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DA: Boulder shooting suspect had 10 high-capacity magazines

Apr. 22, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The man accused of killing 10 people at a crowded Colorado supermarket last month armed himself with 10 high-capacity ammunition magazines, devices banned in the state after previous mass shootings, a prosecutor said Thursday. Boulder County...

OSBI completes investigation into Norman FOIA violation

Apr. 22, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has finished its investigation into the city of Norman’s violation of the state’s Oklahoma Open Meeting Act, OSBI spokesperson Brooke Arbeitman said Thursday. “We have completed our investigation and...

Police try to figure out why highway drivers hit by concrete

Apr. 22, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Police in an Atlanta suburb are investigating after they say about a dozen vehicles were damaged by concrete coming off a bridge on Interstate 75. Police in Marietta say they were called to the bridge around 7 p.m. on Wednesday as drivers in the...

Turkey probes cryptocurrency exchange for possible $2B fraud

Apr. 22, 2021 10:40 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation into a cryptocurrency exchange Thursday over allegations it may have defrauded some 390,000 investors of an estimated $2 billion. The office of Istanbul's chief prosecutor said it was probing the...

Police officer indicted for seeking sex for accident report

Apr. 22, 2021 10:20 AM EDT

WINNSBORO, LA. (AP) — A northeast Louisiana police officer has been indicted on charges that he asked a woman for sex and money in exchange for a favorable accident report. Terrance Pleasant, a former Winnsboro police lieutenant, was indicted Monday on one count of...

Sheriff: Deputy fatally shot Black man while serving warrant

Apr. 22, 2021 04:45 AM EDT

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina deputy shot and killed a Black man while serving a search warrant Wednesday, authorities said, spurring an outcry from community members who demanded law enforcement accountability and the immediate release of body camera footage. ...

Tokyo Olympics torch relay has first positive COVID-19 case

Apr. 22, 2021 03:25 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympics organizers said Thursday that a policeman tested positive for COVID-19 a day after his assignment last week at the Olympic torch relay. It is the first positive test connected to the relay since it began March 25 from northeastern Fukushima...

Seven injured in stabbing at Dutch asylum-seekers' center

Apr. 22, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Seven people were injured, two of them seriously, in a stabbing at an asylum-seekers' center in the Netherlands late Wednesday night, police said. A 24-year-old resident of the center was arrested. The motive for the stabbing in the town of...

California AG nominee promises action on police misconduct

Apr. 21, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's nominee for state attorney general on Wednesday promised to hold police accountable for misconduct, as lawmakers offered veiled criticism of his predecessor who is now in the Biden administration. Assemblyman Rob Bonta said his...

4 more ex-youth center workers charged in New Hampshire

Apr. 21, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire state police arrested another four men Wednesday in connection with a broad criminal investigation into physical and sexual abuse at a state-run youth detention center, bringing the total to 11. Jonathan Brand, Victor Malavet, Trevor...