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FBI: Items linked to Laundrie, potential human remains found

Oct. 20, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Potential human remains were found Wednesday in a Florida wilderness area along with items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie, whose girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found slain after he returned home alone from their cross-country road trip, according to the FBI....

NYC requiring vaccine for cops, firefighters, city workers

Oct. 20, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will require its entire municipal workforce to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be placed on unpaid leave, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, an ultimatum that ensures a fight with some unions representing employees, including police officers and...

FBI: Cash, shredded papers seen at couple's home in spy case

Oct. 20, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI found a trash bag of shredded documents, thousands of dollars in cash, latex gloves and a “go-bag” when they searched the home of a Maryland couple accused of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warships to a foreign country, an agent testified...

Officer's suit in protest injury goes to Louisiana court

Oct. 20, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's Supreme Court is now faced with the question of whether a police officer — seriously injured by an unknown assailant in a 2016 demonstration against police brutality — has grounds to pursue a lawsuit against the high-profile protest organizer under state...

Morgan Freeman interviews police recruits in Alabama town

Oct. 20, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — The latest batch of police recruits in an Alabama beach town faced an interview board that included law enforcement experts and a civilian who was recognizable by his voice if not by his face: Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman. Freeman, a...

Police in Maine town shoot and kill man in confrontation

Oct. 20, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Two police officers in Maine responding to a report of a man armed with a knife in an intersection fatally shot the man during a confrontation, police said. Both officers discharged their weapons multiple times and one of the officers hurt his arm...

New Mexico considers retirement 'double dipping' for police

Oct. 20, 2021 16:55 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Legislators are drafting a plan to ease restrictions against retired police officers coming back to work, in an effort to add law enforcement officers across New Mexico in the midst of a labor shortage. At a legislative committee hearing Tuesday,...

Ex-Minneapolis cop to be resentenced in death of 911 caller

Oct. 20, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report hearing a possible sexual assault behind her home is set to be sentenced on a lesser charge after his murder conviction was overturned in a case that drew widespread attention...

Gunman in Arizona train shooting faced charges in California

Oct. 20, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The man who died in an gunfight in Tucson with law enforcement officers this month after fatally shooting a federal agent inside an Amtrak train faced multiple criminal charges in California, two Arizona newspapers reported. Darrion Taylor, 26, had...

Kansas City police shooting leads to $100,000 settlement

Oct. 20, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City will pay a $100,000 settlement to the family who sued after a toddler was injured in the foot when an officer fired several rounds at their car. The shooting occurred in August 2015 when officer Terrence Brown was pursuing a car that...