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Nigerian police fire tear gas at anniversary of protest

Oct. 20, 2021 07:36 AM EDT

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian police officers fired tear gas at protesters in Lagos, the country's largest city, as they tried to disperse hundreds of people demonstrating against police brutality on Wednesday. One year ago, thousands marched in Nigeria for the...

Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children

Oct. 20, 2021 07:09 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Royal Smart remembers every detail: the feeling of the handcuffs on his wrists. The panic as he was led outside into the cold March darkness, arms raised, to face a wall of police officers pointing their guns. He was 8 years old. ...

Teenage boy arrested in connection with homicide in Phoenix

Oct. 19, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A teenager has been arrested in connection with a homicide case in Phoenix, according to police. Police said the 17-year-old boy was booked into the Juvenile Corrections Center on suspicion of murder after Monday night’s shooting. ...

US: Couple accused in submarine espionage case indicted

Oct. 19, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland couple arrested earlier this month on charges of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warships to a foreign country have been indicted, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Federal prosecutors say Jonathan and Diana Toebbe are...

Husband charged with killing wife who vanished in January

Oct. 19, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of killing his wife nine months ago, and her family pleaded for help in finding her body. Larry Millete, 40, was arrested at his home in the San Diego suburb of Chula Vista, a day...

Crowds outside Myanmar's prisons greet freed detainees

Oct. 19, 2021 20:29 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Crowds gathered Tuesday outside prisons around Myanmar, waiting for at least a glimpse of friends and relatives who were being freed under an amnesty for people arrested for protesting against military rule. The head of the army-installed government,...

Vegas lawyers: 2 sides to Flavor Flav domestic battery case

Oct. 19, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Flavor Flav will fight a misdemeanor domestic battery charge stemming from a scuffle with his girlfriend at home in suburban Las Vegas, his attorneys said Tuesday. The 62-year-old former rapper, hip-hop and reality TV star, whose legal name...

Man arrested, hospitalized after 3 killed in south Georgia

Oct. 19, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

DAWSON, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of killing three people in southwest Georgia remained hospitalized Tuesday, a day after he was arrested. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Monday charged 54-year-old Larry Eugene Calloway of Parrot with three counts of felony murder...

Cowboys safety Kazee arrested on DWI charge in Dallas area

Oct. 19, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys safety Damontae Kazee was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in a Dallas suburb, police said. The Colony police Sgt. Aaron Woodard said Kazee was booked on a Class B misdemeanor. Kazee was released...

Man shot and killed by Clark County deputies identified

Oct. 19, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man shot and killed by two sheriff’s deputies early Sunday in Vancouver, Washington. The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office said Tuesday that 26-year-old Kfin Karuo, of Vancouver, died from a gunshot wound to...