Law enforcement agencies

April 10, 2019 - 4:29 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says a Georgia sheriff is violating the rights of inmates at a county jail by prohibiting them from receiving outside books and magazines. The ACLU sent a letter Wednesday to Chatham County Sheriff John Wilcher asking him to rescind a policy...
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This courtroom sketch provided by Cedric Hohnstadt depicts the opening argument by Hennepin County prosecutor Patrick Lofton, standing, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Minneapolis, during the murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Mohamed Noor, second from right, who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman, Justine Ruszczyk Damond, in July 2017, after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home. Also depicted are Hennepin County District Judge Kathryn Quaintance, left; Amy Sweasy, assistant Hennepin County attorney, bottom left; and Noor's defense team of Peter Wold, right, and Thomas Plunkett. (Cedric Hohnstadt via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 3:14 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jurors on Wednesday heard the 911 calls a woman made to report a possible sexual assault before she was shot by a Minneapolis officer now on trial for murder in her death. The recordings of Justine Ruszczyk Damond's voice drew an emotional response from her family members in the...
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April 10, 2019 - 6:51 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian law enforcement has applied to have detained U.S. investor Michael Calvey released on house arrest pending a trial on charges of embezzlement. The Moscow City Court says the Investigative Committee, a law enforcement agency, filed an application to be reviewed Thursday...
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Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, center, is accompanied by his attorneys Peter Wold, not pictured, and Thomas Plunkett, right, as he walks towards the Hennepin County Government Center for opening arguments of his trial Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Minneapolis Opening arguments scheduled to begin in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
April 09, 2019 - 8:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman as she approached his squad car after calling 911 was reacting to a loud noise and feared an ambush, his attorney said Tuesday, calling the shooting "a perfect storm with tragic consequences." Mohamed Noor and his...
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This combination of undated photos provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department shows Eric Desplinter, left, of Chino Hills, Calif., and Gabrielle Wallace of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Search teams and helicopter crews are continuing to look Tuesday, April 9, 2019, for the two hikers overdue on a weekend trek up a Southern California mountain. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department says the pair were last seen in the Mount Baldy area on Saturday, April 6. (San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department via AP)
April 09, 2019 - 4:02 pm
MOUNT BALDY VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) — Crews were searching a mountainous area in Southern California on Tuesday for two hikers who've been missing for three days in snowy and rugged terrain. Two dozen search and rescue members were looking for 33-year-old Eric Desplinter of Chino Hills and 31-year-old...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Director of the United States Secret Service, Randolph "Tex" Alles, speaks at the Atlanta Press Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 08, 2019 - 10:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles has been pushed out of the Trump administration, amid a burgeoning shake-up in the upper echelon of the Department of Homeland Security. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that President Donald Trump had selected...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Director of the United States Secret Service, Randolph "Tex" Alles, speaks at the Atlanta Press Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 08, 2019 - 2:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Secret Service (all times local): 2:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has picked a career Secret Service official, James Murray, to lead the agency. He'll replace Randolph "Tex" Alles. That's according to White House press secretary Sarah...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, a ride share car displays Lyft and Uber stickers on its front windshield in downtown Los Angeles. Law enforcement agencies and ride-hailing companies are intensifying efforts to warn passengers against getting in without checking to ensure both the vehicle and driver are legitimate. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
April 07, 2019 - 9:28 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Law enforcement agencies and ride-hailing companies are intensifying efforts to educate passengers about safety following the slaying of a University of South Carolina student who mistakenly got into a vehicle she thought was her Uber. Experts say would-be robbers and assailants...
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President Donald Trump exits the Marine One helicopter to board Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Friday, April 5, 2019, en route to Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 06, 2019 - 2:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the border (all times local): 11:25 p.m. President Donald Trump has made a dramatic appearance at his privately owned golf club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Trump landed in Marine One, making an unannounced visit to his Trump...
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April 05, 2019 - 8:28 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — More than a dozen people from eight states are facing arrest in connection with the vandalism of a West Texas museum that celebrates the work of U.S. Border Patrol agents. Activists peppered the institution with stickers and left explicit messages in the guestbook in February...
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