New York Police shuts down Davido’s concert for being over-packed

Singer, Davido is seething at the moment as his much anticipated NewYork Spring Mega concert eventually never happened as the New York Police Department NYPD stormed the venue and stopped the show for being over-packed. (141)

55 Suspected Armed Robbers, Cultists Arrested in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa state police command have arrested 55 suspected armed robbers and cult members mostly youths, while three AK 47 rifle, one mark four rifles, two locally made pistols, as well as three locally made short guns and three locally made [...]

Nigeria: 5 policemen detained for renting rifle to kidnappers

OWERRI — Five policemen, serving in Imo State police command, including the armourer of New Owerri police division, are now in detention over how one of the AK-47 rifles officially issued for guard duties, ended up in the hands of dare devil [...]

Tunisian rapper Weld El 15 sentenced again

A Tunisian rapper has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for insulting the police, just two months after he was freed following public protests. (238)

Kenya: Police officers are turning to crime

Police officers are among criminals terrorising Kenyans, a report released by the Kenya Police Service Wednesday has revealed. (347)

Ugandan police end newspaper siege

Journalists of a newspaper shut down by the Ugandan government for the last 10 days have been allowed to return to work. (234)

Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev buried

Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried at an undisclosed location, Massachusetts police say. Tsarnaev’s body “is no longer in the City of Worcester and is now entombed”, a police statement said. (233)

Second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings surrounded – reports

(Reuters) The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was surrounded by police on Friday in the suburb of Watertown, local media reported. (261)

Teenage girl found dead in house with ‘aggressive’ dogs

A 14-year-old girl has been found dead in a house in Greater Manchester where a pack of five dogs were said to be “aggressive and out of control”. (307)

3 dead, including gunman, in Marine base shooting

Three people, including the suspect, were killed in a shooting at Marine Base Quantico, a base spokesman said.  It began with a shooting around 11 p.m. Thursday that left one dead, said Lt. Agustin Solivan. That shooting led to a standoff between [...]