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Sheriff's deputy killed in Vancouver, Washington, 2 detained

Jul. 24, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot in in Vancouver, Washington on Friday evening, authorities said. Two persons of interest have been detained and authorities are searching for a third person of interest, according to Vancouver police. ...

Police: Man wounded after firing shot at undercover officers

Jul. 24, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Undercover officers targeting illegal street racing have wounded a man who fired a shot at them on the city’s eastside. The shooting occurred late Friday night after the man’s vehicle nearly struck the officers’ unmarked vehicle. ...

Deputies: Retired officer killed by deputy fired in 2019

Jul. 24, 2021 15:55 PM EDT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A police officer fired two years ago for driving under the influence was charged with murder Friday in the death of a retired police investigator, authorities said. Retired Rock Hill Police Lt. Larry Vaughan, 54, was found dead around 3:15 p.m....

Shooting in Albany wounds 3, killing 1, police say

Jul. 24, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A burst of gunfire killed a man and wounded two other people in Albany early Saturday, police said. Officers got a call about shots being fired around 4:45 a.m. at Third and Oak Streets, where they found Rashad Nicholson in the roadway with gunshot...

Settlement reached over 2020 police clash with protesters

Jul. 24, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Civil rights groups in North Carolina have reached a settlement with the city of Charlotte and its police department in a lawsuit filed last year after officers surrounded and gassed demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd. The terms of...

Police: Two killed, five injured in van crash near Newton

Jul. 24, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Two people died and five others were injured after a passenger van went off Interstate 135 near Newton early Saturday, Newton police said. Seven adults were in the 16-passenger van when it the van went off the interstate, down an embankment and...

Alabama officer getting paid after murder conviction resigns

Jul. 24, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer who remained on his city's payroll for two months after being convicted of murder has resigned from the Huntsville Police Department. Officer William Darby left of his own accord, the city told WAAY-TV on Friday. ...

Deputy who caused fatal crash was serving sentence at home

Jul. 24, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy accused of causing a crash that killed a man will spend time behind bars instead of at home wearing a bracelet with GPS tracking. Joel Streicher, of Milwaukee, was sentenced in April to six months in jail,...

NYPD: Officers shot man who fled ambulance, swung pipe

Jul. 24, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police shot and wounded a man who, officers said, swung a metal pipe at them after behaving erratically and bolting from an ambulance. The man was undergoing surgery early Saturday and was in stable condition, Deputy Chief Charles McEvoy told reporters....

Sheriff must stop blocking property used by pipeline foes

Jul. 24, 2021 10:29 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota district judge has issued a temporary restraining ordered against the Hubbard County sheriff, ruling that the county must stop obstructing access to a property used by opponents of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline project. The Star Tribune...