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London police investigating Downing Street lockdown parties

Jan. 25, 2022 07:04 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — London police said Tuesday they were investigating Downing Street lockdown parties in 2020 to determine if U.K. government officials violated coronavirus restrictions, putting further pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The Metropolitan Police Service has...

London police say they are now investigating Downing Street parties during lockdown

Jan. 25, 2022 05:20 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — London police say they are now investigating Downing Street parties during lockdown.

Australian reportedly killed when explosive vest detonates

Jan. 25, 2022 01:38 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Police were investigating the death of a man who was reportedly killed when an explosive vest he was wearing detonated while he was driving his car in the street in the Australian city of Melbourne. The vest was understood to have been triggered by the...

Authorities investigating death of a Pima County Jail inmate

Jan. 25, 2022 00:19 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Pima County Jail inmate who was taken to a hospital after he became ill. County Sheriff’s officials said 24-year-old Pedro Xavier Martinez Palacio was declared dead by hospital staff on Jan. 14. They...

Man who died in prison suspected in 1985 California killing

Jan. 24, 2022 21:20 PM EST

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A convicted rapist who died in prison has been identified as the suspect in the 1985 killing of a Southern California woman, authorities said Monday. Helen Brooks was found dead at her apartment in the Mojave Desert town of Apple Valley on July 5,...

Noem pressures House to release AG fatal crash investigation

Jan. 24, 2022 19:42 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Monday pressured House lawmakers weighing impeachment charges against the state attorney general to release investigative files on his 2020 fatal car crash. The Republican governor last year delivered the crash investigation to...

Man allegedly released over COVID-19 diagnosis back in jail

Jan. 24, 2022 18:06 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police officials are conducting an internal investigation to determine why a man suspected of domestic assault was released from a St. Louis jail without being charged, authorities said Monday. A St. Louis police union official alleged that 36-year-old Mac Payne...

Man who died after fight at Tucson apartment complex is ID'd

Jan. 24, 2022 17:56 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man who died after a confrontation at a Tucson apartment complex last week has been identified, police said Monday. They said 48-year-old Rafael Martinez was discovered in an apartment complex’s common area with obvious signs of trauma Friday. ...

Family of Black woman found dead questions police response

Jan. 24, 2022 17:45 PM EST

The family of a Black woman who was found dead last month in her Bridgeport apartment has accused city police of showing a lack of responsiveness and racial insensitivity in their handling of the investigation. Lauren Smith-Fields, 23, was found dead after a man she had met recently...

Man ID'd, sought in fatal shooting of Houston-area deputy

Jan. 24, 2022 17:19 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities on Monday asked for the public’s help in finding a 51-year-old man who has been charged with fatally shooting a Houston-area deputy during a traffic stop this past weekend Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said investigators have identified the accused...