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ACLU demands reform after Black girl arrested in Hawaii

Oct. 18, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police officers and officials with Hawaii’s public school system discriminated against a disabled Black child by handcuffing, arresting and interrogating the 10-year-old girl for a “run-of-the-mill” dispute between children, the American Civil Liberties Union...

Chicago officer shot in face on north side, suspect arrested

Oct. 18, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening after being shot in the face Monday afternoon, authorities said. The officer was shot in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the city's north side around 3:30 p.m., Chicago Fire...

2 men arrested in drive-by that killed 13-year-old

Oct. 18, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Two men have been arrested and police are looking for others in the drive-by shooting that killed a 13-year-old Alabama boy who was playing with his iPad in his bedroom, an investigator said Monday Julian Lamont Gordon Jr., 21, was arrested...

Maduro ally appears in court to face corruption charges

Oct. 18, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A businessman who prosecutors say was a major conduit for corruption by Nicolás Maduro's inner circle appeared for the first time in Miami federal court Monday after a weekend extradition that has further strained relations between the U.S. and Venezuela's socialist...

Police: Man stabbed after intervening in assault

Oct. 18, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A Georgia man is facing attempted murder charges after police said he stabbed a man who intervened in an assault at a Maryland hotel. Officers were called to the Extended Stay in Glen Burnie early Saturday for a report of an assault, Anne...

Vegas felon with violent record arrested in Elko robbery

Oct. 18, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A felon who severed several years in prison for a 2010 shooting at a Las Vegas park has been arrested in Montana as a suspect in an attack this summer on a California couple who was beaten and robbed of $25,000 in jewelry at a convenience store in Elko. ...

New Orleans council member faces drunk driving accusation

Oct. 18, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans City Council member is facing a drunk driving charge for the third time after an arrest early Monday. News outlets in New Orleans say jail records and a police report show that Jared Brossett, 39, is facing a driving while intoxicated...

Man arrested in fatal shooting of South Florida officer

Oct. 18, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — An 18-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting a Florida police officer during an altercation, officials said Monday. Officers responded Sunday night to a call about a suspicious incident near the Emerald Hills Country Club, Hollywood police...

Pocatello man arrested in connection with shooting deaths

Oct. 18, 2021 14:15 PM EDT

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A Pocatello man has been charged with two counts of voluntary manslaughter after police say his wife and another man were found shot to death inside his home. Jesse Patrick Leigh, 39, was arrested Saturday, the Idaho State Journal reported....

2 Georgia men arrested for setting off blast in dispute

Oct. 18, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

WINDER, Ga. (AP) — Two men have been arrested after police concluded they set off an explosion in a subdivision in northeast Georgia in early October, damaging a number of houses. Winder police said Friday that they have arrested 31-year-old...