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Officials say police shooting suspect smashed head in cell

Jun. 24, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with murder in the killing of a rookie California police officer is under an around-the-clock psychiatric watch after officials on Monday said he injured himself in a jail cell. Adel Sambrano Ramos was treated at a hospital and returned to jail after smashing his...

The Latest: Woman regrets livestreaming as officer killed

Jun. 24, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Missouri police officer (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A store clerk who livestreamed the aftermath of a confrontation in which a Missouri police officer was killed says she regrets doing it. Officer Michael Langsdorf of the North County Police...

Charges filed in killing of St. Louis-area police officer

Jun. 24, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man with a violent criminal history in North Carolina was charged Monday in the shooting death of a Missouri police officer. Officer Michael Langsdorf of the North County Police Cooperative was killed Sunday afternoon in the St. Louis suburb of Wellston after responding to a call about...

Deputy shot in off-duty attack remembered at LA funeral

Jun. 24, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot in an off-duty attack was remembered Monday as an inspiration to his family and colleagues for his positive attitude and devotion to public service. Mourners including hundreds of law enforcement members packed the Cathedral of Our Lady of the...

Autopsy: Multiple wounds killed naked teen shot by police

Jun. 24, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A preliminary autopsy report says an unarmed, black teenager who was naked when suburban Oklahoma City police shot him died of multiple gunshot wounds. The report released Monday doesn't specify how many times Edmond police shot 17-year-old Isaiah Lewis or whether he had consumed drugs...

Ex-defense secretary faces probe over Sri Lankan blasts

Jun. 24, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's attorney general advised the acting police chief on Monday to launch a criminal investigation of the former defense secretary over "major lapses" that contributed to security failures ahead of Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people. Attorney...

Buttigieg criticized at emotional town hall after shooting

Jun. 24, 2019 5:48 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor. Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) said he would...

Police officer fatally shot at Missouri food market

Jun. 23, 2019 9:50 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A police officer responding to a bad check complaint at a food market has been shot and killed near St. Louis. North County Police Cooperative Chief John Buchannan says officer Michael Langsdorf responded to a call Sunday afternoon about a bad check at a food market in Wellston, about 9...

Police: Man dead after police-involved shooting

Jun. 22, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

PHOENIX, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say a man is dead after at least one officer fired a gun while responding to an emergency call. Baltimore County Police said on Twitter that authorities received a call about a man with a weapon Saturday morning. Police said officers responding to the call saw a...

New Oregon State Police crime lab up and running

Jun. 22, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — The new Oregon State Police crime lab in Pendleton is open and running. Calvin Davis is the forensic scientist in charge of the lab at 612 Airport Road, practically next door to the local command for Oregon State Police and the headquarters of the Pendleton Police Department. He said...