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Memorial service held for Los Angeles sheriff's detective

Jan. 25, 2020 7:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of law enforcement officers packed a church in Los Angeles on Saturday to remember an off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff's detective who was struck and killed after helping a woman cross a street. Amber Leist, 41, was remembered by mourners as an uplifting and selfless person...

Police: Man kills self after shooting 2 others, 1 fatally

Jan. 25, 2020 6:21 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two men are dead after a shooting in which one man killed himself after first shooting another man and that man's adult son, Glendale police said. The shooter was a 58-year-old former business partner of the 51-year-old man whom he fatally shot Friday night in a parking lot along...

A week after Wausau police shooting, few details released

Jan. 25, 2020 6:13 PM EST

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — More than a week after a fatal police shooting in Wausau, Wisconsin authorities still haven't released the names of officers involved or the suspect. Few details have been released about the Jan. 16 shooting. Wausau police officers and Marathon County sheriff's deputies are on...

Police: Husband kills wife, self near Yakima

Jan. 25, 2020 4:49 PM EST

SELAH, Wash. (AP) — Police say a man killed his 30-year-old wife at their home near Yakima. Officers were called to the couple’s home around 1:20 a.m. Friday for a welfare check on 30-year-old Daniel Escamilla, Selah police said. The Yakima-Herald Republic reports officers found Emily Escamilla...

Ex-trooper denies collecting pay for holidays he didn't work

Jan. 25, 2020 4:48 PM EST

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A retired Massachusetts State Police lieutenant has pleaded not guilty to collecting more than $11,500 in holiday pay he had not earned. David Andrade, 47, of Westport, was released on personal recognizance after pleading not guilty Friday in Fall River Superior Court to larceny...

A car is parked by the sign of a Humidor cigar lounge in Lisle, Ill., on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.  A woman fatally shot a retired Illinois State Police trooper and wounded another retired state trooper and an off-duty trooper before turning the gun on herself at the cigar lounge Friday night, in the Chicago suburbs, police said.  (Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Woman kills retired trooper, self at Chicago-area cigar bar

Jan. 25, 2020 4:29 PM EST

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A woman fatally shot a retired Illinois State Police trooper and wounded another retired state trooper and an off-duty trooper Friday night before turning the gun on herself at a cigar lounge in the Chicago suburbs, police said. The shooting at the Humidor Cigar Lounge in Lisle was...

Police in Pendleton, Oregon, to start using body cameras

Jan. 25, 2020 3:05 PM EST

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — The Pendleton Police Department in northeastern Oregon now has an extra set of eyes with them. Each of Pendleton’s 24 sworn police officers has been equipped with body cameras that will record each call of service to which they respond, the East Oregonian reported this week....

Police: Woman killed while crossing street on 'no walk'sign

Jan. 25, 2020 2:20 PM EST

A woman died after being struck by a van making a turn on a green arrow while sh crossed a Las Vegas street against a “don't walk" sign at an intersection, police said. Police say the man driving the van remained at the scene Friday night and there was no indication of impairment. According to police, the...

Armed robbery suspect fatally shot by officer in Columbus

Jan. 25, 2020 12:48 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An armed man wearing a hockey-type mask barged into the back of a Bob Evans restaurant in Columbus on Saturday morning, demanded that a manager open a safe and was fatally wounded by an officer during a confrontation behind the restaurant, Columbus police said. Police have not...

Judge declines early prison release request by ex-sheriff

Jan. 25, 2020 12:38 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling will not result in an early prison release for former Rio Arriba County sheriff Tommy Rodella, a judge said. U.S. District Judge James Browning declined an early release request by Rodella based on a change in a federal firearms law in June, Santa...