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Family: Cop who killed black woman should be fired, charged

Oct. 14, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of a 28-year-old black woman who was shot and killed by a white police officer in her Fort Worth home as she played video games with her nephew expressed outrage Monday that the officer has not been arrested or fired. The Fort Worth Police Department said officers...

The Latest: Slain woman's family wants outside investigation

Oct. 14, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a black woman inside a home in Fort Worth (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Family members of a black Texas woman who was shot to death inside her home by a white police officer are calling for an independent investigation of her killing as...

Las Vegas police investigate body found in car at apartments

Oct. 14, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating after a man's body was found in a parked car on the city's east side Sunday afternoon. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police spokesman Lt. Brian Boxler said someone called officers to an apartment complex to report a suspicious man in a parked car. Boxler told...

Pope's bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks scandal

Oct. 14, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's latest leaks scandal claimed its first victim Monday, as Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five employees who were suspended as part of a financial investigation. The Vatican said its police chief, 57-year-old...

Sweetwater County jail inmate death under investigation

Oct. 14, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office says a 28-year-old man in its custody has died after experiencing a medical emergency in his jail cell. The man was identified Monday as Zachary Colton Griffiths, of Green River. A statement from the Sheriff's Office says Griffiths was...

Police investigating deadly motorcycle crash

Oct. 14, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Police say they are investigating the events that led to a deadly motorcycle crash in Rhode Island. Cranston police say a motorcyclist was traveling on Pontiac Avenue late Sunday night when he crossed the double yellow line before hitting the curb and crashing into a fire hydrant. The...

Salt Lake City area man suspected of stabbing grandmother

Oct. 14, 2019 10:31 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a man in a Salt Lake City suburb allegedly stabbed his grandmother several times. KUTV in Salt Lake City reports the suspect called police Monday morning and said he had stabbed his grandmother. Unified police officers responded to the Millcreek...

Sheriff: Courage of Jayme Closs is focus of anniversary

Oct. 14, 2019 9:52 AM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin sheriff who led the investigation into the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and the slaying of her parents hopes the courage and resilience of the 13-year-old girl is the focus on the one-year anniversary of the crimes. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald will hold a news...

FBI photographer from Alabama found dead in N Carolina creek

Oct. 14, 2019 9:42 AM EDT

NANTAHALA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of an FBI photographer whose husband said she drowned in a creek in North Carolina. Emergency call records obtained by The Asheville Citizen-Times say a man reported a woman falling into water and not being able to get out on Oct. 6. Graham...

Police seek ID of female found dead in Vermont river

Oct. 14, 2019 9:19 AM EDT

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police in Vermont are trying to learn the identity of a female whose body was found in the Roaring Branch River in Bennington. Police say the death is suspicious. First responders were called to the area off Caroline Drive late Sunday morning. Detectives from the Bennington Police...