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The Latest: Police say fiancé the last to see missing woman

Dec. 14, 2018 5:56 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a police investigation into a Colorado woman's disappearance (all times local): 3:47 p.m. A Colorado police chief leading the search for a woman missing since Thanksgiving says her fiancé was the last person to see her "face to face." Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De...

Macron urges calm, Paris police prepare for more violence

Dec. 14, 2018 3:44 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — French President Emanuel Macron called Friday for calm as authorities prepared to deploy armored vehicles and thousands of security forces for a possible fifth-straight weekend of violent protests on the streets of Paris. The "yellow vest" movement, which began its demonstrations Nov. 17...

Missouri city to pay $1.2M to settle police shooting lawsuit

Dec. 14, 2018 2:31 PM EST

REPUBLIC, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri city has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of an epileptic man who was killed by a police sergeant after suffering a seizure while driving. The family's attorney, Jermaine Wooten, said Thursday in announcing the settlement that he...

Fallen officer shot repeatedly; wounded police dog 'stable'

Dec. 14, 2018 2:26 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia police officer gunned down after a traffic stop and foot chase east of Atlanta was shot multiple times by an assailant who also opened fire on a police dog named Indi, who is in stable condition, state officials said Friday afternoon. The slain lawman was identified as DeKalb...

The Latest: Officer shot multiple times; police dog stable

Dec. 14, 2018 2:22 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 2:30 p.m. State investigators say a gunman shot a police officer multiple times near Atlanta, killing him and later shot a police dog who's now listed in stable condition. In an update on the case, the Georgia...

Malta institutions under scrutiny after journalist's murder

Dec. 14, 2018 12:32 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — The Mediterranean island nation of Malta needs better checks and balances to address the way the prime minister's powers currently eclipse other institutions, experts from Europe's top human rights body said on Friday. The critical assessment issued by the Council of Europe's advisory body...

Man shot in Illinois suspected of fleeing to Missouri

Dec. 14, 2018 9:42 AM EST

ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who is suspected of fleeing to Missouri after officers shot him during a struggle in Illinois. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police identified the man as 34-year-old Todd Lockhart. Police officers in Alton, Illinois, tried to arrest him early...

Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect dead

Dec. 14, 2018 1:48 AM EST

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer and a suspect died Thursday night after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta, authorities said. DeKalb County police Chief James Conroy said at a news conference that the unidentified officer and suspect died at an Atlanta...

Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

Dec. 13, 2018 8:38 PM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. The Paris prosecutor's office, which handles terror cases in France, formally...

The Latest: Man killed in Strasbourg was market shooter

Dec. 13, 2018 5:48 PM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France (all times local): 11:45 p.m. The office of the Paris prosecutor, which handles terrorism cases in France, says a man killed in Strasbourg in a shootout with police has been identified as the main suspect in a...