Peshawar suicide bomber was a Pakistani Taliban disguised as a policeman, official says

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN — The suicide bomber who targeted a mosque inside a police compound in Peshawar, killing more than 80 people, was a Pakistani Taliban member disguised as a policeman, a senior official said Thursday. CCTV footage shows the suspected suicide bomber arriving at a police checkpoint on a scooter on Monday, asking a … Read more

Tire Nichols’ life will be celebrated at Memphis funeral

CNN — Tire Nichols, whose death at the hands of police in Memphis led to second-degree murder charges against five officers, will be remembered at a funeral service on Wednesday for the life he lived. Nichols, 29, who was black, was subdued but continuously beaten after a traffic stop by Memphis police on January 7. … Read more

Double-amputated with a stab wound and killed by police; family say they used excessive force

CNN — Videos purporting to capture the moments leading up to the shooting death of a double-amputee man holding a knife after a stabbing attack raise questions about whether police used excessive force in the town of Huntington Park, NY southern California. Huntington Park Police Department officers responded to a report of a stabbing on … Read more

Pakistan mosque attack: Suspects arrested after killing more than 100 people

CNN — Several suspects have been arrested in connection with Monday’s suicide bombing at a mosque in the northern Pakistani city of Peshawar that killed more than 100 people. Further arrests will take place following a major police investigation into the attack which injured 217 other people, Peshawar Police Chief Mohammad Aijaz Khan said. Authorities … Read more