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Uvalde schools' police chief resigns from City Council

Jul. 02, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

The Uvalde school district’s police chief has stepped down from his position in the City Council just weeks after being sworn in following allegations that he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 students and two teachers dead. Chief...

Police say 1 killed in explosion during Michigan air show

Jul. 02, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — One person has died following an explosion during a jet-fueled semitruck performance Saturday at a southwestern Michigan air show, officials said. Emergency crews responded after the explosion happened about 1 p.m. at the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air...

Police: 2 North Carolina officers shoot, injure suspect

Jul. 02, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (AP) — One person was injured after being shot by police at a motel in Carolina Beach early Saturday morning, authorities said. Two officers with the Carolina Beach Police Department were involved in the shooting around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, the StarNews...

Pride parade returns in London on 50th anniversary

Jul. 02, 2022 14:51 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people turned out on the streets of London on Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the U.K.'s first Pride parade, filling the streets of the British capital with color. A vibrant crowd turned out to either take part in or watch the...

Police say 75-year-old man assaulting wife fatally shot

Jul. 02, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 75-year-old man who officials said was armed with a knife and was threatening to kill his wife was fatally shot by police Saturday inside the couple's Sacramento home, authorities said. Officers responded to the couple's home just after midnight...

Police in North Carolina fatally shoot armed woman

Jul. 02, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina fatally shot a woman after an unsuccessful de-escalation attempt and struggle over a weapon, authorities said Saturday. The incident began when Fayetteville police officers were called Friday night to a home for a reported...

Alabama officer honored for saving woman in river

Jul. 02, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — An officer with the University of Alabama Police Department has been hailed as a hero for rescuing a woman from the Black Warrior River. Officer Albert Canzoneri, who has been with department for nearly eight years, earned the Chief of Police’s Medal of...

3 police officers killed in Kentucky by suspect with rifle

Jul. 02, 2022 00:18 AM EDT

ALLEN, Ky. (AP) — Three law enforcement officers were killed and five wounded in eastern Kentucky when a man with a rifle opened fire on police attempting to serve a warrant, authorities said. Police took 49-year-old Lance Storz into custody late Thursday night after an hourslong...

Judge: Sheriff must post bail after anti-harassment order

Jul. 01, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The sheriff of Pierce County, Washington, was ordered to post $100,000 bail while he awaits trial on false-reporting charges related to his controversial confrontation last year with a Black newspaper carrier. Judge Jeffrey Jahns on Friday imposed the bail —...

Woman awarded $431,000 for Occupy Wall Street police actions

Jul. 01, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan woman was awarded over $400,000 on Friday by a federal jury after suing New York City and its police department, saying she suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was thrown to the ground by a police sergeant while serving as a medic for protesters during 2012...