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Pelosi appoints 2nd GOP critic of Trump to Jan. 6 committee

Jul. 25, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday named a second Republican critic of Donald Trump, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, to a special committee investigating the Capitol riot and pledged that the Democratic-majority panel will “get to the truth.” Kinzinger said he “humbly...

Delaware police officer injured trying to apprehend suspect

Jul. 25, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

DEWEY BEACH, Del. (AP) — A Delaware police officer was recovering at a hospital after a suspect knocked him unconscious, police said. Cliff Dempsey, a spokesman for the Dewey Beach Police Department, told The News Journal that the officer was chasing a 27-year-old...

Police: Child killed in North Carolina drive-by shooting

Jul. 25, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

MONROE, N.C. (AP) — A 12-year-old sitting outside with friends at a picnic table was killed Saturday evening in a drive-by shooting, police in North Carolina said. Police in Monroe, outside of Charlotte, were dispatched to a report of shots fired around 8 p.m. and...

Florida murder suspect kills himself after police shootout

Jul. 25, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida murder suspect killed himself after a shootout with deputies when investigators following him pulled over his Uber driver in a traffic stop, authorities said Friday. The man got out of the car and started shooting at Palm Beach County...

Sheriff's deputy killed in Vancouver, Washington, 2 detained

Jul. 24, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot in in Vancouver, Washington on Friday evening, authorities said. Two persons of interest have been detained and authorities are searching for a third person of interest, according to Vancouver police. ...

Police: Man wounded after firing shot at undercover officers

Jul. 24, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Undercover officers targeting illegal street racing have wounded a man who fired a shot at them on the city’s eastside. The shooting occurred late Friday night after the man’s vehicle nearly struck the officers’ unmarked vehicle. ...

Deputies: Retired officer killed by deputy fired in 2019

Jul. 24, 2021 15:55 PM EDT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A police officer fired two years ago for driving under the influence was charged with murder Friday in the death of a retired police investigator, authorities said. Retired Rock Hill Police Lt. Larry Vaughan, 54, was found dead around 3:15 p.m....

Shooting in Albany wounds 3, killing 1, police say

Jul. 24, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A burst of gunfire killed a man and wounded two other people in Albany early Saturday, police said. Officers got a call about shots being fired around 4:45 a.m. at Third and Oak Streets, where they found Rashad Nicholson in the roadway with gunshot...

Settlement reached over 2020 police clash with protesters

Jul. 24, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Civil rights groups in North Carolina have reached a settlement with the city of Charlotte and its police department in a lawsuit filed last year after officers surrounded and gassed demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd. The terms of...

Police: Two killed, five injured in van crash near Newton

Jul. 24, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Two people died and five others were injured after a passenger van went off Interstate 135 near Newton early Saturday, Newton police said. Seven adults were in the 16-passenger van when it the van went off the interstate, down an embankment and...