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Yavapai County Sheriff's deputy shot; Suspect is barricaded

Jun. 28, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

CORDES LAKES, Ariz. (AP) — A Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputy was shot and wounded Tuesday and the incident turned into a barricade situation, according to authorities. Sheriff’s officials said the shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon, but there was no immediate word on the...

Bill forcing NC sheriffs to aid immigration agents revived

Jun. 28, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Another effort by Republican lawmakers to force North Carolina’s sheriffs to learn the immigration status of their jails' inmates and assist federal agents who want to detain them resurfaced at the General Assembly on Tuesday, more than a year after the legislation passed...

Cassidy Hutchinson, Trump White House aide, now in spotlight

Jun. 28, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two years out of college, Cassidy Hutchinson said she watched as a valet mopped up the president's lunch after he had smashed his plate against a wall. Donald Trump was in a rage because his attorney general had refuted his claims that the election he lost had been stolen....

Gunmen kill 2 policemen, polio worker in northwest Pakistan

Jun. 28, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on Pakistani police escorting a team of polio workers Tuesday during a door-to-door inoculation campaign in a former Pakistani Taliban stronghold, killing two policemen and a polio worker, police said. No one immediately...

Crump to represent Randy Cox, Black man hurt in police van

Jun. 28, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

Prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump said Tuesday he will lead the legal fight on behalf of Randy Cox, a Black man who was seriously injured in the back of a police van in Connecticut when the driver braked suddenly. Crump also called for a federal civil rights investigation...

Witness: Trump demanded to be taken to Capitol after 1/6 rally, tried to grab steering wheel from Secret Service agent

Jun. 28, 2022 13:59 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Witness: Trump demanded to be taken to Capitol after 1/6 rally, tried to grab steering wheel from Secret Service agent.

Baltimore council passes police accountability board bill

Jun. 28, 2022 12:30 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s City Council passed a bill Monday to create a police accountability board. The bill passed with several amendments, news outlets reported. The amendments include allowing former officers to serve on the board and giving the police department two weeks...

Third person pleads not guilty to kidnap, carjacking in SD

Jun. 28, 2022 11:47 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A third person accused of kidnapping an FBI employee and taking his car in South Dakota has pleaded not guilty to federal charges. Lourdes Bonilla, 23, made her initial appearance before federal Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollmann last Friday when she entered...

Houston-area sheriff withdraws as candidate for ICE director

Jun. 27, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area sheriff said Monday that he has withdrawn from consideration for Immigration and Customs Enforcement director. President Joe Biden nominated Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez to the ICE director's post in April 2021. However, “more...

Man sentenced to life term for killing of Iowa state trooper

Jun. 27, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

GRUNDY CENTER, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for fatally shooting an Iowa State Patrol trooper last year during a standoff and shootout with police. The mandatory sentence was handed down a little more than a month...