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Houston Police officer Felipe Gallegos speaks as lawyer Rusty Hardin listened during a press conference at Hilton Americas, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Houston. Gallegos has been charged with murder and is among additional officers who have been indicted as part of an ongoing investigation into a Houston Police Department narcotics unit following a deadly 2019 drug raid, prosecutors announced Monday. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Attorney: Murder charge after deadly drug raid 'political'

Jan. 27, 2021 12:35 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer indicted for murder following a deadly 2019 drug raid in which a couple was killed is being targeted by a district attorney looking to score political points in the wake of last year’s nationwide protests against police brutality, his attorney alleged on...

Rittenhouse, mother fixated on social media treatment

Jan. 27, 2021 6:01 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois teen accused of killing two people during unrest in Wisconsin and the teen's mom were fixated on social media comments about them in the hours after his August arrest, newly released police video shows. Police in Antioch, Illinois, on Monday released four hours of video...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wauwatosa Police Department in Wauwatosa, Wis., shows Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah. Mensah, a police officer in a Milwaukee suburb who resigned after being involved in his third fatal shooting in five years, has been hired as a sheriff’s deputy. Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson said Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, that he hired Mensah after an extensive review that found his use of force was proper in all three shootings. (Gary Monreal/Monreal Photography LLC/Wauwatosa Police Department via AP, File)

Former Wisconsin officer cleared in 3 shootings now a deputy

Jan. 26, 2021 5:51 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A police officer in a Milwaukee suburb who resigned after being involved in his third fatal shooting in five years has been hired as a sheriff's deputy. Joseph Mensah was hired in Waukesha County after an extensive review that found his use of force was proper in all three shootings,...

FILE - This June 14, 2018 file photo provided by the Indianapolis Police Department shows Indianapolis Police Officer Breann Leath. The Marion County Prosecutor's office filed a request Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, with a local court, asking for the death penalty against Elliahs Dorsey, who is charged in the April 9, 2020, killing of Leath. (Indianapolis Police Department via AP, File)

Death penalty sought for suspect in Indiana officer's death

Jan. 26, 2021 5:07 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a man charged in the killing last year of a 24-year-old Indianapolis police officer who was fatally shot as she responded to a domestic violence call. The Marion County Prosecutor's office filed the request Tuesday asking for the death...

Man charged with shooting at police to plead guilty

Jan. 26, 2021 12:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man authorities say shot at police officers during a demonstration in the city to protest the killing of George Floyd has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, federal prosecutors say. John Boampong, 37, will plead guilty to interfering with a law enforcement officer during the...

Israeli soldiers secure the area where the military said troops killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to attack soldiers, at a West Bank junction near the joint Israeli-Palestinian industrial zone of Barkan, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israeli troops kill Palestinian attack suspect in West Bank

Jan. 26, 2021 10:45 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops on Tuesday shot and killed a Palestinian suspected of trying to attack soldiers at a West Bank intersection, the military said. The Israeli army said the incident occurred near near the Israeli settlement of Ariel in the occupied West Bank. In a video released by the...

Guatemalan families think massacre victims were migrants

Jan. 25, 2021 5:40 PM EST

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Relatives of migrants from Guatemala said Monday they believe that 13 of the 19 charred corpses found in a northern Mexico border state could be their loved ones and the country's Foreign Ministry said it was collecting DNA samples from a dozen relatives to see if there was a match...

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department work the scene Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Indianapolis where five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home. Th pregnant woman who was taken to an area hospital, both she and the unborn child died despite life-saving efforts. (Justin L. Mack/The Indianapolis Star via AP)

Teen held in Indiana killings of 5, including pregnant woman

Jan. 25, 2021 1:02 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police arrested a 17-year-old boy Monday in the killings of five people, including a pregnant woman, who were shot to death inside a home in what the city's mayor called a “devastating act of violence.” The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said in a...

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department work the scene Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Indianapolis where five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home. The pregnant woman who was taken to an area hospital, both she and the unborn child died despite life-saving efforts. (Justin L. Mack/The Indianapolis Star via AP)

5, including pregnant woman, fatally shot in Indianapolis

Jan. 24, 2021 9:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home in an apparent targeted attack, the city’s police chief said, decrying the “mass murder” killings as a “different kind of evil.” The fatal shootings...

Police: Boston man shot earlier this month has died

Jan. 24, 2021 4:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A man shot in Boston earlier this month has died, police said Sunday. Lance Norwood, 22, of the city's Hyde Park neighborhood, was shot at about 1 a.m. on Jan. 6 and died Thursday, police said in a statement posted on the department's website. Officers reponding to a call about a person shot...