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Bail $500K for store guard wounded by police after shooting

Aug. 21, 2018 2:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge set bail at $500,000 for a 37-year-old store security guard who was wounded by Las Vegas police after allegedly firing a handgun inside a clothing store. Mohamed Abdalla Mahmoud stood shackled, supported between jail officers and in apparent pain from his gunshot wound while a...

California sheriff's office illegally recorded suspect talk

Aug. 21, 2018 1:54 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A district attorney in Northern California has thrown out a case against a juvenile crime suspect after it was revealed the Alameda County Sheriff's Office recorded at least one confidential conversation between him and his attorney. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Alameda...

Police: Dayton man killed in western Ohio crash

Aug. 21, 2018 12:45 PM EDT

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified a 26-year-old Dayton man as the person who died in a single-vehicle crash in western Ohio. Beavercreek police say Joseph Younger was thrown from his vehicle after he swerved off the road, drove into trees and hit a ditch, causing the vehicle to roll...

Hillsborough charges dropped against former police chief

Aug. 21, 2018 11:43 AM EDT

PRESTON, England (AP) — A former police chief who was charged with lying about his involvement in the aftermath of the Hillsborough Stadium tragedy in 1989 will no longer face trial, prosecutors said Tuesday. Norman Bettison, who was chief inspector of the region where Britain's worst sports disaster took...

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers

Aug. 21, 2018 10:53 AM EDT

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers: Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Aug. 21, 2018 Have you ever had a feeling you were getting left behind? It can be a daunting experience, a realization not unlike that of Macaulay Culkin's character in the 1990 movie Home Alone when he discovers...

Spanish police find no weapons in knife attacker's home

Aug. 21, 2018 10:10 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Police haven't found any guns or explosives in the house of a man who allegedly attacked police officers with a knife in Barcelona before being shot dead, a senior official in Spain's Catalonia region said Tuesday. Authorities are investigating whether the suspect in Monday's attack at the...

Bismarck businessman gets probation on drug charges

Aug. 21, 2018 9:33 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Mandan man whose Bismarck tobacco shop was raided by police last spring has been sentenced to 1 ½ years of probation on drug charges after changing his plea to guilty. Tokes "R'' Us owner Ryan Loeb was arrested April 20 and in June pleaded not guilty to felony drug...

Man, 24, critically wounded in shootout with Detroit police

Aug. 21, 2018 8:40 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say a 24-year-old man was critically wounded in an overnight shootout with police officers on the city's northwest side. Police say that officers were patrolling an area about 10 p.m. Monday near Eight Mile Road and the Southfield Freeway when one officer noticed a group of...

Police chief: Department understaffed amid surge in killings

Aug. 21, 2018 7:46 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The police chief in Mississippi's most populous city says the department is understaffed and facing other issues amid a surge in slayings. This year, 59 people have been killed in Jackson compared to 61 in 2017. The Clarion Ledger also reports Jackson Police Interim Chief James Davis...

Prosecutors: Cop leaked info to criminals, had sex on duty

Aug. 21, 2018 7:09 AM EDT

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a longtime New Jersey cop passed along information about police activity to help people he knew avoid arrest and also had sex with a woman while on duty instead of arresting her for outstanding warrants. Monroe Township police Sgt. Jody Collins also allegedly...