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Slain Alabama officer's father also died in the line of duty

Dec. 7, 2019 4:36 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities on Saturday identified an Alabama police officer who was killed during a drug enforcement operation and said the man's father was also an officer with the Huntsville Police Department who died in the line of duty. Billy Clardy was shot in the heart Friday during a drug...

Sheriff's office: Exposure suspected in couple's deaths

Dec. 7, 2019 2:11 PM EST

ASH FORK, Ariz. (AP) — Exposure is suspected in the deaths of a married couple whose bodies were found Friday in snow along a road in rural Arizona where a major wintry storm hit a week ago, authorities said Saturday. “It is possible snow kept their bodies from view for a period of time," the...

Chicago chief's firing again rattles confidence in force

Dec. 7, 2019 10:57 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The unceremonious firing of Chicago's police superintendent just weeks before his retirement has rattled a department that, under his leadership, was seeking to restore public confidence since the release of a 2014 video showing a white officer killing a black teenager with 16 gunshots. ...

Pro-government protesters denounce Hong Kong 'rioters'

Dec. 7, 2019 7:15 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Only after finding safety in numbers, joining hundreds of other pro-government protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday, did Reddy Lin drum up the courage to slip into her red T-shirt marked, “China, I love you” and glue a heart-shaped Chinese-flag sticker on her face. But for...

Alabama police officer killed in drug-related shooting

Dec. 6, 2019 8:54 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer was killed Friday during a drug-related shooting, authorities said, making him the sixth law enforcement officer in the state slain in the line of duty this year. The officer died at a hospital after being shot in the heart, Huntsville Police Chief Mark...

Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killed in shooting during drug-related investigation.

Dec. 6, 2019 7:58 PM EST
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killed in shooting during drug-related investigation. .

Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killing in shooting during drug-related investigation.

Dec. 6, 2019 7:47 PM EST
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killing in shooting during drug-related investigation.

No charges for Wisconsin cop who killed man wielding cleaver

Dec. 6, 2019 6:31 PM EST

CALEDONIA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin police officer who shot and killed a man wielding a meat cleaver in August will not face criminal charges, the Racine County district attorney said Friday. District Attorney Patricia Hanson said Caledonia Police Officer David Baird was within his right to use deadly force...

Evidence tampering alleged in police chief firing case

Dec. 6, 2019 5:41 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A female Chicago police officer who was reportedly seen on video drinking with and kissing the now-fired police superintendent the night he was found asleep behind the wheel of his SUV has been accused of tampering with a cellphone investigators wanted to examine, a police department...

Detroit police officer suspended after cop's death retires

Dec. 6, 2019 4:35 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit police officer responding to a home invasion was fatally shot by a man hiding in the basement, while a senior officer stayed at his patrol car a block away, investigators said. Sgt. Ronald Kidd, a 21-year veteran, suddenly retired this week after Chief James Craig suspended and...