Law enforcement agencies

April 19, 2017 - 11:02 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut State Police investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by teachers at a boarding school in the rural, northeastern corner of the state has been closed without producing any criminal charges. The Pomfret School, one of several exclusive private schools...
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April 19, 2017 - 9:29 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Pooler man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting a Chatham County sheriff's deputy. News outlets report 30-year-old Vincent Helmly Jr. entered an open-ended guilty plea to all counts in a 17-count indictment returned by a Chatham County...
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April 18, 2017 - 8:07 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has rejected a bid to disband a shared police department in a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border as a punishment for discriminating against people who aren't members of the dominant religious sect in the sister cities. Instead, U.S. District Judge H. Russel...
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April 18, 2017 - 7:18 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has rejected a request by the federal government to disband the shared police department in a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border as a punishment for a religious discrimination verdict against the sister cities. The order Tuesday by U.S. District Judge H. Russel...
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April 18, 2017 - 2:03 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A prosecutor says he won't file charges against two police officers who shot and killed a man who refused to get out of a car with a stolen tag in the parking lot of a South Carolina motel. Walt Wilkins said Tuesday at a news conference that all three officers trying to get...
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April 18, 2017 - 1:43 pm
SPERRY, Okla. (AP) — The police chief of a small northeast Oklahoma community says he issued himself a citation for speeding, but only after being caught on video. Sperry Police Chief Justin Burch posted an apology on the department's Facebook page Saturday, saying he was "wrong in traveling at 75...
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April 18, 2017 - 11:25 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has named a 25-year FBI veteran to lead an agency tasked with investigating allegations of fraud, waste and abuse in state government. McMaster named Brian Lamkin on Tuesday as state inspector general. He replaces his former boss, Patrick...
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This undated photo provided by Lynn James on Saturday, April 15, 2017 shows Clifton James. The actor, best known for his portrayal of a southern sheriff in two James Bond films but who was most proud of his work on the stage, died Saturday. He was 96. (Lynn James via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 8:15 pm
Clifton James, best known for his indelible portrayal of a southern sheriff in two James Bond films but who was most proud of his work on the stage, has died. He was 96. His daughter, Lynn James, said he died Saturday at another daughter's home in Gladstone, Oregon, due to complications from...
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April 15, 2017 - 3:59 pm
Clifton James, best known for his indelible portrayal of a southern sheriff in two James Bond films but who was most proud of his work on the stage, has died. He was 96. His daughter, Lynn James, said he died Saturday at another daughter's home in Gladstone, Oregon, due to complications from...
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April 15, 2017 - 2:16 pm
Clifton James, best known for his indelible portrayal of a southern sheriff in two James Bond films but who was most proud of his work on the stage, has died. He was 96. His daughter, Lynn James, said he died Saturday at another daughter's home in Gladstone, Oregon, due to complications from...
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