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Officer who shot naked man found not guilty of murder

Oct. 14, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked man was found not guilty of murder Monday but was convicted of aggravated assault and other charges that could send him to prison for more than 30 years. Robert "Chip" Olsen's face turned red and he squeezed his eyes...

White Fort Worth officer resigns after killing black woman

Oct. 14, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman in her home while responding to a call about an open front door acted without justification and resigned Monday before he could be fired, the police chief said. Police bodycam video showed that Aaron Dean did not...

Releasing gun photo inappropriate, Fort Worth chief says

Oct. 14, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

After a white Fort Worth police officer fatally shot a black woman inside her home, police swiftly released body camera footage that depicted the moments before the shooting, saying they were doing so in the interest of transparency. But that footage also included blurry photos of a handgun found inside the home,...

Police: Chicago man who killed 5 wrote threatening notes

Oct. 14, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man who gunned down five of his neighbors over the weekend had had angry run-ins with his fellow tenants and left threatening notes on the inside of his door suggesting he was planning an act of violence, authorities said Monday. Investigators haven't determined the exact reason...

Kansas City woman shot to death; suspect arrested

Oct. 14, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say a man is in custody after fatally shooting a woman and then waiting for officers to arrive at the scene. Police Capt. Tim Hernandez said the woman was shot Monday morning in eastern Kansas City and died by the time officers arrived. He says the alleged shooter...

Latest deadly police shooting raises questions about tactics

Oct. 14, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

On any given day in the U.S., police respond to thousands of non-emergency calls asking them to check on someone's home. Most such visits prove uneventful. A few, like one over the weekend in Fort Worth, Texas, end up with someone getting killed by police. Experts in law enforcement training and tactics say there...

Pinedale man arrested, accused of fatally shooting 2 horses

Oct. 14, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

PINEDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo County Sheriff's officials say a Pindale man has been arrested for fatally shooting two domestically owned horses. They say 19-year-old Ryland Haynes has been booked into jail on suspicion of disorderly conduct involving weapons, unlawful killing of livestock and criminal...

The Latest: Police say man found in car had gunshot wounds

Oct. 14, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a body found in a car in Las Vegas (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Las Vegas police say a man who was found dead in a parked car had multiple gunshot wounds and appears to have been shot by a passenger. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said in a statement Monday that the man was...

The Latest: Texas officer resigns in 1-sentence letter

Oct. 14, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A white police officer in Fort Worth who authorities say fatally shot a black woman in her home resigned in a one-sentence letter Monday. Aaron Dean's letter...

Another Philadelphia shooting wounds 2, 1 critically

Oct. 14, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two more people were wounded, one critically, in the same section of Philadelphia on Monday where six people ranging in age from 14 to 27 were wounded the evening before by gunfire during another violent weekend in the city. Police said the latest shots reported shortly after 1030 a.m....