Bevin concedes defeat in Kentucky governor's race
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has conceded defeat in last week's nail-biting election.Bevin had asked Kentucky's 120 counties to conduct a recanvass in the days after his narrow loss to Attorney General Andy Beshear (D). Beshear beat Bevin by just 5,189 votes, or about four-tenths of a percentage point, though Bevin brought up unsubstantiated allegations of voting irregularities.
A southeast Indiana man was hospitalized after being shot and wounded during a standoff . Indiana State Police said that at around 5 p.m. Friday, the A trooper returned fire, striking Bowman. Bowman then retreated back inside the residence, ISP said. The Indiana State Police Emergency Response
BROOKSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say a trooper has been shot and wounded during a standoff at a southern Indiana home. The Madison Courier reports police arrived before 4 a.m. at the home along State Road 56 in the Jefferson County town of Brooksburg, about eight miles (12.8
CHICAGO (CBS) — An Indiana State Police trooper was shot early Sunday during a standoff with a gunman near Madison, along the Kentucky state line.
Police said, around 2:30 a.m., state troopers, police from Madison, and sheriff’s deputies from Jefferson and Switzerland counties responded to reports of shots fired in a home on State Road 56 in Jefferson County.
When they arrived, officers escorted some people in the home to safety, while a gunman was still inside.
An Indiana State Police SWAT team responded, and surrounded the home. The gunman, 59-year-old Wade Roark, fired several shots throughout the morning.
At about 8 a.m., Roark shot a member of the SWAT team in the leg. Another trooper returned fire, but Roark was not wounded. A short time later, Roark surrendered to police and was taken into custody.
The wounded trooper was taken to King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana, and later was transferred to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. The trooper’s name was not released, but police said he is an 18-year veteran of the force.
Roark was being held at the Jefferson County Jail, pending charges.
A Utah state trooper has a near-death experience for the second time in six months .
A Utah state highway trooper narrowly avoided death this week, for the second time in six months. Trooper Riley Rugg was helping a driver Monday evening when an oncoming vehicle smashed into his patrol car, sending the police vehicle toward him.Rugg just avoided the crash -- jumping behind a highway barrier to protect himself.His car wasn't as lucky, with the bumper hanging off and the back windshield obliterated.Rugg experienced a similar incident on July 4, he told CNN affiliate KTVX. While he attended to a highway accident, a speeding Ford F-350 rolled over the top of his squad car, he told KTVX.