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Ko pushes ahead at Kapolei in bid for 1st win since 2018

Apr. 17, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Lydia Ko again put herself in position for her first win in three years, shooting a 7-under 65 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Lotte Championship. Nelly Korda, who went back and forth with Ko for the lead throughout...

Body camera footage: 3 shots before officer said 'police'

Apr. 17, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police body camera footage released Friday of a man's fatal shooting shows three gunshots rang out before an officer says, “police.” Police released two brief clips from the shooting that killed Lindani Myeni, 29, Honolulu on Wednesday...

Biden's appeals for action on guns, policing face reality

Apr. 17, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the nation struggles with yet another mass shooting and faces a reckoning over the deaths of Black men at the hands of police, President Joe Biden is calling for action. Going beyond that, however, is proving a lot more difficult. Three months into...

A Black trans woman was killed. Her sisterhood asks why?

Apr. 17, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Gray clouds, steeped with rain, swirled above Tuckaseegee Park when a short parade of cars pulled into the parking lot. One by one, the cars emptied, and dozens of women greeted each other, crying and laughing, having traveled from all over the...

14-year-old boy hurt in shooting near soccer field

Apr. 16, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say a 14-year-old boy was shot Thursday night near a soccer field where he was standing with friends. The Portland Police Bureau said Friday afternoon that officers were sent to a shooting just after 11 p.m. in the Portsmouth...

FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year

Apr. 16, 2021 22:17 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police to say that her son might commit “suicide by cop,” the bureau said Friday. Coroners...

Chicago police critics call for charges in shooting of boy

Apr. 16, 2021 22:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Newly released video that shows a Chicago police officer fatally shoot a 13-year-old will be key evidence when prosecutors consider a case against the officer and are confronted with both the emotions surrounding the chilling footage and legal precedent that makes it...

Angry crowd gathers near fatal police shooting in Portland

Apr. 16, 2021 20:56 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An angry crowd gathered in a park in Portland, Oregon, Friday after police fatally shot a man while responding to reports of a person with a gun. Deputy Police Chief Chris Davis told reporters that a white man in his 30s was shot and killed by...

Findings in Vegas protest death case leave some dissatisfied

Apr. 16, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Family members and vocal demonstrators in Las Vegas were left dissatisfied Friday by the investigation into the police killing of a man who carried guns and wore body armor while facing off with officers during racial justice street protests last June. ...

Biden's appeals for action on guns, policing face reality

Apr. 16, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the nation struggles with yet another mass shooting and faces a reckoning over the deaths of Black men at the hands of police, President Joe Biden is calling for action. Going beyond that, however, is proving a lot more difficult. Three months into...