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Missing hikers found dead

SOMERSET, Pa., March 31 (UPI) -- The deaths of two Pennsylvania residents are being investigated after their bodies were found in Forbes State Forest Park, police said.

Strike launched against Meghalaya rebels

NEW DELHI, March 31 (UPI) -- Police in India's insurgency-hit state of Meghalaya launched operations to flush out separatist rebels from the state.

India sets up security commission

NEW DELHI, March 14 (UPI) -- The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has set up a security commission to deal with terrorism and human rights.

'Transformers' replica worries cops

LAS VEGAS, March 13 (UPI) -- Authorities have expressed concern about a car that a Las Vegas man painted to resemble an evil police car from last summer's "Transformers" movie.

Drew Peterson gets guns, loses permit

CHICAGO, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- An Illinois judge ruled Wednesday that prosecutors must return former police officer Drew Peterson's guns, while state police soon after revoked his gun permit.

India fortifies armories to avert attack

NEW DELHI, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- India's Interior Ministry asked Orissa state to fortify police stations and armories to deter attacks by Maoist rebels.

India's unified command against Maoists

NEW DELHI, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- India says it will establish a unified command of officials to tackle Maoist violence in Chhattisgarh state.

Hunters still missing in South Jersey

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Police continued the search Tuesday for two missing U.S. goose hunters in the Delaware Bay marshes of South Jersey.

Church computers allegedly used for porn

HAMILTON, N.J., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A civilian New Jersey State Police employee has been charged with sneaking into his church at night to use a nun's computer to view online pornography.

India: Bihar a favorite for Maoists

NEW DELHI, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- India says Bihar state has become the favorite target for Maoist rebels who carried out 14 attacks there over the past six months.

Body found in Chicago not Stacey Peterson

CHICAGO, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- A body found in an industrial area in Chicago is not that of Stacey Peterson, the missing wife of a former police officer, authorities said Saturday.

Indian police on lookout for Tamil rebels

NEW DELHI, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Indian police say they are on the lookout for 50 Sri Lankan Tamil rebels who are hiding in southern Tamil Nadu state.

Police: Drew Peterson still a suspect

CHICAGO, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Illinois State Police officials say former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson is still a suspect in the disappearance of his wife.

Indian state ups anti-militancy efforts

NEW DELHI, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The Indian state of Kerala has stepped up its anti-militancy efforts following the arrest of a suspected militant.

India: Rebels on extortion drive

NEW DELHI, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Police in the Indian state of Assam said Tuesday the rebel United Front for the Liberation of Assam served extortion notices to engineers in the state.

Indian state receives terror e-mail

NEW DELHI, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Police in the Indian state of Meghalaya say they received an e-mail message from a rebel group threatening to blow up key installations.

Peterson neighbors get mystery notes, map

BOLINGBROOK , Ill., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Illinois State Police on Thursday investigated anonymous notes and photos left on the lawns of neighbors of Stacy Peterson, who has been missing since October.

Fake cops cheated woman out of $50

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- A woman was tricked into paying $50 to two men posing as police officers on Christmas day in East Hanover Township, Pa.

Indian police claim terror plot foiled

NEW DELHI, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh say they have killed two militants who were planning to assassinate dignitaries.

Nigeria pipeline explosion kills 42

ABOGBO, Nigeria, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- An explosion in Abogbo, Nigeria, killed 42 people while villagers attempted to salvage fuel from a vandalized pipeline.

Indian police raid terror training camp

NEW DELHI, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- India says its police have raided a terror camp being run jointly by two banned insurgent groups in Meghalaya state.

Jharkhand to raise new anti-Maoists force

NEW DELHI, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The Indian state of Jharkhand says it plans to set up a paramilitary task force to combat the Maoist insurgency.

Southern Indian state sounds high alert

NEW DELHI, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The Indian Interior Ministry asked Tamil Nadu state to go on high alert after receiving a terrorist threat via e-mail.

Goodyear, Ariz., chief defends punishments

GOODYEAR, Ariz., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The Goodyear, Ariz., police chief has defended his disciplinary measures, despite a complaint letter to the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board.

India's Meghalaya state becoming arms hub

NEW DELHI, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Indian intelligence agencies say the northeastern state of Meghalaya has turned into a hub for illegal arms.
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