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Utah men convicted of cheating in bass fishing tournament

Sep. 21, 2020 9:49 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pair of Utah men have been convicted of felony charges stemming from attempts to cheat in a bass fishing tournament. Robert Dennett, 45, and Kamron Wootton, 35, pleaded guilty last month to felony bribery or threat to influence a contest and misdemeanor unlawful release of wildlife...

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 4. 2020 file photo taken from Kenosha County Court video, Jacob Blake answers questions during a hearing  in Kenosha, Wis. Wisconsin's attorney general planned to provide an update Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 on the investigation into the police shooting of Blake, who was shot in the back by a white police officer last month, sparking days of protests. (Kenosha County Court via AP, File)

Former Wisconsin police chief to review Jacob Blake shooting

Sep. 21, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's attorney general announced Monday that he has selected a former Madison police chief to serve as an independent consultant for prosecutors weighing whether to file charges against the officer who shot Jacob Blake, a Black man who was left paralyzed from the waist down. The...

Officials: Georgia deputies shoot, kill knife-wielding woman

Sep. 21, 2020 9:02 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities said a woman who was armed with a knife and a blow torch was fatally shot by deputies in Georgia after she charged at them with the knife. The shooting happened Monday morning after deputies arrived at a home in Athens for a domestic call, the Oconee County Georgia...

Suspect in Tucson double homicide turns himself in to police

Sep. 21, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a double homicide in Tucson last week, police said Monday. They said 19-year-old Raul Corrales turned himself in to police on Sunday. After being interviewed, police said Corrales was booked into the Pima County jail on suspicion of two...

California man guilty of putting semen in co-worker's water

Sep. 21, 2020 8:28 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man who put his semen in a co-worker's water bottle and on her computer was convicted Monday of assault and battery for sexual purposes. Stevens Millancastro, 30, of Palmdale was convicted of misdemeanors by an Orange County judge and must register as a sex offender,...

Police: High school football coach fatally shot in home

Sep. 21, 2020 8:22 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida high school football coach was fatally shot at his home Monday morning, authorities said. Responding officers found Miami Senior High School football coach Corey Smith, 46, suffering from several gunshot wounds, according to a Miami-Dade police news release. Fire rescue...

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall speaks during a news conference Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Salt Lake City. A 13-year-old Utah boy with autism was shot by police after his mother asked for help getting him to a hospital and officers agreed to talk with him, police footage released showed.  She called the shooting a tragedy as she called for a quick but thorough investigation.

Police release footage after officers shoot 13-year-old boy

Sep. 21, 2020 8:14 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 13-year-old Utah boy with autism was shot by police after his mother asked for help getting him hospital mental-health treatment and officers agreed to talk with him, police footage released Monday showed. The videos show Salt Lake City officers chasing him down an alley after they...

Minneapolis boy charged in shooting death of campaign worker

Sep. 21, 2020 7:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have charged a Minneapolis teenager in the killing of a 17-year-old boy and wounding of a man who had done work for a Minnesota congressional candidate, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office said Monday. Jomoy Lee, 17, is charged with second degree murder, attempted second...

Report: LAPD used facial recognition nearly 30,000 times

Sep. 21, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department has used facial-recognition software nearly 30,000 times since 2009 even while denying at times that it used the controversial technology at all, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. The LAPD doesn't have its own face-scanning platform but uses the...

DA seeking Trump's taxes cites 'mountain' of allegations

Sep. 21, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Manhattan district attorney's office told a federal appeals court Monday that its quest to gain access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns is supported by “a mountainous record" of public allegations of misconduct. The president and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus...