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Louisville Police detective charged with perjury

Jan. 22, 2021 4:13 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville police detective has been indicted on two counts of perjury for testimony he gave in a 2018 theft case. A grand jury returned the indictments against Louisville Metro Police Det. John David Green on Thursday. Jefferson County prosecutors said Green knowingly gave false...

Egypt officials: Bomb kills 1 police and wounds 3 in Sinai

Jan. 22, 2021 2:33 AM EST

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — The Islamic State has blown up a roadside bomb in the restive northern Sinai peninsula, killing one member of Egypt's security forces and wounding three others, medical and security officials said late Thursday. The explosion at dawn Thursday was triggered by a remote-controlled...

San Jose police kill homicide "person of interest"

Jan. 21, 2021 10:05 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police on Thursday shot and killed a man who was considered a “person of interest" in a killing but police didn't immediately say whether he was armed. The man was shot at about 11 a.m. during a confrontation with several officers at an apartment complex, Sgt. Christian...

This undated photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Detective Young Clifton Hobson. On Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, David Walsh, a Chicago man who was paroled after serving less than 20 years for the 1968 murder of Hobson, was sentenced to life in prison for a 2018 bank robbery, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. (Courtesy of Chicago Police Department via AP)

Man who murdered Chicago cop gets life for bank robbery

Jan. 21, 2021 7:19 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man who was paroled after serving less than 20 years for the 1968 murder of a police officer has been sentenced to life in prison for a 2018 bank robbery, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Judge Gary Feinerman on Wednesday handed the sentence to David Walsh, 74, who...

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a briefing about the upcoming presidential inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, at FEMA headquarters, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

White House: Biden confident in FBI head, will retain him

Jan. 21, 2021 6:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has confidence in FBI Director Chris Wray and plans to keep him in the job, the White House press secretary said Thursday. FBI directors are given 10-year terms, meaning leadership of the bureau is generally unaffected by changes in presidential administrations. But...

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2020, file photo, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addresses the media in Frankfort, Ky., following the return of a grand jury investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Kentucky to study warrant process after Taylor shooting

Jan. 21, 2021 5:02 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general has formed a task force to study the search warrant process nearly a year after the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor by officers who used a narcotics warrant to enter her home. Attorney General Daniel Cameron said the Taylor shooting in March by Louisville...

After turbulent times, Minneapolis mayor seeks 2nd term

Jan. 21, 2021 4:10 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis mayor who found himself in the middle of turbulent times that included violent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd said Thursday he is running for reelection. Jacob Frey said his efforts to change police policies, increase affordable housing and create a more...

Coroner identifies 21-year-old man killed in police shootout

Jan. 21, 2021 4:07 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Officials in Alabama have identified a man who police fatally shot after authorities said he fired at them multiple times. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the man Thursday as Eusi Malik Kater Jr., 21. The Birmingham Police Department's south precinct was...

2 suspects in custody after shots fired at Columbia police

Jan. 21, 2021 3:13 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Two people were in custody and a third was being sought after shots were fired toward police officers during a chase early Thursday in downtown Columbia. The confrontation began when an officer investigated a car that was stopped in the street with no lights on, police said in a news...

Florida authorities arrest man after Capitol bomb threat

Jan. 21, 2021 2:59 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities arrested a 61-year-old Tallahassee man in connection with a bomb threat overnight that prompted the closure of the state Capitol “out of an abundance of caution.” Tallahassee police said they arrested Mark Wayne Clark, 61, for making a false bomb...