Law enforcement agencies

May 31, 2017 - 7:55 am
NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — An armed man has been shot and wounded by two police officers in central South Carolina. State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said the shooting happened early Wednesday in Newberry. Berry said the officers heard gunshots and found a man on a nearby street. Berry...
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May 30, 2017 - 7:58 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday preliminarily approved a proposed settlement resolving a class action that accuses law enforcement agencies in Louisiana's capital of violating the constitutional rights of protesters who were arrested after a deadly police shooting. Black Lives...
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May 30, 2017 - 1:53 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fired Tuesday for inaccuracies on his job application, while the officer who drove the patrol car the day of the November 2014 shooting was suspended in the case for violating a tactical rule. Cleveland Police Chief...
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May 30, 2017 - 12:23 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Police Chief Calvin Williams announced the discipline Tuesday against officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback related to the shooting of the boy at a...
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Christianna May-Kelly, center, is supported by family members as she cries after answering reporters questions outside her parents' home in Brookhaven, Miss., Sunday, May 28, 2017. May-Kelly said her parents and mother were among the people gunned down during a shooting in rural Mississippi Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 30, 2017 - 12:27 am
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games. Caleb Edwards, 15, said the man — whom he knows as Corey Godbolt — demanded to know where his cousin's parents where. Jordan Blackwell...
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Christianna May-Kelly, center, is supported by family members as she cries after answering reporters questions outside her parents' home in Brookhaven, Miss., Sunday, May 28, 2017. May-Kelly said her parents and mother were among the people gunned down during a shooting in rural Mississippi Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 29, 2017 - 8:12 pm
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games. Caleb Edwards, 15, said the man — whom he knows as Corey Godbolt — demanded to know where his cousin's parents where. Jordan Blackwell...
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May 29, 2017 - 5:11 pm
CARY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a burglary suspect shot to death by police officers in North Carolina (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A police chief says the officer who shot and killed a burglary suspect in North Carolina told investigators he thought the man fired a gun. Cary Police Chief Tony...
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Christianna May-Kelly, center, is supported by family members as she cries after answering reporters questions outside her parents' home in Brookhaven, Miss., Sunday, May 28, 2017. May-Kelly said her parents and mother were among the people gunned down during a shooting in rural Mississippi Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 29, 2017 - 4:16 pm
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi deputy killed in a shooting rampage had worked in Christian ministry before going into law enforcement, and liked doing puppet shows to deliver uplifting messages to children. William Durr, 36, was responding to a domestic-violence call late Saturday when he...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2013 file photo, the Veterans Affairs Department in Washington. Federal authorities have launched dozens of new criminal investigations into possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away despite new prevention efforts. Data obtained by The Associated Press show 36 cases opened by the VA inspector general's office from Oct. 1 through May 19. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
May 29, 2017 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating dozens of new cases of possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away as more prescriptions disappear. Data obtained by The Associated Press show 36 criminal investigations...
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May 28, 2017 - 8:59 am
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a burglary suspect has been shot and killed as police tried to arrest him in a North Carolina home. Cary spokeswoman Carrie Roman said in a news release that officers went to the home in the Raleigh suburb after getting a call about an intruder around 2:30 a.m...
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