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Police shooting sparks street riot in upstate New York city

Mar. 29, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York mayor pleaded for peace and calm in the community after a street riot and fire broke out following a police-involved fatal shooting. Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey spoke at a news conference called Saturday afternoon to correct misinformation circulating on social...

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with supply chain distributors in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: Trump extends federal stay-at-home guidelines

Mar. 29, 2020 6:22 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: —Trump extends stay-at-home guidelines for another 30 days....

Browning man shot and killed during standoff with officers

Mar. 29, 2020 2:38 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Browning man was shot and killed during a standoff with law enforcement officers, Glacier County and Blackfeet tribal law enforcement officials said. Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services Lt. Howard Lee tells the Missoulian the shooting happened Wednesday, but declined to comment...

Police: Alcohol likely involved when driver hit police car

Mar. 29, 2020 2:23 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they believe alcohol played a role in a crash that happened when a man crashed into a law enforcement vehicle. The Raleigh Police Department said in a news release that a police officer was making a left turn when the man drove through an intersection and...

Man's coronavirus death in Bernalillo County is 2nd in state

Mar. 28, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

New Mexico has reported a second death related to the coronavirus, a man in his 80s who died Friday in Bernalillo County as the outbreak spanned the state, with cases reported in urban and rural areas. The man had been hospitalized and had multiple chronic underlying health conditions, the state Department of...

North Carolina sheriff sued over halting pistol permits

Mar. 28, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gun rights activists filed a lawsuit against a North Carolina sheriff who temporarily halted handgun permits amid a surge of interest during the coronavirus outbreak. The lawsuit against Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker was filed Friday in federal court by Grass Roots North Carolina,...

Virginia deputy shoots, kills man after gunfire exchanged

Mar. 28, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

SALEM, Va. (AP) — A man was shot and killed by a deputy in Virginia after exchanging gunfire with a law enforcement officer. The Virginia State Police said in a news release that the case began on Friday morning when the Botetourt County Sheriff's Office went to investigate a call about a suspicious...

Police ID man killed, other injured in Marshalltown shooting

Mar. 28, 2020 11:31 AM EDT

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Police in central Iowa have identified a man killed and another wounded in a shooting in Marshalltown earlier this week. Johnqwez Deanthony Lewis, 22, of Marshalltown, died at the scene of the Wednesday night shooting, police said in a news release. Officers and medics sent to a...

FILE - In this March 26, 2020, file photo, a Chicago police officer notifies a cyclist that the trails in Promontory Park, along Lake Michigan, are closed in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 infections, in Chicago. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's decision to shut down the trails along Lake Michigan and nearby parks during the coronavirus crisis underscores a growing concern that the large crowds of people flocking to beaches, parks and playgrounds are making it easier for the virus to spread.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

'Officers are scared out there': Coronavirus hits US police

Mar. 28, 2020 9:46 AM EDT

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — More than a fifth of Detroit's police force is quarantined; two officers have died from coronavirus and at least 39 have tested positive, including the chief of police. For the 2,200-person department, that has meant officers working doubles and swapping between units to fill...

This image provided by the U.S. Department of Justice shows a reward poster for Cliver Alcala-Cordones that was released on Thursday, March 26, 2020. The U.S. Justice Department has indicted Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolás Maduro and several key aides on charges of narcoterrorism. (Department of Justice via AP)

AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody

Mar. 27, 2020 10:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment, four people familiar with the situation said Friday. Cliver Alcalá has been an outspoken critic of...