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FILE - This Feb. 20, 2019, file photo shows a makeshift memorial with flowers and candles that has been set up at the front door of a home in Houston where a couple who lived there were killed during a Jan. 28, 2019, drug raid by Houston police. A second Houston police officer has been charged with murder and is among additional officers who have been indicted as part of an ongoing investigation into a Houston Police Department narcotics unit following the deadly 2019 drug raid, prosecutors announced Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Juan Lozano, File)

More Houston officers indicted in wake of deadly drug raid

Jan. 25, 2021 9:13 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A second Houston police officer has been charged with murder and is among additional officers who have been indicted as part of an ongoing investigation into a Houston Police Department narcotics unit following a deadly 2019 drug raid, prosecutors announced Monday. In all, a dozen officers...

Police: Man, young girl killed in St. Louis shooting

Jan. 25, 2021 2:33 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police continue to investigate a shooting that killed a man and his 7-year-old daughter. The shooting happened Sunday night in the city's Central West End neighborhood. The adult's name has not been released but police on Monday identified the child as Dmyah Fleming....

Police investigating death of 4 family members in PA home

Jan. 25, 2021 2:09 PM EST

EXTON, Pa. (AP) — Police are investigating the deaths of four family members found with gunshot wounds in the basement of their southeastern Pennsylvania home over the weekend. Police in Chester County responded to the West Whiteland Township home after an out-of-state relative called shortly after 12:30...

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department work the scene Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Indianapolis where five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home. Th pregnant woman who was taken to an area hospital, both she and the unborn child died despite life-saving efforts. (Justin L. Mack/The Indianapolis Star via AP)

Teen held in Indiana killings of 5, including pregnant woman

Jan. 25, 2021 1:02 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police arrested a 17-year-old boy Monday in the killings of five people, including a pregnant woman, who were shot to death inside a home in what the city's mayor called a “devastating act of violence.” The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said in a...

In this photo provided by the South African Government Communications and Information Services (GCIS), premier of the Mpumalanga province Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane addresses mourners, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at the funeral of Cabinet minister Jackson Mthembu, who died of COVID-19 last week. Police are investigating Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane for failing to wear a mask and hugging a police officer at the public funeral. (Kopano Tlape/South African Government Communication and Information Services via AP)

South African cops investigate official for not wearing mask

Jan. 25, 2021 11:45 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are investigating the premier of Mpumalanga province for failing to wear a mask at a public funeral. Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane was seen on a live state television broadcast violating the country's COVID-19 regulations by not wearing a mask and hugging a police...

Police investigating human remains found at Mud Island Park

Jan. 25, 2021 11:01 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police are investigating after human remains were discovered at Mud Island Park in Memphis, Tennessee. A landscaping crew removing tall brush on the south end of the island found bones while working Saturday and reported the discovery, Memphis police said in a statement. After...

Man's death investigated by Kansas City, Kansas, police

Jan. 25, 2021 9:10 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside an apartment. Police said officers were sent to the apartment complex along Orville Street on Saturday morning to check on the welfare of a resident there. Arriving officers discovered...

Body found at popular Poo Poo Point trailhead in Issaquah

Jan. 25, 2021 8:20 AM EST

ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) — The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was discovered at the popular Poo Poo Point trailhead in Issaquah. Authorities received a 911 call just before 2 a.m. Sunday reporting that a body was found at the trailhead, KING5 News reported. The...

Vermont police investigate shed fires at Trapp Family Lodge

Jan. 25, 2021 8:13 AM EST

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police are asking for help from the public in determining the cause of two woodshed fires at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe. The first fire was reported about 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Firefighters found a shed used to store firewood, trash and recycling fully engulfed in flames. A...

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department work the scene Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Indianapolis where five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home. The pregnant woman who was taken to an area hospital, both she and the unborn child died despite life-saving efforts. (Justin L. Mack/The Indianapolis Star via AP)

5, including pregnant woman, fatally shot in Indianapolis

Jan. 24, 2021 9:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home in an apparent targeted attack, the city’s police chief said, decrying the “mass murder” killings as a “different kind of evil.” The fatal shootings...