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Police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in Baltimore shootout

Sep. 24, 2018 2:07 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A suspect died and an officer was wounded in a shootout Sunday evening in a violence-prone Baltimore district where a "crime suppression initiative" was taking place, Baltimore's interim police chief said. Interim Police Chief Gary Tuggle said at a late-night news conference that gunfire...

Baltimore police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in shootout

Sep. 24, 2018 12:07 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A shootout between a man in a violence-prone Baltimore district and a police officer taking part in a crime suppression initiative has left the officer wounded and the suspect dead Sunday evening, Baltimore's interim police chief said. Interim Police Chief Gary Tuggle said at a late-night...

Defense to call witnesses in Chicago police shooting case

Sep. 24, 2018 12:03 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Defense attorneys in Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke's murder trial are expected to start calling witnesses, and the big question is whether Van Dyke will testify. Prosecutors rested their case Thursday and the judge told jurors that the officer's attorneys would start presenting their...

Boston officer shot, 3 suspects taken into custody

Sep. 23, 2018 6:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston police officer who was part of a team on a regular patrol was shot Sunday in the city's South End, but did not suffer life-threatening injuries. Boston Police Commissioner William Gross told reporters the shooting is yet another example of "too many guns on the street." It's also the...

Deputies: Man threatened to shoot helicopter flying overhead

Sep. 22, 2018 4:53 PM EDT

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is facing a felony charge after authorities say he told a television station and sheriff's deputies that he was going to shoot down the sheriff's helicopter if it didn't stop flying over his house. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported Saturday that 54-year-old Robert...

18 more convictions tied to corrupt Chicago cop to be tossed

Sep. 22, 2018 11:45 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors are set to dismiss convictions against 18 more people that resulted from investigations by a corrupt Chicago police sergeant and his crew of tactical officers. The exonerations will take place Monday and will bring to 42 the total number of overturned convictions linked to...

The Latest: O'Rourke says Cruz mischaracterizes his comments

Sep. 21, 2018 8:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the first debate between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke says Sen. Ted Cruz "has a tendency to mischaracterize a position" after the pair repeatedly traded barbs during a frosty...

The Latest: Gunman was in good standing with company

Sep. 21, 2018 5:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on this week's shooting at a software company in Wisconsin that seriously injured three people (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A gunman who opened fire on his co-workers at a Wisconsin software company was in good standing at the firm. WTS Paradigm employee Anthony Tong wounded...

Witness: Fatal police shootout in Miami 'was like a war'

Sep. 21, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Police say a man wanted by the FBI for kidnapping was fatally shot by officers after he fired an assault rifle at them during a confrontation near Miami International Airport. The shooting happened Thursday night as police were assisting the FBI in the ongoing kidnapping case. A Miami-Dade...

Sheriff recorded making racial remarks resigns

Sep. 21, 2018 5:08 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The sheriff of New Jersey's most populous county resigned Friday amid mounting pressure from his own party after a recording surfaced in which he made derogatory remarks about blacks and about the state's first Sikh attorney general. A spokesman for Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino...