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Racine officer shoots, kills man after traffic stop

May. 20, 2022 21:51 PM EDT

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Police in Racine said an officer shot and killed an armed man Friday after a foot chase that began with a traffic stop. Chief Maurice Robinson said the officer sought to stop a vehicle at about 1 p.m. to carry out a search warrant for a felon in possession of a...

Former sheriff gets 12 years for bribery, money laundering

May. 20, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Tidewater Virginia sheriff was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for bribery and money laundering. Former Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe apologized to the court before the sentence was issued, news outlets reported. McCabe was ordered into custody in...

2 dead after assault, police shooting in San Francisco

May. 20, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco authorities were investigating the deaths of two men after an incident in which police responded to a report of an assault in progress and officers fired shots. The incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday. Police did not say whether the...

Florida police lieutenant gets life for molesting sisters

May. 20, 2022 14:23 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A judge sentenced a former South Florida police lieutenant to life in prison Friday for molesting two young girls who are now in their 20s. “There will be no closure here,” Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Miguel de la O said during the sentencing hearing for Braulio...

Atty. general: Sioux Falls officer cleared in fatal shooting

May. 20, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's attorney general said Friday a Sioux Falls officer was justified in the fatal shooting of a man police say threatened them with a knife. Cody Wade Kelly, 41, was killed after police conducted a welfare check at his apartment on March 31 because...

Secret Service workers for Biden Asia trip sent home

May. 20, 2022 11:33 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two U.S. Secret Service employees in South Korea to prepare for President Joe Biden’s visit have been sent home after being involved in a confrontation with locals that led to a police investigation. An agent and an armed physical security specialist...

Police bust gang for tricking old men with love in Italy

May. 20, 2022 06:54 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Police in four European countries have busted a crime gang accused of using young women to trick elderly Italian men out of their savings, the European Union's law enforcement agency said Friday. Europol said the gang was mostly composed of members of one Romanian...

European nations, streaming service delete extremist audio

May. 20, 2022 04:16 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union's law enforcement agency said Friday that authorities in six countries have worked with music streaming service SoundCloud to detect and delete hundreds of files containing extremist propaganda. Europol said that the plan was initiated by Germany's...

Deadly Fresno police shooting under investigation

May. 20, 2022 01:55 AM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno police killed an armed man they said charged at them Thursday and authorities opened fire in a second Fresno shooting involving a fleeing robbery suspect who rammed patrol cars, authorities said. A third officer-involved shooting was reported Thursday...

Suspension of Bridgeport cop in Black woman's case reversed

May. 19, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — An independent arbitrator says a police detective in Connecticut’s largest city should have his administrative leave reversed, after he and another officer were taken off the job earlier this year amid allegations of insensitivity in their handling of separate cases in...