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Police shooting looms over Emanuel in confirmation battle

Oct. 20, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Black teen in Chicago seven years ago is looming large over the city’s former mayor, Rahm Emanuel, as he looks to win confirmation as President Joe Biden’s ambassador to Japan. Several liberal House lawmakers and...

Report to urge charges against Brazil's leader over pandemic

Oct. 20, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilians will turn their focus on Wednesday to the Senate, where a report six months in the making will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the country’s...

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. ...

Husband admits killing 22-year-old missing woman, police say

Oct. 19, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — The husband of a 22-year-old woman who was reported missing told police Tuesday he killed his wife in a small bus they had converted into a living and traveling space. Vermont State Police said in a late-night news release that Joseph Ferlazzo, 41,...

Brazil senators readying call for Bolsonaro criminal charges

Oct. 19, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian senators met into Tuesday night discussing a report that will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the country's death toll to second-highest in the...

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...

Judge won't lower bail in case of apparent road-rage killing

Oct. 19, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge on Tuesday refused to lower bail for a Chicago man accused of fatally shooting a Twin Cities man on a Minnesota highway after an apparent road-rage incident. Jamal L. Smith, 33, is being held on $3.5 million bond in connection with the July...

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

Oct. 19, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry. ...

Milwaukee police ask for help to find missing 3-year-old boy

Oct. 19, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police said Tuesday that any further searches for a missing 3-year-old boy will depend on whether they receive credible information from the public on his disappearance. Authorities have conducted several searches in Milwaukee, Washington and...

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...