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Lawsuit: WVa school fired police over age, policy complaints

Oct. 16, 2019 4:10 AM EDT

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that Shepherd University in West Virginia fired two campus police officers over their age and complaints about arrest practices, particularly when involving student athletes. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the lawsuit against the Shepherdstown...

2 ethnic Serb police officers arrested over killing

Oct. 16, 2019 3:16 AM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police say they have arrested two ethnic Serb police officers over the slaying of a moderate Serb politician almost two years ago. Police spokesman Baki Kelani said the two were arrested early Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in the killing of Oliver Ivanovic, who was...

Officers who stopped Christchurch shooting suspect get award

Oct. 15, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The two New Zealand police officers who managed to arrest a man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques were given a bravery award on Wednesday. During the attack seven months ago, the officers rammed the suspect's car off the road in the city of Christchurch and dragged...

2 questioned in Ala. girl's abduction charged in other cases

Oct. 15, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — One minute, police said, 3-year-old Kamille McKinney was playing outside at a birthday party on a cool fall night. The next moment she was gone, abducted by someone in a dark SUV. Investigators say they've since located the vehicle and arrested two people on unrelated charges to the...

Fort Worth chief: 'absolutely no excuse' for woman's killing

Oct. 15, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. But the police chief and activists said the focus was on the wrong gun. Officer Aaron Dean was arrested on a murder charge Monday in the...

The Latest: Tumultuous council meeting after police shooting

Oct. 15, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth (all times local): 10 p.m. Dozens of people crowded Fort Worth's City Council chamber and hundreds more shouted outside to call for justice after the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson. The...

British family decries treatment by US after border crossing

Oct. 15, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

Seven members of an extended British family who made an unauthorized crossing into the United States from Canada are being held in federal custody at a Pennsylvania detention center nearly two weeks after their arrest, their lawyer said Tuesday, as U.S. border officials defended their handling of the case by...

Rights groups call on Egypt authorities to free journalist

Oct. 15, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists and Amnesty International are calling for the Egyptian government to release a journalist who they say has been detained by security officials, and investigate allegations that she has been beaten and tortured in custody. The groups said Esraa Abdel...

Iowa man sues Minnesota police, alleges internal bleeding

Oct. 15, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — An Iowa man who was arrested by Minnesota police in January has sued the city and its department, alleging his encounter with an officer and civilian who was riding along left him with four broken ribs and internal bleeding. Kelvin Rodriguez, 33, of Sheldon, Iowa, filed his...

Suspect arrested in Blaine Walmart parking lot shooting

Oct. 15, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in a shooting in a parking lot outside a Walmart in Blaine that wounded a man. Authorities say a man in his 30s was shot in the ear by someone he knew. The shooting happened about 5 a.m. Monday. Later Monday, detectives learned that the 29-year-old...