All posts tagged "police"

  • Seoul police scan the perimeter of COEX shopping mall after receiving an ISIS-related bomb threat. (Yonhap)
    ISIS-related group threatens to bomb Seoul shopping mall

    Seoul police reported Sunday that an Islamic State(ISIS)-related bomb threat was made on a local retail center in an affluent part of the city. The threat was made through a social media posting while specifically mentioning one...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Sergeant Hagarty of the Chicago Police Department offered a meal to a homeless man and was unknowingly caught on tape. (Courtesy of the Chicago Police Department)
    Good News: Police sergeant unknowingly filmed buying food for homeless man

    By Brian Han Nowadays any headline that involves a police officer usually comes with controversy, but Chicago Police Department Sergeant B. Hagarty bucked that trend unknowingly when he decided to lend a helping hand to someone in...

    • Posted September 10, 2015
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  • A player from South Korea's Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency's baseball team high fives another policeman at the LAPD's Wild Wild West Invitational Tuesday. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    South Korean police join LAPD baseball invitational

    It’s the Wild, Wild West for a group of police and fire department baseball teams from around the world — including the Athletes, a team from the Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency in South Korea — gathered in...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • South Korean activists send anti-Pyonyang leaflets over the norther border. (NEWSis)
    S. Korean police ban activists from floating anti-N. Korean leaflets

    PAJU, July 27 (Yonhap) — Hundreds of police cordoned off an area near the border with North Korea Monday to prevent South Korean activists from floating leaflets critical of North Korea, police said. About 10 conservative activists...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives at Incheon International Airport on Oct. 14. (Yonhap)
    Seoul police, Facebook sign agreement for missing-child alert

    SEOUL, July 22 (Yonhap) — Police said Wednesday they have signed an agreement with the social network service Facebook to help find missing children through emergency alerts. It makes South Korea the fourth country to launch missing-child...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Police officer Sonny Kim, 48, of the Cincinnati Police Department (Courtesy of the CPD)
    Korean American police officer dies in Cincinnati shootout

    UPDATED (AP) — Cincinnati’s police chief says a man suspected of fatally shooting an officer apparently wanted police to kill him in what the chief described as “suicide by cop.” Officer Sonny Kim, a decorated 27-year veteran...

    • Posted June 19, 2015
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  • South Korean nuns wearing mask as a precaution against MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    Police arrest 8 people for spreading false MERS rumors

    SEOUL, June 10 (Yonhap) — Police said Wednesday they have booked eight people for allegedly distributing false MERS-related rumors involving hospitals as well as patient information without consent. Five of them are suspected of distributing rumors that...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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