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Police, protesters face off in renewed clashes in Hong Kong

Nov. 12, 2019 5:13 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Police and protesters battled outside university campuses and several thousand demonstrators blocked roads as they took over a central business district at lunchtime on Tuesday in another day of protest in Hong Kong. The clashes followed an especially violent day in Hong Kong's five months...

Slain security guard's family calling for justice

Nov. 11, 2019 8:14 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a suburban Chicago security guard who was shot to death by a police officer is demanding justice a year after the shooting. Jemel Roberson was killed by Midlothian police Officer Ian Covey on Nov. 11, 2018. The 26-year-old Roberson, the security guard at a Robbins bar, was...

San Francisco Bay Area officers kill 2 in separate shootings

Nov. 11, 2019 4:49 PM EST

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Police in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday were investigating two separate shooting deaths by police officers over the weekend. The Vallejo Police Department said officers were called Sunday to a gas station, where they found a man who had been shot by an off-duty Richmond police...

Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

Nov. 11, 2019 4:02 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to "spare no effort" to halt anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months. The comments by Carrie Lam are likely to fuel...

The Latest: Hong Kong leader refuses to accept demands

Nov. 11, 2019 4:01 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 6 p.m. Hong Kong's leader says her administration will "spare no effort" in bringing an end to anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months. Carrie Lam spoke to reporters Monday during a day of spiraling...

Woman shot by police after attacking son fired officer's gun

Nov. 11, 2019 2:01 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a Nevada woman who was fatally shot by officers after allegedly stabbing her 7-year-old son had grabbed an officer's gun during a struggle and fired it once before she was shot. Henderson police confirmed to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that 37-year-old Claudia Nadia Rodriguez...

Verdict in trooper death trial expected Tuesday

Nov. 11, 2019 11:38 AM EST

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A verdict in the jury-waived trial of a Massachusetts man charged with causing the death of a state police trooper is expected this week. The office of Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early says Judge Janet Kenton-Walker is scheduled to issue her ruling in the David Njuguna...

Woman who called for help before assault files lawsuit

Nov. 11, 2019 9:50 AM EST

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A woman who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted just hours after calling the sheriff's office for help is suing Custer County and others because deputies never responded. In her federal lawsuit, the woman is seeking $2 million, saying deputies could have prevented the crime. The woman...

2 shot by off-duty DC police officer working security job

Nov. 11, 2019 7:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two people have been shot and wounded by an off-duty police officer working as an apartment security guard in Washington, D.C. Citing a police statement, news outlets report the uniformed officer was at his part-time job late Friday when he encountered several people, at least one of whom...

Sentencing set for man convicted of killing police officers

Nov. 11, 2019 5:24 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a sentencing date later this month for an Ohio man convicted of killing two suburban police officers responding to a 911 hang-up call. Quentin Smith was found guilty Nov. 1 of two counts of aggravated murder for fatally shooting Westerville officers Eric Joering and...