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Ogden Police Chief Randy Watt speaks at a press conference after an officer involved shooting earlier in the afternoon on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the Ogden Police Department. The chief reported that one police officer was killed at the scene and another was injured. The shooter also died at the scene. (Ben Dorger/Standard-Examiner via AP)

Police: Slain officer was proud to serve in his hometown

May. 29, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A police officer had been doing a job he loved for just over a year in his hometown of Ogden, Utah, when he was shot and killed during a domestic violence call, his fellow officers said Friday. Nathan Lyday, 24, was born in Ogden, went to school there and worked at a grocery store...

This undated photo provided by the Grand Forks Police Department shows Cody Holte. The three-year veteran of the Grand Forks Police Department died at a hospital Wednesday, May 27, 2020, after coming to the aid of two deputies trying to serve eviction papers, police said. (Grand Forks Police Department via AP)

Man accused of killing North Dakota officer has long record

May. 28, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The first police officer to be killed in the line of duty for more than 50 years in one North Dakota city was shot multiple times by a man with a criminal history that includes interfering with police and harassing public officials, authorities said Thursday. Officer Cody Holte, a...

Ogden officer killed, 1 hurt in shootout; gunman also dead

May. 28, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A police officer was fatally shot and another injured Thursday in a shootout with man whose wife called police to report he had threatened to kill her, Utah authorities said. Ogden Police Chief Randy Watt said the gunman was also killed when officers returned fire. Watt said the...

Police: Officer on leave after domestic assault arrest

May. 28, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta police officer was placed on administrative leave after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend and her dog, news outlets reported Thursday. Officer Larry Williams was placed on leave while an investigation into the accusation continues, news outlets quoted authorities as...

Domestic violence leads to murder charge in Alabama

May. 27, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

SEMMES, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman is in custody after she allegedly killed her boyfriend. Amanda E. Moberly, 34, of Semmes, called 911 around 11 p.m. Tuesday after an argument with Steven McManus, 51, also of Semmes. Moberly told investigators they argued in the bedroom and then McManus began choking...

Lansing police fatally shoot man after he fired on officers

May. 27, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A 37-year-old man was fatally shot overnight by Lansing police after he exchanged gunfire with officers, wounding one of them as they were responding to a reported domestic assault, police said. The officer struck by gunfire during Tuesday night's shooting was taken to a local...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Boone County Sheriff's Department in Columbia, Mo., shows Joseph Elledge. Elledge, pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in the death of his wife Mengqi Ji Elledge of Columbia, although her body has not been found. (Boone County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)

Man pleads not guilty to murdering missing Missouri wife

May. 26, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday in the presumed death of his Chinese wife, who hasn't been seen since last year. Joseph Elledge was charged in February with murder in the death of Mengqi Ji Elledge, 28, of Columbia, although her body has not been...

Police: 2 officers didn't help slain domestic abuse victim

May. 22, 2020 8:28 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky police officers were charged with failing to help a domestic violence victim who weeks later was allegedly killed by her boyfriend, investigators said. Louisville Metro Police Officer Kiersten Holman and Officer Cody Luckett were charged Friday with failing to provide...

Suburban Chicago officer charged with battering wife, kids

May. 22, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — An off-duty suburban Chicago police officer has been charged in Indiana with choking his wife to the point of unconsciousness as their three children looked on, according to court records. Dino Pavoni, 38, of Midlothian, Illinois, is charged with felony strangulation, four counts of...

SC man killed after shooting officer in protective vest

May. 22, 2020 1:26 PM EDT

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — An officer in South Carolina fatally shot a man with a gun who fired first during a struggle, hitting the officer's bulletproof vest, police said. The Greenwood police officer was responding to a domestic violence call Thursday night when Willie Lee Quarles Sr. started fighting,...