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Today in History

Jun. 18, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, June 18, the 169th day of 2021. There are 196 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 18, 1812, the War of 1812 began as the United States Congress approved, and...

Today in History

Jun. 17, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 17, the 168th day of 2021. There are 197 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 17, 1994, after leading police on a slow-speed chase on Southern California...

Today in History

Jun. 14, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, June 14, the 165th day of 2021. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 14, 1993, President Bill Clinton nominated Judge Ruth Bader...

Today in History

Jun. 13, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 13, the 164th day of 2021. There are 201 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 13, 1966, the Supreme Court ruled in Miranda v. Arizona that criminal suspects had...

Today in History

Jun. 12, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2021. There are 202 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 1987, President Ronald Reagan, during a visit to the divided German city of...

Law enforcement struggles to recruit since killing of Floyd

Jun. 11, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

Law enforcement agencies across the country experienced a wave of retirements and departures and are struggling to recruit the next generation of police officers in the year since George Floyd was killed by a cop. And amid the national reckoning on policing, communities...

Parents of 8-year-old girl killed in Atlanta sue city

Jun. 07, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The parents of an 8-year-old girl who was shot and killed near the site where Rayshard Brooks had been shot several weeks earlier filed a lawsuit Monday against the city of Atlanta and others. Secoriea Turner was slain on July 4, 2020, while riding in an...

Judge grants prosecutor's recusal request from police case

Jun. 04, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Friday granted a request from the district attorney in Atlanta to recuse her office from prosecuting the police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks and instructed the state attorney general to appoint another prosecutor. Fulton County...

Officer who shot Rayshard Brooks seeks bond modification

May. 11, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — After his firing by the Atlanta police department was reversed last week, the officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks is asking a judge to change the conditions of his bond as criminal charges against him remain pending. Garrett Rolfe faces charges...

Kemp signs bill aimed at banning 'defund the police' efforts

May. 07, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a law aimed at blocking “defund the police” efforts in larger Georgia cities and counties, saying it's unfair to “condemn and demonize” police officers. “This far-left movement will endanger our communities and...