Law enforcement agencies

March 09, 2019 - 10:22 am
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — A central Georgia police chief of 15 years has abruptly retired at the urging of the city council. Warner Robins Police Chief Brett Evans announced his immediate retirement after a meeting with city council members. Mayor Randy Toms said councilmen "encouraged" Evans to...
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March 08, 2019 - 7:29 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has convicted a man accused in a fatal shooting during civil unrest which followed a 2016 police shooting death. News outlets report the Mecklenburg County jury convicted 24-year-old Rayquan Borum of second-degree murder and a firearm charge on Friday...
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March 08, 2019 - 3:25 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock Police Department has released footage from a deadly officer-involved shooting that shows the officer on the hood of a car firing at least 15 times into the windshield. Mayor Frank Scott said Thursday that the department, along with an outside marketing...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Chicago police say they are conducting an internal investigation to determine the source of information leaked anonymously to media during the probe into "Empire" actor Smollett's claims he was attacked. Police say Smollett, who is black and gay, claimed two men hurled slurs and looped a rope around his neck on Jan. 29, 2019, in downtown Chicago. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 07, 2019 - 11:49 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say they are conducting an internal investigation to determine the source of information leaked anonymously to media during the probe into "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's claims he was attacked. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the investigation began after...
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Nouman Raja sits between defense attorney Scott Richardson, left, and paralegal Debi Stratton as attorney Richard Lubin gives his closing arguments in Raja's trial, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, is charged with the fatal 2015 shooting of stranded motorist Corey Jones. (Lannis Waters/Palm Beach Post via AP, Pool)
March 07, 2019 - 11:29 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A fired Florida police officer was found guilty of manslaughter and attempted murder Thursday for fatally shooting a stranded black motorist, becoming the first officer in the state to be convicted of an on-duty shooting in 30 years. Nouman Raja, 41, now faces a...
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Baton carrying Sacramento Police Officers stand in front of the Sacramento City Council chambers as a disruption breaks out Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Community members expressed anger over the decision by the Sacramento County District Attorney to not file criminal charges against the two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark, 22, an unarmed vandalism suspect, last year. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 06, 2019 - 6:57 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two Sacramento police officers who killed an unarmed black man last year said hours after the shooting that they thought Stephon Clark had a gun because they saw a flash of light in his hands. One officer said he believed the 22-year-old suspect had already fired at him...
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra leaves leaves the Calvary Christian Center after meeting with SeQuette Clark, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra is expected later today to announce the results of his criminal investigation into the shooting death of Clark's son, Stephon Clark, by Sacramento police officers last year. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 05, 2019 - 5:35 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California attorney general's decision on whether to charge officers who killed an unarmed black man last year (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Federal authorities are opening their own investigation into Sacramento police officers' fatal shooting last year...
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Police forensic officers at the scene in east London Saturday March 2, 2019, following the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old girl on Friday night. Two 17-year-olds were stabbed to death last weekend in different parts of England, plunging families into grief and igniting an intense debate published in Britain's news media Tuesday March 5, 2019, about why so many young people are dying, and who is to blame.(Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
March 05, 2019 - 9:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Jodie Chesney was a keen Explorer Scout. Yousef Makki wanted to be a surgeon. The two 17-year-olds were stabbed to death on the same weekend in different parts of England, plunging friends and families into grief and igniting an intense political debate about why so many young people...
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March 05, 2019 - 5:21 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor in North Carolina says a Homeland Security agent won't be charged in the fatal shooting of a man who hit him with a car outside a bar. The Charlotte Observer reports District Attorney Spencer Merriweather announced Monday that it's impossible to prove Jose Dugger...
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March 04, 2019 - 5:48 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man has tried to enlist the power of voodoo against the judge in his North Carolina murder trial. The Charlotte Observer reports Rayquan Borum is charged with killing a fellow protester during civil unrest that followed a 2016 police shooting in Charlotte...
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