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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 4. 2020 file photo taken from Kenosha County Court video, Jacob Blake answers questions during a hearing  in Kenosha, Wis. Wisconsin's attorney general planned to provide an update Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 on the investigation into the police shooting of Blake, who was shot in the back by a white police officer last month, sparking days of protests. (Kenosha County Court via AP, File)

Former Wisconsin police chief to review Jacob Blake shooting

Sep. 21, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's attorney general announced Monday that he has selected a former Madison police chief to serve as an independent consultant for prosecutors weighing whether to file charges against the officer who shot Jacob Blake, a Black man who was left paralyzed from the waist down. The...

DA seeking Trump's taxes cites 'mountain' of allegations

Sep. 21, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Manhattan district attorney's office told a federal appeals court Monday that its quest to gain access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns is supported by “a mountainous record" of public allegations of misconduct. The president and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus...

Final autopsy: Fort Hood soldier's drowning was an accident

Sep. 21, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

BELTON, Texas (AP) — The July drowning of a Fort Hood soldier at lake near the U.S. Army base in Central Texas was an accident, according to a final autopsy report. Final results from the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas supported initial reports from the Bell County Sheriff's Office that...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by his family in September 2020 shows Ronald A. Greene. A Louisiana state trooper has been critically injured in a single-vehicle crash hours after learning he faced firing for his role in the in-custody death of Greene in 2019. (Family photo via AP, File)

Trooper wounded in crash faced firing in Black man's death

Sep. 21, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

A Louisiana state trooper was critically injured early Monday in a single-vehicle highway crash that came hours after learning he would be fired for his role last year in the in-custody death of a Black man. Master Trooper Chris Hollingsworth received word Sunday that State Police intended to terminate him...

Man sentenced for making false statements about ISIS videos

Sep. 21, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Auburn man was sentenced to 57 months for making false statements to the FBI during a terrorism investigation, prosecutors announced Monday. Nayef Amjad Qashou, 26, was given the sentence last week. Prosecutors said the FBI interviewed Qashou in 2018 after they received tips...

Authorities still seeking motive for shopping mall shooting

Sep. 21, 2020 4:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified a man killed in a shooting outside a gun show at a former shopping mall in Ohio, but it's still not clear what sparked the gunfire. The shooting at the Westland Mall in Columbus was reported around 4 p.m. Sunday. Responding police officers found Sage...

Police fatally shoot woman in Redmond, Washington

Sep. 21, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Police in Redmond, Washington, fatally shot a 39-yearold woman at an apartment complex. KOMO reports a woman called 911 around 9:20 p.m. Sunday to report someone was trying to kill her inside her apartment. Andrea Wolf-Buck with the Redmond Police Department said when officers...

Phoenix museum vandalized with swastikas, racial slurs

Sep. 21, 2020 2:02 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A museum dedicated to the history of African Americans in Arizona was found vandalized with racial slurs and swastikas. Phoenix police said Monday they are investigating the vandalizing of the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center. Authorities say the spray-painted graffiti...

Police: Family dispute led to St. Louis County killing

Sep. 21, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

NORMANDY, Mo. (AP) — A 25-year-old man is dead and a man described as a person of interest is in custody followed a shooting spurred by a family dispute in St. Louis County. Police were called to an apartment complex near Normandy around 10:30 a.m. Sunday and found a man with gunshot wounds lying in the...

Computer analysis use in 'revenge porn' case involving mayor

Sep. 21, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s State Law Enforcement Division is using computer analysis as part of an ongoing investigation into video released of Belton Mayor Tiffany Ownbey that her attorney says is a case of “revenge porn.” A spokesman for the agency, which was asked to...