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Police captain back at work 5 months after being shot

Jan. 16, 2020 3:10 PM EST

A Connecticut police captain who was shot when he intervened in a deadly shooting went back to work Thursday after five months of recuperation. New Haven Capt. Anthony Duff thanked his colleagues and residents for their support during the department’s weekly meeting to share information with community...

Police investigating checks stolen from USPS mailboxes

Jan. 16, 2020 12:22 PM EST

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island are investigating reports from residents who say checks they sent in the mail have been cashed fraudulently. East Providence police have received multiple complaints of mail being stolen from U.S. Postal Service boxes, WLNE-TV reported on Wednesday. ...

Actress charged in mom's stabbing death claims self-defense

Jan. 15, 2020 10:44 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An actress charged with fatally stabbing her mother last month in suburban Kansas City told 911 operators and police that her mom was trying to kill her when she took away the knife, according to court records, but medical examiners found no signs to support her self-defense claim....

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner speaks Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in St. Louis. Gardner on Monday filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. (AP Photo/Jim Salter)

St. Louis prosecutor: Racist interests try to force her out

Jan. 13, 2020 6:36 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Monday filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. Gardner, the city's elected prosecutor, also...

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'Holy Grail' digital effects rewinding the clock for actors

Jan. 12, 2020 1:22 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — With Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” expected to battle “Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood” and “1917” for the best picture Oscar in February, all eyes are on the special effects team that made the sprawling crime epic possible. ...

St. Louis Blues' David Perron celebrates after scoring during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Blues' Perron, Capitals' Oshie among final All-Star picks

Jan. 12, 2020 12:02 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — St. Louis Blues winger David Perron and former teammate T.J. Oshie were voted by fans as two of the final representatives for NHL All-Star Weekend in St. Louis. After helping the Blues win the Stanley Cup last spring in his third stint with them, Perron is having one of the best seasons...

Carolina Hurricanes' Nino Niederreiter (21), of Switzerland, celebrates his goal against the Los Angeles Kings with teammates Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, Dougie Hamilton (19) and Sebastian Aho (20), also of Finland, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Hurricanes shut out Kings 2-0 behind Reimer's 41 saves

Jan. 11, 2020 10:59 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The only thing better than having a hot goalie is having two of them. James Reimer made 41 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes posted a shutout for the second consecutive game with a 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. One night earlier, Petr Mrazek stopped 32 shots as...

Pat Hurst selected as US captain for 2021 Solheim Cup

Jan. 9, 2020 5:14 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Pat Hurst was selected captain of the U.S. team for the 2021 Solheim Cup on Thursday. The 50-year-old Hurst was an assistant to Juli Inkster for the matches against Europe in 2015, 2017 and 2019, and played in the competition five times during a 20-year career on the LPGA Tour....

Man charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend's son

Jan. 9, 2020 5:10 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old son, authorities said. Nathaniel Baker, 23, of Buffalo, was charged on Wednesday with second degree murder with a depraved indifference for human life. Prosecutors said it appeared that Jordan Robinson...

FILE - This Dec. 11, 2019 file photo shows Niecy Nash at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala in Los Angeles. Nash will be honored at the 2020 Black Women in Hollywood Awards. Essence Communications, the media company dedicated to black women that hosts the annual pre-Oscars luncheon, announced Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 that event will take place Feb. 6 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, Calif., three days before the 92nd Academy Awards.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

'Pose' cast, Niecy Nash, Matsoukas to be honored by Essence

Jan. 9, 2020 11:43 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy winner Niecy Nash, the groundbreaking cast of the hit TV series “Pose,” Grammy-winning music video director Melina Matsoukas and “Captain Marvel” actress Lashana Lynch will be honored at the 2020 Black Women in Hollywood Awards. Essence Communications, the...