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A person is handcuffed and detained by police at 55th and Pine Street, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, in Philadelphia, after the citywide curfew had passed, two days after Walter Wallace Jr. was killed by police officers. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Police who shot Wallace were improperly trained, family says

Oct. 29, 2020 8:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The footage from body-worn cameras that was taken as police responded to a call about Walter Wallace Jr. shows him emerging from a house with a knife as relatives shout at officers about his mental health condition, a lawyer for the man's family said Thursday. The video also shows...

Jacob Blake Jr. listens to a speech during a Get Out The Vote (GOTV) rally in Chicago, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. The families of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Alvin Cole and Jacob Blake encouraged residents to vote. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Families of police shooting victims rally voters in Chicago

Oct. 29, 2020 8:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Family members of three people who were victims of police actions gathered Thursday in a Chicago park for a get out the vote rally. The relatives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Jacob Blake gathered with others in Grant Park to promote voting and to use their relatives’ fates to...

Police work behind a restricted zone near the Notre Dame church in Nice, southern France, after a knife attack took place on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. An attacker armed with a knife killed at least three people at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice, prompting the prime minister to announce that France was raising its security alert status to the highest level. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)

Tunisian carrying Quran fatally stabs 3 in French church

Oct. 29, 2020 7:48 PM EDT

NICE, France (AP) — A young Tunisian man armed with a knife and carrying a copy of the Quran attacked worshippers in a French church and killed three Thursday, prompting the government to raise its security alert to the maximum level hours before a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. The attack in...

This Oct. 19, 2020 photo provided by the San Diego Police Department shows an evidence photo of what San Diego police say was a metal curtain rod that José Alfredo Castro Gutierrez was weilding when police officers fired upon him in San Diego, Calif. Mexican officials have strongly criticized the killing and a fatal shooting of a Mexican man four days later by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in San Diego. The Mexican consul general in San Diego, said men in both incidents had psychological problems. (San Diego Police Department via AP)

Video shows San Diego police shooting man who charged them

Oct. 29, 2020 7:07 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Video from home surveillance and police body cameras show a San Diego police officer fatally shooting a mentally ill Mexican man last week who was wielding a metal curtain rod when he charged officers. Mexican officials have strongly criticized the Oct. 19 killing and another fatal...

In this image taken from video, Tafara Williams speaking to reporters from her hospital bed during a Zoom meeting Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 in Libertyville, Ill. Williams who was injured in a police shooting in suburban Chicago says she begged officers to help her boyfriend, who was also shot and eventually died. Williams and Marcellis Stinnette, a Black man, were shot last week while in a car in Waukegan, north of Chicago. (Zoom/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

Woman shot by suburban Chicago police sues officers, city

Oct. 29, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Black woman who was seriously injured when a suburban Chicago police officer shot her and killed her boyfriend is suing the officer who opened fire and the officer who initially questioned them minutes earlier. Tafara Williams’ lawsuit was filed late Wednesday in U.S. District...

A man prays in the street outside the Notre Dame church in Nice, southern France, after a knife attack took place on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. An attacker armed with a knife killed at least three people at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice, prompting the prime minister to announce that France was raising its security alert status to the highest level. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)

The Latest: Prosecutor: attacker not on intelligence radar

Oct. 29, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a knife attack in Nice, France, (all times local): 10:25 p.m. France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor says the Nice attacker, who was born in 1999, was not on the radar of intelligence agencies as a potential threat. Jean-Francois Ricard detailed the gruesome scene inside the...

Man who exchanged gunfire with trooper died by suicide

Oct. 29, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP) — An Arkansas man who exchanged gunfire with a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, an autopsy has found. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that the results of the autopsy on 32-year-old Wesley Jordan, of Hot Springs, are consistent...

Maryland man found guilty in 2017 workplace shooting deaths

Oct. 29, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man who showed up for work at a countertop company three years ago and shot five of his co-workers, killing three, has been found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder and other charges. The Harford County jury of nine women and three men took about three and a half...

Autopsy: Arkansas man shot himself during police pursuit

Oct. 29, 2020 4:43 PM EDT

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — An Arkansas man involved in a law enforcement pursuit in Kansas last week died after shooting himself, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said Thursday. An autopsy found Wesley Jordan, 32, of Hot Springs, Arkansas. died Friday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Independence in...

Person killed, Salem officer shot in ankle after foot chase

Oct. 29, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A person was killed and a police officer was hurt after shots were fired Thursday morning in Salem, according to police. A patrol officer was working on a traffic investigation when a vehicle crashed just before 10 a.m., Salem police said. The driver of the vehicle ran from the scene,...