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Former Baltimore mayor enters guilty pleas in fraud case

Nov. 21, 2019 6:20 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore pleaded guilty Thursday to federal conspiracy and tax evasion charges in a case involving sales of her self-published children's books and exposing once again the depths of corruption in the city. Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty in federal court in...

Man shot by police on Vegas airport tarmac didn’t work there

Nov. 21, 2019 4:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police shot an intruder who fought with officers before dawn Thursday on the tarmac outside a terminal at McCarran International Airport, including an officer who was knocked unconscious, authorities said. The wounded intruder and the injured officer were hospitalized after the...

Man gets up to 7 years in prison in death of state trooper

Nov. 21, 2019 3:36 PM EST

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man convicted of causing the death of a state police trooper has been sentenced to up to seven years in prison. David Njuguna (en-juh-GOO'-nuh) was sentenced Thursday in Worcester Superior Court after victim impact statements from the family of Trooper Thomas Clardy....

Alabama officer testifies about fatal shooting of black man

Nov. 21, 2019 2:54 PM EST

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A white Alabama police officer charged with murder in the killing of a black man testified Thursday he is still remembering new details about the shooting nearly four years later. The Montgomery Advertiser reported that Montgomery police Officer Aaron Cody Smith took the stand to testify...

Former border agent sentenced for striking migrant with car

Nov. 21, 2019 1:45 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former Border Patrol agent who called migrants “savages” and “subhuman” in text messages less than a month before he used his vehicle to knock over a fleeing Guatemalan migrant has been sentenced to three years’ probation. Matthew Bowen pleaded...

Sheriff at troubled Ohio county jail responds to allegations

Nov. 21, 2019 1:07 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The sheriff who oversees a small Ohio county jail that has been plagued with deaths and injuries over the last year said Thursday he’ll share information about the facility once an internal investigation is complete. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that family members of...

Prince Andrew faces new pressure to talk to US about Epstein

Nov. 21, 2019 11:22 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s disgraced Prince Andrew is facing mounting calls to provide information to U.S. law enforcement agencies and to lawyers who are investigating crimes committed by American sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and his associates. Lawyers for Epstein’s victims believe Andrew may...

Universal delayed guest whose shirt said retired officer

Nov. 21, 2019 7:57 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 55-year-old law enforcement veteran was stopped from entering Universal Studios for nearly an hour because the front of his grey long-sleeved t-shirt read “retired police officer.” Former Ormond Beach officer Vincent Champion tells the Orlando Sentinel the experience...

Police: Chicago teen hurt in gunfire likely shot by officer

Nov. 20, 2019 6:56 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A 15-year-old Chicago high school student who was wounded during a gun fight between a bank robbery suspect and investigators was likely shot by a suburban police officer, Chicago police said Wednesday. Two men robbed a bank in Des Plaines late Tuesday afternoon. A Des Plaines officer...

The Latest: Police say wounded teen likely shot by officer

Nov. 20, 2019 6:33 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on gun fight between police and alleged bank robber (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Chicago police say a 15-year-old high school student who was wounded during a gun fight between a suspected bank robber and investigators was likely shot by a suburban police officer. First Deputy...