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Pope's bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks scandal

Oct. 14, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's latest scandal claimed its first victim Monday as Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five employees who were suspended as part of a financial investigation. The Vatican said its police chief, Domenico Giani, bore no...

White Fort Worth officer resigns after killing black woman

Oct. 14, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman in her home while responding to a call about an open front door acted without justification and resigned Monday before he could be fired, the police chief said. Police bodycam video showed that Aaron Dean did not...

The Latest: Texas officer resigns in 1-sentence letter

Oct. 14, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A white police officer in Fort Worth who authorities say fatally shot a black woman in her home resigned in a one-sentence letter Monday. Aaron Dean's letter...

Las Vegas police investigate body found in car at apartments

Oct. 14, 2019 1:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating after a man's body was found in a parked car on the city's east side Sunday afternoon. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police spokesman Lt. Brian Boxler said someone called officers to an apartment complex to report a suspicious man in a parked car. Boxler told...

Jayme Closs: 1 year after abduction, I'm feeling stronger

Oct. 14, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot before she was kidnapped and held captive for 88 days before escaping from her abductor said she's feeling stronger every day and is thankful for the kindness and concern expressed to her from people all over the country in the year...

Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe

Oct. 14, 2019 9:05 AM EDT
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe.

Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

Oct. 14, 2019 7:15 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her Texas home while responding to a neighbor's call about an open front door "didn't have time to perceive a threat" before he opened fire, an attorney for the woman's family said. "You didn't hear the officer shout, 'Gun,...

South Korean justice minister resigns during finance probe

Oct. 14, 2019 4:03 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's justice minister resigned Monday, citing the political burden of an investigation into alleged financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul's liberal government and spurred huge protests. Cho Kuk has denied wrongdoing....

Orville Wright bust stolen from North Carolina monument

Oct. 13, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — The National Park Service says a copper bust of aviation pioneer Orville Wright has been stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Park Service and local law enforcement officials are investigating the case and are asking the...

Police probe for motive in killings at illegal gambling spot

Oct. 13, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were investigating Sunday whether a gambling dispute, robbery or something else led to the shooting deaths of four people at an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn that was just blocks from a police precinct. The New York Police Department identified the dead as Terence Bishop, 36;...