NYC cop ambushed, shot to death while sitting in truck

A New York City police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed in a marked police truck and “assassinated in an unprovoked attack” by a man with a revolver who was later killed by officers, police said.

Rapper who performed at Little Rock club arrested in Alabama

Twenty-five-year-old Ricky Hampton of Memphis, Tennessee, also known as Finese 2Tymes, was arrested Sunday on outstanding charges of aggravated assault with a gun out of Forrest City in eastern Arkansas, the U.S. Marshals Service says.

Police say suspect in abduction viewed sexual fetish website

Brendt Allen Christensen, who earned a master’s degree in physics from U of I this year, is charged in the June 9 abduction of 26-year-old Yingying Zhang, who investigators believe to be dead. The federal complaint says Christensen’s phone was used on April 19 to visit the FetLife.com forum, including to view threads titled “Perfect abduction fantasy” and “planning a kidnapping.”

2 arrested after fight breaks out

Steuben County dispatchers said a woman called 911 around 4:20 p.m. Saturday and said officers were needed and then hung up.

Man shot to death on SE block

Gabriel Buendia, a 22-year-old from Fort Wayne, was found dead around 11:30 p.m. Thursday in the 4000 block of East Pettit Avenue.

Cops comb for bald man who swiped Rogaine in Detroit area

Dearborn police have security video of a bald man who is suspected of stealing Rogaine from a Walgreens store on June 22. Investigators say the man put seven boxes in a bag and dashed. He was wearing a shirt that said, “Air Force Dad.”