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Family: Cop who killed black woman should be fired, charged

Oct. 14, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of a 28-year-old black woman who was shot and killed by a white police officer in her Fort Worth home as she played video games with her nephew expressed outrage Monday that the officer has not been arrested or fired. The Fort Worth Police Department said officers...

The Latest: Slain woman's family wants outside investigation

Oct. 14, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a black woman inside a home in Fort Worth (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Family members of a black Texas woman who was shot to death inside her home by a white police officer are calling for an independent investigation of her killing as...

Montgomery County police officer shot, rushed to hospital

Oct. 14, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say they're searching for at least one person after a police officer was found shot in a parking garage. Montgomery County police Capt. Tom Jordan said the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Monday in downtown Silver Spring. Jordan said the officer had radioed in...

Pope's bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks scandal

Oct. 14, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's latest leaks scandal claimed its first victim Monday, as Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five employees who were suspended as part of a financial investigation. The Vatican said its police chief, 57-year-old...

Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe

Oct. 14, 2019 9:05 AM EDT
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe.

Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

Oct. 14, 2019 7:15 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her Texas home while responding to a neighbor's call about an open front door "didn't have time to perceive a threat" before he opened fire, an attorney for the woman's family said. "You didn't hear the officer shout, 'Gun,...

Indian police say 12 killed when house collapses in north

Oct. 14, 2019 3:18 AM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 12 people were killed after a two-story house collapsed Monday in a village in north India, officials said. Another 13 people were injured in the collapse in Walidpur, a village in Uttar Pradesh state, said Awanish Awasthi, a state government spokesman. The village is nearly...

Philippine police chief resigns amid drug allegations

Oct. 14, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine national police chief resigned on Monday after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened as a provincial police chief in 2013 to prevent his officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling a huge quantity of illegal drugs they had seized....

Police: No evidence of shooting after Florida mall lockdown

Oct. 13, 2019 9:54 PM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Reports of possible shots at an upscale Florida mall sent panicked people running and triggered a lockdown for several hours Sunday, but a SWAT team's search found no evidence of any shooting and police issued an all-clear after nightfall. One person was injured, apparently leaving...

Police probe for motive in killings at illegal gambling spot

Oct. 13, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were investigating Sunday whether a gambling dispute, robbery or something else led to the shooting deaths of four people at an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn that was just blocks from a police precinct. The New York Police Department identified the dead as Terence Bishop, 36;...