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Suspect shot by police was free despite probation violations

May. 22, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An armed robbery suspect who was shot this month by Iowa City police had been released from jail days earlier, despite probation violations that could have kept him behind bars, a review by The Associated Press shows. Hours after bonding out of jail on charges of assaulting a police...

Teen fatally shot in Houston after home hit with paintballs

May. 22, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old after a man whose home was splattered with paintballs said he opened fire because he thought someone was shooting at his residence. Police said Wednesday that the resident shot at a group of people late Tuesday evening....

Search warrants tied to former Trump lawyer Cohen released

May. 22, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Months before the FBI raided Michael Cohen's office and hotel room, investigators were examining the flow of foreign money into his bank accounts and looking into whether the funds might be connected to a plan to lift sanctions on Russia, according to court filings unsealed Wednesday. The...

Massachusetts officer shoots, injures man wielding knife

May. 22, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer has shot and injured a possibly suicidal man who refused to drop a knife he was holding. A spokesman for the Hampden district attorney says Chicopee police responded to an apartment at about 1 a.m. Wednesday for a well-being check after a caller said he...

Pharmacist pleads guilty to federal drug charge

May. 22, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia pharmacist has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. News outlets report a statement from the U.S Attorney's Office says 40-year-old Scott Tingler admitted on Tuesday to illegally distributing oxycodone and filing a false tax return. The statement says Tingler...

Man who threatened mass shooting is serial online harasser

May. 22, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection. Cleary, 27, called himself a virgin who never had a...

State investigators reviewing deputy-involved shooting

May. 22, 2019 9:00 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says the state Division of Criminal Investigation will review an officer-involved shooting outside the Minnehaha County Jail. The review comes at the request of the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office. Authorities say a 44-year-old man...

Police investigate fatal shooting in New Haven

May. 22, 2019 8:27 AM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in New Haven are investigating a late night shooting that left a man dead. Capt. Anthony Duff says officers responded to the area of Congress Avenue and Redfield Street at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in responder to an alert from ShotSpotter, the city's automated gunfire...

Baltimore police hire new operations, integrity bureau heads

May. 22, 2019 7:23 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The police department of Baltimore, Maryland, has hired new leaders for its operations and public integrity bureaus. The Baltimore Sun reports police Commissioner Michael Harrison has hired Assistant Maryland Attorney General Michelle Wilson and the deputy police chief of Louisville,...

Man, woman found dead at Mitchell hotel

May. 22, 2019 6:48 AM EDT

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Police in Mitchell are investigating the deaths of two people at a hotel. The bodies of a man and woman were discovered Monday at the Thunderbird Lodge. Authorities say they checked into the hotel Saturday night and arrived in a U-Haul van from another state. Police don't suspect foul...