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Family of Black man killed by deputies files federal lawsuit

May. 26, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The family of a Black man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court against Clark County in southwest Washington, alleging that its law enforcement has a “policy, custom and established practice” of allowing officers to wrongfully wield deadly force. ...

McDaniels mum on Kaepernick workout for Raiders

May. 26, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders concluded organized team practices Thursday with all four quarterbacks on the roster participating but the buzz surrounding the franchise was about Colin Kaepernick, who has gotten a workout with the club. First-year coach Josh McDaniels...

New Mexico Democrats seek new gun restrictions, enforcement

May. 26, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Responses from public officials in New Mexico to the killing of 19 children and two teachers by a lone gunman at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, are falling along partisan lines when it comes to proposals to improve public safety and regulating access to guns. ...

Lawsuit: 13-year-old's hands up when shot by Chicago police

May. 26, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 13-year-old boy shot in the back by a Chicago police officer was unarmed and had his arms raised to surrender when he was hit by the bullet, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday, saying the incident illustrates deeply flawed implementation of department policy on the pursuit of...

Police: Texas gunman was inside the school for over an hour

May. 26, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The gunman who massacred 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school was inside for more than an hour before he was killed in a shootout, law enforcement authorities said Thursday amid mounting public anger and scrutiny over their response to the rampage. ...

Police: Texas gunman was inside elementary school for more than an hour before being killed by law enforcement

May. 26, 2022 16:31 PM EDT
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Police: Texas gunman was inside elementary school for more than an hour before being killed by law enforcement.

Violent protest in Greece over planned campus police force

May. 26, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Riot police in this northern Greek city fired tear gas to disperse crowds attacking them with gasoline bombs and stones late Thursday during a protest against government plans to introduce policing on university campuses. About 5,000 members of left-wing...

Mississippi's interim deputy to be interim superintendent

May. 26, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Education Department’s interim chief academic officer and deputy superintendent will become interim superintendent at the end of June, the State Board of Education said Thursday. Kim Benton will take the higher interim post when...

Police: Woman killed man who fired rifle into party crowd

May. 26, 2022 15:11 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A woman in West Virginia fatally shot a man who began firing an AR-15-style rifle into a crowd of people that had gathered for a party, authorities said. Dennis Butler, 37, was killed Wednesday night after he pulled out the rifle and began shooting at...

Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school

May. 26, 2022 08:25 AM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman's rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses said Wednesday, as investigators worked to track the massacre that lasted upwards of 40 minutes and ended when the...