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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2019, file photo, former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson participates in a news conference at police headquarters in Chicago. Chicago's fired police superintendent is receiving a monthly pension of more than $15,800, a report Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 said. Johnson, who was fired by Mayor Lori Lightfoot in December after she said he lied to her after a late weeknight in which he was found asleep in his city-issued SUV near his home, was awarded the pension by the Policemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reported, citing records it obtained under Illinois' Freedom of Information Act. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Fired Chicago Police superintendent getting $190K pension

Feb. 20, 2020 2:03 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's former police chief has been receiving a pension of more than $15,800 a month since the mayor fired him for allegedly lying about a night he was found asleep in his city-issued SUV, according to a newspaper report. Eddie Johnson was awarded the pension by the Policemen’s...

Relatives post a photo of Fatima, a 7-year-old girl who was abducted from the entrance of the Enrique C. Rebsamen primary school and later murdered, at her home in Mexico City, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. The girl's body was found wrapped in a bag and abandoned in a rural area on Saturday and was identified by genetic testing. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexican suspect once lived with dead girl's family

Feb. 20, 2020 1:56 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A woman who allegedly took a seven-year-old girl away from school to be killed may have lived with the girl's family for a while in Mexico City to escape domestic violence. The revelation may explain why the girl identified only as “Fatima” went willingly with the suspect...

A nine-year-old Palestinian boy Malik Eissa rests in Hadassa hospital in Jerusalem, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Malik, who was shot in the face by Israeli police in a tense east Jerusalem neighborhood last week, will not regain vision in his left eye despite surgery, a local community leader who is in touch with the family said Thursday. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Palestinian boy shot by Israeli police loses sight in eye

Feb. 20, 2020 1:49 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A nine-year-old Palestinian boy who was shot in the face by Israeli police in a tense east Jerusalem neighborhood last week will not regain vision in his left eye despite surgery, a local community leader who is in touch with the family said Thursday. Malik Eissa was hospitalized after...

This Jan. 15, 2020, still image from dashboard camera video released by the Connecticut State Police shows Trooper Brian North, left, after he discharged his weapon beside vehicle stopped in West Haven, Conn. North fatally shot Mubarak Soulemane following a high-speed chase along Interstate 95 after Soulemane,19, had carjacked the vehicle in Norwalk, Conn. Clergy and relatives of Soulemane have called for the trooper be sent home on suspension and are asking for more de-escalation training. (Connecticut State Police via AP)

Family of man killed by trooper seeking more than $10M

Feb. 20, 2020 1:28 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Relatives of a black Connecticut man killed by a state trooper are seeking more than $10 million in wrongful death damages from state and local police, according to legal notices filed Thursday. Lawyers for the family of Mubarak Soulemane, 19, asked the state claims commissioner for...

New enforcement operation focuses on meth trafficking hubs

Feb. 20, 2020 1:09 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal authorities are targeting methamphetamine “transportation hubs” around the country in an effort to block the distribution of the highly addictive drug, officials announced Thursday. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon visited Atlanta...

Intellectual disability cited in death row inmate's appeal

Feb. 20, 2020 12:59 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The attorney for an Arkansas death row inmate convicted for fatally shooting a police officer during a 2011 traffic stop told the state Supreme Court Thursday the inmate has an intellectual disability that makes him ineligible to be executed. Attorneys for the state and Jerry Lard...

A car with dead bodies stands in front of a bar in Hanau, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. German police say several people were shot to death in the city of Hanau on Wednesday evening. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Suspect, 1 other found dead after 9 people killed in Germany

Feb. 20, 2020 1:41 AM EST

HANAU, Germany (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting nine people in the German city of Hanau was found dead at his home early Thursday, hours after the attacks in and outside two hookah lounges, police said. Officers also found another body at the same address, police said. Police gave no details of...

FILE - This September, 2015, file image made from U.S. Border Patrol surveillance video shows a child crawling on the concrete floor near the bathroom area of a holding cell, and a woman and children wrapped in Mylar sheets at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection station in Douglas, Ariz. A U.S. judge in Arizona has issued a permanent order requiring the Border Patrol to provide clean mats and thin blankets to migrants within 12 hours of arriving at a facility. The order issued on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, applies to eight Border Patrol stations in Arizona following a lawsuit that claims the agency holds migrants in overcrowded, unsafe and inhumane conditions. (U.S. Border Patrol via AP, File)

US judge sides with migrants in case against Border Patrol

Feb. 19, 2020 10:50 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. judge in Arizona sided Wednesday with migrants who have long-complained about inhumane and unsanitary conditions in some U.S. Border Patrol facilities in the state. The ruling came weeks after the conclusion of a seven-day trial in which attorneys for migrants who sued in 2015 argued...

Brazil deploys national guard after senator shot in strike

Feb. 19, 2020 9:57 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian senator was shot Wednesday as he tried to intervene in a strike by military police demanding higher salaries in the northeastern state of Ceara, prompting authorities to deploy federal forces. Sen. Cid Gomes, a former governor of the state, received a shot in the chest...

FILE - In this June 4, 2009, file photo, former New York City police Commissioner Bernard Kerik stands outside the Federal Court in Washington. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, Kerik, who was New York City's police commissioner during the Sept. 11 attacks, said he started crying when President Donald Trump told him he was being pardoned for felony convictions that put him behind bars for three years. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Ex-NYC police commish Kerik says he cried at being pardoned

Feb. 19, 2020 5:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner during the Sept. 11 attacks said Wednesday he started crying when President Donald Trump pardoned him for felony convictions that put him behind bars for three years, aware he got a break other ex-convicts never see. Bernard Kerik said felony convictions,...