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Nashville judge will hear evidence of victim's criminal past

Dec. 15, 2018 2:13 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville judge says attorneys for a white police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man can introduce parts of the man's criminal history at a preliminary hearing next month. The Tennessean reports General Sessions Judge Melissa Blackburn ruled Friday the defense...

Hamilton County sheriff's office investigating inmate death

Dec. 15, 2018 12:06 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 57-year-old inmate. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that around 3:30 a.m. on Friday, deputies learned David L. Bulloch was having difficulty breathing. According to the sheriff's office, Bulloch was...

The Latest: Police say fiancé the last to see missing woman

Dec. 14, 2018 5:56 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a police investigation into a Colorado woman's disappearance (all times local): 3:47 p.m. A Colorado police chief leading the search for a woman missing since Thanksgiving says her fiancé was the last person to see her "face to face." Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De...

Macron urges calm, Paris police prepare for more violence

Dec. 14, 2018 3:44 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — French President Emanuel Macron called Friday for calm as authorities prepared to deploy armored vehicles and thousands of security forces for a possible fifth-straight weekend of violent protests on the streets of Paris. The "yellow vest" movement, which began its demonstrations Nov. 17...

Missouri city to pay $1.2M to settle police shooting lawsuit

Dec. 14, 2018 2:31 PM EST

REPUBLIC, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri city has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of an epileptic man who was killed by a police sergeant after suffering a seizure while driving. The family's attorney, Jermaine Wooten, said Thursday in announcing the settlement that he...

Fallen officer shot repeatedly; wounded police dog 'stable'

Dec. 14, 2018 2:26 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia police officer gunned down after a traffic stop and foot chase east of Atlanta was shot multiple times by an assailant who also opened fire on a police dog named Indi, who is in stable condition, state officials said Friday afternoon. The slain lawman was identified as DeKalb...

The Latest: Officer shot multiple times; police dog stable

Dec. 14, 2018 2:22 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 2:30 p.m. State investigators say a gunman shot a police officer multiple times near Atlanta, killing him and later shot a police dog who's now listed in stable condition. In an update on the case, the Georgia...

Malta institutions under scrutiny after journalist's murder

Dec. 14, 2018 12:32 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — The Mediterranean island nation of Malta needs better checks and balances to address the way the prime minister's powers currently eclipse other institutions, experts from Europe's top human rights body said on Friday. The critical assessment issued by the Council of Europe's advisory body...

Police in Tennessee fatally shoot man in road with gun

Dec. 14, 2018 10:37 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer in Tennessee fatally shot an armed man after a confrontation. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says in a statement that the shooting occurred late Thursday in Memphis. The statement said police arrived at the scene and found the man armed. The...

Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect dead

Dec. 14, 2018 1:48 AM EST

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer and a suspect died Thursday night after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta, authorities said. DeKalb County police Chief James Conroy said at a news conference that the unidentified officer and suspect died at an Atlanta...