are stationary and resemble trailers, police explained.police sources told cbs new york the suspect is seen on camera walking out of a bodega, putting his hoodie on, walking up to the passenger side of the vehicle and firing into it. the officer was sitting in the passenger side of the mobile command unit.  officer miosotis familia was shot and killed on






nypd cop "assassinated" sitting in her command trailer


new york -- a new york police officer who was shot in an "unprovoked attack" while in a marked police command vehicle early wednesday has died, authorities say.the new york police department tweeted that the officer, a 12-year veteran of the force, was in the vehicle with her partner in the new york city borough of the bronx. she's been identified as miosotis familia, a 48-year-old mother of three, including a set of twins.command vehicles are stationary and resemble trailers, police explained.police sources told cbs new york the suspect is seen on camera walking out of a bodega, putting his hoodie on, walking up to the passenger side of the vehicle and firing into it. the officer was sitting in the passenger side of the mobile command unit.  officer miosotis familia was shot and killed on






nypd cop "assassinated" sitting in her command trailer


new york -- a new york police officer who was shot in an "unprovoked attack" while in a marked police command vehicle early wednesday has died, authorities say.the new york police department tweeted that the officer, a 12-year veteran of the force, was in the vehicle with her partner in the new york city borough of the bronx. she's been identified as miosotis familia, a 48-year-old mother of three, including a set of twins.command vehicles are stationary and resemble trailers, police explained.police sources told cbs new york the suspect is seen on camera walking out of a bodega, putting his hoodie on, walking up to the passenger side of the vehicle and firing into it. the officer was sitting in the passenger side of the mobile command unit.  officer miosotis familia was shot and killed on






nypd cop "assassinated" sitting in her command trailer


new york -- a new york police officer who was shot in an "unprovoked attack" while in a marked police command vehicle early wednesday has died, authorities say.the new york police department tweeted that the officer, a 12-year veteran of the force, was in the vehicle with her partner in the new york city borough of the bronx. she's been identified as miosotis familia, a 48-year-old mother of three.command vehicles are stationary and resemble trailers, police explained.police sources told cbs new york the suspect is seen on camera walking out of a bodega, putting his hoody on, walking up to the passenger side of the vehicle and firing into it. the officer was sitting in the passenger side of the mobile command unit.  "this was an unprovoked direct attack on police officers who were assigned






nypd cop "assassinated" sitting in her command trailer


new york -- a new york police officer who was shot in an "unprovoked attack" while in a marked police command vehicle early wednesday has died, authorities say.the new york police department tweeted that the officer, a 12-year veteran of the force, was in the vehicle with her partner in the new york city borough of the bronx. she's been identified as miosotis familia, a 48-year-old mother of three.command vehicles are stationary and resemble trailers, police explained.police sources told cbs new york the suspect is seen on camera walking out of a bodega, putting his hoody on, walking up to the passenger side of the vehicle and firing into it. the officer was sitting in the passenger side of the mobile command unit.  officer miosotis familia was shot and killed on july 5, 2017, while sittin






police chief shot in upstate ny; suspect dead after standoff, cops say


maybrook, n.y. -- authorities say a police chief has been shot in an upstate new york village and a suspect is dead after a standoff, reports cbs new york.maybrook police chief arnold "butch" amthor was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home around 10 a.m. tuesday in the village of maybrook, 55 miles north of new york city. the station reports amthor was shot in the shoulder. trooper steven nevel of the new york state police says the officer is expected to survive.   officer shot in orange county village of maybrook#breaking: the police chief in the village of maybrook in orange county has been shot responding to a barricaded person. more: http://cbsloc.al/2rmj1pnposted by cbs new york on tuesday, may 16, 2017state police say troopers and a police negotiator respond






nyc officer shot to death in command post rv; gunman killed


new york — a police officer was shot to death early wednesday, ambushed inside her command post rv by an ex-convict who once ranted online about his treatment in prison and about police getting away with killing people, authorities said. he was later killed after pulling a gun on police.officer miosotis familia, a 12-year member of the new york police department, was wrapping up her shift when the man fired one round through the passenger-side window and struck her in the head."this was an unprovoked direct attack on police officers who were assigned to keep the people of this city safe," police commissioner james o'neill said, calling it an assassination.her partner radioed for help."shots fired! 10-85!" the officer is heard frantically shouting after the gunfire, including the code for a






police: cop shot in upstate ny, suspect barricaded in home


maybrook, n.y. — authorities say a police officer has been shot in an upstate new york village and a suspect is barricaded inside a home.state police say the officer was shot around 9:20 a.m. tuesday in the village of maybrook, 55 miles (88 kilometers) north of new york city.details of the officer's injuries haven't been released, but trooper steven nevel says the officer is expected to survive.state police say troopers and a police negotiator are at the scene where a suspect is barricaded inside a home.no other details have been released.a man who answered the phone at the maybrook police department says the agency isn't releasing details.maybrook is a village of 3,000 residents just west of stewart international airport in nearby newburgh.






nypd cop "assassinated" sitting in her command trailer


new york -- a new york police officer who was shot in an "unprovoked attack" while in a marked police command vehicle early wednesday has died, authorities say.the new york police department tweeted that the officer, a 12-year veteran of the force, was in the vehicle with her partner in the new york city borough of the bronx. she's been identified as miosotis familia, a 48-year-old mother of three.command vehicles are stationary and resemble trailers, police explained.police sources told cbs new york the suspect is seen on camera walking out of a bodega, putting his hoody on, walking up to the passenger side of the vehicle and firing into it. the officer was sitting in the passenger side of the mobile command unit.  officer miosotis familia was shot and killed on july 5, 2017, while sittin






police chief shot in upstate ny; suspect barricaded, cops say


maybrook, n.y. -- authorities say a police chief has been shot in an upstate new york village and a suspect is barricaded inside a home, reports cbs new york.maybrook police chief arnold "butch" amthor was shot while responding to the scene around 10 a.m. tuesday in the village of maybrook, 55 miles north of new york city. details of the chief's injuries haven't been released, but trooper steven nevel of the new york state police says the officer is expected to survive.   officer shot in orange county village of maybrook#breaking: the police chief in the village of maybrook in orange county has been shot responding to a barricaded person. more: http://cbsloc.al/2rmj1pnposted by cbs new york on tuesday, may 16, 2017state police say troopers and a police negotiator are at the scene where the






nyc officer shot to death in command post rv; gunman killed


new york — a police officer was shot to death early wednesday, ambushed inside her command post rv by an ex-convict who once ranted online about his treatment in prison and about police getting away with killing people, authorities said. he was later killed after pulling a gun on police.the officer, a 12-year member of the new york police department, was wrapping up her shift when the man fired one round through the passenger-side window and struck her in the head."po miosotis familia has been assassinated in an unprovoked attack on cops assigned to keep nyers safe," police commissioner james o'neill tweeted after her death.her partner radioed for help."shots fired! 10-85!" the officer is heard frantically shouting after the gunfire, including the code for an officer down. "my partner's sh






maryland police identify driver involved in shooting


windsor mill, md. — police have identified a man accused of driving a stolen car toward a police officer in suburban baltimore, leading to a shooting by the officer.a woman riding in the car was injured by gunfire from the officer on friday night. she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.baltimore county police say no one riding in the car realized it was stolen and all passengers have been released from custody. the driver, 23-year-old dejuan owens, faces charges including 17 counts of first-degree assault. police say he crashed the stolen car into three police cars and six other vehicles.police say the officer who fired is a 5-year department veteran and was involved in one previous shooting. police did not reveal the race of the officer or the woman who was shot.






new york city cop fatally shot while sitting in patrol car


new york — police say a new york city officer who was shot while sitting in her patrol car has died in what they're calling a "clear assassination."police sgt. brendan ryan says 48-year-old officer miosotis familia died at a hospital early wednesday.police say other officers shot and killed the suspect after he drew a revolver on them. they say a person believed to be a bystander was struck by a bullet and is in stable condition.the attack happened in the bronx around 12:30 a.m. while the officer was sitting in her vehicle with her partner. her partner radioed for help. other officers spotted the suspect and began chasing him.the suspect has been identified as 34-year-old alexander bonds.ryan says police are unaware of any connection between bonds and familia.






the latest: slain nyc cop spent entire career in the bronx


new york — the latest on the fatal shooting of a new york city police officer (all times local):11:40 a.m.the new york city police officer shot to death on duty was assigned to a bronx precinct and worked the midnight shift.officer miosotis familia had three children, including a set of twins, and was of dominican descent.the 48-year-old was shot early wednesday while sitting in the front passenger seat of a police rv stationed in the area as a result of a triple shooting in the area in march. she was a 12-year police veteran.police say she had no prior contact with gunman alexander bonds. he fled the scene, but police caught up to him a block away and shot and killed him when he turned with a gun in his hand.___10:15 a.m.the man who police say fired a single shot through the window of a p






police: officer shoots man with gun in dc


washington — a man shot and wounded by a police officer in washington now faces charges.police chief peter newsham said at a news conference that the officer was working wednesday night when he came across the man with the gun in northwest washington.police said in a statement that the man was told to drop the gun but instead raised it toward the officer and was shot. police on thursday identified the man who was shot as 28-year-old kenneth burley and said he has non-life-threatening injuries. police say he has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, assault on a police officer and felon in possession of a firearm.the metropolitan police department does not generally comment on the races of officers or suspects in shootings involving officers.






man shot by police after striking officer dies


arlington, va. (ap) — authorities in virginia say a man shot by police after pinning an officer against a vehicle has died.arlington police said in a statement thursday that officers tried to stop a vehicle on interstate 395 in the washington suburbs on wednesday, but the driver maneuvered around officers. when the vehicle hit heavy traffic, officers approached the vehicle. police say the driver hit an officer, pinning him against another vehicle. that’s when police say officers shot the driver.police say the driver, 28-year-old daniel bork of centreville, was taken to a hospital, where he died. after the trapped officer was freed, he was taken to a hospital with serious injuries that aren’t thought to be life-threatening.police did not release the names or races of the officers or bork’s






the latest: police officer in teen shooting terminated


dallas — the latest on the fatal shooting of a texas 15-year-old who was killed when a police officer fired into a moving vehicle in which the teen was riding (all times local):6:35 p.m.a suburban dallas police department has fired the police officer who shot and killed a black 15-year-old boy who was riding in a vehicle while leaving a house party.the balch springs police department said tuesday that officer roy oliver was terminated for violating department policies during the saturday night shooting that killed jordan edwards.police originally said the vehicle was reversing "in an aggressive manner" toward officers, but later said that video taken at the scene proved the vehicle was actually driving away.lee merritt, an attorney for edwards' family, said the officer shot him with a rifl






timothy loehmann, officer involved in tamir rice shooting, fired by police


cbs/apmay 30, 2017, 12:53 pmlast updated may 30, 2017 4:20 pm edtcleveland -- the police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old tamir rice was fired tuesday for inaccuracies on his job application, while the officer who drove the patrol car the day of the shooting was suspended for violating a tactical rule.cleveland police chief calvin williams announced the discipline against officers timothy loehmann, who shot the boy, and frank garmback, who was driving the cruiser that skidded to a stop near the boy.tamir, who was black, was shot outside a recreation center in november 2014 as he held a pellet gun that the white officers mistook for a real firearm. the killing became part of a national outcry about police violence against minorities, particularly black boys and men.loehmann was fired






timothy loehmann, officer involved in tamir rice shooting, fired by police


cbs/apmay 30, 2017, 12:53 pmlast updated may 30, 2017 3:24 pm edtcleveland -- the police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old tamir rice was fired tuesday for inaccuracies on his job application, while the officer who drove the patrol car the day of the shooting was suspended for violating a tactical rule.cleveland police chief calvin williams announced the discipline against officers timothy loehmann, who shot the boy, and frank garmback, who was driving the cruiser that skidded to a stop near the boy.tamir, who was black, was shot outside a recreation center in november 2014 as he held a pellet gun that the white officers mistook for a real firearm. the killing became part of a national outcry about police violence against minorities, particularly black boys and men.loehmann was fired






woman who streamed minnesota shooting arrested in assault


st. paul, minn. — a woman who livestreamed the fatal shooting of her boyfriend during a traffic stop in minnesota last year has been arrested in a reported assault.st. paul police say they arrested diamond reynolds and two other women thursday after a woman reported being attacked and hit in the head with a hammer tuesday. the victim was hospitalized with serious injuries.reynolds' attorney didn't immediately return a call from the associated press.her role in the alleged incident wasn't given in the police report. police spokesman steve linders says charges are pending.reynolds used facebook live to show the bloody aftermath after her boyfriend, 32-year-old philando castile, was shot by a police officer during a july 6 traffic stop in suburban st. paul. the officer has since been charged






timothy loehmann, officer involved in tamir rice shooting, fired by police


cleveland -- the police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old tamir rice was fired by the city of cleveland on tuesday, and the officer who drove the patrol car the day of the november 2014 shooting was suspended.police chief calvin williams announced the discipline against officers timothy loehmann and frank garmback, who were involved in the fatal shooting of the boy at a recreation center as he held a pellet gun.loehmann, who shot rice, was fired not for something related to the shooting, but because of inaccuracies on his application form, williams said.a disciplinary letter against loehmann has previously cited his failure to reveal during the cleveland police application process that a suburban department allowed him to resign instead of being fired at the end of a six-month probat






police: stun gun didn't stop man smashing courthouse doors


evansville, ind. — police in indiana say an officer tried using a stun gun on a man who was smashing the windows of a federal courthouse before they fatally shot him.evansville police say the stun gun was "ineffective" against 55-year-old ricky ard, who injured a federal security officer with flying glass when he smashed front door windows with a baseball bat.the evansville courier & press reports officers told the black man to put down the bat, and that a witness, anthony wolfe said ard was chasing after an officer before he was shot. both a city police officer and a federal security officer fired their weapons.ard was pronounced dead tuesday outside the courthouse. police say he had been escorted out of that building monday after expressing "concerns about the government."






when, where & how to see it


in mid-november, spectacular "shooting stars" will streak through the night sky as the leonid meteor shower hits earth once again. this annual meteor shower is responsible for some of the most intense meteor storms in history. sometimes, meteors fall at rates as high as 50,000 per hour. these storms only happen rarely; viewers this year will still be treated to an hourly rate of 10 to 20 meteors, according to sky and telescope, on the peak date of nov. 17. [top 10 leonid meteor shower facts] when to see them in 2016, visibility was poor because bright light from the waning gibbous moon outshone some of the meteors. this year, however, visibility will be excellent because the new moon will take place on nov. 18, providing a perfect view of the meteors, which will not be washed out by any