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May 11, 2019 - 10:59 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Latino and civil rights activists in North Carolina remain worried about Republican legislation that would direct all local sheriffs to cooperate with federal immigration agents after a handful have said recently that they won't. The umbrella group El Colectivo NC planned...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2017 file photo trainees practice pulling over a car in an exercise at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, S.C. The South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy will be changing how it operates its 12-week basic training program to get new officers into squad cars and int the community faster. Trainees will be taking a 4-week “at home” video training course before arriving on campus for the remaining 8-weeks of training. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins, file)
May 11, 2019 - 8:49 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In South Carolina, all police officers are certified and trained at one central academy. But with the demand for officers on the rise, the academy is changing how it operates to get new officers into squad cars and in the community faster. Police departments across the state...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2016 photo, demonstrators raise their fists in the air at the Government Center in Minneapolis during a protest over two Minneapolis police officers fatally shooting Jamar Clark, a black man, in November 2015. On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, a federal judge summoned Minneapolis city leaders to court after learning that the city had rejected an offer to settle a lawsuit over the killing of a black man by police in 2015 — with the rejection coming the same day the city announced it had agreed to pay $20 million to the family of a white woman killed by police. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
May 08, 2019 - 5:14 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis will work with a court-appointed mediator to try to resolve the lawsuit over the death of a black man who was shot by police in 2015, city leaders said Wednesday after a federal judge demanded answers about settlement negotiations. U.S. District Judge...
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A diver walks out from a toxic man-made lake after his dive search for a third suitcase near the village of Mitsero outside of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, May 6, 2019. Cyprus police spokesman Andreas Angelides said yesterday, investigators hunting for bodies dumped by a suspected serial killer pulled a suitcase containing decomposing human remains from a toxic lake. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
May 07, 2019 - 2:56 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' new police chief on Tuesday apologized over the handling of the country's serial killer case amid accusations of negligent police work that may have allowed the suspect to claim more victims. Kypros Michaelides offered the apology to the families of seven foreign...
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May 07, 2019 - 8:05 am
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man is suing Horry County police for not providing him with evidence from his case. The Sun News reports John Kubilis is accusing the department of violating the Freedom of Information Act. Kubilis was arrested in March 2018 on charges including unlawful...
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May 05, 2019 - 2:24 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An elected prosecutor in South Carolina has created a written plan on how police shootings and other use of force investigations will be handled. The plan by Solicitor Scarlett Wilson requires an independent investigation which must either finish its case in 60 days or ask...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 file photo, Britain's Defence Minister Gavin Williamson stands in the main chamber during a gathering of NATO defence ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels. British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired Wednesday, May 1, 2019 after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about Chinese telecoms firm Huawei. Prime Minister Theresa May's office says May has "lost confidence" in Williamson. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, file)
May 04, 2019 - 1:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — The leak of details from a secret U.K. government discussion about Chinese telecommunications company Huawei doesn't amount to a crime, London's Metropolitan Police force said Saturday. Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said he was satisfied the disclosure from a National Security...
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May 04, 2019 - 12:26 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina motorist is recovering after being shot by police while drive away from officers and injuring one of them. Greensboro police said Saturday that 18-year-old Isaiah Shields of Greensboro is recovering and facing charges. Police say one officer suffered minor...
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May 04, 2019 - 12:06 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina motorist is recovering after being shot by police while drive away from officers and injuring one of them. Greensboro police said Saturday that 18-year-old Isaiah Shields of Greensboro is recovering and facing charges. Police say one officer suffered minor...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, Johanna Morrow plays the didgeridoo during a memorial service for Justine Ruszczyk Damond at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. The city of Minneapolis is paying $20 million to settle a lawsuit over former police officer Mohamed Noor's fatal shooting of the unarmed Damond who approached his squad car after calling 911 to report a possible crime. Mayor Jacob Frey announced the settlement Friday, May 3, 2019, three days after a jury convicted Noor of murder and manslaughter in the 2017 death of Damond. Frey called the settlement "a way for our city to move forward." (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP, File)
May 03, 2019 - 5:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis will pay $20 million to the family of an unarmed woman shot by a police officer after she called 911 to report a possible crime, city leaders announced Friday — a move that comes just three days after the former officer was convicted of murder. The settlement reached...
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