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Trial set over man's death in struggle with Phoenix police

Sep. 22, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An April 25 trial has been scheduled in a lawsuit filed over the 2017 death of a man during a struggle with Phoenix police officers who were arresting him outside a community center. The lawsuit alleged officers caused Muhammad Abdul Muhaymin’s death by...

Video shows Missouri officers let police dog bite Black man

Sep. 22, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

The St. Louis County prosecutor’s office is investigating an incident caught on cellphone video in which white officers allowed a police dog to repeatedly bite a Black man during an arrest. The video of the arrest Monday in the St. Louis suburb of Woodson Terrace has...

California man convicted for role in Montana deputy's death

Sep. 22, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A California man who, along with his son, went on a “suicide mission” involving law enforcement officers, has been convicted for his role in the death of a Montana sheriff’s deputy and for shots fired at two other officers during a pursuit. ...

Former lawmaker not yet arrested two weeks after rape charge

Sep. 22, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho state lawmaker has not yet turned himself in to face a rape charge despite a warrant being issued nearly two weeks ago. Aaron von Ehlinger was charged with rape and sexual penetration with a foreign object on Sept. 10 following a...

Defense seeks to bar capital punishment in girl's 2018 death

Sep. 22, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

HOLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Defense attorneys are asking a Pennsylvania judge to bar prosecutors from seeking the death penalty against a man charged in the 2018 smothering death of a 16-month-old child, citing a psychiatrist's conclusion that he was only 19 and had the brain development of a...

Police: Arrest made following stabbing death of Wichita man

Sep. 22, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police made an arrest following the late-night stabbing death of a man inside a home, authorities there said. Officers were called shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday to a home along North Glenn and found 67-year-old Kurt Petersen suffering from...

Crash in Kansas City kills pedestrian, shuts down I-70 lanes

Sep. 22, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An early morning hit-and-run crash Wednesday on Interstate 70 in Kansas City killed a pedestrian and shut down a stretch of the interstate’s eastbound lanes for nearly two hours, police said. The crash happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday when...

N Ireland police arrest 2 more men over murder of journalist

Sep. 22, 2021 08:24 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland arrested two more men Wednesday over the murder of Lyra McKee, a journalist shot dead while covering a riot in Londonderry in 2019. The Police Service Northern Ireland (PSNI) said the men, aged 24 and 29, were arrested in the...

Woman arrested after witnesses say she threw puppy into sea

Sep. 22, 2021 08:12 AM EDT

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — A woman who witnesses say threw an injured puppy into the ocean has been arrested on a felony charge of aggravated cruelty to animals, police in a Georgia island town said. Candy Selena Marban was taken into custody Tuesday on a felony charge of...

Police: Man who made threat over no trash pickups in custody

Sep. 21, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans man frustrated with slow trash collections after Hurricane Ida remained in custody Tuesday after he allegedly threatened the city's mayor, authorities said. The 59-year-old man was arrested last weekend after he called the city's 911...