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Scottish police are still looking for the protester who paraglided stunningly close to Trump, then escaped

Scottish police said they still haven't found the Greenpeace protester who paraglided over President Donald Trump's golf resort in Scotland on Friday. The protester wielded a large banner reading, "TRUMP, WELL BELOW PAR #RESIST."
Sarah Webb was arrested after officers flipped a coin.

2 Georgia police officers used a coin flip app to decide whether to arrest a woman

Two Georgia police officers were put on administrative leave after video emerged showing they used a coin flip app to decide whether to arrest a woman they charged with speeding and reckless driving. The driver didn't know about the coin toss and said the charges were tossed.

Police busted the dark web’s $1.5 billion cryptocurrency World Cup gambling ring

Chinese officials shut down an online gambling ring that had accumulated $1.5 billion in bets made on World Cup matches using cryptocurrencies like ethereum, bitcoin, and litecoin.

How a small error by a pilot caused armed police to raid a JetBlue flight thinking it was being hijacked

JetBlue Flight 1623 suffered from a malfunctioning radio on Tuesday. Its pilots accidentally sent air traffic control the emergency code that made authorities believe that the Airbus jet was being hijacked.
A view shows a damaged taxi, which ran into a crowd of people, in central Moscow, Russia June 16, 2018.

The taxi driver who drove into a crowd of football fans in Moscow says he feared a mob lynching

The taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow yesterday said he fled because he feared the crowd would kill him. The 28-year-old Kyrgyzstan national injured eight people, some Mexican football fans, after mounting a crowded pavement.

Apple is reportedly closing a security loophole that will prevent police from accessing iPhones

Apple is launching a software update to change the default settings of iPhones, stopping people from exploiting a security loophole to gain access to devices using the USB port. Police sometimes use this loophole to gain access to devices, and the update will prevent them from doing so.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Burglars got away with breaking into billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Beverly Hills mansion after leading police on a car chase

Burglars tried to break into Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Beverly Hills mansion. After a 25-minute car chase, they successfully evaded the police.
Crime scene tape is stretched across the front of Santa Fe High School on May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas.

The Santa Fe shooter reportedly had a 15-minute gun battle with police before surrendering

The gunman who fatally shot 10 people at his Texas high school on Friday exchanged gunfire with police for roughly 15 minutes before surrendering, an official said. He had also intended to kill himself after the massacre, but backed out at the last minute.

At least 2 people injured in shooting at California apartment complex

Police say the situation is contained and that there is no longer a threat. Dramatic aerial footage showed law enforcement officials escorting fleeing residents.

1 person dead, suspect in custody after Nashville mall shooting, police say

One person was injured in a shooting at the Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, Tennessee, on Thursday, police said. Authorities tweeted that the shooter was in custody.