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Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere

Jul. 22, 2019 2:34 AM EDT

JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem when he noticed the mentally...

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere

Jul. 22, 2019 2:08 AM EDT

JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem when he noticed the mentally...

Teen nixes motion to switch jails over alleged bullying

Jul. 22, 2019 1:34 AM EDT

HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The defense attorney for a Tennessee teen charged in a fatal shooting has withdrawn a court motion to move the teen to another juvenile facility over possible bullying. The Tennessean reports the motion to relocate 15-year-old Ethen Kain Vanderpool was initially filed last week and...

NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on camera use

Jul. 22, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A highway shoulder is where New York state troopers spotted Luke Patterson, walking by himself around 2 a.m. after his car became disabled. By the end of the encounter in rural New York, the 41-year-old chef would be killed by a trooper's gunfire. Authorities say the trooper shot him...

St. Paul's revamped K-9 program tracks most violent crimes

Jul. 22, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Just after a recent midnight, a 17-year-old unleashed his threats to a room full of people in St. Paul. He pointed a gun at multiple people in the house where he was drinking, said "I'm gonna shoot" and pressed the gun against a woman's head, according to a court document. Two people...

5 shot dead, 6 wounded in Acapulco bar near beach

Jul. 21, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Gunmen killed five men and wounded six other people at a popular bar in Acapulco on Sunday, the latest in a string of violent incidents for the once-glamorous Pacific Coast resort city that has fallen on hard times. The Guerrero state prosecutor's office said the shootings took...

The Latest: Clashes involving Hong Kong protests get violent

Jul. 21, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Monday Hong Kong media have released video footage showing masked assailants attacking commuters in a subway station. Among those attacked were protesters clad in their trademark black clothing and yellow hard hats. The...

Clashes involving Hong Kong's protest movement grow violent

Jul. 21, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Clashes involving Hong Kong's protest movement escalated violently late Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters who didn't disband after a massive march and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who appeared to target the pro-democracy demonstrators. The firing of tear...

Alaska police seek suspect in shooting deaths of 2 women

Jul. 21, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting deaths of two women in Alaska. The Anchorage Daily News reports that police have not identified the victims of the attack early Sunday morning at a home in Kenai. Police say they are searching for a suspect considered "armed and...

Authorities investigate officer-involved shooting by Frazee

Jul. 21, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

FRAZEE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a potentially suicidal man and a deputy were injured in an officer-involved shooting in northwestern Minnesota. The Becker County sheriff's office said in a statement Sunday that law enforcement responded to a 911 call around 10 p.m. Saturday at a residence near Frazee....