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B.C. police searching for 2 missing, investigating murders

Jul. 22, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

SURREY, British Columbia (AP) — The separate discoveries of three bodies and a burning car with missing occupants are shaking rural northern British Columbia. Canadian police said Monday they were searching for two men whose burning car was discovered on Friday about 30 miles (50 kilometers) south of Dease...

Man wanted in woman's death killed in shootout with police

Jul. 22, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

WESSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man wanted in a woman's death was killed Monday in a shootout with officers trying to arrest him. Shawan Allen died after he opened fire on officers entering a mobile home to arrest him near Wesson, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of Jackson, Copiah County Sheriff...

Manslaughter plea in Black Lives Matter activist's death

Jul. 22, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 27-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting of a Black Lives Matter activist known for his leap through police tape to try to seize a Confederate battle flag during a 2017 demonstration over Civil War monuments in South Carolina. Roosevelt Iglus had...

Homicide charge filed in shooting death of off-duty officer

Jul. 22, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty Pittsburgh police officer more than a week ago has been charged with criminal homicide, police announced Monday. The indictment against Christian Bey, 30, in the death of Officer Calvin Hall, 35, is sealed, so further details will not be...

Former Texas cop who shot unarmed man acquitted of assault

Jul. 22, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A former suburban Dallas police officer was found not guilty of aggravated assault for shooting an unarmed man twice in the back. Jurors reached their decision Monday in the retrial of Derick Wiley, who was fired by the Mesquite Police Department after the 2017 shooting that wounded Lyndo...

Ex-candidate admits lying about operating on Pulse survivors

Jul. 22, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former candidate for the Florida Legislature acknowledged to state investigators that she lied when she said she was a medical doctor who had removed 77 bullets from 32 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in 2016. The Florida Department of Health last week issued a cease and...

Lawyer: Man who killed mob boss thought he was helping Trump

Jul. 22, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged with killing a reputed New York mob boss was deluded by internet conspiracy theories and thought he was helping President Donald Trump defend Democracy, his attorney said in court papers filed Friday. Anthony Comello is facing murder charges in the March 13 shooting of...

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians yield few results

Jul. 22, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem when he noticed the mentally...

NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on camera use

Jul. 22, 2019 10:17 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A highway shoulder is where New York state troopers spotted Luke Patterson, walking by himself around 2 a.m. after his car became disabled. By the end of the encounter in rural New York, the 41-year-old chef would be killed by a trooper's gunfire. Authorities say the trooper shot him...

Deputy shot in line of duty returns home from hospital

Jul. 22, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

WHITLEY CITY, Ky. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy who was shot in southeastern Kentucky while conducting a wellness check has returned home from the hospital. WYMT-TV reports Kentucky State Police said McCreary County sheriff's deputy Dustin Watkins was released Sunday from the University of Tennessee Medical...