Law enforcement agencies

September 29, 2017 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A note found in the car of a man charged with spraying deadly gunfire at a Tennessee church made reference to revenge for a white supremacist's massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, two years earlier, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. The...
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September 29, 2017 - 9:35 am
BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina police department is making it harder for the public to gain access to routine reports. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports Friday the Bluffton Police Department now says reporters must file formal open records act requests for full police reports...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) kneels in front of teammates during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday. Reid was an early protester during the national anthem, joining former San Francisco teammate Colin Kaepernick last season. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 28, 2017 - 3:30 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eric Reid said he hopes that the criticism President Donald Trump directed at NFL players protesting during the national anthem will help bring awareness to the issues that former San Francisco 49ers teammate Colin Kaepernick hoped to raise when he began his protest last...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, police arrest a man as demonstrators march in response to a not guilty verdict in the trial of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, in St. Louis. Stockley was acquitted in the 2011 killing of a black man following a high-speed chase. St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Interim Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole called for the U.S. attorney's office to investigate allegations of police misconduct during the protests on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson File)
September 27, 2017 - 8:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Interim Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole on Wednesday called for the U.S. attorney's office to investigate allegations of police misconduct during protests that followed the acquittal of a white former police officer in the death of a black man...
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Motorist DeShan Wiseman sits atop his vehicle while stranded on Interstate 80 as police investigate the scene of a standoff with a sport utility vehicle driver on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Emeryville, Calif. The incident, which ended in gunfire, shut freeway traffic in both directions at the height of morning rush hour. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
September 27, 2017 - 2:59 pm
EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Traffic came to a standstill for hours on a San Francisco Bay Area freeway Wednesday during a standoff between police and a suspect that ended with shots fired. The standoff during the morning rush hour on Interstate 80 in the suburb of Emeryville ended about an hour after...
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September 27, 2017 - 7:05 am
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A federal lawsuit against a South Carolina police department over a wrongful conviction has been settled following the termination of the officer accused of lying to get a search warrant. The Sun News reports an order filed Sept. 21 says Adam Robinson's lawsuit against the Horry...
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Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson (25) carries the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Landover, Md., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
September 26, 2017 - 10:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Through three weeks, viewership for national telecasts of NFL games is down 11 percent this season compared to 2016, the Nielsen company said on Tuesday. Nielsen said the games averaged 17.63 million viewers for the first three weeks of last season, and have dipped to 15.65 million...
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September 26, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting chief of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is stepping down while the agency awaits the Trump administration's nomination of its permanent leader. A person familiar with the move said Chuck Rosenberg will leave the post Oct. 1. The person, who spoke to The...
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September 26, 2017 - 6:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A citizens' review board in North Carolina has ruled against a police department in response to an allegation of excessive force in which an officer threatened to kill a man. Local media outlets report that the Charlotte board ruled 7-1 on Tuesday against the Charlotte-...
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CORRECTS TO REMOVE REFERENCE OF FOOD CART- Military grade vehicles travel west on the east bound lanes of Interstate 10 in north Vidor, Texas, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. While several parts of the city are flooded, the northern side received extensive damage. (Guiseppe Barranco/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 3:01 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Authorities are raising Harvey's death toll to 39 almost a week after the storm slammed into the Texas coast. Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences spokeswoman Tricia Bentley said Thursday night that the...
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