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Police, protesters face off in renewed clashes in Hong Kong

Nov. 12, 2019 2:44 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Police and protesters battled outside university campuses on Tuesday and several thousand demonstrators blocked roads as they took over a central business district at lunchtime in another day of protest in Hong Kong. Protesters streets with bricks and disrupted train service during the...

Teen faces 30 years to life in 1st grader's SC school death

Nov. 12, 2019 1:17 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors plan to tell a judge why they think a teen who fired on a South Carolina school playground and killed a first-grader should spend his life in prison. A hearing begins Tuesday at the Anderson County Courthouse to determine 17-year-old Jesse Osborne's sentence . He faces 30...

Slain security guard's family calling for justice

Nov. 11, 2019 8:14 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a suburban Chicago security guard who was shot to death by a police officer is demanding justice a year after the shooting. Jemel Roberson was killed by Midlothian police Officer Ian Covey on Nov. 11, 2018. The 26-year-old Roberson, the security guard at a Robbins bar, was...

Georgia deputy charged with murder for off-duty shooting

Nov. 11, 2019 8:13 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff's deputy has been charged with murder in connection with an off-duty domestic shooting. News outlets report Madison County Deputy Winford "Trey" Terrell Adams was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting Sunday evening in Athens. In a statement, Athens-Clarke...

Police: Man dead, woman injured after shooting at Mesa hotel

Nov. 11, 2019 7:43 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Mesa say a man is dead and a woman injured after a shooting at a hotel. They say the shooting occurred about 3 p.m. Monday. The woman was shot in her legs and was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police say when officers arrived on the scene, she led them to the man who was...

Georgia deputies shoot man at house as they find woman dead

Nov. 11, 2019 6:12 PM EST

VIDALIA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia officials are investigating after sheriff's deputies shot a man at a house where a woman was found dead. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says Montgomery County sheriff's deputies shot and wounded John Fountain on Sunday at a house near Vidalia. Investigators say they...

Man dies after officer-involved shooting in Lakewood

Nov. 11, 2019 6:09 PM EST

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Lakewood police say a man was fatally shot by an officer after refusing the officer's repeated commands to drop a handgun during an attempt to take him into custody. Agent Paul Osckel says in a statement that officers on Monday were trying to arrest the 22-year-old man at a home when...

Man in custody in fatal shooting of 11-year-old brother

Nov. 11, 2019 5:36 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police are questioning a 19-year-old man in the fatal shooting of his 11-year-old brother. The boy was shot in the chest around noon at his home in West Philadelphia. He died at a hospital. Police say his brother went door to door asking neighbors for help. He was taken...

Video raises questions about Israeli shooting of Palestinian

Nov. 11, 2019 4:53 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An amateur video taken in the West Bank indicated a Palestinian man killed by Israeli forces Monday was shot at close range, apparently while he was unarmed and posed no threat to soldiers. The army said it was investigating. It was the second video to emerge in the past week...

San Francisco Bay Area officers kill 2 in separate shootings

Nov. 11, 2019 4:49 PM EST

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Police in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday were investigating two separate shooting deaths by police officers over the weekend. The Vallejo Police Department said officers were called Sunday to a gas station, where they found a man who had been shot by an off-duty Richmond police...