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Medford, local police facing suits after homeless camp sweep

Sep. 30, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Eight people arrested by the Medford Police Department during a recent homeless camp sweep say they plan to sue the city, its police department and Jackson County. Attorney Justin Rosas, who represents the arrestees, called the arrests unconstitutional, disputing the park was ever...

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2020 file photo, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva comments on the investigation of the shooting of two deputies during a news conference at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles. A photo from surveillance video of the assault is at left. Authorities say they have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as they sat in their squad car. Villanueva and District Attorney Jackie Lacey on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 said attempted murder charges have been filed against 36-year-old Deonte Lee Murray. He was arrested two weeks ago in connection with a separate carjacking. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Man arrested in ambush of 2 Los Angeles County deputies

Sep. 30, 2020 3:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California investigators have arrested and charged a man in connection with the shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies earlier this month as they sat in their squad car, authorities said Wednesday. Attempted murder charges were filed against Deonte Lee Murray, 36, District...

Man who died in house fire found by officers serving warrant

Sep. 30, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Billings man who died of smoke inhalation in a house fire was found by officers serving a warrant for his arrest, police said Wednesday. John D. Nailen III, 45, was found dead Monday afternoon. Detectives could tell there had been a fire in the residence several days earlier and...

Nebraska man accused of impersonating US Marshal

Sep. 30, 2020 2:49 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man accused of falsely identifying himself as a U.S. Marshal at various places in around Omaha was arrested Wednesday, authorities said. Jeffrey Ostdiek, 55, of Sarpy County was taken into custody at a hotel in Omaha, the U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release. Ostdiek...

A Portland Police officer watches protesters rallying at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Allison Dinner)

Portland asks US to rescind deputization of city police

Sep. 30, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland has asked U.S. officials to end the federal deputation of dozens of police officers in Oregon's largest city as part of the response to ongoing protests in the city. Mayor Ted Wheeler said late Tuesday that he had “asked the U.S. attorney’s office...

Eddie Hall Jr. and his wife Candace stand in front of the broken front window of their Warren, Mich., home, on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. An arrest has been made in connection with vandalism and shots fired into the couple's home. Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer confirmed the arrest Tuesday night, Sept. 29 but didn't elaborate on charges or the person arrested. (David Guralnick/Detroit News via AP)

Man charged in racist vandalism of suburban Detroit home

Sep. 30, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — A 24-year-old white man has been charged with ethnic intimidation and other counts for firing shots into the home of a Black suburban Detroit family who put a Black Lives Matter sign in their front window, police said Wednesday. Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer said at a news...

Los Angeles County authorities say a man has been arrested in the ambush shooting of 2 deputies

Sep. 30, 2020 1:18 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County authorities say a man has been arrested in the ambush shooting of 2 deputies.
Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police in the rotunda of the state capitol building in Atlanta. The Georgia state lawmaker and nine others arrested while protesting at the state Capitol in the wake of the 2018 midterm elections have filed a lawsuit seeking to prohibit further enforcement of the law cited in their arrest. Williams was among 15 people arrested in November 2018 while calling for uncounted ballots to be tallied. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2020 against a dozen Department of Public Safety officers says the law in question is unconstitutional and overly broad. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, file)

Lawmaker, others sue over protest arrest after 2018 election

Sep. 30, 2020 1:06 PM EDT

A Georgia state lawmaker and nine others arrested while protesting at the state Capitol in the wake of the 2018 midterm elections have filed a lawsuit seeking to prohibit further enforcement of the law cited in their arrest. Democratic State Sen. Nikema Williams was among 15 people arrested in November 2018 while...

A man walks in front of a billboard of the United Democratic Party outside the party's headquarters Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Kyaw Myint, the chairman of the United Democratic Party, has been arrested as a fugitive from justice after recent reports in Myanmar media contained allegations of a shady past, including financial finagling and a prison escape. The party is fielding the second highest number of candidates for the November elections, and other party executives say it will carry on campaigning. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

Myanmar political party chief arrested for prison escape

Sep. 30, 2020 11:43 AM EDT

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The leader of a party fielding the second highest number of candidates for Myanmar’s November elections has been arrested after local media reported allegations of a shady past, including a prison escape and financial finagling. Despite the arrest of Kyaw Myint, another...

Adult son held on possible homicide charge in mother's death

Sep. 30, 2020 10:26 AM EDT

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The adult son of a Superior woman has been arrested in her death. Officers responded to the woman's home Tuesday morning after a call for help was made from inside the residence, according to police. The woman had suffered “significant trauma” and despite life-saving...