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Government moves migrant kids after AP exposes bad treatment

Jun. 25, 2019 3:48 AM EDT

The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Just 30 children remained at the station outside El Paso Monday, said Rep. Veronica...

Boston police: Man, 19, shot dead after firing at officers

Jun. 25, 2019 2:52 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say a 19-year-old man has been fatally shot after he fired at officers during a foot chase. Commissioner William Gross says officers had been responding to reports of gunfire in a Dorchester neighborhood park Monday evening when they spotted two people fleeing. Gross says the...

Probe advised of ex-defense secretary over Sri Lankan blasts

Jun. 25, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's attorney general advised the acting police chief on Monday to launch a criminal investigation of the former defense secretary over "major lapses" that contributed to security failures ahead of Easter suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people. Attorney General...

NC Senate vote means showdown nears on immigration bill

Jun. 24, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican-controlled General Assembly headed for a showdown with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper as a bill that would strong-arm North Carolina sheriffs refusing to cooperate with federal immigration agents neared final passage. The Senate late Monday approved a measure that would...

Special prosecutor requested in South Bend police shooting

Jun. 24, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A special prosecutor was requested Monday to investigate the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in a case that has inflamed tensions between the black community and law enforcement and roiled the Democratic presidential campaign of Mayor Pete Buttigieg. St....

Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police

Jun. 24, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman's effort to protect herself from domestic violence has become a flashpoint in the debate over gun rights and victims' safety. Courtney Irby gave her estranged husband's guns to police after he was charged with domestic violence-aggravated battery, only to find herself...

California police shooting suspect in court wearing bandage

Jun. 24, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with killing a rookie California police officer made his first brief court appearance Monday wearing a four-inch gauze pad covering what officials said was a self-inflicted head injury. Adel Sambrano Ramos was appointed a public defender during a five-minute court...

The Latest: Suspect in police killing wears bandage to court

Jun. 24, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A California man charged in the killing a rookie Sacramento police officer made his first court appearance wearing a gauze pad covering what officials say was a self-inflicted injury. Adel Ramos...

Deputy shot in off-duty attack remembered at LA funeral

Jun. 24, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot in an off-duty attack was remembered Monday as an inspiration to his family and colleagues for his positive attitude and devotion to public service. Mourners including hundreds of law enforcement members packed the Cathedral of Our Lady of the...

Charges filed in killing of St. Louis-area police officer

Jun. 24, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man with a violent criminal history in North Carolina was charged Monday in the shooting death of a Missouri police officer, the immediate aftermath of which was livestreamed on Facebook. Officer Michael Langsdorf of the North County Police Cooperative was killed Sunday afternoon in the...