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May 19, 2017 - 9:16 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bombing killed 11 people in eastern Afghanistan on Friday as they were traveling to a wedding in the country's east, a local official said. Also Friday, five Afghan policemen were killed in fighting with the Taliban in eastern Kapisa province. Earlier, a...
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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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May 14, 2017 - 5:54 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police have obtained a video that apparently shows a 15-year-old after he was shot by a police officer. Police confirmed Sunday they've seen the video posted online Friday by Giovanni Rivera, who says he's the cousin of Jayson Negron. Police said...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:47 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida police dog that was wounded by a bullet during a shootout with a robbery suspect is recovering and has been released to his handler. Local news outlets reported Sunday that Palm Beach Sheriff's Office K9 Casper was released from veterinary care after the...
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People hug as emergency personnel arrive to the scene of a shooting outside Pine Kirk nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio on Friday, May 12, 2017. Authorities say Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersville Police Department, and two nursing home employees have been killed by a gunman who was later found dead inside the care facility. (Tom Dodge/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 1:22 pm
KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Court records show the man authorities say gunned down an Ohio village police chief and two nursing home employees had a history of violence, including against the nurse who was among the slain. The suspect, Thomas Hartless, 43, was found dead inside Pine Kirk Care Center...
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Law enforcement officials gather outside the scene of a shooting outside the Pine Kirk nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio on Friday, May 12, 2017. Authorities say Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersville Police Department, and two nursing home employees have been killed by a gunman who was later found dead inside the care facility. (Tom Dodge/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 3:21 am
KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of an Ohio police chief and two employees of a nursing home. Law enforcement officials searched two vehicles and a home following Friday's killings in Kirkersville, a village of about 500 residents roughly 25 miles (39...
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