Law enforcement agencies

November 28, 2017 - 5:59 pm
CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — A sheriff says a man has been taken into custody following an armed standoff at a home in Tennessee. Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson told reporters the man and a woman, who also has been detained, were wanted in Georgia on stolen vehicle charges and will be charged in...
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November 28, 2017 - 2:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A dispute over rap lyrics dropped Tuesday before Pennsylvania's highest court, where justices will have to decide whether they constitute a criminal threat to police or amount to protected speech under the First Amendment. The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the...
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November 28, 2017 - 8:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is renewing his complaints about NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. Players have been kneeling to protest racism and police brutality, particularly toward people of color. Trump says the act is disrespectful and is hurting the game. Trump...
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Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald arrives at Government Buildings in Dublin ahead of a vote of no confidence in the government Tuesday Nov. 28, 2017. Ireland's governing party and main opposition are holding last-minute talks to avoid the government collapsing just as it faces a crunch time in Brexit negotiations. Irish lawmakers are due to vote on a no-confidence motion in the deputy prime minister filed by opposition party Fianna Fail .(Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
November 28, 2017 - 7:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Ireland's deputy prime minister has agreed to resign to avert a parliamentary vote that would have collapsed the government and triggered a snap election at a crunch time for Brexit negotiations, Irish media reported Tuesday. Irish lawmakers had been due to vote later on a no-...
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November 27, 2017 - 12:48 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — In a story Nov. 25 about a funeral for a U.S. Border Patrol agent, The Associated Press incorrectly referred to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions as Jeff Session. The AP also erroneously reported that a U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation said both the agent...
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November 27, 2017 - 5:52 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 13-year-old boy has been recovered from a South Carolina lake. News outlets report that Richland County Sheriff's Department Public Information Officer Lt. Curtis Wilson says the boy's body was recovered from Lake Carolina just after 4:30 p.m...
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November 26, 2017 - 10:38 am
GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, N.C. (AP) — Law enforcement officials at Great Smoky Mountains National Park are turning to private fundraisers to try to find enough money to replace their outdated hand-held radios. Most of the radios were bought in 2003 and are well past their typical 10-year...
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This Nov. 24, 2017 photo released by the Brazos County Sheriff's Office shows Dabrett Montreal Black who was charged Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, with capital murder of Trooper Damon Allen during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in East Texas. (Brazos County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 24, 2017 - 6:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The suspect in the shooting death of a state trooper during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in East Texas was charged Friday with capital murder of a law enforcement officer. Dabrett Black, 32, was being held in the Brazos County jail in Bryan, Texas, about 100 miles (160 kilometers)...
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FILE- In this July 6, 2017, file photo, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio leaves the federal courthouse in Phoenix, Ariz. A federal lawsuit set to go to trial Dec. 2017, marks the latest in a series of legal actions brought against Arpaio based on allegations that he pursued a trumped-up criminal case to get publicity and embarrass an adversary. The malicious-prosecution lawsuit was filed by one of Sen. Jeff Flake’s sons, who alleges Arpaio pursued felony animal cruelty charges against him and his then-wife in a bid to do political damage to the senator and garner publicity for the lawman. (AP Photo/Angie Wang, File)
November 24, 2017 - 1:48 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal lawsuit set to go to trial next month marks the latest legal action brought against former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio over allegations that he pursued a trumped-up criminal case to get publicity and embarrass an adversary. The political opponent in this case: U.S. Sen. Jeff...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, Sen. Craig Tieszen, R-Rapid City, talks to the South Dakota House Transportation Committee about teen driving safety in Pierre, S.D. Tieszen and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where they were attending a wedding for the lawmaker's daughter, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Chet Brokaw, File)
November 23, 2017 - 5:11 pm
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where they were attending a wedding for the lawmaker's daughter, officials said Thursday. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office said in a...
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