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Scottsdale police say man dies after being shot by officer

Jan. 29, 2020 12:35 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A man has died after being shot by Scottsdale police outside a hospital, authorities said. An officer shot the man Tuesday as he approached authorities with a knife in his hand, the Scottsdale Police Department said in a statement. The suspect was taken into the hospital and later...

Records: Ex-trooper went on cruise, claimed to be at work

Jan. 28, 2020 10:08 PM EST

WESTPORT, Mass. (AP) — A recently retired Massachusetts police lieutenant claimed to be at work when he was actually on a cruise in Bermuda, court documents show. David Andrade, 47, of Westport, pleaded not guilty to charges including larceny over $1,200 and a public employee standards of conduct violation...

Fleeing driver fatally shot near deadly Kentucky crash site

Jan. 28, 2020 9:17 PM EST

DORTON, Ky. (AP) — The driver of a vehicle fleeing from authorities and heading toward a separate fatal crash scene was shot to death by troopers Tuesday morning, Kentucky State Police said. State police were at the scene of a fatal crash in eastern Kentucky, near the Virginia border, when they were...

Authorities investigate police shooting in Tucson

Jan. 28, 2020 7:50 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Tucson are investigating a police shooting that took place Tuesday. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department was assisting in the investigation with Tucson police. A spokesman said no officers or deputies were injured, but it’s unclear if anyone else was. No...

Colorado city settles police shooting lawsuit for nearly $9M

Jan. 28, 2020 7:18 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado city agreed to pay nearly $9 million to settle claims from an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead and another paralyzed, officials said. The agreement by Northglenn and its insurer is among the largest settlements in the state’s history related to police...

Longtime Gwinnett County sheriff won't seek reelection

Jan. 28, 2020 6:11 PM EST

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A longtime county sheriff of one of metro Atlanta's largest counties announced his retirement Tuesday. Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway announced his retirement after more than two decades in the position, news outlets reported. He's said he won't run for reelection in...

In this Jan. 24, 2020, photo, Lincoln, a Nubian goat, stands in her pen in Fair Haven, Vt. She is running for a second term as honorary mayor of the town against Sammy, a German Sheperd police dog, as a fund-raiser for a community playground. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

Dog and goat vie for honorary mayor of Vermont town

Jan. 28, 2020 2:11 PM EST

FAIR HAVEN, Vt, (AP) — It's Lincoln the goat versus Sammy the dog in the race for honorary mayor of one Vermont town. The Nubian goat had won the post in Fair Haven, Vermont, last year after the town manager came up with the pet mayor election to raise money to rehabilitate a community playground and to...

Law officers in Oklahoma fire on vehicle after chase, hurt 2

Jan. 28, 2020 12:39 PM EST

COMANCHE, Okla. (AP) — Law officers opened fire on a vehicle following a high-speed pursuit in southern Oklahoma, and both the driver and a passenger were injured, authorities said Tuesday. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said in a statement the agency has launched an investigation into the...

Ex-trooper allegedly went on cruise, claimed to be at work

Jan. 28, 2020 12:15 PM EST

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A retired Massachusetts State Police lieutenant who has denied stealing holiday pay claimed to be working while he was on a cruise, according to court documents. David Andrade, 47, of Westport, is accused of stealing over $11,500 in holiday pay he had not earned, including a period...

Attorney for sheriff cited for DUI reviewing case

Jan. 28, 2020 10:51 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The attorney for the sheriff of Mercer County says prosecutors will have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that his client was driving drunk. Sheriff Dean Danzeisen was cited for DUI last week in Bismarck. Defense attorney Chris Redmann said Tuesday he is beginning to review the...