Law enforcement agencies

May 09, 2017 - 9:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may have fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, but it wasn't that long ago that he praised the nation's top cop. Of course, that praise also came after Trump had previously criticized the FBI for not charging Hillary Clinton over her use of a private...
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May 09, 2017 - 5:43 pm
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer has shot and killed a suspect in South Carolina who told people he was not going to go back to jail and planned to kill any officers who tried to arrest him. Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said in a statement that a fugitive task force went...
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May 09, 2017 - 8:49 am
ROME, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia inmate who escaped from the Floyd County Courthouse has been captured after a nearly 10-hour search by multiple law enforcement agencies. News outlets report that 26-year-old Dustin Cotton was caught near the Etowah River around 10 p.m. on Monday. Rome police Lt. Joseph...
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In this Sunday, May 7, 2017 frame from video posted by the Office of the Governor, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott talks about a so-called "sanctuary cities" ban in Austin Texas. The ban lets police ask during routine stops whether someone is in the U.S. legally and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don't cooperate with federal immigration agents. (Office of Gov. Abbott via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 10:59 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Mexican government, San Antonio's police chief and others slammed Texas' new "sanctuary cities" law on Monday, saying that requiring local law enforcement to help enforce U.S. immigration law could lead to racial profiling and will fan distrust of the police by the state's...
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In this Sunday, May 7, 2017 frame from video posted by the Office of the Governor, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott talks about a so-called "sanctuary cities" ban in Austin Texas. The ban lets police ask during routine stops whether someone is in the U.S. legally and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don't cooperate with federal immigration agents. (Office of Gov. Abbott via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 4:03 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Mexican government, San Antonio's police chief and others slammed Texas' new "sanctuary cities" law on Monday, saying that requiring local law enforcement to help enforce U.S. immigration law could lead to racial profiling and will fan distrust of the police by the state's...
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May 07, 2017 - 7:54 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a law targeting so-called "sanctuary cities" that allows police to ask about a person's immigration status and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don't cooperate with federal authorities. Republican Abbott on Sunday took the unusual step of...
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Members of the San Diego Police Department collect evidence at the scene of a fatal police officer involved shooting of a 15-year-old boy in one of the parking lots in front of Torrey Pines High School, early Saturday morning. The boy reportedly called the police and when they arrived pointed what appears to be a gun at them. (Howard Lipin/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
May 06, 2017 - 10:30 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police shot and killed a 15-year-old student Saturday after he pointed a BB gun at them in a high school parking lot, authorities said. The Torrey Pines High School student called 911 shortly before 3:30 a.m. to ask officers to check on the welfare of an unarmed boy in front of the...
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May 06, 2017 - 11:10 am
BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The FBI is now helping local investigators looking for an 8-year-old girl who wasn't found in her South Carolina home after her mother was found dead. Authorities said Ella Lowery's body was found Friday morning in her Bennettsville home, but her daughter Iyana Lowery was...
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May 06, 2017 - 11:07 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A consultant is recommending that police in Savannah invest in body cameras, mobile computers and other equipment to keep pace with technology. Berkshire Advisors told community leaders that improvements made by the Savannah-Chatham Police Department in recent years will be...
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May 06, 2017 - 8:36 am
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzanian police say at least 34 people are dead after a bus carrying students lost control and crashed. Arusha Region Police Commander Charles Mkumbo said the bus was carrying the students from a primary school in Arusha for an examination on Saturday. He says four other...
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