Law enforcement agencies

A smashed car sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after driving through a crowd of pedestrians Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 18, 2017 - 9:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man steered his car onto a sidewalk running through Times Square and mowed down pedestrians for three blocks Thursday, killing a teenager, then emerged from his wrecked vehicle wild-eyed and screaming before he was subdued by police and bystanders. The driver, a 26-year-old U.S...
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May 18, 2017 - 4:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved legislation that makes killing a state or local police officer an aggravating factor juries would consider in death penalty cases. Under current law, killing a federal law enforcement officer is already an aggravating factor in death penalty deliberations...
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The Rev. Joey Crutcher, father of Terence Crutcher, talks with the media following the verdict in the trial of Tulsa police officer Betty Jo Shelby in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Shelby was charged with manslaughter in the shooting of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man. Shelby was found innocent Wednesday. At left is Leanna Crutcher, the mother of Terence Crutcher and at right is Crutcher family attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 18, 2017 - 12:53 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the manslaughter trial of a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man. (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has called for calm after a jury found a Tulsa police officer not guilty in the shooting of an...
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This undated booking photo provided by the Hawaii Department of Public Safety shows Tashii Brown, known to them as Tashii Farmer-Brown. He was released from state custody in January, 2016, according to the department. Court records show he was sentenced to five years in prison in 2010 for assault. Brown, unarmed, died early Sunday, May 14, 2017, outside The Venetian in Las Vegas, after a police officer grabbed him in a neck hold, a much-criticized law enforcement technique to subdue people. Brown became unconscious and died, despite efforts at CPR. (Hawaii Department of Public Safety via AP)
May 17, 2017 - 9:27 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police officer used a stun gun seven times and a mixed martial arts chokehold to subdue an unarmed man who died after a foot chase through a casino over the weekend, authorities said Wednesday. Officer Kenneth Lopera thought the man had tried to carjack a pickup truck...
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May 17, 2017 - 5:58 pm
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged with attempted murder after he hit a police officer with his car as he tried to arrest him in a South Carolina hospital parking lot. The State Law Enforcement Division said in a news release that 38-year-old Stephen Craft II was...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2016 file photo, Milwaukee County, Wis. Sheriff David Clarke speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Clarke says he's taken a job as an assistant secretary in the Homeland Security Department. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 17, 2017 - 4:32 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, said Wednesday that he's taken a job as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security. The tough-talking,...
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, following his short trip on Marine One from nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump was returning to Washington after speaking at today's U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 17, 2017 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will be interviewing four potential candidates to lead the FBI, including former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman. White House press secretary Sean Spicer says Trump will be meeting later Wednesday with Lieberman, former Oklahoma Gov...
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This photo taken at The Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday, March 14, 2017, shows the scene where an unarmed man died after police squeezed his neck during a struggle to subdue him. The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, which led a push for use-of-force reforms after Las Vegas police were involved in 25 shootings in 2010, said Monday, May 15, 2017, that it will seek a review of the training that allows officers to use what the department calls "lateral vascular neck restrain." (Billy Winkler via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 10:16 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An unarmed man's death after Las Vegas police grabbed him in a neck hold has put a much-criticized law enforcement technique to subdue people back in the spotlight. Las Vegas police train to use a version of a chokehold designed to avoid restricting the airway while cutting the...
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This photo taken at The Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday, March 14, 2017, shows the scene where an unarmed man died after police squeezed his neck during a struggle to subdue him. The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, which led a push for use-of-force reforms after Las Vegas police were involved in 25 shootings in 2010, said Monday, May 15, 2017, that it will seek a review of the training that allows officers to use what the department calls "lateral vascular neck restrain." (Billy Winkler via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 9:39 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An unarmed man's death after Las Vegas police grabbed him in a neck hold has put a much-criticized law enforcement technique to subdue people back in the spotlight. Las Vegas police train to use a version of a chokehold designed to avoid restricting the airway while cutting the...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the 36th Annual National Peace Officers' memorial service, Monday, May 15. 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 15, 2017 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's remarks to law enforcement personnel (all times local): 12:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is paying tribute to the "brave souls" who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. Trump spoke outside the U.S. Capitol Monday at the 36th Annual...
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