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Authorities investigate after 2 found dead in home

May. 26, 2020 6:38 PM EDT
LANSFORD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after two people were found dead in an eastern Pennsylvania home. Police said the bodies were discovered Tuesday in the Lansford residence. The Carbon County coroner's office was called to the scene. No further information was immediately available.

FBI: only 1 attacker in Texas naval base shooting

May. 26, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The FBI said Tuesday that its investigation points to only one attacker in the shooting at a Texas naval air base, days after the agency suggested another person involved might be on the loose. FBI Supervisory Senior Resident Agent Leah Greeves said last week that investigators were working...

People gather and pray around a makeshift memorial, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Minneapolis, near the site where a black man, who was taken into police custody the day before, later died. The FBI and Minnesota agents are investigating the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody after video from a bystander showed a white officer kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he pleaded that he couldn't breathe.  (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP)

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

May. 26, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday, hours after a bystander's video showed the handcuffed man pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced the...

Police: Barricaded suspect killed after firing at officers

May. 26, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — Police officers shot and killed a man after he emerged from an Ohio home after an hours-long standoff and fired at them, police said. Parma Heights police said they responded to a report at about 8:45 p.m. Monday that a man had pointed a gun at another man's head. Officers in Parma went...

Rio de Janeiro Governor Wilson Witzel speaks to journalists at Laranjerias palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Brazil's Federal Police searched Witzel's official residence on Tuesday, part of an investigation into the alleged embezzlement of public resources in the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Pandemic probe: Brazil police raid Rio governor's residence

May. 26, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police targeted a staunch opponent of President Jair Bolsonaro's push to lift measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in one of the world's disease hot spots, searching the residence of the Rio de Janeiro state governor on Tuesday. The federal prosecutor´s office...

Police arrest Alabama man sought in triple slaying

May. 26, 2020 5:43 PM EDT

DANVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Officers have arrested a man wanted in the killings of his estranged wife and two others, police said Tuesday. Decatur police said Carson Ray Peters, 58, was in custody, but they didn't immediately release details of his arrest. Another person also was in custody, police said in a...

New details released about Kitsap County Jail inmate death

May. 26, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — New details have been released in an ongoing investigation about the death of a Kitsap County Jail inmate charged with first-degree murder after six corrections officers were involved in restraining him before his death. Sean Michael Howell, 28, was booked into the jail on May 8...

Authorities: 2 killed in head-on crash on New Jersey highway

May. 26, 2020 12:37 PM EDT

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man and a New Jersey woman were killed in a head-on crash on a major highway in central Jersey, authorities said. Michael Santana, 24, of Staten Island, was driving his car northbound on Route 130 in South Brunswick when he lost control of the vehicle around...

Police say man found dead in Cedar Rapids home was killed

May. 26, 2020 11:50 AM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police in Cedar Rapids have opened a homicide investigation after determining that a man found dead in a home there last week had been shot to death. The victim was identified as Daniel James Spangler, 69, police said Tuesday in a news release. His body was found inside his Cedar...

Italy: 10 arrests made in probe of mob-controlled cemetery

May. 26, 2020 11:31 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian police have arrested 10 people while investigating the alleged control by mobsters of a cemetery in northern Italy. State police on Tuesday alleged that two clans of the ’ndrangheta crime syndicate determined which firms were allowed to perform burials or construction work like...