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Report: Retired cops with disciplinary pasts work at schools

Nov. 17, 2019 3:05 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Retired Orlando Police Department officer Dennis Turner sparked a furor when he arrested two 6-year-old students while working as a school resource officer at Lucious & Emma Nixon Academy in September. As details emerged of Turner’s history — including a child abuse...

Florida officer accused of pulling gun on his Lyft driver

Nov. 17, 2019 3:05 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida sheriff deputy was arrested on suspicion he pointed a gun at a Lyft driver who had taken him home. The Orlando Sentinel reports Orange County Sheriff Deputy Troy Heyer was suspended without pay as he faces a charge of aggravated assault with firearm. The...

Arizona man extradited to Nevada in 1979 killing of woman

Nov. 16, 2019 6:27 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An Arizona man was extradited to Nevada on Friday after a cold-case investigation led to his arrest in the 1979 killing of a woman last seen in California. The Nevada Attorney General’s Office and the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said 73-year-old Charles Gary Sullivan was...

Officers arrest 3 at protest near Confederate statue

Nov. 16, 2019 6:01 PM EST

PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been arrested in North Carolina during a protest near a Confederate statue slated for removal. The News & Observer reports that a fight erupted Saturday in Pittsboro when protesters who oppose the statue’s removal complained about...

4th suspect arrested in Chinese teacher’s fatal shooting

Nov. 16, 2019 4:53 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A fourth suspect has been arrested in North Carolina and charged in the 2016 fatal shooting of a teacher from China. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said in a news release that investigators arrested 39-year-old Ambrosia Montez Neely on Friday. Police said he was taken to a hospital to...

Police: Teacher arrested after classroom fight with student

Nov. 16, 2019 3:49 PM EST

LARGO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland high school teacher has been arrested on charges she fought with a 17-year-old student in a classroom, an incident captured on cellphone video. The 36-year-old teacher, Vivian Noirie, is charged with physical child abuse and second-degree assault, Prince George’s County...

Man arrested for arson after 4 Oregon fires

Nov. 16, 2019 3:14 PM EST

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon have arrested a man suspected of starting four fires in one day. Tigard Police says 26-year-old Joseph Tyler Martinez was arrested for arson. He’s suspected of setting four fires Thursday. Police say the first fire caused serious damage to the outside of a...

Police: Frustrated man whose car burned punched firefighters

Nov. 16, 2019 2:50 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police in St. Louis have arrested a man they say punched two firefighters who were trying to douse his burning car. Station KMOV reports that the assault happened Friday night after a crash at an intersection in the Penrose neighborhood. Police say the man was upset because he thought the...

Wichita police responding to carjacking find man under car

Nov. 16, 2019 2:10 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a man has been run over and killed and another man arrested in connection to a carjacking report in southeastern Wichita. Police say officers were called to the area around 2:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of a carjacking. Arriving officers found a 42-year-old man in critical...

Large Wisconsin deer poaching investigation nets 5 arrests

Nov. 16, 2019 12:01 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a monthslong investigation into a large deer poaching case in southwestern Wisconsin has resulted in the conviction of five men. State Department of Natural Resources officials estimate that as many as 40 deer were killed before the suspects were arrested. Warden Shawna...