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FBI identifies federal officer killed near protest

May. 31, 2020 4:26 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal law enforcement officer who was shot and killed while providing security at the U.S. courthouse in Oakland during a protest has been identified. Dave Patrick Underwood, 53, died from gunshot wounds sustained after someone fired shots from an unidentified vehicle Friday...

Terrel Ransom, center, store manager for Buffalo Exchange walks over clothes in the damaged store, Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Los Angeles, following a night of unrest and protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.   (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The Latest: Atlanta’s mayor extends curfew another night

May. 31, 2020 4:18 PM EDT

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ Atlanta’s mayor extended a curfew another night Sunday and Georgia’s governor authorized up to 3,000 National Guard troops to be deployed...

People protest the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis, Friday, May 29, 2020 in Indianapolis. The protest comes after a series of prominent black deaths that have inflamed racial tensions across the United States.(Kelly Wilkinson/The Indianapolis Star via AP)

Indianapolis imposes curfew after 2 nights of violence

May. 31, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis mayor imposed an overnight curfew Sunday after two nights of violent protest over police mistreatment of African Americans that caused widespread damage downtown and included several shootings. Two people died in shootings, though it wasn't clear their deaths were...

Protesters sit at an intersection during a protest over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Breonna Taylor, a black woman, was fatally shot by police in her home in March. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Dozens arrested in third night of protests in Louisville

May. 31, 2020 3:31 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A third night of protests in Louisville sparked by the police shooting of Breonna Taylor resulted in 37 arrests, a city official said Sunday. Chief of Public Safety Amy Hess said at a news conference that officials did not yet know the hometowns of those arrested. Hess said a total...

Dispute at Florida raceway leads to shootings, 1 death

May. 31, 2020 2:52 PM EDT

ALTHA, Fla. (AP) — A deputy and four others were taken to hospitals with injuries after a man exchanged fire with another person during a birthday party at a raceway in the Florida Panhandle, according to authorities. The man who initiated the shooting Saturday night at the Powerhouse Drag Strip in Altha,...

A woman flashes the peace sign while walking backwards in a cloud of tear gas during a protest at 72nd and Dodge Streets on Friday, May 29, 2020. Protests have been erupting all over the country after George Floyd died earlier this week in police custody in Minneapolis. (Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

Fatal shooting reported in Omaha amid protests downtown

May. 31, 2020 2:21 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Someone was shot and killed near a downtown Omaha demonstration over the death of George Floyd in which protesters clashed with police in riot gear, authorities said. The shooting occurred at around 11 p.m. Saturday in the city's Old Market area and within a couple of blocks of where...

Carjacking in Henderson leads to police pursuit and shooting

May. 31, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A carjacking in Henderson led to a pursuit early Sunday, then a shootout involving police officers, authorities said. According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, an armed suspect stole a car at around 5:30 a.m. Henderson police pursued and the suspect opened fire at...

Ohio police officer escapes injury when helmet hit by bullet

May. 31, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A police officer escaped injury when his helmet was struck by a bullet during a Cincinnati protest, while in Columbus a fire considered suspicious destroyed a nearly completed apartment building amid a third day of protests in Ohio over the Minneapolis death of George Floyd. In...

Funeral set Tuesday for slain Grand Forks police officer

May. 31, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A funeral for slain Grand Forks police officer Cody Holte will be held Tuesday in Ralph Engelstad Arena on the University of North Dakota campus. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, with the service set to begin at 1 p.m. Both the visitation and funeral service will be...

Israeli police officers secure the area of Lion's gate in Jerusalem's Old City, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian near Jerusalem's Old City who they had suspected was carrying a weapon but turned out to be unarmed. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Israeli defense minister apologizes for Palestinian's death

May. 31, 2020 9:52 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister apologized on Sunday for the Israeli police's deadly shooting of an unarmed Palestinian man who was autistic. The shooting of Iyad Halak, 32, in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday, drew broad condemnations and revived complaints alleging excessive force by Israeli...